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    A Danish reporter refused to remove his 'OneLove' anti-discrimination armband ahead of his live TV report when a Qatari official ordered him to.  Jon Pagh, a journalist for Danish broadcaster TV2, stood in defiance against the official and refused to adhere to his order to remove the anti-discrimination and LGBT rights symbol from his arm.  Pagh was getting ready to do a TV report about Denmark's World Cup match against Tunisia when the Qatari official approached him and told him to remove the armband - but the Danish reporter refused. The armbands have been viewed as a symbolic protest against laws in World Cup host Qatar, where homosexuality is illegal.  Pagh's refusal to remove the rainbow-themed armband came days after another Danish journalist from TV2, Rasmus Tantholdt, was forced off-air after Qatari security staff threatened to destroy his camera if he did not stop filming.  Jon Pagh, a journalist for Danish broadcaster TV2, stood in defiance against the official and refused to adhere to his order to remove the anti-discrimination and LGBT rights symbol from his arm Pagh was about to start...
    A Washington City Hall has been forced to remove a Karen-themed Halloween display after a resident claimed the scarecrow was made to look like her.  Maricela Sanchez, of Prosser, claimed the scarecrow donning a 'Can I speak to the manager' shirt and had shoulder-length black hair resembled her and was a part of the ongoing 'retaliation [against her] for opposing a city bond proposal on the upcoming ballot.'  Sanchez has actively been sharing anti-City Hall bonds posts on her Facebook account and encouraging her friends and followers to vote no on the 'expensive, unnecessary tax expense.'   'This past weekend, City Hall entered an annual Halloween decorating contest with a ghoulish scarecrow dressed up to look like me,' she told NBC Right Now. 'Prosser City Hall engaged in targeted, public harassment of a private Prosser citizen on public grounds.'  She said the 'grotesque effigy' was meant to 'publicly humiliate a city resident.'  Prosser City Hall had to taken down its Karen-themed Halloween display after a resident complained it resembled them  The display, put on by City Hall, featured a tiny yard...
    SUPERMARKET giant Sainsbury’s have been forced to remove an advert after wrongly offering cream tea made the Devon way in Cornwall. The bitter debate has been dubbed “Sconegate” after a longstanding disagreement between the two neighbouring seaside towns. 2The offending picture has since been removed by the superstoreCredit: SWNS Sainsbury’s confirmed that they had to remove the “imposter” advertisement after a Cornish local spotted it in a store in Penzance. They confirmed on Twitter that the image is “scone” after sparking an uproar over the correct way to layer the baked good. Devon and Cornwall have a decade’s long dispute over how to make a cream tea, if the jam is spread on before or after the clotted cream. Most read in The US SunVERDICT SOON Live updates as Josh Duggar verdict 'to be reached TODAY' in pornography caseCASHING IN Fourth stimulus check update – Millions could be in line for $1,000 payments'SHE WILL LIVE ON' America’s Got Talent star Skilyr Hicks dies at 23 after addiction hellHORRIBLE LOSS Nick Cannon's son Zen dead at just 5 months after battling...
    Brody Jenner Says Kaitlynn Carters Fling with Miley Cyrus After Their Split Was a Shock to Me Boeing set to resume 737 Max deliveries, airlines start repairs after FAA approves electrical issue fix Nicole Pyles, a teenager at Hillside High School in Durham, North Carolina, was told by umpires in a softball game to either remove beads from her hair or that she wouldn't be able to participate.  © Lachlan Cunningham, AP Gloves sit on the dugout wall during a softball game. Pyles, who is Black, was wearing hair beads and decided to let her teammates cut her hair rather than not play in the team's senior night. According to The News & Observer newspaper, the incident has stirred up significant backlash and prompted Durham Public Schools to launch an investigation into a "culturally biased" high school athletics rule in the state. The Southern Coalition for Social Justice blasted the rule, labeling it a "hair discrimination incident" and requesting state officials "eradicate all forms of anti-Black biases in schools.” The two umpires of the game were enforcing rules outlined...
    SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) — A former Panda Express employee in Santa Clarita is suing the company and a seminar academy connected to the employer for alleged disturbing behavior. The 23-year-old employee said she was subjected to a hostile work environment and failure to prevent harassment, sexual battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress after she said she felt required to attend training from Alive Seminars and Coaching Academy, which she described as cult-like. She said at one point, she was told to strip down to her underwear and hug another person who was also not wearing much clothing. “Managers at Panda Express told her if you want to promote within the organization, you have to attend these seminars,” said attorney Oscar Ramirez. “They were yelled at, berated in a very aggressive manner there was a lot of Confrontation. They essentially broke people down in order somehow someway build them up again.” Panda Express said the following in a statement: “Panda Restaurant Group takes these allegations very seriously and is conducting an investigation. We do not condone the kind of behavior...
    A Mississippi couple have filed a lawsuit against their third-grade daughter's school district after she was forced to remove a 'Jesus Loves Me' face mask during a computer class.  The incident occurred at Simpson Central School on October 13, when principal Antoinette Woodall allegedly demanded nine-year-old Lydia Booth take off the Christian-themed covering because it was a violation of the school's policy.  According to the lawsuit, filed Monday in US District Court, an assistant teacher then gave Lydia a plain face mask to use as a substitute.  Lydia's parents, Matthew and Jennifer Booth, are seeking a jury trial and demanding 'nominal damages', saying the incident greatly upset their little girl.  A Mississippi couple have filed a lawsuit against their third-grade daughter's school district after she was forced to remove a 'Jesus Loves Me' face mask during a computer class. The student, Lydia Booth, is pictured  The suits says the Booth parents were unable to find any policy in school handbooks that stated such religious expression was prohibited.  But two days after the incident, the school's superintendent allegedly updated its...
    A New Jersey high school student said he was asked to remove a sign supporting President TrumpDonald John TrumpPolice say man dangling off Trump Tower Chicago demanding to speak with Trump Fauci says he was 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got coronavirus after Rose Garden event Biden: Trump 'continues to lie to us' about coronavirus MORE from his wall during a virtual class, according to ABC News. Seventeen-year-old Anthony Riberio is a student at Toms River High School North. He told the local ABC affiliate that he was asked by his teacher to remove a Trump 2020 flag, which was hanging from his wall, from behind him during chemistry class.  “He said, ‘If you’re not gonna take it down, it’s unacceptable, and I’m gonna have to ask you to leave the class for today.’ At that point, I waved goodbye, and I was out of the class,” Ribeiro told ABC News. Ribeiro said he was asked the following day to remove his flag by another teacher in a different class. He told ABC that the second time he was concerned that his decision could negatively impact his grades,...
    By MARIAM FAM A Muslim woman arrested during protests in Miami was allegedly forced to remove her religious head cover at a correctional center and her mugshot was taken without it, according to her lawyer, in an incident that has focused attention on questions about religious rights while in custody. Alaa Massri, 18, was arrested on June 10. Lawyer, Khurrum Wahid, said in an interview Massri’s hijab “is part of a sincerely held religious belief that she has” and that “it was removed against her will." Many Muslim women wear a hijab as a sign of modesty and a reflection of religious beliefs though cited motivations can vary. The incident during the current wave of protests against police brutality and racial injustice thrust into the spotlight an issue that has played out in different parts of the country over the years. “There is no need to remove the hijab and photograph her,” Wahid said. “A search can be conducted by a same-sex officer in a private room and the hijab can be placed back on her.” In response to e-mailed...
    A Muslim woman arrested during protests in Miami was allegedly forced to remove her religious head cover at a correctional center and her mugshot was taken without it, according to her lawyer, in an incident that has focused attention on questions about religious rights while in custody. Alaa Massri, 18, was arrested on June 10. Lawyer, Khurrum Wahid, said in an interview Massri’s hijab “is part of a sincerely held religious belief that she has” and that “it was removed against her will.” Many Muslim women wear a hijab as a sign of modesty and a reflection of religious beliefs though cited motivations can vary. The incident during the current wave of protests against police brutality and racial injustice thrust into the spotlight an issue that has played out in different parts of the country over the years. “There is no need to remove the hijab and photograph her,” Wahid said. “A search can be conducted by a same-sex officer in a private room and the hijab can be placed back on her.” In response to e-mailed questions about...
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