• CNN

    A Dutch airline is under fire for asking a breastfeeding mom to cover up to respect other passengers' cultures

    (CNN) - A Dutch airline is experiencing some turbulence over its breastfeeding policy. Shelby Angel says she was on a KLM flight from San Francisco to Amsterdam last month when a flight attendant gave her a blanket and warned her to cover up if she planned to breastfeed her baby. "Before we even took off, I was approached by a flight attendant carrying a blanket. She told me (and I quote) 'if you want to continue doing the breastfeeding, you need to cover yourself,' " Angel wrote in a Sunday Facebook post. "I told her no, my daughter doesn't like to be covered up. That would upset her almost as much as not breastfeeding her at all." Angel continued, "She then warned me that if anyone complained,

  • Al Jazeera

    US demands Iran free seized ship; vows to protect Gulf

    The United States on Thursday demanded Iran immediately release a vessel it seized in the Gulf as a US military commander said Washington would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway. Responding to an announcement by Iran's Revolutionary Guard that it captured a foreign tanker smuggling fuel, the US State Department insisted Iran must free the ship and its crew and stop harassing vessels in and around the Strait of Hormuz. The US blames Iran for a series of attacks on shipping since mid-May in the world's most important oil artery, accusations Tehran rejects. The incidents have raised fears the long-time foes could stumble into war. "The United States

  • CNN

    What rights do airplane passengers have?

    (CNN) - After a Jamaican vacation ended in humiliation aboard an American Airlines flight in June, the ensuing controversy reignited debate about passengers' rights. It's one of a series of clothing-related incidents that have sparked outrage in recent years, from the United Airlines leggings incident to the Thomas Cook Airlines crew who insisted a woman cover up her crop top. American Airlines responded to an emailed inquiry with their dress code policy, which reads: "Dress appropriately; bare feet or offensive clothing aren't allowed." It leaves plenty of room for interpretation. Follow directions, complain later And unless the passenger is the victim of discrimination, they may have little

  • Emirates24|7

    KUWTK: Jordyn Woods OK without Kylie Jenner

    Jordyn Woods would be "OK" if her ex best friend Kylie Jenner didn't want to reconcile with her. The former best friends fell out when Jordyn confessed to kissing Kylie's sister Khloe Kardashian's boyfriend Tristan Thompson but neither Jordyn or Kylie are looking to rush into getting their friendship back on track. Photo: Bang A source told the New York Post's Page Six column: "This vacation makes it kind of clear that [Kylie and Jordyn] are moving on and doing what they have to do to move on with their lives. It is what it is. The writing's on the wall. Jordyn would love to be back on the same page with Kylie and love to have their friendship back, but she kind of has the attitude, 'I'm a grown

  • Arab News

    US demands Iran free seized ship, vows to protect Gulf oil lifeline

    DUBAI: The US on Thursday demanded Iran immediately release a vessel it seized in the Gulf and a US military commander in the region said the US would work “aggressively” to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway. Responding to an announcement by Iran's Revolutionary Guards that they had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel, the US State Department insisted Iran had to free the ship and its crew and stop harassing vessels in and around the Strait of Hormuz. The US blames Iran for a series of attacks on shipping since mid-May in the world's most important oil artery, accusations Tehran rejects but that have raised fears the long-time foes could stumble into war. “The United

  • Emirates24|7

    Jennifer Lopez: Alex Rodriguez is my hero

    Jennifer Lopez says her fiancé Alex Rodriguez is her "hero" and the "MVP" after he helped her Madison Square Garden concert was plunged into darkness and had to be cancelled after a power cut in the city. The 'On The Floor' hitmaker is so grateful to have her fiancé by her side, especially when her Madison Square Garden concert was plunged into chaos and had to be cancelled after a power cut in the city. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, she said: "He was my hero that night, he was the MVP, as they say. I think because of what he's done and performing on such a big stage with the Yankees all over the United States, he understands my life in a way that nobody else really has, and we come from

  • Al Jazeera

    Former Pakistani PM Abbasi arrested on corruption charges

    Islamabad, Pakistan - Former Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been arrested on corruption charges, according to an official from his Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) party.  Abbasi was taken into police custody after his vehicle was stopped on entry to the eastern city of Lahore on Thursday, PML-N Secretary-General Ahsan Iqbal said, with officials presenting a copy of a warrant of arrest signed by the chairman of the National Accountability Bureau, Pakistan's anti-corruption watchdog. "We were coming together to Lahore for a party meeting and press conference," said Iqbal, who was in the vehicle when Abbasi was arrested. "They stopped us on the way, and there was a heavy contingent