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Pregnant Woman Claims Gym Booted Her Because Her “Belly Was Hanging Out”

Get ready, because I’m about to blow your mind: When a woman is pregnant, her body actually grows to accommodate the burgeoning life within her. Which means that her belly will expand. I know, crazy! At least it was allegedly weird enough to a Planet Fitness worker who one pregnant woman claims told her to leave because her “belly was hanging out.” [More]

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Illinois Sues Company For Breaking Into Homes To Evict Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

When a mortgage servicer forecloses on a home, it becomes responsible for the maintenance of the property (though banks don’t always live up to that obligation), and will often hire an outside firm to determine if a property is vacant and to handle the upkeep until the building is sold. However, a lawsuit filed by the Illinois Attorney General accuses the nation’s largest foreclosed-property maintenance company of illegally evicting homeowners and tenants in that state by, among other things, breaking in and changing the locks so that the residents can’t get back in. [More]

Johnson & Johnson Promises To Kick All Harsh Chemicals To The Curb By End Of 2015

Johnson & Johnson Promises To Kick All Harsh Chemicals To The Curb By End Of 2015

Johnson & Johnson is going forward with plans to take out any of the nasty chemicals consumers have taken issue with recently, by pledging not only to remove “chemicals of concern” from baby products by 2013, but also to reformulate adult products with safer ingredients by the end of 2015. [More]

TSA Firings Continue With Termination Of 8 Air Marshals Suspected Of Boozing While Training

TSA Firings Continue With Termination Of 8 Air Marshals Suspected Of Boozing While Training

On the heels of yesterday’s news that the Transportation Security Administration would be firing eight security screeners for allegedly sleeping while on duty in Newark, it seems the agency is doing a thorough housecleaning job with the termination of eight U.S. Air Marshals. Investigators say they were drinking alcohol on a training day. [More]

Grandfather Says Barnes & Noble Kicked Him Out For Shopping Alone In Children's Section

Grandfather Says Barnes & Noble Kicked Him Out For Shopping Alone In Children's Section

UPDATE: Barnes & Noble is now apologizing to a customer who claimed he was booted from the store for shopping alone in the children’s section, saying in part, “It is not our policy to ask customers to leave any section of our stores without justification.” [More]

What Does It Take To Get Banned From Starbucks?

What Does It Take To Get Banned From Starbucks?

In the past, we’ve written about a customer being ejected from a Starbucks for refusing to say what she didn’t want on her bagel, others kicked out to face a fierce storm and an employee who opted to turn off the WiFi rather than give the boot to customers surfing the web for porn. But over at StarbucksGossip, current and former employees of the java giant are sharing their tales of tossing customers out on their asses. [More]