BTS Became the First Group Nominated for the Billboard Music Awards — Koreaboo

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards released of the lists of the artists nominated for their yearly ceremony and has included BTS in one of their categories.  BTS was the only Korean group nominated for an award for this year’s annual ceremony. The group joined Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and Shawn Mendes under the category Top Social Media Artist. The award is open to votes from fans and will open on May 1st. The winners will be announced at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on May 21st. The nominations made BTS the first Korean group to be included…

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Chinese travellers are cutting up their United Mileage cards in anger

Oh boy. United Airlines is trending on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter — but it’s not pretty. On Monday, United forcibly removed an Asian man from a Chicago-Louisville flight. In disturbing footage, the security staff are seen struggling with the passenger, before he is removed from his seat and dragged down the aisle with a bloodied mouth. The incident was top on Weibo on Tuesday, with the hashtag #美联航强制乘客下机# , or “United forces passenger off plane.” Over 140 million users have posted about it, which have generated an additional 890 thousand comments. Skam refers to the Norwegian young adult…

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United’s fiasco: What we know now

Man dragged off overbooked United flight It’s been an ugly few days for United Airlines. A passenger was dragged, bloodied and screaming, up the aisle and off a plane by authorities at Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Sunday when he refused to give up his seat on a United (UAL) flight to Louisville, Kentucky. The airline needed to free up seats to transport commuting crew members. The story didn’t end there. The company response dominated headlines on Tuesday. United’s stock dropped about 4% in the morning. Munoz finally issued a full-throated apology around 3 p.m., calling the event “truly…

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