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Miami police escorted an unruly passenger off a Delta flight after she slapped a flight attendant who asked her to wear a mask.

The flight from Miami to Atlanta was preparing to take off when the altercation occurred in front of shocked passengers.

Other passengers filmed the incident and shared the footage on social media.

The video shows the flight attendant asking the female passenger and her boyfriend to buckle up and wear their face masks in accordance with local ordinances.

But the passenger refused to put on her face mask which was hanging under her chin. The passenger's boyfriend tried to hold her back after she slapped the flight attendant in the face.

Other passengers stood up and intervened in the argument, separating the two women.

The footage shows Miami police escorting the couple off the plane moments later. The flight was delayed for 4 hours.

"The police have boarded the aircraft. The passenger does now seem to be leaving," said Katty Kay, a journalist with BBC News, who was on the flight. "The @Delta flight attendants handled it with remarkable patience and good humor," she tweeted.

There have been numerous altercations over airline passengers refusing to wear face masks amid the weakening pandemic.

A recent study by the CDC shows 74% of people who always wear face masks were infected with Covid-19. The same study shows only 12% of people who never wear face masks were infected.
 

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A Florida man is charged with killing a Burger King employee after the man's girlfriend complained that her fast food order was taking too long.

Kelvis Rodriguez-Tormes, 37, (left) was arrested for the murder of Desmond Joshua, 22, in the parking lot of a Burger King restaurant on east Colonial Drive in Orlando at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Workers say the restaurant was very busy on Saturday, and there were long lines inside the restaurant and in the drive thru.

The Orange County Sheriff's Officer said a woman upset that her order was taking too long got out of her car yelling she was going to call "her man" to come back to the restaurant and handle the situation.

After the woman caused a scene, an employee refunded her $40 and asked her to leave, according to the affidavit.

The woman left in a black sedan and returned in a white truck driven by Rodriguez-Tormes, who confronted Joshua and demanded he fight him in the restaurant parking lot.

Rodriguez-Tormes put Joshua in a headlock and began choking him. The affidavit said a witness separated the two men, and Rodriguez-Tormes went to his truck to retrieve his firearm.

According to a witness, Rodriguez-Tormes told Joshua, "You got two seconds before I shoot you," and then shot him.

Rodriguez-Tormes got back in his truck and fled the scene. He later told police he dismantled the gun and discarded the pieces in a place "which cannot be located."

Joshua was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead, CLickOrlando.com reports.

Rodriguez-Tormes is charged with murder, destruction of evidence and weapons possession.

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Macy's issued a statement defending a white employee who was viciously attacked by a Black man who accused the employee of using the N-word. Macy's says the attack was unprovoked.

The incident happened at a Macy's store in Genesee Valley Center in Flint Township, Michigan.

The video was posted on Facebook Monday, June 15, by aspiring rapper FT Quay, who has since deleted his social media.

In the video, a white man wearing a black face mask is seen being pummeled on the floor by a Black man wearing a black wife beater and sagging pants.

The employee asked, "What are you doing that for?" as the attacker punched him repeatedly. The employee extended his arm to deflect the blows as the assailant tells him not to touch him.

"I didn't touch you... I'm sorry. I'm sorry" the man said.

In a post on Facebook, FT Quay wrote:

"This is not the whole video but Me and bro in the mall n shit and he ask this man [on the phone] did this shirt look [too] little he told him yea and kept talking on the phone then mumbled talking bout sum "no one just sum ni**er" he thought we ain't hear em because his mask was on #blackpower.[sic]"

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The video does not show the employee using the N-word.

Macy's has said it will beef up security at the store.

Flint Township Lt. Brad Wangler confirmed the incident is under investigation. Macy's says it will help law enforcement to identify the attacker through the use of face-recognition technology.
 

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A 51-year-old man who went on a shooting spree at Miller Coors brewing company in Milwaukee complained repeatedly to HR about racism and harassment in the workplace.

Anthony Ferrill, who is Black, was a former employee who killed five people before turning the gun on himself on Wednesday afternoon.

Ferrill made multiple complaints about racist incidents in the workplace at the Miller Coors brewery.

The allegations came to light in a Facebook post by a Milwaukee businessman who explained "the reason why our Brother snapped at Miller Coors!"

Tony Muhammad wrote: "Why isn't local news asking the why questions? Miller Brewing in Milwaukee has a long and present-day history of employment/on the job discrimination against African American males."

He said Ferrill suffered racial discrimination and harassment from white co-workers. He recently filed a civil lawsuit against Miller Coors's racist work environment, that included a noose hung on his locker.

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A Delta employee who shot and killed a female co-worker near Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport killed another woman on the same night, police say.

According to WSB-TV, Raeshaun Antonie Jones fatally shot 30-year-old Alexis Nicole Lee Reed in the employee parking lot near Hartsfield-Jackson Internal Airport on Sunday night.

Reed, a below-wing employee, had just finished her shift at the airport when she was ambushed by Jones who lay in wait for her in the parking lot.

Reed attempted to flee when she spotted Jones but she was shot three times, according to WSB-TV. She was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

According to a police report obtained by PEOPLE, College Park police say Jones was a suspect in a separate homicide of a female in Clayton County the same night.

Police found the body of Tyneishia Shelby, 33, at a hotel in Stockbridge, a city southeast of the airport. She was fatally shot, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Jones fatally shot himself when police attempted to stop a car in which he was a passenger in Lovejoy, according to the AJC.

The motive for the killings is unknown but police say Jones knew both women.

"This act of violence was not a random act, but all indications are they were specific in nature," College Park Police and Clayton County Police said in a report obtained by the AJC.

Reed's mother Shaunda Shepherd told the AJC that her daughter, who grew up in California, "was a very sweet, hard-working woman of Delta for 10 years. She lived a very simple life and loved life and family."

Shelby was described as "very loving, bright, caring" on a GoFundMe page launched to help pay for funeral expenses.

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