Taylor Swift Fans Sue Ticketmaster Over Eras Tour Ticketing Fiasco

A group of Taylor Swift fans have filed a lawsuit against Ticketmaster over the recent Eras Tour ticketing fiasco, Deadline reports and pitchfork can confirm. The complaint (viewed by Pitchfork), details the ticketing giant’s bungled ticket sale for Swift’s 2023 stadium trek. Ticketmaster had to cancel the public on-sale date for the tour “due to extraordinarily high demands on ticketing systems and insufficient remaining ticket inventory to meet that demand,” as the company wrote at the time. The Plaintiffs are suing Ticketmaster and its parent company Live Nation for “fraud, price-fixing, and antitrust violations,” alleging that “intentional deception” allowed scalpers to buy the majority of tickets.
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2-Alarm fire kills woman, destroys Delaware County home

DARBY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) -- A 2-Alarm fire kills at least one person and destroys a house in Delaware County during the night from Saturday into Sunday. The call came in after midnight to a home on Sharon Avenue in Darby Township.When officials arrived, the house was heavily burning and smoke came from the dwelling. It took firefighters about an hour to place the fire under control.A woman in her 20s who also had a disability died in the fire, Mike Sousa, Chief of Darby Township Police, said. He further confirmed nobody is formally charged, but they do have a suspect.Authorities' preliminary findings show there is a strong possibility it was arson. The cause of the fire is under investigation.The Red Cross is on the scene to assist the family members.
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Tucson holds first ever Disability Pride Day

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - December 3 is International Persons with Disabilities Day, and here in Tucson, people celebrated its first-ever Disability Pride Day. The festivities took place at Udall Park and included performances, discussions, adaptive sports and so much more. It was a big step in the right...
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Superhero sporting event brings excitement to children with disabilities

A superhero sporting event featuring celebrity captains has brought excitement to children with disabilities.On December 4, Superhero Series – the UK’s only mass-participation sports series dedicated to people with disabilities – hosted its winter event, Winter Wonderwheels, at the 2012 Summer Paralympic venue, Dorney Lake, Windsor.The event saw more than 1,000 people with disabilities and their “sidekicks” take part in different running challenges including a 1k, 5k and 10k, all while dressed up as their favourite superheroes.A highlight of the live event is the “celebrity Wonderwheels” 5k, where competition winners are captained by celebrities.Australian comedian Adam Hills, who was a...

Struggle to buy a home worse for people with disability – Skipton BS

With the current economic climate and state of the housing market, many potential homebuyers are struggling to purchase a property nowadays. This is more so for persons with disabilities, according to a study conducted by Skipton Building Society. Its research has found that the majority (53%) of people with a...

FIFA president offers disabled fans unique World Cup experience

International Football Federation (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino said the federation’s goal is to provide inclusive and accessible infrastructure and services for all fans, including disabled fans and people with limited mobility. FIFA President Gianni Infantino spoke at a special event focused on showcasing FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 accessibility...

Israeli teacher in class with emotional support dog

Teacher Alexander Goch arrives in school daily with Erlin his Labrador, who has become an integral part of the elementary school landscape. Goch is a disabled IDF veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from the 2009 military conflict in. Erlin was trained as a service dog to assist,...

“Yemen Reconstruction” sponsors the celebration of People with Disabilities Week in Al-Mahra

Saudi Yemen Development and Reconstruction Program sponsors Disability Week celebration with Association for Care and Rehabilitation of the Physically Handicapped in Al-Mahra Governorate, which coincides with International Day of Persons with Disabilities , to help reduce the challenges of disability and their social inclusion in sustainably, thus contributing to social and economic progress, in the presence of the Director General of the Office of Social and Labor Affairs in Al-Mahrah Governorate, Fayez Ali Suhail Belhaf, and the executive director of the Association for Care and rehabilitation of the physically disabled in Al-Mahra Governorate, Muhammad Ahmed Salih Jabaz Balhaf, and a representative of the Saudi Arabian Development and Reconstruction Program of Yemen. a great testament to the international community’s interest in this segment, expressing its happiness in holding this celebration, which reaps the fruits of the interest through the generous support provided by the Saudi Arabian Program for the Development and Reconstruction of Yemen.

Popularization of President Tshisekedi’s vision on the disability issue in Turkey

Kinshasa, December 5th, 2022 (CPA).- The Minister of Persons Living with Disabilities (PVH), Irène Esambo Diata popularized on Saturday the vision of the President of the Republic Félix Antoine Tshisekedi on the disability issue at the international summit on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities which is being held in Istanbul in Turkey on the sidelines of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Celebrated on December 3, 2022 on the theme « Decent work for people with disabilities », Minister Esambo, in her speech, mentioned the recent creation within the government of her ministry in favor of this category of people. A way to translate into action the vision of the Head of State for their benefit,” said Minister Esambo on this occasion.

Students’ Sensory Chanukah Cards Shine Light On Disability

For the fourth straight year, hundreds of students from Jewish day schools and Hebrew schools across the US, Canada, the United Kingdom and even Poland are learning about the care, rehabilitation and advancement of children with severe disabilities by creating unique ‘Sensory Chanukah Cards’ that will lift the spirits of their peers at ADI, a network of specialized care and empowerment for the most vulnerable members of Israeli society.
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How can I better teach children with disabilities?

As parents and Primary teachers prepare for a new year of gospel instruction with “Come, Follow Me,” a resource from the Church for teaching children with disabilities may be helpful. “Teaching Strategies for Children with Disabilities” is a series of 10 videos produced by Brigham Young University’s David...

Civil Protection Plans to Upgrade 112 and Register People with Disabilities

ATHENS – “No one should be left behind,” is the message that people with disabilities are sending to deal with and manage risks during natural disasters. However, in parallel with this slogan, the Ministry of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection is planning actions for their inclusion in dealing with the risks of natural disasters.