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The Twittersphere lit up in defense of Bollywood starlet Deepika Padukone. She audaciously told off The Times Of India which published a revealing photo gallery of her.
The airline, which has too many flight attendants since its merger with Continental, will offer the early outs in seniority order to those who meet certain service and eligibility
It was founded by an orchestra conductor in Minneapolis who says he wanted a place to talk about the finer things in life "without backlash."
The White House is lobbying Congress to authorize a package to arm and train Syria's moderate rebels. The funding is key to Obama's strategy to confront militants known as the Islamic State, or ISIS.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine is introducing legislation that would authorize use of military force against the Islamic State including language that strictly limits the deployment of U.S. ground forces.
Committees are looking at the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration after questions arose about how it handles recalls, including General Motors' recall over faulty ignition switches.