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Boeing reports wing cracks on Dreamliners

Boeing’s Dreamliner has hit another snag. “Hairline cracks” were found on the wings of some jets still in production, the company said Friday. The aerospace company is inspecting the 40 planes it says may be affected. It will take between ...

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Ford CEO Mulally gets $14 million in stock bonus

Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally was awarded a performance bonus worth $13.8 million in Ford stock, according to a company filing. That’s up from the stock bonus he got a year ago worth $11.6 million. The bonus is based on ...

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Ranbaxy calls back cholesterol drug in US

MUMBAI: Ranbaxy Laboratories, facing a host of regulatory issues, has recalled over 64,000 bottles of the generic version of a cholesterol-lowering drug, Lipitor, in the US after a dosage mix-up was detected. It recalled the tablets of atorvastatin calcium after a ...

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Visa Bulletin For April 2014

A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during April.  Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland ...

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Women, take charge of your finances

Women often tend to ignore financial matters. They let others take charge of their earnings and investments. While it is good to have help, women should always be aware of their finances and their management. As much as women are ...

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Syria’s Assad hails Russia’s takeover of Crimea

DAMASCUS (Syria): Syrian President Bashar Assad says Russia’s military takeover of Crimeareflects President Vladimir Putin’s “wise policy” and his efforts to restore “security and stability” in Ukraine after an “attempted coup.” In a letter addressed to the Russian president, Assad claims ...

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Delhi assembly under suspended animation: SC seeks BJP, Cong view

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the BJP and Congress to know their position on the presidential order for keeping Delhi assembly under suspended animation. “What is worrying is keeping the assembly under suspended animationfor a year may be ...

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Dalai Lama says no problem with gay marriage

WASHINGTON: The Dalai Lama has thrown his moral weight behind gay marriage, condemning homophobia and saying he was not bothered by consensual sex among people from other traditions. In an interview released during his latest trip to the United States, ...

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US signals change, says Modi will get visa if he becomes PM

NEW DELHI: Washington will drop a travel ban on Narendra Modi if he becomes the Prime Minister. US assistant secretary of state Nisha Desai Biswal finally buried the controversy over Modi’s visa as she told a TV channel that the US would welcome the ...

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Vince Chhabria to be first Indian-American judge in California

WASHINGTON: Indian-American attorney Vince Chhabria, who has represented San Francisco in defence of its health insurance law, adoption rights of same-sex couples and other major cases, has won Senate confirmation for a federal judgeship. Chhabria, 44, who presently serves as the ...

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