What Does It Mean To Be A Moderate In Syria’s Civil War?


President Obama is personally lobbying Congress to authorize a $ 500 million package to arm and train Syria’s moderate rebels. The funding is key to the president’s strategy to confront the Sunni militants known as the Islamic State, or ISIS. But what does it mean to be moderate in Syria’s civil war?

Bollywood Star Responds To Sexist Newspaper Report

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 captioned “OMG: Deepika Padukone’s cleavage show.”…

Sen. Kaine’s Bill Authorizes Force Against ISIS, Limits Action By U.S. Ground Forces

Senator Tim Kaine, a Democrat from Virginia, sits on both the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He’s introducing legislation on Wednesday that would authorize use of military force against ISIS — including language that strictly…

Congressional Panels Chastise NHTSA Over GM Ignition Problems

A Senate committee is looking at the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration in light of questions about how it handles automotive recalls, including this year’s General Motors recall over faulty ignition switches.…

NFL Players Union Files An Appeal To Ray Rice’s Suspension

Several NFL players are in the news recently for off-field incidents. Audie Cornish talks to George Atallah of the NFL Players Association about crime and punishment in the National Football League.…

Gaza’s Fate Relies On Whether Hamas And Fatah Can Co-Exist

Hamas and Israel stopped fighting weeks ago. But feuding continues between the two main factions on the Palestinian side — Hamas, controlling the Gaza Strip, and Fatah in the West Bank. Their battle has an impact on relations with Israel…

Congress Gets Thrust Into Election-Year Debate Over ISIS Plan

The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote today on whether to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting against the self-described Islamic State militant group. The request comes from the Obama administration, and would be attached to a temporary spending…

United Airlines Offers Buyout Packages To Flight Attendants

The airline, which has too many flight attendants attendants since its merger with Continental, will offer the early outs in seniority order to those who meet certain service and eligibility…

Ride Along As N.Y. Teen Drivers To School For The First Time

It’s a rite of passage for American teenagers: parents hand over the keys, and newly licensed drivers hit the road. Sarah Rivers is a high school junior, and she enjoys driving herself to school.…

Mobile Travel Bookings Taking Flight: Online Trends Revealed in Criteo’s 2014 Travel Flash Report

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /Nassau News Live/ — Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the performance advertising technology company, today revealed its Travel Flash Report that highlights the increased use of mobile devices in consumer travel planning and purchasing worldwide. This report…