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Richard Branson's Virgin America files for IPO

Virgin America, the U.S. airline formed by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group seven years ago, has filed for an IPO.

While the West Coast-based airline got its name from Branson's Virgin Atlantic airline, it is not mostly owned by Branson, Vir...

China's flag

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China to soon be the world's top business travel market

China is the world's hottest market for business travelers, and spending in the country could surpass the U.S. as soon as 2015, according to a new report.

Ali Shahi, man accused in Canadian flight threat

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Dad: Man on SWAT-stormed jet mentally ill

When Sadegh Shahi heard reports about a SWAT team armed to the teeth storming onto a Sunwing Airlines flight to arrest a passenger, he thought to himself, "it's probably my son."

The father's intuition apparently was correct.

Ali Shahi was arrested Fr...

Neon signs in Bangkok

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Neon signs are dying, our appreciation isn't

A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building. It was like it was screaming out to him.

Rooftop bar Shanghai

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16 incredible rooftop bars

One good thing about humanity's obsession with building enormous numbers of buildings? More rooftops, which means more rooftop bars.

Police lights file

Toronto SWAT team storms plane, arrests man

A passenger captured dramatic cell phone video of a Canadian SWAT team storming onto a Sunwing flight at Toronto's Pearson International Airport Friday. The video shows the police tactical team swarming onto the plane with their weapons drawn, yellin...

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Air Algerie plane wreckage found in Mali

French forces who secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali found one flight recorder but no survivors, French President Francoise Hollande said Friday.

Wreckage of the jet was found in a "disintegrated state" in Mali, he said, making i...

Malaysia Airlines

Bazuki Muhammad/Reuters

Flight attendant: How we keep flying

Seeing the images of the mangled wreckage of an aircraft after a crash is difficult for any flight attendant.

New Air Algerie crash map

CNN

Official: No survivors of Air Algerie crash

The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed early Thursday has been found in the northern Mali desert, officials in Burkina Faso, where the plane took off, said on state-owned RTB television.

Airplane seats, airline, flight

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Drunk passenger mistakes plane door for bathroom door

A man who had been drinking vodka and beer to steady his nerves while on his first flight ever attempted to open the plane's main door, thinking it was the bathroom.

Entertainment

'Mad Max: Fury Road' wheels into Comic-Con

Mad Max Fury Road

The trailer for "Mad Max: Fury Road" is out, and it's gotten a 21st-century makeover. Where the 1979 film starred Mel Gibson, this time around, Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron are at the helm.

'The Situation' gets counseling in plea deal

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Jersey Shore

Danny Moloshok/Reuters

Former "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino will get anger management counseling to settle an assault charge connected to a tanning salon fight with a brother, his lawyer said.

David Duchovny touts Russian pride in beer ad

David Duchovny Russian beer commercial

YouTube

David Duchovny's latest role is stirring up more intrigue than any episode of "The X-Files." The actor plays himself in a beer commercial imagining how proud he would be if he were Russian.

ESPN commentator apologizes for abuse remark

Stephen A Smith ESPN

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ESPN star Stephen A. Smith apologized on Monday for what he called "the most egregious error of my career," a Friday commentary about domestic abuse that referred to possible "provocation" by victims.

New Wonder Woman draws mixed reaction

Wonder Woman 2014

DC Comics' Wonder Woman has gotten a makeover. For the character's big-screen debut in Zack Snyder's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," the familiar red, blue and gold costume has been traded in for a bronzed ensemble with matching thigh-high boots.




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