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  • Australia navy in breast op row

    09/16/2007 6:37:18 PM PDT · by fishhound · 106 replies · 1,126+ views
    BBC ^ | Sunday, 16 September 2007, | n/a
    Australia's opposition Labor Party has questioned the need for female sailors to be given breast enlargements paid for with public money. An armed forces spokesman defended the operations, saying they were carried out for psychological reasons, not to make sailors "look sexy". Brigadier Andrew Nikolic said the "holistic needs" of service personnel were considered under defence policy. But he said breast augmentations were not routinely funded by the military. "We do consider the broader needs of our people, both physical and psychological," Brig Nikolic said. "But that is a long way from saying that if someone doesn't like their appearance,...
  • Hooters chairman buys Pace Airlines (never have to worry about a pilot strike)

    12/26/2002 6:37:40 PM PST · by Dallas · 16 replies · 537+ views
    ATLANTA (CBS.MW) - Hooters of America, said late Thursday that a business entity owned by its chairman, Bob Brooks, has purchased Pace Airlines.In September, Brooks unsuccessfully attempted to purchase bankrupt Kansas City-based Vanguard Airlines.According to the company, Pace's current operations, which include charter services for sports teams and corporations, will remain intact while the new Hooters service will be operated as a separate division.A timetable for launch has not been set.Hooters Air is expected to cater to leisure travelers and golfers with Myrtle Beach, South Carolina serving as its primary destination."I am very pleased that my investigations into the airline...