'The X Factor' USA 2013: Final Performance Recap: Jeff Gutt Overtaking Alex & Sierra? [VIDEOS]

"The X Factor" USA 2013 finals kicked off on Wednesday with the remaining three finalists - Carlito Olivero, Alex & Sierra and Jeff Gutt - performing live for the last time this season before the winner is announced on Thursday. The night seemed to belong to Jeff, as he was more consistent than the others, while Carlito failed to take his act to the next level. Even though Alex & Sierra performed well, they sounded old for choosing songs that they had already sung in earlier episodes. Dec 19, 2013

Togo President Intervenes To Secure Release of Jailed Indian Sailor

Authorities in Togo detained James and two of his colleagues, on board the oil tanker, MT Ocean Centurion, on July 31. Reportedly, Captain James had stopped the ship to report an attack on MT Ocean Centurion by pirates but the Togo authorities instead arrested the crew of the oil tanker for allegedly aiding the pirates. Dec 19, 2013

India Diplomat Row: Who really is the victim, Devyani Khobragade or Sangeeta Richard?

There are several questions that the Indian government should be asking themselves - whether Khobragade actually misused her power and denied the rights and privileges of her Indian maid? Is Sangeeta Richard actually the victim of ill treatment, who finally took a stand against her powerful employer under the 'just' US laws? Dec 19, 2013