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Senate Approves Measure To Arm And Train Syrian Rebels

Senate Approves Measure To Arm And Train Syrian RebelsThe Senate joined the House on Thursday in rare bipartisanship by approving a measure to train and equip members of the Syrian opposition.

New Islamic State Video Purports To Show Kidnapped British Journalist

New Islamic State Video Purports To Show Kidnapped British JournalistThe group that calls itself the Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show a British man who says he is a journalist and a hostage of the militants.

Court Says Navy Investigators Illegally Scan Civilian Computers

Court Says Navy Investigators Illegally Scan Civilian ComputersAn appeals court ruling has offered a rare glimpse at the extent to which military police investigations reach into civilians' computers.

House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian Rebels

House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian RebelsThe final tally was 273 to 156. But many members of both parties broke ranks with their leaders — Reps. John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi — who strongly backed the measure.

Iran’s Foreign Minister: U.S. ‘Not Serious’ About Defeating Islamic State

Iran’s Foreign Minister: U.S. ‘Not Serious’ About Defeating Islamic StateIran's foreign minister says the U.S. has been hesitant and contradictory in its approach to combating extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.

Two More NFL Players Placed On ‘Exempt List’ Over Domestic Violence

Two More NFL Players Placed On ‘Exempt List’ Over Domestic ViolenceTwo more players were benched by NFL teams on Wednesday over allegations of domestic violence.

Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In Iraq

Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In IraqDempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined the White House plan to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State.

Boeing And SpaceX Win $6.8 Billion In NASA Contracts

Boeing And SpaceX Win $6.8 Billion In NASA ContractsNASA has chosen Boeing and SpaceX to build the vehicles that will transport its astronauts to the International Space Station.

Belgium Agrees To Euthanize Man Convicted Of Murder, Rape

Belgium Agrees To Euthanize Man Convicted Of Murder, RapeThe case of a Belgian man who sees himself as a threat to society — and wants to die — is putting new focus on Belgium's health care and justice system, as well as its laws allowing euthanasia.

Renewed Fighting Threatens Truce In Eastern Ukraine

Renewed Fighting Threatens Truce In Eastern UkraineA cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is looking increasingly fragile amid renewed shelling in some areas.