House approves Obama request to train, arm Syrian rebels to fight jihadists

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 273-156 to approve President Barack Obama's request to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
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Microsoft supports AT&T’s play for DirecTV

In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, Microsoft threw its support behind AT&T's bid ...

New Yorker charged for supporting Islamic State, recruiting jihadists

Federal authorities revealed Tuesday charges against a New York food store owner arrested in May for allegedly funding the Islamic State, recruiting members for the jihadist group and plotting to kill Americans on its behalf.

U.N. Security Council declares Ebola outbreak threat to international peace, security

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" and adopted a resolution calling on all states to help address the epidemic.

James Cameron wins another ‘Avatar’ copyright-infringement case

Judge Jesse Furman of the Southern District of New York on Wednesday dismissed the $50 million copyright-infringement case against James Cameron, 20th Century Fox and Lightstorm Entertainment by album cover artist Roger Dean.