Friday, September 19, 2014
Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East is headed for his signature after a sweeping Senate vote.
The Los Angeles Angels clinched the American League West title Wednesday, getting seven dominant innings from C.J. Wilson in a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as U.S.
The alleged ringleader of a Canadian terror cell accused of planning attacks against the military was jailed for 24 years on Wednesday after admitting possessing an explosive device.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is suffering from a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday.
Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the U.S. Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday.
Warner Brothers, the fabled Hollywood studios, plans to eliminate as many as 1,000 jobs, which would be more than 10 percent of its workforce, industry journal Variety reported Wednesday.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
US lawmakers voted Wednesday to authorize training and arming of Syrian rebels to combat Islamist radicals, a crucial step in President Barack Obama's bid to thwart extremism surging across Iraq and Syria.
The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals became the second and third teams to book their places in Major League Baseball's playoffs, clinching the American League East and National League East titles respectively with victories on Tuesday.
Wary House lawmakers are on track to give U.S. President Barack Obama authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate rebels confronting the growing danger of Islamic State militants in Syria.