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  • Rochester, N.Y., man charged with trying to help Islamic State militants

    WASHINGTON — A Rochester, N.Y., man has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to the Islamic State militant group and attempting to murder American soldiers, the Justice Department said Tuesday. A federal grand jury in...
  • Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad. It was 6:04 p.m.  After sinking into his seat at the center of the cavernous interior of a C-...
  • House votes to arm, train moderate Syrian rebels

    The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan on Wednesday to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain over whether it will give them the advanced weapons they say they need to defeat Islamic State militants....
  • U.S. advisers may take forward positions in Iraq fighting

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE Fla. (Reuters) - Some U.S. military advisers could end up in front-line positions in the fight against Islamic State militants, the White House said on Wednesday, although President Barack Obama vowed that America would not fight...
  • Boeing-Lockheed venture picks Bezos engine for future rockets

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United Launch Alliance (ULA), a Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp joint venture, said on Wednesday it would invest heavily in a new rocket engine being developed by Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos and his company Blue Origin....
  • Chinese hacking into critical Pentagon contractors

    WASHINGTON The Chinese government has frequently hacked into the computer systems of defense contractors for the U.S. Transportation Command, the Pentagon agency responsible for deploying American troops and military equipment worldwide. A bipartisan...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Farmington Bank Sponsorship Of The Eternal Flame At National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument

    Farmington Bank today announced its 2015 sponsorship of the Eternal Flame at the National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument in honor of the 70th anniversary of the historic flag-raising on Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima during World War II. The...
  • Boeing's 'space taxi' includes seat for a tourist

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - Boeing Co's proposal to develop a so-called space taxi for NASA astronauts includes a seat for paying tourists to fly to the International Space Station, the company's program manager said on Wednesday, a first for a U.S....
  • Biden apologizes for 'Shylocks' gaffe, visits Iowa

    DES MOINES (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Wednesday for referring to people who squeeze U.S. military personnel serving overseas on loans and other financial issues as "Shylocks," a reference to a stereotypical Jewish character in...
  • With strings attached, House approves Obama plan for Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON A divided House of Representatives gave tentative approval Wednesday to President Barack Obama's plan to train and equip vetted Syrian rebels to combat the Islamic State, as members of both parties expressed concerns about the plans and...
  • U.S. to begin Ebola hospital equipment lift to Liberia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The first planeload of hospital equipment in the U.S. military's battle against West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak will arrive in Liberia on Friday, a senior administration official said on Wednesday. The United States hopes its...