Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in an exclusive interview with NBC News, denounced ISIS for its savagery.
Saudi Arabia's ex-head of intelligence has criticized U.S. anti-terrorism tactics, saying Obama was wrong to rule out troops in Syria and Iraq.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan on Wednesday to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain.
The Fed remained on its easy-money course, allaying market fears that it might start raising interest rates sooner than expected.
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