Sunday, August 31 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:23:58 GMT
The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels.More >>
Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and coming under fire by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, the Philippine military chief said Sunday, while 44 Fijian troops...More >>
Saturday, August 30 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:23:23 GMT
An international airdrop of food and water supported by U.S. airstrikes sought to bring relief to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months.More >>
Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said...More >>
Saturday, August 30 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:34:11 GMT
The Coast Guard says the pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast.More >>
A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday.More >>
Saturday, August 30 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:23:21 GMT
Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than...More >>
Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen...More >>
The Supreme Court is about to hear a case that could affect your ability to re-sell everything from your iPhone to your furniture.
If the court sides with the challengers to the current law you would need permission to sell anything made outside the United Sates.
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the case deals with something called the first-sale doctrine in copyright law, which allows you to buy and then sell things like electronics, books, artwork and furniture as well as CDs and DVDs, without getting permission from the copyright holder of those products.
But if the court sides with the challengers in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, it would mean that the copyright holders of anything you own that has been made in China, Japan or Europe, for example, would have to give you permission to sell it.