BostonGlobe.com Political Headlines - September 18, 2014 September 19, 2014 Here are the top political headlines from BostonGlobe.com today: Divided House votes to arm Syrian rebels: The vote was to arm moderate Syrian rebels against the Islamic State. Bryan Bender and Noah Bierman detail the latest. Proud Irish villages prepare grand welcome for Mayor Walsh: Martin Walsh will return to Ireland Friday for his first visit since being elected mayor of Boston. Andrew Ryan reports. State, city wary of Boston City Council pay hike: The proposal is running into roadblocks with the State Ethics Commission and the administration of Mayor Walsh. Meghan E. Irons details the story.