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Obama and Hollande pledge solidarity against Islamic State
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State and bolster intelligence sharing following the deadly attacks in Paris. They called on Russia to join the international efforts, but only if Moscow ends its support for Syria's embattled president....

Obama honoring Streisand, Spielberg, Sondheim and more
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is recognizing 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award Tuesday, including giants of the entertainment industry such as Barbra Streisand and Steven Spielberg, baseball legends Willie Mays and Yogi Berra, and politicians, activists and government innovators....

Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her....

The Latest: France says it has struck IS center in Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The latest on President Barack Obama's meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the White House on the fight against the Islamic State group:...

Convicted spy Ronald Pelton freed from federal custody
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former National Security Agency employee convicted of selling defense and communication secrets he gained during his career has been released from federal custody 30 years after his arrest....

Obama to meet with leaders of China, India at climate summit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is hoping to generate early momentum for international climate talks in Paris next week by holding one-on-one meetings there with the leaders of China and India....

Challenge fails to block Sanders from NH ballot
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will appear on New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary ballot....

GOP sets Senate push against health law, Planned Parenthood
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans hope a post-Thanksgiving drive to obliterate President Barack Obama's health care law and block Planned Parenthood's federal funds will spotlight their fierce support for top-tier conservative causes. The certain veto waiting at the White House will only help them sharpen their stance for voters, they say....

Clinton: Saying 'illegal immigrants' was poor word choice
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday her use of the term "illegal immigrants" was a "poor choice of words" and she pledged not to use it anymore, responding to criticism from immigration activists....

Republican campaign rhetoric has Muslim-Americans on edge
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Muslim-Americans who sued the New York Police Department over a surveillance program launched after 9/11 say calls from the Republican presidential campaign to put them under more scrutiny are recklessly seizing on public fears and distressing Muslims in the U.S....

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