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U.S., France agree to scale up fight against Islamic State

By John Irish & Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & France agreed on Tuesday to ramp up military operations against Islamic State in Syria & Iraq &…

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The Latest: : Islamist jailed in France raid

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris & the heightened security in Europe. All times local: 1:40 a.m. A man said to practice an ultra-orthodox version…

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The Latest: Hollande says climate summit shows solidarity

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: 3:55 p.m. French…

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German financial giant Allianz slashes coal investments

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Allianz SE, one of the world's largest financial asset managers, said Tuesday it would over the next six months decrease investments in companies using coal &…

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Migrants build society in French camp they call 'the jungle'

CALAIS, France (AP) — Outside, acrid smoke from wood fires stings the eye, the stench of uncollected garbage & neglected toilets assaults the nose, & an autumn wind chills the…

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The Latest: Vest had bolts, same explosive as in attacks

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris & the heightened security in Europe (All times local): 9:35 p.m. A French police official says that an explosive…

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France boosts IS fight as Brussels locked down

Brussels (AFP) – France launched military missions over Islamic State areas in Syria & Iraq Monday from a newly-deployed aircraft carrier as Brussels was locked down for a third day…

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LPGA Tour announces 34-event season for 2016

(Reuters) – The globe-trotting LPGA Tour will feature 34 tournaments, two more than this year, in 15 countries on its schedule for 2016 with record total prize money of $63.1…

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France pushes U.N. members to back fight against Islamic State

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – France wants the United Nations Security Council to push all states who are able to join the fight against Islamic State in Syria…

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1 week after attacks, defiant Parisians honor the dead

PARIS (AP) — A week after the deadliest attacks on France in decades, shell-shocked Parisians honored the 130 victims with candles & songs Friday, knowing that at least one suspect…

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