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President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande embrace during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Hollande's visit to Washington is part of a diplomatic offensive to get the international community to bolster the campaign against the Islamic State militants. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama misquotes inscription on Statue of Liberty

- The Washington Times

President Obama misquoted the inscription on the Statue of Liberty, ever so slightly, while making a point Tuesday about America’s enduring alliance with France and his contested plan to accept Syrian refugees.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (Associated Press)

‘Great enthusiasm for the GOP’: Republican Party has a record-breaking streak of fundraising

- The Washington Times

The Grand Old Party still has many grassroots fans, and the war chest continues to grow. Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus says the organization raised a record-breaking $8.7 million in October, bringing their total in the 2016 election cycle to $89.3 million. Ninety nine percent of the donations are $200 or less; the average donation was $69.

Donald Trump appeared to benefit most from the new focus on national security. He hardened his lead among Republican primary voters nationally and in early-voting New Hampshire, while retaking the lead from Mr. Carson in Iowa, home to the country's first nominating contest. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump gets boost from Muslim targeting push as voters focus on terrorism

- The Washington Times

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has gained momentum in polls as he vowed heightened security measures that target Muslims in the wake of the Islamic State attack on Paris, with the electorate’s new focus on terrorism boosting several Republican candidates ahead of Hillary Rodham Clinton in theoretical matchups.

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Donald Trump leads in Iowa with Ted Cruz rising: poll

- The Washington Times

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has a narrow edge over his nearest 2016 GOP rival in the early state of Iowa, with Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas close behind after gaining 13 points of support since last month, according to a poll released Tuesday.

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- Associated Press

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- Associated Press

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Court: Wisconsin man can legally possess switchblade in home

- Associated Press

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NY court: Targeted killings memos can be kept secret

- Associated Press

The U.S. government can keep secret various memos related to its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, a federal appeals court said in a decision unsealed Monday.