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Trump reframes claim that Muslims cheered 9/11 2:42pm EST

WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday reframed his claim that he saw Muslims in Jersey City, New Jersey, cheering the attacks on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001 by asserting the sentiment was shared worldwide.

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Remember the Pilgrims, Obama says, in appeal for generosity to Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama urged Americans to show generosity to Syrian refugees in a Thanksgiving message on Thursday, reminding them that the Pilgrims who came to America in 1620 were themselves fleeing persecution. | Video


At Trump's presidential rallies, a combustible mix of glee, fear

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. "We're not gonna take it anymore," a crowd of thousands sang as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump entered a South Carolina convention center on Tuesday night as a 1980s heavy metal song by the band Twisted Sister blared from speakers. | Video

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Lagging behind Clinton in 2016 bid, Sanders boosts staff, spending

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is boosting the size of his campaign staff and increasing state budgets in his challenge against the frontrunner for the party's nomination, Hillary Clinton.

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Obama says U.S. is safe as millions set off on Thanksgiving travel

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they were safe as millions of travelers set off for the long Thanksgiving weekend on Wednesday and authorities stepped up security at airports in response to the attacks in Paris two weeks ago. | Video

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