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Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill 3:00pm EST

WASHINGTON Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries, the bill's sponsor said on Tuesday.

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Obama to meet China's Xi, India's Modi at Paris climate talks: White House

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama will meet China's president and India's prime minister on the first day of the Paris climate talks on Nov. 30 to give momentum to the two-week U.N. negotiations, White House officials said on Tuesday.

Election 2016, China, World 3:59pm EST

Kerry: Palestinian attacks are 'acts of terrorism' that must be condemned

JERUSALEM U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday described a wave of Palestinian knife and car-ramming attacks as terrorism that must be condemned as he held talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on how to end the violence. | Video

World, Israel 3:38pm EST

Politicians slam tax-avoiding Pfizer-Allergan deal

WASHINGTON U.S. politicians condemned Pfizer Inc's deal with Allergan Plc as a tax dodge on Monday, bringing another round of hand-wringing in Washington over the corporate tax code, though legislative action before 2017 is unlikely.

Election 2016, Deals, Money 5:16am EST

Clinton wins endorsement from U.S. ironworkers' union

NEW YORK Democrat Hillary Clinton on Monday won the endorsement of the ironworkers' union, adding to her front-runner status in the race for her party's U.S. presidential nomination.

Election 2016, 23 Nov 2015