A.M. Links: French Police Kill Suspected Mastermind of Paris Attacks, Russia-France Plan Joint Anti-ISIS Operations, Obama Vows to Veto House Bill on Syrian Refugees
French authorities have confirmed that Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, was killed during Wednesday's raid in Saint Denis.
- Russia and France are planning joint operations against ISIS.
- President Obama has vowed to veto a House bill that would impose new screening requirements on Syrian refugees entering the United States.
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- Owners of New York City taxi medallions have filed suit against the city, claiming NYC ruined their businesses by allowing Uber to enter the marketplace and compete with them.
- Ta-Nehisi Coates has won the National Book Award for nonfiction for his book Between the World and Me.
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