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France to deploy thousands of forces to protect Jewish schools and ‘sensitive sites’. (New York Times)

Sec. of State Kerry dismisses criticism of lack of top U.S. leaders at unity rally. (NBC News)

Hayat Boumeddiene’s trail led from Turkey to the Syrian border. (NBC News)

Video shows Paris gunman pledging allegiance to ISIS. (New York Times)

Fmr. spiritual adviser to Charlie Hebdo gunman is now a nurse in training at a Paris hospital. (AP)

NYPD Inspector General finds cops’ use of banned chokeholds ‘alarming’. (New York Daily News)

Supreme Court could decide to take up same-sex marriage today. (Christian Science Monitor)

Eric Holder won’t say if David Petraeus will be indicted. (MSNBC)

Iowa GOP votes to preserve the straw poll. (Des Moines Register)

Christmas finally arrives at the International Space Station. (AP)

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France deploys thousands and other headlines