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Affiliate of IS group claims Bangladesh Shiite mosque attack

Relatives of people killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a mosque during evening prayers on Thursday grieve before their funeral in Bangladesh's Bogra district, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. Thursday's attack follows a wave of deadly assaults in 2015 on foreigners, secular writers and the Shiite community in the Sunni majority nation. (AP Photo)

NEW DELHI (AP) – An Islamic State group affiliate in Bangladesh said Friday it was behind an attack on a Shiite mosque in the country’s north that killed one man and wounded three others. A statement posted on IS-affiliated Twitter accounts from Islamic State – Bangladesh said that the mosque …

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Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, energy

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Neb. Differences between the two parties on energy and climate issues are stark and suggest sharp contrasts in how Republicans and Democrats will address energy and environmental issues depending on who wins the White House next November. Republicans unanimously support the recently rejected Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, for instance, while Democrats oppose it. Republicans agree on lifting the 40-year export oil ban, a stance Democrats oppose.  (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar panels across the country. On the Republican side, Jeb Bush would phase out tax credits for solar power. Rival Marco Rubio …

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