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U.S. President Obama greets French President Hollande during joint news conference at the White House in Washington

U.S., France agree to scale up fight against Islamic State

Reuters By John Irish and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and France agreed on Tuesday to ramp up military operations against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq and coordinate intelligence on domestic threats following the worst attacks to hit France since World War Two. Relations between the two allies over Syrian policy have been strained since August 2013 when U.S. Presid…