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French lawmakers vote to extend airstrikes against IS

French lawmakers voted Wednesday to continue airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State group that claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13 attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, while Germany's chancellor said her country would do more in the international fight against the group.

Parliament's upper house, the Senate, voted 325-0 with 21 abstentions to prolong France's airstrikes in Syria beyond early January. The lower house had earlier voted 515-4 in favor.

French fighter jets joined the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State extremists in Iraq in 2014, and expanded their mission to IS targets in Syria in September. President Francois Hollande cited specific...