U.S. to meet target of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees: White House

Pro-refugee counter-protesters gather during another group's protest against the United States' acceptance of Syrian refugees at the Washington State capitol in Olympia

Pro-refugee counter-protesters gather during another group’s protest against the United States’ acceptance of Syrian refugees at the Washington State capitol in Olympia, Washington, November 20, 2015. REUTERS/David Ryder

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Tensions mount as record numbers crowd French migrant camp

FILE – In this Aug. 23, 2016 file photo, migrants queue to receive their daily food distribution in a makeshift camp in Calais, northern France. Tempers are rising among migrants squeezed in record numbers into a shrinking slum camp in France’s port city of Calais, where hours-long waiting lines for food and showers and the tightening grip of security forces are leaving emotions raw. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)

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More Turkish tanks head across border into Syria

A picture taken around 5 kilometers west from the Syrian-Turkish border city of Karkamis in the southern region of Gaziantep, shows Turkish Army tanks driving to the Syrian border town of Jarabulus, August 25, 2016. (AFP/BULENT KILIC)

A picture taken around 5 kilometers west from the Syrian-Turkish border city of Karkamis in the southern region of Gaziantep, shows Turkish Army tanks driving to the Syrian border town of Jarabulus, August 25, 2016. (AFP/BULENT KILIC)

Armored units join a dozen already operating inside Syrian territory in battle against Islamic State group and Kurdish forces

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