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Vladimir Putin Says He Welcomes A Change In Relations With 'Partners'

In comments after a meeting of the G-20, Putin implied that Russia's isolation from the West was nearing an end. He said the fight against terrorism had to be undertaken by a coalition.

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Top Stories: Russian Jet Brought Down By Bomb; Latest On Paris Attacks

Also: President Obama promises maritime aid to Asian Pacific allies; Guinea's last Ebola patient is released from the hospital; and blizzards and flooding threaten parts of the U.S. today.

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Latest On Paris Attacks: French War Planes Keep Pounding ISIS In Syria

Police are still hunting for an eighth suspect. Belgium cancelled a football match and raised its security alert. Meanwhile, Secretary of State John Kerry met with French president François Hollande.

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U.S. Governors' Response To Paris Attacks Concerns Refugee Advocates

An effort to reduce waiting times, which can stretch beyond 18 months while refugee applications are being processed, is probably on hold.

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Russian Officials Say Plane Crash Was A 'Terrorist Act'

All 224 passengers and crew were killed in last month's plane crash in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

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After The Paris Attacks, Some Stories Weren't True

Big events like the terror attacks always lead to several incorrect headlines.

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'The Oatmeal' Remembers 'Star Trek' Creator's Heroic Plane Crash Rescue

Many people were moved last week by an online comic on a site called "The Oatmeal." It was illustrated and written by Matthew Inman and tells the story of a heroic rescue after a plane crash in 1947.

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American Police Learn Conflicting Lessons Of Terrorist Attacks

The Columbine shootings taught police to get in quickly and disrupt the attack. Multi-site attacks like Paris and Mumbai require a step back, to get the wider picture and best use of resources.

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Safety Investigators Say They Can't Find El Faro's Data Recorder

The ship sank near the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin last month. The wreckage has been searched by a remotely operated vehicle, but there's no sign of the device that recorded the ship's movements.

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After Paris, Governors Say They Will Oppose Efforts To Resettle Refugees

Despite the growing list of governors stating they will no longer resettle people from Syria, it's not clear whether states have the legal authority to keep the refugees out.

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Portraits Of More Victims In Paris Attacks Emerge

France and the world are mourning the deaths of 129 people killed in Friday's terror attacks.

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More Than 1,000 Mormons Resign From The LDS Church In Protest

The church's policies on families of same-sex couples has engendered heated criticism.

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Japan Faces Another Recession As Company Spending Declines

The global slowdown is undermining the ambitious economic agenda known as "Abenomics."

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Top Stories: Paris Attack Planners Identified; Obama On ISIS

Also: Some states want to stop Syrian refugees from coming there; two mass graves are found in an Iraqi area liberated from ISIS; and where to see the Leonid meteor showers, peaking this week.

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Obama Defends U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

In a press conference in Turkey, the president ruled out sending additional U.S. troops to Syria in the wake of the Paris attacks.

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WATCH LIVE: Obama Holds Press Conference, Hollande Addresses Parliament

President Obama is in Turkey for a meeting of the G20 and Hollande will speak to a joint session of his parliament at the Palace of Versailles.

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Paris Attacks Live Updates: French Authorities Identify Key Players

French police conducted 168 raids and detained 23 suspects. Officials believe that Belgian national Abdelhamid Abaaoud was the mastermind or ordered the attacks. They believe he is in Syria.

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U.S. Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To The United Arab Emirates

Four of the detainees had been cleared for transfer since January 2010; the other was approved last year, the Pentagon said Sunday night. The transfer leaves 107 detainees at Guantanamo.

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The Paris Attacks: Portraits Of Some Of The Victims

The victims were mothers and fathers. Some loved music and one was experiencing life away from the United States for the first time.

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The Paris Attacks: What We Know Right Now

French media report police have found a getaway car with weapons. An extra 3,000 troops are expected to be deployed across France by Tuesday.

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