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Paris returns to work with defiance, determination and worry

 

PARIS (AP) — After a weekend of horror, Paris returned to the routines of the work week Monday with determination, defiance — and worry.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 November 2015

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Some governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

DETROIT (AP) — Several U.S. governors are threatening to halt efforts to allow Syrian refugees into their states in the aftermath of the coordinated attacks in Paris, though an immigration expert says they have no legal authority to do so.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 November 2015

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IS could ultimately force West to consider invasion

CAIRO (AP) — This is the fundamental contradiction, after Paris: Few in the West want to send ground troops to Syria and Iraq to battle the Islamic State group, but it may be even harder to find anyone who thinks airstrikes alone will defeat the radical extremists.

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Transplant gives new face, scalp to burned firefighter

NEW YORK (AP) — A volunteer firefighter badly burned in a 2001 blaze has received the most extensive face transplant ever, covering his skull and much of his neck, a New York hospital announced Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 November 2015

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Kerry in Paris to show US support for France after attacks

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Paris to show American solidarity with France after last week's deadly terror attacks.

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US to increase intel sharing with France

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration announced Monday a new intelligence-sharing arrangement with France designed to more readily and quickly allow joint military planning in the campaign against the Islamic State.

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Who were the Paris attackers? Many crossed officials' radar

PARIS (AP) — French police, prosecutors and journalists have unveiled details about the men accused of carrying out rapid-fire attacks across Paris on Friday. Altogether, authorities say that three teams of attackers participated in the bloody assault, though the precise strength of each team hasn't been made clear. Seven men were killed in the attacks, and at least one suspected participant remains at large.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 November 2015

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Western US hit with blast of winter-like weather

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wintry blast of air brought blizzard-like conditions Monday to parts of the West after whipping up a damaging tornado in Central California and buffeting the Los Angeles area with gusts topping 70 mph, forecasters said.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 November 2015

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