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With climate at 'breaking point', leaders urge breakthrough in Paris

PARIS World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming. | Video

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Indonesia to release AirAsia crash investigation report

JAKARTA Indonesia was set to publish the results of its investigation into last year's crash of an Indonesia AirAsia passenger jet on Tuesday, the first official explanation to the families of the 162 people killed in the disaster.

Indonesia 1:03pm EST

Syria's Assad says terrorists among Syrian refugees: Czech Television

PRAGUE There are terrorists among the Syrian refugees making their way to Europe, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told Czech Television in an interview, excerpts of which were broadcast on Monday.

Migrant Crisis, 2:17pm EST

Venezuela arrests three for killing of opposition candidate

CARACAS Authorities arrested three people on Monday suspected in the murder of an opposition leader that shook Venezuela and drew international condemnation in the run-up to this weekend's election for a new legislature.

3:27pm EST

U.S. tightens visa waiver program in wake of Paris attacks

WASHINGTON The White House announced changes to the U.S. visa waiver program on Monday so that security officials can more closely screen travelers from 38 countries allowed to enter the United States without obtaining visas before they travel.

UK's Labour to let its lawmakers vote with their consciences on Syria strikes

LONDON Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Monday its lawmakers could vote according to their consciences on air strikes against militants in Syria, a move which may hand Prime Minister David Cameron the parliamentary majority he needs.

United Nations, Syria 3:05pm EST

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