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Updated at 10:09 PM

PARIS (AP) " French investigators tracked down the alleged ringleader of last week's Paris bloodshed after receiving a startling tipoff: The Islamic militant wasn't in Syria but in Europe, plotting yet another attack. A discarded cellphone found near a bloodied concert hall led them to his cousin, and then to a suburban Paris apartment where both died in a hail of bullets and explosions.

Updated at 10:07 PM

HELENA, Mont. (AP) " Greg Mortenson's best-selling book "Three Cups of Tea" came under intense scrutiny after "60 Minutes," author Jon Krakauer and some people in the book said some of the stories were fabricated.

Updated at 10:05 PM

HELENA, Mont. (AP) " "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson, who has spent four years weathering accusations that his best-selling book contained fabrications and that he mismanaged the charity he co-founded, will retire in January, Central Asia...

Updated at 10:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Responding swiftly to the terror in Paris, the U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to erect high hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees coming to American shores, dividing the president's own party as lawmakers reflected the...

Updated at 10:02 PM

JERUSALEM (AP) " A U.S. school has identified a recent graduate visiting Israel as among three people killed in an attack in the West Bank.

Updated at 10:00 PM

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) " He strutted, he gobbled and he puffed up his feathers like his life depended on it. And it did.

Updated at 9:58 PM

SAN ANTONIO (AP) " Eight Syrian refugees turned themselves in to immigration authorities along the U.S.-Mexico border this week, officials said Thursday. Their arrival and uncertainty about their future in the United States comes at a time of...

Updated at 9:56 PM

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) " Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Thursday that blocking potential terrorists posing as Syrian refugees from entering the U.S. is akin to handling a rabid dog.

Updated at 9:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Paris attacks have given new impetus to a bipartisan push to approve new war powers to fight Islamic State militants, with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday joining Republican and Democratic...

Updated at 9:54 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " A federal grand jury indicted two companies on involuntary manslaughter charges and three people face charges in a deadly 2012 explosion on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, the Justice Department said Thursday.

Updated at 9:49 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that there is no credible threat to the United States following the Paris terror attacks, and that investigators have found no links between the attackers and the U.S.

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