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12:05 PM ET, November 14, 2015

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Rukmini Callimachi / New York Times:
ISIS Claims Responsibility, Calling Attacks ‘First of the Storm’  —  SINONE, Iraq — The Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for the catastrophic attacks in the French capital, calling them “the first of the storm” and mocking France as a “capital of prostitution and obscenity …
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New York Times:
Paris Attacks Were an ‘Act of War’ by ISIS, Hollande Says  —  PARIS — President François Hollande on Saturday blamed the Islamic State for the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, as the death toll rose to 127 victims, with 300 others hospitalized, 80 of them in critical condition.
Mark Steyn / Steyn Online:
The Barbarians Are Inside, And There Are No Gates  —  As I write, Paris is under curfew for the first time since the German occupation, and the death toll from the multiple attacks stands at 158, the vast majority of them slaughtered during a concert at the Bataclan theatre …
Emily Steel / New York Times:
CBS Shifts Emphasis of Democratic Debate to Reflect Paris Attacks  —  DES MOINES — In the hours after the deadly attacks in Paris, CBS News significantly reworked its plans for the Democratic presidential debate it is hosting here on Saturday night to focus more on issues of terrorism, national security and foreign relations.
John Hinderaker / Power Line:
“The American Blood Is Best, and We Will Taste It Soon”  —  Fox News reports that jihadi web sites are rejoicing over today's terrorist attacks in Paris.  The line we have heard more than once from ISIS-related sites is, “The American blood is best, and we will taste it soon.”
Eric Knecht / Reuters:
Canada News  —  It takes only an instant chatting with Justin Trudeau about other world leaders to establish that he carries an unusual inventory of memories for a rookie prime ...  About 500 people lit candles, left flowers and met in solemn silence to honour those killed and injured …
Saeed Kamali Dehghan / Guardian:
Paris attacks: Hollande holds Islamic State responsible for ‘act of war’ - live  —  In the statement, released in French, Islamic State said “soldiers of Caliphate has targeted the capital of abomination and perversion.”  —  It continues: … The Islamic State claim responsibility for the Paris attacks
Discussion: Reuters, Slate, Common Dreams and Slantpoint
Melanie Garunay / Blog Daily Listings RSS:
President Obama Offers a Statement on the Attacks in Paris.  Watch Here:  —  President Obama just delivered a statement on today's attacks in Paris. … Watch the full remarks.  —  Read the President's full remarks:  —  Good evening, everybody.  I just want to make a few brief comments about the attacks across Paris tonight.
New York Times:
Multiple Attacks Hit Paris Area in Night of Deadly Terror  —  PARIS — A shooting rampage, explosions and mass hostage taking convulsed the Paris area on Friday night in what appeared to be one of the deadliest coordinated terrorist attacks to ever strike France.
BBC:
Paris shootings in city centre and explosion at Stade de France
CNN:
Paris shootings: 18 reported killed
Telegraph:
Paris shooting: Several killed and injured after ‘Kalashnikov and grenade attacks’ across French capital
Associated Press:
The Latest: World leaders express shock at Paris attacks
Daily Mail:
More than 140 dead in series of terror attacks: 100 are killed after hostages are taken at theatre.
David Cameron / The Local:
AS IT HAPPENED: Over 120 dead in Paris attacks
Chauncey Devega / Salon:
And so the hate speech begins: Let Paris be the end of the right's violent language toward activists  —  Perhaps this will convince the right to tone down their incessant violent rhetoric VIDEO  —  Victims of a shooting attack lay on the pavement outside La Belle Equipe restaurant in Paris Friday, Nov. 13, 2015.
James Oliphant / Reuters:
Trump surges among likely Republican primary voters: Reuters/Ipsos poll  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After a week in which he hosted Saturday Night Live and stood center-stage at a Republican debate, Donald Trump is surging among Republicans likely to cast votes in the party's presidential primary.
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
“Shame On You”: Newt Gingrich Called Out On French TV For Paris Tweet  —  “So he's using this atrocity to make his point that people should be able to carry guns, basically.”  —  Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was called out on French television for a tweet he sent about the deadly terrorist attack in Paris on Friday.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
AJ Vicens / Mother Jones:
Here Are the Most Horrible Tweets About the Paris Tragedy  —  Here are some of the worst reactions we've seen so far to the tragedy in Paris.  Follow our breaking news reporting on the attacks here. … Donald J. Trump, the son of the leading GOP presidential candidate, had retweeted the above James Woods tweet.
Katie Zavadski / The Daily Beast:
Amherst Students Protest ‘Free Speech,’ Demand ‘Training’ for Offenders  —  Protests demand the school president apologize for signs that say “free speech” died at Mizzou.  Then they want her to find the offenders and teach them tolerance.  —  Students protesting at Amherst College have issued …
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Ed O'Keefe / Washington Post:
Ben Carson: U.S. should block Middle Eastern refugees after Paris attacks  —  ORLANDO — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Friday that in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the United States should block refugees from the Middle East from coming to the United States.
Discussion: Political Wire and BuzzFeed
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Megan Apper / BuzzFeed:
Carson In 1999 Book: I'm Not A Conservative Republican
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