Paris attacks

France held a moment of silence today as part of three days of national mourning for the victims of last Friday’s attacks in Paris. Authorities continue to search for suspects and France launched air attacks in Syria against Islamic State militants who’ve claimed responsibility for the events that killed more than 125 people and injured many more.--By Lloyd Young
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Three people set up a French flag in front of the Carillon restaurant prior to a moment of silence in tribute for the victims of the Nov. 13 attacks in front of the Carillon restaurant, in Paris, France, on Nov. 15. More than 125 people have been killed in a series of attacks in Paris according to French officials. Eight assailants were killed, seven when they detonated their explosive belts, and one when he was shot by officers, police said. French President Francois Hollande says that the attacks in Paris were an “act of war” carried out by the Islamic State extremist group. (Etienne Laurent/EPA)
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People observe a moment of silence at the Place de Trocadero in Paris on Nov. 16 to pay tribute to victims of the attacks claimed by the Islamic State. (Kenzo Ttribouillard/AFP/Getty Images)
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French President Francois Hollande, center, flanked by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, right, and French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, center left, stands among students during a minute of silence in the courtyard of the Sorbonne University in Paris Nov. 16. A moment of silence was observed throughout the country in memory of the victims of last Friday's attack. (Guillaume Horcajuelo/Associated Press)
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A man shows his hands with "Paris" gather to observe a moment of silence on Nov. 16 in the city center of Rennes, western France. (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of the public stand still at La Belle Equipe cafe on Rue de Charonne, one of the places attacked by terrorists, on Nov. 16 in Paris, France. Countries across Europe will join France, currently observing three days of national mourning, for a moment of silence today in an expression of solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attacks, which left at least 125 people dead and hundreds more injured. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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A person is evacuated after a shooting, outside the Bataclan theater in Paris on Nov. 14. (Thibault Camus/Associated Press)
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A victim under a blanket lays dead outside the Bataclan theater in Paris on Nov. 13. Well over 125 people were killed in a series of shooting and explosions. French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency and announced that he was closing the country's borders. (Jerome Delay/Associated Press)
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A medic tends to a man after an attack near the Boulevard des Filles-du-Calvaire on Nov. 13 in Paris. Gunfire and explosions in multiple locations erupted in the French capital. (Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images)
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People hug on the street near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal attacks in Paris on Nov. 13. Gunmen and bombers attacked busy restaurants, bars and a concert hall at locations around Paris on Friday evening. (Christian Hartmann/Reuters)
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A general view of the scene with rescue service personnel working near covered bodies outside a the Carillon restaurant following shooting incidents in Paris on Nov. 13. (Philippe Wojazer/Reuters)
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A large crowd gathers to lay flowers and candles in front of the Carillon restaurant in Paris on Nov. 15. (Ian Langsdon/EPA)
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A heart adorns the bullet damaged window of the Casa Nostra Cafe, one of the scenes of last Friday's terror attacks on Nov. 16. Countries across Europe joined France, currently observing three days of national mourning, in a moment of silence today in an expression of solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attacks, which left at least 125 people dead and hundreds more injured. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Pianist Davide Martello plays the John Lennon song Imagine in front of the memorial set near the Bataclan concert venue in Paris on Nov. 16. (Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA)
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A woman with her lips painted in the French national colors blue, white, and red in attends a memorial ceremony to pay tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks in front of the French Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Nov 15. (Nils Meilvang/EPA)
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Mourners gather outside a church service at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, two days after terror attacks that killed and injured people at several sites across the city. (Tomas Munita/The New York Times)
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French President Francois Hollande arrives to deliver a speech at a special congress of the joint upper and lower houses of parliament (National Assembly and Senate) at the Palace of Versailles on Nov. 16 following the series of deadly attacks on Friday in the French capital. (Michel Euler/Reuters)
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Belgian police use an extended camera to look into an apartment as they stage a raid, in search of suspected muslim fundamentalists linked to the deadly attacks in Paris, in the Brussels suburb of Molenbeek, on Nov. 16. (Yves Herman/Reuters)
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French Gendarmerie Nationale on patrol at a Metro station in Paris on Nov. 15. Officials say the attackers in Friday’s terrorist assault in Paris communicated at some point beforehand with known members of the Islamic State in Syria, adding evidence to the assertions that the radical group coordinated or helped carry out the attacks rather than simply inspiring them. (Pierre Terdjman/The New York Times)
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The lights of the Eiffel Tower are switched off on Nov. 14 as a mourning gesture after the shootings and bombings of the night before in Paris. (Etienne Laurent/EPA)
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The Eiffel Tower is illuminated in Red, White and Blue in honor of the victims of Friday's terrorist attacks on Nov. 16 in Paris. Countries across Europe joined France today to observe a moment on silence in an expression of solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attacks, which left at least 125 people dead and hundreds more injured. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Two Ultra-Orthodox Jews look at Jerusalem's Old City walls illuminated by the colors of the French national flag in solidarity with France after attacks in Paris, in Jerusalem, on Nov. 15. (Ariel Schalit/Associated Press)
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A woman lights a candle in front of The Belle Equipe restaurant while candles reflect on a window, in Paris on Nov. 14 a day after the attacks on Paris. French President Francois Hollande vowed to attack Islamic State without mercy as the jihadist group admitted responsibility Saturday for orchestrating the deadliest attacks inflicted on France since World War II. (Daniel Ochoa de Olza/Associated Press)
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Magali Boutiot, of Providence, R.I. who is originally from Toulouse, France paused in front of a makeshift memorial outside of the French Consulate in Boston on Nov. 15. (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe)
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Students march past during a demonstration by high school students on the streets in Le Mans, north-western France on Nov. 16 to pay tribute to victims of the attacks claimed by Islamic State which killed at least 125 people and left more than 350 injured on Nov. 13. (Jean-Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images)
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Marine Gazan, of France, cries during a rally held on the Boston Common in response to the Paris attacks. (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe)
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Marianne Gauthier signs a condolence book for victims of the recent terrorist attack in Paris on display at Boston City Hall on Nov. 15. (Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe)
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People observe a moment of silence on Nov. 16 at the Place de la Republique in memory of the victims of the Paris terror attacks last Friday in Paris. Countries across Europe will join France, currently observing three days of national mourning, in a one moment of silence today in an expression of solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attacks, which left at least 125 people dead and hundreds more injured. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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A French resident lays a white rose next to a picture of the couple after a memorial tribute to the victims of Friday's attacks in Paris, at the French Embassy in Beijing, China, on Nov. 16. (Jason Lee/Reuters)
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People place flowers and candles in memory of the victims of Friday's attack in front of Bataclan concert hall on Nov. 16 in Paris. (David Ramos/Getty Images)
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Aurelie Mehaute joins hundreds of others at a monument to the Marquis de Lafayette during a gathering in support of Paris following the attacks on the city in Boston on Nov. 15. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)
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The "Peace for Paris" Eiffel Tower logo is reflected in a flake in Dresden, eastern Germany, on Nov. 16 to pay tribute to victims of the attacks in Paris claimed by Islamic State on Nov. 13. (Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images)
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A woman holds a sign while observing a moment of silence for the victims of terrorist attacks in Paris in front of the French Embassy at Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, on Nov. 16. (Jose Sena Goulao/EPA)
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People gather in tribute of the victims of Paris' attacks at the Republique at the Place de la Republique in Paris, on Nov. 15 in Paris. Islamic State jihadists claimed a series of coordinated attacks by gunmen and suicide bombers in Paris that killed at least 125 people in scenes of carnage at a concert hall, restaurants and the national stadium. (Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of the Pakistani Christian minority light candles for the victims of the Nov. 13 Paris attacks, in Lahore, Pakistan, on Nov. 16. (Rahat Dar/EPA)
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A girl lays a candle to commemorate victims of attacks in Paris in front of the French embassy in Warsaw, Poland on Nov. 15. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters)
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A student stands by flowers and a candle that are lying on a French flag in the schoolyard of the Wagenburg Gymnasium during a memorial event that included a Europe wide moment of silence for the victims of the terror attacks in Paris in Stuttgart, Germany, on Nov. 16. (Marijan Murat/EPA)
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A picture taken on Nov. 16 in the Hague shows Dutch flags at half mast in tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks claimed by Islamic State jihadist. (Jerry Lampen/AFP/Getty Images)
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Blue, white and red melted candles are pictured within a moment of silence on Nov. 16 in downtown Aix-en-Provence. (Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images)
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A man weeps for a lost friend as people gather to observe a moment of silence at the Place de la Republique in memory of the victims of the Paris terror attacks. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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A rose placed in a bullet hole in a restaurant window the day after a series of deadly attacks in Paris on Nov. 14. The note reads: "In the Name of What?". (Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)
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