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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. ASSAD MEETS PUTIN IN MOSCOW
    
This is the first known trip abroad for Syria's embattled leader since the civil war erupted in his country in 2011.
    
2. AP FOLLOWS MIGRANT'S 'JOURNEY OF DEATH INTO LIFE'
    
Mohammed al-Haj's trek from war-torn Syria to Germany is part of an historic movement of humanity: More than 600,000 people this year have crossed land and sea, seeking sanctuary in Europe.
    
3. WHAT REP. RYAN SAYS ABOUT HOUSE LEADERSHIP POST
    
The Wisc. Republican suggests he will seek the speakership role if fellow GOP lawmakers unite behind him.
    
4. NEW PM PROMISES POLICY DEPARTURES IN POST-HARPER CANADA
    
Justin Trudeau's victory over the most conservative leader in the Canadian history will reverberate beyond the country's borders - the Liberal Party chief says he will remove six fighter jets from the U.S.-led bombing campaign against IS.
    
5. WHO CAUSES UPROAR BY LINKING PALESTINIANS TO HOLOCAUST
    
Netanyahu is under fire for suggesting that a World War II Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis to adopt their Final Solution to exterminate European Jews - a claim historians flatly reject.
    
6. WHY KOREAN REUNIONS MIGHT NOT HELP FAMILIES CATCH UP
    
South Koreans who've attended the past events say there are strict rules when talking with relatives from the authoritarian North.
    
 

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