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News at noon: Paris attacks ringleader investigated, Rubio's Cuba policy may be outdated, Jones' case for Friday night high school football

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R- Fla., speaks about his Cuban heritage and Cuba policy during an interview with the Associated Press in Orlando on Nov. 13. As Rubio campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination, he's pledging to bring generational change to Washington. Yet Rubio's policy toward Cuba looks like a step into the past. [John Raoux | Associated Press]

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R- Fla., speaks about his Cuban heritage and Cuba policy during an interview with the Associated Press in Orlando on Nov. 13. As Rubio campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination, he's pledging to bring generational change to Washington. Yet Rubio's policy toward Cuba looks like a step into the past. [John Raoux | Associated Press]

Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the Belgian extremist suspected of masterminding the deadly attacks in Paris, was found yesterday in the building targeted in a raid on a Paris suburb. Today French officials say it is still not clear exactly how he died. Questions also remain as to how Abaaoud managed to travel across so many borders en route to the French capital.

Republicans pushed legislation toward House approval today erecting fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States.

As Marco Rubio campaigns to bring generational change as part of his bid for the White House, the GOP hopeful's policy toward Cuba hinges on reinstating a half-century-old diplomatic freeze that failed to unseat the communist government on the island where his parents were born.

The latest on ex-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle's sentencing hearing: one expert says Fogle frequented prostitutes.

Campus carry bill is ready for Florida's 120 House members to vote on when they begin their 2016 session in January. The controversial plan backed by the National Rifle Association would allow guns on college and university campuses statewide.

Holiday shopping forecasts gain confidence after early fall predictions had been less than stellar. Read why folks are likely to spend as much or maybe even more than they did last year on holiday gifts this year.

Clear eyes, full hearts, high school football on Fridays, can't lose. As college games have started to extend beyond Saturday, Tom Jones makes a case for Friday night lights limited to high school football.

Your guide to a stress-free, delicious Thanksgiving is here.Food critic Laura Reiley share herTurkey Day Safety Kit and food editor Michelle Stark has new stuffing recipes to try.

Television reviews are back with a ranking of the characters from this week's Empire and an American Horror Story recap.

News at noon: Paris attacks ringleader investigated, Rubio's Cuba policy may be outdated, Jones' case for Friday night high school football 11/19/15 [Last modified: Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:20pm]
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