In Paris for climate talks, Obama honors attack victims

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President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn before departing the White House on board Marine One Sunday in Washington, DC. Nearly 150 world leaders including President Obama are expected to descend on Paris for the start of the United Nations climate change summit, which begins Monday in the French capital. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

PARIS — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to those killed in the terrorist attacks in Paris two weeks ago.

After midnight on a cool and clear Paris night, the American president’s motorcade went straight from Orly Airport to the famed French concert hall, the Bataclan, that the terrorists struck.

French President Francois Hollande and the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, joined Obama. Each placed a single flower at a makeshift memorial and Obama bowed his head in silence

Some 130 people died in the deadliest attack on French soil in more than a half-century. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility.

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