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The Latest: Alabama will refuse Syrian refugees

The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local):

5:56 a.m.

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has announced he is refusing Syrian refugees relocating to his state.

In a news release Sunday Bentley said, "After full consideration of this weekend's attacks of terror on innocent citizens in Paris, I will oppose any attempt to relocate Syrian refugees to Alabama through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. As your Governor, I will not stand complicit to a policy that places the citizens of Alabama in harm's way."

According to the release Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is working diligently with federal agencies to monitor any possible threats. To...