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• After the beheading of another Western captive by ISIS, an international conference is convening today in Paris to talk about how to tackle the threat posed by the Islamic extremist group. The conference is being hosted by French President Francois Hollande and his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Masum.

• The eyes of the political world turned to Iowa on Sunday as Hillary Clinton took the stage at the 37th-and-final Harkin Steak Fry, a Democratic fundraiser spearheaded by longtime Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa. Clinton began her speech with an ebullient, “I’m baaaack!”

• Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) added his voice to the growing debate surrounding NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s fate, saying that Goodell “should go” if he lied about the NFL not having seen the violent video of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice knocking his then fiancé unconscious.