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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Nov. 11, 2015.

Police: 8-year-old beat baby to death while mother was at club

Birmingham, Alabama, authorities say an 8-year-old boy "viciously attacked" a crying 1-year-old girl who had been left in his care. The mothers of the two children were reportedly out at a club at the time of the incident. The 8-year-old has been charged in the death.

[Read more from CNN]

World powers seek final end to long, bloody Syrian war

Representatives from several nations will meet in Vienna this weekend to discuss an endgame to Syria's 5-year-long war, which has claimed a quarter of a million lives. This follows Russia's newly announced peace plan, which aims to help the country's opposing factions form a new constitution and hold a presidential election.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Man says Hot Pockets saved him from deadly Ohio plane crash

Jason Bartley says a decision to stop on his way home from doing errands to buy Hot Pockets may have saved his life. He lived in the Akron, Ohio, apartment building where a small jet crashed on Tuesday, killing all nine people aboard. Bartley told reporters narrowly missing the crash because of the extra errand was difficult to comprehend, but added that he's "grateful" to be alive.

[Read more from CBS]

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