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THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Landmarks and government buildings across the globe paid tribute Friday to the victims of an attack earlier in the day at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai peninsula that left 235 people dead and another 130 injured.

In Israel, which borders the Sinai peninsula, Tel Aviv's city hall was lit up with the Egyptian flag.

"A horrific attack in #Egypt. We send our condolences to our friends across the border and light the Municipality building in their honor," tweeted mayor Ron Huldai, along with a photo of the building.

A subsequent tweet by Huldai read, "Our hearts and prayers are with our friends in #Egypt. We share a destiny and determination to stand up to #terror."

In Paris, the Eiffel Tower went dark to honor victims of the attack. "Tonight, from midnight, I will turn my lights off to pay tribute to the victims of the Egypt attack. #EiffelTower," read a tweet on the Eiffel Tower's timeline.

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo tweeted in French, "Terrorism has once again hit # Egypt. I offer my condolences to the families of the victims and my support for the injured. Tonight, the #TourEiffel will go out at midnight to pay tribute to them and underline the solidarity of #Paris."

In England's second largest city, The Library of Birmingham was lit up in the colors of Egypt's flag.

"Tonight our B'ham Library is lit in the colours of Egypt in memory of the victims of the horrific attack earlier today," tweeted city councillor Tristan Chatfield.

And in Canada's most populous city, Toronto, the CN Tower was also lit in honor of the attack's victims.

The Canadian government tweeted a photo of the 1,815-foot structure bathed in the colors of the Egyptian flag. "Canada’s @TourCNTower is lit up in the colours of #Egypt to honour the victims of recent terrorist attacks. Canada stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the people of Egypt," read the tweet.

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NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Time magazine has disputed President Donald Trump's claim that he turned down the publication's request for an interview and photo shoot for its "Person of the Year" issue.

In a tweet late Friday afternoon, Trump claimed he rebuffed the request after being told he "probably" would receive the magazine's top honors. He was the magazine's "Person of the Year" last year.

"Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named 'Man (Person) of the Year,' like last year, but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot," Trump tweeted. "I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!"

But Time magazine took issue with Trump's claim, tweeting less than three hours later, "The President is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year. TIME does not comment on our choice until publication, which is December 6.

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The Blessing Fence/Facebook(GOSHEN, Ind.) -- Donated coats, hats, scarves, mittens, and boots adorn the wrought iron fence in Lynda Salisbury’s front yard next to a sign that reads, “Take what you need, leave the rest, may you always feel warm, cozy, and blessed.”

The free, warm clothing is part of the Goshen, Indiana woman's "blessing fence" to help neighbors in need.

“The theme of it is anonymous giving for anonymous receivers. Everything is anonymous,” Salisbury told ABC News. “I don’t have a list of names or know who receives any of it.”

Salisbury said she was inspired by a Facebook post in 2014 about larger cities tying scarves around trees in their parks for the homeless. She wondered if her neighbors would benefit from the same idea and "if we could do this on my fence," she said.

She said she started small her first year, putting her own discarded winter clothing on the fence and posting photos of it to her personal Facebook page.

“People responded,” Salisbury said. “They started bringing their scarves to hang on my fence. It was a success.”

The blessing fence has grown tremendously in the four years since and has now blossomed into a full-blown community effort. Salisbury created a public Facebook page called The Blessing Fence where people can check what items have been donated or what is still needed.

“The community literally has taken this over. All I do is manage the fence,” said Salisbury. "I provide the fence and then the community watches the Facebook page where they’ll know if we need more items or not. The community then started adding hats and mittens and coats and flannels and socks and shoes and work boots.”

She said she’s even received donation boxes from as far away as Texas, Tennessee and South Carolina, and her 7-year-old daughter, Olivia, has gotten in on the effort.

Salisbury said that seeing the response to the blessing fence has been a blessing in and of itself.

“When we see people walk up, both of us will open the door and tell them ‘Thank you’ and they’ll wave or come up and knock on the door to tell us, 'Thank you,'" Salisbury said. "They’ve also left notes. We had a note this year that said, ‘Needed a hat, thanks.’”

“My heart overflows. It makes me feel blessed, which is where the name came from," Salisbury added. "The giver is as blessed as the receiver. It’s very overwhelming. I don’t take this as something I’ve done. I really believe it’s something God has given me to spread his love and his blessing from our community to our community.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(ST. LOUIS) -- Seven people were arrested Friday at a Missouri mall after nearly 100 protesters disrupted Black Friday shopping, according to local media.

Galleria Mall, located near St. Louis, was forced to close because of the protests, mall security told ABC News.

Protesters entered the mall around 1:15 p.m. local time and help their fists up, chanting "No justice, no profit," an eyewitness told ABC News.

They walked through the mall corridors and entered several stores, including a Dillard's. The protests lasted nearly two hours.

Bruce Franks Jr., a Missouri state representative, was one of the people arrested, according to his legislative assistant, Danielle Spradley.

The eyewitness said the protests were peaceful until the arrests happened.

“Right at the end of the group, police grabbed people. People ran back to try to help, and the police started throwing them down. It got real ugly,” the witness said.

Earlier this month, African-American clergy members and activists announced a boycott of the Galleria Mall and other business in St. Louis. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the protests were in response to police treatment of blacks, bank loan practices and infrastructure neglect in parts of St. Louis.

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Marco Longari - Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Paralympic athlete and convicted killer Oscar Pistorius will spend the next 13 years and five months behind bars after the South African Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) lengthened his jail sentence from six years to the maximum penalty.

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) turned to the SCA earlier this month to appeal the sentence handed down by the High Court in Pretoria.

The former Paralympic gold medalist and Olympic competitor shot and killed his girlfriend model Reeva Steenkamp in the overnight hours of Valentine's Day in 2013.

Pistorius argued he shot Steenkamp, just 29 at the time of her death, through a bathroom door thinking she was an intruder.

The Supreme Court of Appeal said based on the evidence, it finds it difficult to believe that the man nicknamed the "Blade Runner" is genuinely remorseful about Steenkamp’s death. The SCA ordered that Pistorius receive the maximum possible sentence in this case of 15 years, however, it did take into account the time Pistorius has already served.

The double amputee’s brother Carl said he was “shattered‚ heartbroken‚ gutted” by the Supreme Court of Appeal’s ruling in a post on Twitter Friday morning, shortly after the SCA handed down its judgment.

Pistorius, who turned 31 behind bars this week, could potentially be out of jail for his 40th birthday if he is granted parole, but Department of Correctional Services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo says it’s not a given that will happen.

“We will have to look at court papers and only once he has served the minimum of the total sentence, will he be considered [for parole],” Nxumalo said.

The disgraced athlete was originally convicted of culpable homicide -- similar to the U.S. judicial definition of manslaughter -- in the Pretoria High Court in 2014. However, the SCA upgraded his conviction to murder after the NPA appealed.

The matter was referred back to the court in Pretoria, which sentenced him to six years for the murder of Steenkamp. The NPA again turned to the Appeals Court, saying the sentence was "shockingly inappropriate."

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iStock/Thinkstock(HERVEY BAY, Australia) -- A seriously ill Australian woman's wish to see the ocean came true when the ambulance transporting her to the hospital took a detour to allow her to look out upon the water at least one more time.

The moment was captured in a photograph and shared on Facebook by the Queensland Ambulance Service. The picture shows a paramedic standing next to a stretcher parked under a tree, facing the ocean.

"A crew were transporting a patient to the palliative care unit of the local hospital and the patient expressed that she just wished she could be at the beach again," reads the caption of the post. "Above and beyond, the crew took a small diversion to the awesome beach at Hervey Bay to give the patient this opportunity -- tears were shed and the patient felt very happy."

"Sometimes it is not the drugs/training/skills -- sometimes all you need is empathy to make a difference!" it concludes, noting that the story was relayed by Helen Donaldson, the officer-in-charge of the ambulance service in the city of Hervey Bay, on Australia's east coast.

As of Thursday afternoon, the Facebook post had been shared over 15,000 times and generated over 3,500 comments.

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Film Independent Spirit Awards(NEW YORK) -- If you're looking to get a jump on films most like to take home some trophies this awards season, you can start with Call Me by Your Name. The movie leads the Film Independent Spirit Award nominations this year with six nods, including Best Feature, Best Actor for its breakout star Timothée Chalamet and Best Supporting Actor for Armie Hammer.  It opens Friday.

Following close behind with five nods apiece are Good Time, starring Robert Pattinson, and Jordan Peele’s Get Out.

Greta Gerwig's directorial debut Lady Bird and the cowboy drama The Rider scored four nominations each.

The Spirit Awards, which honor the best in independent film, will take place on March 3 -- the day before the Oscars. It airs on IFC.

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