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One World Trade Center Spire Glows in French Colors to Honor Paris

by Matthew Nighswander /
One World Trade Center's spire is shown lit in French flags colors of white, blue and red in solidarity with France after tonight's terror attacks in Paris, November 13, 2015 in New York City. Daniel Pierce Wright / Getty Images

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Looming over the site of the Sept. 11 terror attacks in New York, the spire of One World Trade Center was lit up in the blue, white and red of the French flag Friday night to show solidarity with the people of France after deadly attacks in Paris that killed at least 120.

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 The One World Trade Center spire is lit blue, white and red after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the lighting in honor of those killed in the Paris attacks. Kevin Hagen / AP

“Today’s horrific attacks in Paris have moved us all, and the more we learn, the more our hearts ache,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a statement.

According to NBC New York, The Empire State Building went dark at 10 p.m. to honor the victims of the tragedy in Paris.

Other landmarks bathed in the colors of France Friday night, included the CN tower in Toronto, San Francisco's City Hall, the Sydney Opera House and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower in Shanghai.

 The landmark CN Tower in Toronto is lit in the colors of the French flag following the attacks in Paris on Nov. 13, 2015. CHRIS HELGREN / Reuters
 San Francisco City Hall is lit up with blue, white and red, the colors of the French flag, following the Paris terror attacks. STEPHEN LAM / Reuters
 The Angel de la Independencia monument in Mexico City is lit up in blue, white and red, the colors of the French flag, following the Paris terror attacks. TOMAS BRAVO / Reuters
 The Calgary Tower in Alberta was lit up with the colors of the French flag to show support and sympathy for the people of Paris. Larry MacDougal / Canadian Press via AP
 The iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House are lit in red, white and blue, resembling the colours of the French flag, in Sydney on Nov.14, 2015, as Australians express their solidarity with France following a spate of coordinated attacks that left at least 127 dead in Paris. WILLIAM WEST / AFP - Getty Images
 The Oriental Pearl TV Tower, center, in the Lujiazui Financial District in Pudong, is lit in red, white and blue, resembling the colours of the French flag, in Shanghai on Nov. 14, 2015, as the Chinese expressed their solidarity with France. JOHANNES EISELE / AFP - Getty Images
 Taiwan's landmark building Taipei 101 is lit up in blue, white and red, the colors of the French flag, following the Paris attacks, in Taipei, Nov. 14, 2015. Pichi Chuang / Reuters

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