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at 02:29 on September 29, 2016, EDT.

Israel's ex-President Peres lies in state in parliament

JERUSALEM — The body of Israel's ninth President Shimon Peres is lying in state in the plaza of the Knesset, Israel's parliament.


at 00:57 on September 29, 2016, EDT.

Denmark's crown prince couple kick off 2 day Boston trip

BOSTON — Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and his wife Mary are kicking off a two-day trade mission to Boston.


at 01:08 on September 29, 2016, EDT.

California officer guns down man in 'shooting stance'

EL CAJON, Calif. — The fatal police shooting of a black man who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where a distraught man was reportedly walking in traffic, a police spokesman said Wednesday.


at 01:14 on September 29, 2016, EDT.

Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampage

TOWNVILLE, S.C. — A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.


at 00:05 on September 29, 2016, EDT.

Australian government wants slower switch to clean energy

CANBERRA, Australia — A rush by Australia's state governments to switch to clean electricity sources could undermine the country's energy security, the federal government warned Thursday after an entire state lost power.


at 23:39 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

Some evacuation orders lifted in California wildfire areas

MORGAN HILL, Calif. — Some evacuations were lifted Wednesday as cooler weather gave firefighters a boost in their fight against a wildfire that is burning through bone-dry brush and threatening hundreds of structures in a remote area of California's Santa Cruz Mountains.


at 22:33 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

32 people missing in China landslides following typhoon

BEIJING — At least 32 people were reported missing Thursday after rain-saturated hillsides collapsed onto villages in southeastern China following a typhoon.


at 22:02 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

WASHINGTON — Averting an election-year crisis, Congress late Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus.


at 21:27 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

Despite harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approach

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump renewed his attacks against a former Miss Universe winner on Wednesday, showing no sign of making big changes to his message or debate preparation before his second faceoff with Hillary Clinton. The outspoken Republican nominee instead pressed ahead with an aggressive strategy focused on speaking directly to his white, working-class loyalists across the Midwest.


at 20:20 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

After subpoena, VA turns over documents on costly hospital

DENVER — The Veterans Affairs Department turned over documents to Congress on Wednesday in response to a subpoena demanding information about how the cost of a Denver-area VA hospital soared more than $1 billion over budget.


at 20:10 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

Minnesota police shooting probe goes to prosecutors

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota investigators looking into the July shooting of a black man by a suburban St. Paul police officer announced Wednesday that they've turned their findings over to a county prosecutor who will review the case for possible charges.


at 17:48 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

Yellen says economy likely ready for rate hike later in 2016

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the central bank has no "fixed timetable" for raising interest rates but she believes the economy is ready for a rate hike by the end of the year.


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