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Updated at 10:11 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) " The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local): 1:40 a.m. Israel's parliament is lowering its flags to half-staff and preparing to display the coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres. Knesset spokesman Yotam Yakir says an honor guard will accompany parliament speaker Yuli Edelstein as the flags are lowered Wednesday. Peres' body will lay in state in front of the Knesset building...

Updated at 10:09 AM

MIAMI (AP) " The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a group of Cuban migrants reported missing from a makeshift vessel that capsized off the Florida Keys. The agency called off the search Tuesday night after searching more than...

Updated at 9:52 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " Kenya's team leader at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics stole $256,000 from government and sports authorities meant for the athletes' and officials' stay at the games, prosecutors alleged in court on Wednesday. Stephen Arap...

Updated at 9:14 AM

TOKYO (AP) " Tokyo's original plans for a compact Olympics in 2020 continue to fall by the wayside. A Tokyo government panel is set to propose moving more venues outside of the city " including hundreds of kilometers (miles) away " in order...

Updated at 9:12 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) " A restraining order filed against a North Carolina man killed by police last week shouldn't matter because officers who confronted him didn't know about that history before he was shot to death, a civil rights leader...

Updated at 9:01 AM

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) " A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities...

Updated at 8:36 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) " Little-known former Democratic state legislator Deborah Ross is counting on public anger over the GOP political takeover of North Carolina to help her upset two-term U.S. Senator Richard Burr, a victory that could also help...

Updated at 8:01 AM

Quotes from around the world after the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and elder statesman of Israeli politics, at age 93. ___ "A light has gone out, but the hope he gave us will burn...

Updated at 7:56 AM

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) " North Korea's capital is still a pretty quiet place compared to most urban centers around the world, but it gets its start early " and orderly. Rush hour generally hits its peak at about 7 a.m. Pedestrians...

Updated at 6:49 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) " A crowd of several hundred people gathered in the growing darkness outside Chapman Elementary School in Portland, Oregon, before the first Vaux's Swift darted into view high above. Minutes later, thousands of the tiny...

Updated at 6:18 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who has been in the hot seat over the central bank's interest-rate policy, now has another headache: Wells Fargo. Yellen is likely to face sharp questions from a House committee...

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