Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early Wednesday
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Police shoot, kill man in San Diego area; protesters gatherA 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 said
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California blaze burns aggressively across steep terrainA blaze in a rugged area about 30 miles south of San Jose that destroyed at least one home and charred more than 3 square miles of dry brush and timber, continued to burn aggressively across steep terrain
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Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn downThe numbers of a tiny migratory bird are dwindling and scientists worry it might be because the brick chimneys the species prefers for roosting are being demolished along the West Coast for urban redevelopment and because of earthquake fears.
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