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Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93

Shimon 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, a person close to him confirmed. Peres was 93.

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"There are few people who we share this world with, who change the course of human history, not just through their role in human events, but because they expand our moral imagination and force us to expect more of ourselves. My friend Shimon was one of those people." — President Barack Obama after the death of former Israeli leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Shimon Peres.

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Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went to head-to-head in the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in New York on Monday. They discussed jobs, racial divisions and national security with many personal jabs thrown in between. The debate, moderated by NBC anchor Lester Holt, is the first in a series of three scheduled ahead of election day.
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Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate 4:36

Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate

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Watch drone footage of this 370-foot cooling tower imploding

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