The Associated Press

Israelis, world leaders gather for Peres funeralJERUSALEM (AP) -- Shimon Peres was being laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries - in a final tribute to a man who personified the history of Israel during a remarkable seven-decade political career and who came to be seen by many as a visionary and symbol of hopes of Mideast peace....

Obama: Peres won his wars but understood the need for peaceJERUSALEM (AP) -- President Barack Obama hailed Shimon Peres Friday as a man who showed the world that justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist ideal and saw "all people as deserving of dignity and respect."...

After fatal train crash, investigators seek answersHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) -- Federal investigators are sifting through the wreckage of a train crash in New Jersey to determine what happened before it barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more than 100 others....

Clinton's 'nasty' Trump ads are mostly his own wordsWASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton is making "nasty" ads about him. Most of Clinton's commercials about Trump, though, merely include clips of him speaking. Her campaign seems to have concluded that Trump is his own worst enemy....

Syrian monitor: Russian airstrikes killed 9,300 in past yearBEIRUT (AP) -- A Syrian opposition monitoring group that tracks Syria's civil war says a year of Russian airstrikes have killed more than 9,000 people in the war-torn country....

Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions HitlerMANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts....