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With salsa, caravans, Cubans make last push to reelect Trump
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 14:31:39 -0500

MIAMI (AP) — On the spur of the moment, a singer in a Cuban salsa band had an idea for a lyric to please fellow Trump supporters at a Miami birthday party.

Tirso Luis Paez flicked his...  Full Story

Puerto Rico debt restructuring hits snag in public clash
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 13:58:44 -0500

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A plan to pull Puerto Rico out of a type of bankruptcy by 2021 hit a major obstacle Friday when a new member that U.S. President Donald Trump appointed to a feder...  Full Story

On Football: NFC West has the power, but 4 playoff berths?
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 14:00:51 -0500

Here's a premise few can dispute: The NFC West is the best division in pro football.

In fact, it isn't close.

Sure, the AFC North has shown some power, but it also has the 1-5-1...  Full Story

Television special to replace canceled 2021 Rose Parade
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 14:04:38 -0500

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The 2021 Rose Parade is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but viewers will still get a show with a two-hour television special on New Year’s Day, organizer...  Full Story

UK thief who sold stolen penguins on Facebook sent to prison
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 13:04:05 -0500

LONDON (AP) — A former birdkeeper who stole a pair of penguins from a British zoo and sold them on Facebook was sentenced Friday to 32 months in prison.

Bradley Tomes, 25, was sentence...  Full Story

If 2020 is like 2000, Trump believes he's got the votes
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 14:28:36 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 81 million Americans have already voted in the presidential election, but President Donald Trump thinks he can count on one hand the votes that will determine the ...  Full Story

Russian election threat potent, but interference so far slim
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 11:14:19 -0500

BOSTON (AP) — Russian interference has been minimal so far in the most tempestuous U.S. presidential election in decades. But that doesn’t mean the Kremlin can’t inflict serious damage. The v...  Full Story

Study: 1 to 2 million tons of US plastic trash go astray
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 13:59:09 -0500

More than a million tons a year of America's plastic trash isn't ending up where it should. The equivalent of as many as 1,300 plastic grocery bags per person is landing in places such as oce...  Full Story

Quake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island, killing 14
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 14:32:30 -0500

ISTANBUL (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, killing at least 14 people and injuring over 600 amid collapsed bu...  Full Story

For many Latinos, virus deaths loom over Day of the Dead
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 13:50:20 -0500

PHOENIX (AP) — Matilde Gomez wants her mother, Gume, to know how much she appreciates her love and sacrifices. So, she's putting her feelings into a letter.

Only Gume Salazar will nev...  Full Story