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Latino voting power even greater since 30 pct. are independents, study says

With almost a third of the Hispanic electorate identifying itself as independent, the Latino voter will have an even more relevant role in November’s presidential elections.

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Speedo, Ralph Lauren dump sponsorship of Lochte after Rio scandal

The Speedo swimwear brand and Ralph Lauren fashions announced Monday the end of their contracts with U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte following his scandalous lie about being assaulted at gunpoint.

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Speedo, Ralph Lauren dump sponsorship of Lochte after Rio scandal

The Speedo swimwear brand and Ralph Lauren fashions announced Monday the end of their contracts with U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte following his scandalous lie about being assaulted at gunpoint.

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Crews unable to contain “Blue Cut” wildfire in Southern California

The “Blue Cut” wildfire, which started earlier this week about 70 miles northeast of LA, continued expanding on Thursday after burning more than 25,605 acres and forcing the evacuation of some 82,600 people.

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Wildfire forces evacuation of 82,000 people in California

A wildfire is out of control in a mountainous area in San Bernardino County, 70 miles northeast of LA, burning more than 14,815 acres and forcing the evacuation of at least 82,000 people from some 34,500 houses.

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Rio bids farewell with rain, wind, samba and carnival

Rio de Janeiro today bid farewell to the Olympics at the city’s iconic Maracana stadium with samba, a colorful carnival, percussion, glitter and confetti despite the driving rains and strong winds.

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Torrents of cash for the Rio Olympics, torrents of sewage for Rocinha Favela

The millions of dollars pumped into the Rio Olympics has helped provide the hundreds of international athletes with standard and sanitary accommodation in the Olympic Village in Rio’s west, but all that money seems to have missed Rocinha Favela.

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Death toll from rains rises to 40 in Mexico

The death toll from the torrential rains caused by Tropical Storm Earl has risen to 40, with thousands of residents in the Mexican states of Veracruz, Puebla and Hidalgo affected by the system.

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Benicio Del Toro: “I’ve never made a film for money”

Benicio Del Toro is again riding the crest of the Hollywood wave thanks to his memorable performance in “Sicario,” a film about the war on drugs that places him squarely in the race for an Oscar and for which a sequel is already in the works, though the film itself has had only a limited premiere in the United States.

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Exclusive Interview with Lila Downs

We should not be surprised that Lila Downs is a woman of many qualities, but above all she is brave, a fighter, who through her songs expresses the voice of her people, as well as her roots, culture and the traditions of her homeland.

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“Hamilton” sweeps Tony Awards in new breakthrough for diversity

The Tony Awards, the world’s most famous theater prizes, honored “Hamilton” with 11 statuettes and showed a wholehearted acceptance of diversity just hours after the Orlando massacre.

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Nat Geo Mundo documentary examines CentAm minors’ dangerous trek to U.S.

The drama of undocumented Central American minors who travel alone in hopes of reuniting with their families in the United States is the subject of a new Nat Geo Mundo documentary that will premiere on Saturday.

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Inmate claims to be Prince’s son, requests DNA test

Carlin Q. Williams, who is serving time in a Colorado prison, claims he is the son of recently deceased pop star Prince and wants a DNA test to verify his paternity.

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Florida confirms 10 new “likely” locally-transmitted Zika virus cases

Florida Governor Rick Scott today said that ten more people have “likely” contracted the Zika virus within the state, bringing the number of people with “locally-transmitted” Zika to fourteen.

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American says being gored by bull in Spanish fiesta his best experience ever

A New Jersey resident who was gored as he ran with the bulls in Spain’s famous San Fermin festival in Pamplona on Wednesday has described the experience as the highlight of his life.

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Rio bids farewell with rain, wind, samba and carnival

Rio de Janeiro today bid farewell to the Olympics at the city’s iconic Maracana stadium with samba, a colorful carnival, percussion, glitter and confetti despite the driving rains and strong winds.

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Torrents of cash for the Rio Olympics, torrents of sewage for Rocinha Favela

The millions of dollars pumped into the Rio Olympics has helped provide the hundreds of international athletes with standard and sanitary accommodation in the Olympic Village in Rio’s west, but all that money seems to have missed Rocinha Favela.

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Spain downs Argentina 92-73 in Olympic basketball

The Spanish men’s national basketball team defeated Argentina 92-73 at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Monday, ending up in second place in Group B competition.

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