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Mexico mourns Juan Gabriel amid tears and tequila

Hundreds of people gathered in Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza, the birthplace of mariachis and popular culture, to mourn for Juan Gabriel in one of many impromptu events at which the singer’s fans tried to find solace.

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FARC leader announces definitive cease-fire with Colombian gov’t from Havana

The top leader of Colombia’s FARC guerrillas on Sunday afternoon confirmed the definitive cease-fire between the rebels and the Bogota government and expressed the “clear and definite vocation for reconciliation” on the part of the guerrillas.

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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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Mexico mourns Juan Gabriel amid tears and tequila

Hundreds of people gathered in Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza, the birthplace of mariachis and popular culture, to mourn for Juan Gabriel in one of many impromptu events at which the singer’s fans tried to find solace.

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FARC leader announces definitive cease-fire with Colombian gov’t from Havana

The top leader of Colombia’s FARC guerrillas on Sunday afternoon confirmed the definitive cease-fire between the rebels and the Bogota government and expressed the “clear and definite vocation for reconciliation” on the part of the guerrillas.

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Italian towns ravaged by earthquake fear another slow, endless reconstruction

The clock on Amatrice’s bell tower stopped at exactly 3:36 a.m. when an earthquake shook central Italy and killed at least 247 people.

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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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Mexico mourns Juan Gabriel amid tears and tequila

Hundreds of people gathered in Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza, the birthplace of mariachis and popular culture, to mourn for Juan Gabriel in one of many impromptu events at which the singer’s fans tried to find solace.

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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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WhatsApp to share users’ numbers with Facebook

The world’s most popular messaging service, WhatsApp, on Thursday announced it would begin to share users’ numbers with social media giant Facebook with the aim of bringing companies and users closer together.

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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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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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