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Singer Andrea Bocelli: 'Absurd' to shun opera legend Domingo

Singer Andrea Bocelli: 'Absurd' to shun opera legend Domingo

MIAMI — Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is staunchly defending opera legend Placido Domingo, calling it "absurd" that opera houses have cancelled the star's performances over sexual harassment allegations before they are fully investigated.
Spanish king, Cuban president meet in Havana

Spanish king, Cuban president meet in Havana

HAVANA — Spanish King Felipe VI and Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel met Tuesday at the start of the first modern state visit to Cuba by a member of the royal family that once ruled the Caribbean island.

Panama Attorney General Kenia Porcell says she is resigning

PANAMA CITY — Panama's attorney general has told local media that she will resign after messages between her and former President Juan Carlos Varela were leaked.
Teen climate activist is leaving US, setting sail for Spain

Teen climate activist is leaving US, setting sail for Spain

HAMPTON, Va. — Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg will leave North America and begin her return trip across the Atlantic on Wednesday aboard a 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran sailboat whose passengers include an 11-month-old baby.
Tensions rise as Bolivia opposition leader claims presidency

Tensions rise as Bolivia opposition leader claims presidency

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Clashes broke out in the streets of Bolivia's capital Tuesday evening when an opposition leader in the Senate declared herself the country's interim president after Evo Morales fled to Mexico following his surprise weekend resignati
Mother of missing Florida girl charged; human remains found

Mother of missing Florida girl charged; human remains found

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. — Police searching for a 5-year-old Florida girl who was reported missing last week by her mother found human remains in rural Alabama, authorities said Tuesday.
Democrat Mike Espy starts 2020 US Senate bid in Mississippi

Democrat Mike Espy starts 2020 US Senate bid in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Democrat Mike Espy announced Tuesday that he's running again for U.S. Senate against Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith, setting up a 2020 rematch of a race that churned up the state's painful racist history.
Palin says she learned of divorce plans from attorney

Palin says she learned of divorce plans from attorney

JUNEAU, Alaska — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told a Christian broadcaster she learned her husband was seeking a divorce in an email from his attorney.
De Niro named Screen Actors Guild life achievement honoree

De Niro named Screen Actors Guild life achievement honoree

LOS ANGELES — Robert De Niro will receive the Screen Actors Guild's life achievement award. The guild announced that De Niro will be the 56th recipient of its highest honour at its SAG Awards on Jan. 19, 2020.
No. 1 milk company declares bankruptcy amid drop in demand

No. 1 milk company declares bankruptcy amid drop in demand

Got milk? Increasingly, Americans don't, and that led the nation's biggest milk producer to file for bankruptcy Tuesday.