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Latin pop has US grooving more and more in Spanish

Inquirer Breaking News - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 15:30
Just two years after the lilting mega-hit "Despacito" captivated the globe, Latin stars are cementing their place in the United States mainstream, moving beyond scoring a one-off smash to headline festivals and permeate the charts. An unprecedented number of Spanish-language acts are performing at this year's Coachella festival, where a second weekend of shows began Friday --- a sure-fire sign of their mounting influence in a country where 41 million people claim Spanish as their mother tongue. They are not just guests of top-billed acts or appearing on lesser stages --- stars like reggaeton revolutionary J Balvin and Puerto Rican trap artist Bad Bunny are winning key...

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Xi Jinping is determined to end all poverty in China by 2020. Can he do it?

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 15:22
In the small village of Gaibao, locals are filming short videos of their unspoiled and idyllic countryside on the Kwai streaming app.
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4 times Barr twisted and cherry-picked Mueller's report

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 12:29
There is a widening divide between what Attorney General William Barr has said publicly about the special counsel's investigation and Robert Mueller's actual report. Barr previewed the report in a four-page letter to lawmakers last month and again on Thursday in a press conference just before the Justice Department released the nearly 450-page document.
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Maria Butina asks to be released from jail and sent back to Russia

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 09:57
Maria Butina has asked a federal judge to release her from prison and send her home to Russia after she spent nine months in jail since her arrest for acting as a foreign agent of the Russian government.
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Feds arrest man in connection with raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 09:44
Federal authorities arrested a man in California Thursday in connection with a brazen February raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid.
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Armed Mexican troops question American soldiers on US side of border

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 08:56
Two US soldiers were questioned by Mexican troops earlier this month while conducting a surveillance operation on the US side of the southern border, two US defense officials tell CNN.
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An Easter amid the ashes: Their churches charred, Christians in Louisiana and at Notre Dame Cathedral celebrate resurrection

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 08:34
As Pastor Harry Richard watched the flames consume Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday, his soul swirled with emotions.
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Donald Glover's Adidas line honors worn, dirty shoes

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 07:39
Looks like Donald Glover has more creative projects up his sleeve beyond Coachella and "Guava Island."
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Dating apps remove George Zimmerman

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 06:14
George Zimmerman appears to be looking for a good time. Dating apps don't want any part of it.
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Roundup: William Barr's staggering exercise in selection omission

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 04:44
After a news conference by Attorney General William Barr, Congress and the public can access a redacted version of the Mueller report. Commentators will weigh in here throughout the day with smart takes on the Mueller report. The views expressed in this commentary are theirs. View more opinion articles on CNN.
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Disney is having an amazing April. Now here comes 'Avengers: Endgame'

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 04:21
Disney's awesome month is about to get even better.
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Scott Jennings: Mueller's report looks bad for Obama

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 03:59
The partisan warfare over the Mueller report will rage, but one thing cannot be denied: Former President Barack Obama looks just plain bad. On his watch, the Russians meddled in our democracy while his administration did nothing about it.
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Saving sloths in Costa Rica

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 03:57
It's pretty surprising to see a 27-year-old jump into her mother's arms and insist on being held like a baby.
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Emma Thompson boards the pink climate change boat in London

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 03:29
British actress Emma Thompson has climbed aboard a pink boat that has occupied one of central London's main traffic intersections for the last five days as climate change activists continue to protest in the UK capital on Friday.
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Northern Ireland must seize this moment of unity

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 02:28
It could have been different.
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My friend Lyra McKee lost her life seeking the truth

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 01:23
Last night, my friend Lyra McKee was shot dead by terrorists on the streets of Derry. She was shot in the head as she tried to cover riots which had broken out in the Creggan part of the city.
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There were only 147 of world's fattest parrots alive -- and then came baby boom

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 00:14
Behold the delightful kākāpō, a flightless bird that holds the honor of being the fattest kind of parrot in the world. These roly-poly land angels are native to New Zealand, and unfortunately, they are also critically endangered: Up until recently, there were only 147 of them.
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Exploding transformers lead to dazzling light display

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 23:50
The explosion from power line transformers led to a remarkable light display in Kilgore, Texas.
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Murdered investigative journalist widely seen as rising star

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 23:41
Lyra McKee, the young investigative journalist shot dead during violence in Northern Ireland on Thursday, had been widely viewed as a rising star within the industry.
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Man freed from life sentence after 27 years thanks to art

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 23:31
Caged for a murder he didn't commit, Valentino Dixon sought solace in art.
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