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TURIN, Italy | Juventus coach says Ronaldo ‘calm’ as rape case goes forward

TURIN, Italy—Jan 11, 2019—Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says Cristiano Ronaldo is “very calm” amid the latest developments in an alleged rape case involving an American woman. Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of the allegation by Kathryn Mayorga, a former model and schoolteacher, that he raped her … Continue reading TURIN, Italy | Juventus coach says Ronaldo ‘calm’ as rape case goes forward

NEW YORK | Amandla Stenberg: I’m still finding my voice

NEW YORK— Actress Amandla Stenberg was named after a 1989 Miles Davis album — a lush, African-tinged funk fusion that takes its name from the Zulu and Xhosa word for “power.” In South Africa under apartheid, “amandla” was — and still is — a rallying cry against oppression. It’s a lot for Stenberg to live … Continue reading NEW YORK | Amandla Stenberg: I’m still finding my voice

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | DeSantis picks Cuban-American woman as running mate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis is picking state Rep. Jeanette Nunez to be his running mate, marking the first time a Cuban-American woman will run for Florida’s lieutenant governor. DeSantis announced his choice through a press release Thursday just ahead of a rally with Gov. Rick Scott, who is running for U.S. … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | DeSantis picks Cuban-American woman as running mate

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ draws immigrant parents to the movies

When “Crazy Rich Asians” surpassed expectations and grabbed the top spot at the box office in its opening weekend, the film also pulled off another surprising feat: It put Asians of a certain age in theater seats. Younger Asian-Americans have been flocking with their parents to see the first movie in 25 years with an … Continue reading ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ draws immigrant parents to the movies

US woman trapped in Syria’s Ghouta wants action from Trump

BEIRUT /March 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —An American woman living in the besieged suburbs of the Syrian capital is calling on President Donald Trump to put more pressure on Russia to “stop bombing us” amid an air and ground assault by government forces that has killed more than 1,000 people over the past three weeks. Deana … Continue reading US woman trapped in Syria’s Ghouta wants action from Trump