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1 ad, 3 accents: How Democrats aim to win Latino votes

1 ad, 3 accents: How Democrats aim to win Latino votes

WASHINGTON — The Spanish-language ads for Joe Biden used the same slogan to contrast him with President Donald Trump — “los cuentos no pagan las cuentas,” a play on words that roughly means “telling stories won't pay the bills.
Official: Tree falls on garage in storm, 19 to hospitals

Official: Tree falls on garage in storm, 19 to hospitals

PASADENA, Md. — A large tree toppled onto a detached garage in a Maryland neighbourhood where people attending a child's birthday party sought shelter from a storm, sending 19 people to hospitals Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
Woof Warning: Dog alerts owner to house fire next door

Woof Warning: Dog alerts owner to house fire next door

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — A dog in Tennessee became a hero on the Fourth of July by alerting her owner to a house fire next door.
Tropical Storm Edouard forms over far North Atlantic Ocean

Tropical Storm Edouard forms over far North Atlantic Ocean

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Edouard formed on Sunday evening over the far North Atlantic, but posed no immediate threat to land. The storm had top sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) and was centred at 11 p.m.
NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season

NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season

The NHL and NHL Players' Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward the return of hockey this summer.
Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Carolina nightclub shooting

Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Carolina nightclub shooting

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A shooting at a nightclub early Sunday left two people dead and eight wounded in South Carolina, a sheriff's official said. Two Greenville County sheriff's deputies noticed a disturbance at Lavish Lounge just before 2 a.m.
Lawyer: Remains of missing Texas soldier identified

Lawyer: Remains of missing Texas soldier identified

DALLAS — Army investigators have identified the body of a soldier who vanished more than two months ago from a base in Texas, according to a lawyer for the soldier's family. Remains found last week buried near Fort Hood belong to Spc.
Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. — The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation.
Lebanon holds Baalbek concert despite virus, economic crisis

Lebanon holds Baalbek concert despite virus, economic crisis

BAALBEK, Lebanon — For the first time ever, Lebanon on Sunday hosted its annual music festival in the ancient northeastern city of Baalbek without an audience, a move organizers dubbed “an act of cultural resilience” to the global coronavirus pandemi
Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction

Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction

PHILADELPHIA — In a nearly empty Philadelphia courtroom in June 2015, a lawyer for Bill Cosby implored a federal judge to keep the comedian’s testimony in an old sexual battery lawsuit under wraps. It was sensitive. Embarrassing. Private. U.S.