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  • Colombians celebrate Miss Universe title

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Carnival has come a few weeks early to the Caribbean city of Barranquilla where residents took to the streets to show their hometown pride after local girl Paulina Vega was crowned…

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  • Full jury seated to hear murder trial of Aaron Hernandez

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