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Cuban wrestlers to face USA in Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — The Cuban national wrestling team will face off against the U.S. in an exhibition in New York’s Times Square later this month.

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‘Stand By Me’ singer Ben E. King dead at age 76

In this June 14, 2012, file photo, Towering Performance Award inductee Ben E. King arrives at the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame induction and awards gala in New York. King, singer of such classics as "Stand By Me," "There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," died Thursday, April 30, 2015, publicist Phil Brown told The Associated Press. He was 76. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm ‘n blues classics as “Stand by Me,” ”There Goes My Baby” and “Spanish Harlem,” has died. He was 76.

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