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Wynton Marsalis’ JALC Orchestra to tour South America

In this Jan. 30, 2014 file photo, Musician Wynton Marsalis speaks during a lecture performance at Harvard University's Sanders Theatre in Cambridge, Mass. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will tour South America in March for the first time in 10 years. JALC announced Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015, that the 12-city tour kicks off Feb. 27 in New York and will visit Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Mexico and six South American countries. The program will celebrate the influence of musical traditions from throughout the Americas on jazz. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will tour South America in March for the first time in 10 years.

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Fagundez grew up in the US, but chooses to play for Uruguay

MALDONADO, Uruguay (AP) — New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez has chosen to play his international football with Uruguay — the land of his birth — and not with the United States, where he grew up and has lived since he was five.

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Contestants vie for Miss Universe crown in Miami on Sunday

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega smiles as the the crown is placed on her head as she becomes Miss Universe during the Miss Universe pageant in Miami, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI (AP) — Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday’s pageant in Miami.

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AP NewsAlert

MIAMI (AP) — Miss Colombia Paulina Vega crowned Miss Universe; Miss USA Nia Sanchez named runnerup.

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DeAndre Yedlin added to US roster for exhibition at Chile

CHICAGO (AP) — Newly acquired Tottenham defender DeAndre Yedlin will join the U.S. national team in South America for Wednesday’s exhibition against Chile at Rancagua.

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