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WNBA star Tina Charles adds filmmaker to her resume

May. 6, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Charles can add filmmaker to her already impressive resume. The WNBA star produced a documentary about her father Rawlston and his Brooklyn-based record store and music label — known as Charlie's Calypso City and Charlie's Records, respectively — and it debuted over the...

Cries of panic as boat with Venezuelan migrants sank

Apr. 27, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — As a small boat packed with Venezuelans capsized in Caribbean coastal waters this week, Yubreilys Merchán found herself with seconds to react. In a desperate bid to survive, the 23-year-old hairdresser stripped off her clothes to lighten her weight before plunging into the...

Officials: 25 Venezuelans believed missing after boat sinks

Apr. 25, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Search teams combed the Caribbean on Thursday for 25 possible Venezuelan migrants missing after a boat sank in rough seas headed to the island of Trinidad, authorities said. At least nine others from the sunken boat had been pulled alive from the water, while officials said they...

The Latest: Official says 25 missing from Venezuelan boat

Apr. 25, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the boat that sank in the Caribbean Sea (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Officials say they are searching for 25 people now believed missing from a boat that left Venezuela and sank in the Caribbean Sea before reaching the nearby island of Trinidad. Lt. Kerron Valere of...

US to play old foe Trinidad in CONCACAF Gold Cup

Apr. 10, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the United States resumes competitive matches in June after a 20-month absence, it will quickly come up against Trinidad and Tobago, the nation that prevented the Americans from reaching the 2018 World Cup. The U.S. learned Wednesday it will open the defense of its CONCACAF Gold Cup...

With 'Black Panther' and now 'Us,' Winston Duke is on a roll

Mar. 26, 2019 9:37 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winston Duke went from relative obscurity to being a household name with his first film and he wasn't even the lead, or second or third performer listed for that matter. That the first film in question was "Black Panther" didn't hurt, but that Duke still managed to stand out as rival...