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Astronaut craves salsa and surf after record 11 months aloft

By MARCIA DUNN | January 28, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After nearly 11 months in orbit, the astronaut holding the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman can't wait to dig into some salsa and chips, and swim and surf in the Gulf of Mexico.NASA astronaut Christina Koch told...

Italy’s right-wing leader Salvini fails to break left’s grip

By FRANCES D'EMILIO | January 27, 2020

ROME (AP) — Voters in a 70-year-old stronghold of the Italian left have dealt a stinging blow to right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini's strategy of using regional voting to help catapult him and his anti-migrant populist League back into national...

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