FROM Bobby Matos
Protest at the Grammys The Grammy Awards will be handed out Sunday at Staples Center, but some kinds of music won't be represented any more. They are Gospel, Rhythm and Blues, and others with heavily ethnic audiences, including Latin Jazz. One musician who's not taking that lying down is Bobby Matos, whose specialty is Latin Jazz.
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Future of the Palestinians as Trump welcomes Abbas President Trump says there's "no reason there can't be peace" between Israel and the Palestinians… but the first step will have to be unity between the West Bank and Gaza. Are the Palestinian Authority and Hamas any closer to speaking with one voice?
What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?