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April 2013 Archives

Fired on 1st Day: AJ Clemente Talks with Letterman About Cursing on Air

Fired on 1st Day: AJ Clemente Talks with Letterman About Cursing on Air

The man notably fired on his first day as anchor for a North Dakota news program visited David Letterman on Wednesday's Late Show. Video of AJ Clemente continue reading »

Guillermo del Toro Bringing Manga Series ‘Monster’ to HBO

Guillermo del Toro Bringing Manga Series ‘Monster’ to HBO

Deadline is reporting that horror king Guillermo del Toro has inked a deal with HBO to develop a series based on the Japanese Manga series "Monster" from author Naoki Urasawa. continue reading »

Gates and Slim Join Forces to Rid the World of Polio in Six Years

Gates and Slim Join Forces to Rid the World of Polio in Six Years

Billionaires Bill Gates and Carlos Slim said in an exclusive interview with Efe that they planned to join forces to eradicate polio in six years. Gates, the founder of U.S. tech giant Microsoft, said it was not often that you received a letter proposing to wipe out one continue reading »

Unemployment in Spain Hits 27%, Under 25 is 57%

Unemployment in Spain Hits 27%, Under 25 is 57%

Spain's unemployment rate hit 27.16 percent in the first quarter of this year, with the number of jobless people topping 6 million for the first time amid an economic downturn that started in 2008, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Thursday. More than 6.2 million people were jobless during the period, with 237,400 workers joining the ranks of the unemployed during the first three months of 2013, the INE said in its Labor Force Survey. continue reading »

Blog del Narco:  Narco-Corrido Singer Found Shot in Texas Orchard

Blog del Narco:  Narco-Corrido Singer Found Shot in Texas Orchard

Mission, Texas authorities are investigating the death of narco-corrido singer, Chuy Quintanilla whose body was found with two bullet wounds to the head in a local orchard. continue reading »

HONDURAS: 4.7 Earthquake, Aftershock Damage Numerous Homes

HONDURAS: 4.7 Earthquake, Aftershock Damage Numerous Homes

At least six people were injured, 120 others evacuated and 66 dwellings damaged in an earthquake and aftershocks in Atlantida, a province on the Caribbean coast of Honduras, the emergency management office said Wednesday. continue reading »

“Queen of the Pacific” Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

“Queen of the Pacific” Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

Femme fatale and female narco honcho, Sandra Avila Beltran, has pled guilty to drug charges. Now facing up to 15 year in U.S. prison, the "Queen of the Pacific" continue reading »

Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Thanks Spanish Lawmakers

Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Thanks Spanish Lawmakers

Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez visited the lower house of the Spanish Parliament on Wednesday and praised the "solidarity" of Spanish lawmakers with the Cuban people and with the struggle for democracy by the island's civil activists and dissidents. continue reading »

Pope Francis Tells Argentine Rights Group “Count on Me”

Pope Francis Tells Argentine Rights Group “Count on Me”

Pope Francis on Wednesday told the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo that they can "count on him" in seeking the whereabouts of the children of people disappeared during Argentina's 1976-1983 military dictatorship and who were illegally placed with other families to raise. continue reading »

Real Madrid Loses 1-4 to Borussia Bortmund

Real Madrid Loses 1-4 to Borussia Bortmund

Borussia Dortmund routed Real Madrid 4-1 Wednesday in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semifinal, with Robert Lewandowski accounting for all four of the German club's goals. continue reading »

Bruno Mars Graces Upcoming ‘Rolling Stone’ Cover

Bruno Mars Graces Upcoming ‘Rolling Stone’ Cover

Bruno Mars makes his first appearance on the cover of Rolling Stone in the next issue on stands April 26th. Mars, born Peter Gene Hernandez, talks about growing up in Hawaii, continue reading »

Selena Gomez Eyes Ryan Gosling, Models For Adidas, Faces Protestors

Selena Gomez Eyes Ryan Gosling, Models For Adidas, Faces Protestors

Selena Gomez has been very busy in recent week with interviews in which she reveals her Hollywood crush, performances, album promotion, and a shoe campaign. continue reading »

Ex-Business Parter Accuses Urdangarin of Abusing Royal Connections

Ex-Business Parter Accuses Urdangarin of Abusing Royal Connections

Iñaki Urdangarin, son-in-law of Spanish King Juan Carlos I, used the "very good relations" between the Spanish monarchy and former Mexican President Felipe Calderon to pursue business opportunities in the Latin American country, the lawyer for Urdangarin's ex-business partner said. continue reading »

Late President Chavez’s Daughter Posts Photo with Soap Star on Twitter

Late President Chavez’s Daughter Posts Photo with Soap Star on Twitter

Maria Chavez, the daughter of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, has caused a sensation in the press here with the appearance of a photograph showing her with soap opera actor Manuel "Coco" Sosa. continue reading »

Police Kill Drug Gang’s Number 2 in Colombia

Police Kill Drug Gang’s Number 2 in Colombia

The second-in-command of Colombia's Los Urabeños drug gang was killed in a shootout with police, authorities said Wednesday. Francisco Jose Morela, alias "El negro Sarley," was killed in a rural area outside the northwestern town of Turbo, Antioquia province, Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon and National Police director Gen. Jose Roberto Leon Riaño said in a press conference. continue reading »