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Tumultuous Stock Market Leaves Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim $8 Billion Poorer This Week

Tumultuous Stock Market Leaves Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim $8 Billion Poorer This Week

It appears everyone is affected by a tumultuous stock market including the super rich, like Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu. This week the U.S. stock market dropped to the lowest levels since 2008 and other markets also saw declined. Mexico’s market benchmark the IPC index dropped 6.4% and wiped out $8 billion in value in four days to Slim’s stock portfolio. continue reading »

Bieber Video Star Jasmine Villegas Gets Restraining Order on Stalker Threatening Rape & Murder

Bieber Video Star Jasmine Villegas Gets Restraining Order on Stalker Threatening Rape & Murder

Pop singer Jasmine Villegas has successfully obtained a restraining order against a stalker who has been issuing threats of murder and rape. continue reading »

Formerly Conjoined Guatemalan Twins Celebrate 10th Birthday with Mel Gibson

Formerly Conjoined Guatemalan Twins Celebrate 10th Birthday with Mel Gibson

Guatemalan twins Josie and Teresita Cajas who were born conjoined celebrated their 10th birthday with a Hawaiian-themed birthday party and all the people who made everything possible for them. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Introducing This Week, From Chile: Carolina Nissen continue reading »

CRIME NEWS:  Brazil Students Given Food Mixed with Rat Poison

CRIME NEWS:  Brazil Students Given Food Mixed with Rat Poison

Brazilian authorities are investigating the claims of a school cook who confessed to mixing rat poison with the students daily mails. The cook came to the attention of authorities after 22 students and 16 teachers fell ill at the Pacheco Prates school and needed to be hospitalized. The Pacheco Prates school is located in the city of Porto Alegre located in southern Brazil. continue reading »

Cuba Upholds Alan Gross’ 15-Yr Prison Sentence, Denying His Appeal

Cuba Upholds Alan Gross’ 15-Yr Prison Sentence, Denying His Appeal

The pleas of the U.S. government and Alan Gross’ family fell on deaf ears in Cuba again. First there was the two-day trial where the contractor was found guilty of crimes against the island nation and sentenced to 15-years in prison. Then on Friday Cuba uphold that 15-year sentence and dismissed Gross' appeal. Gross has been detained in Cuba since 2009. continue reading »

Weekend Shooting Leaves 12-Year Old Little Village Girl Seriously Injured

A weekend shooting in Little Village has left a 12-year old little girl seriously injured. According to Chicago Fire Department reports a little girl was shot while walking with her uncle near an elementary school located at the 2400 block of South California Avenue, Friday night around 7:30 p.m. According to reports at least one person fired shots west of California toward an individual that was not the little girl. continue reading »

Director of Mexico’s War on Drugs to Address Border Security

Director of Mexico’s War on Drugs to Address Border Security

Mexico’s secretary of public security, Genaro García Luna, is scheduled to address the eighth annual Border Security Conference on the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), August 15-16. continue reading »

The New Operation Wetback: Immigration and Mass Incarceration in the Obama Era

The New Operation Wetback: Immigration and Mass Incarceration in the Obama Era

Last week Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) joined a demonstration in Washington D.C. to protest the refusal of President Obama to use his executive powers to halt the deportations of the undocumented. Gutierrez’ arrest came only two days after Obama had addressed a conference of the National Council of La Raza. continue reading »

Bill Maher Knows What You Are!  (VIDEO)

A socialist! Yes, you. Watch: continue reading »

TV Series About Amazonian Tribe Called ’ Staged, False and Fabricated’

TV Series About Amazonian Tribe Called ’ Staged, False and Fabricated’

A TV series about an Amazonian tribe has been slammed as ‘staged, false, fabricated and distorted’ by experts on the tribe. ‘Mark & Olly: Living with the Machigenga’ was shown on the Travel Channel in the US, and on the BBC last year. In the show Mark Anstice and Olly Steeds lived in a Matsigenka Indian village for several months to show the ‘reality’ of life among the tri continue reading »

Benedictine is Putting “Illinois Back to Work” with Tuition-Covered Program

Benedictine is Putting “Illinois Back to Work” with Tuition-Covered Program

National reports indicate most of the 9.2 percent unemployed have not earned a degree, which experts predict is the best way to locate and maintain future employment. Benedictine is the first university in the country to lead in helping the unemployed pay tuition continue reading »

How to Choose a Prepaid Telephone Card Some Have Hidden Fees that Cost Consumers Minutes

How to Choose a Prepaid Telephone Card Some Have Hidden Fees that Cost Consumers Minutes

When it comes to prepaid telephone cards, every minute counts. That's why the federal government is always taking steps to ensure that the companies that sell them provide the minutes promised and clearly disclose any hidden fees that might decrease the number of minutes available for calls. continue reading »

The War on Drugs Enters Mexico’s Prisons

The War on Drugs Enters Mexico’s Prisons

The clash of gang members in a Juárez prison last week shocked Mexico and the world. Seventeen prisoners died and four were wounded in a confrontation last Tuesday night when various members of the group Los Aztecas, an armed branch of the Juárez Cartel, were fired upon when they entered the prison by members of Los Mexicles, which is part of the Pacific Cartel continue reading »

Head Lice Return to School: Five Tips To Avoid Panic and Worry (Video)

Head Lice Return to School: Five Tips To Avoid Panic and Worry (Video)

It’s back-to-school season and for many families, that means new morning routines, homework and head lice. Each year, approximately 6 to 12 million children in the U.S. are infested with this common, six-legged critter that feeds on human blood. After weeks at summer camps, sleepovers and sharing of personal items, back-to-school season usually is the time when head lice infestation is noticed. continue reading »