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Emergency Injunction Sought in Federal Court to Stop Harassment of Hispanic Church in Burbank, Il

New Court Filing Charges that Burbank Leadership is Violating Religious Rights of Rios de Agua Viva Congregation. Friday, the Chicago church Rios de Agua Viva filed a Federal law suit charging violations of their First and Fourteenth Amendment rights, along with Federal and Illinois state religious land use rights. The suit was filed in the United States District Court in Chicago. continue reading »

Mexico’s War on Cartels has Seized $10.9 Billion Worth of Drugs – Since 2006

Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office is putting a dollar value on all the drugs seized in the country since President Felipe Calderon began his war on the drug cartels in 2006 and its staggering - $10.9 billion. continue reading »

Why Russia and Qatar were World Cup Winners

Why Russia and Qatar were World Cup Winners

On Thursday, 22 secret ballots in Zurich chose Russia (2018) and Qatar (2022) to host the World Cup Games. With a sense of being heir apparent, America and England were extremely disappointed as they showed all the reasons they were the best venues. England has been the home of the worlds most popular and financially continue reading »

INTRODUCING HS-NEWS SUNDAY COMICS

INTRODUCING HS-NEWS SUNDAY COMICS

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1.5 Million Homeless in Colombia from Devastating Weeks of Rain

1.5 Million Homeless in Colombia from Devastating Weeks of Rain

Colombia’s Red Cross Deputy Director, Cesar Uruena summarized the damages weeks of rain has had on Colombia: “We’ve never had this many people affected by the rainy season. continue reading »

Huskers vs. Sooners Classic Rivalry Features Mexican-American (?) Freshman Quarterback

Huskers vs. Sooners Classic Rivalry Features Mexican-American (?) Freshman Quarterback

The most anticipated college football game of the year the Big 12 Championship has just concluded between the Oklahoma Sooners versus Nebraska Huskers. The winner, Oklahoma in a 23-20 win, is going to the Fiesta Bowl. continue reading »

White House Working the Phones to Get Votes for DREAM Act

White House administration members are on their third day of calling legislators to garner support for the DREAM Act, which will most likely be voted on this week. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  Ecuador’s “Throat of Fire” Erupts, Hundreds are Fleeing

BREAKING NEWS:  Ecuador’s “Throat of Fire” Erupts, Hundreds are Fleeing

Ecuador’s fabled “Throat of Fire” volcano has erupted forcing hundreds of villages 80 miles outside of Quito and in the tourist town of Banos fled in fear for their lives. continue reading »

Brazilian Machine-Gunning-Mass-Murderer Meets Gruesome Death

Brazilian Machine-Gunning-Mass-Murderer Meets Gruesome Death

Marcelo de Jesus Silva, suspected in 20 killings in Brazil has been found brutally murdered in Brazil, his badly beaten body discovered with no arms in a trash bin in Salvador, Brazil. continue reading »

Endangered Mexican Tarantulas Mailed LIVE to U.S. – Valued at $300,000

Endangered Mexican Tarantulas Mailed LIVE to U.S. – Valued at $300,000

U.S. Agents from the Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Postal Inspection agents have just concluded ‘Operation Spiderman’ by busting tarantula-smuggler Sven Koppler. continue reading »

Kidnapped Children from Mexico and Central America Found in Arizona Drop House

Kidnapped Children from Mexico and Central America Found in Arizona Drop House

Eleven children ranging in ages from two to fifteen years old were rescued this week by the FBI and Phoenix, Arizona police after reports surfaced they were either kidnapped or smuggled illegally out of their native country. continue reading »

On Eve of DREAM Act Vote  – Everyone Being Asked to Do Their Part

On Eve of DREAM Act Vote – Everyone Being Asked to Do Their Part

DREAM Act supporters are aggressively campaigning on all fronts these last days before the DREAM Act vote goes to Congress. The bill will create a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrant students if they meet certain conditions. continue reading »

U.S. State Officials to Visit Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador

U.S. State Officials to Visit Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador

Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo A. Valenzuela will travel to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador December 5-9 in a visit designed to discuss ongoing security cooperation, strengthening of democratic governance and renewed efforts to advance coordination on citizen security. continue reading »

13 Arrested in Puerto Rico over Money Laundering Charges

Thirteen individuals charged by a federal grand jury with money laundering were arrested this morning by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) working jointly with officers of the Puerto Rico Police Department. continue reading »

Spain’s Airspace on Hold for Second Day- Considering Declaring State of Emergency

Spain’s Airspace on Hold for Second Day- Considering Declaring State of Emergency

Spain is threatening to declare a state of emergency if air traffic controllers do not return to work. The Wildcat strike has paralyzed air traffic for a second day on Saturday and is threatening to worsen current economic issues. "If the situation doesn't normalize, the government will declare a state of emergency," Deputy Prime Minister Alfredo Rubalcaba said ahead of a hastily assembled cabinet meeting in Madrid. continue reading »