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Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on September Employment Numbers

Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on September Employment Numbers

"Our nation's labor market posted growth in the month of September. Nonfarm payroll employment added 137,000 private sector jobs, exceeding expectations, and total nonfarm payroll jobs grew by 103,000. continue reading »

Argentina Makes it to Rugby World Cup Quarter-Finals  (VIDEO)

Argentina Makes it to Rugby World Cup Quarter-Finals (VIDEO)

“Los Pumas” are one of four teams still playing for the #1 rugby title that sees Argentina clash against favorite and host New Zealand on Sunday. continue reading »

Ahead of the 2012 Apocalypse, Porn Company Designs Porn Bunker

Ahead of the 2012 Apocalypse, Porn Company Designs Porn Bunker

With many worried that the end of the Mayan calendar means the end of the world, an adult film company has designed a sort of “porn bunker” in which all inside can be saved. Pink Visual, a pornography company out continue reading »

WATCH Hilarious Volskwagen Ad, and Learn Some Español! (VIDEO)

WATCH Hilarious Volskwagen Ad, and Learn Some Español! (VIDEO)

VW's latest ad for the Passat shows that anyone can drive the diesel version of the sedan for 13 hours between refuels, enough time to learn Spanish! continue reading »

Group Calls on Minorities to Join the Occupy Wall Street Movement

Group Calls on Minorities to Join the Occupy Wall Street Movement

The People of Color Working Group have called on fellow people of color to join the protests of Occupy Wall Street to develop "critical consciousness within the movement" and extend "its reach to include those most effected by the current crisis." continue reading »

Head of Central Bank Indicates Interest Rates Will Continue to be Cut

Bogotá Cleaning Lady Goes Into Coma At Work, No One Notices for a Week, Miraculously Revived

Bogotá Cleaning Lady Goes Into Coma At Work, No One Notices for a Week, Miraculously Revived

An office manager found the lifeless body of a cleaning lady missing for a week and paramedics realizing she still had a pulse revived her. continue reading »

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Herbert Chavez? Man Undergoes Plastic Surgery to Look Like Superman

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Herbert Chavez? Man Undergoes Plastic Surgery to Look Like Superman

Like many children, Herbert Chavez had dreams of being Superman, flying through the air, saving the world from destruction time and time again, but Chavez took that dream to the extreme. continue reading »

Selena Gómez and Justin Bieber Duet at The Biebs’ Show in Rio de Janeiro (VIDEO)

Selena Gómez and Justin Bieber Duet at The Biebs’ Show in Rio de Janeiro (VIDEO)

Bieber and Gómez decided to treat Brazilian crowds with something special, check their performance of "Who Says." continue reading »

Romeo Santos Inks TV Deal with Will & Jada While Releasing Solo Album (VIDEO)

Romeo Santos Inks TV Deal with Will & Jada While Releasing Solo Album (VIDEO)

Listen to the new single by Romeo Santos, who will star in a comedy series produced by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. continue reading »

Mexico: Corrupt Police Allow Prisoners to Keep Kidnap Victims in Jail, 32 Bodies Found in Veracruz

Mexico: Corrupt Police Allow Prisoners to Keep Kidnap Victims in Jail, 32 Bodies Found in Veracruz

Officials are saying that a number of officers at northern Mexico prisons allowed members of Los Zetas drug cartel to hold their kidnap victims in the local jails while they awaited the ransom payments from the victims' families continue reading »

JUST IN:  Fitch Downgrades Spain’s Credit Rating from AA-plus to AA-minus

JUST IN:  Fitch Downgrades Spain’s Credit Rating from AA-plus to AA-minus

Fitch, the international credit rating agency, has just downgraded Spain’s credit rating by two notches from AA-plus to AA-minus. This downgrade was done on the heals of the agency downgrading Italy’s rating from A+ to AA-. continue reading »

Global Violence Report Shows Homicide Rate Highest in Central and South America for Young Men

Global Violence Report Shows Homicide Rate Highest in Central and South America for Young Men

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has released its first Global Study on Homicide, which shows that young men, particularly in Central and South America continue reading »

Carnival Cruise Lines Hires George López as “Creative Director of Comedy”

Carnival Cruise Lines Hires George López as “Creative Director of Comedy”

George Lopez' as expected did not stay too long in the unemployment line. His new gig will be to design and manage luxury liner Carnival’s “Fun Ship's Punchliner Comedy Club.” continue reading »

JUST IN:  U.S. Gov’t Goes to Federal Court to Block Alabama Immigration Law from Going into Effect

JUST IN:  U.S. Gov’t Goes to Federal Court to Block Alabama Immigration Law from Going into Effect

Today the U.S. Justice Department has asked the Federal Appeals Court to block Alabama from enforcing its immigration law. continue reading »