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Is Real Madrid’s Newest Superstar a 7-yr Old Argentinean Named Leo Coira?

Is Real Madrid’s Newest Superstar a 7-yr Old Argentinean Named Leo Coira?

Soccer champions Real Madrid wants to continue being the most successful club in Spanish football history so they have signed a player that has never played for anyone else before. Confused? Well who can make sense of the team signing 7-year old Argentinean Leo Angel Coira, known as Leo. continue reading »

U.S. Open of Surfing Scene of Mexican Drug Smuggling Drop

U.S. Open of Surfing Scene of Mexican Drug Smuggling Drop

The U.S. Open of Surging that concluded this Sunday did not only make news for crowning 10-time ASP Champion Kelly Slater but for being the scene of a Mexican drug smuggling drop. continue reading »

CREE—EEPY!!!! Guillermo del Toro’s “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” Trailer (VIDEO)

CREE—EEPY!!!! Guillermo del Toro’s “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” Trailer (VIDEO)

Take a look at the unsettling trailer for Guillermo Del Toro's remake of "Don't Be Afraid of The Dark" continue reading »

Alabama Issues Response in Court to Multiple Court Filings Against Its Immigration Law

Alabama Issues Response in Court to Multiple Court Filings Against Its Immigration Law

The state of Alabama has filed a response to the multitude of lawsuits against its new immigration law, H.B. 56. In its filing, consisting of 159 pages, the state asserts that its new law is cooperative in nature with federal immigration law and wholeheartedly denies the law is in anyway discriminatory. continue reading »

First Catholic Diocese in the Americas Celebrates 500th Yr Anniversary in Dominican Republic

First Catholic Diocese in the Americas Celebrates 500th Yr Anniversary in Dominican Republic

With a solemn Eucharistic celebration, presided by the papal legate, Cardinal Carlos Amigo Vallejo, Archbishop Emeritus of Sevilla, the Archdiocese of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic yesterday concluded the jubilee celebrations for the 500th anniversary of its foundation by Pope Julius II, on August 8 1511. continue reading »

Chavez Returns to Cuba for Another Round of Chemotherapy

Chavez Returns to Cuba for Another Round of Chemotherapy

Earlier today, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned to Cuba to resume his chemotherapy treatment for cancer discovered in June. Chavez noted: "There will be several rounds in order to win this battle and eliminate all risk of malignant cells," he said. continue reading »

Abercrombie & Kent Suspends their Cuba Tours

Abercrombie & Kent Suspends their Cuba Tours

The luxury travel tour company, Abercrombie & Kent (A&K), were one of the first organizations to take advantage of President Obama’s lifting of certain travel restrictions to Cuba. They quickly affiliated themselves with the Foundation for Caribbean Studies so that their trips would meet the ‘people-to-people’ requirement. continue reading »

‘Heterosexual Pride’ Day Maybe Coming to Sao Paolo, Brazil Soon

‘Heterosexual Pride’ Day Maybe Coming to Sao Paolo, Brazil Soon

Evangelical community leaders in Sao Paolo, Brazil have not been too happy about all ‘the privileges’ the gay community enjoys in the city like their five-day gay pride parade. Therefore a local councilman proposed and won approval for his idea that there be a ‘Heterosexual Pride Day’. continue reading »

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 »

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 »