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New Arizona Bill May Require Hospitals to Check Immigration Status Before Treating

New Arizona Bill May Require Hospitals to Check Immigration Status Before Treating

Arizona hospitals could soon be required to check people’s immigration status before providing care. Monday, the state senate committee heard arguments for SB 1405, which if passed continue reading »

California Zoo Adopts 21 Brazilian Penguins

California Zoo Adopts 21 Brazilian Penguins

A group of 21 Magellanic penguins that were swept last year onto Brazilian beaches, have been sent to the Monteray Bay Aquarium, where a chilly environment was built specially for them. continue reading »

Murdered ICE Agent Identified; Zeta Drug Cartel Lead Suspect in Ambush Killing

Murdered ICE Agent Identified; Zeta Drug Cartel Lead Suspect in Ambush Killing

Though U.S. officials have not disclosed the names of the two Immigration and Customs (ICE) agents that were ambushed yesterday afternoon in Mexico, local Texas publications continue reading »

Veggie Shortage and Higher Prices Expected as Result of Mexico Weather Freeze

Veggie Shortage and Higher Prices Expected as Result of Mexico Weather Freeze

For all of you veggie lover bad news on supply and price for your favorite healthy snack. The freeze last month in Mexico coupled with cold snaps in Florida and Texas continue reading »

Nintendo ‘Blackmailer’ Captured in Spain, 4,000 Gamers Personal Data Stolen

Nintendo ‘Blackmailer’ Captured in Spain, 4,000 Gamers Personal Data Stolen

Spanish police arrested a hacker who allegedly stole data on some 4,000 Nintendo users and then tried to blackmail the Japanese videogame developer, according to Spanish authorities. continue reading »

“America’s Toughest Sheriff” Sheriff Joe Considering AZ Senate Run

“America’s Toughest Sheriff” Sheriff Joe Considering AZ Senate Run

Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Monday he is open to the possibility of running for the seat of retiring Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) in 2012. continue reading »

Nine Latin America Countries Call on Japan to Stop “Scientific Whaling” in Sanctuary

Nine Latin America Countries Call on Japan to Stop “Scientific Whaling” in Sanctuary

This is the beginning of a new “scientific whaling” season in Antarctic waters, The governments of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Uruguay made public a release stating “their strongest rejection to the announced ‘scientific whaling’ hunting of almost a thousand whales included some in the threatened species category, planned for the Southern Whale Sanctuary”. continue reading »

Colombia Expands its Renewable Energy Production

Colombia Expands its Renewable Energy Production

Colombians will have greater access to clean energy as a result of the recent inauguration of the Porce III Hydroelectric Plant, which will add 660 megawatts to the country's energy matrix. continue reading »

UPDATE: US  Immigration Special Agent Shot Dead, Another Injured in Mexico

UPDATE: US Immigration Special Agent Shot Dead, Another Injured in Mexico

anet Napolitano has issued a statement regarding the shooting of two agents being shot after stopping at a military checkpoint in the state of San Luis Potosi. The pair were driving between Mexico City and Monterrey. continue reading »

Border Patrol Confiscate 8,700 Rounds of Ammunition as Americans Attempt to Smuggle them into Mexico

Border Patrol Confiscate 8,700 Rounds of Ammunition as Americans Attempt to Smuggle them into Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection assisted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives when CBP officers stopped an attempted illegal exportation of 8,700 rounds of 7.62 caliber ammunition designed for assault rifles. continue reading »

Ecuador May Never See a Penny of $17 Billion Judgment Against Chevron

Ecuador May Never See a Penny of $17 Billion Judgment Against Chevron

An Ecuadorean judge has ruled that Chevron Corp. is to pay $17 billion in penalties in fines for damage caused by oil pollution in the country’s rainforest, making the judgment the single largest is any environmental case. continue reading »

Lady Gaga vs Sofia Vergara on Jay Leno - Who is Hotter?

Lady Gaga vs Sofia Vergara on Jay Leno - Who is Hotter?

Both women graced the set of Jay Leno on Monday night . Who do you think is Hotter? Let us know in our comment section! continue reading »

Gov. Barbour Once Lobbied for Mexico Regarding Immigration

Gov. Barbour Once Lobbied for Mexico Regarding Immigration

A little explanation may be in Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour’s near future. Just this past Sunday, the Republican governor who has attempted to bring Arizona-style immigration laws to Mississippi, continue reading »

2011 Sports Illustrated Swim Suit Cover Girl Irina Shayk: Ronaldo’s Alleged Girlfriend

2011 Sports Illustrated Swim Suit Cover Girl Irina Shayk: Ronaldo’s Alleged Girlfriend

“You can ask, but I wouldn’t respond. We Russians, we like to keep secrets — you know, KGB, Russian spy!” Said Russian model Irina Shayk when asked about her romance to Soccer star Ronaldo. Meredith Viera, from the Today Show said “well I think he’s telling everybody he’s with you.” continue reading »

$2 Million Narco Sub Found in Colombian Jungle, Ready to Transport 8 Tons of Cocaine (VIDEO)

$2 Million Narco Sub Found in Colombian Jungle, Ready to Transport 8 Tons of Cocaine (VIDEO)

When money is no object and stealth is the object, then building a $2 million submarine doesn’t seem out of the question. And that is exactly what some Colombian drug lords have done. continue reading »