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Cockfighting Chicken Kills Its Handler by Severing Artery

Cockfighting Chicken Kills Its Handler by Severing Artery

The tables were turned at a California illegal cockfighting facility, after a chicken (crossed the road and) fatally stabbed its handler in the leg, killing him. continue reading »

100 Students Mount a Bag-Fee Mutiny in Spain, Aboard a Ryanair Flight

100 Students Mount a Bag-Fee Mutiny in Spain, Aboard a Ryanair Flight

Over hundred passengers mutinied a Ryanair flight from the Spanish Canary Islands when several passengers were asked to pay a fee for outsized carry-on luggage, as they were boarding the flight. continue reading »

Non-English Speakers to Pay More at Waikiki Restaurant

Non-English Speakers to Pay More at Waikiki Restaurant

A Hawaiian restaurant has recently caused a stir with its decision to add a surcharge to the bill of any customers who do not speak English. In Waikiki, restaurant Keoni by Keo's is under fire for adding on a 15 percent gratuity for patrons not speaking English. continue reading »

Most Voters Continue to Believe Government Encourages Illegal Immigration

Most Voters Continue to Believe Government Encourages Illegal Immigration

Most voters continue to believe that the policies of the federal government encourage illegal immigration, but voters are now almost evenly divided over whether it's better to let the federal government or individual states enforce immigration laws. continue reading »

Rob Schneider’s TV Pilot About his Mexican Family Picked Up by CBS

Rob Schneider’s TV Pilot About his Mexican Family Picked Up by CBS

CBS has given the green light to a Warner Bros. TV untitled family comedy pilot, starring funnyman Rob Schneider. continue reading »

Secretary of Argentina Pres. Nestor Kirchner Says: I was His Lover & Ready to Spill State Secrets

Secretary of Argentina Pres. Nestor Kirchner Says: I was His Lover & Ready to Spill State Secrets

Despite the fact that seemingly, in certain circles of Argentine politics the affair between the late Nestor Kirchner and his secretary Elisabeth Miriam Quiroga was public knowledge, it is not until now that the Argentine news magazine "Noticias" lifted the lid on the pot, and allowed its contents blow over. continue reading »

Cuban- US Relations Suffer Setback over Prosecution of American Alan Gross

Cuban- US Relations Suffer Setback over Prosecution of American Alan Gross

Alan Gross,61, was arrested in Cuba in 2009 while working as a contractor for the US government. Gross' work in Cuba was part of a U.S. Agency for International Development democracy continue reading »

Is Racism Caused by Your Hormones?

Is Racism Caused by Your Hormones?

A researcher and professor out of the University of Amsterdam, Carsten de Dreu, is exploring whether the hormone oxytocin, also known as the ‘love’ hormone, cause you to be racist. continue reading »

‘Bloody’ Protest Against Bullfighting is Held in Mexico (VIDEO)

‘Bloody’ Protest Against Bullfighting is Held in Mexico (VIDEO)

The animal-rights group AnimaNaturalis held a protest in Mexico demanding the country ban bullfighting. About 750 animal-right activists soaked themselves in blood and laid on the ground to the astonishment of passerbys. continue reading »

Hispanic Caucus Internship Program Opens Halls of Congress to Diversity

Hispanic Caucus Internship Program Opens Halls of Congress to Diversity

Today CHCI welcomes its second Spring Congressional Internship class to Washington, D.C. Sixteen undergraduates from 11 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will take part in CHCI’s nationally-recognized and award-winning CHCI continue reading »

A 10-year old Chicago Suburban Girl Hands Off Super Bowl Ball & Meets Black Eyed Peas (VIDEO)

A 10-year old Chicago Suburban Girl Hands Off Super Bowl Ball & Meets Black Eyed Peas (VIDEO)

A 10-year-old suburban girl joined the Packers and Steelers on the field at Sunday's Super Bowl in Dallas. continue reading »

11 year old gets caught trying to smuggle 74 mobile phones and gun into Colombian Prison

11 year old gets caught trying to smuggle 74 mobile phones and gun into Colombian Prison

An 11-year-old girl was caught trying to smuggle some mobile phones and a gun into the Bellavista prison in Medellin Colombia. continue reading »

Spanish Speakers Can Now Easily Build Their Own FREE Websites with Website Builder Wix.com

Spanish Speakers Can Now Easily Build Their Own FREE Websites with Website Builder Wix.com

Start-up Wix.com has translated its powerful online website builder. The tool enables the code-free creation of quality Flash websites. The product's interface, billing system and support center are all available for the first time in Spanish. continue reading »

Meet the Real Housewives of Miami, including Brazilian and Cuban Beauties (VIDEO)

Meet the Real Housewives of Miami, including Brazilian and Cuban Beauties (VIDEO)

The six new cast members of The Real Housewives of Miami were revealed this week , along with the premiere date for Bravo's latest hit reality franchise installment: Tuesday, Feb. 22. continue reading »

Packers Win Super Bowl XLV, Bring Lombardi Trophy Home

Packers Win Super Bowl XLV, Bring Lombardi Trophy Home

The Green Bay Packers have won their fourth Super Bowl title, with their last title under quarterback Brett Favre back in 1997. continue reading »