Michelle Obama At LULAC Convention: Too Many Latinos Are Not Fulfilling Their Potential

Michelle Obama At LULAC Convention: Too Many Latinos Are Not Fulfilling Their Potential

Written By: Admin | Published: July-10-2014 | Category: POLITICS
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New York –  First Lady Michelle Obama said on Thursday that Latinos have made great strides in education, but that they also have to surmount the fact that they lag behind in college rates. ...

  Speaking at the annual convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, in New York City, Obama said: “When it comes to college, Latinos ar...

It's Raining Men In Brazil! Women Celebrate The World Cup Bonanza

It's Raining Men In Brazil! Women Celebrate The World Cup Bonanza

Written By: Admin | Published: July-10-2014 | Category: Lifestyle
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) –  Renata de Mouro Moitinho sambas so fast her feet blur, but her partner moves with the bumbling tentativeness of a toddler taking his first steps. ...

  And in a way the strapping man in a tight spandex soccer jersey really is taking his first steps — his first samba steps, that is: Moitinho's dance partner for...

Primetime Emmy Awards Snub Sofia Vergara; 'Game Of Thrones' Leads Nominees

Primetime Emmy Awards Snub Sofia Vergara; 'Game Of Thrones' Leads Nominees

Written By: Admin | Published: July-10-2014 | Category: ENTERTAINMENT
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2013 Emmys Red Carpet: Sofia Vergara, 'Modern Family' And More The red carpet at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmys stepped it up with modern catwalk trends, interesting colors and some risks. ...

  The Primetime Emmy nominations came out Thursday morning, and one name is missing from the list was Sofia Vergara. The “Modern Family” actress was snubbed for...

Brazil in shock after World Cup humiliation

Brazilian fans were left distraught by the team's performance Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has urged the country to bounce back after its devastating 7-1 Worl...

Pele's son Edinho held in Brazil over money laundering

Edinho (left) is the son of Brazil football legend Pele (right) Edinho, whose full name is Edson Cholbi Nascimento, was detained in his home in the city of Santos o...

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With More Than 1 Billion Posts, Tweets, And Likes, World Cup Scores In Social Media

With more than a billion Facebook interactions and 300 million tweets, the 2014 World Cup is likely to be the biggest social media event ever. ...

Germany Destroys Brazil’s Dream Of Winning A World Cup At Home, 7-1

Six minutes. That’s how long it took for the German national team to turn a full, rollicking Estádio Mineirão crowd of 58,000 or so into a silent-as-the-grave group...

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Michelle Obama At LULAC Convention: Too Many Latinos Are Not Fulfilling Their Potential

Michelle Obama At LULAC Convention: Too Many Latinos Are Not Fulfilling Their Potential

Written By: Admin | Published: July-10-2014 | Category: POLITICS
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New York –  First Lady Michelle Obama said on Thursday that Latinos have made great strides in education, but that they also have ...

Brazil in shock after World Cup humiliation

Brazil in shock after World Cup humiliation

Written By: Admin | Published: July-09-2014 | Category: SPORTS
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Brazilian fans were left distraught by the team's performance Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has urged the country to bounce ...

Germany Destroys Brazil’s Dream Of Winning A World Cup At Home, 7-1

Germany Destroys Brazil’s Dream Of Winning A World Cup At Home, 7-1

Written By: Admin | Published: July-08-2014 | Category: SPORTS
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Six minutes. That’s how long it took for the German national team to turn a full, rollicking Estádio Mineirão crowd of 58,000 or ...

Brazil Ends Colombia’s World Cup Cinderella Story, Makes Semifinals Date With Germany

Brazil Ends Colombia’s World Cup Cinderella Story, Makes Semifinals Date With Germany

Written By: Admin | Published: July-04-2014 | Category: Brazil News
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Brazil jumped out to an early lead against its South American rival, Colombia, with an early goal, then held on late to win 2-1 an...

Out With A Bang: U.S. Eliminated From World Cup, But Not Without Putting Up A Fight

Out With A Bang: U.S. Eliminated From World Cup, But Not Without Putting Up A Fight

Written By: Admin | Published: July-02-2014 | Category: SPORTS
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After the U.S. and Belgium ended regulation tied, 0-0, a furious finish to overtime in Salvador led to extreme disappointment for ...

Paul Pogba Leads France Over Nigeria And To The World Cup Quarterfinals

Paul Pogba Leads France Over Nigeria And To The World Cup Quarterfinals

Written By: Admin | Published: July-01-2014 | Category: Brazil News
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BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) –  Paul Pogba scored with a late header to finally break Nigeria's stubborn resistance and Joseph Yobo added...

James Rodriguez bags brace as Colombia KO's Uruguay from World Cup

James Rodriguez bags brace as Colombia KO's Uruguay from World Cup

Written By: Admin | Published: June-29-2014 | Category: Colombia News
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Colombia shoved aside a brawling Uruguay 2-0 behind two goals from James Rodriguez to make the World Cup quarterfinals for the fir...

Colombia leads Uruguay 2-0

Colombia leads Uruguay 2-0

Written By: Admin | Published: June-28-2014 | Category: Brazil News
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- James Rodriguez scored a stunning long-range volley to give Colombia a 1-0 lead over Uruguay at halftime of...

Despite White House Claims, Up To 80% Of Migrant Children Can Legally Stay In Country

Despite White House Claims, Up To 80% Of Migrant Children Can Legally Stay In Country

Written By: Admin | Published: June-27-2014 | Category: POLITICS
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A majority of the unaccompanied minors arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S.-Mexico border could qualify to remain here, s...

U.S. Loses To Germany In Defensive Battle, Advances To Round Of 16 Anyway

U.S. Loses To Germany In Defensive Battle, Advances To Round Of 16 Anyway

Written By: Admin | Published: June-26-2014 | Category: SPORTS
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It was a hard-fought World Cup match between the United States and Germany, with both sides producing few good scoring chances in ...

Cuba Now Holding 114 Political Prisoners, Opposition Says, Most 'Peaceful Dissidents'

Cuba Now Holding 114 Political Prisoners, Opposition Says, Most 'Peaceful Dissidents'

Written By: Admin | Published: June-24-2014 | Category: Cuba News
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Havana, Cuba –  The number of political prisoners in Cuba has climbed to 114, the opposition Cuban Commission for Human Rights and...

Justin Bieber Fans Start 'Ignore Justin Project,' Angry He Rekindled Romance With Selena Gomez

Justin Bieber Fans Start 'Ignore Justin Project,' Angry He Rekindled Romance With Selena Gomez

Written By: Admin | Published: June-24-2014 | Category: ENTERTAINMENT
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It looks like Justin Bieber fans are not happy that the singer has reunited with on-again-off-again girlfriend Selena Gomez – and ...

Colombia finishes perfect group stage run, sends Japan crashing home

Colombia finishes perfect group stage run, sends Japan crashing home

Written By: Admin | Published: June-24-2014 | Category: Brazil News
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CUIABA, Brazil -- James Rodriguez scored a brilliant goal and set up two more for Jackson Martinez as Colombia routed Japan 4-1 on...

Child Border Crisis Heats Up: Texas Officials Want To Take Matter Into Own Hands

Child Border Crisis Heats Up: Texas Officials Want To Take Matter Into Own Hands

Written By: Admin | Published: June-20-2014 | Category: POLITICS
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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is calling on the Department of Homeland Security to authorize Texas to secure the southwest border as a soarin...

Beauty Obsessed Venezuelans Dealing With Another Shortage: Personal Hygiene Products

Beauty Obsessed Venezuelans Dealing With Another Shortage: Personal Hygiene Products

Written By: Admin | Published: June-19-2014 | Category: Venezuela News
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CARACAS, VENEZUELA –  It’s something many women take for granted, while others might dismiss it as frivolous. But for Ana María Ma...

Argentinian Among 9 Detained In Madrid Linked To Jihadist Recruiting Network

Argentinian Among 9 Detained In Madrid Linked To Jihadist Recruiting Network

Written By: Admin | Published: June-17-2014 | Category: Spain News
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A 25-year-old man from northern Argentina is among nine men being held in Madrid who are suspected of recruiting jihadists for ter...

Jennifer Lopez Teases Album Release With 'Booty' Twerking Clip

Jennifer Lopez Teases Album Release With 'Booty' Twerking Clip

Written By: Admin | Published: June-16-2014 | Category: ENTERTAINMENT
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Jennifer Lopez took a page out of Miley Cyrus’ book and twerked. ...

Santos re-elected Colombia president in peace vote

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Written By: Admin | Published: June-15-2014 | Category: Colombia News
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President Juan Manuel Santos casts his ballot during presidential elections in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 15, 2014. Santos is ...

Chile Shelves Huge Dam Project In Patagonia Due To Environmental Concerns

Chile Shelves Huge Dam Project In Patagonia Due To Environmental Concerns

Written By: Admin | Published: June-12-2014 | Category: Chile News
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SANTIAGO (AP) –  Chile's government rejected an $8 billion proposal to dam Patagonian rivers to meet the country's growing energy ...


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Michelle Obama At LULAC Convention: Too Many Latinos Are Not Fulfilling Their Potential

Michelle Obama At LULAC Convention: Too Many Latinos Are Not Fulfilling Their Potential

New York –  First Lady Michelle Obama said on Thursday that Latinos have made great strides in education, but that they also have to surmount the fact that they lag behind in college rates. ...

It's Raining Men In Brazil! Women Celebrate The World Cup Bonanza

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) –  Renata de Mouro Moitinho sambas so fast her feet blur, but her partner moves with the bumbling tentativeness of a toddler taking his first steps. ...

Primetime Emmy Awards Snub Sofia Vergara; 'Game Of Thrones' Leads Nominees

2013 Emmys Red Carpet: Sofia Vergara, 'Modern Family' And More The red carpet at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmys stepped it up with modern catwalk trends, interesting colors and some risks. ...

Brazil in shock after World Cup humiliation

Brazilian fans were left distraught by the team's performance Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has urged the country to bounce back after its devastating 7-1 World Cup defeat against Germany. ...

Pele's son Edinho held in Brazil over money laundering

Edinho (left) is the son of Brazil football legend Pele (right) Edinho, whose full name is Edson Cholbi Nascimento, was detained in his home in the city of Santos on Tuesday. ...

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Michelle Obama At LULAC Convention: Too Many Latinos Are Not Fulfilling Their Potential

Michelle Obama At LULAC Convention: Too Many Latinos Are Not Fulfilling Their Potential

New York –  First Lady Michelle Obama said on Thursday that Latinos have made great strides in education, but that they also have to surmount the fact that they lag behind in college rates. ...

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Primetime Emmy Awards Snub Sofia Vergara; 'Game Of Thrones' Leads Nominees

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Pele's son Edinho held in Brazil over money laundering

Edinho (left) is the son of Brazil football legend Pele (right) Edinho, whose full name is Edson Cholbi Nascimento, was detained in his home in the city of Santos on Tuesday. ...

With More Than 1 Billion Posts, Tweets, And Likes, World Cup Scores In Social Media

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Germany Destroys Brazil’s Dream Of Winning A World Cup At Home, 7-1

Six minutes. That’s how long it took for the German national team to turn a full, rollicking Estádio Mineirão crowd of 58,000 or so into a silent-as-the-grave group of mourners. ...

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Michelle Obama At LULAC Convention: Too Many Latinos Are Not Fulfilling Their Potential

New York –  First Lady Michelle Obama said on Thursday that Latinos have made great strides in education, but that they also have to surmount the fact that they lag behin...

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Brazil in shock after World Cup humiliation

Brazilian fans were left distraught by the team's performance Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has urged the country to bounce back after its devastating 7-1 World Cup...

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Germany Destroys Brazil’s Dream Of Winning A World Cup At Home, 7-1

Six minutes. That’s how long it took for the German national team to turn a full, rollicking Estádio Mineirão crowd of 58,000 or so into a silent-as-the-grave group of m...

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