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Making History! Linda Sánchez's the First Latina Elected to Leadership Position in Congress

In a historic win, Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.), the current head of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, is the first Latina elected to serve as vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus.

Sánchez was elected in a narrow 98-96 vote on Wednesday over Rep. Barbara Lee, who is African-American.

“Sanchez is another milestone for the community. It’s heartening and uplifting and a profound step forward,” Cristóbal J. Alex, president of the Latino Victory Project, told Fox News Latino.


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Ohio Woman Arrested After Soliciting Sex in Exchange for Nachos
Ohio Woman Arrested After Soliciting Sex in Exchange for Nachos

Crystal D. Hotlosz loves herself some nachos.

When an undercover police officer in Beaver Township, Ohio, met Hotlosz, 36, in the parking lot of  the Los Gallos Mexican restaurant on Monday evening, she offered to perform a sexual act in exchange for $60 and some nachos, according to the police report.

Hotlosz, of Clairsville, advertised her services on the Youngstown Backpage website.


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U.S. Lifts Restrictions on Cuban Cigars and Rum
U.S. Lifts Restrictions on Cuban Cigars and Rum

The Obama administration announced on Friday more changes aimed at easing travel and trade restrictions between the U.S. and Cuba.

One of the key ones calls for eliminating the $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back from the island.


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Couple Charged With Murder After Child's Body is Found in a Duffel Bag
Couple Charged With Murder After Child's Body is Found in a Duffel Bag

A Los Angeles-area couple is charged with murder after trying to cross into Mexico with the body of a 2-year-old girl in a duffel bag.

Mercy Becerra and Johnny Hartley also are charged with torture, assault on a child causing death and sex trafficking of the girl's mother.

The couple, who were charged last week, remained jailed in Los Angeles County Thursday and could face life sentences if convicted. It's unclear whether they have attorneys.


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Juan Gabriel to be Honored at the Latin AMAs but not the Latin Grammys
Juan Gabriel to Be Honored at the Latin AMAs But Not the Latin Grammys

Mexican singer Juan Gabriel will be honored at the 2016 Latin American Music Awards next month, but there are no plans for a tribute at the Latin Grammys in November.


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Celia Cruz Dress National Museum African American History Culture
Celia Cruz's Iconic Fashion is Set to Go on Display at a National African American Museum

The new National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will be inaugurated next Saturday, will include a piece of Cuba.

The soul of the Caribbean island will be present in a Celia Cruz dress included in one of the 12 exhibits of the bronze-sheathed museum, located on the iconic Mall in downtown Washington that the first black U.S. president, Barack Obama, will inaugurate on Sept. 24.


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Sheila E. Will Not Be Performing at Prince's Tribute Concert
Sheila E. Will Not Be Performing at Prince's Tribute Concert

Sheila E. wants to clear the air: She is not performing at an upcoming Prince tribute concert.

The drummer and ex-fiancé of the late Prince released a statement to Page Six stating that she is not scheduled to perform on October 13th as reported by the Minnesota State Arts Board earlier this week.


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2 Orlando Hospitals Fitting the Medical Pill for Pulse Shooting Victims
Two Orlando Hospitals Fitting the Medical Bills for Pulse Shooting Victims

The Orlando hospitals that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre are not billing survivors for out-of-pocket medical expenses.

News outlets report Orlando Regional Medical Center, which treated most of the survivors of the June 12 attack, announced Wednesday that it would seek payment from other resources such as insurance plans and a victims' fund established by city officials.

Florida Hospital, which treated 12 survivors, says it would not bill for any of its services.


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Rights Group Claims Mexican Police Executed 22 People Then Tried to Cover It Up
Rights Group Claims Mexican Police Executed 22 People Then Tried to Cover It Up

Federal police killed at least 22 people on a ranch last year, then moved bodies and planted guns to corroborate the official account that the deaths happened in a gunbattle, Mexico's human rights commission said Thursday.

One police officer was killed in the confrontation in the western state of Michoacan on May 22, 2015. The government has said the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state.


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J.R. Martinez Tells Donald Trump Fall Soliders Are "Off-Limits"
J.R. Martinez Tells Donald Trump Fallen Soliders Are "Off-Limits"

Earlier this week, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump joked that he “always wanted” a Purple Heart and that it was “much easier” to receive one from a supporter than to earn the military decoration.

His comments did not sit well with U.S. Army veteran, motivational speaker and "Dancing with the Stars" winner J.R. Martinez, who wrote an open letter to Trump asking him to stop disrespecting veterans and the country’s fallen heroes.


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