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The Mayor of Miami has Some Choice Words for Donald Trump
The Mayor of Miami has Some Choice Words for Donald Trump

The mayor of the City of Miami says Donald Trump evokes memories of a painful time in his life, when he was taunted with ethnic slurs while walking to school.

“They said, ‘Spic, go back home,’” Republican Mayor Tomás Regalado told the Miami Herald. “Because I had very dark hair.”

And the misery that bigotry brought him is one key reason that Regalado, who is 68 and was born in Cuba, says he refuses to vote for Trump.


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Miami Lawmaker Slams the Kardashians Visit to Cuba
Miami Lawmaker Slams the Kardashians Visit to Cuba

Their faces are amply made up and their nails long and polished.

They’re puffing on Cuban stogies.

It was all in a photograph posted on Instagram showing the Kardashians on the long-forbidden island-nation of Cuba, the new de-rigueur vacation stop for Hollywood celebs.

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a South Florida Republican of Cuban descent, assailed the sisters’ visit to Cuba.


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Maná is Going to Rock Out at the White House for Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Maná is Going to Rock Out at the White House for Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Mexican rockers Maná are going to be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with President Barack Obama at the White House.

“We are very happy that we will be going to the White House on May 5 to celebrate the day for Latinos and Mexico,” the band's frontman Fher Olvera said Spanish in a video posted on their Facebook page on Wednesday. “We are very happy that we will be seeing Mr. Obama again. We will see you there soon.”


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Certain Lawmakers Fighting to Have "Illegal Alien" Reinstated into the Library of Congress
Lawmakers Fighting to Have "Illegal Alien" Reinstated into the Library of Congress

Debate was hot and heavy during Wednesday’s Legislative Branch subcommittee's appropriations markup session with the two-word term, “illegal alien,” at the center of the fire.

The subcommittee’s ranking Democrat voted against a $3.5 billion dollar bill funding spending for Capitol Police, government printing and other basic operations of the House. Also covered by the budget is the Library of Congress, which announced in late March it would discontinue using the term “illegal alien” as soon as the library’s reference catalog.


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Benicio del Toro is Taking On a Cuban Mafia Kingpin in New Film Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio
Benicio del Toro is Playing a Cuban Kingpin in Film Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio and Paramount Pictures have acquired the production rights for "The Corporation," a film in which Benicio Del Toro will play a Cuban mafia kingpin, Rock Moon Production, the multimedia firm that sold the rights, announced on Wednesday.

The Appian Way production company, owned by DiCaprio, and Paramount Pictures bought the rights to produce the film based on the same-named book by author T.J. English.


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Witnesses Claim Language Barrier Led to Homeless Man Killing By San Francisco Police
Language Barrier Might Have Led to Homeless Man Killing By San Fran Police

Police officers in San Francisco have come under fire for shooting a Hispanic homeless man who they claim was lunging at them with a “large kitchen knife” and refused their orders to surrender.

Witnesses, however, claim that the Spanish-speaking man did not understand what the officers were saying because of the language barrier. They also dispute police version of events.


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Mexican Singer Slammed for Violent Music Video
Mexican Singer Slammed for Music Video That Glorifies Violence Against Women

Anger over the music video for the song "Fuiste mia" (You were mine), in which singer Gerardo Ortiz kills his girlfriend and her lover after discovering them together, has prompted some Mexican officials and organizations to demand that his upcoming concerts be canceled.

The attorney general of the western state of Jalisco, Eduardo Almaguer, said that he had urged the mayor of the town of Tepatitlan, where Ortiz is scheduled to perform in April, to cancel the show.


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A Town in Mexico is Setting Donald Trump on Fire in Easter Celebration
A Town in Mexico is Setting Donald Trump on Fire During Easter Celebration

Every year on Easter Sunday, towns across Latin America pick a "Judas Iscariote" to burn at the stake, someone who they all agree to dislike.

In the Mexican city of León, the character picked to set ablaze this year is no other than Donald Trump.


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Gael Garcia Bernal & Gregory Nava Appointed New Members of the Academy
Gael Garcia Bernal & Gregory Nava Appointed New Members of the Academy

In response to the growing calls for diversity among its members, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences named three new governors to its 51-member board.

Screenwriter Gregory Nava, who is of Mexican and Basque heritage, African-American director Reginald Hudlin, and Asian-American animator Jennifer Yuh Nelson were appointed after academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs promised to expand the group’s leadership earlier this year.


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'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Millan Being Investigated for Animal Cruelty
'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Millan Being Investigated for Animal Cruelty

Renown dog behaviorist Cesar Millan is under investigation for claims of possible animal cruelty after the airing of an episode of his show “Cesar 911” in which a dog bites a pig's ear.

Multiple viewers called animal welfare officials to complain that Millan, also known as the “Dog Whisperer,” had used a live pig as a training tool. The dog, a French bulldog named Simon, has a history of aggressive behavior toward pigs and has killed two in the past.


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