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One Of The Heaviest Men In Recorded History, 1,250 Lbs. At His Peak, Dies At 48
One Of The Heaviest Men In Recorded History, 1,250 Lbs. At His Peak, Dies At 48

Manuel Uribe, known as 'Meme,' once certified by the Guinness World Record as the heaviest man alive, has died.

His record peak weight was 1,230 pounds (560 kilograms) in 2006.

Uribe, 48, had been admitted to a hospital in his natal Nuevo Leon a few days ago with symptoms of cardiac arrythmia and other health complications, according to El Universal newspaper.


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'Narco-Pizzeria' In Argentina Sold Cocaine, Marihuana Putting Them Inside The Pizza
'Narco-Pizzeria' In Argentina Sold Cocaine & Marijuana By Putting Them Inside Pizza

Argentinian police on Wednesday busted a band of drug traffickers who sold marijuana and cocaine at a "narco-pizzeria," hiding the illegal merchandise in the food and alerting their drug customers that to get the stash they have to use the name of actress Dolores Fonzi, authorities said.

The band ran a shop in Lanus, on the outskirts of the capital, where police found three ounces of cocaine, three ounces of marijuana, a revolver, a shotgun, photos of the actress and 2,500 pesos (about $310) in cash.


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Katherine Archuleta
White House Personnel Director On A Mission: Involve More Latinos In Federal Work

The goal is to add more Latinos to the federal workforce, where they are only 8 percent of the payroll, despite being 17 percent of the U.S. population.

But for the Obama administration official who is tasked with making the goal a reality, the mission is personal.

Katherine Archuleta, the director of the United States Office of Personnel Management, a post she has held since late last year, said she is spending time on the ground, going to Latino communities in various states to raise awareness about job opportunities in the federal government.


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Jennifer Lopez Is Returning To The Bronx With A Summer Concert

‘Jenny from the Block’ is returning to the Bronx!

Jennifer Lopez has teamed up with State Farm for its launch of its summer concert series in her native New York neighborhood.

The 44-year-old singer will bring it home June 4 on Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park.


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Wanda Vazquez
Woman Honored At White House For Teaching Traffic Safety To Latinos In U.S., Abroad

A Chicago traffic safety instructor who has traveled across Illinois and Latin America to raise awareness among Latinos about how to reduce car-related fatalities is among 11 people in the field of transportation who were honored at the White House on Tuesday.

Wanda Vazquez, who trains Latino leaders in the Chicago area to receive their certification as child passenger safety technicians, was named a White House “Champion of Change” for “exemplary leadership” in transportation.


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'GMA's' Lara Spencer Apologizes For 'Cinco De Drinko' Segment
'GMA's' Lara Spencer Apologizes For 'Cinco De Drinko' Segment

It seemed an innocent remark in the middle of a Cinco de Mayo segment on “Good Morning America.”

Today, Lara Spencer said on Monday, is “Cinco de Drinko.”

But after a week of controversy over how the Mexican celebration was portrayed in the media – with some wearing sombreros and pretending to chug tequila – Spencer’s comment wasn’t taken lightly by Latinos.

On Wednesday, Spencer apologized for the segment.


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Nearly 8 Million Latinos Projected To Vote In November
Nearly 8 Million Latinos Projected To Vote In November

A record 8 million Latinos are likely to vote in the November elections this year, said the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.

The group also projects that by 2016, 28 million Latinos will be eligible to vote, up from the current 25 million.


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Narciso Rodriguez at the Noah premiere
Narciso Rodriguez To Receive Cooper-Hewitt Fashion Design Award

Fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez will receive a National Design Award this year from the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, along with 10 other top names in design.

Rodriguez designed the memorable black and red dress worn by first lady Michelle Obama in Chicago on election night in 2008. The dress recently went on display for the first time at the National Archives to represent her signature style in history. Earlier, Rodriguez designed Carolyn Bessette's wedding dress for her 1996 marriage to John F. Kennedy Jr.


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Cindo de Mayo Festival
Cinco De Mayo Fail: Dartmouth 'Phiesta' Cancelled After Student Calls Event 'Exploitative'

It was supposed to be a “Phiesta,” with virgin piña coladas, strawberry daiquiris and Mexican-themed snacks for everyone to enjoy, as stressed out students at Dartmouth College prepared to enter the final phase of the semester. 

But Daniela Hernandez spoke, and the sorority listened.


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Joan Rivers Refuses To Apologize To Ariel Castro Victims Over Captivity Joke
Joan Rivers Refuses To Apologize To Ariel Castro Victims Over Captivity Joke

A defiant Joan Rivers is back in hot water.

The Fashion Police host recently compared living in her daughter’s guest room with the ordeal the women kidnapped by Ariel Castro went through, and now two of them want an apology.

Rivers and her daughter were discussing their reality show on NBC's The Today Show on Tuesday when she complained about her living arrangements, saying, "Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space."


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