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Larry Hernandez to be extradited to South Carolina to face kidnapping, assault charges
Larry Hernandez Headed to South Carolina to Face Kidnapping & Assault charges

Mexican regional singer Larry Hernandez will be extradited from California to South Carolina to face charges of kidnapping and assault, a judge ruled on Wednesday.

The 38-year-old singer, dressed in green jumpsuit with cuffs on his feet and hands, waived his right to a trial in California before a judge at San Bernardino Superior Court. He will immediately be sent back to South Carolina.


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No Jeti Mind Tricks Here—Benicio del Toro Will Appear in 'Star Wars: Episode 8'
No Jedi Mind Tricks Here—Benicio del Toro Will Appear in 'Star Wars: Episode 8'

Benicio del Toro is going to a galaxy far, far away.

The Puerto Rican actor confirmed the rumors that he has joined the cast of the highly anticipated eighth installment of the “Star Wars” franchise.

Speaking to Spanish site rac1.org, Del Toro said he has been picked to perform the role of one of the villains.


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Que?! Topless Lady From Times Square Arrested For Prostitution, Drug Possesion
Que?! Topless Lady From Times Square Arrested For Prostitution, Drug Possesion

One of the nude women who work in Times Square alongside a gaggle of Mickey Mouses and Spider-Men was arrested Wednesday night and charged with drug possession and prostitution.

The topless woman, 20-year-old Destiny Romero, allegedly sold $200 worth of drugs to an undercover cop. According to police, she then offered to perform a sex act on him for another $200.


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Agents Find Underwater Drug-Smuggling Tunnel in U.S.-Mexico Border
Agents Find Underwater Drug-Smuggling Tunnel Between U.S.-Mexico Border

The arrest of a drug smuggler in scuba gear led to the discovery of a tunnel from Mexico that's partially underwater and ends in a canal.

Evelio Padilla pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in San Diego to one count of possession of drugs with intent to distribute.


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Fergie Speaks Proudly of Her Mexican Roots and Fellow Mexicana She Idolizes
Fergie Speaks Proudly of Her Mexican Roots and Fellow Mexicana She Idolizes

She is proud of her Mexican roots, and one of her beauty idols was Selena Quintanilla, the so-called “Queen of Tejano” whose star was rising when she was killed in 1995 by the founder of her fan club.


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Venezuela's Financial Crisis Causing Youth to Flee in Epoch-Making Numbers
Venezuela's Financial Crisis Causing Youth to Flee in Epoch-Making Numbers

If you are between 15 and 29 years old and you live in Venezuela, there’s a one in four chance you are planning to leave the country and put down roots somewhere else.

The acute financial crisis in the South American country is hitting particularly hard on the young, some of whom, having had grown up under the 16-year-old Chavista regime, still have hopes of starting a family in a society where they can at least dream of prosperity.


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Zara Facing $40 Million Lawsuit for Allegedly Favoring Spanish Employees
Zara Facing $40 Million Lawsuit for Allegedly Favoring Spanish Employees

A new lawsuit filed in the U.S. alleges that the world's second richest man, Zara's founder Amancio Ortega, is also one of the most racist.

Court papers filed by a former lawyer for the Spanish retailer describe Ortega as a homophobic and xenophobic bigot who fosters an atmosphere at his global clothing giant in which offensive emails and prejudiced firings are the norms.


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American Fallen Soldiers Project Pays Homage to Latino Hero
American Fallen Soldiers Project Pays Homage to Latino Hero

When Maria Jimenez wakes up in the morning, one of the first things she sees is a painted portrait of her late son, Staff Sgt. Alex Jimenez.

She notices his eyes — how alive they seem — and his nose, which was something his brothers would always make fun of. In moments like this, Maria Jimenez feels like her son is still with her.

“It’s emotional when I see him," she told Fox News Latino. "It's just like if he was still alive.”


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Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Enters the 2016 Senate Race
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Enters the 2016 Senate Race

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez announced Thursday that she will be running for the California’s U.S. Senate seat being vacated at the end of the year by Barbara Boxer.

“I am running for the Senate because I am passionate about California and I believe we need a strong and experienced legislator in the Senate,” said Sanchez, a Democrat, amid a group of supporters at the kickoff of her campaign in Santa Ana, Orange County.


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Robert Downey, Jr. Says His Comments About Iñarritu Were "Complimentary" Not Racist
Robert Downey Jr. Says His Comments About Iñarritu Were Not Racist

Robert Downey Jr. has been called many things throughout his career but “racist” is a first, following his remarks about Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu.

In a video interview with The Guardian last week, Downey Jr. was asked about Iñarritu’s comments in which he likened superhero movies to a “cultural genocide.”


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