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Texas Principal Put On Leave For Banning Spanish In School
Texas Principal Put On Leave For Banning Spanish In School

A Texas middle school principal has been placed on paid leave after she banned the speaking of Spanish by students while in class.

In Hempstead, a town of about 6,000 about 50 miles northwest of Houston, a school district spokeswoman confirmed that Amy Lacey has been placed on leave pending investigation of her Nov. 12 announcement over the intercom at Hempstead Middle School.


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George Zimmerman Appears Before Judge
George Zimmerman Arrested With 5 Guns, 100 Rounds Of Ammo, Warrant Shows

Court documents released on Tuesday show that George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed African-American teenager Trayvon Martin,  had five guns and more than 100 rounds of ammo on him when police officers arrested him earlier this month on domestic violence charges.


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 Gwyneth Paltrow Reportedly Encourages Son, Daughter To Speak Only In Spanish
Gwyneth Paltrow Reportedly Encourages Son, Daughter To Speak Only In Spanish

With the growing number of Spanish speakers across the United States, actress Gwyneth Paltrow wants her kids Apple, 9, and Moses, 7, to be ahead of the curve. In an effort to make them bilingual, the Oscar-winning actress reportedly encourages them to speak with her only in Spanish, Us Weekly reports.


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Karla Alvarez at the 8th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards in 2007
Karla Alvarez’s Premature Death Shocks Thalia, Kate Del Castillo And Other Celebrities

The sudden and unexpected death of Mexican telenovela actress Karla Alvarez has shocked the Latino show business scene. Celebrities took to Twitter to publicly mourn the 41-year-old.

Mexican singer and fellow telenovela actress Thalia, who was the lead in the show “Maria Mercedes” – which gave Alvarez her first role – said on Twitter: “Sad news with the departure of Karlita Alvarez. Great memories on Maria Mercedes. Prayers and light to her family. Rest in peace.”


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President Obama on Health Care Law Fumble
President Obama's Mea Culpa: 'We Fumbled The Rollout Of This Health Care Law'

Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law in order to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.

"This fix won't solve every problem for every person, but it's going to help a lot of people." - President Barack Obama

The administrative changes are good for just one year, though senior administration officials said they could be extended if problems with the law persist. 


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Thalia at Sirius Radio
WATCH: Thalia Raising Awareness On The Risks Of Premature Births

Mexican singer and actress Thalia is joinining a campaign to raise awareness about the risks of premature births. Recording a message in both English and Spanish, she is now part of the March of Dimes campaign and will be observing the third annual World Prematurity Day on November 17th.

Watch the video on Fox News Latino. >>


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Alex Rodriguez during a Yankees game
A-Rod's Legal Team Says MLB Is On 'Witch Hunt' Trying To Save Face After Scandals

Alex Rodriguez's legal team has gathered extensive additional evidence since he filed a lawsuit accusing Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig of trying to polish their images and destroy the third baseman's career and reputation, his lawyer said Thursday.

At a Manhattan federal court hearing, attorney Jordan Siev said his law office has gotten more evidence nearly every day to support its lawsuit accusing MLB and Selig of going on a "witch hunt" to ruin Rodriguez's reputation and career. He said the defendants went "way over the line."


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Ricky Martin & Perez Hilton Protest Russia's Anti-Gay Laws
Ricky Martin & Perez Hilton Protest Russia's Anti-Gay Laws

Latin singer Ricky Martin, celebrity gossip Perez Hilton and actor Jonathan Del Arco are among a batch of celebrities donning Russian-language “Love Conquers Hate” T-shirts to show support for gays in Russia alarmed by a new law banning pro-gay “propaganda.”

It's part of an initiative launched by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest U.S. gay-rights group.


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New Season, New Attitude? JLo, 'Idol' Judges Have Nothing But Love
New Season, New Attitude? JLo, 'Idol' Judges Have Nothing But Love For Each Other

One thing’s for sure, unlike last season, the American Idol judges on season 13 seem to be getting along just fine.

At an audition stop in Atlanta Wednesday, Latina superstar Jennifer Lopez said she was excited for people to see the funny side of Harry Connick Jr. and how much he knows about music.


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Cubans Entering US at Mexican Border
Soaring Number Of Cubans Are Entering The United States Through Mexican Border

The easing by the Cuban government of restrictions on traveling abroad has led to a rise in the number of Cubans who try to enter the United States through the Mexican border, the Miami Herald reports.

Undocumented Cubans stopped at the U.S.-Mexican border totaled 2,300 from January through August, more than double the 994 in the same time frame last year, the newspaper says, citing Mexican government figures.


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