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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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Obama Steps Up Pressure On House To Pass Immigration Reform Bill This Year

With few legislative days remaining this year, President Barack Obama called on Congress on Thursday to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill by December.

Obama said the partial government shutdown, which was commanding Congress’ attention, was over, and that there was no excuse for delaying action on an issue which has been debated for years.


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Facebook Will Allow Beheading Videos In News Feeds, But Says It's Working On New Warnings

Facebook has surreptitiously resumed allowing decapitation videos to be posted on its website, lifting a temporary ban it had placed earlier this year on content featuring graphic violence.

The controversy — which has drawn in British Prime Minister David Cameron — illustrates the difficulty of setting a universal standard across the 1 billion-user social network.


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Paraguayan Couple Marries after 80 years together
Paraguayan Couple Together For 80 Years Finally Decides To Get Married

By most accounts, it was a traditional wedding ceremony. The bride wore a white gown with flowers woven into her hair. The groom opted for a dress shirt.

They held hands as the priest conducted the ceremony.

But this wasn’t just any regular wedding.

Jose Manuel Riella, the groom, is 103 years old. The bride, Martina Lopez, is 99. The Paraguayans have been together for 80 years, and have eight children together, but they had never tied the knot in the eyes of the church.

So they decided, after eight decades, to make their union official.


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Barack Obama Meets with House Democratic Leaders
After Shutdown Crisis, Obama Says He Will Push Immigration Reform

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that stalled immigration reform would be a top priority once the fiscal crisis has been resolved.

"Once that's done, you know, the day after, I'm going to be pushing to say, call a vote on immigration reform," he told the Los Angeles affiliate of Spanish-language television network Univision.


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Anxiety Mounts As Millions Of Families Brace For 5 Percent Cut In Food Stamps

A temporary increase in food stamps expires Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans the benefits that help put food on the table won't stretch as far as they have for the past four years.

Food stamps — actually the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — go to 47 million Americans a month, almost half of them children and teenagers.

"Every week is a struggle as it is," said Heidi Leno, 43, who lives in Concord with her husband, 9-year-old daughter and twin 5-year-olds. "We hate living paycheck to paycheck and you have to decide what gets paid."


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German Shepard police dog
K-9 Unit Attacks On Latinos And Blacks On Rise In Los Angeles County

The number of Latinos and African-Americans bitten by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department canines have dramatically increased in the past few years, a new study released earlier this week states.

While the annual dog bites for whites, Native Americans and Pacific Islanders remained very low from the years 2004 to 2012, the number of K-9 unit attacks on Latinos and African-Americans rose in the same period.


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Alfonso Cuaron, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney at Gravity photocall in Venice
WATCH: 'Gravity's' Alfonso Cuaron On His New Movie

Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón talks about the new thrilling space movie Gravity, starring good friends George Clooney and Sandra Bullock. Despite the lengthy shoot, the movie is already being hailed as an Oscar contender, the most important 3D movie to watch since Avatar and "a game-changer, both for the sci-fi genre and Hollywood filmmaking as a whole".


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President Barack Obama speaks during the Government Shutdown Press Conference
No Progress To Ending Partial Government Shutdown As Stalemate Continues

From informational websites to national parks to processing veterans' claims, the political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions in limbo from coast to coast. Lawmakers in both parties ominously suggested the partial shutdown might last for weeks.


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Stacey Rambold during his trial
Montana Rapist Released From Jail, Victim's Mom Says He's 'Skating' Justice

A Montana teacher whose rape case drew national attention after a judge gave him a lenient sentence was released from jail Thursday – to the victim’s mother outrage, who says the teacher is “skating” justice.

Protests erupted after District Judge G. Todd Baugh sentenced Stacey Rambold to 30 days in prison for raping 14-year-old Cherice Moralez, who ended up committing suicide. Protesters were outraged over comments the judge made that appeared to pin some of the blame on Moralez.


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