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Chilean film director apologises over harassment claims

Santiago - A Chilean film director accused of sexual harassment by eight actresses apologized for his actions on Monday but denied being a sex pest.

In Lopez Obrador's hometown, Mexicans hope for 'historic' change

San Fernando - In the village of Tepetitan, in southern Mexico, people still remember Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the outgoing boy who liked to play baseball and swim in the river -- and who could become the country's next president Sunday.

Who are Venezuela's jailed opposition leaders?

Caracas - Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma, arrested Tuesday two days after the election of Venezuela's powerful new Constituent Assembly sought by socialist President Nicolas Maduro, are two of the crisis-wracked country's most emblematic opposition leaders.

Opposition leader appeals to military in Venezuela confrontation

Caracas - A prominent Venezuelan opposition leader, in a video made while under house arrest, called Wednesday on the military to withdraw its support for a government plan to rewrite the constitution.

Leopoldo Lopez, Venezuela's opposition leader

Caracas - Leopoldo Lopez, who was placed under house arrest Saturday after more than three years in prison, heads the radical wing of the Venezuelan opposition.

Philippine environment chief dumped as miners triumph

Manila - Philippine Environment Secretary Regina Lopez was sacked on Wednesday when lawmakers rejected her appointment, in a big victory for the mining industry which she had accused of corruption and abuse.

Jailed Venezuela opponent says Maduro's exit should be priority

Caracas - Ousting President Nicolas Maduro should be a priority of Venezuela's new legislature that meets in January, jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez said in an interview out Sunday.

Leopoldo Lopez, a stone in the shoe of chavismo

Caracas - Leopoldo Lopez, who was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison on charges of inciting violence during anti-government protests, heads the radical wing of the Venezuelan opposition.

Potential sentencing Thursday for Venezuela dissident leader

Caracas - Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez will appear in court next week for potential sentencing on charges of inciting violence during protests that shook the country last year, his lawyers said.

Trial winding down for popular Venezuela dissident leader

Caracas - Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez appeared in court Friday for the final phase of his trial on charges of inciting violence during protests that shook the country last year.

Texas executes prisoner who asked to drop appeals

Huntsville - Daniel Lee Lopez, the Texas prisoner who fought with his attorneys to drop appeals of his death sentence, was executed Wednesday for killing an officer during a police chase in 2009.

Tampa family finds severed hand, 'pirate treasure' in attic [Vid]

Tampa - A family in Tampa was cleaning out the attic when they found an old box containing items collected by their great-grandfather thought to have belonged to the legendary eighteenth-nineteenth century buccaneer José Gaspar.

Four die in Fort Hood shooting

Killeen - At least four people were killed and several wounded Wednesday at Fort Hood Army base in Texas when a soldier allegedly opened fire near the facility's medical center.

Leopoldo Lopez: Venezuela blue-blood, ardent Maduro foe

Caracas - Leopoldo Lopez, a Harvard-trained politician and ardent opponent of Venezuela's socialist government, is seen by enemies and supporters alike as the face of recent street protests against the regime.Lopez clasped the hand of his wife Lilian Tintori and...

Leopoldo Lopez: Venezuela blueblood, ardent Maduro foe

Caracas - Leopoldo Lopez Mendoza, a Harvard-trained politician and ardent opponent of Venezuela's socialist government, is seen by enemies and supporters alike as the face of recent street protests against the regime.A former mayor of the wealthy Chacao borough ...

Fugitive Venezuelan opposition leader turns himself in

Caracas - Fugitive Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez turned himself in to authorities Tuesday at a march by thousands of his supporters.

Op-Ed: Tests show 'Alien baby' not human, creature unknown to scientists

In 2007, a Mexican farmer claimed to have found a baby creature that frightened him so much he drowned it in a ditch. The body was given to scientists who have now released their findings. The creature is unknown, biologically resembling a reptile.

Texas Family Makes History At Olympic Games In Tae Kwon Do But Can They Kick Higher?

United States Olympic Tae Kwon Do Team on the brink of history with the first three family members on a team since 1904 having a chance at gold. One member of this Texas family already has two gold medals from previous Olympic games. Is a third likely?

Jennifer Lopez definitely pregnant: Cavalli

Jennifer Lopez is pregnant but she is hiding the news from her fans and also by wearing special dresses to disguise her pregnancy. Roberto Cavalli, her designer, confirmed (inadvertently) that Lopez is pregnant.

Jennifer Lopez Career In Jeopardy?

The new album by Jennifer Lopez "Como Ama Una Mujer," her first all Spanish album is being called a flop as it has sold only 49,452 copies in her first week and critics are raising the question 'Is Jennifer Lopez Over?'

Lopez turns activist

Jennifer Lopez has swapped the 'A' list for social activism.

Diary Of a Celebrity Stalker: Ricardo Lopez

Ricardo Lopez videotaped the last 9 months of his life..and his obsession with Bjork...in the end, he targets Bjork with an acid bomb.

Obrador Starts His Own TV Show

The former Mexican presidential candidate who lost last year's election by half a percentage point plans to launch his own TV show to overcome what he considers is media bias against him.

J. Lo tops list of most influential Hispanics

This Bronx beauty has done it all. Acting, singing, dancing, business. She's a multi-million dollar empire. Now she's done it again. The number one most influential Hispanic.

Mario Lopez to Host 'Miss America Pageant'

Mario Lopez has been asked to host the "2007 Miss America Pageant,"

Jennifer Lopez Signs NBC Deal

NEW YORK — For those of you who haven't had enough of Jennifer Lopez in movies, music and fashion, now you can see her on television, too. Lopez has agreed to a deal with NBC for a series of music specials, the first of which is scheduled to air th..

Lopez Request To Block Tape Denied

LOS ANGELES — A Superior Court judge refused Friday to issue a temporary restraining order barring rap mogul Marion ``Suge'' Knight from marketing a purported sex videotape of singer-actress Jennifer Lopez. Knight's lawyer said his client doesn't h..

Machos Flex Their Muscles Again In Germany

HAMBURG (dpa) - According to the 1996 edition of Germany's "Concise Dictionary of Insults", most men would dislike being called a "macho", the word for aggressive masculine pride derived from Mexican Spanish. These days it seems "real men" are on the i...
 

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