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Katy Perry votes naked

Katy Perry votes naked

Katy Perry has joined Funny Or Die’s ‘Everyone Votes campaign’ and wants you to know that there is no dress code this election day. Just get out there and make your voice heard in whatever outfit seems appropriate!


Cubans in Finland take first step to appeal sentences

Cubans in Finland take first step to appeal sentences

Lawyers for the five convicted Cuban volleyball players announced that their clients were dissatisfied with the Pirkanmaa District Court’s ruling which indicates that an appeal is forthcoming in the Finnish rape case.


Sony and the music business in Cuba

Sony and the music business in Cuba

The expansion in cultural exchanges between Cuba and the United States attracted the multinational Sony Music Entertainment who signed contracts with the Recordings and Musical Editions Enterprise (EGREM) for the international distribution of Cuban music.


176 reasons why Donald Trump shouldn’t be president

176 reasons why Donald Trump shouldn’t be president

Keith Olbermann tells it like it is. If you did not know Trump before this, you’ll soon find out. He gives us the reasons (the facts) why we should NOT vote for Donald Trump in November.


Elizabeth Warren to Wells Fargo CEO: ‘You should resign’

Elizabeth Warren to Wells Fargo CEO: ‘You should resign’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren unleashed a verbal barrage at Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on Tuesday (Sept. 20), calling the embattled bank boss “gutless” and demanding he step down. “You should resign…You should be criminally investigated,” Warren told Stumpf during a fiery one-sided exchange at the Senate Banking Committee’s Wells Fargo hearing.


Five of six Cuban volleyball players found guilty of rape in Finland

Five of six Cuban volleyball players found guilty of rape in Finland

Five of six members of Cuba’s national volleyball team, who were arrested in July under a charge of rape, were found guilty and sentenced Tuesday to terms of up to five years in prison.


U.S. reveals and shares dark secrets with southern nations

U.S. reveals and shares dark secrets with southern nations

The Obama administration has been declassifying state secrets and sharing them with selected Latin American governments, The Washington Post disclosed Sunday. The purpose, says the Post, is to mend fences with other countries and advance the cause of human rights.


FIU Cuba poll: Miami Cubans no longer in favor of the embargo

FIU Cuba poll: Miami Cubans no longer in favor of the embargo

The FIU Cuba poll released Wednesday found that a majority of Miami Cubans no longer favor the U.S. embargo on Cuba. As for the presidential election, one of the lead investigators said, “Cubans have never given so little support to the Republican candidate.”


Evo Morales: ‘Our counternarcotics model is better without the Americans’

Evo Morales: ‘Our counternarcotics model is better without the Americans’

Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Tuesday that he does not fear the U.S. Department of State’s condemnation based on the yearly White House report claiming Bolivia does not do enough to combat the drug trade.


Trump and Peña Nieto clash on the wall issue

Trump and Peña Nieto clash on the wall issue

Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, said the president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, lied about the border wall during the meeting both held in Mexico City on August 31.


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