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People share why they're celebrating Cinco de Mayo

People share why they're celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Vice President Pence said Thursday that President Trump has made the Latino community "a priority" while emphasizing the contributions to the country of Hispanic Americans during an event marking Cinco de Mayo . Americans consume up to 81 million pounds of avocados on Cinco de Mayo every year. He says the best way for visitors to start the fun is to make a stop at the South Omaha Museum at 23rd and M Street.


Vermont Legislature 1st in US to vote to legalize marijuana

Vermont Legislature 1st in US to vote to legalize marijuana

A gubernatorial veto is the only remaining hurdle to the bill becoming law. The bill is now headed for the desk of Governor Phil Scott for final approval. "Many will see this legislation as a green light". Wednesday's vote closed a divisive debate over legalization, particularly in the House, that once prompted Senate President Pro Tempore Tim Ashe to predict that legalization would take a " miracle " to pass this year.


Black man posed no threat before officer shot him

Black man posed no threat before officer shot him

Prosecutor Kevin Grey said that police gave Shelby preferential treatment in allowing her to watch footage of the incident before giving any statement. Shelby replies, "No. There wasn't time". " It was obvious there was something that transpired before I arrived ", he said, noting that " the situation made me a little uneasy, a little edgy ".


New Facebook update reduces links to low-quality web pages

New Facebook update reduces links to low-quality web pages

It usually only scans images or the headline. Facebook is starting with the ratio of ads to actual content. The update also takes into account organic News Feed posts. Facebook started reducing low-quality links on the News Feed back in 2014. The company was on the receiving end of a barrage of criticism following the 2016 election for its role in allowing the spread of misinformation and propaganda.



Nigeria's Buhari vows support for freed Chibok girls

Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014 in exchange for prisoners, the presidency said on Saturday. Thousands of people have been killed and about 1.6 million driven from their homes in the eight-year insurgency by Boko Haram . "So 21, and 82 now, plus three that were recovered by the military, till the very last of the girls are recovered, the Nigerian government will stay on ...



Thugs of Hindostan: Katrina Kaif joins Aamir, Big B

He managed to promote three in under 140 characters and called himself a Tubelight (we are sure that this pun was intended!) He tweeted, "I'm such a big Tubelight that I just got to know that Tiger's tigress is a Thug". Of the film, Fatima earlier told news agency IANS, "It feels unreal. I feel very fortunate". If the reports are to be believed, Aditya Chopra has suggested Kat's name for the film as he liked her and Aamir's pair in Dhoom 3.