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Goya CEO’s support for Trump leaves many Latinos feeling sting of betrayal

Goya CEO’s support for Trump leaves many Latinos feeling sting of betrayal

Mexican-American cookbook author and food blogger Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack has been recommending Goya Foods products with her recipes for a decade. After all, they’re available in nearly every supermarket. “It’s the most recognized Hispanic brand in the United States,” she said. Over the years, firms representing Goya approached her about a possible partnership, according to Marquez-Sharpnack,…MORE

Shooting in upstate New York leaves 6 injured

Six people were hurt in an overnight shooting in Rochester, New York, police said in a statement Saturday. The injuries were not life threatening. Officers responded to a call about a fight at 1:30 a.m. and heard shots when they arrived. They found a large group of people, including two who were shot near a…MORE

Army launches civilian review of Fort Hood following Vanessa Guillen’s killing

Army launches civilian review of Fort Hood following Vanessa Guillen’s killing

The US Army is assembling a panel of four civilian consultants to review the “command climate and culture” at Fort Hood in Texas, in the wake of the killing of Spc. Vanessa Guillen, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy announced Friday. McCarthy announced the investigation following a meeting Friday with US Rep. Sylvia Garcia of Texas, who…MORE

Philadelphia Eagles ‘penalize’ DeSean Jackson for anti-Semitic statement

Philadelphia Eagles ‘penalize’ DeSean Jackson for anti-Semitic statement

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Friday that the team has “penalized” wide receiver DeSean Jackson for conduct detrimental to the team after Jackson shared a series of anti-Semitic Instagram posts. “Today we have penalized DeSean for conduct detrimental to the team, He accepted these consequences and apologized,” the Eagles said in a statement posted on…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Friday’s Dirt

ARod and JLo made a bid yesterday to buy the New York Mets.  Their investment group offered $1.7 billion. LeBron James just doesn’t get it.  He came under fire yesterday when he compared his 5 star Disney accommodations to prison. Yesterday’s attempts to rescue ‘Glee’ star, Naya Rivera were unsuccessful.  Police now say it’s a…

Thursday’s Dirt

‘Glee’ star, Naya Rivera, is missing and is presumed to have drowned.  Authorities found her 4 year-old son alone in a boat on a lake they were swimming in.  The search continues today but it doesn’t look good. Kanye West says he’s not running for President with the Democratic or Republican party.  He says he’s…