Elían Gonzalez, Rafter Boy Turned National Assembly Nominee

Elían González, the Cuban boy whose custody battle once sparked Cold War tensions, has been nominated to serve in the island’s National Assembly, the communist-party daily Granma said Monday.[0] On Thanksgiving Day 1999, the then-six-year-old González was rescued from the Florida Straits, becoming a global sensation.[1] His father, Juan Miguel, travelled to the United States […]

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Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner Arrested for DWI in Austin

Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Austin early Tuesday morning, according to Travis County Jail records.[0] At 2:12 a.m., the Austin Police Department took the 52 year-old into custody and transported them to the Travis County Jail.[1] He was allowed to leave after paying a $3,000 […]

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Marty Walsh to Become Highest-Paid Executive of NHLPA

United States Labor Secretary Marty Walsh is set to become the first member of President Joe Biden’s cabinet to leave office, as he is reportedly in talks to become the next executive director of the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA).[0] Walsh, 55, was the mayor of Boston from 2014 until he resigned in 2021 […]

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