free: El Chavo del Ocho is honored in D.C., a college student gets kicked out of Libya and a weed spill

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free: El Chavo del Ocho is honored in D.C., a college student gets kicked out of Libya and a weed spill

  • Roberto Gomez Bolaños, best known for playing the iconic characters Chespirito and El Chavo Del Ocho, will be honored for his contribution to the arts during the Obama adminstration's Hispanic Heritage month celebration.
  • (Uriel Sinai/Getty) Community clean-up: after a pickup truck carrying bags of weed overturned in San Jose, California, witnesses took it upon themselves to help clear the area, helping themselves to the bags of marijuana and leaving only a few bags for the police to confiscate. (via Felix Salmon)
  • (image by Kristen Chick via Christian Science Monitor) Chris Jeon, a 21-year-old math major from UCLA, thought it would be a "sick" summer vacation to visit Libya and fight alongside Libyan rebels. After buying an $800 one-way ticket to Libya, Jeon spent close to two weeks "helping" Libyan rebels – until today. Jeon reportedly wore out his welcome and was sent packing.
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  • Wondering what it's like to be shot at with an AK-47? Trent Kimball, the CEO of Texas Armoring Corporation (TAC), will experience it for you.
  • Kenneth Melson, the acting director of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), has resigned after recieving repeated criticism for his role in Operation Fast and Furious, the ATF operation which allowed thousands of guns to flow into Mexico and into the hands of drug cartels.
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  • (John M. Heller/Getty) Jesus Sanchez Llovera, an Arizona man who is accused of running a cockfighting ring, is suing actor Steven Seagal and Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio for killing his puppy and 100 roosters during a raid on his house.
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