daily dos: Ozzie Guillen apologizes, Facebook buys Instagram, and a Latino "Paranormal Activity"

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daily dos: Ozzie Guillen apologizes, Facebook buys Instagram, and a Latino "Paranormal Activity"

  • Miami Marlins coach Ozzie Guillen has been suspended for five games after saying he "respects Fidel Castro" in a recent interview. Guillen flew into Miami to make a public apology: "I'm against everything 100 percent – I repeat it again – the way this man (been) treating people for the last 60 years."
  • A new Latino-themed film project is being described as a “cousin” to the Paranormal Activity movie franchise "but not a sequel, reboot or spinoff." The film, produced and written by the Paranormal team, will star a Latino cast and will tackle Catholic-based mythology but will not be in Spanish.
  • A group of Maryland public school employees who are calling themselves the "Three Amigos" turned in one of three winning Mega Millions lottery tickets. The members group, who have chosen to remain anonymous, will each get a lump sum of $35 million after taxes. A winner in Illinois has yet to claim his or her money while a winner in Kansas has already come forward but chose to remain anonymous.
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  • Six seconds after a Milton, Washington school bus driver loses consciousness a 13-year-old student jumps to action by pulling over the bus and turning off the ignition. The teenager, Jeremy Wuitschick, then turns to the driver and begins chest compressions. The condition of the bus driver is unknown.
  • The boy next door holds a chilling secret in a trailer for The House at the End of The Street, a new horror movie starring Jennifer Lawrence of The Hunger Games.
  • Facebook will buy popular photo-sharing app Instagram $1 billion. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is "committed to building and growing Instagram independently," and emphasized not changing Instagram in a significant way.
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  • Meet RJ "The One Man Campaign" Brewer, a professional wrestler who claims to be the son of controversial Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. Before Eddie Guerrero became "Latino Heat" in the WWE, he previously wrestled in Mexico as one of "Los Gringos Locos," a tag team that would taunt audience members with phrases like "187."
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