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Texas teenager charged with killing parents

FRISCO, Texas, Aug. 12 (UPI) --A home-schooled teenager in a Dallas suburb has been charged with killing his parents, described by friends as strict and "uptight with him."
Frances Burns
Kerry: Era of Monroe Doctrine in Latin America is over

Kerry: Era of Monroe Doctrine in Latin America is over

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A principle guiding the U.S. view of Latin America for 190 years is dead, replaced by a desire to secure common interests, Secretary of State John Kerry said.
The Issue: Immigration reform

The Issue: Immigration reform

Based on the rhetoric coming from some sectors, one would think immigration is a new concept in the United States, a position at odds with the centuries-old description of the country as a nation of immigrants.
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Venezuela's Maduro accuses Capriles of plotting coup

CARACAS, Venezuela, April 17 (UPI) -- Venezuelan President-elect Nicolas Maduro blamed opposition leader Henrique Capriles for deadly street clashes and accused him of trying to stir up a coup.

Kvitova, Vinci advance to Katowice Open semifinals

KATOWICE, Poland, April 12 (UPI) -- Top seed Czech Petra Kvitova and second-seeded Italian Roberta Vinci advanced to the semifinals at the inaugural Katowice Open with easy victories Friday.

Kvitova, Vinci reach Katowice Open quarterfinals

KATOWICE, Poland, April 11 (UPI) -- Top seeded Czech Petra Kvitova and second-seeded Italian Roberta Vinci advanced to the quarterfinals Thursday at the Katowice Open in Poland.

Kanepi marks return with Katowice win

KATOWICE, Poland, April 9 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Kaia Kanepi of Estonia marked her return from an injury with a dominating first-round victory Tuesday at the inaugural Katowice Open.
Venezuela: Hugo Chavez misses inauguration

Venezuela: Hugo Chavez misses inauguration

CARACAS, Venezuela, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Red-clad supporters of Hugo Chavez thronged downtown Caracas Thursday for a demonstration on the day the cancer-stricken president was to be sworn in.

LELE & Co. sweatshirts recalled

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of LELE & Co. hooded sweatshirts due to a strangulation hazard.
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Maria Elena
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"Maria Elena" is a popular song. The Spanish words and music were written by Lorenzo Barcelata, the English words by Bob Russell.

The song was a hit for the Jimmy Dorsey orchestra. The recording was made on March 19, 1941 by Decca Records as catalog number 3698. The flip side was "Green Eyes." The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on May 16, 1941 and lasted 17 weeks on the chart, peaking at #1 on June 14, 1941. Since "Green Eyes" was also a #1 hit, this was a major double-sided hit recording.

In the same year, the Wayne King Orchestra also had a #2 hit with "Maria Elena".Another version was recorded in 1958 and released in The United States in 1962 by Natalico and Antenor Lima, better known as Los Indios Tabajaras. This popular revival hit #6 pop, #3 easy listening in 1963.This version can be found currently on Youtube.com

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Maria Elena."
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