"It's the holiday where we Americans celebrate Mexican culture the way we celebrate all cultures in America - by getting hammered on culturally appropriate liquor", Colbert joked.
"On May 5, 1862, General Ignacio Zaragoza's Mexican forces withstood the French assault on the town of Puebla de Los Angeles, despite being outnumbered and underequipped".
In Mexico it's not a widely celebrated holiday except for in Pueblo. "The Battle of Puebla remains an important symbol of Mexican bravery and tenacity".
The Denver Police Department will also be keeping a watch on Cinco de Mayo "cruising" along Federal Boulevard. At the end of the day, nearly 500 French soldiers were killed while Mexican forces lost less than 100 men. The battle wasn't a decisive turning point, and the French ended up taking Mexico City a year later and ruling for about three more years.
Traditionally, folks will cruise up and down the surrounding neighborhoods to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
Colbert speculated that Mueller is to blame for the president's change - specifically, because someone Trump used to spend every Cinco de Mayo with is now a cooperating witness against him. The celebration spread as Hispanic culture grew in the USA, getting a commercial boost in the 1980s when restaurants and bars began cashing in on the event.
Officials say all dogs and cats will be $5, in celebration of Cinco De Mayo.
Some of the largest celebrations in the US are held in Los Angeles and in towns throughout the west where there are large Mexican-American populations.
Applebee's, with locations throughout Spokane, extended its Dollarita $1 margarita special for the day.
Google announced new Google Assistant features for Wear OS today that bring it further in line with Assistant on phones. The new functionalities are being rolled out incrementally, so you might not see them go live on your device just yet.
Junior Bennett Baker has been FSU's hottest golfer as of late, garnering two Top-10 finishes in his last two tournaments played. The Tulsa women's and men's rugby teams are set to play in the Red River Rugby Conference championships at 2 p.m.
Protests flared when Mr Sarksyan, an establishment veteran, announced he was seeking to become prime minister. Some Armenians saw Sarksyan's bid for the prime minister's job as a cynical ploy to extend his grip on power.
The crash between the Waymo self-driving auto and the Honda sedan again proves that the technology is still in its early phase. The Waymo was reportedly travelling at a slow speed and in autonomous mode with an occupant in the driver's seat.
While Google will reportedly invest $3 Bn, SoftBank which had invested $2.5 Bn past year may have to exit from Flipkart at $4 Bn. The Bansals together own around 10 per cent stake in Flipkart , which makes them collectively worth around $2 billion.
Developers are in control of what content is offered at which price , but Amazon will handle the actual purchasing flow. As for in-skill purchases , that's also being expanded to general availability today.
Elorez's public defender on Tuesday said he has "psychiatric issues", including depression, and "kidney problems". USA prosecutors say he sewed the packets of heroin , with a street value of $2m into the abdomens of six puppies.
Crude Oil tends to make some great price moves, which is very attractive to traders, and it has been bullish lately. Moreover, oil prices will stay affected by Trump's decision on May 12 to reinstate the USA sanctions on Tehran.
There's also a 13-megapixel rear camera which also supports artificial intelligence technology for beautification effect. They are looking for an affordable price option without compromising on the built-quality and the device performance.
Justify , trained by Bob Baffert, is the victor of the Santa Anita Derby and has won his three starts by a combined 19 lengths. I looked over at him and got this massive smile on my face just as one particular picture was taken. "I don't worry about it".
Above all, it is a huge opportunity for them and that is before a potential Champions League qualification place is considered. Despite being two-goals down, Salzburg coach Marco Rose is confident his side can come from behind on home soil.
Xiaomi files for largest IPO since 2014 in Hong Kong
However, the company's revenue reached 114.62 billion Yuan ($18 billion) in 2017, which is up by 67.5 per cent against 2016. In the IPO filing, Xiaomi founder Lei Jun emphasized that Xiaomi is an internet company, not just a hardware maker.
Chicago Bears Draft James Daniels
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With the Jets, Sam Darnold Can Create His Own Legacy
And with the addition of Darnold and the veteran presence of McCown, the Jets can surely afford to shed themselves of a him. On the NFL Network broadcast, draft analyst Mike Mayock described it as a favorable position for Darnold and the franchise.
Cowboys pick Connor Williams
STILL NEED: The Cowboys didn't draft a safety despite moving one of last season's starters, Byron Jones, back to cornerback. The interior of the defensive line is arguably the biggest need, depending on the view of life without Witten.
BP profits soar despite $1.6bn Deepwater Horizon payout
The oil giant said underlying replacement cost profits jumped by 71% to $2.6bn (£1.9bn) for the first three months of 2018. That compared with a profit of $1.5 billion a year earlier and $2.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017.