News From Around the Web: June 8 Edition

June 8th, 2012

In today’s top news, FAMU’s board of trustees issued a vote of no confidence for President James Ammons, another man allegedly high on bath salts bites a chunk off of someone’s face and  Lauryn Hill is in hot water for failing to pay taxes on $1.8 million in income.

FAMU’s board of trustees issued a vote of no confidence for university president James Ammons over his handling of the hazing scandal. [BET]

Another man allegedly high on bath salts bites a chunk off of someone’s face. [KATC]

The DOJ claims Lauryn Hill failed to pay taxes on $1.8 million in income. [Reuters]

The CDC says nearly 60 percent of teens are texting and driving. [AP]

Suicides among U.S. troops are rising. [AP]

Basketball Wives star Evelyn Lozada pens a letter to her 7-year-old self. [BET]

Rising rapper Azealia Banks ditches Lady Gaga’s manager for her beau. [BET]

A study shows that regular meditation can help Black teens skirt heart problems later on in life. [ScienceDaily]

A man whose wife was killed in a Nigerian plane crash this weekend is suing Boeing and the estate of the pilot in U.S. court. [CNN]

The Netherlands’ soccer league claims racist chants were yelled at members of the team during a recent training session in Poland. [BBC]

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