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News From Around the Web: June 20 Edition

June 20th, 2012

In today’s top news, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is reportedly in a coma after suffering a stroke, the Rodney King 911 call has been released and a Texas grand jury refused to indict a father who killed a man for sexually abusing his daughter.

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is reportedly in a coma after suffering a stroke. [CBS]

The dramatic Rodney King 911 call has been released. [CNN]

A Texas grand jury refused to indict a father who killed a man for sexually abusing his daughter. [CNN]

President Obama warned Mitt Romney to back off of criticizing his foreign policy decisions. [Politico]

The Southern Baptist Convention elects its first Black president. [BET]

T.I. calls Chief Keef a “representative” of the new generation. [BET]

The Miami Heat took Game 4 of the NBA Finals. [MSNBC]

The Pope calls for peace in Nigeria amid religious violence. [BBC]

Arsenio Hall is preparing to return to late-night TV. [BET]

The Jackson brothers are gearing up to go on their first tour after Michael’s death. [AP]

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News From Around the Web: Jan. 5 Edition

January 5th, 2012

In today’s top news, rapper Nas promises to get his stranded promoter back from Angola, Rick Santorum can’t seem to clear his name on Google and disaster is declared in South Sudan.

Nas vows to help return his kidnapped concert promoter. [BET]

Looking for the American Dream? Researchers say, move to Canada. [NYT]

Study: Recess may improve your child’s grades. [BET]

Disaster declared in South Sudan. [BBC]

UK health minister under fire over tweet about “white people.” [BBC]

White House announces youth jobs initiative. [BET]

GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has a Google problem. [Freep]

Study: Teens may be less careful about sex after HPV vaccine. [BET]

U.S. defense to shift focus to Asia. [FOX]

Death penalty sought for former Egyptian president Mubarak. [Reuters]

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From Around the Web: Nov. 28 Edition

November 28th, 2011

(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

In today’s top news, Tyler Perry reaches out to the whistleblower Penn State abuse victim, Wyclef Jean is back in the spotlight over his charity’s spending and Occupy L.A. tries to flex its muscle against an evacuation deadline.

Black atheists face stigma at home. [NYT]

Tyler Perry writes open letter to Penn State victim. [Daily Beast]

N.J. Tea Party blames Obama for Black unemployment. [Star-Ledger]

Black Kentucky twins seek opera fame. [Kernel]

Legendary Black photographer Teenie Harris honored in new exhibit. [BET]

Wyclef Jean is back in hot water over charity spending. [BET]

Eqypt pulls off first election since uprising. [MSNBC]

Occupy L.A. refuses to heed deadline. [LATimes]

FDA allows manufacturers to reuse wayward food. [MSNBC]

Illegal immigrant laws affect citizens too. [Hattiesburg American]

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