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News From Around the Web: April 17 Edition

April 17th, 2012

In today’s top news, both Tulsa shooters enter “not guilty” pleas, Tulsa shooter Jake England says shootings were not race-motivated because he has Black friend and the Senate rejects the proposed “Buffett” tax rule.

Tulsa shooters enter “not guilty” pleas. [Reuters]

Tulsa shooter Jake England says shootings were not race-motivated because he has Black friends. [AP]

Senate rejects proposed “Buffett” tax rule. [MSNBC]

Attorney for Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman wants the presiding judge removed from the case. [CNN]

Mississippi governor signs bill tightening rules for abortion providers. [CNN]

Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, is pleased with her late son’s “comeback” at Coachella. [BET]

Nicki Minaj’s dad says the rapper is exaggerating claims of abuse. [BET]

Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley, proclaims that no artist can compare to her father. [BET]

Police handcuff Georgia kindergarten student for throwing a tantrum. [AP]

Fanatical Norway killer Anders Breivik tells court, “I would have done it again.” [AP]

The African Union has suspended membership of Guinea-Bissau over coup. [BBC]

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