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News From Around the Web: March 20 Edition

March 20th, 2012

In today’s top news, the federal government has decided to launch an investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin, new, negative details emerge about Robert Bales, the staff sergeant accused of massacring Afghan civilians, and Beyoncé is planning her first post-baby concert in Atlantic City.

The federal government has decided to launch an investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin. [BET]

New, negative details emerge about Robert Bales, the staff sergeant accused of massacring Afghan civilians. [ABC]

Beyoncé is planning for her first post-baby concert in Atlantic City. [BET]

Jaleel White to join Dancing With the Stars. [BET]

Nicki Minaj to become the face of a new Pepsi beverage. [Forbes]

Study shows “meth babies” have similar behavior to “crack babies.” [AP]

Black Chicago fire recruits from 1995 finally join the department. [Sun-Times]

Rick Santorum tells a crowd the unemployment rate “doesn’t matter” to him. [NBC]

Report: States do a poor job of guarding against corruption. [CNN]

Senegalese superstar Youssou Ndour launches his presidential campaign. [AFP]

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ENTERTAINMENT: Lil Kim Gets Ready to Dance with the Stars; DMX Now in Solitary Confinement

February 11th, 2009

Lil Kim Gets Ready to Dance with the Stars
Lil Kim’s appearance will make her the second rapper to appear on the show in eight seasons. Master P appeared on the second season of “Dancing With The Stars.” Other contestants on the new season of “Dancing With The Stars” will include actor/comedian David Alan Grier, singer Jewel, NFL Hall Of Famer Lawrence Taylor and others. Click for more.
DMX Now in Solitary Confinement
DMX may be 2009’s poster child for making a bad situation worse. After receiving a 90-day sentence on a variety of charges, the Ruff Ryder is now in solitary confinement after an incident with prison guards, The Arizona Republic is reporting. Click for more.

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Singer Toni Braxton Has Tumor Removed

December 11th, 2008

Toni Braxton

 

Singer Toni Braxton has tumor removed. Toni Braxton has a good excuse for not making the finale of “Dancing With the Stars” last month. The 41-year-old singer says she had a benign tumor removed from her breast the week before. Braxton says she knew about the tumor before she appeared on the ABC show. She scheduled the surgery after being eliminated from the competition on Oct. 20, she told the magazine US Weekly. “Getting the boot on the show was actually a blessing in disguise for me,” she said in the issue being released on Friday. “My grandmother on my dad’s side died of breast cancer, and I have aunts on both sides that have breast cancer.” Though Braxton is still recovering, she is scheduled to appear on the “Dancing With the Stars” tour, which begins Dec. 17 in San Diego, reports The Associated Press

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