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News From Around the Web: Feb. 26 Edition

February 26th, 2014

(Photos from left: UPI/HO /LANDOV, Courtesy of Jordan Davis Family)

In today’s news, a rally to remember Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis is planned for Times Square in New York; President Obama is pushing for a $300 billion transportation plan; and Jason Collins’ No. 98 jersey is the top seller on the NBA’s website.

Rally to remember Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis to be held in New York. [BET]

Obama to push for $300 billion transportation plan. [LA Times]

Jason Collins’ No. 98 Nets jersey is top seller on NBA.com. [CNN]

Egypt names industrialist and minister as premier. [NY Times]

Delta Airlines joins Apple and others in opposition to anti-gay laws. [Bloomberg]

Kanye West offers 10 years of hits on Late Night. [MTV]

Most Americans support same-sex marriage. [NBC]

Most Democrats want Hillary Clinton to run in 2016; Republicans lukewarm to Gov. Christie. [USA Today]

Obamacare enrollment at 4 million, president says. [Fox]

Uganda police stop protest by opponents of miniskirt ban. [BBC]

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News From Around the Web: July 18 Edition

July 18th, 2013

(Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)

In today’s news, more than 1,000 people rallied in Central Florida in support of Trayvon Martin; Nelson Mandela turns 95 today; and the Justice Department seeks tips on George Zimmerman for a possible civil rights action.

In Central Florida, protesters rally in support of Trayvon Martin. [Orlando Sentinel]

House votes to delay two requirements of the health care overhaul.  [NY Times]

Justice Department seeks tips on Zimmerman. [BET]

Nelson Mandela turns 95, still hospitalized. [BBC]

Morsi supporters protest over absence of Islamists in Egypt’s cabinet. [Guardian]

Bruce Springsteen: Zimmerman verdict shows racism still exists. [TMZ]

Lakers said to make a run for LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony in 2014. [CBS]

Senators reach agreement on student loan rates. [USA Today]

Tom Joyner offers college scholarship to Rachel Jeantel. [USA Today]

Lewis offers emotional appeal to restore “soul” of Voting Rights Act. [Christian Science Monitor]

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