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News From Around the Web: Feb. 21 Edition

February 21st, 2014

(Photo: Courtesy of Florida A&M University)

In today’s news, Florida A&M University selects its first woman president; racist episodes continue to stir the campus of the University of Mississippi; and brain dead Jahi McMath is improving, her mother says.

Florida A&M selects new president, first woman. [BET]

Racist episodes continue to stir University of Mississippi campus. [NY Times]

Brain dead Jahi McMath’s mother says daughter is much better. [Liberty Voice]

Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon: back together again. [USA Today]

The Dalai Lama will meet with Obama at the White House. [Time]

U.N. chief wants 3,000 more troops in Central African Republic. [Reuters]

FBI confirms Black activist was killed during 1973 Wounded Knee occupation. [CBS]

Same-sex marriage lawsuits exploding in U.S. courts. [NBC]

Judge: Spying on NJ Muslims by NYPD was legal. [News92]

LeBron James sticks nose into Kevin Durant’s MVP party. [USA Today]

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News From Around the Web: Feb. 19 Edition

February 19th, 2014

(Photo: AP Photo/The Daily Mississippian, Thomas Graning)

In today’s news, James Meredith discusses the vandals who put a noose around a statue at the University of Mississippi; the man charged in the death of a teenager says he shot to scare her; and Richie Incognito apologizes to Jonathan Martin on Twitter.

James Meredith talks about vandals who put noose on Mississippi statue. [LA Times]

Man charged in teen death says he shot to scare. [ABC]

Richie Incognito returns to Twitter, apologizes to Jonathan Martin. [LA Times]

Ted Nugent hits campaign trail after calling Obama “subhuman mongrel.” [CNN]

UN protest at Liberia-Ivory Coast forced extraditions. [BBC]

Spike Lee is director of Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” opening. [Huffington Post]

What’s at stake for Detroit’s workers and retirees? [CNN]

Fresh fighting resumes in South Sudan. [ABC]

Chicago sees rare tally of weekend gun violence: Zero. [Chicago Tribune]

Kanye West adds a verse to Beyoncé and Jay Z’s “Drunk in Love” [Time]

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News From Around the Web: Feb. 18 Edition

February 18th, 2014

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In today’s news, a mistrial was declared on the murder charge against Michael Dunn in the killing of Jordan Davis; an Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot hijacks a plane and takes it to Geneva; President Obama warns Uganda’s president over an anti-gay bill.

Mistrial on murder charge in Jordan Davis case. [BET]

Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian Airlines plane, flies to Geneva, seeks asylum. [CNN]

President Obama warns Uganda’s president over anti-gay bill. [BBC]

In NBA All-Star game, East beats West 163-155.  [Chicago Tribune]

George Zimmerman says he’s homeless, suffers from PTSD. [AJC]

Will Smith dances with Jimmy Fallon on Tonight Show’s return to NYC. [Just Jared]

12 Years a Slave wins top British film awards. [Reuters]

Social contact, regular exercise key to living longer. [NDTV]

A 15-year-old girl killed over a prank in Arkansas. [NBC]

Samsung’s new Galaxy said to  feature sharper, larger display. [Bloomberg]

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News From Around the Web: Sept. 11 Edition

September 11th, 2013

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In Wednesday’s top news, President Obama delays a congressional vote on intervening in Syria as he opts for diplomacy; Bill de Blasio came in first in the New York Democratic mayoral primary, but may still have a runoff; and children have suffered from economic inequality since the recession.

Obama delays Syria strike to focus on a Russian plan. [NY Times]

De Blasio takes NYC Dem mayoral primary, may face runoff. [CBS]

Children suffer from growing economic inequality since recession. [Washington Post]

Apple unveils faster, cheaper iPhone. [NY Times]

Eliot Spitzer fails in New York political comeback attempt. [Reuters]

LeBron James: “I would love to spend the rest of my career in Miami.” [USA Today]

Arsenio Hall Show kicks off to big numbers. [NY Post]

Kenya water discovery brings hope for drought relief in rural north. [Guardian]

Kanye West drops in on Jimmy Fallon’s show. [USA Today]

New police video shows George Zimmerman police encounter. [CBS]

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News From Around the Web: Dec. 9 Edition

December 9th, 2011

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In today’s top news, Obama blasts GOP critics with a snarky comeback, Jay-Z prepares to raise cash for the United Way, and Oprah’s TV network may be getting a lot more color.

Obama tells critics to  “ask Bin Laden” if he’s an appeaser. [CBS]

NBC will approve Questlove’s future Fallon show selections. [AP]

Jay-Z to perform for charity. [BET]

FAMU president punished after hazing death. [Orlando Sentinel]

Scientists discover nature’s own STD test. [MSNBC]

Sandusky’s wife stands by her man. [ABC]

Despite the achievement gap, Black parents do care about education. [BET]

Eddie Murphy eyes role of ex-D.C. mayor Marion Barry in upcoming HBO film. [Hollywood Reporter]

Oprah’s OWN network may shift its aim to Black viewers. [NYPost]

Black atheists in the south share stories. [CNN]

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