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News from Around the Web: April 13 Edition

April 13th, 2012

In today’s top news, President Obama says Kanye West is still a “Jackass,” Newark mayor Cory Booker saves a neighbor from a burning house and the National Rifle Association meets for its annual meeting amid pressure over gun laws.

President Obama says Kanye West is still a “Jackass.” [BET]

Newark mayor Cory Booker saves neighbor from burning house. [BET]

The National Rifle Association meets for its annual meeting amid pressure over gun laws. [NYT]

Three people were killed in an Ohio Cracker Barrel restaurant after shots rang out during a domestic dispute. [AP]

California’s Supreme Court ruled that employers no longer have to ensure lunch breaks for workers. [AP]

Arizona governor signs law banning most late-term abortions. [Reuters]

Rapper Diggy says he is one of the last “real MCs.” [BET]

The legendary Howard Theater reopens its doors. [BET]

U.N. peacekeepers stand ready to enforce Syria ceasefire. [AJE]

U.N. demands immediate end to Sudan oil conflict. [BBC]

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News from Around the Web: March 29 Edition

March 29th, 2012

In today’s top news, Trayvon Martin’s shooter appears uninjured in a surveillance video despite claims of self-defense, Spike Lee wrongly links elderly couple to George Zimmerman and a white alumni of Howard’s law school is credited with starting Trayvon Martin’s online petition.

Trayvon Martin’s shooter appears uninjured in video despite claims of self-defense. [BET]

Spike Lee wrongly links elderly couple to George Zimmerman. [BET]

White alumni of Howard’s law school is credited with starting Trayvon Martin’s online petition. [MSNBC]

Bobby Brown faces six months in jail following official DUI charge. [BET]

Florida teen gets life sentence for murdering two British tourists. [Guardian]

Criminal charges filed against JetBlue pilot who suffered a mental breakdown mid-flight. [Reuters]

Drinking alcohol may raise a woman’s risk for breast cancer. [HealthDay]

Overall cancer rates for U.S. are down. [CBS]

The National Rifle Association is selling hoodies that can conceal a gun. [MiamiNewTimes]

Delegation of west African leaders cancels Mali rebel negotiations. [BBC]

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