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News From Around the Web: Nov. 1 Edition

November 1st, 2013

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In today’s news, a federal court has blocked changes to the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program; President Obama has tilted the judiciary back toward the Democrats; and Cory Booker takes office as a United States senator.

Court blocks stop-and-frisk changes for New York Police. [NY Times]

Obama tilts federal judiciary back toward Democrats. [USA Today]

Cory Booker takes office as U.S. senator. [BET]

Deep cuts to country’s food stamp program kick in as Congress debates more. [Fox]

Anger over “shop and frisk” turns to street protests. [BET]

In reversal, strict Texas abortion law to take effect. [LA Times]

Jay Z, on Barneys furor, says he’s no stranger to being profiled. [NY Daily News]

Report: Obama campaign considered dumping Biden for Hillary Clinton. [CNN]

Source: Teammates bullied Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin. [Fox]

Zimbabwe court rules Robert Mugabe “insult law” invalid. [BBC]

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News From Around the Web: Oct. 28 Edition

October 28th, 2013

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In today’s news, President Obama pushed for investment education in a speech at a Brooklyn school; Chris Brown was arrested in Washington, D.C., on a felony assault charge; the Boston Red Sox even the World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Obama pushed for education investment in trip to Brooklyn school. [BET]

Chris Brown arrested in D.C. on felony assault charge. [Washington Post]

Boston Red Sox even with St. Louis Cardinals in World Series. [Fox]

Kathleen Sebelius prepares to face the music on Obamacare. [Christian Science Monitor]

Florida men dress as Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman for Halloween. [Orlando Sentinel]

Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray released from jail. [LA Times]

Macy’s says its employees not involved in ’shop and frisk’ allegations. [ABC]

NYC police commissioner said Avonte Oquendo may be dead. [BET]

Madagascar election is free and fair, observers say. [BBC]

Former South African government minister detained in New York. [Guardian]

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News From Around the Web: Oct. 24 Edition

October 24th, 2013

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In today’s news, African-American pastors are giving praise to the Affordable Care Act; Dominicans of Haitian descent are cast into legal limbo; and the bankruptcy trial in Detroit has become a frenzied affair.

Black pastors give praise to Obamacare. [BET]

Dominicans of Haitian descent cast into legal limbo by court. [NY Times]

In Detroit bankruptcy trial, union says city had pensions in sight. [Reuters]

Red Sox dominate the Cardinals in Game 1. [Boston Globe]

Another New York Black shopper says Barneys is racist. [NY Post]

Police say 11-year-old brought 400 rounds of ammo to school. [USA Today]

Support for legal marijuana soars to 58 percent. [Christian Science Monitor]

Spanking tied to later aggression among kids. [Reuters]

Ivory Coast’s soccer star Yaya Toure wants action on racist chants. [BBC]

Kanye West praises Jay Z’s social skills. [MTV]

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