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News From Around the Web: March 29

March 29th, 2013

(Photo: AP Photo/Lulamile Feni-Daily Dispatch)

In today’s top news, Nelson Mandela is recovering positively in hospital; President Obama urged the nation and Congress into action against gun violence Thursday; and both suspects pleaded not guilty in the killing of Hadiya Pendleton.

Nelson Mandela is recovering positively after being admitted to the hospital yesterday for a lung infection. [BBC]

President Obama is shaming the nation and Congress into action against gun violence Thursday. [CNN]

Both men pleaded not guilty in the killing of Hadiya Pendleton. [BET]

The EPA plans to unveil a proposal that aims to clean up automobile emissions, a plan that may lead to higher gas prices. [Fox News]

7,000 patients who visited a Tulsa, Oklahoma, dentist may have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis. [CNN]

Rep. Don Young of Alaska said he “meant no disrespect” when he used the term “wetbacks” to refer to the migrant laborers who worked on his father’s farm. [ADN]

A woman says she was roughed up by two LAPD officers and has filed a lawsuit against them. [KTLA]
Rapper Lil Wayne reveals he is epileptic. [Today]
Charles Barkley is defending CBS sports analyst Doug Gottlieb’s “white man’s perspective” joke during NCAA coverage. [AP]
A 16-story building collapsed in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, killing three people and injuring 17 others. [Al Jazeera]
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News From Around the Web: April 17 Edition

April 17th, 2012

In today’s top news, both Tulsa shooters enter “not guilty” pleas, Tulsa shooter Jake England says shootings were not race-motivated because he has Black friend and the Senate rejects the proposed “Buffett” tax rule.

Tulsa shooters enter “not guilty” pleas. [Reuters]

Tulsa shooter Jake England says shootings were not race-motivated because he has Black friends. [AP]

Senate rejects proposed “Buffett” tax rule. [MSNBC]

Attorney for Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman wants the presiding judge removed from the case. [CNN]

Mississippi governor signs bill tightening rules for abortion providers. [CNN]

Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, is pleased with her late son’s “comeback” at Coachella. [BET]

Nicki Minaj’s dad says the rapper is exaggerating claims of abuse. [BET]

Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley, proclaims that no artist can compare to her father. [BET]

Police handcuff Georgia kindergarten student for throwing a tantrum. [AP]

Fanatical Norway killer Anders Breivik tells court, “I would have done it again.” [AP]

The African Union has suspended membership of Guinea-Bissau over coup. [BBC]

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News From Around the Web: April 10 Edition

April 10th, 2012

In today’s top news, the special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case has decided not to use a grand jury, a Michigan road sign is hacked to display “Trayvon a N—-r” and police say both  Tulsa shooting suspects confessed to their crimes.

The special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case has decided not to use a grand jury. [BET]

A Michigan road sign is hacked to display “Trayvon a N—-r.” [MSNBC]

Police say Tulsa shooting suspects confessed to crimes. [Reuters]

Think Like a Man producer is confident that the film will be No. 1 at the box office on April 20. [BET]

A Washington seventh grader took control of his school bus after the driver collapsed. [MSNBC]

Study: Blacks and Latinos less likely to be prescribed antidepressants. [UofM]

Rapper Eve says she is close to releasing her first new album in 10 years. [BET]

Early dental x-rays for children may be linked to brain tumors. [ABC]

Mali coup leader rejects assistance from foreign troops. [BBC]

Syria has begun withdrawing troops from cities in accordance with the U.N.-backed peace plan. [AJE]

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News from Around the Web: April 9 Edition

April 9th, 2012

In today’s news, the suspected shooters of five Black men in Tulsa, Oklahoma have been arrested, Bill Cosby speaks out on the Trayvon Martin tragedy and, for the second time in three weeks, a CNN reporter says the N-word on live TV.

The suspected shooters of five Black men in Tulsa, Oklahoma have been arrested. [BET]

Bill Cosby speaks out on the Trayvon Martin tragedy. [WashingtonTimes]

For the second time in three weeks, a CNN reporter says the N-word on live TV. [DailyCaller]

Trayvon Martin’s family could sue the homeowner’s association in the neighborhood where he was killed. [AP]

A Fox Orlando news affiliate refers to neo-Nazis as a civil rights group. [ThinkProgress]

Violence forces cancellation of two Young Jeezy concerts in Canada. [BET]

Study: Children of mothers who are diabetic or obese while pregnant are at a higher risk of developing autism. [FOX]

Rapper Young Buck to lose much of his intellectual property in his bankruptcy settlement. [BET]

Easter Sunday suicide bombing in Nigeria kills 38. [CSM]

Mali’s president formally stepped down. [CNN]

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