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News From Around the Web: Feb. 21 Edition

February 21st, 2012

In today’s top news, Chris Brown and Rihanna have confirmed their renewed friendship through new music, Bobby Brown explains why he left his ex-wife’s funeral and Magic Johnson is preparing to launch a new television network via Comcast.

Chris Brown and Rihanna have confirmed their friendship through new music. [BET]

Bobby Brown explains why he left Whitney Houston’s funeral. [BET]

Magic Johnson will launch a TV network via Comcast. [LATimes]

NAACP blasts Iowa for lackluster minority protection. [ABC5]

Federal government is the worst offender of veteran discrimination. [MSNBC]

Chicago teacher sues for the right to use the N-word in class. [SunTimes]

French police are questioning former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn over prostitution links. [MSNBC]

Haiti may soon receive its first cruise ship in 25 years. [USATODAY]

Basketball star Allen Iverson gets lucrative offer from soccer league. [YahooNews]

Eighty-eight year-old Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe dispels rumors about his health. [AFP]

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News From Around the Web: Feb. 13 Edition

February 13th, 2012

In today’s top news, the 2012 Grammy Awards honor the late Whitney Houston, some are angered as Etta James and Don Cornelius are left out of Grammys ‘in memoriam’ segment and new reports claim Houston died from deadly combo of prescription drugs and alcohol.

The 2012 Grammy Awards honor the late Whitney Houston. [BET]

Whitney Houston allegedly died from deadly combo of prescription drugs and alcohol. [TMZ]

Some angered that Grammys left Etta James and Don Cornelius out of ‘in memoriam’ segment. [MSNBC]

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina hospitalized following her mother’s death. [BET]

New York City bans churches from operating in public schools on weekends. [WSJ]

Find out where ‘overweight’ ends and ‘obese’ begins. [BET]

Israeli Black Hebrews mourn Whitney Houston’s death. [BET]

U.S. government tops the list in layoffs. [MSNBC]

Gadhafi’s son warns of a Libyan revolt. [BBC]

U.S. admiral says Navy forces prepared to confront Iran. [FOX]

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