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Week In Review

Six of 10 on ethics panel quit Waters case

February 27, 2012

All five Republicans on the House ethics committee and the panel’s ranking Democrat withdrew from a long-standing investigation of Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California on Friday to avoid further questions about their impartiality.

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Obama’s budget headed to Congress

February 19, 2012

President Barack Obama is sending Congress a new budget that seeks to achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over the next decade through cuts in government spending and higher taxes on the wealthy. At the same time, he wants to boost spending in key areas such as transportation and education.

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Lawsuit in FAMU death reveals details of hazing

February 19, 2012

The parents of a Florida A&M band member who died after being hazed filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against the owner and driver of the charter bus where the ritual took place, claiming the company’s managers told drivers to ignore hazing.

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Brown student uncovers lost Malcolm X speech

February 12, 2012

The audiotape of Malcolm X’s 1961 address in Providence might never have surfaced at all if 22-year-old Brown University student Malcolm Burnley hadn’t stumbled across a reference to it in an old student newspaper.

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‘Soul Train’ host Don Cornelius dead of suicide

February 5, 2012

Officers responding to a report of a shooting found Cornelius at his Mulholland Drive home at around 4 AM, police said. He was pronounced dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 4:56 AM at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, said Los Angeles County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter.

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Romney: Not focused on poor, they have safety net

February 5, 2012

Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney, confident after his Florida primary victory, ended up inviting criticism Wednesday when he said he’s “not concerned about the very poor” because they have an “ample safety net.”

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Publisher calling for Obama assassination quits

January 28, 2012

After writing a very controversial column about assassinating President Barack Obama, the Atlanta Jewish Times owner and publisher resigned. Andrew Adler wrote a scathing opinion piece, supposing Israel would consider assassinating the president in a plan to head off a nuclear Iran.

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