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GOP staffer resigns after criticizing First daughters

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A Republican staffer will resign after launching a verbal assault on Malia and Sasha Obama as the two appeared at the president’s annual turkey pardoning ceremony last week at the White House. Elizabeth Lauten, who served as a communications director for Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.), created a rant on Facebook that went viral. 

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Woman fired after employer discovers offensive post on Ferguson

A Houston woman has lost her job after friends on Facebook notified her employer of a racist comment she made about the events happening in Ferguson, Missouri. The woman, whose name has not been released, worked at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. 

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Report: 90% of employees at Facebook are white

For the first time in the history of the company, Facebook released its diversity report to the public. The results reveal a huge race and gender gap in terms of employment. 

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$3 million bond set for man accused of giving niece gun used to kill teen

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A man accused of providing a gun used to kill 14-year-old Endia Martin on Monday was order held on $3 million bond. Donnell Flora, 25, gave his 14-year-old niece a loaded .38 caliber revolver and accompanied her to the fight on Monday in Chicago, prosecutors say. 

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14-year-old girl charged with murder of peer over alleged Facebook dispute

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A 14-year-old girl was charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Endia Martin, 14 on Chicago’s south side. Two others may face charges, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

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2 teens murdered over Facebook argument

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Two Chicago teens were shot to death Saturday over a Facebook dispute, the mother of one of the victims said Saturday night. 16-year-old Jordan Means and 18-year-old Anthony Bankhead were found dead just after 10:30 a.m. Saturday in an apartment on the city’s southeast side. 

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Minnesota cop in trouble for ‘racist’ Facebook posts

A Minneapolis police officer is getting a lot of unwanted attention after posting a few Facebook statuses that some say is racist. Joseph Ming Klimmek, a 5-year veteran, has a few people questioning whether or not he is fit for the job after sharing an article about weekend murders. 

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Facebook adds new gender options for users

For as long as the site has existed, users have only had two options when describing their gender on Facebook. Now, the site has added additional options for those who do not identify as male of female. 

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Music teacher on leave after racist Facebook post about black students

An Akron, Ohio music teacher is suspended on leave pending an investigation into racist comments he allegedly posted on Facebook. Images of the rant were shared by parents of students attending Firestone High School.

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VIDEO: Police Officer Punches Pregnant Woman in the Face

Community members in Upstate New York are pissed-off and looking for answers as to why a Police Officer used extreme force on a woman who confessed to be pregnant prior to her arrest. On Tuesday night, a YouTube video went semi-viral as Rochester, NY citizens used social media to shout their concerns about excessive force […]

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