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Elizabeth Ashack, Labor Dept. economist, under review after tweet calling Christians Nazis — Economist Elizabeth Ashack at the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics is under review after she claimed her Twitter account was hacked when a message was tweeted from her account that called Christians Nazis. "People in the red states vote for nazis to govern, and then call themselves Christian, it will not end well for them.

Michele Ganeless, Comedy Central president, says two black late-night hosts 'not by design' — Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless says the recent hiring of Trevor Noah as the new "Daily Show" host had nothing to do with his race - after some pointed out that the network now has two black late-night hosts.

Connecticut College cancels classes over racist bathroom graffiti — Connecticut College canceled classes Monday so that students and administrators could hold a campus-wide discussion following racially charged graffiti that was found in one of the bathrooms. Campus safety officials are investigating after the word "No" followed by the N-word was found scrawled on the bathroom wall on the first floor of the Crozier-Williams building in New London, a local NBC affiliate reported.

Laurie Cumbo, NYC councilwoman, thinks segregated housing 'needs to be discussed' — New York City Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo has argued "there could be some benefit" to assigning housing by ethnic group. The Democrat has come under fire from the Asian community after she asked Thursday during a council hearing on public housing why "blocs" of Asians are living in two Fort Greene housing projects, the New York Post reported.

Harvey Weinstein, Miramax co-founder, accused of sexually assaulting 22-year-old — A 22-year-old Italian woman has accused Hollywood film producer and Miramax co-founder Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her Friday night in New York City, police sources told the New York Daily News. The woman, who wasn't identified, told police that Mr. Weinstein, 63, touched her private area and her breasts about 6 p.m.

Ed Murray, Seattle mayor, bans city-funded travel to Indiana over religious-objections law — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray plans to sign a executive order this week banning all city-funded travel to Indiana in protest against the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Lufthansa, others adopt two-person cockpit rule after Germanwings crash — Lufthansa, the parent company of Germanwings, has joined several airlines around the world in introducing new rules that require two authorized crew members in the cockpit of its flights at all times.

Peter King scolds 'vulgar, rabid' Ted Cruz supporters — Rep. Peter D. King issued a statement Friday scolding Sen. Ted Cruz supporters for making "vulgar, rabid and adolescent type" phone calls to his office. "I owe it to my staff - particularly the female members and young interns - to make this statement," said Mr. King, who slammed Mr. Cruz's supporters as suffering "from severe cases of arrested development," The Washington Post reported.

Lena Dunham pens 'Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?' quiz for New Yorker — Lena Dunham is being accused of anti-Semitism after she penned an article in the New Yorker titled "Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz."

Eleanor Holmes Norton signs up for lessons after video of botched parking job goes viral — D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton says she is taking action to improve her parking skills after a video that went viral showed her desperately struggling, and ultimately failing, to appropriately park her car outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
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