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Since the day after the deadly Jan. 6 riots on the U.S. Capitol, former President Donald Trump’s social media accounts have been silent — muzz…

A northern Virginia tech staffing company has apologized after an online job posting sought "preferably Caucasian" applicants. Cynet Systems in Sterling removed the post and issued an apology Sunday on Twitter. The company said the individuals involved have been fired and the job post "does not reflect our core values of inclusivity and equality." A Cynet statement issued Monday said the company has a longstanding policy to turn down clients who request candidates of a specific race or gender.

An emergency medical technician who was suspended after The Huffington Post reported he was a frequent co-host of a neo-Nazi podcast has now been fired. News outlets report JEB Stuart Rescue Squad's board of directors voted Sunday to fire 35-year-old Alex McNabb. The Dec. 8 report said McNabb told stories about being an EMT on the podcast, often referring to patients by racist slurs.

NBC, Fox News Channel and Facebook all said Monday they will stop airing President Donald Trump's campaign advertisement that featured an immigrant convicted of killing two police officers. CNN had rejected the same ad, declaring it racist. The advertisement aired on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" and MSNBC's "Morning Joe," and drew a heated online response.

A federal magistrate judge has ruled that a social media platform can be compelled to divulge account information belonging to a woman who anonymously chatted online about plans for last summer's deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero's order Monday says the woman's First Amendment rights to anonymous speech don't outweigh the importance of disclosing her identity to attorneys suing far-right extremists over the rally's violence.


After listening to days of damaging testimony from prosecution witnesses, a former Virginia Tech student pleaded no contest Friday to killing a 13-year-old girl he met through social media. David Eisenhauer, 20, entered his plea to all three charges against him in the stabbing death of Nicole Lovell: first-degree murder, abduction and concealing a body. The plea came on the fourth day of testimony at his trial.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A school board member in Hillary Clinton's hometown resigned after making a derogatory reference on Twitter to the female anatomy in describing women marching against President Donald Trump. An Illinois teacher was pulled from the classroom for a tweet deemed sexist. And a freshman Indiana lawmaker was inundated with criticism over a Facebook post mocking "fat women."

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