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Hello, past week. Tomorrow morning at 8 am, I get on a plane to LA for a last-minute trip. Before I do, want to talk about last week? Okay, let's do. Here are some stories from it.
But first: Amber wanted to include this story about a rogue cow who won't be tamed or detained, but acknowledges that there are more pressing news items that we didn't write about, but that you might to comment on, including these 10 stories:
Raven-Symoné thinks discrimination against "ghetto" names isn't a problem; wouldn't hire someone named "Watermelondrea." [CNN]
Suicide bombers at a peace rally in Turkish capital, Ankara, have taken 86 lives, injuring at least bystanders. Warning: Link contains graphic images. [Buzzfeed]
Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at Indiana University has been closed after the release of a graphic hazing video. [Jezebel]
Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz admits the GOP’s investigation into Planned Parenthood’s misuse of federal funds found no wrongdoing. [Salon]
Rupert Murdoch doesn't think President Obama is a "real black president."[Celebitchy]
One student has been killed and three wounded in a schooling shooting at Arizona University. [Washington Post]
Stephanie Myers' gender-swapped version of Twilight reinforces the gender stereotypes of the original. [The Daily Beast]
Ben Carson believes armed citizens could have stopped Hitler. [HuffPo]
Nicki Minaj shut down a New York Times interview after being asked if she "thrive[s] on drama." [Celebitchy]
The cast of Suffragette has come under fire for tone-deaf "I'd rather be a rebel than a slave" campaign. [The Root]
Let's talk about any or all of these here today (and tomorrow, plane-wifi willing).