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iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Facebook’s diversity report released this week shows the typical employee at the social network is still white and male despite a “positive but modest change” reflected in its hiring demographics over the past year.

The percentage of employees who are women increased to 32 percent this year — up 1 percent from the previous year, according to the demographics report posted on Facebook’s website. Facebook’s U.S. workforce is 55 percent white — down 2 percent from the previous year.

Women held 16 percent of technology-based jobs at Facebook this year, up 1 percent from last year’s report.

Blacks are the most underrepresented minority in the report, comprising just 2 percent of Facebook’s workforce, the same percentage the company reported last year.

“As these numbers show, we have more work to do — a lot more. But the good news is that we’ve begun to make progress,” Maxine Williams, Facebook’s Global Head of Diversity, wrote in a blog post.

Silicon Valley’s push for more diversity in its workforce became a rallying point last year after Google, Facebook and other key players in technology released their diversity reports showing workplaces that were largely white and male dominated.

Facebook launched a strategic diversity team to address the challenge and has since implemented a number of initiatives to help attract a more diverse workforce.

Among them are quadrupling the number of paid opportunities at Facebook University, a program that “invites college freshmen, generally from underrepresented groups who demonstrate exceptional talent and interest in Computer Science, to spend most of their summer working on teams with Facebook mentors, learning the skills we are looking for at the company,” Williams said.

Facebook for Business is another track at the company attracting students interested in non-engineering career paths, she said.

The company is also sponsoring “Lean In Circles” to help connect women (and some men) exploring careers in computer science with female mentors working in the field.

Taking a play from the National Football League, Williams said Facebook will also use the “Rooney Rule” for some parts of its business, encouraging recruiters “to look longer, harder and smarter for more diversity in the talent pool.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(TUNIS, Tunisia) — Two people opened fire on hotels in Tunisia Friday, killing at least 27 people, officials said.

The attack took place at the Hotel Imperial Marhaba in Sousse, a town on the northeast coast of Tunisia.

Two attackers were involved, officials said.

One suspect was killed, while the second attacker remains at-large, the country’s Ministry of Interior told ABC News.

The nationalities of the victims are still being determined.

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Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Christie Rampone turned 40 this past Wednesday and on Friday will lead the United States in their Women’s World Cup quarterfinal match against China, all while caring for her 9- and 5-year-old daughters.

How’s that for a soccer mom?

Rampone has been a force on the U.S. Women’s National Team since 1997. She is the only remaining player from the historic 1999 team, the last U.S. squad to win the Women’s World Cup.

In 1999, Rampone was a bright-eyed ingénue. Today, 16 years later, Rampone is the team captain playing in her fifth Women’s World Cup.

“I can’t believe I’m around this long, but it’s pretty exciting,” she told ABC News. “Knowing that I started my career out winning the World Cup, I would love to end it winning the World Cup.”

Rampone, who is married, has been able to shine both on and off the field by bringing her daughters, 9-year-old Riley and 5-year-old Reece, along for the ride.

“I didn’t want to separate my family just to play soccer,” she said. “Rylie … she’s been to 31 states and over 15 countries.”

“It’s a pretty amazing experience for them that they get to be around not only mom but just this incredible lot of females that are role models,” she said.

Rampone says her kids “absolutely” keep her grounded, and have the right to let her know if they have had enough with their mom’s professional soccer career.

“We’ve got that open communication,” Rampone said. “If you want mom to stop, I’m not playing. But they’re like go for it. Keep playing.”

Rampone’s daughters had a chance to watch her make history again in this year’s World Cup, when she came in as a substitute in Team USA’s game against Nigeria. The play made Rampone the oldest player to ever be featured in a World Cup.

Rampone says her daughters are now old enough to sometimes grasp that their mom is a history-maker.

“A lot of the times it’s mom but then it’s like Rylie went, ‘Are you a celebrity?,’” Rampone recalled. “And, like, not even close, you know?”

The New Jersey-based Rampone says this will be her last World Cup. Next, it will be time for the roles to reverse, with Rampone following her daughters’ sports careers.

“They’ve spent a lot of their lives watching mom and traveling with mom because of what mom loves to do, so I want to be there to support them,” Rampone said. “So when, you know, they start playing their games, like I want to be there for that.”

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Universal(NEW YORK) — Here’s a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:

Ted 2 — Seth MacFarlane is back as the writer, director and voice of the titular bear, in the sequel to the 2012 hit comedy. This time, Ted seeks legal justice when the law prevents him from adopting a child with his wife. Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, John Slattery and Morgan Freeman star. Rated R.

Max — Max is a military dog that loses his handler Kyle in Afghanistan. Max is brought to the U.S. and adopted by Kyle’s family, and he connects with Kyle’s teen brother. Josh Wiggins, Robbie Amell, Lauren Graham and Thomas Haden Church star. Rated PG.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The company behind popular dating sites and apps like Match.com, OkCupid and Tinder announced on Thursday that it is closer to pursuing an initial public offering.

IAC/InterActiveCorp said its board of directors has approved its plans for an IPO of The Match Group, IAC’s business under which all the dating sites are housed.

“Over the last two decades, IAC and its progeny have grown into seven separate public companies with a current shareholder value of over $44 billion,” IAC chairman and senior executive Barry Diller said in a statement. “As part of this evolution, in 2008 we spun off four companies simultaneously, leaving us with a much smaller IAC.”

“Since that time we’ve grown the Company substantially, more than quadrupling the Company’s value, with The Match Group leading the way – and so now, under the superb leadership of Greg Blatt and Sam Yagan, we want to take the step of offering the public the ability to own shares directly in this singular area of Internet activity,” Diller continued.

IAC said it expects the IPO to be completed during this year’s fourth quarter.

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PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images(PARIS) — One person was found decapitated and two others were injured following an apparent terrorist attack at an American-owned factory in France Friday, authorities said.

The attack happened in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier in southeastern France. French President Francois Hollande, speaking at a news conference, said the incident bears the hallmarks of a terrorist attack, and it was designed to cause an explosion.

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One suspect was taken into custody, authorities said. The investigation into the attack is ongoing.

The factory is owned by Air Products & Chemicals, a Pennsylvania-based company.

At least 17 people have been killed in terror-related violence in France this year. In January, gunmen attacked the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The men suspected in that attack were later killed in raids at a Kosher supermarket and print shop.

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PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images(PARIS) — Authorities in France are investigating a possible terrorist attack at a factory in which one person was killed, police sources told ABC News.

The attack happened in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier in southeastern France. One man has been taken into custody, the sources said.

The investigation into the attack is ongoing.

Friday’s attack follows a wave of violence in the country earlier this year, when gunmen attacked the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The men suspected in that attack were later killed in raids at a Kosher supermarket and print shop.

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PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images(PARIS) — Authorities in France are investigating a possible terrorist attack at a factory in which one person was killed, police sources told ABC News.

The attack happened in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier in southeastern France. One man has been taken into custody, the sources said.

The investigation into the attack is ongoing.

Friday’s attack follows a wave of violence in the country earlier this year, when gunmen attacked the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The men suspected in that attack were later killed in raids at a Kosher supermarket and print shop.

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Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will wrap up her four-day trip to Germany on Friday, visiting a Nazi concentration camp for the first time ever.

The queen, along with her husband Prince Philip, will tour Bergen-Belsen, where teenage diarist Anne Frank died. The camp was liberated by British troops 70 years ago.

While there, the royal couple will lay a wreath and visit a memorial to Frank and her sister Margot, the BBC reports. The queen and prince will also meet with some survivors.

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iStock/Thinkstock(SONOMA, Calif.) — Minor league pitcher Sean Conroy made history Thursday night when he took the mound for the Sonoma Stompers, becoming the first openly gay player in professional baseball.

It was his first start for the team and Conroy did it in fashion, going the distance and pitching a shutout.

The 23-year-old allowed only three hits in nine innings and struck out 11, helping the Stompers beat the Vallejo Admirals, 7-0.

After the game, Conroy said he was still trying to process the significance of the night.

“I still haven’t been able to process it,” he said. “After the final out, I just wanted to celebrate with my teammates like we always have.”

His debut for the Stompers also coincided with gay pride night at Arnold Field, the team’s home in Sonoma, California. Some players wore rainbow-striped gear to mark the occasion.

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