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Park Police Seek Man Accused Of Sexual Assault In D.C. Park

This man is suspected of a sexual assault on April 1.

Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in a park in Northwest D.C. earlier this month.

The incident occurred just west of Georgetown on April 1.

Police say the woman was walking along the Georgetown waterfront around 8 p.m. when a man grabbed her from behind and forced her through an area of the Capital Crescent Trail to Glover Archbold Park and sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a black male with light brown skin and short hair. He is said to be approximately six feet tall, and weigh 230-240 pounds.

Police say the man has a tattoo on the back of his left hand of the letter "N" with starts down the middle of the letter.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call 202-610-8737.

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Lisa Lucas Takes The Reins At The National Book Foundation

Lucas is the third executive director in the history of the foundation, which runs the National Book Awards. Her priority? Inclusivity: "Everyone is either a reader or a potential reader," she says.
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The Shocking Truth About America's Ethanol Law: It Doesn't Matter (For Now)

Ted Cruz doesn't like the law that requires the use of ethanol in gasoline. So what would happen if it was abolished? The surprising answer: not much, probably.
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The Latest on the Military, Political and Humanitarian Crises in Syria

Russia continues airstrikes in Syria. Secretary Kerry meets with world leaders in an attempt to resolve the country’s five-year civil war. A panel joins Diane to discuss the latest on the military, political and humanitarian crises facing Syria.

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Should India's Internet Be Free Of Charge, Or Free Of Control?

Facebook's free Internet service was banned in India on the basis of net neutrality this week. Internet providers, regulators say, should not be allowed "to shape the users' Internet experience."

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