Factbox: Victims of mass shooting at Maryland newsroom

Factbox: Victims of mass shooting at Maryland newsroom(Reuters) – Five newspaper employees, four of them journalists, were killed on Thursday in a Maryland newsroom when a gunman opened fire in what police said was a targeted attack on the offices of the Capital Gazette group in Annapolis, the state capital. Here are brief profiles of the victims, identified by law enforcement hours after the shooting: ROB HIAASEN Hiassen, 59, brother of best-selling author Carl Hiaasen, joined The Capital, the group’s flagship title, in 2010 as assistant editor after working as a reporter at the Baltimore Sun for 15 years. Before that, he was a staff reporter at the Palm Beach Post and news anchor and reporter for radio stations across the South.


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Factbox: Under investigation or indicted – the Trump aides facing scrutiny

Factbox: Under investigation or indicted - the Trump aides facing scrutiny(Reuters) – The federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and potential collusion by Donald Trump’s campaign has targeted – directly or indirectly – a growing group of presidential associates. As Special Counsel Robert Mueller presses on with his Russia probe, the following is a list of people who have been indicted or are being investigated. The court documents related to Mueller’s investigation are at https://www.justice.gov/sco.


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Factbox: Deadly attacks in Western Europe

Factbox: Deadly attacks in Western Europe(Reuters) – Following are some of the deadly attacks in Western Europe in recent years: April 7, 2018 – A man drives a van into a group of people sitting outside a restaurant in the old city center of Muenster in Germany, killing several of them before taking his own life, police say, a year to the day after the Stockholm truck attack. Aug. 17, 2017 – A van ploughs into crowds in the heart of Barcelona, killing at least 13 people, a regional official says, in what police said they were treating as a terrorist attack. June 3, 2017 – Three attackers ram a van into pedestrians on London Bridge then stab revelers in nearby bars, killing eight people and injuring at least 48.


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Factbox: Where could Kim Jong Un meet Donald Trump?

  1. Factbox: Where could Kim Jong Un meet Donald Trump?  Reuters
  2. North Korea Has Not Yet Confirmed a Kim-Trump Meeting, Tillerson Says  Wall Street Journal
  3. Deterrence and diplomacy are the only options for North Korea  The Hill
  4. The White House’s complete disarray on North Korea continues  Washington Post
  5. What Can Be Done for a Nuclear Deal with North Korea?  Voice of America
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Factbox: Cuba's one-party socialist system among last in world

Factbox: Cuba's one-party socialist system among last in worldCubans vote on Sunday to ratify two official lists of candidates for the national and provincial assemblies, the final step in a process that is set to culminate with Raul Castro stepping down as president on April 19. The following is an outline of Cuba’s one-party socialist system, one of the last in the world: – Cuba is a one-party socialist republic, in which political power is vested solely in the Cuban Communist Party (PCC). The system is enshrined in the Cuban Constitution approved by referendum in 1976.


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