Annapolis newsroom shooting leaves 5 people dead; suspect in custody, officials say

Annapolis newsroom shooting leaves 5 people dead; suspect in custody, officials say

At least five people were killed and at least two others were injured during a shooting described as a targeted attack on The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, Thursday afternoon, local officials said, in one of the deadliest attacks involving journalists in U.S. history.

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EU summit: Brexit overshadowed as migrant crisis rages

The EU continues to wallow in a mess of its own making, putting Brexit on the backburner while it attempts to deal with the re-emerging migrant crisis caused by the likes of Angela Merkel. Europhiles must be feeling the heat from the south, where Italy’s new populist government continues to demand renewed efforts to control Europe’s external borders – read our dissection of the farce here.

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This is URGENT. The 2nd Quarter fundraising deadline is now under 48 hours away and we are still behind on our quarterly goal. The end-of-quarter deadline is especially important because we’re expecting Bob Casey (who, as you’ll recall, has called on President Trump to resign) to have well over $10,000,000.00 in the bank. That’s A LOT of negative ads!

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Counter terror plans threaten investigative journalism and research, say campaigners Index on Censorship

Plans to introduce new counter-terror laws risk stifling legal freedom of expression in the UK and could stop journalists and academics from carrying out much-needed investigations into extremist and other groups with possible prison sentences for investigating stories rising to 15 years.

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Trump, at ND rally, says keeping Senate in GOP hands ‘the most important thing’ after Kennedy retirement

Trump, at ND rally, says keeping Senate in GOP hands ‘the most important thing’ after Kennedy retirement

President Trump praised retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy as a very special guy and a great man at a rally in North Dakota Wednesday evening before imploring GOP voters to keep the Senate in Republican hands this coming November.

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