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Capital Gazette staff 'are like family', says mourning Annapolis community

Capital Gazette staff 'are like family', says mourning Annapolis communityBefore a mass shooting turned the Capital Gazette into a national news story, it was simply “the paper”. Residents of Annapolis, Maryland, used the phrase as shorthand for the local newspaper when they weren’t referring to it by its nickname, “the Capital”. Prosecutors say 38-year-old Jarrod Ramos – a local man who had a long-standing grudge against the Capital – carried out a “targeted attack” on the paper’s offices, barricading the exits and hunting down victims with a pump-action shotgun.



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White House Counsel Don McGahn Recused Entire Staff From Russia Probe

White House Counsel Don McGahn Recused Entire Staff From Russia ProbeWhite House counsel Don McGahn recused his whole staff from the investigation



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Tesla cutting 9% of staff; layoffs not to affect Model 3 production

Tesla cutting 9% of staff; layoffs not to affect Model 3 productionElectric carmaker Tesla Motors announced Tuesday it was cutting nine percent of its workforce to enhance profitability but said the move would not affect an ambitious production ramp-up of its Model 3 sedan. The job cuts are part of a company-wide restructuring to address excess staff in some areas due to the company’s speedy growth, Tesla chief Elon Musk said in an email to employees. The cuts concern salaried staff but not production workers and will not affect Model 3 output targets, said Musk, who characterized the downsizing as an acknowledgement of the need to focus more on costs.



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Trooping the Colour: Former Chief of Defence staff Lord Guthrie falls from horse during ceremony

Trooping the Colour: Former Chief of Defence staff Lord Guthrie falls from horse during ceremonyField Marshal Lord Guthrie, the former Chief of the General Staff, was injured after falling from his horse during Trooping the Colour on Saturday. Lord Guthrie, 79, was treated on The Mall by paramedics after appearing to collapse and slip from his steed. He was taken to hospital, where aides said he was "being well looked after". Lord Guthrie, who was taking part as Colonel of the Life Guards, was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, from 1994 to 1997, and Chief of the Defence Staff from 1997 until his retirement in 2001. The incident took place close the Victoria Memorial, at the top of the Mall, in front of dozens of people waiting to watch the fly past and appearance of the Royal Family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace. Trooping the colour: Royal birthday celebrations, in pictures Pictures show Lord Guthrie on the ground, as officers rushed to his aid while another officer leads his horse away. Emily Dance, 22, said: "We were standing further up the mall and we saw the guy on his horse, and his posture was just sloped, he was lent back at a 45 degree angle. We spotted him way off. He looked like he was going to faint. Police officers at the scene Credit: PA Wire "Once the Queen had gone past we then followed her up the Mall, and we got closer and heard from people near us that he was shaking, and people were propping him up, next to him. "He was behind the Queen, and just in front of the monument he fell off, and there were loads of paramedics and they put a screen up as well. Then we thought, something bad is really happening. " Will Berry, 22, added:  "There were a pair of policemen next to him, within that crowd, keeping their eye on him all the time." John Nichol, the former Iraq prisoner of war turned author, said: "Really hope all is OK – a nicer General Officer you could not hope to meet. Wishing you well Sir." Police came swiftly to Lord Guthrie's aid Credit: PA Wire During Lord Guthrie's military career he saw service with the Welsh Guards and the SAS and was closely involved in military operations in Northern Ireland. Police stand by as Lord Guthrie receives medical attention Credit: PA Wire He advised the Government on the conduct of the Kosovo War and also cautioned against a British invasion of Zimbabwe to remove the then-dictator Robert Mugabe.  A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence said that Lord Guthrie was receiving medical attention. Trooping the Colour: the most stylish royal looks from 2018's ceremony Meanwhile, a 51-year-old woman was arrested for a public order offence after an item was thrown towards a procession at Trooping the Colour, Scotland Yard said.



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Trump Surprises Staff, Wants Russia at G7

Trump Surprises Staff, Wants Russia at G7Donald Trump's new comments on Russia are causing a split with allies. Fmr. NSC staffer Ned Price says Trump is "trying to destroy" the international order and furthering Putin's goals. Jennifer Rubin, Neera Tanden, and Yamiche Alcindor join Katy Tur.



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Medical staff who treated Skripals feared pair would not survive

Medical staff who treated Skripals feared pair would not surviveDoctors in Britain who treated former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter following their March poisoning in Salisbury have said they initially feared the pair would not recover. Skripal and his daughter Yulia, who was visiting from Moscow, collapsed on March 4 on a bench in the city in southwestern England where the former double agent lived. London blamed Moscow for using a Soviet-made nerve agent known as novichok on the pair, which Moscow has furiously denied, sparking a diplomatic crisis between Russia and Britain.



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Woman held captive by boyfriend escapes after slipping note to veterinary staff, police say

Woman held captive by boyfriend escapes after slipping note to veterinary staff, police sayPolice arrested a man accused of holding his girlfriend prisoner at gunpoint after the quick-thinking woman was able to slip a message to staff at a veterinary clinic.



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Trump's Chief of Staff Defends 'Candid and Strong' Relationship With President

Trump's Chief of Staff Defends 'Candid and Strong' Relationship With PresidentJohn Kelly reportedly trash-talked Trump at an immigration meeting but an aide denied the story.



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Sources: Chief of Staff John Kelly calls Trump ‘idiot,’ mocks his policy ignorance

Sources: Chief of Staff John Kelly calls Trump ‘idiot,’ mocks his policy ignoranceIn what appears to be a souring relationship with Trump, four administration officials tell NBC News that Kelly has said he is “the one saving the country.”



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Scott Pruitt Admits He Knew About Controversial EPA Staff Raises

Scott Pruitt Admits He Knew About Controversial EPA Staff RaisesScott Pruitt, the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator,



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