Things you should know today: 6/29/18

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Suspect in Maryland newspaper rampage denied bail

In this June 28 2018 photo released by the Anne Arundel Police, Jarrod Warren Ramos poses for a photo, in Annapolis, Md. First-degree murder charges were filed Friday against Ramos who police said targeted Maryland’s capital newspaper, shooting his way into the newsroom and killing four journalists and a staffer before officers swiftly arrested him. (Anne Arundel Police via AP)

A man who had been harassing Maryland news reporters for years entered their newsroom Thursday and open-fired, killing five people. The shooter, Jarrod Warren Ramon, planned the attack and barricaded the back door so that victims could not escape. Officers swiftly responded and captured him hiding underneath a desk. He has been held in jail on five counts of first-degree murder and and denied bail on Friday.

Russian opposition leader Navalny’s brother freed from jail

Dmitry Serebryakov
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, right, embraces his brother Oleg Navalny, center, after Oleg was released for the prison in Naryshkino, Orel region, 380 kilometers (237 miles) south of Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 29, 2018. The brother of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from prison on Friday after serving a 3½-year term on fraud charges. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)

The brother of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, Oleg Navalny, was released from prison after serving for 3 1/2 years on charges of fraud. He was sentenced in December 2014 for defrauding a cosmetics compan. Many viewed the verdict as punishment for the political activities of his brother. Oleg Navalny walked out of jail and embraced his wife Viktoria and his brother Alexei as supporters cheered him on.

Father, son who disagree on Trump running against each other

Salome Quiroa
In this Tuesday, June 26, 2018 photo provided by David Quiroa, father David Quiroa, left, and son David Quiroa, Jr., right, hold their candidacy papers in Newport, R.I. The father will run as a Republican and the son will run as an independent in the November general election for the seat currently held by Democratic Rhode Island State Rep. Marvin Abney. (Salome Quiroa via AP)

Father and son David Quiroa Sr. and David Quiroa Jr. announced that they would be running against each other for a state House seat in Rhode Island. The two disagree on political views, with David Quiroa Sr. being a Republican who supported Trump during the 2016 elections, and David Quiroa Jr. being an independent who supported Hillary Clinton.

The Washington Capitals announced that they have hired Todd Reirden as the team’s new head coach. People on Twitter are sharing their thoughts.

The popular video game “Overwatch” released a video on YouTube revealing its new hero Hammond, AKA “Wrecking Ball.” The character’s origin story is #2 Trending on YouTube.

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