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10 Things to Know for Today

April 4, 2018

Workers walk down a street near the YouTube complex in San Bruno, Calif., Tuesday, April 3, 2018. A woman opened fire at YouTube headquarters Tuesday, setting off a panic among employees and wounding several people before fatally shooting herself, police and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. REPORT: YOUTUBE SHOOTER TOLD FAMILY MEMBERS SHE ‘HATED’ COMPANY

Investigators do not believe Nasim Aghdam, 39, specifically targeted the three victims she wounded with a handgun at the company’s headquarters south of San Francisco.

2. CHINA DELIVERS ‘SAME STRENGTH’ RESPONSE IN TARIFF STANDOFF

Beijing is urging the U.S. to come to the table to resolve a trade dispute as it issues a $50 billion list of U.S. goods subject to tariffs.

3. TRUMP WANTS US MILITARY TO SECURE BORDER UNTIL WALL IS BUILT

Federal law prohibits the use of active-duty service members for law enforcement inside the U.S., but there is precedent to send National Guard troops there in certain capacities.

4. WHO WON WISCONSIN COURT RACE

Liberal judge Rebecca Dallet’s runaway victory in a state Supreme Court race cheers Democrats eager for evidence their party is destined for big wins in midterm elections.

5. FRANCE PUTS EUROPEAN-HIGH 78,000 SECURITY THREATS ON POLICE DATABASE

A German parliamentarian raises questions about whether the system is being abused, with different European nations applying different criteria when flagging people for “discreet checks.”

6. WORLD MARKS 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF KING SLAYING

The global commemoration culminates with events in Memphis and Atlanta, followed by a march and ending in speeches by Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and others.

7. WHAT FORMER FRIEND OF WASHINGTON FAMILY TOLD AUTHORITIES

Alexandra Argyropoulos tells the AP that she told Oregon child welfare officials in 2013 that Jennifer and Sarah Hart — who plunged off a California cliff with their children in an SUV — had been depriving the kids of food as punishment.

8. RHODE ISLAND TO BUY FARMS TO HELP NEW FARMERS

The state is launching a program to buy farms and sell them to new farmers for dirt cheap, an unconventional approach to ensure that farming remains viable.

9. WHERE HOLLYWOOD IS COMING UP SHORT

A new study finds the film industry’s move toward diversity has largely ignored people with disabilities.

10. WHAT DJ’S GOAL IS AT GOLF’S FIRST MAJOR

Dustin Johnson isn’t looking back at the freak back injury that knocked him out of the Masters last year.

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