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Angel Granados-Diaz, 19, a Parkrose High School student accused of bringing shotgun to class last Friday, appears in a brief court hearing in Portland, Ore., Monday, May 20, 2019. Granados-Diaz pleaded not guilty Monday during the brief court hearing to a felony count of possessing a weapon in a public building and three misdemeanors. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP, Pool)
Teen accused in Oregon school gun case pleads not guiltyA high school senior who authorities say brought a shotgun to a Portland, Oregon, school but was tackled by a security guard before anyone was hurt has pleaded not guilty to gun-related charges
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UN: Armed group closed water supply valves in Libya capitalThe U.N. says an armed group has stormed the main water distribution station in Libya's capital and closed valves supplying Tripoli and cities in the northwest, potentially affecting some 2 million people
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California eyes health care for immigrants in US illegallyCalifornia lawmakers are eyeing proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally
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Marine Corps Harrier jet crashes in North CarolinaOfficials say a Marine jet has crashed in North Carolina, but the pilot ejected from the aircraft and was taken to a hospital
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Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy greeds supporters before inauguration ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, May 20, 2019. Zelenskiy overwhelming won the presidential election last month, beating incumbent Petro Poroshenko. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on UkraineThe U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian request to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in Monday's inauguration of Ukraine's new president
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Texas advances bill to stiffen penalties for pipeline damageA bill that would stiffen penalties for those who damage or trespass around oil and gas operations is advancing through the Texas Legislature
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The casket of Appleton firefighter Mitchell F. Lundgaard appears during a funeral procession on Monday, May 20, 2019, in Appleton, Wis. The 14-year veteran of the Appleton Fire Department was fatally shot while responding to a medical emergency at the downtown Valley Transit Center on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Appleton, Wis. (William Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP)
Wisconsin firefighter's family says support is 'astonishing'Residents of a Wisconsin city have paid their final respects to a firefighter killed in the line of duty.
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In this Friday, April 20, 2019 photo, Muhlaysia Booker speaks during a rally in Dallas. Booker, a transgender woman seen on a widely circulated video being beaten on April 12 in front of a crowd of people, was found dead Saturday, May 18 in a Dallas shooting. No suspect has been identified.  (Ryan Michalesko/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
Texas transgender woman who was beaten in video found deadPolice in Dallas say a transgender woman found dead on Saturday died from "homicidal violence."
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FILE - In this May 15, 2019 file photo, Steven Bourgoin, left, greets his defense attorney Robert Katims during his murder trial in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington, Vt. Closing arguments are expected Monday, May 20  in the trial of Bourgoin, a Vermont man facing murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers after he drove the wrong way on Interstate 89.  (Glenn Russell/VTDigger.org via AP, Pool, File)
Closing arguments conclude in deadly wrong-way crash trialAttorneys have completed questioning witnesses in the trial of a Vermont man facing charges in the deaths of five teenagers after he drove the wrong way on Interstate 89
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New Mexico mayor's plan would charge for emergency costsNew Mexico mayor proposes billing some drivers who are involved in car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or extractions
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The Latest: Tornadoes menace OklahomaSevere thunderstorms moved across Oklahoma, spawning a few tornadoes, causing damage and worry among the public but no reports of injuries
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This May 20, 2019 photo shows the Border Patrol Station in Weslaco, Texas. The U.S. government says a 16-year-old from Guatemala died at the Border Patrol station, becoming the fifth death of a migrant child since December. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that Border Patrol apprehended the teenager in South Texas’ Rio Grande Valley on May 13. The agency says the teenager was found unresponsive Monday morning during a welfare check. (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP)
5th migrant child dies after detention by US border agentsThe U.S. government says a 16-year-old teenager from Guatemala died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child apprehended by the government since December
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