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This undated photo provided by Amir Ali shows Ali, from left, Corey Williams and Ali's co-counsel Blythe Taplin posing for a photo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La. Williams, a mentally disabled man, walked free Tuesday, May 22, 2018, after 20 years in prison for a killing his attorneys say he didn't commit, under a plea agreement that blames him for obstructing justice by falsely confessing to the crime. (Courtesy of Amir Ali)
Plea agreement: False confession obstructed justiceA Louisiana man is free after spending 20 years in prison for a killing his attorneys say he didn't commit, under a plea agreement which says he obstructed justice by a false confession.
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FILE - In this July 9, 2014, file photo, riders go down the water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. A state inspection has found 11 alleged violations of regulations at the Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy died in 2016. The Kansas Department of Labor made an audit of the Schlitterbahn park in Kansas City public Tuesday, May 22, 2018, a day after issuing a notice to the park. The audit said safety signs in some park areas were not adequate, records were not available for review and some operating and training manuals were not complete. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Kansas finds violations at water park where boy died in 2016A recent state audit found 11 alleged violations of amusement park regulations at a Kansas water park where a boy died in 2016
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University of Southern California student Daniella Mohazab, center, speaks  at a news conference at the office of her attorney, Gloria Allred, left, Tuesday May 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. Mohazab, a USC student seeking a master's degree in communications management, is suing USC and an ex-campus gynecologist who she accuses of sexual battery. (AP Photo/Christopher Weber)
USC president urged to resign over response to complaintsTwo-hundred professors have signed a letter demanding that the president of the University of Southern California resign amid allegations that USC failed to properly respond to complaints of misconduct by a gynecologist at a student health clinic
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Walton County Sheriff's Office personnel investigate a crime scene in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., Tuesday, May 22, 2018, where Clinton Street, 30, was found dead in his home, in what authorities are calling a suspicious death. (Devon Ravine/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)
Sheriff: Suspect in Florida standoff, gunfire found deadA man suspected of trading heavy gunfire with officers during a long standoff with police at a Florida Panhandle apartment was found dead Tuesday after an armored vehicle burst into the apartment
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Receptionist's family settles over Minnesota school blastFamily of school receptionist settles lawsuit over explosion that killed her last summer at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis
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Red Cross: Over 2,000 attacks on health care in conflictThe Red Cross says there have been 1,200 incidents of violence against hospitals and medical personnel in 16 countries in the two years since the U.N. adopted a resolution demanding combatants protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick
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FILE - In a May 17, 2018 file photo, emergency personnel examine a school bus after it collided with a dump truck, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J. The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday, May 22 recommended to states that all new large school buses be equipped with both lap and shoulder seatbelts, which the board chairman called a “tried and true” safety protection.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Federal board recommends seatbelts on all new school busesA federal transportation panel is recommending to states that all new large school buses be equipped with seatbelts
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Judge sides with transgender teen, declines to dismiss suitA federal judge in Virginia has sided with a transgender teen who claims a school board's bathroom policies discriminated against him
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A makeshift memorial of bouquets is left at the entry of a Perry Hall, Md., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Baltimore County police officer Amy Caprio was killed Monday afternoon while investigating a call about a suspicious vehicle, authorities said. Police have not confirmed how Caprio was fatally injured in the suburban neighborhood, but witnesses reported hearing a pop before seeing a Jeep run her over. (AP Photo/David McFadden)
Teen suspect in Maryland officer's slaying held without bailA 16-year-old charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Baltimore County police officer has been ordered held without bail by a judge who called him a "one-man crime wave."
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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks with reporters during a visit to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in western North Dakota. Zinke reiterated his support for addressing a maintenance backlog at national parks during a visit to the one named for the U.S. president known for being a champion of conservation. (AP Photo/Blake Nicholson)
Zinke stresses need for projects catch-up at national parksU.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reiterated his support for addressing a maintenance backlog at national parks during a visit to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota
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The Latest: Sheriff: Shooting suspect dead after standoffAuthorities say suspect in lengthy standoff, shootout with officers has been found dead inside Florida Panhandle apartment
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A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safetyTexas governor discusses keeping guns from 'people who would try to murder our children'
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