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Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen, TH

Detained student protesters in Khon Kaen, Thailand, released; activists were freed on condition they won't violate ban on political gatherings, local media reports - @BPbreakingnews

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Afghanistan

Roadside bomb kills 2 in Afghanistan, including a district administrative chief, Afghan official says - @AP

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United States

US Senate approves stopgap highway and transit funding bill - @thehill

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Olympia, Wash., officer shoots suspected shoplifters

Photo: Pro-police demonstrators gather outside Olympia, Wash., city hall - @HeatherGrafK5

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Japan

Japan pledges $450 million in climate change and disaster aid to Pacific island nations - @nytimes

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NSA reform proposals

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says Senate to reconvene May 31 after mutliple attempts to pass Patriot Act extensions fail; provisions in Patriot Act set to expire June 1 - @ChadPergram

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Peru

Peru suspends civil liberties in Tambo valley region after 4th death in anti-mining protests; suspended rights include freedom of assembly, freedom of movement and protection warrant-less searches, official says - @AP

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Ocoee, FL, US

Woman shot by police at Ocoee, Fla., Burger King restaurant; woman pointed gun at officer, police say - @WFTV

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NSA reform proposals

US Senate blocks House bill aimed at overhauling NSA's contentious phone-surveillance program - @WSJbreakingnews

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Irvine, CA, US

3-year-old girl attacked by coyote in Irvine, Calif.; child suffered 'very minor, superficial' injuries, police say - @NBCLA

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Guangxi, CN

2 schoolchildren die in southern China amid heavy flooding when overloaded bus plunges into pond, Guangxi regional government says - @washingtonpost

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Rohingya boat refugees

Indonesian officials tell Australian foreign minister most migrants stranded at sea in South Asia are illegal laborers from Bangladesh, not oppressed Muslim Rohingya - @STForeignDesk

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Jackson, MS, US

3-year-old fatally shot in Jackson, Miss., police say - @16WAPTNews

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Texas, US

Texas State Senate approves bill allowing open carry of handguns; proposal now heads to House - @abc13houston

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Webster, MO, US

2 killed in crash involving horse-drawn buggy in Webster County, Mo., police say; horse reportedly not injured - @kytv

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NBA playoffs 2015

Cleveland Cavaliers dominate Atlanta Hawks in Game 2 with 94-82 win, take 2-0 series lead in Eastern Conference Finals - @NBA

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Indianapolis, IN, US

1 reported dead in Indianapolis hit-and-run - @FOX59

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Cocoa, FL, US

Man wanted in connection to baby's death in Cocoa, Fla., reportedly in custody - @WFTV

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Houston, TX, US

Woman fatally shoots husband in Houston; says she fired in self-defense - @abc13houston

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Los Angeles, CA, US

Video: Slow-speed pursuit in Los Angeles ends when bystander jumps in front of car; no report of injuries - @ABC7Gisela

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