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Montana Diocese reaches $20M settlement with abuse victims

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HELENA, Mont. — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings reached a $20 million agreement to settle claims by 86 people who said they were sexually abused as children by clergy employed by the Montana diocese dating back to the 1950s, officials said Friday. The abuse happened at the hands of dozens of priests, deacons…

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Deadly Amtrak Derailment Over Washington State Highway

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(CNN) – An Amtrak passenger train on its first trip on a new service route derailed Monday morning near DuPont, Washington, spilling 13 cars off an Interstate 5 overpass and killing several people, according to the spokesman for the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office and the Washington State Patrol. All the deaths were contained to the train,…

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Former student sues Yakima School District in sexual assault case

YAKIMA, Wash. – A former student is suing Yakima School District (YSD) on claims that she was sexually assaulted by a school employee at Franklin Middle School. The lawsuit alleges that school district employee, Aristeo Garcia-Rubio, 33, talked to the 12-year-old student about boyfriends during and after school and walked her home after school throughout…

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