Suspected gunman was student at school
Police released the identity of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into class at an Oregon high school. Police said Angel Granados Dias had been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a public building, attempting to shoot a gun at a school and reckless endangerment. Authorities say he is a student at Parkrose High School, where he brought a shotgun Friday. A coach who also works security at the school, Keanon Lowe, tackled Granados Dias before anyone got hurt.
SpaceX sues government, wants privacy
Elon Musk’s SpaceX is suing the federal government again. But this time, it wants its protest of a government contract to stay under seal, meaning its allegations would not become public. In a motion filed with the Court of Federal Claims, the company said the privacy was necessary because the suit contains “confidential and proprietary information and source selection information not appropriate for release to the public.”
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U.S. warns Iran could misidentify airliners
Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by “miscalculation or misidentification” from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and the U.S., American diplomats warned, even as both Washington and Tehran say they don’t seek war. The warning was dismissed by Iran.
Group flouts ban, brings migrants to land
The humanitarian group Sea-Watch said its ship carrying 47 migrants entered Italian waters despite a ban by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. Sea-Watch said it flouted the ban for humanitarian reasons, moving toward the southern Italian island of Lampedusa. Italy on Friday transferred some migrant families with small children to Lampedusa, but it has refused landfall to others. Sea-Watch said the others were equally in need of relief.
Pro-E.U. demonstrators march in capital
Thousands of opposition supporters marched in the Polish capital to celebrate the nation’s European Union membership ahead of the key European Parliament election. In Warsaw, E.U. Council President and Poland’s former prime minister Donald Tusk and numerous opposition figures led the march through the downtown. The pro-E.U. rally aimed to underline that Poles want to be an important member in the bloc, even though Poland’s right-wing government is highly critical of the E.U. and its institutions.