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California mudslides killed 13 people


MNA International Desk: Mudslides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California and killed at least 13 people, police said Tuesday. Authorities said the bodies were discovered in mud and debris during rescue operations in Montecito, northwest of Los Angeles. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department said on its Twitter feed it was using dogs to look for victims where multiple homes once stood in Montecito following heavy rain, with more than 20 people reported missing. The department posted pictures of rivers of waist-high mud flowing through neighborhoods and roads rendered impassable by fallen trees. Roads were clogged ...

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Actor Harry Dean Stanton dies

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MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Harry Dean Stanton, whose scruffy looks and off-beat demeanour made him a favourite of directors seeking a character actor to add eccentricity or melancholy to the screen, died on Friday from natural causes, his agent said. He was 91. Stanton, who appeared in some 70 movies and many television shows including “Repo Man,” “Paris, Texas” and most recently David Lynch’s reboot of television’s “Twin Peaks,” died peacefully at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, his agent John Kelly said in a statement, reported news agency. Stanton’s final on-screen role can be seen in the upcoming ...

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Bangladeshi gas station clerk shot dead in Los Angeles

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MNA Editorial Desk: A Bangladeshi native, working as a gas station attendant in Los Feliz of Los Angeles, was shot dead during an early morning robbery on Tuesday, Los Angeles Times reports quoting the deceased’s colleagues. Authorities have yet to identify the victim, but co-workers described him as a native of Bangladesh who worked the overnight shift to earn money for his family and put himself through graduate school, according to the report. “He was always polite, talkative. And he even asked about how my son was doing,” said a co-worker, who said he would sometimes buy cigarettes at the ...

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Los Angeles shooting killed three people

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MNA International Desk: Three people were killed and at least 12 more wounded when a shooting broke out after an argument at a pop-up restaurant in Los Angeles, police said Saturday. One person has been detained and police have thrown a manhunt for another in connection with the deadly incident in West Adams, in the southwestern part of the metro area, said spokesman Lieutenant Chuck Springer. “Today, Los Angeles woke up to a horrifying shooting in West Adams—the latest example of a senseless gun violence epidemic that causes so much pain and sorrow in our city and across the nation,” ...

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