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Los Angeles: City in California
Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the largest city in California. With an estimated population of nearly four million people, it is the second-most populous city in the United States and the third-most populous city in North America. Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolis.

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Ariel Winter Dyed Hair Platinum Blonde [Video]

Ariel Winter Dyed Hair Platinum Blonde

Anyone who watched Modern Family knows Ariel Winter (and her character, Alex Dunphy) as a brunette. However, when the show wrapped its final season in February, she wasted no time dyeing her dark-brown..

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Elon Musk Is Selling Four Of His Homes [Video]

Elon Musk Is Selling Four Of His Homes

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reportedly signed a letter of intent to sell his Los Angeles properties. Developer Ardie Tavangarian will be the buyer, reports Business Insider. The LLC intends to combine the..

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Woman who fell in love with female best friend reveals how they got pregnant at the same time [Video]

Woman who fell in love with female best friend reveals how they got pregnant at the same time

A career woman who married her female best friend - before they fell pregnant "in tandem" using a Β£72 home insemination kit and a sperm donor found online - describes their babies as "almost twins,"..

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Elton John and Kelly Clarkson help raise $700,000 for Los Angeles Covid-19 relief [Video]

Elton John and Kelly Clarkson help raise $700,000 for Los Angeles Covid-19 relief

Appearances by Elton John and Kelly Clarkson helped Los Angeles TV station KTLA raise more than $700,000 dollars for Covid-19 relief.

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Party's Over For Seven California Counties As Governor Orders Closure Of Bars, Nightclubs [Video]

Party's Over For Seven California Counties As Governor Orders Closure Of Bars, Nightclubs

California has seen a jump in new novel coronavirus COVID-19 cases, and Gov. Gavin Newsom is cracking down. According to Business Insider, Gov. Newsom ordered bars and nightlife spots to close in seven..

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Paralympian Angela Madsen found dead while trying to row from California to Hawaii [Video]

Paralympian Angela Madsen found dead while trying to row from California to Hawaii

CNN reports three-time Paralympian and six-time Guinness World Record holder Angela Madsen died earlier this week. The 60-year-old passed while attempting a solo row from Los Angeles to Honolulu...

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Duchess Meghan wants to show Prince Harry the best of LA [Video]

Duchess Meghan wants to show Prince Harry the best of LA

Duchess Meghan wants to show Prince Harry the best of Los Angeles.

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U.S. movie theaters prepare to reopen, but hurdles remain [Video]

U.S. movie theaters prepare to reopen, but hurdles remain

As movie theatres prepare to reopen, social distancing and sanitizing have become a big priority. The Arena Cinelounge in Los Angeles plans to take as many precautions as possible, such as filling more..

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Reese Witherspoon 'didn't understand homosexuality' until moving to Los Angeles [Video]

Reese Witherspoon 'didn't understand homosexuality' until moving to Los Angeles

Reese Witherspoon has confessed that she had no idea what homosexuality was until she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.

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Netflix To Stream Spike Lee's 'Rodney King' Free [Video]

Netflix To Stream Spike Lee's 'Rodney King' Free

Netflix has announced the Spike Lee directed film, "Rodney King" will be available to stream for free. The movie will become part of the streaming service's Black Lives Matter collection. According to..

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Reese Witherspoon 'didn't understand what homosexuality was' until moving to LA [Video]

Reese Witherspoon 'didn't understand what homosexuality was' until moving to LA

Reese Witherspoon "didn't understand what homosexuality was" until she moved to Los Angeles for her film career, as she had been sheltered growing up.

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Steve Bing's death ruled a suicide [Video]

Steve Bing's death ruled a suicide

Steve Bing's death has been confirmed as a suicide by Los Angeles officials.

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Kurt Cobain's guitar goes for record $6 mln [Video]

Kurt Cobain's guitar goes for record $6 mln

Kurt Cobain's guitar, featured on the legendary 1993 "MTV Unplugged" session, sold over the weekend for a record-breaking $6.01 million. Gavino Garay has more.

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26/11 attack: 'Will ask Centre to take further steps', says Anil Deshmukh on extradition of Tahawwur Rana [Video]

26/11 attack: 'Will ask Centre to take further steps', says Anil Deshmukh on extradition of Tahawwur Rana

On being asked if steps will be taken for extradition of Tahawwur Rana, who was 26/11 terror attack plotter and was arrested in Los Angeles, Home Minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh said that the..

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Americans mark Juneteenth from coast to coast [Video]

Americans mark Juneteenth from coast to coast

Thousands marched in U.S. cities to mark Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of Black slavery that carries special resonance this year. Gavino Garay has more.

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Jay Pharoah says LA police detained him, placed knee on his neck [Video]

Jay Pharoah says LA police detained him, placed knee on his neck

According to the former 'Saturday Night Live' star, the incident occurred back in February.

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Jay Pharoah: LA Police Approached At Gunpoint, Knelt On Neck [Video]

Jay Pharoah: LA Police Approached At Gunpoint, Knelt On Neck

(CNN) Comedian Jay Pharoah shared surveillance footage of him being detained by Los Angeles police, who allegedly approached him with guns drawn and knelt on his neck in a similar way that led to..

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Heavy fog may have disoriented pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: NTSB

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed outside Los Angeles in January, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and all seven others on board, likely became disoriented in the fog, federal..
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Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash may have become disoriented in heavy fog, NTSB says

U.S. federal safety investigators said on Wednesday that the pilot of a helicopter that crashed in foothills near Los Angeles, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and seven others, likely became..
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One family, two generations of protest

People in Los Angeles took to the streets to call for justice in 1992. Has anything changed since then?
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Los Angeles movie theaters fail to get green light to reopen

Los Angeles County officials said on Wednesday that movie and TV production could resume on Friday, but movie theaters in the biggest market in the United States must remain closed because of the..
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Citigroup closes some branches, mostly in LA and Chicago, due to George Floyd protests

Citigroup Inc said on Friday it would "proactively" close some branches and reduce hours at others in light of protests around the country in response to the death of George Floyd that have at times..
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Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocks Southern California, no immediate reports of damage

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday in the California desert about 150 miles (241 km) northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Violence erupts at L.A., N.Y. protests after Trump vows to bring in military

President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to use the U.S. military to halt protests over the death of a black man in police custody, before law enforcement officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas to..
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Former Chinese official extradited to U.S. on money laundering, fraud charges: DOJ

A former Chinese official and fugitive has been extradited from Sweden to Los Angeles to face charges of money laundering and immigration fraud, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said on Monday.
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Los Angeles union, joined by 'Pandemic Pig,' demands meatpacking plant closure

The union representing workers at a meatpacking plant near Los Angeles where at least 153 employees have come down with COVID-19 called on Thursday for the plant's immediate closure, saying measures to..
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Los Angeles sues antibody test broker Wellness Matrix and executives

The city of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against Wellness Matrix Group and two of its executives, saying the company falsely marketed new coronavirus antibody test kits for home use.
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A pregnant doctor navigates COVID-19 fight in low income Los Angeles

After putting a coronavirus patient onto a ventilator to help him to breathe, Dr. Zafia Anklesaria noted to herself that her baby never kicked during emergency procedures.
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U.S. government to demolish buildings at contaminated California nuclear test site

The Trump administration said on Wednesday it would tear down 10 buildings at the U.S. government's former Santa Susana Field Laboratory northwest of Los Angeles that was left contaminated by decades..
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'I'm lucky': Cancer surgery in midst of coronavirus pandemic

As Los Angeles begins to emerge from more than two months of coronavirus lockdown, 40-year-old Marisa Sullivan will have surgery this week to remove a malignant tumor from her left breast.
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California seniors get free restaurant meals delivered under new program

About 200 Los Angeles cooks are back at work, launching a California project to use federal disaster relief money that pays restaurants to prepare and deliver thousands of healthy meals for at-risk..
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Hash oil factory blast injures 11 firefighters in Los Angeles

Crews tackling a blaze are hit by a fireball and have to run through a wall of flame to safety.
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Southern Californians return to beaches ahead of long pandemic summer

Los Angeles beaches reopened on Wednesday after weeks of coronavirus closure, drawing Californians out for a glimpse of the sun one day after learning that sweeping stay-at-home orders could remain in..
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Democrats concede loss of U.S. congressional seat in California special election

Democrats lost a seat in the U.S. Congress as Christy Smith, a California state legislator, conceded on Wednesday in a special election in suburban Los Angeles to Mike Garcia, a former Navy fighter..
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Republican leads in California vote to replace U.S. House member who quit after scandal

Republicans advanced toward their goal of recapturing a seat in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday as Mike Garcia, a former Navy fighter pilot endorsed by President Donald Trump, was leading in preliminary..
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Los Angeles mayor hedges on plan to extend coronavirus lockdown for three months

The mayor of Los Angeles on Tuesday back-pedaled from his health director's assertion that stay-at-home orders in America's second-largest city would be extended at least through July, after those..
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Los Angeles coronavirus testing website strains as free appointments fill up

Less than 24 hours after Los Angeles became the first major U.S. city to offer free coronavirus tests for all, a website used for sign-ups strained under the demand on Thursday as appointments were..
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Coronavirus: Los Angeles offers free virus testing to all residents

It is the first major US city to offer free testing to all, even if people are showing no symptoms.
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Harrison Ford investigated over LA runway incident

The US actor was piloting a plane that wrongly crossed a runway where another aircraft was landing.
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Los Angeles coronavirus infections 40 times greater than known cases, antibody tests suggest

Some 4.1% of adults tested positive for coronavirus antibodies in a study of Los Angeles County residents, health officials said on Monday, suggesting the rate of infection may be 40 times higher than..
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Los Angeles mayor says large events not likely until 2021: CNN interview

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Wednesday large gatherings like concerts and sporting events were not likely to be allowed in the city until 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Harvey Weinstein hit with third sexual assault case in Los Angeles

Harvey Weinstein was charged in Los Angeles on Friday with a third sexual assault case, and prosecutors there said they have started the process of seeking his extradition from New York, where the..
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United Airlines drastically cuts California flights to match demand

United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it was temporarily, but significantly, reducing daily flying in and out of Los Angeles and San Francisco airports to better match demand that has dropped..
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Trump says U.S. will not pay for security protection for Prince Harry

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that the United States would not pay for security protection for Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, who, according to media reports, have settled in Los..
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Los Angeles coronavirus cases could match New York in days

Coronavirus cases in Los Angeles are spiking, putting the region on track to have as many cases as hard-hit New York in five days, Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Friday, speaking from a naval hospital..
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Los Angeles mayor orders residents to stay at home, businesses to close

The mayor of Los Angeles and county officials on Thursday ordered all residents of America's second largest city to stay in their homes and "non-essential retail businesses" to close in the face of the..
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California asks Trump to deploy U.S. Navy hospital ship 'immediately'

California's governor on Thursday asked President Donald Trump to send a U.S. Navy hospital ship to the port of Los Angeles "immediately" as the state braces for an expected surge in the number of..
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Coronavirus fears shut bars, borders; WHO urges world to β€˜test, test, test’

Bars, restaurants, cinemas and schools were shutting down from New York and Los Angeles to Paris and Dubai in a worldwide effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic, as financial markets tumbled despite..
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'It's OK to feel scared': Coronavirus testing must ramp up globally

Bars, restaurants, cinemas and schools were shutting down from New York and Los Angeles to Paris and Dubai in a worldwide effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic, as financial markets tumbled despite..
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'It's okay to feel scared': Coronavirus brings countries close to standstill

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'It's okay to feel scared': countries across globe tighten steps against Coronavirus

Bars, restaurants, theaters and cinemas were shutting down in New York, Los Angeles and other global cities to combat the coronavirus pandemic as countries tightened borders and central banks acted..
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