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At least 5 dead as rain, mud roil California

At least 5 dead as rain, mud roil California

Police and fire officials in Los Angeles helped with evacuations in areas damaged by the Creek and Fish fires, officials said . Mudlsides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California, authorities said Tuesday.


Teacher is handcuffed by officer at school board meeting

Teacher is handcuffed by officer at school board meeting

Deyshia Hargrave, an English teacher at Rene Rost Middle School, addressed the school board during the public comment portion of the meeting, speaking out against the pay raises. Hargrave was questioning why the superintendent would get a raise while teachers haven't seen a bump in pay in years, according to the news station.


Gurugram court dismisses bail application of juvenile

Gurugram court dismisses bail application of juvenile

It is apparent that he is instrumental in wasting valuable court time of two hearings before the Juvenile Justice (JJ) Board and five hearings before the appellate court. The CBI submitted to the court that the investigation in the case was pending and the accused could influence the witnesses and he could also abscond thus hampering the investigation.


French music icon France Gall dies at 70

French music icon France Gall dies at 70

A representative for Gall confirmed the news, saying that the singer passed away Sunday morning (Jan. 7) in Paris after an infection complication caused by cancer, as The Independent reports. And though Gall may be dead, her memory will live on in the songs that she performed. After returning to France, she started working with singer/songwriter Michael Berger, which marked the beginning of her most successful career stretch that lasted until the late 1980s.


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wow the crowds in Brixton

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wow the crowds in Brixton

Twitter users were swift to identify her £45 sweater as from British brand M&S's Autograph collection, which Markle teamed with Burberry pants, a coat by Smythe, and a scarf from Jigsaw. Station founder Shane Carey said that since the Royal visit had been announced, the not-for-profit station was "having the spotlight shone on us from all the world's media pretty much, we've never had this attention".


Old Monk's maker passes away, Twitter says its goodbyes

Old Monk's maker passes away, Twitter says its goodbyes

Old Monk rum was launched on 19 December 1954, when it was the only aged liquor made in India, claiming to be seven years old, yet very affordably priced. In mid 2000s, the family saw a separation with Rakesh "Rocky" Mohan (son of V R Mohan), Kapil's nephew breaking away. Mohan Meakin has spread itself into various businesses including malt houses, breakfast food, fruit products and juices.