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It is the first major US city to offer free testing to all, even if people are showing no symptoms.

Los Angeles’ mayor expects VN-US direct flight by end of 2019

“If things go smoothly, we can expect a direct flight between Vietnam and Los Angeles by the end of 2019 or early 2020,” Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles’ Mayor, told a local newspaper recently.

Los Angeles school shooting by girl, 12, 'was unintentional'

 A shooting by a 12-year-old girl at a Californian school in thought to be unintentional, Los Angeles police say.

Thousands of firefighters battle fast-spreading wildfire near Los Angeles

 More than 1,600 firefighters battled on Monday to contain a fast-spreading wildfire that has forced hundreds of evacuations in the drought-parched canyons north of Los Angeles, destroying 18 homes, killing at least one person

Viet Nam has no film to compete at upcoming Oscar

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam will not send any films to compete in the Best Foreign Language Film Category at the 86th Academy Awards next March in Los Angeles.

Psy plans new album in September

 South Korean "Gangnam Style" rapper Psy plans to release a new album in September and says he has already recorded three songs for the project.

Jackson's mother slams promoters, as grilled in court

 Michael Jackson's 83-year-old mother lashed out at the promoters of his doomed last tour, accusing them of letting her son "waste away" before his 2009 death.

LA gunowners hand in weapons after US school shooting

 Long lines formed as Los Angeles gun owners turned in weapons for up to $200 worth of groceries, in a gun buyback event brought forward after the Connecticut school shooting.

Jackson glove sells for record-breaking $200K

 One of Michael Jackson's iconic single gloves sold for nearly $200,000 this week in Los Angeles, an auction house said.