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At least 17 people have been killed by mudslides and flash floods in Southern California.
Rescue workers are desperately searching for survivors.
The fear is that dozens may still be trapped.
Many of those now affected are the very same people who had to flee last month from some of the biggest wildfires in the state's history.
In Tunisia, police have fired tear gas to disperse anti-austerity protestors in the capital Tunis and surrounding areas.
The Prime Minister's described the demonstrations is unacceptable violence and claimed vandals were trying to weaken the state.
The President of Colombia suspended peace talks with the National Liberation Army the ELN in response to rebel attacks on a naval guard post on one of Colombia's main oil pipelines.
The attacks happened shortly after a bilateral ceasefire expired on Tuesday night.