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News Minute: Here is the latest California news from The Associated Press

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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - New federal data show Texas, New York, Florida and California are receiving the most unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border. The four states account for 46 percent of the more than 30,000 children who have been released to sponsors so far this year. California Attorney General Kamala Harris says she is helping secure lawyers to represent the children as they undergo immigration hearings.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A state appeals court is upholding a proposed route for California's bullet train project connecting the San Francisco Bay Area to the Central Valley. The decision issued today is a short-term win for Gov. Jerry Brown, who has made the $68-billion project a priority. The court decision leaves the project open to other environmental lawsuits.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - President Barack Obama met privately today with four former gang members and the head of a Los Angeles nonprofit that helped them turn around their lives. The brief meeting took place after Obama's speech at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. It was part of his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, which aims to connect youth to mentors and support networks to gain skills to get a job or go to college.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An 80-year-old Long Beach man says he shot and killed a fleeing woman who had been burglarizing his home, despite her plea that she was pregnant. Tom Greer tells KNBC-TV he confronted the woman and a male accomplice who were ransacking the house late Tuesday. The man escaped. No charges have yet been filed.

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