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

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - The parents of a University of Southern California graduate student who was beaten to death on his walk home say they are concerned about other students and hope the university increases security. The victim, 24-year-old Xinran (SHING'-rahn) Ji, an engineering student from China, was attacked Thursday. His parents say they are especially concerned about USC's Chinese students.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say a broken water pipe flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water. A Los Angeles Department of Water and Power official says the pipe was shut off some 3 1/2 hours after it broke under Sunset Boulevard and began spewing water onto the nearby campus. An estimated eight to 10 million gallons were released.

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of his roommate, an Iraq War veteran. The Orange County District Attorney's office says 55-year-old Kwang Joy was convicted. Authorities found the body of 36-year-old Maribel Ramos in a shallow grave near Modjeska Canyon.

SAN DIEGO (AP) - San Diego's mayor says he plans to veto an ordinance recently passed by the City Council that would raise the city's minimum wage gradually to $11.50 an hour by 2017. A City Council six-vote majority can override the mayor's veto. California's minimum wage rose from $8 an hour to $9 on July 1 and is scheduled to become $10 in January 2016.

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