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L.A. County Firefighters attempt to pull a beached panga-style boat back into the water loaded with as much as a ton of marijuana that was seized after it washed ashore at Leo Carrillo State Beach in Malibu early Monday, authorities said. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers said they located the 30-foot boat around 8 a.m. near a clump of jagged rocks. Officials want to float the boat so it can be towed through the water with the bundles onboard. One person has been detained but authorities did not release further details.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

LAPD Officer Ricky Brown tapes off the entrance of the Wilshire Station on West Venice Boulevard after an officer was shot Monday night in the lobby of the West Traffic Division, which shares the building.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Civil-rights groups and education advocates placed 300 desks on the street in front of Los Angeles Unified School District headquarters on Tuesday to symbolize the desks not occupied by students who fell through the cracks and dropped out.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A child plays with a kite on the roof of a house at the neighborhood of "Jalousie" in Port au Prince, Haiti.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP

Members of the Svoboda party fight with members of the Communist party in the Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday in Kiev, during the debates focused on a law toughening responsibility for separatism. Ukraine's acting president said he would treat Russian separatists who have seized buildings in the east of the country as "terrorists" who will be prosecuted with the full force of the law.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yuriy Kirnichny / AFP

A pro-Russian protester speaks to Ukrainian policemen standing guard in font of the Kharkiv regional state administration building. Ukrainian police were injured as a result of an operation to free the administration building from pro-Russian separatists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anatoliy Stepanov / AFP

A member of the national police shoots tear gas during clashes with anti-government demonstrators in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro agreed to meet with a opposition delegation on Tuesday, after a fresh push from top diplomats from across South America. In just over two months, 39 people have died in clashes between security forces and protesters angered by soaring crime, high inflation and shortages demonstrators blame on Maduro's elected, heavily state-led socialist government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Juan Barreto / AFP

Shelley Gallivan talks on the phone next to a tipped over Smart car belonging to her friend on the corner of Prospect and Coso avenues in San Francisco on Monday. Police are investigating why four Smart cars were flipped over during an apparent early-morning vandalism spree.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff Chiu / Associated Press

Models present creations by fashion label Cameo during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in Sydney.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Himbrechts / AAP

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In Monday’s Pictures in the News, a beached panga-style boat, loaded with as much as a ton of marijuana, is pulled back into the water by firefighters after it washed ashore at Leo Carrillo State Beach in Malibu early Monday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers said they located the 30-foot boat around 8 a.m. near a clump of jagged rocks. Officials want to float the boat so it can be towed through the water with bundles of what apparently is marijuana piled onboard. One person has been detained but authorities did not release further details about the suspect or the boat. The seizure comes after 17 people were detained Friday when a panga was spotted bobbing in the water off Palos Verdes Peninsula. No drugs were found on the boat, authorities said. Pangas have become popular among smugglers to ferry both people and drugs up the California coastline.

Los Angeles: A police officer tapes off to the entrance of the LAPD’s Wilshire station after a shooting in the lobby the night before.

Los Angeles: Three-hundred desks in front of the Los Angeles Unified School District headquarters, where civil rights groups and education advocates dropped the empty desks onto the street to symbolize desks not occupied by students who fell through the cracks and dropped out.

San Francisco: Police in San Francisco are investigating why four Smart cars were flipped over during an apparent early-morning vandalism spree.

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