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Jan. 27, 1958

January 27, 2008 |  6:41 am

A storm drops more than an inch and a half of rain on Los Angeles ... A terrorist bomb explodes outside a U.S. Embassy in the Middle East ... Note that America is giving arms and money to Iraq, Iran and Pakistan to keep Mideast oil supplies secure from incursions by the Soviets ... Uninterrupted access to Mideast oil is "vital to the Western world," The Times' Waldo Drake says... And retired Gen. Douglas MacArthur turns 78.