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Chinese company sets aside ‘Transformer’ dispute

    BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing property developer and Paramount Pictures said Monday that they have smoothed out a dispute over the new “Transformer” movie and it will be released in China as scheduled. The Beijing Pangu Investment Co. Ltd. said the two sides “have gained mutual trust and reached understanding” after friendly negotiations, [...]

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VA approves $13 billion transportation plan

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved a final six-year, $13.1 billion transportation blueprint for Virginia. The board met Wednesday, June 18, in Richmond and heard from Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Earlier this year, the board staked out a plan that includes $9.9 billion earmarked for highway construction. The board allocates funding for essential [...]

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Deputy: Florida man hid drugs under ‘stomach fat’

  DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man who weighs about 450 pounds faces multiple charges after sheriff’s deputies say he hid cocaine and 23 grams of marijuana under his “stomach fat.” According to a new release, a Volusia County sheriff’s deputy stopped a vehicle Friday after noticing that the passenger wasn’t wearing a [...]

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Simpson files appeal

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson’s lawyers resubmitted a Nevada Supreme Court appeal Wednesday, June 11 seeking a new trial on grounds that the imprisoned former football star was misled by his lawyer and didn’t get a fair trial in his Las Vegas kidnapping and armed robbery case. The 102-page document asks the seven justices [...]

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