California proposes armored cars to transport pot tax money
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California proposes armored cars to transport pot tax money

  By MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — California should use armored cars to transport hundreds of millions of dollars in cash tax payments expected next year with the state’s legal marijuana market, the state treasurer said Tuesday. The state on Jan. 1 will enter a new era with cannabis when recreational sales … Continue reading

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Journalists expose the riches of Putin’s distant relative
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Journalists expose the riches of Putin’s distant relative

MOSCOW (AP) — A group of journalists behind the Panama Papers offshore accounts expose published an investigation Wednesday detailing how a distant relative of Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a fortune. The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project published a piece claiming that Mikhail Shelomov, the son of Putin’s cousin, has over the years … Continue reading

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Trump administration sides with NFL in sports betting case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Trump administration is siding with professional sports leagues in their opposition to allowing New Jersey to offer sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The solicitor general’s office filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the leagues. The court is scheduled to hear the case in December. Republican … Continue reading

Trump’s investments include companies he bashed
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Trump’s investments include companies he bashed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has invested in some of the companies that he uses as punching bags on the campaign trail, according to new financial documents he submitted to the U.S. government. In his 104-page public financial disclosure report, the presumptive Republican nominee reported holding investments in companies like Ford Motor Co., Apple Inc. … Continue reading

NSU receives $150,000 UNCF planning grant
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NSU receives $150,000 UNCF planning grant

Norfolk State University is among 30 colleges and universities selected to receive planning grants from UNCF’s (United Negro College Fund) new Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), a highly-competitive grant process open to four-year historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and predominantly black institutions (PBIs) to help students gain the knowledge, preparation, insight and skills needed for … Continue reading