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  • From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate

    LOS ANGELES - Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman assured theatre owners Monday that his studio is dedicated to appealing to a range of audiences — from global franchises such as "Spider-Man" and "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series to family films, action pics, comedies and even Quentin Tarantino's Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."
  • Police: Man posing as Uber driver raped university student

    ATHENS, Ga. - A man posing as an Uber driver at the University of Georgia is charged with rape and sexual battery.
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  • Young basketball players show respect to passing funeral

    FRANKLINTON, La. - Some young basketball players in Louisiana are receiving recognition after they stopped their game and dropped to their knees when a funeral procession passed.
  • Asian elephants said at risk from Chinese demand for skin

    BANGKOK - A report by a British-based conservation group says rising Chinese demand for products made from elephant skin is driving poaching and posing an even greater threat to Asia's wild herds than the ivory trade.
  • French billionaire detained in Africa corruption probe

    PARIS - French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an investigation into alleged corruption during lucrative port deals in Africa.
  • Egypt former anti-graft chief sentenced to 5 years in jail

    CAIRO - A defence lawyer says an Egyptian military court has convicted the country's former anti-graft chief of insulting the armed forces and sentenced him to five years in prison.
  • UK diplomat sorry for calling Sikh temple a mosque

    LONDON - The top civil servant in Britain's Foreign Office has apologized for calling one of India's holiest Sikh temples a mosque.
  • Syrian migrants bring traditional Arab dance to Berlin

    BERLIN - With stomping feet, swinging hips, a drumbeat and lots of laughter, two Syrian migrants lead a group of Germans and others in traditional Arab dance at a Berlin studio to share part of their culture with the country that took them in.
  • Boston airport decides against fees for drop-off, pickup

    BOSTON - A plan to charge drivers a fee for picking up or dropping off passengers at Boston's Logan International Airport has been rejected by the agency overseeing the airport.

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