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News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Chris Brown has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in Washington, where he was accused of punching a man who tried to join a picture the singer was taking with two women outside a hotel. Brown was sentenced to time served on Tuesday. He had been in jail for two days in the case.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Katharine Weymouth is stepping down as publisher of The Washington Post and will be replaced by Frederick Ryan, who previously led Politico. Weymouth, a member of the Graham family that owned the Post for 80 years, announced Tuesday that she will leave the Post after serving for 17 years in various roles.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Richmond police are searching for whoever spray-painted graffiti on the city's J.E.B. Stuart monument. Police tell media outlets that someone spray-painted an expletive followed by "work" on the monument honoring the Civil War general. There also was a drawing of what appeared to be a hammer and a sickle. The vandalism was discovered Monday.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has a new job as vice chairman and managing director of a global independent investment bank. New York-based Moelis & Company announced Cantor's appointment Tuesday in a news release.

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