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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
October 02, 2017 - 11:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook and the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local): 11 a.m. Facebook is announcing more measures to increase transparency in advertising as the company provides Congress with more than 3,000 ads linked to a Russian ad agency...
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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
October 02, 2017 - 9:54 am
Adding freezes to your credit reports is an appropriate response to the massive Equifax database breach that exposed the private information of 143 million Americans. Don't make the mistake of thinking those freezes will keep you safe, however. Credit freezes lock down your credit reports in a way...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
October 02, 2017 - 4:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency. Company officials will meet with the House and Senate intelligence committees and the...
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In this Jan. 4, 2010 file photo, Mohammed Alabbar speaks to journalists in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The online retailer Noon.com has launched in the United Arab Emirates after months of delays, more than $1 billion in pledged investments and Amazon's entry into the market. The website went live without fanfare late Saturday night. It's led by Alabbar, the CEO of the state-backed real estate developer Emaar. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
October 01, 2017 - 7:54 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The online retailer Noon.com has launched in the United Arab Emirates after months of delays, more than $1 billion in pledged investments and Amazon's entry into the market. The website went live without fanfare late Saturday night after Mohamed Alabbar, the...
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September 30, 2017 - 1:07 am
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google says it is digging into its vaults for evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, after Virginia Sen. Mark Warner slammed Twitter for a response to a congressional probe he called inadequate. The search giant said in a statement Friday evening that it is...
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This artist's rendering made available by Elon Musk on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 shows SpaceX's new mega-rocket design on the Earth's moon. With the 350-foot-tall spacecraft, Musk announced that his private space company aims to launch two cargo missions to Mars in 2022. (SpaceX via AP)
September 29, 2017 - 5:16 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX chief Elon Musk's elaborate plan for a mega-rocket to carry astronauts to Mars may have some down-to-Earth applications. At a conference in Australia on Friday, Musk said if you build a ship capable of going to the moon and Mars, why not use it for high-speed...
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Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, left, talks with Christine Legarde the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, during the Bank of England 'Independence 20 years on' conference, which marks two decades of operational independence from the UK government, at Fishmongers Hall in the City of London, Friday Sept. 29, 2017. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
September 29, 2017 - 10:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has a message for the world's central bankers: Don't be Luddites. Addressing a conference in London on Friday, Lagarde said virtual currencies, which are created and exchanged without the involvement of banks or...
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A Russian man identified as Alexander Vinnik, center, is escorted by police officers to the courthouse at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. The Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, is wanted in the United States in a $4 billion bitcoin fraud case as Russia wants to extradite him as well on separate fraud charges. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
September 29, 2017 - 8:00 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted in the United States in a $4 billion bitcoin fraud case, denied the charges against him Friday during an appearance in a Greek court to fight an extradition request. Vinnik, 37, was arrested while on vacation in...
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September 29, 2017 - 4:32 am
LONDON (AP) — London's transport authority says its commissioner will meet with the chief executive of Uber next week. The meeting with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi comes after transit authorities decided to strip the ride-hailing service of its license to operate in the city. Authorities said Friday...
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FILE - This Aug. 31, 2015, file photo shows telescopes on the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island. Hawaii's land board on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, granted a construction permit for a giant telescope on a mountain that Native Hawaiians consider sacred, a project that has divided the state. The $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope has pitted people who say the instrument will provide educational and economic opportunities against those who say it will desecrate the state's tallest mountain, called Mauna Kea. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
September 29, 2017 - 4:23 am
HONOLULU (AP) — One of Hawaii's most divisive issues is centered on a largely barren, wintry mountain — its peak the highest point in the state — accessible via vehicles with four-wheel drive that can navigate a steep gravel road with sharp switchbacks. Breathing can be difficult up there at an...
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