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Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

2018-02-18T21:00:22Z

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office....



Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

2018-02-18T22:33:22Z

Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town....



'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

2018-02-18T20:51:10Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed "Black Panther" to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark....



Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe

2018-02-18T16:26:15Z

LONDON (AP) -- Latvia's top banking official, a key member of the European Central Bank, was detained Sunday after being questioned for hours by anti-corruption authorities amid accusations of bribery and money laundering in the European nation's financial system....



Kentucky 2030? Could Korea export its rural Olympic gamble?

2018-02-18T14:52:20Z

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- A coal mine stands on the mountain exactly as it was the day it was abandoned, now a rusting relic of blue-collar glory lost to a globalized world....



Are female-led companies the answer to sexual misconduct?

2018-02-17T19:43:12Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an eye-catching idea in a country where men dominate corporate boards in almost every industry....



Once near death, Tropicana now No. 2 casino in Atlantic City

2018-02-17T16:32:25Z

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Ten years ago, Atlantic City's Tropicana casino was on the verge of death, having been stripped of its casino license after its then-owners laid off vast swaths of the workforce, leading to filthy rooms, insect infestations, hourlong waits for slot machine payouts and food and drink orders that often never arrived....



Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

2018-02-17T05:35:08Z

Friday's election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists....



The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

2018-02-17T03:01:30Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the indictments in the special counsel's Russia probe (all times local):...



Even as markets shook, many investors held steady

2018-02-17T15:17:03Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- This month's sell-off for stocks marked the first big test of investors' mettle in years. And many ended up doing exactly what the experts were recommending: hold steady....