AP Exclusive: Man denies he’s Bitcoin founder

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man Newsweek claims is the founder of Bitcoin denies he had anything to do with the digital currency. In an exclusive two-hour interview with The Associated Press Dorian S. Nakamoto, 64, said he had never heard of Bitcoin until his son told him he...
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Target breach puts corporate tech execs under fire

This undated image provided by Target Corp shows Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob. Jacob is resigning effective Wednesday, March 5, 2014, as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach. (AP...

Prosecutor: Executives lied as NYC law firm failed

NEW YORK (AP) — Three former executives conspired to hide a powerhouse law firm’s snowballing financial problems from auditors and even their own partners as it headed toward collapse in the nation’s biggest law firm bankruptcy, prosecutors said Thursday....
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A slow start for Woods, and the tournament

Tiger Woods hits from the second tee during the first round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier) Tiger Woods hits from the second tee during the first round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament...
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Crimea to vote to split from Ukraine, join Russia

Pro-Russia demonstrators hold Russian and Crimean flags and posters as they rally in front of the local parliament building in Crimea’s capital Simferopol, Ukraine, Thursday March 6, 2014. About 50 people rallied outside the local parliament Thursday morning waving Russian...

U.S. 224 bridge to be closed Friday

The U.S. 224 bridge at Interstate 75 will be closed to traffic starting Friday night. Partial demolition of the bridge will occur from 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday. The bridge ramps will become lanes of I-75 during the demolition. U.S. 224 traffic will detour onto Ohio 12 and...

Albertsons parent Cerberus to buy Safeway

PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) — Safeway says it has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerebus Capital Management, the owner of Albertsons and several other supermarket chains. The acquisition is worth about $7.64 billion in cash, and pending other transactions...
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House passes bill to block Obama climate plan

FILE – In this Feb. 28, 2014, file photo, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy discusses proposed regulations with coal industry leaders at Dakota Gasification Synfuels Plant in Beulah, N.D. In a long-expected skirmish, House Republicans are moving to block President Barack...
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Encouraging report on US jobs lifts stock market

Specialist Gregg Maloney works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 3, 2014. Global stock markets are down sharply on tensions over Russia’s military advance into Ukraine and the threat of sanctions by Western governments. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)...
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4 dead in New Jersey fire; mix-up delayed response

A firefighter inspects a charred home while standing on a ladder from a fire truck in Jersey City, N.J. on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Mayor Steven Fulop said a couple in their 80s and their two sons, who are in their 50s, were unaccounted for after the blaze on Grant Avenue was...