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March 20, 2018 - 8:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Thomas Pynchon is receiving a $100,000 prize this spring from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. But that doesn't mean he'll turn up to accept it. The academy told The Associated Press that the 80-year-old Pynchon has been named the first winner of the Christopher Lightfoot...
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March 20, 2018 - 8:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Thomas Pynchon is receiving a $100,000 prize this spring from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. But that doesn't mean he'll turn up to accept it. The academy told The Associated Press that Pynchon has been named the first winner of the Christopher Lightfoot Walker Award, a...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2013, file photo, a Facebook employee walks past a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The San Jose Mercury News reports Saturday, March 17, 2018 that building permits compiled by Buildzoom show Facebook plans to erect the 465,000 square-foot (43,200 square-meter) building at its campus in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
March 20, 2018 - 6:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of millions of people's personal Facebook data by the social media giant and by political campaign consultants Cambridge Analytica. Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is pursuing a warrant...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2013, file photo, a Facebook employee walks past a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The San Jose Mercury News reports Saturday, March 17, 2018 that building permits compiled by Buildzoom show Facebook plans to erect the 465,000 square-foot (43,200 square-meter) building at its campus in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
March 20, 2018 - 5:54 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of millions of people's personal Facebook data by the social media giant and by political campaign consultants Cambridge Analytica. Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is pursuing a warrant...
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March 20, 2018 - 5:14 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of personal data by Cambridge Analytica and Facebook. Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is pursuing a warrant to search Cambridge Analytica's servers. The company allegedly used data...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, March 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 19, 2018 - 10:56 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares slumped Tuesday, as pessimism followed an overnight drop in New York amid a rout in technology companies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped nearly 1.0 percent in morning trading to 21,273.04. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped nearly 0.6 percent to 5,924...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Time's Up calling for a probe into the Manhattan District Attorney's office (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The Manhattan district attorney's office says a review of how prosecutors handled a 2015 sex abuse case against Harvey Weinstein will show the investigation was...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data-analysis firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, over allegations that it held onto improperly obtained user data after telling Facebook it had deleted the information. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 19, 2018 - 8:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data (all times local): 8 p.m. Britain's Channel 4 has published an undercover sting video in which Cambridge Analytica executives boast of swaying elections in Africa and Europe through tactics including fake bribes and seduction...
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March 19, 2018 - 8:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Time's Up calling for a probe into the Manhattan District Attorney's office (all times local): 8 p.m. New York's governor has directed the state attorney general to review the 2015 decision by the Manhattan district attorney's office not to prosecute a sex abuse case...
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A vehicle goes by the scene of Sunday's fatality where a pedestrian was stuck by an Uber vehicle in autonomous mode, in Tempe, Ariz., Monday, March 19, 2018. A self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed the woman in suburban Phoenix in the first death involving a fully autonomous test vehicle. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 19, 2018 - 7:18 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the pedestrian death involving a self-driving vehicle in Tempe (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Uber has postponed a show-and-tell of its self-driving vehicles after one was involved in a deadly crash in Arizona. Uber had planned a media event Thursday at its Tempe...
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