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AP FACT CHECK: Putin's errant claims on cyberattacks, Jan. 6

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Russian President Vladimir Putin contradicted the evidence Wednesday when he asserted Russians are not a leading source of cyberattacks on the United States and other countries. They are.
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Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

New financial services built on cryptocurrency are offering consumers the ability to borrow and trade billions of dollars without the oversight of bankers or their regulators... Read more ...

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: July 24, 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Mortgage rates have shifted since last week and month - some rates are a little lower, while others are a little higher. Overall, it's a good... Read more ...

From Tuk Tuk races in Thailand to snowboarding in Iceland, a CEO who plans...

A group of employees pictured in Gstaad, Switzerland. Sean Hoff, Moniker Many companies are sticking to remote work even as the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis. For... Read more ...

Videos of bar lines wrapping around the block are going viral. We asked 5...

People attend the "Ricky Powell: The Individualist" after party at Le Bain At The Standard on June 14, 2021 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images As NYC bars reopened this... Read more ...

A former deputy secretary of the Treasury thinks fiscal policy can be...

Amazon said in June 202 that its carbon footprint rose 15% over the previous year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment. Associated Press Paul... Read more ...

For Older Adults, Home Care Has Become Harder to Find

Staffing shortages have long plagued the home care industry. But the pandemic has intensified the problem. Read more ...

At JFK, Covid-19 Story Told By Gold And Diamonds, Switzerland And India

Gold and Switzerland are a metaphor for a nation unnerved by a fast-moving and deadly virus. Diamonds and India are a metaphor for people looking to reclaim their lives, buoyed... Read more ...

Formula 1 Champion Nico Rosberg: Governments Must Do More For Electric Vehicles

Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg explains how sustainable racing can raise environmental awareness but governments still need to do more to promote the rollout of electric vehicles. Read more ...

This is 996 culture, a grueling 72-hour work week popular in China that's...

Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, is one of many companies criticized for its grueling work culture. Thomas Peter/Reuters The 996 schedule compels employees to work from 9... Read more ...

Influencer marketing stats: How creators have impacted businesses in 2021

Nearly 68% of US marketers from companies with 100 or more employees will use influencer marketing in 2021. And influencer and other paid content will represent 20% of US... Read more ...