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Rock Hall to get $4.1M sponsorship; also to join in festival

CLEVELAND — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland will receive $4.1 million over five years to help expand its youth education programs and community activities. The Rock Hall announced this week that PNC Bank has pledged $3.
Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' tops holiday box office

Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' tops holiday box office

LOS ANGELES — Steven Spielberg has found his way back to the top of the box office with the action-adventure "Ready Player One," while Tyler Perry has scored again with "Acrimony.

Hudson's Bay Co. says Saks Fifth Avenue stores affected by data breach

TORONTO — Hudson's Bay Co. says customer payment card information was involved in a "data security issue" at certain Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5th and Lord & Taylor stores in North America.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: State of the relationship U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft delivers a speech on “Future Directions for the Canada/U.S. Alliance” in Toronto on Monday.

Russian sent to US on charges he hacked Dropbox, others

A Russian man arrested over a year ago in the Czech Republic made his first appearance Friday in a U.S. courtroom, denying that he hacked computers at LinkedIn, Dropbox and other U.S.
More advertisers drop Laura Ingraham after Parkland comments

More advertisers drop Laura Ingraham after Parkland comments

MIAMI — More advertisers dropped Fox News personality Laura Ingraham on Friday, two days after she mocked a Florida school shooting survivor online.

US says Security Council approves new sanctions on NKorea

WASHINGTON — The United States said Friday it has secured the support of the U.N. Security Council for a new package of sanctions designations that target smuggling at sea by North Korea.
Facebook exec disavows his own his provocative memo

Facebook exec disavows his own his provocative memo

NEW YORK — The author of a provocative Facebook memo declaring that growth is justified even if it costs lives says he doesn't actually agree with the memo and wrote it to provoke debate.
California judge rules that coffee requires cancer warning

California judge rules that coffee requires cancer warning

LOS ANGELES — Coffee sellers in California should have to post warnings because the brew may contain an ingredient that's been linked to cancer, a judge has ruled.

Asian shares track tech, consumer stocks' rally on Wall St

Shares rose in Asia on Friday after technology and consumer-focused stocks led an overnight rally on Wall Street, marking a dramatic end to the market's most volatile quarter in more than two years. Most world markets were closed for Good Friday.