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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 had...

Cincinnati Police Probe Greenpeace Security Breach

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police are calling a meeting of the city’s businesses in the aftermath of a security breach at Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters by Greenpeace activists. Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said Thursday the protest was “a wake-up...
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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...

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. Dewey...

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...
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Broncos release CB Champ Bailey

AP Photo/Jack Dempsey DENVER (AP) — Champ Bailey spent a decade with the Denver Broncos, making eight Pro Bowls and picking off 34 passes even with quarterbacks only reluctantly glancing his way. This number was hard to overlook: $10 million. In a salary-cap move Thursday,...

The Soviet Union’s history has lessons for Ukraine

Regarding Stephen J. Hadley and Damon Wilson’s March 4 op-ed, “Putin’s long game”: The notion that Russian President Vladi­mir Putin seeks to re-create the Soviet Union without the Soviet moniker is apt, especially when citing the example of the Soviet invasion of...

Mr. Obama abuses power at home and shirks it abroad

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Free speech includes hate speech

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Reward Fairfax teachers, but don’t punish students

Regarding the March 2 front-page article “Fairfax teachers plan cuts of their own”: As a former member of the Fairfax County School Board and founder of the education reform group Coalition of the Silence, I am distressed by the threat of some teachers to use “work to the rule”...