Media and entertainment industry

FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
October 02, 2017 - 7:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook says ads that ran on the company's social media platform and have been linked to a Russian internet agency were seen by an estimated 10 million people before and after the 2016 election. The company turned 3,000 ads over to three congressional committees Monday as part of...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
October 02, 2017 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook and the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Facebook says ads that ran on the company's social media platform and have been linked to a Russian internet agency were seen by an estimated 10 million people...
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FILe - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella speaks during a baseball news conference at Turner Field in Atlanta. Coppolella has resigned from his position, the Braves announced on Monday afternoon, Oct. 2, 2017 (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
October 02, 2017 - 4:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — John Coppolella was forced to resign as Braves general manager Monday after an investigation by Major League Baseball revealed serious rules violations in the international player market. Gordon Blakeley, a special assistant to the GM who was the team's international scouting chief,...
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FILe - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella speaks during a baseball news conference at Turner Field in Atlanta. Coppolella has resigned from his position, the Braves announced on Monday afternoon, Oct. 2, 2017 (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
October 02, 2017 - 4:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — John Coppolella was forced to resign as Braves general manager Monday after an investigation by Major League Baseball revealed serious rules violations in the international player market. Gordon Blakeley, a special assistant to the GM who was the team's international scouting chief,...
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October 02, 2017 - 3:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has fired a corporate lawyer who said on social media about the Las Vegas mass shooting that she wasn't sympathetic because "country music fans often are Republican gun-toters." The network said Monday that Hayley Geftman-Gold had violated the company's standards by expressing...
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FILE - This Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google said Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, it is ending its so-called "first click free," a policy loathed by many publishers and media because it required a limited amount of free content from them before readers could be subjected to a paywall. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
October 02, 2017 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Google is ending a decade-old policy that required publishers to provide some free stories to Google users —though it's not clear how many readers will even notice, at least for the moment. Publishers had been required to provide at least three free stories a day under the search...
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Derek Jeter, right, stands outside of a suite after a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at Marlins Park in Miami. Major league owners unanimously approved the sale of the Marlins on Wednesday to an investment group led by Jeter and Bruce Sherman. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
October 02, 2017 - 9:24 am
MIAMI (AP) — Discussing another disappointing season, Miami Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill stood on the field with his back to the scoreboard, as if shunning the source of the bad news. The Marlins finished 77-85, their eighth consecutive losing season, which is the longest...
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October 02, 2017 - 1:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is starting a diversity fellowship program and will place about 20 selected candidates with teams and three with the sport's central office. Applications, limited to people of color and women, can be submitted from Friday through Nov. 17 and the individuals...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
October 02, 2017 - 12:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency. Company officials will meet with the House and Senate intelligence committees and the...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez acknowledges fans after being relieved during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
October 02, 2017 - 12:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The average time of a nine-inning game in the major leagues rose 4½ minutes this season to a record 3 hours, 5 minutes, 11 seconds, according to the commissioner's office. This year's average, determined after Sunday's regular-season finale, was up from 3 hours, 42 seconds last year...
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