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Associated Press
LONDON (AP) -- A British parliamentary committee on Tuesday summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions on fake news as authorities step up efforts to determine whether data has been improperly used to influence elections....
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's top court ruled Tuesday that the popular Telegram messaging app can be forced to provide user data to Russian security services....
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A package bomb that authorities believe is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings exploded early Tuesday inside of a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, leaving one worker with minor injuries....
LONDON (AP) -- As Prime Minister Theresa May solemnly told a packed House of Commons last week that she would expel 23 Russian diplomats over the nerve-agent attack on a former spy, British investors across town were lending millions of dollars to Moscow's state-controlled natural gas giant, Gazprom....
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang appealed to Washington on Tuesday to "act rationally" and avoid disrupting trade over steel, technology and other disputes. He promised Beijing will "open even wider" to imports and investment....
Wall Street Journal
Facebook confronted an intensifying crisis as political leaders in the U.S. and Europe called for aggressive inquiries into whether the technology giant failed to stop improper access and handling of user data, scrutiny that sent the company’s stock to its biggest decline in four years.
The European Union’s top trade official arrives in Washington with a daunting task: convince the Trump administration the bloc’s economic relationship with the U.S. is fair.
An Uber self-driving car struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona in the first known fatality involving an autonomous vehicle, an accident that could stir regulators to action and damage the public perception of the young industry.
Under fire for its handling of pets, United Continental Holdings will stop taking reservations for its live-animal shipping program at least until May 1 as it reviews the program.
National-security concerns surrounding China’s Huawei Technologies—the world’s biggest supplier of wireless equipment and No. 3 vendor of smartphones—are spreading beyond the U.S. to key allies.
NY Times Business Headlines
The Federal Trade Commission is examining whether Facebook violated a 2011 agreement with the agency on data privacy, a person with knowledge of the inquiry said.
Sure, third-party Facebook apps collected data about users’ lives. But they seemed convenient and harmless, and, really, what could go wrong?
The social network was said to have reached a deal with the executive to depart after disagreements over how to address its role in spreading disinformation.
Some economists say the recovery could continue for years. But many see the seeds of the next crisis being sown in government policy choices.
Leading Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are forming a Founders for Change coalition to deliver a message to the white- and male-dominated world of venture capital.
USA Today Business Headlines
Retirement saving benchmarks can put your portfolio’s value in perspective. By age 50 an individual should have six times their salary saved. That’s $420,000 for someone earning $70,000 a year.
Experts say the effort to cut your property tax bill can pay off in states hit by SALT cap. But be prepared to invest legwork and money.
Payne Lindsey likes to tell stories, whether through filmmaking, directing or podcasting. The Georgia native created the investigative podcast "Up & Vanished."
Grocery delivery is a $4.5 billion industry that's expected to double by 2022, according to Pentallect as Walmart, Amazon, Target, Kroger compete.
The fast-food chain said much of its global emissions comes from  beef production, restaurant energy usage and sourcing and packaging and waste.
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