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U.K. Wants ‘Police Powers’ to Go After Facebook as Scandal Grows

U.K. Wants ‘Police Powers’ to Go After Facebook as Scandal Grows

The U.K. lawmaker demanding answers from Facebook Inc. over allegations of election-rigging and illegal data-sharing called for the country’s data watchdog to be given “police powers” to probe
Russian Recovery Goes W-Shaped in Challenge for Putin's New Term

Russian Recovery Goes W-Shaped in Challenge for Putin's New Term

Russia is finding economic recoveries aren’t what they used to be back when President Vladimir Putin was just getting started.
Ben Carson Denies Trying to Mislead Public About $31,000 Dining Set

Ben Carson Denies Trying to Mislead Public About $31,000 Dining Set

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said he wasn’t trying to mislead the public when an agency spokesman initially denied that he and his family were involved in a controversial
Trump Says of Iran Deal, ‘You're Going to See What I Do’

Trump Says of Iran Deal, ‘You're Going to See What I Do’

President Donald Trump offered new hints he’s likely to quit the international agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program next month, potentially scrapping a deal struck by his predecessor that he
Saudi Prince Mohammed Tells Trump He Sees ‘Stable’ Oil Market

Saudi Prince Mohammed Tells Trump He Sees ‘Stable’ Oil Market

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said he sees a “stable” oil market ahead.
'The Crown' Producers Apologize to Stars After Pay Dispute

'The Crown' Producers Apologize to Stars After Pay Dispute

Producers of the Netflix drama "The Crown" apologized Tuesday to actors Claire Foy and Matt Smith over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star.
Trump Says He’ll Meet With Putin in ‘Not-Too-Distant Future’

Trump Says He’ll Meet With Putin in ‘Not-Too-Distant Future’

President Donald Trump said he expects to meet soon with Russian President Vladimir Putin, after calling on Tuesday to congratulate him on his re-election.
Trump Welcomes Saudi Crown Prince to U.S. as ‘Great Purchaser’

Trump Welcomes Saudi Crown Prince to U.S. as ‘Great Purchaser’

President Donald Trump welcomed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman as a friend of the U.S. and “big purchaser” of American armaments and investments.
Time’s Running Short to Stop 2018 Election Hacking, Senators Say

Time’s Running Short to Stop 2018 Election Hacking, Senators Say

The U.S. needs to do more, and quickly, to prevent a repeat of hacking into voting systems by Russians or others ahead of this year’s midterm elections, the Senate Intelligence Committee warned.
Putin, Trump Meeting a Good Idea, Fmr. Amb. Pickering Says

Putin, Trump Meeting a Good Idea, Fmr. Amb. Pickering Says

Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Thomas Pickering discusses a possible meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets."
Facebook Has Agreed to Brief House Panel on Misuse of Data, Official Says

Facebook Has Agreed to Brief House Panel on Misuse of Data, Official Says

Facebook officials have tentatively agreed to brief House lawmakers on Cambridge Analytica’s data misuse, according to a congressional official familiar with the discussions.
Supreme Court Justices Cast Doubt on California Abortion-Disclosure Rules

Supreme Court Justices Cast Doubt on California Abortion-Disclosure Rules

U.S. Supreme Court justices cast doubt on a California law that requires pregnancy-counseling clinics that oppose abortion to tell patients they might be eligible to get the procedure free or at a
Illinois Candidates Vie to Lead State With Nation’s Worst Credit Rating

Illinois Candidates Vie to Lead State With Nation’s Worst Credit Rating

Illinois’s massive financial problems aren’t going away anytime soon.
China’s Silence at G-20 Underscores Communication Challenges

China’s Silence at G-20 Underscores Communication Challenges

They have no press briefings or media interviews scheduled in Buenos Aires, in contrast to Germany, Brazil, France and the U.S.
Sen. Kennedy Says Some of Facebook's Behavior Is 'Creepy'

Sen. Kennedy Says Some of Facebook's Behavior Is 'Creepy'

Sen. John Kennedy, a Republican from Louisiana, discusses allegations about Facebook's use of personal data and what would happen if President Donald Trump were to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Italy’s Finance Minister Sees Weeks of Political Deadlock Ahead

Italy’s Finance Minister Sees Weeks of Political Deadlock Ahead

Italy’s political deadlock could last “several weeks, maybe a couple of months,” according to Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan.
U.S. Supreme Court Backs Shareholder Lawsuits Over IPOs

U.S. Supreme Court Backs Shareholder Lawsuits Over IPOs

The U.S. Supreme Court backed one avenue for lawsuits over initial public offerings, letting shareholders use a federal securities law to press claims in state court.
Facebook Draws Scrutiny From FTC, Congressional Committees

Facebook Draws Scrutiny From FTC, Congressional Committees

Facebook is drawing scrutiny from the main U.S. privacy watchdog and half a dozen powerful congressional committees over how the personal data of 50 million users was obtained by a data analytics firm
Kuwait Joins Post-Oil Push But Warns It May Be Slower Than Saudi Arabia

Kuwait Joins Post-Oil Push But Warns It May Be Slower Than Saudi Arabia

Kuwait is revisiting plans to transform itself into a regional business and finance hub that haven’t moved beyond a blueprint for more than a decade.
Republican Lawmakers Propose Banning All Abortions in Ohio

Republican Lawmakers Propose Banning All Abortions in Ohio

All abortions would be banned in Ohio under a proposal introduced by Republican state lawmakers.