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Facebook’s Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with U.S. antitrust probe: congressman

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FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing regarding the company’s use and protection of user data on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressman David Cicilline, chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel, said on Friday that Read More

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets with Trump, key senators on DC swing

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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with President Trump at the White House Thursday, part of a series of visits with lawmakers who have been critical of the social media giant. A Facebook spokesperson described the meeting with Trump as “good” and “constructive” and said Zuckerberg was in Washington “meeting with policymakers to hear Read More

FedEx pilot detained in China before commercial flight

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A FedEx pilot was detained in China last week after items were found in his checked bag before he boarded a commercial flight, according to Thursday reports. FedEx said former U.S. Air Force pilot Todd A. Hohn was later released, and it is working with Chinese authorities to understand what happened at the airport in Read More

Embattled Facebook CEO Zuckerberg seeks to mend fences in Washington

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill for a second day on Thursday as part of an effort by the social media giant to mend its reputation as it faces a slew of government investigations. FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Read More

WRAPUP 2-Iran warns against war as U.S. and Saudi weigh response to oil attack

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DUBAI/JEDDAH (Reuters) – Iran warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes part in a meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Read More

Vaping devices still available on Amazon, Flipkart after India ban

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Some vaping products were still listed on the Indian websites of Amazon.com Inc and Walmart’s Flipkart on Thursday, while several other websites discontinued their sales a day after the government’s nationwide ban. FILE PHOTO: A man holds an electronic cigarette as he vapes at a Vape Shop in Monterrey, Mexico February Read More

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages

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Pages from a confidential whistleblower’s report obtained by The Associated Press, along with two printed Facebook pages that were active on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, are photographed in Washington. Facebook likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it’s reported. But Read More

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg dines with senators in DC

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met with a half-dozen U.S. senators on Wednesday for dinner as the company seeks to boost its reputation in Washington. FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes his keynote speech during Facebook Inc’s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Read More

U.S. travel industry urges Washington to reauthorize tourism body Brand USA

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People visit the Liberty State Island as Lower Manhattan is seen at the background in New York, U.S., August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (Reuters) – Some 15 executives from companies associated with the tourism industry, such as American Express (AXP.N) and Marriott (MAR.O), have urged the U.S. government to renew federal funding of Brand USA, Read More

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. senators this week

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with senators as the social media giant faces scrutiny from both the Federal Trade Commission and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes his keynote speech during Facebook Inc’s annual F8 Read More