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The offices of Cambridge Analytica (CA) in central London, after it was announced that Britain's information commissioner Elizabeth Denham is pursuing a warrant to search Cambridge Analytica's computer servers, Tuesday March 20, 2018. Denham said Tuesday that she is using all her legal powers to investigate Facebook and political campaign consultants Cambridge Analytica over the alleged misuse of millions of people's data. Cambridge Analytica said it is committed to helping the U.K. investigation. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 9:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is willing to testify before Congress to answer questions about the privacy scandal engulfing his company. But he suggested...
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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2014, file photo, shows a Facebook app icon on a smartphone in New York. South Korea’s telecoms regulator says it is fining Facebook for illegally limiting user access to its services. The Korea Communications Commission said Wednesday that Facebook should pay 396 million won ($369,400) as a penalty for alleged violations of the communications law from late 2016-2017, following reports it had interfered with some local users’ access to Facebook and Instagram. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
March 21, 2018 - 6:28 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's telecoms regulator has fined Facebook for illegally limiting user access to its services from late 2016 to 2017. The Korea Communications Commission said Wednesday that Facebook should pay 396 million won ($369,400) as a penalty for violating a law against...
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A currency trader stretches while working at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Asian stock markets were slightly higher ahead of the Federal Reserve’s first meeting since the appointment of the new chair. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose 1.2 percent and South Korea’s Kospi added 0.1 percent. Japan was closed on a holiday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 21, 2018 - 3:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday as some markets erased earlier gains ahead of the Federal Reserve's first meeting since the appointment of its new chair, Jerome Powell. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index erased earlier gains to fall 0.1 percent to 31,516.84...
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File - In this April 4, 2013 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook is having one of its worst weeks as a publicly traded company with a share sell-off continuing for a second day. Britain's Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told the BBC that she was investigating Facebook and has asked the company not to pursue its own audit of Cambridge Analytica's data use. Denham is also pursuing a warrant to search Cambridge Analytica's servers. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
March 20, 2018 - 6:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of personal Facebook data by political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica (all times local): 6:05 p.m. New Jersey's top law enforcement officer has launched an investigation after reports that a British data analysis firm captured information from 50...
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First lady Melania Trump speaks at Manchester Community College in Manchester, N.H., Monday, March 19, 2018. President Trump is in New Hampshire to unveil more of his plan to combat the nation's opioid crisis. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 20, 2018 - 11:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is hosting executives from major online and social media companies to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety, more than a year after saying that would be her issue as first lady. The meeting Tuesday marks her first public event on the topic, a choice some...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2013, file photo, a Facebook employee walks past a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The San Jose Mercury News reports Saturday, March 17, 2018 that building permits compiled by Buildzoom show Facebook plans to erect the 465,000 square-foot (43,200 square-meter) building at its campus in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
March 20, 2018 - 6:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of millions of people's personal Facebook data by the social media giant and by political campaign consultants Cambridge Analytica. Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is pursuing a warrant...
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People walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Asian shares slumped Tuesday as pessimism followed an overnight drop in New York amid a rout in technology companies. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 20, 2018 - 5:09 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Tuesday as some indexes recouped earlier losses set off by an overnight decline on Wall Street. Investors are awaiting the first Federal Reserve meeting under the new chairman, Jerome Powell, and anticipating the first rate increase of the year. KEEPING SCORE:...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, March 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 19, 2018 - 10:56 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares slumped Tuesday, as pessimism followed an overnight drop in New York amid a rout in technology companies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped nearly 1.0 percent in morning trading to 21,273.04. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped nearly 0.6 percent to 5,924...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, from left, Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch, Twitter Acting General Counsel Sean Edgett and Google Senior Vice President and General Counsel Kent Walker are sworn in for a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian election activity and technology, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Much of what happens in political campaigns today takes place in the often murky world of social media, where the sources of ads do not have to be disclosed and hoaxes spread quickly. The 2016 presidential race featured Russian interference that included covert ads on social media and phony Facebook groups pumping out falsehoods. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 11, 2018 - 1:27 pm
The main events in a political campaign used to happen in the open: a debate, the release of a major TV ad or a public event where candidates tried to earn a spot on the evening news or the next day's front page. That was before the explosion of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as political platforms...
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A Pakistani acid attack victim, center, takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
March 08, 2018 - 4:58 pm
The Latest on International Women's Day: Hundreds of Brazilian women are marching to demand equal rights and protest gender-based violence to mark International Women's Day. Marchers in Sao Paulo on Thursday were drawing attention to issues as varied as the wage gap, abortion rights, sexual...
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