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Zuckerberg will testify before Congress on April 11

Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on April 11. E&C Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) made this announcement this morning, clarifying that Zuckerberg will speak on the company’s use and protection of user data. Here’s what the Congressmen had to say in a prepared statement: This hearing will ...

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Zuckerberg to testify before Congress on April 11

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the US House Energy and Commerce Committee next week. It is expected that he will answer questions on data privacy which have arisen in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “This hearing will be an important opportunity to shed light on critical consumer data privacy issues and help all Americans better understand ...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will reportedly testify before Congress

After declining a summons from a UK parliamentary committee that’s investigating how social media data is being used this morning, it appears that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may end up finally going before Congress to testify amid a wave of privacy debacles, according to a report by CNN. CNN reports that Zuckerberg has come to terms with the fact that he ...

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Zuckerberg to testify before Congress on Facebook data privacy ‒ reports

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly decided to testify before Congress in relation to the Cambridge Analytica scandal after repeated calls from politicians and the public. The 33-year-old has reportedly “come to terms with the fact that he will have to testify” within a matter of weeks and the company is currently “planning the strategy for his testimony,” as reported ...

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Official kneels before mourning crowd, begs forgiveness for deadly Kemerovo fire

The deputy governor of the Russian region where scores of people were killed in a shopping-mall fire fell to his knees and begged forgiveness from the participants of a demonstration. On Tuesday, several officials from the Kemerovo region attended a mass gathering in which hundreds of locals congregated to mourn the victims of the fire that killed at least 64 ...

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House and Senate put Zuckerberg on notice: “You are the right person to testify before Congress”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been rather scarce lately, despite a host of woes besetting his company — but Wednesday he emerged from his cocoon to offer a limp apology, admit they had no control over data like that used by Cambridge Analytica, and that he “will happily” testify before Congress if he’s the right person to do so. Well, ...

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BMW aims to finalize Russian autoplant deal before end of 2018

German auto giant BMW is keen to finalize negotiations on the construction of a plant in Kaliningrad, Russia, this year. The company is now in negotiations with Russian partners, regional and federal authorities. Read more “We are aimed at completing the negotiations and signing a contract during this year,” BMW Group AG Oliver Zipse, told the TASS news agency. BMW ...

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Evidence before accusations: Austria asks for full-fledged Skripal investigation

It’s premature to pin the blame in the Skripal poisoning case without first conducting a proper investigation, Austria’s foreign minister has said. The UK has already picked Russia as a boogey man in the incident. Read more Speaking in Brussels on Monday, Karin Kneissl said that she viewed the poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, ...

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Florida bridge collapse: Engineer reported cracks 2 days before fatal incident

Damning new evidence reveals that an engineer working on the pedestrian bridge in Greater Miami, Florida, that collapsed on Thursday had attempted to report damage days before the incident took place. Just three days after the Florida International University bridge, designed by FIGG Bridge Engineers, “swung into place,” the project’s lead engineer, Denney Pate, left a voicemail message for a ...

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Feinstein asks CIA to declassify Gina Haspel post 9-11 torture documents before confirmation

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) has asked the CIA to declassify documents related to Deputy Director Gina Haspel’s reported involvement in the agency’s post-September 11 torture program. Trump has tapped Haspel to take over as the agency’s next director after current director Mike Pompeo leaves to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. “As we move forward with the nomination process ...

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