Category: Congress

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Impress Zuckerberg’s Congress testimony: What he acknowledged

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, has appeared before a US Congress committee to answer questions about how the social media giant’s policies in the wake of a massive data privacy breach. During a five-hour testimony on Tuesday, the tech mogul said he was “sorry” about the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the private information of more than 87…

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg to testify in Congress: What to count on

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear before two joint US Congress committees on Tuesday and Wednesday, to discuss how the social network is handling user data. During the hearings, Zuckerberg is expected to talk about what the company is doing to protect its users’ privacy following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the private data…

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Stare in Mueller probe ‘aided UAE agenda in US Congress’

A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump received millions of dollars from a political adviser to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last April, just weeks before he began handing out a series of large political donations to US lawmakers considering legislation targeting Qatar, the UAE’s chief rival in the Gulf, an Associated Press (AP) investigation…

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‘Historic moment’: Abortion to be debated in Argentina’s Congress

Women’s rights groups in Argentina are expressing cautious optimism after dozens of politicians introduced legislation that would legalise abortion. The bill, introduced by more than 70 members of Congress on Tuesday, would allow women to have the procedure during the first 14 weeks of her pregnancy. Currently, abortion is only allowed in the predominantly Catholic…