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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 11, 2018 - 8:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged Wednesday that regulation of social media companies is "inevitable" and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders. But after two days of congressional testimony, what seemed clear was how...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 11, 2018 - 8:10 pm
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made several assertions about Facebook's data collection and privacy controls during two days of hearings on Capitol Hill. Those included claims that Facebook lets you download your data and take it elsewhere; that users can turn off data collection for advertising...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 11, 2018 - 7:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg faced two days of grilling before House and Senate committees Tuesday and Wednesday to address Facebook's privacy issues and the need for more regulation for the social media site. Yet the hearings in Washington managed to showcase the normally press-shy Zuckerberg's...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg smiles as he departs after testifying before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 11, 2018 - 7:44 pm
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told lawmakers that regulation of his company is "inevitable," but still came to Capitol Hill prepared to defend against proposals he thought went too far. He rarely had to. After about 10 hours of hearings on Tuesday and Wednesday, markets rallied and privacy advocates...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2010 file photo, pelicans float on the water with an offshore oil platform in the background in the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. Oil and gas companies drilling off the coast of Southern California violated state regulations nearly 400 times in the past three years, according to a report by an environmental group. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
April 11, 2018 - 5:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oil and gas companies drilling in state waters off Southern California violated regulations nearly 400 times in the past three years, according to a report being released Wednesday by an environmental group. Records compiled by the Center for Biological Diversity showed state...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 11, 2018 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): 2:55 p.m. For a hearing about data privacy, democracy and possible government regulation — there have been some weird turns as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced a second day...
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President Donald Trump hands a pen to Yvonne Ambrose who lost her sixteen year-old daughter Desiree Robinson, after signing a new law aim at curbing sex trafficking, in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 11, 2018 - 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a new law aimed at curbing sex trafficking. During a White House signing ceremony Wednesday, the president said the survivors "are very brave." Among those at the ceremony were Trump's daughter, Ivanka, several members of Congress and families of...
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An aide to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg closes a binder of notes left on the table as Zuckerberg takes a short break from testifying before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 11, 2018 - 9:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanted members of Congress to know about the scandal in which Cambridge Analytica used the massive social platform to access 87 million users: He made mistakes. Facebook's mission is to "help people connect." And no, he's not resigning. "...
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April 11, 2018 - 9:09 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the software on its Mars Express probe to ensure the aging spacecraft remains stable. The probe arrived at Mars in late 2003 for a two-year mission , but almost 15 years later it's still operating. ESA said Wednesday four of Mars...
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April 11, 2018 - 6:33 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's domestic intelligence chief says he wouldn't trust Facebook with his data. Hans-Georg Maassen says he was "astonished how many people were surprised" by the privacy scandal surrounding Facebook users' personal information. Speaking Wednesday on the sidelines of a corporate...
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