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  • Facebook under pressure as U.S., EU urge probes of data practices March 20, 2018
    (Reuters) - British privacy regulators are seeking a warrant to search the offices of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica late Monday following reports that the company may have improperly gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users, according to a Channel 4 television report.
  • Supreme Court upholds Pennsylvania election map in win for Democrats March 20, 2018
    (Reuters) - In a boost to the Democratic Party's chances of winning back the U.S. Congress this year, both the U.S. Supreme Court and a Pennsylvania panel of federal judges on Monday rejected Republicans' efforts to block the state's new congressional district map from taking effect.
  • U.S. Senate advances bill to penalize websites for sex trafficking March 20, 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted 94-2 on Monday to advance legislation to make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, setting up final passage of a bill as soon as Tuesday that would chip away at a bedrock legal shield for the technology industry.
  • BlackBerry must face revived U.S. lawsuit over BlackBerry 10 March 20, 2018
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday rejected BlackBerry Ltd's request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders by painting a misleadingly positive picture of sales prospects for its BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
  • California regulator proposes regulating Uber like tour buses, limos March 20, 2018
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc should be classified as the same type of transportation as limousines and tour buses, a California regulator said on Monday in a proposal that could change how the ride-hailing company is regulated in its home state.
  • Mississippi governor signs bill banning abortions after 15 weeks March 20, 2018
    (Reuters) - Mississippi's governor signed into law on Monday the most restrictive abortion measure in the United States, which was immediately challenged in court by abortion rights advocates who say it is unconstitutional.
  • Dropbox IPO oversubscribed: sources March 20, 2018
    (Reuters) - Cloud storage company Dropbox Inc's initial public offering was oversubscribed, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday, indicating healthy demand for the first big tech IPO this year even as tech stocks opened the week on sour note.
  • Trump says he is working to lower prescription drug prices March 20, 2018
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump promised to bring down prescription drug prices on Monday, saying U.S. citizens pay far more than people in other countries do for the same product and that his administration would announce new measures in about a month.
  • McDonald's agrees settlement in franchisees' U.S. labor case March 19, 2018
    (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said on Monday it had agreed to settle a U.S. labor board case on whether the company is accountable for its franchisees' alleged labor law violations.
  • U.S. top court will not hear challenge to federal agency power March 19, 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider rolling back the wide latitude federal agencies are given to interpret their own regulations in a case that could have bolstered President Donald Trump's push toward deregulation and curbing agency power.