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Facebook backlash: Failure to disclose political firm’s profile access draws scrutiny

CLOSE Russian trolls on Facebook apparently sent messages to the Trump campaign during the 2016 election. Buzz60 The like symbol at the entrance to Facebook's campus. (Photo: Facebook) Facebook critics are questioning the social media giant's commitment to transparency and digital ethics after a political intelligence firm under scrutiny from federal investigators allegedly exploited access to…

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Trump Approval Ticks Up Yet New Poll Shows No Coattails for GOP

U.S. voters by a growing margin prefer that Democrats control Congress after November’s mid-term elections, even as President Donald Trump’s job approval rating is rising, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Half of registered voters surveyed said they favor a Democratic-controlled Congress, while 40 percent want a Republican-controlled one. The 10-point edge…

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Samsonite Wants to Spend Up on Handbags

By Samsonite International SA, the world’s biggest luggage maker, has its eyes on adding a handbag brand and is open to a deal that could rival its $1.8 billion purchase of Tumi, according to Chairman Timothy Charles Parker. Handbags would help Samsonite fill a gap as the company focuses on boosting sales of office gear…

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Facebook backlash: Failure to disclose political firm’s profile access draws scrutiny

CLOSE Russian trolls on Facebook apparently sent messages to the Trump campaign during the 2016 election. Buzz60 The like symbol at the entrance to Facebook's campus. (Photo: Facebook) Facebook critics are questioning the social media giant's commitment to transparency and digital ethics after a political intelligence firm under scrutiny from federal investigators allegedly exploited access to…

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