Social media stocks tumble as Wall Street fears regulation
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Facebook
and Snapchat-owner Snap fell further on Tuesday as Wall Street fretted over potential regulatory scrutiny that could hobble the business of the social networks.
Senate committee urges action to prevent election hacking
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Just months before the country's next general election, U.S. senators said Russian cyber attacks on the voting system were unabated and called for urgent action and funding on Tuesday to help states battle foreign attempts to intervene in U.S. democracy.
U.S. high court skeptical toward California law on anti-abortion centers
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A California law that requires Christian-based facilities that steer pregnant women away from abortion to post notices about the availability of state-subsidized abortions ran into trouble at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, with justices on the right and left indicating it may violate free speech rights.
Tesla denies Musk in talks with Israeli AI vision firm Cortica
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - U.S. electric car company Tesla Inc
said on Tuesday that Chief Executive Elon Musk, who was visiting Israel, did not discuss a collaboration with artificial intelligence firm Cortica.
Seattle Genetics' Hodgkin's lymphoma drug wins U.S. approval
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved Seattle Genetics Inc's Adcetris as part of a chemotherapy cocktail to treat advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma in newly diagnosed patients, making it the first new treatment in over 40 years.
White House says no specific plans right now for Trump to meet Putin
WASHINGTON, March 20 (Reuters) - White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday that there are no specific plans at the moment for U.S. President Donald Trump to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, fresh from a re-election victory that some U.S. lawmakers have called a sham.
Exclusive: Salesforce in advanced talks to buy MuleSoft - sources
(Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc
is in advanced discussions to acquire U.S. software maker MuleSoft Inc , people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, as it looks to expand its offerings beyond customer relationship management software.
Water-smart agriculture could cut migration risk - FAO
LONDON, March 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Water stress is increasingly driving migration around the world, but efforts to adapt to worsening shortages could help, a new U.N. study suggests.
FACTBOX-Five ways to make parched cities cooler
LONDON, March 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Parched cities should do more to get wetter and cooler, according to a report published on Tuesday by Arup, a design and engineering consultancy.
Stephen Hawking to join Newton, Darwin in final resting place
LONDON (Reuters) - British physicist Stephen Hawking is to take his place among some of the greatest scientists in history when his ashes are interred inside Westminster Abbey, close to the graves of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.
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