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Investors, lawmakers, advertisers pressure Facebook over data
WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc came under further pressure from lawmakers, investors, advertisers and users on Thursday, the day after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg admitted the social media network made mistakes in letting 50 million users' data get into the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
Cuba cracks open wholesale food sales for state-linked cooperatives
HAVANA, March 22 (Reuters) - Cuba's first wholesale outlet to supply former state-run eateries that are now cooperatives opened for business this week in Havana, a slap in the face to private start-ups that face higher costs.
Spanish police rescue Nigerian girls sold for sex after voodoo threats
LONDON, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Spanish police have rescued 39 Nigerian girls and women from a notorious sex trafficking ring who kept them in squalid cave-like houses and forced them into prostitution after threatening them with black magic, Europol announced on Thursday.
Oil retreats after failing to hit $70/barrel
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Thursday as investors took profits after this week's rally and as U.S. stock markets fell, but losses were limited by the continuing efforts of OPEC and its allies to curb supplies.
UPDATE 4-Trains, flights grounded as strikes challenge Macron across France
PARIS, March 22 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of nurses, teachers and other public sector workers joined forces to march against French President Emmanuel Macron's reforms on Thursday, causing widespread travel disruption and bringing brief clashes with police in some cities.
E-cigarettes tied to less smoking cessation
(Reuters Health) - Smokers who also use e-cigarettes may be half as likely to give up tobacco as smokers who never vape at all, a European study suggests.
Russia may annul election results at two polling stations: officials
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia could annul results at two polling stations where Reuters reporters witnessed people voting more than once during Sunday's presidential election, election officials said on Thursday.
Goldman Sachs no longer one of top three commodities banks
LONDON (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs
lost its place among the top three earners of commodities-related revenue in 2017, falling below rivals JPMorgan , Morgan Stanley and Citibank for the first time, data from analytics firm Coalition showed.
Russia may annul election results at two polling stations - officials
MOSCOW, March 22 (Reuters) - Russia could annul results at two polling stations where Reuters reporters witnessed people voting more than once during Sunday's presidential election, election officials said on Thursday.
Deutsche Bank to reap $1.7 billion from asset management IPO
BERLIN (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank's asset management arm DWS set the price for its initial public offering on Thursday at a level which is expected to generate proceeds of about 1.4 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for Germany's largest bank.
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