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How Facebook’s Past Data Policy Has Come Back to Haunt It
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How Facebook’s Past Data Policy Has Come Back to Haunt It

March 24, 2018 7:00 a.m. ET Facebook FB -3.34% is scrambling to placate users, advertisers and investors following a string of damaging news reports about the misuse of user data. Last week, Facebook confirmed that Cambridge Analytica, a political firm hired by President Trump’s campaign, had violated the company’s policies when it purchased the data…

Policy Feuds Keep Spending Bill in Flux
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Policy Feuds Keep Spending Bill in Flux

WASHINGTON—Lawmakers hustled Monday to resolve policy disputes holding up an agreement on a sweeping spending bill needed to keep the government funded beyond Friday. Disagreements over health-care policy, immigration and funding for a New York rail tunnel pr