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U.S. FTC to question Facebook over consultancy's access to user data

SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON Facebook Inc said Tuesday it faced questions from the lead U.S. consumer regulator about how its users' personal data was mined by a political consultancy hired by Donald Trump's campaign. | Video

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Prosecutors search Volkswagen headquarters in new emissions investigation

BERLIN German prosecutors said on Tuesday they had searched Volkswagen's headquarters as part of a new investigation into whether the carmaker had overstated the fuel efficiency of more vehicles than previously disclosed.

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Exclusive: Salesforce in advanced talks to buy MuleSoft - sources

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.

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Spotify to list shares worth up to $444.6 million

Streaming music leader Spotify Technology SA on Tuesday filed for a direct listing of its shares worth up to $444.6 million.

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G20 ministers call for 'further dialogue and actions' on trade

BUENOS AIRES The world's financial leaders on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to fighting protectionism but called for "further dialogue and actions" on trade, just days before U.S. metals tariffs take effect and U.S. President Donald Trump readies sanctions on China.

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General Electric announces 225 orders for refurbished locomotives

General Electric Co's transportation unit said on Tuesday several North American railroads have placed orders this year for 225 refurbished locomotives, although it declined to say which railroads ordered the equipment.

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