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Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona woman crossing street

TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking the first fatality involving an autonomous vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation. | Video

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Facebook under pressure as U.S., EU urge probes of data practices

British privacy regulators are seeking a warrant to search the offices of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica late Monday following reports that the company may have improperly gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users, according to a Channel 4 television report. | Video

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German prosecutors launch new enquiry into VW over market manipulation: magazine

BERLIN State prosecutors in Germany have started fresh enquiries into suspicions of market manipulation at Volkswagen as part of the diesel emission scandal, German magazine WirtschaftsWoche cited a spokesman for the investigators as saying on Tuesday.

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Whole Foods calls supplier summit amid Amazon angst

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK Whole Foods will host a summit on Tuesday for up to 200 of its suppliers, amid anxiety about how its ongoing business revamp will play out under new owner Amazon.com .

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Weinstein Co files for bankruptcy, ends all non-disclosure agreements

NEW YORK U.S. film and TV studio The Weinstein Company, whose ex-Chairman Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, said on Monday it filed for bankruptcy and was ending all non-disclosure agreements that may have silenced some women.

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U.S. SEC says court should deny Rio Tinto's push to dismiss fraud charges

NEW YORK/MELBOURNE The U.S. securities regulator said on Monday that a U.S. court should deny a bid by Rio Tinto Plc and two former top executives to have civil fraud charges over a failed African coal project dismissed.

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