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U.S. FTC to question Facebook over consultancy's access to user data
SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON (Reuters) - 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.

Fatal U.S. self-driving auto accident raises novel legal questions
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The death of a pedestrian hit by a self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona this week could offer a test of who can be held legally responsible for accidents when a human is no longer at the wheel, legal experts said.

Amazon is now second most valuable U.S.-listed company, tops Alphabet
(Reuters) - Amazon.com became the second most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Tuesday, surpassing Google parent Alphabet Inc for the first time.

On eve of trial on Time Warner deal, AT&T, U.S. government lay out cases
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a preview of arguments in the upcoming trial over AT&T's deal to buy Time Warner Inc , government lawyers said on Tuesday it will raise prices for consumers while AT&T's lawyer argued the company has no reason to withhold programming from competitors as feared.

Spotify CEO to sell up to $2 billion stake in public listing
(Reuters) - Daniel Ek, the Swedish CEO and co-founder of streaming music leader Spotify Technology SA , is set to sell 15.8 million shares of the company worth up to $2 billion in its direct listing, the company disclosed in a new filing on Tuesday.

G20 agrees to 'monitor' cryptocurrencies but no action yet
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Financial policymakers from the world's top 20 economies agreed to keep a watchful eye on cryptocurrencies on Tuesday and opened the door to regulating the booming industry at a later stage.

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.

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Our 1st interstellar visitor likely came from 2-star system
Our 1st known interstellar visitor likely came from a two-star system

Kim Jong Un Has 'Given His Word' on Denuclearization, South Korea Says
Experts remain skeptical about how sincere he is about giving up his nuclear program.

TIME Announces New White House Team
TIME Editor Edward Felsenthal and Washington Bureau Chief Massimo Calabresi sent the following note to staff.

How Stephen Hawking's Black Hole Discoveries Rewrote Physics of Space-Time
Mathematical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was best known for his work exploring the relationship between black holes and quantum physics. Black holes loom large in the popular imagination—schoolchildren ponder why the whole universe doesn’t collapse into one. Why do black holes exist?

Bird populations in rural France 'collapsing'
Bird populations across an eerily quiet French countryside have collapsed, on average, by a third over the last decade-and-a-half, alarmed researchers reported on Tuesday. Dozens of species have seen their numbers decline, in some cases by two-thirds, the scientists detailed in a pair of studies, one national in scope and the other covering a large agricultural region in central France. "The situation is catastrophic," said Benoit Fontaine, a conservation biologist at France's National Museum of Natural History and co-author of one of the studies.

Four Injured After Two Trains Collide in Kentucky
Residents near the scene were evacuated "out an abundance of caution"

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly explains how seeing planet Earth from space changed his perspective on life
NASA revealed in March that after his year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA changed by a full 7%. But when we recently interviewed him for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It," he said the experience changed him personally, as well.

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