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Facebook Owes Better Security to Its Users, Zuckerberg Says

  • In his first statements since it was revealed that a political data firm obtained the data of 50 million Facebook users, Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s chief executive, said if the site can’t protect information, “then we don’t deserve to serve you.”
  • The company has also faced criticism over Russian manipulation during the 2016 election, as well as the rise of misinformation.




Pink Gloves and a Red Truck: Tracking the Austin Bomber

  • Officials used clues from surveillance video to begin tailing a 23-year-old man, who killed himself as officers closed in.
  • By the end of the day Wednesday, the police had another tool: a confession, left on the suspect’s phone.


What We Know About the Suspect

Mark Conditt is believed to be linked to six bombs or explosions that killed at least two people and injured several others.

Trump to Slap China With $50 Billion in Tariffs and Penalties

In its most aggressive move against an economic rival, the White House says China’s theft of technology and trade secrets has robbed U.S. firms of billions in revenue and killed thousands of jobs.

How Two Men Plied Arab Interests Inside Trump’s White House

Correspondence between the men — one a witness in the special counsel inquiry, the other a major G.O.P. fund-raiser — reveal an effort to cultivate President Trump on behalf of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Senators Say Effort to Shore Up Election Security Is Lagging

“When I listen to your testimony, I hear no sense of urgency to really get on top of this issue,” one member of the Senate Intelligence Committee told Kirstjen Nielsen, the Homeland Security chief.

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