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Facebook to give Russian-linked ads to Congress on Monday

Facebook ‘designed for information warfare?’ Facebook says it will give Congress copies of 3,000 Russian-bought political ads on Monday, giving lawmakers a clearer picture into how a pro-Kremlin troll farm used social media to meddle in American politics. Facebook is not planning to release the ads to the public, and will not commit to sharing publicly greater details about the content of the ads and who they reached. The move comes nearly one month after Facebook representatives informed lawmakers about the ads, and a week-and-a-half after CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged ...

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Amazon: We're lowering Whole Foods prices on Monday

Why Amazon is buying Whole Foods Alexa, lower the prices. Amazon said Thursday that its takeover of Whole Foods(WFM) will close on Monday, and it’s first order of business will be to make some items more affordable, according to a release. “Whole Foods Market will offer lower prices starting Monday on a selection of best-selling grocery staples across its stores, with more to come,” the company said in a statement. Items that will be marked down on Monday include organic avocados, organic brown eggs, organic salmon, almond butter, organic apples ...

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Trump to China: Trade probe is coming Monday

How much damage can North Korea’s weapons do? President Trump on Friday night informed China’s leader that he’s preparing to order an investigation into Chinese trade practices next week, a senior administration official told CNN. Trump told President Xi Jinping that he plans to direct U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday to begin the probe into alleged Chinese violations of U.S. intellectual property rights, the official said. The move could lay the groundwork for Trump to impose tariffs against Chinese imports, which would mark a significant escalation in his ...

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Manic Monday breakdown: How the matches were won

11:50 AM ET LONDON — It is the biggest day of the tennis season. Every remaining player in the draw (16 men, 16 women) will be in action. Who will fly and who will flop in the fourth round of Wimbledon? Our writers around the ground will keep you updated. Check back regularly for updates: Women’s draw Garbine Muguruza has now won five straight matches against Angelique Kerber. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Key stat: Muguruza made 38 more unforced errors (50-12) than Kerber, yet both women won the exact number of points ...

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Manic Monday breakdown: Keep up with all the results

8:44 AM ET LONDON — It is the biggest day of the tennis season. Every remaining player in the draw (16 men, 16 women) will be in action. So who will fly and who will flop in the fourth round of Wimbledon? Our writers around the ground will keep you updated. Check back regularly for updates: Svetlana Kuznetsova has not dropped a set through four matches at Wimbledon. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images Svetlana Kuznetsova def. Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-4 Key stat: Kuznetsova hit an impressive 37 winners, 10 more than she has ...

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Get ready: Amazon Prime Day starts Monday

Hands on with Amazon’s Echo Show Amazon’s annual day of deals kicks off at 9 p.m. ET on Monday. It’s the third installment of Prime Day, and the event has already proven to net massive sales. This year the company has promised it will be bigger than ever, with discounts on hundreds of thousands of items for Prime members all over the globe. Amazon has given a few hints about what’s to come. If past years are any indicator, the deals will encompass a wide, if not comical, variety of ...

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Brexit: UK and EU negotiations to start on Monday

Formal Brexit negotiations will begin on Monday, the UK and EU say. The announcement by Brexit Secretary David Davis and EU negotiator Michel Barnier follows preliminary talks in Brussels between officials. The formal negotiations were already due to start on Monday but doubt was cast by the general election result and ongoing talks between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionists. The Queen’s Speech was delayed and will now take place on Wednesday. Live political updates Date confirmed for Queen’s Speech The UK is due to leave the EU by the ...

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What to expect at Apple's big event Monday

Apple unveils new “spaceship” headquarters Apple is playing catch up. Six years ago, it was the first major tech company with a voice assistant. Now Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home smart speakers are finally making the assistants mainstream, while Apple’s Siri flounders. Next week at WWDC, Apple(AAPL, Tech30) may try to get back in the game by announcing a Siri smart speaker. CEO Tim Cook and other Apple executives will show previews of the next iPhone, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV operating systems during a Monday keynote address in ...

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Worldwide cyberattack could spark more trouble Monday

Ransomware ‘WannaCry’ attack explained Companies worldwide are bracing for even more fallout from the biggest cyberattack ever as their workers head back to the office Monday. The massive ransomware attacks that started late Friday have locked people out of their computers and demanded hundreds of dollars from the users before they could regain control. The attacks exploit a vulnerability in outdated versions of Microsoft Windows that is particularly problematic for corporations that don’t automatically update their systems. Related: A super-simple explanation of what happened The virus has hit at least ...

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Jon Stewart to appear on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert' Monday night

Jon Stewart predicts Trump’s next move He’s back. Jon Stewart will return to “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Monday night, according to a source close to the show. This will be the second time the former host of “The Daily Show” has appeared on Colbert’s CBS broadcast since President Donald Trump took office. How the show will incorporate Stewart is unknown, but his return could bolster Colbert’s growing lead in the late night ratings. This week saw Colbert’s “Late Show” — once again — topping Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight ...

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