News Facebook under pressure as U.S., EU urge probes of data practices 2018-03-19T22:18:44.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - 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. Exclusive: U.S. advancing toward first Guantanamo repatriation under Trump 2018-03-19T22:08:01.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is advancing toward the first transfer of a prisoner from the Guantanamo Bay detention center under U.S. President Donald Trump, the U.S. military told Reuters on Monday, a move that would repatriate the detainee to Saudi Arabia. Mississippi governor signs bill banning abortions after 15 weeks 2018-03-19T21:43:54.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Mississippi's governor signed into law on Monday the most restrictive abortion measure in the United States, which was immediately challenged in court by abortion rights advocates who say it is unconstitutional. Austin on edge: Police fear serial bomber behind Texas blasts 2018-03-19T21:23:09.000000000-04:00 AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Police in Texas fear a serial bomber planted four powerful explosive devices that have killed two people and injured four others this month, raising fears in the state capital Austin of another attack. G20 pushes for free trade as U.S. vows to defend national interest 2018-03-19T21:13:05.000000000-04:00 BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - World financial leaders pleaded for an endorsement of free trade on Monday amid worries about U.S. metals tariffs and looming trade sanctions on China, but Trump administration officials said they would not sacrifice U.S. national interests. Asian shares fall as Facebook data flap spooks tech stocks 2018-03-19T21:06:20.000000000-04:00 TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Tuesday as investors dumped high-flying U.S. technology shares on fears of stiffer regulation as Facebook came under fire following reports it allowed improper access to user data. UK wins Brexit transition deal in return for Irish vow 2018-03-19T20:05:59.000000000-04:00 BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain and the European Union agreed on Monday to a transition period to avoid a "cliff edge" Brexit next year -- though only after London accepted a potential solution for Northern Ireland's land border that may face stiff opposition at home. Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona woman crossing street 2018-03-19T19:32:24.000000000-04:00 TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - 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. Wall Street drops as regulation worry sinks tech shares 2018-03-19T19:12:29.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dropped on Monday, with the S&P and Nasdaq suffering their worst day in just over five weeks, as concerns over increased regulation for large tech companies was spearheaded by a plunge in Facebook shares. On eve of Trump-Saudi meeting, Riyadh calls Iran nuclear deal flawed 2018-03-19T18:39:59.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi crown prince and U.S. President Donald Trump who have both been highly critical of Iran.