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Paul Manafort reportedly surrendering to authorities in Russia probe

Paul Manafort leaving his home in Alexandria, Va. Monday morning. Photo: Andrew Harnik / AP

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has reportedly been told to surrender to federal authorities as part of Special Counsel Bob Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the NYT's Matt Apuzzo reports. CNN reports Manafort will turn himself in.

Be smart: The FBI rarely charges just one person, and this is likely just the beginning.

The nature of the charges were not immediately clear but Manafort has been under investigation for violating tax law, money laundering, and his foreign lobbying disclosures. Manafort's business associate, Rick Gates, was also reportedly told to surrender.

Go deeper: How the probe closed in on Manafort

Steve LeVine 12 hours ago
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Self-driving lab head urges freeze after "nightmare" fatality

Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh. Photo: Jeff Swensen / Getty

Carmakers and technology companies should freeze their race to field autonomous vehicles because "clearly the technology is not where it needs to be," said Raj Rajkumar, head of Carnegie Mellon University's leading self-driving laboratory.

What he said: Speaking a few hours after a self-driven vehicle ran over and killed a pedestrian in Arizona, Rajkumar said, "This isn't like a bug with your phone. People can get killed. Companies need to take a deep breath. The technology is not there yet. We need to keep people in the loop."

Kia Kokalitcheva 55 mins ago
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Why Europeans are more skeptical of data-driven businesses

A European Union flag seen flying in Trafalgar Square. Photo: Brais G Rouco/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Europeans view privacy as a human rights issue, leading regulators there to be much more skeptical of data-driven businesses like social media. Americans are also beginning to worry about how data is used on some platforms like Facebook, particularly after news of the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke this weekend.

The big picture: Europe's history and culture plays a large role in shaping its views toward privacy. Granted, this history has to do with government access to personal information, but it's since extended to businesses.