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CNN's Dylan Byers reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress under oath "within a matter of weeks," according to unidentified Facebook sources. The company is working on a strategy for the testimony now as pressure to appear has become too intense to ignore.

A Facebook spokesperson, when asked about the CNN report, only reiterated that the company had the committee invitations and was in conversations with lawmakers. Bloomberg reported Zuckerberg will appear before a House panel on April 12. The committee says nothing is yet confirmed

Why it matters: Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey may now be under pressure to do the same, CNN says.

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Louisiana braces for 3rd hurricane in 2 months as Zeta closes in

The probable path of Zeta, per the National Hurricane Center. Photo: NHC/NOAA

Zeta strengthened into a hurricane again early Wednesday and was on track to make landfall in southeastern Louisiana by the afternoon, per the National Hurricane Center.

The state of play: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) requested a pre-landfall Federal Declaration of Emergency in a letter to President Trump on Tuesday.

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Unrest in Philadelphia after fatal police shooting of Black man

Demonstrators rally on Tuesday near the location where Walter Wallace was killed by two police officers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

The Pennsylvania National Guard was mobilized Tuesday during a tense second night of protests in Philadelphia over the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace, a 27-year-old Black man.

Driving the news: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said in a joint statement a "full investigation" would be launched to answer questions that arose from video that captured part of Monday's incident.

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