Parisians woke up to images of their beloved Notre Dame Cathedral ravaged by fire and smoke, after the blaze that engulfed the 850-year-old building.The destruction may not be as bad as originally feared — the fire is now extinguished, and the structure appears to be intact — but this doesn't diminish the trauma of seeing the landmark and religious center damaged.NBC News has comprehensive coverage of the fire and its impact from our reporters on the ground, including:
A big story from Olivia Solon and Cyrus Farivar this morning finds that Mark Zuckerberg was behind plans to consolidate Facebook's power in the social networking and marketing space by treating users' data as a bargaining chip.
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According to documents seen by NBC News, Facebook would either grant or deny access to this data based on its relationship with other companies and apps.So Amazon got access because it was buying Facebook advertising, the documents show, while a messaging app was denied. Facebook denies any wrongdoing. More here.
A version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report expected to be released to the public on Thursday, and some of the current and former White House officials who gave evidence to the inquiry are now concerned that they may be identified through the report as sources of damaging information about President Trump, NBC News reports.
They are worried about how Trump and his allies will react and the "wrath" that could be unleashed.
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• A New Jersey woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding thousands of well-meaning GoFundMe donors out of $400,000 in a scam about a homeless vet.
• Georgia Engel, familiar to many as Georgette Baxter in the 'Mary Tyler Moore Show,' has died aged 70.
"So with pride I tell you tonight that we will rebuild this cathedral, all together. It's part of the fate, the destiny of France, and our common project over the coming years. And I am committed to it."