March 27, 2018 / 5:16 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - March 27

March 27 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Government officials ratcheted up pressure Monday on Facebook Inc over its handling of user data, with federal regulators saying they are investigating the social-media company's privacy policies and 37 state attorneys general demanding explanations for its practices.

- Arizona Governor Doug Ducey on Monday ordered Uber Technologies Inc to suspend testing autonomous vehicles on public roadways in the state, a rebuke by a former supporter that takes the company's decision on testing out of its hands.

- Avon Products Inc disclosed Monday it plans to cede a board seat to an activist investor as part of a deal that will help the struggling beauty company avoid a proxy fight.

- Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp said it is exploring a sale of online definition resource

- Lowe's Companies Inc said Chief Executive Robert Niblock will retire after 25 years at the company, potentially giving an activist investor even more influence over the future of the home-improvement retailer.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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