NEWSREPORTASIA.COM: Breaking News, World News, US News 01:01 2019-05-31

Vomit violence: A 'large amount' of throw up led to New Mexico Uber shooting

The driver shot and killed the passenger after a dispute stemming from vomit and a potential clean-up fee.        ...

Vomit violence: A 'large amount' of throw up led to New Mexico Uber shooting

Source: usatoday.com

Uber passenger's death draws attention to 'vomit fraud' allegations in ride-hailing business The fatal St. Patrick's Day shooting of an Uber passenger in New Mexico, which allegedly followed an argument over a fee imposed for vomit in the back seat of the driver's car, has drawn attention to ...
15:00 2019-05-31

Shooting Survivor To Focus On Reducing Gun Violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, wh...
12:00 2019-06-13

Cory Booker on Virginia Beach shooting: 'We're not helpless to stop' gun violence Democratic candidates Elizabeth Warren and Booker make case for gun control reform in terms of tackling everyday shootingsAfter 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach on F...
19:17 2019-06-02

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
14:17 2019-06-07

Migrants face violence as US makes them wait in Mexico Migrants who are being forced to wait in Mexico while they try to win asylum in the U.S. complain they are being subjected to violence in border cities...
02:00 2019-06-28

Mexico’s vigilantes: violence and displacement – a photo essay In southern Mexico, a toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes and cartels is fuelling rising violence. ‘Community police’ or ‘self-defence’ groups, often accused of having ties with drug cartels, have prolifer...
08:17 2019-07-02

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arran...
14:38 2019-05-21

Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc. is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive said on Tuesday....
18:00 2019-07-02

Woman who claimed to be Uber driver charged with smuggling immigrants in New Mexico The driver, Evelyn Limas, has been charged with one felony count of smuggling undocumented immigrants.        ...
01:17 2019-07-12

‘It’s Not Safe Here.’ Migrants Detail Violence They Face as U.S. Makes Them Wait in Mexico (CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico) — Roberto Escalona Moreno says he witnessed a double murder on the street last week near the hostel where he is staying. The Cuban immigrant has been assaulted, and his f...
01:17 2019-06-28

El Chapo’s Life Sentence a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ for Mexico as Violence Soars One of the biggest disappointments of El Chapo’s capture is that instead of ending the drug trade, it has instead been a major catalyst of the violence now consuming Mexico....
02:00 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive said on Tuesday, the company's latest gambit to pro...
20:17 2019-07-02

Shooting erupts at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent has been involved in a shooting at California’s border with Mexico but there’s no word on whether anyone was injured. San Diego police sa...
10:51 2019-06-04

Passenger Disgusted To Find Dried Vomit On Airplane Seat A passenger was horrified to find his seat covered in what appeared to be dried vomit during a British Airways flight from London Heathrow airport to Seattle....
14:17 2019-06-06

Scientists studied baby shark vomit and realized they eat a ton of birds When you think of the diet of a shark you probably don’t imagine the top-tier ocean predators feasting on birds — and not sea birds, but the kinds of birds you might find in your own back ...
08:17 2019-05-23

DPS releases statement on deadly shooting in Mexico border state TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Public Safety released a statement Wednesday in reference to the shootout near the Arizona-Mexico border that left 10 people dead Monday. According to Cochise ...
00:51 2019-06-13

Fatal Shooting of Migrant in Mexico Prompts Government Investigations Witnesses told investigators that people wearing police uniforms shot at a truck carrying migrants after it passed through a checkpoint without stopping, the attorney general of Veracruz State said....
05:01 2019-06-22

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
19:17 2019-05-21

Suspect in 2012 Missouri fatal shooting found dead in Mexico PIERCE CITY, Mo. (AP) — The suspect in a 2012 fatal shooting at a Missouri cookout has been found dead in Mexico. The Lawrence County Sheriff’s office says U.S. marshals notified investigators t...
23:17 2019-06-06

Thomas Cook kids ‘vomit and scream in panic’ as lifeguard gunned down in Cancun KIDS were left “vomiting and suffering from panic attacks” after witnessing the horrific shooting of a life guard in a Mexican resort popular with Brit tourists....
04:00 2019-06-07

Fortnite Throw Flying Disc in Week 3 Season 9: How to throw and catch the Flying Disc Toy? Fortnite Week 3 Challenges for Season 9 go live later today and this time around Epic Games wants players to Throw The Flying Disc Toy And Catch It Before It Lands. Here's how you do it!...
03:51 2019-05-24

Mexico deports Buffalo Wild Wings shooting suspect back to California after bail error Hernandez was wanted for a Sept. 17, 2017 shooting outside the Salinas Buffalo Wild Wings, when NFL games played on a Sunday afternoon.        ...
06:34 2019-07-17

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to list options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), a r...
20:34 2019-05-21

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helico...
23:34 2019-06-11

Traders have a $1.5 billion bet riding against Uber (UBER, LYFT) Carlo Allegri/Reuters Short-sellers have ramped up their bets against Uber to $1.5 billion. Borrowing of Uber shares has surged by more than 160% in the past two weeks, to 36 million shares from 13.6...
00:00 2019-05-29

Uber Lit $1 Billion on Fire Last Quarter Because That's What Uber Does In its first earnings as a public company, Uber posted losses of $1 billion over the previous quarter, more or less matching investor expectations, because sending the GDP of Vanuatu off a cliff every...
01:17 2019-05-31

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.        ...
09:34 2019-06-07

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsake for over 20 years....
21:34 2019-06-14

Seems Like This Court Really Might Throw Out Obamacare A federal appeals court in New Orleans may be poised to overturn the entirety of the Affordable Care Act, according to CNN. The ruling is part of a suit brought by Republican states challenging the co...
09:34 2019-07-10

Let The Alligator Throw The First Pitch Chance the Snapper—a Chicago alligator who gained fame last week when he was first noticed living in the Humboldt Park lagoon—was taken into custody Tuesday morning by reptile expert Frank Robb, who w...
07:51 2019-07-17

Don't Throw Your Old Bicycle in the Trash There are graveyards of mangled bicycles sitting in vacant lots throughout villages and major cities in China. Local governments have long struggled with what to do with the millions of abandoned bicy...
15:34 2019-06-06

Throw Some Shade With 40% Off Sitewide at Sunglass Warehouse Sunglass Warehouse offers some of the best deals in sunglasses even when they aren’t running a sale, so when you can get an extra 40% off sitewide (with promo code MEMORIAL40), you should fill up your...
22:34 2019-05-25

F1 Power Rankings: Can anyone throw Hamilton off his groove? Did Lewis Hamilton break Valtteri Bottas in Monaco? Maybe not quite, but the world champion's supreme recent form looks like that of a man ready to win a sixth title this year....
16:17 2019-06-05

Huawei Asks US Court to Throw Out Ban of Its Products Huawei filed suit against the US bill in March, calling it "unconstitutional" and saying the US Congress had failed to provide evidence to support its restrictions on Huawei products....
10:17 2019-05-29

7 candidates throw hat into ring to replace Theresa May as PM British health minister Matt Hancock, ex-Brexit minister Dominic Raab and former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom on Saturday joined an increasingly crowded field to replace May....
03:17 2019-05-26

U. of Texas pitcher recovering from throw to face Texas Longhorns pitcher Miranda Elish is recovering after taking a throw to the face in Friday's NCAA softball super regional game against the Alabama Crimson Tide....
02:00 2019-05-26

Meg Whitman said she was happy to throw HP predecessor 'under the bus' over Autonomy deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of Hewlett-Packard, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the botched acquisition of British software company...
22:00 2019-06-05

Hugo Lloris tells Tottenham: ‘Don’t throw all our work in the bin’ • Captain intent on keeping the faith as uncertain summer looms• Jan Vertonghen: ‘Will there be an overhaul? I don’t know’Hugo Lloris has urged Tottenham to keep the faith in their project and not to ...
04:51 2019-06-03

Holy Moly, Marwin González Can Sure Throw A Baseball In the bottom of the fifth inning of Tuesday night’s game between the Twins and the Athletics, golden-armed A’s outfielder Ramon Laureano scalded a one-out liner up the line in left. Mark Canha, who’d...
08:51 2019-07-03

Jimmy Butler will throw his hat into the NBA free agency ring Jimmy Butler is set to hit the open market. The 76ers’ forward intends to decline his $19.8 million player option, becoming an unrestricted free agent, according to Yahoo Sports. The eight-year ...
07:34 2019-06-15

Just Trump Freaking Out and Threatening to Throw a Reporter in Jail President Trump threatened to jail a Time magazine reporter for documenting the existence of a letter he showed off during a recent White House interview, the magazine revealed in a transcript on Thur...
15:17 2019-06-21

Kim Darroch: urbane diplomat who knew how to throw a party Darroch’s Washington soirees were places to be seen – especially for members of Trump administrationSir Kim Darroch earned the post of UK ambassador to the US after serving as a close adviser to the g...
04:34 2019-07-11

Ex-CEO Whitman says was happy to throw HP predecessor 'under the bus' over Autonomy deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of Hewlett-Packard, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the botched acquisition of British software company...
04:17 2019-06-06

Throw the college admissions scam bribers in the gulag I purposely haven’t written yet about the college cheating scheme that landed actresses Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a bunch of others in hot water because I kind of understand. When you have k...
08:34 2019-05-30

Paper Round: Calamitous England throw it away or all VAR's fault? "Welcome to a special Paper Round where we take a look at the reaction of the British press to England\u0027s 3-1 defeat to the Netherlands on Thursday night."...
02:00 2019-06-07

Angels throw no-hitter on night to honor Skaggs Taylor Cole and Felix Pena wore Tyler Skaggs' uniform while combining to no-hit the Mariners in the Angels' first home game since their teammate's death....
08:51 2019-07-13

US Asks Federal Court to Throw Out Huawei Lawsuit The US government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Huawei that claimed the US had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
10:00 2019-07-05

Unknown attackers throw red paint at Greece's parliament Vandals on Tuesday hurled red paint at Greece's parliament, one of the most heavily guarded buildings in central Athens, before dispersing into nearby streets....
14:38 2019-05-21

U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally ...
23:51 2019-07-04

Bryce Harper Can Still Throw The Dick Off A Damn Baseball Bryce Harper’s hitting still mostly hasn’t come around. He’s socked a couple impressive dingers recently, but he’s still batting just .229 on the season after putting up another 0-fer Monday night aga...
16:17 2019-05-21

BoE looks to throw open doors to tech companies ahead of Brexit The Bank of England opening up its balance sheet to payment companies and tech firms such as Facebook would bolster Britain's 7 billion pound ($9 billion) fintech sector just as it faces tougher compe...
18:17 2019-06-21

On Video, Congress Leader Assaults Engineer, Supporters Throw Mud At Him Congress legislator Nitesh Rane and his supporters vented their anger on a road sub-engineer by bathing him with wet mud and slime, allegedly over the poor condition of the Mumbai-Goa highway. Also,.....
16:34 2019-07-04

Demonstrators clash in Portland, Oregon, throw ‘concrete milkshakes’ _____ Police in Portland, Oregon, declared an unlawful assembly Saturday after antifa protesters clashed with far-right demonstrators, including the Proud Boys, in the downtown area, resulting in mult...
22:00 2019-06-30

Indians' Kluber to throw off mound in return from injury The Cleveland Indians say pitcher Corey Kluber will throw a bullpen session on Wednesday, his first appearance on a mound since breaking his right arm on May 1       ...
02:34 2019-07-17

Wild pitch, errant throw help LSU rally past Auburn 4-3 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — In a bizarre finish, No. 5 seed LSU scored the tying and winning runs after a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth to defeat No. 8 seed Auburn 4-3 in a Southeastern Conference Tou...
23:51 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Ex-CEO Whitman says was happy to throw HP predecessor 'under the bus' over Autonomy deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of Hewlett-Packard, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the botched acquisition of British software company...
00:51 2019-06-06

Internet shocked over proposed Justin Bieber/Tom Cruise throw-down "I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon," read a tweet shared from Justin Bieber's account.        ...
20:34 2019-06-10

Weather woes cause American corn farmers to throw in the towel In the nation’s 18 major corn-producing states, there has been one refrain for the past few weeks: To plant or not to plant? There comes a point of no return, where the cost of planting outweighs pote...
19:17 2019-06-18

Court should throw out Brexit case against UK PM candidate Johnson: lawyer A lawyer for Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, told London’s High Court on Friday that an attempt to prosecute him for allegedly lying about Brexit should b...
11:51 2019-06-07

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start of a state visit he hopes to mine for his own polit...
05:34 2019-06-04

Judges Throw Out Brexit Case Against UK PM Candidate Boris Johnson Judges at London's High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit....
17:51 2019-06-07

McNeil’s throw saves Mets vs Cards after Syndergaard hurt NEW YORK (AP) — Second baseman Jeff McNeil made a game-saving throw from right field to home plate for the final out, and the New York Mets held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 on Saturday night after...
12:34 2019-06-16

Odell Beckham wants a throw-off with Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes Odell Beckham Jr. is coming for the NFL’s best quarterbacks. A video emerged on Twitter Wednesday showing the star receiver launching a ball down the field. In the video, Steelers cornerback Joe Haden...
01:51 2019-07-13

Luis Severino and Dellin Betances finally cleared to throw again Luis Severino and Dellin Betances are finally ready to begin throwing programs following extensive shutdowns due to strained lats that came after shoulder injuries, but Aaron Boone isn’t ready to plac...
05:00 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally ...
04:34 2019-07-05

No, Indian Millionaire Didn't Throw Money In New York Over PM Modi's Win A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landslide win in the national election, a video began to do the rounds of Indian social media. The video shows a man showering money into the air in......
08:51 2019-05-27

Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade Launcher and even an Air Jordan 1 collaboration. As...
14:00 2019-06-18

A college softball player went to the hospital after her own teammate's throw hit her in the face A pitcher for the University of Texas softball team was taken to a hospital Friday after a ball thrown by her own teammate struck her in the face, the team said on Twitter....
12:34 2019-05-26

Barbershop shooting suspect put gun to child's head after shooting boy's father, police say A 28-year-old man faces charges of murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping from incident at Tallahassee, Florida, barbershop.        ...
22:51 2019-06-21

Joy Behar says call to throw entire Republican Party in jail just 'hyperbole' "View" hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg were not pleased with President Trump's decision to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before Congress. ...
18:17 2019-05-21

Watch the Easter Bunny throw punches in a street brawl, because Florida Of all the holidays on the U.S. calendar, Easter is definitely one of the most low-key. Families gather, eat some ham, and maybe the kids hunt for colored eggs or eat a bunch of candy, but it’s ...
16:51 2019-05-21

Texas Softball Pitcher Hospitalized After Teammate's Throw Hit Her Straight In The Face Texas softball pitcher Miranda Elish was taken to a hospital on Friday during her team’s NCAA super regional game against Alabama after taking a throw directly to the face. The injury occurred in the...
19:51 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-U.S. court urged to throw out 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli's criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
20:00 2019-06-28

My data security is better than yours: tech CEOs throw shade in privacy wars Apple, Google and Facebook are racing to embrace the latest buzzword, and taking swipes at each other in the process“Privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people who can afford to buy premiu...
14:38 2019-05-21

McNeil's throw saves Mets vs Cards after Syndergaard hurt Second baseman Jeff McNeil made a game-saving throw from right field to home plate for the final out, and the New York Mets held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 after starter Noah Syndergaard exited w...
14:00 2019-06-16

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Throw a Pre-Wedding Pool Party in France Feeling cool by the pool! Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's wedding weekend has arrived, and they're spending time with their loved ones ahead of their special day. The Jonas Brothers......
05:51 2019-06-28

| Hammer throw world champ Wlodarczyk to skip Doha games Polish Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk will not defend her world title later this year after undergoing knee surgery and will target the 2020 Tokyo Games...
23:34 2019-07-16

Don’t throw out overripe berries – turn them into a delicious fruit leather | Waste not As long as there’s no mould on them, berries can be frozen to use whenever you please – for instant ice-cream, smoothies or to create this sweet treatAs a chef and food writer with a newborn, one of m...
09:17 2019-05-25

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federa...
04:51 2019-06-10

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agr...
06:51 2019-06-08

Fantasy Football: Aaron Rodgers vows to throw more passes to Davante Adams Davante Adams was tied for the second-most targets in the league last season, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to throw his way even more in 2019....
17:51 2019-06-06

Bryce Harper fires insane 310-foot throw from right field to third base for out vs. Nationals Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper fired a 310-foot throw from the outfield to retire ex-Nationals teammate Victor Robles at third base.       ...
02:51 2019-07-14

At $38,500, Could this Custom 1989 BMW 325i Turbo Touring Make You Throw Caution to the Wind? Yes, the price tag on today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom E30 could be considered eye watering, but could its custom build and fat turbo make it a real eye opener?...
15:00 2019-07-09

Angels throw combined no-hitter on night they pay tribute to late Tyler Skaggs On a night they paid tribute to Tyler Skaggs, the Los Angeles Angels honored the late pitcher in perhaps the best way they could: With a no-hitter.       ...
11:51 2019-07-13

Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants. The post Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, s...
06:00 2019-06-08

U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federa...
03:17 2019-06-10

Pitcher Miranda Elish taken to hospital after throw hits her in face in Texas-Alabama game Texas softball pitcher Miranda Elish was taken to the hospital after catcher Mary Iakopo's forceout attempt hit her in face, but she is doing well.        ...
09:34 2019-05-25

Watch: Angels throw combined no-hitter in first home game since teammate Tyler Skaggs' death In the Angels' first home game since teammate Tyler Skaggs unexpectedly died July 1, Los Angeles Angels pitchers Taylor Cole and Felix Pena combined to throw the 11th no-hitter in franchise history Fr...
17:34 2019-07-13

Antifa, conservative protests turn violent as demonstrators throw milkshakes of quick-dry cement at police and onlookers At least three people were arrested by Portland Police and several others were injured during several Antifa demonstrations that took place in downtown Portland on Sunday, police said. ...
06:17 2019-06-30

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoti...
20:51 2019-05-21

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your abi...
17:00 2019-06-14

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is intensifying debates about safety, fairness and likeli...
20:17 2019-05-22

Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within t...
14:00 2019-06-04

Uber will now kick you off its app if your rating is too low According to an app researcher Jane Manchun Wong with a history of impressive scoops that come from her constant reverse-engineering of popular mobile apps, it seems that Uber may be testing a feature...
14:51 2019-05-30

Two Top Uber Executives Are Out as C.E.O. Consolidates Power A month after Uber’s rocky I.P.O., its chief executive laid off two members of his executive team: the chief operating officer and the chief marketing officer....
02:34 2019-06-08

Uber will deactivate riders with low ratings Rude behavior or leaving trash behind could get you booted from Uber. The company has added "ratings-based rider deactivations" to its safety policy. Users can now get kicked off the app if they devel...
22:17 2019-05-29

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
23:17 2019-05-29

Uber loses $1B in Q1 as revenue rises 20% Uber’s loss in its first quarterly report as a public company affirmed the challenges the company faces while spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery rivals. Uber's CFO said the company...
03:00 2019-05-31

Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has more time to oversee day-to-day operations. Post-IPO...
03:34 2019-06-08

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief international business officer....
11:34 2019-06-14

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are i...
15:17 2019-05-21

Two Top Uber Executives Out Amid Shakeup Uber’s operating and marketing chiefs are both leaving the ride-hailing giant, less than a month after its disappointing initial public offering, as Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi says he wants mor...
06:34 2019-06-08

No Ride for You? Uber's Risky Ratings Uber says it will start banning riders in the U.S. and Canada with “significantly below average” ratings. “Respect is a two-way street,” Uber said, noting that riders and drivers should meet a minimum...
13:34 2019-06-04

Rude Uber Riders Could Be Booted From The App Uber riders prone to rude behavior such as leaving trash or urging drivers to speed may be booted from the app under a policy change that took effect here Wednesday....
04:34 2019-05-30

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
15:00 2019-05-21

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
04:51 2019-05-30

Uber loses more than $1bn in first quarterly report since IPO Company said it now had 93 million customers who are active on a monthly basis, 33% higher than the same period last yearUber lost more than $1bn in the first three months of the year, the ride-sharin...
00:17 2019-05-31

Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at le...
19:51 2019-06-04

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released about its finances: they can’t stop, won’t stop losing...
01:17 2019-05-31

The New Provence: From Quaint to Uber-Chic Need proof this beloved vacation spot is evolving? An influx of design-savvy hotels and modern cuisine is reinvigorating the region. So long bouillabaisse....
22:00 2019-07-11

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same price regulations as taxis is adopted....
20:51 2019-06-18

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five years ago, Duncan Park in Lexington, was the site of...
07:17 2019-06-09

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
11:34 2019-06-07

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communitie...
05:51 2019-06-12

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authorities said. Eliot Buenano-Andrade, 48, was allegedly ca...
23:34 2019-07-01

The Morning After: Amazon drones and Uber Copter Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. In the lull between WWDC and E3 (remember to tune in for Google's Stadia announcement at noon ET), Amazon's showing off new delivery drones, Uber Copte...
18:34 2019-06-06

Uber-rich: the wealthy people who will get even wealthier from IPO Ride-hailing app valued at $80bn, below its initial target – but it will still make billions for some early investorsUber on Thursday priced its shares at $45 each on its Wall Street debut, valuing th...
14:38 2019-05-21

An Uber riddle, a cat caper and a character called Tim It’s all happening on book club nightTwo days before book club, my wife comes to find me in my shed.“I’m going over the road to look at the kittens,” she says. Continue reading......
07:51 2019-06-22

Uber unveils its vision of flying taxis Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a day after a fatal helicopter crash raised safety que...
01:34 2019-06-13

Government To Order Uber, Ola To Go Electric: Report Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with little success given inadequate infrastructure and high costs....
20:17 2019-06-06

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can turn a profit....
20:51 2019-06-04

Uber promises a bottomless well of money to investors … but not yet Expect a barnstorming debut at the latest tech company listing, yet there is no sign of any profits in the near futureWho wants to invest in a company that has never made a profit, admits it may never...
14:38 2019-05-21

Uber to boot riders from app if they repeatedly misbehave If you misbehave repeatedly while getting a ride from Uber, you could get booted off the app. The company says that starting Wednesday, riders with a rating from drivers that’s significantly bel...
18:34 2019-05-29

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.       ...
00:00 2019-07-11

Uber could give you the option to ‘favorite’ drivers Uber might be developing a feature that lets riders add drivers as a "favorite" so they can ride with them again in the future. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong revealed the potential app addition on ...
22:17 2019-05-29

Uber's First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion The ride-hailing company’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery rivals...
23:34 2019-05-30

Uber Warns It's Under Investigation by the IRS Over Past Tax Returns Uber—the unicorn whose disastrous initial public offering last month launched a thousand think pieces—has revealed that it is currently under investigation by tax authorities over past returns, a reve...
19:01 2019-06-04

Bajaj Qute Launched On Uber XS In Bengaluru Bajaj and Uber have partnered to launch the Qute quadricycle for the Uber XS ride category in Bengaluru. This is a pilot project and it will be offered in certain parts of Bengaluru, to begin with....
17:51 2019-06-13

Uber Copter's $200 flights launch in NYC on July 9th Uber's autonomous flying taxis aren't ready to take flight yet, but according to a report in the New York Times, it will offer air transit starting July 9th. Uber Copter will be available in...
07:34 2019-06-06

Uber experiment allows Eats orders from the main app Uber has started rolling out an experimental version of its app that was made to persuade its main service's customers to try its food delivery business. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch t...
09:34 2019-06-05

Uber to ban riders with low ratings: will you pass the test? Failure to tip, a refusal to chat … even where you sit could influence how drivers rate you and under a new policy could see you bannedWill your Uber rating be docked if youdon’t tip? What side of the...
09:00 2019-06-01

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-sharing giant said that riders who have “significantly b...
10:34 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at le...
16:17 2019-06-04

UPDATE 3-Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at le...
19:00 2019-06-04

Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
15:00 2019-06-12

Top Uber executives pushed out in shake-up after IPO launch Two of Uber’s top executives were pushed aside last week in a management shake-up at the ride-share company following its lackluster initial public offering. Chief Operating Officer Barney Harfo...
19:51 2019-06-08

Volvo and Uber's first self-driving car is ready for the road Two years later, Volvo and Uber are ready to show off their first purpose-built self-driving car. They've introduced a variant of the XC90 SUV that's designed to accept and work with Uber&#...
17:51 2019-06-12

Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed to be Dubai, but negotiations fell through and prom...
17:51 2019-06-12

Uber Copter Is Here For People Worth $400 an Hour Uber is a modest company with modest goals. It simply wants to change how people get around and also get New Yorkers from Manhattan to John F. Kennedy Airport in less than half an hour. I’m still not ...
11:17 2019-06-07

Uber rolls out next-generation self-driving Volvo At an event in Washington, Uber unveiled a fleet of redesigned self-driving cars that it expects will hit public roads in the coming months.Read More...
19:34 2019-06-12

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an internal memo see...
03:17 2019-06-08

Ari Lennox Went From Uber Driving to Headlining Her Own Tour The R&B singer Ari Lennox spoke to GQ about her debut album, 'Shea Butter Baby,' and why she really wishes people would stop comparing her to Erykah Badu....
15:17 2019-06-17

Uber will start booting riders with low ratings Better be uber nice! Uber riders with below-average star ratings now risk getting booted from the ride-sharing app, the company announced. “Respect is a two-way street, and so is accountability,” Kate...
04:51 2019-05-30

Uber reports $1B loss as revenue rises Car sharing giant Uber has met its first quarter forecast, with a loss of $1 billion but increasing revenue and users. The losses were the result of big spending in the lead-up to its IPO earlier in M...
12:00 2019-05-31

Off-duty officer stabbed after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that the of...
12:51 2019-06-04

Uber upgrades its Jump scooters and bikes Uber has revealed its second-generation Jump electric scooters, which will feature bigger wheels and improved brakes. The rideshare giant showed off its new scooter at its third-annual Elevate confere...
23:17 2019-06-12

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
20:00 2019-07-17

Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car as it works to deploy vehicles without drivers under limited conditions. Uber said the production-ready XC90s will have factory-installed steering and b...
00:00 2019-06-13

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States. Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock market....
18:34 2019-05-21

Uber's Jump will take on Lime's e-bikes in London Londoners have seen multiple bikeshare companies come and go -- including ofo, oBike and Urbo. When Lime introduced its e-bikes in December, it seemed like the tide could be changing. Now, Uber's...
19:17 2019-05-24

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its aerial division, Uber Elevate, will launch a luxe s...
22:17 2019-06-06

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
06:34 2019-06-04

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
21:00 2019-06-13

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
14:17 2019-06-03

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing ...
18:17 2019-06-07

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
23:51 2019-06-18

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
11:34 2019-05-27

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence The violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after Sudanese forces allegedly killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Many global powers have joined the chorus...
23:51 2019-06-03

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must en...
18:34 2019-06-03

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3) ...
01:34 2019-06-04

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says a record 71 million people have now been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence. That’s an increase of more than 2 mill...
07:51 2019-06-19

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social n...
10:34 2019-06-14

Uber Eats may soon offer an unlimited delivery subscription Paying for delivery is so passé, and Uber Eats knows it. Like Postmates, DoorDash and the UK's Deliveroo, which all offer unlimited food delivery subscriptions, Uber is set to offer a mont...
13:34 2019-05-22

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
01:17 2019-06-08

Dad claims he caught Uber driver raping his daughter A father claims he caught an Uber driver raping his daughter after he tracked her on a new app when she didn’t come home. The horrified dad allegedly found his 25-year-old daughter being attacke...
03:51 2019-06-08

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Ave. in Queens for what w...
19:51 2019-05-23

Uber Names Melbourne as First Non-US City for Flying Car Programme Uber has selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative....
10:51 2019-06-12

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Ride-hail giant Uber lost more than $1 billion in its first quarter as a public company. Though the eye-popping figure had been expected by investors, the company also confirmed Wall Street’s fears ab...
17:51 2019-05-31

This brilliant free app tells you if it’s cheaper to take Uber or Lyft Doug Feigelson’s app Anyride has been out for a few months now, which means it’s still new enough that you might not have heard of it or become aware of it yet. But if you’re a frequ...
00:01 2019-06-05

Uber makes it easier to find bikes and scooters in its app As of today, when Uber customers in Atlanta and San Diego open their Uber app, they'll see Jump bikes and scooters, as well as Lime scooters, in the main map. According to TechCrunch, Uber plans ...
22:17 2019-07-01

Man busted for robbing Dunkin’ Donuts and fleeing in Uber A Long Island man was busted for robbing a Dunkin’ Donuts — after using an Uber as his getaway car, according to cops. Andrew Sandson, 57, is accused of holding up the doughnut store in Br...
16:17 2019-06-17

12-year-old girl took Uber alone to jump to her death, family says A 12-year-old Florida girl called an Uber to bring her to a parking garage to kill herself, and her family blamed the the company this week for her death, according to a report. Benita “BB̶...
18:34 2019-06-07

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric ...
06:00 2019-06-14

How to market uber-luxury travel to the super wealthy CEO of Half Moon Bay Antigua, William Anderson, explains to CNBC's James Wright how to sell $25M plots to the super rich, when the resort hasn't even been built....
03:51 2019-06-01

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and the first outside of the United States....
05:34 2019-06-12

Uber rang in its IPO with champagne and mimosas. Then the hangover began. Uber's IPO celebrations were boozed-filled benders that and occasionally got out of control, hearkening back to the company's culture under ousted CEO Travis Kalanick....
17:17 2019-05-21

Volvo and Uber's self-driving production car hits the road Volvo and Uber have whipped the wraps off their first production car capable of full self-driving. The Volvo XC90 SUV base vehicle is kitted out with Uber's self-driving tech, meaning it'll ...
13:34 2019-06-13

Loss-making Uber does not look like a business worth $90bn As drivers protest and the IPO roadshow rolls on, investors need to ask some tough questionsGood luck to those Uber workers protesting about wages and working conditions. They picked their moment to c...
14:38 2019-05-21

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis...
07:51 2019-06-05

Uber wants to sell you Echos, AirPods and Oculus headsets Uber is taking its retail offerings up a notch. Last year, the company teamed up with Cargo to let drivers hawk goods ranging from snacks to phone chargers. Now, Uber and Cargo are hoping riders will ...
19:34 2019-07-17

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. Th...
08:34 2019-05-30

Uber Eats driver caught masturbating just after delivery An Uber Eats delivery driver was allegedly caught masturbating inside his car by the New Jersey woman to whom he’d just delivered an order, authorities said Wednesday. Vinicius Porto, 31, had ju...
04:00 2019-06-20

UBER To Offer Discounts To Families Of Fallen Heroes (LEX 18) – Ridesharing company UBER will be offering discounted rides to the families of fallen military heroes UBER is offering $15 off rides to and from local National Veteran Cemeteries on Mo...
19:51 2019-05-24

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. Acc...
07:51 2019-06-10

Off-duty officer stabbed in Memphis after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that t...
11:51 2019-06-04

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arman Ali....
15:34 2019-07-04

Uber Eats now lets you preorder the food you want to eat in a restaurant Uber has introduced a brand new feature of its food delivery service that involves absolutely no food delivery whatsoever. Instead of having a driver pick up your order and bring it to your home, the ...
16:34 2019-07-03

UPDATE 3-Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington on Wednesday as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
03:00 2019-06-13

Bolt won’t beat Uber by copying it – it needs to forge its own path Bolt, previously known as Taxify, is a ride-sharing app and one of Estonia‘s four unicorns (AKA startups valued at over $1 billion). On a visit to Talinn, TNW met with Martin Villig, the company’s co-...
21:00 2019-05-23

Blasting Rich People Into Space Is Better Business Than Uber, Somehow Virgin Galactic is preparing to become the first publicly traded spaceflight company, and the venture is setting a course to be profitable by August 2021, which would put it lightyears ahead of the pr...
01:00 2019-07-10

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft — again. With the daily app-based for-hire vehicle trips nearing 800,000 per day, Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of ...
21:51 2019-06-12

Volvo and Uber unveil autonomous production XC90 Volvo’s self-driving ready XC90 is ready for deployment in Uber’s future driverless ridesharing service Volvo has presented the fruits of its ongoing collaboration with ride-hailing firm Uber: a prod...
20:34 2019-06-12

Volvo unveils first fully self-driving vehicle for Uber Uber and automaker Volvo on Wednesday unveiled a new self-driving sport-utility vehicle they say is the next step in reaching autonomous rideshare transportation....
20:00 2019-06-12

Uber, Indian Oil To Offer Fuel Discounts To Drivers Ride-hailing giant Uber on Thursday announced it is partnering with state-run Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOCL) to offer discounts to drivers on petrol, diesel and CNG at IOCL petrol pumps across India....
11:51 2019-05-31

Students: Know the rules of the road before your Uber or Lyft summer gig Driving for Uber or Lyft could be an ideal way for college students to earn some summer cash. Here are some rules of the road they should know first.       ...
14:34 2019-06-13

Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, including Mexico and India, following a series of pilot programs.Read More...
02:51 2019-07-03

Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber: PPS CEO Netflix, Uber and other companies will soon accept payments using Poland's Blik, said the chief executive of Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the company behind the system....
16:51 2019-06-28

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 bln against stakes in Uber and two others - FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financi...
09:34 2019-05-30

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city gover...
00:51 2019-07-17

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
12:17 2019-06-14

There's a Good Chance Your Uber or Lyft Hasn't Gone In For Its Recalls Uber and Lyft are bad at recalls, Tesla is still sliding, Maven is packing up in some markets, and Toyota is playing games, all in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 21, 2019....
16:34 2019-05-21

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirme...
18:17 2019-06-04

Uber Copter to Offer Flights From Lower Manhattan to J.F.K. For an 8-minute, one-way flight, the average ride will cost between $200 and $225 per person and include private ground transportation on both ends of the trip....
01:51 2019-06-06

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-tat vengeance....
21:34 2019-05-21

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
14:00 2019-06-18

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department...
05:34 2019-06-11

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Ros...
15:17 2019-06-18

Papua New Guinea: More than 20 killed in tribal violence More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in Papua New Guinea due to a recent outbreak of tribal violence in the Pacific island nation, authorities said....
23:34 2019-07-10

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
18:51 2019-06-22

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by t...
23:51 2019-07-16

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
16:17 2019-06-13

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
18:51 2019-06-22

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year    &#...
09:34 2019-06-19

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. The 193...
00:51 2019-05-29

U.N. chief condemns violence against civilians in Sudan U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemns violence and reports of excessive use of force by Sudanese security personnel on civilians, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a stateme...
19:34 2019-06-03

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee ...
17:17 2019-06-19

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end th...
03:51 2019-07-07

Loophole Allows NYC Uber and Lyft Cars to Pollute More Than Yellow Cabs New York City’s yellow cabs are iconic of the city itself, though many locals like myself prefer the cost and ease of ridesharing apps like Lyft. Turns out, however, that the yellow cabs can keep the ...
00:51 2019-05-31

McDonald's Deal With DoorDash Delivers Blow to Uber Eats DoorDash Inc. will start making deliveries from McDonald’s Corp. restaurants in Houston later this month, a blow to Uber Technologies Inc.’s deal to ferry the burger giant’s food to customers in the U...
21:34 2019-07-16

Uber Posts $1 Billion Loss in Its First Quarter as a Public Company Uber reported a $1 billion loss as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public......
09:01 2019-05-31

I'm Sure Austria Is Really Scared by Uber's Threats to Pack Up Its Toys and Go Home Spurred on by looming unfavorable legislation and stock market disappointment, Uber is reportedly playing hardball again, this time with the entire country of Austria.Read more......
01:51 2019-06-19

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financi...
09:34 2019-05-30

Uber's first post-IPO earnings report shows another $1 billion lost Uber's first earnings report as a public company shows that while its revenue is higher than last year; the company is still hemorrhaging money. Still, there's no doubt that the company is g...
02:17 2019-05-31

Uber Cites Tight Competition After Posting $1 Billion Loss Uber executives sought to reassure investors about its growth as an onslaught of competition from ride-hailing and delivery rivals led to a $1 billion loss in the first quarter....
01:51 2019-05-31

Uber's IPO underwriters recommend buying, estimate deep losses The underwriters of Uber Technologies' initial public offering on Tuesday overwhelmingly recommended the company's shares, even as they estimated deeper losses than previously expected for the ride-ha...
19:51 2019-06-04

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some l...
00:17 2019-06-15

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated ...
06:17 2019-07-11

Fake Uber Driver Gets 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Teen FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who pretended to be an Uber driver to sexually assault a college student has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Willie Foust pleaded guilty to sexual battery a...
20:34 2019-06-18

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV200 is already a cab, but could its price be callin...
15:17 2019-06-03

Uber Eats courts smaller European restaurants with new offer Uber Eats is opening up its platform to more restaurants in Europe that prefer to use their own delivery staff, seeking the business of smaller, independent restaurants as it battles Just Eat and Take...
01:51 2019-07-03

Grannies In Running Shoes Are Delivering Ramen For Uber In Japan Uber's strategy for Japan, where ride-sharing is banned, is as unique as the country itself - think grandma in running shoes delivering ramen noodles....
18:17 2019-07-07

Uber enlists "Qute" to take on India's choked, polluted roads Uber Technologies Inc has launched a new ride-hailing service in India's tech capital Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called "Qute" to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawl...
16:34 2019-06-13

Uber loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made e-bike The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
19:17 2019-06-13

Uber's European rival Bolt enters London market, again Estonia's Bolt, which until early 2019 was called Taxify, will on Tuesday re-enter the competitive London taxi market, promising cheaper rides to passengers and a better cut to drivers than its bigger...
03:34 2019-06-11

Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London Taxi app Uber will pilot its electric bicycle service JUMP in London from Friday as it makes 350 bikes available to rent in a part of Britain's capital city, a key global market for the firm....
01:34 2019-05-24

McDonald's DoorDash Deal Delivers Blow to Uber Eats DoorDash will start making deliveries from McDonald’s restaurants in Houston later this month, a blow to Uber Technologies’ deal to ferry the burger giant’s food to customers in the U.S....
09:51 2019-07-17

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver ...
22:17 2019-06-27

Uber driver busted for sexually abusing young passenger A Connecticut Uber driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile passenger he was driving home, police said. The driver, 31-year-old Dwaine Miller, picked up the girl from a party on Stonewal...
07:17 2019-07-17

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stoc...
19:51 2019-06-11

Uber Eats dine-in option lets you pre-order your food Uber Eats has a new option for those diners who want the ambiance of a restaurant but hate the wait. The company has unveiled a dine-in feature in some cities that lets customers pre-order food on the...
07:34 2019-07-03

Uber Offering Discounted Rides To National Veterans Cemeteries (LEX 18)– To recognize the sacrifices made by our fallen heroes and their families, Uber is offering discounted rides Monday. Uber riders can get $15 off rides to and from national veterans ceme...
16:17 2019-05-27

Uber Comfort launches with bigger cars and ‘no conversation’ option Uber is rolling out a new service level for riders today, one that offers additional "comfort" features such as extra leg room and quiet time. Read More...
20:51 2019-07-09

Uber Elevate plans to deliver Big Macs by drone this summer Move over, Uber Eats. Uber Elevate plans to deliver food via drone as early as this summer. To start, the service will be available in San Diego, and since Uber has been working closely with McDonalds...
17:51 2019-06-12

Exclusive: India to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules f...
14:51 2019-06-06

Uber launches ScUber: an underwater ride-hailing service It was a pun waiting to happen – Uber has launched an underwater ride-hailing service named, naturally, ScUber.ScUber is a partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, and will take pairs of...
20:17 2019-05-23

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Transport Workers Union says the decision will be devastating for workers in the gig economyThe ridehailing company Uber does not directly employ its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has said, because...
12:34 2019-06-07

Uber's First Hired Employee, Ryan Graves, Is Leaving the Board Ryan Graves, Uber Technologies Inc.’s first hired employee and one of its longest standing directors, is leaving the board two weeks after the company’s initial public offering cemented his status as ...
02:34 2019-05-25

Uber to open third Latin America support center in Bogota Ride-hailing app Uber will spend $40 million over five years to open its third support center in Latin America in September in the Colombian capital Bogota, the company said on Wednesday....
05:34 2019-05-23

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at ...
02:51 2019-05-23

Betting addict forged Uber receipts to con £90k from Deloitte bosses A city accountant who swindled his bosses at Deloitte out of more than £90,000 with bogus taxi expenses to bankroll a secret gambling addiction has been spared prison....
13:34 2019-06-11

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in th...
04:51 2019-06-08

U.S. Government Denies Tesla and Uber Chinese Tariff Exemptions The U.S. is doubling down on its refusal to exempt Tesla’s and Uber’s request to dodge a 25 percent tariff on key parts for its electric cars and entire e-scooters because they are coming from China....
05:34 2019-06-14

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
16:51 2019-05-21

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and...
15:17 2019-07-01

Government Asks Uber India To Take Action Against Erring Drivers The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has asked Uber India to take action against erring drivers after a disability rights activist alleged he was "treated horribly" by two drivers of the......
01:51 2019-07-04

Investors are hiring Uber drivers to scout houses to flip CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how Uber drivers are getting paid to scout potential properties for investors as the house flipping market fizzles....
11:17 2019-06-08

Tesla, GM, Uber denied relief from U.S. tariffs on China goods The White House, citing 'Made in China 2025’ or other industrial programs, is expanding efforts to block the use of the country's technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla ...
04:34 2019-06-14

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-home pay. In particular, my article about whether U...
19:17 2019-05-21

The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario townPhotographs by Cole BurstonWhen Daniel Arrega, 19, heads to work at a mall in Innisfil, he ...
05:17 2019-07-17

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business....
15:00 2019-05-21

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, accordi...
05:34 2019-06-08

Great fanfare as Uber gets its stock on the road, but app stalls in New York Could this be the moment the sentiment on Wall Street turned against the tech sector?Uber’s stock market debut came with all the usual razzmatazz of a big American technology IPO. The chief executive ...
14:38 2019-05-21

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
07:34 2019-06-01

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and charged to scatter the crowd....
08:51 2019-07-02

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the U...
01:51 2019-07-09

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been all...
08:51 2019-05-22

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician...
14:00 2019-06-18

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against wome...
09:51 2019-06-20

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
05:00 2019-07-05

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
21:17 2019-06-12

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
13:34 2019-06-04

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in Las Vegas, the site of the country’s deadlies...
06:51 2019-06-12

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last y...
11:51 2019-06-19

Sudan’s army warns of violence during planned rallies Sudan’s ruling military council is warning protest leaders of “destruction or damage” ahead of planned mass rallies over the weekend calling for civilian rule over two months after the military ouster...
17:00 2019-06-29

Warriors coach Kerr delivers gun violence message Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr delivered a pointed message via a T-shirt on Sunday, urging people to vote for those who will bring change to America's gun laws....
09:17 2019-06-03

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid ...
17:51 2019-06-18

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The U...
19:17 2019-07-03

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country’s top investigative body, saying police used violence against...
13:51 2019-06-09

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years o...
17:00 2019-05-21

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country's northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area....
17:51 2019-06-11

| DRC president calls Ituri violence 'attempted genocide' President Felix Tshisekedi described inter-ethnic bloodshed in DRC's northeast as "attempted genocide" after scores of people were killed and tens of thousands displaced....
23:17 2019-07-03

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
07:34 2019-06-21

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage artfully evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by L...
19:34 2019-06-17

Fears of violence as Sudan gets ready for 'million man' march Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of KhartoumTens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Sudanese cities in the first mass demonstrations since a crackd...
19:34 2019-06-30

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (M...
06:17 2019-05-23

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started ...
23:17 2019-06-16

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
14:17 2019-05-28

Papua New Guinea: Dozens killed in tribal violence Tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands has killed dozens, including pregnant women and several children. Prime Minister James Marape vowed to bring the instigators of the violence to ...
10:17 2019-07-10

Ethiopia's ethnic violence shows Abiy's vulnerability Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed looks increasingly vulnerable as he faces deep divisions in the ruling coalition, simmering ethnic conflicts and millions of internally displaced people....
00:17 2019-07-02

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
13:00 2019-05-29

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when...
02:51 2019-06-06

Gun violence in Agua Prieta continues, 4 more deaths reported DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Four more deaths have been reported resulting from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora. According to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, initial informati...
00:51 2019-06-15

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, c...
13:17 2019-06-16

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
04:34 2019-06-06

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irre...
11:34 2019-05-27

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence. But today, "in the political canvas of the nation...
14:17 2019-05-27

Smoking at home a form of domestic violence, Thailand says Authorities in Thailand are facing backlash after introducing a new law that will classify smoking in households as a form or domestic abuse, or violence....
20:51 2019-06-27

Germany records small uptick in far-right extremist violence Violent crimes motivated by xenophobia rose slightly in Germany last year, the country's domestic intelligence agency has reported. The agency has been accused of blindness to neo-Nazi terrorist cells...
11:51 2019-06-28

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journ...
19:17 2019-06-27

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several...
07:17 2019-05-30

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift f...
16:17 2019-06-14

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff&#...
01:34 2019-05-30

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling militar...
21:00 2019-06-06

WNBA suspends player after domestic violence allegation The WNBA suspended a Los Angeles Sparks player without pay on Tuesday because of a domestic violence allegation stemming from an incident in December, the league said....
18:34 2019-07-17

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
00:17 2019-06-13

Rights group warns of use of violence during Sudan rallies CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says Sudanese authorities must guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100...
17:17 2019-06-28

Pro-Trump Reddit channel ‘quarantined’ over threats of violence Visitors to r/The_Donald on Reddit see a warning page explaining that the subreddit has been "quarantined" over "significant issues with reporting and addressing violations" of the site's content poli...
18:51 2019-06-27

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
15:00 2019-06-15

MLB Umpires Throw Whiny Tantrum Over Manny Machado's Whiny Tantrum In the fifth inning of the Padres’ 14-8 loss to the Rockies on Saturday, San Diego third baseman Manny Machado blew a gasket after getting called out on strikes by umpire Bill Welke. Machado caught a ...
13:34 2019-06-19

Seattle Woman Says She Jumped Out of Moving Uber After Continual Harassment From Driver A woman in Seattle said she jumped out of a moving Uber ride after the driver continually harassed her, running away and later filing reports with the local police department and Uber. She said the dr...
00:17 2019-06-01

UPDATE 2-U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its elect...
19:51 2019-06-13

Forget Tanning Beds. College Students Today Want Uber Parking. Student housing is shifting away from recreational dazzle and toward amenities that reflect the gig economy: stronger Wi-Fi, room for collaboration and 3-D printers....
21:01 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, accordi...
03:17 2019-06-08

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss and a 20 percent rise in revenue in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, posting results in line with its forecasts that undersc...
22:34 2019-05-30

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat service in Nigerian megacity Lagos, a company executi...
18:34 2019-06-27

What is Uber? Forget the sharing economy – it's just a libertarian scam | Dominic Rushe There are plenty of reasons why Uber’s much-hyped share sale might fail – and many more why that could be a good thingSerf, noun: a laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord’s estate.U...
14:38 2019-05-21

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare...
15:17 2019-05-21

Uber adds 'Comfort' tier for extra legroom and silent drivers Uber is adding a new ride option that aims to make your journey a more personal and relaxed affair. Uber Comfort is an upgrade on the everyday ride, and ensures you have extra legroom in a newer, mid-...
15:17 2019-07-09

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go. If the weather’s bad, a major co...
23:17 2019-06-14

Uber plans to start delivering fast food via drone this summer Uber plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google that are seeking to make unmanned commercial deliverie...
07:00 2019-06-14

We Think Uber and Lyft's New Surge Fares Screw Drivers and Riders. Help Us Prove It. Uber changed how its surge pricing works last year. Not for riders, but for drivers. The changes have resulted in drivers earning less from surge pricing, but riders are still paying the same inflated...
22:17 2019-07-01

Australian watchdog says Uber Eats will amend 'unfair' contract terms Australia's competition watchdog said Uber Technologies Inc's food delivery service Uber Eats will amend its contract terms to accept more accountability for delivery issues, easing the burden on rest...
04:51 2019-07-17

This app makes it easy to compare Uber and Lyft fares in real-time Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In her hit anthem Friday, a 13-year-old Rebecca Black sang abo...
20:34 2019-05-30

Regulator Finds Uber Eats's Stiffing of Restaurants Hard to Stomach Uber Technologies will no longer be able to charge restaurants in Australia for delivery mishaps outside their control, after the practice was deemed unfair in a rebuke for tech giants seeking to keep...
12:51 2019-07-17

City bus and train drivers busted moonlighting for Uber and Lyft: report More than a dozen MTA bus and train operators were busted driving for-hire vehicles like Ubers and Lyfts during mandated rest time between shifts, according to a series of 2018 investigations publishe...
12:51 2019-07-11

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service....
05:00 2019-06-12

Uber’s futuristic drone delivery service could launch as early as this summer It may have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago, but a world filled with package-carrying drones zooming by overhead is right around the corner. Just last week, Amazon announced that its ...
09:34 2019-06-13

Uber, Lyft Drivers Face Stiffer Regulations in New York City New York City intends to renew its cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses, part of a push to tighten its rein on Uber and Lyft, and help protect the city’s troubled taxi industry....
09:01 2019-06-13

Hail an Uber submarine, scUber, and have your driver take you to the Great Barrier Reef Uber announced a ride-share submarine – aptly named scUber – for riders to explore Australia's Great Barrier Reef inside an underwater craft.        ...
01:00 2019-05-24

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns.        ...
15:34 2019-06-06

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Sett...
19:00 2019-05-24

India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026: Report India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules.....
23:34 2019-06-06

Uber and Lyft allegedly paid drivers to rally against employee status There is seemingly no end in sight for Uber and Lyft's ongoing worker status dispute. The raging debate has seen battles in the UK Supreme Court, multimillion-dollar lawsuits, driver strikes and ...
16:51 2019-07-16

New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find s...
00:17 2019-07-17

Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service Ridesharing company says test flights of Uber Air’s helicopter-like ‘flying car’ will begin next yearMelbourne will be the first city outside the US to host trials of Uber Air, a service the company d...
02:51 2019-06-12

Lili Reinhart Warns Fans to "Trust Your Gut" After Scary Uber Incident Lili Reinhart is sending a message to her fans after a frightening experience over the weekend. After landing at an airport, the 22-year-old Riverdale star was "ushered to a car"......
20:00 2019-06-03

Uber plans to start delivering McDonald’s hamburgers by drone this summer This week Uber announced plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in high-density urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google that are seeking to m...
19:17 2019-06-13

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
18:51 2019-07-01

Slack's Direct Listing Makes Uber and Lyft Look Like Absolute Chumps In its first day on the New York Stock Exchange, workplace messaging company Slack leapt over 50-percent above its reference price of $26 per share despite employing an unusual, less costly strategy t...
00:51 2019-06-21

The Latest: African Union official condemns Sudan violence The chairman of the African Union Commission is strongly condemning the violence in Sudan and urges the country’s Transitional Military Council “to protect the civilians from further harm.”...
15:34 2019-06-03

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April...
20:51 2019-06-04

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 2...
01:34 2019-06-18

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and other medical professionals, a long-standing demand....
22:51 2019-07-13

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay ...
02:00 2019-06-17

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the ...
08:34 2019-06-05

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military in...
12:34 2019-06-19

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good ...
13:17 2019-06-03

Sudanese opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since Omar al-Bashir was ousted as president in April....
13:00 2019-06-04

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
15:34 2019-06-04

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be...
21:51 2019-06-12

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON —  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday, the family of 25-year-old Marilynn Pacheco held a car wash nea...
05:17 2019-07-14

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
12:00 2019-06-01

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Dougl...
06:34 2019-06-19

| All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has moved to clarify comments he made in the wake of Sevu Reece's selection that downplayed the role of gender in domestic violence....
10:17 2019-07-10

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to h...
02:51 2019-06-06

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people serio...
19:17 2019-06-02

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
17:17 2019-06-18

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she described how the Indian leader influenced American....
02:34 2019-07-12

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earli...
11:34 2019-06-18

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said Sunday in a letter to the centre, which had......
00:01 2019-06-10

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
13:17 2019-06-06

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous crimes....
13:51 2019-06-06

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
07:00 2019-06-17

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surr...
01:17 2019-06-19

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the fi...
13:34 2019-06-10

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America...
09:51 2019-06-04

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States,...
13:34 2019-06-16

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city's so...
23:17 2019-05-25

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment....
17:17 2019-07-15

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong peacekeeping mission in Mali to help tackle escalating violence and re-establish government authority i...
18:51 2019-06-28

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police Department Wednesday morning. At around 9 p.m. Mon...
23:34 2019-06-27

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
15:51 2019-05-21

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeerin...
16:51 2019-05-21

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
17:34 2019-06-15

What a Rising Tide of Violence Against Muslims in India Says About Modi’s Second Term On June 22, a viral video did the rounds on social media in India. A young Muslim man tied up, bleeding profusely all over his body, hands folded, was being lynched by a mob that forced him to chant o...
22:51 2019-06-28

France, Britain, Egypt, UAE, U.S., Italy call for immediate end of Libya violence France, Britain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, United States and Italy on Tuesday called for an immediate end of hostilities around Tripoli and warned of attempts by "terrorist groups" to take adva...
19:17 2019-07-16

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger since April: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to seek safety in neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
12:00 2019-05-28

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
14:34 2019-05-22

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in un...
19:00 2019-05-23

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the...
19:34 2019-05-27