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Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of ...

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

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Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' contractor law A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees....
17:00, 09/12/2019

Samsung Sued by Australian Regulator Over Misleading Water Resistance Ads Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it is suing the local unit of South Korea's Samsung, alleging it misled consumers by promoting its Galaxy smartphones as water-resistant....
09:26, 07/04/2019

Uber sued for 'hundreds of millions' in Australian class action Uber is no stranger to lawsuits on any continent, but a new class action filing from four Australian states looks set to become one of the largest in the country's history....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Uber sued by thousands of Australian taxi drivers in class action An Australian law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and causing them financial harm....
02:39, 05/03/2019

'Leader of the resistance': Democratic 2020 candidates converge on California Fourteen hopefuls flock to party convention in anti-Trump state with newly pivotal role in primariesOn a recent visit to California, Joe Biden polished off a plate of tacos with the Los Angeles mayor, Eric Garcetti. Pete Buttigieg was feted by Gwynet...
14:26, 06/01/2019

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more mone...
06:13, 07/19/2019

California sued over law blocking Trump from ballot unless he releases tax returns Four voters in California, along with the conservative transparency group Judicial Watch, announced Monday they have filed a federal lawsuit against the left-wing state, alleging its new law aimed at strong-arming President Trump into releasing his i...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Russian suspect in $4B Bitcoin fraud is sued in California; US, Russia seek his extradition from Greece A Russian suspect linked to a $4 billion Bitcoin fraud case -- whose extradition from Greece is sought by U.S. authorities -- has now been hit with a civil lawsuit in California....
17:00, 07/27/2019

Uber To California: Make Us AB5, the California bill that would codify a state Supreme Court ruling putting in place a strict test for whether a worker classifies as an independent contractor and has potentially profound implications on the ridehail industry, is awaiting Gover...
23:52, 09/11/2019

Uber Says It Is Not Subject to California Gig-Worker Law The company said it would not treat drivers as employees, defying a bill state lawmakers passed this week to extend minimum wage and other protections to independent contractors....
22:52, 09/11/2019

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.       ...
19:13, 07/17/2019

Uber Says It Will Not Change Driver Status Under California Gig-Worker Law The company said it would not treat drivers as employees, defying a bill state lawmakers passed this week to extend minimum wage and other protections to independent contractors....
23:26, 09/11/2019

California’s nanny state politicians might kill off Uber Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry, created a gig economy for part-time flexible employment, and improved the lives of millions of Americans....
04:39, 08/13/2019

Uber Vows to Fight California Legislation on Gig Economy California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such gig-economy companies as ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft. Uber said it would fight the measure....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Uber won’t reclassify drivers as employees, despite California’s AB5 ruling Uber has said it has no plans to reclassify its vast army of drivers as employees, in light of the the gig workers’ rights bill passed in the California Senate yesterday. “We continue to believe drivers are properly classified as independent, and bec...
16:39, 09/12/2019

Uber faces uphill legal fight against California law Uber's announcement that it would continue to classify its California drivers as contractors despite new state legislation classifying the workers as employees drew scoffs from labor law experts....
02:13, 09/13/2019

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief Tony West maintained that Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) wo...
01:52, 09/12/2019

Uber, Lyft Poised to Lose Fight Against California Measure The proposed bill would force ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft to reclassify many drivers as full-time employees, likely upending their business model....
14:39, 09/10/2019

California, Uber and Lyft can find a way to compromise on drivers' benefits Rideshare companies benefit America but shouldn't cheat drivers and passengers. Calling workers contractors costs taxpayers billions a year: Our view       ...
01:52, 09/17/2019

Uber claims new California law still won't force it to classify drivers as employees A top Uber executive attempted to defuse concerns about a potential existential threat to its business shortly after lawmakers in California approved a new bill that will make it more difficult for employers in the state to classify workers as indepe...
16:39, 09/12/2019

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
03:13, 09/10/2019

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protections, but tech giants Uber and Lyft vowed to ke...
07:39, 09/12/2019

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash Threaten Ballot Fight Over California Gig-Worker Law The battle over a California bill that could upend the business models of companies that rely on gig workers intensified when three companies threatened to spend a combined $90 million on a ballot measure if a deal can’t be reached this year....
06:39, 08/30/2019

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a law.Read more......
08:39, 08/31/2019

Uber Claims It's Exempt From California Gig Economy Law Because It's a 'Platform,' Not a Taxi Company After the California legislature passed AB5, a bill designed to force tech companies to treat gig economy workers as employees rather than contractors, Uber has pulled an well-worn card out of its hat: inventing an excuse to just like, not do that.Re...
15:39, 09/12/2019

Uber and Lyft to Spend $60 Million to Maintain California Driver Status A state legislative proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initiative to fight it....
01:52, 08/30/2019

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash Pledge $90 Million to Fight Driver Legislation in California A state proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give working drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initiative to thwart it....
09:26, 08/30/2019

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afternoon with another victory in what is and is likely to continue to be a long and ugly fight. Read mo...
04:13, 07/11/2019

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Uber and Lyft attempted to shut down streets in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding the right to form a...
02:39, 08/28/2019

California advances landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The California State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would require gig-economy companies like Uber and Lyft to stop classifying employees as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent for an overhaul of ri...
19:13, 09/11/2019

California Senate passes ride-share bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new rideshare bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
15:13, 09/11/2019

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
23:26, 09/11/2019

Technology could widen the gender employment gap, the IMF warns Technology is often espoused as a great leveler, but it could also play a major role in perpetuating the gender gap in employment, according to a new report from the IMF....
15:26, 05/07/2019

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it needs to amend the proposed rule to make sure governm...
20:39, 07/12/2019

These colleges have the highest employment rate after graduating Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a report analyzing colleges with the highest post-graduation employment rate.       ...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this yea...
21:13, 06/07/2019

Trump attacks General Motors over China, US employment Trump, in a tweet, said GM, "once the Giant of Detroit, is now one of the smallest auto manufacturers there. They moved major plants to China, BEFORE I CAME INTO OFFICE."...
21:26, 08/30/2019

Weak U.S. employment report casts pall over economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this yea...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we do all the work. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and...
11:00, 06/05/2019

A criminal background doesn't have to be a barrier to employment: Ask HR More employers are committed to getting talent back to work by considering qualified individuals with criminal backgrounds.       ...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Industry Body Suggests Creation Of "National Employment Board" The industry body also said that under the Prime Minister's Rozgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY), the wage threshold should be increased to Rs 25,000 from the current Rs 15,000...
23:39, 06/25/2019

Employment Hero raises over $15 million to simplify employee onboarding Employment Hero, a Sydney, Australia-based startup developing tools designed to simplify onboarding, has raised over $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
11:13, 07/09/2019

U.S. employment growth seen slowing in July; wage gains steady U.S. job growth likely slowed in July after outsized gains in the prior month, with wages probably maintaining their moderate pace of increase, which could boost market expectations for another interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve next month....
08:26, 08/02/2019

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Lyft Slapped With Another Class Action Lawsuit About Driver Employment Status Lyft is facing another class-action lawsuit taking direct aim at alleged widespread and intentional misclassification of drivers as independent contractors....
17:39, 08/16/2019

'National security imperative': Military spouses struggle to find employment Military spouses are better educated than ever before, but rather than helping increase family income, their additional qualifications are often an impediment to greater earning power....
07:52, 09/02/2019

Britain's Labour unveils plans to create Ministry for Employment Rights Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday if it won power it would create a Ministry of Employment Rights to deliver better wages, greater job security and give workers more of a say over how their workplaces are run....
15:52, 09/10/2019

Foreign-Born Workers Make Up Highest Percentage of U.S. Employment Since 1996 The share of U.S. workers born outside the country rose again last year, hitting the highest level in decades, boosted by steady immigration and a drop in the native-born birthrate....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Uber Eats is 'critical' for Uber to make money in the future, Morningstar analyst says Uber is expected to go public later this week in one of the most anticipated initial public offerings in recent memory. However, the company has lost millions in the last two years....
16:39, 05/09/2019

Uber Freight is making trucking more efficient and could help Uber turn a profit The trucking industry is worth hundreds of billions of dollars per year. Uber is going after this market with Uber Freight, an online platform that matches truckers with shippers looking to move cargo from one place to another....
09:52, 09/15/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike Wednesday ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers are scheduled to strike Wednesday, the day before Uber's planned initial public offering.        ...
23:26, 05/05/2019

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 helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conf...
02:13, 06/12/2019

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 ride-share company, on Thursday, May 16, once the u...
03:13, 05/15/2019

Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been low on the marketing team for months, other former employees say, leaving few surprised by the shakeup...
16:26, 08/01/2019

Uber has proposed a new minimum wage for drivers after years of protests, but it comes with a catch (UBER, LYFT) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Uber has offered a $21 minimum wage for drivers as it fights against a California bill that could devastate its business. But there's a catch: the wage floor would only apply while drivers are on a ride, which is less t...
01:52, 08/30/2019

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcas...
03:39, 07/18/2019

Uber's CEO sent an email to employees addressing its disastrous IPO, drawing on Amazon and Facebook's rough starts (UBER) Getty/Spencer Platt Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent an email to employees on Monday, addressing the ride-hailing giant's brutal stock-market debut. He noted that while the market has so far punished Uber's newly minted shares, employees should be mi...
23:26, 05/13/2019

Uber is opening massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas despite recent cost-cutting efforts (UBER) Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Uber has plans for massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas, the company has confirmed in recent weeks. The expansion could mean the ride-hailing giant's San Francisco headquarters is dwarfed by larger satellite offices. ...
13:13, 09/10/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike ahead of Uber’s IPO The protests come as ride-hailing firms face increasing scrutiny over the sustainability of their businesses, which experience massive losses while relying on the work of millions of drivers who are not employees....
17:13, 05/06/2019

Uber/Lyft drivers plan strike before Uber's IPO in New York, elsewhere Uber and Lyft drivers could go on strike in for two hours in New York City and elsewhere Wednesday morning, one day before Uber's initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange....
13:39, 05/06/2019

John Bolton Out as the Revolving Door of Employment In the Trump Administration Continues to Spin He fires them just as quickly as he hires them it seems. “President” Donald Trump has shown another of his handpicked administration members toward the door. This time, it is John Bolton, who took on the role of national security adviser....
22:39, 09/10/2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers in US to Strike Ahead of Uber IPO Uber's drivers in multiple US cities will go on strike this week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment condition....
08:39, 05/06/2019

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 million. The value of short positions in Uber has...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Uber wants to gain more users by getting people to stop using Uber Starting April 30, Londoners will be able to view public transport information alongside fares and wait times on the Uber app, to see if taking the tube is quicker or cheaper than waiting.The first, and perhaps only, think you’d think after he...
20:13, 04/30/2019

Aspiring teachers denied employment as Montreal school boards apply religious symbols ban A francophone school board in Montreal (CSPI) admits to turning down two aspiring teachers, after they refused to remove their visible religious symbols....
05:52, 09/10/2019

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Frida...
11:00, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful....
09:52, 06/06/2019

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 three months is Uber’s current business model, mo...
02:13, 05/31/2019

'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.        ...
02:52, 06/07/2019

Uber Wants to Be the Uber of Everything---But Can It Make a Profit? The ride-hailing company, headed for its IPO next week, aims to dominate the world of transportation, from food delivery to freight. It’s still not making any money....
00:39, 05/04/2019

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips count toward the company's guaranteed minimum pay for orders, instead of being added on top of the check...
10:13, 07/23/2019

The Bill That Would Make Uber And Lyft Drivers Employees Isn't Just Making Uber And Lyft Nervous It appears increasingly likely AB5, the California bill that would significantly narrow the definition of an independent contractor in the state and have potentially profound implications on the gig economy, will pass. Last weekend, Governor Gavin Ne...
21:52, 09/06/2019

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest n...
07:39, 07/29/2019

Impenetrable resistance The weather is a cyclical setback but Chaco also has structural problems. Resistencia is Argentina’s poorest provincial capital after Corrientes (on the other side of the Paraná River) with 41.4 percent below the poverty line....
21:00, 05/18/2019

Resistance Dog Twitter Is Getting Seriously Out of Hand Zerlina Maxwell, the director of progressive programming at SiriusXM and a political analyst for MSNBC, has been talking about actress Susan Sarandon’s dog for an entire day now....
03:00, 08/22/2019

American Pharoah, Welcome To The Resistance (Or Maybe Not) Between this and the doping, I don’t think I can let my children watch horse racing anymore. At a meeting of House Republicans in Baltimore on Friday, Mike Pence offered a vaguely perturbing, folksy anecdote about Triple Crown winner American Pharoah...
01:52, 09/15/2019

Remembering the German Resistance Who were the people who risked their lives to resist the Nazis in Germany? A visit to the German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin provides some answers — 75 years after the 20 July assassination plot....
04:00, 07/20/2019

Everything You Need to Know Before Watching The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Another world, another time, in the age of wonder. The Dark Crystal finally returns with a prequel series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The Jim Henson Company has been cautious about expanding the lore of ‘80s classic The Dark Crystal, only a...
19:13, 08/15/2019

Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance? | Stewart Lee ‘The flinging of milkshakes represents a frustration with traditional media’s failure to hold the far right to account’Wouldn’t it be wonderful to hear what would be said at our own funeral? When Michael Gove attends next month’s An Evening With Mich...
15:52, 05/27/2019

The Fed’s plan to speed up payments despite banks’ resistance Most countries today settle and clear retail bank transfers within minutes if not seconds. In the US it takes days -- and the banks want it that way.Read More...
03:26, 08/13/2019

How diet can alter the gut, leading to insulin resistance A new study looks to mice and humans to find out more about the mechanisms through which diet can lead to insulin resistance, a key feature of diabetes....
17:13, 08/16/2019

| How a red dot symbolised Kashmiri resistance against India's move The famous red dot that marks the story of Indian-administered Kashmir on social media came much before India scrapped the Muslim-majority region of its special status....
14:00, 08/17/2019

How antibiotic resistance is driven by pharmaceutical pollution Factories in India making cheap antibiotics for the world are dumping their waste, with grim consequences for people living nearby – and global health too...
14:13, 05/24/2019

Milkshakes: a delicious drink, or the new symbol of the resistance? You may think that flavoured milk is just a tasty beverage – but flavour is not the only thing pushing salesName: Milkshakes.Age: First described in the 1880s. Continue reading......
01:26, 05/21/2019

Facebook Faces Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Capcom's 'Project Resistance' is a multiplayer horror game Project Resistance, an upcoming title from Capcom, looks to be a multiplayer survival horror game in the style of Resident Evil Outbreak. The game developer unveiled the four-player cooperative game during the Tokyo Game Show. The trailer features a....
21:26, 09/09/2019

Cigarette smoke increases superbug's antibiotic resistance Scientists have exposed bacterial strains to cigarette smoke in the laboratory and found that the smoke increased the bacteria's resistance to antibiotics....
07:39, 08/02/2019

Facebook Confronts Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Nifty Faces Resistance Around 11,600, Support At 11,450: Choice Broking Share Market Tips: Nifty has halted its correction at 11,485 level which is 61.80 per cent Fibonacci Retracement level of its previous up move from 11,108 to 12,103, Choice Broking said in a research......
11:39, 07/11/2019

Project Resistance Is The Latest Resident Evil Game First teased earlier this week, here’s the first proper look at Project Resistance, an upcoming 4v1 “asymmetrical co-op experience” set in the Resident Evil universe....
12:13, 09/12/2019

Deportations in Germany: Resistance, police use of force on the rise German police have faced increased physical resistance while carrying out deportations. The police, in turn, are responding with increased force, sparking criticism from lawmakers and rights groups....
10:39, 08/13/2019

OnePlus explains the 7's lack of a water resistance rating Don't expect OnePlus to slap water and dust resistance ratings on its phones any time soon. Co-founder Carl Pei has posted the company's rationale for declining to get an IP rating. The company wanted to do things based on "what you really ...
03:52, 05/05/2019

The First Trailer for Star Wars Resistance's Second—and Final—Season Is Here Good news, if you were hoping to get a look at the return of Kaz and friends post-The Force Awakens and Last Jedi adventures soon. Bad news: they’re Kaz and friends’ last.Read more......
20:26, 08/14/2019

Ibuprofen and other common drugs may help antibiotic resistance spread We’ve long known that bacteria can evolve resistance to antibiotics but now it looks like other drugs, including ibuprofen, may help this resistance spread...
15:13, 08/11/2019

EA Will Change Battlefield V Nazi Who Shared Name With Resistance Fighter Battlefield V is changing the name of a purchasable skin for a German soldier after it came to light that the name historically belonged to a real-life German anti-fascist fighter. Oh, and EA wants you to know that he’s totally not a Nazi....
23:52, 06/05/2019

OnePlus 7/7 Pro teased with improved water resistance but no IP rating OnePlus smartphones tend to offer flagship features without the traditionally-high prices. However, when it comes to water and dust resistance, the devices have consistently lagged behind the competition.The primary reason for this is the added cost ...
21:39, 05/03/2019

Prescriptions for UTIs may be making antibiotic resistance even worse New evidence shows two thirds of urinary tract infections are treated wrongly. To fight back we must develop fast, accurate diagnostics, says Colin Garner...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Antibiotic resistance rising among dolphins, study reveals Research in Florida finds 88% of samples have pathogen that resists at least one antibioticAntibiotic resistance is rising in dolphins, researchers have said, mirroring the trend seen in humans.Scientists examined disease-causing organisms, or pathog...
17:52, 09/15/2019

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees’ Main Goal Is Health With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
03:52, 08/13/2019

German cockroach gaining rapid resistance to insecticides Researchers say the findings mean it will become impossible to exterminate the common cockroach with chemicals alone. Female cockroaches have dozens of offspring in a three-month reproductive cycle....
14:52, 07/02/2019

The Dark Crystal’s full potential is realized in Age Of Resistance The Dark Crystal is a tremendous filmmaking achievement that’s only a pretty good movie. A technical marvel, undoubtedly; definitive proof that film is a collaborative medium, and a formative experience for the devoted cult that saw it when they were...
00:39, 08/30/2019

Resistance training for healthy aging: The whys and hows A new evidence-based position statement explains the benefits of resistance training for older adults and what to bear in mind when devising programs....
04:26, 07/31/2019

Resident Evil's next chapter is Project Resistance - and its not a remake It looks like a new Resident Evil game is on the way, called Project Resistance, and this time it isn't a remake.Capcom has launched a teaser website for Project Resistance, which states that the game will be officially announced with a teaser t...
14:52, 08/29/2019

Abdullah Ibrahim: A Lifetime of Dreams and Resistance at the Piano The South African musician formed the Jazz Epistles and got a boost from Duke Ellington. Now 84, he is a Jazz Master and still a vital force onstage....
00:52, 08/01/2019

As resistance mounts, Brazil's Bolsonaro sticks by son for U.S. envoy Brazil's right-wing president, Jair Bolsonaro, plans to push ahead with the appointment of his son Eduardo for ambassador to the United States despite accusations of nepotism and mounting resistance in his country's Congress....
04:13, 08/22/2019

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York....
16:13, 05/28/2019

California Today: See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur....
16:52, 07/15/2019

The Khachkar Stones of Noratus and a Peculiar Resistance of the Invasion of Tamerlane The ancient village of Noratus, in the Gegharkunik region of Armenia, is a hidden gem with a number of historical monuments. ...
10:13, 07/02/2019

Italy parties meet as Salvini's election bid meets resistance Italian parties were due to meet on Monday to decide whether to reconvene parliament immediately, with signs that some are trying to thwart far right League leader Matteo Salvini's attempt to force a new election....
15:54, 08/12/2019

Burt Bacharach: 'Trump is dangerous – my songs are a form of resistance' He adored Dusty, drove Cilla to exhaustion and had so many hits he lost count. Now, the 90-year-old says it’s time to get political“I don’t know how many songs I’ve written, I don’t know how many hits I’ve had,” says Burt Bacharach when we meet in a ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Carnival Row and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Vie to Be the Next Game of Thrones—But Neither One Comes Close After such a disappointing conclusion, it’s easy to forget how good Game of Thrones once was. In the first episode, we were introduced to the stoic but just and loving Stark clan. By the end, we’d met the swaggering Lannisters, the anxiou...
13:13, 08/27/2019

Obesity linked to loss of gut antibody, increased insulin resistance Obesity may cause a gut bacteria known as immunoglobulin A to leak through stomach tissue, leading to inflammation that causes the body to develop insulin resistance....
00:26, 08/14/2019

Antibiotic resistance as big a threat as climate change – chief medic Dame Sally Davies calls for Extinction Rebellion-style campaign to raise awarenessProtests against climate change should be extended to the other greatest threat facing humanity, according to England’s chief medical officer, who says an Extinction Re...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Baghdad's crackdown on Iran-allied militias faces resistance At checkpoints leading into the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the flags of Brigade 30, a paramilitary force, still fly nearly two months after the Baghdad government ordered all militias to leave....
08:39, 08/29/2019

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees Make Health Their Main Goal With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
16:13, 08/13/2019

Love and Resistance review: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneers Fifty years after Stonewall, photographs Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies pin the zeitgeist to the pageThe riot that changed America’s gay rights movement foreverForty-nine years ago, on the first anniversary of the riots outside the Stonewall Inn,...
12:52, 06/30/2019

Cocoa shells may help prevent obesity-induced insulin resistance A study of immune and fat cells from mice found that cocoa shell extract can reduce and prevent some of the cell dysfunctions that can result from obesity....
20:13, 06/24/2019

Trump migration deal meets mounting resistance in Mexico Resistance is growing in Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's ruling coalition to a migration deal struck last week with U.S. President Donald Trump to avert punitive trade tariffs as the implications of the accord become clearer....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Fighting fascism could get you classified as a terrorist – but the Raccoons of the Resistance are here | First Dog on the Moon Someone has to stop the murderous white supremacists slithering out of YouTube’s Nazi factoriesSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandis...
09:52, 08/08/2019

Watch: 'Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance': Gelfling's unite in new trailer The elf-like Gelfling fight to save the magical world of Thra in the new trailer for Netflix's "Dark Crystal" prequel series, "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance."...
00:00, 08/14/2019

U.S. Deal With Taliban Meets Afghan Resistance as Violence Intensifies Officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises. “The people of Afghanistan have been bitten by this snake before.”...
06:39, 09/06/2019

Dems hope Pelosi’s resistance to impeachment will crack in June For the House’s growing impeachment caucus, June is shaping up to be the most critical month to make their case to a reluctant Speaker Nancy Pelosi.A month packed with subpoena fights, hearings on obstruction of justice and legal battles over Trump’s...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant to it....
14:39, 06/09/2019

The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance trailer is blockbuster-style puppetry It’s been one Henson of a wait, but the trailer for Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance is here, and it delivers on the promise implied by the very cool-looking images released earlier this month. In fact, at first glance, it seems almost i...
17:26, 05/30/2019

The wrong kind of trees: Ireland's afforestation meets resistance Residents and campaigners say fast-growing Sitka spruces are spoiling the landscapeIreland is ramping up its response to the climate crisis by planting forests – lots of forests. East, west, north, south, the plan is to plant forests, the more the be...
17:39, 07/07/2019

Kirill Serebrennikov, director detained in Moscow: 'Complexity is resistance' Once the toast of Russia’s avant garde, Serebennikov now faces a 10-year jail sentence. As his powerful, sexually charged play Outside is staged in Avignon, he vows he won’t be silencedOn the stage of a small theatre outside Avignon, a man paces arou...
16:52, 07/22/2019

The race to beat antibiotic resistance is on – so where do phages fit in? | Richard James The GM virus treatment that saved Isabelle Holdaway is a start, at least, in the fight against drug resistanceThe first antibiotic was discovered by Paul Ehrlich in 1909 and cured syphilis-infected rabbits. At that time about 10% of the population of...
22:39, 05/10/2019

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is the Groundbreaking Fantasy Epic We've Been Waiting For The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance may be perfect nostalgia...because it never acts nostalgic. It’s a gripping fantasy that expands Jim Henson’s iconic world, challenging viewers of all ages with complex themes, horrifying imagery, and an environmen...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Late goal sees Dutch eventually break Kiwi resistance Substitute Jill Roord headed home a stoppage time winner as the Netherlands finally broke down New Zealand's defense to emerge with a 1-0 triumph as both countries began their women's World Cup finals campaign at Stade Oceane on Tuesday....
20:39, 06/11/2019

Disney’s 'Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance' ride opens December 5th Disney's new Star Wars-theme park, Galaxy's Edge, will get its second ride before the year is up. Today, Disney Parks announced that "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance" will arrive in Florida at Walt Disney World Resort on December 5th -- W...
01:00, 07/12/2019

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk – likened by the agency to an “invisible pandemic”– with the launch of a new online tool for health...
21:13, 06/18/2019

Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year The cult fantasy hit is going to have a big year. Developer Bonus XP is working on a tactical RPG based on the new Age of Resistance TV show.Read More...
20:52, 06/11/2019

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations resolutions, U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, ...
23:52, 07/23/2019

These AirPods rivals are twice as cheap with competitive battery life and water resistance It's no longer a big secret that Apple has struck gold with its first "magical" generation of AirPods, following the incredibly popular wireless headphones with a refreshed model that also seems to be doing extremely well at the global box-office and...
23:13, 05/09/2019

U.S. Mideast plan to boost Palestinian resistance: Iran parliament head Iran's parliament speaker said on Sunday a U.S. Middle East peace plan was "toying with a nation's dignity" and would lead to stronger resistance against Israel by Palestinian militant groups, the Iranian state news agency IRNA reported....
16:52, 06/23/2019

Aerobic, resistance exercise may reduce coronary risk for people with belly fat Having too much fat around the heart may increase cardiovascular risk, but a new study shows that aerobic and resistance exercise can lower risk by reducing fat depots....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soften their admonishment of the president by mixing it with criticism of the women he attacked....
05:00, 07/16/2019

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense,...
21:13, 05/24/2019

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong following and an expanded lore. So, what does Netflix’s T...
23:52, 08/21/2019

Watch as a Sculptor Perfectly Captures Deet From The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance The Jim Henson Company might have bit of competition. Artist Nicholas Brown from LoreCraft has released a video where he created a sculpture of Deet, one of the stars of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. This puppet lookalike might not be on strin...
03:39, 09/15/2019

Election security push stumbles amid White House resistance Senate Democrats and Republicans can agree on perhaps just one thing about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. But bipartisan legislation to address foreign intrusions is all but ...
14:52, 05/02/2019

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further high-impact tropical storms, coastal flooding and intense rainfall linked to climate change, according ...
19:52, 05/29/2019

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Does ‘Not Understand’ U.S. Resistance to Gun Control New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that she does “not understand” why the United States has failed to change its gun laws in the aftermath of mass shootings. Speaking with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday, Ardern not...
02:13, 05/15/2019

A sneak peek of Disney's Rise of the Resistance ride at Galaxy's Edge On Tuesday, the company gave a sneak preview of the Rise of the Resistance ride, which is still under construction, during its media open house ahead of the opening of Galaxy's Edge in Orlando on Thursday....
00:39, 08/29/2019

High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries....
19:52, 04/28/2019

#Resistance grifters Ed and Brian Krassenstein booted from Twitter, and good riddance If you’ve been on Twitter in the last 24 hours, you may have noticed that things are a bit less resistance-y over there. That’s due in large part to Twitter’s recent decision to permanently ban brothers Ed and Brian Krassenstein, who, since the elect...
21:52, 05/24/2019

Renault board delays vote on FCA merger after deal hits resistance Renault's board failed to make a decision on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger, extending discussions for a second day after Nissan put up resistance to the deal....
10:39, 06/05/2019

ECB's Coeure says 'stablecoins' pose risks amid resistance to Facebook's Libra A new breed of asset-backed cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra are untested and pose serious risks, the European Central Bank's Benoit Coeure said on Monday, pledging a tough regulatory approach....
17:26, 09/16/2019

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
16:52, 05/19/2019

Kylo Ren makes a cameo in trailer for Star Wars Resistance season two The second and final season of Disney’s Star Wars Resistance takes place between the events of The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker. It's safe to say that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which drops right before Christmas, is the most hotly an...
05:13, 08/15/2019

8 Cool Details About Making The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance From Its Incredible Documentary A wonderful thing happens when you roll the credits on the final episode of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance: you’ve finished watching one of the best TV shows of the year. But then another wonderful thing happens: The Crystal Calls, an almost hou...
03:26, 09/18/2019

Anti-Nazi resistance fighters' remains laid to rest in Berlin The remains of some 300 Nazi resistance fighters, executed for standing up to Adolf Hitler's dictatorship, have been buried in Berlin. Anatomy professor Hermann Stieve used the bodies for research during the war....
02:52, 05/14/2019

Arsenal’s Daniëlle van de Donk breaks stubborn Manchester United resistance Manchester United’s Casey Stoney said she was “gutted” and her team “devastated” after a desperate late Daniëlle van de Donk goal, snatched on the rebound amid relentless Arsenal pressure, denied a stunningly resilient home team the first point of th...
12:26, 09/17/2019

Macron pays D-Day tribute to Resistance victims of Caen prison massacre President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Wednesday to 71 French Resistance fighters shot dead by the Gestapo on the day Allied forces landed in Normandy but whose bodies were never recovered, as he marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Resident Evil 'Project Resistance': release date, news and trailers Not had enough Resident Evil this year? Then you're in luck. Capcom officially announced Project Resistance at Tokyo Game Show 2019.Hot on the heels of Resident Evil 2 Remake - and scratching that horror itch while we wait for news on Resident E...
19:13, 09/17/2019

When will the Rise of the Resistance ride open at Disney's new Star Wars land? Rise of the Resistance, a signature ride at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, is set to open "sometime this year," according to the Disney CEO.       ...
03:26, 06/18/2019

Disney offers glimpse of Rise of the Resistance, a Star Wars ride that opens Dec. 5 Rise of the Resistance will feature a trackless vehicle that takes you through a massive space to battle the First Order.       ...
21:13, 08/29/2019

German wind energy stalls amid public resistance and regulatory hurdles The German Economy Ministry has called a summit to discuss a dramatic slowdown in the wind energy sector that's threatening agreed climate goals. The problems are due to policy mistakes and growing public resistance....
15:13, 09/04/2019

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to open Rise of Resistance ride later than expected While the Orlando, Florida version of the ride is expected to be operational on December 5, its California counterpart won't open until January 17....
19:52, 07/11/2019

Star Wars Rise of the Resistance to open first at Disney World, then Disneyland in 2020 Disney parks' most advanced and immersive ride, Rise of the Resistance, has an opening date of Dec. 5 at Disney World and Jan. 17 at Disneyland.       ...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Sigourney Weaver, Mark Hamill lend voices to Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance A trio of Gelflings must save Thra in the new Netflix prequel series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Netflix has released the first full trailer for its new fantasy series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. It's a prequel to the 1982 cult c...
20:26, 08/13/2019

Rafael Nadal overcomes early Berrettini resistance to reach US Open final Spaniard will face Daniil Medvedev in Sunday’s finalThree-time US Open champion beats Italian 7-6, 6-4, 6-1Rafael Nadal reached his fifth US Open final – and third grand slam final of the year – beating the big-serving Italian Matteo Berrettini in st...
04:52, 09/07/2019

MSNBC is both a news channel and face of the Resistance. How will that impact the Democratic primary debate? “This is a channel that’s just figuring out how to exist as a news organization that is also a potential arbiter of a presidential race,” said one senior NBC staffer....
21:13, 06/22/2019

AOC sued by former assemblyman after blocking him on Twitter He clapped back — with a lawsuit. Former Assemblyman Dov Hikind sued Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday for blocking him on Twitter. Hikind claims in a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn federal court that the freshman congresswoman prevented him from v...
02:39, 07/10/2019

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them. Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands....
10:52, 09/03/2019

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency without full government approval and regulatory oversight....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Ariana Grande sued for 'posting photo of herself' Pop star Ariana Grande is being sued for allegedly uploading a photographer's picture of herself to her Instagram account, according to legal documents....
18:39, 05/20/2019

San Antonio sued for excluding Chick-Fil-A from airport In a lawsuit citing a new Texas law, five residents are suing the city of San Antonio over its decision to prevent Chick-fil-A -- a franchise known for opposing same-sex marriage -- from opening a location at the airport...
03:13, 09/10/2019

Quadroon? Moor? Virginia Sued for Making Those Who Wed Say What They Are A state law in Virginia requiring applicants for marriage licenses to specify their race is useless, offensive and unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says....
07:52, 09/09/2019

Ind. attorney general sued over groping claims Indiana's attorney general is being sued in federal court by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a party last year. (June 18)        ...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Lil Nas X is sued for $25 million for alleged song theft Lil Nas X, the rapper who shot to fame this year with the blockbuster "Old Town Road," has been sued by a California music publisher for $25 million for allegedly stealing from a 1982 Bobby Caldwell song for another of his songs....
22:00, 07/25/2019

Facebook denies being a social network after it got sued (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) This week, Facebook responded to a lawsuit relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal by claiming it isn't a social network and not somewhere you can make friends....
15:52, 07/12/2019

Here's Why Ariana Grande Is Being Sued for Posting Photos of Herself Be careful what you post on social media! Ariana Grande has found herself in a legal situation after sharing images of herself on Instagram. In court documents obtained by E!......
08:39, 05/15/2019

Gun Manufacturers Sued Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting The parents of a woman killed in the 2017 Las Vegas massacre have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturers of the AR-15 style rifles used by the gunman....
23:00, 07/03/2019

How to avoid getting sued in your Oracle-to-the-cloud migration Oracle's reputation for aggressive use of audits to push customers to their own cloud services makes the prospect of an Oracle-to-AWS migration look turbulent, but it doesn't have to be....
15:13, 08/19/2019

Supreme Court says 1 state can’t be sued in another’s courts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling that one state cannot unwillingly be sued in the courts of another, overruling a 40-year precedent. The justices are dividing 5-4 Monday in ending a long-running dispute between California officials and N...
18:13, 05/13/2019

NordVPN gets sued by Torguard over alleged malpractices Torguard has filed a complaint against rival VPN provider NordVPN in the Middle District of Florida on Friday 24th. The papers filed allege that NordVPN has been guilty of a number of extremely serious malpractices.These allegations include a success...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Arizona Bowl sued for breach of contract TUCSON – The Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl is being sued by the Arizona Sports Entertainment Commission claiming a breach of contract. An eight-page complaint states the nonprofit failed to pay a $100,000 to the Arizona Sports and Entertainment ...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Indonesian president sued over worsening air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world’s most congested cities....
19:13, 07/04/2019

Apple Sued by 2 Developers Over App Store Practices Two app developers on Tuesday sued Apple over its App Store practices, making claims similar to those in a lawsuit brought by consumers that the US Supreme Court recently allowed to proceed....
07:52, 06/05/2019

You can be sued for posting a negative online review Online reviews are a blessing and a curse. When they’re glowing, a single review can boost business and improve morale. A bad review can be hurtful and drive away customers. Since many reviews are anonymous, the web is full of unfiltered vitriol, and...
13:00, 07/28/2019

Student who sued over chickenpox vaccination has the disease WALTON, Ky. (AP) — The lawyer for a Kentucky high school student who wasn’t allowed to participate in school activities because he wasn’t vaccinated for chickenpox says his client has now contracted the illness. Attorney Christopher Wiest...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued for discrimination again The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop — which won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court recently — was sued for a third time this week. Jack Phillips, the Lakewood, Colo. bakery owner who has refused to bake cakes that violate his Christian fa...
23:39, 06/11/2019

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise the agency on scientific matters....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeeping Commanders’ meeting at the Security Council; and...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Indiana's Attorney General Is Being Sued By Four Women Who Say He Groped Them A federal lawsuit filed by four women alleges that Indiana attorney general Curtis Hill groped them at a party last year, according to the Associated Press. The allegations first surfaced last July and were investigated last fall. The four women anno...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
15:52, 06/27/2019

Samsung is getting sued in Australia for ‘misleading’ Galaxy phone ads The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking South Korean electronics giant Samsung to court, alleging the smartphone maker has misled consumers about the water resistance of Galaxy handsets.According to the ACCC, "Samsung has ...
09:00, 07/04/2019

Unvaccinated Kentucky teen who sued over school ban now has chickenpox WALTON, Ky. (NBC NEWS) – A northern Kentucky teenager banned from school for refusing the chickenpox vaccination due to his religious beliefs has come down with the childhood malady, his attorney said Wednesday. Jerome Kunkel, a student at Our ...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Indonesian president sued over congested capital's air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world's most congested cities....
13:39, 07/04/2019

Tiger Woods Sued in Death of Drunken Driver The parents of a drunken driver killed in a car crash last year are suing Tiger Woods, blaming him and his girlfriend for their son being intoxicated and then getting behind the wheel....
02:13, 05/15/2019

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its ...
21:26, 07/09/2019

Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
21:39, 07/09/2019

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable ...
00:52, 06/14/2019

Ex-Minnesota cop convicted of murder sued over traffic stop MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man is suing a former police officer recently convicted of murder for allegedly pointing a gun at him during a traffic stop. Brian Oman contends former Officer Mohamed Noor and another officer wrongfully pulled him ov...
04:26, 05/24/2019

They Sued the Government Over Climate Change. A Key Day in Court Has Arrived. A federal appeals court will hear a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change...
20:52, 06/04/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
14:13, 06/03/2019

The Latest: District being sued over Trump pics ‘confident’ WALL, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit over pro-Trump photos in a school yearbook (all times local): 2 p.m. The leader of a New Jersey school district being sued for suspending a yearbook adviser over altered pro-Trump photos says she is confident...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Max Yasgur Rented Out His Farm for Woodstock. His Neighbors Sued Him He may not have been as hip as Jimi Hendrix, but Max Yasgur played as important a role in the original Woodstock, which took place 50 years ago, beginning Aug. 15, 1969. Woodstock’s organizers were four men in their 20s — Artie Kornfeld, ...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued a third time for discrimination Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop -- which partially won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court recently -- was sued for a third time this week. ...
21:52, 06/11/2019

Amazon's Audible Sued by Top US Publishers for Copyright Infringement Audible was sued by some of the top US publishers for copyright infringement on Friday, aiming to block a planned rollout of a feature called 'Audible Captions' that shows the text on screen as a book......
11:26, 08/24/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Don Lemon sued, accused of assaulting New York bartender CNN anchor Don Lemon is being sued for allegedly assaulting a bartender. The network told USA TODAY that the anchor "categorically denies" the claims.        ...
14:26, 08/14/2019

FCA sued over alleged Jeep Wrangler steering issues The lawsuit alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when "encountering road variations." An FCA spokesman said "there are no known fatalities...
21:13, 06/13/2019

Firms sued over water contaminated by chemicals in Delaware BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing several companies who manufactured the chemicals. The News Journal of Wilmingt...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Don Lemon sued by Hamptons bartender for alleged assault He’s soured on Lemon. A former Hamptons bartender says in a new lawsuit that Don Lemon assaulted him after the CNN host disgustingly fondled himself at a local watering hole. Dustin Hice says in his Suffolk County Supreme Court suit that he was sling...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Wayne Newton gets sued over an alleged pet monkey attack “Wayne Newton is being sued by a Las Vegas woman over an alleged pet monkey attack during a mansion visit” is likely one of the most Las Vegas-esque sentences we’ll ever have to write. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Jocelyne Urena is seeking a minimum o...
19:00, 08/09/2019

Kentucky clerk who refused same-sex marriage licenses can be sued The Kentucky county clerk who in 2015 gained widespread attention for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples may be sued for damages by two of those couples, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday....
02:00, 08/24/2019

Goldman sued by gay former executive who alleges firing was discriminatory Goldman Sachs has been sued by William Littleton, a former vice president who alleges sexual orientation discrimination. Littleton had been a leader of the Wall Street bank's LGBTQ network....
21:13, 06/05/2019

The Woman Who Kicked Off France’s #MeToo Is Being Sued for $55,000 by the Man She Accused Sandra Muller, the woman who kickstarted France’s #MeToo movement, appeared in court in Paris Wednesday, accused of defaming the man whom she said sexually harassed her. Muller, a New-York based French journalist accused French TV executive Eri...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Reports: Woods sued over bartender's drunk-driving death Tiger Woods is facing a lawsuit from the family of a bartender who worked at one of his restaurants following the staffer's death in a drunk-driving accident, multiple media outlets reported Monday....
05:13, 05/14/2019

Goldman Sachs sued by gay ex-senior employee over discrimination claims William Littleton claims he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and subjected to homophobic retaliationBanking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discrimi...
21:39, 06/05/2019

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least the second incident from the first half of 2018 whe...
03:52, 06/05/2019

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
03:00, 06/11/2019

A Teenager Sued His School for Banning Unvaccinated Students. Now He Has Chickenpox A Kentucky teenager who sued his school last month for banning unvaccinated students has come down with a case of chickenpox. Jerome Kunkel, 18, took legal action against his high school after the Northern Kentucky Health Department said unvaccinated...
02:52, 05/10/2019

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon ...
23:13, 06/13/2019

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close to $200,000 in back payments for advertising that ran adjacent to its copy on the Pride Media publicat...
04:52, 06/19/2019

Facebook Sued by Dutch Big Brother Creator Over Fake Bitcoin Ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
14:39, 06/06/2019

Tommy Robinson sued by Syrian schoolboy he accused of assault Jamal Hijazi brings libel action over EDL founder’s claim he attacked white schoolgirlsThe Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked in a playground in Huddersfield is suing the far-right campaigner Tommy Robinson for accusing him of assaulting ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Michael Avenatti sued for allegedly ripping off paraplegic client Michael Avenatti was sued on Thursday by a paraplegic former client who claimed the once presidential hopeful siphoned away a $4 million settlement he had won. The former client, Geoffrey Johnson, is seeking at least $9.5 million from Avenatti, who a...
04:39, 06/14/2019

Tiger Woods sued after alcoholic employee died in car crash Tiger Woods is being sued over the death of an alcoholic employee who was killed in a car crash after a night of drinking at the golfer's restaurant....
13:13, 05/15/2019

‘Nuts’ UWS man who sued his condo board blasted as NYC’s ‘worst neighbor’ “If ‘Seinfeld’ were to come back and do an episode on having the worst neighbor in New York? This would be it,” one resident of the luxury Upper West Side high-rise, The Alfred, said....
00:00, 05/19/2019

Mom who sued nurse over sneaking baby formula settles case The Manhattan mom who sued a baby nurse for allegedly giving her newborn formula behind her back settled with the woman Tuesday, according to court documents. Lynn Wojton, 37, sued baby nurse Marcia Chase-Marshall, claiming that the woman had fed her...
04:39, 05/15/2019

FBI Sued Over Files on Dead Hacker Who Turned In Chelsea Manning A researcher seeking access to the FBI’s files on Adrian Lamo—a deceased hacker best known for informing on whistleblower Chelsea Manning—filed a lawsuit this week citing the bureau’s failure to properly respond to her request.Read more......
03:52, 05/25/2019

Boeing Sued By Man Claiming Co-Workers Used N-Word, Put Noose At His Desk An African American employee at Boeing's Charleston, South Carolina, plant has alleged that he was a "victim to targeted racial harassment of an intentionally extreme and outrageous nature," according......
05:00, 06/18/2019

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in medical bills....
00:52, 06/13/2019

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed...
03:26, 06/12/2019

Florida governor, Cabinet sued over plans to meet in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An open-government watchdog group and several news outlets are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of the Cabinet in an effort to stop their planned meeting in Jerusalem. The First Amendment Foundation, Gannett Co., G...
23:00, 05/28/2019

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 million. The Clarion Ledger reports New Orleans attorney Alysson Mills filed the lawsuit last week. The l...
11:13, 05/30/2019

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
13:39, 06/15/2019

Google and Facebook sued by EU, Trump suggests lawsuits are out of line "She hates the United States perhaps worse than any person I've ever met," Trump said in an interview with Fox Business Network in an apparent reference to EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager....
18:26, 06/26/2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued by people she blocked on Twitter Two critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who were blocked by the lawmaker on Twitter are now suing her. New York congressional candidate Joseph Saladino and former New York State Assemblyman Dov Hinkind on Tuesday filed separate lawsuits against....
01:00, 07/11/2019

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. The lawsuit says that rejecting girls denies them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir says the problem with the 9-year-old is her voice, not her gender....
10:52, 08/16/2019

Kamala Harris never 'sued Exxon Mobil,' despite her claim on CNN: reports Sen. Kamala Harris claimed during a climate change town hall Wednesday that she once sued Exxon Mobil for allegedly misleading shareholders and the public about the threats of climate change. But according to several reports, that's not true....
19:00, 09/08/2019

German tourist sued over review of hotel with ‘Nazi grandpa’ pic The owners of a four-star hotel in Austria are suing a German visitor for defamation after he complained online about a photo of a “Nazi grandpa” in a swastika-adorned uniform hanging on the wall, according to a report. The guest, identified in court...
11:00, 09/07/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued for blocking ex-assemblyman on Twitter Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is being sued for blocking former New York assemblyman Dov Hikind on Twitter, he says for violating his right to free speech....
16:39, 07/11/2019

DoorDash sued after Las Vegas restaurateur allegedly stabbed by driver DoorDash has been slapped with yet another lawsuit over allegations that one of its food-delivery drivers violently attacked a client. A Las Vegas restaurateur claims he nearly lost his life when a driver for the San Francisco-based delivery giant st...
00:39, 09/07/2019

German tourist sued for complaints about hotel's Nazi portraits Visitor posted on Booking.com and Tripadvisor about disgust at pictures in Austria A German man is being sued by the owners of a four-star hotel in Austria after posting online reviews in which he criticised them for decorating their lobby with a por...
13:26, 09/06/2019

Tesla sued by family of Florida man killed in Autopilot crash The NTSB issued a preliminary report on the crash in May and said vehicle data showed the Autopilot driver-assistance system was active at the time of the incident....
03:13, 08/02/2019

FIFA, U.S. Soccer sued by promoter in anti-trust case The U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) illegally conspired with football’s governing body FIFA to prevent foreign clubs and leagues from holding competitive matches in the United States, a lawsuit filed by a sports promotions company alleged on Monday....
02:13, 09/10/2019

Wayne Newton sued after pet monkey allegedly bites girl 'Mr. Las Vegas's' pet monkey, Boo, allegedly bit and injured a young girl during her visit to Newton’s showpiece mansion, 'Casa de Shenandoah,' nearly two years ago....
21:26, 08/10/2019

Sued By Firm For 10,000 Crores, P Chidambaram Seeks Documents Of Lawsuit Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram, who is facing a summons notice from the Bombay High Court in a suit filed by 63 Moons Technology company seeking Rs 10,000 crore in damages, has sought a......
15:00, 08/21/2019

Ford Workers Who Sued Over Sexual Harassment Face Setback A judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by 33 women cannot proceed as a class-action suit. The women said that harassment was endemic at two Chicago plants....
23:13, 08/23/2019

A mom who sued her emancipated daughter for transitioning is trying to take her case to the Supreme Court Child Protection League Action/YouTube Minnesota mom Anmarie Calgaro filed a lawsuit in 2016 after her daughter emancipated herself and started transitioning. Now the mom is petitioning the Supreme Court to hear her case. The justices will decide wh...
10:26, 07/26/2019

Capital One is sued over data breach in proposed class action Capital One Financial Corp was sued on Tuesday after the bank said a hacker who has since been arrested accessed personal information belonging to about 106 million people in the United States and Canada....
19:13, 07/30/2019

Ocasio-Cortez sued by rightwing critics for blocking them on Twitter The lawsuits come after a court ruled Donald Trump had violated the constitution by similarly blocking constituents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has built a national profile through social media – but not everyone can see it.The representative from New Y...
23:39, 07/10/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian farmers it sued over potatoes PepsiCo is suing four farmers in India for copyright infringement, claiming they were growing a variety of potatoes trademarked by the company for exclusive use in its Lays potato chips....
05:52, 04/29/2019

DOE official who sued Carranza for ‘white bias’ gets promotion — in Westchester One of three women who sued NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza last month, charging he is biased against whites, has finally received a promotion — in Westchester County. Laura Feijoo was hired as superintendent of New Rochelle schools, it...
04:39, 06/29/2019

Kevin Hart sued by woman in sex video extortion plot Montia Sabbag, the woman who appeared in an alleged intimate video with Kevin Hart that was used in an attempt to extort the comedian, is suing the star for $60 million....
22:00, 09/17/2019

Wisconsin governor sued for barring conservative journalists from briefing A conservative think tank Wisconsin is suing the state’s governor, Tony Evers, amid allegations that his administration has denied journalists working for the group’s new service access to a budget press briefing and refused to add its reporters to t...
03:00, 08/09/2019

Kevin Hart Sued By Model for $60 Million Over 2017 Sex Tape A woman who appeared in a 2017 sex tape with Kevin Hart is suing the comedian and others for $60 million. According to a documents obtained by E! News, 28-year-old model Montia Sabagg......
11:39, 09/17/2019

Jussie Smollett lawyers sued by alleged hoax accomplices Two brothers involved in Jussie Smollett's Chicago alleged hate-crime hoax sued the "Empire" actor's lawyers on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation for insisting they had "criminally attacked" the actor even after police concluded otherwise....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Apple Sued for Patent Violation Over 'Low Power Mode' on iOS Devices Apple is being sued by Location Based Technologies (LBT) for an alleged patent infringement tied to the 'low-power mode' and 'facedown detection' features in iOS devices....
20:39, 07/03/2019

Rahul Gandhi, Sued By RSS Worker, To Appear In Mumbai Court Today Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to appear in a court in Mumbai today in connection with a defamation case filed by an RSS worker against him for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the......
06:26, 07/04/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Sued for Blocking Critics on Twitter A federal appeals panel’s ruling forbidding President Trump from blocking social media critics is being cited in two lawsuits against Ms. Ocasio-Cortez....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Why Gigi Hadid Is Being Sued for Posting a Photo of Ex Zayn Malik Gigi Hadid is being sued over a photo she posted of ex-boyfriend Zayn Malik. Photographer Robert O'Neil has filed a lawsuit against the supermodel in the Southern District of New......
01:39, 09/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
22:00, 07/09/2019

Vista sued by ex-Solera director accused of aiding fired CEO The buyout firm headed by Robert F. Smith — the billionaire who stunned Morehouse College graduates this spring by telling them he would pay off all their student debt — has been slapped with an explosive lawsuit that accuses it of self-dealing. Smit...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 lega...
07:52, 07/04/2019

Colorado town sued after asking couple to take down anti-Trump signs The American Civil Liberties Union is suing a Colorado town for forcing its residents to take down anti-Trump and environmental advocacy signs in a violation of free speech....
22:13, 08/07/2019

Amanda Bynes Sued by Her Treatment Center After Allegedly Not Paying for Services Amanda Bynes has found herself in another legal situation. The former child star is facing a lawsuit from the Creative Care Treatment Center, which claims Amanda owes for treatment she......
22:13, 06/11/2019

Singer Wayne Newton sued by woman alleging his pet monkey bit her daughter A woman is suing Wayne Newton, alleging a monkey bit her daughter at his estate. Newton's wife said the family had no connection to the incident.        ...
17:39, 08/09/2019

Tesla sued by Walmart over fires linked to rooftop solar panels The nation's largest retailer claims Tesla failed to live up to industry standards in the installation of solar panels on top of hundreds of stores, resulting in multiple fires across the U.S....
16:13, 08/21/2019

James Dolan sued over high salary, excessive time with his band Madison Square Garden CEO James Dolan is paying himself way too much money for a job he’s barely doing, a lawsuit filed on behalf of his shareholders claims. The Knicks owner is spending too much time on stage with his blues-inspired rock band — and ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

City’s ‘worst landlord’ sued by tenants over Bronx horror house Residents of 919 Prospect Ave. in The Bronx, which then-Public Advocate Tish James labeled “the worst building in the Bronx” in 2016, are suing landlord Seth Miller a second time....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Sandra Muller, Woman Who Led France's #MeToo Campaign Sued For Slander The woman behind France's answer to the #MeToo campaign exposing abusive behaviour by men was to appear in court on Wednesday accused of slandering a media executive who she said had made lewd......
20:13, 05/29/2019

Tiger Woods sued over restaurant staffer’s drunk driving death Tiger Woods is being sued by a Florida family that alleges their bartender son was overserved booze at the famed golfer’s restaurant before being killed in a drunk-driving accident, TMZ reports. Nicholas Immesberger, whose parents say battled a...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Thousands to attend BBQ outside home of vegan who sued neighbors over smelly meats Thousands of people are roasting an Australian vegan who took her neighbors to court over the smell of meat and fish from their barbecue — by planning a massive cookout outside her home. Cilla Carden made headlines this week for her legal beef,...
20:26, 09/04/2019

Kendall Jenner and More Stars Officially Sued Over Fyre Festival Payments More than two years after Billy McFarland and Ja Rule promised to redefine the music festival experience with Fyre Festival, the fallout continues. According to court documents obtained......
23:13, 08/31/2019

Tesla sued over fatal 2018 Model X crash with Autopilot engaged Last spring, Apple engineer Walter Huang aka Wei Lun Huang died in a crash when his Tesla Model X hit a median on Highway 101 in Mountain View while the car's Autopilot driving assist was engaged. Now ABC 7 News and NBC Bay Area report that Huan...
12:26, 05/01/2019

Tesla sued over fatal crash blamed on Autopilot navigation error The family of Walter Huang said in the lawsuit that his Tesla, which was sold as a “state-of-the-art” automobile, lacked safety features, such as an automatic emergency braking system....
21:13, 05/01/2019

South Australia gas-fired power station sued over 2017 blackout Market operator was unaware that Pelican Point could make full capacity available, regulator allegesThe Australian Energy Regulator has launched federal court action against a power station operator in Adelaide over its conduct ahead of the 2017 blac...
18:39, 08/27/2019

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Marriott and Hilton Sued Over ‘Resort Fees,’ Long a Bane for Travelers The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Nebraska accused the hotel chains of deceiving travelers by failing to include the fees in their published room rates....
18:52, 08/23/2019

Supreme Court Rules Apple Can Be Sued for Monopolistic App Store Practices If you’re a typical iPhone user, there’s really only one place (aside from things like TestFlight) to get new apps: Apple’s App Store. For a long time, people have argued back and forth if this practice could be considered a form of monopoly, and aft...
20:13, 05/13/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and cut costs....
17:39, 05/07/2019

An Evangelical Megachurch Is Sued for More Than $1 Million in Child Sexual Abuse Case The case against the Village Church outside Dallas is perhaps the most high-profile lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention....
01:13, 07/27/2019

Chemical companies at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series to be sued Exclusive: Louisiana agency to sue companies associated with neoprene plant in Reserve over alleged Clean Air Act violationsLouisiana’s environment agency has moved to sue the two chemical companies associated with America’s only neoprene plant in Re...
21:13, 06/12/2019

Oregon bar sued for serving too much alcohol to man who wounded neighbor, killed his dog and a camel An Oregon bar is being sued for allegedly serving too much alcohol to a man who subsequently went on a shooting spree, wounding his neighbor, killing his dog and a camel from a nearby wildlife preserve....
21:39, 07/05/2019

Manoj Tiwari Sued For Defamation After Rs 2,000 Crore Delhi Scam Charge Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today slapped state BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and two others with a criminal defamation notice days after Mr Tiwari accused the national capital's ruling Aam......
17:52, 07/03/2019

Michael Avenatti is sued for allegedly siphoning paraplegic's $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a $4 million settlement he had won....
04:13, 06/14/2019

9 women sued Dartmouth for ignoring sexual misconduct. The college settled for $14M Dartmouth College has settled a federal lawsuit with nine women who sued the school over allegations that it ignored years of harassment and assault.        ...
01:52, 08/07/2019

Australia's Domino's Pizza sued for underpaying staff, shares slide Australia's Domino's Pizza Enterprises was hit on Tuesday by a class-action lawsuit over employee underpayment which the fast-food chain said it would defend itself against, but its shares fell more than 6% to a four-year low....
12:00, 06/25/2019

Danny Masterson, Church of Scientology sued for alleged rape cover-up, stalking Four women who previously accused actor Danny Masterson of rape reportedly filed a lawsuit against him and the Church of Scientology alleging that they were stalked and harassed by its members....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Danny Masterson, Church of Scientology sued for conspiracy to cover up sexual assaults "Once her lawsuit is thrown out, I intend to sue her and the others who jumped on the bandwagon for the damage they caused me and my family," Masterson said....
04:52, 08/16/2019

A German Boys Choir Is Being Sued for Gender Bias After Rejecting a 9-Year-Old Girl BERLIN (AP) — A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender. The State and Cathedral Choir is one of the most renowned boys choirs in Germany, founded in 1465 ...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Tiger Woods Sued Over Restaurant Staffer's Drink Driving Death: Report Tiger Woods faces a lawsuit from the parents of a staffer at his Florida restaurant who died in a drink driving accident after allegedly being overserved alcohol, TMZ reported Monday....
09:13, 05/14/2019

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
16:52, 05/30/2019

Apple sued for not disclosing that 'iCloud storage' relies on third-party cloud services Two iCloud users have filed a complaint, charging they paid the "Apple premium" for cloud storage under the presumption that Apple would store their data on its own servers....
21:39, 08/15/2019

Ex-Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner sued for chopping down protected LI trees The former owner of the Cleveland Browns must cough up some serious green for hacking down roughly 100 trees on protected Long Island land, according to a lawsuit. The Peconic Land Trust wants $1 million a tree from billionaire Randy Lerner, because ...
06:13, 09/06/2019

An Officer Being Sued For Failing To Help Lauren McCluskey Screwed Up In Another Domestic Violence Case The Salt Lake Tribune has obtained records from the University of Utah that show one of the police officers accused of mishandling the Lauren McCluskey case was disciplined about four months following her murder for his mistakes in another domestic v...
18:00, 07/03/2019

Mom who sued transgender daughter over medical treatment takes case to the Supreme Court A mother who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case....
01:52, 07/25/2019

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s student loans after 10 years....
00:13, 07/12/2019

T-Mobile Says That Getting Sued for Selling Users’ Location Data Violates Its Terms of Service T-Mobile screwed over millions of customers when it collected their geolocation data and sold it to third parties without their consent. Now, two of these customers are trying to pursue a class-action lawsuit against the company for the shady practic...
21:39, 07/10/2019

James Dolan reportedly sued by MSG shareholder over high pay and focus on music career While the Madison Square Garden CEO and Knicks owner was accused of spending too much time making music with his blues band, New York fans might want him to keep doing more of that and less overseeing of the beleaguered NBA team....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports Sued By Former Boxer Over Severe Brain Injuries Suffered In The Ring Jay-Z and his sports management company Roc Nation Sports are being sued by former featherweight boxer and Roc Nation client Daniel “Twitch” Franco, who says that reckless scheduling and inadequate post-fight medical procedures led to catastrophic, c...
06:52, 05/22/2019

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, filed more than 2,000 lawsuits often against poor and African American patients...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Google and Private Research University Sued for Sharing Medical Data Without Patient Consent In a class-action complaint filed on Wednesday against Google, a private research university and its medical center reveals not only how one of the most powerful companies in the world can obtain your most intimate data, but highlights their ability ...
02:26, 06/28/2019

Don Lemon Sued for Alleged Assault by New York Bartender, CNN Defends News Anchor [Corrected] A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y., bar last summer. Filed on Sunday, the suit seeks unspecified damages for the “demeaning, unprovoked and offensive assa...
23:13, 08/14/2019

Don Lemon Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault by New York Bartender, CNN Defends News Anchor A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged sexual assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y. bar last summer. Filed on Sunday, the suit seeks unspecified damages for the “demeaning, unprovoked and offensiv...
16:26, 08/14/2019

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
16:39, 05/22/2019

Ryan Seacrest Productions, Bravo sued by model who claims she was filmed partially nude without consent Ryan Seacrest's production companies have been sued by Kiara Bellen for allegedly filming her in a private dressing room while she was pregnant.        ...
22:00, 07/31/2019

'Which Fitbit is waterproof?': A guide to the water-resistance of every Fitbit model Fitbit No Fitbit devices are fully waterproof, but most are water-resistant to a certain extent. The Fitbit devices that are water-resistant include the Fitbit Ace 2, the Fitbit Versa, the Fitbit Charge 3, Fitbit Inspire, and Fitbit Ionic. Fitbit ...
12:52, 08/14/2019

Razer Basilisk Gaming Mouse: 16,000 DPI Optical Sensor - Chroma RGB Lighting - 8 Programmable Buttons - Mechanical Switches - Customizable Scroll Resistance - Matte Black Razer Basilisk Gaming Mouse: 16,000 DPI Optical Sensor - Chroma RGB Lighting - 8 Programmable Buttons - Mechanical Switches - Customizable Scroll Resistance - Matte Black...
17:00, 08/30/2019

5 ways Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ honors (and even outshines) the Jim Henson original "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance," Netflix's prequel to Jim Henson's cult classic "Dark Crystal," honors the original with just enough nostalgia.        ...
18:13, 08/30/2019

Social media star Fatboy, mayor sued for causing riot at Mount Vernon high school Social media sensation Fatboy SSE is getting sued by the Mount Vernon school district – along with the city’s embattled mayor – for allegedly sparking a riot that caused more than $76,000 in damages at the local high school. Fatboy, 26, a Harlem-born...
21:26, 07/26/2019

Tiger Woods sued for wrongful death after his restaurant employee allegedly drinks at work, dies in crash Tiger Woods allegedly allowed his Florida restaurant to over-serve alcohol to an employee who struggled with alcoholism which led to his death, a new lawsuit alleged....
06:39, 05/14/2019

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.        ...
02:26, 06/05/2019

What Karma Looks Like: Ex-Detroit Officer Who Mocked Woman in 'Black Girl Magic' Snapchat Video Sued Twice for Racist Abuse If there were ever a pantheon of racists (aside from your middle school American history textbook, that is) former Detroit police officer Gary Steele surely deserves an honorable mention....
13:39, 05/02/2019

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing som...
06:26, 09/10/2019

FBI sued by 16 women claiming agency’s training program is ‘good old boy network’ 16 women have sued the FBI, saying they were the victims of sexual harassment during training from their male instructors.        ...
18:39, 05/30/2019

'Culture of racism': Detroit Tigers, Chris Bosio sued by former clubhouse attendant Ex-Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant Derrell Coleman II claims he experienced discriminatory remarks and actions from ex-pitching coach Chris Bosio.       ...
17:26, 07/27/2019

Don Lemon sued for allegedly assaulting New York bartender, 'categorically denies' claims CNN’s Don Lemon is denying accusations from a former Hamptons bartender who accused the television host of assaulting him at a New York bar last year.        ...
08:39, 08/14/2019

Student who sued health agency over chickenpox vaccine now has the chickenpox The lawyer for a Kentucky high school student who wasn't allowed to participate in school activities because he wasn't vaccinated for chickenpox says his client has now contracted the illness....
16:39, 05/09/2019

NBCUniversal, National Football League and Carrie Underwood sued over Sunday Night Football theme song Football fans, are you ready for some litigation?! Per Yahoo! News, a group of songwriters have filed a federal lawsuit against NBCUniversal, the National Football League, Carrie Underwood, and others for allegedly plagiarizing a song originally post...
18:39, 06/20/2019

A vegan woman sued her neighbors for barbecuing in their backyard: 'It's deliberate' Cilla Carden took her case to Australian supreme court, citing her neighbors' barbecuing, smoking and children playing basketball.        ...
17:52, 09/03/2019

Uber Wants to Be the Uber of Everything The ride-hailing company, headed for its IPO next week, aims to dominate the world of transportation, from food delivery to freight. But can it make any money?...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Pop! Goes the Uber Things haven’t been going so hot for Uber, which is burning through billions of dollars a year with no fleet of driverless taxis in sight to stop it. Now, the party is really over: According to a report in Crunchbase News, Uber has decided to stop bu...
05:13, 08/15/2019

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 ability to live with human dignity.”...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Here's What You Need to Do to Take an Uber or Lyft at PDX Now Figuring out the best mode of transportation for leaving an airport can be tricky, especially if your preferred method is using a rideshare app. Confusion starts when you try to pin yourself to the correct location, and continues as you wait to be co...
23:13, 05/14/2019

|Uber'shypedissolvesandIPOjoinsranksofWallStreetflops Uber plunged immediately at the opening of trading, falling as much as 8.8% from its IPO price of $45 per share, a level that was already at the low end of bankers’ expectations....
12:26, 05/12/2019

Here's who gets rich from Uber's IPO Over the last decade, Uber raised unprecedented amounts of funding from a who's who of investors to pave the road for its rapid expansion into cities around the world. Now, as Uber finally becomes a public company, some of those investors and Uber's ...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Uber's IPO might just be a bust Based on how two high-profile initial public offerings have done lately, Uber might be better off pitching itself as a delivery service for plant-based food via Uber Eats as opposed to a company that takes passengers from point A to point B....
19:52, 05/07/2019

Uber Cuts More Than 400 Jobs Uber cut 435 technical employees in the company’s latest downsizing as it faces market pressures to turn a profit and the possibility of higher driver pay....
14:26, 09/11/2019

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 likelihood of success....
09:52, 05/22/2019

Uber lays off 435 employees The company counts nearly 100 million customers to app, but is having hard time making money. This is the second round of layoffs this year for Uber.       ...
05:39, 09/11/2019

Uber And Lyft Don't Have A Right To Exist On Wednesday, Uber and Lyft released a new petition against Assembly Bill 5, the California bill about to be debated in the Senate that, if passed, would almost certainly result in gig economy workers being designated as employees in the state rather...
20:39, 08/30/2019

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 the next year by at least $141 million....
13:52, 06/04/2019

Uber Only Has 800 Marketing People Now On Monday, Uber announced it had laid off a third of its marketing department. According to the New York Times, an internal email said the team had “grown bloated.”Read more......
12:26, 07/30/2019

Is the Uber of babysitting safe? Need a baby sitter? There’s an app for that. Uber-esque baby-sitting services, including the popular Bambino and UrbanSitter, are gaining traction among harried local parents, who love that they can hail child care as easily as a car. Of course, when...
02:52, 08/15/2019

Uber Prices IPO at $45 a Share Uber priced its initial public offering at $45 a share, near the low end of its expected range as the ride-hailing giant grapples with choppy markets and the disappointing debut of its chief rival....
00:00, 05/10/2019

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 that would represent a significant change to the ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Uber And Lyft Take A Lot More From Drivers Than They Say In July, an Uber driver we’ll call Dave—his name has been changed here to protect his identity—picked up a fare in a trendy neighborhood of a major U.S. metropolitan area. It was rush hour and surge pricing was in effect due to increased demand, me...
21:39, 08/26/2019

Uber reports $5.2B net loss in Q2, revenue up 14% The ride-hailing company said the large net loss reflected $3.9 billion of stock-based compensation expenses related to its initial public offering. ...
02:39, 08/09/2019

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....
15:39, 06/18/2019

TLC approves permanent cap on Uber, Lyft in NYC The city is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to permanently extend the freeze on new for-hire vehicles in the Big Apple. The commission also green lit a reduction on the amount of tim...
20:39, 08/07/2019

Uber, Down $14 Billion Since Friday, May Drop Even Further Outpacing the New York Stock Exchange’s losses on another rocky day of trading, Uber’s disappointing IPO is becoming disastrous, falling an additional 10.8 percent in its second day as a public company.Read more......
00:26, 05/14/2019

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 rating threshold....
14:00, 06/04/2019

Why I wouldn't panic about Uber's lackluster IPO Uber's initial public offering proved a gigantic bust. On Friday, the ride sharing company took the largest financial hit of any American company, and its stock plummeted by roughly 10%. Leftist activists and the Gizmodo contingent of tech foes cheer...
18:39, 05/14/2019

Uber Has Poisoned an IPO Market That Was Sick Anyway Uber’s flop makes it harder for the next big Silicon Valley unicorn trying to shift its losses on to public markets, just as Snap’s dire debut did two years ago....
13:39, 05/14/2019

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 least $141 million....
22:13, 06/04/2019

NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted to extend the cap it approved last summer, which limits the number of for-hire-vehicles that can ope...
02:39, 08/08/2019

Uber unveils IPO terms that are well below expectations Uber Technologies Inc, the world's largest ride-hailing company, plans an initial public offering that values the company as much as one-third below what the startup's insiders had hoped for, between $80.5 billion and $91.5 billion....
18:13, 04/28/2019

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, that will mean some reassigning of roles, and as...
03:13, 06/08/2019

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....
23:52, 06/07/2019

Uber has a solution for chatty drivers We've all been there. You've had a long, tiring day, and you hail a ride to get home. Your driver is nice, but they're perhaps a little too eager for some chit-chat and to play their favorite radio station, when you'd like a modic...
02:26, 05/15/2019

Uber suspends XL service in Istanbul U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber will suspend its UberXL services in Istanbul from Friday, it said, though passengers in Turkey's largest city will still be able to call smaller yellow taxis through its app....
17:26, 05/31/2019

Two Uber Board Members Step Down Two Uber directors—including entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, who had been vocal about changing the ride-hailing firm’s culture—are resigning from its board....
12:13, 07/25/2019

Here's Uber's dream of flying cars 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 questions about plans for increased air traffic over ...
15:52, 06/12/2019

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 develop a "significantly below average rating."...
20:13, 05/29/2019

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....
23:13, 05/29/2019

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 independent contractors, not employees. If drivers ...
21:52, 05/20/2019

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....
21:00, 07/11/2019

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.        ...
03:26, 05/30/2019

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....
14:26, 06/14/2019

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....
06:13, 05/30/2019

Uber Freight HQ opens in Chicago Uber today announced the opening of its Chicago-based Uber Freight HQ, which it says will be one of the engineering hubs for its transport business.Read More...
19:00, 09/09/2019

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....
02:26, 05/16/2019

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 so much freaking money....
23:13, 05/30/2019

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-sharing company announced on Thursday.Releasing its firs...
23:39, 05/30/2019

Uber Ruthlessly Prioritizes 435 People Out of a Job Uber has laid off 265 engineers and 170 members of its product team because it is a successful company based on sound financials that is not badly in need of a drastic overhaul.Read more......
09:39, 09/11/2019

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 also had begun to see "less aggressive pricing" b...
02:13, 05/31/2019

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 more direct control....
00:52, 06/08/2019

Uber drivers protest ahead of IPO Drivers for Uber turned off their app to protest what they say are declining wages ahead of Uber’s initial public stock offering, expected to raise billions for the ride-hailing giant. (May 8)        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves? Uber and Lyft state that kids under 18 can't ride without being accompanied by an adult. Some do anyway, even with parental permission.        ...
13:13, 05/01/2019

Uber prices IPO at $45 a share, at low end of range Uber, in one of the most high-profile U.S. listings since Facebook's IPO seven years ago, raised $8.1 billion in adopting a risk-averse stance with its equity market debut. The IPO comes against a backdrop of turbulent financial markets and the plung...
23:39, 05/09/2019

Outside Uber HQ, Drivers Demand a Cut of the Riches SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Just days ahead of Silicon Valley’s most hyped mega-IPO, a group of a several hundred Uber drivers gathered in front of the company’s San Francisco headquarters and took over the street in a protest demanding fair pay, benefit...
02:52, 05/09/2019

Uber does not look like a business worth $90bn. Nothing like 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 coincide with this week’s IPO [Initial Public Offer...
19:52, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions Protests take place in UK, US, Brazil and Australia as ride-hailing app prepares for stock market debutUber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US and other countries including Brazil and Australia to demand better pay and conditions ahead of the ...
19:26, 05/08/2019

DealBook Briefing: Uber Is Lowballing Its I.P.O. The ride-hailing giant plans to disclose this morning that its I.P.O. could value it at $90 billion — less than it had told some investors to expect....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Analyst: Uber value will grow above IPO price Uber began trading as a public company at $42 per share Friday, nearly 7% below its initial public offering price. But many analysts predict the price will recover and grow. (May 10)        ...
00:13, 05/11/2019

Uber had the worst first-day dollar loss ever of any US IPO AP Photo/Richard Drew Uber started trading on Friday in an initial public offering that valued the company at $75.5 billion. By the end of day Friday, the stock was trading down 6.7% off the $45 a share, where the company had priced on Thursday nigh...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Uber drivers strike as IPO looms Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and Britain planned to strike May 8 in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions....
17:13, 05/08/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike for better pay Uber and Lyft drivers went on a nationwide strike and urged riders to boycott the services Wednesday in an effort to urge the companies to increase wages....
00:39, 05/09/2019

Uber slips below $70 billion value in turbulent first day It took more than two hours for Uber shares to finally start trading after Uber executives and drivers congregated at the New York Stock Exchange for the bell-ringing ceremony. Uber closed at $41.57, giving it a market capitalization of just $69.7 bi...
18:13, 05/11/2019

Uber, Lyft losses keep competitors at bay SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fare war between Uber and Lyft has led to billions of dollars in losses for both ride-hailing companies as they fight for passengers and drivers. But in one way it has been good for investors who snatched up the newly public co...
17:13, 05/11/2019

PayPal to invest $500 million in Uber Online payments company PayPal plans to invest $500 million in Uber Technologies as the ride-hailing firm unveiled terms for its initial public offering on Friday, Refinitiv IFR reported....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Uber opens first day of trading at $42, below IPO price Uber’s public stock debut is not shaping up to be a 5-star ride. The ride-hailing giant opened its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange at $42 a share, well below its IPO price of $45 a share — a major setback for the company’s much-an...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Uber valued at $82.4bn as it prices IPO at $45 per share Loss-making ride-hailing app asking investors to pay $45 per share – at the low end of the range it had set for Wall Street debutUber is seeking a valuation of $82.4bn, less than the $100bn it was hoping for, but still making it one of the largest IP...
02:00, 05/10/2019

With ring of a bell, Uber goes public With a ring of the opening bell, Uber is looking to pick up passengers as a newly public company on the New York Stock Exchange. Officials expect trading to start around 11:30 a.m. Friday. (May 10)        ...
20:26, 05/10/2019

Uber shares slump for second day after ill-fated IPO Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell as much as 12% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant's poorly received Wall Street debut on Friday and raising more questions about investors' faith in its ability to make profits....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Uber starts trading at $42, down 6.7% from IPO price Uber's stock crumpled 6.7% down from its IPO price at the start of trading in Silicon Valley's most hotly anticipated public offering in years.Read More...
01:13, 05/11/2019

How Uber is turning everyone in the company into a data scientist Uber has built internal tools and platforms that others in the company can leverage, bringing cutting-edge expertise to anyone within the company.Read More...
07:13, 07/31/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers are striking over pay and job security Ridesharing drivers for have acted on promises to go on strike over labor conditions. Workers for Uber, Lyft and other companies in 10 cities (including Chicago, New York City and LA) are staging actions to demand better pay and job security. The e...
21:00, 05/08/2019

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 Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina lef...
21:26, 06/08/2019

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 prompted the company to look for another site for tria...
15:52, 06/12/2019

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....
23:26, 05/30/2019

Uber Is Latest Firm to Flounder Post-IPO Many of the most anticipated technology IPOs in the past decade have disappointed investors after reporting their first quarterly results as public companies....
19:52, 08/09/2019

Dutch minister: I did not have contact with Uber on tax plan The top Dutch tax politician has denied meeting representatives of Uber Technologies , in answer to questions from parliament about why the company has been allowed to claim a provisional $6.1 billion tax write-off in the Netherlands....
18:13, 09/02/2019

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 Monday, noting that Uber was apparently testing th...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Uber will restrict NYC drivers' access to app due to new regulations Uber drivers in NYC may find themselves unable to access the app during lull periods. According to Reuters, the ridesharing giant will start locking drivers out of its app at times and in areas with low demand to comply with the city's new regul...
13:13, 09/17/2019

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 seen by Reuters....
23:13, 06/07/2019

Top executives leave Uber after internal shakeup NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is parting ways with two of its top executives less than a month after the company’s rocky initial public offering. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told employees in an email Friday he plans to be more involved in day-to-day operatio...
00:39, 06/08/2019

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 do so and is on the brink of war with its global ...
11:00, 05/05/2019

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are preparing to launch a series of strikes protests on Wednesday in an effort to fight for better pay and...
00:13, 05/08/2019

Uber to cut about 400 employees, citing 'mediocre results' Uber went public in May and currently trades just below the IPO price. The San Francisco-based company and its hometown rival, Lyft Inc., are under pressure from investors for heavy losses. ...
23:13, 07/30/2019

Mendoza lays out welcome mat for Uber, but drivers are yet to arrive Unlike in Buenos Aires City, the innovative ridehailing firm was welcomed by the provincial authorities in Mendoza with open arms. But while Uber was a runaway success in the capital, takeup has been slightly slower in wine country...
18:52, 05/04/2019

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 May....
11:13, 05/31/2019

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....
19:13, 06/13/2019

Uber quizzed on growth at IPO roadshow in London Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi sought to persuade money managers in London that the loss-making ride hailing firm's growth plans justified a valuation of up to $91.5 billion in an initial public offering (IPO)....
17:39, 04/29/2019

New Lawsuit Against Uber Is Set to Test Its Classification of Workers A class-action suit on behalf of drivers in federal court in California, filed on Wednesday, accused Uber of wrongly classifying drivers under the state’s employment test....
23:26, 09/12/2019

Uber driver fired for kicking gay couple out of car Uber has fired a New Jersey driver for kicking out two female passengers for being gay, according to a new report. Kristin Michele and Jenn Mangan had grabbed a ride-share car from their home in Oaklyn to a concert in Camden on Friday night when Mich...
21:00, 09/09/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offering that could set its value at around US$84 billion....
19:00, 04/29/2019

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 braking systems designed for computer control rathe...
18:13, 06/12/2019

Uber's first investors open up about their wild ride Mike Walsh was busy trying to manage his doomed software company in 2009 when he agreed to take a 15 minute meeting with a little-known figure in the tech industry named Ryan Graves....
15:00, 05/10/2019

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 car should you sit on? Small talk or silence?Sinc...
11:13, 06/01/2019

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million people took Ubers or used the company's services. That's the first time it hit that monthly mile...
23:26, 08/08/2019

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 conference, along with a new user swappable battery syste...
00:13, 06/13/2019

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...
19:52, 06/12/2019

New Uber feature to silence drivers - but it comes at a price It is well-known that taxi drivers often like to chat with their customers, but if you prefer a quieter journey, then ride-hailing app Uber has the answer....
19:26, 05/17/2019

Cramer's week ahead: A red-hot market, and Uber's IPO "We've got a runaway freight train of a market and I'd love to see the darned thing cool off for more than a session or two," the host said....
02:26, 05/04/2019

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's autonomous driving system from the outset. ...
17:26, 06/12/2019

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....
15:39, 06/12/2019

Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six U.S. cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working conditions, two days ahead of the company's expected market debut....
00:26, 04/30/2019

Uber parties for IPO were so wild an employee had to resign Hopefully Uber drivers on duty skipped these alcohol-fueled company parties. In-house bashes on the day the company went public reportedly got so out of hand that one was shut down and another employee was forced to resign after a drunken outburst, a...
18:26, 05/18/2019

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related to its initial public offering....
05:52, 08/09/2019

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.       ...
19:13, 07/10/2019

Uber and Lyft stop hiring new drivers in NYC Both Uber & Lyft have placed a hold on new drivers in New York City. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
20:26, 04/30/2019

Drivers Lead Protests Ahead of Uber IPO Drivers for ride-sharing companies protested Wednesday, saying companies such as Uber Technologies and Lyft have failed to pay drivers a living wage....
21:00, 05/08/2019

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 caught masturbating in his white BMW sedan, which wa...
23:00, 07/01/2019