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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 ...

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday

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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.        ...
23:17, 05/05/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers in New York, other cities set to strike for two hours Wednesday Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike to protest the treatment of their drivers Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
19:51, 05/08/2019

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....
22:17, 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....
15:17, 05/06/2019

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....
08:00, 05/06/2019

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 ...
19:17, 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....
01:00, 05/09/2019

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....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers eye IPO riches, call for strike in U.S. and UK Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day before the ride-services company launches its initial public offering, valuing it at as much as $90 billio...
09:51, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike as part of an international protest against pay and conditions on the eve of the ride-hailing app’s s...
05:34, 05/08/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike in cities across the US NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Organizers are planning dem...
06:17, 05/08/2019

UK Drivers to Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO Rideshare drivers across the Atlantic have plans to sign off the Uber app and spend their time protesting in four major metro areas. The message, coordinated around Uber’s plans to go public, is a clear rebuke of the company’s IPO plan, which will ma...
20:17, 05/03/2019

U.S. Ride Share Drivers Will Strike On May 8th Ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers in major U.S. cities have united to strike during peak hours on Wednesday May 8th for two hours from 7AM to 9AM local time, according to a report from Autoblog. Cities which may see rush hour even more rush-y include New York, S...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike during rush-hour Uber and Lyft drivers participated in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of drivers.        ...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
23:17, 05/03/2019

Lyft, Uber drivers planning worldwide strike next week New York drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing apps will be joining colleagues from across the globe by briefly going on strike Wednesday to demand better job security, and higher wages....
00:17, 05/04/2019

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation this week....
07:17, 05/08/2019

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in UK ahead of U.S. action Uber drivers in Britain started a day of transatlantic strikes on Wednesday to protest at the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
14:17, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
04:17, 05/04/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is timed to coincide with Uber’s IPO filing on Friday. The flashiest new tech stock to hit the market, Uber ...
19:51, 05/08/2019

REFILE-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
04:17, 05/04/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
04:34, 05/09/2019

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.        ...
17:51, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Crossing the digital picket line? Uber and Lyft offer discounts as drivers strike Drivers are shutting off apps in protest across more than a dozen US cities as Uber prepares to go publicUber and Lyft are offering riders and drivers discounts and incentives to use the app on Wednesday as drivers seeking better wages strike across ...
22:51, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from McDonald’s who were striking for the right to union...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursday....
12:34, 05/08/2019

'With this money, I cannot survive': Uber, Lyft strike hits L.A., NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest Uber and Lyft drivers protested low wages in Los Angeles, New York and cities across the country but the impact on customers appeared limited.        ...
22:17, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers set to protest around the world ahead of the company's $90 billion IPO Drivers are also expected to stage protests against Uber and Lyft in at least eight cities around the U.S., including New York, Chicago and San Francisco....
11:51, 05/08/2019

Uber’s Future May Depend On Convincing the World Drivers Aren’t Part of its ‘Core Business’ Facing the most serious threat yet to its business model, Uber is dusting off a legal argument it has employed with mixed results: that it’s a technology platform, not a transportation company. Now, as a new California law threatens to upend it...
20:18, 09/12/2019

Uber and Lyft Are Recruiting Their Own Drivers to Lobby Against Drivers' Rights “Gig economy” tech companies that rely on armies of “independent contractors” are panicked at a bill being considered in California that could force them to classify their workers as actual employees. Now, they’re busily enlisting their own workers t...
00:17, 08/30/2019

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...
05:17, 08/30/2019

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...
21:17, 09/06/2019

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....
20:34, 05/22/2019

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...
19:17, 08/26/2019

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...
03:00, 05/15/2019

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...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers won't talk to you – if you pay the premium Whether you're commuting into work on hangover, rushing to the airport, or getting ferried home in an inebriated state, sometimes your time in Uber isn't conducive to relaxed conversation. That's why Uber is allowing riders to stipulat...
12:00, 05/15/2019

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)        ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

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.       ...
20:51, 07/17/2019

Uber and Lyft stop accepting new drivers in NYC Uber and Lyft have stopped hiring new drivers in New York City, due to a newly-passed law aimed to tamp down on an already oversaturated rideshare market. Politico reported that Uber stopped accepting new driver applications on April 1, with Lyft fol...
05:17, 04/30/2019

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.        ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

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....
03:34, 04/30/2019

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...
15:00, 05/04/2019

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....
21:34, 05/08/2019

Disgruntled Uber drivers turn off apps The best ride-hailing app in the world is useless if it can't connect you with a vehicle, something customers often discover after last call at an out-of-the-way bar or arrival at a sparsely populated vacation spot....
07:51, 05/10/2019

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...
02:17, 05/09/2019

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....
20:17, 05/17/2019

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

The Latest: Uber reaches settlements with some drivers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Uber pricing its initial public offering of stock on Wall Street (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Uber has reached settlements with some drivers who said they should have been classified as employees instead of independ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Uber: Drivers tell us through focus groups and surveys they don’t want to be employees Uber agrees workers must be protected. We’ve proposed a progressive approach to ensure security and flexibility, writes chief legal officer Tony West       ...
02:51, 09/17/2019

Uber to limit drivers' app access to comply with NYC regulation Uber on Tuesday will begin limiting drivers' access to its app in New York City to comply with regulation aimed at boosting drivers' pay and easing congestion in Manhattan, laws that Uber says will have unintended consequences....
04:17, 09/17/2019

Drivers Start Strikes Ahead of Uber’s Blockbuster I.P.O. A walkout by Australian drivers began a series of planned work stoppages around the world to protest wages and work conditions of ride-hailing services....
11:17, 05/08/2019

Australian taxi drivers sue Uber over 'illegal operations' A 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 harming them financially....
05:17, 05/03/2019

These Uber and Lyft Drivers Can Tell You in Great Detail How They're Getting Screwed Thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers drove in a slow protest caravan in New York City today asking for stronger legal protections, just a week after California passed a bill that could reclassify those “independent contractor” drivers as real employees...
02:53, 09/18/2019

Uber drivers cross Brooklyn Bridge to protest IPO Uber and Lyft drivers turned off their apps Wednesday to protest declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Striking drivers formed a caravan to cross the Brooklyn Bridge Uber's IPO on Friday....
22:17, 05/08/2019

Uber Drivers’ Day of Strikes Has Muted Start Before Company’s Big I.P.O. Drivers for the ride-hailing company in Australia and Britain began a series of planned work stoppages to protest ride-hailing companies’ wages and work conditions of ride-hailing services....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, including Mexico and India, following a series of pilot programs.Read More...
05:34, 07/03/2019

Indian Drivers Face The Heat As Uber Plans IPO As Uber drivers planned a global strike on Wednesday ahead of the ride-hailing giant's massive initial public offering (IPO), Uber drivers in India said they are facing the heat as cash incentives......
23:51, 05/09/2019

Uber's next business idea: Lending money to drivers Uber is reportedly looking into offering loans directly to drivers, according to a report from Recode. The ride sharing company recently sent out an in-app survey to some drivers that indicated the company is starting to build a "new financial produc...
05:17, 09/07/2019

Protesting Uber, Lyft drivers cause massive backup: ‘We will not be ignored!’ The plan to snarl traffic and protest outside Gracie Mansion was hatched moments after Uber revealed Friday afternoon it would mimic Lyft’s policy of deactivating drivers when demand was low, organizers said. Stewards for the Independent Drivers Guil...
01:00, 09/18/2019

Uber now lets premium riders opt out of conversations with drivers Uber is rolling out a bunch of new features for Uber Black premium riders, including the ability to request "quiet time" and help with luggage.Read More...
04:17, 05/15/2019

Uber, Indian Oil To Offer Fuel Discounts To Drivers Ride-hailing giant Uber on Thursday announced it is partnering with state-run Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOCL) to offer discounts to drivers on petrol, diesel and CNG at IOCL petrol pumps across India....
13:17, 05/31/2019

Hundreds of Uber Drivers in Toronto Are Joining a Union In a growing number of cities where rideshare platforms operate, drivers are fed up with the low pay, long hours, and lack of basic worker protections that shlepping strangers around entails. In the U.S., this has led to large, coordinated protests a...
10:34, 06/27/2019

Uber and Lyft Cut Off Hiring of New Drivers in NYC as New Regulations Appear to Work Lyft and Uber are halting onboarding for new drivers in New York City following last year’s historic vote that lifted the wage minimum for drivers ride-hailing companies late last year, Politico reported Monday.Read more......
22:51, 04/30/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:17, 05/14/2019

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...
10:34, 09/12/2019

Brazil court rules Uber drivers are freelancers, not employees A Brazilian high court has ruled that Uber drivers are not employees of the mobile ride-hailing company, a decision that bolsters its business model in its second-largest market....
02:34, 09/05/2019

'They treat us like crap': Uber drivers feel poor and powerless on eve of IPO Wage cuts and inadequate bonuses mean drivers are left behind as ride-hailing firm prepares for stock market debutA lot of very rich people will get even richer when Uber goes public on 9 May in one of the most anticipated initial public offerings (I...
09:00, 05/07/2019

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       ...
02:51, 09/17/2019

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in their cars. One study found average monthly pay from...
02:34, 06/08/2019

Investors are hiring Uber drivers to scout houses to flip CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how Uber drivers are getting paid to scout potential properties for investors as the house flipping market fizzles....
01:34, 06/08/2019

Uber stock rises after NLRB rules drivers are not employees Uber drivers who are agitating for full-time employee status face a lengthy stretch ahead. Shares of the ride-hailing giant rose 3.3% on Wednesday, a day after the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Uber drivers are contractors, not employees....
10:34, 05/16/2019

As Uber gears up for IPO, many Indian drivers talk of shattered dreams In 2016, Rajesh Raut started driving an Uber taxi in Mumbai, hoping he could earn more than the $215 he received each month for making flatbreads at a roadside stall....
09:51, 05/08/2019

Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls NEW YORK (AP) — One in six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports. But taking a taxi or limousine isn’t necessarily a safer option. Nearly a quar...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Australian Taxi Drivers Sue Uber Over Wages They Say Its Arrival Cost Them In their lawsuit, the drivers accuse the ride-hailing giant of operating illegally in the country and of destroying their livelihoods. Uber denied the allegations....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Rich Uber Passengers Can Now Demand Silence From Their ‘Contractor’ Drivers Through the App Congratulations to Uber, a company currently valued at $67 billion by the stock market that has never made any money and lacks a viable business model, for finding another new and novel way to dehumanize its workforce....
00:51, 05/16/2019

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...
08:51, 09/12/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan strikes in major cities Ride-hailing drivers in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and other large cities said they would participate in the strike on Wednesday and encouraged users to boycott the apps as well....
14:51, 05/08/2019

Ride-hailing drivers expose financial unrest before Uber IPO NEW YORK (AP) — As Uber prepares for its stock market debut Friday, its long-term success or failure will largely depend on the nearly 4 million drivers who serve as the backbone of the company’s network. The ride-hailing company will need to c...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Ruling declares that ridehailing company drivers decide whether, when and for how long they work, not when their employer saysThe ridehailing company Uber does not have a traditional employment relationship with its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman h...
05:51, 06/07/2019

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...
10:00, 09/12/2019

We Think Uber and Lyft's New Surge Fares Screw Drivers and Riders. Help Us Prove It. Uber changed how its surge pricing works last year. Not for riders, but for drivers. The changes have resulted in drivers earning less from surge pricing, but riders are still paying the same inflated costs, with Uber pocketing the difference....
21:34, 07/01/2019

Uber sued by thousands of Australian taxi drivers in class action An Australian law firm has filed a class action against Uber 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....
06:51, 05/03/2019

Uber faces lawsuit by Australian taxi drivers for 'illegal operations' A law firm 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 harming them financially....
12:51, 05/03/2019

City bus and train drivers busted moonlighting for Uber and Lyft: report More than a dozen MTA bus and train operators were busted driving for-hire vehicles like Ubers and Lyfts during mandated rest time between shifts, according to a series of 2018 investigations published by the agency’s Inspector General on Wedne...
07:34, 07/11/2019

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go. If the weather’s bad, a major concert or sporting event just let out, or it’...
01:34, 06/15/2019

Uber and Lyft Drivers Say They Want to Change Ridesharing's 'Predatory Business Model' California appears to be on the verge of passing AB5, a bill that would make it much harder for companies to classify employees as “independent contractors”—and a bill that scares Uber and Lyft to death. Drivers from those companies wrote in to tell ...
19:00, 09/05/2019

Uber adds 'Comfort' tier for extra legroom and silent drivers Uber is adding a new ride option that aims to make your journey a more personal and relaxed affair. Uber Comfort is an upgrade on the everyday ride, and ensures you have extra legroom in a newer, mid-size car, where you can make advance requests rela...
18:34, 07/09/2019

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.Read more......
11:00, 05/21/2019

Uber and Lyft strikes: US drivers stop taking rides in protest over pay Actions in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego and PhiladelphiaStoppages vary from two hours to whole dayRideshare drivers are striking and protesting in major cities across the United States, with many participating in a 24-hour strike of the Uber and ...
19:17, 05/08/2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers Face Stiffer Regulations in New York City New York City intends to renew its cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses, part of a push to tighten its rein on Uber and Lyft, and help protect the city’s troubled taxi industry....
04:34, 06/13/2019

Joined by Pete Buttigieg, Drivers Blockade Roadway Outside Uber Headquarters To a steady beat of whistles, car horns, and “AB5 and a union!” hundreds of rideshare drivers amassed outside Uber’s corporate headquarters in San Fransisco this afternoon. For over an hour, Market Street has slowed to a crawl, choked by the cars of ...
22:51, 08/27/2019

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers call off strike to negotiate Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers voted on Sunday to call off an indefinite strike, with their union agreeing to negotiate with employers in government-brokered talks due on Tuesday....
00:51, 08/19/2019

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers vote to go ahead with strike Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers voted on Saturday to strike from Monday for an indefinite period, raising fears about the impact on the country's tourism-dependent economy during the busy summer season....
22:34, 08/10/2019

Portugal fuel-tanker drivers say they will suspend strike, negotiate Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers will suspend a five-day-old strike that led to fuel rationing at the height of the tourist season and negotiate with employers in government-brokered talks, their union said on Friday....
17:17, 08/16/2019

Portugal's fuel drivers strike, government calls in police The Portuguese government imposed fuel rationing at petrol stations and called in police drivers to deliver fuel on Monday to prevent a strike by hauliers from paralyzing the country at the height of the tourist season....
19:53, 08/12/2019

Female drivers feel abandoned by Uber and Lyft after reporting a sexual assault Guardian investigation finds drivers who have experienced range of safety issues say companies offer little to no supportOne month into driving for Lyft around Atlanta, Alicia Dukes was sexually assaulted by a passenger on 21 April after she drove hi...
08:51, 06/19/2019

Lili Reinhart warns travelers about fake Uber drivers after her own airport experience "Trust your gut. It could save you," the "Riverdale" actress tweeted after refusing to get in a car at the airport that lacked ride-share signage.        ...
19:17, 06/04/2019

Uber loses $1 billion in Q1 2019 as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spent heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses.Read More...
21:51, 05/31/2019

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public company....
02:34, 05/31/2019

The Uber drivers forced to sleep in parking lots to make a decent living A growing group who commute from places as far as eight hours away spend the night in their cars to pick up fares around San Francisco during the dayEvery Saturday morning before the sun rises, 35-year-old Uber driver Sultan Arifi rolls up the sleepi...
07:34, 05/08/2019

Uber co-founder buys record-breaking LA mansion for $72.5m as drivers fight for wages Los Angeles sees a spike in the homelessness population while homes the size of football fields are selling for more than $100m Two massive luxury real estate deals in Los Angeles have shone a harsh light on the wealth gap in a region where tens of t...
02:51, 07/03/2019

Uber class action: taxi and hire-car drivers join lawsuit against company Uber defends service, saying governments across Australia have recognised the concept of ridesharingA class action filed on behalf of thousands of taxi and hire-car drivers against Uber alleges the global rideshare company operated illegally in Austr...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Uber and Lyft pledge $60 million to ballot measure in fight to keep drivers as contractors Uber and Lyft on Thursday pledged $60 million to a California ballot initiative for the 2020 election that would maintain the status of their drivers as contract workers....
04:51, 08/30/2019

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classifying their workers as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent ...
22:34, 09/11/2019

New Feature Lets Uber Black Car Riders Tell Their Filthy Pleb Drivers to Shut the Fuck Up Uber has announced a new feature that will allow some riders to properly express their disgust for their filthy, lower class drivers—all with the simple touch of a button. Read more......
16:51, 05/15/2019

'Shut up and drive'? Option for Uber riders to avoid small talk divides drivers Some decried the change as a violation of ‘free speech’, while others worried about how it would affect their ratingsLess than a week after a disappointing IPO, Uber is taking the guesswork out of whether to make friendly banter during your rides wit...
10:00, 05/18/2019

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...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Lawmakers strike deal to catch reckless drivers, protect school buses ALBANY — Yellow school buses will soon be equipped with cameras aimed at catching reckless drivers who pass them while stopped to board or drop off students, lawmakers confirmed Tuesday. Right now, only a police officer who sees a motorist pass a sch...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for possible properties....
18:00, 06/07/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Exposes About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some cases billions—of dollars. They include Travis Kalanick, the company’s co-founder and ex-C...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because they’re classified as independent contractors instead of employees. But Uber doesn’t think of its dri...
18:17, 05/08/2019

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....
18:34, 09/11/2019

Rush-hour Uber and Lyft driver strike was a flop in NYC Ride-hailing strike? What ride-hailing strike? A driver strike that was planned for Wednesday-morning rush hour against ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft appeared to be a flop in New York City, as cars appeared plentiful and surge pricing was ...
16:51, 05/08/2019

New York's Rideshare Organizers Clash Amid Unprecedented Uber Strike Long Island City—Just days before Uber’s expected debut on the stock market at a conservative but still-astronomical $80 to $90 billion valuation, the anger among rideshare drivers boiled over into an international day of action.Read more......
02:17, 05/09/2019

Uber, Lyft driver strike latest move to organize gig workers PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A strike by Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the United States this week caused barely a ripple to passengers looking to catch a ride, highlighting the challenges in launching a labor movement from scratch in an industry...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Commuters urged to support Uber, Lyft strike by not using ride-sharing apps As drivers of Uber and Lyft protest Wednesday, users on social media are urging customers to stop using the ride-sharing apps in solidarity.        ...
15:34, 05/08/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Uber Launches New Program to Get Drivers Who Can't Afford Cars to Drive Cars for Them Uber was once a modest company with modest goals: unleash the power of the free market in a heavily-regulated industry to provide on-demand, convenient rides while allowing folks with cars to make extra cash driving people around. It didn’t take long...
01:34, 05/31/2019

Uber and Lyft Pay Drivers Like Employees to Protest A Bill That Would Make Them Employees A California bill that would classify gig economy workers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers, as employees is currently winding its way through the legislature. AB5, as the bill is known, passed the House in May and is currently being debated in the Sena...
11:34, 07/17/2019

Could Uber, Lyft drivers trick the apps to increase surge pricing? Experts say 'probably' A 2017 study found that drivers can increase surge prices by collectively shutting down ride sharing apps and then quickly logging back on.        ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

The Uber strike should worry investors and the company because it points to a fundamental problem with its business model (LYFT) Uber and Lyft and their investors should be worried about the strike Wednesday by the app-based taxi companies' drivers. The labor action highlights a fundamental problem with the companies' businesses — they're losing lots of money in spite of...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,00...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; Guterres welcomes new Mozambique peace accord; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico “responsible for enforced disappearances”; indigenous...
00:51, 08/08/2019

How Uber Aims To Move Things Around The World Uber's biggest competitor isn't rival ride-hailing service Lyft, analysts say, but Amazon, which moves goods all over the world. It has budding businesses such as freight forwarding, food delivery and......
08:17, 05/10/2019

Uber Is 'Worth' Twice As Much As Ford Because That's the Insane World We Live In Now Every high school economics teacher tells their students—or should, at least—that the entire field depends on the assumption that people act rationally. This is not because people aren’t stupid—good Lord, are people stupid—but because it’s more conve...
16:51, 05/10/2019

Uber set to sign massive lease at 3 World Trade Center The deal will give the ride-hailing app seven floors, totaling more than 300,000 square feet, with an option to take an eighth floor for an additional 50,000 square feet, Crain’s New York Business said on Friday....
05:17, 09/14/2019

| Schmidt hopes to strike right balance for World Cup Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt hopes he gets the balance of his squad right for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, admitting he failed to do so four years ago....
09:34, 09/01/2019

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more ...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Food delivery, freight and logistics: How Uber aims to move things around the world Uber has laid out a strategy to dominate the transportation and logistics market ahead of its hotly anticipated stock market listing. But can it solve the problem of food that is delivered cold?...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Stuber review: The world’s worst Uber ride becomes pure popcorn comedy At this year's RTX Austin conference (Rooster Teeth's big animation con), attendees were treated to a surprise film screening. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
13:17, 07/12/2019

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in ...
21:34, 05/24/2019

Strike hits production at world's biggest Nutella factory Workers blockade French site, halting three production lines as ingredients run lowA factory in northern France that makes 25% of the world’s Nutella has been blockaded for a week by workers demanding more pay, causing key ingredients to run low.The ...
21:34, 06/03/2019

Laugher and Goodfellow strike World Series gold and silver in London "Jack Laugher MBE and Dan Goodfellow produced a pair of stunning performances to secure a Great Britain 1-2 in the Men’s 3m Springboard at the London leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series."...
02:00, 05/19/2019

| Sweden strike late to beat Chile after World Cup rain delay Sweden scored two late goals to beat Chile 2-0 on Tuesday after a long hold-up in their women's World Cup match in Rennes because of a violent storm....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Are we ready for the end of the world? NASA conducts drill for potential asteroid strike NASA is conducting a drill this week to see how we'd actually prepare if a giant asteroid was hurtling toward the Earth.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 leading run scorers: Top batsmen standings and strike rate The world's finest one-day batsmen are battling it out to be named top run scorer at this summer's 2019 Cricket World Cup, a tournament that looks blessed with some of the most powerful hitters the sport has ever produced....
13:00, 07/10/2019

Jackie Groenen strike sinks Sweden and puts Netherlands into World Cup final New Manchester United signing Jackie Groenen ensured the Netherlands finally got the better of an excellent Hedvig Lindahl in the Swedish goal, in extra time, to set up a final between the reigning world champions, the USA, and the European champions...
02:17, 07/04/2019

World Cup Live: Pakistan Lose 2 Early Wickets As Cottrell, Russell Strike Live Cricket Score 2019 World Cup, WI vs PAK, ICC Cricket Live Score: Pakistan will look to draw inspiration from their Champions Trophy 2017 triumph....
12:17, 05/31/2019

| Hong Kong strike | US shootings: WATCH the top world news videos for today Commuter chaos as protesters shut Hong Kong with general strike | Authorities investigate two back-to-back mass shootings; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
14:17, 08/05/2019

Uber prices long-awaited IPO at $45 per share, valuing world’s largest ride-hailing company at $82 billion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber prices long-awaited IPO at $45 per share, valuing world’s largest ride-hailing company at $82 billion....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 leading run scorers: Top batsmen standings, highest strike rate The world's finest one-day batsmen are battling it out to be named top run scorer at this summer's 2019 Cricket World Cup, a tournament that looks blessed with some of the most powerful hitters the sport has ever produced....
17:34, 07/08/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last ...
05:17, 08/02/2019

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....
17:17, 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....
18:34, 09/14/2019

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...
03:34, 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...
22:51, 08/01/2019

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...
13:51, 07/18/2019

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...
15:34, 06/12/2019

| US points to Iran over Saudi strike | Thunberg gets climate honour: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike | Teen activist Thunberg receives Conscience Award; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:51, 09/18/2019

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...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Netherlands reach Women's World Cup final as Jackie Groenen extra-time strike sees off Sweden The European champions will meet the reigning champions in Sunday's World Cup Final after the Netherlands beat Sweden 1-0 to set-up a clash with the USA....
00:17, 07/04/2019

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...
22:34, 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...
19:51, 04/30/2019

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...
04:00, 05/31/2019

UAW hourly workers hope for short strike against GM as strike begins Standing in light rain on the first day of the GM strike, UAW workers say they're unified but eager to get a deal brokered.       ...
18:19, 09/16/2019

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights had been cancelled....
14:17, 08/24/2019

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
10:51, 06/19/2019

'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.        ...
08:00, 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....
02:17, 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...
13:34, 07/24/2019

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...
11:34, 07/27/2019

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
19:51, 06/20/2019

'It's war': World's largest Nutella factory cuts production as workers strike in France Production has shut down almost entirely at the France plant which annually produces more than 600,000 jars.        ...
00:00, 06/05/2019

British Airways strike latest: Heathrow Terminal 5 reduced to 'ghost town' by 48-hour pilots' strike British Airways' Terminal 5 Heathrow base was a "ghost town" today as its worst ever pilots' strike grounded all but five of its scheduled 850 flights....
21:51, 09/09/2019

The 7 best deals you can get this Wednesday Get your Hump Day off to an excellent start with big savings on robot vacuums, Audible memberships, and so much else thanks to these incredible deals.       ...
21:34, 07/10/2019

What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘This Close’ and ‘When We First Met’ Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the most romantic episodes of “How I Met Your Mother.” Or revel in the bitterness and violence of “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”...
18:00, 05/20/2019

A Very Warm Wednesday Wednesday will be your last chance to knock that grass down before wetter weather fires up again. We’re mostly to partly sunny and very warm with highs soaring to the mid 80s, only a handful of degrees shy of Lexington’s record high. Scat...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Severe Threat Wednesday PM After a few days with sunshine and warmth, an active pattern has set up to bring us through the rest of the week and upcoming weekend. Wednesday brings in a slight chance for severe weather as a potent cold front dives south.    The setup currently h...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Why the next Tory leader may not become PM on Wednesday The arrival of the 77th prime minister on Wednesday will mark the first time in history the officeholder has been selected by a party membership rather than MPs or the wider electorate - and rarely has this transfer of power been marked by such uncer...
11:51, 07/22/2019

The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Wednesday This Wednesday, you can snag huge savings on the best true wireless earbuds we've ever tested, plus save on portable cold brew coffee makers and more.       ...
22:51, 08/07/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: 288 Condoms and More An Aukey Gold Box, Jachs Summer closeout, MacBook Air laptops, and a Lodge cast iron skillet lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:19, 09/11/2019

A black moon rises Wednesday: What is it and can we see it? There’s a black moon on the rise. On Wednesday night, North Americans will get a rare chance to see a “black moon,” which occurs only about every two and a half years, according to Space.com. To be clear, the moon won’t sudden...
03:17, 08/01/2019

The 5 best Amazon Prime Day deals you can get this Wednesday Prime Day is right around the corner, but you don't have to wait until July 15 to save on all your favorite products.       ...
17:34, 07/03/2019

Wednesday Forecast: It’s drying out and “cooling” down TUCSON – High pressure shifted to the southwest, and this is importing dry air into our region. This is why we are going to have dry conditions the next few days. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 103 degrees under mostly sunny ski...
16:17, 07/03/2019

Everything that happened on Huawei’s Wednesday from hell Huawei is having a horrible week, and it’s only Wednesday. Last Thursday, the Trump Administration placed the Chinese technology conglomerate on an Entity List, preventing US companies from doing business with it. And now we’re seeing Europe-based co...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Active Weather Begins Wednesday The hot, sunny, comfortable, and quiet forecast will be coming to an end midweek. Better chances for rain and storms are expected for many days starting Wednesday. As for now, things remain pleasant outside. The southerly wind shift has taken our tem...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Wednesday Forecast: 80s and plenty of sunshine TUCSON – Triple digit heat is right around the corner. Until then, Southern Arizona can enjoy the 80s. It will be a warmer afternoon than yesterday, but daytime highs will still be about 10 degrees below average. Today’s forecast high will reach a h...
05:34, 05/30/2019

Excessive heat Tuesday and Wednesday TUCSON – Temperatures remain above average this week with highs making a run for the record Tuesday and Wednesday. Our chance for storms increases the second half of the week, so at least there’s that! Today: Sunny and hot. High: 105° To...
23:17, 08/19/2019

"Wednesday Morning, 8 AM" is the only #SaveAPBio argument you really need Adults lie to kids all the time, for as many reasons as you might care to name: manipulation, protection, convenience, and, sometimes, just because it’s easy, and kind of fun. The annals of educational film and TV are full of “great” teachers who ins...
16:51, 05/30/2019

Why Sheffield Wednesday cannot be charged over Hillsborough Wednesday’s then safety officer, Graham Mackrell, has been convicted over the disaster but the club, to the families’ despair, is immune to prosecutionBereaved Hillsborough families’ last sight of accountability from the football establishment for th...
05:17, 05/16/2019

Semenya decision to be announced by CAS on Wednesday The decision on Caster Semenya’s challenge to continue competing without any restrictions will be announced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) at 1000 GMT on Wednesday....
18:51, 04/29/2019

What’s on TV Wednesday: A Democratic Debate and ‘Hamlet’ The first presidential debates of the Democratic primary race kicks off in Miami. And ahead of a new “Ophelia,” stream a great performance of “Macbeth.”...
14:34, 06/26/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Hottest temperatures of the year, so far TUCSON – A high pressure aloft will bring the hottest daytime temperatures so far this year through Thursday. 106 degrees for the high in Metro Tucson. Temperatures will return closer to seasonal normals and cool down to the upper 90s Friday i...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump Jr.’s meeting comes after Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Report: Patriots WR Brown to practice Wednesday Wide receiver Antonio Brown has been an early bird all week at New England's facilities and will practice for the first time with the Patriots on Wednesday, NFL Network reported Tuesday....
05:17, 09/11/2019

BlackRock: ECB turns up the pressure on the Fed to act more aggressively Wednesday BlackRock's global fixed income chief says the European Central Bank just turned up the pressure on the Federal Reserve to more toward easier policy....
13:34, 06/19/2019

Huddersfield 0-2 Sheffield Wednesday: Championship – as it happened In the battle of the new managers, two excellent goals from Steven Fletcher and Sam Winnall gave Garry Monk an ultimately comfortable victory over the Cowley brothers 2.19pm BST Garry Monk won the battle of the new two new Yorkshire managers as Sheff...
17:17, 09/15/2019

Chicanos Por La Causa to hold job fair Wednesday TUCSON – Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLA) is hosting a job fair in Tucson on Wednesday. The event will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at El Pueblo Neighborhood Center Building 9, located at 101 W. Irvington Rd. CPLC says there will be more than 20 employers at...
16:17, 05/15/2019

2019 U.S. Open: Matches to Watch on Wednesday Donna Vekic can enter the top 20 with a win against Belinda Bencic in their quarterfinal. Gaël Monfils and Matteo Berrettini offer a study in contrasts....
21:00, 09/04/2019

Senate to try to pass border aid on Wednesday, McConnell says The U.S. Senate will consider legislation to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico later on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said....
20:34, 06/26/2019

Which teams most need to make a move by Wednesday afternoon? As good as they are, the Yankees could use a starter and the Dodgers need help in their bullpen. But which contenders have the most pressure to make a deal?...
10:17, 07/30/2019

Ukraine prime minister to step down on Wednesday Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said he would step down after the next government meeting on Wednesday and that he would take part in the upcoming parliamentary election....
17:34, 05/20/2019

Belichick: Brown to practice with Patriots on Wednesday Antonio Brown will practice with the New England Patriots on Wednesday, but his future remains murky as the NFL meets on the same day to discuss how to handle his off-field conduct, according to USA Today....
05:34, 09/12/2019

Royals, Cardinals postponed, will play 2 Wednesday ST. LOUIS (AP) — The opener of the I-70 series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals was postponed because of a forecast for severe weather and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on Wednesday. The National Weather Se...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Five TUSD schools to remain closed Wednesday TUCSON – Five Tucson Unified School District schools will remain closed on Wednesday. The closure comes after an issue with a waterline on the southwest side of Tucson. The extra day off will give Tucson Water time to complete the repair. Tucso...
10:17, 09/05/2019

UK PM hopeful Gove says he did not have a meeting with Trump on Wednesday British environment minister Michael Gove, one of the favorites to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had not had a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday but had exchanged a few words with him on Monday....
19:00, 06/05/2019

PCC to honor 93 registered nurse graduates Wednesday TUCSON – Pima Community College is set to honor 93 registered nurse graduates during a candlelight and pinning ceremony on Wednesday. PCC says hundreds of family and friends plan to attend the celebration. Danielle McBride will be the student speaker...
23:34, 05/13/2019

The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 10:30 p.m. California Sen. Kamala Harris says President Donald Trump “needs to be held accountable” for what she sees as 10 prosecutabl...
05:17, 08/01/2019

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday, Sept 4 Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 16 points higher at 7,284 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * BHP: Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspen...
07:34, 09/04/2019

U.S.-Mexico talks on Wednesday to be held around 3 or 4 p.m: official Talks at the White House on Wednesday with Mexican leaders will be held around 3 or 4 p.m., a U.S. administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity....
01:00, 06/05/2019

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday Little movement in the S&P 500 over the past two sessions "really does obscure a lot of drama under the surface," according to CNBC's Mike Santoli....
15:51, 09/11/2019

Here’s What Protesters Were Yelling During Wednesday’s Democratic Debate (DETROIT) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was targeted with hecklers shouting “Fire Pantaleo” at the second night of the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit. The disruption forced New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker to pause his...
06:51, 08/02/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian could become a hurricane by Wednesday Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Wednesday, forecasters said Sunday as the tempest barreled toward the Caribbean. The eye of the storm, which was about 430 miles east-southeast of Barbados on Sunday afternoon, is al...
02:51, 08/26/2019

How to watch the first Democratic debate on Wednesday, Thursday NBC NEWS – NBC will be hosting the first debate of the Democratic presidential primary season — and the network is offering almost as many ways to watch as there are candidates. Here’s a cheat sheet on how and when to watch. When is the f...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Expect a brief warm-up through tomorrow TUCSON – It will be a beautiful day in Southern Arizona! However, temperatures will remain below-average for this time of year, due to a series of weather systems passing through our state. Today, daytime highs will reach the mid 80s, which is...
19:51, 05/08/2019

TPD identifies cyclist killed in Wednesday’s crash TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has identified the cyclist killed in Wednesday morning collision in central Tucson. According to TPD, 67-year-old Earl Nolan Plunkett was traveling northbound on North Geronimo Avenue when he struck by a 2005 F...
20:34, 07/18/2019

Trump to visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday: mayor U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to pay a visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, four days after a mass shooting that is being investigated by authorities as a hate crime left 22 people dead, Mayor Dee Margo said on Monday....
01:17, 08/06/2019

What will happen before Wednesday's MLB trade deadline? Our experts weigh in Which big name will move next? What will we remember about this trade season? And, umm, what are the Mets doing? We answer 10 big deadline questions....
15:17, 07/30/2019

AP sources: Trump Jr. to speak with Senate panel Wednesday WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s eldest son will meet with the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday behind closed doors, according to two people familiar with the meeting. Donald Trump Jr. heads to Capitol Hill to comply with a sub...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Pima County to hold youth job fair Wednesday TUCSON – If you or someone you know between the ages of sixteen and twenty-four are looking for a job, there will be a youth job fair on Wednesday. It is a free hiring event at the Pima County’s Youth One-Stop Employment Center from 1 to ...
19:51, 07/31/2019

UltraViolet's digital movie locker closes Wednesday It's time to say sayonara to UltraViolet. The cloud-based digital rights locker that lets users watch content across a variety of services will shut down on Wednesday. Earlier this year, the company said it would cease operations on July 31st du...
23:51, 07/29/2019

Garry Monk confirmed as new Sheffield Wednesday manager • Monk back in work after being sacked by Birmingham in June• Manager’s first game in charge will away to HuddersfieldSheffield Wednesday have announced the appointment of Garry Monk as the club’s new manager.Monk replaces Steve Bruce, who left Sheff...
07:34, 09/07/2019

Renault board adjourns FCA merger meeting to Wednesday Renault's board has adjourned a meeting to examine the merger proposal pitched last week by Fiat Chrysler until Wednesday afternoon, the French carmaker said....
19:17, 06/04/2019

Here’s Who Shined, Who Stumbled and Who Survived At Wednesday’s Democratic Debate Ten Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Detroit Wednesday for a rowdy debate that underscored the party’s deep divisions. Here are 10 of the top takeaways: 1. This Was the Most Diverse Presidential Debate in American History Wednesda...
12:51, 08/01/2019

Thousands remember 9/11 victims through Wednesday’s Tower Challenge TUCSON – Sept. 11, 2001, is a day that is burned into the mind of millions of Americans. It’s the day that shook our nation to its core. It was the day that showed us we could be attacked right here at home. But, it was also the day that ...
05:34, 09/10/2019

Yankees-Tigers rained out Wednesday as new plans emerge The Yankees will have to wait another day for revenge. Wednesday night’s game between the Yankees and Tigers in Detroit was rained out, the Yankees announced, leading to a straight doubleheader Thursday, beginning at 1:10 ET. J.A. Happ will sta...
01:34, 09/12/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Warming trend starts today TUCSON – It’s going to start warming up.  Starting today, a warming trend will begin.Today’s forecast high will reach 87 degrees under plenty of sunshine. Clouds will increase this evening.  This warm-up is courtesy of a ridge of h...
14:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE to List SPX Wednesday-Expiring Weeklys Options CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- The Chicago Board Options Exchange ® today announced that it plans to list S&P 500 ® Index Wednesday-expiring Weeklys SM options beginning February 23, 2016.. CBOE's new SPX Wednesday-expiring Weeklys options, or ...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Chiefs' Tyreek Hill meeting with NFL investigators Wednesday Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will meet with NFL investigators this week regarding off-season child abuse allegations. Hill has not been charged with a crime, but has been banned from team activities....
16:51, 06/25/2019

Stock, Forex Markets Closed On Wednesday For Maharashtra Day 1 May Maharashtra Day: The domestic markets had also remained shut on Monday fora general election in the state. Benchmark indexes S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty ended 0.1 per cent and 0.6 per cent......
07:17, 05/01/2019

Sunnyside Little League team to be honored by AllSportsTucson.com on Wednesday TUCSON – The Sunnyside Little League team that advanced to the regional finals and finished just one victory away from advancing to the Little League World Series will be honored on Wednesday at Frog N’ Firkin alongside the University of ...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Cboe Risk Management Conference U.S. Begins Wednesday CHICAGO – March 5, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets will host the 34th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S. this week at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida....
17:51, 05/01/2019

Storm Fernand to reach coast of Mexico by Wednesday: NHC Tropical Storm Fernand, now in the Gulf of Mexico, is forecast to strengthen before it reaches the coast of Mexico on Wednesday night or early Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
10:34, 09/04/2019

New 2019 Ford Puma: small SUV to be revealed on Wednesday News 24 Jun, 2019 Ford has issued a fresh teaser video for the new Puma crossover, which marks the model’s launch date as the 26th June...
18:34, 06/24/2019

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani to throw off mound Wednesday ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani will throw off a mound Wednesday for the first time since Tommy John surgery. The Los Angeles Angels announced the latest big step in their two-way star’s comeback Tuesday night. Ohtani had surgery Oct. 1 at...
09:34, 06/26/2019

UAPD to host active shooter training Wednesday TUCSON – In light of the recent mass shootings, active shooter training scenarios have become an important exercise. The University of Arizona Police Department and the Critical Incident Response Team will be conducting an active shooter training exe...
00:17, 08/13/2019

Rockies-Nats postponed, split doubleheader Wednesday The game between the Colorado Rockies and Washington Nationals has been postponed because of inclement weather in the area       ...
01:34, 07/23/2019

Look out for the super worm moon on Wednesday night – video A rare super worm moon will loom large as it coincides with the spring equinox. It will be the third time this year a full moon has occurred near to the moon’s closest approach to Earth – making it a supermoon – and will be the last such event in 201...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Daytime highs will soar this week TUCSON – It’s going to be another hot day across Southern Arizona. In Tucson, conditions will remain dry this afternoon and temperatures will be remain near average for late-June standards. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 102 degre...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Pelosi to meet with Trump's trade chief Wednesday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will host President Donald Trump’s top trade official as the president faces backlash from lawmakers in both parties over his increasingly aggressive and controversial trade agenda.Pelosi is set to meet with U.S. Trade Repr...
09:34, 05/15/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Triple digit heat continues TUCSON – The triple digit heat will hang around until Friday. Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain about average for mid-June standards through the work week. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 101 degrees under plenty of sun...
18:00, 06/19/2019

National Hot Dog Day 2019: Where to get free hot dogs and deals Wednesday July 17 is National Hot Dog Day and Sonic, 7-Eleven, Pilot Flying J, Portillo's, Love's Travel Stops and other businesses have deals to celebrate.       ...
01:51, 07/17/2019

Orioles-Yankees game postponed, doubleheader Wednesday NEW YORK (AP) — The scheduled game between the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain and wet field conditions. Play never started Monday night and the game was called after a delay of about 2 hours, 15 minutes. It ...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Soft inflation data on Wednesday could spark more speculation for a Fed rate cut soon Consumer price inflation was expected to have increased at a pace of 1.9% in May, slower than in April and below the Federal Reserve's 2% target....
15:00, 06/12/2019

President Donald Trump to visit Dayton, El Paso on Wednesday The White House said Tuesday President Donald Trump will visit communities in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, where gunmen killed more than 30 people in separate attacks last weekend....
08:51, 08/07/2019

Rahul Gandhi's Amethi Visit On Wednesday, First After Poll Defeat Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on Wednesday, his first visit after losing the parliamentary seat to union minister Smriti Irani in the recently-held national elections....
00:17, 07/09/2019

Golf: No Tiger sighting at sunny Bethpage Black on Wednesday The PGA Championship finally took on a major feel on Wednesday as the sun shone, the players emerged from seclusion and spectators turned up in droves to watch the world best players put the finishing touches to their preparations....
02:51, 05/16/2019

Robert Mueller finally spoke in public on Wednesday. Trump did not. For the first time in 10 days, the president did not appear on camera, offering a relatively limited public reaction to Mueller’s nine-minute statement....
01:17, 05/30/2019

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday - RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
19:17, 06/04/2019

The economy is slowing, but not as bad as Wednesday's private payrolls report suggests Economists say while the soft ADP number is an anomaly, they do think the job market is weakening and will worsen if Trump moves forward with tariffs....
22:51, 06/05/2019

Nationals' Max Scherzer to make Wednesday start despite broken nose Despite breaking his nose in a freak accident during batting practice Tuesday, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer will make his scheduled start Wednesday evening....
00:00, 06/20/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces Trading Will Resume on Wednesday, October 31 CHICAGO, IL October 30, 2012 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that trading will resume on Wednesday, October 31 for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Stock Excha...
15:51, 05/02/2019

NYC to host ticker tape parade for soccer champs Wednesday The U.S. women's national soccer team will be showered with praise and paper confetti Wednesday at the first ticker tape parade in New York City since the team's World Cup win in 2015       ...
01:34, 07/10/2019

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
17:00, 05/29/2019

National Cheeseburger Day 2019: Where to get free cheeseburgers and deals Wednesday National Cheeseburger Day is Sept. 18 and restaurants including Applebee's, Burger King and Wendy's are celebrating with deals.       ...
00:03, 09/18/2019

One injured in south side drive-by shooting Wednesday night TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred in the 5800 block of E. Milton Road Wednesday night. According to PCSD, upon arrival, a man was located with apparent gunshot wounds. The vic...
23:34, 06/13/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Winds winding down but a chance for overnight showers TUCSON – It was a windy Wednesday in Southern Arizona with gusts up to 40 to 50 m.p.h. These winds will decrease across much of the area this evening as the upper low moves northeastward toward northwest Arizona. However,various numerical weath...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Yanks’ Paxton to return Wednesday, face Padres’ Paddack NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees left-hander James Paxton will return from the injured list Wednesday to start against breakout Padres rookie Chris Paddack. Paxton confirmed Tuesday he would be ready for the interleague matchup. He has been out with left knee...
04:00, 05/29/2019

National Tequila Day deals are pouring Wednesday. Where to get discounted margaritas July 24 is National Tequila Day and restaurants across the country are pouring deals for the made-up holiday. Here's where to save on margaritas.       ...
22:34, 07/23/2019

Religious festivals and Greta arrives in New York: Wednesday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including New Zealand fashion, the Ganesh Chaturthi and Pancha Dan festivals, and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg arriving in New York Continue reading......
10:51, 08/29/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Another weather system moves into Arizona today TUCSON – The cooler conditions are sticking around. This week’s second storm system will pass through Arizona this afternoon, leaving behind cool conditions here in Southern Arizona. The daytime high today in Tucson is only expected to ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Daily Trading in C2's SPXpm Option Reaches New High on Wednesday CHICAGO, March 15, 2012 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that trading in SPXpm options at the C2 Options Exchange (C2) reached a new high of 38,225 contracts on Wednesday, March 14. Yesterday's volume more than doubled the previo...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Vote-by-mail deadline for Tucson primary election is Wednesday TUCSON – The Tucson primary election is around the corner. That means it’s time to mail your voted ballots – the deadline is Wednesday. Election Day is on Aug. 27. For the City of Tucson, the mayor and city council member seats in Ward 1, 2 and 4 wil...
19:34, 08/20/2019

| Caster Semenya to learn IAAF ruling fate on Wednesday Caster Semenya will find out Wednesday, May 1 if she has won her appeal against IAAF rules to curb female runners' high natural levels of testosterone....
16:51, 04/29/2019

Padres’ Paddack (stiff neck) scratched, to pitch Wednesday TORONTO (AP) — San Diego Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack was scratched from his start against the Blue Jays because of a stiff neck and is expected to throw Wednesday instead. Manager Andy Green said Sunday the neck issue is “nothing s...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Branson's Virgin Orbit to test key rocket Wednesday - source Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday plans to release a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters....
17:34, 07/10/2019

Hail, 110 km/h winds, tornadoes possible east of Edmonton Wednesday afternoon A low-pressure severe weather system in east-central Alberta could generate tennis ball size-hail, wind gusts of 110 km/h and tornadoes Wednesday afternoon....
21:34, 07/10/2019

UK finance minister Hammond to resign on Wednesday over no-deal Brexit Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, takes office....
21:17, 07/21/2019

Wednesday was one of the busiest recorded days in aviation history — and it's going to keep getting busier Flightradar24 More than 225,000 flights were recorded on Wednesday, July 24 — more than ever recorded on a single day, according to flight-tracking service Flightradar24. While that can partly be attributed to increasingly comprehensive global...
12:17, 07/26/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Temperatures will approach triple digits today TUCSON – It’s heating up in Southern Arizona. Temperatures will continue to warm up as high pressure expands over the desert southwest. Today’s forecast high in Tucson is expected to reach 97 degrees under plenty of sunshine. Tomorrow, a...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday: RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
19:51, 06/04/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Prime Day Leftovers, Instant Pot, Samsung Monitors, and More A bunch of board games, Old Spice deodorant, an OXO cold brew maker and Edifier speakers lead off the best, post-Prime Day deals from around the web....
18:51, 07/17/2019

Italy's PM Conte confident on finalizing talks over new government by Wednesday Italy's prime minister said on Sunday he expected to finalize talks over a new government by Wednesday, as the 5-Star Movement and Democratic Party were in intense discussions during the weekend to hammer out a deal on a common agenda and Cabinet pos...
07:34, 09/02/2019

Democrats Will Grill Hope Hicks Behind Closed Doors on Wednesday After months of futile efforts, House Democrats have finally procured a top witness from President Trump’s inner orbit, but they won’t be grilling her on live television. Hope Hicks, Trump’s 30-year-old former communications directo...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Max Scherzer plans to pitch Wednesday with broken nose, says Nationals manager Max Scherzer, who broke his nose Tuesday during batting practice, plans to pitch the second game of a DH on Wednesday, says Nationals manager.       ...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: #NoTobacco Day, China’s economy, family farming, #ClimateAction This Wednesday, we cover: the dangers of smoking for World No Tobacco Day; China’s creative economy; sustainability through family farming, floating cities and #ClimateAction....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Weather good for SpaceX's first Starlink satellite launch Wednesday night SpaceX's first Starlink satellite launch is set for 10:30 p.m. Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, aimed at delivering 60 satellites as part of SpaceX's high-speed internet service....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Greta Thunberg to arrive in NYC Wednesday or Thursday after yacht hits bad weather Climate activist Greta Thunberg is set to arrive later than planned in New York after the yacht taking her across the Atlantic got held up by adverse conditions....
07:17, 08/28/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Diplomacy for Peace Day, #VaccinesWork, the cost of war on Afghans, tech and well-being Top news for Wednesday includes: the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, the launch of World Immunization Week, civilians continuing to bear the brunt of ongoing violence in Afghanistan, the need for more regulati...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
07:17, 06/12/2019

Former Sheffield Wednesday FC secretary fined £6,500 over Hillsborough health and safety offence The former secretary of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club has been fined £6,500 for a health and safety offence related to the Hillsborough disaster....
16:00, 05/13/2019

How to watch: Wednesday's Nintendo Direct may reveal that Overwatch is coming to Switch The presentation will feature "roughly 40 minutes of information" on upcoming Switch games, including Pokemon Sword and Shield and Luigi's Mansion 3. And it seems like an Overwatch port announcement leaked early....
20:34, 09/04/2019

Steve Bruce nears Newcastle move after quitting Sheffield Wednesday • 58-year-old believed to be close to replacing Benítez• Joselu joins Alavés in deal worth around £2.5mSteve Bruce has resigned as Sheffield Wednesday manager, clearing one of the hurdles before being able to take charge of Newcastle United.The 58-ye...
00:34, 07/16/2019

House judiciary committee will vote Wednesday to hold Barr in contempt House Democrats will vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report to Congress....
18:34, 05/06/2019

National Avocado Day: Get free guacamole at Chipotle Wednesday and other July deals July's month full of freebies and deals continues with free MAC Cosmetics lipstick, discounted chicken wings, lasagna and more.       ...
12:17, 07/29/2019

Coming Wednesday: FTC complaint against Facebook over mishandling of user phone numbers Facebook’s regulatory woes are about to get worse, with the Federal Trade Commission set to unveil a complaint against the social networking giant on Wednesday — the same day the company releases its second-quarter earnings — that&r...
04:34, 07/24/2019

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Mets vs Nationals stream: Watch Wednesday’s game live online It’s the New York Mets against the Washington Nationals, and it’s being brought to you by YouTube. The video-sharing website has the exclusive broadcast of Wednesday’s 1:05 p.m. series finale from Nationals Park – the ninth MLB Game of the Week in Yo...
22:34, 09/04/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at the Citi Conference on Wednesday, February 27 CHICAGO – February 20, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and CEO, will present at the Citi Asset Managers, Broker Dealers and Excha...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Puerto Rico governor in 'Rickyleaks' scandal expected to quit Wednesday Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló was expected to step down on Wednesday after almost two weeks of protests against his administration that were sparked by the publication of offensive chat messages with aides, several of whom have already quit....
13:34, 07/24/2019

House Judiciary Committee to Vote Wednesday to Hold Barr in Contempt The House Judiciary Committee sets Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he failed to turn over an unredacted Mueller report....
18:51, 05/06/2019

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the idea of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, U.S. senior administration officials said on Monday....
21:17, 07/15/2019

India v New Zealand semi-final to resume on Wednesday after rain delay • New Zealand are 211 for five overnight with 3.5 overs remaining• Both teams will complete 50-over innings, if weather holdsLet us take the positives. How wise of the ICC to schedule a reserve day for the semi-finals. At 2pm, with 3.5 overs of the N...
23:00, 07/09/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES RECORD DAY OF TRADING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 CHICAGO - January 24, 2008 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that the exchange experienced the busiest day in its 10-month history as reported volume totaled 24,351,356 shares ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Wednesday’s monsoon storms bring more than 135K lightning flashes to Arizona PHOENIX (KPNX) — Mother Nature’s fireworks were on full display Wednesday as monsoon storms hit across Arizona. It was the storm the Valley had been waiting for after a rather dry Monsoon 2019 tied for the fourth driest monsoon on record in Pho...
01:17, 08/31/2019

U.S. Senate intelligence panel to interview Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday: source Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a congressional source said on Tuesday....
23:17, 06/11/2019

Crews battle south side home fire Wednesday morning TUCSON – Two local fire departments responded to a south side home fire early Wednesday morning. Tucson Fire and South Tucson Fire departments were dispatched to a residence near 27th Street and Seventh Avenue at about 6:30 a.m. No injuries were repo...
14:00, 05/02/2019

TEP crews continue to work power outage that occurred during Wednesday’s storm TUCSON – After being left without electricity since 5 p.m. Wednesday, hundreds of residents on Tucson’s southwest side have had their power restored Thursday. According to Tucson Electric Power, more than 2,000 customers living in homes n...
01:17, 08/31/2019

Tariff talks 'have begun,' top officials meet Wednesday: Mexican minister Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said he started negotiating with officials in Washington on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on imports of Mexican products but face-to-face talks will not happen until next week....
05:34, 06/01/2019

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
02:34, 06/01/2019

Trump and Melania to visit El Paso, Dayton Wednesday after mass shootings President Trump and first lady Melania will visit El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday in the wake of two mass shootings in the cities last weekend, the White House said Tuesday. Trump and Melania will touchdown in Ohio at about 10:30 a.m. ...
13:17, 08/07/2019

Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats For two years, Democrats have waited on Robert S. Mueller III to deliver a death blow to the Trump presidency. Wednesday’s hearings with the special counsel could be their last chance....
15:17, 07/20/2019

Cboe to List Mini-SPX Index (XSP) Wednesday-Expiring Weekly Options CHICAGO – January 26, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to list Wednesday-expiring weekly options on the Cboe Mini-SPX Index (XSP),...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Lee Bullen points Sheffield Wednesday in right direction after Bruce dismay | Ben Fisher The fans were dismayed at the departure of Steve Bruce, but his temporary replacement has won his first two matchesA few days ago Chris Wilder joked that Billy Sharp is always stealing his thunder as “Mr Sheffield United” – but across town, a couple ...
11:18, 08/14/2019

Racism. Xenophobia. Bigot. Those were just a few of Merriam-Webster's top searches on Wednesday night Racism, socialism, fascism, concentration camp, xenophobia and bigot were the top searches on Merriam-Webster.com on Wednesday night.        ...
13:51, 07/18/2019

Sheffield Wednesday report Newcastle to Premier League over Steve Bruce deal • Steve Bruce appointed Newcastle manager last week• Wednesday insist some legal issues were still outstandingSheffield Wednesday have reported Newcastle to the Premier League for their conduct during the appointment of Steve Bruce as their new manag...
05:51, 07/23/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Butcher Box Wings, Clear the Rack, Macbooks, iPad Pros, and More Three Pounds of Chicken Wings For Life from Butcher Box, Refurbished Apple MacBook (2017) 12" Laptop and iPad Sale, and Nordstrom Rack’s Clear the Rack lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:34, 07/24/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Blink Security Cameras, AirPods, Clarks Private Sale, and More A Clarks Private Sale, a Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Cam, and $10 off your preorder of Dragon Quest 11 S for Switch lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:34, 08/21/2019

FC Tucson to host fireworks show after Wednesday’s game at Kino Sports Complex TUCSON – The Old Pueblo’s pro soccer team will take the field on Wednesday, July 3 against Toronto FC II at the Kino Sports Complex. Afterward, there’ll be a free, pre-Independence Day firework celebration. Here’s more from Tu...
09:00, 07/03/2019

Aspen Dental to offer veterans free care, sign ups begin Wednesday Getty Images TUCSON – Aspen Dental will open two of their Tucson locations on June 8 to provide free care for veterans. Veterans can start scheduling appointments starting Wednesday by calling 1-844-277-3646. An Aspen Dental representative will let v...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Renault delays decision on Fiat Chrysler merger proposal, to meet again Wednesday PARIS (AP) — Renault delays decision on Fiat Chrysler merger proposal, to meet again Wednesday....
19:34, 06/04/2019

A treasure trove of black history will be sold Wednesday. The buyer may remain a mystery The photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines will be sold at auction Wednesday, but experts fear the photos could be lost to the public forever.       ...
17:51, 07/17/2019

Tucson Fire gives safety warnings after storms hit city’s east side on Wednesday TUCSON — It takes just a few minutes for monsoon storms to become dangerous. On Wednesday, floodwaters stranded several vehicles, which led to swift water rescues. On Wednesday, there were seven calls for stranded vehicles and four calls for s...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: EufyCam Starter Kit, Chupa Chups Lollipops, CleverMade Storage and More A 2-Camera EufyCam Starter Kit, 240 ct. Chupa Chups Mini Lollipops, and a CleverMade Gold Box lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
18:17, 08/07/2019

T. Boone Pickens, who died Wednesday at 91, donated millions to Oklahoma State sports Energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens, who died Wednesday at 91, donated over $500 million to Oklahoma State, which named its football stadium after him.       ...
01:34, 09/12/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: migration tragedy in the Rio Grande, drugs report, Torture Victims Day Top news, this Thursday are: the migration debate spurred by the tragic image of a drowned man and his daughter in the Rio Grande; the Khashoggi killing discussed at the Human Rights Council; key findings from the latest UN report on drugs; updates f...
00:17, 06/27/2019

Houston Ship Channel traffic could reopen Wednesday as barges' removal begins Salvage crews began removing two gasoline barges damaged in a weekend collision with a deep-draft vessel, setting the stage for two-way traffic to reopen in the Houston Ship Channel on Wednesday, officials said....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Netgear Gold Box, Blue Light Glasses, Patio Furniture, and More A Netgear Gold Box, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey for PS4, and an End-Of-Summer Patio Sale lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
18:00, 09/04/2019

Avocado Day: Chipotle, other chains giving away free guac Wednesday despite higher cost Higher avocado prices aren't cancelling National Avocado Day. Restaurants nationwide will still give away free guacamole Wednesday.       ...
04:17, 07/31/2019

As U.S. tariff deadline on Mexican goods looms, Pence to host talks on Wednesday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will host Mexican leaders at the White House on Wednesday for talks aimed at pressuring authorities to clamp down on migrants heading for the southern U.S. border, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday....
01:00, 06/05/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Cuisinart Cast Iron Gold Box, Pyrex, Sphero R2-D2, Adidas, and More A game console coffee table book sale, Hulu subscription, Perry Ellis, and Borderlands 3 pre-order bonus lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:17, 08/28/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference on Wednesday, November 30 CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference in New York City on Wedn...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Steelseries Gaming Mouse, Clarisonic Mia Smart, Dolby Atmos Soundbar, and More A Nebula Projector exclusive, Home Depot grills and smokers, Land’s End sale, and a Thermapen IR thermometer lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:17, 08/14/2019

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan Army and opposition to hold direct talks on Wednesday Ethiopia's mediator in the Sudan crisis on Tuesday urged the Sudanese transitional military council and opposition groups to hold direct talks on Wednesday to agree on remaining unresolved issues....
19:00, 07/02/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 10 CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 17 th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 8:...
07:34, 05/02/2019

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day brings free cookies and sweet savings Wednesday There are few specials for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day Wednesday, but we're filling your appetite for freebies and deals with sign-up offers.        ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-China to stop all imports of 'meat products' from Canada on Wednesday -media report China will turn away any "meat products" shipped from Canada starting on Wednesday, according to a report in Le Journal de Montreal, citing an official in the office of the Chinese consulate general in Montreal....
00:51, 06/26/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Gaming Rig Gold Box, Brother Printer, Star Wars Film Collection, and More An HP Gaming Computers and Redragon Accessory Gold Box, a printer that is actually good, and Star Wars: The Complete Saga lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
18:17, 07/31/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 8 CHICAGO, IL -- February 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 18TH annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Florida on Wednesday, February 8, at 9:30 a...
03:34, 05/02/2019

Transylvania Men’s Lacrosse Heads East to Lynchburg for 2019 NCAA Tournament Opener Wednesday Transylvania AthleticsLynchburg, Va. – The Transylvania men’s lacrosse team will begin the 2019 NCAA Division III Tournament on Wednesday, May 8 against the Lynchburg College Hornets at 6:00 p.m. at Shellenberger Field. The Pioneers (14-4, 8...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali On Wednesday, these are the main stories: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; the UN independent investigator for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi presents findings which show State responsib...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Hurricane Dorian is heading north with 105-mph winds, and its effects could reach Georgia on Wednesday night NOAA GOES-East Hurricane Dorian, now a Category 2 storm, has moved past much of Florida and is expected to hit Georgia by Wednesday evening. A hurricane warning is in effect from the Savannah River to the North Carolina/Virginia border. As of 2 p.m...
23:34, 09/04/2019

Wednesday’s Daily brief: Day 3 of anti-hatred summit, UNFPA turns 50, Ben Stiller #WithRefugees, updates on Abyei This Wednesday, our top stories cover: the 50th birthday of the UN sexual and reproductive health agency (UNFPA); Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller advocating for Syrian refugees in the USA; human rights issues in the Philippines; and an update on the ...
22:17, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Barclays Capital Global Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, September 14 CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, Executive Vice Chairman, will present at the Barclays Capital Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Wednesday, Septembe...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges to Close Wednesday for Day of Mourning to Honor President George H.W. Bush CHICAGO – December 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its U.S. exchanges will close on Wednesday, December 5, in observance of the national Day of Mourning to honor...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, December 5 CHICAGO – November 27, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medi...
23:17, 05/15/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protesto...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland leads on innovation, UNICEF ‘lifelines’ for Yemen, Ebola latest, Liberia peacekeepers Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC warns of a ‘deadly environment’ for health workers, UNICEF delivers cash for 9 million vulnerable Yeme...
22:17, 07/24/2019

Ban drivers from parking on pavements, MPs say News 9 Sep, 2019 Transport Select Committee calls for ‘nationwide ban’ on pavement parking to prevent pedestrians from being put in danger...
18:17, 09/09/2019

Should we take drunk drivers’ gun licences away? Britain takes drunk drivers' gun licences away. California may do something similar. Should Canada? "It's a no-brainer," one gun violence expert says....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Drivers better prepared than ever say F1 bosses Drivers are fitter and more prepared than ever Formula One team bosses said on Friday, denying Lewis Hamilton's claims that F1 had become so easy physically that youngsters could step into the cockpit without doing any hard work....
09:51, 06/08/2019

Sainz: Not enough top F1 cars for top drivers McLaren driver Carlos Sainz says there aren't "enough good cars to feed all the good drivers in Formula 1", and admits the shortage of title-calibre machinery is "very frustrating"...
22:51, 08/26/2019

Make Eye Contact With Drivers So They Won't Run You Over The Lifehacker staff works out of Times Square in New York, which means we’re constantly under the threat of being hit by a passing car. Just today, an SUV nearly ran me over, even though it had a red light....
10:00, 06/01/2019

House Democrats to hold contempt vote Wednesday after Barr misses deadline to provide complete Mueller report The attorney general had released a redacted version on April 18, but Democrats said that was insufficient and have been seeking the full report and the underlying evidence....
16:34, 05/06/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Fear rampant in Burundi, WHO on nutrition, Hurricane Dorian latest, Cyberbullying poll, Bachelet, one year on A recap of Wednesday’s main stories: UN rights experts warn ‘climate of fear’ rampant in Burundi; New health report on proper nutrition; One in three young people say they’ve been bullied online; and UN’s top rights official on world’s crises...
10:17, 09/05/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Yemen aid programmes closing, Guterres Idlib concern, Somalia insecurity, honouring terror victims Today’s stories: aid money promised for Yemen fails to materialize, prospects of new Idlib conflict put millions at risk, new Sudanese transitional government welcomed by UN chief, insecurity threatens Somalia progress....
11:00, 08/22/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohingya in Myanmar; Odessa killings in Ukraine; and par...
00:00, 07/11/2019

TUSD hosting a job fair for bus drivers TUCSON – Tucson Unified School District’s Transportation Department is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Courtesy of Tucson Unified School District TUSD is accepting applications for part-time and full-time bus drivers. No prior exp...
03:17, 06/21/2019

The drivers' manifesto to fix Formula 1 for 2021 Leading Formula 1 drivers including multiple world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have outlined the changes they would like to see to improve grand prix racing's spectacle...
13:17, 06/28/2019

When you have to go: Indy 500 drivers on what going to the restroom looks like in a race Will Power's advice: Let go. 'No one wants to hit a wall with a full bladder.' That's one vote for whizzing around the track.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Formula E Wants Its Cars To Be Less Tough So Drivers Won't Hit Each Other As Often One of the perks of a racing series with entirely electric cars is that they barely make a sound, letting anyone around hear exactly what’s happening on track—including every bit contact, and there’s been a lot of that in Formula E this year. But the...
00:51, 08/07/2019

Lyft Still Desperately Wants Its Own Drivers to Oppose AB5 A contentious bill that puts a stake into the heart of the worker misclassification schemes buoying Uber, Lyft, Doordash, and other overvalued gig work platforms, has passed the California Senate. As predicted, this hasn’t stopped these companies fro...
04:34, 09/12/2019

Drivers Stranded After Tesla's App Goes Down For Hours It’s a terrible feeling when you realize you’re either locked out of your car or it won’t start at all. Recently, several Tesla owners found themselves stranded when the company’s app went down for a few hours over the holiday weekend....
08:00, 09/04/2019

Ice T says Amazon drivers should wear uniforms Ice T tweeted he almost shot an Amazon driver who was "creeping up to my crib" to complete a delivery because the driver had no signifiers who he was.        ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon, in Need of Drivers, Turns to Its Own Employees Amazon will pay its employees to quit and will help them start their own local package-delivery businesses, as the e-commerce giant competes for delivery drivers in the tightest U.S. labor market in 50 years....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Drivers will be used only sparingly at Pebble Beach Hitting a driver long and straight is one of golf's special skills, but not one that will be on display very often at this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where the biggest club in a player's arsenal will likely be used only sparingly....
00:34, 06/12/2019

Tencent launches WeChat for drivers Tencent Holdings on Monday unveiled a version of its popular social media app WeChat tailor-made for drivers with state-backed Chinese carmaker China Chang'an Automobile Group, marking a further foray into transportation solutions....
15:17, 08/26/2019

Over 750,000 UK drivers set to be caught speeding in France News 8 Aug, 2019 Data shows 21 per cent of British motorists are not aware that France’s speed camera tolerances are lower than the UK’s...
15:51, 08/08/2019

U.S. drivers log 2.5% more miles in April than year ago Motorists traveled 2.5% more miles on U.S. roads and highways in April compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report late Thursday....
01:34, 06/21/2019

TUSD to host job fair, looking for bus drivers TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School District Transportation Department is accepting applications for bus drivers. They’re holding a job fair on Tuesday, June 25th at the Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona from 10 a.m. until noon. They...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ‘Appalling’ conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia A recap of Wednesday’s top stories: ‘Inhumane conditions’ in Syria’s Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in South Sudan; Arab League petitioned to support Palestine refugees; and mining in Mongolia should boost d...
10:34, 09/12/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and efforts to make the internet safer for children....
18:17, 04/28/2019

TxDOT channels 'The Waterboy' to tell drivers to be safe The Texas Department of Transportation is using the help of Bobby Boucher from the movie "The Waterboy" to make sure people stay safe on the roads during Mother's Day weekend....
21:51, 05/13/2019

Lyft will now let drivers and passengers specify their preferred pronouns June is LGBT Pride month, and as part of its observance, ride share company Lyft has announced a new feature which lets passengers and drivers specify their preferred pronouns....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Two People A Day Are Killed By Red-Light-Running Drivers The world at the moment is beset on all sides by assholes. You know, the people who don’t put their carts back at the grocery store, who take up much-needed gas pumps while stuffing their faces, and who run red lights. And while not putting your cart...
08:00, 09/04/2019

Cuphead is coming to Teslas and I pity the drivers Over the weekend, Elon Musk revealed to IGN reporter Ryan McCaffrey on a podcast that Tesla would be porting indie platformer Cuphead, of all games, to work in its cars. It can only be played via a USB gamepad and, given which game we’re talking abou...
23:17, 06/04/2019

Don't blame drivers if races are boring, says Hamilton "Lewis Hamilton said Formula One\u0027s rule makers should take the blame for boring races, rather than drivers, after Sunday\u0027s French Grand Prix served up a strong contender for most soporific of the season."...
01:17, 06/24/2019

Amphitheatre School District needs to hire bus drivers TUCSON – Most schools in Southern Arizona start back up in about a month, which means districts are working to fill positions. One job that is hard to fill is the bus driver position. At Amphitheatre (Amphi) School District bus drivers transpor...
19:51, 07/09/2019

EV fees punitive to EV drivers, Consumer Reports says State legislators see special annual electric vehicle fees as a solution for lost gasoline tax revenue that they say stems from having more EVs on the road....
09:17, 09/11/2019

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictions A new graduated licence system in the UK could ban new drivers from the road at night as the Gove...
19:34, 07/18/2019

Film idling drivers and get 25% of their fine, says think tank News 12 Aug, 2019 Drivers who leave their engines running should be filmed by members of the public, who would receive 25% of the offending driver’s fine...
20:53, 08/13/2019

DVLA mishandles confidential data of over 2,000 drivers News 8 May, 2019 The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency mishandled over 2,000 drivers’ confidential details in less than a year, it has emerged...
17:51, 05/08/2019

DUI Task Force cracks down on drunk drivers The Arizona DUI Task Force cracked down on drunk drivers over Memorial Day Weekend. The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety released new statistics from this year’s DUI Enforcement. There were 503 DUI arrests made statewide between May 24 and...
05:34, 05/30/2019

Truck drivers become key EU election issue in Bulgaria SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The future of Bulgaria’s vast number of low-wage truck drivers has become a top campaign issue in the country heading into European Parliament elections, with debates raging on how new EU rules could threaten the workers ...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Norris says even F1 drivers take level of safety "for granted" McLaren rookie Lando Norris believes even Formula 1 drivers take the level of safety in motorsport "for granted" and said Anthoine Hubert's death shook him in "quite a big way"...
14:34, 09/03/2019

School bus drivers are wasting $9 million with GPS negligence They’re lost. The city Department of Education paid nearly $9 million for 6,000 school-bus GPS units — but up to 80 percent were never even turned on, according to a blistering new audit of the bungled system. An 18-month probe by the Spe...
00:18, 09/17/2019

SVPD warning drivers of new hands-free law SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – In preparation to Arizona’s statewide texting ban, Sierra Vista Police Department will be pulling over drivers who are seen holding a handheld electronic device and issuing them warnings. On April 22, Gov. Doug Ducey...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Why drivers support return of refueling in F1 races Formula One drivers are in support of a return to in-race refueling, as they see it as a temporary fix to one of the championship's biggest problems -- overweight cars....
22:34, 07/25/2019

Coca-Cola 600 tests drivers' stamina For all the deserved attention this Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (6 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) receives annually -- for its celebration of our country's military heroes and the challenge of mastering NASCAR's lo...
01:51, 05/24/2019

Older drivers more likely to be distracted by technology, AAA report says Older drivers are more likely to be distracted by in-vehicle technology than their younger counterparts, according to an AAA study.       ...
19:51, 07/25/2019

U.S. to allow drivers to choose 'quiet car' alert sounds The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday proposed allowing automakers to offer a variety of sound choices for electric vehicles and other "quiet cars" to choose from to alert pedestrians....
18:18, 09/16/2019

ADOT: Drivers can report litterbugs by dialing 511 Courtesy: Arizona Department of Transportation PHOENIX – Drivers can report litterbugs by dialing 511. Arizona Department of Transportation’s Traveler Information Line now takes litter reports. Once drivers call 511, they are asked to select the seco...
18:00, 06/19/2019

UPS, FedEx's Sunday Delivery Solution: Pay Drivers Less Drivers who will be working Sundays for FedEx and UPS under a new seven-days-a-week regime will be paid at a much lower rate than those that the companies use during the week....
13:51, 08/05/2019

Mobility as a Service could convert car drivers to bus riders A study of 21,000 consumers shows MaaS could change commuting habits and reduce congestion. People need options beyond Uber to get where they're going....
23:00, 09/05/2019

F1 Drivers Not Sure What To Do With Their Once Fellow Racer Who Turned Into A Vlogger Nico Rosberg should have nothing to prove. He’s a Formula One champion, the son of a Formula One champion, and he retired on top. And yet, for some reason he spends his time being a YouTuber. Now current F1 driver/son of an F1 driver Max Verstappen j...
10:51, 09/07/2019

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan...
02:17, 06/17/2019

Failure is an option: what changes in the MOT test have meant for drivers It’s one dreaded outcome of the MOT test, which got tougher a year ago this week. We ask those in the know all about it Second only to waiting to hear if you’ve passed your driving test has to be waiting to hear whether your car has passed its MOT. ...
09:34, 05/25/2019

Police to use drones to target dangerous drivers News 12 Jul, 2019 Initiative from London’s Metropolitan police will see drones target dangerous drivers and those taking part in street races...
20:17, 07/12/2019

Big drop in uninsured drivers caught on UK roads News 30 May, 2019 Last year saw the lowest number of uninsured drivers caught on the road since 2012, even though 2017, by contrast, saw the most...
14:17, 05/30/2019

Rise in requests from abroad for UK drivers’ details News 10 Jun, 2019 The number of British motorists’ details requested by foreign authorities for alleged driving offences outside the UK has gone up...
03:17, 06/11/2019

Update Your Nvidia Drivers Right Now to Fix Critical Vulnerabilities Windows: Most gamers love updating their graphics card’s drivers to score the best performance for their favorite titles. But even if you’re a “filthy casual,” you’re going to want to make sure your system’s Nvidia drivers are up to date. Nvidia rece...
03:51, 08/06/2019

Road rage: one in five drivers admit to having confrontations News 1 May, 2019 Drivers admit to getting out of their car to argue with another driver or following another vehicle home in road rage incidents...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Heathrow plans its own Ulez for drivers doing drop-off at up to £15 a day Thousands of Heathrow passengers will be made to pay a "pollution charge" of up to £15 if they drive to the airport to catch flights, it was announced today....
15:17, 05/24/2019

Video: 10 F1 drivers who were dumped in the middle of the season Red Bull has become synonymous with mid-season driver changes during its time in Formula 1, but the ruthless seat-swapping did not begin when it arrived in the championship...
22:51, 07/31/2019

We’re Getting a Dutch Grand Prix but F1 Drivers Think It Could Be Terrible The Formula One Dutch Grand Prix is back next year for the first time in more than three decades, at the same track it last ran at in 1985—Circuit Zandvoort, along the Netherlands’ North Sea coast. But nice scenery and triumphant return to a historic...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Older drivers are more likely to be distracted by tech while driving, AAA report says Drivers between 55 to 75 years old are more likely to be distracted by in-vehicle technology while driving, according to a new AAA report.       ...
09:17, 07/25/2019

Wanted: 60,000 drivers. What the shortages at US trucking companies means to you Bad press, high demand and a lack of skilled labor has led to a yearlong truck driver shortage, and it doesn't show signs of stopping.        ...
04:51, 08/25/2019

A Video Reminder That NASCAR Drivers Are Good As Hell Giant ovals seem to have a way of robbing our eyes of any sensation of just how fast Cup cars are going, and it’s easy to forget just how good NASCAR drivers are at, well, driving. Here is a good bit of a throwback to fix your mind....
21:51, 08/16/2019

Williams F1 Esports team win Le Mans race against BMW drivers The Williams Formula 1 team's Esports squad won the BMW 120 at Le Mans hosted on iRacing, with factory BMW drivers Philipp Eng and Nicky Catsburg racing in the field...
18:51, 05/27/2019

Lyft loses NYC lawsuit over minimum wage for drivers The New York Supreme Court ruled today to uphold New York City's minimum wage for drivers working for ride-sharing services, shooting down a challenge to the rule from Lyft. The ruling will maintain the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission...
01:51, 05/02/2019

Podcast: Can the drivers save Formula 1's 2021 revolution? Lewis Hamilton did not just hit out at the state of Formula 1 after the dull French Grand Prix, he warned that the championship's 2021 revamp was being derailed too...
10:34, 06/27/2019

London drivers issued with 1.4m traffic penalties in one year News 3 Jul, 2019 Authorities in London issued 1,439,942 moving traffic penalties in 2017-18 – a 30 per cent increase on the previous financial year...
21:00, 07/03/2019

MPs call for tougher penalties on drivers using mobile phones Committee says ban on hands-free use should be considered amid rise in road deathsTougher restrictions on drivers using mobile phones, including extending the ban to hands-free devices, should be considered, MPs have said.The transport select committ...
01:51, 08/13/2019

15 drivers hit with grid penalties after Monza F3 qualifying farce Fifteen of the 30 FIA Formula 3 cars have received grid penalties after a farcical qualifying session at Monza on Friday, where many have been penalised for driving unnecessary slowly...
10:51, 09/07/2019

F2 drivers confused about why some cars lost a lap in Monaco race Formula 2 drivers remain confused about why more than half the field restarted a lap down after a feature-race red flag caused by Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher...
20:34, 05/24/2019

Fine For Drivers Speeding On Accident-Prone UP Expressway With accidents becoming the order of the day on the Lucknow Agra Expressway, the Yogi Adityanath government has hit upon a new idea to check speeding on the expressway....
16:34, 07/01/2019

Loaded: the moped delivery drivers of Hanoi – in pictures From footballs to live fish, delivery mopeds piled high with unwieldy, unlikely goods are one of the Vietnamese capital’s most distinctive sights. As the city plans to ban motorbikes altogether, photographer Jon Enoch captured the drivers at work Con...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Two thirds of UK drivers don’t understand European road signs News 6 Aug, 2019 New research reveals 65 per cent of UK drivers don’t understand European road signs, despite 40 per cent having driven abroad...
13:17, 08/07/2019

Formula E drivers support 2019/20 attack mode changes Leading ABB FIA Formula E drivers say the changes to attack mode - including increased power - for the 2019/20 season will lead to more overtaking and strategy variance...
17:17, 07/03/2019

Lyft offers free EV charging to Portland drivers Lyft might have a way to recruit more EV drivers: top up their cars for free. The ridesharing service has teamed up with Portland General Electric to offer free EV charging in the Oregon city's metro area to eligible drivers from July 1st onwar...
03:34, 06/02/2019

Perez: F1 needs to change 'massively' or risks losing drivers Racing Point's Sergio Perez says that Formula 1 risks drivers walking away unless it changes 'massively' to move the championship away from being decided by teams...
13:17, 05/10/2019

Drivers gridlock DMV offices for new licenses ahead of deadline These DMV lines are driving New Yorkers crazy. Motorists seeking to renew their licenses are facing waits that can stretch for half a day at packed Department of Motor Vehicles offices — even “License Express” outposts. A trip to the 30th Stree...
02:00, 09/01/2019

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
08:00, 06/09/2019

AAA: older drivers struggle with multi-tasking behind the Wheel (NBC News) A new study by AAA suggests older drivers are especially vulnerable to distractions while behind the wheel. AAA, along with researchers at the University of Utah, completed a comprehensive study looking at the reaction times in older drive...
23:34, 07/25/2019

Are high-tech cars too distracting for older drivers? (NBC NEWS) A new AAA car safety study suggests that tech-laden “smart” cars are too distracting, which can undermine efforts to keep roadways safe, especially when those getting behind the wheel are aged 55 and over. Cars today boast all ...
06:00, 07/26/2019

Colombia can only suspend app drivers' licenses for 3 years, not 25-court Colombia can only suspend the licenses of drivers who provide services via ride-hailing apps for three years, not 25, the president of the Constitutional Court said on Tuesday....
08:51, 09/18/2019

More than 1,600 drivers now suspended after deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash The Massachusetts Registry for Motor Vehicles has now suspended over 1,600 drivers after a horrific crash in New Hampshire that killed seven.        ...
11:17, 07/13/2019

Drivers will pay less for gas this July 4th than last year, despite a recent rise in prices Drivers should pay about a dime less per gallon for gasoline over the Fourth of July holiday than last year, even with a major refinery outage and new taxes in about a dozen states....
20:17, 07/02/2019

Losing Spanish GP "a shame" despite Zandvoort's appeal - F1 drivers The loss of Barcelona from the Formula 1 calendar would be "a shame" even though the prospect of racing at Zandvoort is appealing, according to several grand prix drivers...
10:34, 05/10/2019

F1 drivers Norris, Verstappen join to win virtual 24 Hours of Spa McLaren and Red Bull Formula 1 drivers Lando Norris and Max Verstappen respectively teamed up and avoided late drama to win the virtual 24 hours of Spa on iRacing...
19:17, 07/21/2019

The car tire of the future will be eco-friendly, 'talk' to drivers and fix their own flats Tire manufacturer's are reshaping — quite literally — your car's tires in ways aimed at yielding improved safety, performance, fuel economy and more....
01:51, 08/06/2019

Newspaper finds black drivers stopped, searched more often LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An analysis of traffic stop data by The Courier Journal has found African Americans in Louisville are disproportionately stopped and are three times more likely to be searched than white drivers. The paper analyzed 130,999 stop...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Amazon will no longer use drivers' tips to cover their base pay Amazon has pledged to be more transparent and to tell its its Flex delivery drivers how much they actually earn, according to an email sent to contractors as seen by the LA Times. Amazon has since confirmed the change to Engadget. Perhaps more import...
23:17, 08/23/2019

Russell: F1 drivers made to 'look like idiots' by Silverstone wind Williams Formula 1 driver George Russell said that the unpredictable wind conditions during Friday free practice for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone could "make yourself look like an idiot"...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Drivers could love these odd features on the 2020 Hyundai Palisade A vent designed so the driver won't feel the wind in their hair? The 2020 Hyundai Palisade SUV has some of the oddest new features.       ...
15:00, 07/25/2019

UPS drivers face health risks in trucks without air conditioning TUCSON – It’s happening all over the United States. UPS trucks are not being air-conditioned, and for some drivers this is causing heat related illnesses. NBC found over 100 reports across 23 states of UPS employees being admitted to the...
03:51, 07/20/2019

Niki Lauda, one of Formula One's greatest drivers, has died Niki Lauda was a successful Formula One driver, aviation entrepreneur, television F1 pundit, and more recently the non-executive chairman of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team....
06:51, 05/21/2019

Colorado hopes to fine gas car drivers who park at EV stations It's already hard enough to find an electric car charging station, but it's worse when you have to deal with passive-aggressive types (or just inconsiderate folk) who park their gas-based cars in those stations. Colorado, at least, wants to...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Seidl: F1 teams, drivers can't complain about rules they pushed for McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says teams and drivers cannot complain that there are too many rules in Formula 1, because they pushed for them in the first place...
13:34, 07/03/2019

DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning more on average. The development comes more than a...
01:34, 08/23/2019

Back-to-school cars: These are some of the best vehicles for teenage drivers Each of 2019's Best New Cars for Teens has available forward collision warning and forward automatic emergency braking, according to U.S. News.       ...
08:51, 08/20/2019

Nvidia’s new GeForce drivers are playing havoc with some CPUs Nvidia’s latest graphics drivers made plenty of introductions – most notably support for GeForce GTX 16-Series laptops (and the new GTX 1650 desktop card) – but it seems that version 430.39 has also brought with it a rather nasty...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Judge Orders Madrid to Keep Fining Polluting Drivers The ruling reversed the conservative mayor’s suspension of fines for older car models that enter the center of Madrid, saying the low-emissions zone was “essential” in order to improve the quality of air....
13:17, 07/06/2019

New drivers could be banned at night as graduated licences explored News 18 Jul, 2019 Department for Transport says graduated driving licences are "being explored further", including a night-time ban for new drivers...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Drivers may overestimate Tesla Autopilot because of its name, study suggests Tesla's Autopilot system might have a catchy name, but it may send the wrong message to drivers, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A survey the non-profit organization conducted revealed that a lot of people don...
20:00, 06/21/2019