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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 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 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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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 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 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 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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 could give you the option to ‘favorite’ drivers Uber might be developing a feature that lets riders add drivers as a "favorite" so they can ride with them again in the future. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong revealed the potential app addition on Monday, noting that Uber was apparently testing th...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Uber 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

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 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 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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DTM teams confused over Hankook wet tyre after drivers struggle Audi has been left confused after tyre-performance issues affected its chances of challenging BMW's Marco Wittmann for victory in the Hockenheim DTM opener...
21:34, 05/04/2019

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

NASCAR Cup Series: Drivers to watch at the Coca-Cola 600 For The Win's Michelle Martinelli thinks these drivers have the best chance of winning NASCAR's longest race, the Coca-Cola 600.        ...
07:17, 05/25/2019

AMD Radeon RX 640 re-branding for Polaris GPUs hinted in new drivers While we continue to wait for AMD to push graphics processors forward with Navi and its 7-nanometer architecture, a leak is suggesting that may not be the only things AMD is preparing. A new graphics card name was discovered in AMD's Adrenalin 1...
22:34, 05/13/2019

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

Modern Formula 1 drivers too fit to be exhausted by faster cars Making Formula 1 cars more physical would not guarantee modern drivers end races exhausted because they are so much fitter than those in previous decades, reckons Franz Tost...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Formula E drivers react to 2019/20 calendar clashes with WEC Jose Maria Lopez says his World Endurance Championship Toyota LMP1 drive takes precedence over a place in Formula E, as drivers affected by the two series' clashes outlined their positions...
22:51, 06/21/2019

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

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

The Latest: Drivers wear red caps for Lauda at the Monaco GP MONACO (AP) — The Latest on motorsport’s busiest day (all times local): ___ 2:10 p.m. Drivers are wearing red caps with Niki written on them ahead of the race in memory of Niki Lauda. The three-time F1 champion died on Monday at the age of 70, ...
14:34, 05/26/2019

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

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

Drop in oil price heralds cheaper fill-ups for UK drivers A 9% drop in the price of crude oil could bring down petrol and diesel prices as May sees four-month peak The RAC says May represented a fourth consecutive month of fuel price rises, but predicts that relief could be on the way in the form of cheape...
04:00, 06/05/2019

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

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

$1 million All-Star Race motivates NASCAR drivers With $1 million on the line, no championship points to worry about, only 85 laps to negotiate, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series' all-stars on the starting grid, Saturday's Monster Energy All-Star Race (8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR R...
03:34, 05/17/2019

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

New DVSA service allows drivers to print off MoT certificates at home News 9 May, 2019 The DVSA has introduced a new system allowing MoT certificates to be printed at home, saving British motorists around £6 million a year...
19:00, 05/09/2019

New reserve Laurent could race for Toyota if drivers have clashes New Toyota LMP1 reserve driver Thomas Laurent could make his race debut with the manufacturer as early as the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship season...
16:17, 06/12/2019

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

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

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

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chie...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 8th An...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Drivers who leave their engines idling could face instant fines News 14 May, 2019 Environment Secretary supports council moves to issue fines without warning to drivers who leave their engines running...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Formula 1 clutch rules changed for 2020 to put emphasis on drivers The FIA has introduced a raft of changes to the clutch management in Formula 1's 2020 technical regulations, increasing the difficulty for the drivers at the race start...
15:34, 05/01/2019

This new space industry fund is already beating the market—here are its main drivers An out-of-this-world exchange-traded fund just hit the market, and its creator says it capitalizes on lesser-known industries involved in the space race....
01:00, 05/27/2019

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
10:34, 05/19/2019

NYC school buses to be equipped with cameras to catch reckless drivers ALBANY — New York City’s school bus contractors said they have the green light to begin installing “stop arm” cameras to record license plates to crack down on reckless drivers. The bill allowing school districts to use the high-tech cameras pa...
08:34, 05/16/2019

NASCAR Cup drivers fear Dover speeds are in 'danger zone' Leading NASCAR Cup Series drivers expressed concerns after nearly two dozen cars went faster than the Dover qualifying record in Friday afternoon practice...
10:34, 05/04/2019

F1 drivers share their fond memories of F1 great Niki Lauda Sharing their memories of Niki Lauda Formula One drivers spoke fondly of his straight-talking manner and the legacy he left because of his astonishing bravery against extreme adversity        ...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Questions Over Drivers and Wine Storage Push Out Senior ANZ Executive David Hisco, head of ANZ’s New Zealand operation, left the job after a review concluded that his characterization of expenses fell short of internal standards....
13:00, 06/17/2019

GRFD warns drivers to be more aware when approaching fire scenes TUCSON – Golder Ranch Fire District is reminding motorists to be aware of their surroundings after a driver drove over their supply hose while they were battling a house blaze on the northwest side Sunday evening. According to officials, GRFD r...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
05:51, 06/21/2019

FE drivers still favour full Monaco circuit over "karting" layout Several leading Formula E drivers remain in favour of the championship using the full Monaco Grand Prix track, with Jean-Eric Vergne calling the shortened layout "a karting track"...
17:51, 05/10/2019

Warn fellow drivers about potholes and earn cryptocurrency as you drive Connected cars are only helpful if they have up-to-date information about road conditions, so Jaguar Land Rover has launched a new initiative that will encourage you to help other drivers in return for cryptocurrencyBy reporting traffic jams, pothole...
12:00, 04/29/2019

NASCAR drivers to watch at Charlotte's Coca-Cola 600 For The Win's Michelle Martinelli thinks these drivers have the best chance of winning NASCAR's longest race, the Coca-Cola 600.        ...
19:17, 05/20/2019

Jaguar Land Rover details plans to pay drivers for updates New scheme being trialled would enable drivers to earn money for reporting potholes and heavy traffic A new scheme being developed by Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) could allow drivers to earn money for reporting their journeys.  Using ‘smart wallet’ techn...
18:17, 05/01/2019

UK’s largest car-park operator made £2.44m from drivers with wrong change News 21 May, 2019 NCP goes to court to argue that it shouldn’t have to pay VAT on near-£700,000 annual earnings from drivers not having the right change...
14:00, 05/21/2019

NYC Changes Major Avenue To One-Way With Little Warning, Immediately Starts Ticketing Drivers On Tuesday morning, the New York City Department of Transportation suddenly changed the direction of traffic on 11th Avenue for an eight-block stretch, removing all northbound lanes. The trouble is the DOT didn’t warn anyone about the changes, and t...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Police pose as utility workers to catch distracted drivers MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since a law combating distracted driving passed in Georgia, and police are getting creative to make sure drivers keep adhering to it. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports three Ma...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Hermanos Rodriguez: The tragic tale of Mexico's greatest F1 drivers When Sergio Perez takes to the track at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, the eyes of the world won't be on him but, should everything go to plan, a few places further forward on the grid....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Lewis Hamilton insists rule makers should ask drivers to help improve F1 • Hamilton: ‘When you say it’s boring - I totally understand’ • ‘It’s important to realise it is not the fault of the drivers’Leading the Formula One world championship with another easy win from the front at the French Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton hit...
21:34, 06/23/2019

Didi wants to help millions of drivers in China power their electric cars Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing app, has teamed up with the country's giant power utility to make it easier and cheaper for drivers to recharge their cars....
17:17, 05/23/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

NASCAR Returns to Single-Car Qualifying After Weeks of Drivers Gaming the System After weeks of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers gaming the group-qualifying system in a race to be last on track every week for an aerodynamic advantage, and weeks of officials trying to curb that with rules tweaks, it’s all over. NASCAR’s go...
19:17, 05/02/2019

WTCR Cyan drivers' confusing double swap at Zandvoort explained Cyan Racing's decision to swap Thed Bjork and Yann Ehrlacher twice in Sunday's third Zandvoort World Touring Car Cup race resulted from the team believing Ehrlacher had received a penalty...
15:17, 05/21/2019

Longer course, more turns will test drivers' skills at Sonoma Raceway NASCAR Cup drivers are preparing for new twists and turns in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sunday at Sonoma Raceway with the return of the carousel.       ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Watch: Drivers perform dangerous stunts in middle of California highway Authorities in the Los Angeles area are investigating a video showing freeway traffic being blocked by drivers doing burnouts and other dangerous stunts....
19:17, 05/07/2019

Haas explains "creative" black flag for drivers in Monaco practice Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says asking the FIA to black flag his drivers in first Monaco Grand Prix practice was a "creative" reaction to an IT issue...
23:17, 05/23/2019

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
17:51, 05/24/2019

DfT “seriously considering” instant fines for drivers who leave engines idling , says transport minister News 14 May, 2019 DfT “seriously considering” fines for drivers who leave engines idling; meeting with council representatives to discuss policy...
13:34, 05/16/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Planning To Allow Helpful Car Drivers To Earn Cryptocurrency In UK Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
06:51, 04/29/2019

Vettel: Modern F1 racing rules make drivers sound like lawyers Sebastian Vettel feels Formula 1 is no longer the sport he grew up enjoying and drivers now sound "like lawyers", following the penalty that cost him Canadian Grand Prix victory...
04:00, 06/10/2019

Electric vehicle drivers at risk by charging from home mains supply Charity urges UK government to expand national network of public charging pointsAn inadequate public charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the UK is forcing drivers to take risks by opting for highly dangerous alternatives at home, an elec...
07:34, 05/30/2019

Phil Mickelson explains in silly video why he's using two drivers at Memorial Mickelson wants to hit "cute" little cuts with the shorter driver, but still wants to hit "bombs" to measure up to the lengthy Muirfield Village.        ...
04:51, 05/31/2019

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Teen drivers with ADHD have higher crash rates even with graduated licenses (Reuters Health) - New teen drivers with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely to crash their cars than adolescents who don't have ADHD - especially right after they get their license, a new study suggests....
11:34, 05/21/2019

Buckle to Drive: Chevrolet has a new way to get teen drivers to wear a seat belt Chevrolet has a new Buckle to Drive feature in the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse, Malibu and Colorado to get teen drivers to buckle their seat belts.        ...
09:51, 05/22/2019

Fiancées of Indy 500 drivers wear T-shirts supporting the right to abortion Simon Pagenaud's fiancée, Hailey McDermott, said: "Let’s make the people who have done this to us uncomfortable."        ...
08:17, 05/19/2019

Study finds loads of drivers ignore their check engine lights One in seven motorists is driving around with a potentially serious issue in their vehicle, according to new research. From mysterious rattles to burnt-out headlights and fluid leaks – it’s perhaps no surprise that two in five drivers feel it’s ̵...
22:51, 06/18/2019

Tesla drivers can play 'Beach Buggy Racing 2' starting today A new wave of behind the wheel gameplay is coming to Tesla. The company announced that it has started rolling out Beach Buggy Racing 2 to vehicles today. A new, Tesla-compatible version of the mobile game by Vector Unit will be available on every veh...
01:51, 06/19/2019

Jaguar Land Rover planning to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
01:51, 04/29/2019

Jaguar Land Rover plans to let helpful car drivers earn cryptocurrency Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
02:34, 04/29/2019

Even Robot Drivers Won't Make Ride-Hailing Cheaper Than Owning a Car: Study Robots and the future of ride-hailing, Tesla’s plans for expenses and cost cutting, potential spikes in gas prices on U.S. coasts, emissions wars, and more Nissan-Renault drama. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 17, 2019....
19:34, 05/17/2019

Meet the first all-female team of racing drivers who are taking on the men in the European Le Mans Series The first all-female team to take part in the Le Mans 24 hour race today issued a rallying cry to young women who dream of driving fast cars for a living....
09:00, 06/08/2019

Opinion: NASCAR races may be too long, but most drivers say don't touch Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR drivers will argue that many 500-mile and 400-mile races should be shortened but say the 600-mile marathon on Memorial Day weekend is sacred.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Indy 500 drivers' wife, fiancee wear T-shirts supporting the right to abortion Simon Pagenaud's fiancee, Hailey McDermott, said: "Let’s make the people who have done this to us uncomfortable."        ...
01:34, 05/19/2019

Record or near-record highs expected Wednesday TUCSON – The heat is on! A ridge of high pressure, located near California, will continue moving east. This system will expand over Arizona, and the peak of the heat will come tomorrow. We expect to see the hottest temperatures so far this yea...
04:17, 06/12/2019

Upstate New York clerk ‘will not be granting drivers’ licenses to illegal immigrants,’ contrary to new law: report An upstate New York clerk is criticizing a bill which allows undocumented immigrants to apply for drivers’ licenses, saying he “will not be granting drivers’ licenses to illegal immigrants.”...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Moonday Mornings: Jaguar Land Rover plans to reward drivers with IOTA cryptocurrency, and more It’s Monday morning, you know the drill. But if you don’t, here’s a wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. 1. British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover announced that it’s testing software from IOTA which would allow it to rew...
10:34, 04/29/2019

Nicole Malliotakis: NY's illegal immigrant drivers' license law applies 'double standard' to citizens New York's new law granting drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants applies a double standard to citizens, a state Republican lawmaker told Fox News Wednesday....
09:34, 06/20/2019

One solution for keeping traffic stops from turning violent: A robot that separates police officers from drivers. A California researcher has created a robot that allows police officers to conduct traffic stops without leaving the relative safety of their vehicle....
12:51, 05/15/2019

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Online grocery growing rapidly from its small base. Its market value has doubled from 2016 to 2018, ...
22:00, 05/11/2019

CBOE to List Options on CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) on Wednesday, June 23 CHICAGO, June 22, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will list options on CBOE Holdings, Inc. (stock and option symbol CBOE) beginning Wednesday, June 23. The contract specifications and Designated Primary Market Make...
20:51, 05/02/2019

These Are the U.S. Counties Where Measles Could Strike Next Like every single live-action Disney movie out this year, measles is making the comeback no one asked for. Already, there have been more than 700 cases of the viral and vaccine-preventable disease reported in the U.S. this year—a record high since it...
03:51, 05/10/2019

Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ Ahead of his crucial WBA title rematch with Alberto Machado, Andrew Cancio is still putting in shifts at the Southern California Gas Company. He speaks to Thomas Gerbasi The post Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now...
20:51, 06/19/2019

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your ability to live with human dignity.” Read more......
21:51, 06/14/2019

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan̵...
21:34, 05/28/2019

Florida woman visits every country in the world, breaks 4 world records She really wanted to get out of Florida. After graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2017, Pensacola native Taylor Demonbreun decided to do some traveling — on an epic scale. Over the course of 18 months, the now 24-year-old visited every country ...
02:17, 06/21/2019

Nurse who ran London Marathon in scrubs given world record, after Guinness World Records backtracks A British nurse who was originally denied a world record for running the fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform because she wore scrubs instead of a skirt will get her title after officials backpedaled their decision on Tuesday....
15:34, 05/09/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by the competition in Group C, that could be a tall order this year too....
10:51, 06/19/2019

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
22:34, 06/13/2019

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, th...
03:51, 05/25/2019

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
23:51, 06/14/2019

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Watch a live stream and live score of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, England, the US and other parts of......
13:17, 05/30/2019

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support on their backs – quite literally....
19:00, 05/29/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox strike out 24, still lose to Rockies Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the top of the 11th inning as the Colorado Rockies overcame a near-historic number of strikeouts to beat the host Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday....
09:17, 05/15/2019

SAS CEO looking at constructive ways to end pilot strike The CEO of Scandinavian airline SAS has told negotiators to thrash out what concessions the company can make to end a pilot strike that has disrupted travel plans for hundreds of thousands of passengers....
15:34, 04/29/2019

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike is a violation of political neutrality laws....
09:00, 06/14/2019

Alitalia cancels more than 300 flights due to strike MILAN (AP) — Italy’s struggling airline Alitalia has canceled over 300 flights because of a 24-hour strike called to protest deteriorating conditions in the sector, including the government’s failure to relaunch the carrier. Alitalia says...
12:17, 05/21/2019

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
10:51, 06/10/2019

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
22:00, 05/28/2019

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
17:34, 05/15/2019

SAS says 6-day pilot strike cost it $68 million Scandinavian Airlines says that a six-day pilot strike that led to the cancellation of 4,000 flights and affected more than 370,000 passengers, cost 650 million kronor ($68 million)...
11:00, 05/28/2019

Here's who gets rich from Uber's IPO Over the last decade, Uber raised unprecedented amounts of funding from a who's who of investors to pave the road for its rapid expansion into cities around the world. Now, as Uber finally becomes a public company, some of those investors and Uber's ...
10:51, 05/13/2019

Uber's IPO may end up being a bust Based on how two high-profile initial public offerings have done lately, Uber might be better off pitching itself as a delivery service for plant-based food via Uber Eats as opposed to a company that takes passengers from point A to point B....
02:17, 05/08/2019

|Uber'shypedissolvesandIPOjoinsranksofWallStreetflops Uber plunged immediately at the opening of trading, falling as much as 8.8% from its IPO price of $45 per share, a level that was already at the low end of bankers’ expectations....
11:51, 05/12/2019

Here's What You Need to Do to Take an Uber or Lyft at PDX Now Figuring out the best mode of transportation for leaving an airport can be tricky, especially if your preferred method is using a rideshare app. Confusion starts when you try to pin yourself to the correct location, and continues as you wait to be co...
06:51, 05/15/2019

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a proportionate action....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Rockies Strike Out 24 Times, Still Manage To Beat Red Sox Tuesday night the Colorado Rockies became the third team since 1908 to strike out at least 24 times in a major league game and also win. They did it by beating the Boston Red Sox in extra innings, 5–4, on a game-winning RBI single from Mark Reynolds,...
09:17, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the ...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could be the next step in Congress’ piecemeal approach to immigration reform after passage of a $4.5 billi...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
10:17, 06/12/2019

SAS grounds more flights as pilot strike continues Scandinavian airline SAS canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for Sunday as a pilot strike entered its second day, disrupting the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Insigne's late strike gives second-placed Napoli win over Cagliari "May 5 (Reuters) - Lorenzo Insigne\u0027s 98th-minute penalty helped Napoli secure second place in Serie A with a 2-1 home win over Cagliari on Sunday."...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
17:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. Planned Strike Against Iran but Called Off Mission After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last minute, U.S. officials said....
09:00, 06/21/2019

UAW calls strike against supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla The UAW said it launched the strike at Faurecia's plant in Saline, Mich., at 12:05 a.m. EDT, but negotiations were continuing into the early hours. The plant, which employs 1,900 UAW members, supplies interior parts to FCA, Ford and Tesla, the UAW sa...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Trump says he halted U.S. strike on Iran over possible casualties U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he called off a planned military strike against Iran because it would have been a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone, adding that more sanctions have been im...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak...
19:51, 06/13/2019

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruitless negotiations with the government, the Guardian reports. The “mega-strike” is the la...
08:34, 05/29/2019

Trump says he does not need congressional approval to strike Iran President Trump said on Monday that he believes he has the authority to launch a military operation against Iran without congressional approval. Trump said during an interview with The Hill that he has been consulting with Congress about the ongoing ...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Florida Man Arrested In Helicopter Laser Strike A Florida man was arrested Wednesday for shining a laser light at a sheriff’s helicopter. Just after 9:30 p.m., the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office helicopter flew over the Palms at Riviera Dunes Apartment building when a laser was aimed ...
04:00, 05/18/2019

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 Strike is the more senior of the pair, and it arrives with an Amabarella H22S85 chipset and the Sony ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Doctors' Strike: 40,000 Boycott Work In Maharashtra More than 40,000 doctors in Maharashtra are boycotting work today as part of a strike call given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in support of their agitating colleagues in West Bengal, an......
10:34, 06/17/2019

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Planned events include giant picnics and pram marches, culminating in demonstrationsWomen across Switzerland are walking off the job and into the streets to demand wage parity, nearly three decades after staging the country’s first nationwide strike ...
11:51, 06/14/2019

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protest in the Alpine country in 28 years. Turnout was u...
10:34, 06/14/2019

NASA gameplans massive asteroid strike World governments have been concerned for decades about a potential asteroid collision and the chaos it would cause Earth. Now, the actions of what agencies around the world are being shared with the public for the first time ever on social media....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Rideshare passengers in Atlanta react to strike Drivers for Uber and Lyft went on strike in several cities across the country, turning off their apps for hours, to demand better wages. (May 8)        ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike, heeding a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, MPs said on Sunday, 200 days after the protest was launched....
16:51, 05/26/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
23:51, 06/14/2019

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
18:34, 06/04/2019

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
23:00, 06/02/2019

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts that will be available only on the streaming service....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Strike review – Mungo the mole goes for goal A mole’s life is sportingly transformed by goggles that give him 20/20 vision in this modestly entertaining animationHere’s a modestly entertaining stop-motion family film with a fuzzily retro homemade aesthetic and a warming gentle Englishness: dece...
07:34, 05/09/2019

IRS looking into Uber 2013-14 tax returns Uber Technologies Inc is currently under a federal income tax examination by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for tax years 2013 and 2014, the ride-hailing company said in a filing https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1543151/000162828019007524/...
12:51, 06/04/2019

Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at least $141 million....
13:51, 06/04/2019

Uber will now kick you off its app if your rating is too low According to an app researcher Jane Manchun Wong with a history of impressive scoops that come from her constant reverse-engineering of popular mobile apps, it seems that Uber may be testing a feature that would represent a significant change to the ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Uber Prices IPO at $45 a Share Uber priced its initial public offering at $45 a share, near the low end of its expected range as the ride-hailing giant grapples with choppy markets and the disappointing debut of its chief rival....
01:34, 05/10/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at:- Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference, Tuesday, December 7 - Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Securities Brokerage and Market Structure Conference, Wednesday, December 8 CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference, Goldman Sachs Conference Center, 200 West ...
20:51, 05/02/2019

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in ...
07:17, 06/08/2019

US called off retaliatory strike against Iran in last minute: source The Trump administration made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the downing Thursday of a Navy drone that Washington said was over international airspace, a source told Fox News early Friday....
14:34, 06/21/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
05:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran fo...
21:17, 06/21/2019

Huskers strike early, beat Gophers 8-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach’s bases-loaded double highlighted Nebraska’s five-run third inning, and the fifth-seeded Cornhuskers went on to beat No. 4 seed Minnesota 8-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. Matt Wald...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Airline SAS cancels 1,200 more flights as pilot strike drags on Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has disrupted the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of passengers entered its third day on Sunday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital....
06:51, 05/27/2019

Louvre reopens after staff go on strike amid overcrowding PARIS — The Louvre museum in Paris reopened to the public Wednesday after being shut down for a day when workers complained about overcrowding and walked out Monday. Union representatives met Wednesday to discuss plans from the museum’s management on...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed....
00:51, 05/28/2019

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
13:34, 05/28/2019

As Preakness approaches, strike at Pimlico possibly averted BALTIMORE (AP) — A strike by workers at Pimlico Race Course may have been averted just before the running of this year’s Preakness Stakes. The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland Jockey Club and its employees at Pimlico Race Course and other tra...
21:00, 05/11/2019

72,000 Passengers Stranded After Scandinavian Airlines Pilot Strike (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights — 673 of them, affecting 72,000 passenger...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
02:00, 06/24/2019

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate change....
16:34, 05/24/2019

Zimbabwe turns up for African Cup opener after strike threat Zimbabwe team turns up for African Cup opener against host Egypt after threatening to strike over not being paid       ...
22:51, 06/21/2019

Public transport strike: Delays at Amsterdam’s airport BRUSSELS (AP) — Amsterdam’s busy Schiphol Airport is warning passengers about likely delays due to a nationwide public transport strike. Most Dutch buses, trains, trams and ferries lay idle Tuesday as unions held a one-day strike as part of a c...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in the hospital following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities’ refusal to grant him temporary leave. Dimitris Ko...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group....
13:34, 05/26/2019

Row Over PM Modi's "Cloud Can Help Us Escape Radar" Comment On Air Strike Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment in an interview that he suggested that clouds and rain can prevent Pakistani radars from detecting Indian fighter jets during the Balakot air strike has stirred......
08:51, 05/12/2019

Abdullah Öcalan supporters end hunger strike after request Thousands of inmates in Turkish prisons and politicians have ended their hunger strike, after a call from jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan. They had been protesting his jail conditions....
00:00, 05/27/2019

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. official said the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but approval was abruptly withdrawn before the attacks were launched. The...
07:34, 06/21/2019

EVA Air attendants strike halts flights for 1,000s in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan’s second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for alternative transport. Dozens of flights had been canceled as a Friday after flight attendants walk...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Norway to shut at least 2 oilfields in case of strike -industry Oil and gas production at Norway's Draugen and Gjoea fields will have to close down from June 4 if oil workers go on strike, a spokesman for industry group Norwegian Oil and Gas (NOG) said on Wednesday....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Yemeni rebels use drones to strike oil pipeline, Saudis say The attack came two days after four oil tankers, including two Saudi-owned ones, were damaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in what Emirati officials described as acts of sabotage....
01:34, 05/15/2019

A sex strike is not enough: women need to down tools completely | Suzanne Moore The idea proposed last week by Alyssa Milano won’t cut it. To assert their worth, women should refuse to fulfil the unpaid labour expected by societySex is the very least of our concerns, the last thing that has to be crossed off the to-do list. Or s...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Associa...
12:17, 06/09/2019

General strike launched in Sudan after security crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boed), the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association announced....
05:34, 06/04/2019

Sudan's army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations Sudan's ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they're making progress in negotiations and have agreed on the length of the country's transition period....
12:17, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Strike would cut Norway's oil and gas output by 11% per day -industry body Norway's oil and gas output could be cut by about 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day, or about 11% of total production, if workers go on strike from June 4, industry association Norwegian Oil and Gas (NOG) said on Monday....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
01:51, 06/03/2019

Space agencies are simulating a catastrophic asteroid strike On April 13 2029, an asteroid is due to cruise harmlessly past Earth, about 19,000 miles away from the planet's surface – but what if it was closer, and in danger of smashing into us? That's the question space agencies around the wor...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
12:00, 06/09/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan....
15:17, 04/30/2019

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protest, today said they were ready for talks with the......
20:17, 06/16/2019

Soccer: Nicholson strike gives Jamaica win over United States A goal from Shamar Nicholson early in the second half gave Jamaica a 1-0 win over the United States in a warm-up match for the Gold Cup on Wednesday....
08:00, 06/06/2019

SAS, pilots reach 3-year deal ending strike COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines and its pilots have reached a three-year collective bargaining agreement that put an end to a six-day strike that grounded more than 4,000 flights and affected hundreds of thousands of passengers. CEO ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create communal tension in the state....
00:51, 06/14/2019

U.S. air strike kills at least 8 police in southern Afghanistan: official A U.S. air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Stop & Shop workers reach new deal after strike BOSTON (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have ratified a new contract that came out of an 11-day strike at New England’s biggest grocery chain. The last of five United Food & Commercial Workers ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for suggesting that a missile be sent to “blow up” drug traffickers in a local slum...
03:34, 06/16/2019

Four Killed In Separate Incidents Of Lightning Strike In Chhattisgarh Four people, including two brothers, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike during rain and thunderstorm in northern part of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday....
16:00, 06/16/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
12:51, 05/17/2019

IAF Removes Restrictions On Air Routes Imposed After Balakot Strike All temporary restrictions imposed on air routes over India's airspace after the Balakot air strike have been lifted, the Air Force said on Friday. The move comes immediately after Prime Minister......
07:51, 06/01/2019

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an air strike on Tuesday, wounding three workers, the state oil firm said in a statement....
02:00, 06/19/2019

Supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla faces possible strike Friday Nearly 2,000 UAW hourly workers at a Faurecia plant in Saline, Mich., are prepared to strike at 12:01 a.m. Friday as contract talks continue into the night. The plant supplies plastic interior parts to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford Motor Co. and Te...
21:34, 06/20/2019

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Trump says 'Iran made a very big mistake' after drone strike U.S. President Donald Trump condemned Iran's shootdown on Thursday of a U.S. military surveillance drone in what Washington said was international air space....
16:51, 06/20/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike ‘to the end’ ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue “until the end” with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison. A lawyer representing Dimit...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighting the insurgents, an attack that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
16:51, 06/12/2019

Argentina: Thousands launch anti-austerity strike President Mauricio Macri agreed to cut government spending last year in exchange for a loan from the International Monetary Fund. His popularity has plummeted ahead of a presidential election in October....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families....
18:17, 06/12/2019

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
19:00, 06/19/2019

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
00:17, 05/31/2019

US aviation officials think a bird strike was factor in 737 Max crash U.S. aviation officials believe a bird strike may have led to the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max in March, according to a person familiar with the matter....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boeing considered months earlier. Unnamed officials talking to the Wall Street Journal claim that US av...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan's protests have threatened a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions escalate with the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Two Top Uber Executives Out Amid Shakeup Uber’s operating and marketing chiefs are both leaving the ride-hailing giant, less than a month after its disappointing initial public offering, as Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi says he wants more direct control....
03:51, 06/08/2019

Uber starts trading at $42, down 6.7% from IPO price Uber's stock crumpled 6.7% down from its IPO price at the start of trading in Silicon Valley's most hotly anticipated public offering in years.Read More...
22:51, 05/10/2019

Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves? Uber and Lyft state that kids under 18 can't ride without being accompanied by an adult. Some do anyway, even with parental permission.        ...
13:34, 05/01/2019

Why I wouldn't panic about Uber's lackluster IPO Uber's initial public offering proved a gigantic bust. On Friday, the ride sharing company took the largest financial hit of any American company, and its stock plummeted by roughly 10%. Leftist activists and the Gizmodo contingent of tech foes cheer...
03:51, 05/15/2019

Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has more time to oversee day-to-day operations. Post-IPO, that will mean some reassigning of roles, and as...
03:51, 06/08/2019

Two Top Uber Executives Are Out as C.E.O. Consolidates Power A month after Uber’s rocky I.P.O., its chief executive laid off two members of his executive team: the chief operating officer and the chief marketing officer....
04:34, 06/08/2019

Here's Uber's dream of flying cars Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a day after a fatal helicopter crash raised safety questions about plans for increased air traffic over ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Uber prices IPO at $45 a share, at low end of range Uber, in one of the most high-profile U.S. listings since Facebook's IPO seven years ago, raised $8.1 billion in adopting a risk-averse stance with its equity market debut. The IPO comes against a backdrop of turbulent financial markets and the plung...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Analyst: Uber value will grow above IPO price Uber began trading as a public company at $42 per share Friday, nearly 7% below its initial public offering price. But many analysts predict the price will recover and grow. (May 10)        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
06:00, 05/16/2019

With ring of a bell, Uber goes public With a ring of the opening bell, Uber is looking to pick up passengers as a newly public company on the New York Stock Exchange. Officials expect trading to start around 11:30 a.m. Friday. (May 10)        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Uber valued at $82.4bn as it prices IPO at $45 per share Loss-making ride-hailing app asking investors to pay $45 per share – at the low end of the range it had set for Wall Street debutUber is seeking a valuation of $82.4bn, less than the $100bn it was hoping for, but still making it one of the largest IP...
01:17, 05/10/2019

Uber slips below $70 billion value in turbulent first day It took more than two hours for Uber shares to finally start trading after Uber executives and drivers congregated at the New York Stock Exchange for the bell-ringing ceremony. Uber closed at $41.57, giving it a market capitalization of just $69.7 bi...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Uber unveils IPO terms that are well below expectations Uber Technologies Inc, the world's largest ride-hailing company, plans an initial public offering that values the company as much as one-third below what the startup's insiders had hoped for, between $80.5 billion and $91.5 billion....
18:34, 04/28/2019