A UK PR firm pitching to run an account for Ola has proposed running a campaign to politicize ride-hailing as a tactic to shift regulations in its favor. The approach suggests that, despite the appearance of ride-hailing platforms taking a more conciliatory position with regulators that are now wise to earlier startup tactics in this […]
Photographer Marcelo Hernandez’s image pinpoints the glory and agony of Chileans’ struggle for liberation.
Raheem Sterling criticised the England fans who booed Joe Gomez during the 7-0 rout of Montenegro on Thursday night. The Manchester City star missed the victory which secured the Three Lions’ passage to Euro 2020 after his altercation with Gomez at St George’s Park on Monday. While Sterling was sat in the stands, Liverpool defender […]
As anti-China protesters transform Hong Kong universities into “weapons factories” and arm themselves with petrol bombs, mainstream media is increasingly impressed by their ingenious and “novel” methods of taking on riot police.
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In an industry where unit economics and rider utilization are key to running a profitable business, perhaps it’s better to cut your losses early on. Lyft notified employees today that it’s pulling its scooters from six markets, Nashville, San Antonio, Atlanta, the Phoenix area, Dallas and Columbus. “We’re choosing to focus on the markets where […]
Gareth Southgate insists dropping Raheem Sterling was ‘right for the country’ after watching his England side qualify for the Euro 2020 finals. The Manchester City forward watched on from the Wembley stands with a glum look on his face as the Three Lions smashed Montenegro 7-0 to secure qualification. Sterling would have surely started on […]
The top UN humanitarian official was in the Security Council on Wednesday to appeal for the renewal of an operation that delivers life-saving food and other aid relief to some four million civilians in northern Syria.
Trump asks Supreme Court to block subpoena for his tax returns
Aurora Cannabis stock falls over 6% after earnings report
Eckes, 19, will pilot the No. 18 Toyota Tundra in 2020 while Lessard, 18, will pilot the No. 4 truck.Eckes will be taking the seat vacated by Harrison Burton, who joins Joe Gibbs Racing full-time in the Xfinity Series next year. Lessard will be replaci…
With the launch of iOS 13, Apple added perfectly timed live lyrics to its Apple Music app. Now Spotify may do the same. Several users in international markets are now seeing a similar synced lyrics feature in their Spotify mobile app, where lyrics scroll by in time with the music. The feature is powered by […]
The power vacuum in Bolivia has brought the country to the edge of a Libya-style disaster, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned. As protests consume other Latin American countries, Putin urged leaders to use “common sense.”
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A recap of Thursday’s main stories: UN chief on Bolivian crisis; International Criminal Court to hear Myanmar genocide case; health risks for sanitation workers; farmers’ guidelines to conserve crops; and sterilizing mosquitoes to battle diseases.
To help ensure the most-consumed foods don’t disappear in the face of the climate crisis, farmers must cultivate crops able to resist environmental shocks and other stresses, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) highlighted in a new set of conse…
As Russia prepares to celebrate the May 2020 anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis in World War II, President Vladimir Putin said that a visit from Donald Trump would be “the right thing to do,” even during an election campaign.
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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reveals new RH, Occidental stakes
The factory, with the help of a $3 billion GM investment, will build four EVs by 2023, according to LMC Automotive. The plant, which had been scheduled to close in January, will remain open under the automaker’s new UAW contract.
England have secured qualification to the Euro 2020 finals after thrashing Montenegro 7-0 at Wembley. Captain Harry Kane grabbed a first half hat-trick to commemorate the Three Lions’ 1000th game, which also saw James Maddison make his international debut and Tammy Abraham get his first senior goal for his country. The talking point prior to […]
Nvidia stock volatile following quarterly results
People dramatically proclaim all the time that they don’t think they could survive without their smartphones, but a new series form the forthcoming streaming service Quibi from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman approaches smartphone survival in a much more literal way. The scripted series, which will premiere on Quibi at launch in April 2020, stars […]
Venture capital is just one of many options to finance your business, typically the most expensive. The broader question is: what type of capital should you raise, and from whom?
David Beckham is hoping to make Luka Modric the first of many marquee signings for his new Inter Miami franchise ahead of their 2020 MLS debut. The former England captain has apparently made the Real Madrid midfielder a primary target ahead of Inter Miami’s maiden season. According to Diario AS, the 2018 Ballon d’Or winner […]
Team owner Carpenter told Motorsport.com in August that he was keen to retain Pigot in 2020, and after the season finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, he and Pigot shook hands on a deal, although nothing was signed.However, the 2015 Indy Lights c…
Thousands of ISIL detainees and their family members remain in camps and prisons in Syria.
S&P 500 ekes out record close; Dow, Nasdaq finish little changed
Tesla gained ground and moved up four spots in in the latest Annual Auto Reliability Survey from Consumer Reports, thanks largely to improvements with the Model 3. Reliability has improved in the Model 3 and Model S enough that Consumer Reports can now recommend the two models. Consumer Reports announced Thursday the results of its […]
Facebook is copying Instagram while simultaneously invading its acquisition with branding and links back to the mothership. TechCrunch has spotted Facebook testing a feature called Popular Photos, which affixes an endless scroll of algorithmically selected pics from friends beneath the full-screen view of a photo opened from the News Feed. The result is an experience […]
Morales supporters reject new government and demand reinstatement of left-wing leader to power.
In rare comments on the protest violence, China’s president says ‘controlling chaos’ is the most urgent task.
Cardiff and Birmingham have been fined by the Football Association after the recent melee between players of both clubs. The Championship duo have been charged with failing to control their players during the November 2 encounter at the Cardiff City Stadium. The Bluebirds were slapped with a £5,000 fine while Birmingham got a £7,500 one, […]