REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 03:13

Escaped prisoner took Lyft ride to family’s house days before release: cops

A prisoner who was just a week away from being released escaped from a minimum security lockup in North Carolina — but gave himself away by taking a Lyft to flee to his family’s house, acc...

Escaped prisoner took Lyft ride to family’s house days before release: cops

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Lyft sees ride-hailing price war easing, sending Uber and Lyft shares up Lyft Inc on Wednesday said a price war with rival Uber was easing, boosting shares of both companies and allowing Lyft to raise its outlook for the year and forecast a faster path to profitability....
2019-08-08, 02:13

'What is Lyft XL?': How to request a larger Lyft ride for up to 6 passengers Getty Images A Lyft XL vehicle is large enough to accommodate up to six passengers, as opposed to the normal four passenger limit on a standard Lyft ride. Lyft XL rides typically cost more than a standard Lyft ride, but the fare can be spread out across more passengers and is often the most econ...
2019-09-09, 18:52

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are breaking in to ride-sharing Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.       ...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Man with over 70 convictions throws coffee on baby days after release from jail: cops A Seattle man was arrested over the weekend and accused of throwing coffee on a baby — just two days after he’d been released from jail after serving eight months for randomly punching a man. Q13 Fox reported that the suspect, Francisco Calderon, has been convicted more than 70 times, an...
2019-07-24, 06:39

Escaped prisoner, murder suspect captured in Tennessee A convicted kidnapper charged with the death of a corrections administrator after escape from prison in Tennessee is back in custody Sunday following a four-day manhunt, the Tennessee Bureau of Correction announced....
2019-08-11, 23:52

Escaped prisoner suspected of murdering, sexually assaulting warden is captured A dangerous inmate suspected of murdering a corrections officer he sexually assaulted before he broke out of a Tennessee prison was arrested on Sunday on the fifth day of a massive manhunt. “CAPTURED!” the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations (TBI) tweeted alongside a photo of a grim-faced...
2019-08-11, 23:26

Lyft wants to be your ride to and from concerts Lyft is hitting the music festival circuit this summer. The ridesharing company announced today a partnership with entertainment giant AEG to be the exclusive rideshare, bike and scooter partner a number of major music events. Lyft will be on hand at......
2019-06-27, 23:39

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.       ...
2019-09-04, 22:13

Suffolk County cops nab escaped horse There goes the “neigh”-borhood. A horse escaped from a Long Island farm Monday and hoofed it for nearly a mile along a busy highway during morning rush hour — before cops high-tailed it to the rescue and wrangled him, according to police and his owner. The hot-to-trot troublemaker — a 30...
2019-07-09, 00:39

Lyft's scooters steering new customers to ride-hailing, but winter is coming A quarter of Lyft Inc customers who use its bikes and scooters are new to the company, executives said on Wednesday, outlining how investments in the expensive growth area may eventually benefit the core ride-hailing business....
2019-08-08, 06:13

Florida Residents Can Get a Free Uber or Lyft Ride to a Dorian Shelter If you’re located in an area of Florida that has been impacted by Hurricane Dorian, both Lyft and Uber are offering free rides both to and from local shelters....
2019-09-02, 23:39

Iran considers request for release of Lebanese prisoner Iran has received an amnesty request from Beirut for a Lebanese citizen who was detained in 2015 for “collaborating against the state” but has yet to make a decision on the case, an Iranian judiciary spokesman said on Sunday....
2019-06-09, 13:52

One of the 14 women suing Lyft says a driver raped her then stole her phone and added a $25 tip to the ride Mike Segar Fourteen women filed a class-action lawsuit against Lyft on Wednesday alleging the app's drivers had sexually assaulted them. One of the women said that a Lyft driver raped her in May, stole her phone, and then gave himself a $25 tip for the ride. Visit Insider's homepage for more storie...
2019-09-06, 04:13

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are hitting the street Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.       ...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Zebra that escaped Texas ranch dies after being airlifted by cops A zebra that busted out of its Texas ranch has tragically died after it was airlifted home following a stunning two-hour police chase, local authorities said. Dramatic footage shows the animal swinging wildly from a harness attached to a helicopter after cops tranquilized it near San Antonio on Wedn...
2019-08-09, 01:00

Exclusive: Iran's release of Lebanese prisoner was failed overture to U.S. Iran's release last month of Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese businessman with U.S. permanent residency, after four years in prison was meant as an opening for U.S.-Iranian talks, according to three Western sources familiar with the issue....
2019-07-10, 12:01

Some Foreigners Detained In Greater Noida For Illegal Stay Escaped: Cops "Some" of the 60 foreigners, detained in Greater Noida for staying in the country without valid travel documents, escaped from police custody on Thursday night, officials said....
2019-07-12, 06:26

Uber and Lyft close at record lows as investors lose faith in ride-sharing companies Shares of Uber and Lyft fell to fresh lows on Tuesday, posting their lowest close ever, as the ride-hailing companies face growing skepticism from investors....
2019-09-04, 02:13

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

Juul Heist Thwarted by Lyft Driver, Cops Also Many things stand in the way of successfully pulling off an Ocean’s 11-style caper, among which picking an appropriate target and having an exit strategy are paramount. Climbing info a Lyft after stealing a $43 vape kit in broad daylight from a store clerk that can identify you on sight probably put...
2019-08-03, 01:26

Master of disguise: Police release 6 different sketch renderings of escaped murderer Police released multiple sketch renderings of an escaped murderer that’s also a ‘master of disguise’.        ...
2019-06-13, 21:39

Man caught on camera beating Lyft driver surrenders to cops The man who was caught in a now-viral video viciously attacking his Lyft driver after demanding that the cabbie drive faster on the way to a Queens hospital has turned himself in, police said. George Catalano, 36, a repeat offender, surrendered with his mother at the 114th Precinct station house in ...
2019-05-31, 00:00

Russia, Ukraine release 70 in major prisoner exchange, Trump calls it a 'first giant step to peace' A trade of some of the highest-profile prisoners caught up in a bitter standoff between Ukraine and Russia were released Saturday during a major prisoner exchange....
2019-09-08, 04:00

Gunman shoots up mobile-home park, tries to flee in Lyft: cops A gunman opened fire indiscriminately in an Indiana mobile-home park, wounding an innocent bystander — then was caught by cops trying to make a getaway in a Lyft, according to police and reports. Issa Ishtawi allegedly barged into a home inside the Camelot Manor community in Portage, Ind. — about 10...
2019-06-05, 19:39

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
2019-06-18, 00:00

Kim Kardashian announces ride-sharing for ex-inmates to help them after release Kim Kardashian announced ride-sharing that would give former prisoners gift cards to help them get to and from job interviews, work and family events....
2019-06-14, 02:52

Suspect arrested for killing man days before his birthday: cops A suspect wanted for killing a Brooklyn man just days before his 25th birthday has been arrested, the NYPD said Friday. Michael Gomez, 23, of Jerome Avenue in the Bronx, was arrested Friday morning around 3:30 a.m. at a home on Amsterdam Avenue and was charged with murder, cops said. He’s accu...
2019-06-29, 03:26

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Lyft, Inc. (LYFT) CHICAGO – April 1, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to list options on Lyft, Inc. (LYFT), the fast-growing multimodal transportation network....
2019-05-21, 15:13

A Lyft driver was killed on his 52nd wedding anniversary (LYFT) Isaac Brekken/Getty A Lyft driver was killed in Phoenix on Sunday, his 52nd anniversary. The company said he was not giving a ride at the time, nor was he on his way to pick up a passenger. Police are looking for community input to help find who is responsible. Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
2019-08-01, 00:26

Cops release photo of man wanted for stealing SUV with baby inside Police on Tuesday released photos of the suspect wanted for stealing an SUV in Brooklyn with a 1-year-old boy inside. The man carjacked the Mitsubishi Outlander about 6:45 p.m. Monday night on Kingston Avenue near Dean Street in Crown Heights, cops said. The boy’s mother had left the child for a sho...
2019-08-07, 10:26

California cops release graphic video of stabbing spree Graphic video released Thursday shows a crazed gang member using two large knives to slash a female office worker during a stabbing rampage in Southern California in which he allegedly killed four people. The 54-year-old woman can be seen sitting in a small insurance office when a man in a blue hood...
2019-08-09, 10:52

The Latest: Phoenix cops release supposed shoplifting video The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local): 1 p.m. Phoenix police have released store surveillance video apparently designed to back up its assertion that adults and not just a child shoplifted before officers pointed guns and yelled p...
2019-06-18, 23:52

Cops release brutal video of beatdown on MTA subway train Video footage of a young man being brutally beaten while riding an MTA subway train was released by police on Tuesday. The victim can be seen bloody and battered in the shaky footage as he is kicked in the face and pummeled mercilessly by his assailants. The NYPD said that the images originated on s...
2019-05-21, 23:52

Cops release footage of man torching Harlem gay pride flag New footage released by cops Monday night shows a man torching a gay pride flag outside a Harlem bar early Monday — the second time in less than two months the nightspot’s rainbow-colored emblems were set ablaze. The surveillance video shows the suspect sitting on a stoop at about 12:25 a.m. w...
2019-07-09, 06:39

Kim Kardashian announces ride program for ex-prisoners at White House event TV personality Kim Kardashian announced a new program in partnership with Lyft to provide former prisoners with rides to job interviews during an event at the White House to reduce recidivism....
2019-06-15, 04:26

Cops release new photos of uncle suspected in Utah girl’s disappearance Detectives in Utah are asking for help locating a 5-year-old girl whose uncle was arrested in connection with her disappearance, authorities said. Logan police released photos Tuesday of Alexander Whipple, the main suspect in the disappearance of Elizabeth Jessica Shelley and who’s been uncoop...
2019-05-29, 00:39

California cops release graphic video of deadly stabbing spree Graphic video released Thursday shows a crazed gang member using two large knives to slash a female office worker during a stabbing rampage in Southern California in which he allegedly killed four people. The 54-year-old woman can be seen sitting in a small insurance office when a man in a blue hood...
2019-08-09, 06:52

Cops release footage of suspect in ‘beloved’ bodega worker’s stabbing The suspect is wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, jeans and white sneakers in one of the two clips, which were released separately by police late Friday....
2019-06-22, 23:39

Mark Levin’s press-bashing book No. 1 — 3 days before its release It won’t be available until Tuesday, but conservative radio and TV host Mark Levin’s new book condemning the liberal media as an “army of bashers” is already Amazon’s top seller, knocking off shock jock Howard Stern’s biography....
2019-05-21, 21:13

California woman says she was kidnapped, raped 'numerous times,' held for 4 days; 2 arrested, cops say A man and woman were arrested in Northern California on Saturday after another woman told deputies she was kidnapped, held against her will for four days while being raped repeatedly, according to officials....
2019-09-16, 17:13

Hannah Williams shooting: Cops to release footage of incident on California freeway Police in California will release bodycam footage from an officer who fatally shot a 17-year-old female driver after her speeding vehicle collided with the on-duty cop’s SUV, department officials said. Fullerton police said Thursday they intend to release the footage from the officer-involved shooti...
2019-07-12, 18:26

Newborn Found In Bag Named 'India', US Cops Release Video To Find Mother Police in the US state of Georgia have released a poignant video of officers finding an abandoned newborn girl inside a plastic bag, as part of their efforts to find the child's mother....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Seattle man with more than 70 convictions accused of throwing coffee on baby two days after release from jail A Seattle man was arrested over the weekend and accused of throwing coffee on a baby -- just two days after he'd been released from jail after serving a one-year sentence for randomly punching a man....
2019-07-24, 04:26

Seattle light rail station shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded; cops release video of suspect Authorities in Seattle released video on Saturday of a suspect fleeing after a shooting at a downtown light rail station the day before left one man dead and two wounded. ...
2019-09-15, 16:26

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

The Bill That Would Make Uber And Lyft Drivers Employees Isn't Just Making Uber And Lyft Nervous It appears increasingly likely AB5, the California bill that would significantly narrow the definition of an independent contractor in the state and have potentially profound implications on the gig economy, will pass. Last weekend, Governor Gavin Newsom voiced his support of the bill, meaning he wo...
2019-09-06, 17:13

Wheelchair-bound man set house on fire before fatally shooting self: cops A wheelchair-bound Long Island man is believed to have set his home on fire before fatally shooting himself, police and fire department sources told The Post on Thursday. Authorities received a 911 call just before 10:50 p.m. Wednesday for a fire at the home on Grissom Way near Carpenter Lane, Suffo...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Dying man who told cops ‘F–k you’ may have been targeted at weekend house party Police are investigating whether the killing of a Brooklyn man — who told cops “f—k you, son!” as he lay dying — is connected to a shooting last week at a house party, law-enforcement sources told The Post. Investigators believe Arsenio Gravesande — who was shot and killed on a Browsnvil...
2019-08-23, 02:26

Six people shot at Long Island house party: cops Six people, including a 15-year-old girl, were shot when a gunman opened fire at a Suffolk County house party early Sunday morning, police said. The gunman opened fire at about 1:30 a.m. at the party on Farragut Avenue near Amherst Street in Bay Shore, authorities said. Five of the victims were outs...
2019-06-30, 20:39

4 Punjab Cops Sacked For Raiding Priest's House Without Permission Three Assistant Sub-Inspectors of Police (ASIs) are among four Punjab policemen dismissed from service, over four months after they raided a priest's house in Jalandhar without any approval, a senior......
2019-08-11, 15:00

The last 'daily' White House press briefing was 170 days ago It's hard to keep track of all the ways in which Donald Trump is eroding long-accepted norms surrounding the US presidency. Attacking foreign allies. Praising foreign enemies. Not telling the truth over and over again -- about little things and big things. Raising questions about the validity of US ...
2019-08-29, 03:13

UP Man Entered House To Avoid Dogs. Mistaken For Thief, Set On Fire: Cops A 28-year-old man sustained injuries on Friday after some people mistook him for a thief and allegedly tried to burn him alive when he entered a house to avoid stray dogs in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki......
2019-07-19, 17:39

‘Side chick’ torches man’s house after he calls her for sex then falls asleep: cops Nobody likes to get stood up — especially when you’re the alleged “side chick.” That’s the lesson cops learned in Woodbury, New Jersey, last week — when a 29-year-old woman set fire to a man’s house after he invited her over for some late-night sex and then ...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Fans wait hours in line to ride new Harry Potter ride ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando Resort’s new Harry Potter-themed roller coaster opened this week, and visitors were waiting in line for multiple hours to ride it. Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure opened on Thursday at the resort’s Islands of Adventure park. The...
2019-06-15, 20:13

Cops bust Jermaine Orr for allegedly murdering teen at Queens house party Cops busted the man wanted in connection to the murder of an 18-year-old in Queens, who was one of the five people shot dead in a 24-hour period in New York, authorities said Thursday. Jermaine Orr, 18, was arrested on Wednesday for gunning down Angel Nixon on Tuesday. Nixon was fatally shot in the ...
2019-08-22, 23:13

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide: cops A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into the medical clinic where his estranged wife worked as a receptionist Tuesday and shot her to death before turning the gun on himself, officials said. ...
2019-07-18, 09:00

Amid Bipartisan Outcry, White House Agrees to Release Ukraine Aid Two lawmakers said the administration would release $250 million, which is intended partly to train and equip Ukrainian forces defending against Russian incursion....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Nevada girl, 9, dies days after wind blew bounce house into power lines A 9-year-old Nevada girl has died just days after a gust of wind lifted a bounce house she was inside 10 feet off the ground into power lines last Sunday....
2019-07-20, 12:52

Trump sues New York state, House panel to stop release of tax returns President Trump on Tuesday sued the New York state attorney general, the state tax commissioner and a Democrat-led House committee to block them from releasing his state tax returns. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill, dubbed the TRUST Act, earlier this month that allows the state Department of Taxat...
2019-07-23, 23:39

Oritse Williams house fire: JLS star's £3 million London mansion burns down in suspected arson attack - days after he is cleared of rape JLS star Oritse Williams' £3 million mansion in south London has gone up in flames in a suspected arson attack just days after he was cleared of rape....
2019-06-05, 13:26

World Naked Bike Ride 2019: Hundreds of cyclists take part in naked bike ride around the capital Hundreds of cyclists across the world have taken part in a naked bike ride in an annual protest aimed at celebrating the human body and campaigning against dependency on cars....
2019-06-09, 07:13

'Cops on me': NJ man accused of killing woman, her grandchild is nabbed after livestreaming getaway: cops New Jersey police caught a man Thursday who allegedly murdered a woman and her 4-year-old grandson after the suspect streamed his getaway live on Facebook, according to a report....
2019-06-21, 13:13

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Days 18-20: I Found an Oasis in a (Food) Desert Yes, I stayed vegan throughout the Labor Day weekend (so, sadly, no barbecues for me on the unofficial last weekend of summer). And yes, I’m ready for this 22 Days experiment to be over—not because I hate plant-based eating (quite to the contrary—it’s fine), but because I’m faced with the reality th...
2019-09-04, 07:52

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole article comin’) to celebrate my 40th birthday (more on this coming soon, too) and because of the amount of drinking and shenanigans I participated in, Day...
2019-06-04, 00:01

Wouldn't you like 30 mandated days off? Here are the countries with the most vacation days 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from the Center for Economic Policy and Research among other sources to compile our list.       ...
2019-07-23, 13:52

The DeanBeat: A few days without game journalism and a few days without gaming Last week I went on my summer vacation for a few days. It was a rare victory for those of you who would like to see me work less and play fewer games as well. (Yes, I know you’re out there, and you’re tired of hearing me brag that I wrote 10 stories in a day). You might not have noticed ...
2019-07-12, 18:26

DDAY prisoner of war looks back 75 years later 75 years have passed since Dennis Trudeau was taken prisoner by German soldiers after parachuting into France, but the memories are as clear as ever. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Netflix will release 44 new original movies and shows in July – here’s the full release schedule When it comes to Netflix’s new original movies and shows set to premiere in July, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that in terms of quantity, the release schedule of Netflix original productions is way down next month compared to the 56 new originals that will hit the streaming ...
2019-06-20, 16:26

Prisoner of War and Tucson native, now laid to rest MARANA, Ariz. – Sergeant Cread Shuey was laid to rest at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Thursday, flags flew at half staff, taps were played and the community gathered to honor a soldier who was unknown for decades. Sgt. Shuey fought in World War II and died in a prison of war camp in...
2019-05-31, 12:26

Russia and Ukraine prisoner swap underway Russian and Ukrainian authorities have confirmed the long-awaited prisoner exchange. The inmates are believed to include Ukrainian journalists, sailors, a filmmaker and a suspected Russian witness to the MH17 downing....
2019-09-07, 13:52

Landmark Russia, Ukraine prisoner swap After lengthy negotiations, Russia and Ukraine carried out a major prisoner exchange. While Ukraine saw prominent film-maker Oleg Sentsov and others freed, Russia benefited most from the swap....
2019-09-08, 07:39

Russia and Ukraine carry out prisoner swap Russian and Ukrainian authorities have confirmed the long-awaited prisoner exchange. Those swapped are believed to include Ukrainian journalists, sailors, a filmmaker and a suspected Russian witness to the MH17 downing....
2019-09-07, 22:13

He was a college star, an NBA player, then a federal prisoner. Now, he wants to help others William Bedford, who played for the Suns and Pistons, graduated from Memphis' Manhood University after his prison term. Now, he wants to help others.       ...
2019-07-21, 17:13

Prisoner charged in cellmate's death has killed twice before A South Carolina prisoner recently charged with murder in the death of a cellmate last April killed another inmate 17 years ago and was sent away for life for the fatal stabbing of his roommate in 1999....
2019-05-24, 03:00

Russia proposes prisoner swap with U.S.: Ifax Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov called on the United States on Monday to free Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko and exchange him for any American national held in Russia, Interfax news agency reported....
2019-07-01, 15:52

Trump congratulates Russia and Ukraine on prisoner swap U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday congratulated Russia and Ukraine on a long-awaited prisoner swap that could thaw a deep freeze in relations between the two countries since Moscow’s annexation of the Crimea region in 2014....
2019-09-07, 18:13

| Preparations for Russia-Ukraine prisoner exchange underway A long-awaited exchange of prisoners between Moscow and Kiev has begun, Russian state television reports, broadcasting footage of buses leaving a jail in the capital....
2019-09-07, 09:26

Ukraine denies Russia prisoner swap finalized The president's office has denied reports that a prisoner exchange had already taken place. The deal — still under negotiation — could include filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted by Moscow in 2015 of terrorism....
2019-08-30, 15:39

Maya Moore Left Basketball. A Prisoner Needed Her Help. Moore, a W.N.B.A. star, said she wanted to translate social justice talk into action. Now she is on a sabbatical this season trying to help free a man she believes was wrongly convicted....
2019-06-30, 10:52

| WATCH | Russia-Ukraine prisoner exchange underway A long-awaited exchange of prisoners between Moscow and Kiev has begun, Russian state television reports, broadcasting footage of buses leaving a jail in the capital....
2019-09-07, 17:00

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately understaffed"....
2019-07-17, 21:52

The Latest: Witness says he saw Navy SEAL stab prisoner SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A Navy SEAL has testified that he saw a comrade stab a wounded and captive Islamic State fighter in Iraq in 2017. Then-Special Warfare Operator 1s...
2019-06-20, 05:39

Indians 'thankful' boy, 3, escaped serious injury The Indians said the team, especially Francisco Lindor, "are very thankful" that a 3-year-old boy hit by a foul ball on Sunday is "doing well" and isn't showing any signs of serious injury....
2019-07-24, 00:52

Missionary, Businessman, Prisoner, Spy: An American’s Odyssey in North Korea Like others arrested in North Korea, Kim Dong-chul made a public confession of spying. Unlike many others, he says in a new memoir, he was telling the truth....
2019-08-09, 23:26

Navy SEAL reveals on stand he killed prisoner, not chief A Navy SEAL testifying against a decorated chief in his murder trial confessed that he was responsible for killing a captive Islamic State teen, not the fellow comrade, in a bombshell revelation in the courtroom. Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Corey Scott said Thursday that he covered the wounde...
2019-06-20, 21:39

Prisoner who wore girl's mask in escape bid found 'hanged' A Brazilian gang leader who tried to escape from jail by dressing up as his daughter has been found dead in his cell after apparently hanging himself....
2019-08-07, 02:26

| Russia journalist freed in prisoner swap with Kiev thanks Putin Kyrylo Vyshynsky, a Russian-Ukrainian journalist flown to Moscow as part of a landmark prisoner swap with Kiev, has thanked President Vladimir Putin and said his case was politically motivated....
2019-09-09, 20:52

Nicaragua court frees prisoner in death of Brazilian student A court in Nicaragua has ordered the release of a suspected armed pro-government civilian sentenced to 15 years in prison for the killing of Brazilian medical student Rayneia Lima a year ago...
2019-07-24, 05:26

Edgy ‘Prisoner of the State’ opera puts Philharmonic behind bars In all its 177 years, the New York Philharmonic never conducted business with a prison-supply store — until now. For the concert opera “Prisoner of the State,” Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall has turned into, well, a prison, with barbed-wire fencing, industrial ladders and surveillance cameras ar...
2019-06-07, 06:39

Trial of Navy SEAL accused of killing prisoner set for June SAN DIEGO (AP) — The court martial of a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic state prisoner under his care in Iraq in 2017 is scheduled to start June 10. Navy spokesman Brian O’Rourke says the trial should last about two weeks. It had been scheduled to start Tuesday, but that date was pushed bac...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Trial set for Navy SEAL in Islamic State prisoner’s killing SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin with jury selection on Monday. The politically charged case has included the removal of the lead prosecutor for tracking the defense team’s emails and suggestions by P...
2019-06-17, 08:00

Escaped African serval captured, taken to Albuquerque zoo The escaped African serval, who was recently spotted near Hyde Memorial State Park in New Mexico, has been captured and taken to the Albuquerque BioPark zoo....
2019-09-06, 20:00

Germany: Escaped cobra captured after 5-day hunt A highly venomous snake spent several days on the loose in a German town, prompting authorities to evacuate several houses. It was eventually spotted by a worker who had been mowing the grass....
2019-08-31, 04:52

Rocky the escaped African cat spotted again in Virginia FRANKLIN, Va. (AP) — The exotic African cat that escaped from its owner’s house has been spotted again in Virginia, this time more than 150 miles (240 kilometers) from its North Carolina home. The cat’s owner previously told news outlets his pet, Rocky, escaped from his coastal North Car...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confront him, she testified Wednesday. “I remember Keith running to hide, dodging through other people,” t...
2019-05-30, 10:00

BREAKING: Escaped homicide suspects captured PHOENIX – The U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona has announced the capture of two escaped fugitives wanted for a Tucson murder. According to a news release, U.S. Marshals captured Blane and Susan Barksdale on Wednesday. The couple has been on the run since Aug. 26, when they escaped from...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Dog that escaped NJ car wreck collared after 2-week search A dog who escaped from a car crash at the Jersey Shore that landed its owner in the hospital has finally been found and returned home – more than two weeks after the “devastating” ordeal, according to reports. “I can finally mentally heal now that he is home with me,” Gabrielle McMillan, 23, of Litt...
2019-07-09, 21:52

Are the escaped murder suspects still in Arizona? Authorities think so Author: Michael Doudna KPNX A pair of escaped murder suspects from Arizona who have been on the run for nearly 10 days may be getting help, the U.S. Marshals Service said Wednesday. Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were being transported from Rochester, New York, to Tucson when they ove...
2019-09-07, 02:39

They escaped Dorian and Humberto, but now face new traumas Tropical Storm Humberto resurfaced feelings of terror for Hurricane Dorian survivors -- just two weeks after the Category 5 storm decimated much of Grand Bahamas and Abaco Islands. While some survivors focus on finding and burying bodies of their loved ones, others endure taunts for "causing the hur...
2019-09-16, 19:13

Escaped Tennessee inmate found after four-day manhunt An escaped convict suspected of killing a Tennessee corrections employee was brought into custody Sunday after a four day manhunt. Curtis Ray Watson, 44, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence for aggravated kidnapping, went missing Wednesday from his work detail at the West Tennessee State Penite...
2019-08-11, 23:52

Authorities search for inmate who escaped on a tractor The search for an inmate who escaped from a prison in Tennessee entered its fifth day Sunday as panicked residents wondered whether he's still in the area and authorities received hundreds of tips....
2019-08-11, 15:26

Escaped Tennessee inmate captured after 5-day manhunt A Tennessee convict suspected of killing a corrections administrator before escaping prison on a tractor was captured Sunday seven hours after homeowners recognized him on their outdoor surveillance camera, authorities said. Curtis Ray Watson put his hands up and was arrested as he came out of a soy...
2019-08-12, 01:13

Rikers inmates stop fellow prisoner who attacked female guard A Rikers correctional officer was locked in a pantry and attacked by an inmate Wednesday morning — but other prisoners rushed to the woman’s aid, law enforcement sources told The Post on Wednesday. Raphael Davlos allegedly lured the woman into the closet in a dorm at the Anna M. Cross Ce...
2019-06-20, 01:13

'Long way to go' before Russia-Ukraine repair relations despite prisoner swap, experts say A high-profile prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine is being seen as a boost to the possible resumption of peace talks, but experts are tempering those hopes....
2019-09-11, 20:39

SEAL testifies on ISIS prisoner's death in Edward Gallagher trial The court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher continued Wednesday with shocking testimony: SO1 Dylan Dille testified under prosecution questioning that Gallagher had stated his desire to kill an ISIS prisoner, if ever given the chance....
2019-06-20, 00:52

Medic stuns courtroom saying he killed prisoner, not Navy SEAL on trial A Navy SEAL medic testified on Thursday that he was responsible for the death of an Islamic State fighter - not the Navy SEAL defendant undergoing a court martial for war crimes - describing it as a mercy killing....
2019-06-21, 07:13

Witness In Murder Trial Says US Navy SEAL Didn't Kill Prisoner, He Did A witness in the court-martial trial of a decorated US Navy SEAL charged with killing a captive teenage militant while deployed to Iraq confessed on Thursday that it was he -- not the defendant -- who......
2019-06-21, 06:52

One Year Jail For Prisoner After Fight Over Dera Chief's Adopted Daughter A court in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh has sentenced a prisoner to one year in jail for attacking an inmate during an argument over Honeypreet Insan, the adopted daughter of jailed Dera Sacha......
2019-07-13, 22:26

Watch: One escaped zebra captured in Texas; another still missing Police in Texas said one of two zebras that escaped from a ranch was safely captured while running loose in the streets, but the second African equine remained missing....
2019-08-09, 18:52

Why Verstappen escaped a punishment like Vettel's for Austria move Judging Max Verstappen's Austrian Grand Prix-winning move on Charles Leclerc alongside recent controversial Formula 1 penalties such as Sebastian Vettel's in Canada has been dismissed as comparing "apples and oranges"...
2019-07-01, 12:13

Tip leads to capture of escaped suspects of Tucson murder Blane and Susan taken into custody on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 by the U.S. Marshalls in Gila County. Courtesy: Navajo County Sheriff’s Office. PHOENIX – The U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona has announced the capture of two escaped fugitives wanted for a Tucson murder. According to a n...
2019-09-13, 01:52

How a Wall Street banker escaped the grind and wrote a novel Meet Allegra Cobb. Her life is a mess, and you can blame most of it on her job. Like many bankers who are just starting out, Allegra works gruelling hours every week, seldom leaves the office before 10 p.m., and is perpetually on call. There’s little opportunity for the Noho resident to date, hang o...
2019-07-07, 23:13

| Escaped deadly cobra terrorises German town A deadly cobra was on the loose in the German town of Herne on Tuesday, with local residents told to keep their windows closed and steer clear of long grass....
2019-08-27, 22:26

Boxing, MMA champion charged after pet cougar escaped in Florida PARKLAND, Fla. — Authorities say a professional fighter allowed his pet cougar escape from his Florida home earlier this year. The Sun Sentinel reported Thursday that 33-year-old Tyrone Spong was charged with offenses including keeping the animal without a permit. Spong is the World Boxing Organizat...
2019-08-16, 21:39

Former inmates not surprised murder suspects escaped from contractor TUCSON – Two former prisoners said they were not surprised a private contractor let two murder suspects escape. Pima County pays Security Transport Services to extradite inmates to the Tucson jail from all over the country. Last week, the News Four Tucson Investigators reported STS was violating its...
2019-08-30, 06:00

New photographs released of escaped Tucson murder suspects PHOENIX, Ariz. — The United States Marshals have released new photographs of two Tucson murder suspects who escaped from custody earlier this week. Courtesy: U.S. Marshals Service Blane and Susan Barksdale were being transported back to Tucson when they escaped by overpowering the transport te...
2019-09-01, 13:52

Apartments evacuated as authorities search for escaped cobra Authorities in a German city said they evacuated about 30 residents from an apartment block after a venomous cobra escaped from a home and was spotted slithering in a hallway....
2019-08-30, 01:39

Police don't know how a man escaped federal custody, but they say he soon killed a DJ Dallas Jones disappeared in April. His name would pop up two months later after a shootout in Indianapolis, Indiana.        ...
2019-06-30, 00:00

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
2019-06-12, 08:13

Farm reveals escaped wallaby spotted in village is one of two The owners of a wallaby seen hopping loose in an English village revealed there are actually two of the animals on the loose, and they were deliberately released by unknown culprits....
2019-07-05, 20:39

Police chase 20 escaped cows through Texas neighborhood Police in Texas said it took them about an hour to round up approximately 20 cows that escaped from a ranch and went wandering through a neighborhood....
2019-07-05, 20:39

They escaped ISIS. Then they got sucked into Baghdad's sex trafficking underworld The decline of ISIS in Iraq has given rise to another evil: human trafficking networks that thrive on the spoils of war, the displaced and the desperate....
2019-07-03, 21:13

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
2019-06-10, 15:00

Filmmaker Sentsov, 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap: lawyer Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, jailed in Russia, is among 35 Ukrainians who will be transferred from Moscow to Kiev as part of a prisoner exchanges on Saturday, his lawyer said....
2019-09-07, 11:26

Ukrainian captives appear to reach Moscow airport in expected prisoner swap: Interfax Buses believed to be carrying Ukrainian prisoners arrived at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Saturday, Interfax news agency reported, as a major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine appeared to get under way....
2019-09-07, 11:26

Trump praises Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap as ‘first giant step to peace’ President Trump tweeted praise to Russia and Ukraine for Saturday’s prisoner swap that could herald an easing of tensions between the neighboring nations. “Perhaps a first giant step to peace,” Trump posted. “Congratulations to both countries!” Each country released 35 detainees in the exchange, the...
2019-09-07, 20:39

Ukraine frees jailed Russian journalist amid prisoner swap talks A court in Ukraine ordered jailed Russian journalist Kirill Vyshinsky to be freed on bail and released from custody, as Moscow and Kiev hold behind-the-scenes talks on a possible prisoner swap....
2019-08-28, 13:39

Mentally ill US prisoner held in solitary lost ability to speak, lawsuit alleges Tyquine Lee, 26, spent more than 22 hours a day in solitaryVirginia sued over Lee’s treatment at Red Onion state prisonA prisoner with a history of mental illness was held in solitary confinement at a prison in Virginia for over 600 days, leading to a collapse in his physical and mental condition, a...
2019-09-04, 09:00

Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an ‘ISIS dirtbag,’ witness claims SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL suddenly plunged a knife into the neck of a wounded young Islamic State prisoner, killing him, and later scoffed that he was “just an ISIS dirtbag,” former comrades testified at a war crimes trial. Dylan Dille and Craig Miller took the stand Wednesday at...
2019-06-20, 14:39

Search for escaped inmate Curtis Watson narrowed in Tennessee Law enforcement officials were searching for Curtis Watson in a wooded area Saturday night, not far from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary.        ...
2019-08-11, 08:13

Backpacker escaped horrific kidnapping by posting cries for help on Facebook A backpacker has revealed she managed to escape by sending Facebook messages after being kidnapped by a farmer and raped in a pigsty. Davine Arckens, 24, was chained and assaulted over two days after being abducted by twisted hobby farmer Gene Charles Bristow in South Australia. And the ingenious yo...
2019-06-17, 18:13

Tennessee authorities capture escaped inmate suspected of murder The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that 44-year-old Curtis Ray Watson was caught hours after a confirmed sighting of him in the west Tennessee community of Henning, where he escaped from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary on Wednesday....
2019-08-12, 02:52

Digital signs provide alert on escaped homicide suspects TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Digital signs on Arizona highways alert the public that a married couple suspected in a Tucson killing remained at large after overpowering two guards and escaping while being extradited from New York to Arizona. Tucson police said 56-year-old Blane Barksdale and 59-year-old wif...
2019-08-29, 06:26

Team USA Escaped With A Win Over Turkey, But It May Have Cost Them Jayson Tatum's Ankle Team USA should’ve lost to Turkey in their second group-stage game today at the FIBA World Cup, and though they were handed a 93-92 win by some last-second incompetence, the victory may have come at a price. On the very last play of overtime, Jayson Tatum sprained his ankle after throwing a pass and...
2019-09-03, 21:00

Advanced Linux backdoor found in the wild escaped AV detection Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) Researchers say they’ve discovered an advanced piece of Linux malware that has escaped detection by antivirus products and appears to be actively used in targeted attacks. HiddenWasp, as the malware has been dubbed, is a fully developed suite of malware tha...
2019-05-31, 00:13

Bobcat escaped after drunk man broke into nature center: police CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say a man told officers he drunkenly broke into a nature center and tried to play fetch with a bobcat, accidentally allowing the creature to escape. The Times Free Press reports 21-year-old Cayden Melia must turn himself over to a county jail by July 14. An a...
2019-07-03, 11:26

Vettel escaped Monza qualifying penalty due to rules technicality Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel escaped a penalty for going off track in Q3 at Monza because of a technicality in the wording of the relevant regulations...
2019-09-08, 14:26

Tip leads to capture of escaped fugitives arrested in Tucson murder PHOENIX – The U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona has announced the capture of two escaped fugitives wanted for a Tucson murder. According to a news release, U.S. Marshals captured Blane and Susan Barksdale on Wednesday after a tip led authorities to Punkin Center in Tonto Basin. The two ...
2019-09-12, 21:26

Russia seeks prisoner exchange, but stops short of swap for Paul Whelan of Michigan Russia called on the U.S. to free Konstantin Yaroshenko in exchange for Americans it has imprisoned. But accused Michigan spy Paul Whelan isn't part of the deal.        ...
2019-07-03, 01:39

Buses exit Moscow jail amid expectations of Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap Two buses with tinted windows and a police escort left a Moscow jail on Saturday morning carrying an undisclosed number of people as a major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine appeared to begin, a Reuters witness and state TV said....
2019-09-07, 11:26

El Paso, Dayton make 251 mass shootings in the US in 216 days, more shootings than days in the year Dayton, Ohio. El Paso, Texas. These are the latest mass shootings in America, drawing the number of killings to a stark total, just days after Gilroy.        ...
2019-08-05, 08:39

Remains of POW camp that Hitler's successor escaped discovered in English forest The long-forgotten remains of Britain's largest World War II prisoner of war camp, which held captives including Hitler's short-lived successor as ruler of the Third Reich, has been uncovered in woodlands in Sheffield....
2019-07-04, 16:13

Brazilian inmate, who nearly escaped jail dressed as woman, found hanged A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found dead in his cell, after apparently having hanged himself, Rio de Janeiro state authorities said on Tuesday....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber and then a professor at Western Kentucky University, was walking near his tent on a remote Himalayan p...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Look: Escaped snake found wedged between fence posts in British town Animal rescuers in Britain said a member of the public received an unusual surprise when they found a 5-foot boa constrictor stuck between fence posts....
2019-09-03, 21:00

US Marshal: Escaped murder suspects had hours-long lead on authorities PHOENIX (AP) – Two fugitives being transported across the country to face murder charges overpowered two security guards, tied them up and got a head start of several hours before anyone knew they escaped, authorities said Thursday. The husband and wife were still at-large three days after the...
2019-08-30, 06:00

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology developed by eng......
2019-07-11, 20:39

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes....
2019-06-10, 09:39

Navajo County Sheriff’s searching for escaped fugitive in northeastern Arizona Wanted poster for Robert Collins. HEBER, Ariz. – The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking an escaped fugitive in northeastern Arizona. According to NCSO, Robert Collins fled from bounty hunters Wednesday at the midtown Circle K in Heber, Arizona. Collins was last seen ru...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Manhunt searching for escaped kidnapper Curtis Ray Watson from Tennessee prison Tennessee authorities began the second day of a statewide manhunt Thursday, for a convicted kidnapper who they say escaped from prison and may have killed an administrator....
2019-08-09, 01:26

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive, authorities said. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, was found guilty last Thursday by a federal jury of k...
2019-06-15, 20:13

Watch: Herd of 75 escaped bison evades capture in New York state Authorities in New York state said a herd of 75 loose buffalo are proving difficult to capture and are believed to have split up into smaller groups....
2019-07-31, 20:26

Gilroy Garlic Festival survivors also escaped Las Vegas massacre in 2017 Alicia Olive had a unique perspective when shots rang out at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. “Oh man, this is not happening again,” Olive told KTXL-TV. Olive and two friends — brothers Christopher and George Cook — have now survived two deadly evenings: Sunday’s festival in...
2019-08-01, 23:13

White supremacist gang leader who escaped from Arkansas jail has been captured The inmates, Wesley Gullett and Christopher Sanderson, faced federal charges and were considered armed and dangerous, federal authorities said.        ...
2019-08-01, 22:52

Film director Oleg Sentsov and MH17 suspect among those freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap A man suspected of involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that killed 298 people has been released along with 69 other prisoners from Russia and Ukraine in a long-awaited exchange, according to Ukrainian and Russia state news agencies....
2019-09-07, 22:52

Ex-prisoner Alice Marie Johnson is hawking Kim Kardashian West's SKIMS shapewear line Alice Marie Johnson, who Kim Kardashian West helped get out of prison, has popped up on Instagram hawking the reality TV star's new shapewear line.        ...
2019-08-31, 04:52

Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker brought to Moscow amid prisoner swap talks: Russian media Russia has transferred jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov from a remote Arctic prison to custody in Moscow amid talks with Kiev on a possible prisoner swap, news agencies TASS and Interfax cited unnamed sources as saying on Thursday....
2019-08-29, 11:39

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleged slaying. Military judge Aaron Rugh freed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after a defense attorney accused prosecutors of attempting to tr...
2019-05-31, 05:26

Pakistani PM opens door to prisoner swap with US to free 'hero' doctor who helped track bin Laden For more than eight years, Dr. Shakil Afridi – often deemed a “hero” doctor for his role in the CIA plot to take down Usama bin Laden – has been languishing behind bars in Pakistani prisons. But there now appears to be some movement to see him freed....
2019-07-23, 20:26

Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner seeks to toss case over withheld evidence Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 want the case thrown out because of alleged prosecutorial misconduct that include withholding evidence and conducting surveillance on the defense....
2019-05-29, 10:13

Kevin James replaces Simon Pegg as the escaped convict villain in Becky Some weird casting just got weirder: According to Deadline, Kevin James is going to replace Simon Pegg as the villain in Becky, an “action thriller” starring The Haunting Of Hill House’s Lulu Wilson and directed by Bushwick’s Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion. The movie is about a rebellious teenager...
2019-07-10, 05:52

Holy crap, a 3-foot python escaped in a Wisconsin high school and no one can find it Being a high school student is stressful for many reasons, but students at Fond Du Lac High School in Wisconsin now one more thing to worry about as they begin attending classes for the year: a python that broke free from the school’s science lab. As the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports, the...
2019-09-06, 01:00

Escaped Georgia inmate wanted in Florida murder case kills himself, police say An armed, escaped Georgia inmate who was named as the prime suspect in the killing of a Florida man earlier this week turned his gun on himself after officers closed in on him, police said Wednesday....
2019-08-21, 23:13

Manhunt over: Escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Ray Watson captured, death penalty possible Curtis Ray Watson, 44, was charged with the murder of a correctional administrator after he escaped in the midst of a 15-year kidnapping sentence.        ...
2019-08-12, 13:26

FBI offering reward for information leading to arrest of escaped Tucson murder suspects UPDATE: The U.S. Marshal service is offering up to a $10,000 reward, per fugitive, for information leading to the arrest of Blane and Susan Barksdale.  Anyone with information about their whereabouts can call the FBI Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324), 9-1-1, or 88-CRIME. ———R...
2019-08-29, 06:26

Two escaped inmates, including leader of white supremacist gang, recaptured in Arkansas The leader of a white supremacist gang and a fellow inmate who escaped from an Arkansas jail have both been recaptured, according to authorities.        ...
2019-08-02, 16:52

Navy insists it won’t drop Eddie Gallagher murder charges despite shock testimony that another SEAL killed prisoner Prosecutors have no intention of dropping murder charges against Special Warfare Chief Eddie Gallagher despite a confession from a witness, a spokesman for the military said Thursday....
2019-06-21, 06:00

Uber And Lyft Take A Lot More From Drivers Than They Say In July, an Uber driver we’ll call Dave—his name has been changed here to protect his identity—picked up a fare in a trendy neighborhood of a major U.S. metropolitan area. It was rush hour and surge pricing was in effect due to increased demand, meaning that Dave would be paid almost twice the re...
2019-08-26, 21:13

Uber And Lyft Don't Have A Right To Exist On Wednesday, Uber and Lyft released a new petition against Assembly Bill 5, the California bill about to be debated in the Senate that, if passed, would almost certainly result in gig economy workers being designated as employees in the state rather than independent contractors. Uber and Lyft fear ...
2019-08-30, 18:00

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Days 21 & 22: A 'Slutty Vegan' Is Likely the Only Kind of Vegan I Want to Be Yesterday was Beyoncé’s 38th birthday, y’all...and today is blessedly the day I officially give up trying to do anything with the Virgo-fueled laser focus of Beyoncé. (Fun fact: My mom and sister are also Virgos, and each could’ve told you it was likely never gonna happen for my easily distracted Ar...
2019-09-05, 23:26

Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner. The post Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-31, 03:39

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to Raices Company to provide credits to organization providing legal aid to immigrants, while riders can contribute through appThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride credits to a not-for-profit organization providing legal services to immigrants and will allow riders to contribute to ...
2019-07-02, 00:26

Lyft and Uber Earnings: What to Watch The ride-hailing companies are set to report their quarterly earnings this week, their second as public companies since IPOs earlier this year. Here’s what to watch as Lyft reports after the market closes on Wednesday and Uber Technologies files after the close of trading on Thursday....
2019-08-07, 12:39

You can now rent a Citi Bike through the Lyft app in NYC Lyft users in New York and Jersey City can now rent a Citi Bike on the app. After some beta-testing with 20 percent of users, Lyft has now fully-integrated Citi Bike onto its mobile app. Lyft users won't need a Citi Bike account to locate or rent a b......
2019-05-23, 18:39

TLC approves permanent cap on Uber, Lyft in NYC The city is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to permanently extend the freeze on new for-hire vehicles in the Big Apple. The commission also green lit a reduction on the amount of time drivers can cruise without passengers in Manhatt...
2019-08-07, 21:00

Lyft adds NYC subway directions to its app Lyft's support for public transportation will soon include one of the biggest mass transit systems on the planet. The ridesharing firm is rolling out access to real-time New York City subway directions through its app over the months ahead, giving lo......
2019-07-20, 07:39

No leads in murder of AZ Lyft driver (KPNX) – An Arizona woman wants to know who killed her husband of 52 years. Police have no leads in who fired a bullet that killed 71-year-old Harold Treadwell on July 28 around 12:30 a.m., near 32nd Street and Baseline Road in Phoenix. “Always there for me. I’ve been sick over the years...
2019-08-09, 07:13

Lyft Still Desperately Wants Its Own Drivers to Oppose AB5 A contentious bill that puts a stake into the heart of the worker misclassification schemes buoying Uber, Lyft, Doordash, and other overvalued gig work platforms, has passed the California Senate. As predicted, this hasn’t stopped these companies from continuing to undermine this threatening legisla...
2019-09-11, 20:39

NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted to extend the cap it approved last summer, which limits the number of for-hire-vehicles that can ope......
2019-08-08, 07:00

Lyft will now let 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....
2019-06-05, 00:52

Some People Can Now Rent Cars Through Lyft, Though We're Not Sure Why They Would Lyft disrupted the taxi space. Then it invented the bus. Then it got into scooters. Now, it’s created a service that’s like Enterprise Rent-A-Car except... well, actually, it’s basically just Enterprise....
2019-09-08, 06:26

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight, overpowered staff and escaped, officials say Four teenagers escaped a juvenile justice facility in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday night after staging a fight in their room and overpowering the staff members who responded, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said in a tweet....
2019-07-21, 18:39

Tennessee manhunt continues for Curtis Watson, escaped inmate suspected of killing corrections employee The search for a Tennessee convict who allegedly sexually assaulted then murdered a corrections employee before escaping entered its fifth day Sunday, as authorities warn the fugitive is "extremely dangerous."...
2019-08-11, 15:52

Lyft expands bike rentals to Washington DC Lyft has expanded beyond traditional rideshare and into other areas like car rentals and transport to and from events. Now, it is updating its app to provide bike-sharing services in the Washington, DC area through Capital Bikeshare, joining New York......
2019-06-28, 17:00

Lyft outlines its disaster response strategy Lyft just illustrated how it will respond in the middle of a crisis. The company has introduced a Disaster Relief Access Program that promises support for people in affected areas. In situations when the roads are safe, the ridesharing firm will ty......
2019-07-04, 03:13

Lyft has completed 55,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas One year ago, Lyft launched its self-driving ride service in Las Vegas. Today, the company announced its 30-vehicle fleet has made 55,000 trips. That makes it the largest commercial program of its kind in the US. Unsurprisingly, Lyft says it's thrill......
2019-05-31, 20:00

Lyft expands wheelchair accessible rides in LA and SF Lyft is testing a special line of cars just for riders who use wheelchairs. The ridesharing company announced today that it was piloting a new WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) service in Los Angeles and San Francisco Counties. All drivers will be......
2019-07-09, 19:26

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States. Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock market....
2019-05-21, 15:26

There's a Good Chance Your Uber or Lyft Hasn't Gone In For Its Recalls Uber and Lyft are bad at recalls, Tesla is still sliding, Maven is packing up in some markets, and Toyota is playing games, all in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 21, 2019....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Lyft built a scooter for sharing that's tougher and more comfortable Lyft is the next big scooter sharing service to unveil a two-wheeler that's better at enduring real-world abuse. Its new model touts a "more durable build" that stands a greater chance of surviving the outdoors. Your ride should be less jarring, fo......
2019-06-14, 23:13

No Lyft for Uber shares after results fall short Shares of Uber Inc fell 10% in early trading on Friday after the ride-hailing service missed most Wall Street targets in its quarterly earnings report, in sharp contrast to upbeat numbers from U.S. rival Lyft Inc a day earlier....
2019-08-09, 18:26

Lyft improves outlook despite projected loss of nearly $1 billion Lyft predicts it will lose between $850 million and $875 million in 2019, an improvement from its previous prediction of over $1 billion.       ...
2019-08-08, 07:26

Lyft driver runs out of gas, gets busted with 17 license suspensions A Lyft driver, who ran out of gas in Suffolk County, was busted for driving with 17 license suspensions, according to cops. Leith Crossen, 57, of Cherry Hill, N.J., ran out of gas after dropping off a passenger at about 9:35 p.m. Saturday on Woodbury Road near Cold Spring Harbor Train Station, polic...
2019-06-09, 17:13

The top tech IPOs this year have outperformed the S&P 500, despite Uber and Lyft Thanks to the performance of Beyond Meat, investors who focus on venture-backed tech IPOs have done well this year despite some notable disappointments....
2019-09-14, 16:52

Students: Know the rules of the road before your Uber or Lyft summer gig Driving for Uber or Lyft could be an ideal way for college students to earn some summer cash. Here are some rules of the road they should know first.       ...
2019-06-13, 14:52

California Governor Still in Talks With Uber, Lyft Over Gig Workers Law California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he still hopes to reach a deal with ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft over the status of their drivers under landmark employment legislation headed toward passage this week in the state legislature....
2019-09-11, 19:26

This brilliant free app tells you if it’s cheaper to take Uber or Lyft Doug Feigelson’s app Anyride has been out for a few months now, which means it’s still new enough that you might not have heard of it or become aware of it yet. But if you’re a frequent Uber or Lyft rider, you’ll definitely want to take note, because the app offers a one-stop...
2019-06-05, 04:13

Uber and Lyft Are Trying to Compete with Google Maps For Some Reason When you’re trying to figure out how to get somewhere, the odds are pretty good your first move is opening Google Maps. But Uber and Lyft each want to change that. To them I say: good luck....
2019-07-19, 23:13

Uber and Lyft's poor performance is a 'big advantage' for IPO investors, says pro Uber and Lyft's trajectories as newly public companies are a boon for the buy side of the IPO market, says Renaissance Capital's Kathleen Smith....
2019-09-09, 11:39

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six more large US cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle. The......
2019-05-23, 21:39

Lawsuit accuses Lyft of not protecting its female passengers A new lawsuit out of California claims Lyft isn't doing enough to protect female passengers. The complaint, filed in the company's home city of San Francisco, includes at least 14 unnamed women who say they were either sexually assaulted or raped by......
2019-09-05, 20:13

Lyft Is Suing San Francisco to Keep Bike Rental Competitors Out Ridesharing giant Lyft is fighting to retain total control of the docked and dockless bike share market in San Francisco, the Verge reported  Friday, and has filed a lawsuit that its contract prohibits the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) from issuing permits to competitors.Read...
2019-06-08, 20:13

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 onward. T......
2019-06-02, 01:13

Lyft exec riffs on ground-breaking research in AI At Transform 2019, Gil Arditi ripped through example after example of recent research that's propelled head-turning advances in AI and machine learning.Read More...
2019-08-05, 03:39

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft — again. With the daily app-based for-hire vehicle trips nearing 800,000 per day, Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of new licenses, a limit passed by the City Council in August. The city also wants to reduce the amount...
2019-06-13, 01:00

A prisoner was 'likely innocent' for 25 years, and prosecutors knew the whole time Chester Hollman III, 48, was freed Monday from a state prison in Pennsylvania and a formal dismissal of the charges is expected later this month.        ...
2019-07-18, 16:13

Case against Eddie Gallagher in doubt as fellow Navy SEAL says he, not Gallagher, killed prisoner U.S. Navy SEAL Corey Scott stated that it was he, not accused Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher, who was responsible for the death of an injured ISIS fighter in Iraq in 2017....
2019-06-20, 20:13

Lyft adds in-app 911 and prominent license plates to its safety tools Lyft is joining Uber in responding to the death of a college student with improved safety features. To begin with, it's adding an Uber-style option to call 911 from within the app -- if there's an emergency, you won't have to switch apps or lose tra......
2019-05-21, 20:00

Lyft pulls Bay Wheels e-bikes after two catch fire in San Francisco Lyft’s San Francisco bike-share subsidiary Bay Wheels yanked its entire fleet of pedal-assisted electric bikes on Wednesday after multiple reports of bikes catching fire. “Out of an abundance of caution, we are temporarily making the ebike fleet unavailable to riders while we investigate and u...
2019-08-01, 23:13

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership toward subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday....
2019-05-23, 02:01

Lyft disables San Francisco e-bikes after suspected battery fires Lyft has made its Bay Wheels e-bikes in San Francisco unavailable to customers after a couple of them caught fire. According to San Francisco Examiner, a witness who saw the first incident on Wednesday said the flames came from the bike's battery. A......
2019-08-01, 15:52

Lyft Yanks 1,000 Electric Bikes in San Francisco After Two Battery Fires Lyft has yanked over a thousand electric bikes from rental availability in San Francisco after at least two e-bikes experienced battery fires in the past few days, according to the San Francisco Examiner.Read more......
2019-08-01, 13:52

Signs of price truce push Lyft, Uber higher Lyft Inc's hints that its cut-throat rivalry with U.S. ride-hailing rival Uber Inc is easing may prove bad news for customers but it sent shares in both companies sharply higher on Thursday....
2019-08-08, 15:26

Lyft suspends its San Francisco e-bike program following battery fires Lyft has slammed the brakes on its San Francisco e-bike hire scheme after several bikes reportedly caught fire in the city. According to the San Francisco Examiner, the first incident happened on July 27, with another battery fire confirmed on July 31.Lyft reacted quickly, taking the city's 1,0...
2019-08-01, 19:00

Ridesharing app Lyft adds 911 calling feature through panic button Ridesharing app Lyft wants to make, getting in a car with a stranger, a bit safer. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.        ...
2019-05-23, 00:13

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Lyft is vastly improving rider safety with in-app emergency assistance and more Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft can be incredibly convenient in this day and age, but unfortunately, using these services is not always 100 percent safe, as proven by multiple reports of sexual abuse in the past few years committed by improperly vetted drivers and even the shocking recent murder...
2019-05-22, 16:13

Lyft and Uber to Post Earnings Amid Legislation Concerns The ride-hailing rivals are set to report their second quarterly earnings since their initial public offerings. The reception thus far hasn’t been great: both companies are trading well below their IPO prices....
2019-08-07, 17:26

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

NYC Extends Cap on Uber and Lyft Vehicles, Institutes New Rules on 'Cruising' Almost a year ago to the day, New York City made the historic move to freeze the number of rideshare vehicles on its roads, a move meant to reduce congestion and forward the city’s Vision Zero safety initiative. Today the Taxi and Limousine Commission voted to extend the cap—and pass new rules to li...
2019-08-07, 20:26

Uber, Lyft Poised to Lose Fight Against California Measure The proposed bill would force ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft to reclassify many drivers as full-time employees, likely upending their business model....
2019-09-10, 12:52

Loophole Allows NYC Uber and Lyft Cars to Pollute More Than Yellow Cabs New York City’s yellow cabs are iconic of the city itself, though many locals like myself prefer the cost and ease of ridesharing apps like Lyft. Turns out, however, that the yellow cabs can keep the air cleaner than ridesharing vehicles....
2019-05-30, 20:00

Lyft making driverless data public in bid to speed development The ride-hailing company hopes sharing its research data will encourage industry and academic collaboration to more quickly solve the technical challenges of autonomous driving....
2019-07-23, 22:00

Lyft acknowledges its response to sexual harassment has fallen short Lyft acknowledges that its response to sexual harassment has fallen short in some instances. Despite the ridesharing company's attempts to position itself as a mission-driven brand with a "friendly, hospitality-oriented personality," a growing number......
2019-08-02, 22:26

Lyft Makes Self-Driving Research Public in Bid to Speed Development Lyft is making research data on self-driving technology available to the public in a bid to accelerate the development of robotic cars, which is seen as critical to the ride-hailing giant's future......
2019-07-24, 16:39

Uber and Lyft admit they're making city traffic worse Uber and Lyft may be competitors but as the two major ridesharing companies, they also have a lot in common -- including the challenges they face. To better understand their role in city traffic patterns, the companies jointly sponsored a study to de......
2019-08-06, 18:52

Lyft has been a train wreck of a stock. Now it's about to report its first big earnings loss Lyft shares are down 30% since its trade debut, and now the rideshare firm is preparing for another first: earnings as a public company. While its path to profits is still a long one, it will need to show investors revenue growth and cost-cutting....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Passenger caught on video attacking Lyft driver for going too slow to hospital Cops are looking for a man who attacked his Lyft driver after demanding he go faster on the way to a Queens hospital last Thursday. The caught-on-camera beating of Eduardo Madiedo occurred as he drove the suspect and an unidentified woman to Mount Sinai Hospital in Astoria, according to NBC. Shortly...
2019-05-28, 10:00

Lyft, Agero partner to offer rides for consumers requiring tow assistance Roadside assistance provider Agero Inc said on Tuesday it would partner with ride hailing company Lyft Inc to provide rides for consumers whose cars are disabled and require a tow assistance....
2019-06-18, 18:00

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash Threaten Ballot Fight Over California Gig-Worker Law The battle over a California bill that could upend the business models of companies that rely on gig workers intensified when three companies threatened to spend a combined $90 million on a ballot measure if a deal can’t be reached this year....
2019-08-30, 06:00

Lyft stops offering electric bikes in San Francisco after two catch fire Lyft is suspending its e ike offering in the San Francisco Bay Area after two of them caught fire, the company said Thursday       ...
2019-08-02, 02:13

Uber and Lyft prepare $60 million fight against worker classification bill The fight over whether rideshare drivers should be classified as employees and therefore be eligible for benefits continues. The latest battleground is California, where a worker classification bill is currently being debated by lawmakers. Uber and L......
2019-08-30, 18:00

Lyft sues San Francisco to block rival bike-sharing services It looks like San Francisco's call for applications to expand its dockless bicycle program didn't sit well with Lyft. The company has just filed a lawsuit against the California city, seeking an injunction that would prohibit SF from giving its rival......
2019-06-09, 05:13

California Lyft driver opens fire in shootout after 2 men tried robbing him, police say Police in California are looking for two suspects who allegedly shot a Lyft driver early Sunday morning after the driver shot at the men who held him up, according to a local report....
2019-09-16, 02:52

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......
2019-05-21, 14:52

City bus and train drivers busted moonlighting for Uber and Lyft: report More than a dozen MTA bus and train operators were busted driving for-hire vehicles like Ubers and Lyfts during mandated rest time between shifts, according to a series of 2018 investigations published by the agency’s Inspector General on Wednesday. The IG’s office says it used Taxi and ...
2019-07-11, 08:39

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....
2019-06-13, 05:26

Slack's Direct Listing Makes Uber and Lyft Look Like Absolute Chumps In its first day on the New York Stock Exchange, workplace messaging company Slack leapt over 50-percent above its reference price of $26 per share despite employing an unusual, less costly strategy to debut on the market. The past few hours of trading have sent Slack’s total value soaring to $23.1 ...
2019-06-21, 03:01

Lyft Slapped With Another Class Action Lawsuit About Driver Employment Status Lyft is facing another class-action lawsuit taking direct aim at alleged widespread and intentional misclassification of drivers as independent contractors....
2019-08-16, 15:13

New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find such ads "extremely annoying."...
2019-07-17, 02:13

We Think Uber and Lyft's New Surge Fares Screw Drivers and Riders. Help Us Prove It. Uber changed how its surge pricing works last year. Not for riders, but for drivers. The changes have resulted in drivers earning less from surge pricing, but riders are still paying the same inflated costs, with Uber pocketing the difference. Read more......
2019-07-01, 21:13

Uber and Lyft allegedly paid drivers to rally against employee status There is seemingly no end in sight for Uber and Lyft's ongoing worker status dispute. The raging debate has seen battles in the UK Supreme Court, multimillion-dollar lawsuits, driver strikes and only a few small victories for labor groups. Now, the w......
2019-07-16, 17:13

Analysts are encouraged Lyft insiders aren't dumping stock at their first chance since the IPO Lyft, the smaller ride-hailing rival of Uber, announced two weeks ago that share lockups would expire about a month earlier than expected on Aug. 19....
2019-08-19, 22:13

This app makes it easy to compare Uber and Lyft fares in real-time Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In her hit anthem Friday, a 13-year-old Rebecca Black sang about the torture of not knowing where to sit on the way to school. “Kickin’ in the front seat. Sittin’...
2019-05-30, 21:00

California Lyft driver accused of raping intoxicated passenger: report A Lyft driver in San Mateo, Calif., is accused of raping an intoxicated passenger early Saturday morning after police said he brought the woman from a bar back to his home during a trip, a report said....
2019-08-12, 13:52

Lyft halts San Francisco e-bike program after bicycles catch fire Decision to temporarily pull bikes comes nearly two months after ride sharing company launched its fleet in the cityLyft has put the brakes on its electric bike program in San Francisco, after the batteries on multiple vehicles caught fire.On Wednesday, a Twitter user posted an image of a bike in Sa...
2019-08-01, 03:26

Uber and Lyft Drivers Say They Want to Change Ridesharing's 'Predatory Business Model' California appears to be on the verge of passing AB5, a bill that would make it much harder for companies to classify employees as “independent contractors”—and a bill that scares Uber and Lyft to death. Drivers from those companies wrote in to tell us how being a real live employee would change the...
2019-09-06, 05:52

A former Lyft driver is behind bars after he allegedly pointed a gun at a passenger Friday night in Wisconsin (WTMJ) A former Lyft driver is now behind bars after he allegedly pointed a gun at a passenger in Wisconsin. The two passengers who reported the incident said it happened Friday night after they asked the driver to make a U-turn. When an argument began, the two men reportedly hopped out of the car, ...
2019-07-23, 08:39

Lyft rises after Uber's CEO shows optimism about competition on the company's first earnings call Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi echoed his rival's optimism about the direction of the ride-sharing market on the company's first earnings call....
2019-05-31, 19:39

Lyft Passenger Caught on Video Assaulting Driver Inside Moving Vehicle Rideshare drivers don’t have it easy, but few have had to put up with the nightmare scenario Eduardo Madiedo experienced recently in Queens, New York. Read more......
2019-05-28, 21:52

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash Pledge $90 Million to Fight Driver Legislation in California A state proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give working drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initiative to thwart it....
2019-08-30, 10:26

UPDATE 2-New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles -U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find such ads "extremely annoying."...
2019-07-16, 23:52

Couple claims Lyft driver shot pellet gun at their home after hubby puked in car A San Diego couple claim their furious Lyft driver shot at their home with a BB gun after the husband, who was drunk, vomited in his car. The husband and wife, who weren’t publicly identified, told NBC 7 they found a pellet-sized hole in their living room window over Memorial Day, in a report ...
2019-06-07, 17:13

County elections official drove for Uber, Lyft during work hours: comptroller The Democratic elections commissioner of upstate Onondaga County has been accused of driving for ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft during his regular business hours, according to reports. Republican county Comptroller Matthew Beadnell leveled the allegation against Dustin Czarny, who he said spent...
2019-09-10, 17:39

Lyft Raises 2019 Revenue Outlook, Sees Smaller Annual Loss The ride-hailing company raised its sales outlook for the year as more riders are using the service and as it appears to be curbing its heavy use of discounts....
2019-08-08, 01:26

Uber and Lyft pledge $60 million to ballot measure in fight to keep drivers as contractors Uber and Lyft on Thursday pledged $60 million to a California ballot initiative for the 2020 election that would maintain the status of their drivers as contract workers....
2019-08-30, 10:00

Lyft fails to protect passengers against sexual assault, harassment, lawsuit claims Ride-hailing company Lyft has failed to conduct adequate background checks for its drivers, allowing for a pattern that “induces” young, unaccompanied or intoxicated female passengers to use its service and subjects them to harassment and sexual assault, according to a complaint filed We...
2019-09-05, 08:52

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 him to a gas station and back to his apartment.“He f...
2019-06-19, 09:26

Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks: 'We are truly blessed' all on board escaped plane crash Dale Earnhardt Jr. issued his first public statement following the plane crashed that involved him and his family last week.       ...
2019-08-20, 10:39

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Uber and Lyft attempted to shut down streets in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding the right to form a union and calling on state governments to pass a ...
2019-08-28, 04:13

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classifying their workers as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent for an overhaul of ridesharing across the country....
2019-09-12, 02:13

Lyft driver fatally shot on 52nd wedding anniversary. He had just called his wife to celebrate Harold Treadwell, 71, was driving for Lyft around 12:30 a.m. Sunday when someone outside of the vehicle shot him, Phoenix police said.        ...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afternoon with another victory in what is and is likely to continue to be a long and ugly fight. Read more......
2019-07-11, 02:52

Former taxi commissioner sees more cities adopting New York's tough rules on Uber and Lyft Meera Joshi, former head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, told CNBC on Monday that she predicts more cities are going to adopt TLC's rules on ride-hailing companies....
2019-08-13, 08:52

'This is not happening again!' 3 who survived Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting escaped Las Vegas in 2017 Three people who survived a mass shooting in Las Vegas returned to an outdoor concert Sunday. The venue: The Gilroy Garlic Festival.        ...
2019-08-01, 19:13

'Doomsday preppers' accused of abusing adopted twins who escaped from Florida farm Wakulla residents are surprised to learn of the Doomsday couple charged with abusing their adopted twin daughters.        ...
2019-07-15, 20:00

Charles Leclerc 'crossed a line' and escaped penalty because he drives for Ferrari, says Toto Wolff Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has accused Charles Leclerc of crossing the line in his bid to hold off Lewis Hamilton at the Italian Grand Prix and said he might have been handed a penalty away from Ferrari's home circuit....
2019-09-09, 11:39

House panel sues to compel former White House counsel McGahn's testimony The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election....
2019-08-07, 23:39

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
2019-07-18, 22:39

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-21, 19:13

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
2019-08-08, 00:26

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump spurns Democrats The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn refused to testify....
2019-05-21, 16:26

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
2019-06-05, 01:52

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
2019-05-21, 16:26

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
2019-08-06, 21:52

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the committee to testify about his official duties as cou...
2019-05-21, 16:00

'Free from this nightmare': Prisoner released after rape victim's startling revelation James Clay had begun serving a 25 - 50 year prison sentence for rape based on DNA. He was released following a Free Press investigation into his case.        ...
2019-07-24, 20:13

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demands that Porter testify at a Sept. 17 hearing. The c...
2019-08-28, 03:26

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
2019-07-02, 00:39

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs whether to recommend articles of impeachment.Port...
2019-08-26, 23:26

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
2019-06-27, 19:52

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
2019-06-04, 20:13

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
2019-06-05, 14:01

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
2019-07-16, 01:13

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
2019-06-04, 18:13

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-20, 00:00

White House Directs Ex-Officials Hicks, Donaldson To Withhold Documents From House Panel (CNN) — The White House has directed former officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to turn over any documents to the House Judiciary Committee relating to their time at the White House, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Hicks, the former White House communications direct...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn did not show up to testify....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance of the committee’s subpoena. “Our...
2019-05-21, 20:00

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
2019-06-19, 14:13

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
2019-08-27, 00:13

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....
2019-06-07, 20:39

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 unionize....
2019-05-24, 03:00

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
2019-06-20, 03:52

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
2019-07-25, 02:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-20, 00:00

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
2019-05-22, 04:26

THE AI IN TRANSPORTATION REPORT: How automakers can use artificial intelligence to cut costs, open new revenue streams, and adapt to the digital age (TM, LYFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. New technology is disrupting legacy automakers' business models and dampening consumer demand for purchas...
2019-07-02, 20:13

The Gig Could Be Up for Ride Hailers A California bill reclassifying contracted gig-economy workers as employees could lead to significant increases in expenses for ride-hailers and food-delivery platforms alike....
2019-09-10, 20:26

Ayoub Hassan death: Teenage murder accused escaped from West Kensington stabbing scene on 'Boris Bike', court told A 16-year-old boy accused of murdering another teenager behind a Waitrose in west London by stabbing him in the heart made his getaway on a "Boris Bike", a court has heard....
2019-08-20, 16:52

'Deadwood' saddles up for last ride "Deadwood" was one of HBO's greatest dramas, before coming to an abrupt end in 2006 -- after just three seasons -- due to a dispute between the network and series creator David Milch. "Deadwood: The Movie" provides a welcome if bittersweet, characteristically foul-mouthed reunion, one that more than...
2019-05-31, 15:52

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players over the last two decades, but age and an inability to adapt to the rapidly evolving game could see the Seleção’s campaign in France end in yet another di...
2019-06-07, 00:26

This September, Let's Ride Our Bikes We’ve done running and swimming, so let’s turn September’s fitness challenge focus on cycling. If you don’t have a bike, don’t worry—indoor cycling is very much allowed. Today, we have a few tips for beginners....
2019-09-06, 18:26

I Need an Off-Road Ride to Tow Behind My RV That Isn't a Jeep! What Car Should I Buy? Ron is looking for a vehicle to flat-tow behind his RV that has AWD/4WD and isn’t too heavy. He really does not want a Jeep, but he does have a fairly healthy budget of around $30,000 to spend. What car should he buy?...
2019-07-18, 21:52

Sean Connery says he's 'lucky' to have escaped Hurricane Dorian unharmed Sean Connery revealed he rode out the Category 5 Hurricane Dorian from his Bahamas mansion with his wife.        ...
2019-09-07, 03:26

Honda CB300R First Ride Review We spend a day riding Honda's new roadster, the very handsome CB300R. It could prove to be shot in the arm for Honda in the 200 cc to 400 cc space, where the company has been lacking firepower for......
2019-06-01, 13:39

Someone Has Dethroned Lil Nas X From the No. 1 Spot, So He Can't Ride That Horse No More Has the time come when Lil Nas X can’t ride his horse “no more?” Well, he won’t be riding it on No. 1 Boulevard any longer because “Old Town Road” has been dethroned....
2019-08-21, 02:00

Finally, I can use my iPhone to ride the NYC subway This morning, as I've done regularly since moving to New York City years ago, I left my Brooklyn apartment to head to Engadget headquarters in Manhattan. In an ideal world, I would've been able to use my iPhone to get through the turnstile at my near......
2019-05-31, 21:39

No Ride for You? Uber's Risky Ratings Uber says it will start banning riders in the U.S. and Canada with “significantly below average” ratings. “Respect is a two-way street,” Uber said, noting that riders and drivers should meet a minimum rating threshold....
2019-06-04, 15:01

Indian FTR 1200 First Ride Review We swing a leg over the Indian FTR 1200. For the uninitiated, it is a sporty (yes, sporty!) street tracker motorcycle from Indian Motorcycle and is a world different from anything that the company has......
2019-09-07, 11:00

2019 BMW S 1000 RR First Ride Review We hit a few laps around the Buddh International Circuit on a sweltering day with the new 2019 BMW S 1000 RR, a bike which can be lightning fast, yet easy enough to manage for riders new to a 200......
2019-07-02, 13:52

Paul Revere, Beyond the Midnight Ride Separating the fictive Longfellow poem from fact, a new show reveals that the rebel messenger was also a peerless networker, propagandist and proto-industrialist....
2019-09-11, 18:13

First ride: 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo We're among the first in the world to ride shotgun in the latest mid-engined Ferrari supercar. How does the F8 Tributo fare around Maranello's roads? “The idea is to combine the agility of the Pista with the comfort of the GTB”, so says Ferrari test driver Fabrizio Toschi on the new F8 Tributo, the...
2019-08-14, 12:26

Thomas would ride for Froome, says Wiggins "If he is required to do so, Geraint Thomas will ride for Chris Froome at the Tour de France, says Bradley Wiggins. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
2019-06-05, 12:39

First ride: 2019 Ford Focus ST With the imminent arrival of an all-new Focus ST, we hitch a ride to see if it can bottle the brilliance of its little brother "The spirit of everything we learned from the Fiesta ST is definitely in there," says Leo Roeks, peering up at the differential housing of the latest, third-generation Focu...
2019-05-22, 20:39

How to Ride the Waves of the "Most Volatile Commodity" Watch Steve Craig, our Energy Pro Service editor and contributor to the monthly Global Market Perspective, walk you through the recent ups and down in natural gas -- and give you his forecast....
2019-07-31, 18:26

Bajaj Pulsar 125 First Ride Review We spend some time with the newest member of the Bajaj Pulsar family - the all-new Bajaj Pulsar 125. It's the entry-level model of the Pulsar family, and we spend a few hours to see what it has to......
2019-09-06, 03:00

Fitbit devices can pay for your NYC bus or subway ride Add Fitbit to the growing list of device makers that will support tap-to-pay in New York City's mass transit system. When the city's contactless fare pilot program starts on May 31st, Fitbit Pay-equipped wearables like the Versa Special Edition, Char......
2019-05-29, 18:13

We tried a $12,000 'flying surfboard' and it's a lot easier to ride than you may think Lift Foils builds the eFoil, a hydrofoiling board with an electric motor attached to the bottom of the foil. You can fly over the water without wind, waves, a paddle or a tow. We went to Isabela, Puerto Rico to try out the 'flying surfboard,' and it turns out, riding the efoil was easier than we e...
2019-08-01, 00:26

Uber Takes Texas Taxpayers For A Ride Uber, the ride-hailing company that has lost $16.2 billion over the last two and a half years, got a bit of good news thanks to the generosity of Texas taxpayers....
2019-08-22, 21:13

How to Ride a Bike Outdoors If You've Only Ever Done Indoor Cycling If you’ve been killing it in your indoor cycling class, you might be wondering if you have what it takes to beast on the road as well. Or, you might be terrified. Here’s what you need to take your cycling workout outdoors....
2019-09-13, 19:13

El Tour de Tucson to eliminate 75-mile ride TUCSON –A big change is happening to the 2019 El Tour de Tucson. Event organizers announced Friday that the 75-mile ride will be eliminated. Statement regarding changes in the 2019 El Tour de Tucson's events-75 mile ride has been eliminated. Thank you for your patience. We look forward to seein...
2019-06-11, 07:13

Blues look to ride momentum at home vs. Bruins ST. LOUIS - In their surprising run to their first Stanley Cup Final in 49 years, the St. Louis Blues often have leaned on the fourth line of Oskar Sundqvist, Alexander Steen and Ivan Barbashev....
2019-05-31, 21:13

FirstGroup reaches end of the line of Greyhound bus ride Dallas-based Greyhound was put up for sale by Britain's FirstGroup on Thursday as the North American bus line battles to compete with growing pressure from low cost airlines....
2019-05-30, 12:39

Come along for the ride: Five reasons to follow the Tour de France The Tour de France is set to go off for the 106th time, and it is a wide-open year -- with over a dozen riders capable of reaching Paris triumphantly....
2019-07-02, 22:39

Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear First Ride Review We spend some time with the Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear. It is a brand new version of the Platina with a 5-speed gearbox and a few other updates too. Does the extra cog in the gearbox make a difference......
2019-06-27, 20:13

Deutsche Bank careers end in an envelope, a hug and a cab ride Summoned by HR to be handed a Deutsche Bank envelope, many of its staff across the world then left their desks for the last time on Monday, shown the door by their German employer within hours of a restructuring announcement....
2019-07-08, 19:39

Bumpy Ride For Auto Ancillaries: Report Domestic and global downturn in the automobile industry, uncertainty in government policy and aggressive play by the Chinese in the international markets are impacting the $57 billion auto ancillary......
2019-08-11, 11:26

Cavaliers ride Perkins, defense to 30-14 win over Pitt Virginia looks ready to live up to the preseason hype. Bryce Perkins threw for 181 yards and two touchdowns as the Cavaliers began a season filled with high expectations with a 30-14 victory over Pittsburgh....
2019-09-01, 07:13

Are bigger wheels really ruining ride quality? We pitted a sporty supermini against a big-rimmed, and theoretically more comfortable, premium SUV to find out You’ll have read plenty on these pages over the years about how a car’s wheel size affects how it drives. There’s a reason why we bang on about it with such regularity: yes, there may be s...
2019-06-30, 10:52

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 First Ride Review We spend some time with the new 250 cc motorcycle from Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited, the all-new Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC)....
2019-05-22, 05:26

2019 TVS Apache RR 310 Track Ride Review In a year and a half since launch, the TVS Apache RR 310 has got a fair few updates. For 2019, the motorcycle gets a 'race-tuned' slipper clutch along with a new colour option called 'Phantom Black'.......
2019-05-29, 10:00

Thomas to ride Tour de France despite crash Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas was given the all clear to defend his title at next month's three-week race despite crashing out of the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday, his Team Ineos said....
2019-06-19, 07:26

Microsoft’s new ‘Flight Simulator’ looks like a wild 4K ride Microsoft showed off the next version of its Flight Simulator game at E3 2019, and it looks incredible. The company began the video teaser showing off a scene from the skies that it says was captured in real-time 4K. As you might expect, the new Flig......
2019-06-09, 23:39

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF First Ride Review We spend a few laps at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) with the updated 155 cc Suzuki Gixxer SF to see if anything has changed in the bike's personality....
2019-05-22, 07:26

Police: Woman Was Drunk, But No DUI For Toy Truck Joy Ride WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. News outlets quote police as saying that instead they charged 25-year-old Megan Holman with public intoxication. They say they spotted her cruisin...
2019-06-14, 23:26

The wildest ride: on the back of a MotoGP racer Punching a crocodile? Pulling a tiger's tail? Getting on the back of a Ducati MotoGP motorcycle? What's the world's most intense thrill? Randy Mamola competed in more than 150 motorcycle Grands Prix and held his head high among the greats of the sport in its heady 500cc, two-stroke days.  He came s...
2019-08-25, 04:52

Disney (DIS): How to Catch and Ride Price Breakouts Disney (NYSE: DIS) has likely finished a contracting triangle Elliott wave pattern recently -- and prices should break out, higher or lower (subscribers know which it is). In this free 12-minute video, our long-time Trader's Classroom editor, Jeffrey Kennedy, examines the chart of Disney's stock, te...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Uber and Lyft Pay Drivers Like Employees to Protest A Bill That Would Make Them Employees A California bill that would classify gig economy workers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers, as employees is currently winding its way through the legislature. AB5, as the bill is known, passed the House in May and is currently being debated in the Senate....
2019-07-16, 23:39

Uber has proposed a new minimum wage for drivers after years of protests, but it comes with a catch (UBER, LYFT) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Uber has offered a $21 minimum wage for drivers as it fights against a California bill that could devastate its business. But there's a catch: the wage floor would only apply while drivers are on a ride, which is less than half of their time. Assembly Bill 5 as it's c...
2019-08-29, 22:26

Uber and Lyft Are Recruiting Their Own Drivers to Lobby Against Drivers' Rights “Gig economy” tech companies that rely on armies of “independent contractors” are panicked at a bill being considered in California that could force them to classify their workers as actual employees. Now, they’re busily enlisting their own workers to lobby against... improving the lives of their ow...
2019-08-29, 21:39

Migrant stowaways hitch ride with Ferrari to British GP Two migrant stowaways ended up being fast-tracked into the British Grand Prix paddock after clambering on board a truck belonging to a Ferrari Formula One team supplier that was waiting to enter Britain....
2019-07-11, 20:26

New GOP PAC Launches With Ad Looking to Ride Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Popularity A new Republican PAC aimed at elevating “the next generation of Republicans” debuted during Democratic presidential debate on Thursday with an ad featuring Republican darling/foe, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)....
2019-09-13, 06:52

Naruto-Themed Ride At Japanese Amusement Park Amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening the closest we’ll see to a Naruto-land, filled with attractions based on the popular ninja anime and manga....
2019-06-14, 13:52

Six charged in carnival ride tragedy that killed two in India Six Indian amusement park staffers have been charged in the deaths of two people who were on a pendulum-style ride when it snapped mid-swing and crashed from at least 30 feet high. Officials said around 30 people were on the Discovery ride in Ahmedabad on Sunday when it suddenly snapped, hitting the...
2019-07-16, 01:39

Ferrari SP2 Monza: First ride in ultra-rare speedster This 812-based attention-seeker is all about getting the crowd on its feet, but climb aboard and you'll see magic behind the scenes as well The Ferrari Monza SP2 will not be built in large numbers, nor is an opportunity to ride in it likely to present itself again, so the company is keen to show i...
2019-07-07, 05:39

'Swastika' ride shut down by German amusement park An amusement park in southwestern Germany has had to shut down a new ride after people quickly noticed that it looked like a big spinning swastika. The "Adlerflug," German for "eagle's flight," will now be redesigned....
2019-08-21, 11:26

The Bentley Bentayga Hybrid is a stately but uninspiring ride One could fairly assume that riding in an SUV as large, expensive and, well, as orange as the 2019 Bentley Bentayga would turn a few heads. I certainly know I did. But as I found out during a test drive through Silicon Valley last Thursday, this full......
2019-07-03, 02:26

3 hurt in log ride crash at California amusement park RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three members of a family were injured, one critically, when they were ejected from the log ride at a Southern California amusement park. Fire officials say the ride malfunctioned and one of the log-shaped vessels overturned Saturday at Castle Park in Riversi...
2019-05-26, 19:39

Florida ride appears to malfunction seconds before launch Two Florida tourists got quite a scare on a ride at a Florida Panhandle amusement park – without even leaving the ground.       ...
2019-08-21, 21:39

At $2,990, Could This 1988 BMW 325i Convertible Be The Ride For Your Endless Summer? The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 325 drop top says it has “no needs” at this time. The pictures in his ad however, tell a different story. Let’s see if this solid but somewhat in-need Bimmer is also needy when it comes to its price....
2019-08-29, 15:13

Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation company Via -- which offers on-demand ride-sharing in select cities -- will license its technology to......
2019-08-22, 11:26

UPDATE 3-FirstGroup reaches end of the line of Greyhound bus ride Dallas-based Greyhound was put up for sale by Britain's FirstGroup on Thursday as the North American bus line battles to compete with growing pressure from low cost airlines....
2019-05-30, 13:01

First ride: 2020 Land Rover Defender prototype Can the all-new Defender really fill the off-road shoes of its durable, reliable, go-anywhere predecessor? We hitch a ride in a development mule to find out You don’t have far to go from Land Rover’s UK headquarters these days to find the developing world. This is not, rest assured, because Brexit ...
2019-08-07, 17:52

Looking for a ride to Omaha; British veteran remembers WWII ABOARD THE BOUDICCA, England (AP) — Donald Hitchcock is a proud British veteran, but he’s desperate to spend D-Day on Omaha Beach with the Americans he served alongside. He also wants to honor the sacrifice of Americans he believes saved his country from the Nazis. Hitchcock is taking part in ...
2019-06-05, 10:00

How Does Mike Pence Ride a Bike? Inquiring Minds Want to Know There are some things I don’t picture members of the Trump administration doing simply because I can’t imagine their anatomy working that way. One of those things is biking and cycling. But after a few tweets on Saturday by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, I gotta know: How does Mike Pence ride a ...
2019-08-12, 04:26

Some Florida boat residents to ride out Dorian, hoping for the best Ned and Lisa Keahey were well aware that the second-most powerful Atlantic hurricane on record was heading for them, having watched the weather radar on Sunday at a Florida marina from the boat they have called home for the past 20 years....
2019-09-02, 13:26

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer-generated animation.Read more......
2019-06-14, 20:00

The search for two Americans who went missing on a Barbados Jet Ski ride has been called off The search for two Americans who went missing last week after renting a Jet Ski in Barbados was called off by the country's coast guard on Sunday, Roy Morris, press secretary to Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, told CNN....
2019-07-02, 11:13

This Version of Ticket To Ride Only Takes 15 Minutes, And Has Never Been Cheaper Ticket To Ride is one of my favorite board games, but sometimes, you don’t have a full hour to dedicate to a game. Enter Ticket to Ride Express: New York City 1960, which replaces the country or continent-spanning map of the main game with a map of lower Manhattan....
2019-08-15, 03:13

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Queens for what would be a hefty fare during the heart of rush hour, but a necessary cost. Jason and his passenger ...
2019-05-23, 09:13

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
2019-05-21, 15:01

An iPad and a really long plane ride pulled off this proposal Admelyz Bueno was handed an iPad and told to watch a video. She had no idea that by the end of it, she'd find out her boyfriend traveled more than 5,000 miles to ask her a very important question.        ...
2019-08-23, 23:13

“Ride For The Wall” Makes Stop In Mount Sterling MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18)– Hundreds of motorcyclists are making the journey across the nation to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and for those were never recovered. Flags waved proudly at Mount Sterling’s Clay Community Center Wednesday as people ce...
2019-05-23, 02:52

Mercedes-AMG A45: a sideways ride with drift mode engaged Affalterbach's monstrous new hot hatchback proves four-wheel drive and tail-out fun can coexist AMG saloons have long been happy to lay down rubber and get a little sideways, so when news emerged that the brand was planning to shift its entire line-up to four wheel drive, there were questions over ...
2019-07-06, 20:13

SpaceX will let small satellites hitch a ride on its rockets For space tech startups and other small companies doing research, one of the biggest hurdles is actually getting to space. SpaceX is looking to change that. Today, it announced a SmallSat Rideshare Program, which will allow small satellite operators......
2019-08-06, 00:00

Helicopter Rescue Briefly Becomes Carnival Ride From Hell First responders airlifted an injured 74-year-old woman off Piestewa Peak near Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday morning. She was reportedly recovering by the afternoon, but bad luck and a little wind made what was supposed to be a gentle lift look like Air Force pilot training in the most un-fun possible...
2019-06-05, 06:00

Prepare Yourself for the Emotional Rollercoaster Ride Known as Queen Sugar For almost three years, we’ve all been on an emotional rollercoaster, courtesy of Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar. The lives of the Bordelon family have become our lives, and we’ve become invested in their highs and lows....
2019-06-12, 23:26

Surfline’s Apple Watch app will record your next big wave ride If you surf, there's a good chance you use Surfline. The call-in swell forecasting service started in the '80s and has blossomed into a video-streaming source of information that surfers rely on to plan trips and or just hit their local break. But th......
2019-07-31, 18:00

Thrill-seekers take zipline ride off Eiffel Tower Volunteers jumped off a platform hanging from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday for a thrilling ride down an 2,600 foot zipline.        ...
2019-05-29, 04:13

Deutsche Bank Careers Ended With An Envelope, A Hug And A Cab Ride Summoned by HR to be handed a Deutsche Bank envelope, many of its staff across the world then left their desks for the last time on Monday, shown the door by their German employer within hours of a......
2019-07-08, 17:52

Pre-emptive strike shows May's successor is in for rough ride MPs have launched a pre-emptive strike against Boris Johnson, showing the likely next prime minister he is in for as rough a ride in the Commons as his predecessor....
2019-07-18, 17:13

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 passed the value of those in Lyft for the first t...
2019-05-29, 00:26

Spider-Man: Far From Home Is a Silly, Wild Ride Not Always in Full Swing In Spider-Man: Far From Home - the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film and the first since Avengers: Endgame - Peter Parker (Tom Holland) sets off a summer holiday to Europe. Here's our review......
2019-07-03, 18:39

Jamie Kah says women jockeys are given rough ride in ‘backward’ Britain • ‘Hayley Turner rides as good as any of the boys here’• Only two female jockeys are in flat racing’s top 50British racing has been described as “backward” in the opportunities it offers female jockeys by Jamie Kah, a successful rider in Australia who will compete in Saturday’s Shergar Cup at Ascot....
2019-08-08, 21:52

Rosa Parks and Sally Ride will be made into Barbie dolls Mattel is giving some of our favorite “sheroes” the Barbie treatment. Civil rights icon Rosa Parks and astronaut Sally Ride have inspired two new dolls, the toy company announced. They’re available starting today. Don’t expect any dream houses, pink convertibles or Kens: Both...
2019-08-27, 08:39

Your iPhone or Apple Watch will let you ride NYC subways and buses this week Put away that paper MetroCard, New York City subway and bus riders, because the power of Apple Pay is expanding to the largest public transit system in the US.Starting on Friday, May 31, Apple Pay Express Transit is going to enable tap-and-go contactless payments at key metro stations using an iPhon...
2019-05-29, 14:52

Audrina Patridge Teases "Wild Ride" on The Hills: New Beginnings Audrina Patridge just spilled major secrets about The Hills: New Beginnings. With the MTV reboot set to premiere in just a few days, the 34-year-old reality star has shared what viewers......
2019-06-18, 05:26

A roller-coaster ride ahead for U.S. farmers thanks to extreme weather U.S. farmers already dealing with a difficult growing season will feel like they're on a roller-coaster ride in the days ahead as the up-and-down weather goes to two extremes....
2019-07-13, 22:39

Rory McIlroy’s wild ride of survival to US Open contention PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Watching Rory McIlroy play golf can be an exhausting experience. One minute, all seems to be going well. The next minute, he’s hanging on by a thread, trying to survive. Such was his second round of the 119th U.S. Open on Friday at Pebble Beach. But when the roller coaster cam...
2019-06-15, 13:52

Miller: Could be some truth to Lorenzo taking MotoGP ride rumours Pramac Ducati rider Jack Miller admits that recent rumours about Honda's Jorge Lorenzo taking his MotoGP ride for 2020 might have "some truth" in them...
2019-08-08, 21:52

Creep showed three girls homemade pornography during subway ride A creep showed three young girls a homemade pornographic video as they rode a subway through upper Manhattan, police said Thursday. The stranger was sitting across from two 13-year-olds and a 12-year-old as they rode a northbound C train approaching the 163rd Street-Amsterdam Avenue station shortly ...
2019-08-01, 22:52

'Metro Man' Gives "Bankruptcy" Warning To PM Modi On AAP's Free Ride Plan E Sreedharan, the retired Delhi Metro chief who is credited for its success, has shot off a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's......
2019-06-14, 15:52

'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep' ride sentimental wave into Emmys The Emmys usually offer a mix of old and new, but sentimental favorites could be more pronounced at this year's nominations, with "Game of Thrones" defending its crown, "Veep" waging its final campaign and "The Big Bang Theory" having a shot at one last big bang....
2019-07-15, 18:26

The Salmon Cannon Is Taking Everyone for a Joy Ride in a Very Efficient Fish Tube The recent re-discovery online of an old video of a salmon cannon transporting migratory salmon between bodies of water is Internet gold and people want in. “This salmon cannon transports the fish between bodies of water,” Cheddar tweeted last week. This salmon cannon transports the f...
2019-08-12, 16:13

Chris Wallace: G7 could be in for a “bumpy ride” after week of volatile markets This weekend’s G7 conference in France could be in for a “bumpy ride” after a week of volatility both in the U.S. markets and abroad, host of Fox News Sunday Chris Wallace said Friday....
2019-08-24, 00:52

Fairground Ride in 900-Year-Old Norwich Cathedral is Not Leaving Everyone Thrilled A 55ft high fairground helter-skelter has been installed in Norwich Cathedral’s nave to give visitors a better view of its ornate ceiling, but not everyone is delighted with this controversial ‘fun’ feature. ...
2019-08-10, 04:13

Is Universal Studios Hollywood's new Jurassic World ride better than the old one? When Universal Studios Hollywood closed Jurassic Park: The Ride to update it in 2019, fans were mad. Here's how the new Jurassic World ride compares.       ...
2019-07-15, 19:39

Man with rifle opens fire at New Jersey park and ride: police OLD BRIDGE, N.J. — Police are seeking a gunman who fired several shots at a New Jersey Transit park and ride. NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith says four people were waiting for a bus at the Old Bridge park and ride near Route 9 when the man with a rifle opened fire just before 4......
2019-08-27, 18:52

74-year-old hiker gets a terrifying wild ride while being rescued in Arizona A routine helicopter rescue turned into a horrifying experience when the basket carrying a 74-year-old woman began violently spinning out of control.        ...
2019-06-06, 05:52

Exclusive first ride: 2020 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Bentley says its replacement for the Flying Spur will exceed expectations. We rode shotgun in Lapland for an early taste The morning briefing, delivered from the confines of our warm hotel, is brief. It’s a decent day for lake and land-based testing, with a fresh dusting of snow giving relatively g...
2019-05-29, 01:26

Mets fans should enjoy this ride — no matter how long it lasts CHICAGO — First of all, let us stipulate for the jury’s benefit that the Chicago White Sox are not a particularly good baseball team at the moment. Then remember that we’re discussing a Mets team that, back in May, got swept by the Marlins, the National League’s worst entity. And that played for mor...
2019-08-02, 09:39

Amazon rivals ride on Prime Day marketing as protests unfold Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivaling the Thanksgiving holiday's Black Friday as a driver of sales....
2019-07-15, 20:52

Radical Rapture: first ride in road-legal track weapon This 765kg two-seater packs a 350bhp twin-turbo four-pot, and exploits every inch of its potential. We go for a ride up the hill The Rapture is Radical’s most accessible model yet, or so says company director Andreas Zielke. It’s small, relatively cheap and, most importantly, road-legal, making it...
2019-07-04, 22:26

Wait time for first day of new Harry Potter ride at Universal? 8 to 10 hours The wait is over! Or is it? Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure at Wizarding World of Harry Potter officially opened at Universal Orlando       ...
2019-06-13, 22:39

Thousands of motorcyclists ride in honor of 7 bikers killed in NH crash A long procession of motorcycles participated Saturday in a memorial ride in New Hampshire to remember seven bikers, including five Marines, killed in a collision with a truck last month....
2019-07-07, 21:52

City swimming, Swiss-style: a ride down the Rhine in Basel Bathing, barbecues and buvettes are part of the culture in a city that promotes swimming in its majestic river – and it’s a chance for some great sightseeing, tooIf you want to join the many swimmers who leap into the Rhine each summer you can’t do the British wade-in – arms in the air, considering ...
2019-08-19, 17:26

Optimus Ride’s driverless shuttles will begin its first NYC service August 7 Optimus Ride, a self-driving vehicle startup based in Massachusetts, announced that it'll begin ferrying passengers in Brooklyn Navy Yard starting August 7.Read More...
2019-08-06, 16:13

We used our iPhone to ride the New York City subway today – it's the future New York City is hard. Fact. Here are two more NYC life facts: I'm never not carrying multiple things in my hand, and one thing I'm always juggling is my smartphone.That's why I'm ready to say goodbye to fetching my yellow MetroCard every time I use the subway or bus, and say hel...
2019-05-31, 23:26

'Scooternado': Miami orders ride-share two-wheelers off its streets With Hurricane Dorian threatening to deliver winds as high as 130 mph to Florida's Atlantic coast, Miami has ordered thousands of electric ride-share scooters scattered around the city to be collected and secured, preventing them from becoming dangerous projectiles when the dangerous storm arrives....
2019-08-31, 04:00

Tour de France: Emanuel Buchmann happy to ride under the radar Germany's Emanuel Buchmann is sixth in the overall rankings and within striking distance of the yellow jersey. If the 26-year-old is going to go for it, he’s bound to do so in the upcoming stages in the Alps....
2019-07-23, 17:26

Tennessee boy, 13, stabs brother saying jail is better than car ride with sibling, deputies say A 13-year-old boy from Tennessee stabbed his 15-year-old brother in Florida, telling deputies he would rather go to jail than spend eight hours in the car with his sibling, investigators said....
2019-07-08, 10:52

Cabbies face off with ride share drivers over cap on for-hire cars Cabbies faced off against each other in front of the Taxi and Limousine Commission on Tuesday, debating plans to extend the cap on for-hire vehicles — and to reduce the amount of time app-based drivers can cruise around without passengers in Manhattan. Supporters, which included many yellow ta...
2019-07-24, 04:52

Uber launches ScUber: an underwater ride-hailing service It was a pun waiting to happen – Uber has launched an underwater ride-hailing service named, naturally, ScUber.ScUber is a partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, and will take pairs of passengers for a trip to Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Uber self-driving cars: everything yo...
2019-05-23, 19:26

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber , named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and added that its co-founders would be stepping down from the company....
2019-06-04, 10:26

German Theme Park Shuts Swastika-Shaped Ride The park’s owner said he had not noticed the ride’s resemblance to the Nazi symbol. Public display of the swastika is banned in Germany, where anti-Semitic crimes are on the rise....
2019-08-21, 17:26

Amazon In Talks For Stake In Indonesia's Ride-Hailing Startup Go-Jek Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. Details of the stake were not......
2019-08-29, 14:52

Go behind the scenes of Universal's newly updated Jurassic World ride Last year, Universal Studios Hollywood announced that it would be closing its 1996 theme park attraction, Jurassic Park: The Ride, to recolor its guts and reopen it once again as Jurassic World: The Ride. The news of the ride’s reboot echoed the same thought of park-goers and Universal Studios Holly...
2019-08-16, 20:52

Mom arrested after 5-year-old son goes on late-night Brooklyn bike ride A five-year-old boy went on a solo bicycle ride around Brooklyn late Saturday night — and his mother was arrested after it took her nearly 20 hours to report him missing, police said Sunday. Police found the child around 10:30 p.m. near East 55th St. and Linden Blvd. in East Flatbush while he ...
2019-09-09, 09:39

China's Didi shuns Mexico's ride-hailing tax plan Chinese ride-hailing platform Didi said on Monday it would not take part for now in a new Mexican scheme to retain tax from drivers and delivery riders at technology companies, after rival firms Uber and Cabify signed up to the program....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Hyderabad Man Uses Zomato To Score Free Ride, Internet Applauds Aman from Hyderabad found an innovative way home from the mall by ordering food through Zomato and hitching a ride with the food-delivery rider. His creativity has now won him a number of fans online....
2019-08-17, 04:52

Re-Cycle: Fausto Coppi's majestic ride from Cuneo to Pinerolo "In the fourth of our historical Re-Cycle series, Felix Lowe looks at the 70th anniversary of Fausto Coppi\u0027s mythical long-range attack from Cuneo to Pinerolo. With stage 12 of the 2019 Giro running between the same two Piedmontese towns, the race this week pays homage to one of its most famous...
2019-05-22, 13:00

Klopp expects no easy ride in Champions League defence "Jurgen Klopp thinks Liverpool face a daunting task in their bid to retain the Champions League title this season given the \"crazy\" depth of quality in the competition."...
2019-08-29, 13:13

Commercial Space Ride Secured for NASA’s New Air Pollution Sensor NASA has secured a host satellite provider and ride into space for an instrument that will dramatically advance our understanding of air quality over North America....
2019-07-23, 02:39

Trail to Zero horseback ride raises awareness of veteran suicide epidemic It was a 20-mile ride to healing. Fourteen veterans on horseback accompanied by the NYPD’s mounted unit made the annual “Trail to Zero” trek Saturday morning to raise awareness of the epidemic of veteran suicide. The distance of the journey through Manhattan represents the number of veteran lives lo...
2019-09-15, 05:13

My Buddy Wheels: ride-on cuddly bikes for kids | Martin Love Whether it’s a dinosaur, unicorn or little pony, these soft balance bikes are guaranteed to get your children up and ridingMy Buddy WheelsAges 2 to 3 year olds Price £70, available late June, halfords.comWhether it’s on scooters or space hoppers, roundabouts or roller skates, kids love nothing more ...
2019-06-16, 07:39

The Rock in Her Life: Inside Britney Spears and Sam Asghari's Ride-or-Die Relationship Very few people have had a tougher 2019 than Britney Spears. The iconic pop star saw her year quickly spiral out of control shortly after leaving 2018 behind, as her father Jamie......
2019-07-23, 23:13

Kevin Harvick takes son for a ride after winning NASCAR Cup race at Michigan Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag at Michigan International Speedway for the second year in a row then picked up his son for a burnout.       ...
2019-08-12, 04:52

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arrangement, sparking friction within the industry....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Uber says de Blasio’s ride-share rules hurt poor New Yorkers The de Blasio administration’s crackdown on ride-hailing services is hurting poor riders, according to Uber. The San Francisco company says city and state regulations reining in ride-hailing services like Uber are only making life difficult for lower income neighborhoods — while having zero impact o...
2019-07-23, 04:26

'No more stolen sisters': 12,000-mile ride to highlight missing indigenous women Up to 4,000 Indigenous women are killed or missing in Canada, while in the US they face murder rates up to 10 times higher than the national average Joan Jack tied nine red silk ribbons to the back of her Harley Davidson before setting off from Winnipeg, heading east down Canada’s Highway 1.Jack, a ...
2019-06-07, 12:26

Eddie Murphy takes surprise ride on ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is revving up for its 11th season, and among its guests is someone surprising: Eddie Murphy. The former “Saturday Night Live” and “Beverly Hills Cop” star has been reclusive in recent years, rarely doing interviews aside from a David Letterm...
2019-06-18, 23:13

Boost Mobile welcomes a new brand into the US with the crazy cheap Wiko Ride The US smartphone market is largely dominated by Apple and Samsung, and although OnePlus has made decent strides of late with T-Mobile in its corner, Huawei's troubles are likely to discourage other major Chinese vendors from pursuing their American dream anytime soon. That makes this a perfect time...
2019-05-22, 00:39

Relatives desperately search for answers after Americans go missing on Barbados Jet Ski ride Desperate relatives of Americans who went missing in Barbados after taking a rented personal watercraft out to sea have been handing out flyers on a beach on the west coast of the eastern Caribbean island....
2019-06-28, 23:01

From Epcot's update to a Spider-Man ride, everything Disney revealed about its parks at D23 Are you planning to visit a Disney park in the next few years? If so, here are the new attractions and shows coming your way, including a Marvel land.       ...
2019-08-26, 22:26

FC Tucson hoping to ride hot streak after weekend win at Kino Sports Complex TUCSON – FC Tucson is hoping it can bring the momentum of a 4-0 shutout into its road swing in Canada. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Libor transition: Are markets ready for a $350 trillion white-knuckle ride? It is less than two and a half years until Libor, the benchmark on which trillions of dollars-worth of financial instruments are based, will disappear. That is a hopelessly ambitious timetable in which to complete what has been called the largest financial engineering project in history. Even if cha...
2019-09-10, 17:13

Toyota may invest about $550 mln in China ride-hailing firm Didi - Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 05:39

Zūm, a ride-hailing company for kids, expands to six more U.S. cities, including Washington D.C. Zum announced that it is expanding to a half dozen other cities around the counry, including San Diego, Miami, Phoenix, Dallas, Chicago and the Washington D.C. area....
2019-08-30, 23:39

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jobs and joined forces to voluntarily save as many a...
2019-06-03, 15:26