Uber to allow tipping for drivers, reversing long-standing policy

Uber's driver relationship issue have persisted for some time independent of its workplace problems. That said , tipping is also ubiquitous within the for-hire rides industry. After an internal investigation uncovered multiple instances of se... More..

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Ryan: Going to 'take some time' for Scalise to recover from shooting
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Ryan: Going to 'take some time' for Scalise to recover from shooting

Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Mr Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them all, Dr Sava said. The shooter was an IL man, James T. Hodgkinson , who h...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In spite of tweet, lawyer insists Trump not under investigation

Mueller was tasked with taking over the executive branch's investigation into alleged Russian interference and potential collusion between Russia and Trump's associates. The paper said that Mueller had ar...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Spicer expected to take less public role

Acosta said that Spicer has still not got an answer for the press on whether Trump believes in climate change, a question that was posed weeks ago. Some days, there has been no briefing at all. On Monday,...More..

Dems hit secrecy of GOP health care bill, threaten delays
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dems hit secrecy of GOP health care bill, threaten delays

John McCain, R-Ariz., told CNN . Opponents and reporters have enjoyed a field day digging up old tweets and remarks by Republicans , who back in 2009 and 2010 groused at length over the Obamacare process fo...More..

Authorities: Couple hid trash bag containing newborn remains
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Authorities: Couple hid trash bag containing newborn remains

Authorities say that Rheaume and Santiago, who live in separate homes on the same street, was arrested in connection with the baby's death after further investigation and questioning. Police in MA have arrested...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump calls Warmbier's death 'total disgrace'

Han Tae Song, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations, said: "My country has been under sanctions for more than 60 years by Americans". "It's worth a forceful response". The Trump administration has also...More..

12 cities added to Justice Department program meant to lower crime
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

12 cities added to Justice Department program meant to lower crime

Buffalo was the only city chosen in NY. The Department of Justice plans to add more cities to the program later this year. Other jurisdictions could be targeted later for the program. In addition to violent c...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

Both national parties and affiliated super PACs have poured millions into the race, seen as a potential harbinger of the 2018 midterm elections. Texas Sen. Norman, a former state lawmaker, ran a campaign aligni...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

Las Vegas, meanwhile, reached 107 degrees, on its way to as hot as a June 20 record 117 degrees on Tuesday, the weather service said . In northern Arizona, the Weather Service is predicting near-record tem...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

AMERICAS >US Navy confirms all 7 missing sailors dead

Extensive damage to the destroyers starboard side and that to the container on its port side suggest that, but it is too early to determine which side is responsible, they say. NYK and the ship owner are fully...More..

Texas men shriek as snake slithers on hood of truck
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Texas men shriek as snake slithers on hood of truck

Anyone with doubts about whether there really are West Texas men who are scared of snakes will lose them after listening to the pair practically squeal as the snake slithers higher up the hood. were shocked whe...More..

Constand's inconsistent statements present biggest hurdle for prosecution as Cosby case continues
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Constand's inconsistent statements present biggest hurdle for prosecution as Cosby case continues

Due to the judge's declaration of a mistrial , however, Cosby was spared from what could have been a decade of incarceration. O'Neill has so far resisted requests by the media to release the names of the juro...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Police Say 'Road Rage' Led To Murder Of Muslim Girl In Virginia

The murder of a teenage Muslim girl beaten and killed by a bat-wielding motorist near a Virginia mosque was likely a "road rage incident", not a hate crime, USA police said, prompting outrage from many who sa...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

U.S. health chief 'in a receiving mode' on health bill ideas

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing Wednesday night to hear from corrections, higher education and other officials who said the House proposal would damage their operations. But she added: "I'm not sa...More..

Political world eyeing Georgia's congressional election
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Political world eyeing Georgia's congressional election

The special election for the 6th Congressional District of Georgia is to fill the seat vacated by Tom Price , who now serves at the secretary of Health and Human Services in the Trump Administration. How...More..

Dashcam footage shows Philando Castile's fatal encounter with police
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dashcam footage shows Philando Castile's fatal encounter with police

The moments after Castile's death, recorded and uploaded online by his girlfriend , have been seen by millions. The police vehicle dash-cam video was part of evidence released Tuesday afternoon by the Minn...More..

Senate GOP plans health-care vote next week
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Senate GOP plans health-care vote next week

The legislation affects affect tens of millions of Americans and a fifth of the USA economy. Eventually the House bill, which passed in early May, and the Senate version will have to be reconciled. But Sena...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Extreme heat in Phoenix causing cancelation of several flights

If it's not already hot enough, the high temperatures in some areas haven't even reached their peaks. (AP Photo/Matt York). A man runs through the desert at sunrise, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Phoenix . and...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

South Korea president criticizes North on death

Another reading is that Warmbier's death may simply show a pattern of North Korean callousness and a lack of concern over diplomatic repercussions. "Otto's fate deepens my administration's determination to ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Schumer Wants All-Senate Gathering on Health Care

Republicans need only 50 votes to jam through their legislation, thanks to procedural maneuvers, but the bill's passage still is not a sure thing. That put the House and Senate on the 44th day of the budget i...More..

California wildfire: Voluntary evacuations ordered in Big Bear
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

California wildfire: Voluntary evacuations ordered in Big Bear

The cause of the blaze is under investigation, authorities said. But firefighters said a sudden boom in the fire has prompted mandatory evacuations for homes located on the northeast portion of Holcomb Valley R...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tropical Storm Bret forms in the Atlantic

As of Sunday afternoon, the system remained unorganized, and a hurricane hunter flight scheduled to investigate the system was canceled. Cindy is the third named storm of the hurricane season. A tropical stor...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

How Whole Foods Could Drive Gains at Amazon

Big Picture: Whole Foods CEO John Mackey might have gone a bit off script in his first remarks since Amazon bought his company, but he didn't share much about what the acquisition actually means. "We just fell...More..

GOP VA Governor's Primary Comes Down to the Wire, Gillespie Edging Stewart
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GOP VA Governor's Primary Comes Down to the Wire, Gillespie Edging Stewart

Gillespie, who was a counselor to President George W. Bush, and the new GOP in Mr. Stewart, who was pushing immigration crackdowns well before Mr. Trump and had been chairman of the Trump campaign in Virginia. ...More..