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Lyft to let passengers round up their fare and donate the difference to charity - TechCrunch

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 04:01

TechCrunch

Lyft to let passengers round up their fare and donate the difference to charity
TechCrunch
Lyft is looking at one of its biggest potential opportunities to make up some ground on its rival Uber, given the latter company's ongoing and worsening PR crisis. So it makes sense that Lyft would go even further in the opposite direction, with a new ...
Lyft tests letting riders donate part of their fare to charityVentureBeat
Lyft follows up on that ACLU donation with a new way to donateMashable
Millennials attracted to flexibility, pay out of ride share companiesDaily Commercial
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The Keystone XL pipeline still faces at least one big roadblock - KSPR

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 22:30

KSPR

The Keystone XL pipeline still faces at least one big roadblock
KSPR
The Trump administration might have signed off on the Keystone XL project, but the pipeline's still got at least one big hurdle to overcome. Nebraska a key state involved in the Keystone expansion has yet to approve the project, and it doesn't look ...
Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobsJackson Hole News&Guide
Canada determined to diversify despite Keystone XL approvalGillette News Record
Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline, but its future remains in questionSan Diego Jewish World
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Senate quietly votes to overturn internet privacy laws which protects personal information - The Independent

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 19:21

The Independent

Senate quietly votes to overturn internet privacy laws which protects personal information
The Independent
anxious-woman-laptop.jpg The new laws aimed to prevent the sale of user data - but these are now set to be overturned. Getty Images/iStockphoto. US laws aimed at protecting internet privacy look set to be rescinded by the Republican led US Senate.

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Uber grounds entire self-driving fleet as it probes Arizona crash - TechCrunch

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 16:24

TechCrunch

Uber grounds entire self-driving fleet as it probes Arizona crash
TechCrunch
Uber has now grounded its entire autonomous test fleet in the U.S., following an accident in Arizona which left one of its Volvo SUVs flipped on its side earlier today. The car was in self-driving mode at the time of the incident. As we reported ...
Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Arizona CrashFox Business
Uber 'grounding' self-driving vehicles in Arizona after one is involved in Tempe crashABC15 Arizona
Uber crash hits the brakes on self-driving car testsCNET
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Trump Tower resident wrongly rented out on Airbnb, says NYC - Fox News

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 14:56

Fox News

Trump Tower resident wrongly rented out on Airbnb, says NYC
Fox News
NEW YORK – A woman who owns an apartment at Trump Tower is being fined $1,000 by the city after they say she wrongly rented it out on Airbnb. According to an affidavit and summons, Yelena Yelagina owns apartment 30H at 721 Fifth Avenue. The New ...
NYC says Trump Tower resident wrongly rented out on AirbnbOnline Athens
That Airbnb Host in Trump Tower Got FinedFortune

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Trump's path forward only gets tougher after health-care fiasco - Washington Post

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 13:26

Washington Post

Trump's path forward only gets tougher after health-care fiasco
Washington Post
The stunning collapse of the Republican health-care bill now imperils the rest of President Trump's ambitious congressional agenda, with few prospects for quick victory on tax reform, construction projects or a host of other issues in the months ahead ...
Here's the next hill Trump, Ryan and House Republicans could die onBusiness Insider
Trump's Treas Sec Mnuchin - Tax Reform Will Be Easier Than Health CareForbes
Paul Ryan: Failure of Obamacare Replacement Makes Tax Reform HarderBreitbart News
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Senate votes to kill internet privacy protections - WTTV CBS4Indy

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 13:04

WTTV CBS4Indy

Senate votes to kill internet privacy protections
WTTV CBS4Indy
The Republican-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to repeal a set of internet privacy rules that would have barred providers from selling off their customers' web histories without their permission. The rules — which were passed by the Federal ...
John Micek: Congress hits Ctrl-Alt-Del on your privacyThe Daily Citizen
Worried about companies spying on your browsing? Here's what you can doWKMG Orlando
The Republican Push to Gut Internet Privacy Rules (and What You Can Do About It) ExplainedAutostraddle
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It was a good week for the GOP. But it could have been great. - Washington Post

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:06

Washington Post

It was a good week for the GOP. But it could have been great.
Washington Post
The pulling of the GOP health-care bill this week was a big loss, and perhaps significant beyond its own costs, as it may signal that the “Area 51” sub-caucus within the Freedom Caucus is made up not so much of conservative Republicans as parties of ...

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3 Top Retail Stocks to Buy in 2017 - Motley Fool

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 11:00

Motley Fool

3 Top Retail Stocks to Buy in 2017
Motley Fool
It's tougher than ever for retailers. Here are three that investors should bet on in 2017. Timothy Green. (TMFBargainBin). Mar 25, 2017 at 12:00PM. The retail industry is going through a major disruption, with e-commerce reaching critical mass and ...
Wal-Mart acquires ModCloth, Moosejaw, ShoeBuy to target hipstersThe Australian
Wal-Mart is 'best positioned' in online grocery battle against AmazonCNBC
Wal-Mart is beating the pants off Amazon in apparel, and it's fighting to keep it that wayMarketWatch
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Laptop ban 'mystery': Why did the US and UK choose different countries - CNNMoney

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 08:44

CNNMoney

Laptop ban 'mystery': Why did the US and UK choose different countries
CNNMoney
The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa. The sudden moves, attributed to fears ...
The US government's laptop ban is now in effect — here's what we know so farBusiness Insider
US and UK laptop bans on some Middle East flights come into effectBBC News
What the US and UK electronics bans mean for international business travelersQuartz
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The US government's laptop ban is now in effect — here's what we know so far - Business Insider

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 07:31

Business Insider

The US government's laptop ban is now in effect — here's what we know so far
Business Insider
The ban, which was announced on Tuesday, forbids passengers from bringing any electronic devices larger than a cell phone into the cabin of certain flights to the US. Airlines were scrambling for answers to the operational nightmare created by the ban ...
Laptop ban 'mystery': Why did the US and UK choose different countriesCNNMoney
Weary flyers shrug as Middle East laptop ban takes offYahoo News
How to cope with the new in-cabin electronics banHuffington Post
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Inspector General Probes Trump Administration's Move To Pull Obamacare Enrollment Ads - Huffington Post

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:23

Huffington Post

Inspector General Probes Trump Administration's Move To Pull Obamacare Enrollment Ads
Huffington Post
Halting outreach for ACA enrollment could “contribute to weakening healthcare marketplaces and raising costs,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren says. By Mary Papenfuss. The Department of Health and Human Services inspector general has launched an investigation ...
Inspector general reviewing HHS decision to halt ObamaCare adsThe Hill
Inspector general to review pullback of HealthCare.gov adsABC News
Federal inspector general launches inquiry to review pullback of Obamacare adsBusiness Insider
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Senate Votes To Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data - CIO Today

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:00

CIO Today

Senate Votes To Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data
CIO Today
The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information. Senators ...

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Air India staffer assault case: Uddhav Thackeray summons Ravindra Gaikwad - Yahoo News

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 00:06

Yahoo News

Air India staffer assault case: Uddhav Thackeray summons Ravindra Gaikwad
Yahoo News
Gaikwad told India Today that he was heading to Matoshree to meet Thackeray and to narrate his version of the incident. More. Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad has been summoned by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray in connection with the assault on Air ...
Indian politician banned after hitting flight attendant with slipperWOKV
Police probe Indian lawmaker over airline sandal fracasBangkok Post
Defiant Gaikwad travels by train to Mumbai after airlines bar himIndia Today
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Venezuela's Maduro asks UN to help ease medicine shortages - Reuters

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 23:57

Reuters

Venezuela's Maduro asks UN to help ease medicine shortages
Reuters
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (C) speaks during a meeting with doctors and ministers in Caracas, Venezuela March 15, 2017. Miraflores Palace/Handout. CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday he has asked the United ...
Venezuela asks UN help in boosting medicine suppliesWashington Post
Venezuela asks the UN to help boost supply of medicinesBBC News
Venezuela is out of food, out of medicine, and running out of gasHot Air
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Bull market not dead as tax reform takes spotlight - Business Insider

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:33

Business Insider

Bull market not dead as tax reform takes spotlight
Business Insider
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The death of the Republican healthcare reform may not prove to be the knife to the heart of the bull market some had feared, but to keep the Trump Trade alive investors should temper expectations for the breadth of expected tax cuts.
US markets on hold after delay in healthcare billReuters
Dow Jones News Today: Markets Still Sluggish After Congress Fails to Take Obamacare Repeal VoteMoney Morning

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EPA mission is faithful execution of law, not perpetual mission creep - Herald and News

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 19:54

Herald and News

EPA mission is faithful execution of law, not perpetual mission creep
Herald and News
... × Tired of seeing surveys on articles? If you are a subscriber, simply log in or Subscribe now! James Huffman. Pat Bushey. prev. next. When asked to comment on President Trump's choice of former Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt to head the ...

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How to cope with the new in-cabin electronics ban - Huffington Post

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 18:33

Washington Post

How to cope with the new in-cabin electronics ban
Huffington Post
State-owned Emirates has announced that it will allow at least some passengers flying from Dubai, its hub, to bring these items through security for use in lounges and gate areas. The airline will then collect these items and store them in the cargo ...
Some airlines are trolling the ban on carry-on electronicsUSA TODAY
It's Only In Some Airports For Now, But The Laptop Ban Could Go GlobalBuzzFeed News
Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1m weekend travellersYahoo News
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Market salivates as Trump, GOP turn to policy with most juice for stocks - CNBC

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:37

CNBC

Market salivates as Trump, GOP turn to policy with most juice for stocks
CNBC
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on January 5, 2017, in New York City. The resilient stock market has moved on and is zeroed in on tax reform, the policy that has had the most punch for stocks since the election. The market is ...
Optimistic investors find silver lining in Trump's healthcare defeatThe Australian Financial Review
Following health care defeat, Trump pivots to tax reformPBS NewsHour
The Markets Don't Care About Health Care as Long as They Get Their Tax CutBloomberg
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Week in Review: Stocks See Worst Week Since Election as Trump Dealt Setback With Health-Care Bill - TheStreet.com

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:01

TheStreet.com

Week in Review: Stocks See Worst Week Since Election as Trump Dealt Setback With Health-Care Bill
TheStreet.com
The S&P 500 closed out Friday with its worst weekly losses since the election as President Donald Trump's inability to pass health care reform raised doubts over his potential for change. The S&P 500 tumbled 1.44% over the past five days, its worst ...

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