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Report: Uber Used Secret Program to Track Lyft Drivers

Report: Uber Used Secret Program to Track Lyft Drivers

A new report says Uber used a secret program dubbed "Hell' to track Lyft drivers to see if they were driving for both ride-hailing services and otherwise stifle competition.

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Trump's Budget Chief Says Money for Border Wall a Must

Trump's Budget Chief Says Money for Border Wall a Must

By Andrew Taylor | Apr 22
Money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S. border with Mexico must be part of the massive spending bill Congress is preparing, the White House budget director says.

Buying Drinks for a Band: The Birth of Payment Service Venmo

Buying Drinks for a Band: The Birth of Payment Service Venmo

Apr 22
It only took a few drinks - and a much-younger Iqram Magdon-Ismail forgetting his wallet at home one night - for him and his friends to come up with one of the most popular ways of splitting a bill: Venmo.

Feds to Provide $485M in Grants to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Feds to Provide $485M in Grants to Combat Opioid Epidemic

By Kathleen Foody | Apr 22
The federal government will provide states nearly half a billion dollars for prevention and treatment programs aimed at confronting the opioid epidemic, which Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price described Wednesday as a "crisis."

Public-Private Partnerships' Impact on Road Tolls

Public-Private Partnerships' Impact on Road Tolls

Apr 21
President Trump is promising a major overhaul of America's infrastructure, but his proposed trillion dollars might not be enough.

Activists' Tribunal Alleges Monsanto Hurts Environment

Activists' Tribunal Alleges Monsanto Hurts Environment

Apr 21
A tribunal brought together by a rights group that aims to highlight what it claims are abuses by U.S. seed company Monsanto Co. has delivered an advisory opinion alleging that the company "engaged in practices which have negatively impacted" people's rig

Pound Surge Suggests U.K. Election Will Yield Smoother Brexit

Pound Surge Suggests U.K. Election Will Yield Smoother Brexit

By Pan Pylas | Apr 21
The British pound's surge since Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise call for an early election is an early sign of confidence that the country's exit from the European Union will be smoother than many had feared.

Club Skirts and Tito's Vodka Launch $10,000 Fundraising Campaign for NCLR

Club Skirts and Tito's Vodka Launch $10,000 Fundraising Campaign for NCLR

Apr 20
Club Skirts and Tito's Vodka joined forces at this year's Dinah by donating a $10,000 matching grant to the National Center For Lesbian Rights (NCLR).

Trump Business Practices Clash with Economic Order

Trump Business Practices Clash with Economic Order

Apr 20
President Trump traveled to Wisconsin to sign an executive order he calls "Buy American, Hire American." It carries a message aimed at his blue-collar supporters, but it also contradicts many decisions the president made.

ACLU Sues Dignity Health for Discrimination Against Transgender Patient

ACLU Sues Dignity Health for Discrimination Against Transgender Patient

Apr 20
The ACLU of Northern California, the ACLU of Southern California, the ACLU LGBT & HIV Project, and the law firm Covington & Burling LLP filed a lawsuit against Dignity Health for denying care to a transgender patient.

AP Explains: Behind the Visa Program Targeted by Trump

AP Explains: Behind the Visa Program Targeted by Trump

By Anick Jesdanun | Apr 20
President Donald Trump is targeting a visa program cherished by tech companies for bringing in programmers and other specialized workers from other countries.

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