Julia Carrie Wong

Collision Course: Uber's Terrible 2017

Uber has always driven too fast. As it grew from a San Francisco black car service to a global ride-hail behemoth valued at nearly $70bn, the startup appeared to be well served by CEO Travis Kalanick’s disruptive disregard for the rules of the road.

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Unprecedented, Out-of-Control, Deadly Fires In California Continue to Grow in Intensity

The death toll has climbed to 23 as wildfires continue to blaze almost completely out of control in California’s wine country and firefighters expect weather conditions to take a turn for the worse.

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Turd Reich: San Francisco Dog Owners Lay Minefield of Poo for Right Wing

When a group of far-right activists come to San Francisco to hold a rally this Saturday, they will be met by peace activists offering them flowers to wear in their hair.

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Who Said It: Anthony Scaramucci or a Character From 'Veep'? - Quiz

Most people keep their heads down and try not to ruffle any feathers during their first few days at a new job. But Anthony Scaramucci is not most people. The new White House communications directoraka ‘The Mooch’, has burst on to the national stage sounding more like a character dreamed up by Veep creator Armando Iannucci than a real-life political operative.

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Trump Hails 'Great Win in Montana' for Republican Candidate Who Body-Slammed Reporter

Greg Gianforte has won a special election for Montana’s sole seat in the House of Representatives, just one day after he was charged with misdemeanor assault for “body-slamming” a Guardian reporter.

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Republican Candidate Charged With Assault After 'Body-Slamming' Guardian Reporter

The Republican candidate for Montana’s congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault after he is alleged to have slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the state’s special election, breaking his glasses and shouting: “Get the hell out of here.”

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Why Having Worked for Uber Is Increasingly Considered a Black Mark on Some People's Résumés

David was attending “Uberversity”, the ride-hail company’s three-day orientation for new employees, when he was introduced to “the Uber way”.

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WATCH: Uber CEO Caught on Video Berating Driver About Fares

Another day, another embarrassing story about Uber.

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Major Blow to Standing Rock Sioux: Final Phase of Dakota Access Pipeline to Be Approved

The U.S. government is set to allow the final phase of construction of the Dakota Access pipeline to begin as early as Wednesday, dealing a major blow to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

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California Rejects Plan to Force Porn Actors to Wear Condoms, Dental Dams and Goggles

California has rejected a move to force porn actors to use condoms, dental dams, and even goggles during filming in order to prevent sexually transmitted infections.

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