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DETROIT (AP) — The face-off between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and driver Fawzi Kamel illustrated a conflict between Uber, with its effort to grow by cutting prices to beat competitors, and drivers who have seen their pay reduced. The video of the argument — caught on dashcam and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials executed a search warrant Thursday at three central Illinois facilities of Caterpillar, one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers in the world. Caterpillar spokeswoman Corrie Heck Scott said in an email that the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spokeswoman for the PwC auditing firm says the company has hired protection for the two accountants responsible for the best-picture flub at the Oscars. Carey Bodenheimer said Thursday that PwC is providing security to Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz. They...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of people have turned out for a "Stand Against Hate" rally at Independence Mall in Philadelphia in response to the recent vandalism of a Jewish cemetery and hate crimes around the country. A Jewish federation says it organized Thursday's rally to "...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday dismissed claims by the U.S. government that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton fraudulently duped wealthy investors before taking office, giving the Republican a key victory two months ahead of his criminal trial that carries a...
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Federal agents said Thursday that they have caught the members of a violent street gang who killed three teenagers last year, including two girls who were inseparable best friends at their Long Island high school. Nisa Mickens, 15, and Kayla Cuevas, 16...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia judge's clash with the late actor Charlton Heston has indirectly led a U.S. appeals court to overturn a murder conviction. The victim's family had created a blog during the 1998 trial that quoted Heston, of "Ben-Hur" and "The Ten Commandments"...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A judge has ordered a 15-year prison term for a Rwandan man who lied to gain entry into the U.S. after helping carry out deadly attacks during his country's 1994 genocide. U.S. District Judge Linda Reade said Thursday that Gervais Ngombwa was "an active...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday dismissed the U.S. government's securities fraud lawsuit against Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who still faces criminal charges of duping wealthy investors. But the ruling by U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant is a...