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  • Signs show separate bathrooms for Uber employees and drivers at Rhode Island hub December 5, 2019
    jetcityimage/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A viral tweet reveals an Uber business place in Rhode Island had separate bathrooms for employees and drivers, at a time when tensions between the two groups at the ride-share company are already running high."I’ve just always wondered why Uber viewed us as two separate classes," Erika Betts, who snapped the photo […]
  • Tufts University removes Sackler name from buildings, citing 'toll of the opioid epidemic' December 5, 2019
    DenisTangneyJr/iStock(BOSTON) -- Tufts University announced plans to sever ties with the Sacklers on Thursday, saying it would remove the billionaire family's name from buildings and medical programs due to concerns over their reported role in the opioid crisis.University officials said the school would end its decades-long relationship with the family that owns OxyContin producer Purdue […]
  • Huawei calls FCC's order 'unlawful,' takes new legal action December 5, 2019
    Dafinchi/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Chinese tech giant Huawei is not backing down from an ongoing battle with U.S. regulators by taking new legal action on Thursday against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over an order it calls "unlawful."Huawei filed a court petition to overturn an FCC order from November that bans wireless carriers in rural America […]
  • Two Russian nationals indicted in alleged massive hacking, bank fraud scheme December 5, 2019
    sestovic/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Two Russian nationals have been indicted on bank fraud and international computer hacking charges over an alleged decade-long scheme that “deployed two of the most dangerous financial malware ever used and resulted in tens of millions of dollars of losses to victims worldwide," according to the Department of Justice. Maksim Yakubets and Igor […]
  • US Postal Service creates new stamp to raise money for veterans with PTSD December 5, 2019
    US Postal Service (NEW YORK) -- A new stamp with a cause has sprouted up thanks to the U.S. Postal Service.The USPS announced Monday that it has issued a semipostal stamp that will help raise funds for people who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).The stamp features a photographic illustration of a green […]