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Uber Stripped of License to Operate in London

Added: 22.09.2017 17:53 | 7 views | 0 comments

Uber has been stripped of its London license in a surprise move that's sparked protests from drivers at the ride-hailing app and the trade minister on Friday, according to The Guardian. The application from Uber for a new license in London was rejected since the company is not a "fit and proper" private car hire operators. Uber's cars won't disappear right away since its current license expires on Sept. 30 and it is planning to challenge the ruling by London's transport authority in the courts immediately. The 3.5 million users in the capital can still use the ride-sharing app until the firm has exhausted the appeals process. Uber has 21 days to launch an appeal but can continue to operate...

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James Comey: Protests disrupt speech to Howard students

Added: 22.09.2017 17:15 | 5 views | 0 comments

Protesters drown out a speech to university students in Washington by ex-FBI director James Comey.


Berkeley: Protests planned against 'Free Speech Week'

Added: 22.09.2017 16:14 | 1 views | 0 comments

Rallies planned as far-right events slated to host ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon and anti-Muslim figure Pamela Geller.

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Videos show protesters at NY Erdogan speech punched, hit while being removed

Added: 22.09.2017 3:05 | 14 views | 0 comments

It's not yet clear whose security detail was responsible for allegedly punching protesters as they were kicked out of speech


France protests: Left-wing extremists commit arson on police cars against Macron’s reforms

Added: 21.09.2017 22:35 | 14 views | 0 comments

LEFT-wing extremists have committed arson on cars at a police station in France as thousands take to the streets to protest against Emmanuel Macron’s labour law reforms.


Chechnya's Kadyrov Seeks Global Muslim Role

Added: 21.09.2017 10:30 | 3 views | 0 comments

When the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar began, some of the loudest protests erupted in Russia’s republic of Chechnya. The crisis has given Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov an opportunity to become an Islamic leader of global stature.

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[Ticker] Spanish PM calls on Catalan leaders to 'stop escalation'

Added: 21.09.2017 7:41 | 4 views | 0 comments

Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy called on the Catalan government to stop the "escalation of radicalism and disobedience once and for all," and to cancel the 1 October independence referendum. In a TV address, he said the vote was a "chimera". Spanish police had earlier , prompting mass protests in Barcelona and other Spanish cities.

The Latest: Protesters block traffic at St. Louis mall

Added: 21.09.2017 0:10 | 7 views | 0 comments

The Latest on protests in St. Louis over a judge's acquittal of a former white police officer who fatally shot a black suspect (all times local): 6 p.m. Protesters trying to bring attention to the not-guilty verdict issued last week in the trial of a white former St. Louis police officer charged in the shooting death of a black suspect have blocked an intersection to impede motorists from reaching an upscale suburban mall.


St. Louis approves police body cameras ahead of more protests

Added: 20.09.2017 23:44 | 10 views | 0 comments

St. Louis officials decided on Wednesday to supply police officers with body cameras for a year as the city prepares for a sixth night of protests after a white former police officer was acquitted of killing a black man.


'All Lives Splatter' Meme Shared by SD Lawmaker Costs Her

Added: 20.09.2017 21:38 | 9 views | 0 comments

After posting a meme showing a car plowing into protesters with the words "All Lives Splatter," South Dakota state Rep. Lynne DiSanto is facing the consequences, including losing her day job and a speaking engagement.

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