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Uber Vows to Change Direction, Become More Humane Company

Uber Vows to Change Direction, Become More Humane Company

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 25
Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation.

Lawsuits Blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Get New Life

Lawsuits Blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Get New Life

By Larry Neumeister | Mar 25
For years, family members of those killed on Sept. 11 and insurance companies tried unsuccessfully through the courts to hold Saudi Arabia or businesses and organizations there responsible for the terrorist attacks.

Naan Starter: UK Curry Restaurants Feel Betrayed by Brexit

Naan Starter: UK Curry Restaurants Feel Betrayed by Brexit

By Danica Kirka | Mar 25
Brexit is just the latest problem to hit the South Asian restaurant industry in a country where chicken tikka masala is as much the national dish as fish and chips.

In Republican 'Burbs, Georgia Election Centers on A Democrat

In Republican 'Burbs, Georgia Election Centers on A Democrat

By Bill Barrow and Thomas Beaumont | Mar 25
Ossoff, a documentary filmmaker who once worked for Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Atlanta, embraces his role as the nation's first candidate to personify the Trump opposition movement.

Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards

Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards

By Ken Sweet | Mar 24
Wells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using their cellphones instead of traditional bank cards.

Wal-Mart Launches Incubator Lab to House Startups

Wal-Mart Launches Incubator Lab to House Startups

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Mar 24
Wal-Mart is launching an incubator lab focused on projects in robotics, virtual and augmented reality, and artificial intelligence as it aims to compete more aggressively with Amazon.

Viral Video Imagines Elmo Getting Fired Over PBS Budget Cuts

Viral Video Imagines Elmo Getting Fired Over PBS Budget Cuts

Mar 23
A viral online video imagines lovable "Sesame Street" character Elmo getting fired due to budget cuts to PBS.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Claim of Fleeing Doctors Rings False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Claim of Fleeing Doctors Rings False

By Jim Drinkard | Mar 23
Making the case for a Republican repeal and replacement of his predecessor's health care law, President Donald Trump reached for a dire-sounding argument that's unsupported by the data.

AP Exclusive: Manafort Had Plan to Benefit Putin Government

AP Exclusive: Manafort Had Plan to Benefit Putin Government

By Jeff Horwitz and Chad Day | Mar 22
Manafort proposed in a confidential strategy plan as early as June 2005 that he would influence politics, business dealings and news coverage inside the United States, Europe and the former Soviet republics to benefit the Putin government.

President of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months on Job

President of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months on Job

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Mar 22
Jeff Jones, president of the embattled ride-hailing company Uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job, the company confirmed Sunday.

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