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Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber, as part of a long anticipated safety report, revealed that more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.S. rides in 2018. That figure includes 235 rapes across the company’s 1.3 billion rides last ...

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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

DETROIT — Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company. Uber’s board confirmed the move early Wednesday, saying in a statement that Kalanick is ...

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Assembly minority backs acceleration of upstate Uber, Lyft

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Assembly minority leader is urging the body to accelerate authorization of ride-hailing services in upstate communities. Republican Brian Kolb says he hopes the Assembly will quickly consider legislation that will permit ride-hailing apps to ...

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Upstate mayors: Allow Uber, Lyft to expand

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The mayors of Buffalo, Syracuse, Rochester and other upstate cities are urging Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state leaders to allow Uber and Lyft to expand throughout the state. The letter from the nine mayors says ...

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NY Senate to vote on Uber, Lyft expansion

ALBANY — Uber and Lyft could be coming to upstate New York under legislation poised for approval in the state Senate. The two ride-hailing companies are now prohibited from operating outside of the New York City area. Previous attempts to ...

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California, Uber meet amid self-driving car legal showdown

California regulators are meeting privately Thursday with officials from Uber to hammer home their demand that the ride-hailing company immediately stop picking up San Francisco passengers in self-driving cars — or face legal action. Safety was sure to be front ...

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