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His exit came Tuesday after five of the company's big investors, which include venture capital group Benchmark , had a letter delivered to Kalanick while he was in Chicago demanding his resignation. For a young, private company valued at almost $70 billion, Uber has seen seemingly years worth of controversy and upheaval within the span of a few months.
  • Belgian PM: station attack could have been worse

    Belgian PM: station attack could have been worse

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    Mr Van der Sypt said the man appeared to be 30 to 35 years of age but authorities had "no idea of his identity". According to ABCNews.com , the man was heard yelling " Allahu akbar ", which means "God is great" in Arabic, before detonating an unidentified item on one of the rail station's baggage carts.
  • The Last Days of the Georgia 6th Special Election, in Photos

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    Handel, who formerly served as Georgia's secretary of state, seeks to maintain her party's hold on the district's seat, which ranges back to 1979. Now that the votes are in for this year's most closely watched race in the nation, find out how the 6th Congressional District special election was won and what it means.
  • Tropical storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast

    Tropical storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast

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    Get your industrial strength umbrella: a tropical storm is heading toward the Texas gulf cost, and is likely to hit by Wednesday. Maximum sustained winds are near 45 miles per hour. Bret , which formed Monday afternoon about 125 miles southeast of Trinidad, has dissipated into a tropical wave. A tropical storm watch is in effect for the Dutch Caribbean islands of Bonaire Curacao and Aruba.
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions retains private attorney

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    He refused to disclose private conversations with Mr. Trump , citing Justice Department policy protecting a president's rights of privacy in conversations with cabinet and other policy advisers. These investigations are looking at Russian intelligence-led hacking of US political parties and a campaign of misinformation aimed at influencing the election in favor of then candidate Donald Trump .
  • NHC says Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico

    NHC says Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico

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    Tropical Storm Cindy was last recorded producing winds around 60 mph with gusts around 70 mph indicating some slightly strengthening, and a drift to the northwest around 7 mph. Heavy rain and the risk of flooding directly associated with the storm are also likely to extend northward to I-20 late this week. "We've had so much rain, we haven't done any business in about eight weeks because of the rain", said Godfrey, whose campground typically hosts swimmers and boaters.
  • Polestar to become high performance electric vehicle arm of Volvo

    Polestar to become high performance electric vehicle arm of Volvo

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    Polestar , Volvo Cars' performance arm, is to become a new, global, separately-branded, high-performance electric vehicle company. To run the "new" Polestar, Volvo has enlisted two people who have been central to the brand's renaissance, design boss Thomas Ingenlath and communications boss Jonathan Goodman.
  • US fighter jet shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

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    A US F-15 fighter jet opened fire on the drone in the early afternoon because it was approaching a U.S. outpost near al-Tanf where United States advisors were training an anti-Isis local militia, according to the Pentagon spokesman, Capt Jeff Davis.
  • Lennar Corporation (LEN) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.12 EPS

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    Fisher Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Lennar Corporation during the first quarter worth $206,000. The firm had revenue of $3.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.90 billion. increased its position in shares of Lennar Corporation by 5.1% in the first quarter. ING Groep NV now owns 418,004 shares of the construction company's stock valued at $17,932,000 after buying an additional 268,725 shares during the last quarter.
  • NASA discovers 10 more Earth-size planets

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    This sharpens the dividing line between potentially habitable planets and those that are inhospitable to life as we know it, the researchers said. Corot discovered 32 planets in total, especially the first super-Earth, a rocky planet several times the mass of the Earth.
  • Microsoft unveiled its new console, Xbox One X

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    Many out there have been rallying behind the Scorpio, now the X, for a year now saying it will be a huge Microsoft comeback. I personally think the answer is somewhere in between but closer to PS4 Pro status. Sure, you'll be able to play original Xbox games on Xbox One soon, but don't expect the library available to be as extensive as Xbox 360's.
  • Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 8 soon

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    As noted by iPhoneAddict , OnePlus had some choice words for Apple's decision to remove the headphone jack on the iPhone 7. Amazon is also offering those buying the OnePlus 3T as part of the Amazon sale , Amazon Pay balance of Rs250 if you stream video content via the Prime Video app once you purchase the smartphone.