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But the shareholder letter indicates that his taking time off was not enough for some investors who have pumped millions of dollars into the ride-hailing company, which has seen its valuation swell to almost $70 billion. According to statements released by both Kalanick and Uber's board, Kalanick's resignation had to do with "putting Uberfirst". May 31: Uber's finance chief Gautam Gupta says he plans to leave the company in July.
  • Aston Villa owner Tony Xia refuses to comment on John Terry speculation

    Aston Villa owner Tony Xia refuses to comment on John Terry speculation

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    Owner Tony Xia said on Wednesday he would not enter into a public conversation about the possible signing of the former England captain. 36-year-old Terry is still under contract at Chelsea , the club he has served with distinction since 1998 and as captain since 2004, and has yet to find a new club.
  • Metroid Prime 4 heading to Switch in 2018, says Nintendo

    Metroid Prime 4 heading to Switch in 2018, says Nintendo

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    Nintendo Switch's opening year has been one lined with plenty of huge multiplayer hits with Mario Kart Deluxe 8 still going strong after its debut two months ago and Splatoon 2 on its way next month. These are very impressive numbers for a new IP and a great attach rate but it's also an incredibly good start for a fighting game, something which could now be considered a somewhat niche genre.
  • Two Americans From Ohio Detained in North Korea With Different Paths Home

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    About 1,000 Americans a year visit North Korea despite State Department travel warnings. He said, "Well, I think the President has spoken very clearly about how he, the first lady, and our country feels about the loss of the American. Doctors had described Mr Warmbier's condition as a state of " unresponsive wakefulness " and said he suffered a "severe neurological injury" of unknown cause.
  • Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

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    The ride-hailing company said Tuesday it is rolling out an in-app feature to digitally tip a driver after each ride, among other service improvements, in an announcement that attracted some chatter and mixed reactions. Uber on Tuesday also announced a handful of other driver-friendly changes. All of these things are happening in a bid by Uber to win some of the users that it lost after a series of embarrassing scandals and allegations of discrimination within the company.
  • Real Madrid president says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about exit rumours

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    When media speculation emerged in December that Mourinho was being investigated by Spain's Tax Office over unpaid taxes, the former Porto, Chelsea and Inter Milan boss denied any wrongdoing and said he "has nothing to hide." Ronaldo is now on global duty with Portugal at the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russian Federation.
  • Ronaldo hits form to defeat Russia

    Ronaldo hits form to defeat Russia

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    Each team plays three group games and the top two teams advance to the semifinals. Russia , still alive with a chance to advance, closes group play against Mexico on Saturday, while Portugal faces New Zealand in concurrent matches at 11 a.m.
  • S Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

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    And he most certainly should not have been murdered for it. US President Donald Trump blamed the "brutality of the North Korean regime " for Warmbier's death . Justin Weber said that a press conference is expected later to provide details. No ban is imminent, but deliberations gained new urgency after Warmbier's death, said the official, who requested anonymity to discuss internal diplomatic discussions.
  • Republican Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election

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    The road to a Democratic House majority runs through dozens of districts that are similar to the affluent, well-educated northern suburbs of Atlanta where Ossoff was defeated , and the outcome there is likely to reassure Republicans already nervous about their chances of holding control under Trump next year.