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Ubers Secret Tool for Keeping the Cops in the Dark

In May 2015 about 10 investigators for the Quebec tax authority burst into flouting local labor laws and taxi rules has made it a favorite target for law enforcement agencies around the world. That’s where this remote system, called Ripley, comes in. From spring 2015 until late 2016, Uber routinely

Deputy Killed in Colorado Attack

Denver (AP) -- A man who shot and killed a Colorado deputy and wounded four others along with two civilians was an attorney and an Iraq war veteran who had posted videos online in recent months criticizing professors and law enforcement officials, authorities said Monday. Shooter Matthew Riehl, 37, died

The Bitcoin Whales: 1,000 People Who Own 40 Percent of the Market

On Nov. 12, someone moved almost 25,000 bitcoins, worth about $159 million at the time, to an online exchange. The news soon rippled through online forums, with bitcoin traders arguing about whether it meant the owner was about to sell the digital currency.Holders of large amounts of bitcoin are often

Revealed: male rape used systematically in Libya as instrument of war

Videos and testimony expose brutal tactics used by several factions in fractured country Warning: graphic information in this report may upset some readersMale rape is being used systematically in Libya as an instrument of war and political domination by rival factions, according to multiple testimonies gathered by investigators. Years of

Trump’s Tax Plan Is Goading Wal-Mart, Comcast to Buy Back Bonds

Big U.S. companies don’t know how American tax laws will be changed in the coming months, but they’re not waiting to find out.Comcast Corp., 3M Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are among the companies buying back bonds now in transactions that could save them millions of dollars if the latest

Trump Campaign Raising Money Off Pence Walking Out of NFL Game

President Donald Trump’s joint fundraising committee sent an email Monday asking donors to show support for Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to denounced NFL players who kneel during the national anthem in protest of police brutality, saying that the league would “last year started a trend of kneeling during the

Getting Fired in France Doesnt Pay Like It Used To

Eric Malenfer, who runs a land-surveying business in the Paris suburb of Sevres, was taken aback when two employees of a small consulting firm he’d just acquired told him they wanted to be fired.Malenfer refused after they said they wanted a payout. The two wouldn’t take no for an answer.

Chinese activist Jiang Tianyong’s subversion trial dismissed as sham

Rights campaigners reject reported admission of guilt by lawyer accused of trying to topple Chinas one-party stateHuman rights activists have denounced as a sham the trial of a leading Chinese civil rights lawyer who authorities claim tried to topple Chinas one-party state. Jiang Tianyong, 46, was put on trial in