Uber sues New York City to overturn limits on drivers cruising without passengers – The Verge

Uber sues New York City to overturn limits on drivers cruising without passengers –...

Uber filed a lawsuit against New York City Friday in an effort to overturn rules limiting the amount of time ride-hail drivers can spend in busy parts of the city. It was the second time this year that Uber has sued New York City.
Third Imelda-related death confirmed in Beaumont – KPRC Click2Houston

Third Imelda-related death confirmed in Beaumont – KPRC Click2Houston

Three people were killed after Tropical Storm Imelda hit Southeast Texas Thursday, bringing torrential rainfall across the Houston area, Winnie and Beaumont.
Sharp division about the state of the economy emerges among Fed officials – STLtoday.com

Sharp division about the state of the economy emerges among Fed officials – STLtoday.com

Economy either is in a ‘good place’ or heading toward recession
A mysterious exchange between Trump and a foreign leader is Washington’s latest obsession. Here’s what is actually going on.

A mysterious exchange between Trump and a foreign leader is Washington’s latest obsession. Here’s...

A member of the intelligence community filed a whistleblower complaint that allegedly has to do with a promise Trump made to a foreign leader.
Walmart to End Sales of E-Cigarettes – The New York Times

Walmart to End Sales of E-Cigarettes – The New York Times

Vaping-related lung illnesses have been on the rise, and investigations are underway by federal and state health departments.
The World Is Installing a Ton of Renewables, But Coal Could Screw Things Up – Gizmodo

The World Is Installing a Ton of Renewables, But Coal Could Screw Things Up...

The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects the capacity for renewable energy to grow by almost 12 percent this year. Gotta love us some solar and wind energy! The problem is, the world is still having a dirty love affair with coal.
Facebook says it suspended ‘tens of thousands’ of apps for misusing data as part of its investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook says it suspended ‘tens of thousands’ of apps for misusing data as part...

The company launched a full-fledged investigation into apps on the Facebook platform in March 2018 following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Lawmakers urge FDA to immediately pull Juul, other e-cigarettes, from the market – CNBC

Lawmakers urge FDA to immediately pull Juul, other e-cigarettes, from the market – CNBC

A bipartisan group of senators is urging acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless to immediately pull most e-cigarettes off the market, including market leader Juul.
Roku’s stock still reeling as analyst asks, ‘Is Roku broku?’ – MarketWatch

Roku’s stock still reeling as analyst asks, ‘Is Roku broku?’ – MarketWatch

Shares of Roku Inc. sank again Friday, putting them on track for their worst weekly performance this year, as investors continued to express concern over...
A former WeWork executive who made $300,000 and is now suing describes strange cult-like culture, including endless flows of alcohol at mandatory sleepover camp for employees and the CEO’s children on his lap during an all-hands meeting

A former WeWork executive who made $300,000 and is now suing describes strange cult-like...

Richard Markel was a flourishing WeWork executive who loved the feel-good 'cultish' culture until he was pushed aside. He describes his strange year.