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More Than 1,000 Uber Employees Sign Letter Calling For CEO’s Return

More Than 1,000 Uber Employees Sign Letter Calling For CEO’s Return

FILE PHOTO – Uber CEO Travis Kalanick speaks to students during an interaction at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus in Mumbai, India on January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo

More than 1,000 Uber employees signed a letter to …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments News
If Trump wants to end the Russia investigation quickly, he should try cooperating

If Trump wants to end the Russia investigation quickly, he should try cooperating

President Donald Trump salutes upon his arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. on March 20. (Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press)

At the end of the House Intelligence Committee’s long hearing on the FBI investigation of Russian meddling in …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments News
Former Trump Campaign Head Manafort Was Paid Millions By A Putin Ally, AP Says

Former Trump Campaign Head Manafort Was Paid Millions By A Putin Ally, AP Says

Former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, seen here last June, was paid millions of dollars to advance a pro-Russian agenda, the AP reports.

A Russian billionaire paid former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort millions of dollars to boost the …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments News
Trumpcare is like a vampire, set on sinking its teeth into the poor

Trumpcare is like a vampire, set on sinking its teeth into the poor

“Dead on arrival,” some said. That was to be the fate of the House’s Obamacare repeal bill in the Senate. Yet Trumpcare has risen again: on Thursday, the Senate released its Obamacare repeal bill, though its fate is still uncertain. …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments News
20th anniversary production of ‘Rent’ opens to raucous applause at The National Theatre in DC

20th anniversary production of ‘Rent’ opens to raucous applause at The National Theatre in DC

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The National Theatre in Washington, DC was packed full of excited fans anxious to see the "Rent 20th Anniversary Tour" Tuesday night. "Rent" has always had a strong following, its emotionally stirring songs and …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments News
Disability advocates, many in wheelchairs, arrested during protest at McConnell’s office

Disability advocates, many in wheelchairs, arrested during protest at McConnell’s office

Disability advocates staged what they called a ‘die in’ outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office Thursday to protest the GOP health care plan and proposed cuts to Medicaid. Police arrested a number of them, some in wheelchairs. June 22, …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments News
Foxx declines to represent political foe Alvarez in lawsuit deposition

Foxx declines to represent political foe Alvarez in lawsuit deposition

State’s Attorney Kim Foxx speaks to the Tribune in her Chicago office Dec. 5, 2016. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune)

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office declined on Thursday to represent her political rival and former state’s attorney Anita …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments News
Yes, Rauner is in campaign mode. What Illinois pol isn’t?

Yes, Rauner is in campaign mode. What Illinois pol isn’t?

Governor Bruce Rauner with Will County Executive Larry Walsh, left, at event in the Amazon Romeoville fulfillment center in Romeoville on Thursday June 8, 2017. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune)

Well, that was quick. The Illinois House spent less than …

by June 22, 2017 0 comments News
A big pawprint: Pet food may be hurting the environment

A big pawprint: Pet food may be hurting the environment

Pet food is an industry worth nearly US$25 billion in the United States. Owners make decisions about what to feed their pets based on marketing, personal beliefs and pet preference. And as with human nutrition, it can be hard to …

by June 22, 2017 0 comments News
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell fine with Donald Trump’s comments on Colin Kaepernick

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell fine with Donald Trump’s comments on Colin Kaepernick

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a press conference for Super Bowl LI on Feb. 1. (Tim Bradbury / Getty Images)

President Trump slammed free agent Colin Kaepernick’s employment status at a rally in Kentucky on Tuesday, saying NFL owners may …

by June 22, 2017 0 comments News