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Uber clears what looked to be an IPO roadblock with $20 million settlement

Wednesday 17:15 GMT

The suit, first filed in 2013 by Boston-area lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan, sought to reclassify Uber drivers as employees — not contractors — who would be reimbursed by Uber for necessary business expenses, such as gas and insurance.

A five-year legal odyssey that could have threatened the future of ride-hailing services appeared to end quietly Tuesday, clearing one concern for Uber Technologies Inc. ahead of its initial public offering.

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Source: BBC

US actresses sued in college cheating scam

Saturday 18:10 GMT

There was a logistical factor in the networks decision, as When Calls the Heart is filmed in Canada and a judge had ordered Ms Louglin to surrender her passport pending trial.

"I'm now outraged and hurt because I feel that my son, my only child, was denied access to a college, not because he failed to work and study hard enough, but because wealthy individuals felt it was OK to lie, cheat, steal and bribe their children's way into a good college," her civil suit states.


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