Uber Is Treating Its Drivers As Sweated Labor, Says Report   Uncategorized

Uber treats its drivers as Victorian-style "sweated labor", with some taking home less than the minimum wage, according to a report into its working conditions based on the testimony of dozens of drivers. From a report on The Guardian: Drivers at the taxi-hailing app company reported
World Vision says hundreds affected by Solomon Islands quake   Uncategorized

Hundreds of people in remote parts of the Solomon Islands have had their homes damaged or destroyed by a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck Friday, an aid organization said.
Stocks rise again to new record highs during 6th day of win streak   Uncategorized

U.S. stocks rose for the sixth day in a row Friday as major indexes continued to set records. The biggest gains went to companies that have been mostly left out of the post-election rally, including healthcare companies and makers of household goods. Coca-Cola and Pfizer both
Video of man allegedly beating puppy with mop handle in South LA leads to arrest, felony charges   Uncategorized

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A man has been arrested after allegedly beating a 3-month-old puppy with a mop handle in October outside a South L.A. home, in an incident that was captured on video by a neighbor.Davion Shawntell Oatez, 24, was taken into custody Wednesday and charged
Cleveland Cavaliers Vs. Miami Heat Live Stream: Watch The NBA Game Online   Uncategorized

It’s almost like a NBA family reunion! LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will face his former team, the Miami Heat, on Dec. 9. Emotions may run high for this game, so you know it’ll be good. Don’t dare miss it — click to watch. The Miami Heat will brave the bitter
More kids killed accidentally by guns than government is reporting   Uncategorized

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Government statistics released this week claiming that 77 minors in the U.S. were killed by unintentional gun discharges last year significantly understate the scope of an enduring public health problem.A review of shootings nationwide by The Associated Press and
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More kids killed accidentally by guns than government is reporting   Uncategorized

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Government statistics released this week claiming that 77 minors in the U.S. were killed by unintentional gun discharges last year significantly understate the scope of an enduring public health problem. A review of shootings nationwide by The Associated Press
Victims of the Oakland warehouse fire: Who they were   Uncategorized

A fire ripped through a warehouse in Oakland on Friday night, killing 36 people who were there for an electronic music concert. Here are the names of those who have been confirmed dead by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office Coroner's Bureau or immediate family members. Did you
Heavy Snow Coming to Sierras This Weekend   Uncategorized

Heavy rain, high elevation snow and strong gusty winds will move into Northern California Friday night, and through the weekend. A series of storms are expected to produce over 2 feet of snow in parts of the Sierra. “This will be a wet and warm storm system with high snow levels,
Facebook adds HD video uploads and tests floating windows on Android   Uncategorized

Facebook users on Android can finally upload videos in HD resolutions, nearly two years after their iOS counterparts. Android Police spotted the change, which is available in the app’s settings menu, next to the option to upload photos in HD as well. The change seems to have rolled
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