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Should you tip your Uber driver? – USA TODAY

Should you tip your Uber driver? – USA TODAY

Uber will now allowing passengers to tip drivers after the fact, a feature that has long been popular among Lyft drivers.(Photo: Uber) Uber announced it will be adding a tipping option to the ride hailing service, potentially making rides more expensive. Should you tip your Uber driver, and if so, ...

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Guns Kill Nearly 1300 US Children Each Year: Study – KTLA

Guns Kill Nearly 1300 US Children Each Year: Study – KTLA

Rambunctious third-graders filled a classroom in Seattle on a crisp autumn day. One of the students dropped his backpack, and horror ensued. That student had brought a parent’s gun to school and was carrying it in his backpack. When the bag fell to the floor, the impact caused the gun ...

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London fire: Six questions for the investigation – BBC News

London fire: Six questions for the investigation – BBC News

At least 12 people have died after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London 24-storey tower block, and as more details emerge, here are the questions facing investigators. How did the fire start? Firefighters were called to Granffell Tower in Latimer Road at 00:54 BST on ...

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A Guide to Safety on the Appalachian Trail – New York Times

By MIKE McPHATE May 27, 2016 The wilderness of the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail can pose many risks to its visitors. Getting hopelessly lost or falling ill, wild animals and dangerous weather are all possibilities. But no risk is so ominous as the humble tick. That is, at least, according to ...

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Big Oil, Big Mistake: Investors Overpay for Income at Exxon – Wall Street Journal

ENLARGE Exxon’s results beat expectations, but it posted its worst quarterly earnings this century. Rival Chevron’s loss was its worst in 15 years. An Exxon Mobil refinery in Louisiana Photo: GERALD HERBERT/ASSOCIATED PRESS By Spencer Jakab Spencer Jakab The Wall Street Journal CANCEL Biography @spencerjakab Google+ Spencer.Jakab@wsj.com Updated April 29, ...

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Twitter tweak allows reporting multiple abusive tweets at once – CNET

Report abuse on Twitter more easily than ever. Find out how to protect yourself and others.https://t.co/1MEfTzkfFL — Safety (@safety) April 25, 2016 “> Twitter is constantly tweaking and improving the way abuse is reported on the microblogging website. A new update announced April 25 will make the process less painstaking, ...

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Google thinks Google.com is a dangerous website – Engadget

Google thinks Google.com is a dangerous website – Engadget

Google’s Safe Browsing Site Status checker lists, well, Google.com as a partially dangerous website, a Reddit user has discovered. It warns that “some pages on this website redirect visitors to dangerous [ones] that install malware on visitors’ computers.” The malware, in turn, could steal personal and financial info. It’s certainly ...

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