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Uber's business model under attack in California but drivers remain pessimistic

Shifera Sahilu thought Uber would be his passport to a better life in America. Instead, he said, the ride-sharing company almost ruined him.<p>The fast-growing tech company has built a global business promising new sources of revenue for “freelance” drivers like Sahilu. This week, in a major blow to …

Transportation

British Family of 12 Has Crossed Into ISIS Territory in Syria

A smuggler in charge of the border operation of the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) confirmed to the BBC that three sisters from …

7 Spectacular Cakes That Couldn't Be Easier To Make

It's time to up your cake game, and it couldn't be easier.<p><b>Raspberry Crepe Cake</b><p>Sure, it may look like an intense project, but it couldn't be simpler to assemble. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>Throw all the ingredients into one bowl, then pour the batter into a pan and bake. No frosting necessary.</b> …

Jon Stewart on Charleston: 'No jokes,' 'just sadness'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jon Stewart dropped any pretense of humor at the beginning of the "Daily Show" on Thursday night, choosing instead to open his episode by addressing the tragic Charleston shootings with a solemn, critical monologue.<p>Sighing that he had "no jokes," the Comedy Central host began by saying "I …

Comedy

Area 51 and extra-terrestrial life both exist, says head of Nasa

Extra-terrestrial life does exist, the head of Nasa has confirmed, but said aliens were not hidden in Area 51.<p>Nasa Administrator Major Charles Bolden told British schoolchildren that he was confident that scientists would find life outside of Earth because there were so many planets that are …

Paranormal

Sepp Blatter says members of key FIFA committees should have to pass integrity checks

Sepp Blatter believes FIFA's top officials should be required to pass integrity checks as the governing body remains mired in scandal.<p>The 79-year-old Blatter used his column in FIFA's weekly magazine to float reforms, but he did not address a recent report he could perform a U-turn and stand in the …

Samsung C&T: We’re No Good

It is somewhat unusual for a company to talk down its own prospects before a big merger, but that is exactly what Samsung C&T did in an investor presentation on Friday.

Dow Jones

U.S. Marshals Add New York Escapees To Most Wanted List

The U.S. Marshals Service has added two men, who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y., almost two weeks ago, to its Most Wanted fugitives list.<p>In a statement, U.S. Marshals Service Director Stacia Hylton said the list is reserved for "the worst of the worst."<p>"There is …

Crime