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Muslim woman set on fire on New York’s Fifth Avenue in possible hate crime, police say

Muslim woman set on fire on New York’s Fifth Avenue in possible hate crime, police say | TT Research | Scoop.it
Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime; advocacy groups say it fits an alarming trend of attacks on Muslims.
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Murder of Balbir Singh Sodhi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Murder of Balbir Singh Sodhi

Balbir Singh Sodhi (1949 - September 15, 2001), a gas station owner in Mesa, Arizona, was murdered in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in the first of several cases across the United States that were reported to the police as acts of retaliation for the terrorist attacks.

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men in turban murdered due to false association with terrorism

 

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Zimride - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Zimride

Zimride connects inter-city drivers and passengers through social networking and is the largest rideshare program in the United States. The service has over 350,000 users, is active on 125 university campuses, and has partnerships with Facebook and Zipcar.

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Zimmer would later quit his job at Lehman Brothers to work with Green full-time on Zimride

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Unmanned America's Drone War

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Robert Greenwald's newest full-length feature on the U.S. drone wars is now available. The documentary will only be available to stream online for a limited time. Sign up today to get your link to see the film FOR FREE.
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Photographers Create New York City Taxi Driver Calendar

Photographers Create New York City Taxi Driver Calendar | TT Research | Scoop.it
View the Photographers Create New York City Taxi Driver Calendar photo gallery on Yahoo. Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries.
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French Taxi Drivers Attack an Uber Car in Paris

French Taxi Drivers Attack an Uber Car in Paris | TT Research | Scoop.it
The attacks by striking cab drivers on Uber cars in Paris on Monday — with protesters shattering windows, smashing mirrors and slashing tires — appear to be the first violent clashes in the ongoing battle between local cabbies and app-based car...
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Lyft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lyft

Lyft is a privately held, San Francisco-based Transportation Network Company whose mobile-phone application facilitates peer-to-peer ridesharing by enabling passengers who need a ride to request one from drivers who have a car. Unlike traditional taxis, Lyft drivers do not charge " fares" but receive " donations" from their passengers.

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" Lyft also insures each driver with a $1 million per-occurrence liability policy.[29] Finally, any driver averaging less than a 4.5 star rating by users is dropped from the service."

 

sounds great to me.

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Cab Drivers Hold Noisy Rally At San Francisco City Hall To Protest Rideshare - CBS San Francisco

Cab Drivers Hold Noisy Rally At San Francisco City Hall To Protest Rideshare - CBS San Francisco | TT Research | Scoop.it
With horns blaring, a long line of taxicabs circled San Francisco City Hall Tuesday afternoon, with cab drivers demanding that the city ban smartphone-enabled rideshare services.
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An Artist Counted Every Atomic Explosion On Earth And Shows Them All In A Matter Of Seconds

An Artist Counted Every Atomic Explosion On Earth And Shows Them All In A Matter Of Seconds | TT Research | Scoop.it
Is your home on here? I hope not.
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