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  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: Who's behind the war on Uber?

    Ride-share services like Uber and Lyft are quickly growing in popularity across the country, but some aren't on board with the new trend. Among them, groups representing taxi fleets and drivers are laying siege to the new trends, calling them unsafe and unregulated.

  • Fleet owners are behind protests over ride-sharing services Uber, Lyft

    The trade group for owners of taxi and limousine fleets is helping underwrite the fight against Uber and other popular ride-sharing apps.

  • United plane's evacuation slide deploys mid-flight

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — An evacuation slide inflated inside a United Airlines plane as it flew from Chicago to Southern California, filling part of the cabin and prompting the pilot to make an emergency landing in Kansas. Passenger Mike Schroeder said he was sitting in the front row of the plane...

  • Railroad in explosion has its Canadian assets sold

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — With completion of the sale of the bankrupt railroad responsible for an oil train derailment that killed 47 people, attention now turns to creation of a settlement fund with hundreds of millions of dollars to compensate victims. Bankruptcy attorney Robert Keach said...

  • Owner of sunken ferry blamed for 5 earlier crashes

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In the same narrow waterways where more than 300 people died this spring aboard the ferry Sewol, another ship owned by the same company crashed into an oil tanker 11 years earlier. The ferry's captain had chosen the difficult water path to cut a mere seven miles from...

  • VIDEO: Senators propose a hike in federal gas tax

    U.S. Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., introduced legislation Wednesday to raise the country's gas tax as a plan to save the Highway Trust Fund from drying up.

  • Here's how much gas just went missing in Ohio

    Fuel worth more than $52,000 can usually get someone far -- but in Ohio, no one is sure where the $52,000 worth of fuel has gone.



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