Some Uber and Lyft riders are giving up their own cars: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Some Uber and Lyft riders are giving up their own cars: Reuters/Ipsos poll“I take Uber like pretty frivolously,” he said. It is not clear whether ride service drivers, who rack up vehicle miles and are likely to buy new cars relatively frequently, will make up for any long term drop in personal car ownership.



Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg returns to Harvard as commencement speaker

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg returns to Harvard as commencement speakerOne of Harvard University's most famous dropouts, Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, returns on Thursday to the Ivy League school to address its graduating class. The 33-year-old tech titan, who dropped out the college to found the pioneering social network company, has been on a nostalgia trip during the week leading up to Harvard's commencement. It took me about two weeks," Zuckerberg said in the video.



Ivanka Trump meets human trafficking victims in Rome

Ivanka Trump meets human trafficking victims in RomeIvanka Trump spoke with African women who were trafficked into prostitution and discussed ways to tackle the problem at a meeting on Wednesday in Rome that she described as a "privilege". The daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, who as a White House adviser is seen as having increasing influence, met the women while accompanying her father on his first foreign trip. On her way to the closed-door encounter, Trump said she was looking forward to hearing how the 11 women, originally from Nigeria and the Horn of Africa, had rebuilt their lives.



Alabama murderer seeks to avoid execution for eighth time

Alabama murderer seeks to avoid execution for eighth timeTommy Arthur's lethal injection is scheduled for 6 p.m. CDT (7 p.m. ET) in Atmore, Alabama. Three juries have found him guilty of shooting Troy Wicker to death as he slept. In November, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed Arthur's last scheduled execution to consider his argument that Alabama's lethal injection procedures amounted to cruel and unusual punishment.



Five charged with insider trading involving U.S. health agency

Five charged with insider trading involving U.S. health agencyFive men, including a Washington political consultant and a federal employee, were criminally charged on Wednesday with engaging in an insider trading scheme based on leaks from within a federal healthcare agency.





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