Uber board disappointed by Benchmarks lawsuit against former CEO

The Uber saga continues, and the board of directors has weighed in on the brewing battle between early investor Benchmark and former CEO Travis Kalanick. In wake of a lawsuit Benchmark filed against Kalanick, the companys board has issued a statement urging both parties to resolve their differences so that

Government to consider laser pen licence after attack rise – BBC News

How dangerous are lasers to planes? Earlier this year, the government said it would introduce a new law meaning people who deliberately shined lasers at aircraft could face larger fines or even a jail sentence. However, the proposal was dropped from the government’s legislative programme after June’s general election. The

Pussy Riot wants YOU to become a Russian prisoner in a new theatre performance

Image: PUSSY RIOT/Jonas Akerlund You may remember that famous scene in House of Cards where Pussy Riot humiliate the fictional Russian President Viktor Petrov, a caricature of Vladimir Putin. That cameo was just the latest stepping stone in Pussy Riot’s rise to global notoriety as female icons of resistance. But

Benchmark sues former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Benchmark, the Silicon Valley venture firm and early investor in Uber, has sued former CEO Travis Kalanick. In a Delaware Chancery Court filing, originally identified by Axios Dan Primack, the suit alleges that Kalanick committed fraud, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty. Both Kalanick and Benchmark hold Uber

Manchester businesses recovering after attack impact – BBC News

Image caption There was an increased police presence in the city following the attack Howard Burns, who runs a jewellery business that has been in the city since the late 1800s, says that in the days immediately following the attack “there was no one shopping here”. Image caption Howard Burns,

‘Game of Thrones’ actor who shot the dragon: I’m not too popular right now

May thine aime be trueImage: HBO Ser Bronn of the Blackwater, sellsword supreme, Tyrion’s champion, Kingslayer saver, possible Dragonslayer, soon-to-be lord of the most lit castle in Westeros and the closest thing Game of Thrones has to Han Solo, is not very popular at the moment. (As a Lannister I

Our Brave Savior: Donald Trump Is Working TIRELESSLY To Return The Precious White Orbs Obama STOLE From The FURIOUS Dwarf King That Lives Under America

President Trump is hard at work to fix the disaster that idiot clown Obama left America in. The socialist bozo STOLE the Dwarf Kings precious white orbs, and the dwarven monarch is FURIOUS and SWEARS VENGEANCE against the surface world unless his beloved stone spheres are returned to his SUBTERRANEAN

The Italian highlanders who may have Scottish roots – BBC News

One tale describes how the Scottish visitors stole girls from the next village, celebrating their trophy brides with big parties – before waking the village priest at dawn to legalise their unions. Alma says this could explain a custom peculiar to Gurro, in which receptions were traditionally held before the