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Ja Rule’s lawyer: Fyre Festival founder ‘hijacked’ his vision

Ja Rule’s artistic vision was “hijacked” by his business partner in the failed Fyre Festival, the rapper’s lawyer said Tuesday. Ja Rule, whose legal name is Jeffrey Atkins, and festival founder Billy McFarland face multiple civil suits relating to their ...

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Rose McGowan suspended over ‘Twitter Rules,’ but not Trump

Rose McGowan was silenced after tweeting about her alleged abuser and his former company. The “Charmed” actress — who’s been vocal on Twitter following reports that movie producer Harvey Weinstein raped, sexually assaulted or harassed numerous women — had her ...

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Uber Says It Will Leave Quebec Rather Than Face New Rules

Jean-Nicolas Guillemette, the general manager of Uber Montreal, said on Tuesday that the company could not accept the government’s plan to increase the minimum training for Uber drivers to 35 hours, up from 20 hours. The higher level matches the ...

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Trump also slams NFL for 'ruining the game' with new safety rules

The NFL is getting too soft for the President. Lost in the outrage over Donald Trump calling for NFL owners to fire players who protest during the national anthem, was his take that protecting player safety is ruining the game. ...

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Salesforce Rules Out a Bid for Twitter

The most likely bidder for Twitter has walked away, leaving the social network with few deal-making options as it tries to reverse its fortunes. Photo Marc Benioff, chief executive of Salesforce, told The Financial Times that Twitter “wasn’t the right ...

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State Rules 2 Former Uber Drivers Eligible for Jobless Payments

Photo Uber drivers in a staged strike in Long Island City, Queens, in February. Credit Kevin Hagen for The New York Times Two former drivers for Uber are eligible for unemployment payments, New York State regulators have ruled, finding that ...

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E.U. Rules Look to Unify Digital Market, but U.S. Sees Protectionism

Google may have to pay publishers for their content. Facebook might, too. WhatsApp could have to follow tougher telecom standards. A new set of rules, expected to be unveiled by European Union officials on Wednesday, is likely to put new ...

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Airbnb Adopts Rules in Effort to Fight Discrimination by Its Hosts

Photo In addition to changing its policy, Airbnb has assembled a team of engineers to root out bias in the way the company functions. Credit Yuya Shino/Reuters SAN FRANCISCO — Airbnb introduced several changes on Thursday to combat discrimination in ...

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Google Fined for Breaking Russian Antitrust Rules With Android

Photo Smartphones on display at a Google event in San Francisco. Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Russian antitrust officials fined Google a mere $ 6.8 million on Thursday, a penalty that, while small, represents the latest in a growing list of ...

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Twitter Rules Out Long Tweets, Sticking to 140-Character Limit

Two months ago, Twitter’s most dedicated fans threw a fit when news of a potentially major change in the service came to light: the 140-character limit, long one of Twitter’s defining characteristics, might be going away. Keep calm and tweet ...

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