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9733
Philippines' Duterte mocks condom use amid skyrocketing HIV rates because "they don't feel good"
17229
Man who says he was a Russian 'troll' arrested by Russian police after going public
1733
Irish secondary schoolers no longer "have to" study religion
54102
Trump Forest - a global reforestation project aiming to offset Trump's anti-climate policies - has reached 1 million trees after thousands of pledges from around the world.
5443
Mueller Unveils New Charges in Russia Probe
569
North Korean officials canceled planned meeting with Pence: Pence's office
320
China cracks down on funeral strippers hired to entertain mourners, attract larger crowds
52900
Donald Trump falsely says he never denied Russian meddling
294
Russian bots on Twitter are sowing discord using the gun control debate
655
Police accuse Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judge
207
Russian man arrested after speaking about work at 'troll farm'
221
Measles cases more than tripled in Europe last year, with outbreaks and epidemics fueled by low vaccination rates
2397
As some 250,000 Puerto Ricans are without power 5 mos after Hurricane Maria—the longest blackout in US history—the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority is cutting its operating reserve to save money, as govt plans privatizing it. "This puts the economic development of the country in private hands."
196
An Iranian-Canadian web programmer and an environmentalist “committed suicide”, after getting unlawfully detained by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps for “spreading corruption on earth”.
2985
President Donald Trump remained focused on the Russia matter on Monday, questioning in a tweet why his predecessor didn't act to prevent Moscow from interfering in US elections. "Obama was President up to, and beyond, the 2016 Election. So why didn't he do something about Russian meddling?"
154
U.S.-Trained Police Are Hunting Down and Arresting Protesters Amid Post-Election Crisis in Honduras
160
‘Polocaust museum’: Polish minister calls for commemoration of non-Jewish victims of WWII
37
Chronic heavy drinking leads to serious risk of dementia, study warns. More than a third – 38% of the 57,000 cases of early-onset dementia – were directly alcohol-related and 18% had an additional diagnosis of alcohol use disorders.
395
Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitckii has tested positive for doping. He says somebody might have spiked his drink back in Japan.
942
Tasmania to reach 120% renewable electricity in five years, Labor pledge
53107
A homophobic video urging Russians to re-elect President Vladimir Putin has gone viral less than a month before the country's election. The video tells voters that if Putin's rivals win they will take Russia into a "nightmare" future in which they are forced to co-habitate with gay men.
482
'It's not a war. It's a massacre': scores killed in Syrian enclave
134
KFC Closes More Than Half Of Its U.K. Restaurants After Chicken Shortage
30
Israeli law enforcement’s Benjamin Netanyahu inquiry has expanded with new bribery allegations
276
Russia admits ‘several dozen’ of its citizens killed in Syria fighting
61
Boxing Gloves dating back from the Roman Period found in Britain.
111
More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta, death toll highest since 2013
25
US fighter jet dumps fuel tanks near fishermen in Japan lake
68
WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe
1009
Dutch activate 'hard Brexit' plan and blame 'a lack of clarity' from the UK
77
People carved messages of love on the side of a dead blue whale
453
Iran threatens to ‘level Tel Aviv,’ kill Netanyahu if Israel attacks
4229
Cape Town 'day zero' moved to June 4th, national disaster declared. The city will run out of water on this day
46
The Assad regime just launched the bloodiest attack in Syria in the past 3 years
25
Lebanese journalist: 100 years after the Balfour Declaration, the Arabs have failed where Israel has excelled
35
South African President Ramaphosa: We're going ahead with land expropriation without compensation
462
Archeologists have hailed "astonishing" discovery of what are believed to be only surviving examples of Roman boxing gloves. Thought to date from AD120, have been well preserved thanks to oxygen-free environment underneath concrete floor...beneath stone fort of Vindolanda, south of Hadrian's Wall.
1122
South Korean Cryptocurrency Regulator Found Dead at Home
13
New Zealand's Blind, Bisexual Goose, Thomas dies aged 40
215
U.N. issues blank statement on Syria, says it has run out of words
347 allthekos Uber need to be more responsible about drivers criminal records and whether they are suitable to be drivers. I think that is the most worrying thing about their company Where I live in the north, one taxi company has undercut all others and now has a monopoly. Their drivers have been reported numerous times for harassing lone women and other shady behaviour. Uber could be good, but they need to be more safe and more efficient
39 MadeThisForPython Record breaking? WTF news titles are so weird? There are many petitions that have crossed 1 million signatures, why is this 'record-breaking' ?
133 trusty20 I used to be a huge Uber supporter but just as the nay-sayers said it would, it became just like the taxi corporations except that it was one monolithic company. A) Uber costs more than taxis in my area now, and I live in a major Canadian city, and that's not counting surge which can make the price laughably expensive (like $70 for a 10 minute ride) B) Uber drivers frequently take forever to actually get going after accepting a ride; gone is the day of 3-4 minute pickups being common, 10 minutes is the new minimum and as much as 20 minutes. So again, on par or worse than taxis. C) Now they're starting to back away from the "no tips necessary" rule
5 s1ssycuck Much as I dislike Uber I think if I lived in London I'd be pissed too. But then again, it's up to uber to show their business model isn't just based on bending the law.
20 AWES0M-0 Knowing Uber, they probably had a bunch of bots sign that.
7 notabee Uber astroturfs very aggressively. In Austin, TX they hired many people to go around town collecting signatures for a petition against the city's decision for background checks. It was really damn annoying being accosted by hired shills while going into a store just because Uber couldn't stand doing anything that might make its "contractors" legally like employees. Why treat your employees well when you can bulldoze through regulations with false populism?
4 grizu34 All this is, is politicians trying to get greater "guarantees" when uber wins the appeal
4 ---Ocelot--- 500K people are angry because a vile company that disregards all laws couldn't get to be a toxic private monopoly. Unbelievable.
3 BeefSerious I don't believe it.
3 sidhantsv Reddit is weird. The other thread had hordes of Uber supporters and this thread is mostly anti-Uber.
11 autotldr This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/23/uber-petition-reverse-ban-london-hits-500000-signatures-backlash/) reduced by 60%. (I'm a bot) ***** > Many Londoners reliant on the taxi-hailing app reacted with shock to the opinion-splitting Uber ban. > "I don't believe black cabs should run London like a cartel. If Uber has problems let's resolve them not just ban them" wrote one who signed the petition. > "I have every sympathy with Uber drivers and customers affected by this decision but their anger really should be directed at Uber. They have let down their drivers and customers by failing, in the view of TfL, to act as a fit and proper operator," said Mr Khan in response to the petition. ***** [**Extended Summary**](http://np.reddit.com/r/autotldr/comments/71zkwv/recordbreaking_uber_petition_to_reverse_ban_in/) | [FAQ](http://np.reddit.com/r/autotldr/comments/31b9fm/faq_autotldr_bot/ "Version 1.65, ~215321 tl;drs so far.") | [Feedback](http://np.reddit.com/message/compose?to=%23autotldr "PM's and comments are monitored, constructive feedback is welcome.") | *Top* *keywords*: **Uber**^#1 **petition**^#2 **London**^#3 **debate**^#4 **Innovation**^#5
7 Runningflame570 Everything I've read about them tells me that Uber is a corrupt enterprise that should be permanently shutdown. Lyft? I'm fine with them, but Uber can burn in hell.
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5 simlew86 They're sponsoring the shit out of the adverts to sign the petition. Knee jerk reaction from people who are initially outraged because of losing a convenience. Fuck Uber. They need to sort their own affairs out then there won't be an issue.