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Russian jail frees Vladimir Putin opponent Alexei Navalny
4196
WHO cancels Mugabe ambassador role
2734
More than 1.1 billion people worldwide officially don't exist, going about their daily lives without proof of identity. The issue leaves a significant fraction of the global population deprived of health and education services.
365
Man with sawn-off shotgun takes hostages at Nuneaton bowling alley, families stuck in cinema; area on lockdown
23385
New Zealand's new prime minister called capitalism a "blatant failure", before citing levels of homelessness and low wages as evidence that "the market has failed" her country's poor.
201
Russian Singer Swept Up In Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Purge Reportedly Murdered
26821
Catalonia 'will not accept' Spain plan
399
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern left Mormon church to support LGBT rights
169
Japan's Abe claims landslide with tough North Korea policy
141
Palestinian man drops rock on head of Israeli boy playing in Hebron
261
African rhino injures poacher in rare reversal of fortunes - The incident happened in Etosha National Park after suspect Luteni Muharukua and other alleged poachers illegally entered the wildlife area in hopes of killing rhinos for their horns, The Namibian newspaper reported last week.
459
British government leads barrage of criticism after World Health Organisation names Robert Mugabe a 'goodwill ambassador' - ‘Given Mugabe’s appalling human rights record, calling him a goodwill ambassador for anything embarrasses WHO’
1591
Former President Jimmy Carter volunteers to help solve tensions with North Korea
198
French pastries, like croissants and pains au chocolat, along with their core ingredient – butter - have taken the world by storm to the point that France is now experiencing a shortage of the dairy product, leaving bakers and consumers worried.
99
Police officers respond to 'ongoing incident' in Nuneaton with a gunman taking hostages at a bowling alley
531
Germany's entire submarine fleet is now out of action
96
Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and train services disrupted on election day on Sunday as a typhoon roared towards the coast, bringing heavy rain and strong winds.
83
Tesla has reached a deal to build a factory in China
512
Systematic doping of Chinese athletes in Olympic Games revealed by former doctor: A former doctor has revealed the massive extent of doping of Chinese Olympic athletes during the 1980s and 1990s. The whistleblower has claimed more than 10,000 athletes were doped in the state-backed program
38
Dubai: British tourist Jamie Harron sentenced to three months 'for accidentally touching a man's hip' in bar
1555
Malta offers $1.18M to discover who killed reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia
195
Italy's 2 richest regions seek more autonomy from Rome - Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are heading to the polls to decide if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politics.
25
Czech President holds up machine gun marked 'for journalists' during press conference
32
Victim of Chechnya'??s anti-LGBT purge seeks justice
3243
'Impossible To Save': Scientists Are Watching China's Glaciers Disappear
33
Nuneaton: Police dealing with 'ongoing situation' at Bermuda Park
70068
Spanish Chef Has Served Nearly 1.5 Million Meals To Hungry Puerto Ricans, Surpassing the American Red Cross’s Efforts
26
Indonesia said its military chief had been refused entry to the United States and asked for an explanation. General Gatot Nurmantyo was due to attend a conference at the request of General Joseph F. Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, but he was unable to board his flight in Jakarta
20
Scot given three-month jail sentence for touching Dubai man's hip
3846
At Least 55 Egyptian Policemen Killed in Shootout With Militants
2038
Justin Trudeau says Quebec shouldn’t tell women what to wear and what not to wear
30
The Russia Investigations: Interference Impacted Real Life; Senators Propose New Law
91
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea
3320
Spanish government will impose direct rule in Catalonia
350
Russia puts Magnitsky act campaigner on INTERPOL wanted list.
18
Declassified Files Lay Bare U.S. Knowledge Of Mass Murders In Indonesia
35
WHO poised to row-back on Mugabe appointment after outrage
12
Thousands of demonstrators marched in Berlin, in protest against the far-right Alternative for Germany's debut in parliament next week. The demonstrators rallied two days before AfD lawmakers will join other MPs at the first sitting of Germany's newly-elected parliament
18
Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year tells the story behind a devastating image of human greed
35
Russia accuses U.S.-led coalition of 'barbaric' bombing of Syria's Raqqa
348 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
35 MadeThisForPython Record breaking? WTF news titles are so weird? There are many petitions that have crossed 1 million signatures, why is this 'record-breaking' ?
131 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
7 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.
22 AWES0M-0 Knowing Uber, they probably had a bunch of bots sign that.
9 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?
3 grizu34 All this is, is politicians trying to get greater "guarantees" when uber wins the appeal
5 ---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.
8 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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4 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.