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Uber Driver Blames App for Michigan Shooting Spree: Report

Police in Michigan say an Uber driver who carried out a shooting spree last month told investigators that the ride-sharing app forced him to commit murder, US media reported Monday. Police charged Jason Dalton, 45, with killing six people and wounding two during his rampage in the city of Kalamazoo, 150 miles (240 kilometres) west of Detroit. Dalton confessed to ... Read More »

US Chamber of Commerce to Sue Seattle Over Uber Driver Ordinance

The US Chamber of Commerce planned to sue the city of Seattle on Thursday to challenge an ordinance allowing drivers of ride hailing apps Uber and Lyft to unionise, saying it violates federal antitrust laws. Seattle last year became the first US city to pass a law giving drivers for companies such as Uber and Lyft, as well as taxi ... Read More »

Uber Driver Arrested Over Deadly US Shooting Rampage

A man arrested early Sunday on suspicion of shooting dead six people in the northern US state of Michigan was an Uber driver who may have been picking up fares just before the killing spree began. Uber confirmed that the suspect, 45-year-old Jason Brian Dalton, was a driver for the ride-sharing company, adding he had passed a background check and ... Read More »