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Uber agrees to largest settlement ever, but your cut will be pitifully small

Uber is seeking to settle two class-action lawsuits that allege the ride-hail company improperly marketed its safety record to passengers by charging them a flat fee for “safe rides.” It says it will pay $ 28.5 million to around 25 million passengers who paid “safe ride fee,” which will amount to less than a dollar per passenger. Still, if approved by ...

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France reclaims title: world’s largest wine maker

PARIS (AP) — France has reclaimed its crown as world’s biggest wine producer after a poor 2014 harvest saw Italy’s wine production plunge 15 percent. French vignerons will produce around 46.2 million hectoliters of wine — about 6.16 billion bottles — this year, up 10 percent from a year earlier. Italy, whose winemakers have out-produced France’s for the last two ...

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