Taxi and car service

January 19, 2019 - 6:43 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police in Barcelona say they have arrested seven people on suspicion of attacking cars that work with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify as part of a protest by taxi drivers. The attacks occurred Friday night after taxi drivers announced an indefinite strike protesting a...
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August 08, 2018 - 1:06 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A German pharmaceutical company has filed a lawsuit to prevent Nebraska from using lethal injection drugs next week in what would be the state's first execution in more than two decades. The federal lawsuit filed late Tuesday could delay the Aug. 14 execution of Carey Dean...
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A man takes a photograph of parked taxis blocking the main Castellana avenue in Madrid, Monday, July 30, 2018. Representatives of taxi driver unions and Spain's government are meeting to find a way out of an indefinite strike protesting the proliferation of private ride-hailing services. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 30, 2018 - 11:36 am
MADRID (AP) — Striking taxi drivers brought traffic in parts of major Spanish cities to a standstill Monday by stopping their vehicles in major thoroughfares to protest ride-hailing services. Hundreds of stationary white taxis blocked the Paseo de la Castellana, one of Madrid's longest and broadest...
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A taxi driver walks between parked taxis during a taxi strike at the Barcelona airport in Prat Llobregat, Spain, Thursday, July 26, 2018. Taxis in Barcelona have begun a 48-hour strike to protest against the growing number of cars operating under ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Cabify. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
July 28, 2018 - 8:24 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Taxi drivers in Barcelona are blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare as part of an indefinite strike to protest the use of ride-hailing apps like Uber or Cabify. Hundreds of taxi drivers parked their back-and-yellow cabs in the middle of Barcelona's Gran Via on Saturday,...
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A protestor burns flares during a taxi strike in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Taxis in Barcelona have begun a 48-hour strike to protest against the growing number of cars operating under ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Cabify. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
July 25, 2018 - 2:31 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Taxi drivers from all corners of Spain drove to Barcelona to join a 2-day strike that started Wednesday in protest of the growing number of cars operating under ride-hailing apps. Uber and Cabify briefly halted service, saying some of their drivers were attacked. The taxi...
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A protestor burns flares during a taxi strike in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Taxis in Barcelona have begun a 48-hour strike to protest against the growing number of cars operating under ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Cabify. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
July 25, 2018 - 1:09 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Taxi drivers from all corners of Spain drove to Barcelona to join a 48-hour strike Wednesday to protest against the growing number of cars operating under ride-hailing apps. Uber and Cabify briefly halted services, saying some of their drivers were attacked in the city on...
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Uber driver Joshua Oh drives in Honolulu on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Honolulu's city council is scheduled to vote on a bill that won't allow ride-hailing services to impose so-called "surge pricing" on riders if the fee is higher than a maximum amount set by the city. The bill says the city would set a maximum fare private transportation companies may charge. That would prevent surge prices that are higher than the city-set limit. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
June 06, 2018 - 8:52 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu leaders planned to vote Wednesday on a measure limiting prices that ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft can charge during peak demand, a cap that the companies say would be the first restriction of its kind in the United States. The measure would prevent "surge pricing...
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FILE - In this Sept. 4 2014 file photo, a taxi driver waits in line for fuel at a gas station in Cairo's neighboring city of Giza, Egypt. Egypt's parliament approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem, which had faced legal challenges. The new law, as described Monday, May 7, 2018, by state news agency MENA, establishes operating licenses and fees. It requires licensed companies to store user data for 180 days and provide it to Egyptian security authorities upon request. (AP Photo/Eman Helal, File)
May 07, 2018 - 12:10 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament has approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem, which had faced legal challenges stemming from regulations designed for traditional taxis. The new law, as described Monday by state news agency MENA, establishes operating licenses and fees. It...
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May 07, 2018 - 12:01 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament has approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem, which had faced legal challenges stemming from regulations designed for traditional taxis. The new law, as described Monday by state news agency MENA, establishes operating licenses and fees. It...
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May 07, 2018 - 10:38 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament has approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem after the companies appealed a court ruling that revoked their licenses and another court ruled in their favor. The new law, as described Monday by state news agency MENA, establishes operating...
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