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Uber First Ride-Sharing Service to Announce Lifting of Mask Mandate

Uber is the first ride-sharing service to announce it is lifting its coronavirus mask mandate for drivers and passengers after a federal judge in Florida struck down the order the Joe Biden administration put it into affect in the first days of his presidency, as Breitbart News reported.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 19: A man drives a for-hire vehicle through Times Square, March 19, 2019 in New York City. Lyft, the popular ride-hailing service and competitor to Uber, is planning its initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ stock exchange in the coming weeks. Lyft is projecting …

New York’s Summer Subway Crisis Puts More Pressure on Cuomo, De Blasio

NEW YORK CITY — Commuters in the Big Apple are having another rotten week after a track fire shut down four subway lines, pictures of which were plastered all over the front pages of the city’s newspapers Tuesday — putting more pressure on Democratic politicians in charge of making the trains run.

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Preliminary Report on Amtrak Crash: No Infrastructure Anomalies

What did cause the crash, if not heartless penny-pinching Republican budget-cutters? “Based on the NTSB’s preliminary review of the train’s event recorder data, the train was travelling at 106 mph before the emergency brake system engaged. The data indicated that the engineer activated the emergency brakes seconds before the derailment.”

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