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Rome Introduces Counterterrorism Classes For Taxi Drivers

In anticipation of the millions of pilgrims expected to come to Rome during the Jubilee Year, Rome authorities have initiated a counterterrorism program designed to instruct taxi drivers in the art of recognizing suspicious activities that could signal terroristic intent.

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Judge Dismisses Taxi Lawsuit Against Uber

A group of 13 Connecticut taxi and livery companies and the Taxicabs and Livery Council of Connecticut filed a lawsuit in May of last year against Uber and Lyft, claiming that they had created “illegal transportation services that violate federal and state laws and regulations,” and that the companies “deceive customers about the fares they must pay, the safety of the cars and drivers transporting them, the insurance coverage available, and the legality of their offered services.”

Uber (Reuters)