TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO - A newspaper advertisement for an Uber Technologies Inc stock sale was juxtaposed with a report that the ride-service provider had covered up a data hack - something of a metaphor for Uber, a company with boundless investor interest, but whose penchant for rule-breaking has led to a series of scandals.
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U.S. Senate candidate Moore's spokesman resigns as allegations roil campaign
The communications director for U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has resigned amid the Alabama Republican's efforts to combat allegations of sexual misconduct that have roiled his campaign.
Iraq launches operation to clear desert near Syria of Islamic State
Iraqi forces launched an operation on Thursday to clear the desert bordering Syria of Islamic State in a final push to rid Iraq of the militant group, the military said.
PM Hariri urges Lebanese to put country first
Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Thursday that the political crisis in Lebanon this month was "a wake up call" for Lebanese with different loyalties to put their country ahead of regional issues.
Myanmar, Bangladesh ink Rohingya return deal amid concern over army's role
Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an accord on Thursday over terms for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh, both governments said, amid concern that Myanmar's powerful army could prove obstructive.
Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype
Amazon.com Inc's Australian arm began an order-taking trial on Thursday, giving life to the hype which has preceded its arrival in the world's No. 12 economy and weighed on the shares of the brick-and-mortar retail sector.
No joke: China government warns northern cities to get serious in war on smog
Some northern Chinese cities failed to improve air quality by much last month, hitting the smog-prone region's overall results in a drive against pollution, the government said as it warned provincial officials to comply with stringent steps to clear the skies.
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China's air force has again flown bombers and other warplanes through two strategic channels near Taiwan and also over the disputed South China Sea during training drills, state media said on Thursday.
The additional funding round, led by Alphabet Inc's CapitalG, is an extension of the $1 billion round announced in October.