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Houston man uses bare hands to catch fish inside flooded home

Houston man uses bare hands to catch fish inside flooded home

At least five are feared dead in the catastrophic flooding, and as much as 50 inches of rain are expected in some areas before the storm passes. Saldana wrote in the caption for the video, which showed her father diving into the murky waters on the second floor of their two story home.


Gas prices expected to drop in Vancouver this week

Gas prices expected to drop in Vancouver this week

Hurricane Harvey hit eastern Texas over the weekend - landing as a Category 4 in the state's refinery-rich coast. The Gulf Coast is an integral supplier of our nation's gasoline, so hurricanes often affect production. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose 30 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $46.87 a barrel, after falling more than 2 percent in the previous session.


Uber Introduces 'In-app Chat', 'Multi-destination' Features In India

Uber Introduces 'In-app Chat', 'Multi-destination' Features In India

The announcement is expected this week, starting with iPhone users. This forced users to choose between allowing Uber to always gather location data or never. It comes as Uber tries to recover from a series of crises culminating in the ouster of Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and other top executives. Sullivan and his team of about 500 have been working to beef up customer privacy at Uber since he joined in 2015.


Uber turns 4 in India; rolls out insurance programme for driver-partners

Uber turns 4 in India; rolls out insurance programme for driver-partners

For drivers, it will help reduce costs as well. So now users will be able to just chat and text with their driver, instead of relying on calls all the time. "We are aware of the special responsibility we have to do our best for the drivers who use the app to earn a livelihood". For those feeling forced to agree to having their location "always" tracked, Uber claimed it would only track users for five minutes after a trip ended - and said it wanted to do so for safety reasons, such as to ...


European Union warns over UK Brexit talks progress

European Union warns over UK Brexit talks progress

He said: 'To be honest I'm concerned that time passes quickly. "Many in the European Union , while they accept what Britain wants, they don't see how the negotiating approach can achieve that". Just 24 hours before the government resumes negotiations with Brussels, Sir Kier set out what Labour would do differently. The talks take place amid continued turmoil in Britain, with the opposition Labor Party over the weekend backing a "soft" Brexit whereby the country remains in the EU's ...