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Uber, Lyft to stop Phoenix airport trips over higher fees

Uber, Lyft to stop Phoenix airport trips over higher feesUber and Lyft said they will make good on their threats to stop taking customers to and from the airport in the nation’s fifth-largest city, creating confusion next year for travelers used to opening a phone app to catch a ride after Phoenix decided to raise fees on ride-hailing companies. Both companies confirmed late Wednesday that they would stop curbside service at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport after the City Council voted to raise fees for pickups and drop-offs at one of the largest commercial U.S. airports, serving some 44 million passengers annually. Neither provided an exact date for stopping airport operations.



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China pushes higher 'moral quality' for its citizens

China pushes higher 'moral quality' for its citizensFrom budgeting for rural weddings to dressing appropriately and avoiding online porn, China’s Communist Party has issued new guidelines to improve the “moral quality” of its citizens. Officials have released several sets of guidelines this week alongside a secretive conclave of high-ranking officials in Beijing which discusses the country’s future direction. Public institutions like libraries and youth centres must carry out “targeted moral education” to improve people’s ideological awareness and moral standards, according to the rules.



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Bernie Sanders calls for higher taxes on companies with wide pay gaps

Bernie Sanders calls for higher taxes on companies with wide pay gapsSanders’ plan would raise tax rates on companies where the chief executive officer or highest-paid employee earns more than 50 times the median worker salary. The independent U.S. Senator from Vermont is competing for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election. “The American people are sick and tired of corporate CEOs who now make 300 times more than their average employees, while they give themselves huge bonuses and cut back on the healthcare and pension benefits of their employees,” Sanders said in a statement.



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Atlantic hurricane forecast revised higher -U.S. agency

Atlantic hurricane forecast revised higher -U.S. agencyU.S. weather forecasters expect “above normal” activity in the current Atlantic hurricane season, revising an earlier forecast of “near normal” activity, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Thursday. The earlier forecast in May reflected the presence of El Nino, the climate phenomenon that warms the Pacific Ocean and tends to prevent storms from developing in the Atlantic. Since then, El Nino has abated, making for conditions that increase the likelihood of hurricanes forming, forecasters at the NOOA’s Climate Prediction Center said in a statement issued as the hurricane season enters its peak months.



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Iran ratchets up tensions with higher enrichment, draws warnings

Iran ratchets up tensions with higher enrichment, draws warningsIran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major breach likely to draw a tougher reaction from President Donald Trump, who has pressured Tehran to renegotiate the pact. In a sign of heightening tensions, France, Germany and Britain — all parties to the deal — expressed concerns over the step taken by Tehran, its latest effort to force the West to lift sanctions ravaging its limping economy. In a live news conference, senior Iranian officials threatened further violations, saying Tehran would keep reducing its commitments every 60 days, unless European signatories of protect it from U.S. sanctions imposed by Trump.



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Top official says Iran ready for higher uranium enrichment

Top official says Iran ready for higher uranium enrichment



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'Any amount we want': Iran poised to increase uranium enrichment at higher levels

'Any amount we want': Iran poised to increase uranium enrichment at higher levelsPresident Hassan Rouhani says Iran will commence higher-level uranium enrichment from July 7 if the impact of U.S. sanctions is not alleviated.



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7 Energy Stocks That Don't Need Higher Oil Prices

7 Energy Stocks That Don't Need Higher Oil PricesThe best oil stock ideas from Bank of America.



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GOP Rep. Amash says he has a higher loyalty than Trump — to the Constitution

GOP Rep. Amash says he has a higher loyalty than Trump — to the Constitution“The president doesn’t get to decide that he can override Congress simply because Congress doesn’t do what he wants,” Amash said Sunday.



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Fox Business Network presenter blames schools teaching ‘fairness’ as poll shows support for higher taxes on multi-millionaires

Fox Business Network presenter blames schools teaching ‘fairness’ as poll shows support for higher taxes on multi-millionairesA Fox Business Network presenter blamed the fact schools have being teaching children “fairness” after the organisation’s own polling showed there was overwhelming support for higher taxes on multi-millionaires. Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren has proposed a “wealth tax” for those earning more than $ 50m and has won support from both Democrats and Republicans. In response to the poll, Charles Payne, host of Fox Business Network’s Making Money with Charles Payne, said: “The idea of fairness has been promoted in our schools for a long time.



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