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February 21, 2017 12:45 AM Uber hires Eric Holder to investigate sexism allegations

Uber is scrambling to repair its image after a former engineer published bombshell allegations of sexism within the company. Now, it has hired one of the nation's most well-known attorneys to investigate the claims. CEO Travis Kalanick sent a company-wide email on Monday, which addressed the allegations published the day before. He said Uber hired former 14

February 20, 2017 11:47 PM CPAC’s Organizer Explains Why He Invited (and Disinvited) Yiannopoulos

Matt Schlapp, the chairman of the American Conservative Union, was in the eye of a hurricane when we arrived at his office for a chat over ice cream. Barely an hour earlier, Schlapp had announced that he would drop Milo Yiannopoulos from the Conservative Political Action Conference, the annual gathering his organization runs that attracts everyone on the right 15

February 20, 2017 10:36 PM Milo Yiannopoulos' controversial book is canceled

Milo Yiannopoulos' book Dangerous was canceled abruptly Monday after Republican conservatives released clips of videos-with-audio in which he seemed to condone sex between men and boys. In a terse statement released Monday afternoon, the right-wing provocateur's publisher said: "After careful consideration, Simon & Schuster and its Threshold Editions 18

February 20, 2017 3:24 PM John Oliver tries to warn Trump about Putin — through horrible techno music

Throughout campaign season and since winning the election, President Donald Trump has asked, “Wouldn’t it be great if we actually got along with Russia?” John Oliver isn’t so sure. “It would also be nice if you could walk right up to a bear and hug it,” the “Last Week Tonight” host said on Sunday’s episode, which he devoted to exploring what it’d mean to get along 18

February 20, 2017 7:16 AM Uber Investigating Sexual Discrimination Claims by Ex-Engineer

Uber Technologies Inc. is looking into allegations from a former engineer of sexual harassment, a new accusation that’s likely to draw renewed attention to the lack of women in Silicon Valley’s technical ranks. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick said the the ride-hailing company will conduct an internal investigation in response to a blog post on Sunday 20

February 20, 2017 2:35 AM UBER CEO calls for investigation of sexual harassment claims

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick on Sunday said the company will open an “urgent investigation” after a one-time female engineer wrote a lengthy blog post describing systemic sexual harassment at the San Francisco ride-hailing service, which she called "an organization in complete, unrelenting chaos." In a posting on Twitter, the engineer, Susan Fowler, recounts 19

February 20, 2017 1:44 AM Uber CEO orders 'urgent' investigation after sex harassment allegations

Uber said it's opening an "urgent investigation" after a former employee made public allegations of sexism and harassment at the company. Fowler wrote that she was blamed after making a number of reports detailing gender discrimination. Another superior threatened to fire her for bringing her concerns to human resources, Fowler wrote. Uber CEO Travis 14

February 19, 2017 11:08 PM Uber to Investigate ‘Abhorrent’ Sexual Harassment Allegations

Uber's chief executive promised an "urgent" investigation Sunday into allegations of repeated sexual harassment published by a former engineer on her website. In a statement, Chief Executive Travis Kalanick said that what the ex-employee, Susan Fowler, described in the post was "abhorrent and against everything Uber stands for and believes in." NBC News has not independently 8

February 19, 2017 11:08 PM Uber engineer pens blog post detailing alleged sexual harassment

The chief executive of Uber on Sunday opened an internal investigation into claims of sexual harassment made by a former engineer at the company. The engineer, Susan Fowler, said that she was sexually harassed by her direct supervisor during her time at Uber and that after she reported those claims to the human resources department, they were ignored 13

February 19, 2017 3:39 PM James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73. His wife, Jody Hannon, told The Associated Press that Stubblefield died of kidney failure at a Madison, Wisconsin, hospital around noon. He had been suffering from kidney disease for 10 years, and had been hospitalized 17