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Puerto Rico's controversial Oscar Lopez Rivera in Chicago on Thursday

Puerto Rico's controversial Oscar Lopez Rivera in Chicago on Thursday

President Evo Morales has welcomed today the release of Puerto Rican independence activist, Oscar Lopez Rivera , after spending almost 36 years at a USA prison. Oscar Lopez Rivera freed after 35 years following Barack Obama's decision to shorten commuted his sentence . Yes, indeed, while on the one hand Chicago is fretting about violence on its streets, the city is about to celebrate an authentic, unrepentant terrorist, Oscar Lopez Rivera.



EU official says decision on Greek bailout soon

Greece needs new cash from the euro zone to avoid a default in July when it has to repay some 7.3 billion euros ($8.20 billion) worth of maturing loans. The new delay on fresh aid and debt relief will infuriate the Greek government, which pushed through the tough reforms to be ready for Monday's talks.


Uber says it accidentally shortchanged drivers in NYC

Uber says it accidentally shortchanged drivers in NYC

Police said they started their undercover operation during May and Tuesday arrested 20 male drivers and 1 female driver for illegally driving their auto for hire and not having the required third-party risk insurance. It's the latest regulatory headache for Uber, which already is fighting a similar case in Hong Kong. Tuesday's arrests followed a series of sting operations to crack down on the city's online car-hailing businesses.


Macron Rewards Loyalists in Centrist French Cabinet

Macron Rewards Loyalists in Centrist French Cabinet

Macron said he's relying on Tusk to "go even further in this work of re-shaping and setting in motion again a European ambition". As interior minister, he will now be in charge of coordinating France's response to internal security threats including from Islamist militants who have carried out attacks on French soil.


Snapchat Debuts New Disappearing Stock Price

Snapchat Debuts New Disappearing Stock Price

Revenues for the quarter rose by an impressive 286 per cent but still fell short of forecasts by around $9m, and the company's adjusted loss of $188.2m was higher than expected. Recently, reports started flooding in that Instagram's massive presence in the global market is stifling growth for Snapchat . But if you're an investor hoping for big returns, or a sign of short-term gains, today's news should signal that you're not going to be getting what you wanted.