They took a stand against Amazon for their drivers. They say it cost them their businesses

By Matt McFarland, CNN BusinessUpdated 11:52 AM ET, Wed September 22, 2021Washington, DC (CNN)Ryan Schmutzer and Tracy Bloemer, owners of businesses that deliver packages for Amazon in Portland, Oregon, hit their breaking point this spring. Both had run technically independent businesses since 2019 that usually rent vans owned by Amazon, and are paid by Amazon…

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Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns

Vilnius, Lithuania (Reuters)Lithuania’s Defense Ministry recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now after a government report found the devices had built-in censorship capabilities.Flagship phones sold in Europe by China’s smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp have a built-in ability to detect and censor terms such…

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They escaped the Taliban. Now, they’re stranded in a foreign country

JUST WATCHEDThey escaped the Taliban. Now, they’re stranded in a foreign countryReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCHAfghan refugees fleeing their homeland are making the treacherous journey to Turkey after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan. CNN’s Arwa Damon speaks to several Afghans who have attempted– but failed — to cross into Turkey. Source: CNNWorld News (15 Videos)They…

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