|Berlin bans Uber on 'safety grounds'|
|Berlin's city authority bans the mobile taxi app Uber on passenger safety grounds, threatening the firm with a fine if it ignores the ban.|
|GetTaxi sets sights on corporate customers|
|The taxi hailing app is aiming for business customers as well as consumers.|
|CAB DRIVE: JOURNEY AWAITS!|
|The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) under the guidance of the Economic Development Ministry launched an International Tourism Promotional campaign to increase awareness of destination Sri Lanka around the world.|
|Uber taxi app 'competing unfairly'|
|The Uber taxi app is "competing unfairly" with London's black cabs, senior Labour MP Margaret Hodge says.|
|Sri Lanka Tourism : Mega taxi advertising campaign in the UK|
|Sri Lanka Tourism launched a mega taxi advertising campaign in the UK. Sri Lanka Tourism has branded 450 taxis in three of the UK's biggest cities: Manchester, Birmingham and London. The first fleet of 300 taxis of this campaign was launched in London.||
|Businesses back gay marriage, top U.S. court sets argument date|
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Big business rallied behind the gay marriage cause on Thursday as the U.S. Supreme Court scheduled oral arguments for April 28 on the contentious social issue that promises to yield one of the justices' most important rulings of 2015. A total of 379 businesses and groups representing employers across various sectors, including Google Inc , American Airlines Group Inc , Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Johnson & Johnson , have signed on to a friend-of-the-court brief in support of gay marriage due to be filed later on Thursday. The court must decide whether states have the right to ban gay marriage. There are currently 37 states where gay marriage has been allowed to proceed, although a legal battle is ongoing in Alabama, with the state's top court putting it on hold.
|Boehner, other top House members urge weapons for Ukraine|
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner and other senior Republican and Democratic House members urged U.S. President Barack Obama to quickly authorize lethal weapons for Ukraine as it battles Russian-backed separatists, according to a letter released on Thursday. "We urge you to quickly approve additional efforts to support Ukraineâ€™s efforts to defend its sovereign territory, including through the transfer of lethal, defensive weapons systems to the Ukrainian military," they wrote in a letter, dated Wednesday and signed by eight Republicans and three Democrats.
|Boko Haram kills 68, including children, in NE Nigeria: witnesses|
Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - Boko Haram gunmen killed 68 people, including many children, in a massacre in the northeast Nigeria village of Njaba, two witnesses and two vigilantes told AFP Thursday.
|Delta plane slides off runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport|
A Delta Air Lines jetliner with 125 passengers aboard slid off the runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday during a snowstorm, but there were no reported injuries. Delta Flight 1086 was landing at LaGuardia after flying from Atlanta, the airline said. LaGuardia's runways were closed soon after the incident, the Federal Aviation Administration announced after the plane skidded off a runway. Images from local media showed the Delta plane on a snowy runway area with its nose smashed into a fence.
|Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia, crashes through fence|
|NEW YORK (AP) â€” A Delta plane has skidded off a runway while landing at LaGuardia Airport and has crashed through a fence.|