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    Uber Begs London for Meeting After Unexpected Ban

    They’re hoping there’s still time to back up. After London refused to renew Uber’s license to operate, citing concerns over unreported sexual assaults on passengers and use of software to thwart regulatory checks, the company’s scrambling to get back into the good graces of a market that accounts for 5 percent of its global user base. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has taken to Twitter to ask for a meeting with regulators today, hoping to reverse the decision — but any concessions Uber makes could trigger similar demands from other cities.

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