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Chaos erupts on GOP convention floor after voice vote shuts down Never Trump forces

Backroom unity talks failed, and so the party feuded publicly.<p>CLEVELAND — The Republican party came within a whisker of reaching the unity it had long sought Monday. What it got instead was convention floor chaos.<p>After mounting for weeks, tension exploded into a high-profile fight pitting the …

Government

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Anthony Mackie Arrested on DWI Charge

Anthony Mackie has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, PEOPLE confirms.<p><i>The Hurt Locker</i> actor, 35, was booked Saturday morning in New York …

Far-Far Away: A Long Distance Friendship

By Joanna Hass<p>Originally posted on Literally, Darling<p>It's common knowledge that long distance relationships are difficult and most likely doomed. However, when you find yourself at one end of a very distant Skype connection, it's not so clear if the same goes for your best friend as it does for …

Relationships

Michelle Obama Hangs With Hollywood Stars During White House Workshop (PHOTOS)

We already knew Michelle Obama was in with the Hollywood set, but we're glad to see she's using her connections for good.<p>The First Lady hosted the first-ever Careers In Film Symposium at the White House yesterday, where high school students learned about production jobs in the movie industry. Mrs. …

Angela Merkel wins historic third term in German elections

Angela Merkel vowed that she would deliver more “successful years for Germany” as exit polls indicated a commanding lead for her party over the main opposition.<p>Angela Merkel is heading for a third term as Germany’s chancellor, as exit polls showed she could even be on course for the historic …

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Indian Pop

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Coffee date with Tim Cook earns $505,000 bid, breaks Bill Clinton's charity record (update)

Charitybuzz's offer of a coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook may only have entered its third day of bidding, but it has already broken the record for the biggest ever charity auction on the website. With bids totalling more than $295,000, Cook's auction has surpassed the previous record bid of …

Skype now available for BlackBerry Q10, coming to Z10 with 10.1 OS update

Two months after it announced it would support the platform, Skype has launched its BlackBerry 10 app. Currently, the app is available as a preview build and support is limited to the BlackBerry Q10. The new app has been tuned to take advantage of the Q10's smaller screen, integrating tightly with …

Facebook just came up with a great new way to make money—and it’s too late

Facebook just made it much easier for advertisers to target those poor souls who still use “feature” (i.e., non-smart) phones. That seems like a sensible move. As we’ve explained before, much of Facebook’s growth, in terms of users at least, will come from the developing world—places like Indonesia …

Emerging Markets

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg: $845 million a year

Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg scores mega-sized gain from restricted shares that vested last year.<p>Seems like the whole world knows Mark Zuckerberg got $2.3 billion after Facebook went public last May. Turns out Sheryl Sandberg, an executive he lured away from Internet giant Google, did …

Bizarre iMessage bug deletes last word of certain texts

Today news of a bizarre bug affecting Apple's iMessage platform is quickly spreading across Twitter. The bug appears to render the final word of certain messages sent from an iPhone or Mac invisible to both sender and recipient. Two phrases have been confirmed as affected by the issue, with one …

Your Facebook Like Is Worth $174.17

Are you generous with your Facebook Likes? Do you click that thumbs up button for anything that even just slightly amuses you? Maybe you should start …

Mark Zuckerberg joins the $1 salary club

Facebook confirmed in a filing that Mark Zuckerberg, the social network’s founder and CEO, is making a salary of $1 this year and foregoing any bonuses, as well.<p>But he’s not exactly taking a vow of poverty. When Facebook went public last year, Zuckerberg exercised 60 million stock options, then …

Silicon Valley