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GOP could be near Trump breaking point; frustration abounds

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — The Republican Party could be nearing a breaking point with Donald Trump.<p>As he skips from one gaffe to the next, GOP leaders in Washington and in the most competitive states have begun openly contemplating turning their backs on their party's presidential nominee to prevent what …

4 Types of Connection... Only 1 Will Bring You Happiness

Whether you are introverted, extroverted, or an extroverted introvert, you are created for connection. Connection is one of our most basic human …

Good riddance, gig economy: Uber, Ayn Rand and the awesome collapse of Silicon Valley’s dream of destroying your job

The Uber model just doesn’t work for other industries. The price points always fail — and that’s a good thing<p>The New York Times’ Farhad Manjoo recently wrote an oddly lamenting piece about how “the Uber model, it turns out, doesn’t translate.” Manjoo describes how so many of the “Uber-of-X” …

Silicon Valley

Lyft Takes In More Foreign Investment – Including From A Saudi Prince

Lyft is now partly owned by Saudi prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud. The prince led a recent $247.7 million round for a roughly 5 percent stake in the ridesharing service – putting up $105 million in his own funding as part of the deal for 2.3 percent of the pie.<p>Al-Waleed is a global …

Reporter Who Resigned Over Adelson Subterfuge Gets $5,000 Award

A Connecticut journalist who resigned last week in protest of The Bristol Press publisher’s use of a plagiarized article will receive an award from …

Why Jameis Winston Is the Only Person at Fault for Suspension

By now, chances are that if you're a college football fan, you've heard about the suspension of Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. Winston, last year's Heisman winner, had made an obscene comment in the student union Tuesday that was degrading toward women. As a result, he will not play in …

College Football

4 solid virtual assistant apps for Android

Personal assistant apps using voice recognition technology have become very popular over the last few months. With the ability to send email, buy movie tickets, learn about your community and much more—all just by speaking to your phone—it’s easy to see why.<p>Voice recognition has been around a long …