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Lessons Learned Growing the Sales Force

<b>*Editors Note:</b> <i>This is a guest post from the current VP of Sales at Zenefits and former Director of Sales at Echosign, Sam Blond.</i><p>When I joined …

Clinton Foundation addresses disclosure of $31M Canadian donation, re-filing IRS revenue forms

The Clinton Foundation acknowledged Sunday that the nonprofit group “made mistakes” in IRS filings and defended its disclosure of controversial contributions from a Canadian financier, following days of intense public scrutiny about foundation finances.<p>“We made mistakes, as many organizations of …

Gay marriage opponent defends 'sacred institution'

FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- It happened on a family rafting trip in North Carolina.<p>David Fowler's daughter went into the bathroom and was taking a long time to come back out. He sent his wife in to investigate and was later told his daughter had begun menstruation.<p>"For me, at the time, it was a relief my …

LGBTQI

Al Gore’s Climate Change Concerts Won’t Commit To Being Vegan Only And PETA Is Not Happy About It

"While they decide, the earth is dying, so PETA is hoping they immediately announce that they’re putting their mock meat where their mouths are, and making the Live Earth events vegan,” a PETA spokeswoman told BuzzFeed News.<p>PETA is demanding to know: Why won't Al Gore's climate change music …

Al Gore

Report: Panel wants White House to stop threatening US families willing to pay ransom for hostages

A review panel is purportedly set to recommend that the White House drop its threat to prosecute Americans who try to negotiate with foreign kidnappers or pay ransom to them for family members.<p>According to ABC News, which first reported the story, the news comes from one of three “senior officials” …

Photographer says Baltimore police beat him during protest

BALTIMORE (AP) — A photo editor for a Baltimore newspaper says he was beaten by police at a protest over the death of Freddie Gray.<p>J.M. Giordano, who works at the City Paper, says Baltimore police "swarmed over" him and hit him repeatedly. A video posted to the newspaper's website Sunday shows at …

Justice

NSA veteran chief fears crippling cyber-attack on Western energy infrastructure

The West lacks a shield against formidable foes and is losing the battle against Jihadi terrorism as chaos spreads across the Middle East<p>The West is losing the worldwide fight against jihadist terrorism and faces mounting risks of a systemic cyber-assault by extremely capable enemies, the former …

Mourners Remember Freddie Gray After Night of Massive Protest

Protests in Baltimore over the death of a black man who died a week after his arrest gave way to a Sunday morning church service and a wake to remember the 25-year-old.<p>Mourners filed quietly in and out of Vaughn Greene East Funeral Home to honor Freddie Gray, who died April 19 after an April 12 …

Justice

Reporter at White House Correspondents' Dinner ignores national anthem to text

An attendee at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner ignited a social media firestorm after video showed her texting during the national anthem.<p>The video captured the woman furiously texting on her smartphone while the band plays “The Star-Spangled Banner” during the event's opening …

Peru may resume shooting down suspected coke-smuggling planes

An upsurge in illicit air shipments of cocaine to Bolivia has prompted neighboring Peru to consider resuming a policy of shooting down small aircraft suspected of ferrying the drug, authorities say.<p>That policy resulted in the mistaken 2001 shoot-down of a small aircraft, killing an American …

As nuclear powers meet, NYC rally demands end to weapons

NEW YORK (AP) — Global activists presented 8 million petitions to the U.N. disarmament chief on Sunday demanding a world free of nuclear weapons, kicking off a conference by world powers to review progress toward eventually achieving total disarmament.<p>Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran's …

North Korea

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Debate Puts Ohio Man Jim Obergefell in Center

On Tuesday morning, Jim Obergefell will get to sit inside the Supreme Court and hear nine justices question whether states have the right to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples.<p>The front-row seat to history isn't lost on the soft-spoken Cincinnati man whose name adorns the docket at the …

LGBTQI

Clinton Foundation admits missteps in donor disclosure

With scrutiny of the Clinton Foundation's financial practices threatening to create political problems for Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign, the organization on Sunday took the unusual step of acknowledging "mistakes" but insisted that it is committed to transparency regarding its …

Hillary Clinton

San Diego woman arrested on suspicion of trying to kill police officer

A 31-year-old San Diego woman was arrested Sunday afternoon on suspicion of trying to kill a police officer who was attempting to arrest her.<p>The officer had responded to a complaint that the woman, who was believed to be drunk, was yelling at customers of a car wash along El Cajon Boulevard in the …

Baltimore police arrest 35, 6 officers injured in protest

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and a coalition of two dozen interdenominational leaders issued a "call for peace" Sunday after 35 people were arrested and six police officers were injured in protests over the death of Freddie Gray.<p>The Police Department in the afternoon released a list of the names …

Apple's iOS is an illness, says new HTC ad

Technically Incorrect: In an ad that mocks rival phones and disorders in equal measure, HTC offers its latest attempt to outdo its last attempt at strange advertising. Yes, iOS is Irritable Operating System, apparently.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken</i> …

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