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New smartphone tool kills apps to save Android battery life

Hush, a new tool invented by researchers, can save Android phone battery by killing unpopular apps that wake your phone up<p>No matter how many times a day you kill tasks to save your smartphone battery, you can't beat the battery-guzzlers.<p>And it's even worse when your phone is asleep, because you …

While Hillary Conditions, Bernie Engages. Guess Who's Rising?

<b>Listen in to this companion podcast on SiriusXM POTUS 124.</b><p>To understand the hows and whys of Bernie Sanders' spike and Hillary Clinton's stall, look no further than the plays they're running. Two recent CNN sit downs serve this purpose, beginning with Brianna Keilar's interview of Clinton:<p><b>Hillary</b> …

Bernie Sanders' Campaign For President Picking Up Steam Nationwide

<i>By Kim Glovas</i><p>WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) — As Hillary Clinton continues to draw widespread media coverage, good and bad, another Democratic candidate for …

Bernie Sanders becoming a problem for Hillary; tramples all over her talking points

Democratic presidential contender <b>Bernie Sanders</b> continues to gum up the works in the coronation of <b>Hillary Clinton</b> as the party’s nominee for the 2016 …

Sanders draws early support for White House bid from long-time union allies

Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is getting support from unions members across the county that includes a mix of long-time political backers and potential voters apparently wary of party frontrunner Hillary Clinton’s relationship with Wall Street and Big …

America is ready for socialism! Massive majorities back Bernie Sanders on the issues — and disdain Donald Trump

Trump channels the right’s angry Fox News id. But Sanders speaks to America’s soul — and our values<p>Donald Trump is throwing the GOP primary into chaos by channeling the GOP’s id, spinning out wild fantasies of the Mexican government deliberately sending a flood of rapists and murderers across the …

Start designing Android apps and games with zero coding experience

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Tennessee Republican who pressured mistress to have abortion votes to restrict them for other women

On Wednesday, 242 members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to outlaw abortions taking place after 20 weeks gestation. Among them, Rep. …

United States

Sorry. Iraq Wasn't a Good Faith Mistake. It Was Based on Lies.

As the GOP has quickly settled into a new consensus that the decision to invade Iraq was – at least in retrospect – a mistake, it has come with a …

National Security

One Big Reason for Voter Turnout Decline and Income Inequality: Smaller Unions

The decline of labor unions has shifted the balance of power not only in the country at large, but within the Democratic Party. Hello Wall Street; …

Middle-class

Atheist Groups Around the World Have Formed a Coalition To Eliminate Blasphemy Laws Everywhere

January 31, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>It is always heartening to see secular groups working together and this is a perfect cause. A new coalition announced …

Not Into Smart Watches? Try A SmartRing!

If you’re worried about standing out when wearing a smart watch then maybe you’d prefer something smaller and less conspicuous. If that’s the case, …

Women keep the faith as majority of men say they do not believe in God

Muslims have the strongest faith in modern Britain while only one in six who identify with Anglicanism or other mainstream protestant churches are convinced of the existence of God<p>Women are almost two thirds more likely than men to believe in God, a major study of attitudes among middle aged …

Manny Pacquiao Agrees to Terms for Potential Floyd Mayweather Fight on May 2

The superfight boxing fans have dreamed of and long been denied between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. may at last be coming to fruition on May 2.<p>Promoter Bob Arum told Yahoo! Sports' Kevin Iole on Tuesday that Pac-Man's camp has agreed to the terms, as have Mayweather's representatives, …

Democrats balk at U.S. spending bill, raising shutdown risk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats objected on Wednesday to controversial financial and political campaign provisions tucked into a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill, keeping the risk of a government shutdown alive.<p>U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at the Center for American …

Income Inequality Hurts Economic Growth

There’s a continuing debate as to the broader impact of income inequality. Some claim that while it hurts those who experience it, there’s not a wider effect. On the other side of the issue are the theories that with more concentration of wealth in fewer hands, there’s an impact on the economy …

$17k fine for hosting a troll

The anti trolling legislation will be introduced on Wednesday December 3 by the federal government, which will create a new authority to fight …

Social Media

Union: Charges seem unlikely for Ferguson officer

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown seems confident that he will not face criminal …