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Republican Party unity frays as convention opens

It's yet to be determined if this will bring any Never Trumpers onto Trump's shaky Republican ship. First, the anti-Trump delegates had to force the party to hold a roll-call vote, instead of a voice vote, on the rules. A wide swath of Americans who felt the economic recovery was passing them by and that Washington was out of touch bought in. Delegates protest on the floor during on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in ...


Uber Exceeds 2 Billion Ride Milestone

Uber Exceeds 2 Billion Ride Milestone

The shortest ride, which was completed in three minutes, was in Changsha, China. Uber said it found each of those riders and drivers and gave them $450 in cash or rider credits, representing the 450 cities around the world in which the company operates.


What's Next for the Yahoo Stock Price After Q2 Earnings

What's Next for the Yahoo Stock Price After Q2 Earnings

Even before Marissa Mayer's takeover in 2102 the company was on a pretty clear march south. Mayer's hiring sparked some hope in the company that new leadership would right Yahoo's direction and return it to growth. "The Mayer era at Yahoo is pretty much over". The company is estimated to cut 3,000 jobs this quarter, with more layoffs on the horizon. Under her leadership Yahoo's fortunes first flagged, then the company's value was decimated and the Yahoo search site, once a runaway ...



Thousands at funerals after failed Turkey coup

Turkey's military command has been dealt "a heavy blow in terms of organisation" by the attempted coup, but is still functioning in coordination with the intelligence agency, police and the government, the official told Reuters. "Because those who stage a coup against the state should pay the price ". What is even more interesting is that the Turkish government, with all its known faults, is trying to come out of this as the biggest supporter of democracy.



GOP introduction for Trump-Pence underwhelms

House of Representatives, said "I love the guy", on a radio show this week. "I call her 'Crooked Hillary.' She's crooked Hillary". Republican officials were overwhelmingly positive in their reactions to a Trump-Pence ticket. The US presidential hopeful explained his choice by praising the governor's fiscally conservative policies and his election in Indiana's Republican primary, which defied predictions from the party establishment.


Record-breaking S&P 500, Dow rally stalls on oil drop

Record-breaking S&P 500, Dow rally stalls on oil drop

ENERGY BOOST: Oil drillers and other energy companies are rising on a jump in oil prices. Filings for unemployment benefits unexpectedly held steady near a 43-year low last week, while producer prices recorded their biggest gain in a year in June.