Thursday, The Donald signed a pledge stating that he will not run as an independent and will endorse whichever Republican candidate wins. Trump is pledging allegiance to the Republican Party and the conservative principles for which it stands, Trump says. Trump will go out and fight hard. Trump will win, says Trump. Trump has no […]
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This was the NFL’s nightmare. After more than seven months, several millions of dollars and big talking from the league and commissioner Roger Goodell in the deflate-gate controversy, the first time someone independent looked at the case against Tom Brady it was thrown out. Judge Richard M. Show More Summary
“I love writing for this age level,” said Valerie Tripp, talking about her American Girl books. She’s written for Molly, Felicity, and Josefina. “Sometimes it’s the first independent chapter book that a girl has read and—it’s like it belongs to her.” Read more...
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The ranks of America's independent contractors, freelancers, and temporary workers have swelled over the past years. Many companies have eagerly switched to a contract-based workforce. After all, using independent contractors allows corporations to avoid many of the costs and risks of employment -- by shifting them onto the worker.......
Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen on Caerphilly (Lab defence) Result of council at last election (2012): Labour 50, Plaid Cymru 20, Independent 3 (Labour majority of 27) Result of ward at last election (2012): Emboldened denotes elected Labour 1,854, 1,574, 1,282, 1,181 (61%) Non Party Independents 508, 484, 409, 254 (17%) Independents 438, 389, 378 (12%) […]
At least one element of the GOP's Donald Trump nightmare has come to an end. On Thursday afternoon, Trump signed a pledge to back the eventual Republican nominee in the general election, removing his not-so-subtle threat to run as a vote-siphoning independent if he doesn't become the GOP candidate. The big... More »
PFT Live: Mike Florio answers calls and tweets from fans of PFT regarding what would have to happen in order for Roger Goodell to no longer act as an independent arbitrator and fundamental cheating in the NFL.
On Thursday, Donald Trump pledged his fealty to the Republican party with a largely meaningless pledge not to run as an independent candidate during the 2016 campaign for the White House. In doing so, it appears the billionaire presidential hopeful also affixed the wrong date to his signature: Dear @realDonaldTrump, it's September, not August. Show More Summary
This past weekend, the standout independent wrestling promotion, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, put on its annual Battle of Los Angeles tournament, perhaps better known as BOLA. For three days, American independent stars, underutilized former […]
U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday said he had signed a pledge not to run as an independent if he loses the Republican Party’s nomination. “I see no circumstances under which I would tear up that pledge,” Trump said. He had previously refused to rule out a...
As Uber faces the prospect of a class-action lawsuit that could force the company to classify its drivers as full-time employees instead of independent contractors, the growing "gig economy" — in which people work for themselves and take individual gigs rather than going to work for one company full-time — may also feel the effects. Show More Summary
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi appears to be in the process of making its own chipsets for its entry and mid-level smartphones, according to unconfirmed reports by Gizmo China. In fact, reports have accumulated over the summer since Xiaomi first established an alliance with a major fabless Chinese semiconductor company earlier this year. Show More Summary
Is Trump making peace with the GOP, or is he flashing his V for VICTORY? Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com Politico reports that a "close associate" of the ginger windbag said that Trump will sign the GOP loyalty pledge, which makes him promise he won't run as an independent if the party doesn't hand him the nomination. Show More Summary
Putting to rest GOP concerns about a possible independent run by reality television tycoon Donald Trump, Republican party insiders say that the frontrunner in their presidential contest has agreed to sign a loyalty pledge, promisingShow More Summary
It’s called the 48-hour rule, not the 12,408-hour rule. Yet that’s how long it took the controversial PAC Conservative Strikeforce to disclose almost $40,000 in independent expenditures for the first time. The notorious PAC that wouldn’t stop sending mailers to a deceased California woman, improperly raised funds using a Virginia gubernatorial candidate’s name and gave only 2…
Freelance work has become more popular with business professionals thanks to an Internet connection, smartphone apps and affordable technology that all make working from home possible. If you want to become an independent contractor,...Show More Summary
After having another high-profile decision overturned when someone independent looked at it, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he'll appeal Judge Richard M. Berman's decision to overturn New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's...Show More Summary
Repeatedly slapped down whenever anyone with true independence views his work.