Attempt a band-aid fix for CI

- update gradle build config as well
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   > Minimum supported Gradle version is 4.1. Current version is 4.1-rc-1. If using the gradle wrapper, try editing the distributionUrl in /builds/srct/whats-open-android/gradle/wrapper/gradle-wrapper.properties to gradle-4.1-all.zip

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