Trouble With a 24-Hour Cancellation — Reader Mistake Story

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Google changed a battery setting on Android phones by mistake

Some Android users probably noticed some strange things happening with their phones over the last couple of days. Apps might have stopped updating in the background, location services maybe weren’t in use when your screen was locked, and your notifications were perhaps delayed. That’s because Google accidentally enabled the battery saver feature remotely on some […]

How I Accidentally Broke Global Entry Rules — Reader Mistake Story

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Facebook 'censors' conservative education page, says it was a mistake, but few are convinced

Facebook says it had mistakenly deleted videos and limited the reach of US conservative educational organization PragerU. The content has now been restored, but PragerU supporters don’t think it was an accident. PragerU (short for Prager University, after its founder Dennis Prager) says nine of its posts reached none of its three million-odd followers, and […]

How Capital One Fixed a Rewards Mistake I Never Should Have Made

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$89 Short of Earning Airline Elite Status — Reader Mistake Story

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‘Don’t repeat Hitler’s mistake’ – Kadyrov warns Russia’s enemies

The head of the Chechen Republic has called upon foreign nations to not repeat Hitler’s mistake and to avoid antagonizing Russia without learning the history of failed attempts to conquer it. Ramzan Kadyrov issued the warning through his Telegram Messenger blog on Friday as Russia was marked the Day of Memory and Grief – the […]

Oops: Plane drops 40 tons of water on traffic police in Moscow suburb by mistake (VIDEO)

An Ilyushin Il-76 strategic airlifter discharged 40 tons of water a little short of its target forest area during fire drills and… spilled it on an unsuspecting traffic police squad. The aircraft was taking part in fire drills and was carrying some 40 tons of water to be dropped on wooded land somewhere near the […]