Fortnite DOWN: Server status news as “You do not have permission” error hits

Epic Games has confirmed that Fortnite is down for gamers tonight across a range of platforms. “We’re aware that players are experiencing issues when attempting to use Epic Games services,” a message from the support team reads. “We’re currently working on a resolution and will keep you updated.” Players are reporting being hit by an […]

Why Prince William and Prince Charles have to ask the Queen’s permission to fly together

Prince William, 36, and Prince Charles, 69, still have to speak to their grandmother and mother respectively if they want to travel with one another. The Queen, 92,  will need to give formal permission to the father and son should they wish to fly in a plane together. This royal rule is to prevent the […]

An airline employee took off in a plane without permission at Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle and crashed in Puget Sound

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren An airplane employee took off in a plane without permission at Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle, Washington and later crashed in Puget Sound, the airport confirmed Friday night. There no other passengers on board. An FAA spokesperson confirmed that the plane departed without permission. Alaska Airlines acknowledged the situation in a statement: […]

Trump’s explosive comments with Putin reportedly angered his closest aides so much that Republicans were given permission to speak out

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Donald Trump refused to back the US intelligence community’s assessment on Russia’s 2016 US Presidential election interference and was met with a wave of criticism. Trump’s closest advisers, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, reportedly urged him to issue a correction. White House Chief of Staff […]

Senators grant teams permission to negotiate extension with Karlsson: report

The Ottawa Senators have given interested teams permission to negotiate a contract extension with superstar defenceman Erik Karlsson, according to Larry Brooks of the New York Post. Karlsson, who is a free agent at the end of the 2018-19 season, has been the target of trade speculation dating back to last year and this moves the team […]

Critics are calling out Facebook’s new ‘permission screens,’ saying they’re intentionally designed to be confusing

Getty Facebook now needs to ask your permission to use your data to target ads or turn on face recognition in Europe. It’s a requirement that’s part of a new EU privacy law called GDPR. But Facebook provides no simple button to “decline” permission, although there’s a big blue “accept” option. The button labeled “manage […]

Arizona governor strips Uber's permission to test self-driving cars

TEMPE, Ariz. — The governor of Arizona on Monday suspended Uber’s ability to test self-driving cars on public roads in the state following a fatal crash last week that killed a 49-year-old woman pedestrian. In a letter sent to Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi and shared with Reuters, Governor Doug Ducey said he found a […]

People are freaking out that Facebook’s Android apps collect call and text data — but Facebook says it got permission

AP A Facebook user was startled to find that the social network had been keeping records of his phone calls and texts. A report from Ars Technica corroborated his findings.  In response, Facebook says that it’s an opt-in feature on Messenger for Android, as well as the low-data Facebook Lite — and that it’s about […]

Presidential candidate Sobchak faces backlash after ‘asking Ukraine’s permission to visit Crimea’

Ksenia Sobchak’s claim that she requested permission from Ukraine to visit Crimea has caused outrage among Russian politicians, while the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry likened the move to schizophrenia. “I have already sent a letter to the Ukrainian embassy and now we are waiting for their reply,” Sobchak said in a Tuesday interview with Echo Moskvy […]

US troops cannot stay in Syria without permission of Damascus – Moscow

Without the approval of the Syrian government the US military cannot stay in the country, Russia’s Special Presidential Envoy to Syria Aleksandr Lavrentiev said on Saturday. “Our position is absolutely clear – American troops should not stay in the territory of a sovereign state without the permission of its government,” he stated. The US military […]