‘Not satisfied’ after all? Trump wants more answers, but won’t scrap Saudi deals over Khashoggi case

After initially saying the Saudi version of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s accidental death seems plausible, Donald Trump now insists that he is not yet “satisfied” with their answer, but won’t pull out of trade deals with Riyadh. Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that the Washington Post columnist had died in an accidental “fistfight” that erupted inside […]

Blockchain won’t make internet voting easier or safer — it could just make it worse

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images Looking to making voting practices more convenient, increase voter turnout, and modernize practices, many government officials and companies are looking to blockchain to help.  Blockchain systems have created new ways for people to invest, send money, and may help store records that make credentials, land ownership, and food origins more transparent and […]

Why figuring out what’s behind a big gender paradox won’t be easy

Enlarge / Pink vs. blue—innocent gender self-expression or material wealth creating more entrenched gender stereotypes? (credit: lambda’s / flickr) In Sweden, girls are just as likely to go to school and university as boys are. Women make up a greater proportion of the country’s professional and technical workers than any other country in the world. […]

War in Syria won’t end while the US remains there – Lavrov to French media

The illegal US presence in Syria is one of the reasons why war there cannot end, especially since Washington is apparently trying to create a quasi-state on the eastern bank of the Euphrates, the Russian foreign minister said. The pessimistic prediction about the future of Syria came from Sergey Lavrov in an interview he gave […]

Princess Eugenie wedding: Senior royal ‘WON’T’ attend for this very unexpected reason

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has reportedly declined the chance to see her niece-in-law Princess Eugenie of York get married. According to an insider, the 71-year-old has refused to change her plans to see the nuptials – after already having committed to attend a school harvest festival. The second royal wedding of 2018 was scheduled eight […]

‘Little lies point to bigger lies’: James Comey writes that the FBI’s investigation into Kavanaugh won’t be ‘as hard as Republicans hope it will be’

Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images Former FBI director James Comey wrote in an op-ed Sunday that the FBI’s background check into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will not be “as hard as Republicans hope it will be.” FBI investigators “know that little lies point to bigger lies,” Comey wrote. “They know that obvious lies by the nominee […]

‘I won’t spray you with champagne this time’: Hamilton & Putin share joke at Russian Grand Prix

F1 star Lewis Hamilton promised Russian President Vladimir Putin that he wouldn’t “spray him with champagne this time” as the pair shared a joke after the British driver won the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi. Hamilton clinched victory on Sunday ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas, with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel – Hamilton’s main title rival […]

Some iPhone XS units won’t charge until you wake the screen

It wouldn’t be a major phone launch without some teething troubles, and the iPhone XS appears to be no exception to the rule. Some device owners on Apple’s forums, Reddit and Unbox Therapy (among others) have reported that their units won’t charge properly through the Lightning cable until the screen wakes up. In certain cases, […]

ITC judge denies Qualcomm’s request, won’t stop iPhone imports

While the patent lawsuit battle between Qualcomm and Apple is far from over — remember how long it took for things to get settled with Samsung? — we do have an update. On Friday, U.S. International Trade Commission judge Thomas Pender found (PDF) that the iPhones violate one of Qualcomm’s patents, but still refused to […]

These 5 Airline Stopovers Deals Won’t Last Long

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