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The Appeal of ISIS Is Political, Rather Than Religious

15 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Since 9/11, there has been a trend of referring to terrorist attacks as “new terror,” which falsely and unhelpfully severs current acts from the longer history of political violence. There has been considerable discussion too about whether the current terrorism of jihad is a new phenomenon. Show More Summary

By Leaving the ICC, South Africa Has Abandoned Nelson Mandela’s Principles

16 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

On Thursday, with no public announcement or consultation, South Africa informed the United Nations (U.N.) that it was withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), becoming the second nation in just a matter of days to do so. Show More Summary

What Is Russia's Plan With India?

16 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

On the weekend of October 15 and 16, Russian president Vladimir Putin visited India for the bilateral meeting of leaders of Russia and India, and the BRICS summit in Goa. As usual, president Putin spent few hours in India. This made it more difficult to cover all the important issues of the strategic partnership between Russia and India. Show More Summary

How to Watch 'The Walking Dead' Season 7

16 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Negan and his deadly baseball bat Lucille are swinging back onto screens Sunday as The Walking Dead returns for its seventh season. Fans have been waiting months to find out who was killed at the end of season six, which concluded in April. The opening episode gets its premiere on AMC at 9 p.m. Show More Summary

Nuclear Physics Conference Accepts Paper Written by iOS Autocomplete

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Most academic papers read like tedious gibberish, and that includes Christoph Bartneck’s most recent incomprehensible work. Unlike most others, though, it was never supposed to make sense. The fake abstract for a paper on nuclear physics...Show More Summary

Climate Change Is Driving Lobsters out of New England

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

This story originally appeared on CityLab and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. There was once a time in America when lobsters were so abundant people caught them at the shore by hand and used them as field fertilizer. Show More Summary

Twitter, Spotify Among Sites Affected by Cyber Attacks

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Cyber attacks targeting the internet infrastructure provider Dyn disrupted service on major sites such as Twitter and Spotify on Friday, mainly affecting users on the U.S. East Coast. It was not immediately clear who was responsible....Show More Summary

London City Airport Evacuated in Suspected Chemical Incident

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from the terminal building at London City Airport Friday after reports of a chemical incident. "Terminal has been evacuated due to fire alarm. We are looking into the cause," the airport said onShow More Summary

Russia Calls Military Drill on Disputed Kuril Islands

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Russia has called a military drill on the Kuril Islands, four of which are disputed territories with Japan. The Russian Ministry of Defense announced Friday that troops deployed on the islands will be tested on their battle readiness,...Show More Summary

Melania Trump Silences All Sexual Assault Victims When She Defends Her Husband

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Melania Trump is a woman of few words, at least in public. While her husband’s logorrhea has invaded every inch of our public space for the last 16 months, she has remained mostly silent, shunning the campaign trail. When she addressed the Republican convention last July, she was accused of plagiarizing one of Michelle Obama’s 2008 speeches. Show More Summary

Does The Execution of Saudi Prince Turki Signal Progress in the Gulf Kingdom?

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Only in Saudi Arabia could a beheading be considered a sign of progress. On October 18, an official government statement announced that a prince had been executed for shooting someone dead. We don’t know for sure that Prince Turki bin...Show More Summary

Why Driverless Cars Are the Future

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

For many years, the films that we know and love—from The Fifth Element through to Star Wars— have featured autonomous technology. But as we approach the time where this could become a reality, people are starting to become skeptical of the value such technology provides us with. Show More Summary

Saudi Royal: The Execution of My Distant Cousin Shows That No One Is Above the Law

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Recently, the Saudi Arabian justice system was once again in the spotlight. The public execution of a member of the Saudi royal family was met with great interest by many abroad and lots of outlets in the international media gave the issue attention. Show More Summary

Anonymous Hacker Indicted as Hunger Strike Continues

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

A member of Anonymous has been indicted on hacking charges whilst on the third week of a prison hunger strike protesting perceived institutionalized torture and political prosecutions. Martin Gottesfeld, 32, was charged this week inShow More Summary

Antonio Conte on What Manchester United Boss Jose Mourinho Did for Chelsea

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Antonio Conte believes his predecessor José Mourinho deserves a positive reception on Sunday when he returns to Chelsea for the first time since being sacked last year. Conte was appointed long-term successor to Mourinho in the summer,...Show More Summary

How the Dark Web Works and What It Looks Like

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. We often hear about the dark web being linked to terrorist plots, drug deals, knife sales and child pornography, but beyond this it can be hard toShow More Summary

How IPFS Is Reimagining the Internet

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published by International Business Times. Since it first appeared, the distributed file system IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) has generated a ton of interest and momentum. A year-and-a-half later, IPFS...Show More Summary

Ship Operator Maersk Testing Blockchain Tech to Replace Bill of Lading

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published by International Business Times. Maersk, the largest container ship operator in the world, has been exploring ways blockchain technology can improve operations involving paper-based bills of lading. Maersk...Show More Summary

Why Neither Donald Trump Nor Hillary Clinton Can Fix U.S. Political Malaise

23 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article was originally published by International Business Times. The headlines from the final U.S. presidential debate in Las Vegas have focused on Donald Trump's refusal to guarantee he will respect the outcome of the vote either way. Show More Summary

ZTE Crowdsources ‘Self-Adhesive’ Smartphone Voted For By Public

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has taken the unusual step of letting its customers decide what its next phone will be, potentially putting the adage that the customer is always right to the test. The winning entry, as voted for by thousands...Show More Summary

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