Meghan Markle drops into another Vancouver women’s group to discuss ‘climate justice for girls’ – as charity boss reveals duchess’ assistant sent ‘mysterious’ email asking if she could make ‘impromptu’ visit

The Duke of Cambridge was speaking to Near Neighbours – a group which brings together people of different religions and ethnicities – and said: ‘It’s sometimes trying to get people to understand that’s it’s OK to have these challenges (pictured: Kate looks lovingly at William as they help make Kulfi milkshakes at MyLahores flagship restaurant in […]

Transcript: Africa expert Judd Devermont talks with Michael Morell on “Intelligence Matters”

Yeah. Oh, sorry, I thought you were going to go in a different direction. I thought you were going to as whether or not correlation between democracy and extremist activity, which there is actually some good evidence. On the democracy and the governance, I don’t have the numbers. But my experience says that it depends, […]

Mozilla to gradually enable DNS-over-HTTPS for Firefox US users later this month

The browser maker has been testing DoH support in Firefox since 2017. A recent experiment found no issues, and Mozilla plans to enable DoH in the main Firefox release for a small percentage of users, and then enable it for a broader audience if no issues arise.

Star Trek: Picard Showrunner Responds to Concerns About Show’s Violence and Darkness

“That brings us to Picard. In the one, long, ten-part story we’re telling, we’re asking two questions about the greater world of Star Trek (i.e, the Federation *and* everything outside the Federation). One—a venerable Star Trek question, with a long pedigree in previous series and films: What happens when the Federation, the Roddenberry Federation with […]

Jorge Ramos on the Univision Sale, 2020, and Latino Trump Voters Feeling ‘Vindicated’

Well, the New York Times is actually responsible for those, too. They’re abrogated around the comments, but at the same time, on some level they have to create tools where it can’t be used for disinformation … It’s going to be incredibly complex to figure it out, because they can sort of get out of […]

Shattering the silence: Australians tell their stories of surviving domestic violence in the church

To give myself strength to continue, I read a certain devotional book over and over, for years and years, as it said: “Keep praying, trust in God through the trials God is sending you … He is refining you with fire. He will answer your prayer if it aligns with His will.”

‘Submit to your husbands’: Women told to endure domestic violence in the name of God

“Disturbingly, a number of submissions and individuals reported to the taskforce that the leaders of faith in their particular community would not engage in helping victims or condemn perpetrators of domestic and family violence. These leaders of faith did not see it as the role of the religious gathering to ‘lecture’ about what happens in […]