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Meet Svelte, the Anti-Framework JavaScript Framework

A new tool carves up JS frameworks, leaving only the stuff your web app actually needs.<p>Writing and learning JavaScript can feel completely bonkers. There's often little to no free space to just sit down and write lean, elegant code in a way that even approaches "from scratch." This is because of …

Spain condemned after promising to refuel Russian warships heading to bomb Aleppo

GETTYRussian warships will refuel at the Spanish port tomorrow<p>Warships from the eight-strong Russian battle group will take on fuel and supplies from …

The US Is An Island Of Stability In A Destabilizing World

Yet more proof that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. Despite Americans’ pessimism, world-famous strategic analyst George Friedman thinks that the US is in pretty good shape while “the entire Eurasian landmass is in a state of failure.”<p><b>Eurasia is crumbling into chaos</b><p>At the …

Putin's aggression in Europe should worry the US

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since the formation of NATO in 1949 the defense of Europe and the free world has depended on the absolute certainty that whatever president is occupying the White House, the United States will come to the aid of a NATO member if attacked. Any doubt about the American commitment, and the …

Geopolitics

Astronomers built the largest map of “holes” in the universe to prove Einstein was right about gravity

Since its discovery in 2008, astronomers have been puzzled by a cosmic mystery so vexing that it has even led some to question whether the general theory of relativity—Einstein’s masterpiece theory of gravity—is wrong on cosmic scales. The trouble is that light travelling through the universe does …

Universe

Germany orders Facebook to stop collecting WhatsApp user data

National data protection authority blocks recent privacy changes made by social network and commands existing shared data and phone numbers be deleted for 35 million users<p>The German data protection agency has ordered Facebook to stop collecting user data from its WhatsApp messenger app and delete …

Privacy

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America’s ambassador accuses Russia of “barbarism” in Aleppo. Britain’s envoy, Matthew Rycroft, goes even further, accusing Vladimir Putin of teaming up with the Syrian dictator Bashar Assad “to carry out war crimes”. This is a rare show of anger aimed directly at one of the world’s major powers at …

Philippine President Says He'll Open Trade Alliances With China, Russia

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that he's interested in offering trade alliances and long-term land leases to China and Russia.<p>Duterte said he realized he'd be "crossing the Rubicon" with the U.S., his country's close ally and former colonial ruler.<p>"I am not really going to break …

Brexit exodus? Most big companies have thought about relocating

British business leaders may put on a brave face in public, but they're seriously worried about Brexit.<p>A new survey shows 76% of U.K. CEOs have considered moving their company headquarters or parts of their business out of the country in the wake of the Brexit vote in June.<p>"It would be surprising …

Great Britain

Iceland complains Russian bombers pose 'danger to civilian aircraft'

Reykjavik says three Russian Tupulev Tu-160 military planes flew too close to passenger flight for comfort in latest incident last Thursday<p>Iceland has complained that Russian air force bombers have been flying too close to civil airliners, the most recent incident involving a flight from …

Russian warships pass through Channel watched by Royal Navy

Ships including aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov expected to leave British waters later on Friday en route to Syria<p>Royal Navy vessels are monitoring Russian warships as they pass through the Channel, potentially bringing supplies to the bombing campaign against the Syrian city of Aleppo.<p>Michael …

Apple removes apps after App Store hit with first major malware attack

Dozens of iOS apps in Apple's App Store were infected with malware in recent days, including hugely popular Chinese social networking apps, in what …

Frozen giant virus still infectious after 30,000 years

It's 30,000 years old and still ticking: A giant virus recently discovered deep in the Siberian permafrost reveals that huge ancient viruses are much more diverse than scientists had ever known.<p>They're also potentially infectious if thawed from their Siberian deep freeze, though they pose no danger …