Kris Smylie

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Iraqi politician Ahmed Chalabi who pushed Bush to invade Iraq dies

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Ahmed Chalabi, the smooth-talking Iraqi politician who pushed Washington to invade Iraq in 2003 with discredited information on Saddam Hussein’s military capabilities, died on Tuesday of an apparent heart attack.<p>Iraqi Secular Shiite lawmaker Ahmed Chalabi speaks during a news …

All-Male Combat Troops Outperform Troops Mixed With Women

All-male ground combat troops outperformed units that included both men and women, according to new data released on Thursday, complicating the …

Phew! Google prevents Terminators from killing Larry and Sergey

Pay attention, conspiracy theorists: The company that may most closely resemble SkyNet has taken action to preserve the lives of its founders if when the robot apocalypse finally comes, and the code has been hidden right under our noses on Web servers all over the world -- or at least on one of the …

Stuck in the iMessage abyss? Here’s how to get your texts back

About a month ago I switched from an iPhone(s appl) to a Nexus(s goog) 5. It was easy: I swapped the SIM card and synced my contacts. I was up and …

America Is No Longer As Alarming To Its Foes Or Reassuring To Its Friends

America's allies are nervous. With Russia grabbing territory, China bullying its neighbours and Syria murdering its people, many are asking: where is Globocop? Under what circumstances will America act to deter troublemakers? What, ultimately, would America fight for?<p>The answer to this question …

Geopolitics

Is Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich a free speech martyr?

<b>On Thursday Mozilla's chief executive and co-founder Brendan Eich resigned after less than a month on the job.</b><p>The internet pioneer had come under heavy criticism for a $1,000 (£600) donation he made in 2008 to the Proposition 8 campaign in California, which sought to amend the state's constitution …

Same-sex Marriage

Why your next Ford car may run on BlackBerry, not Microsoft, software

BlackBerry(s bbry) isn’t quite done yet. The beleaguered handset maker may find some new life as Ford is reportedly considering using BlackBerry’s …

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