Apple made a big change to Apple Pay

You can now send and receive money from your friends within Apple Pay. The new feature was announced at  WWDC, Apple’s annual developer conference. Much like money transfer app Venmo, Apple Pay can now support peer-to-peer payments. The feature will be integrated directly into iMessage, so users can send money directly within a conversation with a friend. The feature will use […]

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As the U.S. leaves Paris climate accord, some see shifts in global leadership

In ditching the Paris accord on climate change, President Trump has cemented his reputation as the international disrupter in chief with the latest in a string of decisions that foreign policy analysts believe could have profound consequences for U.S. global leadership. The decision to exit the Paris agreement is sure to anger many of the almost 200 nations that signed […]

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Nigel Farage is ‘person of interest’ in FBI investigation into Trump and Russia

Nigel Farage is a “person of interest” in the US counter-intelligence investigation that is looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the Guardian has been told. Sources with knowledge of the investigation said the former Ukip leader had raised the interest of FBI investigators because of his relationships with individuals connected to both the Trump […]

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G-7 summit protesters rail against immigration, capitalism

As the Group of Seven summit wrapped up Saturday, thousands demonstrated in the streets, rallying around dozens of issues from immigration to capitalism and everything in between. Protesters likely numbered more than the up to 5,000 expected for the march, police said, a large amount for the 9,000-resident seaside resort community of Giardini Naxos adjacent to Taormina, the cliff-side town that hosted the gathering of […]

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Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order

Brazil’s president ordered soldiers to restore order in the country’s capital Wednesday after some government ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader’s ouster. Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched to Congress to protest economic reforms that President Michel Temer is pushing through and to demand he step down amid a corruption scandal. Small […]

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Israel wants Trump to stop Palestinian payments to prisoners and families of ‘martyrs’

The Aida refugee camp is a warren of alleys, a scene of frequent clashes between Palestinian youth and Israeli soldiers — and a welfare ministate. A plaque at the entrance lists the names of 36 residents killed by Israelis whom the Palestinians call “martyrs” and the Israelis call “terrorists.” Activists at Aida say that among the 5,500 residents at the camp […]

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