Pope Francis wants to change the Lord’s Prayer

The Pope has revealed he wants to change the Lord’s Prayer – as he thinks the current version implies that God pushes people toward sin. He said the line “lead us not into temptation”, memorised by hundreds of millions of Christians for centuries, is based on a flawed translation. “It …

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Could Russia’s next president be an AI assistant?

A piece of artificially intelligent software has won the backing of tens of thousands of Russians to run for President. Alisa, an AI assistant similar to Apple’s voice-activated Siri, has been backed as a potential competitor to Vladimir Putin, who is set to run for a fourth term as President …

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Cabinet heavyweights back PM’s Brexit breakthrough deal

Senior members of Theresa May’s government have backed her breakthrough deal in the Brexit talks, which includes paying more than £30bn to Brussels. The agreement on the size of the so-called “divorce bill”, along with guarantees on citizens’ rights and the status of the Irish border after Brexit, came after …

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Fires rage from San Diego to the San Fernando Valley

A destructive wildfire driven by strong winds swept through northern San Diego County on Thursday, moving toward Oceanside and other coastal communities and forcing new evacuations as it consumed homes. The fast-moving Lilac fire spread through the Bonsall area, charring 4,100 acres along the State Route 76 corridor, destroying 20 …

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