Ayia Napa Briton found guilty over false rape claim

Image copyright AFP Image caption The woman covered her face as she arrived to hear the verdict A 19-year-old British woman has been found guilty of lying about being gang-raped by Israeli youths in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. She had been arrested after withdrawing an allegation…

Activist Chinese Pastor Gets Nine-Year Prison Sentence

BEIJING—An outspoken Christian leader was sentenced by a Chinese court to nine years in prison, an unusually harsh punishment for a religious leader, as President Xi Jinping tightens control of religion and curtails dissent. Pastor Wang Yi was sentenced Monday for incitement of subversion of…

Designing the budget model // Very Good Finances

This is going to be the first post in a new category of posts about developing Very Good Finances. The category is going to offer a behind the scenes type look, where I document the development process behind VGF: what daily problems I face, and…

Tesla delivers its first ‘Made in China’ cars

Image copyright Tesla Tesla has delivered its first cars made in China, marking a major milestone for the electric vehicle maker. Fifteen Model 3 sedans were handed over at the company’s so-called “Gigafactory” near Shanghai. It comes as Elon Musk’s company aims to secure a…

U.S. Strikes Shiite Militia Targets in Iraq and Syria

The U.S. carried out airstrikes against an Iranian-backed Shiite militia group in Iraq and Syria, in the Trump administration’s most forceful response to Tehran’s assertive posture in the region. The Pentagon said Sunday’s attack targeted three of the Kataib Hezbollah militia’s locations in Iraq and…

Using Let and Context to Modularize RSpec Tests

Using Let and Context to Modularize RSpec Tests Alex Piechowski What am I doing? When test suites contain a lot of duplication, coupling occurs at an individual spec basis. By utilizing core RSpec functionality, developers can clean up specs in order to reduce duplication and…