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London fire: Six dead and death toll expected to rise

London fire: Six dead and death toll expected to rise The fire has been burning for more than three hours and stretches from the second to the 27th floor of the building. "Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are working extremely hard in very difficult conditions to tackle this fire ", Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly said in a statement , adding that the cause of was not known. [Full Article...]

Will Jeff Sessions answer or dodge today's Senate questions on Trump, Comey?

Sessions, a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said in his opening statement that it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or participated in any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. [Full Article...]

Apple fixed its maps. Now Google is fixing its reviews

Apple fixed its maps. Now Google is fixing its reviews The system now grades reviewers on a scale from one to 10 (up from one to five) and displays badges for each level (RIP Foursquare's badges). Given that 80 percent of US internet users turn to a search engine and the business reviews that accompany the links and location information, it stands to reason that the dominant Google Maps would seek to encourage its 30 million Local Guides to add even... [Full Article...]

SPCA investigating 'sickening' alleged abuse of chickens at BC farm

SPCA investigating 'sickening' alleged abuse of chickens at BC farm The chicken catchers were hired by Elite Farm Services to transport poultry from local farms to a Lilydale slaughterhouse. The undercover video , filmed by the non-profit group Mercy for Animals between May 10 and June 9, 2017, documents numerous acts of animal cruelty and gross noncompliance with federal and provincial laws, regulations, and guidelines. [Full Article...]

Costa Rica tops Trinidad and Tobago in World Cup qualifying

Costa Rica tops Trinidad and Tobago in World Cup qualifying The national team of Costa Rica in its history achieved good performance, but it was so rare that the achievements can be counted on the fingers. "We are going to face a Honduras that is always strong, that is a World Cup team and it will be an exciting match". [Full Article...]

Allu Arjun's Naa Peru Surya movie launched officially

Allu Arjun's Naa Peru Surya movie launched officially However, the temporary lull in DJ shooting delayed the production of Naa Peru Surya Naa Illu India . Tamil actor Sarath Kumar will also be seen in a lead role in Allu Arjun's features Naa Peru Naa Illu. Finally, he told his story to Allu Arjun and even without a second thought he gave his nod for this movie. The film is directed by Harish Shankar and music is composed by Devi Sri Prasad. [Full Article...]

'Spider-Man,' 'Super Mario Odyssey' And The Best Trailers From E3 2017

The whole town has been blocked completely and cell phone signals have been jammed. Ubisoft kicked off day 2 of E3 2017 , and boy did they do it in a big way. Developed by the team at Ubisoft Singapore, Skull and Bones is a new franchise inspired by the work of the content creators in charge of the naval battles from Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag . [Full Article...]

What we know so far about the Grenfell Tower blaze

A massive fire ripped through a 27-storey apartment block in west London in the early hours of Wednesday, police and fire services said. "At this time I am very sad to confirm that there have been a number of fatalities, I can not confirm the number at this time due to the size and complexity of this building", Dany Cotton, commissioner of the London Fire Brigade told reporters. [Full Article...]

E3 2017: New PS4 VR Game StarChild Coming

The Inpatient is coming from Supermassive Games , the studio behind PSVR title Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, Tumble VR , and other non-VR titles. The game has yet to be rated, but we have to a imagine a run-and-gun game filled with soldiers called Bravo Team won't be the most family-friendly solution out there. [Full Article...]

India's wholesale prices rise 2.17 percent in May

Inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to a five-month low of 2.17 percent in May, mainly because of a sharp drop in prices of vegetables. This time, it maintained status quo on key short-term lending rate (repo), citing upward risks to inflation. "Further, with global commodity prices remaining subdued and the monsoon this year expected to be "normal", inflation should continue to b... [Full Article...]

Residents being evacuated from burning building

They couldn't come downstairs, especially from the top floor". London Fire Brigade said the cause of the fire was still being investigated. "The Grenfell Action Group believe that the KCTMO narrowly averted a major fire disaster at Grenfell Tower in 2013 when residents experienced a period of terrifying power surges that were subsequently found to have been caused by faulty wiring", the ... [Full Article...]

Castile supporters gather at Minnesota court

St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo (yeh-RON'-ih-moh) Yanez is charged with killing Philando Castile following a traffic stop last July in a St. Paul suburb. "I did not want to shoot Mr. Castile at all", he replied. Reynolds said she showed the video because she did not trust police. The prosecution tried to argue to the judge on Tuesday that the jury should be given access to the transcri... [Full Article...]

Suspected NKorea drone photographed USA missile-defense site

Suspected NKorea drone photographed USA missile-defense site It likely crashed after running out of fuel, the official added. The ministry says they include 10 photos of USA missile launchers and a radar system installed in the southeastern town of Seongju earlier this year. North Korea has about 300 unmanned aerial vehicles at its disposal, including seven models that range from reconnaissance to combat purposes, according to a 2016 assessment by in... [Full Article...]

Upcoming OnePlus 5 flagship phone pops up online for pre-order

Upcoming OnePlus 5 flagship phone pops up online for pre-order The images confirm the dual-lens camera on the back and a front-mounted fingerprint scanner. The OnePlus 5 will be unveiled on June 20th. Revealing the OnePlus 5 sporting two shooters, one monochrome and the other an RGB sensor paired with picturesque photos promoting the idea that OnePlus is putting a clear emphasis on improved picture quality reproduction. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions : US Attorney General brands Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

Jeff Sessions : US Attorney General brands Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie' Comey - further stoked accusations the administration is trying to hinder investigations into Russian interference in last year's election campaign . He never, he insisted, knew anything about the Russian Federation probe or had any role in it. Sessions , testifying under oath before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, denied ever having any conversations with Russians about ... [Full Article...]

Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick To Take Indefinite Leave

Uber also should appoint an independent chairman and create an oversight committee on the board, in an effort to bolster the checks and balances on management, according to the recommendations. One section calls for a "reformulation" of Uber's cultural values to emphasize inclusivity and positive behaviors like "mutual respect". It contains reports on Uber's culture, and confronts the bigge... [Full Article...]

Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe

Sessions contradicted that testimony . U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified in front of the committee, with Democrats pressing the former Republican U.S. On Tuesday, Leahy said in a Senate floor speech that Sessions' Judiciary testimony over Russian Federation contacts "could be construed as perjury". [Full Article...]

American held by North Korea is evacuated in a coma

American held by North Korea is evacuated in a coma President Donald Trump has been vowing to exert "maximum pressure" on North Korea to make it abandon its nuclear weapons program but has also dangled the prospect of talks with Kim, whom he called a " smart cookie ". Yun arrived in Pyongyang early Monday with two US physicians. "They have taken steps, visible steps that we can confirm". Otto Warmbier , a U.S. [Full Article...]

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday Growing investor skepticism on the pace of rate hikes has started to grow in recent weeks amid signs of cracks in the USA economy , with some analysts suggesting that Wednesday's widely expected interest rate hike could be final hike of 2017. [Full Article...]

Apple product updates you missed at the WWDC

Apple product updates you missed at the WWDC It's the first to offer such functionality. The tech company unveiled a new feature last week that can block text message notifications on iPhones while a person is driving. Other enhancements that those with an attention for detail might notice is the improved retina display which, with their new ProMotion technology, helps users with using the Apple Pencil . [Full Article...]


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