• London's tower fire now a criminal probe
London's tower fire now a criminal probe

Up to 600 people lived in 120 apartments in the Grenfell Tower . But a spokesperson said it was clear that the building should never have been built in that way - and that it would be exploring whether the problem would require new regulations, or new ways of enforcing them.

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  • Showers Friday, then warmth and humidity return
Showers Friday, then warmth and humidity return

Expect fair skies to give way to increasing clouds tonight as the next system inches closer. Showers will become more likely tomorrow with rising dew points and some patchy areas of fog. Friday will start with clouds and showers but by afternoon the skies will be clearing and only a couple of showers will be left over. We hope you didn't get t...

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  • Grenfell Tower Residents Shown Trapped On Top Floors In Facebook Video
Grenfell Tower Residents Shown Trapped On Top Floors In Facebook Video

She had dropped out of university for family reasons and spent her time helping the disabled, as well as homeless, vulnerable children. It is believed Rania and her children are still unaccounted for 24 hours on from the ferocious blaze that has killed at least 12 and injured dozens.

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  • Quantum secure internet is possible
Quantum secure internet is possible

But the implications are that quantum-based communications in the future will be instantaneous and theoretically unhackable , as any third party attempting to listen in would cause immediate and detectable interference to the entanglement .

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  • Gran Turismo Sport coming to PlayStation 4 this fall
Gran Turismo Sport coming to PlayStation 4 this fall

One thing that hasn't changed, however, is the racing franchise's place as a graphical tour de force. IGN's comics editor, Joshua Yehl, was able to test it at this year's E3 with several other journalists in race auto pods. A new trailer has just been released this week and it shows the different locations, tracks, and vehicles in the game, a...

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  • Stock futures and Asian shares slide after Trump probe, Fed hike
Stock futures and Asian shares slide after Trump probe, Fed hike

This time, rates will be increased by.25 percent. The Bloomberg Dollar Index fell 0.2 percent, paring a decline of as much as 0.7 percent after Yellen reiterated the Fed's intention to raise rates as data improve, even as inflation readings miss expectations.

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  • Pilot injured when blimp goes down near US Open in Wisconsin
Pilot injured when blimp goes down near US Open in Wisconsin

Koepka has the complete game to cause problems for the other strong golfers in the tournament. I asked him if he could move, and he said he couldn't get up and walk. But crashes involving blimps are "extremely rare", Dan Coffee, owner of the Wisconsin airstrip from which the blimp took off Thursday, told the Journal-Sentinel, and a check of the NTS...

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  • All the ways Apple's iOS 11 will change your iPhone
All the ways Apple's iOS 11 will change your iPhone

This is perhaps one of the best smaller features of iOS 11. Drag and drop is one of the coolest iOS 11 features we've seen in a while, a feature that should completely change the way we interact with iPads, especially when it comes to productivity apps, but not only.

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  • North Korean soldier defects to South by crossing heavily fortified DMZ
North Korean soldier defects to South by crossing heavily fortified DMZ

Both Washington and Pyongyang accuse one another of violating the armistice, in particular as North Korea has pledged to continue its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons development and testing in violation of United Nations sanctions, and the USA has refused to rule out military intervention against the country.

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  • Gunman who shot congressman had anti-GOP history
Gunman who shot congressman had anti-GOP history

Authorities believe the 66-year-old had been living out of a van in northern Virginia since March after leaving his southern IL home. Social media accounts for 66-year-old Hodgkinson, of Belleville, Illinois , reveal he was distraught over the presidential election and did not shy away from posting his political views.

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  • Reason for Virtual Console delay REVEALED
Reason for Virtual Console delay REVEALED

And that's what we're working hard to do. As for the open question of Nintendo's Virtual Console of legacy games appearing for purchase on the Nintendo Switch , Reggie said Nintendo was still trying to figure things out. "For certain games, games that will be in development for, let's call it a decent amount of time, like Metroid Prime 4 - als...

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  • Mario's Magic Hat Rocks in the Latest 'Super Mario Odyssey' Trailer
Mario's Magic Hat Rocks in the Latest 'Super Mario Odyssey' Trailer

A new Yoshi platformer was revealed for next year, which is sure to help boost the Nintendo Switch lineup of games. We got to test out Super Mario Odyssey for the Nintendo Switchat E3 and experience the new sandbox-style Mario game and all of its typical Mario charm, including exploring New Donk City and capturing all sorts of e...

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  • Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. Acquires New Stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. Acquires New Stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

The company has a market capitalization of $539.66 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.85 and a beta of 0.99. The stock declined 0.44% or $0.31 reaching $69.96 on the news. On November 17 the stock rating was upgraded to "Buy" from "Neutral" with a current price target of $68.00 by Goldman Sachs. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of MSF...

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  • Our Sun once had an 'evil twin' called Nemesis
Our Sun once had an 'evil twin' called Nemesis

The team probed the Perseus cloud, a stellar nursery some 600 light years away, to take stock of the number of single and binary stars. The information is important because it helps explain why Class 0 stars - pairs of Perseus stars less than 500,000 years old - are both aligned with the long axis of the dense cores and separated by more than 500...

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  • Anti-Trump gunman attacks U.S. lawmakers, dies in shootout
Anti-Trump gunman attacks U.S. lawmakers, dies in shootout

Republicans were practicing for Thursday night's annual Congressional Baseball Game when a man started shooting at them. Capitol police who were on security duty returned fire, as did Alexandria police who rushed to the scene. This has many questioning whether Hodgkinson specifically targeted Republicans in Wednesday's attack. The FBI says he...

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  • White Sox's Shields ready to return from strained back
White Sox's Shields ready to return from strained back

I think Chicago will continue to hit the ball well and give Holmberg enough of a cushion for him to get a win. Davidson is the first Sox player to homer in four straight games since Alex Rios in 2013. He's been a quick study. "The first five innings were really good", Asher said. Chicago's Alen Hanson hit his first career homer in the ninth, ...

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  • Jurors Deadlocked In Cosby Case
Jurors Deadlocked In Cosby Case

The jury, which has been deliberating since late Monday afternoon, has on multiple occasions requested the rereading of transcripts from the trial. Cosby has denied all the charges. I pray for everybody here that justice be done, but that there be some mercy, too, right? Op-Ed: I'm one of Bill Cosby's accusers. Constand's mother wiped awa...

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  • Blimp crashes at US Open in Wisconsin
Blimp crashes at US Open in Wisconsin

A blimp flying over the U.S. Open in Wisconsin has gone down, the Associated Press reports, citing an operator. The USGA said the pilot was being treated for unknown injuries, and that local law enforcement was investigating. The USGA said no one else was hurt. The commercial advertiser that owns the blimp said the pilot appears to be alright and...

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  • Windows Server Follows Windows 10 With New Release Cycle
Windows Server Follows Windows 10 With New Release Cycle

This new policy means Windows Server will now come in a "Long-term Servicing Channel" that Microsoft is akin to the current way you buy Windows Server - a big bang upgrade every three years or so as a service pack or full new version lands, complete with lots of fixes and new features.

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  • Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russian Federation story
Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russian Federation story

In a tweet early Thursday, Trump said: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". According to CBS News correspondent Mark Knoller , Sanders told reporters to direct all other Mueller questions to the president's outside attorney, Mark Kasowitz .

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  • Donnelly at Dems baseball practice when shooting occurred at GOP field
Donnelly at Dems baseball practice when shooting occurred at GOP field

Four people were hit with gunfire including house majority whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, who was shot in the hip playing second base. Democrats were on a winning streak for several years before the Republicans won the last game in a squeaker, 8-7.

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  • How Trump Brought This Obstruction Of Justice Investigation Upon Himself
How Trump Brought This Obstruction Of Justice Investigation Upon Himself

Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8 he believed Trump had directed him in February to drop an FBI probe into former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , that was part of the broader Russian Federation investigation.

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  • On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phoney' Russian Federation story
On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phoney' Russian Federation story

The special counsel is following two major lines of investigation, said one US official familiar with the rough outlines of Mueller's probe who spoke on condition of anonymity. Comey told Congress last week that he leaked his memos of his conversations Trump to a friend after a tweet by the president suggested he may have taped the conversatio...

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  • Illinois could lose Powerball, Mega Millions without budget
Illinois could lose Powerball, Mega Millions without budget

Illinois Lottery Acting Director Greg Smith called the development "disappointing". Concern over the state of Illinois' fiscal condition prompted that decision by the Multi-State Lottery Association, according to internal Illinois Lottery communications.

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  • Probes launched as search continues for London fire victims
Probes launched as search continues for London fire victims

London's fire chief has said that some of her firefighters have been left "truly traumatised" by the horrific blaze at Grenfell Tower . Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly says on the London Fire Brigade's Facebook page that it's a large and very serious fire.

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  • Ubisoft officially announces Beyond & Good and Evil 2 at E3
Ubisoft officially announces Beyond & Good and Evil 2 at E3

Developer Michel Ancel hinted at Beyond Good & Evil 2 not being at E3 this year and we were very sad. With our crew of insane and unforgettable characters, we fight in the name of freedom and the right to determine our own fate among the stars.

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  • Samus Returns Developer Diary Goes In-Depth on the New Features — Metroid
Samus Returns Developer Diary Goes In-Depth on the New Features — Metroid

A new Metroid Prime game titled Metroid Prime 4 is in development for the Nintendo Switch , so for those of us who have played the original prime trilogy ad nauseam, this is exciting news. There are some risky bets that people in the games industry love to make each year before E3. You can use "map pins" to remind yourself to visit a locat...

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  • E3 2017: Watch the 7 most exciting Nintendo trailers
E3 2017: Watch the 7 most exciting Nintendo trailers

This has been a weakness for Nintendo for years, but not anymore. The positive reaction since the machine's debut on March 3 has sent Nintendo shares up more than 40 per cent, climbing to the highest level since January 2009. Everything about this game just looks fun. Take a walk in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Nintendo Switch . We al...

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  • Super Mario Odyssey Producer Hints At Multiplayer Option
Super Mario Odyssey Producer Hints At Multiplayer Option

Yoshi is to see release sometime in 2018 on the Nintendo Switch . Super Mario Odyssey launches on October 27th in all regions exclusively on Nintendo Switch . Xenoblade Chronicles 2 One of the first new titles showcased by Nintendo was Xenoblade Chronicles 2 . You can get the first DLC for The Legend of Zelda by getting the expansi...

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  • One-third US adults interested in Apple HomePod
One-third US adults interested in Apple HomePod

But while Google Home has the advantage of time, Apple has clearly designed its upcoming HomePod , first previewed at WWDC 2017, to compete. However, the Cupertino brand appears to be banking on audio rather than smart features, aiming to "reinvent home music" the way the iPod did for portable music.

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  • Blimp Operator OK After Crash at US Open
Blimp Operator OK After Crash at US Open

There's more to it than just length. The blimp that fell out of the sky at the U.S. Open just moments ago. For someone who grew up in Northern Ireland, he has the reputation of favoring benign conditions instead of firm, wind-whipped conditions.

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  • Grenfell Tower: 17 confirmed dead in London high-rise apartment fire
Grenfell Tower: 17 confirmed dead in London high-rise apartment fire

Structures may need to be erected inside the torched building to make it safe enough to search. Having campaigned against poor social housing in the borough for decades and documented the poor quality of estate redevelopment schemes, she said: "I can't help thinking that poor quality materials and construction standards may have played a part in ...

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  • Metroid Returns With Two New Games Announced at E3
Metroid Returns With Two New Games Announced at E3

Additionally, Nintendo has unveiled two new amiibo for the game, one of which you can see below. Nintendo's Yoshio Sakamoto then offers up some information on how closely the game will be based on the original Metroid II for the Game Boy.

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  • Sony Showcasing 7 PlayStation VR Titles Ahead of E3 2017 Conference
Sony Showcasing 7 PlayStation VR Titles Ahead of E3 2017 Conference

The game is now scheduled to release in early 2018. Enter Insomniac , a high-caliber developer that is known for creating Ratchet and Clank, Resistance and most recently Sunset Overdrive . The seven minute trailer starts with a chase sequence eventually ending to a hostile camp. Negative, which he may or may not be the main antagonist in the ...

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  • Germany ready for talks with United Kingdom on European Union exit: Angela Merkel
Germany ready for talks with United Kingdom on European Union exit: Angela Merkel

As European leaders tried to fathom exactly how Britain would begin the negotiations, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Germany wanted a Brexit deal that would limit negative consequences for the bloc but also did not want it to weaken Britain.

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