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Pakistan win Champions Trophy


Sarfraz Ahmed's side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS in their first match a fortnight ago but closed the campaign a team transformed with their fourth win in a row. India continued to lose wickets at the regular intervals. Playing their first Champions Trophy final Pakistan are high on energy and will be looking to defeat India to lift their maiden title. Read More »

The original Xbox 'Duke' controller is coming back


TechCrunch says "there's no question" that the Xbox One X "is definitely a game system that puts out great visuals". Worldwide pricing is £449, €499, CA$599, and AU$649. This probably won't be one of those years in which Microsoft's or Sony's showings have a big impact on how things shake out. It's not on sale yet but we expect retailers to start taking Xbox One X pre-orders in the near future. Read More »

Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition


The House Republican baseball team had been practicing for weeks in early mornings at the Alexandria site for Thursday's annual congressional baseball game against Democratic lawmakers' team. The senior Republican suffered extensive injuries and was in critical condition on Wednesday night. Two police officers were injured. He sustained a relatively minor injury Wednesday morning as he and other officers engaged with a gunman who shot up a practice of the GOP baseball team. Read More »

War of Words heats up ahead of first test


British and Irish Lions test positions were still up for grabs in their clash against the Waikato Chiefs on Tuesday with the composition of the back three and loose forwards still an area of contention, according to coach Warren Gatland . Read More »

Microsoft unveils Xbox One X

Recently, Sony commented that they are simply concerned for the safety of the younger PlayStation players so they are saying "No" on the matter of cross-play with gamers on the Xbox and Nintendo platforms. The Xbox One X is a much bigger investment and you'll really want to weigh the pros and cons before you commit your hard earned cash. An exact release date for Rocket League on Switch has yet to be announced , but it is expected to launch this holiday season on the console. Read More »

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility For Original Xbox Games Will Be Limited

At least that's what Microsoft Marketing Manager Albert Penello said in an E3 interview with Ars Technica . Formerly codenamed " Project Scorpio ", the console's true name is the Xbox One X . When it comes to pricing, PC's are more expensive than that of consoles. Aesthetically, the Xbox One X isn't much to look at - it's essentially a smooth black box. Read More »

Jay Z Announces New Album '4:44' For June 30


Dubbed 4:44, the new disc is lead by a single called " Adnis " which Jay's previewed in a freshly-released trailer for a mysterious film - also dubbed 4:44 - starring Mahershala Ali and Danny Glover . So, while we can in no way guarantee an album is on the way, we can at the very least assume some new music is coming. Jay Z is preparing to release his thirteenth solo album on June 30th, and it's going to be a Tidal exclusive. Read More »

AC Milan to include Gianluigi Donnarumma in bid for Cristiano Ronaldo?

As one of the most marketable players in the world, Ronaldo's potential availability would generate much interest, but only the very richest clubs in the world would be able to afford him. "The same year I had the problem with Robinho and he wanted to leave". The transfer of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata to Manchester United should be announced in the next 72 hours. Read More »

Britain to Hold Rare Two-Year Parliament Session Over Brexit


Fighting for her political survival, May has been trying to strike a deal with a small Northern Irish Protestant party to avoid a second election that could delay Brexit talks and damage the $2.5 trillion economy. A Department for Exiting the European Union spokesman said: "We have been crystal clear about our approach to these negotiations". "We want to end the anxiety facing 4 million citizens". Read More »

Cosby trial: Woman 'damaged after sex attack'


Neither Camille nor any of their four daughters have been seen so far at Cosby's trial; on the first day, Monday, Cosby's former TV daughter, Keshia Knight Pulliam, who played Rudy on The Cosby Show , was by his side, declaring her continuing support for her TV dad. Read More »

Reasons Not to Pre-Order Xbox One X & 3 Reasons You Should


Were you hoping that Achievements were going to be added to Xbox Original games? However, while the Xbox One X is capable of supporting virtual reality gaming, there was nearly no mention of this during the presentation and no demonstrations of games that use VR headsets. Read More »

OnePlus 5 Camera Samples leaked by the CEO

In about few hours, OnePlus will pull the wraps off the eagerly-awaited OnePlus 5 . With the OnePlus 5 due to be introduced on Tuesday during a live streaming feed , and then launched via a flash sale a couple of days later, Amazon India has started advertising the latest flagship killer on television. Read More »

Saudi Arabia says it does not need Turkish military base


The official SPA news agency reported on Saturday that the kingdom would not be welcoming a Turkish military base similar to that built in neighbouring Qatar , since its "armed forces and military capabilities are at the best level". A day after announcing that Tillerson would lead the USA delegation to the OAS General Assembly in Cancun, the State Department said Friday that Tillerson's deputy, John Sullivan, will go in his place. Read More »

Rocket League announced for Switch with cross-network play


Rocket League already counted itself among one of the few games that allowed cross-platform play between PC and a console. But what might surprise you is that Nintendo themselves actually went to developer Psyonix and asked them to make the game on the Switch. Read More »

Is Xbox One X Worth $100 More Than The PS4 Pro?


But let's have a look at the differences between the two. The Xbox One X is the smallest and most powerful Xbox One ever made. Meanwhile, the PS4 Pro offers an 8-core 2.1 GHz CPU. "If you're on PC you're going to be about $1500 or so, so that's another area", Ybarra said. "I would make more of a comparison to the PC space in terms of capabilities", says Dave McCarthy of the company. Read More »

Xbox One X Formally Unveiled, Coming This Fall


Spencer on stage at E3 2017 where the company announced that " Project Scorpio " would officially launch as the Xbox One X. If you were planning on getting Forza on your new Xbox One X or 4K PC system, you still have time to upgrade that lovely Solid State you just put in with a honking game holder. Read More »

Destiny 2 PC Leaves Xbox One X Buyers Fuming

The list goes on. With PlayStation 4 enjoying a comfortable sales lead over the Xbox One , there was more pressure on Microsoft to deliver evidence that it can turn the tide. But that's down the line. " I wanted to make sure that as this console comes out, that it helps build an install base and more developers are targeting 4K as an output for their games ", Phil Spencer said in a recent interview with Giant Bomb . Read More »

PM Modi expresses grief over loss of lives in Portugal forest fire


A lightning strike is believed to have sparked the initial blaze in the Pedrogao Grande area after investigators found a tree that was hit during a "dry thunderstorm". Local television showed terrifying images of several people on a road trying to escape the intense smoke that had reduced visibility to just a few metres. Read More »

President Trump Setting Up to Sack Robert Mueller


Between Thursday morning and Friday morning, Trump sent a series of tweets that suggest he is extremely frustrated with his current position. It's the first time Rosenstein has made public comments about the matter. Some of his ire is aimed at Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller, both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say. Read More »

Donald Trump had the absolute worst week in Washington


Bush's administration said Saturday Vice President Mike Pence will "soon become" the next US president. Rosenstein is the government lawyer responsible for overseeing the investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election , with Attorney General Jeff Sessions having recused himself from the probe . Read More »

No plan to sack Russia probe head Robert Mueller: US justice official

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) asked Rosenstein if he has seen evidence for "good cause" to remove Mueller , whom he appointed last month after Comey's firing. I think there's a conflict there", Ruddy said. Mueller was appointed by the Justice Department to helm the investigation after Trump abruptly fired Comey - who was the one previously leading the Russian Federation probe - in early May. Read More »

Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble

He steadied his hands and sank the shot to record the lowest score in relation to par in United States Open history. This isn't like most Opens. Louis Oosthuizen is making the biggest move the morning in the U.S. 8, but that was sandwiched between birdies on No. 7 and No. 9. "But it's such a cool course standing on the tee", he said of Erin Hills. He gave back a stroke on No. Read More »

EU Citizens Want a Brexit-Style Vote-to Say 'Yes' to Staying

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, echoing remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron, said the door to Europe remained open to Britain, and it was up to the British people whether they wanted to change their minds about leaving the EU. "That has always been our first aim and that is what we will do", the spokesman said. Her botched election gamble left the Conservatives without enough seats in parliament to secure a majority, weakening May's mandate to secure a "hard Brexit" even further. Read More »