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Most Americans believe Trump tried to interfere with Russia investigation

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice . It was that act - which Trump undertook entirely at his own discretion - that led to the obstruction of justice investigation. Still, the snowballing investigation has deeply angered Trump, who denies he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation. Read More »

Shadow of the Colossus remaster announced for the PlayStation 4


The trailer for God of War introduced us to the story, and how the game centres around the bond between Kratos and his son. Sony unveiled a new Spider-Man video game which is slated for release next year. Sony showed off plenty of games at its E3 event, though most them we already knew about. Building off of robust PS4 momentum, user engagement across the PlayStation® ecosystem has also experienced vibrant growth. Read More »

Xbox One X Vs PlayStation 4 Pro

And it's a criticism, again, Spencer is fully aware of. Sony's Jim Ryan stated that the power advantage of the Xbox One X over the Playstation 4 Pro won't be that evident when it rolls out this winter. This is very good news for Microsoft and Xbox in general. Although pricing and other details remain unknown at this point in time, Hyperkin has announced that it plans on making The Duke a "limited edition" release. Read More »

Sony Has No Plans To PS4 Pro Price Drop At The Moment

It costs $500 and launches on November 7. With Sony and Microsoft pushing their 4K flagships further than we've ever seen before, let's find out how the two console fares against each other. And if you look at what has been shown at E3 2017 for the Nintendo Switch, I think you'd be pretty pleased. I've never been too much of a console player. Read More »

President Trump: Former AG Lynch Action on Clinton Inquiry 'Tota

Rosenstein may have thought that by casting doubt on whether Trump really is being investigated, he'd reduce public pressure on him to recuse himself as a possible witness to obstruction. While Obama's Justice Department did everything it could to quash the appointment of a special counsel in the Clinton email matter, the Trump administration did no such thing regarding the investigation into Trump-Russian collusion. Read More »

Details released on Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Orlando

During Nintendo's E3 video presentation , we finally got a release date for Super Mario Odyssey : October 27, 2017. A prompt shows up on the screen during this game that alerts players who can then control both Mario and Cappy . It's this functionality that could make Super Mario Odyssey a game to remember and what has been baked into Super Mario 64 via the aforementioned mod. Read More »

Retail, grocery stocks tank after Amazon buys Whole Foods

Amazon has agreed to pay $42 per share in cash for Whole Foods , a 27 percent premium on the Austin , Texas-based grocer's closing share price on Thursday. This deal points towards Amazon's big focus on the grocery business, especially in the US. Other retailers should take note: Don't be afraid of e-commerce. Read More »

E3 2017: Xbox One X Is "Like A High-End PC", Developer Says

Of course, saying that Microsoft and the Xbox One X were hot topics this week doesn't say much about what people were saying about them on the Internet. It's a "shorter" game, and has a $30 price point. However, the reservation period has not yet opened, where the mere fact of wanting it is a recognition of the work very well done and the anticipation that the Xbox One X has aroused. Read More »

E3 2017: Nintendo Acknowledge "Appetite" For Virtual Console On Nintendo Switch

A lot of technologists will get into the numbers, six teraflops, 40 percent more CPU, the things you're talking about. Yesterday, I know people want to see what we're investing in new. As Kidscreen covered earlier this week , Ubisoft ( Just Dance ) is launching a toys-to-life adventure game entitled Starlink: Battle for Atlas to capitalize on both the connected toys and collectibles crazes. Read More »

Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods

Following the announcement of Amazon's plan to purchase Whole Foods Market, Inc . "Whole Foods Market will continue to operate stores under the Whole Foods Market brand and source from trusted vendors and partners around the world", Amazon said in a press release. Read More »

E3 2017: Nintendo Will Support 3DS Beyond 2018

It is now unknown if Retro Studios will return to the series, but they have been working on an unannounced project since 2014. Couple that with the lack of release window, art, gameplay or anything else about the project. But it's also that Fils-Aime thinks some games need to have longer demonstrations and maybe feature commentary from developers when they debut. The problem, of course, is that you'll have to pay a premium if you want one now. Read More »

Whole Foods Bought By Amazon For $13.7 Billion

But GlobalData Retail managing director Neil Saunders says investing in such initiatives can be costly and may be unattractive for grocers as they face increasing competition from discount retailers. He also added that "If Walmart loses the grocery battle to Amazon , they have no chance of ever dethroning Amazon as the largest e-commerce player in the world". Read More »

RT Ruptly Producer Attacked in London During Protest Over Grenfell Tower Fire

Since Wednesday, six victims of the fire have been provisionally identified though Cundy warned there was a "risk that sadly we may not be able to identify everybody". "I'm here because this child ... on Tuesday went to bed and now nobody knows where this child is". Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali, a civil engineering student who wanted to help rebuild his war-torn homeland one day, was the first victim named. Read More »

McIlroy and Day bow out of US Open

Pardon the gallows humor. "Showed up for the last six holes, anyway, " he said. Everyone expects the U.S. Open to get harder as the week goes on because it usually does. "I just naturally have done it since I was 15 or 16". Of the top 10 players in the world, only Masters champion Sergio Garcia (70) and Fowler broke par. Read More »

London fire: Death toll rises to 30 in Grenfell Tower blaze

People have also been heard chanting "this is murder" and "shame on you" directed towards councillors inside the building. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William on Friday visited an aid distribution site and met with volunteers. A contribution has been made to The ClementJames Centre, an educational charity in North Kensington , in the same neighbourhood as Grenfell Tower . Read More »

Anger erupts over London tower block fire

Cundy said that because the fire was so powerful there was "a risk that sadly we may not be able to identify everybody". Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a full public inquiry into the disaster amid mounting anger that the fire might have been preventable. Read More »

US Open 2017: Four tied for lead heading into the weekend

He now is a combined 43 over par in 18 U.S. Open rounds since winning the tournament at Congressional in 2011. Other big-name exits include world No.2 Rory McIlroy (78, 71) and British Open champion Henrik Stenson (74, 73), with defending champion Dustin Johnson fighting to make the cut at two-over through 13 holes. Read More »

Rocket League Cross Play On Switch, Developers Frustrated At PlayStation

We're always open to conversations with any developer or publisher who wants to talk about it. Minecraft works cross-platform between Switch, Xbox and PC. But why should that be a priority for Sony? The library and choice of games are huge and while these two game have a significant sized community of players, they aren't the "be all and end all" of the PlayStation catalogue. Read More »

Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself

Pence headed the Trump transition until inauguration day. "The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations", Rosenstein's full statement read. The morning missive appeared to refer to Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general. Comey testified Trump was not under investigation by the FBI as of May 9, but that he couldn't know if that was still the case after May 9. Read More »

Wall St. falls as Amazon-Whole Foods deal crushes retailers

Amazon says Whole Foods stores will keep their name and be run as a separate unit of the company. In a surprise event, the online retail giant announced it would buy the supermarket for $13.7 billion on Friday. "We love Amazon , and we love Whole Foods ". While that's good news for consumers, it could pose a challenge for Cincinnati-based Kroger as they try to attract new customers. Read More »

The nice things Trump and others said about Rod Rosenstein

In response to the statement, former US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired in March, tweeted early Friday morning that "Americans should also exercise caution before accepting as true lies about firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director & defamation of a war hero special counsel ", references to criticisms Trump has levied against Mueller and James Comey . Read More »

Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is now overseeing the investigation into President Trump's campaign, but there's been speculation he could step down . "Let's ask ourselves: Why is it happening?" He speculates that her attitude may be "more informed by the structure of presidential authority and less by unwritten norms of prosecutorial independence". Read More »

The mighty recovery of Paul Casey puts him in US Open mix


Matsuyama moved into a tie for eighth at 5 under, and Reavie was 4 under in a tie for 13th. Lowry's opening 71 might have been a 68 or 69 had he not lost focus towards the end of the day. Masters champion Danny Willett withdrew from the event with a sore back on Friday as the Englishman's injury woes continued. The last six majors have been won by first-timers, and that cycle has a good chance to continue. Read More »