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Destiny 2 Release Date Moved Forward To September 6


More accurately, they're trying to prevent server issues. Today, Bungie posted on their website exactly what Destiny veteran players can expect to earn. Heard the Call: You owned The Taken King and completed all 8 Moments of Triumph during Destiny's second year. Saladin's Pride: You owned Rise of Iron and reached Rank 7 in the Age of Triumph record book . Read More »

Otto Warmbier's death prompts USA to weigh options vs. North Korea

What happened to Otto Warmbier is what has been happening to North Korean citizens for more than 70 years, since Kim Il-sung transformed the new country into what it is today: a hermetically sealed prison state operated by a hereditary dictatorship that some scholars estimate has murdered around 1.5 million people in its network of concentration camps. Read More »

Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in North Korea

Mr Warmbier's brother and sister, along with some friends, spoke during the service. The service was open to the public but closed to the press, according to a press release from the funeral home. Alex Vagonis, the college girlfriend of Otto Warmbier , has spoken out after his death, calling him her "soulmate" who helped her become a better human being. Read More »

Republicans release details of Senate plan to overhaul Obamacare

The Senate version of legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is expected to contain deep cuts to Medicaid that could be even more damaging to CT than the cuts in the House version. Senator Dean Heller, a Republican from the Democratic-leaning state of Nevada who is up for re-election next year, said he had "serious concerns" with the way the legislation would dramatically restructure and scale back Medicaid . Read More »

Tropical storm Cindy makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana- NHC

Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. The boy was taken inside the condo, where his father and another witness attempted to resuscitate him while another child called for medical assistance, police said. Read More »

Tropical storm Cindy moves inland in Louisiana; one dead in Alabama

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy will push through the heart of the Mid-South on Friday . Tropical storm warnings that were in effect from High Island, Texas to Morgan City, Louisiana have been discontinued. "The tropical storm. promises to bring rain and cooler temperatures, curbing demand in the region", Daniel Myers, market analyst at Gelber & Associates in Houston said in a note on Wednesday. Read More »

Total solar eclipse coming in August


Fourteen states will experience about two minutes of darkness as the eclipse crosses from coast to coast at about 2:45 p.m. It is the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to span the United States since 1918. The moon will pass in front of the sun on August 21st. It doesn't happen all that often. Certainly from your hometown there and you definitely want to make the most of it and get out and watch it. Read More »

USA emphasizes shared concerns with China


Even then, the juxtaposition of Wilmore's jokes about Warmbier's name, privileged college students and Wilmore's declaration "this isn't like the time you stole SigEp's goat - this is North Korea", didn't exactly play well juxtaposed with the clips of Warmbier's anguished confession. Read More »

Cameroon and Australia share the spoils in Saint Petersburg


On a goal by Cameroonian Andre-franc Zambo, who scored in stoppage time of the first half, the Australians responded in the 60th minute of the exact impact of Mark Milligan penalty. "It is a pity for us that it happens today", Broos said. This was the first meeting ever between the two footballing nations and Milligan says Cameroon came as advertised. Read More »

Oil firms could waste trillions if climate targets reached

WASHINGTON - Exxon Mobil Corp. and other large oil companies are backing a carbon tax proposal put forward earlier this year by a group of former Republican leaders including James A. The emissions outcomes from a carbon tax can not be predicted with precision, since they depend on the interplay of how producers and consumers respond to the tax, other factors affecting energy prices and economic growth, and future technological innovation. Read More »

Sears to close Valley Mall store


It is among an additional round of Sears locations that the beleaguered chain will be closing this year, on top of 150-plus locations previously announced this year, as the retailer's sales continue to fall. "Until then, the store will remain open for customers". Sears has some 275,000 square foot of space in Colonie Center and has been an anchor through the mall's various transformations since the mall opened in 1966. Read More »

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln in Spanish tax fraud case

Jose Mourinho - one of the most successful managers of the last 20 years - has been accused of defrauding Spanish tax authorities of $3.6 million during his time as Real Madrid boss. However, Perez said that he had not spoken to Ronaldo, who is on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, which ends on July 2. Read More »

Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix as temps hit 119


American Airlines canceled almost 40 flights on Tuesday in Phoenix operated by regional jets because of the heat. Research published on Monday showed that half the world's population will face life-threatening heat waves by 2100 unless carbon pollution is curbed. Read More »

More details on Valve's VR 'Knuckles' controllers


Valve is seeking to remove this limitation through the use of "Cap Sense" - their term for the series of capacitive sensors they've installed throughout the controllers. The face button sensors, on the other hand, appear to simply detect whether the thumb is resting on a button or not (and, if so, which one). These values are recalibrated continuously as you use the controller during play to account for changes in your hand over time (sweat, etc.). Read More »

Frank Kush, who built ASU into a powerhouse, dies at 88


Kush was the Walter Camp Coach of the Year and AFCA Coach of the Year in 1975, when ASU finished No. 2 in the nation. Before his coaching career got started, Kush played three seasons of college ball himself as a defensive lineman at Michigan State University, where he was selected as an All-American. Read More »

Mourners in OH remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea

The two leaders had a high-profile summit in Florida in April and Trump has frequently praised Xi while resisting criticizing Chinese trade practices. Schiff said a new law was important to show Congress' unity on North Korea, arguing that financial measures through the Treasury Department might be more effective than a passport ban because it would deter travel companies ferrying Americans. Read More »

Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud while at Real Madrid


Media consortium European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) has claimed that no less than 185 million euros worth of income has escaped the attentions of tax authorities using shell companies and offshore accounts. He is accused of defrauding Spain between 2011 and 2014 of €14.7 million (£12.95 million). The 24-year-old Morata, who was married in Venice over the weekend, is believed to be rated at £79milllion by Real, but Cristiano Ronaldo's situation is believed to have complicated ... Read More »

LG Display develops world's largest flexible, transparent display


Lee In-ho, vice minitiser of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said at the unveiling event: "The display development can expand the use of OLED panels - now used for smartphones and televisions only - into more diverse areas including architecture, automobiles and health care". Read More »

Ring and Arlo Show Off Their Amazon Echo Show Video Integrations


For example, security camera and video doorbell maker Ring says its new Skill will allow customers to say , "Alexa, show me the front door", in order to see and hear the visitor right on the Echo Show's screen. Your skill adapter will return the video feed URI from the requested camera. Already, companies like Ring , Arlo , Nest , August , EZViz, Vivint, Amcrest , and IC Realtime have created Alexa Skills that will use the new functionality, Amazon says . Read More »

Queen Elizabeth trends for wearing "EU Hat"


Bills to tackle Brexit complexitiesInstead, eight bills were outlined in the speech to tackle the complexities of Brexit , including a Repeal Bill to negate the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community and which will ensure the continuation of existing laws and regulations once the divorce from the EU is complete. Read More »

Watchdog clears Standard Life's £11bn Aberdeen Asset deal


The decision comes after shareholders backed the acquisition. The 12-strong group will be chaired by chief investment officer Rod Paris. The competition watchdog has ditched its investigation into the proposed merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management. Read More »

Investigation recommends Uber scale back responsibilities of CEO Travis Kalanick

Mr Holder recommended that Mr Kalanick be relieved of some leadership responsibilities, shifting them to a chief operating officer and other senior managers. Holder's team was hired to launch an internal investigation a day after Susan Fowler , a former engineer at Uber , detailed in a blog posting on February 19 allegations of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation during her employment at the company, and the ineffectiveness its policies and procedures. Read More »