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Author: 0 At least 17 dead in London tower block fire

London Police are expressing concern that they may not be able to identify all of the people who died in the tragic west London apartment tower fire. "It appears that the external cladding has significantly contributed to the spread of fire", said Angus Law from the BRE Centre for Fire Safety Engineering at the University of Edinburgh.

Author: 0 Jabil Inc (JBL) EPS Estimated At $0.22

Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on Jabil Circuit from $27.00 to $31.00 and gave the stock a "sector perform" rating in a research report on Thursday. Capstone Inv Advsr Ltd Liability Com owns 125,796 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. First Quadrant L P Ca owns 915,958 shares. To the extent that June results matter ahead of the fall iPhone launch, JBL's results and commentary indicate no glaring issues for the Green Point business ( AAPL ).

Technology E3 2017: We Just Got a Little More Hyped for ANTHEM
Author: 0 E3 2017: We Just Got a Little More Hyped for ANTHEM

With well loved games like those under his belt, BioWare fans who might have been cautious about Anthem can relax a bit as the story is in more than capable hands. Drew Karpyshyn is also responsible for writing a number of books for both Star Wars and the licensed Mass Effect books, which both expanded on the universes.

Author: 0 London fire: Mourning, anger and questions over lives lost in inferno

But even if they are, smoke and fire will spread through the joints and connections", he said. Harrowing accounts emerged of people trapped inside as the blaze destroyed everything around them, shouting for help and trying to escape through windows using makeshift ropes made from bedsheets.

Author: 0 Cross-Platform Play, 4K Graphics, And More

There will also be free 4K update , and a whole new look for the game in the form of the " super duper graphics pack " which makes the game look a hell of a lot fancier on Xbox One . Others pointed out that Sony is only opposed to cross-play between consoles but the company supports the very same feature between PC and PS4 users, further confusing gamers about their decision.

Author: 0 Cross-Play Comes To Minecraft On Almost Any Device

This means players will be able not only to create worlds with their friends - even if one has an Xbox One and the other has a Nintendo Switch - but also access saved data and purchased content across all devices at no extra charge. These improvements, including 4K treatment, will be part of the "Super Duper Graphics Pack", available this fall. Known as the "Bedrock Engine", this reconfigured infrastructure will power the VR, Windows 10, Pocket Edition, Android, iOS, Xbox One, and Switch ...

Author: 0 Sony Refused Cross-Platform Play For Minecraft

This basically means two things. It doesn't come as too much of a surprise given it was apparently Sony's refusal that led to Rocket League not having cross-play between PS4 and Xbox One too, but it's disappointing nonetheless. If you own Minecraft for your mobile or VR device, you'll get this as a free update this summer. And fret not, any and all games or worlds that you may have created will transfer right along.

Author: 0 Microsoft Just Made All Your Minecraft Dreams Come True

As the second best-selling video game of all-time, Minecraft appeals to both children and adults with its 3D-generated world, sandbox-style gameplay, freedom, and simple system of building and breaking blocks to create your own unique world.

Author: 0 Johnson on course, opens with a par

Paulina Gretzky gave birth to their second child on Monday in Los Angeles. That boy arrived late on Monday, and DJ was on the grounds by Tuesday afternoon for a practice round. That's where Johnson won big this year at the Genesis Open to reach No. 1 in the world and start his three-tournament winning streak. He tied for second at Wells Fargo, was tied for 12th at the Players and tied for 13th at the Bryon Nelson.

Author: 0 House Assembles in Show of Unity

With colleagues still in the hospital, Democrats and Republicans gathered on the House floor Wednesday in a rare moment of bipartisan unity, to reflect on the attack on congressional Republicans earlier Wednesday. "Without these two heroes ... many lives would have been lost". "Everytime I pray, which is very frequently". Former congressman Todd Tiahrt says he was going to attend the game but gave away his ticket because he thought it might be postponed.

Technology Injustice 2: Sub-Zero Introduced to the Justice League in New Trailer
Author: 0 Injustice 2: Sub-Zero Introduced to the Justice League in New Trailer

Needless to say, Injustice was a hit, leading its sequel Injustice 2 to become one of the most highly anticipated titles of 2017. "Sub-Zero is a lethal cryomancer and leader of the reformed Lin Kuei clan", his description says. Sub-Zero - albeit with one more than one man donning the mask - is in fact the only character to appear in every main series MK entry to date, speaking to his level of reverence among fans.

Technology Apple wants the iPhone to be a hub for your medical data
Author: 0 Apple wants the iPhone to be a hub for your medical data

This problem is often referred to as the "interoperability crisis" - and it is hurting patients, health experts have said. Those who're suffering from one or more ailments find it very hard to maintain their medical data in papers and provide them to their doctors even in this digital age.

Author: 0 UK's Hammond will deliver speech soon after Mansion House pull-out

A Treasury spokesman told the BBC Hammond would deliver his speech "in the near future". "There is a coordinated operation going on, led by Hammond, that is created to destabilise the Prime Minister", they said. Current EIB lending to the United Kingdom is worth around 48 billion euro (£42 billion) and has supported projects such as new Intercity and London Underground trains and new tram networks in Manchester and Nottingham.

Technology Facebook adds fundraising option to its 'Safety Check' feature
Author: 0 Facebook adds fundraising option to its 'Safety Check' feature

This will allow more people to see what help is required, regardless of the platform they use. It appears that it will be exclusive to the United States for the time being, but it will allow at least some of Facebook's users to streamline the process of fund raising for charitable and personal causes after a crisis.

Technology Coach Winkeljohn: Holm Would Take Money Fight with 'Chemically Changed' Cyborg
Author: 0 Coach Winkeljohn: Holm Would Take Money Fight with 'Chemically Changed' Cyborg

Who do you think wins Singapore's Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia main event? Rousey also lost her previous fight to Holly Holm in November 2015. She hasn't retired. In the above video, the 30-year-old combat fighter, who announced that she would be marrying her boyfriend Travis Browne soon, is seen climbing the sand dunes in Malibu, Los Angeles, California.

Author: 0 Download App APK: Nova Launcher Gets Google Now Integration

As this redesign has made its way out to a general population device, look forward to this change if you have a Pixel phone. Currently, launching Google Feed shows a completely white, non-transparent layout. The content in the feed, though, from articles and what not, remains untouched for the most part. Android Police has contacted Google on the matter, and the company has now released a statement regarding this issue.

Author: 0 It's going down! Sports world erupts after Mayweather-McGregor fight becomes official

The cost of tickets and price to watch on pay-per-view has not yet been confirmed, but it is expected to be more expensive than Mayweather's bout with Manny Pacquiao in 2015. He is absolutely 100 per cent positive that he wins this fight and I stopped doubting Conor McGregor a long time ago. " Mayweather is probably thinking to himself, "I've been out for two years and I won't get back into a ring against a top boxer, because I know I wouldn't have much of a chance".

Technology Metroid: Samus Returns gets back to platforming roots on 3DS
Author: 0 Metroid: Samus Returns gets back to platforming roots on 3DS

The logo reveal is though already enough to stir major excited. That fact alone is sure to excite fans who have been clamoring for a continuation of a series that has laid dormant since the Wii release of Metroid Prime 3 in 2007. So far nothing is known about the game. The Prime series lets us literally look through Samus' eyes. The two new amiibo are yet another Samus and an actual Metroid .

Author: 0 Nintendo E3 2017 Presentation

Nintendo owns approximately a 30% stake in The Pokemon Company and roughly a 3% stake in Niantic, the creator of Pokemon Go . A brand new Kirby game was just revealed during the Nintendo E3 Showcase, and it looks to have a focus on multiplayer.

Technology McGregor can blast Mayweather, says sparring partner Lobov
Author: 0 McGregor can blast Mayweather, says sparring partner Lobov

Mayweather, 40, retired in 2015 with an unblemished 49-0 professional boxing record while boastful Irishman McGregor, 28, is the UFC's lightweight champion. "And judging by the fact we've seen more than £100k bet on the fight in just 12 hours, we expect this to become the biggest boxing event of all time on Betfair Exchange".

Author: 0 Xbox One X won't turn a profit for Microsoft

According to Xbox director of software engineering Kareem Choudhry, all Xbox games will enjoy enhanced visual fidelity and faster load times on the console. This is especially confusing because Microsoft claims all games, even those that haven't been enhanced, will still perform better on the Xbox One X compared to other Xbox One models.

Author: 0 A sleek, smooth iPad Pro with more screen space

I picked up our review unit of Apple 's newest tablet, the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, on Tuesday afternoon. There are several reasons why Apple is serious about the iPad business despite the poor performance of its iPad product line. The device also offers a 12-megapixel camera with a Sapphire lens cover, a hybrid IR filter, and a true tone flash. The top of the list of missing features is iOS 11 which will not come out until later this year, probably in September.

Author: 0 Angus King: I'm 'really, really disturbed' by Sessions's testimony

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, June 13, 2017 , prior to testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about his role in the firing of James Comey , his Russ. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, noted in Tuesday's hearing, in July and again in October - following Comey's initial announcement that Hillary Clinton had been "extremely careless" in her handling of her private email server and his decision to re-open the case in October ...

Technology Here's everything that was announced at Ubisoft's E3 conference
Author: 0 Here's everything that was announced at Ubisoft's E3 conference

This is the only game in the Ubisoft conference that wasn't brand new. Ubisoft is set to take to the stage at E3 2017 on Monday 12 June to show off what it's been working on. This one's a bit trippy and slightly creepy - a psychologically-thrilling VR game about virtual reality. The Evil Within 2 was shown off through a dark, surreal trailer that feels like a bad dream.

Technology Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 receives Nougat update, finally!
Author: 0 Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 receives Nougat update, finally!

Reports state the two phones will be launched in India first, sometime mid-July and the J7 Pro will cost about $330, while the J7 Max will cost $280. You're probably as impressed as we are that the USA unlocked model is getting this software update within the same month as the carrier variants.

Author: 0 IPad Pro 10.5 iFixit teardown unmasks an iPad Pro 12.9 Mini

So that's bad news if you drop it, but it's good news in all other ways, with Apple seemingly delivering a Pro slate worthy of the name, in a more compact shell than before. That likely means Apple's $160 smart keyboard case and also the $99 Pencil, if you're looking to sketch. On the PCMark suite, the iPad Pro scores 3263 for graphics performance, a small improvement compared with last year's 12.9-inch iPad Pro (3163).

Technology Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction
Author: 0 Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

Back in January, Sessions told Senator Al Franken, quote, "I did not have communications with the Russians ". Heinrich told Sessions he was " obstructing " the congressional Russian Federation investigation by not answering questions, saying his silence "speaks volumes".

Author: 0 Rubio corroborates details of Comey's meeting with Trump during Sessions testimony

Sessions previously offered to resign because of tensions with Trump over his recusal decision. Rubio got Sessions to confirm details of that meeting, although the attorney general and Trump ally was not in the room and therefore could not corroborate whether Trump or Comey is telling the truth about the details of the conversation.

Technology New 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros Now Available in Stores
Author: 0 New 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros Now Available in Stores

The device sports an excellent retina display created to deliver a better visual performance, compared to the company's first 12.9-inch iPad Pro . But iOS 11 will also be available for older and less expensive iPads, making it tough to justify the cost of the new iPad Pro unless you truly need the horsepower it provides.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

Nobody will have the same 15 players they ended the season with. If Golden State stays healthy and motivated, if the players are truly willing to make financial sacrifices to keep the core together, then the rest of the league is going to have to get smarter.

Technology Most roaming charges removed within European Union for calls and texts
Author: 0 Most roaming charges removed within European Union for calls and texts

New rules mean citizens travelling within the European Union will be able to call, text and access data on mobile devices at the same price they pay at home. "I've been in Europe for two weeks spending three pounds ($3.80) a day to be able to use my phone, and tomorrow I don't have to, and it's great". Do you know all about mobile operators in Britain? Under the new rules, roaming charges for calls, data usage and texts are no longer allowed.

Technology European Court rules against Pirate Bay
Author: 0 European Court rules against Pirate Bay

And that status change may be sufficient to require ISPs to block their subscribers from accessing the site. The publication reports that the trial is the result of hard work, the Dutch Association Stichting Brein, which pursues The Pirate Bay since 2009.

Technology McLaren gets roofless with 570S Spider
Author: 0 McLaren gets roofless with 570S Spider

Providing grunt for the 570S Spider is still the 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 that punches out 570 PS at 7400 rpm along with 600 Nm of torque available between 5000 - 6500 rpm. The two-seat, rear-wheel-drive Sports Series Spider features a retractable hard top, which drops in 15 seconds at speeds up to 25 miles per hour. A double-wishbone suspension set-up is used for the front and rear axles, with adaptive dampers and anti-roll bars to match.

Author: 0 Minecraft and Rocket League Cross Platform Play Will Not Work with PS4

Despite efforts for years to bring Minecraft's many versions into alignment, the game has remained siloed in essential ways. Minecraft - the demographic playing that, you know as well as I do, it's all ages but it's also very young. So Mojang's big news at E3 is that, via an update called " Better Together ", it will be taking a wrecking ball to those barriers. But a premium option, the Super Duper Graphics Pack , will bring more with lighting effects like shadows and fog, new motion ...

Author: 0 How the Xbox One X may have already failed

Meanwhile, Microsoft's Xbox One S struggles to maintain 1080p and runs more of its titles on 900p. As previously announced , the Xbox One X will contain a 1 TB hard drive. Meanwhile, those hoarding old Sega Genesis games can give them new life with the Flashback console . Other than having the newest, shiniest gadget on the market (which can be a big draw), there's no real reason to double-dip, which could ultimately hurt the Xbox One X's bottom line.

Technology Minecraft: Sony has refused crossplay on its console
Author: 0 Minecraft: Sony has refused crossplay on its console

Well, because it has once again brought up a topic which has been a thorn in the side of Sony this console generation: cross-play. You might wonder why PlayStation isn't on this list, and we have some bad news for Sony gamers. Minecraft has arguably been a creative platform from the start. Your eyes will roll even more when you see Ryan's follow-up answer about Minecraft players being young and Sony not being able to keep them safe if they allow cross-platform play.

Author: 0 Sony E3 2017 Press Conference Livestream

The Last of Us Part II and God of War will nearly certainly be the headliners of the showcase, both representing huge franchises for the PlayStation brand. Of course, Sony has lots of other irons in the fire at the moment, and it will likely dedicate a portion of its time during the E3 2017 press conference to these projects, too.

Technology Minecraft gets cross-play multiplayer on Switch
Author: 0 Minecraft gets cross-play multiplayer on Switch

One of the biggest pieces of news had to have been the addition of cross-platform play for Minecraft in its upcoming update . A brand new Super Duper Graphics Pack is also being released, albeit it's not confirmed whether or not this pack will be exclusive to Xbox One X .

Author: 0 Sony unveils new "Spider-man" game at E3 expo

She will work alongside Nadine Ross in this adventure game which should live up to the name Uncharted has created as the best exclusive on the PS4 among other Playstation consoles of the past. But for many, ourselves included, Sony may well have stolen the show with the unveiling of a shiny new version of the iconic Shadow of the Colossus , built from the ground up for PS4.

Author: 0 Metroid: Samus Returns Headed to 3DS

In terms of a release date, the mobile Zelda game will launch some time after Animal Crossing, which is now pencilled in for the current financial year. Metroid Prime 4 is a real thing, as revealed during the E3 2017 Nintendo Spotlight. The game is being developed by MercurySteam, developer of Castlevania: Lord of Shadows .

Author: 0 US politician shot at baseball practice in critical condition after surgery

The shooter has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old from IL. Police started returning fire. Bailey and Griner were protecting House Majority Leader Steve Scalise , who is one of 10 Congress members who have a protective detail due to his leadership role as the third-ranking Republican in the House.

Author: 0 Deadly, Massive Fire Destroys London Apartment Tower

Witnesses said that they saw people jumping from the upper floors. Residents and campaigners in the London neighborhood where a tower block went up in a giant blaze on Wednesday spoke angrily about longstanding safety concerns, saying they were ignored because the community was not rich.