Saturday, Jun 24, 2017

'Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered' Standalone Release Has One Big Problem

From forbes.com | Archived Version

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is finally getting a standalone release. The game drops on PS4 next Tuesday for $39.99. That's not a huge surprise.

'I'm glad he got shot': Nebraska Democrat caught on tape criticizing Rep. Steve Scalise

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

A Nebraska Democratic official has been removed Thursday from his chairman post after recordings emerged in which he said he was glad that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.

3 lifestyle changes that may help guard against dementia

From cbsnews.com | Archived Version

Simple changes to your lifestyle might delay the start of dementia or slow its progression, a new report suggests. Some scientific evidence indicates that keeping your mind active through "cognitive training," controlling your blood pressure and ...

After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off

From nydailynews.com | Archived Version

FILE- In this May 14, 2010 file photo, a Qatari woman walks in front of the city skyline in Doha, Qatar. An investigation into why a British man fell to his death on a Qatar World Cup site has raised concerns about stadium roof safety.

Arkansas Tries To Stop An Epidemic Of Herbicide Damage

From npr.org | Archived Version

Arkansas's pesticide regulators have stepped into the middle of an epic battle between weeds and chemicals, which has now morphed into a battle between farmers.

As US Kills ISIS Leaders, a Notorious One Remains Elusive

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

WASHINGTON - On the same day the Pentagon announced it had killed yet another Islamic State leader that few Americans have heard of, Fawaz Muhammad Jubayr Al-Rawi, American officials also said they do not know if the Islamic State's most ...

BlackBerry misses sales forecasts, shares tumble

From reuters.com | Archived Version

FILE PHOTO: A Blackberry smartphone is displayed in this illustrative picture taken in Bordeaux, Southwestern France, August 22, 2016.

Brexit forever or Brexit never?

From reuters.com | Archived Version

LONDON In the year since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the future of Brexit has been thrown into question by Prime Minister Theresa May's failed gamble on a snap general election.

Bulgaria's first communications satellite heaved into orbit

From spaceflightnow.com | Archived Version

Launching into a sun-splashed summertime afternoon sky, a previously-flown SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket climbed into orbit from Florida's east coast Friday with a U.S.

California just added four more 'discriminatory' states to its travel ban

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

Last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed controversial legislation into law that allows child welfare providers - including faith-based adoption agencies - to refuse adoptions to hopeful parents based on “sincerely held religious beliefs.

Camden flats: Hundreds of homes evacuated over fire risk fears

From bbc.com | Archived Version

More than 800 homes in tower blocks on a council estate in Camden, north London, have been evacuated because of fire safety concerns.

Could Travis Kalanick be like Steve Jobs, and run Uber once again?

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

The resignation of Uber's Travis Kalanick this week punctuated an unusually steep fall for a highflying chief executive. But the emergence of an employee petition calling for his return - combined with his outsize voting power on a board that still ...

Dear Gwyneth: Your Goop 'energy stickers' are not made with NASA material — NASA

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

NASA just schooled Gwyneth Paltrow about wellness stickers promoted on her lifestyle blog, Goop. Goop said in a post that the stickers, which are sold by Body Vibes, are “made with the same conductive carbon material NASA uses to line space suits so ...

Do You Know All the Symptoms of Lyme Disease?

From healthline.com | Archived Version

There's expected to be an increase this summer in ticks that carry Lyme disease. The ailment has a number of symptoms, some more common than others.

Draft Review: Who is Better in 3 Years?

From nba.com | Archived Version

Kristen Ledlow and Sekou Smith predict who will be the better team in three seasons between the 76ers and Celtics. 2017 NBA Draft.

Even With Whole Foods, Amazon Would Need Many More Warehouses to Reshape Grocery Delivery

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

(Reuters) - If Amazon.com Inc hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process.

First person: How the Bill Cosby trial was — and wasn't — like some of Hollywood's best legal dramas

From latimes.com | Archived Version

A journalist from a big city wakes up in the same one-horse Pennsylvania town every day hoping for something - anything - to be different.

Galaxy S8's voice sidekick can do things Siri can't

From cnet.com | Archived Version

The clickable button on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is finally about to fulfill its purpose. Located just under the volume rocker on the S8's left side, the Bixby button will launch brand new voice software that phone owners have been waiting months for ...

Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

Google said it plans to carry out the changes to the Gmail ad policy “later this year.” Credit Matt Rourke/Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO - Google plans to abandon its longstanding practice of scanning user email in its Gmail service to serve ...

Grassley, Feinstein want answers from Loretta Lynch

From politico.com | Archived Version

The leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee have officially launched their investigation into former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, trying to get to the bottom of whether she assured the Hillary Clinton campaign that the FBI probe into Clinton's ...

Johnny Depp's Trump Remarks Dominate Talk Radio

From hollywoodreporter.com | Archived Version

"How are you going to talk to the people who are shouting down and throwing Molotov cocktails? You're not," Glenn Beck told his audience Friday.

Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Brady, Rodgers

From nfl.com | Archived Version

The NFL rarely sees a father lobbying for his son the way basketball-crazed LaVar Ball lobbies for his son Lonzo, who was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers with the second-overall pick in Thursday night's NBA draft.

Midwest City doctor charged in overdose deaths of five patients

From newsok.com | Archived Version

A Midwest City doctor was charged Friday in the overdose deaths of five patients, accused in a murder case of unlawfully prescribing excessive amounts of prescription drugs to the victims.

Mistrial in Cincinnati Shooting as Officer Is Latest Not to Be Convicted

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

Ray Tensing, left, a former University of Cincinnati police officer, during his retrial in the fatal shooting of a black man, Samuel DuBose.

Nevada's on-again, off-again marijuana sales back on

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

RENO, Nev. - Nevada regulators reaffirmed their intentions Friday to issue licenses necessary for retailers to begin selling pot for recreational use on July 1 while complying with a court order in a lawsuit filed by alcohol wholesalers who want a ...

Ohio judge declares mistrial for officer who shot Samuel DuBose

From wikinews_en

Planet 10? Another Earth-Size World May Lurk in the Outer Solar System

From space.com | Archived Version

A planetary-mass object the size of Mars may be lurking in the outer solar system. Credit: Heather Roper/LPL. A planet-size object may be orbiting the sun in the icy reaches of the solar system beyond Pluto.

Ron Howard Says Han Solo Film Was "A Little Opportunity That Came My Way"

From hollywoodreporter.com | Archived Version

The director also jokes at the Cannes Lions that he hopes the Donald Trump presidency will one day get dramatized as a musical comedy on Broadway called 'Trumped.

Saudi Security Forces Intercept Militants Plotting Mecca Attack

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

Saudi officials inspected the scene of a foiled terrorist attack in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Friday. Credit European Pressphoto Agency.

Sean Spicer banned TV cameras. Again. So we annotated his briefing. Again.

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

White House press secretary Sean Spicer barred television cameras from a media briefing on Friday and prohibited live audio broadcasts, marking the third time this week that spokesmen for President Trump have imposed such restrictions.

Seeker's Visual Guide to Solar Eclipses Throughout History

From seeker.com | Archived Version

Ancient monuments, clay tablets, paintings, and photographs reveal the power that solar eclipses have had on the imaginations of prehistoric and modern civilizations.

Sources: Chris Paul, Blake Griffin will become free agents

From espn.com | Archived Version

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have notified the Los Angeles Clippers they won't pick up the player options in their contracts for next season, sources told ESPN on Friday.

The New Transformers Revealed in Transformers: The Last Knight

From comicbook.com | Archived Version

Transformers: The Last Knight ends director Michael Bay's time as architect of the Transformers movies, while also launching a whole new (and very expansive) chapter of the franchise.

Thunderbird F-16 Military Jet Flips Over at Dayton, Ohio, Air Show Practice

From nbcnews.com | Archived Version

A fighter jet from the famed U.S. Air Force group the Thunderbirds ran off the runway after landing and flipped over at a Dayton airfield as the team practiced for an air show, officials said.

Trump AWOL On Stopping Next Russian Election Hack

From nbcnews.com | Archived Version

The Trump administration has taken little meaningful action to prevent Russian hacking, leaking and disruption in the next national election in 2018, despite warnings from intelligence officials that it will happen again, officials and experts told NBC ...

Trump joins the effort to pass a health-care bill, but another GOP senator is opposed

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

President Trump and his allies are waging their most aggressive effort yet to help Senate GOP leaders pass an expansive health-care bill next week, but the endeavor encountered new resistance Friday when a fifth Republican senator said he does not ...

What was behind the Butler trade, and what each team does now

From espn.com | Archived Version

Pivotal offseasons sneak up on exciting young teams -- especially with the salary cap expected to flatten after an unprecedented two-year bubble that warped the league.

White House responds to Comey tape inquiry with Trump tweet

From cnn.com | Archived Version

Washington (CNN) The White House is letting President Donald Trump's tweet Thursday -- asserting that he had not taped former FBI Director James Comey -- stand as the President's official statement.

Windows 10 S' security brought down by, of course, Word macros

From arstechnica.com | Archived Version

Enlarge / The Windows 10 S default wallpaper is a rather attractive simplified version of the Windows 10 default wallpaper. Microsoft · reader comments 54.