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Accident reported involving military plane at OH air show

Accident reported involving military plane at OH air show There was a "mishap" while a plane was on the ground, said Staff Sgt. Tabatha McCarthy with the Air Force Thunderbirds public relations office. She had no other information. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. The accident is reported one day after a fighter jet crashed at a Houston airbase, causing a one-mile area to be evacuated around the scene of the accident. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Apologies For Switch Shortage; Promises More This Fall

Nintendo Apologies For Switch Shortage; Promises More This Fall Though Metroid Prime 4 is still some way off, it gives Nintendo plenty of time to sort out their stock shortages, which have one again been impacting on sales of the new console. It appears as if the insatiable demand for iPhones and Switches alike have pitted Cupertino's Apple against Kyoto's Nintendo. The new console has sold-out at large retailers and e-commerce sites, and consumers are... [Full Article...]

Severe storms possible this afternoon; watch issued for Dan River Region

Severe storms possible this afternoon; watch issued for Dan River Region Today's watch , issued by the Storm Prediction Center, extends from northern Maryland to ME, including the Capital District and Hudson Valley in Upstate New York. A broad line of rain and storms is slowly moving from west to east through Richmond and Central Virginia. One of those systems could bring more of that tropical moisture to our area, increasing the metro's chance of rain throughout ... [Full Article...]

Machinima mocks Take Two's mod assault in short film

Machinima mocks Take Two's mod assault in short film More than 38,000 negative reviews have been posted on Steam because of this move, leading to a tarnishing of GTA V's rating on the platform and many other tens of thousands have signed petitions demanding that the mod be allowed to continue. [Full Article...]

At least 26 hurt after China Eastern Airlines flight hits turbulence

At least 26 hurt after China Eastern Airlines flight hits turbulence One witness told the Xinhua news agency : "We felt strong turbulence twice and minor turbulence three times". A passenger on board the flight said that the plane experienced two violent bumps and then several smaller bumps that occurred over a 10-minute span. [Full Article...]

YotaPhone 3 will arrive later this year and start at $350

YotaPhone 3 will arrive later this year and start at $350 Unfortunately, the release didn't reveal too much about the device, with not even an official image to tantalize us with (the image above is the YotaPhone 2 ). The India availability of the smartphone is unknown, but the report states that it will be available in Russian Federation and China this fall. The biggest question YotaPhone fans are left with is if the third-generation device will actu... [Full Article...]

IFAISA: Absa should pay back the over R1 billion bailout

In her findings on the report by Ciex, a covert asset recovery agency in the United Kingdom, Mkhwebane said the conduct of the Reserve Bank and the government regarding the Absa bailout, which included a number of banks in the Bankorp group receiving unlawful funds during the apartheid era, were inconsistent with various sections of the Constitution. [Full Article...]

The impressive teaser poster of Ajay Devgn's 'Badshaaho' has been unveiled

The impressive teaser poster of Ajay Devgn's 'Badshaaho' has been unveiled From what we know so far our lead cast, including Ileana D'Cruz, Vidyut Jammwal, Emraan Hashmi , could either playing thieves or protectors. Director Milan had spilled the beans about the film in an interview with PTI where he quoted, "This is a historical fiction film". [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors Gear: ShopJerseys, Hats & More

Golden State Warriors Gear: ShopJerseys, Hats & More Let's make sure you're playing and I get to watch. "Not only because we didn't play well, but they came out there and took it to us". If the Dubs play the same type of defense they came out with in Games 1 and 2, they should be fine. He has won a road game in 29 consecutive series, another of his many National Basketball Association postseason records, but the challenge now is far greater than w... [Full Article...]

Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

He'd do it, too. "It would be very satisfying to do that", Green said at practice Thursday. "He's earned it. He's been in this league for a long time, and he's, I think, at the top of his game at the biggest time". With James on the court, the Cavaliers outscored the Warriors by seven points. "He's been wonderful player in this league for a long time and I think he senses this is his time, his... [Full Article...]

We've Finally Seen A Campaign Mission From Star Wars: Battlefront II

While this meant many fan-favorite stories from the Expanded Universe were left behind, it also meant all new content moving forward would be canon. The trailer shows us lots of Star Wars goodness, with characters, maps and weapons spanning all 3 Star Wars eras. [Full Article...]

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. " Apple is smart to position it as music centric rather than yet another smart speaker or just a home for a digital assistant", Jan Dawson, an analyst at Jackdaw Research, told CNET . [Full Article...]

Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case

Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case She said he also threatened to rape her. In August 2014, Mack and Thomas were attacked by War Machine in Mack's Las Vegas residence. War Machine apologized to Mack directly in a lengthy statement posted to Twitter one week after his conviction, saying he was finally at peace after learning he had faced up to life in prison without parole. [Full Article...]

Apple follows Amazon and Google with smart speaker

Paired with an A8 chip as its smarts-controlling brain, this is said to create a powerful, distortion-free sound that offers real-time acoustic modelling. HomePod capped a keynote presentation at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference that included updates to its iPad and Mac laptop lines, and upgraded operating software enabling augmented reality for iPhones and iPads. [Full Article...]

Apple battle rivals with new 'HomePod' to reinvent home audio

Apple battle rivals with new 'HomePod' to reinvent home audio If that doesn't happen before the speaker launches later this year, however, the two colors Apple has picked are at least subtle and non-offending. "New indoor maps of areas like malls and airports indicated that Apple might be laying groundwork to display information over images of those places in the future". [Full Article...]

Tamim century lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 against England

Woakes bowled two overs in the eight-wicket one-day-international win over Bangladesh before leaving the field. Meanwhile, England are heading into the tournament having won six of their last seven ODI series, including the last three in a row. [Full Article...]

Trump says comic should be ashamed for severed head video

The statement refers to Griffin's apology which came late Tuesday afternoon, in which she explained that she had finally seen social media reaction to the photo. Chelsea Clinton posted, "This is vile and wrong". At another point, she jokes to Shields that they're going to have to run away to Mexico after the images go public. [Full Article...]

Intel targets esports market with new 18-core processor

Intel has unveiled today a new CPU brand called Core X . That's due in part to Intel's improved Turbo Boost technology, which is created to maximize both single-core and dual-core performance by choosing a "favored core " for each processing task. [Full Article...]

Android founder reveals $699 'Essential' smartphone

Android founder reveals $699 'Essential' smartphone The Essential Phone has a 5.71-inch display with curved corners, that looks like the one included in the Galaxy S8 and the LG G6. That's about as much as you could possibly ask for from the front of the device. The only problems is we know nearly nothing about it. Oh, wait! But there's more . With the reveal of the Essential Phone , Android cofounder Andy Rubin announced the Ess... [Full Article...]

Android O beta update released by Google

Android O beta update released by Google It will launch for more users but for now, only those who have the Google Assistant on their phones can get the update. Among other things, Google unveiled new ways for its massive network of computers to identify images, as well as recommend, share, and organize photos. [Full Article...]


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