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You Can Download Puzzler 'Monument Valley 2' Right Now


Now if you do give two pounds of a sack of ground beef about architecturally inspired puzzle games with muted colors and minimalistic palettes, then you might actually enjoy Monument Valley 2 . There is no news yet on whether it will be available on Android. It was a similar story with the release of the first Monument Valley - iOS users had a period of exclusivity before the game was made available on Android. Read More »

S Africa opposition suspends ex-leader Zille over tweet


DA Western Cape acting leader Bonginkosi Madikizela, a staunch Zille supporter, said: "She's still a member of the party, the premier and still our caucus leader". She said her party has recently done well in the polls‚ despite rumours that her tweets have caused damage to the party. Zille hit back, saying she had a right to defend herself against suspension. Read More »

Amazon-Apple TV deal shows tough road to cooperation for tech rivals


Apple says its history of "reinventing portable music" through iTunes and the iPod means it is in a strong position to challenge its rivals. The HomePod is Apple's smart speaker - the answer to Google Home and Amazon's Echo line. Siri waveform appears on the top to indicate when Siri is engaged, and integrated touch controls also allow easy navigation. You can play music on the speaker by telling Siri to do so through voice commands and you can also control your smart home ... Read More »

Apple unveils HomePod, a smart speaker with Siri inside

The messaging from Apple's senior VP of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller was clear: Some companies that have dabbled in the speaker market are doing a tremendous job creating simple, exquisite wireless audio experiences but with speakers that wouldn't fall under the category of "smart speakers" (Sonos); and there are others who've created devices that are excellent as in-home voice assistants but that lack the ability to play quality audio ( Echo and Google Home ). Read More »

North Korea 'disrespected' China by missile test


Seoul's new liberal administration has said Pyongyang's repeated test launches were dashing hopes for peace. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday vowed "specific action" with the deter North Korea . "Why do I say this?" "The North Korean regime has hundreds of artillery cannons and rocket launchers within range of one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, which is the capital of South Korea", Mattis told CBS news program "Face the Nation". Read More »

The Trump-Russia story - in 198 words


Kushner resigned from running his family's real estate company when he took an official White House job, but did not divest from it. Another person who is being looked at for alleged Russian Federation links is Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner . Read More »

Harvard University reportedly pulls 10 student offers over online comments


Some of the memes mocked sexual assault, ethnic minorities, the Holocaust , and most disturbingly, the death of children. One meme reportedly called the hanging of a Mexican child " piñata time". Nearly a dozen Harvard-bound freshmen will have to make new arrangements for matriculation this fall thanks to their online speech. The group initially started with pop culture memes , seemingly something increasingly popular among Ivy League students, before a splinter group took things in ... Read More »

Torch run raises thousands for Special Olympics


Around 15 officers from the Lynchburg Police Department ran nearly 6 miles in the evening from Liberty University up to the 5th Street bridge downtown, passing one torch off to an Amherst County sheriff's deputy at the county line along the James River. Read More »

Vargas pitches Royals past Astros 7-5


His move to the disabled list is retroactive to June 5. Wednesday night Vargas wasn't sharp, but still allowed two runs over five innings. Kelvin Herrera worked around Brian McCann's single in the ninth to pick up his 13th save. It was Torres' first big league hit and RBI in his second at-bat. Royals starter Jason Vargas (8-3) was removed after 89 pitches and five innings. Read More »

Israeli police: Arab protester shot dead in anti-police riot


A police spokesman said the suspect resisted arrest and attacked officers, and said the detainee was soon joined by about 50 bystanders, who dragged him away. Official Palestinian news agency Wafa reported that at least two Palestinian citizens of Israel were injured during by gunshots. "Instead of keeping order and security in Arab towns, they (police) open fire at the residents of Kafr Qasim". Read More »

Vail Resorts Skids On Earnings Miss, Buys First East Coast Ski Resort

MD increased its stake in shares of Vail Resorts by 2.7% in the third quarter. Vail Resorts, Inc . (NYSE: MTN ) has risen 61.08% since June 7, 2016 and is uptrending. The rating was maintained by JMP Securities with "Outperform" on Friday, October 2. 09/29/2015 - Vail Resorts, Inc . had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Stephens. Read More »

Philippines temporarily bans workers from going to Qatar


Qatar has vehemently denied allegations it was abetting or enabling terrorist groups, saying it was the victim of a bad disinformation drive. "We are foreseeing possible problems in Qatar like food shortage". It could last long enough to imperil not just the supply of supermarket commodities in Qatar but also the viability of businesses and jobs in that country. Read More »

Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers

Reporters Without Borders yesterday condemned Saudi Arabia's decision to close the Riyadh office of Qatar's Al-Jazeera broadcaster after the kingdom and other Arab states severed ties with the emirate. Gates in a recent appearance in Washington. In Germany, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir also said he wants to see a response from the Arab countries' demands "soon". Read More »

EU nations back plan for EU prosecutor's office


Following the general approach reached in the council on Thursday involving Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain and Slovenia, the European Parliament will have to give its consent before the regulation can finally be adopted. Read More »

Police shooting in traffic stop clearly murder


DuBose's death fueled US demonstrations against the use of lethal force by white officers against unarmed blacks and other minorities, an issue that renewed debate about racial bias by police. Mathews said the defense would remain unchanged. The prosecution argues Tensing failed to follow his training throughout the off-campus traffic stop. Read More »

10 photos du passage remarqué de Barack Obama à Montréal


Les deux hommes se sont rencontrés après l'allocution de l'ancien président américain . A la seconde où le Premier ministre a publié une photo d'eux deux sur Twitter -avec le commentaire " comment amener de jeunes leaders à agir dans leur communauté? Sur Twitter, la photo de leur rencontre insolite au restaurant a fait un carton, dans la soirée! "Merci Barack Obama d'être venu dans ma ville pour nous livrer vos réflexions", a ainsi écrit le Premier ministre canadien, qui a grandi à Montréal. Read More »

Indian envoy confirms rocket hit his house in Kabul


The Indian ambassador Manpreet Vohra's residence in Kabul was targetted today with a rocket-launched grenade. According to sources, the rocket landed in the volleyball court of the compound. This is the second blast near Indian Embassy after last week's Truck bomb blast in which over 100 people were killed in Kabul . According to Afghanistan based Tolo News , the attack comes despite the extremely tight security in Kabul . Read More »

Mummy: Tom Cruise was terrified of Boris Karloff's film


Vance , Marwan Kenzari , and Russell Crowe . Tom Cruise arrives for the Spanish premiere of Hollywood film " The Mummy " in Madrid on May 29, 2017. "There are characters within those films that can grow and expand and maybe even spin off", he said. Facebook/UniversalStudiosEntertainmentA promotional image for Universal's Dark Universe . Read More »

Emmanuel Macron annonce un troisième décès français — Attentat de Londres

Le corps a été retrouvé mardi en fin de journée, vers 19H45 heures locales, près de Limehouse, a précisé la police britannique, un quartier où se trouve une petite marina. " Ce bilan est susceptible d'évoluer au fur et à mesure des recherches en cours par la police britannique ", précise le Quai d'Orsay , rappelant que les autorités restent sans nouvelles d'un Français. Read More »

Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation


Earlier Wednesday, Trump announced that he planned to nominate Christopher Wray, a former Justice Department official, as Comey's successor. "He's just new to this", Ryan said, asked about Comey's testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee at his weekly press conference Thursday. Read More »

Pentagon announces ICBM interceptor system a success


The military says an interceptor rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California slammed into the warhead as it traveled outside the Earth's atmosphere after being launched from a test range on a Pacific atoll. The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States - something President Donald Trump has vowed "won't happen". Read More »

Qatar Calls on United Nations to Intervene in Violation of its Citizen Rights


Reports say Iran and Turkey are also planning to airlift food and water into the country as supplies run low. In statement on its website, the world's oldest Islamist movement called on the kingdom to cease its support for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and not to listen to the rulers of the United Arab Emirates, whom it called corrupt and oppressive. Read More »

United Kingdom police name third man behind London terror attack


Butt was investigated by officers in 2015 but they found no evidence he was planning an attack and he was "prioritised in the lower echelons of our investigative work", Britain's top counter-terrorism officer said. He was a trainee customer services assistant with London Underground for less than six months, before leaving in October, according to a Transport for London spokesperson. Read More »