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Philippine Police Identify Resort Attacker As Indebted Gambler

Albayalde says the man's family said he was US$80,000 in debt "due to being hooked in casino gambling". He said the family's account corroborated the belief "this is not an act of terrorism". The identification of Carlos now revealed that the incident was not a terrorist attack but a robbery case, according to Albayalde. At least 37 patrons and employees died, mostly from smoke inhalation as they tried to hide on the second floor, including one the casino's VIP rooms. Read More »

Watch Sony's PlayStation E3 2017 press conference live here


The hardware of the new Microsoft console is competing against its latest rival, the Sony PlayStation 4 Pro, with its cutting edge graphics processing features like six-teraflop GPU and 12 GB of GDDR5 RAM . Unlike Sonys PS4 Pro , Xbox One X will support Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, which are object-based audio formats that can put you in the center of 3D spatial sound. Read More »

Concern over McCain's questions at hearing

That public announcement - in which he criticized Clinton and made extensive comments about the evidence - set in motion a chain of other Federal Bureau of Investigation moves that Democrats now say helped Trump win the presidential election. Read More »

Feinstein: Comey-Lynch Bombshell Should Prompt Judiciary Probe

It's hard to say, but McCain seemed to be trying to blunt the effect of Comey's testimony about Trump. "Alisyn, I thought that was pretty much irrelevant in the hearing yesterday". As fired FBI Director James Comey testified Thursday mostly on his conversations and communications with President Donald Trump , he revealed one bit of major news unrelated to the growing investigations involving the White House. Read More »

The Essential Phone will be a Sprint exclusive


Only Sprint will sell the phone in its online and physical stores, and only Sprint's customers will be able to get it with subsidies. "I feel like we are a new brand and a new consumer electronics company and we are partnering with the network of the future", Essential President Niccolo de Masi told USA Today. Read More »

Duterte invites Muslim rebels to fight against ISIS

Most of the civilians have already fled Marawi but up to 2,000 are believed to be in the city. "So there must be some mistake there, either those people directing the bomb ran on the ground or the pilot on the air". Air strikes will not be halted over the incident, Armed Forces of the Philippines ( AFP ) spokesman Brig. The military spokesman stressed that the use of human shields by the terrorists made it hard for the soldiers to neutralize the enemy forces. Read More »

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he wants 'to hear from Loretta Lynch'


Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said she's concerned by former FBI Director James Comey's testimony Thursday that Lynch asked him to downplay his "investigation" into the Democratic presidential nominee as merely a "matter". "I want to hear from Loretta Lynch ", Sen. "I don't know that it will". Host John Dickerson pointed out the email was reportedly viewed as a fraud or doctored. Read More »

Apple Reveals iPad Pro 10.5 With Productivity In Its Sights

Early benchmarks suggest the new MacBook Pro may give a 13 percent better single-core performance and a 20 percent improvement in multi-core than last year's equivalent model. Apple says APFS makes common operations such as copying files and directories instantaneous, helps protect data from power outages and system crashes, and keeps files safe and secure with native encryption. Read More »

Curfew lifted from Mandsaur city, prohibitory orders to remain in force

He is also believed to be considering waiving interest on farm loans, which could benefit over six lakh farmers at a cost of around 2,000 crore to the taxpayer. "He should remember that (demon king) Ravana is burnt every year at the Dussehra Maidan", the Congress leader said. The June 4 meeting between Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the RSS-affiliated Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) and another farmer body, the Kisan Sena, was a case in point. Read More »

First Look at Xbox One X Packaging Design


Adding, "that's a hard one to get the trademark for". There's nothing else there, but Geoff Keighley's managed to pull through and give us a completely separate, but also important leak: the console's price. Xbox will provide a "backward-compatibility library" of almost 400 popular Xbox 360 games to include original Xbox classics, starting with fan favorite Crimson Skies . Read More »

Xbox One X review at


For comparison purposes, the Xbox One S offers a 1.75GHz eight-core chipset (backed by 8GB of DDR3 RAM) and a Radeon GPU clocked at 1.23 Teraflops. But you won't need to buy new games to take advantage of its power and performance: Existing games will be improved to support the Xbox One X . Read More »

Toll in last week's Kabul truck bomb now over 150


One more lethal, multi-casualty bomb attack in the center of Kabul , the Afghanistan capital, marked the approaching 16th anniversary of America's war in that country. Events of the past week, however, have overshadowed what is being described as a key step toward promoting Afghan peace and security. Ghani warned the Taliban - which is steadily gaining ground and controls 40 percent of Afghanistan, according to US estimates - that his government wants talks but that the olive branch will ... Read More »

Warriors' Draymond Green sees no reason to change

You have a three-zero team ( Warriors ), we're the greatest thing since sliced bread, and everyone is fantastic. As it became prophetic - Man U won the league and Arsenal croaked up at the second group stage of the UEFA Cup, leaving them only with the FA Cup - it became a staple of sports phraseology. Read More »

Encore moins d'électricité à Gaza


Quand la décision sera appliquée, les deux millions de Gazaouis n'auront plus que deux heures de courant par tranche de 24 heures. Ils ne reçoivent au mieux que trois ou quatre heures d'électricité publique par jour, a rapporté la presse israélienne. Read More »

Forecasters call for nothing but sunshine Monday in the metro


Tonight . Partly cloudy, with a low around 72 degrees. South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Tuesday will have partly cloudy skies with a few isolated showers and thunderstorms possible in the afternoon, so rain chances will be 30%. Read More »

Rabat et le Rif, même combat, mêmes slogans — Hirak


Une source au ministère de l'Intérieur a fait état de 12.000 à 15.000 participants. La marche de solidarité, qui a pris son départ de la place bab El Had, a sillonné les avenues Hassan II et Mohammed V avant de prendre fin devant la gare de Rabat-Ville. Read More »

Microsoft Announces Xbox One X


Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates! T3 is going hands on with Xbox One X imminently, so be sure to check back in soon for our first impressions of the new console. An Xbox One over a PS4 was a harder choice but I don't feel like I've regretted it, and now the prospect of an upgraded experience that allows me to bring my Xbox One experience onwards and upwards is pretty cool. Read More »

Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders

His suggestion there is enough evidence to prompt an investigation over obstruction of justice has support from the leading Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Dianne Feinstein, who also is a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville in Game 6, repeat as Stanley Cup champions


The Pittsburgh Penguins have become the first team in 20 years to win the Stanley Cup in back-to-back seasons, beating the Nashville Predators in the championship series four games to two. "The biggest thing we got to take from this is remember the feeling. It's tough to accept and tough to handle, but I'm really proud of this team". "We've battled through a lot". Read More »

Autopsy of brother of boy's killer inconclusive


The official tells The Associated Press that a family member discovered Tzvi Aron's body bound, covered and stuffed in the closet Friday. The cause of death of the 29-year-old will be determined by the medical examiner and the investigation is ongoing. Read More »

London Bridge attackers 'may have planned siege'


The terrorists Khuram Butt , Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba wore the fake explosive devices when they launched a van and knife rampage. Dean Haydon , the police commander leading the London attack investigation, said: "I have not seen this tactic in the United Kingdom before, where terrorists create maximum fear by strapping fake explosives to themselves". Read More »

Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek US support in city siege

Maute militants stormed Marawi on May 23, clashing with government troops and prompting President Duterte to declare martial law in the island of Mindanao, of which the city is a part. "Our Community Standards do not allow groups or people that engage in terrorist activity, or posts that express support for terrorism", a Facebook representative said in an email response to a request for comment. Read More »