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Hands-On: Treachery in Beatdown City Breathes New Life Into the Beat ‘Em Up Genre

The Beat ‘Em Up genre is one of the most celebrated in gaming. However, even ardent fans will admit it lacks innovation and suffers from being repetitive. If you’ve played one Beat ‘Em […] The post Hands-On: Treachery in Beatdown City Breathes Ne

Vergne: Zurich penalties «convenient» for Formula E

Techeetah driver Vergne was among five drivers to be penalised in Zurich for speeding during a Full Course Yellow, dropping him down to 10th and allowing nearest title rival Sam Bird to finish second.Bird now trails Vergne by 23 points with 58 left up for gra

Sette Camara gets green light to race in Paul Ricard

Sette Camara crashed on his final qualifying run at St. Devote at Monaco in May, injuring his right hand.When assessed by medical staff before the first race of the weekend, they stopped the Brazilian from competing.After surgery – which included putting a

Ricciardo: «Some appeal» in joining McLaren or Renault

Ricciardo's current deal with Red Bull runs out at the end of the year, and while the team is keen to keep him on board, the Aussie has also been linked to F1's other powerhouses Mercedes and Ferrari.But the interest in Ricciardo is not limited to the top thr

Twitter acquires anti-abuse technology provider Smyte

Twitter this morning announced it has agreed to buy San Francisco-based technology company Smyte, which describes itself as “trust and safety as a service.” Founded in 2014 by former Google and Instagram engineers, Smyte offers tools to stop onli

Uber drivers made more than $600 million in tips in one year

Since finally launching in-app tipping for drivers last year, Uber has facilitated more than $600 million worth of payments in tips to its drivers. In August, Uber hit $50 million in tips. Since introducing mid-trip ratings and tips in May, there has been a 3

Intel’s CEO resigns as information about a ‘past consensual relationship’ surfaces

In a press release touting “another record year,” Intel dropped a a bombshell, announcing that CEO Brian Krzanich is resigning, amid revelations of a “past consensual relationship” with an employee. “Intel was recently informed that Mr. Krzanich ha

Taste test: Burger robot startup Creator opens first restaurant

Creator’s transparent burger robot doesn’t grind your brisket and chuck steak into a gourmet patty until you order it. That’s just one way this startup, formerly known as Momentum Machines, wants to serve the world’s freshest cheesebug

AT&T launches a low-cost live TV streaming service, WatchTV

AT&T this morning announced the launch of a second TV streaming service, called WatchTV, days after its merger with Time Warner. The lower-cost alternative to AT&T’s DirecTV Now will offer anyone the ability to join WatchTV for only $15 per mont

Nationalist opposition leader wants Russia to scrap friendship treaty with Ukraine

The head of the populist-nationalist Russian party LDPR has asked Vladimir Putin to terminate the friendship treaty with Ukraine as a document which had lost all of its urgency and was not working in practice anyway. Read Full Article at

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Fearless Loftus-Cheek set for England chance at World Cup

REPINO, Russia (AP) The English national team's underappreciation of flair players goes back years, with Matt Le Tissier and Glenn Hoddle among those failing to win the number of appearances their talent deserved.

World Cup stars mostly stifled, with 1 Portuguese exception

SARANSK, Russia (AP) With nagging injuries, heavy marking from opponents and some simply uninspired play, the top stars of the 2018 World Cup have struggled to deliver on the impossible expectations they carried into the tournament, with one prominent Portug

Man charged with robbing Gronkowski’s home arraigned

WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail.

Australia gets crucial 1-1 draw with Denmark at World Cup

SAMARA, Russia (AP) Mile Jedinak's penalty kick gave Australia a 1-1 draw against Denmark on Thursday and new life at the World Cup.

Uber tipping hits the year mark, drivers made $600M - CNET

The ride-hailing company says more passengers now hand over tips.

Intel CEO resigns, CFO will serve as interim chief - CNET

The surprise move comes after he disclosed a consensual relationship with an Intel employee.

In the immigration debate, one picture powers thousands of tweets - CNET

A photo of a crying toddler went viral on social media and helped put a face on a controversial story. It’s not the first time.

Taxpayers have shelled out millions to private companies operating facilities cited for child abuse

More than 2,000 migrant kids have been separated from their parents at the U.S/Mexico border since Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III announced the administration’s brutal “zero tolerance” policy earlier this year, and a disturbing report from Reveal an

Audi and Airbus' flying car gets thumbs up for test - Roadshow

The German government signed a letter of intent with executives from both companies.

Cartoon: Bible Stories, with Jeff Sessions - Holy Family Separation

FOR THE KIDS IN YOUR LIFE, AND THEIR SUMMER READING:  Get Ruben Bolling’s hit book series for kids, The EMU Club Adventures. «The type of non-stop action and improbably hilarious fun that only a kid could dream up. ... The EMU Club's adventures perf

Morning Digest: Independent poll finds Democrat Joe Manchin ahead in West Virginia Senate race

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ●

Immigrant teens beaten and shackled naked for days at Virginia detention center, lawsuit says

Guards at a Virginia juvenile detention center that holds some young immigrants appear to be determined to re-enact Abu Ghraib, based on federal court filings. About half the kids detained at the center are undocumented immigrants who face radically worse tre

Refinery29 Pop-up Experience - CNET

29Rooms is making its debut in San Francisco from June 21-24. This interactive experience's theme is «Turn it into Art,» and the goal is to dare visitors to dream bigger, and spark dialogue and action.

29Rooms, an Instagram-ready art exhibit, opens in San Francisco - CNET

Pop Art meets pop-up shop.

Just call it the Chevy Blazer - Roadshow

With the Chevy K5 Blazer becoming the Tahoe in 1995, its little brother dropped S-10 from its name to become the Blazer.

ACLU wants to help fight government orders harmful to security - CNET

Not everyone can stand up to demands like Apple does. The ACLU wants to change that.

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More than ever, and without a team, it is China’s World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) Outside Moscow's giant Luzhniki Stadium, in a sea of Mexican and German fans frothing with World Cup pre-game fervor, four Chinese football enthusiasts huddled together and agonized: Should they sell their tickets?

England start Cipriani, Springboks change 4 for sweep bid

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) Flyhalf Danny Cipriani will attempt to spark some life into an ailing England after earning his first test start since 2008 for the third and final test against South Africa at Newlands on Saturday.

Australia scores an equalizer on VAR-awarded penalty

After a handball, Australia buried the PK.

Sebi tweaks IPO norms, intends to rationalise FPI, MF regulations

Shareholding of foreign holding will be harmonised to 15% in Market Infrastructure Institutions

NSE co-location case: Sebi initiates enforcement actions, says Ajay Tyagi

In the coming few days, the enforcement actions would be completed against the entities

Spectra Premium to partner with Gaunt Brothers Racing for Sonoma race

Spectra Premium Industries Inc. specializes in automotive parts design, manufacturing and distribution for cooling systems, fuel delivery, ignition and engine management, climate control and undercar. The company owns and operates four manufacturing plants an

Volkswagen unveils TC4-A spec Vento race car

As part of FMSCI’s vision to modernise touring car racing in India, VW has unveiled a development race version of its Vento sedan.The car conforms to the TC4-A regulations, which in turn are based on existing Indian Touring Car rules. The regs allow for tur

Supreme Court experts recommend liberalizing Russian law on rallies

Authorities cannot deny requests for rallies on grounds that the events might bring inconvenience to local residents or when another event is held in the same place at the same time, according to Russian Supreme Court experts. Read Full Article at

Lydia now supports Samsung Pay

While French banks are just catching up to Apple Pay, French startup Lydia is adding support for Samsung Pay. If you have a recent Samsung phone, you can now add a virtual card to Samsung Pay and pay using your phone in your favorite stores. Lydia started as

China’s VIPKID, which links native English speakers with online learners, raises another $500M, reportedly at $3B+ valuation

The online language school market is continuing to heat up, and a startup that connects native English speakers with an audience of students spanning China and 35 other countries for live language tutorials, is helping fan those flames. VIPKID, based out of B
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