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ICC Champions Trophy: Pak win toss, chooses to field

Many expected what was a virtual quarter-final between India and South Africa to be a game which would end with a nail-biting finish. When Sarfraz Ahmed came to the crease at Sophia Gardens on Monday, his Pakistan team was four down but cruising towards the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semi-finals at Sri Lanka's expense. Read More »

Australian cricket team out of the 2017 ICC Champions!

Eoin Morgan said the potential of Ben Stokes is "through the roof" after having the best view in the house as the all-rounder's stunning century helped England knock Australia out of the Champions Trophy. Smith completed a 68-ball fifty, including five fours, before the star batsman chipped Wood's first ball back to mid-off. They needed 38 more runs to win in 58 balls. Read More »

Cosby jury begins third day of deliberations


Constand told police she was semi-conscious as he touched her breast and genitals. Ms Constand said on the witness stand that she did not know Ms Jackson. Each carries a maximum 10-year term, though the counts could be merged at sentencing if he is convicted. The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial has asked to rehear hours of Andrea Constand's testimony about the night she says the comedian drugged and violated her. Read More »

Air quality alert issued — Sunday sizzler


Ozone emissions come from industrial facilities and electric utilities, motor vehicle exhaust, gasoline vapors, and chemical solvents, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. When outdoor levels of ozone are elevated, going indoors will usually reduce your exposure. Officials say anyone who develops symptoms should consult their doctor. Read More »

London apartment fire: Death toll rises

They said official advice in the event of a fire had been to stay inside. It is feared many are trapped inside the blazing building as the fire broke out in early Wednesday. British Prime Minister Theresa May's new chief of staff Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister, promised a review of building regulations covering fire safety following a fatal 2009 fire in another London local authority apartment block. Read More »

London Fire: 6 Dead, 50 Hurt in Grenfell Tower Blaze

Meanwhile, a 29-year old Malaysian who lives about 3km from the scene said he was woken by the sound of fire engines and police siren and thought that there had been another terrorist attack following the recent horrifying incidents at the London Bridge and in Manchester. Read More »

Instagram to Crack Down on Shady Sponsored Posts


Instagram said it would develop a policy about paid endorsements based in part on the feedback it gets about the label. If you're an influencer and want to take advantage of the new tag, you can select Advanced Settings at the bottom of the caption area, select Branded Content and then Tag Business Partner. Read More »

6 killed as massive blaze engulfs London tower block

While asking authorities to offer immediate apology to Grenfell resident, the group had said, "There is something seriously wrong with a bureaucracy that is incapable of reacting to serious negligence, affecting fire safetly in a densely occupied tower block, with any sense of urgency". Read More »

Rocket League Devs Say PS4 Cross-play Is A "Checkbox" Away

With Better Together , the marketplace where users sell their wares will be embedded into the game itself, so players will no longer need to purchase and install them manually or from sketchy websites. Currently, " Minecraft: Pocket Edition for iOS lets you play with friends on Xbox One consoles or PCs". In what has become a trend this week, Sony has declined cross platform play (for extremely weird reasons), choosing to isolate PSN and keep it silo'd. Read More »

Minecraft is getting cross-platform play

The Better Together Update will arrive for free for Minecraft players this fall. Nearly all editions will finally be unified beneath a single version, and assumedly updated at the same time with the same content. New servers will go online from four partners: Lifeboat , InPvP , Mineplex and CubeCraft . The game will also be getting a 4K update that will "bring more graphics options to the game ". Read More »

President Trump to take questions day after Comey testimony

Trump said he is "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath on Comey meetings and tell the FBI Special Consul Robert Muller that he never asked FBI to stop investigating. After the hearing, the president's personal lawyer issued a statement rejecting much of Mr Comey's allegations. Donald Trump shakes hands with his Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis after a joint news conference in the Rose Garden on Friday. Read More »

Amir out as Pakistan elect to bowl

Pakistan will be hoping that combination of luck and brilliance in 1992 gets them past England again tonight. But in this Champions Trophy , they have twice kept sides down to under 250. Pakistan took review off Junaid's bowling in first over that was turned down by the third umpire . Against South Africa not only did he defend seven runs against the duo of Chris Morris and David Miller, but against Australia , he picked up the big wickets of Steven Smith and Glenn Maxwell. Read More »

Phil Spencer wants to extend Xbox backwards compatibility to PC

The announcement that original Xbox games are soon going to be playable on the Xbox One was one of the high points from Microsoft's E3 presentation. Let us know in the comments. He elaborated more fully, saying that things get a little challenging when trying to emulate in a way that works with all PCs, but that "it's in our future". Read More »

Two-headed porpoise found in fisherman's net


In fact, this study represents the second known case of any twins occurring among this particular species of porpoise. The fishermen are in hot water over their decision to throw the rare two-headed porpoise back into the sea over fears of getting into trouble. Read More »

Bruton graduate named to NASA astronaut candidate class

The 12 astronauts were chosen from more than 18,300 people who submitted applications from December 2015 to February 2016. "And to this newest class of astronauts, it's my honour to bring the honest congratulations of the 45th President of the US, Donald Trump ". Read More »

No, Kamala Harris Wasn't Being 'Hysterical,' CNN Analyst Says

It simply did not occur to me to go further than the context of the question and to list any conversations that I may have had with Russians in routine situations as I had many routine meetings with other foreign officials. Comey reportedly told lawmakers behind closed doors that the details included a third unreported meeting between Sessions and Russian ambassador Kislyak. Read More »

New Microsoft console is the Xbox One X

Microsoft launched its original Xbox One console at this price , but drew plenty of flak as Sony's PS4 was launched at $400. The PlayStation 4 Pro uses an upgraded AMD Jaguar/Radeon chip that provides 4.2 teraflops of graphics processing capabilities - a massive leap up from the 1.84 teraflop GPU in the original PS4 (both have 8GB RAM). Read More »

Massive fire engulfs tower block in west London


The cause of the inferno, which left the tower block a charred, smoking shell, was not immediately known. London Mayor Sadiq Khan says questions need to be answered about tower blocks around the city following a devastating fire. The Grenfell Action Group, a community organization formed to oppose a nearby redevelopment project, has been warning about the risk of fire there since 2013. Read More »

Minecraft gets cross-play update coming to Switch this August

All the Bedrock versions now are simply being called " Minecraft ", while the Java-based versions will be called Minecraft Java Edition. Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is one such game . They'll be able to generate right past the edge of the world they've had before. The company has also announced a server browser that will allow you to join out of public servers. Read More »

XBox One Launch & Free Expansion Announced


Funcom announced today the release date of the Xbox One version of its online survival game Conan Exiles within the Xbox One Game Preview program. According to Funcom, this new addition will expand the game's area by around 50% and it's completely free for anyone who owns the game. Read More »

Ambulance service says 74 in hospital after London tower block fire

Some said no fire alarm sounded. Some residents said the official advice was that people should stay inside in the event of a fire. Cundy said an extensive area has been sealed off around the decimated building, which was engulfed in flames in most parts from the second floor up to the roof. Read More »

Microsoft will unify most 'Minecraft' platforms this summer

The first bit of news to drop was that both the Xbox One and Switch versions of the game will be migrating to the Bedrock Engine. Mojang also states that the update will be available for players on Xbox One, Windows 10 , VR, mobile devices and "essentially every platform " that will get the cross-platform Better Together update . Read More »

London mayor: Questions surround apartment fire

Police and fire services attempted to evacuate the concrete block and said "a number of people are being treated for a range of injuries", including at least two for smoke inhalation. About 200 firefighters are in attendance. He told the BBC that council buildings undergo fire inspections and safety guidance is issued to residents. Read More »