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US Open 2017: Four tied atop leaderboard heading into weekend

Casey laid up in the rough on the par-5 14th hole. Willett shot a 9-over 81 in the first round and then withdrew before his tee time in the second round. Rory Mcilroy, of Ireland, and Jason Day , of Australia, walk on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Read More »

Facebook reveals AI use to tackle 'terrorist content'

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Following sharp criticism from the leaders of European nations, as well as concerns from its own community, Facebook is training artificial intelligence to target terrorist messaging and propaganda on its platform. Among the AI techniques being used by Facebook is image matching, which compares photos and videos people upload to Facebook to "known" terrorism images or video. Read More »

UK police: 58 confirmed or presumed dead after London blaze

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Emergency workers walk on the roof of the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London , Friday, June 16, 2017 , after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. The fire at the 24-story building has led to community anger and protests over the British government's response. "We are in the richest borough in the United Kingdom and in this very borough we have a building where some of the poorest live and the safety measures are totally inadequate", said Mustafa Al Mansur, one ... Read More »

Grenfell Tower: 58 people are missing and presumed dead after London fire

But emergency services are spending a third day searching for bodies in the burned out building and friends and families of those who lived in Grenfell are still missing. The Grenfell Tower housed about 600 people in 120 apartments. I have ordered that more staff be deployed across the area, wearing high visibility clothing, so they can easily be found, dispense advice and ensure the right support is provided. Read More »

Trump Says No Proof Of Collusion With Russians

The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations", Rosenstein said in his statement. Anonymous sources tell ABC News and the Washington Post that Rosenstein has acknowledged in private conversations that he may have to step away from supervising the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller . Read More »

Insomniac Games Suggests 'Spider-Man' Manhattan Map Will Be Huge

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Within a 10 minute demonstration, Insomniac Games showed how Spider-Man fights all new villains such as Mr. Negative from destroying his beloved city alongside new enemy factions such as the Inner Demons. With that thought, Intihar's team uses it to be inspired in giving all they got to give the Spider-Man's beloved fans their expectations. Maybe they aren't dead but they'll probably have major health issues going forward. Read More »

Sphero Storytelling Spider-Man Toy

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At the end of the Spider-Man gameplay trailer, embedded above, Miles Morales can be seen marvelling at Spidey's city-saving talents. According to Insomniac , the everyday life of Peter Parker is just as essential to the story as the heroic web-slinging antics of Spider-Man are. Read More »

US Open snippets from third round at Erin Hills

Open wide open and there for the taking. Harman, who missed the cut in his previous two U.S. Opens, is going for his first major title. Johnson, who had bullishly expected to do well on a course he believed to be perfectly suited to his game, admitted he was surprised to be out after only 36 holes. Read More »

Ronaldo wants to quit Real Madrid

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Real backed that assertion, saying they were confident the Portuguese forward had acted legally. The man who discovered the world's best player could have one hell of an influence on Ronaldo's return. But clubs like Manchester United , PSG and some others in China are favorites to sign the Portuguese who is presently in Russian Federation with his country to play the Confederations Cup . Read More »

US Senate overwhelmingly backs Russian Federation sanctions

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Citing a senior administration official, Politico reports that though US President Donald Trump's administration supports sanctioning Russian Federation, they are anxious that the new bill will tie their hands as they are trying to rebuild relations with Moscow. Read More »

Juneteenth celebrated in Sioux City Saturday

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It's a celebratory atmosphere here at Juneteenth, and it's hot outside, so many people are enjoying the tropical pineapple freeze. This was Cleveland's first celebration of a significant date in African/American history. "We would just like them to learn the things that we went through so we could be aware". We talked to the coordinator of the celebration to discuss the objective of bringing this event to Meridian. Read More »

Scalise "Improving", Still Critical

Scalise was shot. "We pray for all of the victims of this bad crime who are still recovering - including Zachary Barth and Matt Mika, both of whom are respected and cherished by so many". Republicans and Democrats play one another in annual event, which raises funds for charity. But she says he sold items from his business and told her he was going to Washington . Read More »

Amazon will buy Whole Foods

Online delivery of groceries so far has been tough for any company to pull off because of customers' concerns about the quality of meat and produce, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said. Many said they had been told by managers not to speak to reporters. Amazon is a unique threat to many retailers because it doesn't mind losing money for long stretches. Read More »

In Trump tweets, 'witch hunt' now all the rage

On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that Mueller was investigating if Trump obstructed justice when he fired Comey. Examining such possible charges will allow investigators to interview key administration figures including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein and possibly Trump himself, said the source familiar with the Mueller investigation. Read More »

London fire: Apartment tower could have been fireproofed for under $10000

The death toll in the horrific fire that engulfed a 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London rose to 30 on Friday amid fears that it could climb to over 100 in one of the worst fire tragedies in the country. She was pictured talking to fire officers and staring up at the blackened remains of the Grenfell Tower , but was criticised for leaving without talking to residents. Read More »

May admits London fire response 'not good enough'

Emergency workers on a raised platform point at a section of the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London , Friday, June 16, 2017 , after a fire engulfed the 24-story building Wednesday morning. The cladding - installed on the tower in a recent renovation - has come under scrutiny, with experts saying a more fire resistant type could have been used. Read More »

Al Jazeera claims suspension of its Arabic channel Twitter account

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The account, which has around 12 million followers, was briefly suspended early Saturday. Hilala had tweeted on his social media account that the main account has been suspended and the team is working to address the issue. Al-Jazeera said it been combatting a large-scale cyber attack in since the beginning of June. Al Jazeera , which was similarly indirectly accused of spreading propaganda during the previous Middle East diplomatic standoff in 2014, has maintained that it is an ... Read More »

King Donald has made a martyr of Comey

Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president over a report by The Washington Post that Mueller was looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. Brand was very recently confirmed as the No. 3 person in the Department of Justice - she's been acting as the associate attorney general for less than a month. Read More »