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Suspect in Arizona Rampage That Left 4 Dead in 3 Days Commits Suicide as Police Close In

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:37

The man suspected of killing four people in Arizona has killed himself in a hotel room on Monday after police swarmed the hotel.

iOS 12: ARKit 2 extends Apple's lead in mobile augmented reality

Macworld - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:27

Apple is serious about augmented reality. Tim Cook has been clear about how important it is, saying it will “change the way we use technology forever.” With ARKit in iOS 11, Apple brought AR capabilities to hundreds of millions of phones. With iOS 12, Apple brings developers ARKit 2 with enhanced capabilities like 3D object detection, persistent experiences, and shared AR spaces.

It’s a robust improvement on what is arguably the best set of augmented reality tools for mobile devices anywhere.

What’s new in ARKit 2

When ARKit debuted with iOS 11 last September it immediately made waves, but the limitations were obvious. With iOS 11.3, the ARKit developer tools got more powerful, adding the ability to track vertical surfaces and non-flat surfaces. Now, just one year later, Apple is updating to ARKit 2. Here’s what Apple says is new:

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Scott Pruitt Asked Aide To Buy Used Trump Mattress, Book Flights On Personal Time

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:26

Oddjob wasn't just a classic James Bond villain ― it's also apparently the job

Shark feeding frenzy

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:17

One committed photographer spent a grand total of 3,000 dive hours trying to get the perfect shots, capturing beautiful images of a rare shark feeding frenzy.

Iran's supreme leader warns Europe of nuclear 'dream'

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:05

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned European leaders against their "dream" of Tehran continuing to curb its nuclear programme while finding itself under new economic sanctions. "From some European countries we get the message that they expect the Iranian people to both tolerate the sanctions, deal with the sanctions, and go along with them and give up our nuclear energy activities and continue with the restrictions," he told an audience in a Tehran suburb. Khamenei was speaking nearly a month after President Donald Trump announced the United States was pulling out of the landmark Iran nuclear deal.

2018 Ford Shelby Super Snake boasts new looks, more power

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:00

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT is an impressive bit of kit straight out of the box, especially when equipped with its Performance Package Level 2 handling upgrade. The Ford tuner extraordinaire has been offering a Super Snake package for the current Mustang since the 2015 model year. Now Shelby has unveiled its Super Snake package for Ford's updated 2018 Mustang, and the power dial has been turned all the way pass 800 hp! With so much oomph, Shelby says the car will rocket to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds.

Guatemalans recall terror of eruption

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:17

Sitting on the floor of the community shelter where he and his family found refuge, Manuel Lopez breathed a sigh of relief Monday after his close call with Guatemala's deadly Fuego volcano. Barefoot, with his wife and two-month-old daughter sleeping on a blanket by his side, the 22-year-old recalled the terror that gripped his family as a tide of boiling mud and ash suddenly swept into their hillside home. The floor of the community hall in Escuintla, some 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of the Guatemalan capital, is temporary home to 272 people, including many children, who managed to outrun a surge of fiery rock and scalding mud when Fuego exploded on Sunday.

Netanyahu warns Merkel of new refugee crisis sparked by Iran

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:11

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday that Iranian meddling in the Middle East could touch off massive new refugee flows to Europe, as they clashed about the future of the nuclear deal with Tehran. At the start of a three-day European tour dominated by strategic differences on Iran, Netanyahu charged that Tehran has been able to bankroll a growing military presence in countries such as Syria and Yemen because sanctions had been lifted in exchange for its halt in nuclear enrichment activities. Iran wants to "basically conduct a religious campaign in largely Sunni Syria but try to convert Sunnis," he said at a joint press conference with Merkel.

Man Sues CVS For Telling Wife He Had Viagra Prescription

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:06

A New York man claims the actions of a chatty CVS employee turned out to be

Prince Harry announces next Invictus Games

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:24

The Invictus Games will be held in the Netherlands in 2020, the Duke of Sussex has announced, as organisers say they feel a moral duty to keep it running.  The Duke of Sussex said the games, for sick and wounded servicemen and women, will be held at The Hague, before continuing every two years for the foreseeable future. The Duke and Duchess are now likely to make a trip to the Netherlands for an official launch this summer, before travelling to Sydney for the next games in October. Invictus, founded by Prince Harry, is particularly close to the couple’s heart, and is where they chose to make their romance public. In Toronto last year, Meghan Markle appeared hand-in-hand with the Prince for the first time to watch the wheelchair tennis, as well as attending the opening and closing ceremonies. Prince Harry and Meghan watch the wheelchair tennis in Toronto Credit: Samir Hussein Dominic Reid, chief executive of the Invictus Games Foundation, said it was during those games that organisers realised the competition must continue beyond its original plans, saying it would now be held every two years for the “foreseeable future”. He told the Telegraph that new competitors are still coming forward, some who have endured physical injury or mental health problems for years but only now feel able to join in. “When we started in London, it was a one-off event meeting immediate need,” he said. “What we’ve see is the appetite and the positive effect on people’s lives, and a real demand for the games to continue. UK team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney, held in Bath Credit: AFP “We very much feel that in creating the games we’ve lit a beacon and we have a moral responsibility to keep that beacon lit. To give people the opportunities and something to aim for.” The Duke said: "I am delighted to announce that the Hague is taking up the challenge of hosting the fifth Invictus Games in 2020. "The city will soon become the motivation for hundreds of servicemen and women using the Invictus Games to inspire their recovery from physical and mental injuries. Prince Harry congratulates Mark Ormrod in Toronto Credit: Karwai Tang "The Netherlands has supported the Games from the very beginning, and I know that everyone there will fully get behind and support then soldiers and veterans who have served their countries so bravely." The Hague was selected following a competitive international tender process, with Sir Keith Mills, the Invictus Games Foundation chairman, noting "the bid exemplified the Invictus spirit". He added: "Post-War, the Hague has undergone its own process of rebuilding and rehabilitation, a theme many of those competing can intimately relate to."  

Suspect In Arizona Killings Died By Suicide In Standoff, Police Say

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:24

The Arizona man who died in a Scottsdale motel standoff after being named a

Tom Arnold Says Ex-Wife Roseanne Barr Is ‘Obviously’ Racist and Needs to Get Off Social Media

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:24

Tom Arnold addresses Roseanne’s mental illness issues & says ABC execs should have "seen this coming"

Iran could unleash new refugee wave, Netanyahu tells Berlin

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:24

Iran's activities across the Middle East threaten to drive another wave of refugees to Europe, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday. Netanyahu, on a tour to persuade European countries to follow the U.S. administration of Donald Trump in tearing up a nuclear non-proliferation deal with Iran, said the country was using proceeds from eased sanctions to finance conflict. Iran wanted to expand and deploy Shi'ite militias it commanded to convert Muslims from the Sunni branch of Islam, he said at a joint news conference with Merkel.

Netanyahu warns Germany: Stop Iran or expect more refugees

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:16

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday warned Germany that it could see many more Syrian refugees if Berlin fails to adopt a harder stance against Iran and quit the 2015 nuclear deal. Tehran has been able to bankroll a growing military presence in countries like Syria and Yemen because sanctions had been lifted in exchange for its halt in nuclear enrichment activities, Netanyahu argued.

Another Summit Snafu: Who’s Going To Pay For Kim Jong Un’s Singapore Hotel Room?

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:16

After an international scramble to salvage the briefly canceled summit between

A Crayfish Amputated Its Own Claw to Avoid Being Boiled Alive in a Hotpot

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:57

One courageous crustacean has served up a reminder that where there’s a will, there’s a way.

Dozens dead after volcano erupts in Guatemala

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:44

Rescuers used heavy machinery and shovels Monday to search for survivors or victims of an eruption at Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, and residents said they were caught unaware by fast-moving pyroclastic flows that killed at least 25 people and left authorities fearing the toll could go higher.

Parkland School Resource Officer Breaks Silence On 'Haunting' Failure To Stop Shooter

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:36

The school resource officer forced to resign after he failed to engage the

You can get the newest iPad for less than $300 today

Macworld - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:05

If you're itching to get your hands on the latest iPad but aren't willing to pay full price, Best Buy has you covered with an offer for $30 off the latest Wi-Fi-only model, bringing the price for the entry-level 32GB model down to $299.99. And of you want more storage, the 128GB is also on sale.

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Jon Stewart Does Not Buy Trump's Samantha Bee Criticism

Top Stories - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:01

"Create your own moral code to live by"


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