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Microsoft warns of 'elevated risk of cyber attacks'

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Microsoft is not wavering on its decision to stop supporting Windows XP as a whole, though apparently it will on occasion release security updates for the legacy operating system, presumably for the greater good. It says that it should not be seen as a departure from Microsoft's servicing policies. Peter Bright, from technology site Ars Technica, said : "patching is the wrong decision: it sends a clear message to recalcitrant corporations that they can stick with Windows XP , insecure ... Read More »

5 things to know about Flag Day

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On June 14, 1777, John Adams spoke about the flag at a meeting of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. "Essentially, in a dignified way, we're going to burn these old flags, which is one of the recommended proper way (s) for disposal of old flags", Ticknor said. Read More »

Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

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At least on person airlifted to hospital. The gunman was taken into custody and may also have been injured. It did not identify the victim. Many included complaints about income inequality, the AP reported . The gunman, a 66-year-old IL man, fired repeatedly at the men playing on a baseball field in suburban Alexandria, Virginia near Washington. D.C. Hodgkinson, who was reportedly armed with an AR-15 rifle and handgun, took aim at Mississippi Rep. Read More »

Man captures sounds of shooting attack in Alexandria

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Mr Scalise the number three House Republican leader, was first elected in 2008. And anybody who has ever loved baseball, who remembers what it was like to be on a field like this, with friends, will tell you about the beauty of it all. Witnesses reported that James Hodgkinson, identified by authorities as the man who carried out the attack on congressmen as they practiced for an upcoming charity baseball game, was firing a rifle when the attack began. Read More »

Gunman opens fire: Rep. Steve Scalise shot

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Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody. Five people were transported from the scene, the city's Police Chief Michael Brown told reporters. Asked whether he thought it was a random shooting , Brooks told CNN: "It sure as heck wasn't an accident". Ryan Costello, of Chester County, and Pat Meehan, of Delaware County, who are on the congressional baseball team, did not attend the practice on Wednesday. Read More »

'I am safe.' Rep. Duncan on gunman shooting at Congressional Republicans

A man asked whether Republicans or Democrats were on the field moments before the shooting at a congressional baseball practice outside Washington Wednesday morning, according to a congressman on the scene. "He is shaken but OK", Minor said. "My colleagues were targeted today by somebody that wanted to kill us". "People started running off the field". Read More »

Sony unveils new "Spider-man" game at E3 expo

Detroit Become Human is a Playstation 4 exclusive title which has a familiar yet thrilling storyline based on robots taking over humans and gaining the ability to feel emotions. When it comes to Spider-Man, we're pretty protective over our Spidey-friend, so we didn't know what to think when Insomniac announced previous year that they were planning on bringing him into an all-new video game. Read More »

Twelve dead in Grenfell Tower blaze

Grenfell Tower was part of Lancaster West Estate, a social housing complex of 1,000 homes in West Kensington, and was home to between 400 and 600 people, many of whom were still unaccounted for last night. "The guys are doing an incredible job to try and get people out that building, but it's truly very bad", he said. People at the scene spoke of being unable to reach friends and family who had been inside. Read More »

Spider-Man PS4 Gameplay Shown, Still No Release Date

The PlayStation 4 received a 4K compatible Pro variant at the end of previous year, and is firmly ensconced in first place in this generation's console war. As you know, this guy from Brooklyn takes the role of Spider-Man after Peter Parker cannot continue to do so, what will this mean for the story of the game? It even cheekily released a video to illustrate how to share a used game. Read More »

Xbox One X is Microsoft's powerful new game console

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It bumps CPU speed by a third, adds 50 per cent more RAM, and quadruples the graphics capability of the original Xbox One. Whether or not this means the game is truly open-world is yet to be seen, but we'll hear more in the run up to its 2018 release. Read More »

Gunman shoots congressman, police at Virginia baseball practice

Scalise dragged himself off the infield leaving a trail of blood as colleagues rushed to his assistance. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign. The authorities said it was too early to determine a motive in the shooting or whether the attack was an attempted political assassination. Read More »

Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

His family released a statement saying paramedics told them Mika was shot multiple times and is in critical condition. A US Capitol Police officer who was also hurt in the gun attack was also receiving treatment at the facility, situated about three miles northeast of the White House. Read More »

May fighting for survival after failed election

That's what we will deliver. The hung parliament presents a challenge for the whole country, not just for the Conservative Party. The Conservatives' losses were largely gains for the Labor opposition, which defied polls and predictions to gain 29 seats - a vindication for leader Jeremy Corbyn , whose grip on the party appears to have strengthened. Read More »

Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan

Initial reports said that as many as 50 shots had been fired, but Flake said, "50 would be an understatement". Upton was not at the practice, but three members of the MI delegation were - U.S. Al Green, D-Texas. "God only knows what was going through his mind" as he was hearing all the gunfire, Wenstrup said of Scalise. "And he couldn't go anywhere". Read More »

Some politicians taking closer look at security after Alexandria shooting

Donnelly and Republican Congressman Jim Banks also say the country needs more civility. Also wounded was former congressional aide Matt Mika, who now works for Tysons Food in its Washington office. The House speaker said he spoke with both Bailey and Griner and "expressed our profound gratitude to them". He said he did so to ensure that Mrs. Scalise would not find out about the shooting through the media. Read More »

Local lawmakers react to congressman shooting

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Members on both sides of the aisle reported a new series of threats today after the shooting - which prompted new debate about whether members need additional security. Mo Brooks , R-Ala., in an interview on CNN, describing it as a "hip wound". "I was looking right at him", Bishop told Detroit radio station WWJ. "He was a sitting duck". Read More »

Alexandria Shooter On Facebook: "Time To Destroy Trump"

It was unclear whether the email writer was referring to that vote. "The only chance we had was the Capitol Police", Paul said . He added that at least two officers fired at the gunman. "America saw a tragedy today, and it could have been much worse without the heroic behavior of the Capitol Police", said Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), who was at bat when the shooting began. Read More »

Rep. DeSantis: Man encountered in parking lot fits Alexandria shooter description

Additionally, because Scalise in among those in the line of succession to become president should a disaster occur, two security guards armed with handguns were at the practice to protect the majority whip. Brooks said that Scalise, 51, was down on the ground with what Brooks described as "a hip wound". "The mantra today is, 'I'm gonna kill as many people as I can before you kill me, '" Chitwood said, adding, the only way to prepare for these types of attacks is to have necessary security. Read More »

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 5 minutes of terror at baseball field in Alexandria

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It started with a single pop, which for a split second was not alarming to the Republican members of Congress who had gathered for a final practice before a charity baseball game with Democrats this week. "We didn't know whether to run". "I was just trying to find where the shooter was". Giffords resigned from Congress and became an activist for gun restrictions. Read More »

Gunman opens fire at GOP baseball practice; Scalise, 4 others wounded

His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. President Donald Trump announced during an update from the White House that the suspect died after being taken to the hospital. Trump tweeted the congressman is in "really tough shape", but is a "real fighter". He said he grabbed Mr Scalise's phone to call his wife. Kentucky Sen. Read More »

Bernie Sanders says man ID'd as shooter was on campaign

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In another post , Hodgkinson demanded the removal of Trump and Vice President Mike Pence for "treason". Federal Election Commission records show Hodgkinson donated $18 to Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign through the fundraising platform ACT Blue in 2015 and 2016. Read More »

PlayStation Live E3 2017 Programming Schedule

Horizon: Zero Dawn's The Frozen Wilds DLC is expected to arrive on the PS4 later this year. Sony is predicting shipments of the PS4 to slow down, from 20 million in the year ended March 2017 to 18 million in the year ahead. But with Sony's exclusives and remakes , there's no debate that it has taken over the conference this year. Around 50,000 members of the video games industry, including 15,000 members of the public will get the chance to play those titles announced when the ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions Dodges Trump Questions, Angering Democrats

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The tactic - combined with the earlier testimony of high-ranking Trump administration officials, who also deemed it inappropriate to divulge conversations with the president - may have given a road map for the White House to keep its secrets without the public-relations blowback of invoking executive privilege. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn Says New UK Election May Be Held by Early 2018

With results declared for almost all of the 650 seats, Conservatives won 318 while the opposition Labour secured 261, leaving neither party anywhere close to the 326 seats required for an overall majority . "With a weak negotiating partner, there's a danger that the (Brexit) negotiations will turn out badly for both sides". But the poor result, which followed a flat, seven-week election campaign twice interrupted by terror attacks, leaves her diminished and vulnerable to internal ... Read More »

Shadow of the Colossus is getting remade for PS4

It was the second game developed by Team Ico , who most recently released The Last Guardian for PS4 a year ago. Lastly, the VR section of the show was rather robust for PlayStation VR. A new game that was revealed for VR was Starchild , a title that appears to be a 2.5D platformer with robots and bright colors. It looks like the game will follow the same structure as the original, as players attempt to figure out how to defeat giant beasts. Read More »

Here's How The GOP Baseball Shooting Occurred, Step-By-Step

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It's the first major domestic incident that has prompted a response from Trump, who spoke straight into the camera during his brief statement from the Diplomatic Reception Room. St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson said Wednesday that Hodgkinson showed the deputy all required firearms licenses and documentation for the high-powered hunting rifle, which he said he was simply using for target practice. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee

Rogers and Coats avoided similar questions in their hearing, following reports that Trump personally asked both men to downplay the Russian Federation investigation. "That would be a violation of the communications rule that I have". Andrew Wright, a professor at Savannah Law School and associate counsel under former President Barack Obama, said it was not unusual for government employees to refuse to discuss conversations with the president in order to preserve the right to ... Read More »

Trump plans to visit shot congressman in hospital

He was suffering from a wound to the hip, according to multiple witnesses. T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, was shot and later died. The attacker, identified as James. Scalise is the third-most powerful member of the House and always travels with Capitol Police as his security detail. Rep. Steve Scalise , was among those shot in Alexandria, Virginia. Read More »

London fire: 6 dead and 50 injured in Grenfell Tower

Hundreds of firefighters tackled the blaze, rescuing 65 people, but more than 70 have been left in hospital, with 18 in critical care. It took four hours for the whole building to go up in flames, and there's loads of kids at the top. She was on Facebook saying she was unable to get out of the flat, that the smoke was so thick, Ms Green said. "Loads of people haven't got out", the 55-year-old said. Read More »

US Congressman shot at baseball practice

Our sister station at Fox2 News in St. Louis interviewed 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson about the Occupy St. Louis movement in 2011. Ahead of his visit, a White House official said Trump may only be able to visit Scalise's family, which has gathered at the facility, since the lawmaker himself remains critically ill. Read More »

President Trump: Scalise a good friend and patriot

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The hospital also said another victim of the shooting is in good condition but it did not identify them. A statement issued by President Donald Trump said the situation was being monitored. When the gunfire stopped and Flake heard someone say the shooter was down, he sprinted out to Scalise. We are very fortunate that the Capitol Police were on the scene, and that the Alexandria Police Department and first responders who also arrived nearly immediately. Read More »

E3 2017: Shadow of the Colossus Coming to PS4 Next Year

Speaking to Famitsu , Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida clarified that Shadow of the Colossus on PS4 is not a remaster but a remake . The PS4 system is now available in 123 countries and regions worldwide and Sony Interactive Entertainment says it will continue to expand the world of gaming. Read More »