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Uvalde school shooting: Officer whose wife was shot was disarmed and 'escorted' away, Texas DPS chief says

Jun 23, 2022

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw ripped into the Uvalde school police chief's handling of last month's shooting at Robb Elementary School and said that some officers wanted to approach the gunman earlier, including a school district police officer whose wife was killed in the massacre. That officer, Ruben Ruiz, received a call from his wife, Eva Mireles, who told him that she had been shot. "He tried to move forward into the hallway," McCraw said Tuesday at a Senat ...read more

Iraq parliament swears in new members after dozens walk out

Jun 23, 2022

Seventy-three legislators resigned collectively earlier in June after a prolonged political impasse over the formation of the next government. Published On 23 Jun 2022 23 Jun 2022 Iraq’s parliament swore in dozens of new legislators on Thursday, replacing 73 who were loyal to powerful Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr and strengthening the power of rival Iran-backed Shia factions in the assembly. Iraq was plunged deeper into political crises on June 12 when 73 legislators from al-Sadr†...read more

Emmy Predictions: Unstructured Reality Program – ‘The Kardashians’ and ‘The Real World’ Seek First Time Recognition

Jun 23, 2022

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official awards predictions for the upcoming Oscars and Emmys ceremonies, curated by Variety senior awards editor Clayton Davis; Awards Circuit Column, a weekly analysis dissecting the trends and contenders by television editor Michael Schneider (for Emmys) and Davis (for Oscars); Awards Circuit Podcast, a weekly interview series with talent and an expert round ...read more

Chef Pierre® Celebrates 100 Years of Pies at Iconic Cherry Pie Festival

Jun 23, 2022

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. , June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sara Lee Frozen Bakery announced their Chef Pierre pie brand will commemorate 100 years of quality pie baking at the 2022 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City, Michigan. Celebrating nearly 60 years and over 6 billion pies baked at their Traverse City bakery, Chef Pierre’s sponsorship at this year’s National Cherry Festival will be a fitting tribute to the bakery’s dedication to the Traverse City community. Dubbed one ...read more

Euro sinks after bleak manufacturing, services data; U.S. dollar rises

Jun 23, 2022

2/2 © Reuters. U.S. Dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration picture taken June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration 2/2 By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) - The euro slid across the board on Thursday as weaker-than-expected German and French PMI data showed that the euro zone economy is struggling to gain traction, prompting traders to trim bets on big rate-hike moves from the European Central Bank. The dollar, on the other hand, rose against a major cu ...read more

Mullvad VPN's servers have undergone an independent audit – and the results are in

Jun 23, 2022

Home News Computing (Image credit: Mullvad) One of the best VPN services around right now, Mullvad VPN has achieved some positive results in its second independent security audit.  Gothenburg-based cybersecurity consulting firm Assured AB confirmed the security of Mullvad VPN servers as 'no leakage or logging of customer data could be found.' "The configuration is sound and did not display signs of any direct customer information," conclude the security group ...read more

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in July 2022

Jun 23, 2022

Amazon Prime Video’s library has another batch of new arrivals on the way, and that means a long list of new and classic films and shows for subscribers, as well as exclusive, much-anticipated projects. Big premieres in July include an adaptation of time-hopping comic book series Paper Girls, Chris Pratt revenge thriller The Terminal List, and emotional road-trip drama Don’t Make Me Go, among other projects. You can read the full list of everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in July ...read more

To avoid US extradition, Megaupload pair plead guilty in NZ

Jun 23, 2022

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — As part of a deal they struck to avoid extradition to the United States, two men pleaded guilty Wednesday in New Zealand to their involvement in running the once wildly popular pirating website Megaupload. The pleas by Mathias Ortmann and Bram van der Kolk at the Auckland High Court ended their 10-year legal battle to avoid extradition to the U.S. on charges that included racketeering. Those charges will be dropped under a deal with prosecutors from both countri ...read more

Vatican releases schedule for Pope Francis visit to Canada

Jun 23, 2022

Pope Francis will meet Indigenous leaders and residential school survivors during his July 24-29 visit, the Vatican says. Warning: The story below contains details of residential schools that may be upsetting. Canada’s Indian Residential School Survivors and Family Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day at 1-866-925-4419. Montreal, Canada – Pope Francis will begin his visit to Canada next month by meeting Indigenous residential school survivors in the western province of Alberta, ...read more

Blizzard explains what will happen to Overwatch loot boxes and currencies when the sequel launches

Jun 23, 2022

Blizzard has discussed what will happen to unopened loot boxes and currencies players have accrued when Overwatch transitions to its sequel later this year. Overwatch 2 will launch in early access on October 4, 2022 as a free-to-play title. It will include a new seasonal structure featuring battle passes and, unlike the original game, it won’t include loot boxes. Overwatch 2 | Seasonal Content Vision (Reveal Event Clip) “When OW2 launches on Oct 4th it will be a replacement for t ...read more