Donald Trump Chicago rally cancelled after violent clashes between supporters and protesters

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump cancelled one of his signature rallies on Friday, calling off the event due to safety concerns after protesters packed the arena where he was scheduled to speak. The announcement the billionaire businessman would postpone the rally led a large portion of the crowd inside the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion to break… Read More »

South Korea, U.S. deter North Korea with ‘largest ever’ military drill

Amid blasts of explosives and camouflaging smoke, U.S. and South Korean marines and sailors stormed a beach aboard assault vehicles Saturday in a mock amphibious landing. The carefully choreographed drill begins a much larger, eight-week series of annual joint military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea. They take place against a backdrop of growing tension and missile… Read More »

U.S. Embassy in Berlin: Man Punched Guard, Triggered Bomb Scare

A man punched a guard at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin and triggered a bomb scare by claiming he had explosives in his suitcase, officials said early Friday. The U.S. Embassy said a man with a suitcase approached the entrance to the building near Berlin’s iconic Brandenburg Gate at around 7:25 a.m. (1:25 a.m. ET) and presented a… Read More »

Mikhail Lesin, Ex-Putin Aide, Died of Blunt Force Trauma in Washington: Autopsy

A former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin found dead in a Washington hotel room was killed by a blunt force trauma to the head, U.S. authorities said Thursday. Mikhail Lesin, 57, was found dead on the floor of his room in Dupont Circle on November 5. Mikhail Lesin in a March 27, 2002 file photo. ALEXANDER NATRUSKIN… Read More »

South Sudan Faces One of World’s Most ‘Horrendous’ Human Rights Situations: U.N. Rights Chief

A U.N. report describing sweeping crimes like children being burned alive and fighters raping women as payment shows South Sudan is facing “one of the most horrendous” human rights situations in the world,” the United Nations rights chief said Friday. A displaced woman in the United Nations Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Malakal on Feb. 26. ALBERT… Read More »

Fukushima Survivors Revisit ‘Home’ in Radiation-Plagued Town

The dried yellow flowers sit in the ruined living room five years after grateful students gave them to a well-loved teacher. “I brought them home, put them in here, [but] we weren’t allowed to bring anything organic because it could have been contaminated,” said Anthony Ballard, who taught English in a town 12 minutes’ drive from the Fukushima… Read More »

Greece Vows to Clear Idomeni Migrant Camp Without Tear Gas

Officials worked to clear an overcrowded makeshift refugee camp on Friday as European leaders met to discuss the border crisis that has left 14,000 migrants stranded there in desperate conditions. Nikos Toskas, Greece’s deputy minister for public order, said the 14,000 people camped out at the border near the village of Idomeni were being persuaded to move to… Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Reset the Date to January 1, 1970 on Your iPhone

Want to go back in time to January 1, 1970? Just make sure you don’t do it on your iPhone. Changing the Date & Time settings to that fateful date will disable your device, Apple users report. And good luck trying to get it to restart: Connecting the disabled phone to your computer and trying to reboot it… Read More »

Is Nvidia’s PhysX causing AMD frame rate problems

Ever since Gears of War Ultimate Edition came out last week, there’s been a rumor floating around that one reason the game runs so poorly, with so much stuttering on AMD hardware, is because Nvidia’s PhysX is actually running on the CPU. We were flagged about this possibility last Wednesday, so I installed the base game and consulted with Jason… Read More »

Unreal developer blasts Microsoft, claims company wants to monopolize game development

The Windows Store and therestrictions it places on games and game settings have been rising over the past week, ever since the release of Ashes of the Singularity and Gears of War Ultimate Edition. We’ve reached out to Microsoft in an attempt to clarify some of these issues, specifically those related to V-Sync, WDDM 2.0, and the current limits… Read More »