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London Fire: Baby Dropped, Caught as High-Rise Burns

British Prime Minister Theresa May called a cross-government meeting yesterday, chaired by Policing and Fire Minister Nick Hurd, to coordinate the government response. Fire action notices in the tower advised that unless the fire was in or affecting their flat, they should remain in their homes. Resident Hamid Wahbi said that as he fled, he asked about a neighbor's father but was told he was still inside.



Watch an hour of 'Super Mario Odyssey' gameplay from E3 2017

At least we won't have to wait as long for these two: Nintendo showcased brand new Kirby and Yoshi games , each with a working title named after its star character , and both due out sometime in 2018. Nintendo previewed some gameplay from Super Mario Odyssey which included Mario facing a dinosaur, traveling though a Mexican-themed land, and turning into a mustached turtle armed with a frying pan.


E3 2017: Microsoft unveils Xbox One X

E3 2017: Microsoft unveils Xbox One X

The launch of the Scorpio (now known to be the Xbox One X ), a litany of new AAA exclusives releasing over the course of the next year, and the implementation of Xbox Game Pass (a program that could revolutionize how Xbox does business).


Apple announces new 10.5-inch iPad Pro at WWDC 2017

Apple announces new 10.5-inch iPad Pro at WWDC 2017

Amazon introduced the Echo speaker, featuring its Alexa assistant, in 2015. Nevertheless, it looks like we'll have to wait a until next year for such a feature. The lack of a breakthrough device has periodically raised concerns that Apple has become too dependent on the iPhone and supported the theory that the company lost its knack for innovation when its co-founder Steve Jobs died of cancer in 2011.


Gunman kills 3, then self at San Francisco UPS facility, police say

Gunman kills 3, then self at San Francisco UPS facility, police say

Lam appeared to target the three drivers who died, chasing at least one of them out of the building, Cilia said. ABC7 News team coverage of UPS shooting in SF Police sources tell ABC7 News the gunman had a history of mental problems and that he was estranged from his wife.


Minecraft is Getting a Major 4K Update This Fall

Minecraft is Getting a Major 4K Update This Fall

Dedicated servers will come too, and Mojang will personally host four: Lifeboat , Mineplex , InPVP , and Cubecraft . Additionally, an update for the game will add player-made skins, maps, textures, and "massive community servers". That convergence also means playing multiplayer games on a variety of hardware is easier. "They've been asking for some relief there for a long time , and now they'll be able to walk right up inside of those worlds and continue generating them ...