Polls close in Sri Lanka presidential poll marred by violence

Polls close in Sri Lanka presidential poll marred by violence

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Polls have closed in Sri Lanka where elections were held on Saturday for a new president of the tourism-dependent island nation still struggling to recover from the Easter Sunday militant attacks which killed more than 250 people. A police offier is seen as people stand in a line to cast their vote…

White House budget official testifies in impeachment probe

White House budget official testifies in impeachment probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A White House budget official walked into a closed session of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Saturday, where he testified about the holdup of military aid to Ukraine. Mark Sandy, official of the Office of Management and Budget, arrives for a closed-door deposition as part…

Prince Andrew says he does not recall meeting Epstein accuser

Prince Andrew says he does not recall meeting Epstein accuser

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Andrew said that he had no recollection of ever meeting an American woman who alleges she was forced to have sex with him when she was underage. FILE PHOTO: Horse Racing – Royal Ascot – Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Britain – June 20, 2019 Britain’s Prince Andrew arrives by horse and…

Chinese soldiers help clean up Hong Kong streets, but violence flares again

Chinese soldiers help clean up Hong Kong streets, but violence flares again

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Police fired tear gas while protesters threw petrol bombs and fired arrows in clashes outside Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University on Saturday, just hours after Chinese soldiers made a rare appearance to help clean up the city’s streets. China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers in shorts and t-shirts appeared in streets outside…

Trump attacks impeachment witness on Twitter, Democrats see intimidation

Trump attacks impeachment witness on Twitter, Democrats see intimidation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, in an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation. Trump blasted Marie Yovanovitch, a career diplomat, as she explained to the second day of…

US Interference in Hong Kong Protests Could Hinder China Trade Deal

US Interference in Hong Kong Protests Could Hinder China Trade Deal

Hong Kong protests are escalating, which has pushed U.S. lawmakers to ‘hotline’ the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Trump is unlikely to block the bipartisan bill, which could anger Beijing and stall trade talks. While further tension between the U.S. and China isn’t in either nation’s best interest, China’s rhetoric suggests the nation…

Microsoft Just Gave a Big Tease About Xbox Project Scarlett Price

Microsoft Just Gave a Big Tease About Xbox Project Scarlett Price

Microsoft confirms that Xbox Project Scarlett will compete with the PS5 on price. Xbox boss Phil Spencer said the console wouldn’t be “out of position” on price. Analysts have suggested that the console will cost $500. Speaking to The Verge, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said that Xbox Project Scarlett would “not be out of position…

Mason Rudolph Needs to Tell His Reps to Let This Go

Mason Rudolph Needs to Tell His Reps to Let This Go

Myles Garrett ripped Mason Rudolph’s helmet off and hit him on the head with it. Rudolph’s reps have stated that they are going to review the incident and possibly seek legal action against Garrett. But if he tries to push the issue further, the ugly truth is going to come out and be plastered and…

Grounded Might Be the Best Survival Game Ever

Grounded Might Be the Best Survival Game Ever

Obsidian announced a new IP at XO19 called Grounded. Grounded is a survival game set in the real world from a tiny perspective. The game seems to have strong theming and should be a boon for Game Pass. Obsidian is a really good game developer. The company produced one of the best modern Fallout games…

Myles Garrett & Mason Rudolph Killed Their Teams’ Slim Playoff Hopes

Myles Garrett & Mason Rudolph Killed Their Teams’ Slim Playoff Hopes

Thursday’s game between the Browns and Steelers was almost over when Myles Garrett and Mason Rudolph got into a scuffle that will not be soon forgotten. Both teams had slim playoff hopes, and now those hopes have been shattered. Garrett and Rudolph must own the blame when their teams miss the playoffs. Heading into Thursday night’s game,…