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Monument Valley II is headed to Android at last


The game is now listed on Google Play and you can pre-register to be notified when it launches (Ustwo hasn’t announced a release date yet) The original Monument Valley costs about $4 in the store, so expect to see a similar price (if not a bit higher) for the sequel when it’s out In case you haven’t tried it before, I highly recommend Monument Valley for its beautiful art style and clever puzzles...

Push on to change Father's Day to 'Special Persons' Day'


Early childhood activist Dr Red Ruby Scarlet wants Father's Day to be renamed She says calling it 'Special Persons' Day' isn't controversial for kids without dads NSW Liberal minister David Elliott described as 'crap' this kind of 'rubbish' idea 'Why are we calling this political correctness when in fact it's about our rights,' Dr Scarlet told Today Tonight 'There's a lot of Australian research...

Key China diplomat defends Pakistan's role in Afghanistan in call to US Secretary of State


The United States must value Pakistan's role in Afghanistan and respect its security concerns, China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call, according to Chinese state media China 's Foreign Ministry defended its ally Pakistan earlier this week after President Donald Trump said the United States could no longer be silent about militants using safe...

EFL Cup third round draw: Holders Man Utd to host Burton Albion


Holders Manchester United start their defence at home to Championship club Burton AlbionHolders Manchester United will begin their defence of the EFL Cup with a home tie against Championship club Burton Albion at Old Trafford Thursday's third round draw in Beijing, which took place at 04:15 BST, also saw Liverpool drawn away to Premier League rivals Leicester Manchester City go to West Brom...

Nine killed, many missing, after Typhoon Hato hits Macau


HONG KONG (Reuters) - At least eight people were killed and many are still missing after one of the strongest typhoons on record barreled into the southern Chinese territory of Macau, wiping out power and water in large pockets of the world's biggest gambling hub Macau's government broadcaster TDM said Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, was the strongest since 1968 Hato on Wednesday...

Charlottesville Riots White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Turns Himself in to police


8/23/2017 9:00 PM PDT White supremacist and one of the organizers of the Charlottesville Riots Chris Cantwell has turned himself in to police Multiple reports say Cantwell turned himself in Wednesday after the University of Virginia Police Department issued a warrant for his arrest earlier in the week The warrants were for two counts of illegal use of tear gas and one count of malicious bodily...

Typhoon Hato kills 12 and injures hundreds


Hato is the most powerful storm to hit the area in 53 years, packing winds of up to 99 miles per hour Almost 27,000 people have been evacuated to emergency shelters Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, has battered Hong Kong, bringing chaos to the former British territory Waves flooded seaside streets, amid reports of injuries The storm made landfall at noon on Wednesday near Zhuhai city in...

Winning numbers drawn for $700-million Powerball lottery jackpot


(Reuters) - Winning numbers were drawn on Wednesday night for a US Powerball jackpot of an estimated $700 million, one of the largest in the lottery's history The winner will get annual payments over 29 years, totaling at least $700 million, or $4433 million in a lump sum payment, before taxes A winning ticket could bring the holder an estimated $700 million windfall, a prize topped only by a...

Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining


The area, covering 46,000 sq km (17,800 sq miles), straddles the northern states of Amapa and Para, and is thought to be rich in gold, and other minerals The government said nine conservation and indigenous land areas within it would continue to be legally protected But activists have voiced concern that these areas could be badly compromised Around 30% of the overall territory will now be open...

Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's record $700 million Powerball


(Wednesday's Powerball jackpot was the second-largest in US historyThomson Reuters) Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot , which hit $700 million: There have been 21 consecutive drawings without a winner — the latest was on Saturday, August 19 If no one wins, the next Powerball drawing will be on Saturday If you won tonight's Powerball drawing, try to resist the...

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