ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – A man armed with an assault rifle killed 50 people during a gay pride celebration at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early on Sunday in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, a rampage President Barack Obama denounced as an act of terror and hate.
The event started off with new footage from Titanfall 2, which now comes with the single-player focused campaign its predecessor lacked (including a talking Titan voiced by Optimus Prime himself, Peter Cullen). The new game features six new giant walking titans, a “deep progression system,” and a grappling hook that can be used to launch yourself right into a Titan cockpit or grab an enemy out of the sky. The game is available on October 28.
We also got more information about Battlefield 1, the previously announced military history shooter set in an alternate history version of World War I. EA promised that “destruction is more intuitive and natural than ever” in the game, and it highlighted the ability to take control of “behemoth” vehicles like air ships, armored trains, and entire battleships. A dynamic weather system with rain, fog, and blinding sunlight will also feature prominently.
Focus on boosting pay risks ignoring debt problems for millions on zero-hour contracts, Citizens Advice says
Four-and-a-half million people in England and Wales are in insecure work, according to research by Citizens Advice, which has warned too much focus on boosting pay risks ignoring the problem of unpredictable incomes for many households.
STANFORD, Calif. (Reuters) – Some graduating Stanford University students carried signs at their commencement on Sunday, decrying a 6-month jail sentence handed to a former student convicted of sexual assault on the California campus, but protests did not disrupt the ceremony.