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Trump set a very high bar for his meeting with Kim Jong Un

Washington Post - Mon, 2018-06-11 23:45
The president has invited pressure and left little room to achieve more than what he suggests is realistic at a summit with North Korea's leader.

Personal Health: The Dangers of Belly Fat

NY Times - Mon, 2018-06-11 23:04
If your waist measures 35 or more inches for women or 40 or more inches for men, chances are you’re harboring a potentially dangerous amount of abdominal fat.

Sony at E3: Death Stranding is every bit as bizarre as Kojima fans dreamed

Ars - Mon, 2018-06-11 22:28

Nathan Mattise

LOS ANGELES—After rival Microsoft showed 50 games from a wide range of genres in a very traditional E3 press conference yesterday, Sony promoted its PlayStation platform with a focused and unconventional presentation. There were only a handful of games, but they were nearly all heavy hitters.

The event started out in a small, church-like space with hanging lights—very unusual for this kind of press conference. It was here that Sony opened the show with an extended gameplay trailer of Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Part II. It became immediately apparent why Sony constructed this unusual venue: it was plucked right out of the game.

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PC Gaming Show E3 2018: Everything and the kitchen sink

Ars - Mon, 2018-06-11 20:02

Ron Amadeo

LOS ANGELES—Even as Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony hold events to promote games on their consoles at E3, a somewhat scrappier event to promote PC games takes place: the PC Gaming Show. This year's too-long show was a barrage of trailers and brief developer talks. We basically lost count of the games, there were so many.

Battle royale? Check. Victorian steampunk settings? Check. Survival crafting games? Check. Crytek engine? Check. Lovecraft? Check. A lengthy plug for hardware from a gaming hardware company? Check. It was everything you'd expect from the PC Gaming Show.

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St. Victor

Saint of the Day - Thu, 2016-03-10 00:15
According to legend, Victor was a soldier in the Roman army at Marseilles when he was hailed before the ...

St. Lawrence of Brindisi

Saint of the Day - Thu, 2016-03-10 00:15
Caesare de Rossi was born at Brandisi, kingdom of Naples, on July 22nd. He was educated by the conventual ...

St. Praxedes

Saint of the Day - Thu, 2016-03-10 00:15
Praxedes according to her legend was a Roman maiden, the sister of St. Pudentiana, who, when the Emperor Marcus ...

St. Arbogast

Saint of the Day - Thu, 2016-03-10 00:15
Archbishop and friend of King Dagobert II of the Frankish realm of Austrasia. Arbogast, originally called ...

St. Wastrada

Saint of the Day - Thu, 2016-03-10 00:15
Widow and model Christian matron. The mother of St. Gregory of Utrecht, in her later years she became member of a ...

St. Zoticus of Comana

Saint of the Day - Thu, 2016-03-10 00:15
Zoticus (d. 204) + Martyred bishop. The bishop of Comana, Italy, he resisted the heretical movement of the ...

St. John & Benignus

Saint of the Day - Thu, 2016-03-10 00:15
Twin Benedictine monks of Moyenmoutier. They were trained by St. Hiduiphus.

St. John of Edessa

Saint of the Day - Thu, 2016-03-10 00:15
Hermit of Syrian descent at Edessa, in modern Syria. He was a companion of St. Simeon Salus at some point in ...

St. Julia of Troyes

Saint of the Day - Thu, 2016-03-10 00:15
Martyr of Troyes, France. Taken captive by the Romans, she was given to Claudius, a soldier. Julia converted ...
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