Animals roam streets of Tbilisi after flooding kills 8, frees zoo animals
(CNN)Wild animals roamed the streets of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, on Sunday, after raging floodwaters damaged the city’s zoo and set many of the animals free. Eight people were killed by the flooding, several others were missing, and wolves, bears, big cats and even a hippopotamus were wandering... Read more
New York prison worker Joyce Mitchell charged with helping inmates escape
Prison worker Joyce Mitchell is in custody, accused of aiding in a daring prison escape. The two convicted killers she allegedly helped are free, but on the run. Mitchell allegedly provided Richard Matt and David Sweat with the tools to cut through cell walls for their escape from an... Read more
Sniper Kills Gunman Who Attacked Dallas Police Headquarters
The suspect in a standoff that followed Saturday’s shootout at Dallas Police headquarters has been confirmed dead by police. The man’s identity has yet to be officially confirmed, the Dallas Police Department tweeted. #Breaking We can now confirm that the susp in the van is deceased but unable to... Read more
FIFA’s Sepp Blatter May Try To Stay President: Report
GENEVA, June 14 (Reuters) – Sep Blatterp may seek to stay on as the president of FIFA, a Swiss newspaper reported on Sunday, less than two weeks after Blatter said he would step down over a major corruption scandal at the organization. However, Domenico Scala, the official overseeing the... Read more
Surprise! Hillary Clinton’s Big Campaign Speech Didn’t Mention The Trade Deal
Hillary Clinton paid lip service to just about every issue dear to progressive voters in her presidential campaign kickoff on Saturday, from paid sick leave, to LGBT rights, to climate change and student loan reform. But one issue she notably omitted from her speech to supporters at New York... Read more
Andy Murray fit for Queen’s Club tournament after illness
Britain’s Andy Murray is ready to begin his grass-court campaign at Queen’s Club next week after recovering from a bout of illness. Murray, 28, said he suffered with a cough during the French Open and his left eye later closed up. The Scot lost to  in the semi-finals last... Read more
Should I upgrade to Windows 10?
Q: I’m getting the “Get Windows 10” alert on my computer in the bottom right-hand corner. Should I download it? What you’re actually seeing is an invitation to reserve a copy of the Windows 10 upgrade when it becomes available, which isn’t until July 29. Microsoft is taking a... Read more
Twitter to increase word limit for direct messages to 10,000 from July
In a piece of good news for Twitteratti, Twitter has decided to increase the word limit for direct messages (DMs) to 10,000 characters from the present 140. Twitter’s product designer Sachin Agarwal informed developers of the news ahead of the change, which will be rolled out to users in... Read more
Facebook is measuring the time you spend on News Feed Stories
In its effort to enhance the news feeds for Facebook users worldwide, the social media leader is now measuring the length of time that users spend on news feed stories. The change comes consequent to data culled from a survey that sought rating from users  on their experience and... Read more
Amazon’s first transparency report details data requests for 2015
Amazon has finally published a bi-annual transparency report (PDF), revealing the kinds of data requests it received from the government in recent months and how the company responded to them. Apparently, from January 1st to May 31st, 2015, the e-commerce giant got: 813 subpoenas – Amazon provided all the... Read more