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Agents of Mayhem review: Destroying a really dull open world

Saturday morning cartoon style struggles against a fatiguing open world. The game tries to seal the Saturday morning cartoon deal with actual cartoon cutscenes. They’re just too cheap looking—like Marvel’s oddly shaded modern fare, but jerkier—to take the gimmick all the way. It doesn’t help make it seem any less rushed when some of the… Read more Agents of Mayhem review: Destroying a really dull open world

Chinese vendors ‘exploiting’ African children removed from Taobao

Customers could pay to have African children shout out messages like “Looking for loans?” in Chinese. Chinese online shopping platform Taobao has removed controversial vendors offering personalised video and photo ads featuring African children, following an outcry about exploitation. Customers could pay for ads with young African children shouting out promotional messages in Chinese. This… Read more Chinese vendors ‘exploiting’ African children removed from Taobao

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MANHUNT ON FOR DRIVER IN BARCELONA ATTACK Spain’s second largest city is reeling after a van plows into pedestrians in a terror attack that kills at least 13 people and injures over 100. 2. TRUMP DECRIES CRITICS… Read more 10 Things to Know for Today

Internet turns on white supremacists and neo-Nazis with doxing, phishing

Many fear being outed from photos, but now the real cyber game against “alt-right” begins. In short order, people started sharing photos of Unite the Right on the Internet in order to “crowdsource” identifying members of the groups. Results came rapidly. One marcher from Berkeley, California, lost his job at a hot dog restaurant as… Read more Internet turns on white supremacists and neo-Nazis with doxing, phishing

FCC giving special help to right-wing TV news company, Democrats allege

Pai is helping Sinclair expand its reach into TV-owning homes, lawmakers say. The House Democrats told Pai that recent news reports raise questions about “whether actions taken by the FCC under your leadership show a pattern of preferential treatment for Sinclair and whether a series of interactions between your office, the Trump campaign and Trump administration,… Read more FCC giving special help to right-wing TV news company, Democrats allege

Charlottesville victim’s mother urges ‘righteous action’

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville urged mourners at a memorial service Wednesday to “make my child’s death worthwhile” by confronting injustice the way she did. “They tried to kill my child to shut her up. Well, guess what? You just… Read more Charlottesville victim’s mother urges ‘righteous action’