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Preseason Power Rankings: Seahawks sneak into top three

7:45 AM ET Looks like we’re going to pick up right where we left off following ESPN’s post-draft rankings — the New England Patriots are No. 1 and the Atlanta Falcons are No. 2 in ESPN’s preseason Power Rankings. Now, to find out where teams fall in at which position after the Super Bowl LI teams go 1-2, it’s best to keep reading. Which team is the most underrated in our preseason power rankings? What about overrated? And how will Ezekiel Elliott’s absence affect the Cowboys? Our panel of Insiders ...

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Rainbow Six Siege Adds New Map, Three Operators Later This Month

The next major expansion for Rainbow Six Siege is just a few weeks away. Ubisoft has announced the release date and contents of the shooter’s next big update, though we don’t yet know many of the specifics. Operation Blood Orchid, as the next update is called, launches on August 29 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It adds a new map and three Operators–one more than these expansions typically include. The map is set in Hong Kong, but Ubisoft hasn’t revealed what to expect from the Operators yet. All three ...

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Moscow court shooting: Three killed as defendants attack officers

Three defendants have been killed in a court in the Russian capital, Moscow, after they tried to take the arms from security officers, officials say. The incident happened as five suspected gang members attacked the agents who were escorting them in a lift to a court hearing, the Interior Ministry said. Three were killed when trying to escape. The two others suspects and three security officers were wounded. The building was briefly evacuated. The defendants were on trial for “banditry”, the ministry said in a statement without identifying them. But ...

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Four huge airlines on three continents are creating a virtual super-airline

Four huge airlines on three continents want to create a virtual super-airline. They plan to spend more than $ 1 billion to do it. In a series of transactions announced Thursday, Delta Air Lines(DAL) and Shanghai-based China Eastern (CEA)are each buying 10% of Air France/KLM (AFLYY)Group. And Air France/KLM will buy 31% of Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways. The roughly $ 1.2 billion worth of investments will deepen business ties between the carriers, giving them the ability to coordinate across the busy air corridor between Europe and the United States. ...

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Woman and three children die in Bolton house fire

A woman and three children have died after a house fire in Bolton. The blaze broke out at Rosamond Street in the Daubhill area of the town just after 09:00 BST. A man managed to jump from a first floor window but two boys and a girl – all under the age of 13 – and a woman were still inside. One of the children was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman and two other children died later in hospital, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said. The force said ...

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One in three nursing homes in England 'fail safety'

More than a third of England’s 4,000 nursing homes are failing on safety, according to inspectors. Drug errors, lack of staff and falls were highlighted by the Care Quality Commission in its review. Safety was also a major issue in other services for the elderly and disabled, including care homes and home help. The CQC said the failings were “completely unacceptable”, as it unveiled the full findings of its new inspection regime for the care sector. The new “tougher” system was launched in 2014, amid concerns problems were going undetected. ...

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Jeremy Corbyn sacks three frontbenchers over single market vote

Three Labour frontbenchers have been sacked for defying Jeremy Corbyn and backing a call for the UK to stay in the single market after Brexit. Ruth Cadbury, Catherine West and Andy Slaughter had supported Chuka Umunna’s amendment to the Queen’s Speech. Staying in the single market is not Labour policy and Mr Corbyn had ordered his MPs to abstain – 50 rebelled. His deputy Tom Watson said he was disappointed with Mr Umunna for trying to “divide” Labour MPs with the vote. Mr Watson told the BBC he was “obviously ...

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Three journalists leaving CNN after retracted article

Three CNN journalists, including the executive editor in charge of a new investigative unit, have resigned after the publication of a Russia-related article that was retracted. Thomas Frank, who wrote the story in question; Eric Lichtblau, an editor in the unit; and Lex Haris, who oversaw the unit, have all left CNN. “In the aftermath of the retraction of a story published on CNN.com, CNN has accepted the resignations of the employees involved in the story’s publication,” a spokesman said Monday evening. An internal investigation by CNN management found that ...

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China Moves To Ban Livestreaming On Three Major Websites

The People’s Republic of China has strict censorship laws regarding media in all formats for the sole purpose of protecting national security and maintaining social stability. While it has made some strides in regards to lifting gaming bans, Reuters reports these laws are now targeting a different form of communication: livestreaming. China has reportedly contacted three major social media and news websites to take down all video and audio streaming services due to politically charged social commentary. China’s Twitter-esque social media website Sina Weibo, video-sharing and game streaming platform ACFUN, ...

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Portugal forest fires: Three days of mourning for 61 victims

Media playback is unsupported on your device Portugal has declared three days of mourning for the 61 victims of one of the country’s deadliest forest fires. Four children are among the victims, many of whom were found dead inside their cars as they tried to flee the central forested region of Pedrógão Grande. Hundreds of firefighters are continuing to tackle the blaze on several fronts. Prime Minister Antonio Costa called it “the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent years in terms of forest fires”. He said it was thought ...

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