Game developer Bungie has teamed up with Iron Man director Jon Favreau and Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito to release another teaser trailer for its upcoming game Destiny. Little is known about the lore behind the new science fiction first-person shooter, however expectations are already sky-high for the new game since Bungie was the studio responsible for the first three smash-hit Halo games. Destiny will be released for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in 2014. Bungie is planning a “worldwide gameplay reveal” during Sony’s E3 press conference on June 10th. The teaser video follows below.
Read more here: Video: Halo creator teases ‘Destiny’ for PlayStation 4, Xbox One
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stepped off the diplomatic track on Thursday and onto a West Bank street where he sampled a shawarma sandwich and a pistachio-sprinkled Palestinian sweet. In a rare gesture for a U.S. secretary of state – but a staple of U.S. political campaigns – Kerry dropped by the Samer Restaurant in the Palestinian city of Ramallah to enjoy typical Middle Eastern fare. …
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LONDON (Reuters) – A middle-aged cub scout mistress who gave two bloodied knifemen a stern talking to as a British soldier lay dead on the street was hailed as a hero for embodying the “spirit of London”. And as some in the capital complained about immigrants after a killing blamed on British Muslim converts with Nigerian roots, it turned out the woman held up as the new face of civic pride in Europe’s multi-ethnic metropolis was herself born in France. Named by the prime minister from the steps of No. …
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By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women in their 40s didn’t cut back on mammograms during 2010, the year after a government-backed panel said annual breast cancer screening should be optional for them, says a new study. Researchers found that the odds of U.S. women between the ages of 40 and 49 getting a mammogram remained stable from 2006 to 2010. So did mammography rates among women in their 40s relative to those of older women, who were still advised to get regular breast cancer screenings. …
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PARIS (AP) — Thieves outsmarted 80 security guards in an exclusive French Riviera hotel and made off with a necklace that creators say is worth a staggering 2 million euros ($2.6 million) — in the second such jewelry heist during this year's Cannes Film Festival.
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President Obama is about to deliver his major policy speech outlining the future of America's military drone program, and the future of the entire war on terror, though he doesn't want us to call it that anymore. The administration has been setting the stage for the last couple days, first by admitting that the U.S. has indeed killed American citizens with drone attacks overseas, but also by having aides promise that he intends to lay out the rationale for any future uses of the controversial weapons. …
Read more here: Watch: Obama Unveils His Big Drone Plan
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Robert Griffin III says he cried after his knee surgery and changed his cellphone passcode to the date of the Washington Redskins season opener as he began his rehabilitation process.
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says a new report by the U.N. atomic agency shows that international pressure is having no effect on halting Iran's suspect nuclear program.
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Anthony Weiner sending out naughty pictures of himself to random women on the Internet — it's been a tantalizing storyline for almost exactly two years because of the mystery (are there more?) and the agony (can he survive?). Now that he's running for mayor and advancing his plan of pre-emptive damage control, has Weiner already takend the scandal out of the next scandal, when more selfies from his last days in Congress inevitably surface?
Read more here: Anthony Weiner Is Beating the Tabloids at Their Own Game on His New Selfies
(Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase said it has appointed Barry Sommers, under whom the bank expanded its services to wealthy clients, to head its Chase consumer bank business. Sommers, 44, who previously served as chief executive of the bank’s wealth management business, joined JP Morgan through the Bear Sterns merger in 2008. Sommers was responsible for the company’s Chase Private Client business, which has offices in nearly 1,400 Chase bank branches. …
Read more here: JPMorgan names Barry Sommers to head consumer bank