Second group caught on way to sabotage Meron celebrations

Police said Thursday that they had arrested three youths making their way to Mount Meron for the annual Lag B’Omer celebration, on suspicion that they planned to sabotage equipment at the site. According to the police, the three were found with pliers, boxcutters, and spray paint in bags normally used to carry objects used for … Read more

Eternal Threads review: Eastenders meets time travel meets electrical safety

Time travel stories can have pretty high stakes, because usually you only travel in time when you really need to change something. A killer robot is trying to kill a lady because of something her son will eventually do, that kind of thing. My favorite episodes of Doctor Who, by contrast, were always the ones where the Doctor met a miserable dog-alien thousands of years in the future, and the dog alien is like “Not only is the planet about to blow, but my marriage is in trouble, “and then the episode was mostly about the latter issue rather than the former. This is all by way of introduction to Eternal Threads, a puzzle game where you go back in time to stop everyone in a house share dying in a fire.

To save a present that has been rendered apocalyptic by time travel itself, you are part of a team who go back and change tiny things in the past to fix it, in this case 2015. While it is imperative for some reason that the fire does indeed happen, it is just as important that all six occupants live. You can alter small decisions they make during the week running up to the fire, and so save their lives by choosing whether they go to the pub, if they comfort each other in times of need, or what they have arguments about. The beat of a butterfly’s wing, indeed.

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WhatsApp is testing a feature that lets you quietly leave group chats without alerting other members

WhatsApp is testing a new feature that lets you quietly leave group chats without alerting other members WhatsApp is testing a new feature that lets you silently leave a group chat Admins will still be able to see who exits the group when the feature launches However, other members of the group will not be … Read more

Biden’s burdens grow: Sagging global economy adds to US woes

WASHINGTON (AP) – As President Joe Biden embarks on Asia on Thursday, he’s facing a new risk at home for the economy and his Democratic Party: a global slowdown caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the pandemic shutting down Chinese cities and factories. The world economy can not cast US ballots. But it’s a … Read more

Virginia pension fund invested in global firm that now faces federal fraud charges

NEW YORK, NY (WRIC) – Allianz Global Investors, a multinational investment firm based in Germany, is facing federal fraud charges – and the announcement comes just over two months after the Virginia Retirement System closed its account with the company. The charges are spread across three cases currently being prosecuted in the Federal District Court … Read more

Malkin, Penguins Sound Like They Know It’s Over

The pending free agents of the Pittsburgh Penguins core did not strike an optimistic tone. Nay, it was not only the opposite of optimism, it sounded like a regretful concession to a coming reality. Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, and Bryan Rust spoke to the Pittsburgh media and fielded the obvious questions about their contract status, … Read more

15 highest-rated quarterback prospects entering season

15. Dillon Gabriel, Oklahoma (Photo: Parker Thune, 247Sports) Oklahoma’s new starting quarterback following the departures of former five-star Caleb Williams and Spencer Rattler to the transfer portal, Gabriel comes from UCF and will try to put up prolific numbers for the Sooners under the direction of new offensive coordinator Jeff Lebby. Gabriel posted prolific numbers … Read more

‘We did not have a plan for a country to shut down’ – Cisco stock plunges more than 15% as China lockdown affects supply and outlook

Cisco Systems Inc. shares plunged in the extended session Wednesday after the tech bellwether’s revenue forecast came up more than $ 1 billion short of Wall Street expectations, which executives blamed on COVID shutdowns in China. Cisco CSCO, -4.43% shares dropped more than 15% after hours, following a 4.4% decline in the regular session to … Read more