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UK PM May Says Indications Are That Syrian Authorities Were Behind Chemical Attack

U.S. News

"We're rapidly reaching an understanding of what happened on the ground," May said. "All the indications are that the Syrian regime was responsible, and we'll be working with our closest allies to consider how we can ensure that those responsible are held to account, and also how we can prevent and deter the humanitarian catastrophe of the use of chemical weapons in the future."



You knew HTC wouldn't let the Oculus Rift's price cut go unanswered for long. As of today, HTC has permanently lowered the price of the Vive headset by $200, to $599. That's still $100 more than you'd pay for a Rift/Touch combo, but it's far easier to swallow than before and might keep HTC's approach to room-scale VR under your consideration. It's hard to imagine HTC not cutting the price of the Vive -- there was no way people were going to pay $300 more than Oculus' setup for a comparable experience.

Carlisle Cumberland Infirmary saline bags 'tampered with'

BBC News

Police have been called after a small number of saline bags appear to have been tampered with at Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle. North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust said it was discovered just under a week ago. It said there was "no indication" any patients had been adversely affected. There has been "considerable work" since it happened to review medicines across the hospital and to increase security measures, it said. Trust medical director Rod Harpin said: "We immediately implemented our serious incident procedures and there is no indication that any patients have been adversely affected but we continue to monitor this closely.

First Indications 'Not Good' for Fillon: Senator

U.S. News

Francois Fillon (C), member of the Republicans political party and 2017 French presidential election candidate of the French centre-right, holds his ballot as he waits in line to vote in the first round of 2017 French presidential election in Paris, France, April 23, 2017.

What Industry Will Generation Z Work In?

International Business Times

In the next year or two, the workplace faces an unprecedented situation where for the first time, due to the fact that we're all living longer, five generations may be working side by side: Veterans (pre-World War II); the Baby Boomers (World War II – 1960s); Generation X (mid-60s – late 1970s); Millennials (aka Generation Y) (1979 – 1991); and last, but not least, the largely unknown factor: Generation Z, born after 1992. It's estimated that there are more than 2 billion of Gen Z worldwide. In South Africa, a third of the population is under the age of 21. It may be too soon to be definitive about the characteristics of this generation, but they are said to be realistic, cause and value driven, entrepreneurial, financially prudent, and have boundless curiosity. This is the first generation born into a fully technological environment - a world of being connected, being digital, and having mobile phones or tablets as a matter of course .