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Russian special forces have quashed a short-lived mutiny at a provincial detention center on Sunday, killing detainees, some charged with terrorism, who had broken out of their cells earlier in the day, according to Russian state media.Six detainees who awaited court appearances at a pretrial detention center in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don had managed to take control of the facility, state media reported. Armed with knives, the suspects took two guards hostage, the reports said.A video posted on Rostov’s local news channels and reposted by some Russian officials appeared to show a man identified as one of the detainees…

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SATURDAY PM: Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out 2 will feasibly land as the second highest opening for an animated film at the domestic box office with $150M-$155M, notching ahead of Illumination/Universal’s Super Mario Bros Movie from Easter 2023 which made $146.3M in its Friday-Sunday take. Today the sequel grossed $52M which is up 6% over the pure Friday of $49M, and 16% off the $62M Friday/preview figure of the Kelsey Mann directed sequel. The comp here given the 62% female audience is Disney/Pixar’s Finding Dory, which eased -24% between its Saturday and Father’s Day Sunday back in 2016. That type of decline…

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Forward-looking: Chipmakers are getting serious about splitting up complex chip designs across multiple smaller “chiplets.” AMD is leading the charge, having already implemented multi-chiplet architectures for its CPUs and data center GPUs. The company’s latest RDNA 3 PC graphics cards even incorporate basic chiplets. However, a new patent filing shows these designs have not realized their full potential. The December 2022 patent describes a GPU design split across multiple GPU chiplet sets. Each chiplet has a frontend die paired with several other shader-engine dies. The clever part is that these GPU chiplets can flexibly combine in various configurations. For instance,…

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A major heat wave is expected to hit much of the eastern United States this week. And millions of people across the country are taking medications that may make them more susceptible to heat-related illnesses.Taking certain drugs — including some used to treat mental health conditions, high blood pressure and allergies — can make it even more difficult to stay hydrated or efficiently cool your body when it’s hot outside. Here’s what to know, and how to stay safe during scorching temperatures. Medications that may raise riskDiuretics, which doctors prescribe to manage heart failure, kidney disease or high blood pressure,…

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Polar bears in the southern Hudson Bay could go extinct as early as the 2030s because the sea ice that helps them hunt for food is thinning, a new study suggests.“We’ve known that the loss of Arctic sea ice would spell disaster for polar bears, so this might be the first subpopulation that disappears,” said Julienne Stroeve, the lead author of the study, which was published Thursday in the journal Communications Earth & Environment.Last month, the eastern half of Hudson Bay, home to the world’s most-studied polar bears, went ice free a month earlier than usual.Polar bears are used to…

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Eight Israeli soldiers were killed while riding in an armored vehicle in southern Gaza on Saturday, the Israeli military said, as the Israeli offensive in the southern city of Rafah continued to exact a toll among its troops.The deaths occurred around 5:15 a.m. as Israeli troops operated in the northwest part of Tel al-Sultan, a neighborhood in western Rafah, the Israeli military said. The eight soldiers — who belonged to the military’s engineering corps — were riding in an armored vehicle when the blast occurred, the military said.Hamas, the Palestinian armed group, said in a statement that its militants had…

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Kate, who last took part in a public royal engagement last Christmas, announced her intent to attend the Trooping the Colour parade June 14, one week after apologizing in a letter to the Irish Guards—of which she serves in the ceremonial role of Colonel—for missing a key rehearsal for the military event. “I’m looking forward to attending The King’s Birthday Parade this weekend with my family,” the princess wrote in an Instagram post, “and hope to join a few public engagements over the summer, but equally knowing I am not out of the woods yet.” She also gave an update on her health battle. “I am making…

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INDIANAPOLIS—It’s so huge you can’t smell the chlorine.The dominant sensory experience upon entering any pool area is the olfactory assault of chlorine, the chemical that keeps the water clean. More than the sight of the blue water or the sound of splashing, the smell of a pool is pungent and universal. But that’s not the case in Lucas Oil Stadium, which has been repurposed for the next 10 days as the world’s largest indoor swimming venue.The space is sufficiently vast that unless you’re on the pool deck or in the water, the whiff of chlorine is not part of the…

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Amazon this weekend has record low prices on every M3 MacBook Air, including the 13-inch and 15-inch models. Amazon introduced this sale about one week ago and it remains one of the only retailers to have these all-time low prices on the 2024 MacBook Air. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Amazon has $200 off the 256GB 13-inch M3 MacBook Air, available for $899.00 in every color, down from $1,099.00. You can also find both 512GB…

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