Smite 2 Revealed, Will Run Alongside The First Game

Smite 2 is set to revamp the action MOBA’s pantheon, with overhauled visuals and revamped Gods. The sequel has been newly constructed in Unreal Engine 5. The sequel promises a cleaner user interface with easier-to-parse spell effects. Each God’s abilities have also gotten changes, and some Gods like Ymir have new physics-based powers. The game … Read more

EPA sets out rules for proposed ‘methane fee’ for waste generated by oil and natural gas companies

WASHINGTON — Oil and natural gas companies for the first time would have to pay a fee for methane emissions that exceed certain levels under a rule proposed Friday by the Biden administration. The proposed Environmental Protection Agency rule follows through on a directive from Congress included in the 2022 climate law. The new fee … Read more

Stock market today: Stocks drift near records following a cooler update on inflation

NEW YORK — Stocks are drifting near record heights in a busy Friday on Wall Street where oil prices were rising and bond yields were easing. The S&P 500 was 0.1% higher in afternoon trading and within 0.2% of its all-time high set two years ago, as earnings reporting season kicked off with mixed results … Read more

Leon Wildes, immigration lawyer who fought to prevent John Lennon’s deportation, dead at age 90

Leon Wildes, a prominent immigration lawyer best known for his landmark, yearslong fight in the 1970s to prevent John Lennon from being deported and enable the former Beatle to receive permanent residency in the U.S., has died at age 90. Wildes died Monday at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan. His son — immigration attorney and … Read more

Stellantis and various employee groups ask workers to stock centers with spare parts

Stellantis NV is asking its white-collar workers to volunteer to cross the United Auto Workers picket line to work in distribution centers shipping vehicle parts to dealerships, the call coming from the automaker’s top executives in North America North as well as its diversity. and inclusion groups. On September 22, the UAW called on approximately … Read more

Edward Blum group drops lawsuit against Morrison Foerster

Comment on this storyComment The conservative group behind several lawsuits challenging diversity, equity and inclusion programs has dropped its lawsuit against law firm Morrison Foerster after the firm opened its diversity scholarship to all students – and not just those from underrepresented groups. In a filing Friday, the American Alliance for Equal Rights said it … Read more

Two people arrested in Portland metro area Tesla theft ring

PORTLAND, Ore. — A grand jury indicted an alleged member of a car theft ring Friday. According to police and court documents, the suspect, Daniel McNett, 34, of Vancouver, Washington, said he had stolen more than 150 cars in the Portland metro area in the past few years alone. McNett was arrested Saturday as part … Read more