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FIFA 16 Game to Include Women’s Football Teams

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The next edition of the popular FIFA console game franchise will feature women’s football for the first time ever.

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FIFA 16 will include 12 international all-female teams including England, Brazil, Spain, Germany and Canada.

Until now only men’s teams have featured on the popular EA Sports game, which was first released in 1993.

The first 11 of each of the women’s teams have been facially scanned, including England skipper Steph Houghton, USA all-time leading goalscorer Abby Wambach, and world player of the year Nadine Kessler.

EA Sports used Ms Wambach to record the typical movements of a female footballer, which will influence gameplay.

She said: “I honestly can’t believe all of the science and technology behind the game itself, let alone getting us into the motion capture suits and eventually into the game.”

As many of the female players have long hair, the team at EA Sports behind the game said they had to work on getting the physics of hair movement right.

There are some drawbacks, however; male teams will not be able to play female teams, and there will be no female equivalent of the Ultimate Team feature.

In future years the women’s teams of Premier League sides could also be included, if the new addition is a success.

The game will be released in late summer.

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Heartbreaking; Another School Shooting Santa Clarita, CA

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Santa Clarita, California, high school shooting leaves 2 students dead, multiple injured

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (KABC) — A 16-year-old boy shot five fellow students, two fatally, Thursday morning at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita before turning the .45-caliber handgun on himself, authorities said.

A Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesperson said multiple 911 calls prompted firefighter-paramedics to respond about 7:40 a.m. to the school at 21900 Centurion Way.

Six students, including the gunman, were found in the quad suffering from gunshot wounds, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said at a news conference. All six were transported to hospitals, where two of them, a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy, were later pronounced dead.

The surviving victims were described as two girls, ages 14 and 15, and a 14-year-old boy.

In a tweet, Henry Mayo Hospital said it had received four patients.

Their names were not immediately disclosed. The sheriff said the deceased girl’s parents were at the hospital. He was notified of the second fatality during a press conference at the school.

Gunman turns .45 caliber on himself

According to sheriff’s Capt. Kent Wegener, surveillance video “clearly” shows the suspect pulling a semi-automatic handgun out of his backpack in the quad and shooting five classmates before shooting himself in the head.

Thursday was the gunman’s 16th birthday, the captain said.

He was listed in grave condition at a hospital, according to Villanueva.

In the immediate aftermath of the shooting, authorities released a description of the suspect as a manhunt got underway. Heavily armed deputies and an armored SWAT vehicle were seen at a home near the school, but it was unclear if the house was connected to the investigation.

The high school remained on lockdown for hours after the incident. Shortly before 11 a.m., lockdowns were lifted at all campuses in the district, as well as Rosedell and Highland elementary schools.

Central Park, at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, was being used as a reunification point for parents and students, the Sheriff’s Department said.

Undersheriff Tim Murakami tweeted an apology to parents, saying investigators need to interview “every student at Saugus HS” before they can be released.

In a statement, the White House said President Donald Trump was monitoring ongoing reports about the shooting.

“The White House encourages all those in the area to follow the advice of local law enforcement and first responders,” the statement said.

Gov. Gavin Newsom tweeted an expression of gratitude to the emergency responders.

“We simply should not have to fear for our kids’ lives when we drop them off at school,” the governor said. Addressing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Newsom asked: “How many more lives will be lost? How many more shootings will we have to endure? We need commonsense gun reform. NOW.”

Amid the chaos at the scene, the number of reported victims fluctuated throughout the morning. The sheriff later confirmed that six people were shot, including the gunman.


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Trump’s speech at the prestigious Manhattan club is expected to credit his policies for the strong economic numbers felt during his presidency.. Trump will likely highlight the low unemployment rate and high consumer confidence, as well as wage growth.

The president’s address is also expected to touch on his trade policies, the official said, amid continued negotiations over “Phase One” of a trade overhaul with China.

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