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Privacy watchdog investigating King's Cross facial recognition system

The UK data and privacy watchdog has said it is launching an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras at King's Cross in central London....

Privacy watchdog investigating King's Cross facial recognition system

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Privacy campaigners call for review of King's Cross facial recognition cameras Privacy campaigners today called for a national review of facial recognition technology as it emerged the controversial CCTV cameras have been deployed in central London....
07:51, 2019-08-14

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy concerns about the powerful but controversial tech...
07:17, 2019-05-31

ICO opens investigation into use of facial recognition in King's Cross Privacy watchdog is seeking details of how technology is used at central London siteThe UK’s privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras in a busy part of central London.The information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, announced she would look into the tech...
08:34, 2019-08-17

Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King's Cross site Information commissioner says use of the technology must be ‘necessary and proportionate’The UK’s privacy regulator said it is studying the use of controversial facial recognition technology by property companies amid concerns that its use in CCTV systems at the King’s Cross development in central L...
18:51, 2019-08-13

London mayor writes to King’s Cross owner over facial recognition Sadiq Khan raises concerns after development admits using technology in its CCTVThe mayor of London has written to the owner of the King’s Cross development demanding to know whether the company believes its use of facial recognition software in its CCTV systems is legal.Sadiq Khan said he wanted to...
21:17, 2019-08-13

People at King’s Cross site express unease about facial recognition One person reassured by the technology but most echo the complaint that ‘it’s unjustified’Members of the public have said there is no justification for the use of facial recognition technology in CCTV systems operated by a private developer at a 67-acre site in central London. Related: London mayor ...
00:00, 2019-08-14

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in shopping centres, museums, conference centres and other private spaces around the UK.An investigation by Big Brother Watch (BBW), which tracks the use o...
08:34, 2019-08-17

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for the commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, told a court t...
19:51, 2019-05-23

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday....
01:51, 2019-08-10

Facial Recognition System for Getting Drunk More Efficiently Is Coming Facial recognition systems have, to date, proven to be biased, unjust, flawed, and deeply powerful. They’ve been deployed as tools of surveillance, oppression, and authoritarianism. And now one is going to track your drunk ass at the bar.Read more......
21:17, 2019-08-01

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its privacy practices....
01:17, 2019-08-09

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed Bridges, an office worker from Cardiff, claims Sou...
00:34, 2019-05-23

UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate Facial recognition technology is mistakenly targeting four out of five innocent people as wanted suspects, according to findings from the University of Essex. The report -- which was commissioned by Scotland Yard -- found that the technology used by......
22:00, 2019-07-04

Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
21:17, 2019-08-08

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Amazon’s facial recognition system flags dozens of California lawmakers as criminals Facial recognition technology has come a long way in recent years, and today many smartphone users rely on face unlock features to keep their devices secure. Amazon’s facial scanning software, called Rekognition, won’t unlock your phone, but it is currently being used by some law enforce...
00:51, 2019-08-15

Facial Recognition Sometimes it’s nice to be recognized. Sometimes it’s not. But pretty soon almost wherever you go, it’s possible that someone will know who you are. Facial recognition technology is improving rapidly and spreading even faster. Its uses include mundane conveniences such as unlocking your smartphone or...
08:17, 2019-05-24

What is facial recognition - and how sinister is it? As a surveillance technique it’s ubiquitous, but is still a political, legal and ethical conundrumFacial recognition technology has spread prodigiously. It’s there on Facebook, tagging photos from the class reunion, your cousin’s wedding and the office summer party. Google, Microsoft, Apple and othe...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Facial recognition… coming to a supermarket near you The technology is helping to combat crimes police no longer deal with, but its use raises concerns about civil libertiesPaul Wilks runs a Budgens supermarket in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Like most retail owners, he’d had problems with shoplifting – largely carried out by a relatively small number ...
11:51, 2019-08-04

| WATCH: Facial recognition: what's in a face? Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer, but rights groups have raised concerns....
16:34, 2019-06-15

The FBI and ICE Are Using Your DMV Photos to Run Facial Recognition Searches Records reviewed by the Washington Post show that the FBI and ICE have been scanning through Americans’ state driver’s license photos using facial recognition technology without consent. The agencies use photos from state Department of Motor Vehicles databases to run these searches, which are extrem...
06:34, 2019-07-08

Are You Ready for Facial Recognition at the Airport? Airlines and TSA are starting to scan faces to get people through security and boarding faster, leading privacy advocates to warn of unintended consequences....
15:34, 2019-08-14

Facial recognition: Convenient or creepy? Facial recognition technology may still be in its infancy but it's being rolled out in full force by some jurisdictions around the world -- whether we're ready or not....
08:17, 2019-08-09

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two dozen approved....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencies....
06:17, 2019-05-31

Shopping Centers Explore Facial Recognition As their struggle with store closings escalates, some U.S. mall owners and retailers are stepping up their use of technology that recognizes people’s faces but stops short of identifying and recording them....
03:51, 2019-07-03

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
01:51, 2019-05-25

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-07-17

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Editorial, 10 June), but in spite of concerns from MPs and peers, parliament has hardly discussed the issue. As the person who organised the only debate ...
19:00, 2019-06-12

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work and the camera above the doors scans your face, opening them seamlessly without you lifting a finger. You sit down at your computer and it instantly un...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Facial recognition scanners are already at some US airports. Here's what to know The next time you go to the airport, you might notice something different during the security process: A machine scanning your face.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Amazon says its facial recognition can now identify fear Amazon claimed this week its facial recognition software, Rekognition, can now detect a person's fear on top of accurately identifying other emotions....
05:51, 2019-08-14

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New legislation would outlaw landlords from being able to “obtain, retain, access or use” the machinery on residential premises. Violators could face up...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:51, 2019-05-25

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware of what's happening. Georgetown Law researchers and the Washington Post have discovered that FBI and I......
04:34, 2019-07-08

Police face calls to end use of facial recognition software Analysts find system often wrongly identifies people and could breach human rights lawPolice are facing calls to halt the use of facial recognition software to search for suspected criminals in public after independent analysis found matches were only correct in a fifth of cases and the system was l...
00:51, 2019-07-04

Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore Orlando has canceled Amazon's facial recognition pilot following a series of technical problems and other issues, according to Orlando Weekly. The city started testing the facial recognition software -- which, according to a study, shows gender and r......
09:51, 2019-07-19

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear Amazon has announced that its facial recognition system can now detect “fear” in people. Dubbed Rekognition, the software offers a comprehensive range of tools for face detection, analysis, and recognition in images and videos. It’s one among several services it offers to developers as part of its A...
09:51, 2019-08-14

A new bill could ban facial recognition in federally-funded housing Now that facial recognition is more common, so are the laws aiming to limit its scope. San Francisco, Oakland, Calif. and Somerville, Mass. have all passed laws prohibiting city use of facial recognition. Now, a group of Congresswomen hope to pass th......
02:34, 2019-07-24

Manchester City warned against using facial recognition on fans Campaigners say scanning faces as alternative to tickets would be intrusiveManchester City have been cautioned against the introduction of facial recognition technology, which a civil rights group says would risk “normalising a mass surveillance tool”.The reigning Premier League champions are consid...
21:51, 2019-08-18

Facial recognition in China 'spot on' - Met Police Federation Facial recognition in China is "absolutely correct" and "spot on", the head of the Metropolitan Police Federation has said, calling for it to be deployed in London "on a 24-hour basis"....
20:34, 2019-07-05

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the use of the technology on the grounds that it is often inaccurate, potentially invasive and lacks stand......
02:34, 2019-07-18

Police body-cam maker Axon says no to facial recognition, for now Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but not enough) officers wear these days. But Axon, which makes many of those cameras, solicited advice on the topic from and independent research board, and in accordance with its fin...
07:34, 2019-06-28

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide....
11:17, 2019-07-13

Facebook may owe billions after losing facial recognition appeal A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc’s effort to undo a class-action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
04:34, 2019-08-10

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit can proceed – US court Firm will appeal against action that could expose it to billions of dollars in potential damagesA US federal appeals court has rejected Facebook’s effort to undo a class action lawsuit alleging it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent using facial ...
12:17, 2019-08-09

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit can proceed, says US court Firm will appeal against action that could expose it to billions of dollars in potential damagesA US federal appeals court has rejected Facebook’s effort to undo a class action lawsuit alleging it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent using facial ...
14:17, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:51, 2019-05-25

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
14:38, 2019-05-21

81% of 'suspects' flagged by police facial recognition innocent - report Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as possible suspects are innocent, according to an independent report....
06:34, 2019-07-04

Colorado college students were secretly used to train facial recognition Researchers used over 1,700 photos of students and others without their permission for a facial recognition study sponsored by US military and intelligence services, according to the Colorado Springs Independent and Financial Times. While technically......
19:17, 2019-05-28

Facebook might be fined billions after losing facial recognition lawsuit Facebook — inarguably the world’s largest facial database — has a lost a federal appeal in a class-action lawsuit that claimed it illegally collected and stored biometric data of millions of users without their consent. The lawsuit began in 2015 when Illinois-based Facebook users sued the company fo...
12:17, 2019-08-09

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
03:17, 2019-06-15

Axon won’t use facial recognition tech in its police body cameras Axon, a major supplier of police body cameras and software, announced today that it will not include face-matching technology in its body cameras -- at least not yet. The decision follows a report from Axon's independent AI ethics board, which conclu......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Fingerprints and facial recognition data exposed in major breach More than one million fingerprints and a host of usernames and passwords have been exposed on an unsecured database hosted by a security platform that lists the Metropolitan Police among its clients....
19:00, 2019-08-14

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technology forces itself upon you....
20:51, 2019-07-13

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology is used....
02:01, 2019-06-15

Facial recognition leads cops to alleged rapist in under 24 hours Police used controversial facial-recognition technology to track down an accused rapist fewer than 24 hours after he tried to force a woman into sex at knife-point on Friday, cops said. Civil liberties advocates have cautioned the tech could lead to false arrests, but law enforcement experts say the...
05:34, 2019-08-06

Facial recognition tech misidentified 26 California lawmakers as criminals The ACLU, which wants to ban facial recognition technology in police body cameras, says that its own tests of the technology mistakenly flagged 26 California lawmakers as criminals. More than half of those falsely identified were people of color. The......
16:34, 2019-08-14

Nuns lead charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Appeals court allows Facebook facial recognition lawsuit to proceed Facebook users now have the green light to sue the company over its use of facial recognition tech. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled in the plaintiffs' favor 3-0 after Facebook tried to block a class-action lawsuit which cla......
04:17, 2019-08-09

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
01:00, 2019-06-06

Why we should be very scared by the intrusive menace of facial recognition | John Naughton When even Microsoft starts calling for government regulation, you know the technology is a problemOn 18 July, the House of Commons select committee on science and technology published an assessment of the work of the biometrics commissioner and the forensic science regulator. My guess is that most c...
12:34, 2019-08-05

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats to individual freedom and should be banned from use in public spaces, according to the director of the campaign group Liberty.Martha Spurrier, a human...
20:34, 2019-06-07

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramificatio......
17:34, 2019-06-06

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project funded by US intelligence and military agencies, a newspaper reported. Professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an offi...
03:00, 2019-05-30

Amazon’s facial recognition flags 1 in 5 California lawmakers as criminals In the latest test, the Rekognition software was used on photos of 120 lawmakers from California and it misidentified 26 individuals as being matches to mugshots in a criminal database....
21:00, 2019-08-16

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recognition as “arsenic in the water supply of democracy”. It has the potential to abolish privacy in public places. In a country like Britain, which already...
22:00, 2019-06-10

FTC to accuse Facebook of misusing phone numbers and facial recognition The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly plans to issue a complaint over Facebook's handling of phone numbers and facial recognition. According to The Washington Post, the FTC plans to allege that advertisers managed to target users who provided......
02:34, 2019-07-24

South Wales police to use facial recognition apps on phones Force testing app that lets officers run snapshot through ‘watchlist’ to identify suspectsSouth Wales police are to have a facial recognition app installed on their phones to identify suspects without having to take them to a police station.The force intends to test the app over the next three month...
22:17, 2019-08-07

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its behavior. Sources for both the New York Times and Washington Post assert that the FTC is in the "late stages......
02:17, 2019-06-20

NSW suggests facial recognition could replace Opal cards in 'not too distant future' Labor says transport minister’s speech ‘curious’ and plan would carry major privacy risksFacial recognition could be used to replace swipe cards on public transport, the New South Wales government has suggested, but the opposition and digital rights groups say it would pose a risk to privacy.The tra...
14:17, 2019-07-11

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote from th......
22:17, 2019-05-21

As summer camps turn on facial recognition, parents demand: More smiles, please Debate may be raging about government uses of facial-recognition technology, but the technology already is an accepted part of Americans’ everyday lives. Now hundreds of summer camps across the United States have tethered their rustic lakefronts to facial-recognition software, allowing parents an in...
02:34, 2019-08-09

New tool helps travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid increasingly invasive facial recognition technologies in airports.Activist groups Fight for the Fut...
04:51, 2019-06-06

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system that it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District is set to launch the first phase of the so-called Aegis system on Monday,...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking legal battle against the use of the technology.Suppor...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Inconvenience store: Tacoma shop’s facial recognition AI is a racist nightmare A convenience store in Tacoma has installed a facial recognition security system to deny customers entry unless they’re approved by an AI. This news has likely been well-received by the city’s discrimination attorneys. State-of-the-art facial recognition sucks. AI simply isn’t good at recognizing fa...
03:34, 2019-07-02

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-04

Report: FTC to Accuse Facebook of Using 2FA Numbers for Ads, Hiding Facial Recognition Settings The Federal Trade Commission recently attracted scorn from congressional Democrats for fining world-spanning social network Facebook just $5 billion rather than tens of billions after the company failed to abide by the terms of a 2011 settlement with the agency on user privacy. But the FTC still has...
10:51, 2019-07-24

San Francisco was right to ban facial recognition. Surveillance is a real danger | Veena Dubal Civil rights advocates are right to be leery of the technology, given the US’s history of political and racial surveillanceSan Francisco’s recent municipal ordinance banning the use of facial recognition technology by city and county agencies has received international attention. The first of its ki...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Manchester City face calls to reconsider facial recognition tech Campaigners say decision to grant fans access by facial scan ‘intrusive’ and ‘disturbing’Manchester City have been cautioned against the introduction of facial recognition technology, which a civil rights group says would risk “normalising a mass surveillance tool”.The reigning Premier League champi...
20:17, 2019-08-18

Amazon’s facial recognition mistakenly labels 26 California lawmakers as criminals As government agencies continue to push for the deployment of facial recognition systems, you needn’t look far to see why that’s bad news. To illustrate the point, the ACLU conducted a test of Amazon’s Rekognition software — facial recognition tech currently being used by US law enforcement — in whi...
03:51, 2019-08-14

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from privacy experts and local residents.The network of ...
00:00, 2019-06-12

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:17, 2019-05-22

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A report by the London policing ethics panel, which was s...
17:51, 2019-05-29

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of votes were in favor of the ban. A second proposal t...
22:51, 2019-05-27

‘It's techno-racism’: Detroit is quietly using facial recognition to make arrests Critics in the majority-black city point out that the technology is flawed and often misidentifies people of color and womenFor the last two years, Detroit police have been quietly utilizing controversial and unreliable facial recognition technology to make arrests in the city.The news, revealed in ...
15:34, 2019-08-18

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by private companies and have been for some time. We d...
15:34, 2019-08-18

Axon body camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products.       ...
16:34, 2019-07-01

New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras More than 130 residents at a Brooklyn apartment complex oppose plan to use the cameras, whose use, experts say, is quietly expanding in cities Tenants in a New York City apartment complex are fighting their landlord’s effort to install a facial recognition system to access parts of the buildings, ca...
13:17, 2019-05-30

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology....
13:51, 2019-05-23

Axon body-camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products.       ...
03:51, 2019-07-02

Documents Reveal How ICE Agents Exploit DMV Photos for Shady Facial Recognition Searches Facial recognition is a powerful surveillance tool, one that is deeply unregulated, unjustly biased, and dangerously abused. And yet, over the last few years, agents from the FBI and ICE have conducted thousands of facial recognition searches on immense state driver’s license databases. Read more......
23:00, 2019-07-08

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
12:51, 2019-06-11

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will contend that Facebook gave some people inadequate information about ways to opt out of some facial recognition features. It will not, however, require Fac...
01:51, 2019-07-24

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-16

Facebook loses facial recognition technology appeal, must face class action A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
20:17, 2019-08-08

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit who could use it. Read more......
21:17, 2019-05-22

Both Democrats and Republicans blast facial-recognition technology in a rare bipartisan moment A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, where it contributes to the surveillance state’s s...
23:51, 2019-05-22

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to scan hundreds of millions of Americans’ faces without their knowledge or consent....
23:01, 2019-07-07

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
23:51, 2019-05-30

State driver’s license databases prove valuable for FBI, ICE for facial-recognition searches: report Federal authorities have had access to millions of Americans’ photos without their consent or approval from Congress by tapping into state driver’s license databases and have turned into an “unprecedented surveillance infrastructure” that some critics see as an "ask-permission-later" system, The Was...
15:00, 2019-07-08

Orlando ends Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism of the controversial face-scanning technology....
22:34, 2019-07-19

Facial recognition software used by Scotland Yard wrong in four out of five cases, damning report warns Four out of five people identified as suspects by controversial facial recognition technology used at Scotland Yard were innocent, a damning new report has found....
01:51, 2019-07-04

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
13:34, 2019-07-09

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that has gone viral, is misusing personal data.“We are aware of stories raising concerns about FaceApp and...
14:51, 2019-07-18

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. If this is a concern you never had before, you shou...
03:00, 2019-07-10

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
21:17, 2019-08-08

Italy’s privacy watchdog fines Facebook 1 million euros ROME (AP) — Italy’s privacy watchdog says it has fined Facebook 1 million euros ($1.13 million) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The government agency said in a statement Friday that it had determined that 57 Italians had downloaded the thisisyourdigitallife app through a Facebook lo...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
15:51, 2019-07-13

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
22:51, 2019-06-04

If facial recognition is good enough for Taylor Swift, is it good enough for you? Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

South Korea investigating North Korea’s new rocket system South Korea says it is analyzing more than a dozen photos from North Korea following a statement from Pyongyang that the regime tested a new rocket system, not missiles....
18:51, 2019-08-01

Nintendo is ‘investigating’ 5G technology Nintendo has told shareholders that it’s “investigating” advancing technologies such as 5G and cloud streaming but has explained that it won’t simply “chase trends” for the sake of it. During the 79th Annual General Meeting  for Shareholders, Ninte...
14:34, 2019-07-07

Police investigating fatal hit-and-run TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department needs your help finding one of the driver’s involved in a deadly hit-and-run. Police say the crash happened around 11:00 pm on Friday night near the area of E. Broadway Blvd and S. Langley Avenue. Officials say a pedestrian was crossing Broadway outs...
03:51, 2019-07-14

TPD investigating pedestrian collision The Tucson Police Department is investigating a serious injury pedestrian collision in midtown. The intersection of East Glenn Street and North Treat Avenue is currently closed, and so far there is no word on when it will reopen. Road Closure The intersection of East Glenn Street and North Treat Av...
10:17, 2019-06-23

China is investigating FedEx The Chinese government is investigating FedEx after Huawei said the delivery company diverted to the United States two packages intended for the company's offices in China....
06:17, 2019-06-03

TPD investigating disturbance on west side TUCSON -Tucson Police Department is investigating a call of aggravated assault in the 3700 block of N Romero Rd. According to TPD,  the situation started when a man got into an argument with a neighbor and threaten him with a weapon. When police arrived, the suspect went inside the residence and ref...
06:34, 2019-08-09

TPD investigating deceased man found on fire An early morning call about a brush fire turned into a call to police about a deceased man on fire. Tucson Fire Dept. responded to a call about a brush fire near Palo Verde and Monthan when they found a man on fire in the wash. The man was pronounced dead at the scene and is believed to be in his mi...
21:17, 2019-06-29

N.B.A. Begins Investigating Whether Salary Cap Was Violated After multiple team owners raised concerns, the league is looking into whether a frenetic free agency period included offers that are not permitted by the N.B.A. collective bargaining agreement....
02:51, 2019-07-24

Apple is investigating an iPhone 6 explosion Smartphone battery explosions happen from time to time, and the most recent case involves an iPhone 6 unit that exploded in the hands of an 11-year-old girl. The device did not cause any injuries, but did burn through a blanket, and gave a good scare to those involved. Apple is already investigating...
20:51, 2019-07-15

EU investigating Amazon's use of vendor data The European Commission announced Wednesday it has opened an antitrust investigation into whether U.S. retail giant Amazon uses sensitive vendor data to gain a competitive advantage....
15:34, 2019-07-17

TPD: Investigating homicide in central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near Stone Avenue and Fort Lowell Road. According to TPD, the homicide happened in the 400 block of E Navajo Rd. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest update....
12:34, 2019-06-18

Tucson police investigating shooting TUCSON – Tucson police are responding to reports of a shooting on the southeast side. Witnesses say the shooting happened in the 7300 block of E. Marigold Circle. No other details are available at this time. Stay with News 4 Tucson for updates....
03:51, 2019-05-27

TPD investigating violent armed robberies TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating armed robberies that have occurred around town. According to TPD, between May 18 and June 5, the suspect has committed at least four armed robberies. Police say the man has targeted mostly Domino’s Pizza locations but has robbed other fast-...
08:34, 2019-06-07

FAA investigating why Chick-fil-A was banned at airports The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation into allegations that New York and Texas airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A by barring the fast-food chain over the owner’s stance on LGBT issues. According to the FAA, the US Department of Transportation “received complaints ...
20:34, 2019-05-29

TPD investigating armed robbery at a KFC on southside TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is investigating reports of an armed robbery at a KFC on Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road. According to officials, the KFC was robbed at gunpoint by several masked individuals. No suspects are in custody at this time. Anyone with information is encourage...
09:51, 2019-05-22

US investigating possible Assad chemical attack in Syria State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if claims provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may again be using chemical weapons in its attritional offensive to recapture the last rebel-held pocket of the country, warning the use of any such weapons would inc...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Panasonic says has not stopped supplies to Huawei, still investigating Japan's Panasonic Corp said on Friday it has not stopped any shipments of components to Huawei Technologies, a day after it originally called for a halt of transactions in line with a U.S. export controls against the Chinese firm....
12:17, 2019-05-24

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory sexual and racial content....
13:34, 2019-07-16

| Hawks investigating coaching scandal at Bulls The Hawks are reportedly looking into allegations that some coaches at the Blue Bulls paid higher management to be appointed into their respective positions....
09:34, 2019-06-17

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear program — and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel to the country. Last week, ...
01:51, 2019-08-14

F.B.I. Is Said to Be Investigating College Admissions Practices at T.M. Landry The private school in Louisiana, once celebrated for helping underprivileged and minority students attend elite colleges, is now under federal investigation over its college applications....
21:34, 2019-06-02

TPD investigating double stabbing on south side TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is investigating a double stabbing near 12th Avenue and Bilby Road. According to TPD, officers responded to a call just before 8 p.m. of a fight involving guns and found two female stabbing victim. The conditions of the victims have yet to be released but ...
10:34, 2019-07-10

EasyJet, KLM investigating after planes smack into each other in Amsterdam Two planes smacked into each other in at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and now KLM and EasyJet are investigating the same question: What happened?       ...
23:00, 2019-07-09

TPD investigating armed robbery in central Tucson TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is looking to identify a suspect involved in an armed robbery in central Tucson. According to TPD, the suspect has robbed the Circle K at Grant and Oracle two times. Each time the suspect is armed with a knife and steals alcohol. Detectives need help iden...
09:01, 2019-05-24

FTC may be investigating Facebook's deals for Instagram and WhatsApp The Federal Trade Commission is said to be looking into Facebook's purchases of other companies like Instagram and WhatsApp as part of an antitrust investigation. The agency is looking to find out whether Facebook was trying to snuff out potential co......
19:51, 2019-08-02

FAA investigating two airports where Chick-fil-A restaurants were excluded The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating religious discrimination claims against two airports because plans for Chick-fil-A restaurants were scrapped after complaints about the fast food chain's stance on LGBTQ issues....
04:00, 2019-05-27

Hampton Aide Says She Was Investigating Boss’s Firing FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An aide to Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton who was dismissed by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration says she was investigating the firing of her own supervisor earlier this year. Adrienne Southworth told the Courier Journal on Thursday she “needed answers to what was ...
11:17, 2019-06-14

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues....
02:34, 2019-05-26

Volkswagen T-Cross VW's new compact crossover retains its classy, substantial feel on UK roads, even in mid-range, lower-powered form It’s absolutely no reflection on its expectations of the customer base, as I’m sure it would be at pains to point out, but Volkswagen has elected to keep things simple when it comes to...
14:17, 2019-07-23

We Tried 50 Facial Sunscreens to Find the Best City-friendly sun block that’s light and untacky has become an entire skin care category, but the selection is daunting. Here are the most palatable for every type of skin....
02:51, 2019-07-19

New Australian rules for police investigating leaks to media The Australian government has told police to consider the importance of a free and open press when investigating leaked documents after raids on journalists’ offices and a home in June sparked outrage about suppression of free speech...
12:17, 2019-08-09

TPD investigating officer-involved shooting on north side TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a shooting near the intersection of Craycroft Road and Glenn Street Wednesday. According to TPD, no officers were injured in the incident. However, an ambulance is en route to a hospital in connection to the incident. Details are limited at t...
21:51, 2019-08-14

State investigating after inmate dies in knife attack TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – The Arizona Department of Corrections says it’s investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate after he was stabbed in an attack by another inmate. The department says Richard Curley, 53, died Saturday at Banner University Medical Center South Campus from injurie...
09:00, 2019-06-16

Chicago police investigating ‘unauthorized’ video release CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating after video was posted online showing the shooting death of a woman who was shielding her toddler from gunfire. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi released a statement Sunday night calling the video’s release “unauthorized.” Guglielmi...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Police Investigating Shooting On North Side Of Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- A man is in serious condition in the hospital this morning after police say he was shot on the north side of Lexington late last night. The shooting happened on Alice Drive off Georgetown Road. Police are looking for multiple people in connection with this. When police arriv...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Tucson police investigating fatal pedestrian collision Google Maps TUCSON – A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle late Monday night. Tucson Police Department say the pedestrian was struck near Speedway Boulevard and Main Avenue at about 11 p.m. The driver is cooperating with the investigation, police said. Details are limited at this time....
15:34, 2019-06-18

Are peers asleep on the job? Investigating the House of Lords – podcast Investigative journalist David Pegg and data journalist Pamela Duncan have spent the last four months examining the House of Lords. They discuss why the upper house is under such pressure to reform. Plus: Iman Amrani on her modern masculinity seriesIn the House of Lords, the UK’s second chamber, mem...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Report: NYPD investigating slurs directed at Rapinoe Posters featuring Women's World Cup star Megan Rapinoe were defaced, with slurs written on them, and police in New York City said they are investigating the action as a hate crime, according to multiple reports....
20:00, 2019-07-11

U.S. Investigating Deutsche Bank's Dealings With Malaysian Fund The sprawling, multibillion-dollar Malaysian development fraud scandal that has toppled a prime minister and stretched from Hollywood to Wall Street is threatening to implicate Germany’s biggest bank....
03:51, 2019-07-11

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming and sexually abusing congress members — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Professional Responsibility Mat...
11:51, 2019-07-02

Turkish Cypriots investigating blast in breakaway north NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus that officials say may have been caused by some type of missile. Ersin Tatar, the north’s prime minister, said that no one was hurt...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Lexington Police Investigating Rash Of Vandalism In Meadowthorpe LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) –  Lexington police have released a surveillance video of a vehicle they believe may be behind a rash of property damage in the Meadowthorpe community. On Thursday, June 13, officers received reports that more than a dozen homes and vehicles were struck by shots fired f...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden or obscured from view during President Donald Trump's visit to Japan....
18:34, 2019-05-30

Osteoporosis: Investigating the role of a common antibacterial chemical A new study asks if triclosan, a chemical in many products, may increase osteoporosis risk. The results are not clear-cut, but it may affect bone health....
18:51, 2019-06-27

FDA Says It's Still Investigating Possible Link Between Some Dog Foods and Canine Heart Disease The Food and Drug Administration said this week that it is continuing to investigate a troubling link between some pet food types and potentially fatal heart disease in dogs. As the investigation into any connection is ongoing, no pets foods have yet been recalled.Read more......
07:34, 2019-06-29

FBI investigating shooting at ICE office in San Antonio as 'targeted attack' The FBI is investigating a "targeted attack" in which shots were fired into an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office and another facility associated with the agency in San Antonio early Tuesday....
05:17, 2019-08-14

Trump says he won't work with Democrats until they stop investigating him – live Press conference held after Nancy Pelosi criticizes presidentMueller to release search warrants from inquiry into Michael CohenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.28pm BST Michael Avenatti, the former lawyer of the alleged former lover of the present president is expected to face...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Seizures after vaping? FDA investigating 127 reports of the neurological condition following e-cig use The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced it is investigating 127 reports of seizures occurring after vaping or electronic cigarette use. ...
19:51, 2019-08-08

I'm Not Really Sure Why This Guy Walked Through A Car To Cross The Street But, Well, He Did I’ll admit, I don’t know the full story here, but there’s a decent possibility that everything we need to know the story is right here. This happened on a street somewhere in Russia, and involved a crosswalk, a pedestrian, and an early 2000s Lexus RX. What you see is what happened: guy crosses the s...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC One of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two nations.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

U.S. investigating report of ‘disturbing’ Facebook group for border agents U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said the posts are "completely inappropriate and contrary to the honour and integrity I see — and expect — from our agents."...
01:00, 2019-07-02

ABC, eOne investigating allegations that prompted 'Rookie' actress' exit ABC and eOne said an investigation is being conducted into the allegations of sexual harassment and racism made by "The Rookie" actress Afton Williamson....
22:34, 2019-08-05

UniCredit Investigating Data Breach Possibly Related to Capital One Italian bank UniCredit is investigating the possibility of a data breach that the lender believes could be related to a similar hacking incident at Capital One....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Tucson police investigating suspicious death on the south side Tucson police are investigating human remains found at a ranch on Tucson’s south side. Authorities say officers responded to human remains found by a ranch employee around 9:30 am on August 14th, 2019. Officers arrived at the property in the 12900 block of S. Old Nogales Highway and found the ...
21:17, 2019-08-18

Baltimore PD investigating break-in at Elijah Cummings' home Saturday The Baltimore Police Department is investigating a report of a burglary that reportedly occurred at Rep. Elijah Cummings' home shortly before 4 a.m. ET on Saturday hours before President Donald Trump first tweeted criticism about the lawmaker and his home city....
19:00, 2019-08-02

Japan's FTC investigating Apple over pressure on parts makers - Mainichi Japan's Fair Trade Commission is investigating Apple Inc over its pressure on Japanese parts makers and whether it abused its position of power in violation of antimonopoly rules, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-08-06

NHL clears Evgeny Kuznetsov after investigating video with white powder WASHINGTON — The NHL said Friday it has closed its review of Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov and a now-deleted video on social media that appears to show him in a hotel room with lines of white powder on a table in front of him. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said the league interviewed Kuznetsov ...
19:34, 2019-05-31

British policeman killed investigating burglary, PM Johnson shocked British police launched a murder investigation after an officer was killed in southeast England, the latest in a spate of violent crimes that has forced new Prime Minister Boris Johnson to pledge to do more to protect law and order....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Border Patrol investigating 'racist' Facebook group for agents US Border Patrol is investigating a secret Facebook group which allegedly shared images of dead migrants and violent sexual memes of women who had spoken up in the migrants' defence....
13:17, 2019-07-02

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
00:51, 2019-08-09

Police departments investigating cops’ racist, violent posts Police departments in at least five states are investigating their officers’ social media feeds after the weekend publication of a database that appears to catalog thousands of inflammatory posts by active-duty and former cops. The posts were uncovered by a team of researchers who spent two ye...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Police investigating Satanic graffiti at west side church TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson police are investigating Satanic graffiti that vandals spray-painted at a west side church. The satanic messages and symbols were reported Thursday morning at Flowing Wells Assembly of God, 3198 N. Flowing Wells Road. Assembly of God church on Flowing Wells near Miracle...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Apple will provide jailbroken iPhones to researchers investigating iOS security A report a few months ago revealed there’s a booming black market for developer iPhones that can be used to hunt down undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities. While they cost thousands of dollars each, the investment might be worth it to hackers looking to sell their iPhone security-cracking discover...
03:51, 2019-08-07

Police in the Philippines Investigating 8chan and Its Owner Following El Paso Shooting After a gunman opened fire at an El Paso Walmart on Saturday killing 22, and a manifesto posted online believed to be written by the shooter exalted previous mass shootings and referenced the “Hispanic invasion of Texas,” the link between real-world violence and extremist forums is being further scr...
08:17, 2019-08-09

Capitals investigating Kuznetsov video showing white powder The Washington Capitals say they have confirmed star Evgeny Kuznetsov is shown in a now-deleted video on social media that appears to show him in a hotel room with lines of white powder on a table in front of him. In a statement sent to The Associated Press by spokesman Sergey Kocharov, the team say...
07:17, 2019-05-28

Japan's FTC investigating Apple over pressure on parts makers: Mainichi Japan's Fair Trade Commission is investigating Apple Inc over its pressure on Japanese parts makers and whether it abused its power in violation of antimonopoly rules, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-08-06

UK maritime safety body investigating 'incident' in Gulf of Oman An oil tanker managed by Bermuda based shipping company Frontline suffered a fire on Thursday morning while sailing through the Gulf of Oman, a spokesman for the company told CNN on Thursday....
10:17, 2019-06-13

Pima County investigating falling bricks in downtown Tucson TUCSON – A building off Stone Avenue is causing concern to Pima County. They said bricks have been falling and could pose as a danger to pedestrians and drivers. The building serves as a workplace for Pima County legal workers. As you walk or drive downtown, you cannot miss it. “People c...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Santa Anita investigating if malpractice led to latest horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. — The owner of Santa Anita is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized Sunday after injuring his left front leg in a race a day earlier. It was the third horse death i...
01:17, 2019-05-28

Kia plots sporty Rio-based SUV to take on VW T-Cross Rio-based sporty SUV would sit alongside the next-gen Stonic Supermini-sized crossover planned to sit alongside existing Stonic as firm ramps up SUV range expansion Kia is considering adding a second supermini-sized crossover, possibly badged Xrio, to respond to growing demand for high-riding car...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Volkswagen T-Cross gets a new 1.6 TDI diesel engine News 10 Jun, 2019 The Volkswagen T-Cross compact SUV is now available with a 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, priced from £21,240...
17:17, 2019-06-10

On The Road With Tanya Gold: The VW T-Cross "Ah, it is pretty, this tall Polo, now called a T-Cross, which doesn’t drag, or bounce forward to 20mph in first gear like my current car, a VW Fox, which no one has heard of, and which my mother bought me for £900 from her hairdresser..."...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Pima County Sheriff Deputies investigating death on Northwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a death on the Northwest side. Officials said on Wednesday, June 26 at around 6:30 p.m., deputies responded to a call at a home near La Cholla and Flowing Wells. They said they found a man dead inside. Detectives are investigating...
19:34, 2019-06-27

FBI investigating Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting as domestic terrorism attack The gunman killed three people, two of them children, and wounded 13 others with a Romanian-made AK-47 variant rifle at the festival.        ...
05:51, 2019-08-07

Georgia police investigating after woman claims she infected men with HIV in Facebook video A Georgia woman might be facing charges after claiming in a video she was HIV-positive and infecting others — which she later told police wasn't true....
20:00, 2019-08-07

Texas Rangers Investigating Family's Claims Of Racist Harassment At Ballpark Over the weekend, Texas Rangers fan Jessica Romero wrote a Facebook post where she said a shithead at the ballpark repeatedly harassed her and her family while they were at Saturday’s game. She says the man—seen below ruining their family photo—loudly complained about the Romeros sitting in front of...
02:34, 2019-08-07

A Facebook group for border agents was rife with racism and sexism. Now DHS is investigating. Federal officials called the group’s posts “disturbing” and said that the inspector general of the DHS had started an investigation. Some of the posts, using edited images, depicted Rep. Ocasio-Cortez in sexually explicit ways....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Alaska Airlines investigating video of worker throwing bags from plane Alaska Airlines is looking into a May incident after video footage was shared of a worker carelessly throwing luggage from the airplane onto a cart below. The video, which was reportedly taken May 16 and shared to social media, shows the worker tossing several pieces of luggage from a plane at Los A...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Police investigating Clemson University student death after he fell off of a roof Police are investigating the death of a Clemson University student after he fell from a roof early Sunday morning.        ...
01:51, 2019-07-01

Hy-Vee investigating if customer payment data was exposed at fuel pumps, other locations Hy-Vee is investigating possible security issues with payment processing systems at fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and store-owned Wahlburgers.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

U.N. Expert Calls for Investigating Saudi Crown Prince in Khashoggi Killing There is “credible evidence” suggesting that an investigation should be carried out into whether the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was involved, experts said....
13:00, 2019-06-19

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people familiar with the matter....
02:17, 2019-05-24

Feds investigating 'uncharged individuals' in Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case Pprosecutors have said Epstein — a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton — worked and conspired with employees, associates and others "who facilitated his conduct."...
19:17, 2019-07-31

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people familiar with the matter. At issue is whether br...
01:01, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Japan's FTC investigating Apple over pressure on parts makers - Mainichi Japan's Fair Trade Commission is investigating Apple Inc over its pressure on Japanese parts makers and whether it abused its power in violation of antimonopoly rules, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-08-06

Investigating Lewis Hamilton's Fabulous Hollywood Life Off the Race Track Lewis Hamilton has drive--and he's going full speed head toward his next goal. As a five-time Formula One World Champion racer, he's the most successful British driver in the......
14:34, 2019-07-08

US Navy officials investigating cause of jet crash in California; status of pilot unknown U.S. Navy officials are investigating the cause of a F/A-18E Super Hornet jet crash in California. The status of the pilot is unknown.        ...
04:17, 2019-08-01

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the tool will help restore trust in digital media at a time when deepfakes and fake faces are more common......
10:00, 2019-06-15

Red Cross chief: Geneva Conventions are not being respected The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross says 70 years after the Geneva Conventions were adopted to limit the barbarity of war, the terrible suffering in conflicts today shows they are not being respected...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Hyundai Venue Bookings Cross 20,000 Mark The Hyundai Venue traces its roots to the Carlino concept showcased at the Auto Expo in 2016. The production-spec version finds its design language inspired from the newer Hyundai models with the......
19:51, 2019-05-28

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — About 400 Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico with the aim of reaching the U.S. border to request asylum. Mexican police looked on as about half the migrants crossed the Suchiate River on inner-tube rafts Tuesday. The mainly Honduran migrants then walked ...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Traffic lights of the future know when you want to cross the street We wouldn't blame you for feeling that pedestrian crossing buttons are frustrating at best, and useless at worst. You might not always have a free hand, and they're so slow and clueless that it can be tempting to defy the red light. Austrian research......
06:00, 2019-05-28

What Do You Get When You Cross Mark Morris With Samuel Beckett? The choreographer, whose playfulness is serious, will stage three pieces by Beckett, who wears his seriousness lightly, at a festival in Northern Ireland....
01:34, 2019-07-06

About 1,000 migrants cross into Mexico, start walking to US CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north. State and local police accompanied the migrants Wednesday as they walked along a highway leading from the border to the ...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Dick Wolf wants to do the first cross-network crossover, even though it's definitely been done before You’ve heard of crossover episodes, where a character from one show pops up on another show, but have you heard of a cross-network crossover, where a character from a show on a totally different network pops up on another show? You probably have, but legendary TV producer Dick Wolf hasn’t. In fact, ...
00:17, 2019-06-17

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
13:51, 2019-07-10

We Don't Need to 'Pause' Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abuses, each pressed federal lawmakers to respond to the widespread, unregulated use of the technology by law enforcement at every level across the country...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will......
16:51, 2019-06-11

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
16:01, 2019-05-21

J&J drops 4% on report DOJ investigating allegations company lied about talc cancer risks J&J has denied allegations that its talc causes cancer. It said numerous studies and tests by regulators worldwide have shown that its talc is safe and asbestos-free....
20:51, 2019-07-12

A Federal Grand Jury is Investigating Top GOP Fundraiser Elliott Broidy, Documents Show (NEW YORK) — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders, according to documents obtained by...
16:34, 2019-07-08

Jeffrey Epstein dead from apparent suicide in Manhattan jail cell; FBI investigating Disgraced multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sex trafficking minors, died from an apparent suicide inside in Manhattan jail cell and the FBI is investigating, the Federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed Saturday....
18:00, 2019-08-10

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people familiar with the matter. At issue is whether br...
03:17, 2019-05-24

Pima County investigating Legal Services Building after reports of falling bricks TUCSON -The Pima County Facilities Management Department is launching an investigation into the condition of the Legal Services Building in downtown Tucson. The investigation comes after reports of several pieces the building’s terra cotta brick facade fell off the building at 32 N Stone Ave. ...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Baby dies after she’s found unconscious in Bronx home; NYPD investigating as homicide A one-month-old baby girl was discovered unconscious and with blunt impact trauma to her head in a Bronx apartment — and later died in what police have deemed a homicide, authorities said Friday. Little Monreux Mercado wasn’t breathing when she was found at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in a second-floor...
01:34, 2019-07-13

Vulgar remark aimed at Ayesha Curry on live TV has Toronto police investigating Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, was targeted with a vulgar comment on live TV. Police won't comment further until their investigation is finished....
00:34, 2019-06-04

Police investigating brawl that broke out among adults at Colorado youth baseball game Police said the fight occurred when coaches and parents started throwing punches during a game for 7-year-olds that featured a 13-year-old umpire.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-19

DOJ investigating 'non-governmental organizations and individuals' as part of 'broad' probe into surveillance abuses As part of its ongoing review into potential misconduct by U.S. and foreign intelligence agencies during the 2016 presidential campaign, the Justice Department revealed Monday it is also reviewing the activities of "non-governmental organizations and individuals" as part of a "broad" and "multifacet...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Authorities are investigating an anti-immigrant manifesto they believe the El Paso shooting suspect may have written Joel Angel Juarez/AFP/Getty Images Authorities are investigating an anti-immigrant manifesto and whether it was written by the suspect in a deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday. Texas officials said Saturday that police arrested a 21-year-old white man who surrendered to officers. The man...
04:34, 2019-08-05

Star Watergate witness calls Mueller report a 'road map' for investigating Trump John Dean testimony comes as Jerry Nadler says justice department will turn over evidence from Mueller reportJohn Dean, a star witness during Watergate who helped bring down the Nixon presidency, testified Monday that the special counsel Robert Mueller has provided Congress with a “road map” for inv...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Spa of the week: We put The Ned's acne-busting fire and ice LED facial to the test The Ned Club Spa is one seriously stylish escape from the city. But, Rosie Fitzmaurice discovers there's more to this spa than its sparkling serene pool and plush furnishings...
19:34, 2019-06-06

Kate Middleton's Many Facial Expressions Are the True Winners of Wimbledon While there were several champions at Wimbledon this weekend, Kate MIddleton's candid facial expressions have emerged the ultimate winners. The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted......
17:51, 2019-07-15

Don’t Cross the Kobolds: Mischievous Spirits of European Folklore In ancient folklore, the kobold is a small, pointy-eared, goblin-like creature with a short-temper and a mischievous spirit. While generally described as well-intentioned, angering a kobold is said to be a dangerous mistake. They are described as spirits that dwell among the living, and can sometime...
19:51, 2019-06-02

Germany returning Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum said it is returning the Stone Cross of Cape Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
15:34, 2019-05-21

His cross to bear: carpenter creates memorial for yet another shooting Volunteers on Monday planted crosses, each representing a fatality in Saturday's mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, at a shrine to the victims that included "El Paso strong" signs, flowers, candles, bible verses and U.S. and Mexican flags....
18:00, 2019-08-06

French inventor is first to cross English Channel using a hoverboard It took a second try, but Franky Zapata has become the first to cross the English Channel using a hoverboard. The French inventor used his jet-powered Flyboard Air to travel the 22 miles from France to England in 22 minutes, briefly landing on a boat......
01:17, 2019-08-05

U.S., Australia reach C-17A plane cross-servicing agreement A cross-servicing agreement for C-17A Globemaster transport planes was announced on Friday between the U.S. Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force....
04:34, 2019-06-22

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Land swap may allow pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A land swap with the federal government could allow a developer to install a natural gas pipeline that crosses the Appalachian Trail. The Roanoke Times reports details of the deal were disclosed Monday in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The U.S. Department of th...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role of our genes and how heritable our weight is, to how, as a society, we’ve become overweight and what ...
11:34, 2019-07-05

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Man fatally struck while trying to cross Major Deegan expressway A man was killed while when he was hit by two cars while trying to cross the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, police said Friday. The man, who has not been identified, was on the west side of the busy roadway trying to cross to the east side around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when he......
02:00, 2019-06-29

Pizza Quest: A Cross-Country Guide to the Best Pies America has regional pizza styles all its own, and each one has a fascinating story to tell. This summer, get out there and taste them for yourself. Here’s your road map....
19:51, 2019-07-31

2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross Facelift Launched In Jaipur Following its official launch announcement in June this year, the 2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross facelift has now gone on sale in Jaipur. The premium pick-up SUV was launched at the inauguration of Isuzu......
15:00, 2019-07-23

New Land Rover Defender tests with Red Cross in Dubai Set to be unveiled fully at the Frankfurt motor show, we've got all you need to know on the reborn 4x4 icon here Land Rover is readying the 2020 Defender for its hotly anticipated unveiling at September's Frankfurt motor show, and has entered a new stage of testing in partnership with the Red Cross...
19:17, 2019-08-05

Renault Kwid Sales Cross The 3 Lakh Mark Renaut India has achieved a new milestone with its best-seller - the Kwid - crossing the three lakh sales mark. The entry-level hatchback was first launched in 2015 and was game-changing offering from......
10:00, 2019-06-11

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Tomorrow's AI traffic lights will predict when you want to cross the street Researchers in Austria have developed a smart traffic light that analyzes pedestrians' behavior, spots people who are planning to cross the street, and stops the traffic for them without the need to press a button and wait.The system, which is due to hit the streets of Vienna next year, uses ca...
11:34, 2019-05-28

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in As a new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border spread fear this week, those at the front of the line in Mexican border cities found the gates to the United States were still open, though they will face a much higher bar to s...
04:00, 2019-07-18

Father, daughter who died trying to cross into the US are buried in El Salvador The Salvadoran father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande trying to cross into the United States were buried Monday in a private service, a day after El Salvador's president took the blame for their deaths....
04:51, 2019-07-02

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
19:34, 2019-05-28

2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross Facelift Launched In India The 2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross has been launched in India with prices starting at Rs. 15.51 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Even with the facelift's added features, the prices stay the same as before....
22:51, 2019-06-20

New Skoda Superb Scout Cross-Estate Unveiled The new Skoda Superb Scout is different from the Skoda Combi Estate which was sold in Europe. It looks rugged equipped with matte black body claddings and also gets larger 18-inch alloy wheels while......
10:34, 2019-05-25

Temperature In Delhi To Soon Cross 46 Degrees: Weather Forecast The maximum temperature in Delhi is expected to cross 46 degrees Celsius soon, private forecaster Skymet said on Wednesday, while predicting the heat wave conditions to continue for up to 12 days in......
22:51, 2019-05-29

Inventor to cross English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard The former French military reservist known as the “flying soldier” will attempt to cross the English Channel this week on a jet-powered hoverboard. Franky Zapata, who wowed crowds in France with a demonstration of his flyboard at the country’s Bastille Day parade, wants to make the...
22:34, 2019-07-22

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that the automatic facial recognition setting is conspicuously absent from their Facebook settings. This feature, which rolled out in late 2017, uses machine ...
00:34, 2019-05-22

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban last month, Vice reported.Read more......
02:34, 2019-06-29

The Fiver | A round of applause in recognition of another glorious FA triumph Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!For the second time in less than a year, English football fans have been put in a situation that is quite frankly intolerable. Yes, it’s a semi-final of a major tournament, one step from glory, and we all know how these effing things usually pan out...
17:34, 2019-07-02

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for decades demanding to be recognized as offspring of victims...
08:51, 2019-06-24

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
15:00, 2019-07-17

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The feature was announced during the WWDC 2019 keynot...
00:51, 2019-06-04

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British mountaineer who has scaled Mount Everest, K2 and ...
13:17, 2019-05-28

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
16:17, 2019-07-10

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s the third ban of the tech by a U.S. city since May.Read more......
01:17, 2019-07-18

Dems Investigating Whether Pompeo Made Security Detail Pick Up His Large Adult Son and Get His Takeout Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as fourth in the line of succession to the president and head of the State Department, is often protected by members of Diplomatic Security. Now, Democrats are investigating whether Pompeo is playing a bit fast and loose with those taxpayer-funded security personne...
09:17, 2019-07-02

Remains found in Florida identified as missing New York woman, police investigating possible homicide Human remains found in Florida last week were identified Sunday as those of native New Yorker Jenna Jacobsen as police say they are treating her death as a homicide....
21:51, 2019-06-04

NYPD investigating Megan Rapinoe posters vandalized with homophobic slurs as hate crime Posters featuring USWNT star Megan Rapinoe were vandalized with derogatory slurs in NYC subway station. NYPD's hate crimes division has opened probe.       ...
20:34, 2019-07-10

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
13:34, 2019-06-13

New Mexico AG issues health warning after 'vampire facial' clients contract HIV at spa “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into this incident,” said New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas....
22:17, 2019-06-07

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You’re looking at the snappily named Light Therapy Go...
13:34, 2019-06-04

CBP shares image of child being used by imposter parent to cross border Customs and Border Protection this week shared an image of a toddler brought to the border by a migrant with prior arrests who was falsely claiming to be the boy’s father in an attempt to gain entry to the U.S. But he was foiled by a DNA test and never made it....
21:34, 2019-08-02

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable in Venezuela....
00:17, 2019-06-09

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn from our closest living relatives. Continue reading......
09:34, 2019-06-07

Supreme Court upholds cross on public land in Maryland WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland. The court has rejected a challenge to the nearly 100-year-old memorial. The justices have ruled that its presence on public land doesn’t violat...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Islanders cross off one big task with five-year Jordan Eberle deal The Islanders have kept their man, or at least one of them. GM Lou Lamoriello started off free agency by signing Jordan Eberle to a five-year deal worth $5.5 million annually. The second-line winger produced 37 points for the Islanders last season (19 goals and 18 assists), helping the team surpass ...
20:17, 2019-06-14

Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire Two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas safely crossed Times Square on a high wire strung between two skyscrapers 25 stories above the pavement. Nik and Lijana Wallenda walked from opposite ends of a 1,300-foot wire on Sunday. (June 24)        ...
09:00, 2019-06-24

Persistent Frenchman will try again this weekend to cross the English Channel on a hoverboard They call him “Le Rocketman,” an affectionate nod to the flying Frenchman Franky Zapata’s ambition to cross the English Channel via a jet-powered hoverboard — something he’s going to try a second time to pull off this weekend after crashing into the water before. As we ...
06:34, 2019-08-01

Documents: ‘Swatting’ suspect engaged in cross-country feud WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Court documents say the Delaware man indicted by a federal court for “swatting” incidents had engaged in a cross-country feud with a man he’d met on the phone and who had called in hoaxes about him before. The Delaware News Journal reports th...
14:00, 2019-06-19

Draymond Green flies cross country to see Kevin Durant Warriors forward Draymond Green, who had a spat with teammate Kevin Durant earlier this season, hopped on a plane and flew from San Francisco to New York this weekend with plans to visit the fallen superstar and check on his health, according to an NBA source. Durant, who as a free agent would be ab...
01:51, 2019-06-16

SWIFT calls for participation from all for future of cross-border payments With 180 official currencies globally, SWIFT wants its gpi standard to be agreed upon by all to enable the future of cross-border payments to occur without friction....
10:34, 2019-06-21

New Land Rover Defender: testing begins with Red Cross in Dubai Set to be unveiled fully at the Frankfurt motor show, the 2020 Defender has entered its final stages of on- and off-road testing Land Rover is readying the 2020 Defender for its hotly anticipated unveiling at September's Frankfurt motor show, and has entered a new stage of testing in partnership wi...
06:01, 2019-08-04

German Stone Age sailor to cross seas in reed boat A German experimental archaeologist and his team plan to sail a boat made of reeds across three seas, just like ancient Egyptian merchants did thousands of years ago. Jodi Hilton reports from Beloslav, Bulgaria....
09:34, 2019-08-04

Marcia Cross opens up about anal cancer and potential link to HPV "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross said her anal cancer could be linked to her husband's throat cancer diagnosis in 2009.        ...
04:17, 2019-06-07

Bodies of father and daughter who died trying to cross into the US returned to El Salvador The bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, were returned home to their native El Salvador on Sunday, according to El Salvador's Secretary of Communications for the President, one week after they died trying to cross the US border....
22:00, 2019-06-30

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the podcast to discuss the origins of our universe Continue reading......
07:34, 2019-05-24

Sources: Destiny 2 Is Coming To Google Stadia, Getting Cross-Save You’ll soon be able to transfer your Destiny 2 progress between multiple platforms: Xbox, PC, and the streaming service Google Stadia, on which the popular loot shooter will launch this fall. PlayStation 4 remains up in the air....
22:51, 2019-06-05

Migrants stranded in Bosnia sleeping rough and dying: Red Cross Thousands of migrants and refugees, stranded in Bosnia on their way to Western Europe, are sleeping rough in parks and abandoned buildings and some have died, the Red Cross said on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-05-30

Red Cross issues top Memorial Day safety steps for travel and grilling This Memorial Day, many people will be traveling and firing up the backyard grill. The American Red Cross has offered a series of steps that everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend. HIGHWAY SAFETY  Millions of people will be on the highways over the Memorial Day weekend. Buckle seat...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Thousands Of Elite: Dangerous Players Died Trying To Cross The Universe Six months ago, over 13,000 Elite: Dangerous players set out on a massive expedition to cross the known galaxy. As testament to how long and gruelling a trip that was, less than 4,000 survived the trip....
03:00, 2019-07-09

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on Friday, an Israeli official and Palestinian witnesses said....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Japan's sumo fans welcome Trump Trophy but wish he'd sit cross-legged U.S. President Donald Trump can expect a warm welcome from the sumo wrestling community when he presents a custom-made "Trump Award" to the winner of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo on May 26....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
14:17, 2019-06-03

French inventor to attempt to cross Channel on jet-powered flyboard ‘Flying soldier’ Franky Zapata expects to cross from France to England in 20 minutesA former jetski champion and French military reservist who became known as the “flying soldier” after he invented a jet-powered hoverboard will attempt to cross the Channel this week.Franky Zapata, who impressed Fran...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Red Cross emergency shelters open for those affected by Ohio tornado The American Red Cross has opened emergency shelters in Ohio after at least one tornado ripped through the region on Monday, leaving more than five million without power....
18:51, 2019-05-28

India-China Trade Set To Cross $100 Billion This Year, Says Official India has further liberalised e-visa rules for Chinese businessmen as the bilateral trade is set to cross $100 billion this year, a senior Indian diplomat said in Beijing today....
14:17, 2019-05-31

Agency: Incomplete cross-border tunnel discovered in Nogales NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents and Mexican federal police discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel under a parking lot in Nogales. The agency said Friday the tunnel spotted Wednesday was connected to a storm drain that runs into the United States from Mexico. Border...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Sources: Sony Agreed To Destiny 2 Cross-Save Just Yesterday Today, Bungie announced that Destiny 2 will be getting cross-save across all platforms, allowing players to transfer progression between Google Stadia, Xbox, PC, and PS4. But for the past few weeks, sources say, Bungie didn’t think that last one would happen. In fact, it came together at the last po...
05:51, 2019-06-07

Destiny 2 will become free-to-play later this year, cross-platform [Updated] At least one new baddie in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep. [credit: Bungie ] Shortly after Google's Stadia reveal presentation on Thursday, the Destiny 2 handlers at Bungie kicked off their own whop...
01:00, 2019-06-07

Google improves speech recognition for Contact Center tools A series of new and improved features for Google's contact center AI should make it easier for developers to build high-quality voice bots and generate more accurate transcriptions....
18:34, 2019-07-23

Amazon's Face Recognition Tech Once Again Pegs Politicians as Criminals Facial recognition systems are still far from accurate, and yet government agencies continue to push for its deployment. To illustrate the existing flaws of the tech, the ACLU conducted another test of Amazon’s Rekognition software, which inaccurately identified one in five California lawmakers as m...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Alice Roberts: UK dragging its feet on recognition of humanist weddings TV scientist calls for government to speed up process of changing the lawThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist weddings despite growing demand for such ceremonies, the television scientist Alice Roberts has said.Roberts, who is president of Humanists UK, called for the...
16:51, 2019-06-16

2 Peterborough eateries earn recognition for sustainability, new green routines The Peter Gzowski College dining hall and Tiny Greens Plant Cafe say they have been cracking down on food waste for a while and now have the credentials to prove it....
00:34, 2019-06-01

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls the move by Georgetown Visitation Preparatory Sch...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Detroit police investigating possible serial killer targeting sex workers arrest homeless man as 'person of interest' Police in Detroit have arrested a “person of interest” Friday night in the case of a possible serial killer and rapist targeting sex workers in the east side of the city....
13:00, 2019-06-08

'I'm ready to go to jail tonight': Police are investigating after viral video captures violent brawl at Disneyland Jae C. Hong/AP A violent brawl between family members broke out at Disneyland on Saturday, with a viral video of the altercation prompting police to investigate. At one point of the altercation, a man in red yells, "I'm ready to go to jail tonight," just before he jumps back in to the brawl. Disney...
09:51, 2019-07-10

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices Chinese schoolchildren worked illegal overtime and night shifts to produce smart speakers for Amazon, according to leaked documents seen by the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper....
15:17, 2019-08-09

Police investigating Jennifer Dulos disappearance return to sift through 'mountains of trash' at Hartford facility Police are returning to a trash facility in Hartford, Ct., as the disappearance of 50-year-old mother-of-five Jennifer Dulos hits the two-week mark and the girlfriend of her estranged husband spoke with detectives. ...
19:51, 2019-06-07

Police investigating Cyprus serial killer recover third suitcase containing human remains from toxic lake A third suitcase containing human remains has been recovered from a toxic lake in Cyprus this week as police continue their investigation into a Cypriot army captain who has confessed to killing at least seven women and girls....
21:00, 2019-06-06

U.S. and Iran set to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action as parties to the deal consider their next move....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Bankruptcy Watchdog Takes Aim at PG&E CEO's Pay Package A federal bankruptcy watchdog is objecting to California utility PG&E Corp.’s request for approval of a $3 million payment to new Chief Executive William Johnson, according to a court document....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Second Ave. subway escalators are already breaking down: MTA watchdog The escalators at the MTA’s newest subway stations are going down! Transit officials have struggled to keep the 32 escalators at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street in working order since the three Second Avenue subway stations opened on Jan. 1, 2017, according to a 15-month review by the...
01:34, 2019-07-16

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can be searched using facial recognition technology....
19:34, 2019-06-05

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expressions.Read More...
15:00, 2019-07-04

Katharine McPhee's Secrets to Being a "Calm and Collected" Bride Include a Facial and Xanax (Maybe) Katharine McPhee's wedding is approaching and she's staying calm. The actress is set to tie the knot with her longtime beau, famed record producer David Foster, and with vows......
18:34, 2019-06-28

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemstones does. I understand that it is popular with lifestyle bloggers and various Kardashian satellites and, if it is good enough for them, you may as wel...
08:34, 2019-06-18

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expressions of its users. Titled “Display System Having Sensors,” the patent filing — first reported by Variety — shows that the company intends to combine thes...
15:00, 2019-07-23

Supreme court rules war memorial in shape of Christian cross can stand Maryland Peace Cross commemorates first world war deadJustices rule 7-2 cross does not violate church-state separationA 40ft-tall, cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement of religion, the US supreme court ruled on Thurs...
09:51, 2019-06-21

Supreme Court Allows Maryland Cross Honoring WWI Veterans on Public Land (WASHINGTON) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The justices, in ruling 7-2 in favor of the cross’ backers, concluded that the nearly 100-year-old memorial’s presence on a...
18:00, 2019-06-20

Fortnite Fortbyte 51 Location - Accessible by using the Cluck Strut to cross the road Accessible by using the Cluck Strut to cross the road in front of Peelys Banana Stand is the latest Fortbyte 51 Challenge players can complete today. Here's everything you need to know....
07:34, 2019-06-09

MJ Akbar Targets Priya Ramani's Tweets, Articles In Cross-Examination Former Union Minister MJ Akbar, cross-examined in a Delhi court on Saturday in a defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani, said the articles and tweets by her were not meant to......
15:51, 2019-07-06

Meeting to discuss cross-border water flow from major storms NOGALES – The International Boundary and Water Commission is holding a public meeting to discuss trans-boundary storm water flows. The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 20th at the Nogales City Hall Council Chambers,  777 N. Grand Ave., Nogales, Arizona. It will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. a...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Former UBS Banker in China Convicted in Cross-Border Insider Trading Case A former banker from UBS’s Shanghai office was sentenced to nine years in prison in a case involving leaks about a $6.3 billion takeover by Cosco Shipping Holdings....
20:17, 2019-06-21

Ban government investment in fossil fuels, urges cross-party group of MPs UK aid projects ‘actively undermine’ efforts to tackle climate crisis, MPs and campaign groups warnA cross-party group of MPs, backed by campaign groups, has called for an immediate ban on all investment in fossil fuels and for all UK aid to be “nature positive”.The 28 MPs, led by Tory Zac Goldsmith...
15:00, 2019-07-08

Holy Cross order releases list of accused abusive priests SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Roman Catholic religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame has identified 14 priests and one seminarian who it says were credibly accused of sexually abusing minors across the country since the 1940s. The South Bend, Indiana-based Congregation of Holy Cross ...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Flying Frenchman's hoverboard bid to cross Channel scuppered by fuel mishap A French inventor failed in his attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard on Thursday when he was knocked into the water as he landed on a boat-mounted refueling platform, his technical team said....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Review: Angel and Demon Cross the Aisle to Save the World. (Sorry, It’s Fiction) ‘Good Omens,’ based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s comic fantasy novel about Armageddon, finally makes it to the screen as an Amazon mini-series....
22:00, 2019-05-31

‘Destiny 2’ coming to Google Stadia complete with cross-platform saves With E3 2019 almost here we’re getting more and more reports about what the new gaming event will have to offer. Just as Microsoft prepares to talk more about xCloud, its games streaming service, Google will announce more details about Stadia, the streaming services it unveiled a few months ag...
16:51, 2019-06-06

Cross Some Far-Flung Destination Off Your Bucket List With Emirates' International Sale Go take a look at your international travel bucket list, because there’s a pretty good chance one of those destinations is included in Emirates’ big sale....
21:34, 2019-07-31

Destiny 2 Now Free-to-Play, Cross Save Support and New Expansion Announced Bungie has announced the next major expansion of Destiny 2 called Shadowkeep, which arrives in September with cross save support across PS4, Stadia and more....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Trump becomes first sitting US president in history to cross border into North Korea While the two spoke of reconciliation, Trump said that U.S. sanctions on the country over its nuclear weapons and missile development programs would stay for now....
13:34, 2019-06-30

Apple shares its vision for macOS 10.15 Catalina: Cross-platform apps are key Apple's new framework, Project Catalyst, will help iOS developers translate existing mobile apps into macOS apps. SAN JOSE, Calif.—The next major operating system update for Apple's Mac computers will bring new apps, a handful of quality life improvements, an...
06:51, 2019-06-04

Eighteen migrants hurt trying to cross Bosnia-Croatia border: officials Eighteen migrants were injured while trying to illegally reach the European Union across Bosnia's border with Croatia, Bosnian officials said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-08-07

Don't miss: Shark crime, optical games and dairy in the cross hairs Find out how criminal conspiracies are killing sharks, how tricks of the pen changed our view of the world and why milk may soon become a thing of the past...
16:01, 2019-05-21

With Eight Mexican Deaths, El Paso Shooting Prompts New Cross-Border Anxiety Eight of the 22 people who died in El Paso, Texas, were Mexicans shopping in the U.S. for the day, a big part of the local economy likely to be damaged by Saturday’s massacre....
21:00, 2019-08-06

Winning triathletes disqualified for holding hands to cross finish line British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown were disqualified for holding hands as they crossed the finish line together.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government said on Wednesday, an issue that has spurred decades of often heated debate....
08:00, 2019-07-10

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Amidst furor over face recognition, Veritone promotes software’s use in law enforcement The world is in an uproar about the use of facial recognition software by police to identify suspects. But five-year-old software vendor Veritone believes the software can be used for good, to "change the job of law enforcement." Police in the city of Anaheim, Calif., have been impressed with the re...
18:34, 2019-05-29

New PS4 Controller revealed as Sony PlayStation patents next-gen face recognition tech New Sony patents have emerged that suggest the company may be targetting face recognition in its next-generation pads - here's everything you need to know....
11:34, 2019-06-02

Five years on from the MH17 crash, the Australian and Dutch governments are still investigating Russia as victims' families search for answers Michael Kooren/Reuters; Dutch national police/YouTube Five years after flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing everyone on board including 38 Australians, authorities are still searching for answers. The Australian government used the anniversary to affirm its commitment to the ongoing inve...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its presentation of the beef industry as harmful to the envir...
10:51, 2019-05-24

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Philip Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
00:51, 2019-06-01

Money-laundering watchdog to clamp down on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are set to be subjected to rules to prevent their abuse for money laundering, a global watchdog will announce on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
14:34, 2019-06-21

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
10:17, 2019-08-07

FDNY discriminated against Marine with PTSD: watchdog The FDNY discriminated against a former US Marine because he has post-traumatic stress disorder, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Wednesday. Joseph Leopold, who was honorably discharged from the Marines in 2005, passed the FDNY’s physical and written psychological evaluations when h...
10:34, 2019-06-20

Student Loan Watchdog Job Given to an Industry Executive The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new student loan ombudsman is a former compliance official at a loan servicer that government auditors have criticized....
15:00, 2019-08-17

UK watchdog warns of perils of unregulated cryptocurrencies Britain's markets watchdog said on Wednesday that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value and offer consumers few protections, but added that such coins fall outside the scope of its powers....
20:00, 2019-07-31

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City, Philadelphia and other districts entered zeros in...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Financial Watchdog Shifts From Enforcer to Educator A federal regulator set up after the financial crisis to be a watchdog over the financial industry is shifting its mission from enforcement to consumer education....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Man who feared his facial tattoos would affect chances for fair trial convicted of double murder BATON ROUGE, La. — A heavily-tattooed man who feared his facial art might affect his chances at a fair trial has been convicted of two slayings. News outlets report an East Baton Rouge Parish jury found 29-year-old William Bottoms, Jr. guilty Friday of two counts of second-degree murder in a 2017 do...
23:51, 2019-08-10

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covered in paper money, had been making concerning posts on Facebook, the sheriff’s office said. So the de...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Alberta man back chasing running records after cross-Canada speed attempt Dave Proctor's attempted speed record across Canada last summer was foiled by a bad back, so the ultramarathoner's comeback plan is chasing a pair of quirkier running benchmarks....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Unborn Baby Dies While Mother Waits For Visa To Cross Border Into Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the border from Peru into Chile....
15:51, 2019-07-14

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied Thursday by a judge who had brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous breakdown. “You went way over the line,” Judge N...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Maryland 'peace cross' can stand on public land, U.S. high court rules A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not constitute government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a decision that leaves unanswered questions about the boundaries of the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and...
20:51, 2019-06-20

Senior NCP Leader Joins Shiv Sena, Blames Sharad Pawar For His Cross Over Senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and former minister Jaydutta Kshirsagar on Wednesday joined the Shiv Sena, saying he felt "suffocated" in the NCP....
19:34, 2019-05-22

Kiddie pools, doughnut floaties, noodles: Migrants use inflatables to cross the Rio Grande EAGLE PASS, Texas — Central American migrants are trying out new flotation devices typically seen at summertime pool parties in an effort to get across the fast-flowing Rio Grande that runs between Mexico and Texas....
03:34, 2019-06-18

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.        ...
21:17, 2019-06-23

The recording industry has a terrible track record of preserving the past: Alan Cross While thousands of master recordings were lost in a 2008 fire at Universal Studios, the sad truth is that this kind of wanton destruction isn't unique....
17:17, 2019-06-23

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' arrives October 25th with cross-play The next Call of Duty game is called Modern Warfare. Yes, just like the 2007 game. Yes, it's kind of confusing. Now that's out of the way -- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is scheduled to hit Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on October 25th, complete wi......
23:17, 2019-05-30

Watch Air Force Thunderbirds perform a spectacular High Bomb Burst Cross — as you've never seen it before US Air Force photo/Bill Evans The US Air Force Thunderbirds, the Air Force's Flight Demonstration Team, perform a maneuver called the High Bomb Burst Cross, in which four F-16s cross ove each other at high speed and close proximity. One Thunderbird pilot, USAF Maj. Will Graef, filmed the maneuver ...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Supreme Court throws out ruling that blocked Florida cross on public land The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday threw out a lower court ruling that declared that a 34-foot (10 meters) Christian cross standing on public land in Pensacola, Florida violated the U.S. Constitution's ban on government endorsement of religion....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Huawei’s cross-platform HarmonyOS will ship in China in 2019, globally in 2020 During a developer conference in China, Huawei detailed its forthcoming operating system -- HarmonyOS -- and said it will ship globally next year.Read More...
04:00, 2019-08-10

Marcia Cross wants to destigmatize anal cancer, says hers was linked to husband's battle Marcia Cross opened up about her anal cancer diagnosis, which she recently learned may be linked to her husband's 2009 battle with throat cancer.        ...
04:17, 2019-06-07

Federal judge strikes down Trump asylum ban on migrants who illegally cross border President Trump’s push to limit the number of asylum seekers flooding across the border suffered another defeat in the courts on Friday, when a federal judge ruled that the government cannot stop migrants from claiming asylum in the U.S., even if they have crossed the border illegally....
21:51, 2019-08-03

Supreme Court: WWI memorial cross doesn't violate church-state clause The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that a large concrete cross in suburban Washington, D.C., that honors veterans of World War I does not violate the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
23:17, 2019-06-20

Flying Wallendas cross Times Square on high wire in dramatic stunt Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation acrobat, and his sister, Lijana Wallenda, coming back after a near-fatal accident in 2017, when she broke nearly every bone in her face, crossed Times Square in New York City on a high wire between skyscrapers, 25 stories above the pavement....
07:51, 2019-06-24

Test of Amazon's Face Recognition by Orlando Cops Ends as a Devastating Flop Orlando has ended its pilot trial of Rekognition, Amazon’s face recognition system, with no current plans for future tests. But the city hasn’t suddenly had a change of heart due to ethical concerns about the technology—they reportedly just couldn’t get it to work.Read more......
22:51, 2019-07-19

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technology is not yet reliable enough to justify its use on body-worn cameras” due to “unequal and unreliabl...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Major object recognition systems favor people with more money, Facebook AI study says Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more money.Read More...
01:17, 2019-06-08

U.N. nuclear watchdog seeks fast choice of new head The United Nations' nuclear watchdog wants to appoint a new director general in October, shortening its selection process at a time of dangerous geopolitical frictions between Iran and the West....
15:34, 2019-08-01

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers from early 2020 due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
15:51, 2019-07-03

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in West Texas had packed 900 people into a building mea...
17:00, 2019-06-01

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons. In his regular update to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors on M...
14:00, 2019-06-10

French minister backpedals after stir over journalist watchdog A French minister was forced to backpedal on Thursday after he suggested creating a journalist watchdog to sanction media outlets that spread false information, stirring outrage among reporters....
19:00, 2019-06-27

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog says....
03:51, 2019-08-09

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
14:38, 2019-05-21

UK financial watchdog finally decides which cryptocurrencies it wants to regulate The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the regulatory body tasked with overseeing the country’s financial markets, has clarified its stance on crypto assets, stating which tokens it’s responsible for. Today’s policy statement is a response to a consultation paper published by the FCA in January, whi...
23:00, 2019-07-31

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A maritime watchdog says Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members in waters off Borneo island. The kidnapping Tuesday renewed concerns about security threats in Malaysia’s Sabah state, a short boat ride from the s...
09:51, 2019-06-18

The Latest: Watchdog assails Egypt over Morsi mistreatment The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8:10 a.m....
11:17, 2019-06-18

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws eye of UN watchdog The United Nations’ human rights chief is urging Venezuelan authorities to do a transparent investigate into the death of a navy captain, whose showed signs of torture after being arrested...
22:17, 2019-07-01

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Yukiya Amano Dies U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday in a note to member states obtained by Reuters....
14:34, 2019-07-22

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72 U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, the day he had been expected to announce he would step down early because of an illness that had visibly weakened him over the past year....
12:17, 2019-07-22

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about Facebook's proposed Libra digital currency....
05:34, 2019-08-06

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief To Step Down Next Year: Diplomats The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog Yukiya Amano will step down in March for health reasons, diplomatic sources said Wednesday, as the agency navigates verification of the increasingly fragile Iran......
00:51, 2019-07-18

Watchdog demands answers as power cut causes chaos across Britain Energy regulators on Saturday demanded an urgent report from the operator of Britain's electricity grid into what caused a power cut that led to chaos across the country, with trains brought to a standstill and traffic lights knocked out....
15:34, 2019-08-10

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge that identifying what is and what isn’t a violati...
10:17, 2019-06-14

No-deal Brexit would plunge UK into recession, watchdog warns A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and could leave a £30bn black hole in public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)....
14:00, 2019-07-18

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is considering investigating Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize potential antitrust issues amid an expansion by Silicon Valley giants into more markets....
12:00, 2019-07-05

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial branches, an international legal watchdog said on Mo...
17:17, 2019-07-08

UK energy watchdog demands answers after major power cut Outage caused travel chaos and cut electricity to almost 1m people in England and WalesThe energy watchdog, Ofgem, is demanding answers from the National Grid after a power cut left people stuck in trains for up to nine hours and cut electricity to almost 1 million people in England and Wales.The bi...
23:17, 2019-08-10

Watchdog accuses Ivanka Trump of violating Hatch Act A national watchdog group on Thursday asked the federal government to investigate whether first daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump violated the Hatch Act by using her Twitter account to promote her father’s campaign. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington accused Ivank...
22:17, 2019-06-20

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Lawmakers have voted to block the path of any future Conservative leader trying to force through a no-deal exit....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
17:51, 2019-05-28

"Doing Best To Wipe Out Terrorism": Pak Army Chief After Watchdog Warning Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the country is using all available sources to eliminate terrorism from its soil and is moving towards attaining sustainable peace and......
13:00, 2019-06-23

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdog for public finances said on Thursday....
16:34, 2019-07-18

UK watchdog says all top accountants fail audit quality test All of Britain's leading accounting firms have failed to hit quality targets set by their regulator for auditing company books for the second year in a row, with Grant Thornton and PwC singled out to join KPMG under tougher supervision....
12:51, 2019-07-10

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior LONDON (AP) — England’s charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a “culture of poor behavior,” in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. The Charity Commission for England and Wales issued an official warning f...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.Southern Water and Yorkshire Water were singled out ...
08:51, 2019-07-10

UN atomic watchdog raises questions of Iran’s centrifuge use U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, but reports its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing...
22:00, 2019-05-31

UK competition watchdog to examine Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator on Friday took action to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo by serving an initial enforcement order on the two companies....
09:51, 2019-07-05

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up Deliveroo....
11:00, 2019-07-05

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profile defenders, White House counselor Kellyanne Conwa...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from the deal, sanctioned Iran and sent more troops to the Middle East....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Barcelona Burger King's ban on facial hair violates employees' constitutional rights, labor union says Burger King employees in Barcelona will finally be able to grow the beard of their dreams - if they so choose - after Catalan authorities ruled that the fast-food company’s prohibition on facial hair violated employees’ constitutional rights....
22:51, 2019-07-31

Congolese cross-border trader's Ebola death fuels Uganda outbreak fears A Congolese woman who died of Ebola this month vomited four times in a Ugandan market after crossing the border days earlier to sell fish, the WHO said, fuelling fears that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo....
18:34, 2019-07-17

Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above the pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.        ...
09:00, 2019-06-24

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the escalating dispute between the United States and the Islamic Republic....
04:34, 2019-07-09

Supreme Court rules 40-foot-tall cross can stay on public land in Maryland A 40-foot-tall cross that serves as a tribute to World War I dead may continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday – saying the memorial doesn’t constitute government endorsement of religion. In a 7-2 vote, the High Court allowed the “Peace Cross” to remain in a bus...
22:17, 2019-06-20

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has triggered a rush of cross-border property investments between Hong Kong and the mainland....
12:51, 2019-06-13

Red Cross offers Amazon gift cards to donors amid emergency blood shortage TUCSON – To help combat an emergency blood shortage, American Red Cross clinics across southern Arizona will be giving out $5 Amazon Gift Cards to anyone who donates blood or platelets. According to officials, the Red Cross currently has less than a three-day supply of most blood types –...
23:34, 2019-08-13

DUP open to cross-border deal on food, if backstop time limited: Sunday Times The Northern Ireland party propping up Britain's government has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek a time-limit to the Irish "backstop" in exchange for agreeing to an all-Ireland food customs regime, the Irish edition of the Sunday Times reported without citing sources....
16:34, 2019-08-04

Oscar “Shinku” Jaimes opened Evo 2019 finals day with a victory in the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle ch Oscar “Shinku” Jaimes opened Evo 2019 finals day with a victory in the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle championship. Shinku defeated three Japanese powerhouses—Kamisue “mekasue” Kazuya, Seitaro “domi” Ohno, and Hiroyuki “Kyamei” Kamei—en route to his first Evo title....
10:00, 2019-08-05

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
08:51, 2019-08-01

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of face recognition tools at U.S. ports of entry.Rea...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Leaked Huawei Mate 30 Pro images show front display, face recognition tech Unofficial shots of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro have leaked out on Chinese social media site Weibo, giving us one of our clearest looks yet at what Huawei's next flagship phone could have in store.The images, reposted at Tme.net, show a large, curved front display and what seems to be some ...
15:51, 2019-07-14

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
12:34, 2019-05-31

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
19:34, 2019-07-09

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegation that Russia has conducted low-yield tests in vio...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Washington-based Crew says tweet about her father’s re-election bid breaks rule that limits political activity by federal workersIvanka Trump has been accused of violating the Hatch Act, which bans government workers from speaking out on political campaign issues, over tweets she wrote before her fa...
17:34, 2019-06-20

Kellyanne Conway should be removed from office, says federal watchdog – live Office of Special Counsel recommends White House aide be removed due to violations of Hatch Act, which requires certain activities be nonpartisanSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.09pm BST TIME's new cover: The leaders of these sinking countries are fighting to stop climate chang...
19:51, 2019-06-13

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cryptocurrency exchange stating that it is operating...
11:34, 2019-05-29

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
16:00, 2019-07-04

Love Island episode with 700 complaints cleared by TV watchdog Ofcom A Love Island episode which sparked more than 700 complaints of alleged sexual harassment will not be investigated by Ofcom, the watchdog has confirmed....
02:34, 2019-07-09

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have violated an ethics law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering firm, SNC-Lavalin....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or weeks at a border patrol facility in Texas....
00:17, 2019-06-01

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
20:00, 2019-06-21

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
20:51, 2019-06-07

ISIS is 'resurgent' in Syria and 'consolidating' in Iraq: Watchdog report The lead inspector general for Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led campaign in Iraq and Syria combating ISIS, said in a report Tuesday that the terrorist group “consolidated its insurgency in Iraq and resurged in Syria” during the spring and summer this year....
06:51, 2019-08-07

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
22:51, 2019-06-05

Iran Has Accelerated Enriched Uranium Production, Says Nuclear Watchdog Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was......
17:17, 2019-06-11