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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

Source: co.uk

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....
04:17, 08/14/2019

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, 05/31/2019

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...
03:00, 08/16/2019

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...
15:17, 08/13/2019

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...
05:17, 08/14/2019

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 ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

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...
06:34, 05/24/2019

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...
08:00, 08/17/2019

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?        ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

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....
18:51, 08/09/2019

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, 08/01/2019

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...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Police are using Amazon’s facial recognition technology. Privacy experts are worried. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon is using Amazon Rekognition to help track down criminal suspects. Is it a breakthrough in policing or a dangerous precedent against privacy?...
02:00, 05/01/2019

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....
03:00, 08/09/2019

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......
02:51, 07/05/2019

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....
01:00, 08/09/2019

Ohio AG Yanks Access to State Facial Recognition System for Over 4,500 Officers The attorney general of Ohio, Andrew Yost, has suspended facial recognition database access for approximately 4,500 law enforcement personnel after the release of a Washington Post report in July indicating that federal agencies, including the FBI and Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), had...
12:00, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-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....
21:34, 08/08/2019

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......
01:34, 05/23/2019

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...
03:34, 08/15/2019

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...
03:00, 05/24/2019

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...
10:51, 07/29/2019

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...
07:17, 07/08/2019

| 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....
22:00, 06/15/2019

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....
13:34, 08/14/2019

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....
07:34, 08/09/2019

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 ...
12:51, 08/04/2019

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....
01:51, 05/16/2019

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.       ...
20:34, 08/16/2019

San Francisco Passes Ban on Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, adding to a broad push to regulate a technology....
02:51, 05/15/2019

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....
19:34, 07/18/2019

San Francisco Poised to Ban Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is expected to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, making it the first U.S. city to do so and adding to a broad push to regulate to the technology....
16:17, 05/14/2019

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....
10:00, 05/31/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using facial r......
02:00, 05/15/2019

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...
14:34, 05/21/2019

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...
02:34, 05/17/2019

San Francisco Becomes First US City To Ban Facial-Recognition Software San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the U.S. to ban the use of facial-recognition software by city agencies and the police, dealing a swift symbolic blow to a key technology rapidly......
07:00, 05/15/2019

San Francisco has banned police from using facial recognition San Francisco, often a testing ground for new technologies, has banned local government agencies – including the police – from using facial recognition technology.The San Francisco Police Department doesn't currently use facial recognition, but did carry out a trial between 2013 a...
12:34, 05/15/2019

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....
19:34, 07/17/2019

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....
04:17, 05/25/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. (May 14)        ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

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....
06:17, 08/14/2019

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....
15:51, 07/02/2019

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 ...
19:51, 06/12/2019

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....
03:34, 05/25/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city agencies from using facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is on track to become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments, stores, stadiums and home security cameras. Gover...
18:00, 05/13/2019

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......
12:00, 07/19/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco may become the first U.S. city to ban police and city government use of facial recognition, part of a backlash against the technology.        ...
17:34, 05/13/2019

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....
15:00, 05/21/2019

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"....
20:51, 07/05/2019

Ever quietly trained facial recognition AI using its photo storage app Ever, a free photo storage app, has been using the billions of photos and videos uploaded by its users to train a facial recognition tool it plans on selling to private companies and the U.S. government. Users who rely on the app's facial recognition......
08:34, 05/10/2019

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...
04:51, 06/28/2019

San Francisco could ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology City would be first in US to ban official use of technologySupervisor: ‘We don’t want to live in a police state’San Francisco could become the first city in the country to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology.The “Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance” would prevent governme...
01:51, 05/08/2019

Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study DENVER (AP) — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project. The Denver Post reported Monday that professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an office window at the Colorado Sp...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Police facial recognition could target 'literally anybody', senior MP says Police are deciding who to target with facial recognition using criteria so broad a senior MP says it could include "literally anybody", Sky News can reveal....
07:34, 07/26/2019

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....
03:34, 05/25/2019

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...
23:34, 07/03/2019

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, 07/24/2019

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......
01:34, 05/23/2019

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......
00:34, 07/08/2019

Facial recognition is coming to US schools, starting in New York The Lockport City School District in New York will start testing a facial and object recognition system called "Aegis" on June 3rd. According to BuzzFeed News, that will make it the first in the US to pilot a facial recognition surveillance system on......
17:34, 05/30/2019

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....
21:17, 08/09/2019

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. The ban is part of broader oversight legisla...
02:34, 05/15/2019

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop....
03:34, 05/15/2019

San Francisco is first US city to ban police use of facial recognition tech Supervisors vote eight to one to restrict surveillance: ‘We can have security without being a security state’San Francisco supervisors voted to make the city the first in the United States to ban police and other government agencies from using facial recognition technology.Supervisors voted eight to...
06:17, 05/15/2019

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......
06:00, 07/18/2019

Facial Recognition Is ‘Psychologically Unhealthy,’ City Supervisor Says San Francisco banned the use of facial recognition software by the police and other agencies on Tuesday. The city is one of the first to block this tool....
16:34, 05/15/2019

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....
11:51, 07/13/2019

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 ...
17:51, 08/09/2019

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...
21:34, 08/18/2019

San Francisco supervisors vote to ban facial recognition software San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 8-1 to adopt a facial recognition software ban as part of a new surveillance technology use policy.Read More...
02:34, 05/15/2019

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 ...
12:34, 08/09/2019

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....
04:17, 06/06/2019

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...
01:34, 08/06/2019

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...
23:34, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop....
03:17, 05/15/2019

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...
08:17, 07/28/2019

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......
11:51, 05/28/2019

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, 07/24/2019

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....
19:34, 08/14/2019

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......
20:34, 06/27/2019

Met Police's facial recognition tech has 81% error rate - 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....
20:51, 07/03/2019

This Chinese facial recognition start-up can identify a person in seconds Shanghai-based YITU Technology has gained wide recognition for its facial scan platform that can identify a person from a database of at least 2 billion people in a matter of seconds. The company made this year's CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
16:34, 05/16/2019

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....
04:00, 07/14/2019

NYPD used facial recognition and pics of Woody Harrelson to arrest a man The NYPD used photos of Woody Harrelson and facial recognition to try to find a crime suspect. Altered photos and forensic sketches have also been used.Read More...
03:17, 05/17/2019

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....
04:00, 08/16/2019

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...
02:00, 08/08/2019

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...
16:51, 06/10/2019

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all their cars that use facial recognition technology to identify tired drivers, reports Bloomberg. The com......
15:34, 08/08/2019

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...
08:34, 08/09/2019

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....
21:00, 06/14/2019

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......
23:00, 08/08/2019

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....
04:51, 06/15/2019

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......
14:34, 06/06/2019

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...
20:51, 06/07/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Overall benefits to public safety should outweigh potential distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it won’t introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A report by the London policing ethics panel, which was...
15:00, 05/29/2019

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...
08:17, 05/30/2019

SF facial recognition ban could leave wrong impression. Millions are even paying to be scanned CLEAR is signing up members for its biometric security technology, which includes facial recognition, at a faster clip than ever before. It now has 3 million customers and its eye on e-cigarette sales and online gaming....
23:34, 05/15/2019

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...
13:51, 05/30/2019

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...
10:00, 07/24/2019

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...
09:17, 07/11/2019

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...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Manchester City face calls to reconsider facial recognition tech Campaigners say decision to grant fans access by facial scan ‘intrusive’ and ‘disturbing’Manchester City has been urged to reconsider introducing facial recognition technology that risks “normalising a mass surveillance tool” by a civil rights group.The Premier League winners are considering introdu...
20:00, 08/18/2019

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, 07/02/2019

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 it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District will launch the first phase of the so-called Aegis system on Monday, The Lockp...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism Residents ‘in disbelief’ at alleged lack of consultation over installation of facial recognition technology in East Perth 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...
03:34, 06/12/2019

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.       ...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Melbourne students are guinea pigs for NEC's facial recognition fraud tech NEC's NeoFace facial recognition software will be used by Melbourne-based Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessments in a bid to ensure those sitting tests are those enrolled....
04:51, 05/20/2019

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....
21:34, 05/22/2019

‘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 ...
12:00, 08/17/2019

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...
10:51, 08/18/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
08:01, 05/17/2019

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...
07:00, 08/09/2019

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...
02:00, 06/06/2019

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......
21:34, 05/21/2019

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...
00:51, 06/05/2019

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.       ...
13:17, 07/01/2019

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...
02:51, 08/14/2019

San Francisco moves closer to banning facial-recognition surveillance technology San Francisco's government won't be allowed to use facial-recognition surveillance under a new ordinance, becoming the first city in the nation to ban the technology....
04:17, 05/15/2019

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to outlaw police use of facial recognition technology San Francisco is to become the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil-liberties advocates, as the liberal city’s supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments....
04:34, 05/15/2019

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology is 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.Sup...
20:51, 05/21/2019

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......
03:00, 06/20/2019

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......
20:34, 05/22/2019

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......
03:00, 07/09/2019

Photo storage service Ever developed facial recognition tools using photos uploaded to its app What began in 2013 as another cloud storage app has pivoted toward a far more lucrative business known as Ever AI — without telling the app's millions of users, NBC News reports....
00:17, 05/10/2019

Moment police fine pedestrian after he covered face from facial recognition camera Footage has shown the moment police fined a pedestrian £90 for disorderly behaviour after he tried to cover his face from a facial recognition camera in London....
17:51, 05/16/2019

AI Weekly: Proposed ban on facial recognition in public housing points to regulation appetite Facial recognition made headlines again this week after three Congressional lawmakers introduced legislation that would bar it from public housing.Read More...
03:51, 07/27/2019

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.       ...
19:17, 06/16/2019

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.        ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

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...
02:34, 05/23/2019

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...
23:17, 07/23/2019

N Korean eatery accused of selling facial recognition products to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
06:51, 05/20/2019

AI Weekly: Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban While some say facial recognition software can be made to work for everyone, others say it's a "uniquely dangerous and oppressive technology."Read More...
02:00, 05/18/2019

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...
10:51, 06/11/2019

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....
20:00, 08/08/2019

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....
05:00, 07/04/2019

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....
23:51, 07/07/2019

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......
17:00, 07/09/2019

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...
09:00, 07/08/2019

Orlando cancels 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....
19:17, 07/19/2019

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....
20:34, 07/19/2019

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.        ...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Citing Fears of Worsening Racial Bias, San Francisco Votes to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology No other city in the U.S. is as closely associated with technological advancements than San Francisco, which, for the most part, has embraced both tech companies and their services in civic life. But on Tuesday, San Francisco passed an ordinance that would ban the use of one very specific technology...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Fourth U.S. City Bans Facial Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts unanimously voted to prohibit local government from using facial recognition, becoming the fourth city in the country to institute such a ban over concerns that the technology is biased and violates basic human rights.Read more......
21:51, 07/31/2019

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...
21:34, 07/09/2019

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...
19:17, 07/18/2019

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....
20:00, 08/08/2019

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...
18:34, 06/28/2019

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....
22:34, 06/04/2019

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban use of 'Big Brother' facial recognition software San Francisco has become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments after labelling it "Big Brother technology."...
10:00, 05/15/2019

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....
13:51, 07/13/2019

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?        ...
13:17, 05/21/2019

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....
09:51, 08/02/2019

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....
07:00, 06/03/2019

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...
03:00, 07/14/2019

Police Investigating Possible Kidnapping LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating a possible kidnapping after a victim claims they were kept inside a home and not allowed to leave. It happened on Andover Village Drive on Tuesday. Police say that the victim and the male suspect know each other. Both were taken in for question...
02:34, 06/26/2019

PG&E Says S.E.C. Is Investigating Its Wildfire Disclosures The California utility disclosed in a filing that securities regulators are looking into how it disclosed and accounted for losses from fires in recent years....
04:17, 05/03/2019

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...
13:17, 07/07/2019

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...
09:51, 06/23/2019

Possible causes of facial pain Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should see a doctor. Learn more here....
05:17, 05/08/2019

Austria investigating Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
01:34, 06/14/2019

Police Investigating Shots Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington Police are investigating after a witness said shots rang out along Alumni Drive Monday evening. Police say that it happened around 7:45 p.m. on Alumni Drive at Yellowstone Parkway. The witness told police that a black Mazda was travelling towards New Circle R...
07:17, 05/14/2019

PG&E says SEC investigating it for disclosures, losses for wildfires PG&E Corp said on Thursday the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the company regarding public disclosures and losses related to wildfires....
01:34, 05/03/2019

| Cubs investigating fan's racist gesture The Chicago Cubs launched an investigation after a fan was caught making a racist gesture behind an African-American television reporter during a broadcast....
21:51, 05/08/2019

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....
10:17, 05/27/2019

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...
08:00, 05/22/2019

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....
19:00, 07/17/2019

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....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Bucks investigating claims after partygoers become ill As the Milwaukee Bucks prepare for their first appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals since 2001, team officials are investigating claims that drinks were spiked at a party this week outside of their home arena, Fiserv Forum....
19:51, 05/12/2019

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...
22:00, 06/29/2019

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...
12:00, 08/09/2019

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...
13:17, 07/15/2019

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-...
13:51, 06/07/2019

TPD investigating homicide in Central Tucson TUCSON -The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near the 2600 block of North Palo Verde Avenue. According to officials, the suspect is in custody. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest updates. ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

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, 07/24/2019

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....
22:00, 07/18/2019

| 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....
09:17, 06/17/2019

Prosecutors not actively investigating Chiefs' Hill District Attorney Steve Howe told the Kansas City Star that an investigation into possible child abuse involving Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill is not active....
20:00, 06/07/2019

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, ...
21:19, 08/13/2019

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 ...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Pope Sets New Rules for Investigating Sex Abuse Pope Francis is enacting new rules for investigating bishops over sexual abuse or its coverup, responding to mounting public pressure on the Catholic Church to improve accountability after a string of abuse scandals involving senior clergy....
16:00, 05/09/2019

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...
09:00, 05/24/2019

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......
23:17, 08/02/2019

B.C. police searching for 2 missing, investigating murders Police in northern British Columbia are searching for two young men whose vehicle was discovered in the same area where police say a body was found as well and about 300 miles and where an Australian and his American girlfriend were found shot dead...
03:17, 07/23/2019

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....
22:00, 05/24/2019

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?       ...
19:17, 07/09/2019

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....
21:51, 06/02/2019

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 ...
07:00, 07/10/2019

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....
21:17, 07/16/2019

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....
22:51, 05/26/2019

Trump wants Barr to consider investigating Biden – Giuliani Attorney general ‘should make this call’ over Ukraine tiesSchiff says president targeting ‘most formidable opponent’Donald Trump wants his attorney general to consider investigating Joe Biden, a potential opponent in next year’s presidential election, over Biden’s ties to Ukraine, Trump’s personal l...
00:17, 05/13/2019

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....
06:34, 05/26/2019

FDA Is Investigating 127 Incidents of Seizures Possibly Linked to Use of E-Cigarettes The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it is investigating 127 reports of seizures or other neurological issues that may be linked to the use of e-cigarettes, a figure that has expanded by nearly 100 since the agency first announced its probe back in April.Read more......
22:34, 08/08/2019

Police investigating rappers’ ties to shootings around Miami SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami area law enforcement agencies are looking for connections between a series of shootings that killed a Chicago rapper, wounded another rapper’s girlfriend, left a bystander dead and injured a little boy. Miami-Dade police said Monday at least seven people ha...
14:34, 05/13/2019

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. ...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Florida: Police investigating shooting near Trump resort SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting near one of President Donald Trump’s resorts in Florida. The Miami Herald reports the shooting happened Sunday afternoon near the Trump International Beach Resort Miami in Sunny Isles Beach. The president was not there and ther...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Police investigating suspicious package in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA -The Sierra Vista Police Department is investigating a suspicious package found near a Goodwill thrift store. Officials with SVPD are asking the public to avoid Cochise Plaza, near Fry Boulevard and Coronado Drive. Details are limited at this time. Please stay with us for the latest on ...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Iowa officials investigating death of man in police custody MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — Eastern Iowa officials are investigating the death of a man in police custody. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says in a news release that the death happened Saturday morning after Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies and the Maquoketa Police Department were cal...
02:34, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Agency investigating case of baby cut from womb CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the strangling death of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 4:00 p.m. The agency that licenses and inspects health care facilities in Illinois has started an investigation of a hospital where doctors treated a baby brought in by a woman c...
00:34, 05/22/2019

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....
01:51, 07/11/2019

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 modernity masculinity seriesIn the House of Lords, the UK’s second chamber, ...
06:34, 06/10/2019

Lexington Police Investigating Shooting On Walden Drive LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lexington police are investigating a shooting on Walden Drive. One person was taken into custody on scene and another was taken to UK Hospital with gunshot wounds. There was a shooting Monday off Laredo Drive. Officers say they’re looking to see if the two incid...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Bindi: Investigating the True Meaning Behind the Hindu Forehead Dot A distinct dot is a popular forehead decoration worn mainly in South Asia - especially in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Mauritius. It is an old Hindu tradition and is known as a bindi, which means “a drop, small particle, and dot.” The word ‘Bindi’ is derived from the Sanskrit word 'bindu...
23:34, 05/02/2019

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....
23:00, 06/18/2019

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...
23:00, 08/14/2019

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......
08:51, 06/29/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, setting up a likely court battle....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Investigating One Fatal Shooting, a Florida Sleuth Dies in Another Ellie Washtock was shot while investigating the death of Michelle O’Connell. The authorities said there was no indication the deaths were “necessarily related.”...
16:00, 05/08/2019

| Journalists investigating Russia targeted by cyberattacks: ProtonMail Reporters investigating Russian military intelligence have been targeted by highly sophisticated cyberattacks through their encrypted email accounts, with evidence suggesting Moscow was responsible, according to the email service provider ProtonMail and journalists....
11:17, 07/28/2019

Tenn. police investigating whether suspect knew 5 victims Police are investigating whether a suspect captured after an hours-long manhunt knew five people whose bodies were discovered in two homes in rural Tennessee....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Epstein case: Feds also investigating ‘uncharged individuals’ Manhattan federal prosecutors are conducting an “ongoing investigation of uncharged individuals” connected to Jeffrey Epstein, according to court papers filed Thursday. The probe was revealed in a court filing that seeks to ensure that evidence in the case against Epstein remains secret....
02:00, 07/26/2019

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...
17:17, 06/16/2019

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....
12:34, 06/27/2019

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...
07:51, 06/03/2019

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...
01:34, 07/02/2019

Navy investigating harrowing Boeing 737 crash in Florida The U.S. Navy says it is investigating a Boeing 737 crash that took place late Friday night as the plane was arriving in Florida after departing from the Guantanamo Bay base in Cuba....
19:34, 05/04/2019

TPD investigating suspicious death, man critically injured in midtown TUCSON – A suspicious death investigation is being conducted in midtown after an 86-year-old woman was found dead in a home, Tucson Police Department announced Monday afternoon. A 60-year-old man was also found in the backyard with what police say is self-inflicted injuries. The man’s in...
08:51, 07/30/2019

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....
17:34, 05/30/2019

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 5.01pm BST Well that was quite something. In an extremely hastily convened press conference the president of the United...
18:17, 05/22/2019

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....
19:51, 07/11/2019

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...
11:17, 05/23/2019

Tenn. police investigating whether suspect knew 7 victims Police are investigating whether a suspect captured after an hours-long manhunt knew five people whose bodies were discovered in two homes in rural Tennessee....
00:17, 04/29/2019

Police Investigating Texas Shooting As Possible Hate Crime: Top Cop Texas authorities are investigating the Saturday mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso as a possible hate crime, the city's police chief said, as authorities study an online manifesto linked to......
12:17, 08/04/2019

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...
15:00, 07/23/2019

Don't Cross the Line All over the world, drivers for Uber, Lyft, and Juno—some of the biggest rideshare companies—are going on strike today. That means that for today, at least, you should not use those services....
17:51, 05/08/2019

How to shave and groom male facial hair Always shave in or after a shower, using cream or oil – and don’t be tempted to get laser hair-removal on your faceWhen you shave, preparation is key. That means having a really hot face cloth and soaking the area, or shaving in or just after a shower. The hot water and steam softens the hair and op...
18:34, 05/12/2019

F1: Stewards investigating Verstappen's Austrian Grand Prix win – live! Read the full race report from AustriaFeel free to email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 4.47pm BST Here’s what you guys think – as with the pundits and the paddock, opinions are split.“Charles won the race because Max clearly pushed him off the track,” says Claire Bradley. “Max did this repeatedly las...
17:51, 06/30/2019

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 ...
21:34, 05/31/2019

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...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Officer Investigating Jaipur Rape Case Removed From Posting The officer-in-charge investigating the rape case lodged by a woman, who died after setting herself on fire at a police station here demanding the arrest of the accused, has been removed from his......
05:17, 07/31/2019

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...
22:34, 08/08/2019

U.S. investigating reports of Mazda SUV side air bags that deploy for no reason U.S. safety regulators are investigating reports that side curtain air bags can inflate for no reason on some Mazda CX-9 large SUVs.        ...
21:34, 05/06/2019

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....
16:00, 08/16/2019

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....
04:34, 08/09/2019

Cops shoot, kill pit bull while investigating burglary in Bronx Cops shot and killed a pit bull in the Bronx Monday afternoon when the animal lunged at them while they were responding to a report of a burglary, according to police. The officers were called to a house on Park Avenue near East 182nd Street around 12:26 p.m. by the home’s owner, who said ther...
03:00, 05/14/2019

NTSB investigating Manhattan chopper crash that killed pilot The National Transportation Safety Board started investigating Tuesday why a helicopter crashed on the roof of a Manhattan tower, killing the pilot in foggy conditions....
16:00, 06/11/2019

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....
03:34, 08/06/2019

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....
04:00, 08/06/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer data, newspaper De Volkskrant said on Thursday, citing unidentified intelligence sources....
16:51, 05/16/2019

School investigating video of teacher’s aide sitting on student’s lap A Utah school district launched an investigation this week after a video of a female teacher’s aide sitting on a male student’s lap surfaced on social media....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Russian journalist investigating corruption gets detained on drug charges The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve their independence....
13:34, 06/10/2019

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...
00:34, 08/07/2019

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....
08:17, 08/02/2019

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....
17:17, 07/02/2019

Fifa investigating Cameroon behaviour in World Cup defeat against England • Fifa could retrospectively sanction Cameroon players• Referee Qin Liang’s performance given all clearFifa is holding a priority investigation, to be concluded within 48 hours, into the behaviour of the Cameroon team during their 3-0 loss to England in the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday...
00:17, 06/25/2019

NYPD investigating violent child mugger in Morningside Park Police say a 12-year-old girl took part in a string of brutal muggings of female victims last month near Morningside Park, and they’re looking for more suspects....
03:34, 05/19/2019

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, 08/06/2019

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....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Bucks investigating report of tainted drinks at plaza party The Milwaukee Bucks say they are investigating reports by individuals who believe their drinks were spiked during a party outside the NBA team's arena        ...
21:51, 05/11/2019

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...
18:34, 06/13/2019

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.        ...
21:17, 07/18/2019

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...
04:00, 08/15/2019

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....
15:17, 05/17/2019

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......
20:17, 06/14/2019

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....
06:34, 07/02/2019

NYPD investigating claim officer mocked women over abortions while on subway The NYPD is looking into a viral tweet from a straphanger who claimed a uniformed officer on her subway ride was mocking women’s reasons for getting abortions on a subway train, the department said Friday. “This NYPD cop is looking at his phone and reading off reasons for women wanting a...
23:34, 05/17/2019

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, 08/06/2019

Baltimore homes ablaze in string of suspicious fires, police investigating A string of suspicious fires — all breaking out in the same area at about the same time early Sunday morning — had authorities in Baltimore, Md., on Monday investigating the possibility the blazes were intentionally set....
16:51, 07/29/2019

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...
14:00, 06/27/2019

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, 07/26/2019

Helicopter crash kills 7 military officers in Venezuela, authorities investigating Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicolas Maduro was visiting troops....
22:17, 05/05/2019

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....
09:51, 05/24/2019

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.       ...
03:34, 08/15/2019

Chicago sues Jussie Smollett over costs of investigating alleged attack The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett seeking three times the damages it said it incurred in the investigation of a hate crime that authorities allege the "Empire" actor staged....
03:17, 04/29/2019

Chicago Cubs investigating fan who appeared to flash white power sign on air The franchise apologized after a fan used what appeared to be a white power hand sign behind Doug Glanville, a black former player working as a sideline reporter....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Three children, one woman found dead near river in South Texas; FBI investigating Border Patrol's discovery of four bodies on Sunday near the Rio Grande river in South Texas prompted the FBI's involvement.        ...
00:00, 06/25/2019

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.        ...
22:00, 06/30/2019

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...
22:00, 08/06/2019

Milwaukee Bucks investigating reports of spiked drinks at party outside arena Several people reported feeling ill or blacking out after consuming drinks during a Bucks party in the Deer District on Wednesday night.        ...
17:34, 05/12/2019

Maryland police department investigating officer caught on video using the n-word The Montgomery County, Maryland, Department of Police says it is investigating a white female officer after she was recorded on Instagram Live and on her own body camera using the n-word while talking with a group of black men....
14:51, 05/12/2019

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.        ...
00:34, 08/07/2019

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...
03:00, 06/08/2019

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......
17:34, 07/08/2019

Pima County Sheriff’s deputies investigating fatal motorcycle crash PIMA COUNTY — Pima County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle. Officials say the motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the incident, that happened in the area of S. Kinney and W. Hal Gras on Sunday. Fatal Vehicle Collision https://t.co/Ypg7ByU...
00:17, 05/20/2019

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....
00:00, 08/08/2019

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..."...
14:17, 07/27/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross 1.0 TSI 95 2019 UK review 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 the...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Red Cross to begin aid to Venezuela by mid-April The president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, has claimed victory after the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies announced Friday it would have unhindered access to bring aid into the struggling country....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Just How Big Is Bag End? Let These Middle-earth Cross Sections Lay It Out Bag End, the home of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, is where The Lord of the Rings Saga begins and ends. It’s there the dwarves come to meet about traveling to the Lonely Mountain and where Samwise Gamgee settled after the Baggins leave Middle-earth. There are few more important places in J.R.R. Tolk...
04:34, 07/26/2019

The Latest: Red Cross thanks Wayfair for donation BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a protest by Wayfair employees over the company’s furniture sale to a contractor that runs detention centers for migrant children in Texas. (all times local): ____ 5:15 p.m. The Red Cross says it has accepted a $100,000 donation from online home furnishings retailer...
01:51, 06/27/2019

BJP, Allies To Cross 300, According To Poll Of Polls Voting in one of India's most acrimonious elections in decades has endedafter seven long rounds over a month-and-a-half. The results will be declared on Thursday, May 23, but before that, exit polls......
18:34, 05/19/2019

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...
22:00, 06/10/2019

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...
02:34, 08/16/2019

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...
12:51, 05/21/2019

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......
00:34, 06/12/2019

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating recognition that lets its students benefit from certain state-funded aid, including need-based grants. That’s part of the budget bill passed ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

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....
15:00, 07/10/2019

San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Ban Face Recognition Surveillance San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in America to ban the use of facial recognition technology by police and other government agencies.Read more......
01:00, 05/15/2019

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognized as an ethnic group in their home country, leaders told visiting Myanmar officials on Sunday as fresh repatriation talks started....
20:17, 07/28/2019

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmakers pressured over the past two years by LGBT groups as well as church organizations opposed to same-sex marriage will choose between bills that broadl...
10:17, 05/16/2019

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...
08:00, 05/23/2019

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...
18:51, 06/06/2019

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......
15:51, 07/15/2019

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....
21:51, 08/10/2019

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.       ...
21:51, 06/19/2019

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...
18:51, 07/08/2019

Star Watergate witness calls Mueller report a 'road map' for investigating Trump John Dean, who helped bring down the Nixon presidency, testified before the House judiciary committeeJohn 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 investigati...
03:51, 06/11/2019

Watergate Star Witness Calls Mueller Report a ‘Roadmap’ for Investigating Trump (WASHINGTON) — John Dean, a star witness during Watergate who helped bring down the Nixon presidency, testified Monday that special counsel Robert Mueller has provided Congress with a “road map” for investigating President Donald Trump. Dean, telling the House Judiciary Committee h...
23:17, 06/10/2019

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...
09:17, 08/04/2019

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, 06/04/2019

Baby dies after she’s found unconscious in Bronx home; NYPD investigating as homicide An infant was discovered unconscious and with signs of trauma inside a Bronx apartment — in what police have deemed a homicide, authorities said Friday. The 1-month-old girl, identified by authorities as Monreux Mercado, wasn’t breathing when she was found at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in the second-fl...
21:34, 07/12/2019

Cops bust alleged subway brake puller, investigating if he’s serial saboteur Police nabbed an alleged subway brake puller late Thursday — and are investigating if he’s the suspect responsible for causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone, police said. Brooklyn resident Isaiah Thompson, 23, was arrested just before midnight Thursday at his Bedford-Stu...
12:00, 05/24/2019

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....
22:34, 07/12/2019

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...
01:34, 06/11/2019

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....
11:00, 06/13/2019

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, ...
08:34, 06/17/2019

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....
23:51, 07/05/2019

In Polarized Venezuela, Red Cross Grapples With Aid Distribution The first airlift of a large-scale relief campaign landed. Now relief workers must deliver aid in a divided, violent country where basic infrastructure is crumbling....
18:17, 04/28/2019

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......
03:17, 05/28/2019

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......
11:51, 05/28/2019

Chrome will let you block cross-site tracking The rumors were true -- Google plans to let you block cross-site tracking in Chrome. The search firm has unveiled efforts to improve its cookie controls by distinguishing between single- and multi-site cookies, giving you the option to delete tracke......
23:51, 05/07/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police and other city departments. If approved by the full board, San Francisco would become the first U.S. city to outlaw the tech at ...
09:00, 05/14/2019

‘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 ...
04:34, 05/28/2019

This major airline is expanding its face recognition technology While we all love technology, I’m not sure we thought we’d see the day where airports are scanning our faces to verify our identities. B        ...
15:51, 04/30/2019

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......
22:00, 06/28/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
12:34, 05/15/2019

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 ...
07:34, 05/22/2019

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....
09:17, 07/10/2019

‘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......
15:17, 07/17/2019

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......
06:00, 07/18/2019

You Won't Believe All the Stupid Ways Cops Are Using Face Recognition Tech There’s plenty of evidence indicating that facial recognition tech is far from serving as a fair and accurate identification tool but because the sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the hands of many cops, it is being used in profoundly d...
00:17, 05/17/2019

New York Proposal Would Ban Face Recognition Surveillance By Landlords In the same week that San Francisco voted to become the first city in the United States to ban government use of face recognition surveillance, two New York State legislators introduced a bill to ban the use of facial recognition surveillance by residential landlords.Read more......
13:51, 05/16/2019

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...
10:51, 06/04/2019

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....
17:17, 06/07/2019

2 clients at New Mexico spa offering 'vampire facial' diagnosed with HIV, others urged to get tested Two clients at a New Mexico spa that offered “vampire facials” were diagnosed with HIV after receiving treatments, prompting health officials to urge more former patients of the now-shuttered business to get tested for the virus....
19:34, 04/30/2019

Calls for hero pilot's facial hair to be made 'national moustache' The facial hair of an Indian pilot captured by Pakistani forces who was later returned should be declared a "national moustache", a political leader has said....
06:51, 06/26/2019

Trump legal team slams House Dems for investigating possible Russia probe obstruction Trump campaign lawyers slam House Democrats after a report that they are investigating possible 2016 obstruction saying, “Instead of addressing important intelligence needs, the House Intelligence Committee appears to seek a truly needless dispute.”...
09:00, 05/15/2019

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...
01:00, 07/02/2019

Police investigating 'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss, wife Laura's alleged altercation Police are investigating an alleged altercation between "Bachelor" franchise creator Mike Fleiss and his wife after she accused Fleiss of attacking her at their Hawaii home over the Fourth of July weekend....
17:51, 07/18/2019

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.       ...
21:51, 07/10/2019

U.S. and Iran 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....
12:34, 07/10/2019

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640M photographs WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photos, including driver’s license pictures and mugshots, which could be used in facial recognition searches. That’s according to the Government Accountability Office’s Gretta Goodwin, who testifie...
20:00, 06/04/2019

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...
00:51, 07/16/2019

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....
22:17, 06/05/2019

Motorway signs should be redesigned, says watchdog News 29 Apr, 2019 Junction numbers on motorway signs are obscured too often, forcing drivers into dangerous manoeuvres, according to Transport Focus...
14:00, 05/02/2019

UK markets watchdog: cryptoassets have 'no intrinsic value' People should be cautious about putting money into unregulated cryptoassets like bitcoin that have "no intrinsic value" and few protections, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said on Wednesday....
11:51, 07/31/2019

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...
03:51, 07/23/2019

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....
01:51, 07/26/2019

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....
03:17, 06/22/2019

The Lion King Set to Cross Rs. 100 Crores at the Box Office in India The Lion King looks set to cross Rs. 100 crores in India at the box office by the end of Friday, as it closed the first week of its release with a total gross of Rs. 97.12 crores (about $14 million),......
17:00, 07/26/2019

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......
12:00, 07/23/2019

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....
06:17, 07/02/2019

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....
00:34, 06/15/2019

Uber drivers cross Brooklyn Bridge to protest IPO Uber and Lyft drivers turned off their apps Wednesday to protest declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Striking drivers formed a caravan to cross the Brooklyn Bridge Uber's IPO on Friday. (May 8)        ...
23:17, 05/08/2019

macOS 10.15’s Music app is basically iTunes, and won’t be cross platform The news that macOS 10.15, which is due later this year, will come with a standalone Music app was good news for anyone who doesn’t like iTunes. However, it appears that the Music app will be heavily based off the iTunes code.This means that the Music app could end up being a lot like iTunes....
18:34, 05/10/2019

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered Saturday night for a forum sponsored by LUNA bar and moderated by Catt Sadler, who quit E! in Decemb...
02:34, 06/16/2019

David Cross can’t muster an original way to confront Trump in Oh, Come On Over the opening credits of David Cross’ new stand-up special, Oh, Come On, the comic can be heard saying, “You gotta do it. It really makes them—it really bothers them.” That’s David Cross the stand-up encapsulated in a bit of pre-show banter. (As he says to his audience when he first takes the sta...
18:51, 05/10/2019

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...
22:34, 08/05/2019

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, 08/05/2019

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 ...
12:17, 07/05/2019

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....
14:34, 08/06/2019

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...
00:51, 06/18/2019

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....
00:51, 05/22/2019

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....
21:00, 05/21/2019

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....
20:17, 06/20/2019

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......
11:17, 05/25/2019

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....
22:34, 05/28/2019

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...
17:51, 06/02/2019

Father and daughter drown in Rio Grande trying to cross border Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter, Valeria, 23-months, drown in the Rio Grande River while trying to cross the border to get into the United States.        ...
02:17, 06/26/2019

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...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Germany to return Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum is set to announce plans to return the Stone 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....
06:51, 05/17/2019

Germany to return ancient stone cross to Namibia Germany’s culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as a gesture of reconciliation...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down in Britain LONDON (AP) — Cross-party talks in Britain aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal have broken down without agreement. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says the talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government have “gone as far as they can.” The two sides have held...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Red Cross installing free smoke alarms in Nogales Courtesy: American Red Cross The Red Cross of Southern Arizona will install free smoke alarms in Nogales, on Saturday. The Red Cross is teaming up with the Nogales Fire District, Nogales CERT Team and volunteers for the project. It’s part of the American Red Cross’ “Sound the Alarm, Save a Life” cam...
05:51, 05/04/2019

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....
18:34, 05/17/2019

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......
02:51, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Trump ‘was proud’ to cross into North Korea President Donald Trump says he “was proud” to step over the demarcation line between North and South Korea, becoming the first U.S. president to enter North Korea....
10:00, 06/30/2019

Newlywed dies in Alaska after attempting to cross river A newlywed woman has died after being swept away by a river in Alaska as the couple made their way to a site known as the "Magic Bus" in the film, Into the Wild....
08:51, 07/28/2019

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......
13:00, 06/11/2019

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......
21:51, 05/29/2019

The future of voice recognition: meet your AI-controlled 'digital twin' This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals.Speech is a much more natural way of interacting with devices than poking at buttons and screens, and its popularity has exploded in recent years, with voice-enabled d...
00:34, 05/13/2019

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...
01:17, 08/14/2019

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....
21:34, 05/31/2019

"Fitting Recognition": PM Congratulates Pranab Mukherjee On Bharat Ratna Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Bharat Ratna conferred on former president Pranab Mukherjee is a fitting recognition for his service to the nation....
10:00, 08/09/2019

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...
14:51, 05/29/2019

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...
17:17, 06/16/2019

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....
18:00, 07/23/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems....
21:17, 05/09/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.        ...
18:00, 05/15/2019

This IBM Code Pattern makes it easy to create your own object recognition AI IBM developer Nicholas Bourdakos recently created a new Code Pattern that lets just about anyone develop and train an AI model to recognize objects using computer vision. Bourdakos’ Code Pattern, called “Create a real-time object detection app using Watson Machine Learning,” relies on a tool called ...
21:17, 06/25/2019

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...
14:34, 07/04/2019

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......
17:17, 06/28/2019

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...
12:00, 06/18/2019

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....
20:00, 06/06/2019

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....
14:00, 06/08/2019

'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...
09:17, 07/09/2019

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....
15:51, 08/09/2019

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...
08:34, 05/24/2019

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....
17:51, 07/31/2019

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, 06/19/2019

Hudson's Bay to pay C$4.5 mln to settle with Canada's competition watchdog Hudson's Bay Co will pay C$4.5 million ($3.34 million)to settle a case related to the departmental store chain's advertising and pricing practices for its sleepwear sets, the Competition Bureau said on Wednesday....
21:34, 05/08/2019

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...
04:34, 06/20/2019

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....
11:34, 08/07/2019

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....
16:34, 06/21/2019

Corporate watchdog Asic to sue ANZ over alleged transfer fee rip-off Bank accused of 1.3m instances of charging customers for moving money between their own accountsThe corporate regulator is to launch legal action against ANZ over an alleged fee rip-off that could result in the bank being forced to pay a penalty running into the hundreds of millions of dollars.An Au...
14:51, 07/25/2019

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....
13:17, 07/12/2019

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....
18:17, 05/31/2019

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....
08:34, 08/17/2019

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......
14:00, 05/24/2019

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...
22:17, 05/31/2019

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....
07:17, 05/22/2019

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, 05/31/2019

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....
23:17, 06/05/2019

Pope in Bulgaria tells refugees they bear cross of humanity SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Pope Francis has met with refugees in Bulgaria’s showcase refugee center and told them they are bearing the “cross of humanity,” after he urged the migrant-skeptic government to not close its eyes to their suffering during a visit to the Balkan nation. Refuge...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Meadows says Mueller 'better be prepared' for GOP 'cross-examination' after agreeing to testify Republicans will be ready to grill Robert Mueller at his July hearings, but the issuance of subpoenas to the former special counsel marks a dark time for "civil liberties," according to U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....
06:34, 06/26/2019

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico, aim to reach U.S. border The border crossing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico does more to stop the passage of migrants through its territory....
01:51, 06/05/2019

French 'flying man' fails to cross Channel on jet-powered hoverboard A French inventor failed in his attempt on Thursday to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard when he missed a refueling platform mounted on a boat, a member of his technical team said....
10:51, 07/25/2019

Bet you can guess how this attempt to cross the English Channel on a hoverboard ended Only a few weeks ago, French inventor and former military reservist Franky Zapata was drawing comparisons to the Green Goblin for the way he flew a hoverboard through Paris during last month’s Bastille Day festivities. Zapata, who invented a jet-powered hoverboard called the Flyboard Air that&...
05:17, 07/28/2019

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on a high wire NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine crossing Times Square on a high wire between skyscrapers, 25 stories above the pavement. If all goes well, that will be reality Sunday for two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas (vah-LEN’-dahs) circus family. Their latest daredevil stunt will be streamed live Sund...
15:34, 06/23/2019

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 ...
15:17, 08/01/2019

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....
11:51, 05/28/2019

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....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Franky Zapata fails to cross English Channel on hoverboard Franky Zapata's quest to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard failed Thursday morning when the former jet ski champion missed his boat landing midway through his attempt....
00:17, 07/26/2019

What will happen when Anthony Fowler and Brian Rose’s paths cross? Two fighters at different stages of their careers prepare to collide, writes Paul Wheeler The post What will happen when Anthony Fowler and Brian Rose’s paths cross? appeared first on Boxing News....
21:17, 07/27/2019

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....
09:51, 06/21/2019

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...
16:17, 08/02/2019

A French Inventor Tried to Cross the English Channel on a ‘Flyboard’ and Crashed Into the Sea (SANGATTE, France) — A French aviation buff and inventor glided partway over the English Channel on a homemade “flyboard” Thursday — then crashed in the sea. Undeterred, he plans to try again. After careful preparations, Franky Zapata took off from the French coastal town of ...
14:51, 07/25/2019

Inventor tries and fails to cross English Channel on jet-powered flyboard SANGATTE, France — A French aviation buff and inventor glided partway over the English Channel on a homemade “flyboard” Thursday — then crashed in the sea. Undeterred, he plans to try again. After careful preparations, Franky Zapata took off from the French coastal town of Sangatte faste...
13:34, 07/25/2019

Franky 'Flyboard' Zapata fails in attempt to cross Channel Frenchman was unable to refuel his jet-powered hoverboard on a boat as plannedA former jetski champion has failed in his effort to cross the Channel on his jet-power hoverboard.Franky Zapata fell into the sea as he attempted to land on a vessel to refuel halfway across the Channel. Continue reading....
13:17, 07/25/2019

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...
19:00, 05/24/2019

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)        ...
08:17, 06/24/2019

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....
14:17, 08/04/2019

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....
22:17, 06/30/2019

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...
03:34, 06/16/2019

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...
00:51, 06/07/2019

G7 countries to simulate first cross-border cyber attack next month PARIS — Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cybersecurity attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday. The exercise, organized by the French central bank under France’s presidency of the Group of Seven n...
01:17, 05/11/2019

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...
02:00, 06/07/2019

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......
08:34, 06/07/2019

EU fines AB Inbev for restricting cross-border beer sales BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union anti-trust regulators are fining AB Inbev, the world’s biggest brewer, more than 200 million euros ($225 million) for abusing its dominant position in the Belgian beer market. The EU’s executive commission said Monday that the Belgium-based brewer is sellin...
14:34, 05/13/2019

Migrants cross oceans, jungles to Mexico to try to settle in the nation or even the U.S. Some say they've given up hope of reaching the United States and just want papers that will allow them to work in Mexico.        ...
21:17, 04/30/2019

Pound falls as plug pulled on cross-party talks The pound sank to a four-month low following the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks and uncertainty over who will replace Theresa May in Downing Street....
19:00, 05/17/2019

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 ...
00:34, 06/15/2019

Visa looks to speed up cross-border payments with new network launch Visa Inc has launched a new network to help financial institutions process cross-border payments globally on behalf of corporate clients faster and at a lower operational cost, it said on Tuesday....
13:34, 06/11/2019

Cross Section: David Spiegelhalter – Science Weekly podcast Prof Sir David Spiegelhalter has a passion for statistics but some argue this type of number crunching is losing its influence and its ability to objectively depict reality. Nicola Davis and Ian Sample investigate how significant statistics are in today’s ‘post-truth’ worldProf Sir David Spiegelhalt...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Cross Section: Barry Smith - Science Weekly podcast Coffee is a drink adored the world over. But have you ever wondered why a fresh brew smells better than it tastes? Prof Barry Smith has spent his career pondering how the senses work together to produce flavour perception and so Graihagh Jackson invited him into the studio to talk tasteCoffee is a d...
14:17, 05/01/2019

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...
16:00, 07/21/2019

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....
23:34, 06/08/2019

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.        ...
17:17, 06/06/2019

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....
04:17, 07/09/2019

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, 05/29/2019

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.        ...
04:51, 05/20/2019

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....
09:00, 06/02/2019

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...
06:51, 08/11/2019

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...
19:00, 06/27/2019

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...
03:17, 07/18/2019

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....
13:34, 07/18/2019

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...
22:17, 08/10/2019

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...
21:51, 06/01/2019

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 ...
08:00, 07/10/2019

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....
15:00, 05/21/2019