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Worldwide Orlando police streaming surveillance video to Amazon for facial recognition test
Author: 0 Orlando police streaming surveillance video to Amazon for facial recognition test

Amazon is selling facial recognition technology to police across the US. Its impressive Rekognition technology is the ideal tool for government entities wishing to obliterate the idea of personal privacy. In a separate petition , the ACLU states: "Facial recognition is not a neutral technology, no matter how Amazon spins this". But it's not just the Washington County Sheriff's office that is sold on Rekognition.

Worldwide Minibus bomb causes heavy casualties in southern Afghan city
Author: 0 Minibus bomb causes heavy casualties in southern Afghan city

Nematullah Barak, a head of the Mirwais hospital in Kandahar , said 16 dead and 38 wounded, including several children, had been brought in but the final total could be higher as ambulances were still at the scene. Ahmadi said security forces also found a large container of explosives, rocket-propelled grenades, suicide vests and ammunition near the site. Tuesday's explosion came as the Taliban pushed ahead with their spring offensive, launched last month, with fighting in other areas of ...

Worldwide IPL 2018 qualifier: CSK clinch thriller against SRH, enter final
Author: 0 IPL 2018 qualifier: CSK clinch thriller against SRH, enter final

Both Chennai and Hyderabad finished the league stage on 18 points, but the Kane Williamson-led side got their neck ahead to the No.1 spot with a superior net run-rate and Tuesday's victor will be guaranteed a place in the final at the same venue while the loser gets a second chance in the second qualifier in Kolkata on May 25.

Worldwide Deadline to Register to Vote Approaches
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The election board is working to update its computer system to allow online voter registration, but that system is not expected to be online until later in 2018 and fully functional in 2020. A logic and accuracy test of the ballot tabulation computer and software was also announced, with a scheduled date of Tuesday, May 29 at 10 a.m.in the Registrar of Voters Office at the Courthouse in room 209 in Lakeport.

Worldwide Republicans Could Bring Back The Farm Bill
Author: 0 Republicans Could Bring Back The Farm Bill

But Democratic committee member Rep. Cheri Bustos of IL criticized the Republicans for drafting the bill without including Democrats. Ryan has said he will avert that outcome, though it's unclear how, and many conservatives consider it intolerable.

Worldwide Syria army declares capital, outskirts safe, empty of rebels
Author: 0 Syria army declares capital, outskirts safe, empty of rebels

The Syrian Arab Army "took control over the Yarmouk camp and al-Hajar al-Aswad", a spokesman for the General Command of the Syrian Army and Armed Forces announced in a press conference in Damascus on Monday afternoon. Under the deal, the first buses of IS fighters and civilians left southern Damascus early Sunday morning and a second batch evacuated the following night.

Worldwide North Korea prepares to dismantle nuclear test site
Author: 0 North Korea prepares to dismantle nuclear test site

About two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organizations arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site, an indication that the shutdown will go ahead amid renewed diplomatic uncertainty. "Even if the USA and South Korea try to weaken China's impact in the negotiation process, Xi and Kim's recent two meetings have proved that China and its support are indispensable", said Yue Li, senior fellow at the Pangoal Institution, a Beijing-based think ...

Worldwide 'America Is Respected Again': Trump Praises Gina Haspel During CIA Swearing-In Ceremony
Author: 0 'America Is Respected Again': Trump Praises Gina Haspel During CIA Swearing-In Ceremony

U.S. President Donald Trump stands with the new CIA Director Gina Haspel during her swearing-in ceremony at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Virginia, U.S. Most Democrats in the Senate voted against Haspel's nomination , largely because of her involvement in a Bush-era torture program. Haspel's swearing-in comes four days after the Senate approved her nomination in a 54-45 vote, thus bringing to a close a weeks-long confirmation battle.

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Author: 0 "Something was wrong with this cougar": Deadly attack details revealed

Myers said the two men were shaken by the encounter, and as they were getting ready to leave, the cougar returned and pounced on one man. The second man involved in the attack was killed at the scene. The animal was atop the body, said Capt. Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police. "The idea is to convince the cougar that you are not prey, but a potential danger", Fish and Wildlife advises on its website.

Worldwide Trump orders probe of alleged campaign surveillance
Author: 0 Trump orders probe of alleged campaign surveillance

A number of House Republicans have been vocally demanding information from the justice department about the informant, including Devin Nunes, the chair of the House intelligence committee, and Mark Meadows, leader of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus.

Worldwide LeBron James says his game isn't defined by three pointers
Author: 0 LeBron James says his game isn't defined by three pointers

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue is looking for his squad to be aggressive from the opening tip-off of Game 4 just as they were in Game 3, jumping all over the Celtics for a 15-point lead by the end of the first quarter. They never looked back, outscoring Boston in the three remaining quarters as well. LeBron James helped lead his team to a victory over the Boston Celtics on Saturday, 116-86, to set the series at 2-1 with the Cavaliers trailing.

Worldwide Mnuchin Updates Trump on Concerns Over China Investments in US
Author: 0 Mnuchin Updates Trump on Concerns Over China Investments in US

But given the unpredictability of Trump's trade positions and the tentative nature of the deal, experts say the trade fight with China could be far from over. Trump also pressed China to seal its border with North Korea "until a deal is made" - an apparent reference to his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Worldwide Han Solo's 'Return of the Jedi' blaster up for auction
Author: 0 Han Solo's 'Return of the Jedi' blaster up for auction

He flies into an asteroid belt, barking at that droid, "Never tell me the odds!" "There's a fluidity to Donald and Billy Dee's [portrayal of Lando's] sexuality". He prefers being in a world where "we're just like hustlers and gamblers and space pirates, essentially, so you can do a lot more and have a lot more fun".

Worldwide Baltimore-area police officer killed in confrontation with burglary suspects
Author: 0 Baltimore-area police officer killed in confrontation with burglary suspects

Logan Kurek, who is a volunteer firefighter, said he heard his younger brother "frantically screaming" and ran outside to perform CPR. The officers who have died at the hands of gunshots is up. Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted his condolences-well before police confirmed she had been killed, notably-for the female officer's family, indicating she had passed away from her injuries.

Worldwide Bernie Sanders announces he will seek re-election
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders announces he will seek re-election

He said, in part, "If reelected, you can be sure that I will continue to be the fiercest opponent in the Senate to the rightwing extremism of Trump and the Republican leadership". In his statement, Sanders listed off a slew of priorities he has publicly championed, including a national minimum wage of $15 an hour, a "Medicare for all single payer program " and free tuition at public colleges.

Worldwide NYPD Investigating Mario Batali for Second Rape Case
Author: 0 NYPD Investigating Mario Batali for Second Rape Case

I remember a moment where I was on his lap, kissing him. "And this is - part of the messy, scary part for me, there is a part where it - it all disappears", she told CBS . "We expect to have the final terms set by July 1, and that Nancy Silverton, Lidia Bastianich, Mr. Bastianich, and other current investors will participate in the acquisition".

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