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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 ...

Amazon’s facial recognition mistakenly labels 26 California lawmakers as criminals

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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 ...
05:48, 08/16/2019

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 ...
20:12, 08/14/2019

Police bodycams with facial recognition to pick out criminals from the crowd Body-worn cameras that could use facial recognition software to scan crowds for criminals are being developed for possible future use by police forces...
08:48, 06/24/2019

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," accor...
13:24, 05/22/2019

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, a...
12:48, 05/21/2019

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.  ...
09:12, 06/16/2019

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 fl...
17:00, 08/13/2019

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. Fa...
14:48, 05/23/2019

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 prodigiousl...
00:12, 07/29/2019

| 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 c...
08:48, 06/15/2019

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 supe...
03:48, 08/04/2019

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 rec...
04:36, 07/08/2019

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 conseq...
09:00, 08/14/2019

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 d...
17:00, 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 o...
19:24, 07/17/2019

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.   ...
12:36, 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 techno...
19:12, 05/14/2019

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, whi...
20:48, 05/24/2019

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 legi...
19:00, 05/16/2019

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 agencie...
21:24, 05/30/2019

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...
12:24, 05/14/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as...
22:24, 05/12/2019

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 (Edi...
13:12, 06/12/2019

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 emot...
05:24, 08/14/2019

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 tech...
20:36, 07/18/2019

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 r...
16:48, 05/24/2019

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 sw...
01:00, 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 a...
07:24, 05/21/2019

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 ...
20:00, 07/02/2019

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 eff...
04:24, 08/09/2019

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. Th...
06:36, 07/19/2019

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 deplo...
15:48, 07/05/2019

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 BuzzF...
12:00, 05/30/2019

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 us...
18:36, 07/17/2019

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 sh...
15:24, 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 Mor...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear Amazon has announced that its facial recognition system can now detect “fear” by reading a person’s face. Dubbed Rekognition, the software offers a co...
03:48, 08/14/2019

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...
21:24, 07/07/2019

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 ...
02:36, 07/26/2019

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 to...
12:12, 05/15/2019

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...
17:24, 08/15/2019

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, op...
10:36, 08/01/2019

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 biom...
12:00, 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 ...
17:12, 05/14/2019

San Francisco to 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 c...
15:48, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-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 r...
16:48, 05/24/2019

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 ...
18:24, 05/09/2019

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, reflecti...
09:12, 05/13/2019

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 so...
21:00, 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 p...
15:00, 07/23/2019

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 con...
10:12, 08/13/2019

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. ...
08:48, 05/13/2019

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, whi...
11:00, 05/25/2019

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-surveillanc...
01:36, 05/21/2019

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 t...
17:48, 05/14/2019

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...
02:36, 07/13/2019

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 ...
18:36, 05/14/2019

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 reco...
15:24, 08/18/2019

The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data The EU may impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology. According to Financial Times, the European Commission is working on laws ...
11:00, 08/22/2019

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 thes...
15:24, 06/27/2019

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 intelli...
05:12, 05/28/2019

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 a...
18:24, 08/05/2019

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 ...
11:24, 06/07/2019

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 billi...
07:24, 05/16/2019

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 Francis...
13:12, 08/08/2019

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 appe...
02:24, 08/10/2019

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?   &...
17:12, 05/22/2019

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 o...
13:24, 07/04/2019

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...
11:48, 08/14/2019

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...
01:36, 07/28/2019

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 wh...
16:48, 06/05/2019

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 expres...
11:00, 06/14/2019

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 technolog...
11:24, 07/13/2019

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 direc...
12:12, 06/06/2019

School’s plans for facial recognition system raises concerns LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — A school district in western New York is testing a facial recognition system intended to spot potentially dangerous intruders, b...
13:12, 06/03/2019

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 proj...
12:36, 05/29/2019

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 inst...
22:00, 08/07/2019

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 -- a...
10:00, 06/27/2019

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 ...
20:48, 05/14/2019

81% of 'suspects' flagged by police facial recognition innocent - report Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as possible suspects are innocent, according to an indep...
15:12, 07/03/2019

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 recogni...
06:24, 06/10/2019

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 use...
11:48, 05/16/2019

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...
01:24, 06/15/2019

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. Accord...
12:48, 07/23/2019

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. ...
09:48, 07/01/2019

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...
18:12, 05/14/2019

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 th...
21:24, 05/14/2019

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 ...
13:36, 05/23/2019

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 devel...
19:24, 08/13/2019

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 test...
04:00, 05/20/2019

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 t...
06:12, 05/29/2019

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 fo...
19:24, 08/13/2019

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 h...
21:12, 07/01/2019

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 res...
21:12, 05/27/2019

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. ...
16:36, 07/01/2019

‘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, De...
05:00, 08/17/2019

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 ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

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...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and...
03:48, 05/23/2019

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 d...
11:00, 05/22/2019

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 pri...
22:24, 08/08/2019

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 i...
02:48, 06/12/2019

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 pu...
00:24, 07/11/2019

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...
19:00, 04/30/2019

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 su...
21:48, 05/16/2019

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 ...
13:48, 05/15/2019

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

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recogn...
08:36, 05/21/2019

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 muni...
10:12, 05/30/2019

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 Mo...
01:48, 06/05/2019

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 th...
01:24, 08/15/2019

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 r...
22:24, 07/23/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicat...
15:36, 05/22/2019

Tlaib tussles with Detroit police on Twitter over 'bulls--t' facial recognition software Responding to presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders coming out against police use of facial recognition software, Rep. Rashida Tlaib likewise cal...
23:48, 08/20/2019

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 fe...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Activists launch tool to help 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 b...
14:36, 06/05/2019

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 cont...
17:36, 07/23/2019

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 bio...
11:12, 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 governmen...
11:36, 05/22/2019

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 Micr...
00:48, 06/11/2019

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 mil...
13:00, 05/09/2019

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. ...
21:12, 05/22/2019

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 Londo...
17:24, 08/15/2019

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. ...
17:12, 05/22/2019

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 Mor...
22:12, 05/17/2019

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...
17:24, 05/22/2019

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 ...
06:48, 05/31/2019

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 bio...
17:12, 08/08/2019

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 ...
09:12, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-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 indicat...
13:00, 05/22/2019

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.Rea...
16:12, 07/26/2019

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 o...
18:48, 07/19/2019

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 o...
10:24, 07/19/2019

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 li...
21:48, 07/07/2019

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 repor...
21:48, 07/03/2019

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 sca...
02:48, 07/08/2019

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 Tuesda...
04:24, 07/09/2019

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 camp...
00:12, 05/31/2019

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 deploye...
18:12, 08/13/2019

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 cit...
13:48, 07/31/2019

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 tec...
15:00, 05/16/2019

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 po...
12:36, 07/09/2019

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 eliminati...
15:48, 05/09/2019

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 un...
17:48, 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 ...
13:24, 05/15/2019

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?   &...
07:12, 05/21/2019

The Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women Dismissed as Myth and Legend Were Real Fearsome Fighters Famous ancient Greek historian Herodotus once wrote of the Amazons - or as he called them Oier Pata (‘Killers of Men’) – a  tribe of fierce warrior wo...
12:12, 07/18/2019

IPOs bring tax jackpot for California; can lawmakers resist? At least six major California tech companies, including Uber and Airbnb, are scheduled to go public this year, generating billions in profits. It’s an...
17:00, 05/05/2019

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Dem...
12:36, 06/12/2019

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage ...
23:48, 06/12/2019

The Latest: California lawmakers reviewing utility plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plan by the California governor to create a fund for utilities to tap if they face massive liability costs f...
13:36, 06/21/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have ...
11:12, 07/11/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt ...
23:00, 05/01/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future w...
13:24, 07/11/2019

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence...
14:12, 07/11/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be deter...
11:24, 05/14/2019

California lawmakers pass $214.8 billion budget, including health care for some in US illegally California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion budget. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is expected to sign it in the coming days. &...
06:12, 06/14/2019

California lawmakers weigh budget proposals to cover health care for illegal immigrants California lawmakers are weighing proposals this week that would offer government-funded health care to adult illegal immigrants but are at odds over ...
02:12, 05/21/2019

U.S.-led airstrike mistakenly kills 17 in Afghanistan A U.S.-led airstrike in Afghanistan has accidentally killed at least 17 government officers and injured more than a dozen, Afghan officials said Frida...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon says it mistakenly pulled ads with religious content Amazon's growing ad business may have produced some unintended casualties. CNBC has learned that Amazon staffers were mistakenly removing ads wi...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Person mistakenly texts cop: ‘We got high together girl!’ An awkward exchange between a Missouri cop and a person who thought they were talking to a friend they “got high with” went viral after police posted ...
18:36, 08/14/2019

Apple may have mistakenly leaked the Mac Pro launch window It’s often been said that the most powerful division within Apple — outside of Jony Ive’s design group — is the company’...
17:24, 06/10/2019

Bangladeshi, Who Mistakenly Crossed Over To India 23 Years Ago, To Return A Bangladeshi man with mental disabilities, who had crossed over to India accidentally over two decades ago, finally met his family in a jail in Assam...
09:36, 05/19/2019

Goodyear teen with autism mistakenly left on school bus GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Goodyear say an autistic teen mistakenly left on a bus in sweltering temperatures has been found. Police spokeswoman ...
13:12, 07/10/2019

Many Americans mistakenly use aspirin to prevent heart disease (Reuters Health) - - Many Americans regularly take aspirin without a doctor's recommendation, believing it will protect their hearts, a new study find...
19:24, 07/22/2019

Brett Gardner mistakenly ejected for another Yankees’ comment TORONTO — They got the wrong man. Aaron Judge’s night off Friday got cut short when Yankees elder Brett Gardner found himself thrown out of his team’s...
04:48, 08/10/2019

NJ shore town mistakenly receives tsunami alert Locals along the New Jersey shore might have been in for a fright when residents received what turned out to be an alert that a tsunami was headed the...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking religious ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles, and religious symbols...
13:36, 05/14/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking Christian ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles and religious symbols ...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Family dog mistakenly euthanized by local animal shelter Someone ought to be sent to the dog house for this horrific mistake. A family’s beloved Australian cattle dog was mistakenly euthanized at a Nor...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Xiaomi ‘mistakenly’ promoted its Memoji knock-off with a real Apple ad Xiaomi has been inadvertently generating a ton of press coverage for Apple in recent days, thanks to the Chinese brand’s new “Mimoji&rdquo...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Diners mistakenly served nearly $6,000 bottle of rare French wine The mixup happened Wednesday night when a couple ordered a $300 red but was served an almost $6,000 bottle of the same vintage, the restaurant said. ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

2 children among 6 civilians mistakenly killed by security forces in Afghanistan An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and ...
11:00, 05/25/2019

Israeli troops mistakenly kill Hamas man in Gaza: military Israeli soldiers mistakenly shot an operative of Islamist group Hamas on Thursday who had been trying to stop Palestinians approaching the Israel-Gaza...
11:24, 07/11/2019

Here's why authorities say David Ortiz was mistakenly attacked in the Dominican Republic The shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic left fans wondering why would anyone try to kill Big Papi. Turns out, according ...
23:24, 06/19/2019

Pres. Trump mistakenly refers to Toledo after Dayton shooting President Donald Trump misspoke and addressed the people of Toledo instead of Dayton, Ohio where a mass shooting left 9 dead.     ...
22:00, 08/05/2019

Caught between criminals and cops To a resume rich in policy and security studies, work experience, and publications, Andrew Miller may now add the unlikely skill of video production. ...
11:12, 05/13/2019

Murder suspect mistakenly released from jail arrested in Georgia: police A suspected killer who was mistakenly released from a Florida county jail in May amid confusion over his charges was captured Wednesday evening in Geo...
07:12, 07/11/2019

Alabama woman mistakenly shot husband in road-rage attack An Alabama woman mistakenly shot her husband in the head while aiming for someone else in a road-rage attack, police said. Erica Cole got into the roa...
18:24, 07/08/2019

St. Louis newspaper mistakenly runs ads commemorating Blues' first-ever Stanley Cup title A St. Louis newspaper jumped the gun Sunday and ran ads commemorating the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup title win with one major issue – the Blues have...
12:24, 06/10/2019

Simon Taufel Claims England Were "Mistakenly" Awarded Extra Run In Final Simon Taufel claimed that umpires had made a "clear mistake", as the England batsmen had not crossed for their second run in the final over, and shoul...
12:48, 07/15/2019

Top Australian politician mistakenly leaked intelligence operative's name in public diaries An Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) officer’s identity was mistakenly published by a top Australian politician, a national securit...
07:48, 08/22/2019

7-Eleven's Bad App Design Let Criminals Steal More Than $500,000 Hundreds of 7-Eleven customers who downloaded a new mobile payment app in Japan were robbed out of hundreds of thousands of dollars due to some stagge...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Johnson: 'I want criminals to be afraid - not the public' Extended stop and search powers, tougher sentences and more prison places are among the number of pledges Boris Johnson has made as he rolls out a tou...
03:48, 08/11/2019

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But des...
22:36, 05/28/2019

Blatter labels Samoura's Caf move 'colonialist' Former president Sepp Blatter says the decision to appoint secretary general Fatma Samoura as the 'Fifa General Delegate for Africa' is a throwback to...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Bribes help criminals get away with murder in North Korea Murderers could be going unpunished in North Korea where bribes are greasing the wheels of informal commerce, according to a new report from the Unite...
11:12, 05/28/2019

Holocaust literature: Beyond the labels of victim and perpetrator A book festival in California inspired DW's David Levitz, host of the video series 100 German Must-Reads, to reflect on the connections between his ow...
05:12, 05/10/2019

U.S. FDA labels J&J surgical staplers' recall as severest The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned of risks of serious injury or death from surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit, labe...
14:36, 05/17/2019

Twitter to use warning labels for harassing tweets President Trump and other politicians' tweets might come with a warning label. Twitter says the new labels would be applied to tweets that may b...
19:24, 06/27/2019

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and the criminals are winning Ransomware attacks, which see which see individuals and organisations locked out of their data unless they pay up, are on the rise and raking in huge ...
13:12, 07/05/2019

CFDA Awards: June Ambrose apologizes for mistakenly asking if the late Kate Spade attended Stylist June Ambrose is apologizing for an on-air blunder at the CFDA Fashion Awards after she asked if the late Kate Spade would be in attendance. &...
20:36, 06/04/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ mistakenly leaves disposable coffee cup on table in Episode 4 of final season Fans of Game of Thrones were quick to notice a gaffe during Sunday night’s airing of Season 8, Episode 4, when a modern-day, disposable coffee cup was...
07:00, 05/06/2019

White Dallas cop who killed black neighbor after mistakenly entering his apartment told 911: 'I’m going to lose my job' The white Dallas cop who mistakenly entered her black neighbor's apartment in September, mistaking him for an intruder, and killing him, told emergenc...
12:48, 04/30/2019

State GOP chair: Cuomo cares more about criminals than taxpayers ​The chairman of the New York State Republican Party slammed Gov. Cuomo for caring more about criminals than “hard-working” taxpayers. Nic...
12:00, 06/30/2019

Smart devices may have to carry labels showing how secure they are Ministers consider proposals aiming to help consumers identify which products are more and which are less secure Smart TVs and other internet-connecte...
10:24, 05/01/2019

FDA proposes new requirement for graphic labels on cigarette packs The Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule Thursday morning to require cigarette packages to include realistic images showing the health consequ...
16:36, 08/15/2019

How cyber criminals are still snaring victims using seven-year-old malware Researchers analysed millions of posts made on dark web forums across a 12 month period -- here's what they found out and what it means for your secur...
10:00, 07/24/2019

Kane labels halfway-line strike 'one of the best in my career' "Harry Kane described his stunning halfway-line strike against Juventus as \"one of the best goals\" of his career as the Italian champions were beate...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jai...
19:12, 08/05/2019

US labels China a currency manipulator as tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fallThe US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move t...
19:12, 08/05/2019

Trump issues full pardons for five convicted criminals U.S. President Donald Trump issued full pardons on Monday for five criminals who served sentences on charges including drug trafficking, weapons sales...
16:12, 07/29/2019

"We Are Not Criminals": Polish Woman Tweets Visa Request To PM Again A Polish woman and her 11-year-old daughter, who have been blacklisted by the Ministry of External Affairs over visa-related discrepancies, on Tuesday...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week i...
12:24, 05/16/2019

"Criminals Better Than Colleagues": Jharkhand Congress Chief Resigns Jharkhand Pradesh Congress chief Ajoy Kumar quit his post on Friday, accusing some colleagues of indulging in corrupt practices and promoting their ow...
14:48, 08/09/2019

146 "Criminals" Surrendered In Rampur Court In 45 Days: UP Police Over 140 people accused of rape, cow slaughter, kidnapping, illegal mining and other cases have surrendered before the Rampur district court in Uttar ...
00:24, 07/28/2019

Iran labels all U.S. troops in Middle East as terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and the U.S. government a s...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Fears of AI-powered hacking are misplaced as criminals are doing fine without it Artificial intelligence is captivating tech news audiences. Unfortunately, growing expectations for AI’s impact on legitimate business have spawned a ...
08:00, 07/11/2019

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery, ...
20:48, 05/27/2019

Iannone labels Smith's approach "really dangerous" after Aprilia clash ndrea Iannone says Aprilia test rider Bradley Smith, who collided with team-mate Aleix Espargaro on lap one, was acting "really dangerous" in the Moto...
05:48, 06/17/2019

Arkansas’ ban on veggie-meat labels is total bologna, says Tofurky Enlarge / A stack of plant-based Impossible Burgers. (credit: Impossible Foods) Tofurky is searing mad over Arkansas’ new food-labeling law that pre...
19:12, 07/24/2019

Middle aged money mules used by criminals to launder cash Middle aged people are increasingly and sometimes unwittingly being lured into laundering money for criminals, according to the fraud prevention servi...
00:24, 06/18/2019

Police turn to private doorbell cameras to help catch criminals Authorities in Iowa are asking residents to register their cameras so police can quickly request footage if an incident occurs nearby.   &#...
08:12, 06/17/2019

Is Your Breakfast Cereal Actually Healthy? Truth Lies In Nutrition Labels A recent paper published in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing examined the claims printed on breakfast cereal boxes and concluded that the corr...
07:00, 05/15/2019

AI, quantum computing and 5G could make criminals more dangerous than ever, warn police Law enforcement needs to be innovative and act now in order to keep face with near future criminal threats, warns 'Do criminals dream of electric shee...
10:36, 07/19/2019

Hundreds of violent criminals have been released under First Step Act, data show Hundreds of violent criminals have been released under the First Step Act, President Trump's signature bipartisan criminal justice reform package, acc...
19:24, 07/22/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates...
19:12, 05/05/2019

UK government proposes mandatory 'security' labels for smart devices Most internet-connected (IoT) devices are vulnerable to hacking, and with over 40% of homes worldwide using at least one smart device, the risk of a c...
19:12, 04/30/2019

FDA faces deadline on adding graphic labels to cigarette packs Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
05:24, 08/15/2019

US health officials push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes US health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage and Americans from lighting up. If successful...
15:48, 08/15/2019

China accused of using 'Made in Vietnam' labels to dodge US tariffs Chinese companies are using illegal "Made in Vietnam" labels to avoid tariffs imposed as part of the ongoing trade war with the US, Hanoi has claimed....
05:12, 06/11/2019

Cyber criminals are using stolen doctor credentials on the dark web to enrich themselves Criminal hackers are targeting healthcare organizations on the Dark Web and using the credentials of real physicians to perpetrate fraud and rake in m...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Bitcoin Criminals Set to Spend $1 Billion on Dark Web This Year: Report Bitcoin's use in illegal online marketplaces peddling everything from drugs to child porn is on pace to set a record this year at more than $1 billion...
05:00, 07/02/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthi...
12:36, 05/22/2019

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Interpol makes public appeal in hunt for most wanted eco-criminals Agency seeking seven men for crimes including ivory smuggling and illegal loggingInternational police are seeking help to track down the most wanted e...
06:36, 06/05/2019

More than a hundred violent criminals have been released under First Step Act, data show More than a hundred violent criminals have been released under the First Step Act, President Trump's signature bipartisan criminal justice reform pack...
22:24, 07/22/2019

US labels China a currency manipulator as trade tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fall The US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move ...
23:36, 08/05/2019

Pakistan Airlines flight delayed after passenger mistakenly opens plane's emergency exit door A Pakistan International Airlines flight was delayed after a passenger opened a plane's emergency exit door, mistaking it for the bathroom entran...
07:36, 06/10/2019

Operation Triple Beam removes 355 violent criminals from Missouri streets Missouri and federal law enforcement agents arrested hundreds of repeat offenders during a U.S. Marshals' operation aimed at removing violent criminal...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Cyber Criminals Are Making Bank Using Stolen Doctor Credentials on the Dark Net A new report by a leading cybersecurity firm finds that healthcare organizations are becoming an increasingly attractive target for criminal hackers d...
21:24, 06/05/2019

Thiem labels Nadal 'best clay court player of all-time' – video Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem share their immediate reactions following the 2019 French Open final. Thiem pushed Nadal hard for two sets, but ultimat...
21:00, 06/09/2019

"Criminals Roaming Freely": Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Slams UP Government Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today hit out at the Yogi Adityanath government alleging that criminals are "roaming around freely, doing as the...
02:00, 06/29/2019

To Priyanka Gandhi's "Criminals Roaming Freely" Jibe, UP Police Responds Stung by Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's scathing attack on crimes in the state, Uttar Pradesh Police responded today with data and claiming t...
05:48, 06/29/2019

Official E5 petrol and B7 diesel fuel pump labels introduced on UK forecourts News 6 Jun, 2019 DfT starts rollout of E5 and B7 labels indicating ethanol and biofuel content of petrol and diesel. Signs will be manda...
07:12, 06/06/2019

Cyber criminals hacked into Sackler heir's emails and took £1m from bank A member of the philanthropic Sackler dynasty fell victim to cyber criminals who hacked into his email account in an attempt to steal more than £3 mil...
02:48, 06/26/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates...
22:12, 05/05/2019

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue...
13:36, 06/07/2019

Biden labels Trump a 'clown' during campaign stop in South Carolina Former Vice President Joe Biden took a page out of President Trump’s playbook on Saturday when asked at a South Carolina fundraiser if he had a nickna...
11:24, 05/05/2019

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after t...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Sesame May Join Dairy and Nuts on Food Allergy Warning Labels Sesame allergies seem to be a lot more common that previously thought. According to a new study out this weekend, as many as 1.5 million Americans cou...
14:48, 08/05/2019

Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white bo...
07:48, 06/19/2019

RPT-Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue...
06:00, 06/07/2019

Treasury yields tick higher after US labels China a 'currency manipulator' U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday morning, as investors flocked to safer assets amid rapidly intensifying tensions between the world'...
03:12, 08/06/2019

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a drama...
20:00, 08/05/2019

Amanda Knox: Kercher family lawyer labels return to Italy 'inappropriate' Knox, twice acquitted of killing Meredith Kercher, is to attend a debate on ‘trial by media’ Amanda Knox’s return to Italy has been described as “inap...
21:24, 06/13/2019

James Ruppert: when shopping saloons, designer labels make great used buys Used Mondeos are good value – and better still in Vignale spec Reader Lee reminded me of a glory time for Ford of Europe when it was making models th...
23:12, 05/27/2019

Colombia: Maduro regime, propped up by transnational criminals and terrorists, won't make deals with US President Trump’s administration can't drive out Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro by cutting deals with his cronies, according to a top regional le...
16:12, 05/07/2019

Longtime New York District Attorney, scourge of white-collar criminals, dies at 99: NYT Robert Morgenthau, 99, who became the scourge of white-collar criminals over three decades as the Manhattan district attorney, died on Sunday, his fam...
00:24, 07/22/2019

War criminals among us: Inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ice...
12:36, 07/08/2019

Fox News Host Reportedly Lobbied Trump for Months to Pardon Alleged War Criminals President Donald Trump’s reported plan to pardon three alleged war criminals on Memorial Day is in motion, and, according to the Daily Beast, Fox &...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Swimming great Dawn Fraser labels Sun Yang ‘drug cheat’ after podium clashes • Australian urges Fina to ‘get off their backsides’• Sun cleared in January to swim but Wada have filed appealChinese swimmer Sun Yang is a “drug che...
05:24, 07/24/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua rates Wilder’s KO of Breazeale, Dubois labels Gorman a “slob” Anthony Joshua says Deontay Wilder's recent knockout win was "sensational" and "unbelievable", and Daniel Dubois thinks Nathan Gorman is boring The po...
10:12, 05/29/2019

Brzezinski blasts Trump as 'national security threat,' labels Republicans 'cowards' for not challenging him Elected Republicans got some tough criticism from MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on Thrusday, as they responded to President Trump's comments about accept...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator    ...
04:48, 08/06/2019

Left/right labels don't help – we must build a fusion coalition to defeat Trumpism | Reverend William Barber Candidates should be clear about how Trump targets immigrants and people of color, but those policies hurt poor white people as wellOver two nights of...
02:48, 08/06/2019

Crime is rising in Mexico City, and gun rentals as cheap as $25 are making life easier for criminals REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Recent reports indicate that a variety of firearms are available for rent in Mexico City, where crime has been on the rise. The ...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the U...
16:24, 07/09/2019

MI5 stretched to breaking point by threats from terrorists, cyber criminals and neo-Nazi extremists, says security minister Assaults from all types of enemy, including cyber criminals, organised crime bosses, neo-Nazi right-wing extremists and terrorists, were leaving MI5 "...
04:12, 06/02/2019

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnais...
17:00, 06/20/2019

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
07:12, 07/24/2019

A 'never event' in modern medicine: Doctors say they mistakenly operated on wrong kidney The kidney patient, Carla Miller, sued a Tennessee hospital for the botched 2017 surgery. She died in May, but her lawsuit continues.   ...
13:36, 08/07/2019

Federal election 2019: Tony Abbott labels Labor's climate policy 'socialism' – politics live Former PM burnishes his conservationist credentials – but says opposition measures risk damaging the economy. Follow all the updates, live 5.29am BST ...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders delivers blistering criticism of Trump, labels him a 'racist, sexist, homophobe and religious bigot' Ahead of President Trump's kickoff rally for his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday evening, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders delivered a scathing per...
14:36, 06/18/2019

'We are not criminals or seeking a free ride in America': Undocumented workers at a Trump golf club request meeting with the president in a letter REUTERS/Mike Segar In a letter to President Donald Trump, 21 former employees, all undocumented, requested to meet with the president. Some of the f...
02:36, 07/04/2019

A Massachusetts police department asked would-be criminals to 'hold off' during heat wave. They listened The Braintree Police Department in Massachusetts asked criminals to "hold off" for the weekend and, on Monday, the department reported zero arrests. ...
20:24, 07/22/2019

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp labels Man City as 'big favourites' to retain Premier League title Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp admits he was impressed by the "greed and determination" that Manchester City showed to win the Premier League - and beli...
03:24, 07/19/2019

'Outrageous': Convicted criminals serve as Alaskan police amid public safety crisis, investigation finds Dozens of police officers with criminal records have worked in Alaska, despite state law that should have disqualified them, an investigation finds. ...
03:24, 07/22/2019

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 disorder...
22:12, 05/07/2019

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 f...
10:12, 07/18/2019

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....
07:48, 05/12/2019

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 t...
13:00, 06/14/2019

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 purchas...
14:24, 05/17/2019

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 abuse...
17:24, 05/22/2019

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 w...
06:00, 07/10/2019

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmakers pr...
03:12, 05/16/2019

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 Cl...
11:12, 06/11/2019

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...
06:48, 05/21/2019

After Bengal's "Rosogolla", Odisha's "Rasagola" Gets Recognition Odisha has been awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its sweet "Rasagola" today, a year after the state applied for it. Odisha had applied...
08:12, 07/29/2019

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...
00:24, 05/15/2019

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 Duch...
10:24, 07/15/2019

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 po...
13:24, 06/06/2019

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...
00:36, 05/14/2019

‘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, i...
09:00, 07/17/2019

Only signed copy of US recognition of 'State of Israel' can be yours for $300G A rare document signed by the President of the United States recognizing the Jewish State of Israel is up for sale, days ahead of Israeli Independence...
12:48, 04/30/2019

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. &#...
10:00, 04/30/2019

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...
16:36, 05/21/2019

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 Ne...
05:24, 05/16/2019

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. ci...
21:36, 05/14/2019

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 sect...
13:48, 05/16/2019

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 t...
12:00, 06/28/2019

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 Aust...
05:12, 07/10/2019

‘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 expe...
22:36, 05/27/2019

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

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 th...
10:12, 06/07/2019

Spa of the week: the UK's first camel milk facial at New York Laser Clinic With three times the amount of vitamin C than in cow's milk, camel milk promises to leave your skin plumper and brighter. Laura Hampson puts it to the...
09:00, 08/20/2019

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 ...
01:36, 06/04/2019

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 ...
08:24, 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 h...
19:48, 06/25/2019

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 us...
13:12, 06/25/2019

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.   &...
06:24, 05/15/2019

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 sa...
05:36, 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 ...
09:24, 05/12/2019

Alice Roberts: government should step up humanist wedding recognition TV scientist wants government to speed up process of changing the law in England and WalesThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of ...
18:12, 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 generat...
12:36, 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 s...
11:12, 05/09/2019

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 credentia...
14:00, 05/31/2019

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 gemsto...
06:24, 06/18/2019

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 D...
08:24, 06/28/2019

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 expres...
05:36, 07/04/2019

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expression...
05:24, 07/23/2019

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 ...
23:12, 06/01/2019

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government said...
23:12, 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 beli...
17:48, 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. &...
19:24, 05/19/2019

Rohingya call for recognition as Myanmar holds fresh repatriation talks Virtually no Rohingya have volunteered to go back to Myanmar, where the group has faced decades of repressionA top-level Myanmar government delegation...
19:36, 07/27/2019

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, wh...
09:24, 06/27/2019

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 ...
17:36, 08/10/2019

Test of Amazon's Face Recognition by Orlando Cops Ends as a Devastating Flop Orlando has ended its pilot trial of Rekognition, Amazon’s face recognition system, with no current plans for future tests. But the city hasn’t sudden...
16:00, 07/19/2019

Facebook AI study: Major object recognition systems favor people with more money Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more ...
19:24, 06/07/2019

Google Assistant just got its biggest upgrade ever: Real-time on-device voice recognition It’s the first day of Google’s I/O 2019 developers event, which means the main keynote of the show is well underway. Google started the sh...
13:12, 05/07/2019

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its indepen...
10:12, 06/27/2019

Woman claims C-section complication caused daughter’s facial scar: 'I worry what the future may hold for her' A United Kingdom mom claims doctors cut her daughter’s face with a scalpel while performing an emergency cesarean section (C-section), leaving her bab...
09:00, 08/20/2019

Barcelona Burger King's ban on facial hair violates employees' constitutional rights, labor union says Burger King employees in Barcelona will finally be able to grow the beard of their dreams - if they so choose - after Catalan authorities ruled that t...
17:00, 07/31/2019

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack tra...
15:24, 07/10/2019

Leaked Huawei Mate 30 Pro images show front display, face recognition tech Unofficial shots of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro have leaked out on Chinese social media site Weibo, giving us one of our clearest looks yet at wha...
08:24, 07/14/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services adds reinforcement learning for recommendations and doodle recognition AI Microsoft's Azure Cognitive Services introduced new AI tools today, including Personalizer, which uses reinforcement learning to improve recommendatio...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Teammates give Yankee slugger parrot in recognition of trademark trot after launching milestone homer What do you get for the guy who has everything and just hit 30 home runs for the eighth straight year? If it's New York Yankee slugger Edwin Encarnaci...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Another U.S. City Moves to Ban Face Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights [Corrected] On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts moved one step closer to prohibiting local government from using facial recognition. Three other citi...
00:36, 08/01/2019

Food labels are confusing. The FDA is looking at 'Sell By,' 'Best By' and 'Enjoy By' to try and combat food waste The Food and Drug Administration is urging food-makers to be more consistent with labeling terms for perishable products, like "Best If Used By." ...
06:48, 06/07/2019

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversi...
20:36, 06/04/2019

Explainer: What can Mueller tell U.S. lawmakers that we do not already know? When Robert Mueller testifies to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers are expected to try to pin down the former special counsel on a ...
03:48, 07/23/2019

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi gove...
21:00, 05/30/2019

"Pak Must Refrain From Retaliatory Aggression": US Lawmakers On J&K Two powerful Democratic lawmakers have urged Pakistan to refrain from any "retaliatory aggression" against India and take "demonstrable action" agains...
23:36, 08/07/2019

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vow...
15:12, 07/13/2019

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down re...
22:12, 06/07/2019

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘tec...
15:00, 06/18/2019

‘Recess Rallies’ across the U.S. demand lawmakers act NBC- Over the weekend demonstrations in all 50 states with frustrated Americans calling on congress to take action on gun control. It’s been two...
22:48, 08/19/2019

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administrat...
12:00, 07/01/2019

These 3 lawmakers know the secrets in Mueller's report The fate of Donald Trump’s presidency may hinge on Congress’ handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report — yet just three rank-and-file member...
13:24, 06/24/2019

Just 2 lawmakers have seen less-redacted Mueller report On the eve of Attorney General William Barr’s testimony on a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, only two lawmakers have set ...
03:36, 05/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran Members of the U.S. Congress complained on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration has not shared enough information with them as tension...
16:24, 05/14/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg repo...
16:12, 06/05/2019

100 Trinamool Lawmakers In Touch, Says BJP's Mukul Roy As 3 More Sign Up More than 100 legislators of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP, Mukul Roy claimed today as three more lawmakers joined th...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signed...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its state...
16:24, 07/01/2019

Israel bars visit by U.S. Democratic lawmakers Israel will bar a visit by two of its sharpest critics in the U.S. Congress, Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who planned to tour the occupied ...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has ...
13:00, 05/28/2019

"BJP Scaled New Heights Due To Ideology, Not Family": PM To Lawmakers The BJP is an "organic entity" that has achieved political prominence through its ideology, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a two-day orientation...
11:00, 08/03/2019

Lawmakers aim for Pulse to be designated national memorial Members of central Florida's congressional delegation are introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where ...
11:00, 06/10/2019

"Modi-Ji, Not So Easy To Buy AAP Lawmakers": Arvind Kejriwal Arvind Kejriwal, retaliating after Union Minister Vijay Goel's claim that 14 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lawmakers were in touch with the BJP and ready to d...
02:36, 05/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal da...
13:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to sp...
16:00, 07/09/2019

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contrac...
18:24, 05/29/2019

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Teh...
15:00, 05/21/2019

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim ...
18:12, 07/09/2019

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missi...
16:36, 07/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP report...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Democratic state lawmakers try to get Trump tax returns, too TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Congress won’t be seeing President Donald Trump’s tax returns any time soon, but that request is not the only way Dem...
14:24, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Lawmakers to get vote on new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s political debate as it attempts to leave the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. British Prime Min...
10:12, 05/21/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Remain Downbeat on Brexit Talks Senior British lawmakers from opposing sides of the political aisle were downbeat about the prospects that bipartisan talks would spark a breakthrough...
10:36, 05/14/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Dougla...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Lawmakers hit speed dial on legislation to cut down on robocalls Lawmakers, fed up with the seemingly constant barrage of nuisance and scam calls plaguing them, their families and their constituents, have launched a...
10:48, 05/06/2019

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers on Thursday backed proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliamen...
07:36, 07/18/2019

The Latest: Pro-democracy HK lawmakers reject apology HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 8 p.m. Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers aren’t satisfied with leader Ca...
05:48, 06/18/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass strict abortion ban In a 79-23 vote, Louisiana house passed bill that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnantLouisiana lawmakers on Wed...
17:36, 05/29/2019

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Fa...
00:24, 07/17/2019

Payback On Mind, BJP Not Acting Against Rebel MP Lawmakers For Now A day has passed since two BJP lawmakers - Narayan Tripathi and Sharad Kol - left the party shell-shocked by voting along with the ruling Congress ove...
16:00, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg...
16:12, 06/05/2019

Lawmakers ask CBP for documents on 'secret' Facebook group The House oversight committee asked for documents Wednesday connected to a scandal involving U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, over a Facebook group whe...
12:12, 07/31/2019

Mayawati's Dig At BJP's "Brand Of Politics" After TDP Lawmakers Switch A day after four Telugu Desam Party lawmakers decided to switch to the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati ridiculed the Narendra Modi-led party f...
10:24, 06/21/2019

Have Majority, Why Would We Buy Lawmakers: Amarinder Singh On AAP Claim Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday trashed AAP's allegations that opposition assembly lawmakers were offered money and plum posts to switch ...
08:12, 04/28/2019

US lawmakers: Nord Stream 2 'a terrible mistake' The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will run straight through the Baltic Sea, delivering Russian natural gas directly to Germany. For once, Democrats and Repub...
11:12, 06/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him...
22:48, 07/12/2019

LIVE From Parliament: PM Modi, Other Lawmakers Take Oath On First Day Live Updates: Ahead of the 17th Lok Sabha session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at Parliament House. He said that "every word of Opposition was ...
00:24, 06/17/2019

Here are the lawmakers who are not seeking reelection to Congress in 2020 The battle for control of Congress is more than a year away but some lawmakers are already deciding not to run for reelection, setting up a few potent...
06:12, 08/02/2019

Trump: Lawmakers are interested in gun control measures Will Congress act? President Trump claims he can coalesce reluctant Republicans around passing gun control measures. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the sto...
18:00, 08/10/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rain...
08:24, 05/17/2019

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retali...
05:36, 06/13/2019

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the s...
01:24, 06/02/2019

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public ...
02:00, 05/24/2019

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to a...
03:36, 06/05/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers bre...
21:36, 05/16/2019

"Your 40 Lawmakers Are In Touch With Me": PM Attacks Mamata Banerjee Prime Minister Narendra Modi today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that her 40 lawmakers are in contact with the BJP and will desert her ...
03:24, 04/29/2019

Snake chases Nigerian lawmakers out of chamber Lawmakers in Nigeria's Ondo state have postponed sessions indefinitely after a snake was found in their chamber, a spokesman for the legislators said....
03:24, 07/29/2019

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional s...
17:36, 06/10/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues f...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning ...
17:36, 06/04/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel prepared...
15:12, 06/25/2019

Lawmakers want probe after EPA allows some refineries to stop using ethanol U.S. lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to exempt 31 small refineries from using ethanol i...
10:12, 08/23/2019

Will Go By Rules On Resignation of Lawmakers, Says Karnataka Speaker Karnataka Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar said this morning that no legislator has sought any appointment with him and if someone wants to meet him, he is ava...
03:00, 07/09/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg...
16:48, 06/05/2019

British lawmakers urged to take a lesson from Liverpool LONDON (AP) — In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool’s ex...
07:12, 05/08/2019

Brad Pitt's 'Hollywood' stuntman role puts new force into call for Oscar recognition Stunt professionals have advocated for Oscar recognition. Brad Pitt starring as stuntman Cliff Booth in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" sure helps. &...
14:48, 07/26/2019

UK delay on Huawei 5G decision harming ties, lawmakers say A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role China's Huawei will have in next-gener...
09:00, 07/19/2019

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in ...
11:48, 07/09/2019

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in...
20:36, 08/13/2019

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressi...
17:36, 07/01/2019

Top court seeks to strip 3 Venezuela lawmakers of protection Venezuela’s supreme court has asked that three opposition lawmakers be stripped of immunity for alleged treason amid rising political tension in the c...
14:24, 08/12/2019

Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 20...
23:12, 05/23/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue ...
15:36, 05/24/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on ...
14:12, 05/07/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that ...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “...
18:00, 06/10/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this m...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the F...
13:36, 05/07/2019

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “tru...
00:12, 07/20/2019

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. &...
13:36, 06/10/2019

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national se...
20:12, 07/01/2019

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come...
10:12, 08/14/2019

Facebook exec meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Fe...
12:24, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers mark D-Day anniversary with Normandy parachute jump Two military veterans who now serve in Congress joined together for a bipartisan parachute jump in Normandy on Sunday to commemorate the 75th annivers...
11:12, 06/10/2019

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 an...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in...
09:36, 05/24/2019

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmaker...
08:24, 06/21/2019

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had ...
13:12, 05/25/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers MADRID (AP) — The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: No Medicaid plan as Kansas lawmakers adjourn TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on an impasse in Kansas over the state budget and Medicaid expansion (all times local): 3:15 a.m. The Republican-contro...
05:48, 05/05/2019