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Will Amazon's facial-recognition tech enable mass surveillance?

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos laughs as he talks to the media while touring the new Amazon Spheres during the grand opening at Amazon’s Seattle headquarters in Seattle, Washington, U.S., January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson – RC1DD03FA240 Amazon has been selling a facial-recognition system to police, sparking fears that the technology will one day power mass surveillance. On Tuesday, ...

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NFL won't discipline Lions head coach Matt Patricia over 1996 sex assault allegation

Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia addresses the media last month.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) The NFL announced Monday it will not discipline the Detroit Lions or head coach Matt Patricia over a sexual assault allegation against the coach from 1996. “Our office reviewed the matter with the Lions and Mr. Patricia, and ensured the club engaged in appropriate and ...

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Meghan Markle's wedding dress gets criticized by Katy Perry

Katy Perry “left” said Meghan Markle’s royal wedding dress could have used “one more fitting.”  (Reuters) Katy Perry’s going to tell it like it is! The 33-year-old pop star opened up to ET’s Lauren Zima about this weekend’s biggest event – the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – during Sunday’s night one of the “American Idol” finale. ...

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Prosthetic arm points California deputies to 3 burglary suspects

Investigators in California were pointed in the right direction when a prosthetic arm that was reported stolen last week was spotted in the alleged thieves’ car.  (Nevada County Sheriff’s Office) Investigators in California were pointed in the right direction after a prosthetic arm that was reported stolen last week was spotted in the alleged burglars’ car, leading to arrests. An ...

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DNA leads to arrest in Washington cold-case murder of young couple

Tanya Van Cuylenborg, 18, and Jay Cook, 20, were killed in November, 1987, after an overnight trip from Canada to Seattle.  (Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office) A 55-year-old man has been arrested in a 31-year-old cold case involving a young couple murdered in Washington state. Detectives from the Snohomish County and Skagit County Sheriff’s Offices arrested William Talbott for the November ...

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Texas school gunman: 'I'm going to kill you.' Then he fired

SANTA FE, Texas –  The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said. Dmitrios Pagourtzis fired again through the wooden part of the door and fatally hit a student in the ...

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