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Support for the Endangered Species Act remains high as Trump administration and Congress try to gut it
PHYS.ORG The Endangered Species Act, or "the Act," is arguably the most important law in... 22 hours
HRW urges Brazilian lawmakers to reject new pesticide law
PHYS.ORG Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday called on Brazilian lawmakers to reject a proposed law to relax regulations on the use of pesticides as it published a report blaming powerful... 22 hours
Singapore says hackers stole 1.5 million health records in record cyberattack
PHYS.ORG Hackers have stolen health records belonging to 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who was specifically targeted in the city state's biggest ever... 22 hours
Protecting autonomous grids from potentially crippling GPS spoofing attacks
SCIENCE DAILY Not long ago, getting a virus was about the worst thing computer users could expect in terms of system vulnerability. But in our current age of hyper-connectedness and the emerging... 22 hours
Studies highlight issues regarding black lung, opioid overdose, police violence and more
NEWS MEDICAL This study found the national prevalence of coal worker's pneumoconiosis (black lung) is increasing among working coal miners. In central Appalachia, 20.6 percent of... 1 day
Singaporean PM among 1.5m hit by medical data hack
Sky News The prime minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, has had his details stolen alongside those of 1.5 million other patients. 1 day
1 5 million affected by hack targeting singapore s health data 1.5 million affected by hack targeting Singapore’s health data
THE VERGE Singapore has been hit by what local media is calling the country’s worst ever cyber attack. Hackers targeting... 1 day
Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents US can't arrest
ABC NEWS The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a U.S. courtroom 2 days
Facial recognition helped identify suspects in Novichok poisoning case - CNET
CNET The controversial tech may be useful in chasing criminals. 2 days
Federal judge tosses out climate change lawsuit
ABC NEWS A federal judge has rejected New York City's effort to hold oil companies responsible for global warming, saying it's not the judiciary's responsibility to decide 2 days
the trump administration is rolling back parts of the endangered species act The Trump administration is rolling back parts of the Endangered Species Act
THE VERGE The Trump administration is redefining how the government will protect endangered plants and animals. Today, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and National Oceanic... 2 days
Police seize £1.25m in Bitcoin from gang member
Sky News Police discovered £1.25m in Bitcoin at a gang member's home after it was reported that he had been kidnapped. 2 days
this incredible fan video asks users to join the fortnite medic corps in their next team game This incredible fan video asks users to join the Fortnite Medic Corps in their next team game
THE VERGE VIDEO There are... 2 days
Most Americans support Endangered Species Act despite increasing efforts to curtail it
PHYS.ORG Just about any news story about the Endangered Species Act includes a prominent mention of the controversy around the 45-year-old law. 2 days
Trump just noticed Europe’s $5BN antitrust fine for Google
TechCrunch In other news bears shit in the woods. In today’s second day Trump news: President ‘The Donald’ has seized, belatedly, on the European Commission’s announcement yesterday that it had found Google... 2 days
on its 50th anniversary intel is forced to do less with moore On its 50th anniversary, Intel is forced to do less with Moore
THE VERGE Intel turns 50 today, marking a major landmark for the processor company that has, perhaps more than any other company, become synonymous with the... 2 days
Colombia peace deal brings new threat to country's rainforest
SCIENCE DAILY The historic peace treaty in Colombia which brought an end to half a century of violence has led to mass deforestation. Once FARC soldiers were disarmed, it led to a... 2 days
Computer crime drops by a third in England and Wales
Sky News Computer crime in England and Wales has dropped by 31% over the past year, according to the Office for National Statistics. 2 days
WATCH: Train like a New York City police officer with this at-home workout
ABC NEWS Members of the NYPD stopped by "GMA" to demonstrate how New York's finest stay in shape. 2 days
Train like a New York City police officer with these at-home workout moves
ABC NEWS Try these three workout moves that can be done anywhere. 2 days
Will hydrogen-powered cars gradually become mainstream in Europe?
PHYS.ORG An EU initiative will deploy hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles in three European capitals as taxis, private-hire and police cars. The move will accelerate their commercialisation and help realise emissions-free transport. 2 days
Google's $5B EU antitrust fine, 800 Tesla owners asked to pay back German subsidy video - CNET
CNET Today's major tech stories include a massive antitrust fine for Google in the EU,... 2 days
Halo Infinite won't have a battle royale mode
Windows Central For better or worse, Halo Infinite seemingly won't feature the last-man-standing mode. Microsoft's annual E3 2018 press briefing surfaced countless Xbox One announcements but the highly-anticipated Halo Infinite stole the show. As... 2 days
Airbnb hosts, New York City passed a law to take your data - CNET
CNET The short-term home rental service is now required to submit your data to the city. 2 days
New law forces Airbnb to open its books to New York authorities
TechCrunch The New York City Council has voted in favor of a new law requiring Airbnb and similar companies to share data on their users.... 3 days
Friday the 13th: The Game Collector's Edition features a Jason mask replica
Windows Central While supplies last. Friday the 13th: The Game is a rather popular experience which has garnered a significant following over the years. Players can... 3 days
google cloud establishes new polices to prevent delay suspensions increasing support Google Cloud establishes new polices to prevent & delay suspensions, increasing support
9to5Google Late last month, a company using the Google Cloud Platform had an incident where a critical application was immediately suspended by Google without warning.... 3 days
US judge throws out suit over health subsidy cuts
ABC NEWS A U.S. judge in San Francisco has thrown out a lawsuit over the Trump administration's decision to cut Affordable Care Act subsidies 3 days
New law in Baltimore bars sodas from kids' menus
ABC NEWS A new ordinance in Baltimore bars city restaurants from including sodas and other sugary drinks on kids' menus 3 days
Study: Stricter firearm legislation associated with reduced murder and suicide rates
NEWS MEDICAL A statistical analysis carried out by researchers from the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy and the Center for Medical Statistics at the Medical University of Vienna... 3 days
Japan OKs 1st anti-smoking law seen as lax and partial
ABC NEWS Japan has approved its first national legislation banning smoking inside of public facilities, but the measure excludes many restaurants and bars and is seen as toothless 3 days
Instagram is building non-SMS 2-factor auth to thwart SIM hackers
TechCrunch Hackers can steal your phone number by reassigning it to a different SIM card, use it to reset your passwords, steal your Instagram and other accounts, and sell... 4 days
Planned Parenthood sues Idaho over abortion reporting law
ABC NEWS Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is suing the state of Idaho over new abortion reporting requirements 4 days
Egypt's new law targets social media, journalists for 'fake news' - CNET
CNET The government will be able to legally prosecute popular social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter. 4 days
spotify no longer deletes your downloads when you clear your cache Spotify no longer deletes your downloads when you clear your cache
THE VERGE The Spotify app on Android and iOS now lets you clear your cache without... 4 days
Andy Weir's 'Artemis' Gets 'Captain Marvel' Screenplay Writer: Report
SPACE.COM 20th Century Fox has chosen movie writer Geneva Robertson-Dworet to adapt Andy Weir's "Artemis," an action-packed crime caper set on an isolated moon base. 4 days
Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe
ABC NEWS The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still... 4 days
Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Nanette’ takes aim at straight white men and comedy clichés
TechCrunch This is the first time we’ve done an in-depth review of a comedy special on the Original Content podcast, but... 4 days
Immigrants and their children are more likely to be profiled for citizenship
PHYS.ORG Law enforcement official are most likely to ask first- or second-generation Latinos for papers proving their right to be in the US. This is... 4 days
States attacking ACA would hurt most if shield on preexisting conditions were axed
NEWS MEDICAL If the Affordable Care Act's protections for people with preexisting medical conditions are struck down in court, residents of the Republican-led states... 4 days
gop congressman introduces bill to reinstate net neutrality rules GOP congressman introduces bill to reinstate net neutrality rules
THE VERGE In a much-anticipated effort to reinstate net neutrality provisions, Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) introduced a bill today that... 4 days
dna genealogical websites used to arrest man 30 years after girl s body found in indiana ditch DNA, genealogical websites used to arrest man 30 years after girl's body found in Indiana ditch
CBC Indiana authorities say DNA... 4 days
The 21st Century Internet Act aims to enshrine net neutrality in law
TechCrunch Congress may soon vote on a new bill that would set net neutrality down as a matter of law rather than a set of... 4 days
It takes just six minutes for a dog to die in a hot car
PHYS.ORG The soaring temperatures in Europe and North America have seen a rise in reports of dogs being rescued from hot... 4 days
EU security chief: 'far too much' online extremist content
ABC NEWS The European Union's security chief has urged the bloc's 28 members to work together to combat illegal extremist content on the internet, saying there is "far too much" of it... 4 days
It’s official: Brexit campaign broke the law — with social media’s help
TechCrunch The UK’s Electoral Commission has published the results of a near nine-month-long investigation into Brexit referendum spending and has found that the official Vote... 4 days
Murder rates highest in countries that lack due process
PHYS.ORG Governments that do the best job protecting the rights of the accused have the lowest murder rates, while those that neglect due process have the highest, according to a five-year... 4 days
Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business
ABC NEWS Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit 5 days
How the Russian hackers infiltrated the DNC: a timeline - CNET
CNET Over the course of a year, 12 Russian hackers released thousands of stolen emails during the US election. Here’s how it happened. 5 days
Amazon Prime Day steal: Essential Phone for $250 - CNET
CNET At $250, it's pretty dang easy to excuse this phone's faults. 5 days
fcc has serious concerns over sinclair tribune merger that could block the deal FCC has ‘serious concerns’ over Sinclair–Tribune merger that could block the deal
THE VERGE FCC chairman Ajit Pai said today that he has “serious concerns” about Sinclair’s proposed merger with Tribune Media Company, which would create a uniquely... 5 days
Fresh DNA tests authenticate bones of Russia tsar, family
PHYS.ORG Fresh genetic tests on bones of Russia's last tsar and his family murdered a century ago have confirmed their authenticity, investigators said Monday. 5 days
emporio armani s latest generation of android smartwatches are available for preorder Emporio Armani’s latest generation of Android smartwatches are available for preorder
THE VERGE Emporio Armani makes Android-based smartwatches, which are all priced around the Apple Watch’s range.... 5 days
How quantum computers could steal your bitcoin
PHYS.ORG Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have recently captured the public's imagination because they offer an exciting alternative to traditional monetary systems. 5 days
customers call scrapped cellphone fee misleading and some are still paying it Customers call scrapped cellphone fee misleading, and some are still paying it
CBC Thought that annoying system access fee was a thing of the past? Turns out, the saga isn’t over. Some people are still paying the... 5 days
How this Grand Theft Auto stream is highlighting US gun crime
BBC Professor Joseph De Lappe has created a modified GTA stream where every dead body represents a real death in 2018. 5 days
FDA warns consumers about criminals sending fake warning letters
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about criminals forging FDA warning letters to target individuals who tried to purchase medicines online or over the phone. 5 days
7 great games that will steal your summer for less - CNET
CNET Short on cash? Each of these games will go a long, long way. 6 days
Mob arrests after latest 'WhatsApp lynching'
Sky News Police in India have arrested 25 people after a man was lynched by a mob following rumours on Whatsapp that he was child abductor. 6 days
Irish Silk Road suspect extradited to US: prosecutors
PHYS.ORG A 30-year-old Irish man accused of working for now defunct "dark web" marketplace Silk Road has been extradited to the United States to face charges in New York, four years after his... 1 week
UK police say bottle was source of pair's Novichok poisoning
ABC NEWS British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people with a military grade nerve agent say a small bottle found in the home of one of the victims tested... 1 week
parody account targeting iqra khalid deletes tweets after liberal mp s complaint Parody account targeting Iqra Khalid deletes tweets after Liberal MP's complaint
CBC A Twitter account billing itself as a parody of Iqra Khalid disappeared briefly but... 1 week
The Latest: 2 women protesting attorney general are arrested
ABC NEWS Portland police say two people were arrested while protesting a visit by Attorney General Jeff Sessions 1 week
chinese police bust a world cup gambling ring with more than 1 billion in cryptocurrency Chinese police bust a World Cup gambling ring with more than $1 billion in cryptocurrency
THE VERGE Chinese authorities have arrested six suspects... 1 week
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions discusses opioid crisis
ABC NEWS Attorney General Jeff Sessions put in a plug for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on Friday as he touted the role of law enforcement in reducing addiction and overdose deaths plaguing... 1 week
uber now monitors drivers in real time for new criminal charges Uber now monitors drivers in real-time for new criminal charges
THE VERGE Uber will now continually monitor drivers for new criminal charges in an attempt to make the... 1 week
UK police confirm source of Novichok poisoning
ABC NEWS British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people by the nerve agent Novichok in southern England say scientists have found the source of the deadly substance 1 week
Greek court rules to extradite cybercrime suspect to France
PHYS.ORG A Greek court agreed Friday to extradite to France a Russian cybercrime suspect who also is wanted on criminal charges in the United States and Russia. 1 week
Our Brains are as Unique as Our Fingerprints, Neuroscientists Say
SCI-NEWS.COM Every individual has a unique brain anatomy, according to new research from the University of Zurich... 1 week
Fighting 'fake news' with the law
PHYS.ORG Some countries are bringing in legislation to fight "fake news", a particular menace during election campaigning, but critics warn of the danger to freedom of expression and the media. 1 week
Active defence
BBC How firms are using cutting-edge techniques to stop cyber criminals breaching their networks. 1 week
Turo files lawsuit against Los Angeles in car-sharing battle at LAX
TechCrunch Peer-to-peer car-sharing marketplace Turo has filed a lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles Airport in a preemptive strike aimed at defending the ability of its... 1 week
Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law
ABC NEWS An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of... 1 week
Facebook ruling: German court grants parents rights to dead daughter's account
BBC In a key ruling, a German court says the parents have rights to the account under inheritance law. 1 week
Here's What Ötzi the Iceman Ate Before He Was Murdered
LIVE SCIENCE A mere 2 hours before his grisly murder about 5,300 years ago, Ötzi the iceman chowed down on some mouthwatering morsels: wild meat from ibex and red deer,... 1 week
Outrageous or overblown? HHS announces another round of ACA navigator funding cuts
NEWS MEDICAL The Trump administration's decision Tuesday to slash funding to nonprofit groups that help Americans buy individual health insurance coverage sparked outrage from advocates of... 1 week
Stolen sensitive drone files sold on dark web
BBC Tank tactics and drone details were up for sale by hackers who got them from military networks. 1 week
Data correlation helps recognize pickpockets
PHYS.ORG In the fight against mobile banditry, the police, together with Eindhoven University of Technology, are going to do a trial with data correlation. By cleverly combining data from, for example, number plates, camera images and messages on social... 1 week
Ex-Tesla worker makes it official and blows the whistle to SEC
TechCrunch The former Tesla employee who was fired and then sued by the electric vehicle automaker has filed a formal whistleblower tip to the U.S. Securities and Exchange... 1 week
youtube will now notify some creators when their videos are stolen YouTube will now notify some creators when their videos are stolen
THE VERGE YouTube is releasing a tool for creators that checks to see if their videos... 1 week
federal court rules that tsa agents can t be sued for false arrests abuse or assault Federal court rules that TSA agents can’t be sued for false arrests, abuse, or assault
THE VERGE TSA agents and security screeners can’t... 1 week
Space tech has outpaced space law, and we’re at risk of killing innovation
TechCrunch Lyon Brad King Contributor Lyon Brad King is chief executive and co-founder of Orbion Space Technology and the Ron and Elaine Starr... 1 week
youtube rolling out new copyright match tool to help creators find re uploaded videos YouTube rolling out new Copyright Match tool to help creators find re-uploaded videos
9to5Google There is a tendency for YouTube channels of less repute... 1 week
robocop is coming back again this time from district 9 director neill blomkamp RoboCop is coming back (again), this time from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp
THE VERGE RoboCop — the cyborg law man who cannot be killed... 1 week
US Air Force drone documents found for sale on the dark web for $200
TechCrunch You never quite know what you’ll find on the dark web. In June, a threat intelligence team known as Insikt... 1 week
U.S. Air Force drone documents found for sale on the dark web for $200
TechCrunch You never quite know what you’ll find on the dark web. In June, a threat intelligence team team known as... 1 week
hackers caught selling access to airport security systems for 10 Hackers caught selling access to airport security systems for $10
THE VERGE Researchers at McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research team have discovered that credentials for systems a major international... 1 week
Researchers find stolen military secrets for sale on the dark web - CNET
CNET All it cost for inside knowledge on the US Air Force’s drones was about $150, a security company says. 1 week
facebook hit with maximum fine under british law for cambridge analytica scandal Facebook hit with maximum fine under British law for Cambridge Analytica scandal
CBC Britain's information regulator slapped Facebook with a small but symbolic fine for breaches of data protection law after millions of users' data were improperly... 1 week
uk imposes largest ever privacy fine on facebook but amounts to just 18 minutes of profits UK imposes largest ever privacy fine on Facebook – but amounts to just 18 minutes of profits
9to5Mac The UK’s... 1 week
Apple employee 'stole driverless car secrets'
BBC An engineer is accused of stealing databases and hardware, and trying to flee to China. 1 week
Researchers found stolen military secrets for sale on the dark web - CNET
CNET All it cost for inside knowledge on the US Air Force’s drones was about $150, a security company says. 1 week
Departing Apple engineer stole autonomous car tech: FBI
PHYS.ORG An ex-Apple engineer on Monday was charged with stealing secrets from a hush-hush self-driving car technology project days before he quit to go to a Chinese startup. 1 week
a hacker was caught selling a stolen air force drone manual for 200 on the dark web A hacker was caught selling a stolen Air Force drone manual for $200 on the dark web
THE VERGE Hackers love... 2 weeks
Court victory legalizes 3D-printable gun blueprints
TechCrunch A multi-year legal battle over the ability to distribute computer models of gun parts and replicate them in 3D printers has ended in defeat for government authorities who sought to prevent the practice. Cody Wilson, the... 2 weeks
Amazon, Orlando Police Department reinitiate facial recognition pilot - CNET
CNET The police department needs more time to evaluate the technology. 2 weeks
Apple brings criminal charges against ex-member of autonomous-vehicle team - Roadshow
CNET The ex-employee's theft included a variety of hardware and software data. 2 weeks
Drug company's lawsuit could derail Nevada execution
ABC NEWS The convicted Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care about pain... 2 weeks
Ex-Apple employee charged with stealing self-driving car secrets
TechCrunch A former Apple employee that downloaded a plan for a self-driving car circuit board and booked a flight to China was arrested at the San Jose airport on July 7th. The man,... 2 weeks
The Latest: Firm suing Nevada to stop use of execution drug
ABC NEWS A drug company has filed a lawsuit in Las Vegas seeking to stop Nevada from using its drug in a scheduled lethal injection execution 2 weeks
This incredible fan video asks users to join the Fortnite Medic Corps in their next team game
Police lip-sync battles put some funk into law enforcement - CNET
TanaCon organizers, local police detail how the disastrous event collapsed
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