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The already-rare Stone's sheep of the Yukon is 20 per cent less common than previously thought, according to new research by University of Alberta biologists.
Steve McQueen's heist thriller is masterfully assured and layered, but packs in too much at too slow a pace.
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The German government will ease air pollution law so as to spare cities that only slightly exceed limits on harmful nitrogen dioxide (NO2) from diesel vehicle bans, ministers agreed Thursday, sparking sharp...
Personalization comes at a steep price. All your data gets sucked up into a company’s servers where they can do whatever they want with it. But...
Tyler Barriss aka SWAuTistic caused almost 100 SWATing attacks by calling the police on perceived online enemies and claiming that they were holding hostages and were heavily armed. One of these, in...
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Tyler Barriss aka SWAuTistic caused almost 100 SWATing attacks by calling the police on perceived online enemies and claiming that they were holding hostages and were heavily armed. One of these, in...
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VIDEO Mirzapur — Amazon Prime Video's latest Indian original — involves an ensemble of characters surviving within the nexus of criminals, politicians, and cops. Pankaj Tripathi, Ali...
Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering
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faraday future employees sue investor over conspiracy to destroy the ev startup
The battle between ailing electric car startup Faraday Future and its main investor, Chinese real estate giant Evergrande, escalated once again on Wednesday. Employees...
google says a fix is coming for disappearing text messages on pixel 3
Are disappearing texts worse than disappearing photos? I don’t know,...
Governments and police forces around the world need to beware of the harm caused by mass and social media following terror events. In a new report, leading counter-terrorism...
A New Hampshire judge has ordered Amazon to turn over two days of Amazon Echo recordings in a double murder case. Prosecutors believe that...
When the police recover skeletonised, burnt or heavily decomposed bodies, they need forensic experts to make sense of what they've found. One important question in such cases is: when did...
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The fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, generated political and media backlash that continues to erode law enforcement legitimacy today....
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The 25-year-old had fooled police into thinking a father-of-two had murdered a family member.
A gamer in the US has pleaded guilty to making a hoax call that led to a man being shot dead by police.
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San Jose officials signed what two nonprofit groups contend are illegal nondisclosure agreements to help seal a $67 million land deal.
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As global temperatures climb, warmer winters in parts of the country may set the scene for higher rates of violent crimes such as assault and robbery,...
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Vietnam on Wednesday issued arrest warrants and placed two top telecom bosses under investigation for suspected involvement in a loss-making private TV deal, authorities said, as a crackdown...
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Here’s something I didn’t expect to read today. The U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission has...
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A Hawaii retirement home says residents in its independent living wing may take advantage of the state's new medically assisted suicide law if they wish
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A Cambodian court has charged 11 pregnant women and seven other people with violating laws against surrogate births; Cambodia outlawed surrogacy in 2016 after becoming a destination for foreign parents
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It was a dramatic moment during the FCC's net neutrality proceedings last December when the Commission's public meeting was abruptly...
The rise in hate crime incidents comes as social media companies are under scrutiny for their...
Milder winter weather increased regional crime rates in the United States over the past several decades, according to new research that suggests crime is related to temperature's effect on daily activities.
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The social network granted device makers special access to users' personal data but then failed to properly police their use.
Milder winter weather increased regional crime rates in the United States over the past several decades, according to new research that suggests crime is related to temperature's effect on daily activities.
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As global temperatures climb, warmer winters in parts of the country may set the scene for higher rates of violent crimes such as assault and robbery, according to a new CIRES study.
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As an international relations scholar who studies space law and policy, I have come to realize what most people do not fully appreciate: Dealing with space debris is...
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Donald Trump has waved the words "stop and frisk" around like a banner call to cure violent crime in American cities.
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Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies pledged Monday to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech.
The Crimes of Grindelwald, the second instalment of JK Rowling's wizarding series, is packed with magical concepts only fans will comprehend.
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This simple spreadsheet of machine learning foibles may not look like much but it’s a fascinating exploration of how machines “think.” The list, compiled by researcher Victoria Krakovna, describes various situations in which robots...
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Social network granted device makers with special access to users' personal data but then failed to police their use, according to The New York...
Twitter said it lets users know when it receives a government request to remove their content for violations of law or the company's terms of service.
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northern california wildfire now deadliest in state history
Experts in identifying human remains joined California police and firefighters on Monday in the grim task of sifting through the...
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search for bodies underway as california wildfires continue to burn
Experts in identifying human remains joined California police and firefighters on Monday in the grim task...
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Prosecutors believe an Amazon smart speaker may have captured evidence of a double murder, according to a local TV station.
New partnership helps communities act on anonymous data.
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Elon Musk’s tweets piss me off for two reasons. When he’s not accusing actual heroes of sex crimes or trolling the federal government, it’s what comes after that drives me...
Prosecutors believe an Amazon Echo smart speaker may have captured evidence of a double murder.
How well will it work? The internet's not convinced it's a winner.
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New partnership helps communities act on anonymous data.
How well will it work? The internet's not convinced it's a winner.
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A US judge asks Amazon to hand over audio recordings from an Echo device in a house where two women died.
Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies are pledging to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech....
The Informed Delivery program's apparent unintended consequence: crime.
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Hackers siphoned off thousands of Healthcare.gov applications by breaking into the accounts of brokers and agents tasked with helping customers sign up for healthcare...
Harry Potter fans were introduced to the wizarding world of America in 2016's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Now it's back to...
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French authorities said on Friday they seized a Ryanair plane, forcing 149 London-bound passengers off the aircraft, to get the Irish low-cost airline to repay illegal public aid, the latest in a...
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samsung has announced the galaxy j4 core its second android go phone
Samsung has quietly unveiled its second Android Go phone, the Galaxy J4 Core, following up on the previously released Galaxy J2 Core from over...
It's the return of the amazing Srhythm NC25, this time with an even lower price! Plus: two drone deals you CANNOT miss.
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UK police believe the Swede sent the "potentially lethal" bomb after a password reset request was refused.
Grab it while you can. Crackdown is all about blowing up everything in your path. The first game is regarded as a cult classic and changed how destruction is viewed in the...
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A French NGO said Friday it was pursuing a class action suit against Facebook, saying the social network was violating users' privacy despite the enactment of strict new EU rules this year.
The music business has changed dramatically in the last couple of decades since the massive expansion of the internet, the development of music file compression algorithms, and the concept of anonymous file-sharing services. The business has perhaps been...
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Grab it while you can. Crackdown is all about blowing up everything in your path. The first game is regarded as a cult classic and changed how destruction is viewed in the gaming industry....
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Democratic control of the House of Representatives means consumer privacy legislation could be on...
Grab it while you can. Crackdown is all about blowing up everything in your path. The first game is regarded as a cult classic and changed how destruction is viewed in the gaming industry. Pacific City...
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even for the harry potter hardcore crimes of grindelwald is one convoluted movie
VIDEO Warning: spoilers ahead for the 2016 film Fantastic Beasts and...
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Police in Dubai have begun training on hoverbikes in the hope that they can help first responder units reach areas that would otherwise be difficult to reach.
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Modern slavery is a prominent term of late. Thus far, efforts to deal with it have tended to...
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“Who am I going to be worried about? Oh Facebook seeing? No, I’m not worried about Facebook seeing. They’re going to look at my great art collection and say they...
north korea linked hackers stole tens of millions from atms across the world
Hackers with links to the North Korean government used sophisticated trojan malware dubbed “Trojan.Fastcash” to steal tens of millions of dollars from ATMs across...
sextortion scheme targets minors through popular online game fortnite in quebec
Police in the Montreal-area are warning parents about online predators using the popular video...
The site says it made a mistake when it wiped videos of a women's vote campaigner being murdered.
The proposal is just one more vote away from becoming law, according to a European official.
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Our universe is capable of some truly frightening scenarios, and in this case we have an apparent tragedy: two stars, lifelong companions, decide to...
three states vote in favor of marijuana
Three states voted in favor of marijuana legalization in yesterday’s midterm elections. Voters in Utah and Missouri approved the drug for medical...
why robocalls have taken over your phone
By 2009, Chris Hughson was fed up. The Portland area realtor was getting bombarded with spam texts and calls, as many as...
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Netflix said Wednesday it will produce more series in Europe in languages other than English following the global success of Spanish crime caper "Money Heist" and German mystery "Dark".
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China is home to the world’s largest network of CCTV cameras — over 170 million — and its police have adopted Google Glass-like ‘smart specs’...
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Google said Wednesday it is making strides in helping internet users legitimately get songs, films and apps while choking off revenue to websites with stolen digital content.
league of legends maker riot games is sued for gender based discrimination
One current and one former employee are suing Riot Games in a class-action lawsuit...
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qualcomm must license patents to competing chipmakers court rules
Qualcomm was dealt a major loss in one of its many ongoing legal battles this afternoon, with a...
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STOP! This is illegal. You may be monitored and fined. Did that get your attention? Good. Because according to a new study, this phrasing coupled with a graphic of a...
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STOP! This is illegal. You may be monitored and fined.
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The agency is the lead authority for the social network under the GDPR, the EU law that gives people more control over their data.
Facebook has pulled the plug on 30 accounts and 85 Instagram accounts that the company says were engaged in “coordinated...
Every day, there are around 650,000 emergency service callouts via 911 for medical, police and fire...
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In American criminology, crime and other forms of deviance have often been attributed to individuals' definitions or internalized attitudes toward deviance. In previous studies,...
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Even the International Space Station has a local polling site, thanks to a Texas law that arranges special absentee ballots for U.S. astronauts who are orbiting...
Facebook has disrupted a disinformation campaign targeting the US midterm elections first detected by American law enforcement.
Law enforcement officials believe the accounts may be linked to "foreign entities," Facebook says.
Facebook has pulled the plug on 30 accounts and 85 Instagram accounts that the company says were engaged in “coordinated...
we tried the world s first folding phone and it actually works
Samsung may be just days away from taking the wraps off its very own...
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is laying down the law — literally. Today, Herrera’s office announced a $2.25 million settlement with two property owners in the city....
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New research reveals that Aspergillus flavus, a fungus that produces carcinogenic aflatoxins that can contaminate seeds and nuts, has a multilegged partner in crime: the navel...
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He wants a system to detect illegally spoofed calls.
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San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrara is laying down the law — literally. Today, Herrara’s office announced a $2.25 million settlement with two property owners in the city....
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tencent will soon require chinese users to present ids to play its video games
China’s Tencent will soon require gamers to prove...
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The outcry over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi has put Softbank's ties with Riyadh under scrutiny.
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New research reveals that Aspergillus flavus, a fungus that produces carcinogenic aflatoxins that can contaminate seeds and nuts, has a multilegged partner in crime: the navel...
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chrome will soon ad block an entire website if it shows abusive ads
With Chrome 71, Google is stepping up its fight against the internet’s abusive ads problem by blocking every ad on a site that persistently...
A spike in Chicago crime was associated with a relative increase in blood pressure among people who lived in safe neighborhoods, according to preliminary...
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However, tension at the isolated research station did erupt in violence, landing one man in the hospital and the other in police custody.
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Mirzapur Offers a Darkly Comedic, Brutal Look at India’s Impoverished Corners
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Even for the Harry Potter hardcore, Crimes of Grindelwald is one convoluted movie
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Blizzard’s stunning cinematics stole the show at BlizzCon 2018
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The Fan Bingbing saga shows China’s willingness to control overly wealthy celebrities
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Watch a Tesla Model S get stolen with a key fob hack
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Slack engineer figures out way to load messages into a 1995 SNES game
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The role of traumatic stress in the violent and romanticized Old West
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