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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 tool....

Facial Recognition Is ‘Psychologically Unhealthy,’ City Supervisor Says

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San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using fac...
03:00, 05/15/2019

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 the technology creeps increasingly into daily life. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is sched...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becomes 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 technology....
18:51, 07/18/2019

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 swift symbolic blow to a key technology rapidly......
10:00, 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 on Tuesday....
06:00, 07/18/2019

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 recognition technology, which a civil rights group says would risk “normalising a mass surveillance tool...
20:17, 08/18/2019

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 tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop....
05:00, 05/15/2019

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, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments,...
22:51, 05/13/2019

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 the city the first in the United States to ban police and other government agencies from using facial...
05:34, 05/15/2019

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 use of the technology on the grounds that it is often inaccurate, potentially invasive and lacks stand...
03:00, 07/18/2019

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.        ...
19:51, 05/13/2019

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 the liberal city’s supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police a...
04:51, 05/15/2019

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 Brother technology."...
19:00, 05/15/2019

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. Facial recognition technology is improving rapidly and spreading even faster. Its uses include mundane...
12:34, 05/24/2019

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 prodigiously. It’s there on Facebook, tagging photos from the class reunion, your cousin’s wedding and the offi...
08:17, 07/29/2019

Facial recognition: Convenient or creepy? Facial recognition technology may still be in its infancy but it's being rolled out in full force by some jurisdictions around the world -- whether we're ready or not....
11:17, 08/09/2019

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 recognition technology without consent. The agencies use photos from state Department of Motor Vehicles...
04:51, 07/08/2019

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 dozen approved....
03:17, 05/16/2019

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 consequences....
15:51, 08/14/2019

| 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 concerns....
19:00, 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 supermarket in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Like most retail owners, he’d had problems with shoplifting –...
21:17, 08/04/2019

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 agencies....
13:00, 05/31/2019

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 and the camera above the doors scans your face, opening them seamlessly without you lifting a finger....
22:34, 05/21/2019

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 so and adding to a broad push to regulate to the technology....
18:00, 05/14/2019

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 faces but stops short of identifying and recording them....
05:51, 07/03/2019

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.       ...
23:17, 08/16/2019

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 legislation would outlaw landlords from being able to “obtain, retain, access or use” the machiner...
06:51, 05/17/2019

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 emotions....
11:17, 08/14/2019

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 technology....
03:34, 05/15/2019

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Some 2.4% of Amazon.com shareholder votes were in favor of the ban. A second proposal that called for a study of the extent to which Amazon's "Rekognition" service harmed civil rights and privacy garnered 27.5% support....
05:17, 05/25/2019

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 (Editorial, 10 June), but in spite of concerns from MPs and peers, parliament has hardly discussed the i...
22:34, 06/12/2019

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 regulatory filing on Friday showed....
00:51, 05/25/2019

San Francisco has banned police from using facial recognition San Francisco, often a testing ground for new technologies, has banned local government agencies – including the police – from using facial recognition technology.The San Francisco Police Department doesn't currently use facial rec...
11:34, 05/15/2019

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 that would give citizens explicit rights over their facial recognition data, like the right to know....
17:00, 08/22/2019

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 reveal....
07:51, 07/26/2019

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....
11:17, 07/13/2019

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 deployed in London "on a 24-hour basis"....
23:51, 07/05/2019

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 selling to private companies and the U.S. government. Users who rely on the app's facial recogn...
01:34, 05/10/2019

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 passed laws prohibiting city use of facial recognition. Now, a group of Congresswomen hope to pass th...
00:51, 07/24/2019

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, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
05:17, 05/25/2019

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 shopping centres, museums, conference centres and other private spaces around the UK.An investigation ...
20:17, 08/16/2019

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 software to search for suspected criminals in public after independent analysis found matches were onl...
02:00, 07/04/2019

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 effort to undo a class action lawsuit alleging it illegally collected and stored biometric data for mil...
12:51, 08/09/2019

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 of facial recognition cameras in a busy part of central London.The information commissioner, Elizab...
04:51, 08/16/2019

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-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
09:51, 05/21/2019

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," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
00:17, 05/23/2019

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 biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
01:00, 08/10/2019

San Francisco could 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 city in the country to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology.The “Stop Sec...
01:17, 05/08/2019

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 controversial facial recognition technology by property companies amid concerns that its use in CCTV sy...
14:17, 08/13/2019

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 police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restric...
01:51, 05/15/2019

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 More...
02:00, 05/15/2019

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, oppression, and authoritarianism. And now one is going to track your drunk ass at the bar.Read more......
20:17, 08/01/2019

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. The city started testing the facial recognition software -- which, according to a study, shows gender ...
15:34, 07/19/2019

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 what's happening. Georgetown Law researchers and the Washington Post have discovered that FBI ...
00:51, 07/08/2019

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 these days. But Axon, which makes many of those cameras, solicited advice on the topic from and independ...
04:17, 06/28/2019

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 BuzzFeed News, that will make it the first in the US to pilot a facial recognition surveillance system on...
16:34, 05/30/2019

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?        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Met Police's facial recognition tech has 81% error rate - report Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as possible suspects are innocent, according to an independent report....
20:17, 07/03/2019

Facebook might be fined billions after losing facial recognition lawsuit Facebook — inarguably the world’s largest facial database — has a lost a federal appeal in a class-action lawsuit that claimed it illegally collected and stored biometric data of millions of users without their consent. The lawsuit began in 2015 when...
11:17, 08/09/2019

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 project funded by US intelligence and military agencies, a newspaper reported. Professor Terrance Boult ...
09:34, 05/30/2019

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 installed on their phones to identify suspects without having to take them to a police station.The force...
23:17, 08/07/2019

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, but state officials are among those raising privacy concerns. Facial recognition has been gaining gro...
22:17, 06/03/2019

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders voted against proposals related to climate change and facial recognition technology despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees. The two proposals on faci...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all their cars that use facial recognition technology to identify tired drivers, reports Bloomberg. The com...
11:51, 08/08/2019

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 lists the Metropolitan Police among its clients....
19:51, 08/14/2019

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 technology forces itself upon you....
16:00, 07/13/2019

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 Francisco ruled in the plaintiffs' favor 3-0 after Facebook tried to block a class-action lawsuit whic...
06:17, 08/09/2019

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Facial recognition 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 do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

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 intelligence services, according to the Colorado Springs Independent and Financial Times. While technically...
13:51, 05/28/2019

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 of Essex. The report -- which was commissioned by Scotland Yard -- found that the technology used by....
21:34, 07/04/2019

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 appeals court ruled Thursday....
17:00, 08/09/2019

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 to mugshots in a criminal database....
17:51, 08/15/2019

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 at knife-point on Friday, cops said. Civil liberties advocates have cautioned the tech could lead to ...
12:51, 08/06/2019

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 to individual freedom and should be banned from use in public spaces, according to the director of t...
19:34, 06/07/2019

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....
10:51, 06/24/2019

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 what it calls an "unethical" practice....
06:17, 06/06/2019

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 science and technology published an assessment of the work of the biometrics commissioner and the f...
23:17, 07/28/2019

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 directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramifi...
16:17, 06/06/2019

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. According to The Washington Post, the FTC plans to allege that advertisers managed to target users who pro...
00:51, 07/24/2019

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 recognition as “arsenic in the water supply of democracy”. It has the potential to abolish privacy in publi...
15:17, 06/10/2019

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 billion people in a matter of seconds. The company made this year's CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
16:17, 05/16/2019

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 -- at least not yet. The decision follows a report from Axon's independent AI ethics board, which c...
18:00, 06/27/2019

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 used.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

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 used....
07:51, 06/15/2019

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 expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
21:00, 06/14/2019

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 municipal ordinance banning the use of facial recognition technology by city and county agencies has rec...
15:51, 05/30/2019

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 that it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District is set to launch the fi...
23:51, 05/30/2019

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 of Amazon’s Rekognition software — facial recognition tech c...
01:17, 08/14/2019

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 development demanding to know whether the company believes its use of facial recognition software in its ...
15:51, 08/14/2019

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 in a New York City apartment complex are fighting their landlord’s effort to install a facial recog...
09:34, 05/30/2019

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 the technology....
03:51, 05/15/2019

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 indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
00:34, 05/23/2019

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 lives. Now hundreds of summer camps across the United States have tethered their rustic lakefronts to f...
12:17, 08/09/2019

AI Weekly: Detroit’s facial recognition battle is about the ends justifying the means The Detroit Police Department hopes to convince Rep. Rashida Tlaib that in its use of facial recognition software, the ends justify the means.Read More...
03:17, 08/24/2019

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 privacy practices....
07:51, 08/09/2019

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 million customers and its eye on e-cigarette sales and online gaming....
21:00, 05/15/2019

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 a dangerous precedent against privacy?...
08:34, 05/01/2019

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 of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
18:34, 05/23/2019

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 for the use of facial recognition technology in CCTV systems operated by a private developer at a 67-a...
15:51, 08/14/2019

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from p...
00:17, 06/12/2019

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2...
20:17, 05/27/2019

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 public transport, the New South Wales government has suggested, but the opposition and digital rights ...
20:17, 07/11/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A repor...
19:17, 05/29/2019

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 suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
06:34, 05/17/2019

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can identify fear in people's faces Amazon says its contentious facial recognition technology can now detect fear in people's faces. That makes it the eighth emotion it can identify along with happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, disgust, calmness and confusion. In addition, Amazo...
23:51, 08/14/2019

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, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote fr...
21:17, 05/21/2019

‘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, Detroit police have been quietly utilizing controversial and unreliable facial recognition technology ...
14:51, 08/17/2019

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by p...
20:17, 08/18/2019

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 has likely been well-received by the city’s discrimination attorneys. State-of-the-art facial recogni...
03:00, 07/02/2019

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.       ...
00:00, 07/02/2019

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 the release of a Washington Post report in July indicating that federal agencies, including the FBI an...
08:51, 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 rather than tens of billions after the company failed to abide by the terms of a 2011 settlement with...
07:17, 07/24/2019

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 More...
00:51, 06/05/2019

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology is used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking ...
23:00, 05/21/2019

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.       ...
14:34, 07/01/2019

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 tests are those enrolled....
04:17, 05/20/2019

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 secure. Amazon’s facial scanning software, called Rekognition, won’t unlock your phone, ...
20:51, 08/15/2019

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 Microsoft.Read More...
10:34, 06/11/2019

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 in London....
19:17, 05/16/2019

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 contend that Facebook gave some people inadequate information about ways to opt out of some facial recog...
22:00, 07/23/2019

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.        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

N Korean eatery accused of selling facial recognition products to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
05:17, 05/20/2019

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 millions of users, NBC News reports....
23:17, 05/09/2019

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 biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
22:17, 08/08/2019

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.       ...
17:51, 06/16/2019

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.        ...
23:17, 06/16/2019

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. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, ...
22:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
20:17, 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.Read More...
01:35, 07/27/2019

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 called for the Detroit Police Department not to use the cutting-edge technology....
05:00, 08/21/2019

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 by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid increasingly invasive facial recognition technolo...
00:00, 06/06/2019

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 investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

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 few years, agents from the FBI and ICE have conducted thousands of facial recognition searches on imme...
21:17, 07/08/2019

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 More...
03:51, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 3-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 indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
22:34, 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 western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy ...
07:34, 05/31/2019

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 government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a...
21:17, 05/22/2019

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 scan hundreds of millions of Americans’ faces without their knowledge or consent....
23:00, 07/07/2019

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 campus.        ...
21:17, 05/30/2019

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 of the controversial face-scanning technology....
05:17, 07/20/2019

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 license databases and have turned into an “unprecedented surveillance infrastructure” that some critic...
07:00, 07/08/2019

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 report has found....
02:34, 07/04/2019

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 Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
14:51, 07/09/2019

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 deployed in central London....
12:52, 08/13/2019

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 tech companies and their services in civic life. But on Tuesday, San Francisco passed an ordinance that...
04:34, 05/17/2019

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 possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. I...
21:17, 07/09/2019

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 unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
07:51, 06/05/2019

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?        ...
12:51, 05/21/2019

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....
06:00, 05/15/2019

‘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, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
02:17, 07/18/2019

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 the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban ...
21:00, 06/28/2019

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 the third ban of the tech by a U.S. city since May.Read more......
00:51, 07/18/2019

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.        ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace: Pelosi 'seemed to unravel Trump psychologically' MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace suggested on Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif had successfully unraveled President Trump "psychologically" after she accused him of a "cover-up."...
04:34, 05/23/2019

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 cities in the country have already instituted such bans over concerns that the technology is biased and ...
01:51, 08/01/2019

What can employees do if their supervisor is unprofessional or abusive? Ask HR Abusive or unprofessional managers are a common workplace problem. Here's how you can resolve the problem and defuse the stress.        ...
13:51, 05/21/2019

Ex-deputy: Supervisor used racial slur, pointed gun at him CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A biracial former North Carolina sheriff’s deputy says in a lawsuit that his supervising officer addressed him with a racial slur multiple times, called him “monkey boy” and pointed a gun at his head at least ...
03:51, 06/20/2019

Woman says she was fired from county jail for reporting supervisor’s lap dance A Georgia woman says she was fired from her job at the county jail because she reported her supervisor for giving a lap dance to a deputy while she was still on duty. Sharon Cunningham, the worker who reported the incident, described what she saw to ...
10:00, 07/18/2019

Dark Phoenix's VFX Supervisor Opens Up About the Astonishing Jean Grey That Could Have Been Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix will go down in history as one of the most perplexing of Fox’s X-Men films. It was a movie that didn’t seem to know what it wanted to be—or even who the X-Men are, frankly. One minute, the X-Men are jetting off into space...
08:17, 08/01/2019

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5%, according to a study published Thursday in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum. The study, conducted by the Friedman School of Nutriti...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Ethics agency fines MTA supervisor for running side biz on public dime The MTA suspended a city transit supervisor for 30 days without pay for moonlighting — running his own electronics repair shop on state time for up to three years, the state’s ethics watchdog agency announced Wednesday. Gustavo Espinal, i...
01:00, 07/11/2019

Brooklyn doctor claims supervisor threatened to kill him after romance ended A Brooklyn anesthesiologist who couldn’t numb herself to the heartbreak of getting dumped by a fellow physician allegedly threatened to kill him and his mom with a muscle relaxant, a lawsuit claims. She also threatened to kill herself. “How would you...
11:51, 07/28/2019

Digital love: does Netflix have an unhealthy robot sex obsession? From VR sexcapades in Maniac to amorous AI in Osmosis, the streaming service keeps bombarding us with disturbing tech hookups. Enough!Netflix, the biggest streaming service in the world, cordially invites you to jerk off to your computer. Take a look...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Dating app users more likely to control their weight in unhealthy ways People who use dating apps such as tinder are more likely to go to great lengths to get a slim figure. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Former B.C. casino supervisor blows whistle on when Macau-style money laundering may have exploded She didn’t know exactly what she was seeing, but one woman's documents appear to provide a view from the casino floor as frightened staff witnessed the arrival of casino gangs....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Three-quarters of food bought in UK hospitals is unhealthy, audit shows NHS staff, patients and visitors shun nutritious snacks in favour of crisps, sweets and cakesResearchers have called for radical restrictions on junk food in UK hospitals after an audit of NHS health centres found that people overwhelmingly bought un...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Study ties unhealthy gums to liver cancer risk A large study finds that people with unhealthy gums and teeth have a higher risk of liver cancer, which kills nearly 32,000 people per year in the U.S....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Cutting back on vegetable protein tied to unhealthy aging (Reuters Health) - Older adults who cut back on the amount of vegetable protein in their diets may be more likely to experience age-related health problems than their peers who increase the amount of plant protein they eat, a Spanish study suggests....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Teen Mom's Kailyn Lowry Faces Why She's Comfortable in Unhealthy Relationships When it comes to matters of the heart, Kailyn Lowry is coming to terms with her faults. The reality star of Teen Mom 2 fame is no stranger to problems in the love department. As has been......
20:34, 05/30/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith Gets Candid About Her "Unhealthy" Relationship With Porn Jada Pinkett Smith is opening up about her past "porn addiction." On the latest episode of her hit Facebook series Red Table Talk, the Girls Trip actress gets candid with daughter......
22:34, 05/20/2019

Virginia Beach employee fired, charged after saying supervisor was the type that inspired mass shooting A Virginia Beach city employee was fired and charged with disturbing the peace after telling a manager that supervisors like her were likely what prompted a gunman to open fire inside a municipal building in May. ...
07:34, 07/13/2019

Diabetes: Unhealthy Eating Habits At Work Can Give Rise To Lifestyle Diseases Eating unhealthy food at workplace may put you at a more risk of catching diabetes and cardiovascular problems than other employees who opt for healthier foods....
18:34, 05/23/2019

Not Just Unhealthy Diet, Excessive Screen Time Also Leads To Weight Gain In Kids A new study has found a link between amounts of screen time and obesity in kids. The study has indicated that kids who spend a lot of time in front of television and phone screens are at an increased......
17:22, 08/11/2019

JFK Airport Supervisor Admits Taking Bribes, Exchanged Plane Parking Spots For Limo Rides and Gifts (NEW YORK) — A former supervisor at Kennedy Airport admitted Friday that she took bribes to allow Qatar and other countries to park their planes overnight during the United Nations General Assembly. Marlene Mizzi pleaded guilty to misdemeanor c...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Amanda Seyfried Blasts Influencer Arielle Charnas for Promoting "Unhealthy" Body Image Amanda Seyfried is speaking out about the power and influence of social media. Earlier this week, Instagram influencer Arielle Charnas took to social media to share a photo of herself in......
20:34, 07/11/2019

Lobbying group takes out full-page ads to prove Beyond Meat’s veggie burger is unhealthy — but it’s not Beyond Meat has taken the world by storm. Its signature “bleeding” burger manages to resemble that of real meat and has become a menu item at a number of restaurants, from TGI Friday to Carl’s Jr. — its competitor, Impossible Burger, just rolled out ...
07:51, 08/16/2019

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 disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should see a doctor. Learn mor...
05:51, 05/08/2019

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 for every type of skin....
08:17, 07/19/2019

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
21:17, 06/12/2019

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally re...
05:51, 07/19/2019

New York City FC reap rewards of shared Manchester City vision Manchester City's dominance of English football is helping their affiliate clubs to be successful around the world, using their expertise on the pitch as well as off it, New York City FC sporting director Claudio Reyna said....
01:51, 07/30/2019

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging t...
00:17, 08/13/2019

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Segu...
16:34, 07/17/2019

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit sa...
17:51, 05/28/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials f...
05:17, 05/02/2019

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
02:51, 07/15/2019

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures requir...
20:34, 07/12/2019

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. That means having a really hot face cloth and soaking the area, or shaving in or just after a showe...
16:51, 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 tool will help restore trust in digital media at a time when deepfakes and fake faces are more common...
19:17, 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 purchased their own systems....
18:34, 05/17/2019

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 for the tag after it lost the bitter battle to......
18:17, 07/29/2019

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 eliminating recognition that lets its students benefit from certain state-funded aid, including need-based gr...
23:51, 05/09/2019

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 abuses, each pressed federal lawmakers to respond to the widespread, unregulated use of the technology by...
02:00, 05/23/2019

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 wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
19:00, 07/10/2019

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 Class in the National Championship, the series will......
19:00, 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 unlawful...
12:51, 05/21/2019

Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognized as an ethnic group in their home country, leaders told visiting Myanmar officials on Sunday as fresh repatriation talks started....
17:17, 07/28/2019

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 pool and plush furnishings...
01:00, 06/07/2019

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 Duchess of Cambridge was spotted......
19:51, 07/15/2019

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 New York State legislators introduced a bill to ban the use of facial recognition surveillance by resi...
08:51, 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. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
11:17, 05/15/2019

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 automatic facial recognition setting is conspicuously absent from their Facebook settings. This fea...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The...
21:51, 06/03/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering surveillance oversight legislation that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police. If the full board approves it Tuesday, San Francisco would become the first U...
08:17, 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 sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the ha...
22:34, 05/16/2019

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. B        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

‘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 expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British...
08:17, 05/28/2019

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 Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
11:51, 07/10/2019

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 more former patients of the now-shuttered business to get tested for the virus....
18:51, 04/30/2019

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 above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You...
11:51, 06/04/2019

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, camel milk promises to leave your skin plumper and brighter. Laura Hampson puts it to the test...
12:51, 08/20/2019

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 has said....
01:17, 06/26/2019

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 this incident,” said New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas....
20:00, 06/07/2019

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 samples to cloud systems....
23:17, 05/09/2019

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 flaws of the tech, the ACLU conducted another test of Amazon’s Rekognition software, which inaccuratel...
03:51, 08/14/2019

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 generate more accurate transcriptions....
00:17, 07/24/2019

Alice Roberts: UK dragging its feet on recognition of humanist weddings TV scientist calls for government to speed up process of changing the lawThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist weddings despite growing demand for such ceremonies, the television scientist Alice Roberts has said.Roberts...
17:34, 06/16/2019

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 more natural way of interacting with devices than poking at buttons and screens, and its popularity ...
14:17, 05/12/2019

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 using computer vision. Bourdakos’ Code Pattern, called “Create a real-time object detection app using ...
21:51, 06/25/2019

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 credentials to prove it....
22:00, 05/31/2019

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 expressions of its users. Titled “Display System Having Sensors,” the patent filing — first reported by Variet...
13:17, 07/23/2019

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 expressions.Read More...
02:00, 07/05/2019

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 gemstones does. I understand that it is popular with lifestyle bloggers and various Kardashian satellites ...
13:00, 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 David Foster, and with vows......
18:00, 06/28/2019

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 believes the software can be used for good, to "change the job of law enforcement." Police in the city o...
20:00, 05/29/2019

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 on Wednesday, an issue that has spurred decades of often heated debate....
16:00, 07/10/2019

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 began repatriation talks with Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp on Saturday, an officia...
04:17, 07/28/2019

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.        ...
03:34, 05/20/2019

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 know....
09:17, 06/02/2019

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, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covered in paper money, had been making concerning posts...
17:17, 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 outlets report an East Baton Rouge Parish jury found 29-year-old William Bottoms, Jr. guilty Friday ...
04:00, 08/11/2019

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 independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technology is not yet reliable enough to justify its use o...
20:17, 06/27/2019

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 show with a few neat Search tricks, including brand new AR and camera features, and then proceeded to ...
21:34, 05/07/2019

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 money.Read More...
04:51, 06/08/2019

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 suddenly had a change of heart due to ethical concerns about the technology—they reportedly just couldn’t ...
04:34, 07/20/2019

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 the fast-food company’s prohibition on facial hair violated employees’ constitutional rights....
19:51, 07/31/2019

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 baby with a permanent facial scar. ...
18:00, 08/20/2019

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 recommendations.Read More...
08:34, 05/03/2019

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 transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of...
05:00, 07/11/2019

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 what Huawei's next flagship phone could have in store.The images, reposted at Tme.net, show a larg...
20:34, 07/14/2019

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 Encarnacion, you get him a stuffed parrot....
15:00, 07/25/2019

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.        ...
05:17, 07/27/2019

The best city in the U.S. for retirement If you are looking for the ideal place to retire without leaving the states, the homework has been done for you! Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo.       ...
16:51, 07/31/2019

Should You Own a Car if You Live in a Big City? Car ownership in a city like New York City requires money, dedication, and the willingness to hate yourself time and time again. Is it all worth it? Well, that’s the question we’re asking during Car Time this week!...
21:17, 05/31/2019

What's the Best Park in Your City? When my friends from the country visit New York, I try to take them to the park. They live ten minutes from real forest hikes, but I still drag them to Prospect Park like “Look, from this path you can barely see the cars!” The parks, these democratiz...
20:00, 05/27/2019

What's Your City's Best Local Food? Some cities know what food they’re good at, and they’re proud of it. You don’t visit New York without eating a bagel, or Paris without a croissant, or L.A. without tacos. Some local foods are more infamous than famous: Philadelphia’s cheese steak, Ch...
17:17, 08/05/2019

Which is the world's most vertical city? You might think of Hong Kong, given its famous skyscraper skyline, but by different measures of verticality other cities come out on topLooking out from sky100, Hong Kong’s highest observation deck on the 100th floor of the city’s tallest building, t...
18:34, 07/16/2019

City not finished yet says Kompany "Manchester City\u0027s victorious players were adamant amidst the celebrations that greeted the completion of their magnificent Premier League triumph on the English south-coast on Sunday that this was still just the infancy of their era of dominanc...
21:34, 05/12/2019

San Francisco set to become first US city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco has edged towards becoming the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes, as well as the manufacturing and distribution of them on city property. A preliminary vote saw city supervisors unanimously approve a ban on e-cigarettes the Foo...
17:00, 06/19/2019

What Should People Know About Driving in Your City? What kind of idiot takes the Inner Loop to the Outer Loop without merging into the HOV lane on red? Why the hell would you take the 101 past Broadway during rush hour without a bumper guard on your parallel parker? But really, what do we need to know...
16:17, 08/19/2019

What is a smart city and how does one plan for it? Cities around the globe are expected to continue to attract an ever increasing portion of the world’s population. By 2050, more than two thirds of us will live in urban areas according to a 2018 research from the United Nations. By 2030, the w...
16:34, 07/09/2019

36 Hours in Atlantic City Beyond the casinos: locally distilled spirits, an African-American museum with a local perspective, and, for the funnel-cake-averse, deep-fried cheesecake....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Which is the world's most musical city? Is it a metropolis like London or a New York – or a smaller city where music is the focus?The event was advertised as a “pedal steel all-dayer” – something you would usually be unlikely to see outside of Nashville. But on a recent Sunday afternoon it...
08:34, 05/02/2019

What's the Biggest Favor Someone Can Do in Your City? In some cities, the nicest thing you can do is shovel someone’s driveway. In some, it’s to lend them shade. In some, it’s to let them pass on the freeway, or top off their parking meter. In your city, what’s the best favor someone can do for someone ...
15:51, 06/24/2019

This is the most expensive city in your state 24/7 Wall St. compared regional price parity among metropolitan areas to determine the most expensive city in every state.       ...
22:51, 08/07/2019

How Moscow became a smart city When discussing smart cities, we tend to look towards the future at a world where everything and everyone are even more connected thanks to new technologies like 5G and AI. However, the Russian capital of Moscow has already made significant prog...
11:51, 08/13/2019

What's the Coolest Neighborhood in Your City? Maybe it’s the one with two coffeeshops on every block. Maybe it’s the one that the ugly condos are about to ruin. Maybe it’s the one with the fish market or the row of antique shops or the beachside boardwalk or the quiet residential streets. But th...
16:00, 07/15/2019

Another Dead Cyclist In The City Around 9:30 a.m. on June 24 in Manhattan, cyclist Robyn Hightman rounded the corner from 23rd Street onto Sixth Avenue, where they were struck by a large white delivery truck and thrown off their bike into the middle of the street. A photo from shor...
21:34, 07/01/2019

What's the Most Important Local Law in Your City? You can’t turn right on red in New York City (or smoke in parks—but good luck getting that enforced). In the French Quarter of New Orleans, you can carry your drink around on the street, as long as it isn’t in a glass container. It pays to know the l...
15:34, 07/22/2019

What's the Best Outdoor Dining in Your City? Good outdoor dining isn’t just a couple of wobbly chairs on a sidewalk. You gotta dress up the place a little bit; you gotta serve food that belongs outdoors. Give your diners some distance from the traffic, or else have a very good reason to stick t...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Everything We Know About the Scrapped Sex and the City 3 Movie We could really use a cosmopolitan right about now. It's no secret that Sex and the City fans have been hoping for a third movie for quite some time. If anything, some of the cast......
06:17, 05/15/2019

Art of the city: London as seen by painters An exhibition at the Guildhall Art Gallery, opening on 31 May, brings together works from the 17th century to the present day to show how the city’s architecture has inspired resident and visiting artists Continue reading......
10:17, 05/31/2019

How the city that never sleeps kept going when the lights went out • Jennifer Lopez: I am heartbroken and devastated • Photos of the Manhattan power outage • Here's what actors did when the power went out on Broadway...
11:17, 07/15/2019

Narva: The EU's 'Russian' city What are the concerns of people in the Estonian border city of Narva? And how much significance does the EU election really have in a "Russian city"?...
19:34, 05/26/2019

Upgrades coming to 40 bus shelters around the city TUCSON – The Tucson Department of Transportation is upgrading several bus stops. Officials said 40 bus shelters throughout the city are being replaced. These new bus shelters will have better shade, seating, and will be ADA Accessible. Out wit...
12:17, 06/21/2019

US city votes to pay ransomware demand Ransomware can bring even the largest organizations to a halt and the same can be said for local governments whose systems have been infected. However, one city in Florida is preparing to pay hackers $600k in bitcoin in the hope of having its systems...
19:34, 06/21/2019

Two students go missing from city schools Two students went missing from city schools Friday morning, police said. Junior Parker, 21, who suffers from autism, slipped out of the Stuyvesant HS at about 8:45 a.m. while attending a program there, cops said. A flurry of police cars, helicopters ...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’? You could argue that the world’s biggest city has hit a sweet spot: a flatlining population, pervasive transit and little gentrification. But is ‘peak city’ even possible – and where does Tokyo go from here?Tokyo is often described as crowded, mushro...
10:00, 06/14/2019

San Francisco could be first US city to ban e-cigarette sales In a preliminary vote, city supervisors unanimously approve the ban amid concerns over youth vapingSan Francisco, home of the electronic cigarette giant Juul, moved a step closer on Tuesday to becoming the first city in the US to ban all sales of e-c...
05:17, 06/19/2019

San Francisco set to become first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco is set to become the first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes after city supervisors voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance on Tuesday. A final vote to pass the measure is expected next week. San Francisco’s Board of Supervi...
05:51, 06/19/2019

New York City crippled by blackout Power has been restored after a blackout plunged midtown Manhattan into darkness for more than five hours. Broadway shows were cancelled, people were trapped in subways and traffic was snarled at intersections....
14:34, 07/14/2019

A Norwegian City Wants to Abolish Time Every day, the Earth rotates. The Sun appears on the horizon in the morning, and then some time later, it sets. We’ve built our lives and societies around this periodicity, with days that are divided into hours, minutes, and seconds, all kept track o...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Baltimore to Trump: Knocking Our City Is Our Job, Not Yours When the president called Baltimore a “dangerous and filthy” place while attacking a Democratic congressman from the city, residents rallied to his defense, and their own....
08:51, 07/29/2019

36 Hours of New York City Pride This year’s host of WorldPride offers a calendar packed with activities. So dive right in, but don’t skip some of the lower-key options (and save room for Frito pie)....
11:51, 06/20/2019

The New York City blackout was actually bad for the environment From food that got tossed to refrigerators that needed extra power, here are ways the New York City blackout may have impacted the environment       ...
16:34, 07/16/2019

Where to hit the culinary jackpot in Atlantic City Like a hot shooter at the dice table, the Atlantic City restaurant scene is on a proverbial roll. Whether you crave a taste of classics from “Boardwalk Empire” or a modern meal from a culinary superstar, this shore town runs the gamut when it comes t...
08:34, 05/23/2019

"Smart City of Surveillance": Chips with Everything Leyland Cecco and Lilian Edwards join Jordan Erica Webber to talk about the latest delays in plans to build a smart neighbourhood in Toronto. Continue reading......
08:00, 06/24/2019

What's the Coolest Secret Spot in Your City? If you take the Manhattan downtown 6 train past the end of the line, you’ll see the abandoned City Hall subway stop. If you wander the residential areas of San Francisco, you can slide down the concrete Seward Street Slides or walk up the Vulcan Sta...
16:00, 07/01/2019

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco became the first major U.S. city Tuesday to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes that have not undergone the required Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review....
06:17, 06/26/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you shouldn't miss....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Why Tales of the City is still a revolutionary show Armistead Maupin’s creation has been rebooted for a new generation. Laura Linney and its makers talk LGBTQ life on TVFor five decades, Tales of the City has been life-affirming, life-changing and even life-saving. Armistead Maupin’s books, which bega...
11:34, 06/01/2019

New York City is the first new 'Hitman 2' location Hitman 2 has had the same locations since launch -- you could take on new targets, of course, but the missions always had to take place in the same environments. You'll have some variety very shortly, though. IO is giving Expansion Pass holder...
05:00, 06/25/2019

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban sale of e-cigarettes The city is fighting the rise of youth vaping despite Juul, the biggest producer of e-cigarettes, being right in its backyardSan Francisco voted to ban e-cigarettes in the first legislation of its kind in the United States.Supervisors approved a meas...
07:51, 06/26/2019

Berkeley became first US city to ban natural gas. Here's what that may mean for the future The California city on Tuesday voted to ban natural gas hook-ups in new buildings, in a historic moveBerkeley this week became the first city in the United States to ban natural, fossil gas hook-ups in new buildings.The landmark ordinance was passed ...
05:51, 07/24/2019

Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year round make Antigua, Guatemala, a jewel in Central America's crown....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Most expensive city for expats revealed The world's most expensive cities for expats in 2019 have been revealed by Mercer. Wondering which place tops the list? Hint: It's one of Asia's most popular destinations....
01:00, 06/27/2019

Netflix’s Tales of the City Is What Inclusion on TV Should Look Like Each episode of Tales of the City closes on a shot of the rainbow flag, which almost feels a little on the nose–until it doesn’t. The Netflix miniseries is a sequel to the earlier television adaptations of Armistead Maupin’s novels ...
16:51, 06/06/2019

San Francisco is 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco became the first major US city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes after supervisors gave the measure its second and final vote Tuesday. Backers say they hope the legislation will curb underage use of e-cigarettes, ...
02:00, 06/26/2019

The Division 2 Is Going Back To New York City Just when we thought we were done scouring the streets of NYC, The Division 2 drags us back in. While the first and second episode updates for The Division 2 take players to the National Zoo and the Pentagon, the third episode brings players back to ...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Here's the best city to live in each state in the US 24/7 Wall St. weighted dozens of measures from the U.S. Census Bureau, the FBI, and other sources to identify the best city to live in each state.       ...
19:51, 07/28/2019

Orlando City beats Crew 2-0 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chris Mueller and Tesho Akindele scored, Nani assisted on both goals and Orlando City beat the Columbus Crew 2-0 on Saturday night. Mueller opened the scoring for Orlando (6-8-3) in the 41st minute, settling Nani’s pass an...
08:51, 06/30/2019

Layover tours get you out of the airport and into the city You don't need to spend a long layover holed up in a passenger lounge. Some airports offer free or low-cost local tours to connecting passengers.        ...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Here's the best city to live in your state 24/7 Wall St. weighted dozens of measures from the U.S. Census Bureau, the FBI, and other sources to identify the best city to live in each state.       ...
15:17, 07/27/2019

| Man City re-sign Angelino from PSV Eindhoven Manchester City re-signed Spanish defender Angelino from PSV Eindhoven after the Premier League champions activated his £5.3 million buy-back clause....
01:51, 07/04/2019

Be Horrified By Manchester City For The Right Reasons On Saturday, Watford were set alight and consumed by flames in the latest sacrificial ritual attesting to the almighty powers of Manchester City. The smoke from that immolation announced City as champions of the F.A. Cup, winners of the first domesti...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Late 9/11 responder will be honored with key to the city After an activist prodded him on national TV Monday morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he will posthumously award a key to the city to Luis Alvarez– the 9/11 first responder who succumbed to colon cancer just days after delivering a powerful pl...
06:00, 07/02/2019

Newest Camping Adventure: During the Day and in the City Throngs of Seoul’s residents spend leisure time lazing in tents crowded into parks, amid skyscrapers. The city is cracking down with new rules; no tents after 7 p.m., keep those flaps open....
02:34, 06/19/2019

AT&T brings 5G service to its 20th city in the US AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have all made 5G network-related announcements in the last couple of days. It's like they talked each other agreed to light up their 5G networks in various cities across the US at the same time.Since we've already reported...
09:51, 06/28/2019

This US city has the most billionaires per capita in the world Billionaires like views of the Pacific Ocean. San Francisco has more billionaires per inhabitant in the world — with one billionaire for approximately every 11,600 residents, according to data released Thursday by global wealth consultancy Wealth-X. ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

| La Liga chief takes aim at Man City once again La Liga chief Javier Tebas has reignited his feud with Manchester City after suggesting the Premier League champions "present a danger that football has not seen before"....
22:17, 08/06/2019

This is New York City’s most disgusting subway car This is ‘litter-ally’ the most vile subway car in New York City. This is ‘litter-ally’ the most vile subway car in New York City. Repugnant video posted to Facebook on Tuesday shows a southbound-bound 2 train at the Allerton Avenue stop i...
00:51, 05/12/2019

| City boss Pep fuming after VAR controversy Pep Guardiola called for VAR to be "fixed" after Manchester City were denied a last-gasp winner in their dramatic 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Saturday....
07:34, 08/18/2019

The city created by the Chernobyl explosion For one city in the Ukraine, the Chernobyl explosion in 1986 was an act of creation. Find out how the nuclear disaster gave birth to Slavutych and what a traveler will find there today....
01:00, 08/18/2019

Can AI really fix potholes? The city of Memphis and Google say yes Potholes are often a costly and frustrating problem for cities to manage. TechRepublic's Karen Roby talked with the CIO of Memphis about a new AI program that is making the issue much easier to solve....
05:17, 08/24/2019

Michigan candidate says city should be as white 'as possible' A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible."...
11:17, 08/25/2019

This Is Still Manchester City's Premier League Do you feel that? That’s the oncoming rush of another Premier League season, which officially kicks off on Friday. After the greatest title race in league history last season, the Premier League could have a worthy sequel on its hands. League runners...
21:00, 08/09/2019

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grassroots community efforts. The Desert View High School graduate earned a PhD and has taught classes at ...
01:00, 08/10/2019

Former City Councilman Lew Fidler dead at 62 Former Brooklyn City Councilman and longtime Democratic operative Lew Fidler died Sunday, two days after he was found unconscious in a Queens movie theater, sources told The Post. Fidler, who underwent a double kidney transplant in 2014, was discover...
04:17, 05/06/2019

New York City FC beats Impact 2-0 MONTREAL (AP) — Maximiliano Moralez and Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scored in New York City FC’s 2-0 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night. Sean Johnson had his fifth shutout of the season to tie for the MLS lead. Moralez scored in the s...
01:51, 05/05/2019

| 'We'll only get better': Guardiola warns City's rivals Pep Guardiola has warned Manchester City's rivals that his side will be even better next season as they head into a final-day showdown for the Premier League title....
16:00, 05/12/2019

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘City on a Hill’ and ‘Mindhunter’ The season finale of the Boston drama airs on Showtime, and F.B.I. agents investigate more sinister killers in the second season of “Mindhunter” on Netflix....
08:00, 08/18/2019

Documenting a City’s Nocturnal Living Adjusting to the effects of climate change in Phoenix has been a slow burn for its residents. Covering it required these two journalists to flip their internal clocks....
11:18, 08/14/2019

This is the top city for small business in the US: Study Miami is the No. 1 place for small business, according to a Biz2Credit national survey of more than 30,000 businesses released on Tuesday, May 7. The city gets high marks for low taxes, and the ease of regulations to launch start-ups....
17:00, 05/07/2019

India's sixth-biggest city almost entirely out of water The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth largest city, millions of people are running out of water....
03:51, 06/20/2019

Corey Johnson ♥ NY (and even the city's subway). Will he run for mayor? The speaker of the city council, 37, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2004, has overcome addiction and is mulling a mayoral runCorey Johnson got his first brush with fame when, as the captain of his high school football team in a small town in Massachus...
08:51, 05/08/2019

Urban haul: the best city dresses – in pictures Dresses need to be versatile to stand up to a day out on the town. Our pick of the best will see you from public transport to office to park Continue reading......
18:34, 07/10/2019

City of Amsterdam to ban polluting cars from 2030 Gasoline and diesel fueled cars and motorcycles will be banned from Amsterdam from 2030 in an effort to clean up the city's air, the Dutch capital's council said on Thursday....
02:51, 05/03/2019

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-...
23:51, 07/09/2019

New York City now has a Wu-Tang Clan District _____ (CNN) – The Wu-Tang Clan will live on forever in New York City’s streets. The city has designated a section of Staten Island, the borough otherwise known to Wu-Tang fans as Shaolin, as the Wu-Tang District to celebrate the legendary...
23:17, 05/05/2019

Man City fends off Liverpool challenge for title The Premier League title race between Manchester City and Liverpool went down to the wire but there were to be no final twists in what's been a thrilling tale....
10:51, 05/13/2019

City Council Candidate Says She Just Wants to Keep Her Town as White as Possible Jean Cramer is currently one of the five people running for a trio of open city council seats in Marysville, MI. Cramer is also an outspoken racist who, during a candidate forum last night, said she wanted to keep Marysville a “white community” rathe...
00:17, 08/24/2019

City holds first pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades....
14:34, 07/21/2019

Man City's Zinchenko extends contract until 2024 "June 20 (Reuters) - Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko has signed a three-year extension to his contract which will keep him at the club until 2024, the Premier League champions said on Thursday."...
15:51, 06/20/2019

Can this Japanese head massage help the city that never sleeps? I was promised sleep. All I had to do was ring the bell at one of those nondescript, what-the-hell-goes-on-in-there buildings on 38th street near Fifth Avenue and walk to the second floor into a super dark, futuristic sci-fi-looking room where two pe...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Kompany leaving Manchester City after 11 seasons MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Vincent Kompany says he is leaving Manchester City after 11 seasons. The Belgium defender announced his decision on his social-media channels on Sunday, a day after captaining City in its FA Cup final win over Watford. That...
14:34, 05/19/2019

Organization asks Kentucky city to do more to help youth OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An organization that recently formed in western Kentucky due to rising violence is asking a city to provide more opportunities for youth. Owensboro resident Tim Collier says he founded My Brother’s Keeper this month due to...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Manchester City Need To Win Champions League, Says Pep Guardiola Manchester City have never won Champions League. They lost to Monaco in the last-16 in 2017 and exited in the last eight to Liverpool last year and Tottenham this season....
17:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Arkansas city of 4,500 in danger of flooding LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:45 p.m. City officials in Dardanelle, Arkansas, are trying a “last ditch effort” to save the south side of the town from encroaching Arkansas River...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Nearly 500 Children Have Been Infected With HIV in a Single Pakistani City. Here’s What to Know Nearly 500 children in a single Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV, in an outbreak that has led to the arrest of at least one doctor and highlighted gross inadequacies in the local health care system. As of mid-May, 410 children and 100 adul...
20:51, 05/23/2019

'Does a dog know art can disappear?' Surrealism and subsidence in Mexico City The illustrated city: Its main arts institution may be sinking, but the city’s influence on artists and thinkers from Carrington to Trotsky cannot be so easily erased Continue reading......
13:51, 08/16/2019

| City won't rush Silva back from injury The medical team at Manchester City are continuing to assess a muscle complaint which saw Bernardo Silva miss the opening Premier League win over West Ham....
22:34, 08/13/2019

Delph determined to put 'frustrating' Man City end behind him at Everton ‘It was really frustrating … all you want to do is play football’‘Whether on or off the pitch, you’re going to get the same desire’Fabian Delph has vowed to give 100% commitment to his new club Everton after expressing his frustration at a lack of Ma...
18:00, 07/23/2019

Opinion: Why Formula E is succeeding in New York City An exciting season finale proves the electric race series is maturing quickly, and that manufacturers are firmly on board Even in its third season on the calendar, there’s something surreal – and a little incongruous – about the ABB Formula E Champ...
12:34, 07/15/2019

Bournemouth v Manchester City: match preview Can Bournemouth stop Manchester City? Probably not. Eight defeats from eight meetings in the Premier League speaks for itself. How Pep Guardiola’s side respond to completely dominating Tottenham but failing to win is key. If profligacy is again the o...
11:51, 08/24/2019

A US City to Pay $600,000 Ransom to Save Computer Records A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses....
08:51, 06/20/2019

Manchester City v Tottenham: match preview In only the second round of fixtures comes a contest that will offer an early season hint of these two teams’ prospects. Manchester City finished 27 points ahead of Tottenham last term so a draw would be an acceptable result for Mauricio’s Pochettino...
18:51, 08/16/2019

Man City completes sweep of English trophies with FA Cup win LONDON (AP) — Raheem Sterling scored a hat trick as Manchester City completed the first sweep of English men’s football trophies by routing Watford 6-0 in a record-equaling FA Cup final victory margin on Saturday. The fourth piece of silverware...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Why Baltimore sank as New York City soared Last weekend, President Trump described Baltimore as a “very dangerous and filthy place.” Though his tweets were in poor taste, they were not entirely wrong. The population of Maryland’s biggest city has been dwindling — it dropped by more than 1 per...
05:51, 08/04/2019

| Guardiola hails City's history boys Pep Guardiola saluted Manchester City's history makers after they clinched the domestic treble with a swaggering 6-0 rout of Watford in the FA Cup final....
22:51, 05/18/2019

Trump to delay ICE's 10-city immigration raid President Donald Trump on Saturday said he will delay for two weeks raids of illegal immigrants scheduled to start in 10 cities in an effort to work out a solution in Congress....
01:17, 06/23/2019

TWA Hotel Doesn't Need City's Power Grid. It Has Its Own. The new TWA Hotel at New York’s Kennedy Airport is a throwback to the days of Jet-Age design, but it relies on an innovative use of modern technology to power the property....
04:00, 05/24/2019

The city where Diego Maradona rose from the dead The footballer’s move to Naples resurrected his career, leading to professional glory – and personal disaster. A new documentary from the maker of Senna tells his incredible storyDiego Maradona didn’t know it would be his last match for Barcelona. It...
13:51, 06/02/2019

FBI targets LA’s City Hall, DWP in scathing investigation FBI agents descended on Los Angeles’s City Hall and a public utilities agency Monday amid a wide-ranging federal probe into the local government, according to a new report. Federal agents targeted City Hall, law enforcement sources told the Los Angel...
02:34, 07/23/2019

When in Rome, don't dress as a centurion, say city authorities Messy eating near monuments and singing on public transport are also banned by new rulesDressed as a gladiator, Remi Sanz, a visitor from Spain, was unaware that his outfit might land him in trouble as he hung around Rome’s famous Trevi Fountain on F...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Manchester City’s dominance is a frightening prospect "Manchester City were frighteningly good in the FA Cup final but their dominance of the English game is a frightening prospect for the game as a whole, writes Marcus Foley."...
16:00, 05/19/2019

Can a Greek Tragedy Help Heal a Scarred City? On the ground with the provocative stage director Milo Rau, who brought together European and Iraqi actors for a take on “The Oresteia” set in Mosul....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Belfast City Marathon course was too long, organizers say At 26.2 miles long, running a marathon is no small feat, with those crossing the finish line looking forward to celebrating with anything other than some extra time pounding the pavement....
00:17, 05/06/2019

| Liverpool turn to Rodgers to halt Man City Manchester City must overhaul Liverpool once more in a titanic Premier League title race as Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers attempts to help out his old club....
01:00, 05/06/2019

| Difference between City and rivals United? 32 points! Manchester City recorded their biggest points margin differential over neighbours Manchester United following the conclusion of the 2018/19 English Premier League season....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Antigua: Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year make Antigua, Guatemala, a superb travel spot. Could it be Central America's most charming city?...
20:34, 05/20/2019

San Francisco to become first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc....
00:34, 06/26/2019

When City-Builders Meet Mario Galaxy Not too long after Islanders, there’s another peaceful, cute-as-hell city-builder on the way, only this times things are on a more planetary scale....
05:17, 07/17/2019

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits the sale of any e-cigarettes that have not yet received Food and Drug Administration clearance....
00:51, 06/26/2019

City of Tucson opens splash pads The City of Tucson opened its splash pads on Monday as temperatures start to warm up in Southern Arizona. Families can beat the heat at the Catalina Park Splash Pad, near Speedway and 4th Ave. The Naida Jane Baker Splash Pad, near Grant and Stone, is...
02:34, 06/13/2019

City of Tucson changing recycling program TUCSON — Poor recycling practices and risings costs are pushing the City of Tucson to change its recycling program. “Most of the recycling bins were either half full or a third full,” said Carlos De La Torre, Director of Environment...
00:17, 08/13/2019

San Francisco is officially the first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco's expected ban on e-cigarettes is about to become a practical reality. The city has voted in favor of a measure banning sales and and deliveries of e-cigarette products, making it the first urban center to approve just such a meas...
01:00, 06/26/2019

City says company skipping Alabama due to abortion law BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The city of Birmingham says a company has decided against moving to Alabama because of the state’s move to outlaw virtually all abortions. Mayor Randall Woodfin’s office says a technology company isn’t coming...
23:17, 05/21/2019

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
12:00, 05/30/2019

A dog’s incredible journey captures the heart of the city TUCSON — It’s moving day for Gil, a Black Labrador that touched so many hearts in Tucson. Dozens of friends came to bid farewell to Gill Saturday night at the Tucson Hop Shop. “They just rallied behind this dog in a way that I didn&...
00:17, 08/13/2019

The 'Lost City' older than Machu Picchu Hidden deep in the jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia sits Ciudad Perdida, the "Lost City." Built by the Tairona people more than 1,000 years ago, the archaeological site only became an attraction after it was uncovered ...
12:34, 06/21/2019

VIDEO: This may be New York City's most disgusting subway car Mushrooming mounds of trash — newspapers, plastic bags, and discarded bottles, wrappers, personal belongings — carpet nearly half the car, as the handful of passengers seem oblivious to the revolting conditions...
11:17, 05/12/2019

The best Pride 2019 events in New York City The main events This is no ordinary Pride month in New York. The city is hosting WorldPride 2019 — the first US edition of the global celebration of LGBTQ rights — and also honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which gave birth to the...
18:34, 06/21/2019

Flier furious after he lands in wrong city An Italian man launched into an angry tirade when his Ryanair flight landed in Bari, southern Italy, instead of his destination hundreds of miles away on the island of Sardinia....
00:51, 05/23/2019

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many ways, rats are better suited for living in cities than people. They can climb brick walls and "tightrop...
00:00, 05/31/2019

City worker sentenced for stealing over $300K to put hex on her ex A former city Human Resources Administration employee who admitted to stealing more than $300,000 intended for needy New Yorkers — using a portion of the funds to arrange a “supernatural curse” to be placed on her ex-boyfriend — has been sentenced to...
13:34, 07/18/2019

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Remembers the Heart of the City Reading the script for The Last Black Man in San Francisco was like experiencing an earthquake, actor Johnathan Majors says. Strange at first, even surreal....
20:51, 06/21/2019

NY man using name ‘Alex Asher’ probed for threats against PA city The NYPD and FBI are helping a Pennsylvania police department track down a Big Apple resident who made threatening comments to a city in the Keystone State on the heels of a pair of mass shootings. The comments were posted online under an NPR news ar...
23:17, 08/06/2019

Honda e confirmed as name for maker's electric city car Honda’s e prototype is taller than a Mini, shorter than a Jazz Honda four-seat car, previewed by early Urban EV concept, to command added-value appeal, like an Apple product Honda has confirmed that its upcoming electric city car wlll be called th...
16:17, 05/08/2019

| Kompany stunner gives City vital win in EPL race Manchester City were left leading the Premier League tablel with a match to play after captain Vincent Kompany's wonder-strike secured a win over Leicester....
23:34, 05/06/2019

The candidates for New York City’s primary elections There’s a race in the 45th Brooklyn Council District, the former seat of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Farah Louis won the seat in a special election last month to succeed Williams and is favored to prevail again on Tuesday....
05:34, 06/25/2019

City break in Turku – where the Finnish started Finland’s oldest city and former capital is well worth a visit, with buzzing bars, restaurants and museums, plus 20,000 islets to exploreQuiz question: which is the oldest city in Finland and became the capital in 1809? No, not Helsinki – Turku. This...
14:00, 06/01/2019

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
17:00, 06/10/2019

This California town wants to be a ‘sanctuary city’ for gun owners NEEDLES, Calif. — The Old West desert town of Needles, California, is where the beleaguered Joad family crossed the Colorado River into California in John Steinbeck’s classic novel “The Grapes of Wrath” and was a boyhood home to “Peanuts” creator Cha...
01:00, 07/04/2019

All Daniel Jones has to do is win over a city and replace a legend They didn’t want him, not with the sixth pick of the NFL draft. They booed, and booed loudly. They wanted Dwayne Haskins. But Daniel Jones wanted them. He wanted Giants fans and he wanted New York. He wanted the opportunity to learn at the feet of El...
22:34, 07/19/2019

The most patriotic homes for sale around New York City Red, white and blue are the colors of summer, seen everywhere from the flags we wave on the Fourth of July to the season’s blazing sunsets, pale sands and cerulean skies. In honor of the season, here are 10 homes on the market where those all-importa...
23:17, 07/03/2019

Why Tuesday’s City Primary Could Mean the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax The tax isn’t on the ballot, but the beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 to back City Council and mayoral candidates who want to strike it down....
22:17, 05/20/2019

Trapped in the city of a thousand mountains – video A new phenomenon has taken the internet by storm: Chinese rap. But behind its skyrocketing popularity, there is a struggle for freedom of speech. Rappers try to figure out what they can and cannot say after more censorship is announced Continue readi...
17:34, 06/14/2019

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to...
18:34, 06/20/2019

At $5,495, Would You Give This 2011 Think City Electric Some Serious Thought? The best place for a small electric car is in the city, and with a reasonable day range and put-it-in-your pocket parkability, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Think is about as City as they come. Let’s see if its price however, has you avoiding it ...
16:17, 05/06/2019

West Ham can compete despite Man City setback, says Pellegrini "West Ham have the squad they need to compete in the Premier League despite a crushing defeat in their opening match but must focus on improving their style of play rather than worrying about long-term goals, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Thursda...
00:51, 08/16/2019

Galaxy win at Kansas City for 1st time since 2007 KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 10th goal of the season in the 86th minute and Los Angeles beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Wednesday night for the Galaxy’s first road victory in the series since 2007. Los Angeles (9-5-1)...
09:00, 05/30/2019

New York City Is Getting E-Scooters, Hilarity Sure to Ensue As shared e-scooters have proliferated around the world, resulting in frequent hand-wringing and disproportionate media attention relative to the damage and inconvenience they cause, a handful of cities have remained outside the e-scooter bubble due ...
03:34, 06/21/2019

City of Tucson distributes sandbags for the monsoon TUCSON – The official start of the monsoon is just days away and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) wants residents to start preparing now. Starting Monday, TDOT is opening a self-serve sandbag site. TDOT officials say it is...
16:34, 06/10/2019

The Latest: New Baltimore mayor says city will be ‘stronger’ BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the Baltimore mayor’s resignation amid a scandal over her self-published children’s books (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Baltimore’s new mayor promises that Catherine Pugh’s resignation will lead t...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Next-Gen Honda City Spotted Testing In Thailand The next-generation Honda City sedan has been recently spotted testing for the first time. The prototype model of the fifth-generation City was caught on the camera in Thailand, heavily covered in......
13:51, 06/14/2019

Voters could decide if Tucson becomes a sanctuary city TUCSON — Voters could get the opportunity to make Tucson the first sanctuary city in the state of Arizona. Volunteers and organizers with the People’s Defense Initiative collected more than 18,000 signatures for the Tucson Families Free and Together ...
05:17, 07/04/2019

Florida city agrees to pay $600,000 ransom after hack The Riviera Beach, Fla., city council agreed Monday to pay around $600,000 in ransom to regain access to data stolen in a ransomware attack on the community’s security systems....
01:34, 06/21/2019

You Won't Believe the Sex and the City Prop Whitney Cummings Has in Her Closet Who wouldn't want a Carrie Bradshaw keepsake? Whitney Cummings revealed the special prop she has from the Sex and the City set on Wednesday's episode of Watch What Happens Live......
18:51, 08/15/2019

What Is the Greatest Farmers' Market Stand in Your City? It’s prime season for farmers’ markets: local tomatoes, avocados, blueberries, corn, all the best produce in the Northern Hemisphere. But my favorite greenmarket stand is the one that sells lamb meat and wool. (It took me a little while to make the c...
15:51, 07/08/2019

Manchester City v Watford: FA Cup final – live! FA Cup final updates from Wembley, 5pm BST kick-offVincent Kompany: ‘Setbacks, racism – everything fed my fire’And feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 3.40pm BST A place in Europe up for grabs. If City win today, Wolves will qualify f...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Man City's possible Champions League ban a step closer Manchester City are facing a possible ban from the Champions League as UEFA's financial body today deliberates its judgment over an investigation into the club's spending. ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

5 small city zip codes where housing is booming Millennials are looking for cheaper housing that isn’t too far away from the downtowns of the nearby cities where they can dine, shop and work.       ...
09:17, 08/01/2019

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their ci...
00:00, 06/06/2019

‘Tales of the City’: What to Know Before Watching the Netflix Reboot Twenty-five years after causing a sensation with its frank depictions of sex, drugs and L.G.B.T. lives, the series has been revived for a more diverse age. Here’s a refresher on where things left off....
21:34, 06/05/2019

| Barker takes round one lead at Sun City Kyle Barker carded a near-perfect six-under-par 66 to take to the summit of the leaderboard after the opening round of this year’s Sun City Challenge....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Oakland Becomes Second U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms For people who have not been following the fight to legalize psilocybin, it may seem like the movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms sprung up from the earth overnight.Read more......
19:34, 06/05/2019

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms Oakland became the second city in the United States to decriminalize magic mushrooms and other natural psychedelic drugs after the City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday night....
19:34, 06/05/2019

Jerusalem's Old City now accessible for wheelchair users Jerusalem's Old City, sacred to three major faiths, is now wheelchair accessible. Find out how this ancient city is opening up to people with mobility issues....
13:00, 06/07/2019

The New York City nabes millennials can actually afford “No one can afford to buy in this town!” The lament echoes from couples on their couches and circles of friends at brunches searching for a foothold in a robust — at least below the $1 million mark — real estate market. But first-time buyers should t...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Beverly Hills becomes 1st U.S. city to ban most tobacco sales The ban covers sales at gas stations and pharmacies as well as convenience and grocery stores. However, it exempts hotels and three plush cigar lounges in the wealthy and glamorous Los Angeles suburb....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Liverpool must improve 'to have a chance' against City, says Klopp "Liverpool will have to improve on their pre-season performances in order to overcome Manchester City in the Community Shield, according to Jurgen Klopp."...
17:17, 08/01/2019

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Chermaine Lee reports....
14:51, 06/28/2019

Walker extends Man City contract to 2024 "Manchester City defender Kyle Walker has signed a two-year extension to his current contract which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2023-24 season, the Premier League champions announced on Wednesday."...
16:51, 06/19/2019

Westbrook 'eternally grateful' to Oklahoma City Longtime Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, now bound for Houston, took to Instagram on Friday night to thank the Oklahoma City community, saying he was "eternally grateful" for the 11 years he spent with the organization....
01:51, 07/13/2019

Man City, Watford seek landmark win in FA Cup final One team is looking to complete an unprecedented domestic treble, bolstering its status as possibly the greatest ever in English soccer. The other is trying to capture a major trophy for the first time. For either Manchester City or Watford, this FA ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of speakers testified that psychedelics helped them overcome depression, drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. The City Counci...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Manchester City referred to UEFA body over FFP "Manchester City have been referred to an independent judicial chamber following an investigation into alleged breaches of Financial Fair Play regulations."...
16:34, 05/16/2019

Oakland becomes 2nd U.S. city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' Oakland, Calif., passed a resolution late Tuesday that makes the city the second in the United States to decriminalize "magic mushrooms," a hallucinogenic substance often compared to LSD....
15:34, 06/05/2019

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaurants, here’s where to dig in....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Oakland becomes second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms City resolution cited research linking psychedelics and natural hallucinogens to a range of mental health benefitsOakland has become the second city in the US to decriminalize magic mushrooms and other psychedelics, with a policy that activists hope ...
01:17, 06/06/2019

Electric Bus Service Starts In Jammu City For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, an electric bus service was operationalised on Monday in Jammu city. An official statement said, "K Skandan, advisor to state Governor today flagged off the......
10:17, 05/28/2019

The fastest growing US city for tech pros is not where you think Professionals looking for a new job will want to pay close attention to these cities, which have the largest percentage of year-over-year growth of tech job openings....
09:51, 07/30/2019

How Man City could be left in ruins by Uefa charge It is a big few days for Manchester City. On Saturday, they play Watford in the FA Cup Final and victory at Wembley would give Pep Guardiola's team an unprecedented sweep of all three domestic trophies....
15:17, 05/15/2019

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romantic...
16:51, 06/06/2019

'We stood in shock': what happens to a city after a hurricane? A cartoon After Maria is a graphic novella by Dr Gemma Sou and John Cei Douglas about a family’s recovery from Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico in 2017On 20 September 2017, Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, a US territory that is home to 3.3 mil...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Chance The Rapper announces 35-city tour Chance The Rapper finally dropped his long-awaited album The Big Day on Friday, but that doesn’t mean he’s earned any sort of break. No, Chance is still at the level of fame and success where he has to constantly be doing something or else some other...
04:51, 07/31/2019

Ben Affleck Returns to Boston for 'City on a Hill' Ben Affleck’s hometown of Boston is a grand stage for tales of crime and corruption in ‘City on a Hill,’ the new series he is producing for Showtime....
16:34, 06/11/2019

Review: At City Ballet, Two Cheers for Pam Tanowitz It was a sign of the company’s new era to feature a dance by Ms. Tanowitz, whose virtues were on display even if she failed to hit it out of the park....
22:51, 05/03/2019

City of Lethbridge to introduce landfill surcharge The City of Lethbridge is introducing a $50-per-tonne surcharge on business waste haulers if loads to the landfill contain more than 25 per cent recyclable material. ...
12:51, 06/19/2019

Man City facing 1-season ban from Champions League Manchester City has not been cooperating with investigators and is facing a one-season ban from the Champions League for violating financial monitoring rules, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Denver is 1st US city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ DENVER (AP) — Voters have made Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in “magic mushrooms.” Preliminary results show that the citizen-led initiative narrowly passed Tuesday. It makes the use or...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Paul Manafort led into New York City courtroom Paul Manafort arrived Thursday afternoon at a New York City courthouse for an arraignment on state mortgage fraud charges. (June 27)        ...
22:34, 06/27/2019

Beverly Hills becomes first U.S. city to ban tobacco sales One of the wealthiest communities in California has become the first city in the United States to ban the sale of tobacco products, after councilors approved a new law that will take effect in 2021....
06:17, 06/06/2019

Manchester City v Leicester: match preview Manchester City can retain the title by defeating Leicester on Monday if Liverpool lose at Newcastle United in Saturday’s evening kick-off. Yet as Jürgen Klopp’s side will surely not slip up then City will have a tricky proposition in Leicester, who ...
14:34, 05/04/2019

Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
05:51, 06/06/2019

'Hate is always local': the Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis After a 14-year-old was murdered by neo-Nazis in 1995, Kungälv launched a pioneering project that has changed how people think about tackling racismOn an August afternoon in 1995, John Hron, a defiant anti-racist, was tortured and beaten to death by ...
16:17, 05/01/2019

1,000-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city The lost world of the Mayans is found at spectacular Tikal, whose buildings were once the tallest in the Western Hemisphere. Discover why this Guatemalan wonder should be on your travel list....
13:00, 06/07/2019

The art of noticing: five ways to experience a city differently When you learn to recognise the beauty in ruins and weeds, you’re really getting somewhereThere’s much to notice in the city – perhaps too much. We complain about the distracting intrusions of the devices we tote around these days, but the technologi...
23:00, 05/09/2019