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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 t...

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports

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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

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

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

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 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 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 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

British court rules for police use of facial recognition technology A British court ruled Wednesday that public use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement was legal, documenting one of the first legal challenges to its use....
01:34, 09/05/2019

Facial recognition technology scrapped at King's Cross site Surveillance software switched off at prestigious development after backlashFacial recognition technology will not be deployed at the King’s Cross development in the future, following a backlash prompted by the site owner’s admission last month that ...
22:00, 09/02/2019

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

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

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

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

Pew survey: Majority of U.S. adults trust police to use facial recognition technology responsibly The Pew Research Center said Thursday that more than half of U.S. adults trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly....
14:51, 09/06/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

| 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

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

Behind the Rise of China's Facial-Recognition Giants Megvii, one of four highly valued Chinese facial-recognition startups, has filed for an IPO. Most of its revenue comes from surveillance and security systems....
19:00, 09/03/2019

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

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

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

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

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 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

Activists pushing for federal facial recognition ban A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology. The groups, which are planning to blanket lawmakers with emails and phone ...
23:34, 09/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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....
18:34, 05/15/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AI facial recognition software now works for wild chimpanzees too Artificial intelligence can recognise individual chimpanzees from their faces, giving researchers a quicker and cheaper way to track and study the apes...
20:34, 09/04/2019

Stadium Weeds Out Disruptive Fans With Facial Recognition European soccer fans who throw their drinks or otherwise disrupt games are sometimes banned. If they try to sneak in, they may have to contend with a facial-recognition system at the stadium....
09:00, 09/06/2019

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

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

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

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

Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court In a closely watched case, a judge ruled that live facial recognition does not violate privacy rights. There has been little legal precedent about its use....
17:00, 09/04/2019

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban....
02:00, 09/12/2019

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 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

Activists demand facial recognition ban for law enforcement in major new push A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement's use of facial recognition technology....
17:34, 09/05/2019

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

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

Google Nest Hub Max review: Bringing facial recognition into our homes Google's Nest Hub Max smart display is now available, and combines facial recognition with Google Assistant so algorithms serve users personalized results.Read More...
18:17, 09/09/2019

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

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

Poll Finds Americans Trust Police Use of Facial Recognition The Pew Research Center reports 56% of Americans trust law enforcement to use the technology responsibly, despite concerns over fairness and bans in some cities....
01:34, 09/06/2019

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

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

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

Majority of Americans trust police to use facial recognition responsibly A majority of Americans trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly and say it's okay to use the controversial tool to keep public spaces securel, according to a new survey....
09:34, 09/12/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Facial recognition startup Megvii files IPO in Hong Kong Megvii, maker of facial recognition software Face++, has filed IPO paperwork in Hong Kong with backing from Alibaba, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs.Read More...
23:51, 08/26/2019

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police use of facial recognition is legal, Cardiff high court rules Surveillance system interferes with privacy rights but is still lawful says judgePolice use of automatic facial recognition technology to search for people in crowds is lawful, the high court in Cardiff has ruled.Although the mass surveillance system...
18:00, 09/04/2019

How NYPD’s facial recognition software ID’ed subway rice cooker kook NYPD detectives identified the mystery man who sparked terror by leaving a pair of rice cookers in a subway long before their bomb-squad counterparts even realized the devices were harmless — thanks to controversial face-scanning technology. It was a...
03:51, 08/26/2019

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

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

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

California legislature bars facial recognition for police body cameras California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition software, the latest curb on technology that some say poses a threat to civil liberties....
14:17, 09/13/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Influential Coalition With 15 Million Members Calls for Outright Ban on Facial Recognition More than thirty organizations on Thursday called for a nationwide ban against government use of face recognition calling the technology “unreliable, biased, and a threat to basic rights and safety.”Read more......
01:34, 09/06/2019

Pew: U.S. adults trust police with facial recognition more than tech companies or advertisers U.S. adults trust police over tech companies or advertisers with facial recognition software, but attitudes differ based on age, race, and political party.Read More...
00:00, 09/06/2019

Pew survey: Americans trust police more than tech giants to use facial recognition Researchers say that facial recognition technology is "imperfect," which can lead lead to issues related to racial profiling and gender bias.       ...
20:34, 09/05/2019

California lawmakers ban facial-recognition software from police body cams California lawmakers on Thursday temporarily banned state and local law enforcement from using facial-recognition software in body cameras, as the most populous US state takes action against the technology....
03:51, 09/13/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

California's facial recognition ban for police body cameras heads to governor's desk California could soon become the largest state to ban the use of facial recognition technology in law enforcement body cameras, a significant milestone in the regulation of the burgeoning and controversial technology....
21:34, 09/13/2019

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

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

Privacy watchdog investigating King's Cross facial recognition system The UK data and privacy watchdog has said it is launching an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras at King's Cross in central London....
01:00, 09/03/2019

Sweden's First GDPR Fine Goes to a High School Piloting Facial Recognition Attendance A school in northern Sweden experimented with facial recognition as a system to document student attendance, and the Swedish Data Protection Authority (DPA) fined the municipality 200,000 SEK (about $20,699) for violating the General Data Protection ...
22:51, 08/27/2019

Amazon facial recognition exec joins start-up using the tech to make ads more appealing After two years working on Amazon's Rekognition technology, Humphrey Chen left to become product chief at VidMob and put the software into action....
21:18, 09/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Smile-to-pay: Chinese shoppers turn to facial payment technology New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacyChina’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as the country embraces facial payment technology.In a country where mobile payment is a...
11:34, 09/04/2019

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

'It improves targeting’: Americans under threat from Chinese facial recognition systems, Rubio warns Chinese facial recognition technology is spreading to cities around the world, heightening the risk of travel for U.S. government officials and even private citizens, according to a top lawmaker....
18:17, 08/27/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the plan is also mounting, with criticism coming from the EU and the US....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Democrats introduce constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United ruling Senate Democrats introduced a constitutional amendment Tuesday to undo the Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United and restrict corporate political donations....
03:51, 07/31/2019

Democrats rally behind Rashida Tlaib after Palestine, Holocaust comments Democratic leaders were rushing to the defense of freshman Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Monday after she got blasted by Republicans — including President Trump — for comments she made about Jews moving into Palestine after the Holocaust. “Rep...
07:34, 05/14/2019

At Florida Rally, Trump Denounces Democrats’ ‘Nonsense’ as He Looks to 2020 At a relatively subdued “Make America Great Again” rally on Wednesday night, the president riffed on familiar themes, like the “fake news media” and Hillary Clinton....
08:34, 05/09/2019

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night in North Carolina. The chant broke out after ...
20:34, 07/18/2019

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
08:34, 06/19/2019

Hollywood Democrats largely supporting Joe Biden, but reluctant to rally behind single candidate When Joe Biden made one of his first treks to Hollywood for his last presidential race, in 2007, his fundraising had been paltry, he was having trouble getting donors’ attention, and much of showbiz was siding either with the presumed front runner, H...
13:17, 05/08/2019

‘Oh, Do I Look Forward to Running Against Them.’ President Trump Talks Democrats in 2020 at Wisconsin Campaign Rally (GREEN BAY, Wis.) — President Donald Trump boasted of a strong economy and criticized his Democratic presidential opponents Saturday night as he rallied supporters with familiar themes. Trump pointed to the economy’s 3.2% growth in the fi...
02:51, 04/29/2019

Trump denounces Democrats in Cincinnati rally, calls ‘The Squad’ left wing extremists But while he did not mention Omar or her three colleagues by name in the opening moments of his Ohio gathering, the target of his attacks was unmistakable....
17:51, 08/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets Awarded Most Innovative Exchange Technology at 2018 Fund Technology and WSL Awards CHICAGO – February 9, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today the company was awarded “Most Innovative Exchange Technology” at the 2018 Fund Technology and W...
23:34, 05/01/2019

THE TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY FORECAST BOOK 2019: How to navigate the quickly evolving mobile, communications, and technology space (AMZN, BABA, TCEHY, AAPL, GOOGL, SNAP, TMUS, UPS, S, VZ, ROKU, SSNLF, MSI) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. 5G is coming, and wireless networks are poised for transformation t...
08:34, 08/14/2019

Hero MotoSports Team Rally Finishes In Top 10 In Silkway Rally 2019 Hero MotoSports Team Rally completed the Silkway Rally 2019 in a top 10 posiiton in the overall rankings. With a consistent performance across all the stages, the team's rider Oriol Mena finished in......
16:00, 07/17/2019

World Rally Championship's Rally GB Oulton Park stage revealed MSV chief executive Jonathan Palmer has explained how the World Rally Championship will use the Oulton Park circuit for Rally GB's first return to a race circuit in 20 years...
06:51, 06/20/2019

A Look At Some Of The World's Best Airports. Watch A video by Business Insider takes a look at some of the world's best airports and the amenities they offer that make them flyer-favourites. Take a look to find out which airports have made this list....
13:51, 08/27/2019

Asia's biggest and best airports With Beijing's new world-beating airport set to open this year, it adds to the list of megahubs in the region already vying for passengers and airlines while innovating along the way....
02:17, 05/01/2019

The Best And Worst Airlines, Airports Of 2019 The New Jersey hub ranked as the worst U.S. airport in the 2019 annual ratings from AirHelp, an organization that specializes in air traveler rights and seeks compensation in cases of delays or......
10:17, 05/10/2019

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergency doors mid-takeoff or dangerously tossing coins into airplane engines for luck....
08:17, 05/29/2019

Most-shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.       ...
06:51, 08/16/2019

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports Ever wonder if it’s a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it’s safe; your information probably isn’t at risk as long as you connect to the right network. On the other hand, you mig...
23:51, 05/23/2019

America's 10 worst airports are... The Points Guy and traffic-analysis firm INRIX rank America's 10 worst airports, based on travel time, late departures and lack of amenities.       ...
23:51, 08/08/2019

Best US airports for cheap international flights Need a flight for cheap? Check out this list of the best airports to fly out of for cheap international flights.       ...
20:34, 06/26/2019

Why China is building hundreds of new airports China's high speed ascendance to the jet age has prompted a massive airport building project that will plug millions of its citizens directly into international aviation networks and change the aviation world forever....
04:00, 05/26/2019

Shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.       ...
20:17, 06/17/2019

FAA to U.S. airports: Do not install drone countermeasures on your own The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airports in a letter released on Wednesday they could not install drone countermeasures without federal consent, warning they could pose an aviation safety risk by interfering with aircraft navigation and...
03:00, 05/09/2019

FAA will investigate whether two U.S. airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A The FAA is investigating whether airports in Buffalo and San Antonio denied Chick-fil-A because of religious beliefs.        ...
19:51, 05/25/2019

FAA investigating why Chick-fil-A was banned at airports The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation into allegations that New York and Texas airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A by barring the fast-food chain over the owner’s stance on LGBT issues. According to the FAA, the US ...
19:00, 05/29/2019

The 10 worst major airports in the world Francisco Seco/Associated Press The air-travel website AirHelp has released a ranking of 133 major airports across the world. The airports were evaluated on criteria like customer service, cleanliness, on-time performance, and the food and shopping ...
22:34, 05/15/2019

America's 10 best airports, according to new ranking The Points Guy and INRIX based their airport rankings on factors such as travel time, amenities and their connection to their communities.       ...
20:34, 08/09/2019

US airports saw busiest day ever Friday before Memorial Day: TSA The Transportation Security Administration screened more passengers at U.S. airports last Friday than any other day in the agency's history, it said Thursday....
20:34, 05/30/2019

America's 10 best airports, according to The Points Guy The Points Guy and INRIX based their airport rankings on factors such as travel time, amenities and their connection to their communities.       ...
23:17, 08/07/2019

Airports and the TSA are gearing up for the Real ID deadline. You should be, too The Real ID Act set new and higher minimum security standards for driver’s licenses and identification cards that will be accepted at airports.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UK Scraps Landing Cards For Indians, Others At Airports The UK government has scrapped the requirement of filling out landing cards by international travellers coming to the UK from countries like India, as part of a series of measures aimed at a......
20:51, 05/20/2019

America's 10 worst airports, according to new ranking The Points Guy and traffic-analysis firm INRIX rank America's 10 worst airports, based on travel time, late departures and lack of amenities.       ...
23:17, 08/07/2019

FAA investigating two airports where Chick-fil-A restaurants were excluded The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating religious discrimination claims against two airports because plans for Chick-fil-A restaurants were scrapped after complaints about the fast food chain's stance on LGBTQ issues....
22:17, 05/26/2019

Malls are struggling. But stores in airports are thriving Malls are passé. Brick-and-mortar stores are struggling. So retailers are focusing on winning customers at the one place where people reliably shop at stores: airports....
23:00, 07/22/2019

The world's busiest airports in 2018, ranked When you go the airport, you're probably used to being around a lot of people. But which airports have the most passenger traffic?       ...
01:34, 09/17/2019

Government To Privatise Around 25 Airports In Next Phase, Says Official After privatising six airports, the government is set to privatise 20-25 more in the next phase, Airports Authority of India Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra said today....
15:00, 07/26/2019

Heathrow expansion could stop other UK airports developing None of Britain's other airports will be able to have major expansions in the coming decades if Heathrow gets its third runway, the government's adviser has warned....
13:17, 06/25/2019

Thunderstorms grind area airports to a halt Area airports were slammed with hours-long delays Sunday night after severe thunderstorms battered the Tri-State. The storms packed a punch with the threat of 60 mph winds and penny-sized hail when they rolled in about 9:30 p.m., prompting the Nation...
12:34, 06/03/2019

European airports plan for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 The net zero carbon emissions target applies to all members of the Airports Council International Europe and is a response to growing public demand for action to curb climate change....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Heavy rains ground hundreds of flights at NYC airports Severe weather in the New York region forced hundreds of flight cancellations and delays at the area’s three major airports on Wednesday. As of 6:03 p.m., 426 flights had been canceled out of Newark, LaGuardia and Kennedy airports, and another ...
12:51, 08/08/2019

Thousands Of Travellers Delayed At US Airports By Computer Outage Thousands of travellers at US airports faced delays late on Friday because of an nationwide outage of US Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processing systems, officials said....
02:17, 08/17/2019

Major Railway Stations To Have Security Access Like Airports Major railway stations would have access control system at par with security arrangements seen at airports across the country to ensure top-grade safety of the passengers and goods....
10:17, 06/05/2019

Russia's Putin renames airports after famous Russians Poet Alexander Pushkin and Empress Elizabeth Petrovna are among the famous Russians to have airports named after them. The names were chosen by the public, who were able to nominate and vote for their preferred icons....
03:17, 06/01/2019

African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports, study says Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone, says no airports hit: SPA Saudi-led coalition forces trying to restore Yemen's government intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthi militia toward the kingdom on Thursday, the state news agency SPA quoted the coalition's spokesman as saying....
23:17, 07/25/2019

Thousands of travelers delayed at U.S. airports by computer outage Thousands of travelers at U.S. airports faced delays late on Friday because of an nationwide outage of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processing systems, officials said....
00:51, 08/17/2019

Gujarat Airports To Resume Flights As Cyclone Vayu Changes Course Flight operations will resume at Diu and Porbandar airports in Gujarat from 10am tomorrow, Airports Authority of India told news agency ANI as Cyclone Vayu changed its trajectory overnight and moved......
19:17, 06/13/2019

Fuel Companies Threaten To Cut Supply To Air India At 2 More Airports Air India might end up cancelling several flights after September 6 as the state-owned fuel retailers have threatened to cut off supplies to the cash-strapped national carrier at Hyderabad and Raipur....
02:00, 09/01/2019

Cabinet Nod For Leasing Out Three Major Airports To Adani Group The Union Cabinet gave its approval on Wednesday to the proposals for leasing out three major airports -- Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru -- of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) through......
08:17, 07/04/2019

These Are The Best and Worst Airports For Finding Cheap International Flights Living in the Bay Area, I’m lucky enough to have three relatively close airports to choose from when planning a trip. Both the San Francisco and Oakland airport are roughly a 20-30 minute drive from my house depending on the time of day, and if I nee...
04:51, 06/26/2019

Greek police arrest migrants in raids and at airports Authorities in Greece have stepped up efforts to detain migrants without residence permits. Police have made a number of arrests in Thessaloniki and at some of the country's major airports....
22:51, 07/30/2019

Oil Companies Resume Fuel Supply To Air India At 6 Airports PSU oil companies on Saturday resumed jet fuel supplies to cash-strapped Air India following talks mediated by the government, an official spokesperson said....
22:34, 09/07/2019

Name Airports After Top Taxpayers In A Decade, Economic Survey Suggests The Economic Survey 2019, a comprehensive report presented to parliament a day before the budget, outlined a number of steps to encourage people to pay taxes. Outlining a blueprint to reach Prime......
15:00, 07/04/2019

Dorian scrubs another 800 U.S. flights at major Southeast airports Airlines have canceled another 800 U.S. flights for Wednesday due to Hurricane Dorian off the southeastern coast, bringing the total number caused by the storm this week to about 4,000....
20:00, 09/04/2019

Flights Delayed At Two Major British Airports Due To Technical Snag Britain's air traffic authority NATS said it had done enough to fix an earlier system issue for flights to start returning to normal after technical problems delayed planes at Britain's two busiest......
19:34, 07/26/2019

British Airways says technical problems at London airports have been resolved Problems with British Airways' computer systems, which led to cancellations, delays and long queues at London airports on Wednesday have been resolved, a spokesman said....
17:51, 08/07/2019

In A First, Sukhoi Jets Operate At Civilian Airports In Eastern Sector Little over two months after the Balakot airstrike, the Indian Air Force is conducting a comprehensive wartime exercise in the eastern states of the country. For the first time ever, Sukhoi Su30......
09:51, 05/02/2019

Cellphone, laptop searches have nearly quadrupled at US airports and border crossings US government searches of travelers’ cellphones and laptops at airports and border crossings have nearly quadrupled since 2015, and are being done for reasons beyond customs and immigration enforcement, according to a lawsuit....
15:00, 05/02/2019

A Cartier bracelet, a glass eye and a baby among treasures left at airports Sleepy, rushed and distracted travelers leave thousands of objects at airport security checkpoints all the time. Cellphones, laptops, neck pillows and books are common forgotten items, but some truly odd and valuable treasures also get left behind....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Computers coming back online after Customs outage at U.S. airports U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its computers were coming back online and travelers were being processed after a nationwide computer outage earlier on Friday at U.S. airports....
04:17, 08/17/2019

US customs outage delays thousands of travelers in airports across country Social media posts show serious congestion as ‘temporary’ issue affects hubs including JFK and LAXThousands of travelers at major US airports faced congested terminals and long lines on Friday due to a temporary computer outage that affected the US C...
14:51, 08/17/2019

European airports launch plan to be carbon neutral by 2050 LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — The outgoing head of an organization that represents airports in 45 European countries says the body’s new sustainability strategy aims to make airports carbon neutral by 2050. Airport Council International Europe Presid...
11:17, 06/26/2019

209 Slots Vacated By Jet Airways Lying Unused At 31 Airports, Says Centre A total of 209 slots vacated by Jet Airways are lying unused at 31 airports across the country, according to the data shared by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in the Lok Sabha on Thursday....
17:34, 07/11/2019

That loose change left at airports may be used to help fund border operations The Transportation Security Administration plans to use loose change left in trays at airports to partly fund the $232 million that its parent agency, the Department of Homeland Security, has requested to help pay for border operations if Congress do...
19:51, 05/21/2019

84 Airports To Install Body Scanners By March 2020, Says Centre The Centre has directed 84 airports across the country to install body scanners by March 2020, replacing existing door frame metal detectors and hand-held scanners besides pat-down searches of......
11:34, 06/02/2019

France to impose green tax on flight tickets from French airports All tickets for outbound flights from French airports will include a green tax from 2020. It is expected to raise €180 million a year, which will pay for more environmentally friendly means of transportation....
15:34, 07/09/2019

Donald Trump blames 'airports' gaffe on broken teleprompter President Donald Trump on Friday said he mistakenly spoke about airports being in use during the American Revolution because the teleprompter displaying his July Fourth speech broke....
01:00, 07/06/2019

After thousands of delays at one of America's biggest airports, beleaguered travelers ask – how? San Francisco airport says it announced planned construction months ago. Delays raise questions about how airlines preparedRunway construction at one of America’s largest airports led to runaway chaos this week, with travelers stranded and flights ar...
14:51, 09/13/2019

Airports In The 1700s? Historical Flub Lands In Trump Speech Airports? In the 1700s? A historical flub landed in President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" speech on Thursday marking the US Independence Day holiday....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Reclaimed lakes and giant airports: how Mexico City might have looked The Mexican capital was founded by Aztecs on an island in a vast lake. No wonder water flows through so many of its unbuilt projectsEver since Mexico City was founded on an island in the lake of Texcoco its inhabitants have dreamed of water: containi...
14:51, 09/13/2019

Aviation Body Starts Audit Of Airlines, Airports In Monsoon-Hit Areas Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Thursday it has started a special audit of all airlines and airports in monsoon-affected areas in the wake of multiple landing......
22:00, 07/04/2019

President Trump Said Revolutionary War Troops ‘Took Over the Airports’ in His Fourth of July Speech President Trump made a bit of a historical blunder during his Fourth of July “Salute to America” speech Thursday when he said that the Continental Army “took over the airports” from the British during the American Revolutionar...
16:17, 07/05/2019

Yemen's Houthis target two Saudi airports with multiple drone attacks Yemen's Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, adding the installations were out of service....
02:17, 06/16/2019

Radar issue disrupts flights at London Heathrow and Gatwick airports A radar issue is causing disruptions to flights in the UK, limiting operations at two of Britain's busiest airports amid a record-breaking heat wave....
20:51, 07/26/2019

Yemeni Houthis say launched drone attacks on Saudi airports, air base Houthi forces in Yemen launched drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's King Khalid air base as well as the Abha and Najran civilian airports, the Houthis' military spokesman said on Monday....
04:51, 08/06/2019

British airports are testing 3D screening equipment to check carry-on bags New 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major British airports is being introduced and could make your airport experience much easier.       ...
23:17, 08/25/2019

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi airports, airbase: TV Yemen's Houthis launched drone attacks on the airports of Abha and Najran, and the King Khalid airbase, in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Monday....
10:17, 08/05/2019

Trump's claim revolutionary army 'took over airports' draws ridicule – live Trump criticized for making himself center of 45-minute speechDemocratic 2020 contenders out campaigning in full forceSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.16pm BST Yesterday, Donald Trump promised “very soon, we will plant the Amer...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack military positions at Saudi Abha and Jizan airports: TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group attacked military positions and aircraft hangars at Saudi Arabia's Abha and Jizan airports, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Tuesday, citing a military spokesman....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Airports begin to fight back against rogue drones with anti-incursion systems With the FAA predicting the number of drones in the sky will reach 7 million by 2020, dozens of tech companies are racing to develop and install anti-incursion systems. ...
22:51, 06/24/2019

Tech advances at US airports yield more busts of visa overstayers exiting the country Technological innovations recently put in place at U.S. airports are leading authorities to find considerably more people overstaying their visas than even a year ago, immigration officials say....
13:17, 05/02/2019

U.S. Customs system is back online after shutdown caused major delays at airports The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's processing system is back online after a nationwide computer shutdown caused major delays Friday.       ...
12:17, 08/17/2019

Customer service agents at airports report staggering amount of harassment and threats It doesn't take much for passengers to get frustrated at the airport, and according to a new survey, they're taking it out on customer service agents.       ...
09:51, 09/18/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drones targeting Abha and Jizan airports The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted and downed three drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the southwestern Saudi cities of Jizan and Abha, state TV reported on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Attacks On Saudi Airports, Airbase: Report Yemen's Houthis launched drone attacks on the airports of Abha and Najran, and the King Khalid airbase, in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Monday....
22:51, 08/05/2019

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around the country....
17:51, 06/02/2019

United Airlines expands service that holds planes for connecting flyers to new airports By the end of August, United passengers flying through Newark, Dulles and San Francisco will be able to use tool to make tight connecting flights.       ...
22:34, 07/25/2019

Donald Trump Flys Off the Handle in July Fourth Speech, Talmbout Airports During Revolutionary War Donald Trump’s decision to insert himself in Independence Day celebrations in the nation’s capital resulted in a tale of two Fourths — and an erroneous, anachronistic reference to airports being present during the time of the Revolutionary War....
23:17, 07/05/2019

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the New Orleans new terminal opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Very heterosexual couples and 18th-century airports: it's 4 July, Trump-style | Hannah Jane Parkinson Donald Trump’s Independence Day extravaganza was special. And not only for the sight of Tiffany set free from her basementI cannot wait, as a global citizen and (for obvious reasons) constant consumer of news, for independence from Donald Trump. I wi...
19:17, 07/05/2019

| OPINION | There is just so much Nigeria can do for its citizens in SA Anger in Nigeria boiled over and young Nigerians took to the streets protesting South African aggression and unleashing some of their own on South African-owned businesses, writes Gimba Kakanda....
04:34, 09/10/2019

20 become citizens just in time for Independence Day Tucson, AZ – Just in time to celebrate Independence Day, 20 people from 18 countries became United State citizens Thursday. The ceremony took place at Saguaro National Park’s Tucson Mountain District, where the group of 20 became citizens. Judge Bruc...
06:00, 07/05/2019

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit An election for the European Parliament this month is giving the 3 million Europeans who are living in Britain a chance to pass judgment on the Brexit decision that has left their lives in limbo...
17:17, 05/17/2019

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

More than 600,000 EU citizens apply for UK settled status Home Office figures revealed as immigration inspector calls for scheme to be improvedMore than 600,000 EU citizens have already applied to stay in the UK post-Brexit, Home Office figures reveal.But the settled status scheme for EU citizens seeking to...
17:00, 05/02/2019

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds registered complaints after their names were crossed off voter lists....
05:17, 05/26/2019

New citizens to be sworn in on Fourth of July TUCSON – Just in time for the Independence Day, a judge will swear in 20 new citizens in Tucson. The ceremony will take place Thursday, July 4th at Saguaro National Park. Judge Bruce Macdonald will take the oath from people of countries like Af...
05:17, 07/04/2019

The Latest: EU citizens complain they can’t vote in UK Britain’s Electoral Commission has blamed “very short notice” from the government about the U.K. taking part in the European Parliament elections after many EU citizens complained that they were unable to vote in Britain....
18:17, 05/23/2019

How You Can Check Your Name In Assam Citizens' List NRC At 10 am today, the final Assam citizens' list will be published online, over a year after the first list that identifies whether a person is an Indian or a foreigner was released....
01:17, 08/31/2019

Nearly 1,000 Citizens Over Age Of 100 To Vote In Himachal Pradesh About 999 voters over the age of 100 will cast their votes for Himachal Pradesh's four parliamentary seats on May 19, Chief Electoral Officer Devesh Kumar said today...
01:34, 05/04/2019

EU citizens angry at being denied a vote in UK Hundreds of EU citizens trying to cast their vote for the European Parliament elections in the United Kingdom on Friday have been turned away because of administrative mistakes, a campaign group said....
19:34, 05/23/2019

Canada says citizens have been kidnapped in Ghana Canada's foreign ministry on Thursday said that Canadian citizens had been kidnapped in Ghana and that it was working closely with local authorities....
17:51, 06/06/2019

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

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
11:34, 07/12/2019

EU top court throws out citizens' climate suit The European Court of Justice ruled that individuals cannot sue the EU over inaction in the climate crisis. Lawyers for the "People's Climate Case" have vowed to appeal the decision....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Turkey says 6 citizens held in Libya have been freed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says six Turkish nationals who were held by a Libyan force have been released. A Foreign Ministry official says the six crewmembers of a ship were released on Monday, a day after Turkey vowed it would consider...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Rise in EU citizens not getting UK settled status causes alarm Proportion being granted pre-settled status – with fewer rights – has risen to 42%French chef denied settled status after 31 years in UKAre you experiencing settled status problems?A sharp rise in the proportion of EU citizens not considered eligible...
05:17, 08/31/2019

Assam Opposition MLA Left Out Of Citizens' List An MLA from Assam's second-most powerful opposition party is among the 19 lakh people whose names have been left out of the National Register of Citizens or NRC that was published by the government on......
11:17, 08/31/2019

Assam Citizens' List NRC Explained In Five Points After a six-year process of preparing a new Assam National Register of Citizens or NRC, the government has come out with a list that includes over three crore people and leaves out over 19 lakh, who......
11:17, 08/31/2019

Iran detains 17 citizens accused of spying for the CIA Iran has detained 17 Iranian citizens accused of acting as spies for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, according to the country's Ministry of Intelligence....
11:34, 07/22/2019

| Xenophobic attacks: Nigeria to repatriate 600 citizens from SA Nigeria will repatriate about 600 citizens from South Africa this week following a wave of xenophobic violence that caused tensions between the countries, a Nigerian diplomat says....
04:34, 09/10/2019

More EU citizens are seeking help for stress and anxiety over Brexit Mental health service has seen Europeans suffering panic attacks and suicidal thoughts The number of EU citizens turning to therapy to cope with their stress and anxiety over Brexit is on the increase, a mental health expert has said.Emmy van Deurzen...
13:51, 06/02/2019

China Warns Its Citizens About Visiting or Studying in the U.S. China advised its citizens to reconsider visiting or studying in the U.S., a sign that Beijing might be targeting the lucrative tourism and education sectors as it tries to pressure Washington in their trade dispute....
19:51, 06/04/2019

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
00:00, 05/27/2019

US citizens warned over traveling to Saudi Arabia The U.S. State Department called on American citizens to "exercise increased caution" while traveling to Saudi Arabia, a travel advisory posted on its website said on Wednesday....
19:51, 09/18/2019

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—everyone should just have more sex. Read more......
21:34, 05/24/2019

Iran confirms it has detained three Australian citizens Cases of British-Australians Kylie Moore-Gilbert and Jolie King, and King’s Australian partner, Mark Firkin, were revealed last weekIran’s judiciary has confirmed it has detained three Australian citizens, alleging they were arrested for spying and t...
00:00, 09/18/2019

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Co...
16:34, 06/20/2019

AI surveillance that tracks citizens is expanding worldwide WASHINGTON — A research group says a growing number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace says at least 75 countries are actively using AI tools ...
21:51, 09/17/2019

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone missing."...
22:17, 05/23/2019

Citizenship Day celebration honors new citizens in Tumacacori Citizenship Day celebration in Tumacacori, Ariz., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. / Andrew MelendezCitizenship Day celebration in Tumacacori, Ariz., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. / Andrew MelendezCitizenship Day celebration in Tumacacori, Ariz., on Monday, S...
23:19, 09/16/2019

"Development Should Not Be At Cost Of Citizens": Aaditya Thackeray Asserting that development should not be at the cost of citizens and environment, Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray has said his party opposed the Nanar refinery project in Maharashtra as "sons of the......
14:34, 09/18/2019

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
18:17, 06/03/2019

| Australia to bar return of citizens who fought for Islamic State Australia is poised to bar its citizens who have fought for the Islamic State militant group from returning home for up to two years, under new laws discussed in parliament....
11:51, 07/24/2019

Three Australians, two of them dual British citizens, held in Iran Two British-Australian women believed to be in prison, while location of Australian man is unknownThree Australian citizens – two of whom also hold British passports – have been arrested and detained in Iran.A female British-Australian academic who h...
15:51, 09/11/2019

Uncertainty For 19 Lakh As Assam Citizens' List NRC Is Out: 10 Points Over 19 lakh people will have to prove their citizenship after they were left out of the final Assam National Register of Citizens or NRC that was published this morning, an exercise aimed at......
11:17, 08/31/2019

Meet The IAS Officer Who Was In-Charge Of Assam Citizens' List Prateek Hajela, the officer tasked with supervising the gigantic National Register of Citizens updation in Assam, must be a relaxed man after the final list was published on Saturday....
08:34, 09/01/2019

UK, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir The United Kingdom and Germany on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to "immediately" cut......
15:51, 08/03/2019

4 Million Indian Citizens Could Be Made Stateless Tomorrow. Here’s What to Know As many as 4 million people — many of them Muslims — may lose their Indian citizenship on Saturday, accused of being “infiltrators” by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ...
18:51, 08/30/2019

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days with the first mission coming as early as next year....
22:34, 06/07/2019

Number of EU citizens moving to the UK at its lowest level for six years Immigration to the UK from the European Union has remained at its lowest level since 2013, according to the latest estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)....
12:34, 08/22/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever across......
08:34, 05/11/2019

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
19:34, 05/26/2019

iPhone-owning EU citizens are still waiting for Brexit residency app The Brexit situation in Britain isn't only causing chaos in the areas of politics and business, but is causing its share of technology woes too. The latest issue is with the government app which allows EU nationals residing in Britain to apply t...
21:51, 08/26/2019

No White House Trip For Non-Citizens, Says US Principal; Sent On Leave A Maryland elementary school principal has been placed on administrative leave, a Prince George's County school system spokeswoman said Friday, after distributing an unauthorized permission slip that......
05:34, 05/04/2019

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
04:51, 06/17/2019

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
04:51, 07/16/2019

HUD Could Displace More Than 100,000 Legal Residents and Citizens With New Proposed Rule Stephen Miller will never big people face to match his big-and-tall head, and is determined to take his anger out on the most vulnerable among us. After months of pushing the Trump administration to penalize immigrants—legal and undocumented alike—in...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Can green pioneer Costa Rica get citizens on their bikes? Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables, yet has one of the biggest carbon footprints in Central America. Now, it wants to clean up transport, but can cycling improve its image?...
15:51, 05/21/2019

"Not Running Dharamshala": BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain On Citizens' List Senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain has reinforced Home Minister Amit Shah's resolve to remove illegal immigrants from "every inch" of India, over a week after the final list of people who have made......
14:34, 09/20/2019

Meet The IAS Officer Who Was In-Charge Of Assam Citizens List Prateek Hajela, the officer tasked with supervising the gigantic National Register of Citizens updation in Assam, must be a relaxed man after the final list was published on Saturday....
02:00, 09/01/2019

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to harassing immigration checks and home interviews....
06:34, 06/05/2019

NHS prepares to charge EU citizens for treatment after a no-deal Brexit Getty EU citizens in the UK will reportedly have to produce documentation to prove their right to access free healthcare under the NHS after a no-deal Brexit. The Department of Health indicated that hospital trusts should be prepared to charge some ...
04:17, 08/15/2019

| China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US China issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between the global powers....
14:51, 06/04/2019

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?...
11:34, 06/28/2019

Citizens on Patrol: What if Your Neighbor Could Give You a Parking Ticket? The Washington city government is considering giving some residents the power to enforce parking regulations, freeing the police for other duties. But the idea is raising alarm....
23:17, 06/20/2019

"Transparent, Non-Discriminatory": India Defends Citizens List Before UN India defended its move to compile a National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam before the United Nations Human Rights Council today, terming it as a "transparent" exercise that's being taken up in......
03:51, 09/11/2019

US citizens held in Rome over fatal police stabbing A US citizen has reportedly confessed to the deadly stabbing of a police officer in Rome, Italian media have reported. Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has vowed that those responsible "will pay in full."...
03:34, 07/27/2019

China, US warn their citizens about traveling to Sri Lanka after bombings China on Tuesday issued an advisory cautioning its citizens not to travel to Sri Lanka in the near term after a series of explosions there on Easter Sunday....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners....
11:34, 07/12/2019

Stop Adding THC To E-Cigarettes, US Health Authorities Tell Citizens Americans who use e-cigarettes should avoid adding substances like cannabis and buying products off the street -- or consider refraining altogether -- while authorities investigate hundreds of cases......
08:00, 09/01/2019

Biden: Congress should immediately make ‘dreamers’ citizens Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, called on Monday for making "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the United States as children citizens and investing in border technology....
19:00, 06/24/2019

Non-recognition gives Kosovo a headache It is 11 years since Kosovo declared independence from Serbia, and even now, only about half of the UN recognizes it as a free-standing sovereign state. That lack of international validation – not least the absence of a credit rating – is holding bac...
18:00, 09/12/2019

The best — and worst — airports in the world, according to Fodor's Travel Fodor's Travel Awards has named the best airports, airlines and cruises across the U.S. and the world in a variety of categories.       ...
12:51, 06/12/2019

The best – and worst – airports in the world, according to Fodor's Travel Fodor's Travel Awards has named the best airports, airlines and cruises across the U.S. and the world in a variety of categories.       ...
22:00, 06/13/2019

The best — and worst — US airports for cheap international flights, per new ranking Scott's Cheap Flights reveals a new ranking of the best and worst U.S. airports for cheap international flights.       ...
15:34, 06/25/2019

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

Russia's Putin extends passport offer to Ukraine citizens Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday further expanding the number of Ukrainian citizens who can apply for fast-track Russian passports....
20:34, 07/17/2019

Scalpers are using senior citizens to score Shakespeare in the Park tickets The theme for this summer’s Shakespeare in the Park might be everything to do about scamming the system. On opening night of the Public Theater’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing” on May 21, one Upper East Sider scored three prime seats — second...
21:00, 06/01/2019

Original Petitioner Unhappy With "Flawed" Assam Citizens' List The Assam Public Works (APW), the original petitioner in the Supreme Court which led to the updation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) six years ago, said the final NRC turned out to be a......
15:17, 08/31/2019

2020 Population Register To Lay Foundation For Nationwide Citizens' List The government has decided to prepare a National Population Register (NPR) by September 2020 to lay the foundation for a citizens' register across the country....
14:51, 08/03/2019

"Want It By August 31": Supreme Court Firm On Citizens Register Deadline The Supreme Court today reiterated that Assam authorities must publish the final version of the National Register of Citizens, which aims to identify illegal immigrants, on August 31....
15:51, 08/08/2019

Police Case Filed Against 10 In Assam Over Poem On Citizens' List The Assam Police have reportedly contacted several social media websites to verify the authenticity of a poem - that alleged Muslims were being targeted - shared by 10 people on the ongoing......
12:51, 07/13/2019

Retired Army Officer Excluded From Citizens List, He Is "Not Surprised" A retired Army officer who was detained a few months ago on charges of being an illegal immigrant has been left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) list published this morning. However, he......
15:17, 08/31/2019

A List of Citizens in India Leaves Nearly 2 Million People Off — and in Limbo Lists of verified citizens were posted across the state of Assam on Saturday. Those whose names did not appear — most of them Muslims — could soon be stateless....
17:51, 08/31/2019

India to launch national register of citizens to check infiltration The Indian government will implement a national register of citizens on a priority basis in the states facing infiltration of foreign citizens illegally, President Ram Nath Kovind told lawmakers on Thursday....
10:17, 06/20/2019

Bahrain instructs citizens to leave Lebanon over security incidents Bahrain's Foreign Ministry on Sunday instructed its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately, citing "security events and developments", after a week of growing tensions raised fears of a new war between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah movement....
19:51, 09/01/2019

Assam Doctor, Out Of Citizens List, Tweets Of Being "Responsible Indian" Assam NRC List: As the final citizens list was published today, leaving the futures of over 19 lakh people in doubt, a number of stories have come pouring in of people sharing their challenges....
02:00, 09/01/2019

Congress Top Leaders Meet, Say Will Help People Left Out Of Citizens List Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi held discussions with top party leaders on issues related to the National Register of Citizens, after the updated final list was released on Saturday, shutting out......
02:00, 09/01/2019

IRCTC Ticket Concession Rules For Senior Citizens: Five Things To Know Concessions on fares are available for male senior citizens of minimum 60 years and female senior citizen of minimum 58 years. The element of concession is 40 per cent for men senior citizens and 50......
14:17, 06/08/2019

"Will I Be Included?": Anxious Assam Family Waits For Citizens' List A year-long fight for inclusion in the Assam citizen list has left Hitesh Choudhury and his family distraught. He is one of the millions in Assam anxiously waiting for the final list of the National......
11:17, 08/31/2019

Assam Citizens' List Shouldn't Be Politicised: Ashok Gehlot The National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is a sensitive issue and it should not be politicised, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on Saturday....
02:00, 09/01/2019

"Not Fully Satisfied," Says Assam Congress MP On Final Citizens' List Millions in Assam are waiting anxiously for the final National Register of Citizens or NRC - a list intended to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants from Assam - that will be......
11:17, 08/31/2019

| Now Zimbabwe considers repatriation plan for affected citizens in SA - reports The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals died during xenophobic violence, according to media reports....
18:34, 09/11/2019

Chinese police use app to target 'suspicious' citizens in Xinjiang: HRW report Chinese authorities are using an app to vacuum up and record vast amounts of data on Muslim Uyghurs, as part of a mass surveillance system in the far western region of Xinjiang, a report claimed Thursday....
07:34, 05/02/2019

India Not "Dharamshala", Citizens' List Needed For Entire Country: BJP The BJP has said it will update the National Register of Citizens across the country after the exercise is complete in Assam to weed out illegal migrants from Bangladesh....
08:51, 08/03/2019

July 31 Deadline For Assam Citizens' List Won't Be Extended: Top Court The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it clear that it will not extend the July 31 deadline for finalisation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam....
11:17, 05/08/2019

France calls on Iraq to spare six of its citizens from death penalty Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent six of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Bahrain asks its citizens to leave Iran, Iraq 'immediately' U.S.-allied Bahrain warned its citizens on Saturday against travel to Iraq and Iran and asked those already there to return "immediately" for their safety, state news agency BNA said....
17:00, 05/18/2019

| Somalia urges South African govt to protect its citizens Somalia has called on the South African government to protect its citizens in the country as a wave of attacks targets foreigners and their businesses....
22:00, 09/05/2019

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through social media....
20:17, 06/17/2019

British citizens born in US risk having UK bank accounts frozen Britons who left US as children being chased by their banks for a US tax ID they do not haveTens of thousands of British citizens born in the US but who left when only a few months or years old risk having their bank accounts in Britain frozen becaus...
19:17, 08/25/2019

The Latest: Bahrain orders its citizens to leave Iraq, Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Bahrain is ordering all of its citizens to immediate...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Philippines Bars Citizens From Working in Kuwait After Body Is Found The announcement came days after President Rodrigo Duterte responded angrily to reports that a Filipino domestic worker had been found in a freezer in the gulf state....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Turkish rappers call on citizens to speak up with music video #Susamam has had more than 20 million clicks on YouTube. The musicians' message to their fellow citizens: "Don't remain silent!" The ruling AKP party in Turkey feels provoked; the Turkish press has also admonished DW....
16:51, 09/12/2019

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State, a court official said.Captured in Syria by a US-b...
16:51, 05/26/2019

New citizens to experience camping in Saskatchewan through Parks Canada program An excursion planned to Prince Albert National Park this summer aims to pass on knowledge and experience regarding camping-related skills to new Canadians....
23:51, 06/18/2019

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet the country's newly strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
03:17, 06/21/2019

California leads nation -- by far -- in naturalized citizens, data show If you’re a naturalized citizen in the United States – a person born elsewhere who has become a legal U.S. citizen – there’s a good chance you live in California, government statistics show....
09:17, 07/20/2019

UK government may face court action after EU citizens denied vote People reportedly turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errors‘Vote in your own country’: EU citizens tell of UK poll chaosThe government is facing calls to launch an urgent investigation into the treatment of EU citizens in ...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Spanish police detain 4 British citizens ahead of CL final MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have detained four British citizens on the eve of the Champions League final. Authorities say the four were detained for assault, including against police officers. Police did not immediately release any other de...
01:51, 06/01/2019

Railways Ticket Concession Rules For Senior Citizens, Others Explained IRCTC concession rules: Indian Railways offers concession on ticket prices for senior citizens, disabled individuals, students, war widows, government award winners, patients among other persons,......
14:00, 05/09/2019

Trinamool Protests Against Implementation Of Citizens List In West Bengal The Trinamool Congress on Sunday organised rallies and street corner meetings at various places in West Bengal, as part of its "mass protests" against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the......
20:17, 09/08/2019

Biden calls for making Dreamers citizens, in new immigration plan Former Vice President Joe Biden, while accusing President Trump of “vilifying immigrants” to "scare" voters, urged Congress to make so-called Dreamers citizens in his newly released campaign proposal to roll back the Trump administration's policies o...
18:51, 06/24/2019

"Don't Panic": Sarbananda Sonowal's Appeal Before Assam Citizens' List The Assam government will provide legal aid to those excluded from the state's National Register for Citizens, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Friday, ahead of the final publication of the......
01:17, 08/31/2019

French citizens will give input on Notre Dame rebuild The French public will get a say on how the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral will be rebuilt, officials say. “The French will be able to give their opinions, and then we’ll see which decision [will be taken] and how Notre Dame will be re...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Centre Gives Month-Extension To Complete Enumeration Of Citizens Register The Centre has given a one-month extension to complete the enumeration process for updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam by August 31, when the final list of the state's residents......
16:17, 08/01/2019

Citizens line up for Mississippi jobs but fear the impact of ICE raids The workers’ efforts to explore jobs at the meatpacking plants go against the notion that Americans have no interest in the gritty jobs often held by undocumented workers....
08:34, 08/14/2019

Exclusion From Assam Citizens' List Won't Make Anyone "Stateless": Centre The Centre on Sunday said exclusion from the citizen's list in Assam will not make a person "stateless" or a "foreigner" and they would not be deprived of any rights or entitlements....
03:51, 09/02/2019

Canada sends delegation to China to press for release of citizens Canada has sent a parliamentary delegation to China to press for the release of two Canadian citizens formally arrested for espionage last week, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Governments Shut Down the Internet to Stifle Critics. Citizens Pay the Price. Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
16:17, 09/02/2019

Documentary follows Pastafarians as they strain for recognition Film-maker has spent three years showing how the colander-wearing religion is more than a jokeSome time next year, the European court of human rights will decide on the case of a Dutch woman who feels unfairly treated because her country’s highest co...
07:53, 09/19/2019

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

Facial Reconstruction Shows What the Enigmatic Denisovans Might Have Looked Like A pinky finger bone, some teeth, and a lower jaw. That’s all the physical evidence we have of the mysterious Denisovans, an extinct group of hominins closely related to the Neanderthals. Remarkable new research offers a physical reconstruction of the...
18:51, 09/19/2019

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Xenophobic Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to anti-immigrant violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies....
11:00, 09/10/2019

After Assam Citizens List, Plans Of Detention Centre Near Mumbai: Sources The Maharashtra Home Ministry has reportedly written to the Navi Mumbai planning authority asking for land to build a detention centre for illegal immigrants. The news, confirmed by sources within the......
20:17, 09/08/2019

Number of EU citizens coming to UK for jobs halves since 2016 Brexit vote The number of EU citizens moving to this country for jobs has halved since the Brexit referendum despite continuing levels of high overall net migration, official figures revealed today....
13:34, 08/22/2019

Chinese citizens aren't buying homes here. Blame the trade war Chinese home buyers last year ponied up much less cash in the U.S. as the trade war continues to escalate between the world’s two largest economies.       ...
17:34, 06/26/2019

Tech assistance: the rush to design apps and devices for senior citizens Companies are creating new technology to mine baby boomers’ golden years and address the challenges of growing olderSilicon Valley has long sought to disrupt virtually every aspect of modern life. Now comes technology’s final frontier: old age. Tech ...
11:34, 09/03/2019

Google, Apple, and Mozilla won’t budge on Kazakhstan’s sneaky plot to spy on citizens Google and Mozilla stepped up their efforts to block Kazakhstan’s government from intercepting web traffic within the country. In a joint announcement made today, the two companies said they are deploying a technical solution to prevent the use of ‘Q...
15:00, 08/21/2019

Amit Shah In Assam Today, His First Visit Since Release Of Citizens' List Union Home Minister Amit Shah isin Assam today, his first visit since the citizens' list to identify illegal immigrants in the state was released. The National Register of Citizens or NRC had left out......
11:51, 09/08/2019

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide data on non-citizens to the Census Bureau....
01:51, 07/12/2019

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for 'dialogue' with citizens to find 'way out' Territory’s leader says she will ‘immediately’ set up platform to tackle complaints against policeHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “immediately” set up a platform for dialogue with citizens and tackle complaints against the...
09:17, 08/20/2019

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
22:51, 06/07/2019

"If Trinamool Doesn't Bite...": Dilip Ghosh's Warning Over Citizens List West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh Saturday demanded implementation of NRC in the state to drive out Bangladeshi Muslims for the sake of internal security of the country....
02:00, 09/01/2019

China's Leaders Are Penned In as Citizens Stomach High Pork Prices Beijing has tried a variety of measures in recent weeks to bump up the pork supply and bring down prices after a yearlong outbreak of African swine fever decimated the country’s hogs. So far, they haven’t been enough....
11:51, 09/11/2019

Single typo in state bill would have automatically registered non-citizens to vote A typo in the state’s automatic voter registration bill would have forced non-citizens to register despite their ineligibility — but lawmakers vowed it would be fixed. The bill directs designated state agencies such as the Department of Motor V...
03:17, 06/21/2019

Number of new citizens hits 5-year high under Trump administration, despite Dem criticism U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services set a five-year high in 2018 for the number of people who took the oath of citizenship – despite heated criticism from Democrats about the Trump administration's immigration policies....
18:51, 06/03/2019

Database leaks data on most of Ecuador's citizens, including 6.7 million children Elasticsearch server leaks personal data on Ecuador's citizens, their family trees, and children, but also some users' financial records and car registration information....
10:34, 09/16/2019

Centre Extends Deadline To Update Assam Citizens' List NRC To July 31 The centre has extended the deadline to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam by one more month to July 30. The process had been extended in......
19:51, 06/29/2019

US citizens killed in Sri Lanka Easter attacks, secretary of State Pompeo says "The U.S. Embassy is working tirelessly to provide all possible assistance to the American citizens affected by the attacks and their families," Pompeo said....
00:51, 04/29/2019

'Greenland is not for sale': citizens decry Trump's interest in purchasing island Idea dismissed as ‘hopefully a joke’ as MPs fear welfare system would be dismantledDonald Trump may have expressed an interest in acquiring Greenland but Denmark is not interested in selling and Greenlanders mostly think it is a terrible idea.Accordi...
13:51, 08/16/2019

"Why Not Make Citizens' List For Entire World": Congress Mocks Government Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today mocked BJP chief ministers calling for the implementation of the National Register of Citizens in their states, asking why not carry out the exercise in......
19:51, 09/16/2019

Crucial Hearing On Assam Citizens' List In Supreme Court Today The Supreme Court, which is monitoring the updating of the controversial National Register of Citizens or the NRC in Assam, will today once again hear the case today, one of the last hearings on the......
06:17, 08/08/2019

Trump 'stands by' Canada to help secure release of citizens held in China US president offers support for four detained Canadian citizens, two of whom are facing the death penalty US president Donald Trump has offered Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau his support for citizens detained in China and facing the death pen...
07:00, 05/10/2019

"Indians Out, Foreigners In": Tarun Gogoi Protests "Faulty" Citizens List Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has expressed dissatisfaction with the National Register of Citizens (NRC) list published today, claiming that the authorities have erroneously excluded lakhs......
15:17, 08/31/2019

Assam BJP Slams Citizens' List Officer For Rejected Re-Verification Plea The BJP in Assam lashed out at the official overseeing the National Register of Citizens, a list to weed out illegal settlers, accusing him of working for "some vested interest" on Wednesday....
09:00, 07/25/2019

25 Lakh People In Assam Seek Re-Verification Of Draft Citizens Register After nearly 41 lakh people in Assam were left out of the draft National Register of Citizens, about 25 lakh people have sent a petition to the Centre for re-verification and it is under the......
09:51, 07/20/2019

Assam Frees Nine "Declared Foreigners" Ahead Of Citizens List Publication At least nine people who were declared as foreigners and lodged in the detention camp at Goalpara Jail were released today, ahead of the final publication of the National Register of Citizens in......
02:17, 08/27/2019

Assam NRC List 2019: How To Check Names In National Register Of Citizens Assam NRC 2019: The Centre has said people whose names don't appear in the final NRC cannot be declared foreigners till all legal options are exhausted....
09:51, 08/30/2019

Latin American nations warn citizens about US travel after deadly shootings Two violence-plagued Latin American countries are warning against traveling to the US following the weekend’s back-to-back mass shootings. Uruguay and Venezuela — both nations that US citizens are already warned off visiting — issue...
17:17, 08/06/2019

Kazakhstan begins intercepting citizens’ web traffic to ‘protect them from cyber threats’ The Kazakhstan government has started to intercept all HTTPS traffic from all devices within its borders effective July 17, reports ZDNet. Local internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed by the government to force their citizens to insta...
09:51, 07/19/2019

"Award Wapsi Gang Active Again": Giriraj Singh On Citizens' Letter To PM Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Wednesday said ''award wapsi'' gang has become active again to destabilise the Narendra Modi government after 49 eminent citizens wrote to the prime minister on......
23:34, 07/24/2019

BJP Worried As Many Bengali Hindus Missing From Draft Assam Citizens List Umakanta Bhowmik, 52, is busy at his small eatery in Garchuk, on the outskirts of Guwahati. He's a Bengali Hindu and a supporter of the BJP from the days of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.......
11:17, 08/27/2019

Assam Citizens' List Boss Behaving Like "Super Chief Minister": BJP MLA With just two days left for Assam to release its final National Register of Citizens or NRC - a list intended to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants - the ruling BJP's......
17:17, 08/29/2019

India leaves nearly two million people off citizens' list, fate uncertain Nearly 2 million people have been left off a list of citizens released on Saturday in India's northeastern state of Assam, after a mammoth years-long exercise to check illegal immigration that critics said targeted the region's Muslim minority....
09:51, 08/31/2019

Venezuela, Uruguay, Japan warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
02:17, 08/07/2019

Mexico considers the El Paso shooting an 'act of terrorism' against Mexican citizens, official says Mexico's government considers the shooting in El Paso, Texas, an act of terrorism against Mexican citizens and will be participating in the investigation, Secretary of Foreign Affairs Marcelo Ebrard said Monday....
04:51, 08/06/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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