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Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings

New York Post – by Bernadette Hogan 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 … Continue reading

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Tornadoes Destroy Homes, Injure Several People in Texas, Oklahoma

Weather Channel Tornado-warned storms continued to rumble through north-central Texas and eastern Oklahoma Saturday afternoon, with several tornadoes reported that destroyed homes and injured several people. Heavy damage was reported in Abilene from a likely tornado that struck around 5 … Continue reading

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F-16 crashes into building near runway at March Reserve Air Force Base in Southern California

ABC News An F-16 crashed at March Reserve Air Force Base in Southern California on Thursday afternoon, hitting a warehouse located right by the runway. Maj. Perry Covington, a public affairs officer, said the building was on fire, but it … Continue reading

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Trump immigration plan: Give me your doctors, your researchers, your top graduate masses yearning to breathe free

NBC News – by Adam Edelman President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed a sweeping “pro-American,” merit-based legal immigration system to replace the current family-based system with one that prioritizes the entrance of highly-skilled migrants like doctors and researchers. “Our proposal … Continue reading

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Army preparing for future battlefields with unmanned vehicles

KBTX COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) – Technology is the way of the future, and the U.S Army is staying ahead of the game. Army Futures Command got a peek into what could be headed their way soon at the Texas A&M … Continue reading

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State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts

NBC News – by Phil Helsel The State Department has ordered “non-emergency U.S. government employees” in Iraq to leave its embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Erbil amid tensions with neighboring Iran. “The U.S. government’s ability to provide routine and … Continue reading

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Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Attack Saudi Oil Facilities, Escalating Tensions in Gulf

New York Times – by Vivian Yee BEIRUT, Lebanon — Yemen’s Houthi rebels carried out multiple drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities on Tuesday, a day after Saudi Arabia said two of its oil tankers had been damaged in an act of … Continue reading

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Severe Weather to Return to Plains Friday Into Early Next Week With Tornadoes, Hail, Damaging Winds, Flooding Rain

Weather Channel Severe thunderstorms with tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail and flooding rain will return to the Plains Friday, lasting into early next week, bringing an end to a relative lull in severe weather. The jet-stream pattern will essentially flip … Continue reading

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Trump dismisses report administration reviewing plan to send 120K troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions

ABC News President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed a New York Times report that the administration is reviewing a plan to send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East if Iran attacked U.S. forces as “fake news.” But even as the president … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bans Police, Municipal Use of Facial Recognition Technology

KQED San Francisco supervisors voted 8 to 1 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 … Continue reading

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Doris Day dies; legendary actress and singer was 97

LA Times Doris Day, a leading box office star of the mid-20th century who achieved indelible fame in big-screen bedroom farces and put a sunny face on the working woman in postwar America, has died. She was 97. The Doris … Continue reading

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Louisiana Declares Statewide Emergency as Mississippi River Rises; Army Corps Opens Spillway

The Weather Channel As the swollen Mississippi River continues to rise in the South, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a statewide emergency amid continuing torrential downpours and storms. In an effort to relieve stress on New Orleans levees, the … Continue reading

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9-year-old boy charged in mom’s shooting death

Fox News FAWN RIVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Latest on a 9-year-old boy accused in the fatal shooting of his mother in southern Michigan (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Court records show a 9-year-old boy has been charged with murder in … Continue reading

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House committee votes to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt

AOL The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and President … Continue reading

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Denver first in U.S. to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms

The Denver Post Denver is poised to become the first city in the nation to effectively decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms. After trailing in results postings Tuesday night and early Wednesday, final unofficial results posted late in the afternoon showed a reversal of fortune … Continue reading

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Senate Intel subpoenas Trump Jr. over Russia matters

Axios The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to answer questions about his previous testimony before Senate investigators in relation to the Russia investigation, sources with direct knowledge told Axios. Why it matters: It’s the first congressional … Continue reading

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Flash Flooding Kills 1, Prompts Rescues, Evacuations in Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma; Tornado Reported in Texas

Weather Channel Flash flooding has killed at least one person and prompted evacuations, road closures, school closings and rescues in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma as storms trek across the Midwest and southern Plains. The severe weather may also be responsible … Continue reading

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Kennedy family denounces RFK Jr. over anti-vaccine stance

Washington Examiner – by Cassidy Morrison Three Kennedys have rebuked Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for his fierce opposition to vaccinations and his help in spreading “dangerous misinformation over social media” about vaccine safety. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph P. Kennedy II, … Continue reading

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Loss of Three Mile island will be major economic hit to region

Penn Live – by Steve Maronni LONDONDERRY TOWNSHIP – When more than 600 workers leave the area, that ripple effect will be felt throughout the region. That’s 600 people and their families who will have to relocate to other parts … Continue reading

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Portland man who offered ICE agent $4,000 to deport estranged wife, child gets 4 months in prison

The Oregonian – by Everton Bailey Jr. A Portland man who offered four times to pay a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent thousands of dollars to have his estranged wife and daughter deported last year was sentenced Monday to … Continue reading

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