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House Votes, 420-to-0, to Demand Public Release of Mueller Report

House Republicans joined Democrats on Thursday to demand that the Justice Department publicly release the full findings of the special counsel’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and the possible involvement of President Trump’s campaign. Though the resolution is nonbinding, Democrats who put it on the House floor are trying to build public pressure on Attorney General William

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Facial recognition’s ‘dirty little secret’: Millions of online photos scraped without consent

Facial recognition can log you into your iPhone, track criminals through crowds and identify loyal customers in stores. The technology — which is imperfect but improving rapidly — is based on algorithms that learn how to recognize human faces and the hundreds of ways in which each one is unique. To do this well, the algorithms must be fed hundreds

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Are AirPods dangerous? 250 scientists sign petition warning of cancer

In 2018, Apple sold 29 million pairs of AirPods The tiny wireless Bluetooth headphones fit into the ear canal 250 scientists from over 40 countries have signed a petition to the WHO and UN to warn against radiowave radiation from WiFi, Bluetooth and cell data The close proximity of AirPods to the brain and inner ear may raise cancer risks

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Web inventor urges users to seek ‘complete control’ of data

World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on Monday slammed the increasing commodification of personal information and appealed for internet users to strive to maintain “complete control” of their data. Berners-Lee, credited with creating the web in 1989, is on a mission to save his invention from a range of problems increasingly dominating online life, including misinformation and a lack of

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Migrants Commit 70% of Violent Crimes in Norwegian Capital

Migrants are responsible for 70% of violent crimes committed in Oslo, Norway, according to a study by the country’s largest commercial television broadcaster. TV2 conducted a review of all verdicts involving serious bodily harm from 2018 until present day, and found that more than two-thirds of perpetrators had migration backgrounds, which is categorized as individuals who have migrated to Norway

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Dem-controlled House Passes Repeal of President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a vote on a measure to block President Trump’s national emergency declaration Tuesday. The 245-182 vote largely broke down along party lines, with only 15 Republicans siding with Dems. The measure would effectively halt the president’s declaration, which would have been used to justify spending on wall construction along the southern US border. The

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