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Climate activists end their blockade of German coal mine  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
Hundreds of climate activists have ended a protest inside one of Germany's biggest open-pit mines after police repeatedly ordered them to leave and pulled some protesters out more
Climate activists end blockade of German coal mine  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Hundreds of climate activists have ended a protest inside one of Germany's biggest open-pit mines after police repeatedly ordered them to leave and pulled some protesters out more
The Latest: Climate protesters leave German coal mine  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Hundreds of climate activists have ended a protest inside one of Germany's biggest open-pit mines after police repeatedly ordered them to leave and pulled some protesters out more
Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany's biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threatening danger more
Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ is difficult-but-essential viewing  TechCrunch · 2 days
“When They See Us,” a new miniseries on Netflix, can be so infuriating that it’s hard to watch — especially its first hour, which depicts the... more
Boring Company's flamethrowers could be banned if New York bill passes - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Possessing one for recreational activities would be a felony, according to a CNBC report. more
California to illegal pot shops: We're coming for you  ABC NEWS · 3 days
California is planning to get tough with the state's thriving illegal marijuana market more
Boring Company's flamethrowers could be banned in New York Senate bill - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Possessing one for recreational activities would be a felony, according to a CNBC report. more
Empire of Sin: Everything you need to know  Windows Central · 3 days
Cigars, crime, a few stray bullets, and lounge singing...What could go wrong? Empire of Sin takes place in the Chicago crime network of the 1920s. In an era of flappers and gangsters,... more
Facebook and eBay told to tackle trade in fake reviews  TechCrunch · 3 days
Facebook and eBay have been warned by the U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to do more to tackle the sale of fake reviews on their platforms. Fake... more
Researching slang to help solve gang crime  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Gang-related violent crime continues to affect young people across England and Wales, with the latest reports suggesting that gang leaders are offering teenagers up to £1,000 pounds to carry out stabbings. In their efforts... more
eBay and Facebook told to tackle trade in fake reviews  TechCrunch · 3 days
Facebook and eBay have been warned by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to do more to tackle the sale of fake reviews on their platforms. Fake... more
US fires up X-ray tech to catch illegal drugs at the border - CNET  CNET · 3 days
One drive-through scanner detected nearly 650 pounds of methamphetamine and the synthetic opioid fentanyl hidden under a load of cucumbers. more
No more fear of police: South Australia is close to fully decriminalising sex work  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
South Australia is a crucial step closer to becoming one of few places in the world to decriminalize sex work. more
UK Man Becomes First Convicted in Britain of Making 3D-Printed Gun  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing... more
Score a new Veckle phone mount for your car for just $6  Windows Central · 5 days
Phone mounts are essential for every vehicle. They let you see your GPS and music apps while keeping your phone out of arm's reach,... more
UK makes 'first' conviction over 3-D printed gun  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A student was convicted on Wednesday of manufacturing a firearm using a 3-D printer, in what London's police said they believed was the first such successful prosecution in Britain. more
UK makes 'first' conviction over 3D printed gun  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A student was convicted on Wednesday of manufacturing a firearm using a 3D printer, in what London's police said they believed was the first such successful prosecution in Britain. more
Colonial genocide is a composite act: A human rights analysis  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Canada is currently embroiled in a debate about whether the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls should have used the word "genocide" to describe... more
Guns are often obtained just days before a crime, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Guns recovered from crimes are often a decade old, but knowing when a gun was manufactured doesn't reveal how many times it may have changed hands. more
$4.5M in settlements over deaths tied to doc in murder case  ABC NEWS · 5 days
An Ohio hospital system has reached nearly $4.5 million in settlements so far over the deaths of patients who allegedly received excessive painkiller doses ordered by... more
Marijuana use increases, shifts away from illegal market  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new article reports that, based on analysis of public wastewater samples in at least one Western Washington population center, cannabis use both increased and substantially shifted from the illicit market since... more
Stonewall riots has brought attention to health care needs of LGBTQ people  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
June 28 marks the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall riots -; sparked when police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club in New York... more
Magic for Liars blends magic school with a murder mystery  THE VERGE · 1 week
Magic school clashes with a murder mystery in Magic for Liars, the debut novel from Sarah... more
There’s no reason to trust Amazon’s Choice  THE VERGE · 1 week
Ever since Amazon introduced its “Amazon’s Choice” label in 2015 to recommend certain products, a skeptical world has been trying to find... more
Moulton signs fellow 2020 hopeful Gillibrand's cyber pledge  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says fellow challenger Seth Moulton has agreed to sign her cyber pledge not to use stolen or hacked material for political gain more
How a cyber attack hampered Hong Kong protesters  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Massive public protests taking place in Hong Kong over the past week are aimed at a new extradition law, known as the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance, that would see accused criminals extradited to... more
This is how you suspend Windows 10 BitLocker to perform system changes  Windows Central · 1 week
Are you using BitLocker drive encryption on your PC? Before trying to apply new firmware, hardware, or Windows 10 updates, follow this process to... more
San Francisco tapping AI to reduce racial bias in making criminal charges - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The technology will help Lady Justice keep her blindfold on, says San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón. more
The Alpine A110 is getting a faster S version and we're madder than ever - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
There's no chance that the US will ever get this featherweight turbo coupe, and that's criminally... more
DEEPFAKES Accountability Act would impose unenforceable rules — but it’s a start  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The new DEEPFAKES Accountability Act in the House — and yes, that's an acronym — would take steps to criminalize the synthetic media referred... more
Huawei is apparently showing ads on lockscreens for some of its phones  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
A number of Huawei phone owners have noticed that their devices have suddenly begun displaying ads in their lockscreens, according to Android Police. Users... more
Living and breathing while Black: Racial profiling and other acts of violence  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Recently, Shelby McPhee, a young Black male graduate student presenting at the largest Canadian academic gathering, the 88th annual Congress of the Humanities and... more
US prosecutors to use AI in bid to reduce racial bias  Sky News · 2 weeks
Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence (AI) to try and reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a crime. more
Earthquake tests new wireless network in far-flung Alaska  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The police chief of Alaska's largest city hurried out of the department's glass building after the ground began to shake. Phone lines jammed and even police radios were spotty after a major... more
San Francisco using AI to make charging decisions colourblind  Sky News · 2 weeks
Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence to try to reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a crime. more
How a gender-swapped dating profile picture led to a cop’s arrest  Global News · 2 weeks
“I was just looking to get someone. He just happened to be a cop,” said the 20-year-old student. more
San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce bias in the criminal courts more
San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, adopting a system that strips certain identifying details... more
Helium launches $51M-funded “LongFi” IoT alternative to cellular  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
With 200X the range of WiFi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, find missing dogs via... more
Men In Black: International is safe, bland, utterly sincere fun  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
In the original Men In Black, 1997’s loopy Barry Sonnenfeld comedy about a secret government agency... more
China surveillance fears drive protesters analogue  Sky News · 2 weeks
The Chinese government's surveillance apparatus is driving protesters away from digital technologies while police activity ramps up in Hong Kong. more
Doctored clip shows Facebook CEO championing 'stolen data'  Sky News · 2 weeks
Artists are challenging Facebook's policy of refusing to take down videos which have been manipulated to misrepresent their subjects by creating one about Mark Zuckerberg. more
Radiohead Defies Hackers, Releases Trove of Stolen Music From 'Ok Computer' Studio Recordings  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Radiohead on Tuesday released an 18-hour trove of private recordings from their 1997 album "OK Computer" after getting hacked by someone seeking... more
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Fake Video to Stay on Instagram  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data. more
The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A Los Angeles County woman alleges she was sexually assaulted by former UCLA gynecologist in 2008_11 years before he was arrested in two other sexual abuse cases more
Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators more
Protect your PC with this $20 three-year subscription to Zemana AntiMalware  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Detect and remove malware, adware, and ransomware in real time with Zemana AntiMalware. If you own or use a PC, you're faced with the constant threat... more
Some sage security advice after Radiohead’s unreleased music hack  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Bad news: Radiohead was hacked. Last week, a hacker stole the band’s lead singer Thom Yorke’s private minidisk archive from the band’s third album and subsequent major worldwide hit, OK... more
Tens of thousands of images stolen in US border hack  BBC · 2 weeks
Images of tens of thousands of travellers crossing the US border were taken, officials say. more
Photos of travellers taken at US border point stolen by hackers  Sky News · 2 weeks
Photos of travellers and licence plates gathered at a US border point have been exposed by hackers. more
CBP says traveler photos and license plate images stolen in data breach  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a data breach has exposed the photos of travelers and vehicles traveling in and out of the... more
Cyber of the fittest: Researchers develop first cyber agility framework to measure attacks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
For more than a year, GozNym, a gang of five Russian cyber criminals, stole login credentials and emptied bank accounts from unaware... more
Genealogy companies could struggle to keep clients’ data from police  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Police probably won’t stop searching DNA family trees to find crime suspects. New restrictions on database searches could spur more fights over privacy. more
TalkTalk hacker Daniel Kelley sentenced to four years  BBC · 2 weeks
He was involved in an attack where the personal data of more than 150,000 people was stolen. more
Keanu Reeves steals show with appearance in Cyberpunk 2077  Sky News · 2 weeks
Keanu Reeves stole the show ahead of video games conference E3 with the cinematic trailer for the hotly-anticipated game Cyberpunk 2077. more
Courts' sentencing of Hispanic defendants differs by destination, citizenship, year  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the United States, heightened hostility toward Hispanic immigrants is common in contemporary public discourse, as are fears about Hispanic immigrants and crime. We know that the treatment... more
Big Little Lies season 2 on HBO: Bigger lies, and a terrifying Meryl Streep - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Review: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and gang are back for a second round that engages despite... more
Big Little Lies season 2 review: Bigger lies, and a terrifying Meryl Streep - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Review: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and gang are back for a second round that engages despite lacking the... more
Cyberpunk 2077 will be released April 16th, 2020 and feature Keanu Reeves  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Microsoft has revealed a new trailer for Cyberpunk 2077, which has also been given a release date and a big-name star: Keanu Reeves. The... more
How a podcast helped solve a grisly cold case  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our... more
Man convicted in killing after being ID'd through Snapchat  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A man has been convicted of murder in a drug-related robbery killing in Las Vegas after initially being identified as a suspect because a friend of the victim thought to... more
Police: Man says he robbed bank because he couldn't buy meds  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Police say a 65-year-old man told them that he robbed a Utah bank because he didn't have the money for medication he needed more
Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A popular online genetics database used to find unknown relatives has tightened its policies for police usage over privacy concerns more
Big Little Lies season 2: Bigger lies, but little mystery with no whodunit - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Review: Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are back for a second round that engages despite lacking the most... more
Lack of abortion access troubles Guam's 1st female governor  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The first female governor of Guam says she's concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be forced to seek illegal or dangerous alternatives more
Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it?  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Legal experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses... more
The Latest: Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon event  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A woman was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and yelling about chicken farms on stage at a conference in Las Vegas more
German nurse who murdered 87 patients given life sentence  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A former nurse who induced cardiac arrest in his patients so he could try to resuscitate them is convicted of a total of 87 counts of murder more
Only 2% of black Chicagoan' allegations of police misconduct were sustained  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Analyzing the data on 10,077 citizen complaints lodged against the Chicago Police Department between 2011 and 2014, a pair of New York University researchers has found... more
Talking about climate change could reduce global warming, says new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Social learning matters in arresting climate change, just as much as geophysical factors like plant respiration or solar reflectivity of the earth’s surface, says a surprising... more
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