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Videos Show Fatal Stabbing on California Subway Platform

OAKLAND — More than a year after a young woman was stabbed to death by a stranger on a California subway platform, jurors deciding the fate of the accused killer saw on Wednesday video of the horrific attack. The surveillance video showed a man pull a kitch...
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Report: Popular Chat App a Spy Tool for Mideast Government

NEW YORK — A chat app that quickly became popular in the United Arab Emirates for communicating with friends and family is actually a spying tool used by the government to track its users, according to a newspaper report. The government uses ToTok to track ...
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Can AI-Powered Cameras Thwart Mass Shooters?

Paul Hildreth peered at a display of dozens of images from security cameras surveying his Atlanta school district and settled on one showing a woman in a bright yellow shirt walking a hallway. "What we're re...
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Sketch of Suspect Released in California Campus Slaying

FULLERTON — Police on Tuesday released a sketch and surveillance images of a suspect in the stabbing death of a retired college administrator at California State University, Fullerton. Authorities were trying to identify the man a day after Steven Shek Keun...
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Edward Snowden Book Coming Out Sept. 17

NEW YORK — Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has written a memoir. The book by the man whose leaks of classified documents transformed the debate about government surveillance is coming ...
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San Francisco May Ban Face Recognition Tech by Police

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police and other city departments. If approved by the full board, San Francisco would become...