Police facial recognition cameras pose a major risk to freedom

Facial recognition cameras should be BANNED because they pose ‘one of the greatest threats to freedom’, says human rights group Liberty Police facial recognition cameras pose freedom risk, warns human rights group Lawyer Martha Spurrier, from Liberty, has claimed they should be banned It comes after a pedestrian was fined £90 for covering his face by a camera  Police facial […]

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Turkish police break up Europe’s ‘biggest people smuggling ring’

Europe’s biggest people smuggling ring has been broken up in Turkey, according to the country’s police. It is thought that the ring helped thousands of people to cross illegally into Europe. The leader of the group, known as Akbar Omar Tawfeeq, was among 20 people detained by police in four Turkish provinces after a year-long investigation. Police say the network […]

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Arrest made 34 years after murder of prominent TV director

The mysterious death of a prominent Hollywood TV director and producer may have finally been solved — 34 years later. Barry Crane was found dead in his garage in North Hollywood, rolled up naked in bed sheets, by a housekeeper in July 1985. His death was ruled a homicide by bludgeoning and strangulation. Crane’s vehicle was stolen, but later recovered […]

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Calling 101 non-emergency police line may be free as Home Office vows to review its 15p charge

FEES for calling the 101 non-emergency police line may be scrapped as the Home Office promised a review of the 15p charge. The move comes after Vodafone announced it would no longer charge pay-as-you-go users, because they “tend to be more vulnerable”. Home Secretary Sajid Javid’s department urged other mobile providers to follow Vodafone’s lead. A Home Office spokesman said: […]

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Police: Argument over dog poop leads to Kentucky shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say an argument over dog poop ended with a man shooting a woman in the face and repeatedly shooting another man. The Courier Journal reports 38-year-old Glenn Gholar Jr. has pleaded not guilty to first-degree assault in the Friday shooting. Louisville police say the two wounded people suffered serious injuries and were expected to […]

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Cops find car connected to missing teen, Los Angeles homicide

Police found a car near the Mexican border on Friday that had been connected to a missing teen and a Los Angeles-area homicide investigation. The 2013 white BMW with Nevada plates was recovered unoccupied on Friday by San Diego Police near the San Ysidro border of Mexico, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department tweeted. The drivers, Roman Cerratos and Maricela […]

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