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San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology

World San Francisco supervisors voted 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 liberties advocates. San Francisco's supervisors have voted to ban the use of facial …

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You may get a chance to see the northern lights this week

Technology & Science The northern lights made a particularly bright — and surprise — display overnight on Monday. If you missed it, there's good news: you may get another chance or two this week. Photographer and aurora chaser Art Raham captured the surprise display of northern lights, or aurora borealis, …

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Stanton Friedman, famed UFO researcher, dead at 84

New Brunswick A nuclear physicist by training, Stanton Friedman had devoted his life to researching and investigating UFOs since the late 1960s. He was credited with bringing the 1947 Roswell Incident back into the mainstream conversation. Stanton Friedman, a nuclear physicist devoted to uncovering what he could about alien life, …

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Trump administration asks for $1.6B for NASA moon mission

Technology & Science The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024. NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine wants to see Canadian astronauts …

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Low water in Yukon reveals historical artifacts

North The water is low in the Yukon River system these days, and that's left some history exposed. 'Anywhere there's a calm spot, there's a pretty impressive deposit of artifacts,' says one local historian. Low water on the Yukon River in Whitehorse is revealing historic objects in the riverbed.(Wayne Vallevand/CBC) …

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