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    FBI’s facial recognition technology goes fully operational

    The federal government’s Next Generation Identification System — a biometric database that relies largely on facial-recognition technology — is now fully operational, the FBI announced Monday. “This effort is a significant step forward for the criminal justice...

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    Why you should be worried about facial recognition

    THE FBI has launched its “next generation” facial recognition system — and the implications are terrifying. It not only draws on a database of criminal mugshots, it searches through ordinary people too. Anyone who has ever had...

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    Ebola ‘spiralling out of control’

    BARACK Obama has pledged to send 3000 US military personnel to West Africa to stem the Ebola outbreak, described by the United Nations as a billion-dollar problem. Mr Obama’s military response is part of a heightened US...

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    Sabotage suspected as dozens of children reported dead after measles vaccination in Syria

     As many as 36 children were on Tuesday night reported to have died excruciating deaths after receiving tainted measles vaccines under a United Nations-sponsored program in the rebel-held north of Syria. The program was suspended amid rumours...

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    ‘This isn’t the beginning, it’s the apocalypse’

    INSTRUCTIONS for invasion, boasting of killings and martyrdom, and apocalyptic predictions line the pages of Islamic State’s shocking magazine. Named after a town in northern Syria, flagged as the location of “Armageddon”,DABIQ is a professional-looking publication, and...

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    Syria: Israel Helping Golan Rebels, ‘Playing with Fire’

    Speaking to reporters in the UN Security Council hall, at the UN’s New York headquarters, Syrian UN Ambassador Bashar Ja’afari warned Tuesday that the “Israelis are playing with the fire, they are escalating the situation.” He was...

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    NZ spied on allies, Greenwald claims

    Further bombshell revelations from the Snowden files will reveal New Zealand spied on allies and its Pacific neighbours – and could throw its bid for a UN Security Council seat into chaos. Journalist Glenn Greenwald has confirmed...

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    Vatican car ‘used to smuggle drugs’

    The Vatican has been left red-faced after it emerged that a car bearing its diplomatic plates had been stopped in France with four kilograms of cocaine on board. The car — which also contained 200 gram of...

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    Ebola outbreak: WHO warns containment will cost $1B

    The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will cost nearly $1 billion to contain so it does not turn into...

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    Liberia’s’Largest Newspaper: Ebola and AIDS Manufactured-by US Dept of Defense

    The largest newspaper in Monrovia, Liberia, has published an outrageous conspiracy theory column arguing that the United States is directly responsible for scientifically engineering the Ebola virus in a bioterrorism lab and injecting Africans with it through...

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