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On face recognition, Americans trust police over private firms

On face recognition, Americans trust police over private firms

A majority of Americans trust law enforcement to use facial recognition technology responsibly but fewer are comfortable about its deployment by the private sector, a poll showed Thursday.

Helicopter crash kills four Americans and their pilot in Kenya: police

Helicopter crash kills four Americans and their pilot in Kenya: police

Four Americans and their Kenyan pilot were killed when their helicopter crashed on a remote island in Lake Turkana in a national park in northwest Kenya, police said on Monday.

Russian interference in US election 'massive'

Russian interference in US election 'massive'

The social media tactics used by a Russian organisation to influence the 2016 US elections were broader and more targeted than previously thought, two new reports released on Monday show.

Afghan teen to appear in court for Amsterdam station attack

Afghan teen to appear in court for Amsterdam station attack

Two American citizens -- both believed to be male -- were seriously injured when a knife-wielding man attacked bystanders around noon on Friday at the busy station.

Search on for kidnapped Americans and Canadians in Nigeria

Search on for kidnapped Americans and Canadians in Nigeria

The Nigerian armed forces have joined the hunt for two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in an ambush, a military source told AFP on Thursday.

Rare total solar eclipse marches across America

Rare total solar eclipse marches across America

The moon blacked out the sun as the first total solar eclipse in a century marched from the US Pacific Northwest to the Atlantic Coast, while millions of Americans looked skyward in wonder.

US confirms North Korea travel ban after Warmbier death

US confirms North Korea travel ban after Warmbier death

The United States confirmed on Friday that it plans to ban its nationals from travelling to North Korea, in the wake of the death of an American student who was imprisoned by Pyongyang during a tourist visit.

Most American voters support limited travel ban

Most American voters support limited travel ban

Six in 10 American voters support the new ban on people from six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States unless they can show they have a close relative here, according to opinion poll results.

The four Americans detained in North Korea

The four Americans detained in North Korea

North Korea announced on Sunday that it had detained a US citizen, the fourth American in custody there, as tensions rise between Pyongyang and Washington.

Indian police nab mastermind behind US tax scam

Indian police nab mastermind behind US tax scam

Indian police have arrested the alleged mastermind of a multi-million dollar racket in which callers posing as US officials tricked Americans into paying bogus tax bills, officials said.

New immigration measures imminent, says White House

New immigration measures imminent, says White House

US President Donald Trump was expected to unveil new measures on immigration as early as Monday in the name of keeping Americans safe, with a top aide insisting he did not overstep his authority with his travel ban.

For some Americans, Trump is 'lesser evil'

For some Americans, Trump is 'lesser evil'

For some voters, Democrat Hillary Clinton in November is the clear choice for the White House -- after all, she certainly has more political experience than Republican rival Donald Trump.