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Should AI be used to catch shoplifters?

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:35
New artificial intelligence software is being used in Japan to monitor the body language of shoppers and look for signs that they are planning to shoplift.

At least 28 killed in Portugal tourist bus crash

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:20
At least 28 people are dead and another 28 are injured after a tour bus crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island.

Pakistan militants execute 14 bus passengers

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:05
Militants wearing security force uniforms stopped two buses in southwest Pakistan on Thursday and killed 14 passengers after ordering them out of the vehicles, police said.

Son Heung-Min: Spurs' South Korean superstar

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:46
When Son Heung-Min fired home Tottenham's first ever goal at its shiny, brand new $1.3 billion stadium earlier this month it felt like the next chapter in an extraordinary story.

Notre Dame fire investigation ramps up

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 20:23

Activists glue themselves to train in London

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 19:09
Two activists glued themselves to the roof of a train during a third straight day of protests by the Extinction Rebellion group in London, as it seeks to highlight "disastrous inaction on" climate change.

How will Notre Dame be rebuilt?

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 17:09
As the ashes settle in the embers of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, the laborious restoration process can begin. Rebuilding will take years, possibly more than a decade. Yet, for a Gothic masterpiece that famously took 107 years to construct, and stood for centuries more, this may simply mark the latest evolution of a building that has been reshaped many times in its 850-year history.

Britons may need 'porn passes' from July

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 16:12
Repeatedly delayed age-verification laws aimed at preventing under-18s from viewing online pornography will come into force in the UK in July, the government has announced.

Apple pledges to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:49
Apple will help rebuild Notre Dame.

Google and Apple remove TikTok in India

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:31
One of China's biggest social media companies has run into trouble in India.

Couple rescued after writing 'help' in mud

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:21
An Australian couple has been rescued from a crocodile-ridden part of Australia's remote north after lighting a fire and scrawling the word "help" in mud to attract the attention of search crews.

Student sues CEO Richard Liu over alleged rape

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:11
The billionaire founder and chief executive of Chinese e-commerce giant has been accused in a lawsuit of rape by a college student in the United States.

Salah stars on cover of TIME 100

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:56
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is one of six TIME 100 cover stars, the magazine's annual list of the world's most influential people.

Airlines will raise fares this summer. Here's why

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:40
Airfares are almost certain go up this summer. Troubles with the Boeing 737 Max are part of the reason.

Raunchy real estate promo horrifies internet

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:01
Guests are often told to make themselves at home -- but a sultry pair of actors have pushed that invitation to its limits, much to the gleeful horror of the internet.

Passenger boat sinks: 150 missing

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:37
As many as 150 people are missing after a passenger boat sank on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said.