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Four shot dead in attack on Indonesia police; officer killed

May 16, 2018

Four shot dead in attack on Indonesia police; officer killed

Indonesian police Wednesday shot dead four sword-wielding men who attacked a police headquarters in Sumatra, killing one officer, the latest in a spate of militant attacks across the Muslim-majority country. National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said the men attacked officers after driving a minivan into ...

May 13, 2018

U.S. fugitive accidentally dials 911, now in jail

A fugitive who is wanted in North Carolina accidentally dialed 911 while he was in upstate New York, and he is now behind bars. WHEC-TV in Rochester reports that deputies from the Wayne County Sheriff's office arrested 53-year-old Jesse Graham on Friday night in Lyons, ...

Japan tapping gait recognition tech in criminal probes

/ May 8, 2018

Japan tapping gait recognition tech in criminal probes

Gait recognition technology, a method to identify people by characteristics shown unconsciously in the ways they walk, is being utilized in criminal investigations in Japan. The technology enables the identification of individuals even from images taken from a distance and low-resolution footage. According to advocates, ...