South Australia: Suspects forced to give passwords, fingerprints, facial scans, or retinal scans to police

Nov 10, 2018

(ZD NET) South Australia Police is set for a boost to its powers under proposed laws introduced on Thursday in Adelaide, which would enable police officers to compel passwords and biometrics from suspects. The proposed laws would apply in cases of indictable offences or where a maximum penalty of over two years applies, following court…

Wildfire destroys California town

Nov 9, 2018

(AP) The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): A fire official says the Northern California town of Paradise has been “pretty much” destroyed. CalFire Capt. Scott McLean says a wind-whipped wildfire destroyed thousands of structures but he said they won’t have an exact count until they can get into the area. The town of…

Man wearing ‘I Love Jesus’ hat broke into church, ripped Bibles

Nov 9, 2018

(WTVR) A Chesterfield Reverend is in disbelief after someone broke into his church, ripped Bibles, spray-painted walls, and smashed a glass window. For 28 years, Ironbridge Church has served the community. Tuesday it was a polling location for Election Day. “So apparently our electronic system did not work properly to relock one of the doors,…

Florida study finds monarch butterflies declined 80 percent since 2005

Nov 9, 2018

(TBO) Every year thousands of monarch butterflies dance through the air over North Florida, traveling between their winter refuge in Mexico and their regular homes along the U.S. Atlantic coastline. The colorful pageant attracts flocks of tourists who are eager to bear witness to this sprightly migration. Every year, though, there have been fewer and…

Dutchman, 69, in legal bid to cut 20 years off his age

Nov 9, 2018

(BREITBART) A Dutch “young god” just months shy of his 70th birthday has launched a legal bid to slash 20 years off his age as he looks to enhance his prospects at work and in love. In an unprecedented case in the Netherlands, Emile Ratelband told a tribunal that he wants to shift his birth…

Facial biometrics to be deployed at Rugby World Cup

Nov 8, 2018

(BIOMETRIC UPDATE) Deployments of NEC’s facial recognition technology throughout Japan are continuing with its adoption to screen reporters attending the Rugby World Cup in 2019, the Japan Times reports, and for a demonstration at Narita International Airport’s Terminal 3, which begins next April, according to a company announcement. Reporters entering Rugby World Cup events at…

China will use particles to form clouds

Nov 8, 2018

(EXPRESS) China is developing a high-tech weather control system which will allow the Asian superpower to move water vapour in the air from the damp west part of the country to the arid north – and the scheme could be rolled out as soon as 2022. Engineers behind the Tianhe project – which translates to…

Roman Catholics worldwide praying in cemeteries to free souls from ‘purgatory’ November 1-8

Nov 7, 2018

(CHRISTIAN NEWSWIRE) As has been the custom for the past 50 years, Roman Catholics worldwide who pray at a cemetery between Nov. 1-8-and follow other requirement-are being offered a plenary indulgence to free their loved one from Purgatory and send their soul to Heaven. The practice has been said to be unbiblical for a number…

California hit by 39 quakes in 24 hours as scientists warn of “movement along the San Andreas Fault”

Nov 6, 2018

(ZERO HEDGE) A series of large earthquakes has rattled California over the last 24 hours, and scientists are telling us that the shaking was the result of “movement along the San Andreas Fault system”. In recent months there has been an alarming amount of seismic activity all along “the Ring of Fire”, and there have…

Demons: Laser technology could be Earth’s ‘porch light’ to attract aliens

Nov 6, 2018

(PHYS ORG) If extraterrestrial intelligence exists somewhere in our galaxy, a new MIT study proposes that laser technology on Earth could, in principle, be fashioned into something of a planetary porch light—a beacon strong enough to attract attention from as far as 20,000 light years away. The research, which author James Clark calls a “feasibility…

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