News tagged with serious crimes

YouTube mistakenly closes Syria watchdog channels

The popular video hosting website YouTube said on Monday it had mistakenly shut down two accounts of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a key source of information in the 21-month Syria conflict.

Jan 07, 2013
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Foreclosure crisis and metropolitan crime rates

The housing foreclosure crisis has been blamed for widespread economic and social problems in the United States, including reduced property values, depressed consumer spending and a decline in government services. Some observers ...

Aug 17, 2012
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Online dating scammers looking for money, not love

Online romance scams, a new form of cybercrime, is under-reported and increasing, and has victimized an estimated 230,000 people in England, costing them nearly $60 billion a year, according to an article ...

Mar 28, 2012
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India won't censor social media: minister

India does not intend to censor online social networks such as Facebook, a minister said Tuesday, but he demanded that they obey the same rules governing the press and other media.

Feb 14, 2012
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Facial recognition in use after riots

(AP) -- Facial recognition technology being considered for London's 2012 Games is getting a workout in the wake of Britain's riots, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday, with officers ...

Aug 11, 2011
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