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LONDON (AP) — As night falls in London, Georgina Rowlands and Anna Hart start applying makeup. Instead of lipstick and eyeliner, they’re covering their faces with geometric shapes. Rowlands has long narrow blue triangles and thin white rectangles criss-crossing her face. Hart has a collection of red, orange and white angular shapes on hers. They’re …

MAINZ, Germany, March 5, 2020 — Air pollution is responsible for shortening people’s lives worldwide on a scale far greater than wars and other forms of violence and than parasitic and vector-borne diseases such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, and smoking, according to a study published March 3 in Cardiovascular Research. However, research by SPECTARIS, the Fraunhofer …

The bureau is behind on recruiting staff for upcoming operations, behind on recruiting community partners for the bureau to work with to educate the public about the census, and behind on developing certain aspects of technology they plan to use to distribute the census as well as mitigating cybersecurity risks, the report found. New York …

CEDAR FALLS — A man was arrested early Saturday for allegedly breaking into apartments at a Cedar Falls retirement home. Joseph Christopher Lockard, 44, of Waterloo, was being held in the Black Hawk County Jail, charged with two counts of second-degree burglary, assault with intent to commit sexual abuse and public intoxication. × You have …

RMIT ABC Fact Check Posted February 04, 2020 09:20:29 Photo: Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow says facial recognition technology is less accurate when used on people with darker skin. (iStock) The claim Facial recognition technology, which often relies on opaque algorithms developed by tech companies, is rapidly infiltrating many aspects of people’s lives, despite lawyers …

But on Tuesday, that’s precisely what Chinese President Xi Jinping did, telling the visiting head of the World Health Organization he had “always been personally in command” and always “personally organizing deployments” in China’s effort to contain the deadly Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Since the coronavirus epidemic turned into a national crisis on January 20, when …

Boris Johnson is facing a possible rebellion over his decision to allow China’s Huawei to build part of Britain’s 5G infrastructure. Senior Tories are examining whether they could try to force a Commons vote on tightening restrictions on Huawei or reduce the cap on its market share further from 35% in the coming years. The …

Three Native American men filed a civil lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Indian Health Service failed to protect them from sexual abuse by a pediatrician, Stanley Patrick Weber, in Montana during the 1990s, a federal court filing shows. The lawsuit filed in the Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C., is the first civil action …

Getty As was noted last year, crystal ball gazing is a perilous activity in this unpredictable world of ours. No-one can say with any degree of certainty how international conflicts will unfold, what will happen politically, and whether the economy will plunge into recession. Generally, as a social science, economics has poor predictive power. And, economists …

Minnesota Timberwolves (13-21, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (10-25, 13th in the Eastern Conference) Cleveland; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland comes into the matchup with Minnesota as losers of three straight games. The Cavaliers are 6-12 on their home court. Cleveland averages 44.2 rebounds per game and is 2-12 when …