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Across Ontario, automotive thefts have been on a sharp rise, and the numbers related to it paint a startling picture. According to HelloSafe, an online insurance-comparison platform, there were 10,900 auto thefts reported to insurers in Ontario in 2021. This equates to one vehicle stolen every 48 minutes. Across Canada, auto thefts cost $1 billion …

As details have emerged from the deadly mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas last month — which left 19 children and two teachers dead — questions have been raised about the effectiveness of security technology used at the school, experts told ABC News. In Uvalde, a school employee used a security app …

OXFORD, Mich. – A high-tech way to quickly detect weapons in schools is getting a test run in Metro Detroit. After the deadly shooting at Oxford High School, the district made major investments in new security. Now a new artificial intelligence is being tested on campus. The technology is used in more than a dozen …

SYDNEY, May 27 (Reuters) – Australia’s foreign minister Penny Wong warned on a visit to Fiji on Friday that there were regional consequences to the Solomon Islands’ security pact with China, after her Chinese counterpart said interference in the deal would fail. The two countries’ top diplomats are on competing visits to the Pacific islands. …

China will reportedly seek a wide-ranging security and economic deal with 10 Pacific states during Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s trip to the region this week, according to the Reuters news agency. Wang is due to land in the Solomon Islands on Thursday at the start of a 10-day tour that will also take him to …

French amphibious assault ship Dixmude sails through a fjord near Harstad, Norway during the joint exercise Cold Response 2022. Photo: NATO Flickr In a very timely move, France just went from its 2016 Arctic Roadmap – detailing its core interests in the region – to its first standalone polar strategy for 2030, aimed at fixing …

President Joe Biden tended to both business and security interests Sunday as he wrapped up a three-day trip to South Korea, first showcasing Hyundai’s pledge to invest at least $10 billion in the United States and later mingling with troops at a nearby military base. Biden’s visit to Osan Air Base, where thousands of U.S. …

Judy Woodruff: For more on Biden’s first trip to Asia as president, we get two perspectives. Frank Jannuzi is president of the Mansfield Foundation, which seeks to promote U.S. relations with Asia. He also worked at the State Department and as a staffer for then-Senator Joe Biden. And Bonnie Glaser is the director of the …

Governor Kathy Hochul announced the approval of 51 Smart Schools Investment Plans focused on reimagining education in an evolving age and boosting school security. The approved plans, totaling $24.8 million, are part of the $2 billion Smart Schools Bond Act, a sweeping education technology program. “In an era of remote learning brought on by the …

NEW DELHI — India has banned exports of wheat effective immediately, citing a risk to its food security, partly due to the war in Ukraine. A notice in the government gazette by the Directorate of Foreign Trade, dated Friday, said a spike in global prices for wheat was threatening the food security of India and …