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From Macy’s to Albertsons, facial recognition is already everywhere

Some of the most popular stores in the United States, including Macy’s and Albertsons – use facial recognition on their customers, largely without their knowledge, according to digital rights association Fight the Future. On July 14, Fight for the Future helped launch a national campaign to document which of the …

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Mike Pompeo shares election advice for Republicans during Ames visit

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some election strategy advice on Friday morning for a group of Republicans in Ames: engage locally and play nice, but hold on. Pompeo said political efforts should not be about being angry, “but also not about giving in an inch.” He spoke …

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How to Quit Smoking: 5 Actions You Can Take Right Now to Quit Smoking

Cigarettes contain chemicals that can make this addiction particularly insidious. Despite the uphill battle, the addiction can be overcome. Here are five things you can do to help yourself or a loved one quit smoking and enjoy a healthier life: 1. Focus on how to “stay stop” The goal should …

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FEC set to rule on Robin Kelly’s role in fundraising on Thursday

The new chairman of the Illinois Democratic Party will not be able to personally raise funds for state races or participate in the selection of members of a committee to do so, if members of the Federal Election Commission support the language in a draft opinion. they should discuss Thursday. …

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Why companies give employees early access to their paychecks

“I got a slap in the face and had little money. It wasn’t payday yet,” said the 72-year-old Oklahoma resident. “It’s not like it’s optional. It’s not a luxury item that you can choose to buy or not. You have to buy it.” To cover unforeseen expenses, Lawrence was able …

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US considers “additional options” to anticipate resurgence of terrorist groups in Afghanistan, says John Kirby

The United States is “keenly” and “energetically” seeking “additional options” to combat the threat of future terrorist havens in Afghanistan, Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said. said during an appearance on Fox News on Sunday. Why is this important: As President Biden sets August 31 as the deadline for ending …

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FCC considers cell phone blocking options for US state prisons

By MEG KINNARDThe Associated Press COLUMBIA – Federal regulators plan to allow state prisons across the country more technological options to tackle contraband cellphones, which prison officials have long posed as the greatest security threat behind bars. The Federal Communications Commission plans on Tuesday to discuss “take action to combat …

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Irregular cell signal? Boosters and other ways to increase your strength

Today’s technology means we’re always connected – when our connections are actually working the way they should. Is your Wi-Fi network crawling? No one has the time or the patience for this. Tap or click to discover 10 smart ways to fix your slow internet connection. Know the tips before …

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Proposed dam repair could save Litchfield approximately $ 150,000

The dam at the east end of Woodbury Pond in June at Litchfield. Joe Phelan / Journal Kennebec LITCHFIELD – Litchfield officials are currently exploring a long-term solution for the Woodbury Pond Dam that could cost around $ 150,000 less than the initial repair plans. The problems started to show …

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As US exits Bagram Air Base, Russia, Iran, China weigh options in Afghanistan

Russia, Iran and China are weighing their options for Afghanistan’s uncertain future as US forces have reportedly pulled out of its largest airfield as part of a full military exit from the war-torn country. Major U.S. media reported on Friday that the last U.S. troops left Bagram Air Base, the …

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