Legal Challenges to Trump Emergency Declaration Face Uphill Battle

Democratic lawmakers, states and others mulling legal challenges to President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to obtain funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall face an uphill and probably losing battle in a showdown likely to be decided by the conservative-majority Supreme Court, legal experts said. After being rebuffed by the U.S. Congress in his request for $5.7 billion to help build the wall that was a signature 2016 campaign promise, Trump on Friday invoked emergency powers given to the president under a 1976 law. The move, according to the…

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‘What is your excuse?’: Hezbollah Leader Becomes the Face of Israeli Recycling Ad

Above Nasrallah’s head reads the caption: “I don’t recycle bottles.” Beneath him, the poster says: “Nasrallah has been stuck in a bunker for 12 years. What is your excuse?” A billboard shows Hezbollah militant leader Hassan Nasrallah above a major highway in Tel Aviv (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit) Jerusalem: Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has invaded the Israeli city of Tel Aviv — as the face of an eye-catching, satirical new recycling campaign. A gigantic poster featuring the Lebanese militant leader overlooking Tel Aviv’s Ayalon highway went up Thursday and encourages Israelis…

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4-year-old Boy Finds Gun Under Mattress and Shoots Pregnant Mom in the Face in Washington

The eight month pregnant woman’s husband told the authorities that he borrowed the gun for protection and it was not stolen from anyone. Representative image. Seattle: A 4-year-old boy in a Washington state apartment found a loaded gun under a mattress and used it to shoot his pregnant mother in the face, authorities said on Sunday. The 27-year-old woman and her boyfriend were watching television in bed Saturday when their son found the gun between the mattress and box spring, King County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Ryan Abbott said. “He…

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Several Foreigners Face Deportation as ‘Pay to Stay’ Visa Racket Busted in US

Washington: Several foreigners, including from India, face deportation from the US after authorities busted a “pay to stay” visa racket by arresting eight persons on charges of fraudulently facilitating hundreds of immigrants to illegally remain in the country. In late-night and pre-dawn raids, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested eight foreigners — all of whom are either Indian nationals or Indian Americans — for aiding foreign nationals to remain in the United States illegally by actively recruiting them to enrol into a metro Detroit private Farmington University. Unbeknownst to…

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Android Q Leak Hints at Support for Face ID-Like Facial Recognition, WPA3 Security, and Native Screen Recording

Android Q will reportedly bring support for native system-wide screen recording As Google’s I/O 2019 developer conference draws closer, leaks surrounding Android’s next major update have also picked up the pace. Earlier this month, a comprehensive leak detailed a host of Android Q features such as support for system-wide dark mode, more accessibility features, and developers tools among others. The latest Android Q leak indicates that it will bring native support for Face ID-like facial recognition hardware for a more secure face unlock authentication experience.  Moreover, it might also introduce…

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‘Worse Than Pigs’ British Tourists to Face Deportation from New Zealand

Auckland mayor Phil Goff led national outcry at the tourists’ antics, demanding the police take action. The family have been involved in a string of incidents, including accusations of littering, assault, not paying for restaurant meals and intimidating behaviour. AFP Updated:January 16, 2019, 11:25 AM IST The family have been involved in a string of incidents in and around Auckland and Hamilton, including accusations of littering, assault, not paying for restaurant meals and intimidating behaviour.PHOTOS: FACEBOOK Wellington: Members of a British family have been branded “worse than pigs” and face…

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Karan Johar on Trolls: It’s Important to Read the Good, the Bad and Turn Your Face from the Ugly

Karan Johar says all the praise and the criticism that he gets every day makes him stronger. IANS Updated:January 13, 2019, 10:31 AM IST A file photo of Karan Johar. (Image: Instagram) Filmmaker Karan Johar reads everything being written about him on social media and says he finds strength from the praise and the criticism. “All the praise, all the criticism somewhere makes you stronger. I read a lot of criticism and wake up to abuse sometimes and wake up to the nasty things they write about me but some…

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro Receiving December Security Patch, Face Unlock and Camera Improvements in New Update: Report

Huawei Mate 20 Pro gets December security patch Huawei Mate 20 Pro is receiving a software update over-the-air (OTA) that brings several improvements, as well as a recent Android security patch, as per user reports. Apart from camera and face unlock improvements, the update is also said to bring the December security patch alongside. Last month, an update brought along face unlock optimisations, and this month’s update also brings along more fixes related to face unlock security. The update should now be rolling out across markets where the phone has…

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AMS Links Up With China’s Face++ for Android Facial Recognition

Austrian sensor specialist AMS is to team up with Chinese software manufacturer Face++ to produce new 3D facial recognition features for smartphones, boosting its shares more than 10 percent on Monday. AMS already provides Apple with optical sensors for 3D facial recognition features on its newest iPhones. Lower than expected demand for these phones, especially in China, has put pressure on AMS recently. Technological challenges have made it difficult for AMS to diversify into Android phones. But the tie-up with Face++, in which the Chinese firm provides software to process…

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro Update Brings December Security Patch, Face Unlock and Camera Improvements: Report

Huawei Mate 20 Pro gets December security patch Huawei Mate 20 Pro has received another update, as per user reports, and this time it brings camera and face unlock improvements. The update also brings the December security patch alongside, and is rolling out over-the-air (OTA). Last month, an update brought along face unlock optimisations, and this month’s update also brings along more fixes related to face unlock security. The update should now be rolling out across markets where the phone has released. Let’s check out the changelog and other details…

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