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Schools turn to apps, other tech to guard against shootings

May. 16, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Schools trying to protect kids from mass shootings are turning to gunshot detection systems, cellphone apps and artificial intelligence — a high-tech approach designed to reduce the number of victims. Technology that speeds up law enforcement's response and quickly alerts teachers...

APNewsBreak: Defense say Navy SEAL prosecutors spied on them

May. 13, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Military prosecutors in the case of a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 installed tracking software in emails sent to defense lawyers and a reporter in an attempt to discover who was leaking information to the news media, according to lawyers who...

Lawyers for Navy SEAL charged with killing Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors planted tracking software in emails

May. 13, 2019 11:51 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for Navy SEAL charged with killing Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors planted tracking software in emails.

Indian prime minister mocked for Pakistan airstrike gaffe

May. 13, 2019 8:04 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been skewered by the opposition for going ahead with an airstrike in Pakistan on the mistaken belief that cloudy skies would help India's air force avoid radar detection. In a television interview broadcast Saturday, Modi said he used his "raw...

UK's fired defense secretary furiously denies Huawei leak

May. 2, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's former defense secretary ferociously denied allegations that he leaked details from private government discussions about the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, as opposition leaders called Thursday for a criminal investigation into the scandal. Gavin Williamson was fired...

Correction: Oklahoma-Boeing story

Apr. 23, 2019 10:29 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In a story April 16 about Boeing Co. winning a contract to service bombers at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the B-21 Raider is expected to replace the B-1 and B-52 bombers in the mid-2020s. The B-21 Raider is expected to begin...

Cellphone jamming tested at South Carolina state prison

Apr. 12, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal officials this week oversaw the test at a South Carolina prison of a cellphone signal jamming technology that some hope will help combat the threat posed by inmates with smuggled cellphones, officials told The Associated Press. The test took place over the course of five days...

Thai Election Commission blames software for counting errors

Mar. 29, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Election Commission said that computer software was partly to blame for inconsistent and delayed vote totals from last Sunday's general election. During early reporting of the election results, its tabulation software had trouble handling data entered simultaneously from several...

In 'Killer Robots' debate, Japan shuns fully automated arms

Mar. 25, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Japan's ambassador to the United Nations-backed Conference on Disarmament says his country has not developed fully autonomous weapons systems and has no plans to do so. Nobushige Takamizawa spoke at Monday's opening of the latest weeklong meeting of government experts in Geneva on the future...