Miami Airport Now Using Facial Recognition Tech to Scan International Passengers

March 2, 2018 11:42 pm

A US airport has begun scanning the facial patterns of passengers arriving on international flights. On Tuesday, Miami International Airport (MIA) began screening people’s faces in order to match them to their passports, according to the Miami Herald. MIA “has the first facility fully dedicated to biometric entry screening for international arrivals” in the United States, the...

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Nor’easter grounds flights, halts trains along East Coast

March 2, 2018 11:40 pm

A nor’easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow Friday, flooding streets, grounding flights, stopping trains and leaving 1.6 million customers without power from North Carolina to Maine. At least five people were killed by falling trees or branches. The storm submerged cars and toppled...

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Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico City

February 17, 2018 12:55 am

A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Friday, triggering the capital’s quake alarm system and causing buildings to sway. Mexico’s National Seismological Service put the magnitude of the quake at 7.0, and seismic monitor network Sky Alert said the quake was felt across the states of Guerrero, Oaxaca and Puebla....

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