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  1. Amazon shareholders call for halt of facial recognition sales to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Nearly 20 groups of Amazon shareholders are pressuring the tech company to stop selling facial recognition technology to law enforcement. In a letter delivered to CEO Jeff Bezos late Friday, the shareholders, many of whom are advocates of socially responsible investing, say they're concerned about the privacy threat of government surveillance from the tool.


  2. Lawmakers slam Nielsen over focus on immigrant caravan, border wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    The secretary of Homeland Security faced sharp questioning about agency priorities from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle at a House Homeland Security Committee hearing Thursday, with many expressing deep concerns about whether the Trump administration is properly promoting Americans' safety. Democrats in particular questioned Kirstjen Nielsen about the administration's prioritization of immigration enforcement and the building of a border wall while also seeking to cut funding for state and local governments to prepare for and respond to security threats.


  3. Student who had rifles, alarmed roommates to be deported for visa violationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    A Chinese college student who made no threats but had alarmed a roommate and a friend with his behavior and bought two semiautomatic rifles will be deported for an unrelated visa issue, University of Central Florida police said Thursday. Police at the Orlando school said they were first alerted by a campus official in late January that Wenliang Sun, 26, was a "student of concern," UCF police Chief Richard Beary said.


  4. Pulse gunman's father was FBI informant under criminal investigation, attorneys sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Attorneys for Noor Salman called for a dismissal of charges or a mistrial, saying that new details from prosecutors reveal that Pulse gunman Omar Mateen's father was an FBI informant who is currently under a criminal investigation. According to a motion filed by the defense, Assistant US Attorney Sara Sweeney sent an email on Saturday to the defense -- in the middle of Salman's trial -- that stated Seddique Mateen was a confidential FBI source from 2005 through June 2016.


  5. NFL planning changes to catch ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    NFL executive vice president Troy Vincent told the Washington Post that the league's catch rule is likely to undergo some changes. In an interview published Tuesday , Vincent said the league's competition committee will propose that the NFL eliminates the requirement to maintain control of the ball throughout the process of going to the ground.


  6. Hanford cheer squad competing at national championship in OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    The Falcons won first place state in the Super Large Tumbling Division on Jan. 26. It was the program's eighth state title under head coach Kim Mayer. The young ladies out of Richland are competing in several competitions Saturday and Sunday in Orlando, Florida.


  7. Why I march: People reveal what compelled them to rally across USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Thousands of women came together this weekend in cities across the United States to rally for women's rights and mobilize for the 2018 midterm elections. Women of all stripes and their allies stood side by side, supporting and inspiring one another, elevating each other's voices and committing themselves to take political action.


  8. Disney hotels take down 'Do Not Disturb' signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Some of Disney's hotels are getting rid of "Do Not Disturb" signs so that staffers can check up on the rooms. Walt Disney World has swapped "Do Not Disturb" signs with "Room Occupied" signs at a handful of its hotels in Orlando, Florida, according to a company spokeswoman.


  9. Dog survives coyote attack caught on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Orlando, Florida, and Anaheim, California, top this year's top 10 holiday destinations, according to AAA.com bookings. Cancun, Kahului, on the Hawaiian island of Maui, and Montego Bay are also popular holiday spots this year.


  10. What the Disney-Fox deal means for Marvel, 'Avatar,' streamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Imagine finding Luke Skywalker, Captain America, the X-Men and the Na'vi of Pandora all housed in one streaming service. That's what a Disney streaming service could look like now that the company is buying up most of 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion deal.


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