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A NYPD bomb disposal robot carries an unexploded pressure cooker bomb on Sept. 17, 2016 on West 27th Street in New York City. Another device had exploded earlier injuring 29 people on 23rd St. in Chelsea. (Lucien Harriot / Getty Images)

San Francisco supervisors approve police use of ‘killer robots’

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 8-3 to let police use robots to kill suspects in "extraordinary circumstances."
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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem poses with a guest of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip campground after riding in the Legends Ride for charity on August 09, 2021 near Sturgis, South Dakota. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)

South Dakota governor bans TikTok on state devices

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said TikTok's ownership by a Chinese parent company makes it a "growing national security threat."
Compacted cans are tied together in blocks at a private landfill and recycling plant in Viggianello close to the south western town of Propriano on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica on Oct. 5, 2022. (Pascal Pochard-Casabianca / AFP / Getty Images)

California wants to consolidate recycling tech

California's recycling agency is looking to replace more than three dozen applications with a single platform.