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China Plans Massive Surveillance Network

Cisco, other Western companies are poised to help

(Newser) - China is preparing a surveillance network with an area bigger than New York City—and Cisco is among the Western companies set to help. China says the system of up to 500,000 cameras is aimed at preventing crime, but human rights advocates fear it could be used to stamp... More »

Man Apologizes While Robbing Gas Station

And says 'sir' and 'thank you' to boot

(Newser) - On Saturday, John Henry was working at the Washington Shell station he owns when a “very polite guy” walked in to buy a cup of coffee—and rob the store. “Can you do me a favor?” the man asked as he pulled a gun out of his pocket.... More »

Man Caught on Tape Dragging Dead Woman in Suitcase

Curious passerby discovers gruesome contents

(Newser) - A New Yorker has been caught on a surveillance video camera dragging a suitcase stuffed with a dead woman. The problem is, no one knows who he is. The suitcase's grisly contents were discovered by a pedestrian after the hauler dumped it on a Harlem street. The stunned passerby fled... More »

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