Apple Watch fall detection sends paramedics to the rescue when San Francisco e-biker hit by car – 9to5Mac

– Jan. 10th 2020 9:56 am PT

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Apple Watch Series 4 and later include a built-in fall detection feature. It’s turned off by default if you’re under 65, but anyone can turn it on from the Watch app on the iPhone.

The feature works by intelligently detecting when a sudden fall occurs, automatically calling emergency services if the person doesn’t dismiss the alert within one minute of falling. If the person’s emergency contact information is filled out, that contact will be notified with a text message and a map of the watch’s location at the time of the fall.

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An Airline Required a Woman to Take a Pregnancy Test to Fly to This U.S. Island – WSJ

Documented:

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Airline Forces Passenger to Take Pregnancy Test Before Flying to US Territory

Midori Nishida, a Japanese citizen, was boarding a flight to the U.S. territorial island of Saipan in the Pacific when she was pulled to the side by airline staff. The Hong Kong Express Airways staff told her she needed to take a pregnancy test if she wanted to board. The test was in response to the island’s reputation as a destination for women who want to give birth on U.S. territory, making them eligible for American citizenship. Pregnant foreigners aren’t barred from the U.S., but immigration authorities can turn away visitors if they’re found to be lying or come to the U.S. planning to have a medical procedure.  The Wall Street Journal

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Virginia Capital on Edge as F.B.I. Arrests Suspected Neo-Nazis Before Gun Rally – The New York Times

The Marshall Project:
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FBI agents Thursday arrested three men suspected of being part of a neo-Nazi group who discussed traveling with weapons to a pro-gun rally next week in VirginiaTHE NEW YORK TIMES More:Operating in Maryland and Delaware, they reportedly call themselves part of “The Base,” a group federal counterterrorism officials are now watching closely. USA TODAY Related: Judge upholds governor’s ban on guns outside rally. THE WASHINGTON POST
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