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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Minnesota Rep Ilhan Omar suggests Obama murderer over drone program, attacks media for calling her out

On Friday, Politico Magazine quoted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) as suggesting President Obama was a murderer for the “droning of countries around the world” and that just because someone is more “polished” More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Amazon May House Drones in Delivery Beehives, Patent Shows

A new patent filed by Amazon hints at a unique delivery system that would house and launch drones from a beehive-like structure. The beehive towers would serve as a multi-level fulfillment center that would allow More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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The A to Z of Buying the Best Drones in the Market

Drone technology is revolutionizing many aspects of modern life. From military, retail, photography, security and other commercial applications, unmanned aerial vehicles are redefining how things are done in many More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 8th, 2015
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Drone use for real estate purposes discussed by CCIM’s Caleb McDow

Ben Crosby, CCIM, recognized that using drones, or small unmanned aerial systems (UAS), would be an inexpensive way to capture aerial video and photos for the thousands of acres of agricultural land that are the More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Working Together: Unmanned Aircraft Fanatics and the FAA

For years, enthusiasts have wanted lax regulation concerning unmanned aircraft. It’s understandable. You have a hobby. The government restricts you. You want the government to back down. Now, many people are getting More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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US airstrikes across Iraq, Syria continue, Obama ‘not tolerate safe havens for terrorists’

President Obama continued to note that five Arab nations are aligned with the U.S. against the Islamic State in Syria so it “makes it clear to the world this is not America’s fight alone.” The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Islamic State captures Syrian air base, US warned not to intervene unilaterally

Islamic fighters captured a major military base in Syria Sunday. Tabqa airfield is the third military base to be captured by extremists within a month.   Armed Predator drone firing Hellfire missile 2010 photo More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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New report: US drone use ‘interferes’ with other nations’ sovereignty, causes ‘conflicts’

Drone technology may be one of the most effective means of modern warfare according the Pentagon and Obama administration, but a new report says the program destabilizes battlefields, governments and even American More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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America divided over Iraq response, Obama calls for unity in Baghdad

President Obama has ordered drone surveillance flights over Iraq, but no air strikes as the country is spiralling into turmoil with sectarian violence. A senior administration official said on Sunday that the emphasis More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Senate to approve David Barron for judge, the author who justified drone murders

The decision to release documents detailing the controversial legal logic behind the assassination of an American with a drone is imminent as the Senate votes to approve its author to judgeship. President Obama’s More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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California residents split on use of spy plane to photograph their streets

In South Los Angeles, Compton residents are divided on the use of a “spy plane,” packed with cameras, used by the sheriff to monitor their streets. The single-engire craft just kept circling the city More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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Federal judge rules against FAA on commercial drone use

A federal judge has thrown out the first fine against a commercial drone operator, as the Federal Aviation Administration struggles to regulate the fast-developing industry. Judge Patrick Geraghty, a National Transportation More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Bird’s Eye View: Drones in the Real Estate Industry

Drones aren’t just for spying on Americans anymore. They’re also good for hunting prime real estate. The excitement  is heating up, and for good reason. Unmanned drones are a simple way to capture large More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Drone attack in Yemen misses Al-Qaeda target, kills 15 headed to a wedding

A drone strike in Yemen has left fifteen innocent civilians dead and human rights activists calling for scrutiny. Local reports have confirmed that a party of 15 people heading to a wedding in Yemen were killed More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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Amazon drone delivery program creates a divide over privacy and Jeff Bezos

The announcement of Amazon using drones to deliver packages has riled privacy watchdogs, some journalists and even certain members of Congress. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos discussed the so-called “Octocopters” More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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DOJ IG: Feds using drones to help police since 2006, expanding aid to ATF

The FBI has been using drones to support its law enforcement operations since 2006 and has spent more than $3 million on the unmanned aircraft, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said Thursday. Festo Smartbird More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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College students can now earn a master’s degree in ‘Drone Warfare’

A growing number of US universities now offer degree programs for students hoping to study the military technology of the future: drones. Flying the unmanned aerial crafts are now a viable career in a world of growing More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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Missouri and Nebraska ‘drone journalism’ programs grounded by FAA

For most of the year, the journalism programs at the University of Missouri and the University of Nebraska have used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones to capture footage from “hard-to-reach” news More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 20th, 2013
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FBI Director Robert Mueller says agency uses drones for domestic surveillance, Sen. Rand Paul sends letter to FBI chief seeking explanations

The head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday that the agency he leads uses drones to conduct surveillance on U.S. soil. Robert Mueller acknowledged the FBI More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Muslim lawyers group calls for Obama to be arrested over ‘five times more’ drone attacks than Bush in 8 years

The Muslim Lawyers Association in Johannesburg wants US President Barack Obama arrested and tried for war crimes when he arrives in South Africa on June 29. The MLA has submitted a 600-plus-page request to the Office More...


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