Friday, June 5, 2020

Tag: drones

Nigerian Leader: Islamic Extremists Are Now Using...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Islamic extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country's president said Thursday, opening a worrying new front in the region's...

Officials Say South Carolina Inmate Likely Used...

An inmate likely used wire cutters and a cellphone delivered via drone to bust out of a maximum security prison in South Carolina last...

Barbados Government Places Strict, Year-Long Ban on...

The Barbados government117 has announced a 12-month ban on the importation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or drones,...

South African Park Rangers Using Drones to...

The Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in South Africa is the oldest game reserve on the continent, but park rangers there face an uphill battle against poachers...

As Jamaica Prepares to Begin Using Drones...

As Jamaica gets ready to use drone technology in its crime fighting, the United States has announced new guidelines governing the use of the...

Pentagon Plans to Open Another Drone Base...

The Pentagon is preparing to open a drone base in one of the remotest places on Earth: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle...

Insurgents Overtake 2 Iraqi Cities as Soldiers...

  A Sunni militant group that is an outgrowth of al-Qaeda is advancing in Iraq, already overtaking the army in four cities and pillaging...

A Machine Future: Google Making More Robots

BigDog, Cheetah, WildCat and Atlas have joined Google’s growing robot menagerie. Google confirmed on Friday that it had completed the acquisition of Boston Dynamics, an...

FBI’s Robert Mueller: Drones Are Being Used...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is using drones on U.S. soil. The admission by the agency's director has sparked further debate over privacy vs. security...

Holder Defends Right to Order Drone Strike...

The Obama administration is struggling to defend itself against criticism for its use of unmanned drones. Attorney General Eric Holder maintains that the administration...

Unidentified Drone Spotted Over New York City

An unmanned aircraft came within 200 feet of a commercial plane in the skies above New York City, leaving federal authorities questioning its origin....

Obama Deploys Drones, Troops to New Base...

A letter sent Friday from President Barack Obama to Speaker of the House John Boehner and President Pro Tempore of the Senate Patrick Leahy...

Obama Administration Slows In Quest To Develop...

President Barack Obama’s administration raced to develop specific guidelines for the targeted killing of terrorists by unmanned U.S drones in the days leading up...

Caricom States Should Be Leery of Uncritical...

The surprising news about the readiness of the Obama administration to introduce unmanned surveillance drones in the Caribbean in a new strategy to combat...