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New bill could limit how law enforcement can use drones

[ad_1] 0 New bill could limit how law enforcement can use drones BOSTON – A new bill could limit the way law enforcement uses drones in order to protect people’s privacy. The proposed bill filed on Beacon Hill would require law enforcement to get a warrant or show proof of …

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Trump says ‘drone flying around’ will not stop new migrant caravan: ‘Only a Wall’

[ad_1] President Trump said Tuesday that a “drone flying around” will not stop the new migrant caravan that is moving from Central America toward the U.S. border with Mexico, doubling down on his claims that “Only a Wall will work.” “A big new Caravan is heading up to our Southern …

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Reno lands advanced drone testing program

[ad_1] CLOSE Chris Walach, senior director, Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems, discusses what it means that Reno will be an FAA drone testing site Benjamin Spillman, bspillman@rgj.com Reno’s coming drone zone will host testing for National Airspace System People watching the downtown skyline will see more action in 2019. That’s …

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Russian Navy Will Soon Deploy 32 “Poseidon” Nuclear Drones Across 4 Submarines

[ad_1] The Russian Navy is on track to deploy up to 32 of its “Poseidon” thermonuclear drones across four submarines, according to Russian state media. Citing a military insider source, TASS reported earlier this week that “Two Poseidon-carrying submarines are expected to enter service with the Northern Fleet and the …

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Proposals for drones to fly at night and over crowds in US

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Drones in the US may soon fly over populated areas and at night, under proposals from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The US government is keen to extend the use of such craft for commercial purposes. That is in stark contrast to the UK, which plans …

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Restrict Truck Rentals and ‘Malicious’ Drones, N.Y. Terror Panel Says

[ad_1] A counterterrorism advisory panel tasked with finding weaknesses and recommending preventive measures to harden New York against attacks called for greater regulation of truck rentals to deter against vehicle attacks. The state should also look at legislation to ban weaponization and prevent “malicious use” of drones, the committee’s report …

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EDITORIAL: Dealing with drones | Editorials | Opinion

[ad_1] As recent events at the Gatwick and Heathrow airports have shown, a small drone — or even just the possible sighting of a drone — can be a big problem. Just before Christmas, flights were brought to a halt by a drone sighting in Gatwick’s airspace. More than 1,000 …

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Here are the world’s top drone pictures of 2018 [photos]

[ad_1] Dronestagram recently announced the winners of the 5th annual International Drone Photography Contest of 2018.  For the fifth time in a row, Dronestagram received thousands of entries from everywhere in the world by talented professional photographers and amateur drone photo enthusiasts. Over the last couple of years, aerial photography has become somewhat of a …

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Saudi Arabia introduces SR250 permits to fly drones

[ad_1] People in Saudi can now fly their drones by applying for a recreational drone permit that costs $70 (SR250), the General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) said, with each drone requiring one permit. Those applying are required to have a national identity card or iqama (residency), and must include …

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Drone bill flies through Senate committee | Western Colorado

[ad_1] DENVER — People who fly drones over wildfires just for the fun of it are becoming an increasing problem to firefighters who are trying to put out those fires. That’s why the Senate State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee unanimously approved a bill Monday calling on the state to …

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Ukraine Is Buying New Combat Drones…From Turkey

[ad_1] The skies over Eastern Ukraine are becoming more crowded as Kiev looks to Ankara for weapons. As if the relationship between Turkey and Russia couldn’t get any more complex, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced over the weekend that his government will purchase a dozen Turk-made Bayraktar TB2 combat drones …

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