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U.S Aircraft Targeting ISIS Artillery Sites

Iraqis are welcoming the U.S. airlift of emergency aid to thousands of people who fled to the mountains to escape Islamic extremists.

And now, for the first time, U.S. forces are directly targeting the extremist Islamic State group, which controls large areas of Syria and Iraq

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UMass Dartmouth Professor Talks Drones

An associate professor at UMass Dartmouth's School of Law was part of an important discussion on a burgeoning industry in Massachusetts.

Associate Professor Hillary Farber joined in discussion with representatives from MassDevelopment, the Massachusetts Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Center, and the ACLU of Massachusetts to talk about drones and proposed uses and regulations

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Mass. Lawmakers Setting Drone Regs

While state lawmakers are considering rules for drones, budding manufacturers of the unmanned aerial vehicles are raising eyebrows. Jason Walker, Director of Operations at robotics manufacturer CyPhy Works in Danvers, Massachusetts, says he was shocked when he read the bill that has been set before the Joint Committee on Transportation

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Law Enforcement Drones In Massachusetts

State lawmakers are considering how drones might be regulated in Massachusetts should they become law enforcement tools in the future.

A bill signed by state Sen. Robert Hedlund, a Weymouth Republican, would require authorities to obtain a warrant before a drone may be deployed

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Drone Strike In Afghanistan Kills Child

 

The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is apologizing to that country's president for a drone strike that killed a child. And NATO is promising an investigation.
 
    President Hamid Karzai condemned the attack, which also wounded two women yesterday. He

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