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Wall Street Journal

Colombia Tests Drones to Destroy Coca Plants Used for Cocaine
Wall Street Journal
BOGOTÁ, Colombia—With drug crops booming, Colombia's police are busily testing whether drones carrying defoliants can efficiently kill the leaf used to make cocaine and win the support of Trump administration officials concerned about this country's ...



Washington Post

Look what's new on the accident investigation team: Drones
Washington Post
Like a growing number of police agencies throughout the country, the sheriff's office in Tazewell County relied on a drone to quickly take photographs of the scene from on high to help investigators reconstruct the crash. “It's about a hundred times ...



The Hindu

Drones to space Internet, IISc incubates start-ups
The Hindu
One application is to use these drones to transport organs faster than ambulances for organ transplant procedures to save lives. “For organs, especially the heart, the life is very limited after it is harvested from the donor,” says Dr. Harinarayana ...



VentureBeat

Wispr Systems' drones help bring internet to rural households in the South
VentureBeat
“We designed a drone to do all the testing so when they go to a house and try to determine what they need to do to get this person internet, they can use our drones to get up high enough and see where they need to put the antenna on the house,” says ...



Fin24

This 27-year-old was left for dead. He is now launching drones to deliver blood to Rwanda's hospitals
Fin24
In the spring of 1994, Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana's executioners arrived. It was about two weeks after the Hutu majority-controlled government stepped up its decades-long persecution of the Tutsi minority, calling on citizens to slaughter all Tutsis ...

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The Verge

The Caracas drone attack won't be the last of its kind
The Verge
On August 4th, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was reportedly attacked by two drones armed with explosives while making a speech at a public outdoor event in Caracas. The president and his entourage escaped largely unharmed, but for many, this ...
Here's why the feds are freaked out about a drone attackMashable

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Santa Fe New Mexican

Open forum set to discuss use of drones in Eldorado
Santa Fe New Mexican
Wightman is one of the residents who have complained recently about the use of drones in the subdivision of 6,000 people in well-spaced homes southeast of Santa Fe. Neither Wightman nor most other residents bothered by the increasing popularity of the ...



Foreign Policy

Consumer Drones Are Propaganda Tools, Not Killing Machines
Foreign Policy
Maduro and the Venezuelan government say—and video evidence seems to confirm—that someone tried to attack him with an explosives-laden consumer drone, likely made by Chinese drone manufacturer DJI. Open-source reporting organization Bellingcat ...



Peoria Journal Star

Drone operation has launched as an ICC agriculture class
Peoria Journal Star
EAST PEORIA — Blake Lehman and Pete Fandel spent time over the past several months helping agriculture students at Illinois Central College learn about a farm tool that may soon take its place alongside tractors, harvesters and sprayers. “The drone ...



New Straits Times Online

Dr Mahathir checks out drones' capabilities at DJI Enterprise
The Star Online
The outdoor demonstration was carried out by Da Jiang Innovations (DJI) Enterprise, one of the world's largest drone manufacturers, which provides drone solutions for a variety of industries including agriculture, energy, media, construction ...
Dr Mahathir witnesses drone demonstration in BeijingNew Straits Times Online

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