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    Kidneys were flown a record 10 miles across the Nevada desert by drone earlier this month, setting a record for unmanned aerial organ delivery.  It comes after the first-ever successful drone delivery of an organ was completed last year, when a 44-year-old's new kidney over two miles in an unmanned drone from the Living Legacy Foundation...
    JERUSALEM—In the lead-up to the signing of the Abraham Accords in Washington last week, President Donald Trump said that he would be open to sales of the advanced F-35 warplane to the “very wealthy countries” of the Gulf. The F-35, which costs around $80 million a plane, is one of the most expensive U.S. arms...
    YEREVAN (Reuters) - The defence ministry of the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region said it had destroyed four of Azerbaijan's helicopters, 15 drones and 10 tanks during clashes that flared early on Sunday. Armenia declared martial law and mobilised its male population on Sunday after the clashes with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh. Both sides reported fatalities. (Reporting by...
    The Department of Homeland Security is asking Congress to give it the authority and funds to be able to knock down drones that threaten airports and are used for narcotics smuggling. Acting DHS Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli on Thursday asked the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to give his department the power and...
    Mexico’s increasingly militarized crackdown of powerful drug cartels has left nearly 39,000 unidentified bodies languishing in the country’s morgues – a grotesque symbol of the ever-burgeoning war on drugs and rampant violence. Investigative NGO Quinto Elemento Labs, in a recent report, found that an alarming number of people have been simply buried in common graves...
    (CNN Business) — Si necesitas hacerte una prueba de covid-19, pero no quieres acercarte a otra gente, Walmart tiene lo que necesitas. Al menos si vives cerca de su tienda en la ciudad de North Las Vegas. Walmart lanzó un programa piloto de entrega con drones el martes, que enviará pruebas de covid-19 a hogares...
    New York (CNN Business)If you need to get a Covid-19 test, but don't want to go near people, Walmart's got you covered. At least if you live near its North Las Vegas store.Walmart launched a pilot drone delivery program Tuesday that will drop off C-19 tests to homes within a one-mile radius of the North...
    Walmart said Tuesday it would run a pilot project to deliver self-collection test kits for the coronavirus through automated drones at customers’ doorsteps. The retailer has partnered with Quest Diagnostics and drone services provider DroneUp, to test-deliver collection kits in north Las Vegas from Tuesday and plans to conduct a trial run in Cheektowaga, NY,...
    By Nadine Schimroszik and Douglas Busvine BERLIN (Reuters) - German aviation startup Volocopter has teamed up with logistics group DB Schenker to deploy its heavy-lift drones, in a project that will gather vital practical flying experience before its air taxis enter service. Volocopter is one of a fleet of startups developing battery-powered aircraft and, with...
    Report: No NFL players, coaches tested positive for COVID-19 after Week 1 The Zesty Paws Aller-Immune Bites Help Keep My Pups Allergies at Bay Drones in Real Estate: Can Aerial Views Help Sell a House? © Provided by The Motley Fool Drones in Real Estate: Can Aerial Views Help Sell a House? Sure, quality...
    The U.S. Army is sending Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Syria to bolster force protection in the region as ISIS “still poses a threat,” according to a coalition spokesman. “The @coalition continues to support our partners bringing the fight to Daesh,” Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) spokesman Col Wayne Marotto wrote on Twitter. “Positioning M2A2 Bradley's in...
    Uber self-driving car operator charged in pedestrian death National Cheeseburger Day 2020: Find deals and free food Friday at McDonalds, Applebees and more Most Americans don't know these lucrative Social Security "secrets" Ad Microsoft ...
    Medea Benjamin - Barry Summers September 17, 2020 9:01AM (UTC) "Gorgon Stare will be looking at a whole city, so there will be no way for the adversary to know what we're looking at, and we can see everything." That same persistent eye in the sky may soon be deployed over U.S. cities. When...
    Drones have been a problem for prisons for years now, where they’re often used to smuggle contraband behind bars. But could they also get inmates out of prison by airlifting them over the walls? That’s one worry expressed by federal prison officers in a new report on the topic from the Department of Justice (DOJ)....
    DRONES similar to those used to blast terrorists in Syria and Afghanistan could replace police helicopters and fight domestic crims like Extinction Rebellion. Cops in Wales used a high tech Elbit Systems Hermes 900 drone in simulation exercises which would normally be carried out by police choppers. 2Drones similar to those used in Syria could...
    BRITISH soldiers could be replaced on battlefields of the future by autonomous drones that drop torpedoes and carry troops to safety. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace made the shock claim on Monday as he set out plans for the military to become "relentlessly innovative". 5 Mr Wallace warned that Britain’s enemies have "adapted far more quickly...
    Walmart will use drones to deliver health products as it looks to take on Amazon in the skies. The nation’s largest retailer plans to start testing on-demand deliveries of health and wellness items early next year in partnership with Zipline, which already operates drones in Africa, the company announced Monday. The test flights will take...
    Zipline, a drone company valued at over $1 billion and best-known for blood and vaccine deliveries in Africa, has a new deal in the U.S. with Walmart that will take it beyond its roots in the life-saving medical supply market.Zipline International Walmart announced Monday that it's partnering with Zipline — a company best known for its...
    Zipline is partnering with Walmart for a new drone delivery operation in the US, the companies announced. The program is for on-demand deliveries of health and wellness products and will begin in a trial early next year near Walmart’s headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. Zipline’s launch and release system allows for on-demand delivery in less than...
    Skateboarders, surfers and mountain bikers used to be the target customers for California startup Skydio, a maker of high-end drones that can home in on people and capture their movements on video all by themselves. Now police officers, firefighters and soldiers are interested in the self-flying machines. That's partly because U.S. national security concerns about...
    DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said it had intercepted and destroyed a number of ballistic missiles and explosive drones launched towards the kingdom on Thursday. In a statement published on Saudi state news agency SPA, a spokesman for the coalition said the Iran-aligned Houthi group in Yemen had launched the objects...
    This spring, a team of small drones, each resembling a small, sensor-laden helicopter, scoured a lush stretch of wilderness near Irvine, California. They spent hours circling the sky, seeking, among other things, surface-to-air missile launchers lurking in the brush. The missiles they found weren’t enemy ones. They were props for early test flights of a...
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthis said they had attacked an "important target" in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Thursday using a ballistic missile and drones. The Saudi-led coalition, which has been at war with the Iran-aligned group since 2015, did not immediately confirm the attacks. Yahya Sarea, a spokesman for the Houthi military, said the...
    Shortly after receiving final FAA approval for drone deliveries, Amazon already has a rival. Walmart announced that it will start a pilot program with drone company Flytrex to deliver groceries and other household essentials from its stores in Fayetteville, NC. Flytrex had previously received FAA approval for food deliveries in North Carolina. The pilot program...
    Walmart has started making its first deliveries by drone, launching a small pilot program this week in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The retailer will be delivering “select grocery and household essential items” using automated drones operated by Israeli startup Flytrex. Each of the drones can fly at speeds of 32 mph, travel distances of 6.2 miles...
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Walmart launched a pilot program Wednesday using drones to deliver groceries and household essentials in Fayetteville.The retail giant is using drones from Flytrex and it says it hopes to gain insight into customers' and its workers' experience with the technology.Tom Ward, senior vice president of customer products at Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart, acknowledged...
    A teen who went missing Monday in the Rappahannock River in Virginia was found dead Tuesday after an extensive search involving multiple agencies. The Stafford’s County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the body of 15-year-old Hasnain Ghafoor, of Manassas, Virginia, was found near the Chatham Bridge. Ghafoor was seen getting into the water near Falmouth Beach around...
    Walmart — playing catch-up with Amazon in the high-tech delivery space — said it has begun testing drones to deliver groceries and other household goods. The Arkansas-based retail giant said Wednesday it has launched a pilot in Fayetteville, North Carolina with drone company Flytrex to deliver select grocery items and household essential items. Walmart’s announcement...
    Walmart — playing catch-up with Amazon in the high-tech delivery space — said it has begun testing drones to deliver groceries and other household goods. The Arkansas-based retail giant said Wednesday it has launched a pilot in Fayetteville, North Carolina with drone company Flytrex to deliver select grocery items and household essential items. Walmart’s announcement...
    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Court of Appeals has ruled law enforcement officers cannot use cameras and drones for aerial searches of property without a warrant. The court acknowledged police have a legal right to fly over property, but the use of observational technology violates the right to privacy guaranteed in the Alaska Constitution,...
    By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart launched a pilot program Wednesday using drones to deliver groceries and household essentials in a North Carolina city. The retail giant is using drones from Flytrex in Fayetteville, where it says it hopes to gain insight into customers' and its workers' experience with the...
    Walmart to test drone delivery.Source: Walmart Walmart said on Wednesday it would run a pilot project for delivery of grocery and household products through automated drones, along with end-to-end delivery firm Flytrex, as the U.S. retailer looks to beef up its delivery business. Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart said the test would start on Wednesday in Fayetteville,...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart launched a pilot program Wednesday using drones to deliver groceries and household essentials in a North Carolina city. The retail giant is using drones from Flytrex in Fayetteville, where it says it hopes to gain insight into customers’ and its workers’ experience with the technology. Tom Ward, senior vice president...
    With the presidential election fast approaching, recent moves by the Trump administration appear designed to undermine the security and integrity of the vote. And that's not even counting the long-standing Postal Service shenanigans. Facebook rolled out a series of measures this week designed to minimize how much it contributes to the problem, including message-forwarding limits...
    In mid-July, a UPS subsidiary called Flight Forward and the drone company Matternet started a project with the Wake Forest Baptist Health system in North Carolina. The companies’ aims are decidedly futuristic: to ferry specialty medicines and protective equipment between two of the system’s facilities, less than a half-mile apart. Think of it: little flying...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Laura was hardly done ripping across Louisiana before scientists started combing through satellite imagery and drone footage and preparing to survey coastal areas to see what damage was caused by the monster storm. Southwest Louisiana’s gulf coast is a fragile yet vibrant region, home to important fisheries, petrochemical plants and...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Laura was hardly done ripping across Louisiana before scientists started combing through satellite imagery and drone footage and preparing to survey coastal areas to see what damage was caused by the monster storm. Southwest Louisiana’s gulf coast is a fragile yet vibrant region, home to important fisheries, petrochemical plants and...
    People scrambled to grab free drugs as they rained from the Tel Aviv skies thanks to a group seeking to legalise cannabis. The Green Drone group dropped hundreds of packets of cannabis onto the streets of the Israeli city. The group, whose slogan is free love, used a drone to drop the marijuana yesterday over...
    (CNN)Awapy Uru Eu Wau Wau grew up deep inside the Amazon rainforest. The 28-year-old belongs to a 250-strong tribe called the Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau. The community -- which remained in isolation from the outside world until the 1980s -- lives in a legally protected area of rainforest spanning 7,000 square miles in the state of Rondonia, in...
    (CBS DETROIT) – The next time you wait for an Amazon delivery, you might be looking to the skies. Amazon received FAA approval to deliver packages with drones. The online retailer giant says it still needs to test fly its drones before it can start making deliveries. The service, called Prime Air, has no start...
    Getting an Amazon package delivered from the sky is closer to becoming a reality.The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it had granted Amazon approval to deliver packages by drones.Amazon said that the approval is an "important step," but added that it is still testing and flying the drones. It did not say when it expected...
    NEW YORK - Getting an Amazon package delivered from the sky is closer to becoming a reality. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it had granted Amazon approval to deliver packages by drones. Amazon said that the approval is an "important step," but added that it is still testing and flying the drones. It...
    Last year, the US Interior Department, which is responsible for maintaining federal land, grounded its fleet of more than 800 drones over fears they could be compromised by Chinese spies. Now, an internal memo from the department leaked to The Financial Times says the decision is hampering the federal government’s ability to fight wildfires. ...
    The sky's the limit, at least for e-commerce giant Amazon. Amazon's Prime Air this weekend received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate its unmanned package-delivery drones.  The FAA on Saturday gave Amazon the badge of approval for its unmanned aircraft delivery system — which ultimately aims to deliver lightweight packages to customers in...
    AMAZON Air delivery drones have been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly in the United States bringing futuristic airborne deliveries a step closer. Amazon said that the approval is an "important step," but added that it is still testing and flying the drones. 3Amazon Air delivery drones are APPROVED by FDA to...