Month: April 2017

War Casualties in Afghanistan Hit All-Time High as Country Stands on Brink of Collapse – Washington Free Beacon

Washington Free BeaconWar Casualties in Afghanistan Hit All-Time High as Country Stands on Brink of CollapseWashington Free BeaconAs America’s $117 billion war in Afghanistan enters its sixteenth year—making it the longest war in U.S. history—conflict casualties have hit an all-time high, calling into question the U.S. strategy in the country, where Taliban terrorists still …US […]

Drone users warned after drone spotted in Franz Josef helicopter company's flight path – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzDrone users warned after drone spotted in Franz Josef helicopter company’s flight pathStuff.co.nzPolice issued a warning to drone users after a man was seen flying a drone about 300 metres to 400m high in the airspace over Franz Josef’s Glacier Country Heliport about noon on Sunday. Franz Josef Police constable Brett Whittington said the heliport …Formal […]

Possible Bidding War Emerges for Tribune Media – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Possible Bidding War Emerges for Tribune MediaWall Street Journal (subscription)A potential bidding war is emerging for Tribune Media Co., one of the nation’s largest owners of local television stations. Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., 21st Century Fox Inc. in partnership with private-equity firm Blackstone Group LP, and Nexstar …and more » Read More… Possible Bidding War Emerges […]

Formal police warning after drone flown in helicopter flight path at Franz Josef – New Zealand Herald

Newstalk ZBFormal police warning after drone flown in helicopter flight path at Franz JosefNew Zealand HeraldPolice have issued a warning to drone operators after a drone was flown in a helicopter flight path at Franz Josef. On Sunday afternoon, a drone was spotted about 300 to 400m in the helicopter flight path at the Franz […]

Drones keep elephants away from people in Tanzania – PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourDrones keep elephants away from people in TanzaniaPBS NewsHourIn the Serengeti region in Tanzania, conflict can arise between humans and the elephants that graze on their crops. The U.S.-based nonprofit RESOLVE is testing a new way to reduce these clashes while protecting both elephants and humans: drones.and more » Read More… Drones keep elephants away […]

With the war far from over, privacy activists cautiously celebrate a battle won – TechCrunch

TechCrunchWith the war far from over, privacy activists cautiously celebrate a battle wonTechCrunchAfter the NSA’s surprise announcement that it would pull back on a contentious surveillance tactic, privacy advocates found themselves in a strange place in 2017: They’d actually won a thing. With a mix of cautious optimism and rightfully cynical …and more » Read More… […]

Rarely seen photos record World War II in brilliant, immersive color – Mashable

MashableRarely seen photos record World War II in brilliant, immersive colorMashableThough color photography was invented decades before World War II, it was still a rather niche process, more complicated and expensive than black-and-white photography. The scarcity of color film was compounded by the hazards of shipping in wartime … Read More… Rarely seen photos record World […]

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