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unmanned military drones

Global Journalist
4:26 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

How US drone strikes impact Pakistan

In this file photo a US Predator unmanned drone stands on the tarmac of Kandahar military airport in Afghanistan.
Massoud Hossaini AP Images

The United States government has escalated the uses of drone strikes in Pakistan and in Yemen since the start of the year. And now the U.S. appears to be considering the use of drone strikes in Mali, a North African country where French forces are helping the government fight Islamist militants and rebels.

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Politics
3:35 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

Legislator pushes to limit drone use

Credit File / KBIA

A northwestern Missouri lawmaker is seeking to limit the use of drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles.

The legislation would require law enforcement officers get a warrant before using a drone in Missouri. It also would prohibit the use of drones by people, organizations or government agencies for the surveillance of farms. Republican Rep. Casey Guernsey of Bethany is proposing the measure.

Guernsey says he does not want state government to monitor residents more than it currently does.

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Crime
8:47 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Mo. drone protesters found guilty of trespassing

A model predator drone.
epredator Flickr

Two anti-war activists have been convicted in federal court of misdemeanor trespassing at central Missouri's Whiteman Air Force Base to protest the use of unmanned military drones.

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