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Former Obama Administration Official Who Helped Author Drone Memo Expected To Be Approved For Federal Judgeship

Bolstered by the promised public release of a secret legal memo, Senate Democrats are ready to approve a top federal judgeship for a former Obama administration official who helped formulate the justification for the drone killings of suspected American terrorists overseas.

05/22/2014

An image captured by a Montgomery County Fire Department drone. (credit: MCFRS/John Domen All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Montgomery County Fire Department Using Drones

The Montgomery County Fire Department has invest in three drones that they hope will save lives.

05/05/2014

The government is getting near-daily reports — and sometimes two or three a day — of drones flying near airplanes and helicopters or close to airports without permission, federal and industry officials tell The Associated Press. It's a sharp increase from just two years ago when such reports were still unusual. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: 63 Percent Of Americans Against Personal Drones Being Allowed In US Airspace

A majority of Americans are against U.S. airspace being used for personal drones.

04/22/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Court: White House Must Disclose Legal Justification For Using Drones To Kill Suspected American Terrorists Overseas

A federal appeals court says President Barack Obama’s administration must publicly disclose its legal justification for using drones to kill U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism overseas.

04/21/2014

A cyberattack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and related official inquiries told The Associated Press. (credit: Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Poll: 39 Percent Of Americans Expect Teleportation Devices In Next 50 Years

A majority of Americans say that the technological developments of the next 50 years will have a positive impact on society, with 59 percent holding an “optimistic” view of various future tech advances ranging from positive to downright pervasive.

04/17/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: ATF ‘In Process’ Of Planning, Using Domestic Drones

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones.

04/09/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

US Lags As Commercial Drones Take Off Across Globe

Unless FAA officials receive a complaint or chance upon a news story that mentions drone flights, they have little ability to find out about violations.

03/16/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers Create Drones That Can Self-Organize In The Air

A team of researchers has created drones that can self-organize in the air.

02/28/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

MLB Teams Using Drones To Film Practices During Spring Training

Baseballs aren’t the only things being launched over Spring Training stadiums in Florida.

02/19/2014

At a Tuesday hearing to discuss global threats to U.S. security, Rogers stated that, “The president’s May 2013 policy changes for U.S. targeted strikes are an utter and complete failure and they leave Americans’ lives at risk.” (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Intel Chair: Obama’s Drone Policy Changes Put ‘American Lives At Risk’

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., cautioned against “self-imposed red tape” on U.S. drone strikes, saying that restrictions on the targeted strikes puts “Americans’ lives at risk.”

02/05/2014

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