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Maryland inmate due in court on drone contraband charges (access required)

CUMBERLAND — A state prison inmate has a court date in Cumberland on charges he conspired with two men on the outside in an attempt to bring drugs, pornographic videos and other contraband into the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution. The ...

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Trials set for 3 accused in prison drone smuggling case (access required)

CUMBERLAND — Trial dates have been set for three men accused of trying to use a small, remote-controlled aircraft to smuggle drugs, tobacco and pornography into a maximum-security state prison in western Maryland. Twenty-five-year-old Thaddeus Shortz of Knoxville and 43-year-old ...

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Jack L.B. Gohn: The drones and the virus – Time to talk, not prosecute (access required)

In two extraordinary recent feats of reportage, the New York Times made vital contributions to the national fund of knowledge concerning the national drone assassination program (May 29) and the cyberattacks on Iran’s nuclear program (June 1). What happened next ...

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Northrop unit to compete to design drone sub hunters in Annapolis

Someday soon, the U.S. Navy’s fleet could include unmanned submarine hunters, designed in Annapolis to track their prey for months. Northrop Grumman Corp. was one of a half-dozen teams picked by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in Arlington, ...

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