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New long range drones expected in 2018

New long range drones expected in 2018

Business
Oct. 10 (UPI) -- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced Tuesday that the company has officially transitioned its production line from the MQ-1C Gray Eagle to its new long-range variant, the MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range.The transition comes after GA-ASI completed the last contracted MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system, which has been delivered to 12 U.S. Army operational units and has accumulated more than 290,000 flight hours.The MQ-1C is the Army's most active kinetic platform and has been a major tool in U.S. counterterrorism strategy since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The aircraft was upgraded from the original General Atomics MQ-1 Predator, which was used primarily in joint operations between the U.S. Air Force and the Central Intelligence Agency."...
Healthy Food and Drink Awards 2018

Healthy Food and Drink Awards 2018

Health
Win a Luxury Soho Spa Day Do you have a favourite healthy food product or drink you’d love to tell everyone about? Now’s your chance!Women’s Fitness and Health & Fitness magazines have joined forces to launch the Healthy Food Drink Awards 2018 – voted for by you! The awards will recognise the very best food and drink products that help keep British women healthy. From cereal bars and savoury snacks to smoothies and juices, winners of the Awards will be announced in the April 2018 issues of WF and H&F. So don’t delay, vote for your top products today!Joanna Knight & Mary ComberWomen’s Fitness and Health & FitnessMarshall Street Everyone Active, seconds from Carnaby street is a hidden oasis in the heart of Soho with a fitness suite, hot yoga studio, luxury spa, sauna, steam
Super Bowl 2018: Who might perform at the half-time show?

Super Bowl 2018: Who might perform at the half-time show?

Entertainment
The confetti has been ordered, the wind machines are powered up... now the world's biggest gig just needs a headliner.And the rumours have already starting swirling about who might perform at next February's Super Bowl.The half-time show is basically the most prestigious live slot in music and normally attracts a worldwide TV audience of 120 million or so.Only the absolute top artists in the world are invited to perform - with recent headliners including Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and Madonna.So, who could do it next year?Earlier this month it was reported that Britney Spears was "in talks" to perform - but the stories were swiftly denied."I can tell you it's not Britney," said Justin Toman, head of sports marketing for main sponsor PepsiCo."We'll reveal in due ti...
Porn ID checks set to start in April 2018

Porn ID checks set to start in April 2018

Technology
A nine-month countdown to the introduction of compulsory age checks on online pornography seen from the UK has begun.The April 2018 goal to protect under-18s was revealed as digital minister Matt Hancock signed the commencement order for the Digital Economy Act, which introduces the requirement.But details as to how the scheme will work have yet to be finalised.Experts who advised ministers said the targeted date seemed "unrealistic".The act also sets out other new laws including punishing the use of bots to snatch up scores of concert tickets, and mandating the provision of subtitles on catch-up TV.Credit cardsThe age-check requirement applies to any website or other online platform that provides pornography "on a commercial basis" to people in the UK.It allows a regulator to fine any bus...
Russia 2018: Iran secure place at next year's World Cup with 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

Russia 2018: Iran secure place at next year's World Cup with 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

Sports
Carlos Queiroz has guided Iran to two successive World Cup finalsMonday, June 12, 2017Iran have become the second team to advance through qualifying to reach the 2018 World Cup finals after a 2-0 win over Uzbekistan in Tehran.Goals from Sardar Kazmoun and Mehdi Taremi earned a victory which secures the Iranians top spot in Asian qualifying group A with two games still to go.Led by former Manchester United assistant Carlos Queiroz, Iran booked their place in next year's finals alongside Brazil and hosts Russia.Kazmoun opened the scoring in the 23rd minute and then produced the cross from which Taremi sealed the victory in injury time.It marks the fifth time Iran have qualified for the World Cup finals and the first time they have achieved the feat twice in succession.Let's block ads! (Why?)...