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Martin Fletcher: Hamas claimed it launched several drones at Israel

Israel shot down a drone today. It’s the first time Israel encountered an unmanned aircraft since the campaign against Gaza Strip militants began last week. Hamas claims it has multiple drones. Is this a game-changer […]

07/14/2014

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., listens to reporters' question during a news conference with Deborah Peter, left, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Peter, is a sole survivor of a Dec. 11, 2011, Boko Haram attack on her household in Nigeria, where her father and brother were killed for not renouncing their Christian faith.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Obama: 80 US troops in Chad seeking abducted girls

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has deployed 80 military personnel to Chad to help locate the nearly 300 girls kidnapped in Nigeria last month, President Barack Obama said Wednesday. Obama, in a letter to […]

05/21/2014

This undated image released by Titan Aerospace shows the company's Solara 50 aircraft. (AP Photo/Titan Aerospace)

Reports circulate that Facebook may buy solar drone company

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is in talks to buy Titan Aerospace to step up its efforts to provide Internet access to remote parts of the world, according to reports in the technology blog Techcrunch […]

03/04/2014

Netflix drone parody video on YouTube.

Netflix ‘Drone to Home’ video spoofs Amazon

Netflix is poking fun at rival Amazon in a mock commercial for drone-powered DVD home delivery service. Hank Breeggemann, general manager of Netflix’s DVD division, stars in the spoof reportedly made by two Netflix employees […]

02/25/2014

In this Nov. 8, 2011 file photo, a Predator B unmanned aircraft taxis at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

DHS drone crashes into Pacific off Calif. coast

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Homeland Security Department drone has crashed off the coast of Southern California. Customs and Border Protection says the drone was being flown on a border security mission when a mechanical problem […]

01/28/2014

A third of public fears police use of drones

WASHINGTON (AP) – A national poll shows a third of Americans worry their privacy will suffer if drones like those used to track U.S. enemies overseas become the latest police tool for tracking suspected criminals […]

09/27/2012

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