08/19/14 08:15 AM
BEIJING (AP) — An overseas Uighur rights organization has protested the Chinese government's use of drones in a security crackdown in the ethnic group's home region of Xinjiang, saying it would intensify tensions that have left dozens of people dead this year. The Washington D.C.-based Uyghur...
08/15/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say airstrikes from drones have destroyed two armed vehicles south of the Iraqi town of Sinjar, the latest American-led military actions against forces of the Islamic State group. In a statement Friday, U.S. Central Command said Kurdish forces had...
08/13/14 05:30 PM
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — State and federal leaders are marking the start of research on unmanned aircraft systems being done at Virginia Tech. Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and others on Wednesday marked the Mid-Atlantic Aviation...
By John Stossel | 08/12/14 05:20 PM
Commercial drones are the future -- will idiotic regulation keep them grounded?
08/12/14 10:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say an armed American drone has attacked and destroyed a mortar position of Islamic militants in northern Iraq. The U.S. Central Command issued a brief statement saying the Tuesday morning attack targeted a mortar position that was firing on members of...
08/10/14 06:15 AM
ISLAMABAD (AP) — An air force spokesman in Pakistan says one of his country's drones has crashed while trying to land at a base. Air Commodore Tariq Mahmood said the drone crashed Sunday during a routine flight in eastern Punjab province. Mahmood says the drone sustained minor damage in the...
08/08/14 04:00 PM
ROME, N.Y. (AP) — Federal regulators have approved drone research flights at a central New York airport, one of six sites nationwide chosen to assess the safety of the aerial robots in already busy skies. The other initial mission at Griffiss International Airport in Rome will be to study how...
By Michael Barone | 08/03/14 09:58 AM
Gazans abandon buildings after being warned that they are targeted and feel safe in watching the bombing from nearby streets.Â
08/03/14 07:15 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says privately operated drone aircraft are posing a threat to safety and privacy and should be regulated by the federal government. The Democrat says New York has become "the wild west" for private drones since a court case limited the federal...
By Joan Lowy | 07/28/14 08:19 AM
University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.
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