Drones

President Donald Trump speaks before leaving the White House, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Washington.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
AP News
September 16, 2019 - 9:35 pm
President Donald Trump declared Monday it "looks" like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he stressed that military retaliation was not yet on the table in response to the strike against a key U.S. Mideast ally.
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Students at Cristo Rey High School in North Philadelphia spent the past few months building their own drones and Friday, they got to test them out on the roof.
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
May 24, 2019 - 12:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students at Cristo Rey High School in North Philadelphia spent the past few months building their own drones and Friday, they got to test them out on the roof. This project definitely took students out of their comfort zones. Senior Latoya Thompson is proud of her...
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In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo, people attend CES International in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP Photo, File
May 09, 2019 - 11:17 am
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A trade group has reinstated an award to the makers of a robotic sex toy for women that it had taken away four months ago for not keeping with its image. The Consumer Technology Association on Wednesday restored the Consumer Electronics Show's 2019 Innovation Award in the...
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Product manager Asaf Lebovitz from the Israeli anti-drone company Skylock.
Sebastian Scheiner/AP
December 25, 2018 - 4:27 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli technology company says its anti-drone system is drawing major interest after rogue unmanned aircraft sowed chaos at London's Gatwick Airport last week. The Israeli company Skylock is among a growing industry specializing in detecting and downing intruder drones by "...
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A passenger checks an arrivals board at Gatwick Airport in England, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.
AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
December 23, 2018 - 9:47 am
LONDON (AP) — British police on Sunday freed two people who been arrested in connection with the drone incursions at London's Gatwick Airport, saying they were no longer suspects. The move left the public with no answers about who had disrupted the holiday travel plans of tens of thousands of...
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An EasyJet plane on its final approach before landing at Gatwick airport near London, Friday Dec. 21, 2018.
John Stillwell/PA via AP
December 21, 2018 - 10:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — British police say two people were arrested early Saturday morning for suspected "criminal use of drones'" in the Gatwick Airport case that has created nightmarish holiday travel delays for tens of thousands of passengers. Sussex police did not release the age or gender of the two...
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Passengers wait at Gatwick Airport in England, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP
December 21, 2018 - 12:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — In a new nightmare for British holiday travel, flights were suspended again at London's Gatwick Airport late Friday afternoon after an unconfirmed report that another drone had been sighted, a spokeswoman said. The shutdown came shortly after reports that a new drone had been spotted...
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File photo dated 25/2/2017 of a drone and an aircraft.
PA Images/Sipa USA
December 20, 2018 - 6:24 am
By Sheena McKenzie and Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN (CNN) -- The United Kingdom's second-biggest airport has been closed for over 12 hours after drones were seen over the airfield in what police described as a "deliberate act." Flights were diverted or grounded at London's Gatwick Airport after two...
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NYPD unveils new drone system
NYPD
December 05, 2018 - 11:30 am
By Darran Simon (CNN) -- The nation's largest police force has unveiled a fleet of drones that will be used in hostage situations and search and rescue operations, but a civil rights group worries the drones might be used to invade privacy. The New York City Police Department said Tuesday the...
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In this July 11, 2018 file photo, a drone equipped with a thermal camera flies over the plants at the Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources' Jennings Environmental Education Center on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Slippery Rock, Pa.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File
September 28, 2018 - 1:08 pm
By David Koenig, Associated Press An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge's approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs...
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