A drone nearly collided with the Edmonton police helicopter last month, prompting police to issue a warning to the public on Friday.   Police said the helicopter was responding to call in the downtown area around 10 p.m. on July 8 when the pilot noticed a white drone passing by about 50 feet away. ‘No drone […]

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A strange light that hovered over the St. Louis Gateway Arch this week is sparking plenty of debate on the internet. Surveillance footage recorded at Malcolm W Martin Memorial Park on Tuesday and posted to Facebook shows the mysterious object hovering over the famous arch. “We guarantee you will be perplexed if you watch all […]

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“Dumb.” That’s how the Islamic State viewed America’s lax gun laws, according to one former recruit who traveled to Syria to join them. Speaking to The New York Times’s Rukmini Callimachi, Harry Sarfo was characterizing how the group would approach attacks on foreign soil differently in the United States than in Europe, where strict gun […]

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BROOME, Australia, Aug. 4 (UPI) — An Australian man taking video of a huge crocodile captured the moment the croc launched itself upward and “almost ate” his drone. Sean Scott posted a video to Instagram showing the massive crocodile he encountered on the Ord River in Western Australia’s Kimberley region. The video shows the crocodile […]

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If Hillary Clinton wins the U.S. presidential election in November, John Brennan would like to continue his post as director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Current and former U.S. intelligence officials tell me Brennan has signaled in private conversations that he loves the job and would like to keep it if she’s elected. Plus, Brennan does […]

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Three variants of the AR-15 assault rifle are displayed at the California Department of Justice in Sacramento in August 2012. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP) “Dumb.” That’s how the Islamic State views America’s lax gun laws, according to one former recruit who traveled to Syria to join the group. Speaking to the New York Times’s Rukmini Callimachi, Harry […]

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2 foreigners held with camera-equipped drone August 4, 2016 11:10 AM , Dipak Kharel KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Police have arrested two foreigners on the charge of flying a drone equipped with cameras on Monday. The arrested are Russian national Chupin Alexander and Kazakh national Nusupoov Alexander with a drone. A team of Metropolitan Police Sector, […]

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The Pentagon has withheld $300 million in military assistance to Pakistan, U.S. officials said Wednesday, a potential blow to U.S.-Pakistani ties and a sign of ongoing frustration with Islamabad for not acting against militants fueling violence in Afghanistan. Adam Stump, a Pentagon spokesman, said that Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter had decided against making a certification […]

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Selfie sticks seem as outdated as the shake of a Polaroid now that camera drones have hit the market. While initially used by professional photographers and moviemakers, camera drones are now growing more popular with everyday folks looking for the next best thing in photography. These robotic, flying devices make picture-taking more exciting than ever—plus […]

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