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Saudi Oil Field Attacked
Saudi Oil Field Attacked

Saudi Oil Field Attacked

Yemen's Houthi rebels cause a fire at the Shaybah oil field

(Newser) - Drones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert on Saturday, causing what the kingdom described as a "limited fire" in the second such recent attack on its crucial energy industry, the AP reports. The attack on...

He Headed Out With a Drone. Then, a Man 'Just Lying There'

Jason Blake Mabee had been missing for 5 days in Maryland woods

(Newser) - A Maryland man who was missing for five days was found severely injured in the woods Saturday with the help of a search party volunteer using his drone, the AP reports. Julian Bustos confirmed to WTTG he was using his personal drone to search for 44-year-old Jason Blake Mabee when...

Iran Denies US Destroyed Drone
Iran: 'We Haven't Lost a Drone'

Iran: 'We Haven't Lost a Drone'

Tehran denies there was confrontation with US vessel

(Newser) - Iran on Friday denied President Trump's statement that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship—an incident that marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than a month after Iran downed an American drone in the same...

Trump: US Warship Destroyed Iranian Drone

He's calling on other countries to condemn Iran

(Newser) - President Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries, the AP reports. Trump says it's the latest "hostile" action by Iran. He's calling on other countries to condemn what he says are Iran's...

This Car Burned Up, but at Least They Know They&#39;re Having a Boy
Gender Reveal Goes
Horribly Awry 

Gender Reveal Goes Horribly Awry

Things didn't go quite as planned in Australia 'burnout'

(Newser) - It's natural to wonder about your baby's sex before the birth, and increasingly common to hold gender reveal parties. But as a story from Down Under shows, some of these revelations are getting out of hand, even downright dangerous. The Washington Post reports on a stunt in Australia'...

Dad&#39;s Drone Captured Good Old Beach Fun. Then, a &#39;Shadow&#39;
Dad's Drone Captured Good Old
Beach Fun. Then, a 'Shadow'
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Dad's Drone Captured Good Old Beach Fun. Then, a 'Shadow'

Dan Watson says his drone picked up a shark swimming near 5 kids

(Newser) - Dan Watson hadn't originally planned to bring his drone to the beach, but he's now thankful he made the potentially lifesaving choice to do so. CBS News reports the professional photographer and dad of three was at Florida's New Smyrna Beach on June 23 with family and...

&#39;Planes Were in the Air&#39; When Iran Strike Called Off


'Planes Were in the Air'
When Iran Strike Called Off
THE RUNDOWN

'Planes Were in the Air' When Iran Strike Called Off

Schumer warns US could be 'bumbling into war'

(Newser) - A US strike on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a US drone was reportedly abruptly called off Thursday night—but it was a plan firmly in motion at the time, according to the New York Times . Senior administration officials tell the Times that "planes were in the...

Report: Strike on Iran Was Abruptly Called Off Last Night

Sources say Trump initially approved measure

(Newser) - A US official says the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a US surveillance drone , but approval was abruptly withdrawn before the attacks were launched. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the operation publicly and spoke on condition...

Trump on Drone: 'I Find It Hard to Believe It Was Intentional'

President says a rogue commander is likely to blame, rather than top leaders

(Newser) - Another day, another ratcheting up of the tension between the US and Iran. What's not in dispute is that Iran shot down an unmanned American drone over the Strait of Hormuz. Both sides disagree on a crucial point, however: Iran says the drone was over Iranian territory, while the...

Iran: Shooting Down Drone Sends 'Clear Message' to US

General says US drone shot down in Iranian airspace

(Newser) - An ominous development in the Middle East: Iran says it shot down an American "spy drone" Thursday, allegedly after the aircraft entered Iranian airspace. Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the drone was shot down over the Kouhmobarak district in the southern province of Hormozgan, near the Strait of Hormuz,...

This Is One of the Best Drone Deliveries Ever

In a first, a hospital receives a kidney needed for transplant

(Newser) - The University of Maryland Medical Center received a historic delivery at its Shock Trauma heliport last week: a human kidney, delivered by drone. The first-of-its-kind delivery was made by the LG-1,000, a 50-pound drone created by the university's School of Medicine specifically to transport organs, CBS Baltimore reports....

'There Is No Better Proof to Deny Holocaust Denial'

Burial sites in countries where the Holocaust decimated Jewish populations mapped

(Newser) - A private organization that wants to preserve thousands of old Jewish cemeteries in Europe is using aerial drones to map burial sites in countries where the Holocaust decimated Jewish populations that existed before World War II. The European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative said Tuesday that teams of drone operators plan to...

Drone Shot Down as It Searched for Missing Dog

Long Island man was arrested over odd incident

(Newser) - A drone being used in the search for a missing dog ran into trouble Saturday in the form of a bullet. Police say Gerard Chasteen, 26, of Long Island, fired three shots from his yard to bring down the device as it was flying over his house. Missing Angels-Long Island...

More Drone Problems, This Time in Newark

Flights suspended at Newark Liberty International Airport after drones spotted nearby

(Newser) - Federal aviation authorities stopped flights from flying into and out of Newark Liberty International Airport due to reports of drones spotted above nearby Teterboro Airport, the AP reports. Multiple news reports cited the Federal Aviation Administration as saying drones were reported about 3,500 feet over Teterboro on Tuesday. Takeoffs...

Drone Closes World&#39;s 2nd Busiest Airport
Drone Closes World's
2nd Busiest Airport
UPDATED

Drone Closes World's 2nd Busiest Airport

London's Heathrow temporarily stops flights

(Newser) - London had another airport-drone mess on its hands Tuesday, but this time the problem was much bigger. Heathrow Airport stopped all departing flights for roughly an hour because of a drone sighting, reports the BBC . A rep for the airport described it as a "precautionary measure." Last month,...

Gatwick Cops: Some of Those Drones Could've Been Ours

Chief constable says that 'there could be some level of confusion'

(Newser) - Remember the drone sightings that shut down Gatwick Airport for 36 hours and required military intervention to reopen it ? Well, it's possible that some of those sightings were of Sussex Police surveillance drones, the department's chief constable now says. "We will have launched our own Sussex...

Gatwick Officially Out of Suspects in Drone Mess

British cops release man, woman who were being held

(Newser) - British police now have zero suspects in the drone plague that shut down Gatwick Airport after releasing a 47-year-old man and 54-year-old woman who had been arrested Friday and charged with "criminal use of drones." The pair, Sussex Police tell the BBC , cooperated fully and "are no...

2 Arrested After Gatwick Airport Drone Chaos

More specifically, a 47-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman

(Newser) - London's Gatwick Airport took strides toward running a full schedule Saturday as police questioned a man and a woman in connection with the drone intrusions that caused mayhem for tens of thousands of holiday travelers. Police said Saturday the suspects are a 47-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman from...

Military Deployed to Reopen Drone-Plagued Airport

UK transportation secretary calls disruption 'a new kind of attack'

(Newser) - After 36 hours of chaos caused by a rogue drone —or drones—flights resumed from London's Gatwick Airport early Friday, but the drone operator is still at large. Authorities at Gatwick say the runway was reopened and arrivals and departures resumed after the police and military introduced "...

Drone Sightings Cause Nightmare at UK Airport

London's Gatwick Airport has largely been shut since Wednesday night

(Newser) - It's not clear whether the motive was mischief or something more sinister, but somebody has managed to cause massive disruption at one of Europe's busiest airports by flying drones close to the runway. At least 10,000 passengers at London's Gatwick Airport were affected starting Wednesday night...

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