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January 8, 2019 6:32 PM Departures Resume at London's Heathrow Airport After Reports of Drone Sighting

(LONDON) — London’s Heathrow Airport briefly halted departing flights on Tuesday after a reported drone sighting — a development that came just three weeks after multiple reports of drone sightings caused travel chaos at nearby Gatwick Airport. The suspension of takeoffs from Heathrow, one of the world’s busiest airports, was announced shortly before 137

December 24, 2018 3:23 PM Iran says ready to respond, but U.S. aircraft carrier no threat

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran is ready to respond to any hostile U.S. action, but it does not consider the arrival of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Gulf last week a significant threat, an Iranian navy commander said on Monday. The USS John C. Stennis entered the Gulf on Friday, ending a long absence of U.S. aircraft carriers in the region as tensions rise between 93

December 23, 2018 9:15 PM Technical problem disrupted UK airport, no sign of drones

LONDON – Birmingham Airport in England says it has resolved a problem with its air traffic control system that prevented flights from taking off or landing for about two hours. There was no indication the technical problem in Birmingham on Sunday was related to the drone sightings that caused major problems at London's Gatwick Airport in recent days. The grounded 80

December 23, 2018 9:08 PM Britain's Birmingham airport resumes services after air traffic fault

(Reuters) - Birmingham airport in Britain has resumed services after suspending operations earlier due to an air traffic control fault, the airport said on Sunday. “Following the earlier air traffic control technical fault, Birmingham Airport has now resolved the issue and operations have now resumed”, the airport said in a statement. The fault was due to a failure 100

December 21, 2018 5:54 PM London's Gatwick Airport Shut Down Again Due to "Suspected Drone Sighting"

(LONDON) — An airport spokeswoman says flights at London’s Gatwick Airport have been suspended again because of a “suspected drone sighting.” The shutdown came roughly 11 hours after flights had resumed Friday morning at Britain’s second-busiest airport. British Police and transport officials had said that extra security measures had been put in place 82

December 20, 2018 6:01 PM UK's Transport Secretary lifts night-flying restriction at other airports: Sky News

(Reuters) - UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said he would temporarily lift night-flying restrictions at other airports in Britain, Sky News reported on Thursday. Grayling said the move was to ease congestion caused by aircraft diverted from Gatwick Airport, according to a Sky News tweet. Drones flying near London’s Gatwick airport grounded flights 76

December 4, 2018 7:27 PM Largest police force in the US steps into the drone age

NEW YORK – The New York Police Department has shown off its first fleet of drones. The department said Tuesday that potential uses for its 14 drones include search and rescue, hard-to-reach crime scenes, hostage situations, and hazardous material incidents. It says drones can reduce risk to officers and bystanders during a response to dangerous situations 73

December 1, 2018 3:37 PM Citing Russia threat, Ukraine boosts security at ports, power plants

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday his country had stepped up security at vital infrastructure sites such as nuclear power stations and Black Sea ports in the face of what he called a Russian test of the world order. Russia opened fire on and seized three Ukrainian navy ships and their crews on Nov. 25 in an incident 101

October 11, 2018 1:17 PM The Key to Autonomous Driving? An Impossibly Perfect Map

Self-driving cars may eventually work together to create nearly real-time maps. But we’re not there yet. To achieve the dream of autonomous vehicles and robots, it’s going to take much more than computer vision and artificial intelligence. Cars, drones, delivery bots, even our vacuum cleaners and robot chefs are going to need something that our ancestors 142

October 3, 2018 2:08 AM Body of missing woman hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park found

The body of Mitzie Sue "Susan" Clements, 53, was found after she went missing Sept. 25 in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, officials said. (GoFundMe) The body of a woman who went missing while hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has been found, park officials said Tuesday. Mitzie Sue "Susan" Clements, 53, was last seen in the Clingmans 100