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In this photo released Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, by the Imamedia a suicide drone approaches the target during a drill. Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Friday that saw

Iranian Guard drones in drill mirror those in Saudi attacks

Jan. 15, 2021 11:10 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Friday that saw “suicide drones” crash into targets and explode, triangle-shaped aircraft that strongly resembled those used in a 2019 attack in Saudi Arabia that temporarily cut the kingdom's oil...

Man pleads guilty after drone hits LAPD helicopter

Jan. 14, 2021 6:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Hollywood man pleaded guilty Thursday to unsafely operating a drone that hit a Los Angeles police helicopter and forced it to make an emergency landing. Andrew Hernandez, 22, of Hollywood, entered a plea to a misdemeanor that carries a maximum sentence of a year in federal prison. In a...

Orange fencing is set up outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in advance of Joe Biden's Presidential Inaugural in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20. (Mark Pynes/The Patriot-News via AP)

Guard to defend Pennsylvania Capitol, city to close streets

Jan. 14, 2021 4:52 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A few hundred members of the Pennsylvania National Guard will be brought in to protect the state Capitol and other potential targets of unrest and violence in the week ahead, authorities said Thursday. Law enforcement leaders said plans to handle any potential violence toward the...

Drone maker to pay $25M over military gear parts

Jan. 13, 2021 5:25 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Aerial drone manufacturer Insitu in the Columbia River Gorge will pay $25 million to settle allegations that its military drones were outfitted with used components instead of new ones. U.S. attorney Brian Moran said cases such as this one should be seen as a warning to defense...

Daily low flying Israeli jets over Lebanon spreading jitters

Jan. 10, 2021 9:16 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli military jets carried out several low flying flights over Beirut as reconnaissance drones also buzzed overhead Sunday in what has become a daily occurrence. Israel regularly violates Lebanon airspace, often to carry out strikes in neighboring Syria. On Christmas Eve, Israeli jets...

Police use dogs, drones in search for shooting suspect

Jan. 8, 2021 9:48 AM EST

SOMERS, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police officers from several agencies deployed dogs and drones Friday in a search for at least one suspect in a shooting at an apartment complex. Officers responded to the shooting in Vernon shortly before 1 a.m. Police said an apartment building was struck by gunfire, but...

FILE - This Jan. 3, 2020 file photo, released by the Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office shows a burning vehicle at the Baghdad International Airport following a deadly airstrike in Baghdad, Iraq. On Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, Iraq’s judiciary issued an arrest warrant for outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year. The warrant was issued by a judge in Baghdad’s investigative court tasked with probing the Washington-directed drone strike that killed Gen. Qassim Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the court’s media office said. (Iraqi Prime Minister Press Office via AP, File)

Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani killing

Jan. 7, 2021 6:05 AM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year, Iraq's judiciary said. The warrant was issued by a judge in Baghdad's investigative court tasked with probing the...

A worker cleans a statue of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, installed to commemorate the anniversary of  his killing, in a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad, in Ghobeiry, a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

In Beirut, a bronze bust of Iran general sparks controversy

Jan. 6, 2021 10:32 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The unveiling of a large statue in Beirut of an Iranian commander killed by the U.S. last year has sparked indignation among many in Lebanon — the latest manifestation of a growing schism between supporters and opponents of the Iran-backed group Hezbollah. The bronze bust of Gen....

FILE - In this Thursday, April 10, 2014 file picture, Romanian children, visiting an airbase, wait to get a close look at a Soviet era Romanian MIG 21 fighter jet in Campia Turzii, Romania. The U.S. Air Force has deployed on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, about 90 airmen and an unspecified number of drone aircraft to a base in central Romania, boosting its military presence in the region where there are allied concerns that Russia is trying to display its military strength. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)

US Air Force deploys airmen, drones to base in Romania

Jan. 5, 2021 1:38 PM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The U.S. Air Force has deployed about 90 airmen and an unspecified number of drone aircraft to a base in central Romania, boosting its military presence in the region where there are allied concerns that Russia is trying to display its military strength. The Romanian Defense...

In this photo released Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 by the Iranian army, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri, center, listens to an explanation while visiting at a display of drones prior to a drill, Iran. The Iranian military on Tuesday began a wide-ranging, two-day aerial drill in the country's north, state media reported, featuring combat and surveillance unmanned aircraft, as well as naval drones dispatched from vessels in Iran's southern waters. (Iranian Army via AP)

South Korean tanker was boarded by armed Iran Guard forces

Jan. 5, 2021 6:43 AM EST

SEOUL (AP) — Armed Iranian Revolutionary Guard troops stormed a South Korean tanker and forced the ship to change course and travel to Iran, the vessel's owner said Tuesday, the latest maritime seizure by Tehran amid heightened tensions with the West over its nuclear program. The military raid on Monday on...