U.S. must prevent air accidents involving drones, lawmaker warns

The commercial drone industry could be torpedoed if there were a serious accident involving a drone and a commercial aircraft, the chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee warned on Friday. Representative Peter DeFazio, a Democrat, said at Read More …

Terrorists plotted to stage drone attacks during FIFA World Cup in Russia

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) operatives foiled several terror plots involving drone attacks and plans to target foreign fans during the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Secret services took “all necessary measures to identify and prevent the terrorists’ attempts to use Read More …

Fans warned to expect ‘overt’ anti-terror measures at football stadiums

Police are seeking the help of football fans in tackling terrorism and are asking them to be vigilant at matches. Officers say stadiums could be targeted as extremists seek out crowded places to attack. Chief Superintendent Nick Aldworth said: “We Read More …

Two dead, over 150 hurt in Ethiopia after grenade attack at massive rally for new reformist leader

Two people have died after a deadly grenade attack in Ethiopia’s capital on Saturday which injured more than 150 people at rally attended by new prime minister Abiy Ahmed. On Sunday, police were at the scene of the attack gathering evidence, officials Read More …

National Guard F-16 fighter jets prepare for Super Bowl security duties

At 21,000 feet above Minnesota’s snow-covered ground, an F-16 fighter jet approached the back of a KC-135 Stratotanker. A Wisconsin Air National Guardsman, suspended on his stomach above a board covered in switches and knobs, watched the F-16 through a Read More …