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5 hrs ago | KDWN

Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle

An Amazon.com employee from out of town was the operator of a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week, police said.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Space Needle, Recreation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

9 hrs ago | MainStreetNews.com

Peter Kay Jackson

Peter K. Jackson, 84, died Monday, July 21, 2014. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of the late Robert K. Jackson and Maybelle MacCallum Jackson.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Air Force

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Cleveland company under investigation for drone use

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a Cleveland company for flying drones.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

18 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Air Canada flight does 'go around' in Tel Aviv after Hamas rockets fired

A departure flight board displays various cancelled and delayed flights in Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv on July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

21 hrs ago | CBS Local

Cruz Vows To Continue Blocking Nominees Until White House Answers Why FAA Banned US Flights To Israel

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility on April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. WASHINGTON - Sen. Ted Cruz vowed Thursday to continue blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline flights to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Middle East, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Transportation

Yesterday | Lucianne.com

US anti-leadership: Harmingour Middle East friends

Maybe US world leadership isn't dead after all: Our government actually led from the front in the Middle East this week.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Lake Tahoe drone company surveys skies as feds work on regulation

Drones like the one operated locally by Drone Promotions are seeing increased use while the Federal Aviation Administration struggles to regulate them.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Switched

Obama Defends FAA's Temporary Ban On Flights To Israel

US President Barack Obama makes a statement on the situation in Ukraine in the White House briefing room in Washington on July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Palestinian Territories,

SFGate

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

A forensic team recovers human remains among the wreckage of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Air Accidents, Israel, World News, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

CBS Local

Trouble In The Air Causing Flying Fear For Many Travelers

The Federal Aviation Administration banned US airliners from flying to Tel Aviv after fighting got too close and a Hamas rocket landed near the Ben Gurion Airport-Israel's main international airport.

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Skift

FAA Lifts Ban on Flights to Israel's Main Airport by U.S. Airlines

Flights by U.S. carriers in and out of Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International airport were to be allowed to resume at about 11:45 p.m. New York time, the Federal Aviation Administration said tonight in a statement.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Airlines, United Airlines

WJRT

Skies still safe after MH17 disaster, lawmakers say

It is crunch time for Congress, as critical federal transportation funding is set to expire soon, but recently, the House passed a short-term bill that will supply funding for construction projects until next May. It is crunch time for Congress, as critical federal transportation funding is set to expire soon, but recently, the House passed a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Israel, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, World News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

David Hall concedes race, Tony Helms named Geneva Co. Sheriff

The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Non-Profit

KHQ-TV Spokane

Helicopter Crash in Wenatchee

Allen Kenitzer of the Federal Aviation Administration in Renton says the crash occurred on Wednesday in Wenatchee for unknown reasons.

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Cybercast News Service

Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Barack Obama, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

KREM-TV Spokane

Drones approved for wildfire fight in Washington

The Federal Aviation Administration approved the use of drones for the fight against wildfires burning across the state of Washington in July.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Spokane, WA

WNYC-AM New York

Flight Plans Over Conflict Zones

It's been a busy week in the world of aviation - MH17 shot down in Ukraine and the Federal Aviation Administration banning US-airlines from flying to Tel Aviv for 24 hours.

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The City Wire

Lack of movement' by military hampers Fort Smith airport fire service

The transition from fire protection provided by what is now known as the 188th Wing to an airport-run fire department has hit some speed bumps, the Fort Smith Airport Commission were told during its monthly meeting Tuesday .

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, Fire, US Military, US Air Force, Fort Smith Regional Airport, US National Guard, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

Tue Jul 22, 2014

West Australian

Airlines cancel Israel flights over Gaza rocket threat

Major US, European and Canadian airlines canceled flights to and from Israel, after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel Aviv.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Boeing 747

The Baltimore Sun

Netanyahu asks Kerry to help resume US flights to Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday to help restore U.S. commercial flights to Israel that had been canceled over the Gaza fighting, an Israeli official said.

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