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  • FAA Releases Report Detailing Nearly 200 Drone Sightings Since February

    FAA Releases Report Detailing Nearly 200 Drone Sightings Since February

    (WASHINGTON) — The Federal Aviation Administration released a report on Wednesday detailing 194 drone sightings between February and November. The FAA said in a statement that it receives approximately 25 reports per month of drone sightings by pilots. Most sightings had little to no impact on pilots, though in some cases, the FAA notes, pilots were forced to alter course to avoid an unmanned craft. At least six of the entries reflect “near misses,” including at least one with a commercial aircraft and at least one other with a medevac helicopter. Approximately 109 of the reports included drones operating more… Read more

  • Exclusive: Police Officer Darren Wilson Discusses Firing Deadly Shot

    Exclusive: Police Officer Darren Wilson Discusses Firing Deadly Shot

    (FERGUSON, Mo.) — Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson discussed his account of the moment he shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown in an exclusive interview with ABC News. Wilson said Brown was charging at him, disregarding the officer’s instructions. “I started backpedaling, ‘cause he’s just getting too close and he’s not stopping,” Wilson told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos. “After I fired the second round of shots, he gets about eight to 10 feet [away]. And as he does that, he kinda starts to lean forward like he’s gonna tackle me. And eight to 10 feet is close and… Read more

  • Winter Storm Causes Power Outages Throughout Northeast

    Winter Storm Causes Power Outages Throughout Northeast

    (NEW YORK) — Wednesday’s winter storm has left almost 400,000 customers without power in the northeast. Public Service Company of New Hampshire spokesman Martin Murray says, “The reason that this has occurred is we really had wet, heavy snow, that’s fallen on evergreen trees and there hasn’t been a lot of wind to push that snow off so instead they’ve been weighed down and they’ve interfered with power lines and equipment.” In New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, 293,000 customers are without power. In New York, New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, nearly 100,000 customers are… Read more

  • Snow, Rain Threatening Millions of Thanksgiving Travelers

    Snow, Rain Threatening Millions of Thanksgiving Travelers

    (NEW YORK) — Wintry weather is bringing travel delays for many Americans on Wednesday, causing problems on one of the busiest travel days of the year. As of Wednesday night, 4,624 flights were delayed and 735 were cancelled, according to the flight-tracking company FlightAware. More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel more than 50 miles away from home in the coming days, the country’s highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2007, according to AAA. Residents along the East Coast should expect heavy rain from a nor’easter, with the rain then changing to snow. Snow is expected across parts of… Read more

  • Video of Police Shooting Cleveland Boy with Toy Gun Is Released

    Video of Police Shooting Cleveland Boy with Toy Gun Is Released

    (CLEVELAND) — The video of a Cleveland police officer shooting a 12-year-old boy who had a toy gun was released on Wednesday after the department consulted with the boy’s family. Police initially withheld the video from the public while discussing handling of the disturbing footage with the family of Tamir Rice, the boy who was shot in a playground on Saturday. “The family did not initially want the video to be released, but after reviewing it… expressed their wish to us” to make it public, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said on Wednesday. Williams urged the public and the media… Read more

  • Michael Brown's Parents 'Taken Aback' by Darren Wilson's 'Clean Conscience'

    Michael Brown's Parents 'Taken Aback' by Darren Wilson's 'Clean Conscience'

    (FERGUSON, Mo.) — The family of slain Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is hurt and “taken aback” by Officer Darren Wilson’s statement that he has a “clean conscience” and couldn’t have done it any differently. Brown’s parents appeared in New York with the Rev. Al Sharpton and the families of other African Americans who were killed by police. Sharpton said it would be the first Thanksgiving for these families “with an empty seat at the table.” They spoke a day after Wilson emerged publicly for the first time in months and told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos his version of what happened… Read more

  • KISS Performing with 600 Cheerleaders Today at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    KISS Performing with 600 Cheerleaders Today at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Here’s one more reason to be thankful on Turkey Day, rock fans: KISS is one of the artists who will be performing at the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  The three-hour holiday extravaganza will air live on NBC starting at 9 a.m. ET. In conjunction with the band’s performance, 600 cheerleaders from throughout the U.S. will salute KISS during a medley of the group’s classic songs.  More than 3.5 million people are expected to gather along the route of the parade, while an estimated 50 million-plus viewers will be watching on TV nationwide. KISS is… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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