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FAA proposes nearly $2 million fine against drone operator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed a record $1.9 million fine against an aerial photography company for flying drones in crowded New York and Chicago airspace without permission.

SkyPan International Inc. of Chicago operated 65 unauthorized flights between March 2012 and December 2014 in some of the nation’s most congested airspace, the FAA said in a statement. Continue Reading

A Pair of Female Marines Are Making History in the F-35

The Madness of Chinese Communism, Seen Through China’s Propaganda Posters

SHANGHAI, CHINA—Shanghai is China’s financial capital. The former Western concession today shows little sign of the many bitter political battles fought over the last century. Tourists throng the Bund along the Huangpu River while global corporations fill the skyscrapers in Pudong, across the water.

Beijing, the capital of the People’s Republic of China, also has come to look like a normal city. Continue Reading

Pentagon Nominee Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations