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National & World Flying drones near stadiums could end in jail time Flying drones near stadiums could end in jail time
Operators who fly drones or model planes near or over large sports stadiums and auto racetracks are breaking the law and can be fined and imprisoned for up to a year, the Federal Aviation Administration warned in a notice posted on the agency's website.
National & World Report: Government official quits over prostitution incident
The investigator who led the Homeland Security Department's internal review of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents on assignment in Colombia in 2012 has himself resigned over an incident involving a prostitute in Florida, The New York Times reported.
National & World Accused teen jihadis were confused, says dad
One of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria was confused about what her role would be if she had actually made it there, the girl's father said Tuesday.
National & World 18 miners trapped as coal mine collapses in Turkey
Underground waters flooded a section of a coal mine in southern Turkey on Tuesday, trapping at least 18 workers, officials and reports said - an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation's poor workplace safety standards.
National & World New Jersey releases quarantined nurse New Jersey releases quarantined nurse
A nurse who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients and was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital over the weekend was returning home to Maine on Monday as her lawyer criticized the state's policies that had the woman fighting to be released from an isolation tent.
National & World Prosecutors to appeal Pistorius verdict, sentencing Prosecutors to appeal Pistorius verdict, sentencing
Prosecutors said Monday they will file appeal papers in the next few days against the verdict and sentencing in the case of Oscar Pistorius, who was given a five-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide for killing his girlfriend.