“Drone” in the news

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Al Jazeera
· US senators want to block drone sales to Saudis  
Republican and Democratic senators introduced legislation on Thursday that would block international sales of United States-made drones to countries that are not close US allies, mentioning Saudi Arabia in particular.
Washington Post
· World Digest: Aug. 6, 2020  
Saudi coalition says it shot down Houthi drone: The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen said it shot down an explosives-laden drone heading toward the kingdom, a statement published by the Saudi Press Agency said.
· SpaceX launch LIVE stream: How to watch SpaceX launch 57 more Starlink satellites HERE  
About four minutes later, the booster is expected to land on a drone ship platform in the Atlantic.
· US pointman on Iran hard line quits  
Tensions soared to a new high in January this year when Trump ordered a drone strike that killed a top Iranian general, Qasem Soleimani, at Baghdad's airport.
Seeking Alpha
· Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) CEO Bill Heissenbuttel on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
We've used drone photography to help us out to get a better picture of site.
· What Lebanon needs to recover from the explosion  
A French “sécurité civile” rescue team of 55 firemen and woman is boarding in Paris to fly to #Beirut #Lebanon and bring with them drone, search dogs, cameras and medical equipment.
· AG Barr promises to rule out death penalty for ISIS 'Beatles', victims' families say  
The leading Beatle, and the man believed to have wielded the knife in those killings, was Mohammed Emwazi, who was killed by Hellfire missiles fired from a CIA drone in 2015.
The Verge
· Watch SpaceX launch its latest batch of Starlink satellites, with two hitchhiking spacecraft  
The rocket will attempt to land on one of SpaceX’s drone ships in the Atlantic following the launch, potentially enabling the vehicle to fly for the sixth time.
Al Jazeera
· Turkey's Cavusoglu slams German role in EU's Libya mission  
The GNA's military success depended partly on Turkish-supplied drones that pushed back Haftar's self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) from Libya's skies.
Ars Technica
· Sony’s new WH-1000XM4 headphones promise better noise cancelling  
I haven't been able to truly stress test this claim yet—a global pandemic isn't the most accommodating setting for such matters—but I can say that the ANC quality here is still deeply impressive, almost totally wiping out the droning of a busy air conditioner even without any music playing.