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drone pilot exam under new federal rules. emily schmidt reports from washington on the lowered bar for getting a license - to get those higher views from the sky. the buzz of drones carries beyond their mechanical noise. as unmanned aircraft systems give us a different perspective of the world than ever before. from the rubble of an italian earthquake, to the devastation of a midwest tornado, to the idea of getting a pizza to drop in, as domino's demonstrated last week in new zealand. we just successfully delivered the first pizza in the world. facebook founder mark zuckerberg says drones have such a potential to connect the world he gave a model to the pope when meeting him monday. and drones' popularity is not lost on the federal aviation administration (anthony foxx, u.s. transportation secretary) over the next ten years, commercial, unmanned aircraft systems could generate more than $82 billion for the u.s. economy, and by 2025, could be supporting as many
before monday, anyone wanting a commercial drone license from the f.a.a. needed a pilot's license, something that could be time and money consuming. (brian walk, drone pilot) $20 thousand at a minimum. new f.a.a. rules lower that bar: commercial drone pilots must pass an aeronautical exam; drones must be under 55 pounds; stay in view of the operator; and they can't fly higher than 400 feet; and if you want to fly at night, you'll need a waiver. (steve cohen, drone consultant) there's going to be tens of thousands of people who are going to be legal to fly. the f.a.a. says the changes could open up opportunities from rescues, to inspecting utility lines, to helping farmers check their crops -- with the sky no longer the limit in an industry almost unimaginable just a few years ago. in washington, i'm emily schmidt. are the new rules a good idea? fox five legal analyst bob massi joins us now for "inside the law". closed captioning
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home. the memorial mass was held at the cathedral of saint peter the apostle in jackson. police say sister paula merrill and sister margaret held were stabbed to death in their durant home. according to the sheriff-- a man from about 15- miles away confessed to the murders without giving a motive. crews continue to work in central italy - in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake. nearly 300 are confirmed dead... and the number could still rise - as workers search for bodies buried in the rubble. italian offici promise to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll. meanwhile - crews continue to help displaced survivors recover belongings from their damaged homes. donald trump is getting ready to give a major speech on his immigration plan - while hillary clinton faces another backlash over new reports regarding her emails. lauren blanchard is in washington with the latest from the campaign trail. trump hoping to
during a highly anticipated speech on illegal immigration wednesday in arizona ... where he's expected to lay out his policy that's seen the republican candidate shifting. conway says: "what he has said is no legalization and no amnesty ... while trump's campaign is busy figuring out what stance they want to take... the clintons are still facing criticism for the way their family charity accepted donations while hillary clinton was secretary of state. republicans pointing to clinton's dropping trustworthiness poll numbers... but analysts say at this point... voters wont be swayed. stoddard says: "i think you see democrats arguing that her untrustworthy numbers are so high - in some polls, higher than donald trump's, but she's still ahead of him because people have accepted that she's not to be trusted, but that she's preferable to donald trump." a new monmouth poll out today shows a historically high number of voters have an unfavorable view of both the democratic and republican candidate... more
the poll also shows clinton still with a commanding lead... but the gap closing by a few points since earlier this month... mccormack says: "donald trump just needs to pass the presidential litmus test, the commander in chief litmus test ..." blanchard (on-cam tag) says: "with just two days to go until the next f-e-c deadline, both campaigns are pushing hard to bring in money as we head into the final 10 weeks of the election. in washington, lauren blanchard, fox news." databases for election systems in two states have been breached so far this year. in illinois - hackers accessed the illinois board of elections database. it included voters' personal information including their names - addresses - and birthdays. up to 200- thousand personal voter records were compromised. back in may - arizona took its statewide voting registration system offline after the f-b-i alerted officials
cyber threat. a lobster bought from a massachusetts fish market for 210-dollars... and set free by two brothers who didn't want it to become someone's dinner....has apparently died. chris and david schmidt bought the 22-pound lobster and released it thursday in the waters off chatham. they dubbed the crustacean big lobi after boston red sox star david ortiz - whose nickname is big papi. the cape cod a local retiree found a dead 22- pound lobster in the same area on saturday. experts say it appears to be the same one. the center for coastal studies says lobsters live in deep, cold water - and the shallows where big lobi was released were likely too warm. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty
through the workweek with cooler temperatures ahead for labor day weekend. we'll see 103 on tuesday with 102 expected both wednesday and thursday. friday we'll see 99. southwest breezes start wednesday afternoon and continue thursday and friday to around 25 mph in the afternoon. for labor day weekend expect 97 saturday, then and monday. stronger afternoon gusts will be with us saturday and sunday to around 30 mph. more heat expected through the workweek with cooler temperatures ahead for labor day
102 expected both wednesday and thursday. friday we'll see 99. southwest breezes start wednesday afternoon and continue thursday and friday to around 25 mph in the afternoon. for labor day weekend expect 97 saturday, then 96 both sunday and monday. stronger afternoon gusts will be with us saturday and sunday to around 30 mph.
through the workweek with cooler temperatures ahead for labor day weekend. we'll see 103 on tuesday with 102 expected both wednesday and thursday. friday we'll see 99. southwest breezes start wednesday afternoon and continue thursday and friday to around 25 mph in the afternoon. for labor day weekend expect 97 saturday, then 96 both sunday and monday. stronger afternoon gusts will be with us saturday and sunday to around 30 closed captioning will resume shortly a black beer is
to fly. which company is offering monthly payments of airline tickets to travelers. busted!!! a black bear caught red- handed trying to a steal a bird feeder. it happened in goffstown, new hampshire. "hey... no,no,no...hey... this stays here." as you can see... after a mild scolding from the homeowner - the bear dropped the feeder. the animal stood motionless for awhile but eventually snacked on some seeds in the driveway. wildlife officials
berry crop - which is why some hungry bears are turning to bird feeders and trash cans for food. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6 o'clock is straight ahead. in 1803, a man bought the territory of louisiana for 42 cents an acre. that was the greatest deal ever. until i made this one. now you can get my jumbo breakfast platter for just $2.99. take that history. scrambled eggs, eight mini pancakes, a hash brown, and your choice of bacon or sausage.
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is dealing with overcrowded classrooms... for the new school year. and a child was taken to the hospital... after police say he accidentally shot himself. how neighbors reacted to the incident. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas the first day of the school year is in the books .. and so far - it appears it went fairly smooth. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. we have a breakdown of all of today's hits and misses... from classroom