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In Yemen, a race to rescue a boy from Al-Qaida and a U.S. drone – Middle East News

Al-Qaida was giving away motorcycles up in the mountains — that’s what the kids in town were saying the day Abdullah disappeared. Early that morning, Mohsanaa Salem woke her 14-year-old son to go buy vegetables. The sun had just risen above the mountain ridge, and winter light filled the ravine …

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In Yemen, a race to save a boy from al-Qaida and a US drone

ATAQ, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida was giving away motorcycles up in the mountains — that’s what the kids in town were saying the day Abdullah disappeared. Early that morning, Mohsanaa Salem woke her 14-year-old son to go buy vegetables. The sun had just risen above the mountain ridge, and winter …

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This 15-year-old boy was just crowned the world’s champion drone racer

A 15-year-old Brisbane boy is Australia’s newest racing world champion. Rudi Browning, from Brisbane, just took out the World Drone Racing Championships in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, beating 127 other competitors across four days of competition for a $14,000 cash prize. Chinese state media agency Xinhua said more than …

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This 15-year-old farm boy from Caledon will be flying for SA at the world’s first FAI drone-racing champs in China

Meet Jadon Churchman, the 15-year-old farm boy from Caledon who will be among the first South Africans to compete in a world drone racing championship. He will compete alongside 115 of the world’s best drone-racing pilots, from 32 nations. Participants will race on a spectacular 800-metre-long track, which features a …

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Three business geeks and a 14-year-old farm boy from Caledon will be flying for SA at the world’s first drone-racing champs in China

Photo Andre Eksteen Two students, a financial planner, and a 14-year-old farm boy from Caledon will be the first South Africans to compete in a world drone racing championship in Shenzhen, China. Pilots can experience the thrill of 200km/h speed from the safety and comfort of their camping chairs. But …

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Local boy races top drone pilots at Pleasant Hill

Buy Photo Luke Gearhart, 11, of Bellville, shows off his new drone Saturday between races as Pleasant Hill Lake Park.(Photo: Zach Tuggle/News Journal)Buy Photo PERRYSVILLE – Luke Gearhart looked over his new drone Saturday between races at Pleasant Hill Lake Park. He got the craft two days earlier, on this …

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