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FAA Seeks to Push Through Drone Registry in Time for Christmas

A drone is flown for recreational purposes as an airplane passes nearby in the sky above Old Bethpage, New York, on Sept. 5, 2015. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
A drone is flown for recreational purposes as an airplane passes nearby in the sky above Old Bethpage, New York, on Sept. 5, 2015. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Federal Aviation Agency, notorious for its delays in rolling out drone regulation, plans to create a mandatory registration system for consumer drones that will...

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