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    Iran Recovering Data From Drone

    This photo released on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, claims to show US RQ-170 Sentinel drone which Tehran says its forces downed earlier this week, as the chief of the aerospace division of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, right, listens to an unidentified colonel, in an undisclosed location, Iran. (AP Photo/Sepahnews) EDS NOTE: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAS NO WAY OF INDEPENDENTLY VERIFYING THE CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE.

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    Uh-oh. Iranian officials claim to be in the final stages of recovering data from a captured U.S. drone, which they plan to use to file a lawsuit against the United States for the aircraft’s “invasion.” Iranian officials also indicated they would be able to reproduce the drone using reverse engineering. On Monday, President Obama said the U.S. was pressuring Iran to return the drone, but a senior commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said he would not give it back, because “no one returns the symbol of aggression.”

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