1. Mum’s the Word

    Iran Silent on Drone Attack

    FILE - This Nov. 8, 2011 file photo shows a Predator B unmanned aircraft landing after a mission, at the Naval Air Station, in Corpus Christi, Texas. At the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, becoming a fighter pilot is still a hotly coveted goal. But slowly, a culture change is taking hold. Initially snubbed as second-class pilot-wannabes, the airmen that remotely control America's arsenal of lethal drones are gaining stature and securing a permanent place in the Air Force.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

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    Despite confirmed reports that Iranian warplanes fired on a U.S. drone over international waters on Thursday, Iran remained silent about the incident on Friday. The Pentagon has confirmed the warplanes fired on the unarmed Predator drone in international airspace 16 miles east of Iran on November 1, but neither Tehran nor Iran’s state-run media has mentioned it. The drone was not damaged during the attack.

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