President Peña Nieto signed new rules opening state-run oil, gas, and electricity industries to private and foreign companies, saying average Mexicans would gain lower prices and more jobs. Mexico nationalized its oil industry in 1938.
Prime Minister David Cameron's Downing Street office said the aircraft would play a comparable role to that carried out while gathering information in areas hit by flooding in Britain earlier this year.
A regional passenger plane assembled in Iran crashed in a residential area near Tehran's Mehrabad airport shortly after takeoff Sunday. Iran has suffered a series of airplane crashes, blamed on its aging aircraft and poor maintenance.
Palestinian negotiators accepted an Egyptian proposal for a new 72-hour truce with Israel. Israeli authorities, who walked away from negotiations after militants resumed their rocket fire on Israeli, have said they will not negotiate while under fire.