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Isaac forecast to pass 206 miles south of BVI on Thursday

That means, she said , that the Wilmington region is going to be affected by what she said is going to be a major hurricane that could reach category 4 strength, which means maximum sustained wind...

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Hurricane Lane to impact Hawaii over the next few days

Hurricane Lane to impact Hawaii over the next few days

A hurricane watch has been issued for Hawaii and Maui counties. Hawaii remains within that cone of uncertainty and all islands remain under a hurricane watch or warning. The National Weather Service...

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Hurricane Olivia: Category 2 storm heads toward Hawaii, forecast, path, track

Hurricane Olivia: Category 2 storm heads toward Hawaii, forecast, path, track

The storm was downgraded to a Category 3 this morning, but in its latest warning, the National Weather Service said it was again a category four, with winds as high as 200kph at its centre. The storm'...

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Tropical Storm Florence: SC Governor Declares State of Emergency

Tropical Storm Florence: SC Governor Declares State of Emergency

So why was a state of emergency declared? Tropical Storm Florence , now about 765 miles from Bermuda and 1,500 miles from the East Coast, is expected to regain strength and return to hurricane...

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Vegetarian Sharks? First Omnivorous Species Discovered Off US Coast

Vegetarian Sharks? First Omnivorous Species Discovered Off US Coast

So, why should you care about a grass-loving shark? "We were absolutely surprised to find that the bonnethead sharks were taking an omnivorous digestive strategy", Samantha Leigh , a doctoral...

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Carlsberg cans plastic rings to cut waste

Carlsberg cans plastic rings to cut waste

The Snap Pack will launch in the United Kingdom from the 10th of September on 6 x Carlsberg Expørt packs - exclusively to Tesco until March 2019. 'We are not just introducing the new snap pack but a...

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Space Station leak probe

Space Station leak probe

Based near Peterborough, he is happy to travel anywhere in the world to cover news stories, write feature articles or report on conferences. A recent safety alert aboard the International Space S...

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Here's what David Epstein is saying about Hurricane Florence

Here's what David Epstein is saying about Hurricane Florence

Cooper signed a transportation waiver that would allow farmers to harvest and transport their crops more quickly. On the other hand, meteorologists said Florence "may evolve into a serious direct th...

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Botswana govt rubbishes elephant poaching reports

Botswana govt rubbishes elephant poaching reports

Dozens of elephant corpses were reportedly discovered in Botswana in what some conservationists are describing as one of the biggest slaughters in recent years. Botswana has rubbished reports that alm...

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In Leaked Docs, Kavanaugh Challenged Whether Roe v. Wade Was 'Settled Law'

In Leaked Docs, Kavanaugh Challenged Whether Roe v. Wade Was 'Settled Law'

During a marathon session on Wednesday, Kavanaugh avoided answering questions about the scope of presidential power including whether a president can pardon himself. "Did you speak with anyone at th...

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Russia says air leak at space station caused by drill hole

Russia says air leak at space station caused by drill hole

The hole could have been drilled either on Earth before launch, or after the craft docked with the lab in space . Now on the ISS are two cosmonauts from Russian Federation, three NASA astrona...

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Trudeau says he won't use 'tricks' to ram through pipeline construction

Trudeau says he won't use 'tricks' to ram through pipeline construction

It's not known if Trudeau will meet with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. Trudeau sounded less shell-shocked than some of his Liberal colleagues had last week, after the project to expand the pipeline...

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Fragments found in Brazil museum fire provide some hope

Fragments found in Brazil museum fire provide some hope

It also housed the skeleton of a dinosaur found in the Minas Gerais region, along with the largest meteorite discovered in Brazil, which was named "Bendego" and weighed 5.3 tons. Rio's museum will tak...

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New six-sided jet stream spotted at Saturn's north pole

According to the new study, the Saturn's hexagon is a jet stream made of air that's moving at about 200 miles per hour that extends more than 180 miles above the clouds, reaching the stratosphere, e...

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Presidential Power: ‘No One is Above the Law’

Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Presidential Power: ‘No One is Above the Law’

Trump, could face a subpoena in the case, and the top Democrat on the committee, Sen. Guttenberg attempted to shake Kavanaugh's hand during a break in Tuesday's hearing, but Kavanaugh appeared to...

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The first known omnivorous shark species has just been confirmed

The first known omnivorous shark species has just been confirmed

It's "the first known omnivorous species of shark ", says researcher Samantha Leigh , co-author of a new study that describes the hammerhead relative as a lover of seagrass. Through digestive sy...

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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces final round of questioning

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces final round of questioning

Wade and its progeny are the settled law of the land", saying that the Supreme Court could overturn it. "We see on an all too common basis that racism still exists in the United States of America...

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Tillis delivers opening statement at Supreme Court Hearing

A contentious day one confirmation hearing for Judge Brett Kavanaugh , President Donald Trump's pick to fill a Supreme Court opening. Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska are ...

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Planet Nine’s Existence has been Confirmed

If Planet Nine is out there, it might be over 1,000 times as far away from Earth as Earth is from the sun . For example, the presence of a large cosmic body on the edge of the Solar system gives th...

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Florida, US Gulf Coast on Tropical Storm Alert

Florida, US Gulf Coast on Tropical Storm Alert

Tropical storm warnings are coming for parts of south Florida and the Keys, the NHC said, in a 9 a.m. special advisory. The center of the system was 20 miles west of Key Largo and it was moving w...

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Democrats demand delay of Supreme Court justice hearing

Around the same time, at the White House, President Donald Trump told reporters longtime journalist Bob Woodward's coming book on his tenure "was put out to interfere in, my opinion, with the Kavana...

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Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall near Alabama-Mississippi border

Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall near Alabama-Mississippi border

Gordon could drop heavy rain - generally 4 to 8 inches, but as many as 12 - from Florida's western panhandle to southern Arkansas through Thursday , the National Hurricane Center said . A hurricane ...

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Emergency declared as Tropical Storm Gordon heads for Gulf Coast

Emergency declared as Tropical Storm Gordon heads for Gulf Coast

A Tropical Storm Warning also remains in effect for the local area. The National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Florence has maximum sustained winds near 75 mph and is located about 1,230 mil...

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Tropical Storm Gordon track expected to bring winds to Sebastian, Vero Beach

It was centered 330 miles south-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, as the storm moves west-northwest at 17 mph. Miami Beach Police said via Twitt...

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At least 87 dead elephants found in Botswana

At least 87 dead elephants found in Botswana

Furthermore, this isn't the first time in recent months that Chase warned about the scale of elephant poaching in Botswana . Described as " Africa's last Eden , " it draws thousands of visitors annua...

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Tropical Storm Gordon Moves Toward Gulf

Tropical Storm Gordon Moves Toward Gulf

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the storm is expected to move away from the southwestern Florida coast and reach coastal MS and Louisiana by late Tuesday. What is likely to become ...

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Alberta projects $1B deficit drop, says pipeline ruling won't derail budget

Alberta projects $1B deficit drop, says pipeline ruling won't derail budget

The move followed a Federal Court of Appeal decision handed down Thursday that quashed the project's approval, marking a triumph for Indigenous groups and environmentalists who opposed the pipeline ex...

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International Space Station pressure holding steady after leak

International Space Station pressure holding steady after leak

NASA said on Thursday that the leak caused a minor reduction in cabin pressure on the ISS. Flight controllers noticed a drop in air pressure overnight on Wednesday, and alerted the crew. In a state...

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International Space Station leak is stable, Russian space agency says

International Space Station leak is stable, Russian space agency says

According to NASA the crew was never and will not be in danger as "weeks of air left in the ISS reserves". The crew consisting of NASA astronauts Drew Feustel, Ricky Arnold and Serena Auñón-Chan...

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California Legislature Passes Bill That Would Increase Bar Hours

California Legislature Passes Bill That Would Increase Bar Hours

Voting is still open on the bill, but it has enough approvals to pass (and could gather more ). The final bill passage came after the state Assembly voted 61 to 18 to approve the measure Thur...

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