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Hurricane tracker: Tropical Storm Kirk projected path - where is Kirk now?

Hurricane tracker: Tropical Storm Kirk projected path - where is Kirk now?

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Kirk continues its westward trek, and is now moving west at 21 miles per hour. Temperatures will rebound over the next few days, but another shot of cool air is in the forec...

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Small North Carolina town latest to feel fury of ‘Florence’

Small North Carolina town latest to feel fury of ‘Florence’

Matt Wellington, antibiotics program director of U.S. PIRG, a federation of public interest groups, said the release of waste from lagoons could spread antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Roads have been s...

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SpaceX set to identify first paying passenger for trip aroound the moon

SpaceX set to identify first paying passenger for trip aroound the moon

Maezawa said, 'Finally, I can tell you that I choose to go to the Moon! "It's not 100 percent certain that we succeed in getting this to flight [by 2023]", Musk said. The BFR has never flown, but ...

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SpaceX to send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa on journey around the moon

SpaceX to send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa on journey around the moon

Maezawa, a 42-year-old from Japan , is a billionaire who founded Zozotown , an online retail shop. The billionaire made news past year when he spent $110 million on a 1982 painting by Jean-Miche...

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Hundreds rescued from North Carolina flooding

Hundreds rescued from North Carolina flooding

USA authorities on Friday downgraded Florence from a hurricane to a tropical storm , as the still risky weather system unleashed torrential rains but saw its wind power weaken slightly, reported ...

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Hurricane Helene will be hitting Ireland next week and ah, Jaysis

Hurricane Helene will be hitting Ireland next week and ah, Jaysis

Met Office forecasters have issued a severe weather warning for Monday, September 17 from 6pm until 12pm on Tuesday, September 18 as Storm Helene sweeps across the nation. Isaac is forecast to gr...

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Hurricane Florence on Course to the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence on Course to the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence is plowing toward the East Coast as a Category 4 storm with a 500-mile wing span, forcing dire warnings and mandatory evacuations - including the entire coastline of SC and parts...

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Susan Collins: Leftists Are Trying To Bribe Me To Vote Against Kavanaugh

Susan Collins: Leftists Are Trying To Bribe Me To Vote Against Kavanaugh

Senator Dianne Feinstein , the ranking member of the judiciary committee, had invited Guttenberg to the hearings. "If I vote for him, the money is given to my opponent for the 2020 race.... Trump u...

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'Monster' storm: Hurricane Florence is a rare threat in an unusual location

'Monster' storm: Hurricane Florence is a rare threat in an unusual location

Hurricane, tropical-storm and storm-surge watches and warnings now cover 10 million people from North and SC to Virginia. But his partner, Emily Whisler, said she will remain behind at the universit...

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Hurricane Olivia continues to weaken

Hurricane Olivia continues to weaken

As of 11 a.m., the storm was located 330 miles north-northeast of Hilo and 375 miles east-northeast of Honolulu. "I can't find another example of a hurricane/typhoon nearing Guam, Hawaii & the eastern...

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Atlantic Heating Up With Two Tropical Storms, Disturbance

Atlantic Heating Up With Two Tropical Storms, Disturbance

The storm's minimum central continues to drop, now at 946 millibars. The National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in Miami said Florence's weakening appeared to have stopped for the moment, but restre...

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Tropical Storm Gordon threatens South Florida | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Tropical Storm Gordon threatens South Florida | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Families along the coast filled sandbags, took patio furniture inside and stocked up on batteries and bottled water ahead of Gordon. There were no immediate indications that the storm had affected e...

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'Mob rule' rocks US Senate hearing for judge

'Mob rule' rocks US Senate hearing for judge

Patrick Leahy of Vermont. "No one is above the law in our constitutional system", he said. Mike Lee, R-Utah, hold a news conference to refute Senate Democrats who are intensifying their fight over do...

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Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings begin

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings begin

Chairman, with this hearing", she declared. Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowsi, one of the swing votes that could stop the nomination, dismissed the Tuesday's protests as "a lot of drama", according to the o...

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Potential Tropical Cyclone Six has formed

Potential Tropical Cyclone Six has formed

Another area to watch, a tropical wave is moving through the Greater Antilles. A tropical wave in the Caribbean has a 40 percent chance of developing into a tropical system, according to the Nation...

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Washington state to fight Trump's coal plant plan

Washington state to fight Trump's coal plant plan

The EPA proposal broadly increases the authority given to states to regulate existing coal power plants. "The ACE Rule would restore the rule of law and empower states to reduce greenhouse gas emi...

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NOAA Adjusts 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

NOAA Adjusts 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

Further intensification is likely over the next few days as Lane encounters a conducive large-scale environment consisting of low shear and fairly warm waters. With the dust contributing drier air int...

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Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership vote, but threat still remains

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership vote, but threat still remains

Dutton has consistently shied away from admitting his desire to take on Turnbull, with Liberal MP Christopher Pyne telling Sunrise host Kochie just hours before the party room voted, that Dutton r...

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Study Finds Cheerios, Oats, Other Breakfast Foods May Contain Weed Killer

Study Finds Cheerios, Oats, Other Breakfast Foods May Contain Weed Killer

Johnson's case was the first to go to trial because doctors said he was near death. "We don't know a lot about the effects of glyphosate on children", Lowry said. They pointed out that the eviden...

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Nasa launches historic space probe in mission to 'touch' the sun

Nasa launches historic space probe in mission to 'touch' the sun

The mission's findings will help researchers improve their forecasts of space weather events, which have the potential to damage satellites and harm astronauts in orbit, disrupt radio communications...

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How to Watch Sunday Night's Perseid Meteor Shower-Online or In Person

How to Watch Sunday Night's Perseid Meteor Shower-Online or In Person

This year the most visible days are projected to be August 11-13, and NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke says the US can expect to see as many as 60 to 70 meteors per hour during the shower's peak. It'...

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Where/When to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower this Weekend

Where/When to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower this Weekend

Look for the meteors originating out of the north, though they can appear from anywhere. You'll want to ensure you're under a dark enough sky to see as many stars as possible. But meteor magnitudes ...

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Boeing sends veteran space shuttle commander back into space

Boeing sends veteran space shuttle commander back into space

This is the first time since 2011 (when the USA's space shuttle retired) that astronauts will launch from the U.S. soil and from American-made spacecrafts. The test flights with crew will take place m...

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Trump EPA to Roll Back Back Obama-Era Gas Mileage Standards

But consumer groups and experts said the messaging around the proposal is deceptive, completely ignoring the cost savings on gas in more efficient cars - especially if gas prices increase. Preside...

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Trump to Seek Repeal of California's Smog-Fighting Power

Trump to Seek Repeal of California's Smog-Fighting Power

The Trump Adminstration announced plans this week to force California and other CARB-compliant states to roll back emissions standards. The formal proposal is expected to drop this week. That author...

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Severe weather over but rain continues

Severe weather over but rain continues

More showers and thunderstorms are expected for many throughout the rest of the day. Some storms will also bring locally heavy rain at times and flooding, or flash flooding, will be a concern overnig...

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Waterfront telescopes will give great views of century's longest lunar eclipse

Waterfront telescopes will give great views of century's longest lunar eclipse

The eclipse won't be visible from North America, Noah Petro, a scientist for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, told ABC News . This eclipse will be the last one we see in Australia until May 20...

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Astronomers find 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter, including an

Astronomers find 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter, including an "oddball"

The Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei discovered the first four of Jupiter s moons in 1610. It orbits Jupiter in and amongst where the retrograde moons reside, however, it follows a highly risk...

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7th animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat

7th animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat

Saturday morning. The big cat went on a rampage before he was sedated at about 8.15am. A second fox also died later Sunday. The animals were attacked Saturday morning, when a jaguar escaped an exhi...

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Tropical Storm Chris to avoid New England

Tropical Storm Chris to avoid New England

The National Weather Service said on Monday that there had already been three rescues because of unsafe surf conditions. Chris is relatively close to the North Carolina coast, but no watches or wa...

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