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Evacuations Ordered as Hurricane Florence Becomes Category 4 Storm

Evacuations Ordered as Hurricane Florence Becomes Category 4 Storm

Florence is now about 600 miles south of Bermuda and it's quickly gaining strength as it moves northwest toward the US. The hurricane is about 580 miles SSE of Bermuda and 1,240 miles ESE of Cape Fear...

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Wet weekend ahead with Flash Flood Watch in effect for central Indiana

Wet weekend ahead with Flash Flood Watch in effect for central Indiana

FLOOD WATCHES are in effect for all of OH through Monday morning. That storm, Tropical Storm Ike, produced four to six inches of rain over two-thirds of IL, which led to flash flooding. In addition t...

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Florence gains hurricane status as it tracks towards east coast

Florence gains hurricane status as it tracks towards east coast

Florence , which was at hurricane strength earlier this week before weakening to a tropical storm, had maximum sustained winds of 105 km/h. Residents in North Carolina and other East Coast state...

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Harris puts Kavanaugh on edge with Mueller question

Harris puts Kavanaugh on edge with Mueller question

He was pressed once again for his views on presidential power. Brett Kavanaugh and Sen. The president's comment followed the statements of Democratic senators who warned that Trump was, in the w...

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Tropical storm Gordon moving quickly across eastern Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Tropical storm Gordon moving quickly across eastern Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Gordon is expected increase to a Category One hurricane by landfall late Tuesday night, potentially bringing 80 miles per hour winds and more than five inches of rain to south Mississippi. Tropica...

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Can President Trump Pardon Himself? Brett Kavanaugh Won't Say

Can President Trump Pardon Himself? Brett Kavanaugh Won't Say

He fiercely defended the independence of the Judiciary. Nonetheless, Democrats successfully delayed much of the hearing with long-winded speeches blasting Kavanaugh on the merits of his rulings, w...

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Tropical storm Gordon takes aim at Gulf Coast

Tropical storm Gordon takes aim at Gulf Coast

A storm surge watch is in effect for Mississippi-Alabama border westward to the mouth of the Mississippi River. A tropical depression or tropical storm may form in the Northern Gulf of Mexico this...

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Hey, Alexa: California Just Passed Internet of Things Bills

Hey, Alexa: California Just Passed Internet of Things Bills

It still needs to be signed by California Governor Jerry Brown before it's put into law, but it's been supported by a number of state Democrats, as well as survived strong opposition from ISPs like ...

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Potential Tropical Cyclone Six Off Africa: Early East Coast Surf Outlook

Potential Tropical Cyclone Six Off Africa: Early East Coast Surf Outlook

It would be the third hurricane of the 2018 season, following Beryl and Chris. The National Weather Service's Miami office said the system is still expected to deliver heavy rain across South Flori...

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Leak detected on International Space Station

Officials say the leak was discovered around 6 p.m. CST. An air leak on the International Space Station has been localized to a Russian Soyuz spacecraft like this one. And last month, Russian cosm...

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Suspected asylum seekers on run in Qld

Suspected asylum seekers on run in Qld

ELEVEN people have reportedly been detained after an illegal fishing boat - believed to be packed with asylum seekers - ran aground north of Cairns. It could not confirm how many others may have bee...

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'Devastated' Julie Bishop slams pollies' dirty tactics that cost her PM job

'Devastated' Julie Bishop slams pollies' dirty tactics that cost her PM job

Morrison emerged as the surprise victor of Friday's party-room vote to replace Turnbull after a week of political chaos in Canberra that marked the emergence of Australia's sixth prime minister in l...

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Hurricane Lane hurtling toward Hawaii

Hurricane Lane hurtling toward Hawaii

Hawaii residents have rushed to stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen, toilet paper and other supplies as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf. Mark Antolin and his ...

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Hurricane watch extended to Maui

Hurricane watch extended to Maui

The storm was headed west-northwest at 9 miles per hour, however, forecasters expect a turn toward the northwest on Wednesday, followed by a turn to the north-northwest on Thursday. As of late Tuesd...

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'BE PREPARED': A Category Five Hurricane Is Bearing Down On Hawaii

'BE PREPARED': A Category Five Hurricane Is Bearing Down On Hawaii

A hurricane warning in effect for Hawaii's Big Island was extended Wednesday to the island of Maui, The National Weather Service said . More hurricane watches were expected to be issued for othe...

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Trump to ease rules on coal plants

Trump to ease rules on coal plants

The proposal lays out several possible pathways that individual states might use for regulating coal-fired power plants, and what the consequences would be for pollution and human health in each case....

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Former intelligence officials criticize Trump's decision to revoke John Brennan's security cleara…

Former intelligence officials criticize Trump's decision to revoke John Brennan's security cleara…

Robert M. Gates - who served as secretary of defense under presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, and director of central intelligence under President George H.W. Patrick Cotter, a former assis...

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Gov. Scott declares state of emergency due to red tide

Gov. Scott declares state of emergency due to red tide

Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties - sending aid to responders in their efforts to combat red tide. For mar...

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This weekend, watch for the Perseid Meteor Shower

This weekend, watch for the Perseid Meteor Shower

According to NASA and Space .com, Earth will pass through the thick of debris ar around 9 p.m. EST Sunday, meaning that night and into the morning hours of August 13, promise to produce the best sho...

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2 tropical storms storms gaining force off Mexico's coast

2 tropical storms storms gaining force off Mexico's coast

A tropical storm watch is in effect Monday for waters south of the Big Island. The tropical-storm-force winds associated with Debby are well removed from the center as indicated by a recent ASCT pas...

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Space X Booster Flies Again - This Time With an Indonesian Satellite

Space X Booster Flies Again - This Time With an Indonesian Satellite

Equipped with 60 transponders, Satelit Merah Putih will support the existing Telkom 2 and Telkom 3S satellites to provide services for customers in Indonesia and foreign countries amid rising demand. ...

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Red tide, dead fish plague tourists

Red tide, dead fish plague tourists

Mote Marine Laboratory's phytoplankton ecology team, along with the Florida Wildlife Research Institute and Harmful Algal Bloom researchers , conducted a red tide survey along the Florida Gulf coast ...

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NASA names astronauts for first commercial space flights

President Donald Trump fired off a celebratory tweet today to laud NASA's first astronaut crews to fly on private spacecraft built by Boeing and SpaceX , a message that also appeared to hail the ...

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Trump EPA Rolls Back Obama-Era Fuel Economy Standards

Trump EPA Rolls Back Obama-Era Fuel Economy Standards

Those standards target a doubling of the fuel economy standards to 50 miles per gallon . Yet for President Donald Trump , who's prioritized eliminating regulations, the auto rules represent a gran...

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Scientists claim that Earth’s Moon may have once supported life

Scientists claim that Earth’s Moon may have once supported life

Going forward, however, there will not be another total lunar eclipse longer than Friday's event until 2123, weather information website theweathernetwork.com said . The other regions that share th...

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How a Desert Mountain Telescope Revealed Jupiter's Odd New Moon

How a Desert Mountain Telescope Revealed Jupiter's Odd New Moon

Sheppard, who is broadly interested in the formation of solar systems and has been involved in the discovery of 48 of Jupiter's known moons, realized this was the flawless opportunity to advance two ...

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Jaguar escapes habitat at zoo and kills 6 animals

Jaguar escapes habitat at zoo and kills 6 animals

The New Orleans zoo is now closed until 10 a.m. Sunday. A vet team captured and sedated the animal an hour later after it had mauled four alpacas, one emu and a fox. "The animal care team is devasta...

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh got into debt buying Nationals tickets

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh got into debt buying Nationals tickets

Dana Loesch slammed Democrats for "shameless fearmongering" about President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick. It will be too hard to explain to Democratic voters why they cast the votes that confir...

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Russian cargo ship delivers fuel, food for International Space Station

ET by a Soyuz-2 rocket from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome . Progress-MS-09 is expected to dock to the ISS on July 10 at 04:39 Moscow time. The success of this mission may set the way for future ...

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Woman Who Asked Pruitt to Resign Hopes Confrontation 'Empowers' All

Woman Who Asked Pruitt to Resign Hopes Confrontation 'Empowers' All

Green groups expressed the same sentiment in response to Pruitt's resignation on Thursday. The Washington Post reported that a longtime Pruitt friend and lobbyist helped arrange the trip and later...

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Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9

Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9

The Supreme Court job is for life. "The right to access abortion in this country is on the line", Dawn Laguens, the executive vice president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said in a ...

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Heat wave prompts warnings, bakes nation ahead of July 4 holiday

Heat wave prompts warnings, bakes nation ahead of July 4 holiday

High humidity coupled with soaring temperatures in the lower 90s will add up to a heat index - what temperatures feel like - in the upper 90s starting Sunday , according to Kennedy. Young child...

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The Final Launch of SpaceX's Block 4 Falcon 9 Was Beautiful

The Final Launch of SpaceX's Block 4 Falcon 9 Was Beautiful

The capsule most recently visited the ISS in July 2016 while the booster helped to launch a NASA planet-hunting satellite in April . About 10 minutes into the flight, SpaceX confirmed that the D...

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For the first time, conservatives might thank God for Kennedy

For the first time, conservatives might thank God for Kennedy

Kennedy has always been considered the swing vote on the court between the liberal and conservative justices. How about some more R29 goodness, right here? If Roe v. If the Senate divides 50-50, Vi...

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Trump considering two women for Supreme Court

Trump considering two women for Supreme Court

The president said he would not ask potential nominees about their position on Roe v. Wade , the landmark 1973 decision that gave women the right to an abortion . "Mike Lee, he's an outstanding ta...

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