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The storm has 40 miles per hour winds and is moving west at 21 miles per hour. The depression is forecast to dissipate on Sunday or early Monday. But it is not fair to call it the remnants of Hurricane Florence, an official with the National Hurricane Center said Thursday night.
  • 'Not a pretty sight': Hurricane Florence has experts anxious

    'Not a pretty sight': Hurricane Florence has experts anxious

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    Cooper already issued a state of emergency late last week. "This helps everyone find vital information more easily". If Florence slows to a crawl just off the coast, it could bring torrential rain to the Appalachian mountains and as far away as West Virginia, causing flash floods, mudslides and other unsafe conditions.
  • Feinstein asks FBI to review letter involving Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

    Feinstein asks FBI to review letter involving Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

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    For The Washington Post , Eli Rosenberg detects signs that an "unusual crowdfunding campaign" by "a group of liberal activists in Maine" soliciting pledges to be contributed in 2020 to a Democrat challenging Sen. According to Booker, the new documents provide "serious and concerning" evidence that Kavanaugh lied to the Senate when he claimed he was not involved with handling former President George W.
  • Carolina coast braces for 'Mike Tyson punch' from hurricane

    Carolina coast braces for 'Mike Tyson punch' from hurricane

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    The storm is forecast to approach the coasts of the Carolinas later today, before moving near or over the coast of southern North Carolina and eastern South Carolina in the " hurricane warning " area; now, that area includes South Santee River, South Carolina, to Duck, North Carolina as well as Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.
  • Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast

    Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast

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    In the Pacific, Hurricane Olivia is now a Category 1 storm with winds of 75 mph, and is approximately 595 miles east-northeast of Hilo, Hawaii, as of 5 p.m. Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency Saturday in anticipation of the potential impact from Tropical Storm Florence. The confidence in a North Carolina landfall Thursday night is growing, but there's still room for improvement regarding model disagreement.
  • Governor declares state of emergency in NC as Tropical Storm Florence strengthens

    Governor declares state of emergency in NC as Tropical Storm Florence strengthens

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    Closer to the USA, there's a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms in the western Atlantic that has a low chance of forming into a tropical storm . "We are expecting it to intensify later this weekend, to return to hurricane status", he told NEWS 95.7's The Rick Howe Show. "That means an increased risk for rip currents, risky surf, and potentially coastal wave run-up and beach erosion".
  • Gordon makes landfall on Gulf Coast

    Gordon makes landfall on Gulf Coast

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    The area along the coast (including parts of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi), is now under a hurricane watch, and forecasters do believe that the storm could reach a Category 1 hurricane before it reaches land. Flash flood watches stretched from the Florida panhandle, through parts of southwest Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa and IL.
  • Two tropical storms forming in eastern Pacific

    Two tropical storms forming in eastern Pacific

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    Miriam is expected to enter the Central Pacific basin, which is where Hawaii is located, this afternoon at which point forecasters with the Honolulu-based Central Pacific Hurricane Center will assume responsibility for monitoring the storm.
  • Trump Moves To Scale Back Federal Coal Plant Regulation

    Trump Moves To Scale Back Federal Coal Plant Regulation

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    I want crystal clean water and we've got it. Many Democratic congressional candidates say they will not support Pelosi as House leader; Larry Sabato shares insight. Pennsylvania would have been required to reduce carbon emissions by about 33%. The Trump plan will be the subject of a 60-day public comment period, after it appears in the Federal Register .
  • Shelby: Subtropical depression poses no threat to land

    Shelby: Subtropical depression poses no threat to land

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    The late summer and early fall is considered the better time-frame for tropical storms to develop. Our next storm system will get closer to us Friday, and that will result in a better chance of some afternoon storms. today, in the Eastern Pacific. It was centred about 645 miles (1,035 kilometres) east-southeast of Canada's Cape Race, Newfoundland, and moving northeast at 18 mph (30 kph).
  • Weedkiller found in dozens of popular oat-based breakfast foods

    Weedkiller found in dozens of popular oat-based breakfast foods

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    Thirty-one of the breakfast foods were found to contain levels of glyphosate that were higher than the level that EWG deems safe for children. The study says that the herbicide was even found in a few organic products. The World Health Organization says glyphosate is a "probable carcinogen", and California lists it as a chemical "known to the state to cause cancer".
  • Nasa probe blasts off on mission to 'touch the Sun'

    Nasa probe blasts off on mission to 'touch the Sun'

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    It will be the fastest human-made object with speeds up to 430,000 miles per hour, able to survive million degree temperatures, orbiting the sun just 4 million miles from its surface, after a 90 million-mile trip, to get the first measurements of the sun's energy.
  • How to watch the Perseid meteor shower in Britain tonight

    How to watch the Perseid meteor shower in Britain tonight

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    You won't be able to see as many meteors when you're in a place with light pollution, which includes most of America. -Focus your attention on the constellations Cassiopeia and Perseus as this is where the meteors will be shooting. One such person is Paul Jacobs, who photographed some stunning images of the Perseid meteors over the beach at Lee-on-the-Solent in Hampshire. Skies will be clear enough both of the nights this weekend to see them.
  • NASA Assigns Crews to First Test Flights, Missions on Commercial Spacecraft

    NASA Assigns Crews to First Test Flights, Missions on Commercial Spacecraft

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    Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine astronauts named by NASA on Friday for its first human spaceflight programme from the U.S. "It's also an opportunity of a lifetime, to be involved in the test and development and then to be there on launch day, and to experience the results of all that hard work" Mann said .
  • Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of Century on Friday

    Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of Century on Friday

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    In comparison, this century's shortest total lunar eclipse , which occurred on April 4, 2015, lasted a mere 4 minutes and 48 seconds, with a total duration of 1 hour and 40 minutes. Lunar Eclipse is also tied strongly to Astrology, and since its a complete immersion not seen before this century, astrologers have pointed out that it could have an extreme effect on people with Gemini Zodiac sign.
  • Cooler, more comfortable weather on the way

    Cooler, more comfortable weather on the way

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    While severe weather is not expected, very heavy rain will be likely in thunderstorms. A few lingering showers may be possible, too. As rain becomes more scattered we could see some breaks in cloud cover which will let through some sunshine.
  • Astronomers Discover 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

    Astronomers Discover 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

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    That makes it a powerful tool for surveying the night sky in search of faint objects. In 1610, Galileo discovered four largest moons around the Solar System's largest planet, Jupiter . Now, all that's left is to name the new moons. Image credit: Carnegie Institution for Science. In March a year ago, he was at the Blanco four-meter telescope in Chile.
  • Immigration patrols near northern border

    Immigration patrols near northern border

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    Cook said the incident took place on June 24 near Machias Seal Island , a tiny and rocky outcrop a dozen miles (20 kilometers) south of Grand Manan with rich lobster grounds, and whose sovereignty is disputed by Washington, although the Canadian Coast Guard maintains a lighthouse there.
  • EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns, Trump Tweets

    EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns, Trump Tweets

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    Pruitt's job had been in jeopardy since the end of March, when ABC News first reported that he leased a Capitol Hill condo past year for just $50 a night. Coming into office as a critic of EPA and a climate skeptic, Pruitt moved aggressively to scale back Obama-era moves on climate change , automobile pollution standards and other industrial pollutants.
  • Poisonous giant Hogweed spotted in Virginia

    Poisonous giant Hogweed spotted in Virginia

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    The Massey Herbarium at Virginia Tech said in a Facebook post 30 giant hogweed plants had been discovered in Clarke County, located between Winchester and Leesburg. Well, giant hogweed (despite having an ugly name) is actually kind of pretty. These can grow for 10 years once they're dropped off, according to published reports.
  • 'Our world is swamped by plastic'

    'Our world is swamped by plastic'

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    In India , plastic has been found inside dead cows while a whale in Thailand died after consuming waste bags. "The Government of Canada will continue to drive progress on the environmental challenges we face as a global community, and protect the clean air and water we share".
  • NASA almost found life on Mars

    NASA almost found life on Mars

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    The rover has not found evidence of life itself. The Curiosity rover, which has travelled 19.3 km since it landed in the Gale crater almost six years ago, detected a number of organic molecules in pieces of Martian mudstone it drilled from the lake bed and heated in its oven.
  • Host Nation India Focuses On 'Beat Plastic Pollution' Theme

    Host Nation India Focuses On 'Beat Plastic Pollution' Theme

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    Discarded plastic is one of the biggest environmental threats facing the planet, the United Nations said in a report on Tuesday to mark World Environment Day . On pollution caused by plastics, as the Environment Day being hosted this year by India is themed " Beat Plastic Pollution ", the Prime Minister expressed concern over declining number of fishes and ocean pollution.
  • Escaped bear shot; lions, tigers and jaguar recaptured at German zoo

    Escaped bear shot; lions, tigers and jaguar recaptured at German zoo

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    It is unclear what circumstances lead to the bear's death. Those living nearby have also been asked to report any sightings of the big cats, now loose in Western Germany . Most were found on the grounds of the zoo and returned to their cages. A bear has been shot just outside of its enclosure, say a spokesman for the zoo.
  • New Zealand plans to slaughter 100,000 cows to eliminate Mycoplasma

    New Zealand plans to slaughter 100,000 cows to eliminate Mycoplasma

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    She further added, "Speaking with affected farmers in recent weeks it is obvious that this has taken a toll, but standing back and allowing the disease to spread would simply create more anxiety for all farmers". bovis". In particular farmers need to be meticulous with animal movement records and the way they use NAIT. Improvements to the system are underway to make this easier to do in future.
  • Storm Alberto Forces Cuban Authorities to Evacuate Hundreds of Locals

    Storm Alberto Forces Cuban Authorities to Evacuate Hundreds of Locals

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    The main threat is from heavy rain that could lead to flooding, the city said, but also high winds and storm surge could cause problems. Tyler Ray Wells, 4, builds a sand castle by the water on Biloxi Beach in Biloxi, Miss., Saturday, May 26, 2018, as Subtropical Storm Alberto slowly makes its way through the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Jumbo jet-sized asteroid to make 'closest ever' pass by Earth

    Jumbo jet-sized asteroid to make 'closest ever' pass by Earth

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    The space rock is believed to be equivalent in size to the one that exploded more than 100 years ago in Russia's Tunguska region in Siberia - the largest impact event on Earth in recorded history. It is being said that the space rock has completed its orbit and now comes back to the Earth. Though it won't be visible to the naked eye during the flyby, astronomers predict small telescopes might give a faint view of the space rock if pointed in the direction at the right time.
  • SpaceX's Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket Soars With Satellite

    SpaceX's Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket Soars With Satellite

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    His daughter Sheikh Hasina is the incumbent Prime Minister of Bangladesh. SpaceX's updated version of Falcon 9 rocket "Block 5" lifted off in Florida on Friday, boosting Bangladesh's first communications satellite into orbit. " When Bangabandhu Satellite-1 is functional, Bangladesh will certainly be self-governing in regards to telecoms and also transmitting solutions, having the ability to supply interactions solutions to lots of global nations, such as Nepal, Myanmar or Bhutan under ...
  • Facebook gets a Blockchain team

    Facebook gets a Blockchain team

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    Back in January, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that decentralized systems - like cryptocurrency - could take power away from the centralized system and place it back in the hands of users. "Time for a new challenge!" Facebook has not released any detailed plans to use a Facebook cryptocurrency and is keeping the new team's launch small at first - transferring Instagram's VP of Engineering, James Everingham and Instagram's VP of Product , Kevin Weil from their original ...
  • Google Maps to add new features including

    Google Maps to add new features including "For You" and "Your Match"

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    Google has developed these new technologies to help you to find more to do, but what if you're going out in a group? Back to Google Maps and a new "For You" tab will attune business selections based on your interests. A shortlist feature aims to make it easier to select places to eat or hang out and have your friends vote on their choice, which will hopefully eliminate a lot of the back-and-forth now going on in your messaging app.
  • SUBJECT: Write emails faster with Smart Compose in Gmail

    SUBJECT: Write emails faster with Smart Compose in Gmail

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    One of these was something called " Smart Replies " which also employs a set of machine learning algorithms to predict replies for you to an email. The suggestions will appear in faint type ahead of your cursor; hitting the tab button will add them to your message.
  • Apple's iOS 11.3 is causing problems with some people's iPhone microphones

    Apple's iOS 11.3 is causing problems with some people's iPhone microphones

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    Since there is no official release of any document from Apple , it's unclear whether the Cupertino, California-based company will issue an official statement. The front-facing camera works perfectly. When trying to setup FaceID , the handset screen showed the message " Face ID is not available try again later.' The comment made by the user later in the thread echoes what has been mentioned above".
  • Local Restaurant Serves Up Traditional Mexican Dishes for Cinco de Mayo

    Local Restaurant Serves Up Traditional Mexican Dishes for Cinco de Mayo

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    Other states including Missouri, South Dakota, and MS searched for "Taco Bell" as a way to celebrate the holiday. The analyst team at Cable TV.com did some research to see what each state was Googling the most on the holiday. "This is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico", the email continued, "however, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations".
  • Waymo autonomous vehicle involved in crash in Arizona

    Waymo autonomous vehicle involved in crash in Arizona

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    You can see Waymo's footage of the incident below. "We are concerned about the well-being and safety of our test driver and wish her a full recovery", Waymo said in a statement. It released a video of the moments before the collision. Both the Waymo self-driving vehicle and the Honda sedan had to be towed from the scene of the accident.
  • Tesla To Build Model 3 Around The Clock To Meet Goals

    Tesla To Build Model 3 Around The Clock To Meet Goals

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    Model 3 production fell short of the weekly target of 2,500 at the end of the first quarter and a number of Wall Street analysts say they do not believe it will succeed in producing 5,000 Model 3s per week in the second quarter, as Musk has promised.
  • Elon Musk on Tesla call: 'Boring questions are not cool'

    Elon Musk on Tesla call: 'Boring questions are not cool'

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    But Musk tweeted back "Ok". "We're gonna go to YouTube". "These questions are so dry". The company's stock price shed almost 5 percent of its value during after-hours trading Wednesday. Musk said the restructuring would involve getting rid of third-party contractors that have grown out of control. The company had about $2.7 billion on hand at the end of March and has blazed through about $3.9 billion during the preceding year.
  • Oculus Go VR Headset Sells Out in Hours

    Oculus Go VR Headset Sells Out in Hours

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    As well as the standard 32GB version for $199, there is also a 64GB model available for $249. Facebook has released the $199 Oculus Go virtual reality headset during its F8 Developer Conference. It's actually based on a smartphone processor, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 specifically. At this point in time, there is no word on United Kingdom availability of the Oculus Go .
  • Massimiliano Allegri denies reports of dressing room spat at Juventus

    Massimiliano Allegri denies reports of dressing room spat at Juventus

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    That result shrunk Juve's lead to just one point with four games remaining, and two tough trips to Roma and Inter still to come. " Football is a sport of passion ". Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri was sent off for entering the pitch after Higuain's goal. Inter will definitely need to bounce back quickly if they are to keep alive their hopes of a top-four finish, as they are now one point behind fourth-placed Lazio, who also have a game in hand.
  • Samsung Galaxy A6+ Specifications Spotted on Certification Site

    Samsung Galaxy A6+ Specifications Spotted on Certification Site

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    Samsung is also expected to increase the battery capacity to 4,000mAh on the Galaxy Note 9. Under the hood, the Galaxy A6 will run on the Exynos 9 Octa 7870 chipset paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage. Since the Galaxy A6 (2018) has appeared in a training video, that suggests we can expect a reveal soon. The smartphone will be backed by a much bigger battery compared to the A6.