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NewsAlert: Russia suspends space launches pending probe into rocket failure

NewsAlert: Russia suspends space launches pending probe into rocket failure

Astronauts on board a Soyuz rocket heading to the International Space Station survived an emergency landing following a booster failure, a Russian space official said Thursday . A Russian ro...

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Aerial photos show the devastation left in the path of Hurricane Michael

Aerial photos show the devastation left in the path of Hurricane Michael

As of 11:00, Michael was centred about 60km south of Charlotte, North Carolina, with winds of 85km/h. Thousands are still without power in the state as of Friday morning. A man who died when a tre...

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Helicopter Video Captures the Aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida

Helicopter Video Captures the Aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida

The state authorities are still assessing the damage. The death toll is now at two, but is expected to rise. "Those numbers could climb", he said. Gov. When Cook came out as gay in 2014, Robertsda...

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Michael weakens to tropical storm as it moves across Georgia

Michael weakens to tropical storm as it moves across Georgia

At 5 a.m., an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter crew reported top sustained winds up to near 140 miles per hour (225 kph) with higher gusts. Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer...

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First Alert Weather: Michael forecast to become a major hurricane, impact Suncoast

First Alert Weather: Michael forecast to become a major hurricane, impact Suncoast

In the Florida Panhandle, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan bluntly advised residents who choose to ride out the storm that first responders won't be able to reach them during or immediately afte...

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Michael forecast to grow into major hurricane

Michael forecast to grow into major hurricane

The storm intensified overnight and was packing 130-mph winds at about 2 a.m. As Hurricane Michael gains strength and heads toward Florida, some are seeing an eerie sight popping up in satellite ...

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New Climate Change Report Sounds Global Alarm ー Is Anyone Listening?

New Climate Change Report Sounds Global Alarm ー Is Anyone Listening?

While warming of 2C above pre-industrial levels has widely been thought of as the threshold beyond which unsafe climate change will occur, vulnerable countries such as low-lying island states warn ris...

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"United States readies for 'big one" as Hurricane Florence approaches Carolinas

McMaster ordered mandatory evacuation of coastal SC counties on Tuesday. Updated NHC forecasts showed the storm lingering near the coast, bringing days of heavy rains that could bring intense inland...

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Tropical Depression could form by late this weekend

Tropical Depression could form by late this weekend

The disturbance in the western Caribbean that we've been watching for the last few days continues to battle moderate to high wind shear. The area in red indicates where this system is likely to deve...

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Cosmonauts from ISS return to Earth

Cosmonauts from ISS return to Earth

Rogozin said the commission's main line of inquiry was that the hole had been drilled deliberately, a position that has been voiced in the past. It was decided that another astronaut and cosmonaut w...

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Engineers design spacecraft to take humans to moon and beyond

Engineers design spacecraft to take humans to moon and beyond

Deep space travel, such as a journey to Mars, can significantly damage the gastrointestinal (GI) tissue of astronauts, and raise the risk of stomach and colon tumours, according to scientists includ...

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Dwarf planet 'The Goblin' discovery redefining solar system

Dwarf planet 'The Goblin' discovery redefining solar system

Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science , one of the astronomers who made the discovery, said the Goblin is on the small end for a dwarf planet . Nicknamed " Planet Nine ", the id...

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Hurricane Rosa expected to impact New Mexico

Hurricane Rosa expected to impact New Mexico

It's rare for a hurricane or tropical storm to impact the southwestern USA, but CNN meteorologist Gene Norman says, "These events have begun to increase in recent years". Rosa, with maximum sustained ...

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Former Tropical Storm Kirk could make a comeback

An inverted trough - or an area of relatively low pressure - moving east to west across the tropics. Tropical Storm Kirk grew a little stronger by 11am on Wednesday with sustained winds of 50 miles ...

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Space hoppers hitch ride on an asteroid

Space hoppers hitch ride on an asteroid

Hayabusa2 released the Minerva-II 1 rovers toward a point about 140 meters north of Ryugu's equator on Friday afternoon Japan time. You'll be waiting a while for the samples to return. While the fi...

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Florence death toll rises to 42 as residents return to flooded homes

Florence death toll rises to 42 as residents return to flooded homes

His dad, Brad Whiteis, told him about Hurricane Florence and explained to Carter the possibility of flooding in the coming days. Florence , which barreled into the Carolinas last week as a Ca...

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Local Red Cross Volunteers Helping Hurricane Florence Victims

Local Red Cross Volunteers Helping Hurricane Florence Victims

Richard Smith, The Executive Director of the American Red Cross for Central and Western South Dakota, says their volunteers are prepared to help in any way possible. Donations can be made here. Arms...

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Spiders build 1,000-foot web shrouding entire lagoon in silk

Spiders build 1,000-foot web shrouding entire lagoon in silk

A Greek beach has been turned into an arachnophobe's worst nightmare, as spiders have covered it in a web some 300 metres long. A soft, white blanket of webbing formed near a lagoon in western Gr...

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When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

With the remnants of Florence finally out to sea and skies bright over rivers still swelling with muddy water, President Donald Trump visited the disaster zone, riding through soggy neighborhoods ...

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Donald Trump Predicts Democrats Will Lie About Hurricane Florence Response

Donald Trump Predicts Democrats Will Lie About Hurricane Florence Response

North Carolina had deployed around 2,000 boats and 36 helicopters to help people stranded in floods, Michael Sprayberry, the state's director of emergency management, told ABC's "This Week" program on...

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Joyce becomes a tropical storm in central Atlantic

Joyce becomes a tropical storm in central Atlantic

Meanwhile, Isaac is a tropical storm that will eventually die out as it moves closer to the Yucatán Peninsula, according to Bridges. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for... Philippine autho...

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Four killed as Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas

Four killed as Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas

We know how to manage expectations. "But I think we're ready". Its storm surge and the prospect of 1 to 3½ feet of rain were considered a bigger threat than its winds, which dropped way down from a ...

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Florence makes landfall near Wilmington; how often does that happen?

UPDATE (12:15 p.m.) - A mother and infant in North Carolina died after a tree fell on their home as a result of Hurricane Florence . The father sustained injuries and was transported to New Hanover ...

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'Don't play games with it': Florence takes aim at Southeast

'Don't play games with it': Florence takes aim at Southeast

Landfall is expected late Thursday or early Friday, and the National Hurricane Center fears the storm "will slow considerably or stall, leading to a prolonged and exceptionally heavy and risky rainfal...

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Hurricane Florence Storm Surge: The Craziest Videos & Photos

Hurricane Florence Storm Surge: The Craziest Videos & Photos

Across the Carolinas at least 188,000 people were without power early on Friday. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday said that Hurricane Florence is likely to affect energ...

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Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT'S HAPPENING

The National Hurricane Center said in its 11 p.m. Thursday update that Florence had weakened to a Category 1 storm. In New Bern , at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers in North Carolina...

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Trinidadians in the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence

Trinidadians in the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence

Parker says that while she's holding up OK so far, she worries about her friends and others in the community, and about how Florence might impact her home. "A storm surge of 10 feet above normal lev...

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FEMA launches 'Hurricane Florence Rumor Control' as storm makes landfall

FEMA launches 'Hurricane Florence Rumor Control' as storm makes landfall

That's about half the amount Hurricane Harvey - the largest rainfall event in USA history - dropped on the greater Houston area a year ago. In addition to inundating the coast with wind-driven sto...

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'Life-Threatening\' Hurricane Florence Now Forecast to Bring \'Catastrophic\' Flooding

'Life-Threatening\' Hurricane Florence Now Forecast to Bring \'Catastrophic\' Flooding

Hurricane Florence , a Category 4 storm, "is expected to be an extremely unsafe major hurricane through Thursday night" and has triggered a hurricane watch for all of North Carolina and part of SC,...

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DIANNE'S CURVEBALL: Sen. Feinstein Sends 'SECRET LETTER' to FBI About Kavanaugh's Confirmation

DIANNE'S CURVEBALL: Sen. Feinstein Sends 'SECRET LETTER' to FBI About Kavanaugh's Confirmation

Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., right, during a Senate Judiciary Committee markup meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Washington. The existence of the document was first reported by online ...

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