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Elon Musk introduces Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa as first BFR customer

Elon Musk introduces Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa as first BFR customer

Musk, who is well-known for issuing overly ambitious schedules, said during a Q&A in March that he hoped to begin testing the spaceship portion of the BFR sometime in 2019. If you were dreaming of bei...

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Trump to visit NC as governor asks pleads for patience

Trump to visit NC as governor asks pleads for patience

President", Cooper said , describing Hurricane Florence as "a storm like no other". "GPS navigation companies are not keeping up with all the road closures and are directing people onto roads t...

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SpaceX says it will fly private passenger 'around the Moon'

SpaceX says it will fly private passenger 'around the Moon'

Elon Musk , CEO of SpaceX , just made a number of major announcements in a press conference he organised at SpaceX HQ in Hawthorne. "It's unsafe to be clear", Musk said. "The reason for creating Sp...

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Losing Speed, Tropical Storm Florence Will Continue Slowly Through The Carolinas

Losing Speed, Tropical Storm Florence Will Continue Slowly Through The Carolinas

Forecasters said the torrents could continue for days, touching off disastrous flooding. The state DOT said on its website that the two roads are expected to re-open by Monday morning. "This is a 50...

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Storm chaser records Florence battering Carolina coast

Storm chaser records Florence battering Carolina coast

A father in the same home was transported to the hospital. Florence should weaken to a tropical storm after 24 hours, and then to below tropical storm strength after 48 hours. "It was pretty bad". ...

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Hurricane Helene could bring severe weather to the United Kingdom next week

Hurricane Helene could bring severe weather to the United Kingdom next week

The tropical storm-force winds from Helene should begin impacting the Azores around 8 a.m. Monday. Tropical storm watches were in effect Tuesday for Antigua, Montserrat and St. The storm is now ar...

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Hurricane Florence, Helene, Isaac in the Atlantic

Hurricane Florence, Helene, Isaac in the Atlantic

Gov. Henry McMaster says he's preparing the state for winds as powerful as Hurricane Hugo, which plowed inland almost 30 years ago and caused devastating damage. The NHC also was tracking two ot...

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

By Spencer Soper Jeff Bezos , the billionaire Amazon.com Inc. founder who for years kept mostly mum about his philanthropic vision, at long last outlined how he plans to give away a portion of the ...

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Tracking Hurricane Florence as it takes aim at Southeast

Tracking Hurricane Florence as it 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 unsafe ...

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Pence heading to Georgia ahead of Hurricane Florence

Sustained winds dropped to 110 miles per hour as the storm moved northwest at 17 miles per hour. Forecasters say those areas could be battered with hurricane conditions for at least 24 hours. In...

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Intensifying Hurricane Florence targeting the Carolinas

Intensifying Hurricane Florence targeting the Carolinas

A hurricane becomes a major (category 3) hurricane once winds reach 111 miles per hour. If Florence continues on its current forecast track, life-threatening conditions will be possible in North Car...

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Another hurricane is barreling toward Hawaii

Another hurricane is barreling toward Hawaii

With its maximum sustained winds dropping to 70 miles per hour Friday, the former Hurricane Norman became a tropical storm, the National Weather Service reported. This news about Hurricane Olivia ...

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First Major Hurricane Of Season May Take Aim On Area

First Major Hurricane Of Season May Take Aim On Area

The National Hurricane Center declared Florence to be the first major hurricane of the 2018 season. The storm is nearly 1,600 miles from the Outer Banks of North Carolina and is still as mu...

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Remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon moving into Arkansas

Remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon moving into Arkansas

Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said , with a maximum sustained wind speed of 70 miles per hour. Flash flood watches stretched from the Florida panhandle, through parts of southwest Alabama,...

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Gulf Coast prepares for Gordon’s expected arrival as hurricane

Gulf Coast prepares for Gordon’s expected arrival as hurricane

A couple of tornadoes are possible near the Alabama and Florida coasts, the NHC said. Rapid weakening is expected after Gordon moves inland. "If you live in the coastal counties, especially in sur...

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Emmanuel Macron: Europe needs to take responsibility for its security

Emmanuel Macron: Europe needs to take responsibility for its security

Mr Hulot, 62, has been described as the French equivalent of Sir David Attenborough. Hulot, a TV celebrity and veteran environmental activist, joined Macron's government in May a year ago and has ...

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Malcolm Turnbull wins Liberal leadership vote

Malcolm Turnbull wins Liberal leadership vote

Mr Turnbull told reporters earlier on Monday he had the confidence of Mr Dutton, the cabinet and the partyroom. The vote this morning confirms Mr Dutton has the backing of a significant group in...

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EPA Proposes Light-Touch Replacement for Obama-Era Clean Power Plan

EPA Proposes Light-Touch Replacement for Obama-Era Clean Power Plan

This - the plan published on Tuesday - is that something. Bob Herbert of Dover said he worries the Trump Administration's proposal could worsen air quality in Delaware. Under the Obama plan...

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Australian PM Turnbull survives leadership challenge

Australian PM Turnbull survives leadership challenge

Abbott deposed Turnbull as leader of the conservative Liberal Party in 2009 over differences in energy policy. Seeking to safeguard his leadership, Turnbull called on his party to back him or risk...

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Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull abandons greenhouse gas target to prevent conservative revolt

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull abandons greenhouse gas target to prevent conservative revolt

A report in The Australian suggests Mr Turnbull had lost confidence of nine Liberal cabinet ministers - half of the Liberal contingent. The move triggers a cabinet reshuffle amid recriminations over...

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Weed-killer tied to cancer found in kids' foods

Weed-killer tied to cancer found in kids' foods

The EWG report comes days after a California jury awarded almost $300 million to a man who claimed Roundup gave him lymphoma. Lab tests conducted by the left-leaning Environmental Working Group (E...

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Meteor shower lights up skies over Bosnia

Meteor shower lights up skies over Bosnia

The shower has its origin in a comet called Swift-Tuttle. The meteoroids become handsome meteors or shooting stars when they enter the earth's atmosphere and burn up due to the friction caused. As...

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Partial solar eclipse to take place Saturday, unseen in Arab world

Partial solar eclipse to take place Saturday, unseen in Arab world

The partial solar eclipse of Saturday will be visible in countries like Canada, Greenland, Iceland, northern parts of British isles, most of Scandinavia, Svalbard in Norway, most parts of Russia, Kaza...

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Trump administration to freeze fuel efficiency requirements

Trump administration to freeze fuel efficiency requirements

The Obama-era rules also drove vehicle prices higher, since prior estimates fell short of what incremental improvements to fuel efficiency actually cost. "For 48 years - since one of my heroes, then...

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NASA Announces Boeing and Space Crews

NASA Announces Boeing and Space Crews

Elon Musk's SpaceX is going to start putting people on its test flights in April next year, ahead of Boeing , NASA has revealed in a schedule published Thursday. Since the shuttle fleet's retir...

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Shouting, Insults As FBI Agent Faces Angry Republicans

Shouting, Insults As FBI Agent Faces Angry Republicans

Former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay on Friday heaped praise on GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas for his fiery remark about Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok's extra...

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Tropical depression forms in central Atlantic; could become Tropical Storm Beryl

Tropical depression forms in central Atlantic; could become Tropical Storm Beryl

Ahead of the tropical depression being named today, we'd have to go back to 2009 to find such a stretch between named storms in the early summer. The National Hurricane Center says that the stor...

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Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick July 9

Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick July 9

Trump told reporters Friday he would not ask potential nominees their views on abortion rights and Roe v. Wade . Some progressives are so articulate in their expressions of hate, loss, and exas...

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Organic matter found on Mars

Organic matter found on Mars

While water-rock chemistry might have produced those variations, NASA said it "cannot rule out the possibility of biological origins". Ms Campbell said if life did produce the organic molecules ...

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'Our world is swamped by plastic'

'Our world is swamped by plastic'

At Bhubaneswar , JSPL organised world environment day programme, in which Prof. He informed that India's tree and forest cover has also increased by one percent in the last two years. He said that ...

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