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China to launch 3 artificial moons in space by 2022

China to launch 3 artificial moons in space by 2022

Kang Weimin, director of the Institute of Optics, School of Aerospace, Harbin Institute of Technology , assured that the light of the satellite is similar to a dusk-like glow, so it should not affe...

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Over 1 million USA customers without power after Michael

Over 1 million USA customers without power after Michael

Mexico Beach police chief, Anthony Kelly, said it was tough to get people to leave their homes as the hurricane approached. "I didn't recognize nothing". Florida Governor Rick Scott tweeted o...

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Florida coast evacuated as hurricane strengthens into Category 2 storm

Florida coast evacuated as hurricane strengthens into Category 2 storm

While a Florida military base in the hurricane's trajectory was evacuated and its planes flown hundreds of miles away, prisoners were not evacuated, and numerous region's poor people found they had ...

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Urgent Action Needed to Avoid 'Unthinkable' Damage from Climate Change

Urgent Action Needed to Avoid 'Unthinkable' Damage from Climate Change

In order to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C, by 2050, coal electricity generation would need to be reduced to 0-2% of global generation. Holthaus also tweeted that he is available to lend his expe...

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Michael Charges into Southeast after Slamming North Florida

Michael Charges into Southeast after Slamming North Florida

Unusually warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico turbo-charged the storm from a tropical depression on Sunday. Though wind speed is the basis for hurricane categories , central pressure is actually a ...

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SpaceX Launch - October 7

SpaceX Launch - October 7

Then a secondary challenge: SpaceX will try to land the first stage of their rocket back at a landing zone. Nearby residents in Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties were warned they...

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I-95 reopened more than a week after Hurricane Florence

I-95 reopened more than a week after Hurricane Florence

The storm is located about 465 miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands and now doesn't pose a threat to land, according to the latest advisory . An even faster westward motion across the tropical A...

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Million Chickens, 5,500 Hogs Killed in Florence's Flooding

Million Chickens, 5,500 Hogs Killed in Florence's Flooding

About 25 miles (40 kilometers) nearer to the SC coast, Kevin Tovornik tore out carpet and removed furniture as a preventative measure because he expected flooding at the house he has owned for 20 year...

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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

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

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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