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

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

The threat has sparked a rush of evacuation efforts in SC and North Carolina , with more than a million people urged to get out of Florence's way. About 1.7 million people across the three states a...

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South Carolina Shuts Down and Evacuates as Hurricane Florence Expands

South Carolina Shuts Down and Evacuates as Hurricane Florence Expands

North and SC and Virginia ordered mass evacuations along the coast. Sustained winds were 130 miles per hour (215 kph) Tuesday morning, but it remains a Category 4 storm and is expected to approach...

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Activists Raise Over $800,000 So Susan Collins Won't Support Kavanaugh

Activists Raise Over $800,000 So Susan Collins Won't Support Kavanaugh

According to the campagin's page at Crowdpac, the money would only go to the Democratic nominee, not to a Republican challenger. Either Collins or Murkowski, who are seen as more pro-choice than man...

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Residents told to 'get out now' as Florence takes aim at Carolinas

Residents told to 'get out now' as Florence takes aim at Carolinas

Wrap up your preparations today and make plans to get to your safe place by Wednesday night or first thing Thursday morning in advance of Hurricane Florence. Massive waves from the hurricane will make...

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North Carolina Issues First-of-Kind State Evacuation Order Due to Hurricane

North Carolina Issues First-of-Kind State Evacuation Order Due to Hurricane

While it may or may not officially become a Category 5 storm, it will still be a major Hurricane at landfall . ABC reported that Boeing has stopped its operations in SC because of the threat. A...

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SpaceX Just Launched its 16th Rocket of the Year

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches the Telstar 18V communications satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on September 10, 2018. The satellites were built by SSL , a Maxar Te...

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Strengthening Hurricane Florence churns toward U.S. Southeastern coast

Strengthening Hurricane Florence churns toward U.S. Southeastern coast

EDT Monday". Storm Surge and hurricane watches are likely be issued for the Carolina coast - including Southeastern N.C. - on Tuesday. Myrtle Beach hardware stores and supermarkets were busy ringi...

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Hurricane Helene turns northwestward, not a threat to land

Hurricane Helene turns northwestward, not a threat to land

NASA astronaut and current International Space Station resident Ricky Arnold was able to capture the sheer breadth of Hurricane Florence , while showcasing Isaac and an outer band of Helene ...

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Ford fights back against council-downsizing ruling

Ford fights back against council-downsizing ruling

Belobaba relied instead on Section 2's freedom of expression rights - meaning the door was open for the government to use Section 33 to overrule his decision. This was never a fight the premier need...

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United States braces for 'major' hurricane Florence

United States braces for 'major' hurricane Florence

Henry McMaster said Monday, vowing that state officials "are not going to gamble" with people's lives. The eastern United States braced Monday for the impact of "major" hurricane Florence as it th...

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Airlines Preparing for Impact of Hurricane Florence

Airlines Preparing for Impact of Hurricane Florence

Florence became a hurricane Sunday with sustained winds of at least 74 miles per hour. Off the state's coast, large sea swells and unsafe rip currents were already apparent over the weekend , fo...

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Florence set to grow into major hurricane very soon -forecasters

Florence set to grow into major hurricane very soon -forecasters

The storm was moving west at 13 miles per hour (20 kmh). Cotton, corn and soybean fields, along with massive hog and poultry facilities lie in Florence's forecast path.Smithfield Foods Inc., the No. "...

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Trump urges ‘incredible’ people in Carolinas to take precautions for Hurricane Florence

Trump urges ‘incredible’ people in Carolinas to take precautions for Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence's path could still change over the next four days, but it's looking increasingly likely that Charlotte and the city's surrounding communities will feel a taste of the storm's power...

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Florence upgraded to hurricane, heads toward East Coast

Florence upgraded to hurricane, heads toward East Coast

Sunday, and is 685 miles southeast of Bermuda, moving west at 7 mph. The National Hurricane Center says Isaac has become the fifth hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season. Swells up to 15 feet hig...

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Chris Johnson's Forecast | Rounds of showers and storms likely for the weekend

Chris Johnson's Forecast | Rounds of showers and storms likely for the weekend

The heaviest soaking rain is expected for all of Western New York late Sunday night , overnight through Monday morning. Showers and storms will generally fade away during the evening hours. O...

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Hurricane Florence Is Now a Category 3 Storm

Hurricane Florence Is Now a Category 3 Storm

But the gravest threat to the USA remains Hurricane Florence , which is expected to strengthen to a major hurricane by Monday night and remain "an extremely unsafe major hurricane" through Thursday, ...

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Hawaii Braces For Hurricane Lane, Now A Category 4

Hawaii Braces For Hurricane Lane, Now A Category 4

The storm, which started out as a Category 5, dropped down to a Cat 4 on Wednesday. "The center of Lane will track dangerously close to the Hawaiian Islands from Thursday through Saturday", the wea...

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Hurricane Olivia heads toward Hawaii as Norman slows

Hurricane Olivia heads toward Hawaii as Norman slows

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Florence has turned into a hurricane and is swirling toward the East Coast for what could be a direct hit toward the end of the week. A satellite image, supplied by the ...

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Powerful hurricane could be headed to US

Powerful hurricane could be headed to US

Florence's precise path remained uncertain on Sunday, but the NHC said the "risk of direct impact" somewhere between Florida and North Carolina was increasing. If the hurricane makes landfall with...

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Tropical storm Florence weakens but poised to restrengthen

Tropical storm Florence weakens but poised to restrengthen

Some models show Florence veering sharply north in the coming days and missing the United States entirely, while others have it moving toward the coast. The National Hurricane Center warns people arou...

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Former Nixon White House Counsel Case Against Kavanaugh

Former Nixon White House Counsel Case Against Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh completed two days of lengthy questioning by senators on Thursday night, keeping his composure under intense questioning by Democrats and avoiding any stumbles that could have tripped up hi...

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The first known omnivorous shark species has just been confirmed

The first known omnivorous shark species has just been confirmed

A UC Irvine researcher, Samantha Leigh has the department of evolutionary biology and ecology and is the lead author of the study. "This new data shows that this shark can actually digest and re...

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Russia: Hole In Space Station Was Likely Sabotage

Russia: Hole In Space Station Was Likely Sabotage

While he said it was too early to come to a conclusion, "it seems to be done by a faltering hand". Rogozin announced Russian Federation was launching a commission to seek out the culprit - who h...

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Brett Kavanaugh: Supreme Court pick 'questioned abortion ruling'

Brett Kavanaugh: Supreme Court pick 'questioned abortion ruling'

Wade and its progeny are the settled law of the land", saying that the Supreme Court could overturn it. The document is partially black out. In 2006, Kavanaugh claimed not to have heard anything...

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Going up! Japan to test mini ‘space elevator’

Going up! Japan to test mini ‘space elevator’

The "elevator" in the test is a box only six centimeters (2.4 inches) long and three centimeters (1.1 inches) high and wide (at full scale, the box will be large enough to transport actual supplies to...

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Africa recorded the most ambitious in the history of killing of elephants

Africa recorded the most ambitious in the history of killing of elephants

In the past, Botswana has kept armed anti-poaching units, so instances of poaching were relatively rare. About it reports BBC News with reference to animal welfare activists from the organizat...

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Democrats threaten to leak documents on Kavanaugh's hidden views

Democrats threaten to leak documents on Kavanaugh's hidden views

After his statement, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii announced she would release confidential documents as well. "In that article, you said that a president should not be subject to investigations while ...

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Democrats demand delay of Supreme Court justice hearing

Democrats demand delay of Supreme Court justice hearing

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh late Wednesday declined to say whether he had discussed special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russ...

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What Was Up With Kamala Harris' Mystery Mueller Question For Kavanaugh?

What Was Up With Kamala Harris' Mystery Mueller Question For Kavanaugh?

Hatch asked Kavanaugh about the Chevron doctrine, which takes its name from a 1980s Supreme Court decision that instructs federal courts to defer to a government agency's interpretation of ambiguous...

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Tropical Storm Gordon has made landfall

Tropical Storm Gordon has made landfall

It prompted states of emergency in Mississippi, Louisiana and parts of Alabama. This area includes the Florida Panhandle, southwest Alabama, southern and central MS, southeastern and northeastern ...

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Tropical Storm Gordon prompts hurricane watch on Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Gordon prompts hurricane watch on Gulf Coast

ABC11 Morning Meteorologist Don "Bigweather" Schwenneker said another disturbance near the Bahamas could develop into a system over the next few days, but Florence's impact remains far off. The except...

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

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

In response to the exchange and the accusations levied against Kavanaugh by Leahy, several progressive watchdog groups-namely Demand Justice, MoveOn, and NARAL Pro-Choice America-jointly called on...

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Kavanaugh declines to answer questions about extent of president’s pardon power

Kavanaugh made it clear where his loyalties lie. "We can not possibly move forward", Harris, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential contender, said. "There will be sparks at this hearing". "What i...

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Gordon Forecast to Hit US on Tuesday Night

Gordon Forecast to Hit US on Tuesday Night

Cantrell said the city expects to see impact of the storm beginning late Tuesday and continuing through Wednesday. Tropical Storm Gordon is the primary concern. Grand Isle Mayor David Campardell...

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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

New Orleans director of emergency preparedness Collin Arnold says the storm has the potential to turn into a "low-level hurricane" with potential winds of up to 70 miles per hour (113 kph). SunHerald....

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Poaching: Almost 90 elephants dead in ‘biggest ever’ slaughter in Africa

Poaching: Almost 90 elephants dead in ‘biggest ever’ slaughter in Africa

According to a report by the BBC , the slaughter comes right after the country's poaching unit had been disarmed. The BBC has quoted Mike Chase of Elephants Without Borders as saying: "I'm shoc...

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Alberta projects $1B deficit drop, says pipeline ruling won't derail budget

Alberta projects $1B deficit drop, says pipeline ruling won't derail budget

The energy board should first conduct its new review, which will involve receiving written submissions, consulting with Indigenous groups and holding hearings, said Chris Tollefson, a law professor ...

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Astronauts find hole in the International Space Station, plug it with thumb

Astronauts find hole in the International Space Station, plug it with thumb

Thus, when they impact the space station , they are capable of causing significant damage. Flight controllers will monitor the pressure trends overnight. On Wednesday at 23:00 UTC (19:00 EDT), flight...

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Tropical Cyclone alert: Gulf Coast states ‘must prepare now’ for powerful storm

Tropical Cyclone alert: Gulf Coast states ‘must prepare now’ for powerful storm

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for portions of the central Gulf Coast from the Alabama-Florida border westward to east of Morgan City, LA. Its forecast path takes ...

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Leak detected in Russian segment of International Space Station, repaired

Leak detected in Russian segment of International Space Station, repaired

Alarm bells went off in Houston, Texas, and outside of Moscow on Wednesday, August 29, alerting flight control crews of a pressure drop. Apart from those two, collisions with other spacecraft during d...

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