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Hurricane Florence Causes Widespread Flooding in The Carolinas

Hurricane Florence Causes Widespread Flooding in The Carolinas

Department of Health and Human Services, said. "Additionally, new areas are flooding with little warning". The #CAREolina t-shirts are available for purchase at careolinas.com and will be ava...

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Spider Sex Party Covers Greek Town With Huge Blankets Of Webs

A gallery of the large spider web is available at the Greek website Newsit. In short, a giant spider-web of 300 meters long and made by Tetagnatha spiders covers an entire shoreline in Aitoliko,...

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1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

SpaceX's moonshot mission is now poised for 2023 - carrying Maezawa and six to eight other artists aboard what could be SpaceX's largest and most powerful spacecraft yet - the Big Falcon Rocket (...

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Florence Unleashing a Flood of Pig Poop on North Carolina

Florence Unleashing a Flood of Pig Poop on North Carolina

Hurricane Florence brought storm surge which overflowed from the Trent River and forced many residents of Trent Court to evacuate. Environmentalists worry the toxic coal ash stored there could spill ...

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Nissan's rugged truck/trailer concept tows high-powered telescope in search of dark skies

Nissan's rugged truck/trailer concept tows high-powered telescope in search of dark skies

Built is partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA), this is a mobile astronomical laboratory for the stars observation. In the trailer itself is an ultra-high performance PlaneWave telesco...

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Massive spiderweb blankets Greek beach for spider mating 'party'

According to arachnologist Maria Chatzaki, they're always from the same type of spider: the Tetragnatha genus, a tiny critter no longer than 2 centimeters, or 0.7 inches. Greek biologist Fotis Per...

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Japanese Billionaire Will Be the First Private Passenger of SpaceX's Falcon Rocket

Japanese Billionaire Will Be the First Private Passenger of SpaceX's Falcon Rocket

Musk called Maezawa a "very fearless person" to take the flight to the moon. "I did not want to have such a fantastic experience by myself, that would be a little lonely", he said. The space agency ...

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TESS's first science image features the Southern Sky

TESS's first science image features the Southern Sky

Paul Hertz , director of NASA's astrophysics division, said in a statement. NASA had previously shared a two-second test exposure image of space that TESS had taken with just one camera during i...

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Trump to Hurricane Florence Survivor

Trump to Hurricane Florence Survivor

Roads remained risky, and some were still being closed as swollen rivers emptied toward the ocean. There are detours available for local traffic. US President Donald Trump , meanwhile, arrived in...

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'Calm before storm,' Trump warns SC after Florence deluge

'Calm before storm,' Trump warns SC after Florence deluge

The North East Cape Fear and the Lumber rivers also set records this week, and the Waccamaw River near Conway and the Neuse River at Kinston are expected to hit highs on Saturday. Although the preside...

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Florence death toll rises to 32 as floodwaters linger in North Carolina

Florence death toll rises to 32 as floodwaters linger in North Carolina

The victims include a one-year-old boy who was swept away after his mother drove into floodwaters and lost her grip on him while trying to get back to dry land in North Carolina . More than 60 percen...

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Elon Musk Introduces SpaceX’s First Passenger Who Will Fly To The Moon

Elon Musk Introduces SpaceX’s First Passenger Who Will Fly To The Moon

In February this year a global audience was transfixed by the successful test launch of the Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world that was originally lined up to take space t...

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Tesla confirms criminal probe into Musk tweet about going private

Tesla confirms criminal probe into Musk tweet about going private

The news service cited two people familiar with the matter that it did not identify. The company is reportedly being investigated for fraud after Musk rattled investors last month when he anno...

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Michael Jordan donating $2 million to Hurricane Florence relief

Michael Jordan donating $2 million to Hurricane Florence relief

About 14,000 people are in shelters, officials said . At the White House, President Donald Trump said nearly 20,000 military personnel and federal workers were deployed to help with the aftermath. ...

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Disaster Relief: How you can donate to victims

Disaster Relief: How you can donate to victims

You can stop by our parking lot, Thursday and Friday to drop off a monetary donation from 8 a.m.to 6 p.m. To volunteer, visit the state's for more information. She is a risk management executive wit...

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Deadly Florence Wreaks Havoc in Carolinas as Death Toll Rises

Deadly Florence Wreaks Havoc in Carolinas as Death Toll Rises

But the number of actual people without power is far greater, since a single customer can represent an entire family. "What we have to focus on are there any dams that are going potentially going to...

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Florence death toll reaches 23; destruction expected to worsen

Florence death toll reaches 23; destruction expected to worsen

Roy Cooper . "We're pushing supplies as hard as we possibly can", Trogdon said at a news conference. "This is a monumental disaster for our state". Six people died in SC, including four in vehic...

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North Carolina's Florence flood disaster is growing

North Carolina's Florence flood disaster is growing

As the water recedes, NCDOT will still need time to inspect the roads to make sure they are safe before reopening them, said NCDOT spokesman Steve Abbott. But so far, the North Carolina Attorney Gener...

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SpaceX To Name Mystery Moon Traveler

SpaceX To Name Mystery Moon Traveler

On Monday, Mr Musk unveiled new artist impressions of the BFR and the spaceship which will carry passengers around the Moon. "For me this project is very meaningful", Maezawa said at a news conferen...

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SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger

SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger

Until now, Americans are the only ones who have left Earth's orbit. Only 24 humans have visited the Moon - all of them Americans. The company said the flight represented "an important step towar...

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Hurricane Florence Prompts Mandatory Evacuations in Fayetteville, NC Area

Hurricane Florence Prompts Mandatory Evacuations in Fayetteville, NC Area

Florence continues to move at a snail's pace causing catastrophic flooding in North and SC, according to the National Weather Service . Authorities ordered the immediate evacuation of up to 7,500 ...

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Two dead in China from Typhoon Manghkut

The city was on a signal 10 alert - the highest level - for most of Sunday. Most shops and public services have been closed. After the typhoon hit Macau, 15 people were reported injured and 20,0...

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Florence cuts off U.S. city of Wilmington

Florence cuts off U.S. city of Wilmington

Gusty winds and even an isolated tornado can not be ruled out for the region. "Three days of relentless rain from #Florence has resulted in significant flooding in #NC #SC", said Duke Energy, a ma...

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ULA readies its last Delta II to launch NASA's ICESat-2 mission

ULA readies its last Delta II to launch NASA's ICESat-2 mission

EDT, 1246 GMT) and last for 2 hours and 34 minutes. A United Launch Alliance Delta 2 rocket carrying a $1 billion NASA environmental satellite climbs a ways from Vandenberg Air Power Nasty, Ca...

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Wilmington cut off from North Carolina by Florence flooding

In Fayetteville, a North Carolina city of about 210,000 people some 90 miles (145 km) inland, authorities told thousands of residents near the Cape Fear River and Little River to get out of their ho...

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Florence's Death Toll Stands at 15 as It Weakens to a Depression

Florence, a onetime hurricane that weakened to a tropical depression by Sunday, dumped up to 40 inches (100 cm) of rain on parts of North Carolina since Thursday, and continued to produce widespread h...

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As Florence moves west, North Carolina prepares for recovery

As Florence moves west, North Carolina prepares for recovery

The eye moved from sea to land at Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina. More than 1,500 prisoners at the MacDougall and Ridgeland correctional institutions in Dorchester and Jasper counties are waitin...

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Answers to the 5 most asked questions about Hurricane Florence

Answers to the 5 most asked questions about Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence weakened to a Category 2 on Wednesday, but it's still expected to bring "life-threatening" surges and rainfall to the Southeast, meteorologists warned. Power company Duke Energy s...

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Typhoon Mangkhut rips through China's Guangdong

Typhoon Mangkhut rips through China's Guangdong

The damage in China is still unclear, but almost half a million people have reportedly been evacuated from the port and surrounding areas in Mangkhut's path. "The wind was going faster, stronger". "...

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Five dead as Hurricane Florence barrels into US

Five dead as Hurricane Florence barrels into US

The dead included a mother and baby killed when a tree fell on a house in Wilmington , North Carolina . The storm's center is crawling inland over SC, but its main rain bands largely are over al...

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Manafort to forfeit five NY properties in exchange for keeping certain assets

Manafort to forfeit five NY properties in exchange for keeping certain assets

The agreement doesn't specify what if anything prosecutors hope to receive about Trump , but Manafort could be well-positioned to provide key insight for investigators working to establish whether th...

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Clashing with Trump, California governor says to launch climate satellite

Clashing with Trump, California governor says to launch climate satellite

Barcelona, Basel, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, Copenhagen, Heidelberg, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Montréal, New Orleans, New York City, Oslo, Paris, Philadelphia, Portland, Rome, San F...

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In US beach resort, residents seek shelter from the storm

In US beach resort, residents seek shelter from the storm

Florence was seen as a major test for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which was heavily criticized as slow and unprepared past year for Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, where the death toll wa...

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North Carolina woman stranded in Elkhart due to Tropical Storm Florence

According to Weather.com , more than 635,000 homes and residences have lost power and more than 12,000 people are already in 126 evacuation shelters. Expert scientists, however, had said they were an...

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Several dead, hundreds rescued as Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas

Several dead, hundreds rescued as Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas

North Carolina's governor's office said a third person was killed while plugging in a generator. Meanwhile, both states are still braced for the impact of the storm surge that will follow. Besides fe...

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'Uninvited brute': 3 dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas

The hurricane officially hit the East Coast around 7:40 a.m. ET as a Category 1 storm . North Carolina Emergency Management warned residents on Friday to stay indoors, avoid stagnant or moving fl...

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A.M. Update: Prolonged rain will bring floods

A.M. Update: Prolonged rain will bring floods

The storm roared ashore under the cover of darkness, pummeling the region with pounding rain, widespread flooding and catastrophic winds. Florence is 350 miles (560 km) wide and has travelled 4,00...

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Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare'

Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare'

Meteorologist Christina Speciale said that as of Wednesday morning there is a "50 to 55 percent" chance that Beaufort County experiences tropical-storm-force winds starting sometime between Friday e...

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Hurricane Florence Satellite Images Revealed Rare Phenomenon Over The Atlantic

Hurricane Florence Satellite Images Revealed Rare Phenomenon Over The Atlantic

A graphic of Hurricane Florence's path, generated today (Sept. 12) at 2 p.m. ET by the National Hurricane Center, shows an approximate representation of coastal areas under a hurricane warning (red), ...

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Now a tropical storm, Florence spreads watery mayhem across Carolina

Now a tropical storm, Florence spreads watery mayhem across Carolina

As Florence first broke on land yesterday 90mph winds struck the coastal areas, but as the storm system moved across land it was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm . At 5 a.m. Sunday, ...

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