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Sep 13 2018

Time nearly up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast

The storm was about 235 miles east-southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina and was moving at about 17 mph on Thursday morning. "A NOAA buoy located about 80 miles (...

Sep 13 2018

Sen. King says he'll vote no on Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

Guttenberg extended his hand to Kavanaugh last Tuesday, introducing himself and saying, "My daughter was killed in Parkland". When I turned and did not recognize the man,...

Sep 13 2018

Evacuations in USA ahead of Hurricane Florence

A storm covering enormous area, to drench and lash more people. Parts of North Carolina are expected to get 13 centimetres of rain in the coming days. And with the Ap...

Sep 12 2018

Florence isn’t the only one. There are 3 more hurricanes brewing

As of 12:00 p.m. on Monday, Data from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter indicate that Florence has continued to rapidly strengthen and has maximum sustained winds near 130 m...

Sep 12 2018

Hurricane Florence, Isaac, Helene Tropical Update

Though Isaac is expected to weaken before making landfall and return to a Tropical Storm by late Thursday, numerous islands are still rebuilding following Hurricane Mar...

Sep 12 2018

Dominica prepares for passage of Hurricane Isaac

Shortly before 2 p.m., Alert Carolina released a statement noting that until further notice, classes and operations would run as scheduled at the University. The streng...

Sep 12 2018

‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Florence is now packing winds of 220 km/h

Hurricane Florence , bearing down on the Carolina coast and expected to make landfall late Thursday or early Friday - its winds and high surf will arrive as much as a day...

Sep 12 2018

Forecasters: Florence to Take Aim at US East Coast as Major Hurricane

By 11pm Monday (Tues afternoon NZT), Florence was centered about 1,745 kilometres east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, and moving west at 20 km/h. In North Caroli...

Sep 10 2018

Hurricane Florence blasts toward U.S. East Coast

NHC added that the risk of direct impact from the storm along the U.S. East Coast over the next week has increased, but it is too soon to determine location, magnitude...

Sep 07 2018

Cory Booker: I'm Breaking Senate Rules on Brett Kavanaugh

On abortion, Kavanaugh noted that Roe has been affirmed " many times ". His comments are contained in a 2003 email chain where he was advising the Bush White Hous...

Sep 06 2018

Kavanaugh emphasizes judicial independence as second day of Supreme Court hearing begins

Leahy also touched on another major Democratic concern about the next Supreme Court justice: how they view presidential immunity. Brett Kavanaugh's nomination heari...

Sep 05 2018

Air leaking from Russian side of International Space Station

It seems a small meteor caused a "minute" pressure leak, reports AFP . NASA and Roscosmos said that the team then performed tests and troubleshooting to figure out...

Sep 05 2018

Gordon closes in on Gulf Coast, Florence becomes hurricane

Off the African coast, a tropical wave several hundred miles south-southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands now has an 90 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm over th...

Sep 05 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon track expected to bring winds to Sebastian, Vero Beach

Scattered showers and thunderstorms were expected to continue through Tuesday as the storm intensified but moved away from central Florida, according to National Weather...

Sep 04 2018

Carcasses of almost 90 elephants found in Botswana

The carcasses of almost 90 poached elephants have been discovered in Botswana causing one conservation group to say they are experiencing the greatest scale of elephant...

Sep 04 2018

Potential tropical storm heads toward US Gulf Coast, Florida

The hurricane warning for Gordon was issued for the area of the central Gulf coast, from the Florida-Alabama border to the mouth of the Pearl River, which separates MS an...

Sep 02 2018

Small leak detected aboard ISS

As reported by the Inquisitr , the ISS experienced a reduction in cabin pressure on August 29, discovered by flight controllers at Mission Control centers in both Housto...

Sep 01 2018

PTC 6 expected to become tropical storm

While one forecast model (European model) was originally more aggressive in developing a potential tropical storm, it has now pulled back and is now suggesting something ...

Aug 31 2018

International Space Station has a leak

NASA is not now willing to comment on what caused the leak. Flight controllers had been monitoring the small drop in pressure overnight, deciding to let the crew sleep a...

Aug 31 2018

Tropical waves increase rain chances as early as late weekend

Skies will become partly cloudy as we head toward daybreak with temperatures dropping into the mid-70s. The National Hurricane Center said Norman was located 455 mile...