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Sep 09 2018

Tropical Storm Florence expected to become hurricane, miss New England

But the shear is abating and the storm is approaching warmer waters - conditions that could allow Florence to become a hurricane again on Sunday and a major hurricane...

Sep 08 2018

Governor declares state of emergency in NC as Tropical Storm Florence strengthens

East Coast over the weekend", the center said. It's likely that Florence will be a rather strong hurricane , and it will begin to angle to the northwest again. Whether i...

Sep 07 2018

Bonnethead shark is an omnivore, according to research

What an animal consumes is not necessarily the same as what it digests and retains nutrients from. Working with five captive bonnethead sharks , the scientists fed the...

Sep 07 2018

Russian Federation says space station leak wasn't caused by meteorite

On one occasion, a technician accidentally drilled through the hull of a re-entry module and tried to cover it up by sealing the hole with epoxy-he was found out, thoug...

Sep 07 2018

Kavanaugh says president can not overrule courts

Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his confirmation hearing. His credibility may face new tests by senators w...

Sep 06 2018

Going up! Japan to test mini 'space elevator'

The test involves a miniature elevator stand-in - a box just six centimetres (2.4 inches) long, three centimetres wide, and three centimetres high. Now, as Agence France...

Sep 06 2018

Cory Booker Says He’ll Violate Senate Rules to Release Kavanaugh Email

Two of the Democratic senators who have been most forceful in the Kavanaugh hearing, Booker and Kamala Harris, are considered potential 2020 presidential candidates...

Sep 06 2018

Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court nominee, sidesteps subpoena question

The entire Senate will most likely vote on confirmation by the end of the month. Cory Booker, D-N.J., about the circumstances in which government can and cannot use r...

Sep 06 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon hits Gulf Coast

The storm's turbulent center is expected to plow a path from the southwest corner of Alabama and central MS into part of Louisiana and southern Arkansas. US and global ...

Sep 06 2018

"Handmaids" are protesting at Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing

It's tempting to hope the confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh will finish the way they began . Trump said he had been watching the hearings and thought...

Sep 06 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon lashes Florida with heavy rain, winds

Hurricane warnings stretch from the Florida/Alabama border to the Louisiana/Mississippi border as the storm center is most likely to strike along the Mississippi or Al...

Sep 06 2018

Tillis delivers opening statement at Supreme Court Hearing

He asked Kavanaugh , who sat before the committee with White House officials behind him, to introduce his parents, wife and children. Meanwhile, Republicans pointed to...

Sep 06 2018

Democratic Senators Send Fundraising Emails During Kavanaugh Hearing

I am glad Judge Kavanaugh is before us, he has more than 300 opinions the members can review to ask about his legal knowledge and constitutional understanding. A long day...

Sep 05 2018

Florence becomes a hurricane in the Atlantic

After consulting with Santa Rosa County Emergency Operations Center we will dismiss school early on Tuesday and school will resume on Wednesday. Tuesday night will be w...

Sep 05 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon should strike Gulf Coast as hurricane, forecasters predict

The peak wind forecast on the Mississippi Coast on Monday is 15 to 25 miles per hour with wind gusts of 35 miles per hour. "Gordon will not be just a coastal event, a...

Sep 04 2018

Almost 90 elephants found dead near wildlife park in Botswana, conservationists say

The country recently disarmed its anti-poaching unit under president Mokgweetsi Masisi. The BBC has quoted Mike Chase of Elephants Without Borders as saying: "I'm s...

Sep 04 2018

Premier Notley pulls out of Federal Climate Plan following Trans Mountain decision

That rose to $30 per tonne on January 1. Exiting the federal plan would mean, however, that the price doesn't jump to $50 per tonne by 2022. Notley said while her annou...

Sep 03 2018

Astronauts tackle air leak on Int'l Space Station

It's believed to be in the most recent Soyuz capsule docked at the space station . Instead of carrying out an inspection of the station, the controllers advised the crew...

Sep 03 2018

Tropical Storm Florence strengthens

It's moving west northwest at 17 miles per hour. On Monday, the Hurricane Center upgraded the tropical storm watch to a tropical warning along the northern Gulf coast...

Sep 02 2018

Space station reports ‘leak’; crew not in danger

The United States Space Agency worked with their Russian counterparts to do the repairs. Flight controllers determined there was no immediate danger to the crew overnig...