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SpaceX Has Signed Its First Passenger to Fly Around the Moon

SpaceX Has Signed Its First Passenger to Fly Around the Moon

In its tweet Thursday, SpaceX shared what Musk confirmed on Twitter was a new rendering of the BFS. The identity of the passenger is set to be announced on a webcast on the company's website ...

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Hurricane Florence Pummels NC Coast With Heavy Surf, Storm Surge

Hurricane Florence Pummels NC Coast With Heavy Surf, Storm Surge

In Jacksonville , next to Camp Lejeune, firefighters and police fought wind and rain as they went door-to-door to pull people out of the Triangle Motor Inn after the cinderblock structure began to cr...

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Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in US

Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in US

But with a storm surge putting pressure on water to head back inland and heavy rains swelling those rivers, widespread flooding is the result. Florence will likely weaken as it moves inland, especia...

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Charlotte, Raleigh could see flooding from Hurricane Florence

Charlotte, Raleigh could see flooding from Hurricane Florence

Wednesday update . If it remains at Category 4, Florence would be one the strongest hurricanes to make landfall in the continental US this far north. A ideal storm of unfortunate circumstances mea...

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Dianne Feinstein refers Kavanaugh matter to federal authorities

Dianne Feinstein refers Kavanaugh matter to federal authorities

The panel's top Democrat , Sen. "It had been a chaotic morning", Kavanaugh wrote. "Mr. Guttenberg has suffered an incalculable loss". Separately, the Judiciary Committee on Thursday delayed i...

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Hurricane Florence's uncertain track puts more than 10 million people at risk

Hurricane Florence's uncertain track puts more than 10 million people at risk

President Trump on Wednesday said Hurricane Florence , a powerful Category 4 storm barreling toward the East Coast, is "even bigger" than officials expected and warned residents to "get out of its...

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Watch live streaming video of Hurricane Florence rolling into North Carolina

Sixteen kilometres away in Wilmington, wind gusts of 32 to 20 kph were stirring up frothy white caps into the Cape Fear River, although no rain had yet fallen. The strongest winds will occur where and...

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NASA revealed the extent of hurricane Florence from space

NASA revealed the extent of hurricane Florence from space

Happy #FullDiskFriday! #GOESEast is keeping an eye on Tropical Storm #Florence from 22,300 miles out in space. He posted this image to Twitter on September 12, 2018. A view of Hurricane Florence from...

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SC declares emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Florence

SC declares emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Florence

Drawing energy from the warm water, it could be a fearsome Category 4 with winds of 209 km/h or more by Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said . Henry McMaster. Hurricane force winds e...

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Hurricane Florence strengthens to potentially 'catastrophic' Category 4 storm

Hurricane Florence strengthens to potentially 'catastrophic' Category 4 storm

This storm is located approximately 1,170 miles east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina. The center warns that such storms will snap or uproot most trees and down power poles and that power can ...

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Isaac becomes 3rd tropical storm in Atlantic

Isaac becomes 3rd tropical storm in Atlantic

And computer models increasingly are showing it could be dangerously close to the United States late Thursday. " Many areas in Missouri, Illinois and in will continue to see a risk of flooding du...

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Central Illinois under flash flood watch through Sunday morning

Central Illinois under flash flood watch through Sunday morning

Remnants of Gordon along the front just to the south is continues to make its way into our area. Some parts of Eagle Country could see three to five inches of rain by the end of the storms on Sunday...

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Tropical Storm Gordon hits Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Gordon hits Gulf Coast

In Fort Walton Beach and Santa Rosa County, officials were making sandbags available to residents around mid-morning in anticipation of possible flash flooding. More weather systems have developed and...

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

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

Sitting in the hearing, Kavanaugh blanched at that description of Roe v Wade, the landmark 1973 supreme court decision that effectively legalized abortion in the US. On March 23, 2003, Kavanaug...

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Tropical Storm Gordon Batters South Florida

Tropical Storm Gordon Batters South Florida

It will likely strengthen a bit, but still stay a tropical storm. Parts of the Gulf Coast could see 3 to 6 inches of rain and South Florida could see up to 8 inches of rain. The Louisiana coastal to...

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Kavanaugh's Testimony on Executive Power [Updated with Material from the Afternoon Session]

Kavanaugh's Testimony on Executive Power [Updated with Material from the Afternoon Session]

Kavanaugh also is likely to face questions about his views on investigating sitting presidents and the ongoing probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian meddling in the 2016 US preside...

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Tropical Storm Gordon Develops Monday Morning

Tropical Storm Gordon Develops Monday Morning

A hurricane watch - meaning that hurricane conditions are possible - was put into effect for the area stretching from the mouth of the Pearl River in MS to the Alabama-Florida border. Showers and ...

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[H]ardOCP: California Lawmakers Pass Nation's Toughest Net Neutrality Law

[H]ardOCP: California Lawmakers Pass Nation's Toughest Net Neutrality Law

Jerry Brown that would prevent broadband and wireless companies from favoring some web sites over others by charging for faster speeds and from blocking, throttling or otherwise hindering access to c...

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Five things to know about today's Trans Mountain pipeline court ruling

Five things to know about today's Trans Mountain pipeline court ruling

August 30, 2018: The Federal Court of Appeal overturns the Trudeau government's approval of the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Notley called on the Trudeau government to appeal the ...

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Tropical Storm Norman forecast to reach hurricane strength today

Tropical Storm Norman forecast to reach hurricane strength today

Predictions :April 14, 2016 - The Tropical Meteorology Project from Colorado State University predicts that the "2016 Atlantic basin hurricane season will have approximately average activity". Tropica...

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Hawaii braces for Category 5 Hurricane Lane

Hawaii braces for Category 5 Hurricane Lane

Residents in low lying areas of Ka'u and Kona subject to wave impacts must take necessary precautions to protect life and property due to unsafe storm surge and large waves. While tropical storms and ...

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Hurricane Lane now a Category 4, continues towards Hawaii

Hurricane Lane now a Category 4, continues towards Hawaii

The National Weather Service issued a hurricane warning Tuesday evening for the Big Island (Hawaii island). Rain of this magnitude raises the risk of flash flooding and landslides. Forecasters say...

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Hurricane Lane Looks Absolutely Massive From Space

Hurricane Lane Looks Absolutely Massive From Space

Just 4 percent of hurricanes and typhoons are annular, and they are known for their staying power, weakening more slowly under unfavorable conditions compared with conventional storms. "Lane is expect...

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Trump administration moves to relax coal pollution rules

Trump administration moves to relax coal pollution rules

He also has directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take steps to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open, warning that impending retirements of "fuel-secure" power pl...

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Former Intel Chiefs: White House Using Security Clearances As A 'Political Tool'

Former Intel Chiefs: White House Using Security Clearances As A 'Political Tool'

Brennan, who served under President Barack Obama and has become a vocal Trump critic, called Trump's claims that he did not collude with Russian Federation " hogwash ". Others who have earned their se...

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