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Keystone XL pipeline faces new legal roadblock

Keystone XL pipeline faces new legal roadblock

TransCanada Corp.'s long-troubled Keystone XL oil pipeline project hit another roadblock as a U.S. District Court in Montana ruled it must wait for a further environmental review. Morris said the g...

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Brazilian President-elect aims at 'super ministry' amid protests

Brazilian President-elect aims at 'super ministry' amid protests

Brazil is already the deadliest country in the world in which to defend your land, with at least 57 people murdered past year, 25 of them in three massacres. - that according to him "share our worldvi...

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Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still not threat to land

Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still not threat to land

A cyclone is a closed-circulation rotating storm that depending on its wind-speed intensity is classified, from weakest to strongest, as a tropical depression, tropical storm or hurricane. The storm i...

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NOAA predicts a warmer, wetter California winter due to weak El Niño

NOAA predicts a warmer, wetter California winter due to weak El Niño

For the rest of the country this winter, no place in the United States is expected to be colder than normal, said Mike Halpert , deputy director of the governments Climate Prediction Center . The so...

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Awarded Lucrative Military Contract

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Awarded Lucrative Military Contract

Unlike the Atlas V rocket that the company now uses, the new rocket will uses engines made in the United States. Currently, ULA and SpaceX are the only launch providers for national security paylo...

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Hurricane Michael takes aim at 300-mile Gulf Coast target

Hurricane Michael takes aim at 300-mile Gulf Coast target

The storm, now about 395 miles south of Panama City, was moving north-northwest at 12 mph. Michael continues to overcome high shear, which would typically hinder hurricane development, yet the tenac...

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SpaceX to launch and land Falcon 9 rocket from Southern California

SpaceX to launch and land Falcon 9 rocket from Southern California

After it separated from the second stage, the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket arrested its forward movement, and began falling back toward Earth. Now standing just ~1400 feet away from the SLC-4E p...

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Astronomers uncover moon orbiting a gas-giant planet 8,000 light-years away

Astronomers uncover moon orbiting a gas-giant planet 8,000 light-years away

What popped out was a planet called Kepler-1625b, a Jupiter-sized world that orbits a star around 8,000 light-years away. Astronomers may have found the first moon outside our solar system, a ga...

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Storm may become tropical depression in coming days, hurricane center says

Storm may become tropical depression in coming days, hurricane center says

Michaels is the next name up. Winds were forecast to drop in intensity as the system tracks northeast over Alabama, Georgia and SC, reaching North Carolina by Thursday. By mid-week our attention wil...

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Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland win physics Nobel

Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland win physics Nobel

Arthur Ashkin of Bell Laboratories in the United States won half of the 2018 prize for inventing " optical tweezers " while Strickland shares the remainder with Frenchman Gerard Mourou, who also has U...

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Experts keep watch on beluga whale spotted off Gravesend

Experts keep watch on beluga whale spotted off Gravesend

The animal welfare group RSPCA said Wednesday the whale is "able to move fast in the water and dive". It is not clear why the whale, usually found in the Arctic, came to be in the River Thames but ...

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SpaceX To Name Mystery Moon Traveler

SpaceX To Name Mystery Moon Traveler

Maezawa hasn't selected which artists will join him on the four to five-day journey, which will send his craft around the Moon and back to Earth. Toward the end of the event, a reporter in the room ...

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California to launch its own climate satellite in response to Trump

California to launch its own climate satellite in response to Trump

It was organized by California Gov. At the climate action summit, 21 companies announced the Step Up Declaration, a new alliance dedicated to harnessing the power of emerging technologies and the fo...

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SpaceX close to announcing 1st private moon flight passenger

SpaceX close to announcing 1st private moon flight passenger

He has accused, without proof, one of the cave divers who participated in the rescue of a Thai youth football team of being a paedophile. He continued: "Ever since I was a kid, I have loved the moo...

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Dead as Hurricane Florence Smashes into US East Coast

Dead as Hurricane Florence Smashes into US East Coast

Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern ...

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'Harvey of the East Coast:' Florence's worst impact could be catastrophic flooding

'Harvey of the East Coast:' Florence's worst impact could be catastrophic flooding

The center reported late Tuesday night that Florence was roughly 670 miles east-southeast of Bald Head Island with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph. "This is going to produce heavy rainfall, and it ...

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SpaceX books private passenger flight around the Moon

SpaceX books private passenger flight around the Moon

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX has enrolled its first passenger for a trip around the moon. Details on who is flying - and why - will be revealed during a live webcast on September 17 at 6:00 ...

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Hurricane Florence, Category 4 storm

Hurricane Florence, Category 4 storm

Once it makes landfall, Florence is predicted to stall and remain over North Carolina for at least 24 hours - increasing the threat of unsafe flooding, NHC director Ken Graham said on Monday. FEMA...

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Florence Now A Major Category 4 Hurricane

Florence Now A Major Category 4 Hurricane

At its present course and speed, the center of Florence will move over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas through Wednesday and approach the coast of North Carolina or S...

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When will Hurricane Florence hit?

The flooding will depend whether Florence slows down and lingers over coastal areas as it moves inland, Salna says . Trump, who has faced criticism for his administration's response to Hurricane Ma...

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Hurricane Florence Now Cat 3 Storm, Carolinas Bracing For The Worst

Hurricane Florence Now Cat 3 Storm, Carolinas Bracing For The Worst

The other storms — Tropical Storm Isaac and Tropical Storm Helene — are both expected to become hurricanes Sunday or Monday. Florence may make landfall anywhere from New England to the Carolinas as ...

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Trains canceled, airlines waiving fees as East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence was traveling over warm Atlantic waters and gaining energy as it moved 625 miles southeast of Bermuda Monday. The current forecast track suggests the hurricane will most like...

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Tropical Storm Florence Heading Westward Strengthening Forecast

Tropical Storm Florence Heading Westward Strengthening Forecast

East Coast. Just where the storm will head is still uncertain, but computer models used by the center's specialists to forecast track indicated a US landfall looked increasingly likely. The storm is...

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Governor Edwards Declares State Of Emergency Ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon

Governor Edwards Declares State Of Emergency Ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon

Tropical storm Gordon is expected to strengthen into a hurricane when it makes landfall along the north-central Gulf Coast on Tuesday night, the U.S. Several storm systems are bringing flash floodi...

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Parkland victim's dad says Kavanaugh 'turned his back' on him

Parkland victim's dad says Kavanaugh 'turned his back' on him

Protesters also disrupted the proceedings. "I am not a pro-prosecution or pro-defense judge". The two Senators the Democrats had pinned their hopes on, Alaska's Lisa Murkowski and Maine's Susan Colli...

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