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Tropical Storm Chris reaches hurricane strength in Atlantic

As for the tropics, Beryl has dissipated and Chris is a tropical storm. Infrared light provides scientists with temperature data and that's impo...

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Takeaways from FBI Agent's Explosive Congressional Hearing

Colbert also ripped Gowdy for "having his ass handed to him" by Strzok in another exchange and ridiculed Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) for invokin...

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How Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation could affect Roe v. Wade

A liberal group, Demand Justice, has promised its own $5 million ad campaign to defeat Kavanaugh , focused on Democratic senators from Indiana,...

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Shark bites Instagram model during Bahamas photo shoot

The student conceded that she had been advised against going to the water alongside the marine predators prior to the incident. She told the BB...

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Tropical Storm Beryl could become hurricane on Friday: NHC

Beryl remained very small, moving west-northwest at 17 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, shy of Category 1 stat...

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Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws

In a move meant to cut back on waste, the worldwide coffee giant said Monday that it would eliminate plastic straws from its more than 28,000 lo...

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Your Starbucks Order Will No Longer Come With A Plastic Straw

Seattle is believed to be the first major US city to ban single-use plastic straws and utensils in food service, according to the Seattle P...

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Tropical Storm Chris likely to strengthen into a hurricane Monday

Tropical Storm Beryl (center right) moving across the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, and Tropical Storm Chris (top left) off t...

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Breezy Sunday; watching Tropical Depression #3 — FORECAST

Still, the little swirl gained enough wind speed on Thursday to acquire the name Beryl. The NHC said that the system is expected to dissipat...

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Scott Pruitt resigns from EPA

Trump announced on Twitter that he had accepted Pruitt's resignation as EPA administrator, adding that EPA Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler w...

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'I urge you to resign': mother confronts Scott Pruitt over environment policies

Speaking to reporters traveling with Trump aboard Air Force One to West Virginia, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said Trump was looking in...

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Rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa

Fox said he suspected more than one person was attacked by the lions - based on the evidence found on the scene. The handler heard a loud comm...

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Hot, humid weather to continue through the week

Humidex values this week were expected to reach as high as 43 C in southern Ontario, and Environment Canada issued a heat warning for the dens...

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Trump predicts 'vicious' fight over Supreme Court vacancy

He had a very clear sense of what he wanted, he spent a lot of time asking questions about [the late] Justice [Antonin] Scalia and Justice [Clar...

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‘Excessive’ heat warning continues through late Saturday for Chicago

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning starting Friday and running through Sunday for counties across the sta...

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Celebs dramatically react to Trump picking a new Supreme Court justice

A traditional conservative, he advanced gay rights, reinforced abortion rights and erased political spending limits. Soon after he was sworn...

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On Earth has recorded a record low temperature

However, weather stations are not always reliable because they can't measure temperatures over an expansive area. So in 2013, Dr. Scambos and ...

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Strawberry Moon 2018: Will June’s full moon affect your sleep?

Europe and Africa will witness the eclipse during the evening hours. The longest that a lunar eclipse could ever occur is one hour and 47 minute...

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Sheriff Asks Public to Stay Clear of Iowa Train Derailment Site

Cleanup of an oil spill caused by the derailment of almost three dozen oil tankers in northwestern Iowa has begun. Crews are trying to determi...

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Oldest known Sumatran orangutan dies in Australia

Ms Thompson said she was an aloof and independent individual. Yesterday the Zoo family farewelled Puan, the oldest orangutan in the world, due...

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Antarctica lost 3 trillion tonnes of ice in just 25 years

Just one East Antarctic glacier, an enormous mass dubbed Totten, could cause a sea-level rise equal to what could be triggered by the entirety o...

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Category 3 Hurricane Bud forecast to strike Mexico as strong tropical storm

Hurricane Bud on Monday strengthened into a category three storm in the Pacific off the Mexican coast, but was still expected to remain well of...

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Earth-like planets discovered, NASA Says

Ahmedabad have discovered a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune size exoplanet. The detection also adds to a sparse catalogue of 22 other confirmed ex...

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Brother of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford new Ontario premier

The premier-designate, who secured a majority a day earlier with a slew of populist promises, said his first order of business would be to scrut...

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Season's 1st tropical storm forms in eastern Pacific

The unusually slow-moving Hurricane Harvey was a recent example. Dr Kossin said: 'Tropical cyclones over land have slowed down 20 per cent i...

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Organic matter found on Mars in 'significant breakthrough'

Findings from Curiosity also reveal that a water lake inside Mars" Gale Crater once held all the "ingredients necessary for life", including "...

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SpaceX set for Falcon 9 rocket launch

If you're up late Sunday night, or early Monday morning, the webcast below should begin about 15 minutes before the anticipated launch time. T...

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Pipeline assets will attract buyers if feds can complete expansion, experts say

And at least one Liberal backbencher is echoing that sentiment. The premier high-fived and hugged her caucus mates at a news conference where ...

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Canada Purchases Trans Mountain Pipeline from Kinder Morgan

What all this shows is the abject failure of Trudeau's and Notley's superficial and absurd belief that imposing a national carbon price on Canad...

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Canadian government to buy troubled Trans Mountain pipeline

Morneau said the federal government does not plan to be a long-term owner and is in negotiations with interested investors, including Indige...

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Alberto makes landfall while local forecast becomes hotter/drier

Roughly a week before hurricane season officially begins, subtropical storm Alberto is making its way to the Florida panhandle and is expected...

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Moe to express 'serious disagreement' over pipeline at premier's meeting

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will announce as early as Tuesday morning where the government plans to go with Kinder Morgan to ensure the cont...

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Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

The season is likely to be "near or above normal", according to the hurricane center. Rain bands are rotating into South Carolina, Georgia, Al...

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Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

Bean reportedly became sick while in Forth Wayne, Indiana two weeks before his death. They were busy, but, as Bean recalled during a 2016 NPR...

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Florida declares state of emergency over Subtropical Storm Alberto

At about 2 p.m. EDT, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Alberto was centered about 65 miles (105 kilometers) north-northwest of...

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