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Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2B United States charitable fund

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos seems to be Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant's arch-nemesis, so it only makes sense that she would have something...

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UNC remains open through preparation for Hurricane Florence

By 5 a.m. Tuesday, Florence was centered about 975 miles (1,570 kilometers) east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, and moving west-northwe...

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Pence heading to Georgia ahead of Hurricane Florence

Florence, a Category 4 hurricane, is less than 48 hours from making landfall on America's southeastern coast, where more than a million people...

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Search-and-rescue team from Maryland heads to SC before storm

Jeff Byard of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) invoked a former boxing champion to warn residents that it would bring "a Mike Tyso...

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Tory slams Ford's use of the notwithstanding clause to halt court ruling

Bill 5 was promptly appealed by the City of Toronto and by one of those candidates and supported by various intervenor groups, including the Tor...

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$1 million pledged against Collins if she backs Kavanaugh

Otherwise, the legal issues are academic, but the political damage from this ill-advised bullying campaign is likely to help Kavanaugh a lot mor...

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High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence

A high-definition video camera outside the space station captured stark and sobering views of Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm . Hurric...

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SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Rocket with Telstar Communications Satellite

EDT (0445 GMT) and deployed the Telstar 18 Vantage (18V) communications satellite, also known as Apstar 5C, into orbit 32 minutes later. A ...

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CATEGORY 4: Hurricane Florence Rapidly Intensifies Into Major Hurricane

Simpson, director of emergency services. CNN's forecasters warn that Florence could be the strongest and most devastating hurricane to hit N...

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Florence strengthens 'rapidly,' now powerful Category 4 hurricane

Cooper declared a state of emergency in North Carolina , as did his counterparts in neighboring SC and Virginia. Forecasters at the NHC sai...

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Isaac is now the 5th hurricane in the Atlantic

Hurricane Florence , a unsafe Category 4 hurricane, continued it's slow slog toward the N.C. coast late Monday, with forecasters expecting the s...

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Hurricane Florence may approach Category 5

Emiratis in Virginia , North and SC areas have been warned that Hurricane Florence may become a category 4 storm . Residents in North C...

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Another hurricane heading toward Hawaii

Still, heavy rain and tropical storm-force winds could threaten the state. "Florence is forecast to rapidly strengthen to a major hurricane by M...

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Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast

The governors of North Carolina , South Carolina , and Virginia have declared respective states of emergency in their states ahead of ...

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Democrats threaten to leak documents on Kavanaugh's hidden views

Booker later posted the documents on Twitter. "Cory and Senate Democrats were able to shame the committee into agreeing to make last night's...

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Leak in Russian spacecraft caused by human-drilled hole

But, Dmitry Rogozin reportedly said , whoever did it had a " wavering hand " and there had been several attempts at drilling. There are now t...

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

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (R-N.Y.) and Minority Whip Dick Durbin (R-Ill.) as well as Sens. But Democrats refused the request on ...

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90% of priceless treasures lost in Brazil museum fire

The Nineteenth-century palace that became its predominant constructing became as soon as dwelling to the Portuguese royal household and a brief-...

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Brett Kavanaugh sidesteps Senate questions on Roe v Wade

It was a textualist judicial philosophy - one seemingly meant to assuage concerns that his confirmation would represent a rightward turn for the...

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Planet Nine and six other baffling space mysteries scientists can't explain

Although it might be too hard to spot because of the distance, astronomers are convinced that there is an extra planet inside our solar system. ...

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Tropical Storm Gordon Forms, Heading to The Gulf States

As of 9 a.m., Gordon was 60 miles southwest of Miami moving west-northwest at about 17 mph with sustained winds of 45 mph. Storm Surge Watch...

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Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall, weakens to depression

In its 8 a.m. advisory, the National Hurricane Center downgraded Gordon to a tropical depression as it moved farther inland across Mississippi...

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Hurricane warning as Tropical Storm Gordon aims at Gulf Coast

Under its current track, the storm could move into the lower Mississippi Valley by Tuesday night and make landfall on the northern Gulf Coast ...

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Tropical Storm Gordon has formed. The Mississippi Coast is in its path.

Gulf Coast on Tuesday night , the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The hurricane warning for Gordon was issued for the area of the cen...

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Bodies Of Almost 90 Elephants Found Dead In Botswana

The Elephants Without Borders group and wildlife officials in Botswana have conducted half of a national elephant census and so far ha...

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In reality, Rachel Notley got her wish on Kinder Morgan ruling

The board's first review took two years, and while the new assessment will be focused specifically on tanker traffic, Tollefson said the board...

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Small leak discovered on Russian side of International Space Station

The crew aboard the International Space Station is dealing with a unique workplace hazard, but NASA says nobody is in danger. The hole appea...

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Tropical Storm Gordon brings rough weather to southern Florida

At Lowdermilk Park, the beach was almost empty despite there being no signs of red tide. Gordon likely makes landfall as a tropical storm near t...

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Leak detected aboard space station, but NASA says astronauts are safe

He said the fracture was found on the Soyuz ship that brought astronauts to the ISS in June for a six-month mission and is now docked with the ...

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California lawmakers send strict 'net neutrality' laws to governor

He has not taken a public stance on it, according to policy analysts, but the bill passed both Democrat-dominated state chambers by wide mar...

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Atlantic Cyclone Forming Off Africa As Rains Wash Territory Thursday

Though it may soon become Tropical Storm Florence, it may not make it to hurricane strength. The Atlantic Hurricane Season officially began on...

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International Space Station leak to be plugged after suspected micrometeorite hit

Astronauts scrambled Thursday to patch a tiny hole in a Russian capsule that was allowing air to leak from the International Space Station. Dm...

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Goats like it best when you smile, new research shows

The authors theorised that this may be related to a difference in brain hemisphere engagement with happy expressions. As the editor of a blo...

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Appeal Court quashes approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Trans Canada , for example, abandoned its Energy East project past year when the NEB abruptly announced it was including downstream emissions...

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Atlantic Hurricane Season Has Been Quiet:That's About to Change

This is by far the most impressive tropical wave of the season in this part of the Atlantic, and the NBC2 First Alert Hurricane Tracking Team pu...

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