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How to help and donate to the victims of hurricane Florence

Donors can designate their donation to Hurricane Florence relief efforts by choosing that option when donating on redcross.org or on 1-800-RED...

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Florence death toll rises to 43 as floods wreak havoc in Carolinas

A new round of evacuations was ordered in SC as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising ri...

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Florence Unleashing a Flood of Pig Poop on North Carolina

Experts are also concerned that Florence could produce damage similar to that wrought by the 1999 storm Hurricane Floyd, which contaminated ...

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SpaceX will take a Japanese billionaire on a trip around the Moon

The mission, now planned for 2023, will take place on SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket. "I thought long and hard about how valuable it would be to b...

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USA - Tropical Storm Florence: 5 deaths so far

A mother and her baby died when a tree fell on their home in Wilmington, North Carolina. Florence flattened trees, crumbled roads and knocke...

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Japanese billionaire businessman revealed as SpaceX's first Moon traveler

The moon hasn't seen any human visitors since 1972 and NASA's last Apollo mission. And if you were wondering, "We'll do a bunch of test laun...

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Wilmington cut off by extreme flooding as floodwaters rise in North Carolina

Of the 33 storm-related deaths, at least 26 were in North Carolina, six were in SC and one was in Virginia. But it's impossible to say how dee...

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Killer storm Florence dumping ‘epic amounts of rainfall on Carolinas

By Sunday night, Florence's winds had dropped to about 30 miles per hour (45 kph), the National Hurricane Center said , with some weakening f...

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Full coverage: Tropical Storm Florence

It is now heading towards the US East Coast that it is predicted to hit on Friday. FlightAware said in its midday report Thursday that the n...

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More than 870,000 without power as Florence lumbers inland

Since making landfall at Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina on Friday morning, Florence's forward speed has slowed down dramatically, with the...

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A city-by-city look at Florence's rain and flooding

The showers and storms will continue through the day Tuesday, which will see a high temperature in the upper-70s. Gov. Roy Cooper is describin...

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Hurricane Florence's First Victims Are a Mother & Infant

In neighboring SC, 165,000 customers are without power, officials said. Its surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under as mu...

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Hurricane Florence: Storm downgraded but threat remains

And, if you're already out of Florence's way but want to help, here's how. During a driving rain, Maggie Belgie of The Cajun Navy, carries a c...

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Protests Disrupt Global Climate Action Summit

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has also been resisting Trump's climate policies with many tweets on the importance and urge...

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Still uncertainty as Hurricane Florences path moves south

In neighbouring Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan said his state was readying for potentially "historic and catastrophic rainfall, life-threatening...

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Five dead in Carolinas as Florence brings 'epic' floods

The eye of that hurricane merely grazed the coast. On Thursday morning, Florence was spotted 378 km east southeast of Wilmington, North Car...

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Tracking Florence: Flooding cleanup already underway

Another two people died in the city of Kinston, said Lenoir County Emergency Services Director Roger Dail. Mayor Dana Outlaw said the city , ...

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Hurricane Florence from space: "A no-kidding nightmare"

Terrifying as the situation is (I am regularly checking on my folks, who abandoned Charleston for the highlands of North Carolina), there is a s...

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Trump declares disaster in 8 North Carolina counties

Cline said July was the wettest ever in that part of North Carolina , and the water table rose 21 inches higher than normal. Even if you li...

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Cayman urged to watch Tropical Storm Isaac as path waivers

According to the latest Hurricane Florence satellite images , the massive storm is now heading towards North and SC and Virginia. "Further st...

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150 people awaiting rescue in New Bern, NC

Hurricane Florence has made landfall in North Carolina, forcing a life-threatening storm surge of floodwater inland and shredding structures ...

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White House officials discussing potential replacements for FEMA chief

Doing something unethical is not part of my DNA and it's not a part of my track record in my whole entire career. At the beginning of his tenu...

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Outer rain bands approaching N. Carolina coast

Authorities warned about potential landslides and numerous roads were closed. Hurricane Florence is forecast to be an extremely unsafe major h...

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Hurricane Florence likely to affect southeast United States energy infrastructure

The height of the water that we will see on the coast is the amount of storm surge plus the tide and any additional rain water. Don't relax, d...

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Florence downgraded to Cat. 2; still potentially deadly storm

And Virginia's governor ordered a mandatory evacuation for some residents of low-lying coastal areas, while some coastal counties in North Carol...

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More Than 1,300 Flights Canceled Ahead of Hurricane Florence’s Anticipated Landfall

Computer models of exactly what the storm might do varied, adding to the uncertainty. Tropical storm-force winds extend outward for up to 195 mi...

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Mother, infant are first two confirmed deaths from Hurricane Florence

In a new demonstration of the network's CGI capabilities, hosts have presented from the centre of a digital storm surge to demonstrate the hurr...

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Lineman head to NC to help ahead of Florence

In its 0300 GMT advisory, the National Hurricane Center said the maximum sustained winds of Florence were 90 miles per hour (150 kilometers pe...

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Wrightsville Beach 12 brace for Florence to fully make landfall

Heavy rainfall began after dark. "With this storm, it's a (Category 1) but the storm surge and the flooding is going to be that of a categor...

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Hurricane Florence's uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs

The outer rain bands of Hurricane Florence were beginning to be felt in North Carolina , according to the National Hurricane Center , as the C...

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SpaceX signs up first moon traveler

According to SpaceX, only 24 humans have been to the moon in history. The company also has a contract to ferry American astronauts to the Inte...

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NASA video shows Hurricane Florence from space as it makes landfall

EDT minutes after the storm made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina packing winds of 90 miles an hour", NASA said in a video ...

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Bracing for Hurricane Florence | Don't Miss This

As Cooper said, "There's nowhere for the water to go". "For now our focus is to be able to help pets in shelters in our area first if the stor...

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Florence Moves Toward the Carolinas

On Tuesday afternoon, data from an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft showed that Florence's sustained winds had picked up in speed a...

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California Commits To 100 Percent Clean Energy By 2045

California's most recent bill only states that electricity has to be zero-emissions, so theoretically the state might be able to adopt a full ca...

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