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Hurricane Helene strengthens over the eastern Atlantic Ocean: NHC

Hurricane Helene strengthens over the eastern Atlantic Ocean: NHC The National Hurricane Center said on Sunday night that the storm could remain powerful as it passes over the United States mainland, and could penetrate as far as Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From left to right below you see the X marking the area of potential development, Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Isaac , and Hurricane Helene . On North Carolina's Outer Banks, Dawn Farrow Taylor, 50, was ... [Full Article...]

Three hurricanes churn the Atlantic; 1 could impact East Coast

Three hurricanes churn the Atlantic; 1 could impact East Coast Its center will move between Bermuda and the Bahamas on Tuesday and Wednesday and approach the coast of SC or North Carolina on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said. GOES-16/NOAASatellite imagery shows hurricanes Florence , Isaac, and Helene from space on September 10, 2018. With September fulfilling the promises of peak hurricane season , residents are reminded to take the appropr... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence slightly increases in speed

Hurricane Florence slightly increases in speed The storm's first effects were already apparent on barrier islands as risky rip currents hit beaches and seawater flowed over a state highway. The Atlantic hurricane season officially begins on June 1, and this year was forecasted to have a slightly above-average number of storms. [Full Article...]

Flash flood watch in effect for mid-Missouri counties

Flash flood watch in effect for mid-Missouri counties This "lift" basically increases the area of rain over Missouri and IL, leading to a heavy rain threat for much of Friday night through Saturday. Most flash floods that turn deadly are preventable. Anything after noon should be more isolated. "Widespread rainfall of 2" to 4" is likely with locally higher totals (excess of 7") are possible and will be monitored. [Full Article...]

Florence becomes a hurricane, takes aim at US Southeast

Florence becomes a hurricane, takes aim at US Southeast The National Hurricane Center said the storm is about 1,640 miles east of the Windward Islands, which are in the West Indies. Its center will move between Bermuda and the Bahamas on Tuesday and Wednesday, and approach the southeastern US coast on Thursday, the NHC said . [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Florence approaches United States, set to become 'extremely dangerous' hurricane

Tropical Storm Florence approaches United States, set to become 'extremely dangerous' hurricane Eastern Daylight Time on Sunday, September 9, 2018 , due to the presence of Hurricane Florence over the Atlantic Ocean. The Navy said all ships in Virginia's coastal Hampton Roads area were preparing to leave port for open seas Monday. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh faces more questioning

Kavanaugh faces more questioning Citing the precedent dating back to the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg two and a half decades ago, Kavanaugh said he was unable provide give a response. Nixon , were correct. The committee considering Kavanaugh's nomination will hear from outside witnesses on Friday before the hearing wraps up. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.). [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to check spacecraft to find ISS air leak reason

Russian Federation to check spacecraft to find ISS air leak reason A commission has now been set up to look at the cause, with the goal of identifying the person responsible by name. A pressure drop in the ISS last week was traced to the hole. The hole was in a section of the Soyuz ship that which won't return to Earth. For one thing, a saboteur might have made a bigger hole; at the maximum rate of leakage, the crew aboard the ISS had " weeks of air left ... [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh Returns To Senate For A Third Day Of Hearings

Brett Kavanaugh Returns To Senate For A Third Day Of Hearings Board, the highlight, the number one case, the most important moment in Supreme Court history, is the reversal of a precedence on precedence, Plessy, which was itself wrongly decided 58 years after it was wrongly decided. "The fact that tens of thousands of documents revealing a Supreme Court nominee's views on key issues were deemed Committee Confidential and not available to the public refle... [Full Article...]

Ancient Torah scroll's lucky escape from Rio museum fire

Ancient Torah scroll's lucky escape from Rio museum fire For others, it means an immeasurable blow to Brazil's cultural memory. "This fire is what Brazilian politicians are doing to the people", said Rosana Hollanda, a 35-year-old high school history teacher, who was crying. The pieces ended up in Rio because they were sent all over the world as part of exchanges, including ones between the Berlin Museum and Rio that took place during the 1870s and ... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Gordon moves into the Gulf

Tropical Storm Gordon moves into the Gulf Cantrell urged residents within the levee protection area to stock up on supplies and shelter in place. It is incredibly unlikely we will feel winds that strong here in Kentuckiana. The storm left many businesses on Florida's Gulf Coast feeling shortchanged by the holiday weekend. Police advised beach-goers to stay indoors. As of late Tuesday morning, Gordon's outer rainbands were already be... [Full Article...]

Emergency on US Gulf Coast as Storm Gordon nears

Emergency on US Gulf Coast as Storm Gordon nears As of 5 p.m., the storm had maximum sustained winds of 70 mph — with higher gusts — and was located about 95 miles south-southeast of Mobile, Ala., and about 90 miles southeast of Beloxi, Miss. Grand Isle Mayor David Campardelle called for a voluntary evacuation of the barrier island. The governors of Louisiana and MS have declared states of emergency, and emergency operations centers have been ... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Defends Judicial Record As Democrats Seek Answers On Hot-Button Issues

Kavanaugh Defends Judicial Record As Democrats Seek Answers On Hot-Button Issues Bush . Pressed by Democratic Senator Dick Durbin , Kavanaugh defended a ruling he took part in issuing an order preventing a 17-year-old illegal immigrant detained by U.S. Clearly, in the senator's eyes, Congress isn't doing what the public has elected them to do, and this failure of the body to do its job has led directly to the divided, heated hearings we see every time a potential Supreme... [Full Article...]

Here’s where Jim Cantore, Weather Channel staff will be as Gordon approaches

Here’s where Jim Cantore, Weather Channel staff will be as Gordon approaches Santa Rosa County Schools Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick announced Monday evening that schools will be dismissed early Tuesday due to the impending approach of Tropical Storm Gordon, which is expected to become a hurricane before making landfall late Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Gordon could strengthen into a weak hurricane

Tropical Storm Gordon could strengthen into a weak hurricane I literally had to grab his hand and help him. Meanwhile, no coastal watches or warnings are in effect for Tropical Storm Florence . "It's been a good summer, and hopefully this won't do too much damage". Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared states of emergency. Airlines including Delta, Southwest and Frontier warned that delays and flight cancellations ar... [Full Article...]

Alberta projects $1B deficit drop, says pipeline ruling won't derail budget

Alberta projects $1B deficit drop, says pipeline ruling won't derail budget A Federal Court of Appeal decision Thursday overturned the approval of construction permits for the Trans Mountain pipeline , from Alberta to the B.C. After the two decisions were reached, Trudeau told reporters that he was looking forward to proceeding in the "right way" to complete the expansion project, which is expected to raise oil tanker traffic off British Columbia's coast from five ... [Full Article...]

Astronauts repairing air leak on International Space Station

Astronauts repairing air leak on International Space Station Nasa confirmed the tear had led to a "minute pressure leak" and that the crew were containing the issue. The simplest solutions are often the smartest, as it's been proven by Russian cosmonauts, who used a toothbrush and an endoscope to examine and patch a micro-crack that was leaking oxygen at the International Space Station . [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Gordon forms near Florida Keys

Tropical Storm Gordon forms near Florida Keys The system is forecast to become Tropical Storm Gordon by 8 p.m. Monday as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center predicts. Parts of the northern Gulf Coast could see 3 to 6 inches rainfall Tuesday into Wednesday, from southeast Louisiana into far southern MS and far southern Alabama, according to the Weather Channel . [Full Article...]

Astronauts deal with air leak on Worldwide Area Station

Astronauts deal with air leak on Worldwide Area Station The hole in question was only two millimetres in diameter, but could have caused serious consequences for the crew if left unfixed. Mission Control outside Moscow told the astronauts to let the sealant dry overnight and that more leak checks would be conducted today. [Full Article...]

California lawmakers pass toughest net neutrality law in the nation

California lawmakers pass toughest net neutrality law in the nation Jerry Brown's desk for a signature. "California just took a huge step toward restoring protections that prevent companies like AT&T and Comcast from screwing us all over more than they already do", Evan Greer, the deputy director of Fight for the Future, said in a statement . [Full Article...]


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