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Beryl becomes season's first hurricane, but it may not last long

Dominica was hit by Hurricane Maria a year ago as a Category 5 storm and hasn't fully recovered. Hurricane Beryl , now southeast of the Lesser Antilles in the southern Caribbean, is considered a ...

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Scott Pruitt OUT at EPA

Scott Pruitt OUT at EPA

In his resignation letter , Pruitt cited "the unrelenting attacks" that were taking a toll on him and his family. "The reports that have come out are something that the president is concerned a...

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Heatwave prompts hose ban in N.Ireland

Heatwave prompts hose ban in N.Ireland

Temperatures reached 32 degrees Celsius (89.6 F) in June, just short of the highest temperature ever recorded in Ireland. Irish Water is using all tools available to promote water conservation and t...

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Scott Pruitt Confronted at Restaurant by Mom and Toddler

Scott Pruitt Confronted at Restaurant by Mom and Toddler

Pruitt left after the encounter but according to his spokesman, that was not the reason. The fresh allegation that Pruitt enlisted a subordinate to perform personal duties comes on top of reports th...

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Hot forecast for Canada Day weekend

Hot forecast for Canada Day weekend

The Ministry for the protection of environment Canada issued a special weather warning for Toronto and the greater Toronto area in anticipation of the heat wave. Phillips says the hot temperatures w...

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5 takeaways from a momentous Supreme Court term

5 takeaways from a momentous Supreme Court term

Trump's first pick for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch , is the youngest of the justices at age 50. In a tweet today, the president said he will be making his choice for supreme court justice on Ju...

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Here's the First Confirmed Image of a Planet Being Born

But in a recent feat, scientists used an instrument called Sphere to capture it at last - a great win after they had started looking for a possible baby planet in 2012 . This elevated temperature may...

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Forecast: Hazy, hot and humid Sunday

Forecast: Hazy, hot and humid Sunday

Because of anticipated unsafe and prolonged heat , the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued an excessive heat warning for the Kansas City metro as well as surrounding areas along ...

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‘Flying brain’ on its way to space station

‘Flying brain’ on its way to space station

Commissioned by the German Aerospace Center, CIMON has been in development for two years and was made by Airbus and IBM. CIMON will verbally communicate step-by-step instructions to Mr. The SpaceX ...

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Trump wants to make Supreme Court pick by July 9

Trump wants to make Supreme Court pick by July 9

You shouldn't do that", Trump said. The move wouldn't be dissimilar from the Republican hijacking of a vacant Supreme Court seat that President Barack Obama attempted to fill in the past year of h...

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Anthony Kennedy: US supreme court justice to retire

Anthony Kennedy: US supreme court justice to retire

A person familiar with the process said White House officials are focused primarily on five federal appeals court judges - Brett Kavanaugh , Amy Coney Barrett , Thomas Hardiman , Raymond Kethledg...

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Antarctica’s Ice Sheets Found Coldest Than Ever Thought

Antarctica’s Ice Sheets Found Coldest Than Ever Thought

Now, after re-examining weather data for this region, the same researchers have found that temperatures at several sites had actually dipped lower than previously thought, to a record-setting minus 98...

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Full 'Strawberry Mini-Moon,' Saturn visible tonight

Full 'Strawberry Mini-Moon,' Saturn visible tonight

June's full moon is also known as the "Strawberry Moon". It had set before we could see it in all it's 100% illumination glory but because it's now about 30,000 miles farther away than when it orbits ...

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Strawberry Moon: Everything You Need to Know About June's Rose Moon

Strawberry Moon: Everything You Need to Know About June's Rose Moon

Here's everything you need to know about the full moon, which will visible on June 27! So, what is the Strawberry Moon anyway? It may even be possible to view some of Saturn's notable moons, like froz...

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Blood Moon to bring the longest lunar eclipse in a century

That's just a few minutes shorter than the maximum possible eclipse, and the length of an average movie, for those who'd rather get outside and look at the skies, rather than stare at a screen indoors...

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Risky giant hogweed found in Virginia; can cause blindness, severe burns

Risky giant hogweed found in Virginia; can cause blindness, severe burns

Giant hogweed is so unsafe because it releases a sap that contains chemicals called photosensitizing furanocoumarins . "Cow parsnip can also cause a mild skin rash but isn't almost as risky as Giant ...

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Giant Toxic Plant That Causes 3rd Degree Burns is Spreading

Giant Toxic Plant That Causes 3rd Degree Burns is Spreading

The plant, a giant hogweed, was introduced to the United Kingdom and Europe in the late nineteenth century and to the USA in the early 20century, and its potential threat to people is the subject of r...

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Trump directs Pentagon to form a Space Force military branch

Trump directs Pentagon to form a Space Force military branch

Although he believes the military today is dominant in space, he wants more, Trump told Dunford: "Congratulations on your tremendous success but we're going to have far more success". Dan Lamothe cove...

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Stephen Hawking's voice to be beamed into space at final sendoff

Stephen Hawking's voice to be beamed into space at final sendoff

The voice of legendary physicist Stephen Hawking will be broadcast into space after his memorial service on Friday, according to British media outlets. Renowned scholars, astronauts, actors, famil...

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Supermassive black hole violently swallows star, and researchers watch

Supermassive black hole violently swallows star, and researchers watch

Artist's conception in pullout - background is Hubble Space Telescope image of Arp 299 , a pair of colliding galaxies. Credit: Sophia Dagnello, NRAO/AUI/NSF; NASA, STScI. The VLBA observes at wavelen...

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