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Beyond the Weather: Orionid meteor shower

Beyond the Weather: Orionid meteor shower

Meanwhile, those in the Midwest and south-central US will be facing cloudy conditions on Sunday night that obscure the shower for most of the night. The Orionids meteor shower is one of the most rel...

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Royal BOMBSHELL: Letter Meghan Markle’s sister delivered to Kensington Palace REVEALED

Royal BOMBSHELL: Letter Meghan Markle’s sister delivered to Kensington Palace REVEALED

It was just over a year ago, during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada, when Harry and Meghan made their first public appearance as a couple. "I have been so proud to be able to introduce my ...

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Antarctic ice shelf 'sings'

Antarctic ice shelf 'sings'

Scientists who set out to watch the ice shift in Antarctica have ended up listening to it instead. The goal was to use the sensors to look at the structure of the ice shelf throughout different seaso...

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Kansas likely to see milder than average winter, NOAA says

Kansas likely to see milder than average winter, NOAA says

For the rest of the country this winter, no place in the United States is expected to be colder than normal, said Mike Halpert , deputy director of the governments Climate Prediction Center. It is ex...

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City plans fake moon to replace street lights

City plans fake moon to replace street lights

The satellite will reportedly be eight times brighter than the real moon and could replace street lights. While it might sound implausible, Wu says the technology has been in the works for years a...

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NASA astronaut on failed Soyuz launch: 'The first two minutes were great'

NASA astronaut on failed Soyuz launch: 'The first two minutes were great'

Ovchinin could be heard saying: "That was a quick flight". "We had to go through the steps that the crew has to take and prepare for emergency landing.so that the crew is still functioning after landi...

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Hot Planet, No Cold Ones? Climate Change Could Cause Beer Shortage

Hot Planet, No Cold Ones? Climate Change Could Cause Beer Shortage

On current trends, a crescendo of heatwaves and droughts will periodically cause sharp declines in barley yields, a crucial ingredient in most beer, according to a study published Monday. Research co-...

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Hurricane Michael: mayor hopes for 'miracle' in destroyed Mexico Beach

Hurricane Michael: mayor hopes for 'miracle' in destroyed Mexico Beach

Even some cellphone service had returned to the devastated community. TALLAHASSEE -As yet another day of recovery was under way on Sunday, there were already signs that a long slog lay ahead for tho...

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Hurricane slams Florida panhandle, Georgia — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Hurricane slams Florida panhandle, Georgia — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Associated Press journalists watched Michael roll ashore from hotels in Panama City and Panama City Beach. Some parts of Florida have issued mandatory evacuations for residents. The hurricane dama...

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Hurricane Michael kills 17 in US

Hurricane Michael kills 17 in US

The seaside community of Mexico Beach, where the storm made landfall, was a flattened wreck. Large areas of the coast of the Panhandle, including Mexico Beach and Panama City , were left in ruins. ...

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Footage from inside Soyuz rocket shows the moments before emergency landing

Footage from inside Soyuz rocket shows the moments before emergency landing

And we must keep trying for the benefit of humankind", ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted from aboard the space station as he watched and photographed the launch from space. According to Spac...

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Searchers find body in Mexico Beach

Searchers find body in Mexico Beach

Hurricane Michael struck on Wednesday with winds of 155mph (250km/h). "Our hearts are with the thousands who have sustained property damage, in many cases entirely wiped out", Trump said. We're doi...

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Air Force Doles Out $2.3B for Space Launch Contracts

Air Force Doles Out $2.3B for Space Launch Contracts

For almost a decade, ULA had a monopoly on Pentagon launches until it was challenged by SpaceX , which eventually was granted certification and has been competing against ULA. "We're making the most ...

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Devastating aftermath from Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida

Devastating aftermath from Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida

Catastrophic", Crown said about the scene of devastation. He said he plans to visit storm-ravaged areas as soon as he can. Other parts of Georgia also were hit hard by the storm. The death toll from...

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Michael strengthens to a Category 4 hurricane, menaces Florida Panhandle

Michael strengthens to a Category 4 hurricane, menaces Florida Panhandle

As a result, the northeastern Gulf Coast is undergoing mandatory evacuations - that includes the Florida Panhandle (stretching into Big Bend) as well as parts of southeast Alabama and southern Georg...

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Emergency landing following Soyuz launch failure

Emergency landing following Soyuz launch failure

According to NASA TV footage of the launch, Russian flight controllers first announced a booster failure about 165 seconds into flight. "Instead they'll be taking a sharp landing, coming back to ...

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Devastation in Florida, flooding elsewhere — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Devastation in Florida, flooding elsewhere — WHAT'S HAPPENING

And unless we change the rate of greenhouse gas emissions, we should expect hurricanes to intensify more rapidly in the coming decades, the scientific research group Climate Central said. "Historicall...

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ISS crew in 'good condition' after failed space launch

ISS crew in 'good condition' after failed space launch

Two astronauts made an emergency landing after their Russian Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station malfunctioned during lift-off on Thursday. Family members breathlessly awaited the ...

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Global average temperature on the rise - IPCC

Global average temperature on the rise - IPCC

That's the warning from one high profile regulator. "The risk to those investments is that markets and governments will move aggressively to decarbonize the economy, in which case the value of those a...

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B.C. asked to conserve energy after pipeline explosion

B.C. asked to conserve energy after pipeline explosion

Turn off your furnace if you can. "We can actually use oil for probably the next 24 hours or so and continue to run our operations, but after that things become more complex", said Harmac president ...

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