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Montana Judge Puts Brakes On Keystone XL

Before she was elected premier of Alberta in 2015, Rachel Notley told the Calgary Herald her government would not lobby former USA president Barack Obama's ...


Bolsonaro wants Brazil's top anti corruption judge as his Justice minister

We've collected Foreign Policy's best articles on Bolsonaro's victory and where he'll go from here. Brazil's environment and agriculture ministers on Wednes...


Tracking the Tropics: Oscar forms, could become a hurricane

Oscar is still moving toward the west at 16 miles per hour. Mother Nature has given the U.S. East Coast a bit of a reprieve from worry, some time to catch our...


Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

The northwestern United States, including parts of Northern California near the OR border, is likely to see the highest chances of warmer temperatures. 2018-19 ...


Hurricane Michael death toll hits 16

The agency declined to provide additional details on the death beyond saying it occurred in Wayne County. It "poses a deadly threat and as it grows stronger, ...


Air Force Taps Northrop, ULA, Blue Origin for Rocket Prototype Dev't OTAs

Blue Origin also plans to use some of the money to create a brand new launch site out of the Vandenberg Air Force Base. Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems...


Florida, Alabama bracing for 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael

As the storm moved north it battered Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and western Cuba with drenching rains and winds of up to 130km/h, forecasters said. The stor...


MI man's doorstop rock turns out to be a $100000 meteorite

The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., corroborated Sirbescu's analysis that the 22-pound "rock" is, indeed, a meteorite , and is apparently the si...


Rocket's first stage lands back at launch site

Officially, the rocket company owned by Elon Musk was launching its Falcon 9 rocket into space to deliver SAOCOM 1A, an Argentine satellite, into orbit. The...


'First known exomoon may have been discovered'

In looking for exomoons , the researchers analysed data from 284 Kepler-discovered planets that were in comparatively wide orbits, with periods greater than 30...


Central American storm may turn to tropical depression in coming days

If this does become a named storm, it will be Tropical Storm Michael. The system will remain a tropical storm for the next several days with little change in st...


Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, Donna Strickland win Nobel Prize in Physics

The prize was also awarded to Arthur Ashkin, 96, for his invention of " optical tweezers " that grab particles, atoms , viruses and other living cells with...


Conservationists warn beluga reported in Thames could be ‘in trouble’

Edna Brady from Sky News spotted the whale this morning and said it looked like it had moved a few miles further west since yesterday. Tanya Ferry, environm...


SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger

SpaceX had previously announced in 2017 that two then-unnamed passengers had booked passage for a Lunar flyby in a Falcon Heavy rocket that was to launch in 20...


Citing Gravity Of Climate Crisis, 'Governor Moonbeam' Launches California Satellite Proposal

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


SpaceX's first private passenger is Japanese fashion magnate Maezawa

A flurry of discussion and speculation started on September 13, when SpaceX's Twitter account announced it would release the name of the first private passe...


Hurricane Florence looks absolutely wild from the International Space Station

Dawn Baldwin Gibson, 47, a minister and private school founder who lives on a farm closer to the coast in nearby Pamlico County and runs a Facebook page about w...


Millions flee east coast of USA as catastrophic hurricane approaches

Florence remains a Category 4 storm, packing 130 mile-per-hour winds as it gets closer to shore, according to a 2 p.m. update from the U.S. Hurricane Center. ...


SpaceX Signs its First Private Passenger to Fly 'Round the Moon

SpaceX has a passenger for the first private trip around the moon on its Big Falcon Rocket. On Twitter , Elon Musk was asked who the passenger is and simply...


'Big and vicious': Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas

He said the city's emergency operations center will be partially activated Wednesday and fully activated on Thursday. "On the forecast track, the center of F...


Airlines Preparing for Impact of Hurricane Florence

This NOAA/RAMMB satellite image taken at 12:15:31 UTC on September 10, 2018 , shows Hurricane Florence off the U.S. east coast in the Atantic Ocean. Some So...


Hurricane Florence's path: What to expect and when

Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for the coasts of South Carolina , North Carolina and Virginia , and states of emergency have been declared ...


Hurricane Florence prompts mandatory evacuations as it nears Category 5 strength

National Hurricane Center ( NHC ). Its center will move between Bermuda and the Bahamas Tuesday and Wednesday, and approach the coast of SC or North Carolina...


SC's Price-Gouging Law Now in Effect Ahead of Florence

He told The Chronicle Sunday that once Florence hits land, destructive winds and vast rainfall flooding may take hold of the area. It's now about 575 miles so...


TROPICS: Florence to become a hurricane today; TD 9 strengthening

Gov. Roy Cooper declared a State of Emergency on Friday as Tropical Storm Florence heads toward the East Coast in an effort to help farmers harvest and tr...


Tropical Storm Gordon lashes south FL, warnings for central Gulf updated

While south Florida and the Florida Keys are experiencing the effects from Gordon, the National Hurricane Center has issued watches and warnings for the cen...


Father of Parkland shooting victim approaches Kavanaugh at Supreme Court confirmation hearing

The Democrats ultimately come to a compromise - a disruptive and chaotic hearing , Politico reported. "I am not a pro-prosecution or pro-defense judge". We c...


Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane watch to Gulf Coast

While the first half of the Atlantic Hurricane season (June - August) was less active than predicted, the second half of the season has already produced three...


1 death from Hawaii storm Lane reported on Kauai National News

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 miles per hour (95 kph) with higher gusts. Later in the day, Earl weakens to a tropical storm.August 6-8, 2016...


Australian PM under pressure as voter support slides

The change follows a revolt by conservative members of parliament against Turnbull's energy policy , and some Liberals have threatened to cross the party lin...