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by | September 04, 2018 | 04:29

Tropical Storm Florence is also looming in the open waters of the Atlantic and shouldn't pose a threat as it meanders over the open waters. Maximum sustained winds were clocked at 45 miles per hour and the system is moving west-northwest at 16 miles per hour.

by | September 02, 2018 | 02:49

He has until September 30 to veto the bill or sign it into law. They say the legislation is necessary to prevent even higher spikes in utility bills. "Internet users are still royally pissed off about the FCC's repeal", Greer said in a statement following Friday's vote.

by | September 01, 2018 | 07:10

There are also some signs that a tropical wave east of the Windward Islands could develop into a depression or storm near Florida early next week. The MJO is a global player in the tropics - an eastward moving grouping of clouds, showers and winds that traverses the planet and returns to its starting point in 30 to 60 days.

by | August 31, 2018 | 04:10

There's a lot more going on behind a goat's freaky eyes than we may think. " Dogs are very skilful at perceiving human communicative cues, and they can also integrate visual and acoustic emotional information", says Savalli Redigolo " Horses also seem to perceive and differentiate emotional valences from human faces".

by | August 31, 2018 | 03:41

The ruling came within hours of Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. shareholders voting more than 99 per cent in favour of the sale of the Trans Mountain pipeline and its expansion project to the federal government for $4.5 billion. amidst protests and lawsuits. Morneau defended the purchase, describing it as a "sound investment", given that any private sector company would have found it hard to bear the risks involved with the project.

by | August 31, 2018 | 03:25

Tropical Storm Warnings have been posted for portions of the Cabo Verde Islands, where heavy rain and strong winds are expected through tomorrow. "Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the disturbance is expected to become a tropical storm during the next day or so, " the hurricane center said.

by | August 31, 2018 | 02:48

Under the new law, a pretrial assessment would be done by either court employees or a local public agency that has been contracted to determine a defendant's risk. Initially, the American Civil Liberties Union sponsored the bill because it could end "predatory lending practices of the for-profit bail industry".

by | August 26, 2018 | 02:47

Commuters in San Diego, California were shocked to see a 2015 McLaren 650S speeding over 100 miles per hour in the wrong direction of the carpool lane at approximately 4:30 PM. The crash involved other vehicles and halted rush-hour traffic on the 805 just south of Interstate 5. His last video appeared to have been posted some five months ago.

by | August 22, 2018 | 03:41

Indeed, the White House press release for the new regulation does not contain a single mention of climate change or global warming. Anything that enhances government control of the energy economy and punishes fossil fuels is seen as virtuous, while solutions.

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:33

Ernesto poses no threat to any land mass and is expected to dissipate significantly in the next day or so when it reaches colder waters and drier air which will sap its strength. Whereas a tropical storm may have its strongest winds at its center, a sub tropical storm can have its strongest winds further out. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration revised its hurricane season forecast earlier this month, advising people that the Atlantic hurricane season will be less active ...

by | August 18, 2018 | 01:49

This comes days after Trump told reporters that he blames Brennan and his other enemies in the intelligence community for Robert Mueller's investigation. You have Successfully Subscribed! Trump repeatedly has called the probe a "witch hunt" and sought to discredit those involved in it. Asked about Ohr's security clearance, Mr.

by | August 17, 2018 | 07:34

This funding will help Mote Marine deploy additional scientists to assist local efforts to save animals affected by the naturally occurring red tide , including manatees, dolphins and sea turtles. - Senator Bill Nelson (@SenBillNelson) August 8, 2018You afraid of red tide coming to Tampa Bay beaches? In 2005, for example, a bloom started off the coast of St.

by | August 14, 2018 | 08:39

Understanding how the corona works will help scientists anticipate risky space weather storms, which can disrupt the power grid on Earth. But on the back side of that heat shield, where Parker's four instruments, its flight computer and other critical systems are located, temperatures will be maintained at a relatively cool 85 degrees.

by | August 13, 2018 | 08:25

The shower is usually visible every year between July 17 and August 24 around the world, but it's especially impressive the nights of August 11, 12 and 13, when up to 200 "shooting stars" will cross the sky every hour. Tonight, there will be a few clouds around, but you should still be able to see the meteors! According to NASA, 60 to 70 meteors will be visible each hour.

by | August 11, 2018 | 03:00

What is the Perseid Meteor Shower? Though the shower hasn't yet reached its peak, observers have already reported spotting short bursts of high meteor activity (15 meteors per minute) at times , as well as significant meteor activity (~100) over several hours.

by | August 09, 2018 | 08:43

With the aid of grid fins, rocket thrust and four landing legs, the first stage touched down on SpaceX's landing barge around eight minutes into the mission. He says that could happen as early as next year. Shortly after the launch, Musk told Ars Technica , "We are going to be very rigorous in taking this rocket apart and confirming our design assumptions to be confident that it is indeed able to be reused without taking it apart".

by | August 06, 2018 | 23:42

The county has also provided dumpster sites for residents as far south as Bonita Springs to dispose of dead fish. About 100 miles of the Florida shore have been affected, and the red tide looks like a persistent one. But the bloom is not only unsafe to marine animals. Red tides, on the other hand, produce toxins that can harm or kill sea life. To humans, breathing in air containing the toxic algae can cause people to suffer from tearing eyes and frequent coughing and sneezing.

by | August 05, 2018 | 02:00

NASA has named the astronauts chosen to fly on commercial spacecraft made by Boeing and SpaceX to and from the International Space Station, the research laboratory that orbits around Earth. He also serves as a Navy commander, naval aviator and was a test pilot. A rookie to spaceflight, Cassada was selected by NASA in 2013. Since 2011, the United States has relied on Russian Federation to ferry astronauts to the space station.

by | August 04, 2018 | 02:10

But now, the state's emissions standards are in jeopardy. The Trump administration wants more gas guzzlers. Automakers have said they want improved efficiency but also want standards that account for the massive shift from cars to trucks and SUVs.

by | August 04, 2018 | 01:50

In a statement released Thursday, NASA and its Commercial Crew partners revealed more details of the effort to carry astronauts from the U.S.to the International Space Station . Additional crew members will be assigned by NASA's global partners at a later date. The astronauts are, from left to right: Sunita Williams , Josh Cassada , Eric Boe , Nicole Mann , Christopher Ferguson , Douglas Hurley , Robert Behnken , Michael Hopkins and Victor Glover .

by | July 30, 2018 | 03:34

The attack occurred on the northernmost island of the Svalbard archipelago, which is between mainland Norway and the North Pole. "Maybe cruise sightseeing tours shouldn't take place then polar bear guards wouldn't be needed to protect gawking tourists & polar bears would be left in peace & not shot dead merely to satisfy a photo op?" He had been sent ashore from a cruise ship, MS Bremen , as part of a four-man advance team making sure a beach on the lesser Sjuoyane islands was safe ...

by | July 29, 2018 | 03:41

The news is quite exciting for the prospects of life on the Red Planet , because water is essential for life. If you're now asking yourself, "Wait, didn't they already find water on Mars? " then you're not wrong. They do not know whether it's an underground pool or just a layer of sludge. Either way, the discovery greatly increases the chances of extraterrestrial life existing on Mars.

by | July 28, 2018 | 08:00

Mars is already brighter than usual and will shine even more- and appear bigger - as Tuesday nears. And on July 31, Mars will be at its closest approach to Earth in both their orbits around the sun . Mars will appear on the horizon at around 9:30 pm each evening, starting in the southeast at the bottom right in relation to the moon, and rise throughout the night.

by | July 27, 2018 | 10:31

Unfortunately the event will be occurring during our daytime. Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse Location: Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, South in North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Antarctica.

by | July 26, 2018 | 03:13

Today, a team of Italian scientists announced evidence that Mars has lakes of liquid water under its polar ice caps. "This is the place on Mars where you have something that most resembles a habitat, a place where life could subsist", said planetary scientist Roberto Orosei of Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica in Italy, who led the research published in the journal Science .

by | July 22, 2018 | 02:24

A critical test was conducted and succeeded on several levels for Blue Origin at their Texas facility. About 20 seconds (and 100 feet) after the New Shepard and the crew capsule separates, the motor on the capsule will fire with 70k foot pounds of thrust, sending the capsule 50,000 ft higher than it has gone before.

by | July 19, 2018 | 01:26

And these new moons point to a violent and destructive past. Because they formed between the two belts, the moons are probably composed of rock and ice. Valetudo might be a shattered remnant of one such prograde collider. These all travel in retrograde , or the opposite of Jupiter's rotation, while two more, also though to be moon remnants, travel in prograde .

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:04

But the report said it found no evidence of political bias in the FBI's decision not to pursue criminal charges against Clinton. Strzok worked on FBI investigations into both Clinton's use of an email server and potential co-ordination between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign.

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:24

Croix. Several landslides were reported. We'll have to watch this cluster of storms later in the week for regeneration further northward. It said the system could still drop up to 2 to 3 inches (5 to eight 8) of rain, with as much as 5 inches (13 centimeters) in isolated spots.

by | July 12, 2018 | 07:57

Senate votes on nominees to be Justices on the Supreme Court . Still, Leahy doesn't talk as though Senate confirmation is a done deal. But those lawmakers seen as possible candidates for defection - namely Sens. Republicans hold a 51-49 majority in the Senate. Kavanaugh , just 53, could serve on the high court for decades. But senior Republicans have publicly dismissed this possibility.

by | July 11, 2018 | 02:17

Virgin Islands will experience heavy rainfall and gusty winds associated with Beryl's remnants today, according to the NHC. Although the storm could briefly become a hurricane, it should fall apart by the time it reaches the Lesser Antilles.

by | July 04, 2018 | 09:44

Using its 14 internal fans, CIMON can accelerate toward any astronaut calling its name and can appear to "nod" to show understanding of a command. The Verge describes CIMON as something that resembles "a volleyball with a computer screen on one side", while FOX News has likened it to HAL-9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey movie.

by | July 02, 2018 | 02:59

Moist air will make the forecast temperatures feel more like 100 degrees. Denver reached 105 degrees on Thursday , tying its all-time record-high temperature, so for those clinging to the beaches in NY, it could be worse. Drink plenty of water and have places to go where you can cool off, preferably somewhere with A/C. Air-conditioning will be the best resource to stay cool tomorrow and Sunday .

by | July 01, 2018 | 01:04

He responded, "That's not a question I'll be asking". He plans to begin interviewing possible candidates Monday but may meet with some this weekend in New Jersey. The Scalia seat was open because something at issue in 2018 - Republican control of the Senate - enabled Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to prevent consideration of President Barack Obama's nomination of a replacement, Merrick Garland.

by | June 26, 2018 | 02:45

According to the Associated Press , officials at the scene believed that the floodwaters were a factor in the derailment, but were unsure whether high water pushed cars off the track, damaged the track in some way, or played some other role.