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Delhi air quality oscillating between 'poor' and 'very poor'

Delhi air quality oscillating between 'poor' and 'very poor'

PM2.5 levels above 300 and PM10 levels above 430 are categorised under "severe-plus emergency". For Thursday and Friday, the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) issued a r...

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That’s no moon, it’s a Chinese space light

That’s no moon, it’s a Chinese space light

The new moon will be capable of illuminating an area of up to 50 miles (80 kilometers) in diameter, according to PDO. Testing of the satellite started years ago, Wu said , although the technology w...

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Hurricane Michael kills 17 in US

Hurricane Michael kills 17 in US

While we might not get more storms in a warmer climate, most studies show storms will get stronger and produce more rain. Mexico Beach was almost obliterated by Micahel's storm surge and 155mph wi...

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‘Changed Forever’: Florida Panhandle Destroyed By Hurricane Michael

‘Changed Forever’: Florida Panhandle Destroyed By Hurricane Michael

Michael flattened homes, plunged communities into darkness and ravaged whole neighborhoods. "I think you're going to see it climb", FEMA Administrator Brock Long said of the death count at a news co...

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Scottish Government to seek new advice on climate change targets

Scottish Government to seek new advice on climate change targets

An increase of 1.5C will still carry climate-related risks for nature and mankind, but at a lower level than a rise of 2C, the report summary said. The planet is already two-thirds of the way ther...

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Will the remnants of Hurricane Michael hit your military base?

Will the remnants of Hurricane Michael hit your military base?

CNN journalist Brooke Baldwin was left aghast at what little was left of Mexico Beach , Florida, as she viewed from a helicopter the devastation of the Florida Panhandle from Hurricane Michael ...

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Puts on Light Show in Tonight's Sky

The Air Force last week advised residents on the central California coast they might see multiple engine burns by the first stage and hear one or more sonic booms as it returned. PDT, or Monday, Octob...

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Tropical Storm Kirk speeds up as it moves west across Atlantic

Tropical Storm Kirk speeds up as it moves west across Atlantic

As forecasters warn of more risky flooding in the Carolinas from Hurricane Florence's torrential rainfall, they're also keeping an eye on Tropical Depression Kirk in the Atlantic. One is located abo...

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‘Unprecedented’: Why meteorologists are calling Hurricane Florence ‘weird’

‘Unprecedented’: Why meteorologists are calling Hurricane Florence ‘weird’

Authorities have also warned that the wind field has been growing larger consistently, making the hurricane extremely risky. As of 11 a.m. EDT, Florence was centred about 145 miles (230 kilometres) ...

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Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence

Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence

Pressure differences drive the winds, which in turn can steer and slow down storms, he said . " Flooding in North Carolina is sending unheard amounts of water into South Carolina along the Lynch...

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SpaceX to announce 1st private moon flight passenger

SpaceX to announce 1st private moon flight passenger

In typical fashion for any company owned by Elon Musk , they've made a decision to do so by blasting a single person - the world's first private passenger, around the moon and back to test the rocket...

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Trump visits the Carolinas after Florence

Trump visits the Carolinas after Florence

The river's overflow also turned Interstate 40 in Pender County into a river, which state Department of Transportation officials say serves as a reminder of how unsafe traveling in the area can be. It...

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SpaceX reveals Yusaku Maezawa will fly 'around the Moon' in historic announcement

SpaceX reveals Yusaku Maezawa will fly 'around the Moon' in historic announcement

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk discusses the latest version of his vision for the BFR rocket . Our correspondent, Mary MacCarthy, joins us from Los Angeles. Musk didn't say how much money was involved in bo...

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Killer storm far from over, USA officials warn as 'epic' rain falls

Killer storm far from over, USA officials warn as 'epic' rain falls

The National Hurricane Center downgraded it to a tropical storm but said life-threatening storm surges and catastrophic freshwater flooding were expected over portions of North and SC. Photos and vi...

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Hurricane Florence makes landfall near Wrightsville Beach, NC

Hurricane Florence makes landfall near Wrightsville Beach, NC

The town's public information officer, Colleen Roberts, told CNN 150 more people were awaiting rescue. The governor's office said a man was electrocuted while trying to connect extension cords in th...

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Hurricane Helene heading towards the United Kingdom, bringing chances of gale force winds

Hurricane Helene heading towards the United Kingdom, bringing chances of gale force winds

Another commenter said: 'That hurricane better be taking me to dinner first'. All eyes are on Hurricane Florence and its path toward the Carolinas, but other hurricanes and tropical storms are bre...

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Strengthening Hurricane Florence blasts toward US East Coast

Strengthening Hurricane Florence blasts toward US East Coast

Swells generated by Florence were affecting Bermuda and starting to reach parts of the U.S. East Coast. The storm brings with it an increasing risk of two life-threatening impacts: storm surge along...

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Mass evacuations ordered as Hurricane Florence heads toward Carolinas

Mass evacuations ordered as Hurricane Florence heads toward Carolinas

Cooper already issued a state of emergency late last week. An estimated 250,000 more people from the northern Outer Banks were due to be sent to higher ground starting Tuesday at midday. Classifie...

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'Monster' storm: Hurricane Florence is a rare threat in an unusual location

'Monster' storm: Hurricane Florence is a rare threat in an unusual location

Officials didn't reveal exactly which institutions would be evacuated due to security concerns, but said evacuated prisoners would get a free phone call to notify loved ones. "This storm is going to k...

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Florence barreling closer to coast of Carolinas

Upon its arrival, the National Hurricane Center projects that Florence could drop anywhere from 20-40 inches of rain along the Carolina coast. But forecasters say there's an increased chance for t...

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Washington Task Force 1 members deployed to Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Olivia

Washington Task Force 1 members deployed to Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Olivia

Maximum sustained winds were measured at 80 miles per hour with higher gusts. It's expected to be a tropical storm by the time it makes landfall. The storm may be near the Hawaiian Islands late ...

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Here's what David Epstein is saying about Hurricane Florence

Here's what David Epstein is saying about Hurricane Florence

The tropical storm is predicted to re-intensify to a Category 3 hurricane by Monday and odds have increased that it will have direct effects on the East Coast starting between Wednesday and Friday ne...

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Gordon, never a hurricane, killed child in mobile home

Gordon, never a hurricane, killed child in mobile home

The National Hurricane Center is no longer issuing advisories on Gordon. Forecasters said radar spotted possible tornados spun off by the storm overnight in southern Alabama and the Florida panhandle....

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Protests disrupt Senate hearing for Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Protests disrupt Senate hearing for Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

He says precedent is about judicial independence and ensuring predictability. A judge must interpret statutes as written. When Grassley pressed on, speaking over Harris, her objection was reinforced...

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Hurricane Gordon WARNING issued for Alabama and MS as BRUTAL storm approaches

Hurricane Gordon WARNING issued for Alabama and MS as BRUTAL storm approaches

Storm surge of 1 to 5 feet will be possible along the MS and southeastern Louisiana coastline near landfall. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency warned in a Tuesday update that tornadoes w...

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France's environment minister suddenly quits live on air

France's environment minister suddenly quits live on air

At a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels last month, Mr Trump called on European countries to increase their defence spending to at least two per cent of their gross domestic produ...

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Australian prime minister wins leadership challenge

Australian prime minister wins leadership challenge

In the hours that followed, social media lit up with calls to #PutOutYourPotatoes in celebration of Mr Dutton's fizzled attempt to oust the Prime Minister. Some political commentators believe that D...

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Trump to relax carbon limits on power plants to support USA coal

Trump to relax carbon limits on power plants to support USA coal

The EPA will take public comments on the ACE rule for 60 days from when it's officially posted and hold a public hearing. A final EPA rule is expected later this year. In a press conference, Inslee ...

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Australian prime minister declares leadership open: spokesman

Australian prime minister declares leadership open: spokesman

But former Prime Minister Tony Abbott , who was replaced by Turnbull in a ballot of government lawmakers in 2015, was not convinced that Turnbull had given up on reducing Australia's greenhouse gas e...

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Malcolm Turnbull to face party room as Peter Dutton considers leadership challenge

Malcolm Turnbull to face party room as Peter Dutton considers leadership challenge

Many were looking to Peter Dutton , the hardline... The move triggers a cabinet reshuffle amid recriminations over the cabinet ministers who are suspected of fuelling some of the instability in rec...

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Traces Of Weed Killing Poison Found In Popular Breakfast Food

Traces Of Weed Killing Poison Found In Popular Breakfast Food

The Environmental Working Group said it tested 45 samples of breakfast foods and found traces of glyphosate in 31 of them. In its ruling , the court found that the company's Roundup and Ranger Pr...

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There was a colorful photo of a meteor shower Perseids

There was a colorful photo of a meteor shower Perseids

PERSEID METEOR SHOWER: The dry air aloft should actually help us out with less hazy viewing conditions for the Perseid Meteor Shower. The Network was published colorful pictures, which depicted the s...

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Last Solar Eclipse of 2018 Shines In These Awesome Photos

Last Solar Eclipse of 2018 Shines In These Awesome Photos

In Vietnam, people believe that a solar eclipse is caused by a giant frog devouring the sun. It is suggested by several Ayurvedic experts to perform various religious activities like taking baths ...

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Tropical storm warning posted for Big Island

Tropical storm warning posted for Big Island

Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim said officials would be prepared for whatever nature brings. Kilauea's latest volcanic event began more than three months ago, sending destructive currents of lava into...

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Administration's 'own numbers don't even support' fuel-efficiency proposal

California received the exemption - the only state to do so - decades ago because it was already developing its own standards when federal rules were being written. The prospect of an extended legal f...

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NASA to announce first astronauts to fly SpaceX and Boeing ships

NASA to announce first astronauts to fly SpaceX and Boeing ships

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, "When the United States of America invests in NASA, it always comes back multi-fold, and it increases the standard of living for everybody on the planet". Fl...

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Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of Century on Friday

Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of Century on Friday

Lunar eclipses also only take place when the moon is full. The Royal Astronomical Society said: 'Sometimes the eclipsed moon is a deep red colour, nearly disappearing from view, and sometimes it...

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Embattled FBI Agent Peter Strzok Defiantly Defends Himself at Heated House Hearing

Embattled FBI Agent Peter Strzok Defiantly Defends Himself at Heated House Hearing

In one text exchange, Page wrote to Strzok about Trump: "He's not ever going to become president, right?" Strzok and Page were texting because they were clandestinely dating, because that is how cla...

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ME can expect high seas, rip currents from Tropical Storm Chris

ME can expect high seas, rip currents from Tropical Storm Chris

National Hurricane Centre in Miami say Chris is on track to pass south of Nova Scotia. The storm had maximum sustained winds of about 60 miles per hour Monday morning with stronger gusts but was ...

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Tropical wave now a tropical depression

Tropical wave now a tropical depression

This event is related to the ITCZ ( Inter Tropical Convergence Zone) being modulated by Tropical Depression #2 (now Tropical Storm Beryl ). The National Hurricane Center has been watching a clu...

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