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Total lunar eclipse expected on July 28

Total lunar eclipse expected on July 28

The local times of the eclipse are available at TimeandDate.com (remember to put your place or country in the search box). During a lunar eclipse, the moon appears to be red because it lines up per...

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Hawaii bans sale of sunscreens with coral-harming chemicals

Hawaii bans sale of sunscreens with coral-harming chemicals

The guv included that Hawaii would certainly additionally should proceed various other initiatives to shield coral reefs, consisting of battling intrusive varieties, air pollution from land overflow a...

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Scientists create embryos, hope to save near-extinct rhino

Scientists create embryos, hope to save near-extinct rhino

However, they consider the experiment to have been a success as it is the first northern-southern white rhino hybrid embryo created by in vitro fertilization to reach the blastocyst stage with a com...

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United States border patrol boat strayed into Canadian waters chasing migrants: fishermen

United States border patrol boat strayed into Canadian waters chasing migrants: fishermen

The patrols are part of recent increased enforcement actions nationwide by the USA agency, including a checkpoint last month along Interstate 95 north of Bangor. Canadian fishermen are being "harass...

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Scott Pruitt OUT at EPA

Scott Pruitt OUT at EPA

In Pruitt's case, with more than a dozen active investigations into his conduct still lingering. The EPA's Office of Inspector General today told CNN: "Any ongoing or pending OIG reviews r...

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Golden opportunity for Scottish fishing industry

There were protests earlier this year when it was revealed that the United Kingdom would continue to be bound by the Common Fisheries Policy during the post-Brexit transition period which is due to ...

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Canada’s Ontario government scraps cap-and

Canada’s Ontario government scraps cap-and

The announcement adds an effective date of July 3, 2018, after which Ontario will begin winding-down all programs funded out of cap-and-trade carbon tax revenues. Ford promises you will save roughly 1...

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More than one alleged poacher thought to be killed by lions

More than one alleged poacher thought to be killed by lions

Park staff came across a grisly scene as a human head, bloodied limbs and three pairs of shoes were discovered at Sibuya Game Reserve near Kenton-on-Sea in Eastern Province. After immediately alerting...

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The wreckage of a few ancient planets formed the asteroid belt

The wreckage of a few ancient planets formed the asteroid belt

For instance, the main asteroid belt - located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter - is estimated to contain millions of objects, although only hundreds of thousands have actually been observed...

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Greenpeace attacks French nuclear plant to show that it can be attacked

Greenpeace attacks French nuclear plant to show that it can be attacked

A Superman drone remotely controlled by Greenpeace activists crashes into a spent fuel storage building at a nuclear power plant in Bugey, France. Greenpeace has carried out several actions aimed at...

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NASA spacecraft sending back close-ups of dwarf planet Ceres

However, recently, NASA's Dawn mission which orbits Ceres to find out more about this small planet flew at only 34 kilometers above Ceres' surface, taking a closer look at those shiny spots. Scienti...

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NASA to soon start testing ‘quiet’ supersonic flights over Texas

NASA to soon start testing ‘quiet’ supersonic flights over Texas

NASA will use supersonic F/A-18 Hornet jets over Galveston to copy the sonic profile of the X-59. While there are a few companies now working on building aircraft that can cut air travel time furthe...

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It is still hot and humid in Toronto

It is still hot and humid in Toronto

Fire crews are expected to knock on about 5,000 doors during the heat wave, and they will offer residents a cooler place to stay. However, daytime highs are still expected to be in the low 30s, with...

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Air pollution increases diabetes risk, says study

Air pollution increases diabetes risk, says study

This equates to more than three million patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes because of air pollution , researchers calculated. The number of diabetics starts to grow even with minimal levels of...

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The major Aussie stores that aren’t implementing plastic bag ban

The major Aussie stores that aren’t implementing plastic bag ban

And while environmental groups and many shoppers are applauding the move, implementing the change has been tense at times. The union has an ad that shows a shop employee being berated by a man askin...

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Garden centres facing huge demand for watering cans following hosepipe ban

Garden centres facing huge demand for watering cans following hosepipe ban

The water supply manager said there has been a "slight reduction" in water usage over the weekend. People can get in touch with Irish Water to report their neighbours if they think they're wasting w...

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This is the first photo of a planet being born

This is the first photo of a planet being born

The images that the team captured show the planet as a bright point beside the black filter covering the star at the centre of the image. Capturing a planet's birth is exceptionally hard because it'...

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Trump Plans to Make Supreme Court Nomination July 9

Trump Plans to Make Supreme Court Nomination July 9

The interviews were with federal appeals judges Raymond Kethledge, Amul Thapar, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett, said a person with knowledge of the meetings who was not authorized to speak publ...

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Pruitt, Aides, Hid Controversial Meetings From Public Calendar

Pruitt, Aides, Hid Controversial Meetings From Public Calendar

Dravis' attorney, Miller & Chevalier's Andrew Herman, said in an interview Monday that his client answered questions from Republicans and Democrats "as forthrightly and candidly as she could, and she ...

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Longest total lunar eclipse of the century: What you need to know

Longest total lunar eclipse of the century: What you need to know

Since Earth is closer to the sun, it orbits faster than Mars. During opposition the planet will bask in direct sunlight, making it incredibly easy to spot among the stars with the naked eye. What ca...

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Trump says he is considering two women for Supreme Court

Trump says he is considering two women for Supreme Court

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said Kennedy's retirement should "remove all doubt" about the importance of November's midterms, while outsiders began to debate how Minority Leader C...

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Enbridge Line 3 pipeline approval expected to ease Canadian oil price woes

Enbridge Line 3 pipeline approval expected to ease Canadian oil price woes

Shares of Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge closed up 3.7 percent in Toronto. Winona LaDuke, founder of Honor the Earth , said at a news conference southwest of Superior, Wisconsin, that they will fi...

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President Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick On July 9

President Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick On July 9

Wade , the landmark 1973 ruling on abortion. Headlines this week were dominated by news that Justice Anthony Kennedy, a swing vote on the Supreme Court , will retire next month and that a man has b...

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Gallery: Final Block 4 Falcon 9 Launches CRS-15

Gallery: Final Block 4 Falcon 9 Launches CRS-15

The unmanned Dragon capsule carried 5,900 pounds (2,700 kilograms) on its 15th supply mission to the orbiting lab, as part of a $1.6 billion contract with NASA. There's a new astronaut on its way to...

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Excessive heat alerts and cooling centers

Excessive heat alerts and cooling centers

Hot weather, especially long duration heat waves, is surprisingly high on the list of most unsafe types of weather in terms of injuries or deaths each year. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a ...

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Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick July 9

Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick July 9

Asked by Fox's Maria Bartiromo whether he would ask potential nominees how they might come down on Roe v. Wade , Trump said: "Well, that's a big one. Trump's July 9 time frame could prove optimistic....

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Japan space explorer arrives at asteroid to collect samples

Japan space explorer arrives at asteroid to collect samples

It will stay with the asteroid for 18 months before heading back to Earth with its samples. 'First of all, the rotation axis of the asteroid is perpendicular to the orbit, ' Dr Tsuda said. That pr...

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Spotlight turns to GOP women in Supreme Court fight

Spotlight turns to GOP women in Supreme Court fight

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy testifies about judicial security and independence before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington February 14, 2007. But McConnell...

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India's Mission For Trillion-Dollar Atomic Fuel On Moon: Remote Media

So far, China has been the only country this century to put a rover on the moon , partly in order to scout out helium-3 deposits . India is preparing its second mission to the Moon , Chandrayaa...

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Supreme Court justice nominee coming July 9, Trump says

Supreme Court justice nominee coming July 9, Trump says

The 81-year-old Kennedy said Wednesday he will step down from the nation's highest court at the end of July. Stressing the importance of the Supreme Court in the 2016 campaign made sense for eva...

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Trump Will Announce His Supreme Court Nominee July 9

Trump Will Announce His Supreme Court Nominee July 9

The 81-year-old Kennedy said Wednesday he will step down from the nation's highest court at the end of July. Trump told reporters Friday he will announce his decision on July 9, and he has "ab...

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Scientists Detect Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded On Earth's Surface

Scientists Detect Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded On Earth's Surface

Researchers from the University of Boulder Colorado discovered the low temperatures after analyzing data from several Earth-observing satellites rather than relying on weather stations. The new resu...

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Crude Oil Leaking Into Iowa River After Alberta Train Derails

Crude Oil Leaking Into Iowa River After Alberta Train Derails

Some officials have speculated that floodwaters eroded soil beneath the train track. The public's interest in the train derailment is making it extremely hard for clean up and construction crews to ...

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Millions of British children exposed to harmful pollution

Millions of British children exposed to harmful pollution

Amy Gibbs, Unicef UK's director of advocacy, said: "Worryingly, one third of our children could be filling their lungs with toxic air that puts them at risk of serious long-term health conditions". ...

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Twitter reacts to Trump's call for a Space Force

Twitter reacts to Trump's call for a Space Force

He adds that he's directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to start the process of establishing the new Space Force. We must have American dominance in space, ' Trump said. It would requir...

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