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Florence remains deadly, even as a tropical depression

Florence remains deadly, even as a tropical depression

Trump has falsely claimed, without evidence, that the number is the result a politically-motivated calculation, pointing to official death toll numbers after the hurricane that were lower (though man...

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'Threat becomes reality': Hurricane Florence begins days of rain, wind

'Threat becomes reality': Hurricane Florence begins days of rain, wind

Its surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under as much as 3.4 metres of ocean water, and days of downpours could unload more than 900mm of rain, triggering severe flooding. "It wa...

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At least 4 dead as slow moving Florence terrorizes Carolinas

At least 4 dead as slow moving Florence terrorizes Carolinas

Cooper cited a National Weather Service forecast that said almost the entire state could be covered in several feet of water. A fallen tree is shown after it crashed through the home where a woman a...

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Who punched Russian spaceship? Roscosmos has new theory

Who punched Russian spaceship? Roscosmos has new theory

The commission will analyze the information received during the first stage of the investigation, conducted by representatives of the manufacturer of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft, Energia Rocket and Spa...

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Florence turns deadly, unleashing 'catastrophic' floods on Carolinas

Florence turns deadly, unleashing 'catastrophic' floods on Carolinas

Officials say two people died in Lenoir County. The National Hurricane Center said Florence's winds have slowed to tropical storm strength, and said the storm is moving slowly inland with susta...

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Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare'

Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare'

Florence is the most unsafe of three tropical systems in the Atlantic. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said, 'The time to prepare is nearly over. NASA's Aqua satellite provides an infrared look...

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Over 722,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas

Over 722,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas

Tragedy struck one family when a tree fell on a house; a mother and child were killed. Latest predictions show the storm slowing to a near standstill as it pummels the coast with "copious amounts of...

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Two people killed in Lenoir County from Hurricane Florence

Two people killed in Lenoir County from Hurricane Florence

But with a storm surge putting pressure on water to head back inland and heavy rains swelling those rivers, widespread flooding is the result. Over 770,000 were without power in North Carolina Fri...

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North Carolina Feels First Bite Of Hurricane Florence

North Carolina Feels First Bite Of Hurricane Florence

Coastal North Carolina felt the first bite of Hurricane Florence on Thursday as winds began to rise, a prelude to the slow-moving tempest that forecasters warned would cause catastrophic flooding ...

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Delta II Launch from Vandenberg

Delta II Launch from Vandenberg

Team Vandenberg successfully launched a Delta II rocket carrying NASAs ICESat-2 payload from Space Launch Complex-2 here, Saturday, September 15, at 6:02 a.m. This launch, which was the 100th conse...

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Florence, a wet and unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas

Florence, a wet and unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas

WILMINGTON: Florence barreled into the Carolina coast and moved inland on Friday, knocking down trees, overflowing rivers, dumping sheets of rain and leading to the death of five people before it was ...

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Hurricane Florence now a Category 3, but remains ‘extremely dangerous’

Hurricane Florence now a Category 3, but remains ‘extremely dangerous’

Despite all that, 65-year-old Liz Browning Fox plans to ride the storm out in the Outer Banks village of Buxton, North Carolina , despite a mandatory evacuation order. As it nears the coast, the st...

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Toronto politicians to weigh steps as province revives bill to reduce council

Toronto politicians to weigh steps as province revives bill to reduce council

The NDP said Thursday that it will challenge the bill under rules that preclude legislators from introducing substantially the same bill twice in one session, and that bar the legislature from debatin...

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1 year later: Political storm over Puerto Rico

1 year later: Political storm over Puerto Rico

In response to President Trump's tweet, the Milken Institute released a statement saying they stand by their study , calling the 2,975 death toll number "the most accurate and unbiased estimate of ...

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Don't Be Fooled by Hurricane Florence Being 'Downgraded.' It's Still Very Dangerous

Don't Be Fooled by Hurricane Florence Being 'Downgraded.' It's Still Very Dangerous

The hurricane, whose strength has been compared to a direct hit by Mike Tyson , advances with maximum sustained winds of 175 kilometres per hour. But forecasters warned that the widening storm - an...

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Hurricane Florence has weakened but it will still be devastating

Hurricane Florence has weakened but it will still be devastating

The storm has pretty much followed the forecast track through now, but the issue will be Thursday or Friday as it nears the coast and the steering currents collapse. Susan Faulkenberry Panousis has st...

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Hurricane Florence: North Carolina devastated by ‘CATASTROPHIC’ floods

A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on a house, according to a tweet from Wilmington police. "The father was transported to (New Hanover Regional Medical Center) with injuries". "You need t...

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Hurricane Florence: Carolinas brace for 'storm of lifetime'

Hurricane Florence: Carolinas brace for 'storm of lifetime'

In certain parts of the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline (particularly the Wilmington , NC and Myrtle Beach, SC area), storm surges are predicted to be higher than ten feet. Florence...

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Astronaut takes photo showing power of Hurricane Florence from space

Astronaut takes photo showing power of Hurricane Florence from space

Authorities in neighboring North Carolina ordered an evacuation of the Outer Banks, barrier islands that are a popular tourist destination, and parts of coastal Dare County. Liberty Mutual Insurance...

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Florence weakens to tropical storm, leaves at least five dead

Florence weakens to tropical storm, leaves at least five dead

The hurricane , which has been downgraded from a category four storm to a category two, is not expected to weaken any further before it hits the coast. New Bern resident Latasha Jones is one of the m...

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Hurricane Florence Zeroes In On Carolinas, Bringing 130 MPH Winds

Hurricane Florence Zeroes In On Carolinas, Bringing 130 MPH Winds

Atlantic Beach, located on the state's Outer Banks barrier islands, had received 30 inches (76 cm) of rain, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Utility companies said millions were expected to lose power...

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Hurricane Florence closes in on United States east coast

Hurricane Florence closes in on United States east coast

The National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said that Florence's maximum sustained winds had eased to 110mph (175kmh) and it had been downgraded to a Category 2 storm from Category 3 on the five-level Saffir-...

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Hurricane Florence unleashes wrath on U.S., with worst yet to come

But forecasters said its extreme size meant it could batter the US East Coast with hurricane-force winds for almost a full day. Florence will likely weaken as it moves inland, especially on Saturday...

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Mother, infant are first two confirmed deaths from Hurricane Florence

Mother, infant are first two confirmed deaths from Hurricane Florence

The outer bands of Hurricane Florence have reached Wilmington , with weather officials saying the storm will bring unprecedented rain to the region. "Florence may be weakening but will have a lar...

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Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence

Forecasters said Florence's surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under as much as 11 feet (3.4 meters) of ocean water, and days of downpours could unload more than 3 feet (0.9 mete...

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Tropical Storm Isaac expected to regain hurricane strength

Tropical Storm Isaac expected to regain hurricane strength

Joyce has maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (75 kph) and is expected to become a tropical storm and to strengthen by Thursday. A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions...

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Hurricane Florence's onslaught threatens disaster in North Carolina

Hurricane Florence made landfall on Friday morning in Wrightsville, North Carolina bringing with it life-threatening storm surges and 90mph winds. Latest observations place the hurricane about fi...

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The Weather Channel Goes All In With Apocalyptic Hurricane Florence Graphics

The Weather Channel Goes All In With Apocalyptic Hurricane Florence Graphics

U.S. Southeast power companies said almost 440,000 homes and businesses in North Carolina and SC were without power on Friday as Hurricane Florence hit the coast. By early afternoon, Florence's wi...

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Trinis in the Carolinas brace for Hurricane Florence

Trinis in the Carolinas brace for Hurricane Florence

Rain and have wind started in the town of Morehead City, North Carolina, ahead of Hurricane Florence on September 13. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper sent a stark warning to residents and sai...

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SpaceX announces new plan to send one tourist around Moon

SpaceX announces new plan to send one tourist around Moon

SpaceX, the private space exploration company that tests its rocket motors at its facility in McGregor west of Waco, has signed up a traveler for a flight to the moon. American astronauts Neil Armstro...

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Hurricane Florence: North Carolina family's garage submerged in water

Hurricane Florence: North Carolina family's garage submerged in water

Roy Cooper warned residents to not let their guard down ahead of Hurricane Florence's landfall later this week. North Carolina's Emergency Management tweeted that more than 154,000 homes were ...

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Hurricane Florence has ingredients that make experts worry

Hurricane Florence has ingredients that make experts worry

North and SC residents all along the eastern Atlantic coast are evacuating ahead of an intensifying Hurricane Florence . Businesses and homes in the storm's path were boarded up and thousands of pe...

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Hurricane Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

A simulation of Florence for Saturday as the storm tracks over SC. Forecasters said conditions will deteriorate as the storm pushes ashore early Friday near the North Carolina-South Carolina lin...

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Missing southern resident killer whale J50 declared dead by scientists

Missing southern resident killer whale J50 declared dead by scientists

Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research in Washington state said the southern resident killer whale known as J50 hasn't been seen for several days and he believes she died between last Friday a...

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Emiratis in United States warned as Hurricane Florence approaches east coast

Emiratis in United States warned as Hurricane Florence approaches east coast

Hurricane Florence's leading edge battered the Carolina coast Thursday, bending trees and shooting frothy sea water over streets on the Outer Banks, as the hulking storm closed in with 90 miles per h...

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