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Don't buy the UN's bull - The US isn't killing planet Earth

Don't buy the UN's bull - The US isn't killing planet Earth The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a report on the impacts of global warming on Monday. The report highlights a number of climate change impacts that could be avoided by limiting global warming to 1.5ºC compared to 2ºC, or more. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia denies journalist killed at consulate in Turkey

Saudi Arabia denies journalist killed at consulate in Turkey Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said this week that the kingdom would allow Turkey to search the consulate for Khashoggi. Turkish investigators believe that Khashoggi, 59, was killed shortly after he entered and his body was later removed from the premises, a USA official and sources close to the investigation said. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Michael Decimates Florida Panhandle, Kills at Least One

Hurricane Michael Decimates Florida Panhandle, Kills at Least One As winds subsided in Panama City, resident Reid Garrett said his concerns shifted to flooding outside his apartment complex, which surrounded by downed trees. - Top winds: 155 miles per hour (250 kph), strong enough to completely destroy homes and cause weekslong power outages. He said he plans to visit storm-ravaged areas as soon as he can. [Full Article...]

Historic Hurricane Michael hits Florida — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Historic Hurricane Michael hits Florida — WHAT'S HAPPENING By 8pm, it was down to a category 1. " Michael is likely to produce potentially catastrophic wind damage where the core of the hurricane moves onshore in the Florida Panhandle, and everyone in the hurricane warning area should prepare for life-threatening hurricane winds". [Full Article...]

Michael strengthens into Category 2 hurricane

Michael strengthens into Category 2 hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Michael could make landfall as a Category 3 storm between the Alabama-Florida border and Mississippi-Alabama border, but will then turn northeast and move over the Atlantic Ocean Thursday night. In Cuba, it dumped more than 10 inches (27 centimeters) of rain in places, flooding fields, damaging roads, knocking out power and destroying some homes in the western ... [Full Article...]

Virgin Galactic will be in space 'within weeks,' says CEO Richard Branson

Virgin Galactic will be in space 'within weeks,' says CEO Richard Branson Branson said part of the reason why he himself had such an "enjoyable life and a long life" is due to him finding "wonderful people" to run his companies, only getting involved with the key issues. "Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are formidable competitors, and there's definitely room for all three companies", he said . CEO George Whitesides told the Albuquerque Journal this August that while the ... [Full Article...]

Rocket carrying two astronauts to International Space Station makes emergency landing

Rocket carrying two astronauts to International Space Station makes emergency landing The Soyuz was carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague, making his first spaceflight, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, making his second. The capsule went into "ballistic descent mode" after the problem occurred, she said. Russian and U.S. space officials said the crew had to make an emergency landing in Kazakhstan , and primed search and rescue crews ready to reach the expected landing s... [Full Article...]

Michael’s effect on the DC area: Rain Thursday, wind Friday

Hurricane Michael , the fiercest storm to hit Florida in more than 80 years and the third-most powerful ever to strike the USA mainland, battered the state's Gulf coast on Wednesday with roof-shredding winds, raging surf and torrential rains. [Full Article...]

Hubble space telescope goes into 'safe mode' over faulty gyroscope

Hubble space telescope goes into 'safe mode' over faulty gyroscope Hubble normally uses three gyroscopes to function, but could get by with one or two, something it's done before. This mode puts the telescope into a stable configuration until ground control can correct the issue and return the mission to normal operation. [Full Article...]

Spain: Heavy rains, floods kill at least five in Mallorca

MADRID-Torrential rainstorms caused flash flooding on the Spanish island of Mallorca, killing at least six people and leaving nine others missing on October 10, authorities said. Cars piled up after the flood. . Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visited the rescue coordination center, spoke to emergency workers, and offered condolences for the victims. [Full Article...]

NOAA: Hurricane Michael 2018 Projected Path, Spaghetti Models

NOAA: Hurricane Michael 2018 Projected Path, Spaghetti Models The storm is now situated east of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and is forecast to travel north into the Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of days. On average, the Atlantic would have about five hurricanes by October 8. A tropical storm that rapidly formed southwest of Cuba could become a unsafe Category 2 hurricane by the time of an expected midweek landfall on the Gulf Coast in the Florida... [Full Article...]

Japan overtakes Singapore as world's most powerful passport

Japan overtakes Singapore as world's most powerful passport In the top spot, the Japanese passport has overtaken that of Singapore to become the world's "most powerful", since it now offers visa-free travel - that is countries to which citizens can travel without a visa or gain visa on arrival - to 190 countries. [Full Article...]

EU, Britain narrowing differences on Irish border in Brexit talks

EU, Britain narrowing differences on Irish border in Brexit talks There have been faint signs of progress amid reports that the two sides are now working on a single text of a divorce agreement - rather than making counter-proposals. It is a negative negotiation. Mrs May is thought to be trying to unlock the negotiations with new plans for a "backstop" to avoid a hard Irish border. [Full Article...]

Updates, tracking resources as storm makes landfall

Updates, tracking resources as storm makes landfall More than 5,000 evacuees sought shelter in the capital city, which is about 25 miles from the coast but is covered by live oak and pine trees that can fall and cause power outages even in smaller storms. "The forecast keeps getting more risky", said Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday as he urged all residents in the storm's path to evacuate or seek safe shelter. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Michael effects possible for Beaufort County

Hurricane Michael effects possible for Beaufort County Now ranked as a category-1 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson wind scale, Michael could grow into a category-3 storm, with the power to uproot trees, block roads and knock out power for days by the time it hits Florida on Wednesday. "Well-built framed homes may incur major damage or removal of roof decking and gable ends", the National Hurricane Center said of areas experiencing Category 3 wi... [Full Article...]

Potential Tropical Cyclone Could Hit The US This Week

Scott warned that Michael could reach land as a Category 2 hurricane, with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour. A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours. [Full Article...]

Nobel Economic Prize Awarded to 2 Americans

Nobel Economic Prize Awarded to 2 Americans This is why "societal questions are reflected in the prize", including the issue of climate change , which is 'very important right now, ' he said. He said he had been taken by surprise by the award, but offered a positive message. After all, Nordhaus works on how to include the external costs of climate change into macro-economic models while Romer's work addresses the rules of technological ... [Full Article...]

Turkish police focus on 7 suspects in Khashoggi case

Turkish officials have said they fear the columnist was killed at the premises. Officials say the convoy left the consulate around two hours after Khashoggi entered. Khashoggi has been killed at the consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul ". But he added that diplomatic cars had been seen moving in and out. He has not been heard from since October 2, when he entered a Saudi Arabian consulat... [Full Article...]

SA's Nhlanhla Nene resigns; Tito Mboweni new finance minister

SA's Nhlanhla Nene resigns; Tito Mboweni new finance minister Nene's fall from grace came after he admitted to an anti-graft inquiry that he met members of the Gupta family at their home six times, contradicting statements in an earlier interview that he only encountered them at public events. After leaving the bank in 2009, Mboweni went into business, establishing his own investment company and serving on a number of company boards including as the chairper... [Full Article...]

Star Trek: Discovery Unveils Your New Bearded Spock

Star Trek: Discovery Unveils Your New Bearded Spock In it, Captains Kirk, Picard, Janeway and Sisko must go head-to-head in a contest rigged by the nigh-omnipotent Q, in order to save the galaxy. While Zachary Quinto kept his face smooth in the recent Star Trek motion pictures, Leonard Nimoy famously sported a Van Dyck in the original series , when he was playing Mirror-Spock . [Full Article...]


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