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Australia's Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership challenge

Australia's Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership challenge

But the bill had support from lawmakers outside Turnbull's center-right Liberal Party , and it appears likely that the leader is caving to pressure from conservative members of his own party, accordi...

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Ernesto Now a Post-Tropical Cyclone, This Is the Last Advisory

Ernesto Now a Post-Tropical Cyclone, This Is the Last Advisory

If named this week, it could be the fourth Subtropical Storm of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season . The latest storm, Ernesto, fits the bill in terms of weaker intensity in most storms seen so far...

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Beautifully preserved 99-million-year-old beetle was early pollinator

Beautifully preserved 99-million-year-old beetle was early pollinator

A dorsal view of the mid-Cretaceous beetle Cretoparacucujus cycadophilus , including the mandibular cavities it likely used for pollination. But pollen grains are also rare, as they are very tiny a...

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Traces Of Weed Killing Poison Found In Popular Breakfast Food

Traces Of Weed Killing Poison Found In Popular Breakfast Food

Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal contained an average of 497 parts per billion . They found glyphosate, the active ingredient in the Monsanto weed-killer RoundUp, in all but two samples. "If...

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WaPo columnist calls on GOP to censure Trump over security clearances

WaPo columnist calls on GOP to censure Trump over security clearances

Trump on Wednesday revoked Brennan's security clearance and defended the move by saying he believes Brennan is responsible for special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. "In some cases, they'...

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Storm Ernesto is heading our way with torrential rain this weekend

Storm Ernesto is heading our way with torrential rain this weekend

The storm was moving west at 15 miles per hour. It was packing winds of around 75 kmph as it moved towards Europe off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, yesterday, according to the US National Hurri...

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Flooding, wind damage possible as storms sweep through NC

Flooding, wind damage possible as storms sweep through NC

Storm Team 4's Somara Theodore said that Sunday's rain differs vastly from the Saturday's batch of storms that brought record-breaking rainfall totals. More information on severe weather warnings can ...

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Bayer shares slide after Roundup cancer trial

Bayer shares slide after Roundup cancer trial

Friday was also a losing day for Monsanto, which Bayer AG controversiallyacquiredfor $62.5 billion in June. Barclays analysts said Bayer was in for a "litigious headache". Johnson's attorney Timo...

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NASA launches probe to go deep into Sun's scorching atmosphere

NASA launches probe to go deep into Sun's scorching atmosphere

Eugene Parker is a University of Chicago professor emeritus in physics who first proposed the concept of the solar wind . Running 24 hours late because of a last-minute countdown glitch Saturday...

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Largest meteor shower of the year to appear in Sweden’s skies

Largest meteor shower of the year to appear in Sweden’s skies

The Perseids meteor shower has returned to the skies, putting on a spectacular show for stargazers in the northern hemisphere. The best way to catch the shower is by travelling out of the city (if y...

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NASA Postpones Launch Of Spacecraft To ‘Touch Sun’

NASA Postpones Launch Of Spacecraft To ‘Touch Sun’

The probe won't actually land on the sun, but it will make history - getting closer than any other man-made object. The heat shield is built to withstand radiation equivalent up to about 500 times t...

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Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Weather Forecast: Smoke May Screen Out Western US

Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Weather Forecast: Smoke May Screen Out Western US

Saturday. The Perseid meteor shower can be seen with the naked eye from places without light and environment pollution (clear sky), and darker places, from midnight to dawn. From our perspective, th...

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Nasa prepares daring mission to 'touch the Sun'

Nasa prepares daring mission to 'touch the Sun'

The project was proposed in the year 1958 to a brand-new Nasa, and "60 years later, and it's becoming a reality", said project manager Andy Driesman, also of Johns Hopkins, which designed and built th...

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Last solar eclipse of 2018 on 11th

Last solar eclipse of 2018 on 11th

When the Sun, Moon and Earth are aligned in a straight line, an eclipse occurs. The partial solar eclipse will start at 4:02 a.m. E.T. on August 11 and the moon will reach its maximum coverage of ...

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Perseid meteor shower to peak over Canada this weekend

Perseid meteor shower to peak over Canada this weekend

Cooke says if you plan on watching the show, just relax, look up and enjoy the meteor show . No special equipment is needed, but if you want the best view, it helps to be as far from artificial ligh...

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Beyond the Weather: Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend

People can view the meteors streaming across the sky anywhere away from downtown Lawrence. The Perseids are perhaps the most beloved of all meteor showers due to their predictability. Active Junky ,...

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This Is the Best Time to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower will peak on the nights of August 11-12 and August 12-13. The best time to see those meteors is at around 11 p.m. ET until dawn the next morning. "Comets and asteroids le...

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Tropical storm warning posted for Big Island

Tropical storm warning posted for Big Island

The storm began taking subtropical - not-quite tropical - characteristics, and was named Tuesday morning. It was moving west at 13 miles per hour (20 kph). The storm is relatively weak, far away and i...

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Hurricane Hector strengthens as it marches across Central Pacific

Hurricane Hector strengthens as it marches across Central Pacific

The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Ileana had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (75 kph) and was centred about 165 miles (265 kilometres) south-southwest of Puerto Escondido. Hurri...

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Astronomers Discover Incredible Magnetism in Rogue Planet - NOVA Next

Astronomers Discover Incredible Magnetism in Rogue Planet - NOVA Next

Mass brown dwarfs are very hard to measure , so then the object is considered old and much more massive members of this class of objects. As reported by Naked science, the mass of an object exc...

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Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts for NASA’s new private space flight programme

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts for NASA’s new private space flight programme

He said the announcement advances "our great American vision" and strengthens America's leadership in space. In 2019, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule and Boeing's CST-100 Starliner are both sch...

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 launches Indonesian satellite

SpaceX's Falcon 9 launches Indonesian satellite

By 2019, SpaceX founder Elon Musk believes that the company will be able to launch and land a Falcon 9 booster, then launch it again 24 hours later. SpaceX only had a two-hour launch window that ope...

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Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts named by NASA for first commercial flights

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts named by NASA for first commercial flights

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken , 48, and Douglas Hurley , 51, will fly together as SpaceX's first Dragon crew. SpaceX is targeting November 2018 for Crew Dragon's first uncrewed demonstration ...

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Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule test flights

Since then, they have been in a race to see which company would fly first in what's become a sort of modern-day space race. SpaceX's four-member crew consists of Air Force flight test engineer Bob...

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United States eyes freeze of fuel efficiency rules

United States eyes freeze of fuel efficiency rules

Automakers view the new proposal as a starting point for negotiations with California , with hopes of keeping one fuel efficiency standard for the entire nation. States that joined the lawsuit said...

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