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EPA Head Scott Pruitt Harassed at Restaurant

EPA Head Scott Pruitt Harassed at Restaurant

He loves clean water. Last month, The Washington Post reported Pruitt used his official position and EPA staff to express interest in a lucrative deal for his wife to become a Chick-fil-A franchis...

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Hot forecast for Canada Day weekend

Hot forecast for Canada Day weekend

Heat warnings are in effect for Toronto and all of southern Ontario this long weekend. The forecast calls for a high of 36C in Ottawa on Sunday. On Canada Day , daytime highs are forecast to reac...

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Astronomers reveal first image showing birth of baby planet

Astronomers reveal first image showing birth of baby planet

European Southern Observatory teams used a powerful planet-hunting instrument called SPHERE on the Very Large Telescope in the Atacama Desert, Chile, to produce the image. Although the planet looks...

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Heat Wave Bakes Parts Of The Midwest And Northeast With Extreme Temperatures

Heat Wave Bakes Parts Of The Midwest And Northeast With Extreme Temperatures

Highs on Thursday are expected to be near 100 degrees, with it feeling as hot as 112 degrees because of the high humidity. "The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to crea...

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Ottawa Hills alumnus on list of candidates to replace Justice Kennedy

Ottawa Hills alumnus on list of candidates to replace Justice Kennedy

After all, McConnell repeatedly insisted that the next president should get to nominate the late Justice Antonin Scalia's replacement, and the next Senate should confirm them - declining to hold a...

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'Floating Brain' Headed to ISS on SpaceX Cargo Run

'Floating Brain' Headed to ISS on SpaceX Cargo Run

The capsule is scheduled to reach the station on July 2. CIMON's activation will mark "a historical moment", becoming the first robot of its kind to interact with people in space, said Christian K...

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McConnell predicts Supreme Court nominee will be confirmed

McConnell predicts Supreme Court nominee will be confirmed

In an interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo airing Sunday, though, the president said he "probably" wouldn't ask candidates about how they'd vote on the case. So, what is the Federal...

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Kavanaugh a contender for key Supreme Court pick

Kavanaugh a contender for key Supreme Court pick

Mike Lee, a close ally and, like himself, a former Supreme Court law clerk. A writer in the National Review once wrote, "No one has been more dedicated to the enterprise of building a Supreme Cour...

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Blood Moon 2018: How to watch longest lunar eclipse

Blood Moon 2018: How to watch longest lunar eclipse

It'll last for more than an hour seen from the UK. It has been said that this will be the longest lunar eclipse in a century lasting one hour and 43 minutes. The event will begin with a partial ecli...

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'Strawberry Moon' expected to appear Wednesday night

'Strawberry Moon' expected to appear Wednesday night

There are several fires in Eastern Washington, including one near Vantage, but Dery said there likely aren't enough to color the moon. And in a grand-scale optical illusion , the full moon will loo...

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Virginia Tech researchers hopeful positively identified Giant Hogweed will remain contained

Virginia Tech researchers hopeful positively identified Giant Hogweed will remain contained

Department of Agriculture warning about the plant some years ago, spotted it. The skin becomes irritated nearly immediately, with blisters typically forming within 48 hours of contact. Call your hea...

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Farmer, ethanol producers rally during EPA chief's visit

Farmer, ethanol producers rally during EPA chief's visit

But is it enough to result in yet another investigation of Pruitt, who's already the subject of 12 probes? "I've said there are a lot of things that he has done - I know him very well - some are not...

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Antarctic ice loss triples, boosting sea levels

Antarctic ice loss triples, boosting sea levels

Most of the airborne data used were gathered as part of the UTIG-led International Collaboration for Exploration of the Cryosphere through Aerogeophysical Profiling (ICECAP) project with support from ...

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Opportunity rover sends transmission amid Martian dust storm

Opportunity rover sends transmission amid Martian dust storm

Meanwhile, NASA's Curiosity rover is continuing its work in Gale Crater, on the other side of the planet. "The project team is very concerned", said John Callas, project manager for NASA's Ma...

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Many Americans rooting for Brazil and Mexico for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Many Americans rooting for Brazil and Mexico for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Canada's venues will located be in Edmonton, Montreal and Toronto, while the Mexican potential host cities are Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey. Canada Soccer said the combined cost of the wom...

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20 million Saudis set to watch World Cup opening match

20 million Saudis set to watch World Cup opening match

The city has a chance to host warm-up friendly matches and perhaps other events ahead of the worldwide soccer competition, which returns to the United States for the first time since 1994. During the ...

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Total says farmer blockade ending, 145 petrol stations ran dry

Total says farmer blockade ending, 145 petrol stations ran dry

The palm oil authorisation has soured already-fragile relations between the European Union's biggest farm sector and the government of President Emmanuel Macron. Separately, junior minister Brune Poir...

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Category 3 Hurricane Bud heads north off Mexican coast

Category 3 Hurricane Bud heads north off Mexican coast

It could also drop 3 to 6 inches (8 to 15 centimeters) of rain in Mexico causing flash floods and mudslides. With maximum sustained winds of 115mph, Hurricane Bud is expected to rip through the ...

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India’s top space agency discovers an EPIC planet 600-light years away

India’s top space agency discovers an EPIC planet 600-light years away

They have detected a sub-Saturn or sub-Neptune like planet revolving around a Sun-like star. The detection also adds to a sparse catalogue of 22 other confirmed exoplanet systems that have a mass an...

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Calgary company can capture Carbon dioxide at a cost of $94 per ton

Calgary company can capture Carbon dioxide at a cost of $94 per ton

The costs of Carbon dioxide removal up until now were somewhere at around $ 600 per ton . Through heating and several chemical reactions, the filtered carbon dioxide is re-extracted and ready for furt...

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'Earliest animal fossil footprints discovered in China'

'Earliest animal fossil footprints discovered in China'

Similar burrows around the same age left by tiny worm-like creature have previously been found in Brazil, but the Chinese fossils suggest the presence of more complex organisms. But what about Earth ...

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Season’s 1st tropical storm Aletta forms in eastern Pacific - NHC

Season’s 1st tropical storm Aletta forms in eastern Pacific - NHC

He said Hurricane Harvey in Texas a year ago was a dramatic example of the consequences of a slow-moving or "stalled" tropical cyclone. According to NOAA, inland flooding accounts for more than ...

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Plastic pollution is a grave issue, stress experts

Plastic pollution is a grave issue, stress experts

On occasion of World Environment Day , Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) organised a round table conference in collaboration with the National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH) and...

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Nasa UNCOVERS evidence of LIFE on Mars in latest SHOCK revelations

Nasa UNCOVERS evidence of LIFE on Mars in latest SHOCK revelations

As detailed in a new Science paper, " Organic matter preserved in 3-billion-year-old mudstones at Gale crater, Mars ", some of the soil samples Curiosity took from the bottom of Gale Crater turned...

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Ikpeazu advocates for social orientation,legislation in combating plastic pollution

Ikpeazu advocates for social orientation,legislation in combating plastic pollution

World Environment Day is observed internationally on June 5 every year under the auspices of United National Environment Programme (UNEP). "Some 25,000 tonnes of plastic pollution is generated in...

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