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  • Tropical Storm Gordon Nearing Landfall; Buoy Hits 17ft Off Panhandle
Tropical Storm Gordon Nearing Landfall; Buoy Hits 17ft Off Panhandle

Coastal areas from the Florida Panhandle to Louisiana could experience 4-8 inches of rain, with isolated totals of 12 inches through late Thursday that could cause risky flash flooding and "life-threatening" storm surge, according to the hurricane center.

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  • Tropical storm Gordon moving quickly across eastern Gulf of Mexico: NHC
Tropical storm Gordon moving quickly across eastern Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Miami Beach Police said via Twitter that the Labor Day holiday was "NOT a beach day", with rough surf and potential rip currents. In Mississippi, Gov. A storm surge warning was posted for the north central Gulf Coast from Shell Beach, La.to Dauphin Island, Ala. The storm's predicted track had shifted slightly east as of Monday evening, meaning ...

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  • Calif. passes bill eliminating fossil fuels by the year 2045
Calif. passes bill eliminating fossil fuels by the year 2045

For decades Washington, D.C. has operated an effective pretrial system with nearly no money bail. San Diego District Attorney Summer Stephan supports releasing misdemeanor and non-violent felony offenders from jail in 12 hours without posting bail and keeping more serious offenders in jail until trial.

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  • Cabinet, party room supportive: Turnbull
Cabinet, party room supportive: Turnbull

The coalition has lost 38 successive Newspolls to Labor, eight more than Tony Abbott's record. Mr Turnbull had brought on the vote himself in a bid to resolve speculation that his leadership was under threat. The concession avoided the most conservative government lawmakers voting against the legislation in Parliament, openly undermining his ...

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  • Trump Touts Coal Industry Comeback At W. VA. Rally
Trump Touts Coal Industry Comeback At W. VA. Rally

In talking points obtained by E&E News , the administration says the EPA's own analysis shows "the proposal could reduce 2030 Carbon dioxide emissions by 0.7% to 1.5% from projected levels" under a business as usual scenario compared to 2005.

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  • Peter Dutton launches challenge against Malcolm Turnbull for the prime ministership
Peter Dutton launches challenge against Malcolm Turnbull for the prime ministership

Cabinet minister Christopher Pyne said earlier Mr Dutton had told him the prime minister has his absolute support. The embattled prime minister has faced serious questions over his leadership in the past week amid changes to his National Energy Guarantee policy.

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  • Roundup Weed Killer Chemical Found in Cheerios and Quaker Oats, Researchers Say
Roundup Weed Killer Chemical Found in Cheerios and Quaker Oats, Researchers Say

According to the report , Glyphosate was found in 43 out of 45 product samples with "conventionally grown" oats. The World Health Organization's cancer research agency classified glyphosate as " probably carcinogenic to humans " in 2015.

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  • Hopefully one more good night to wish upon a shooting star
Hopefully one more good night to wish upon a shooting star

Earth should also pass through the richest part of the Perseid meteor shower tonight, and there will only be a tiny sliver of a moon, so our view of the meteor shower should be great late tonight and into the predawn hours of Monday. The particles (meteors) burn up due to gases in our atmosphere, leaving a bright streak in the sky. But for a la...

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  • Solar eclipse will be visible in southern China on Saturday
Solar eclipse will be visible in southern China on Saturday

However, according to the global time, the partial solar eclipse will start from 8 a.m. 2 min and end at 11.30 am. A partial solar eclipse happens when the circle of the moon crosses from the front of the solar disk. On the other hand, the whole divine occasion will last till 12.32 pm GMT or 5.02 pm IST. The solar eclipse will be visible fr...

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  • EPA unveils plan to lower Obama-era federal fuel standards
EPA unveils plan to lower Obama-era federal fuel standards

California has had the authority under the half-century-old Clean Air Act to set its own mileage standards to combat its chronic smog problem. The administration also contends that hiking US oil consumption by 2 to 3 percent over forecast levels would have a minimal impact on the environment, boosting global average temperature by just "3/100...

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  • SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - Boeing, SpaceX human spaceflight postponed to 2019
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - Boeing, SpaceX human spaceflight postponed to 2019

Two companies are vying to replace the Russians with a US spacecraft: Boeing Co. NASA astronaut Eric Boe, one of four astronauts working with the agency's Commercial Crew Program , had the opportunity to check out the Crew Access Tower at Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) with a United Launch Alliance Atlas V on the pad.

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  • Don't miss to watch Mars tonight - it will brightest in 15 years
Don't miss to watch Mars tonight - it will brightest in 15 years

Mars and Earth will be the closest together since August 2013, and Perth stargazers will have some of the best views on Earth. But, when and where can I see it? That was the closest we've been to Mars since 57,617 BC. On this night, Mars came strikingly close to Earth on its orbit, approaching within 35.8 million miles of our home planet. ...

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  • Giant Liquid Water 'Lake' Discovered On Mars
Giant Liquid Water 'Lake' Discovered On Mars

The radar brightness alone isn't enough to prove that liquid water is responsible. "While the surface of Mars is inhospitable, there is the fascinating possibility that microbial life could survive and flourish in sub-glacial Martian waters", she says .

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  • Blue Origin subjects its rocket to high-altitude escape test
Blue Origin subjects its rocket to high-altitude escape test

This propelled the capsule to an altitude of roughly 119 kilometers (74 miles), a record height for the company. Both the booster and the capsule landed safely less than 12 minutes after liftoff, the latter touching down softly on the desert floor under parachutes, sending up a plume of dust.

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  • Hearing a 'victory notch in Putin's belt': Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in Russian Federation probe
Hearing a 'victory notch in Putin's belt': Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in Russian Federation probe

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page was questioned behind closed doors on Friday just hours after FBI agent Peter Strzok had been grilled in a raucous 10-hour public hearing, and Republicans said they learned new information from a witness who was able to talk more freely than Strzok.

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  • Hot, humid weather to continue through the week
Hot, humid weather to continue through the week

According to the heat warning for Almaguin areas, first issued on Friday, June 29 at 3:19 p.m. and last updated at 4:57 a.m., Wednesday, July 4, temperatures on Wednesday and Thursday are once again forecast to climb into the low to mid 30s.

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