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by | September 12, 2018 | 02:22

This is a breaking news update. In his ruling, Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba concluded that the province " crossed the line " when it enacted Bill 5, titled the Better Local Government Act . The clause can not be used on a number of other sections of the Charter, including those concerning democratic rights, mobility, and language rights.

by | September 11, 2018 | 13:19

Florence was producing large swells expected to reach from the northern Caribbean to the southern coasts of Canada's Maritime provinces. Several meteorologists said Florence could do what Hurricane Harvey did over Texas, dumping days of rain, although not quite as bad.

by | September 11, 2018 | 13:30

Hawaii is the only other US state to set a similar goal. "California is committed to doing whatever is necessary to meet the existential threat of climate change". Environmental activists enthusiastically backed the measure, but there was opposition from some of the state's largest utility companies. The new law requires the world's fifth largest economy to generate 100 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources by the end of 2045, marking one of the world's most ambitious climate ...

by | September 11, 2018 | 13:34

The National Weather Service said Thursday that Hurricane Norman's center will likely pass 200 to 300 miles (320 to 480 kilometers) to the northeast of the main Hawaiian Islands. The hurricane's strong winds fueled wildfires on Maui. Impacts of Norman are expected to show up in the form of large swells, which will build across the islands today.

by | September 11, 2018 | 11:21

The goal is to highlight how climate change disproportionately impacts low-income people who might not be able to protect their homes and livelihoods from sea-level rise, rising heat, hurricanes , wildfires and other worsening climate events.

by | September 11, 2018 | 09:22

Even before the evacuation order, Dare County emergency officials warned that rough seas and strong rip currents are already creating risky conditions. "A big question on this track is how intense the storm remains over the Research Triangle area of North Carolina - Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill". Hurricane-force winds could buffet the Carolinas by Wednesday night with landfall likely in SC and North Carolina on Thursday, followed by heavy rains that could cause flooding in much of the U.S.

by | September 11, 2018 | 08:29

By noon EDT (1600 GMT) on Monday, Florence was about 1,170 miles (1,880 km) east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina , and was a Category 4, the second-strongest on the Saffir-Simpson scale, the NHC said . North Carolina has ordered the evacuation of more than 50,000 people. Two other storms were spinning in the Atlantic. Navy ships off Virginia's coast are getting ready to sail out of the path of the powerful hurricane and one North Carolina university has cancelled classes.

by | September 10, 2018 | 03:06

When you watch the Moon, either in images or live, through a telescope, you might see some odd designs on its surface. Many people take them to be craters left over from meteorite impacts, since this is, after all, the Moon. Even stranger, researchers think that these subsurface magnetic objects are ancient, long, narrow lava tubes formed by flowing lava or lava dikes , which are vertical sheets of magma in the crust of a moon or planet .

by | September 10, 2018 | 02:09

Large-scale wind and solar farms in the Sahara could provide enough energy to replace the fossil fuel energy used now and in the foreseeable future. The Sahel region saw the largest increases in average rainfall - 1.12 millimeters per day where wind farms were present. "Our results support this conclusion".

by | September 10, 2018 | 01:14

More rain further south and east by Monday morning. Tropical Storm Gordon had previously swept over the southern United States, causing flooding and heavy wind and rain in Florida. It is an active forecast as we head throughout the weekend here in the Commonwealth. Showers may linger into early Sunday followed by dry weather to start next week.

by | September 10, 2018 | 02:18

Florence is already making an impact on the Carolina coast. If Florence makes landfall near Charleston-Myrtle Beach-Wilmington, this would more than likely mean a very high flood threat for us Friday and Saturday. "It looks like now that (computer model) consensus really kind of puts it between Georgia and North Carolina ", though other states along the coast should watch as well, CNN meteorologist Allison Chinchar said Saturday afternoon.

by | September 10, 2018 | 02:00

The storm is moving west at 7 miles per hour. The NHC is predicting Florence will evolve back into a major hurricane in a few days, with wind speeds possibly reaching 233 km/h. Here's the bottom line.the Southeast coast, including anywhere along the Carolina coast, could be looking at a very significant hurricane approaching the coast by as early as Wednesday night or Thursday.

by | September 09, 2018 | 06:37

The telescope was nudged awake recently so it can begin its 19th mission and the spacecraft might be easing into the 20th sometime soon as well, though the team in charge of it have recently stated in an update that they have no idea how much fuel the telescope still has on board.

by | September 09, 2018 | 02:32

Global beer giant Carlsberg have announced plans to ditch the familiar four or six-pack rings, and replace them with a fully recyclable glue alternative. From 10 September, "snap packs" held together by this glue will be available in United Kingdom branches of Tesco then rolled out to Norway. 'We therefore need to act now.

by | September 08, 2018 | 08:45

British and French officials and fishing industry representatives are meeting in London to try to prevent further conflicts over scallop fishing. They also agreed in principle for United Kingdom vessels under 15 meters to be included in the deal, subject to the compensation package.

by | September 08, 2018 | 06:38

Crew members found the 2 millimeter hole last week on the inner wall of Russia's Soyuz module docked at the space station after ground operators reported slight dips in pressure levels. John Logsdon, a space policy expert at The George Washington University, told NPR that there is "a kind of generalized concern about the decline of quality control in Russian space industry in recent years".

by | September 08, 2018 | 05:01

And although he chased the animal off, both of his family members were treated there before being airlifted to a hospital in Johannesburg. The youngster has had surgery to release pressure on his brain, and his mother has also had an operation, paramedics said.

by | September 07, 2018 | 04:49

Kavanaugh, in brief opening remarks, touted his 13 years on the bench as well as his appreciation for Kennedy, the outgoing justice who has been considered a key swing vote on the court. They railed against the unusual vetting process by Republicans that failed to include documents from three years Kavanaugh worked in the Bush administration, and 100,000 more pages withheld by the Trump White House.

by | September 07, 2018 | 04:03

The tropics remain active with Hurricane Florence in the open waters of the Atlantic, Tropical Depression Gordon producing torrential rain and flooding in the mid-Mississippi Valley - plus other potential development near Africa in the coming days.

by | September 07, 2018 | 04:09

Officials have said that much of Latin America's largest collection of historic and scientific artifacts might be lost after Sunday's fire. But the Bendego meteorite, the biggest ever found on Brazilian soil, remained on its pedestal. "I feel very sorry for my colleagues, some of whom have worked here for 30 or 40 years". We are forgetting our history. Don't enable us to lose our history, because it's the history of Brazil.

by | September 07, 2018 | 02:45

It took nearly 12 hours Wednesday before a Democratic senator, Kamala Harris of California, landed more than a glancing blow on the Teflon chin of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . A judge must interpret statutes as written. "Precedent is rooted right in the Constitution itself", he said. The email was sent to a Republican Senate aide.

by | September 07, 2018 | 02:19

Meanwhile it was shown, in an email obtained by The Associated Press, that Kavanaugh had taken a different tone on a 2003 abortion case than he had during Wednesday's hearing when he stressed how hard it is to overturn precedents like Roe .

by | September 07, 2018 | 01:22

Add Supreme Court as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Supreme Court news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Indeed, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn read aloud rules stating that a senator who divulges "the secret or confidential business" of the Senate faces expulsion, reports the Washington Post .

by | September 06, 2018 | 12:22

Wade decision that ensures access to abortion has been affirmed " many times". Kavanaugh evaded pointed answers to all of these probes. The California senator went on to explore the nominee's attitudes toward the cases that established the constitutional basis for Roe v.

by | September 06, 2018 | 11:31

If Japan (or anyone) can successfully create a space elevator, we could have a low-priced way to deliver supplies and people to space - some experts predict the devices could cut the cost of transporting goods from $22,000 per kilogram ($10,000 per pound) to just $220 per kilogram ($100 per pound).

by | September 06, 2018 | 11:44

The planet may be 160,000 times dimmer than Neptune . There's just one problem: scientists claim it is invisible to telescopes , making it a pain to track down. Another thing to consider is the wavelength of light that should be coming from Planet Nine. According to their calculations, a small and cold Ninth planet needs to leave his mark in the millimeter part of the spectrum between infrared light and microwaves.

by | September 06, 2018 | 09:40

Sustained winds could peak at 30 to 35 miles per hour with gusts over 40 miles per hour in parts of coastal Lee and Collier Counties late Monday afternoon and Monday evening. Separately, Tropical Storm Florence continues to hold steady over the eastern Atlantic. Gordon is expected to weaken as it moves inland later in the week.

by | September 06, 2018 | 09:53

But with Trump's fellow Republicans holding a slim majority in the Senate, and with no sign of any of them voting against the nomination, it remains likely Kavanaugh will be confirmed to the lifetime job on top US judicial body. While Kavanaugh professed ignorance about Kozinski's misbehavior , Hirono briskly raised doubts about his failure to grasp the "real world" consequences of that misbehavior, and linked that observation to his questionable sensitivity to native Hawaiian interests ...

by | September 06, 2018 | 08:56

Gordon formed into a tropical storm near the Florida Keys early Monday as it lashed the southern part of the state with heavy rains and high winds. Those two counties are expected to receive as much as 2 to 5 more inches before Wednesday evening.

by | September 06, 2018 | 06:55

If confirmed as the Supreme Court's ninth justice, he is likely to tilt an already conservative high court even more reliably to the right. Kavanaugh's comments will do little to pacify skeptics, who have cited his opposition to a court ruling a year ago that an undocumented immigrant teenager who was in government custody was entitled to seek an abortion.

by | September 05, 2018 | 05:46

Gordon strengthened over the course of the day. A storm surge warning was in effect for the area between Shell Beach, Louisiana, and Dauphin Island, Alabama, with predicted heights of up to 3 to 5 feet if the peak surge coincides with high tide.

by | September 05, 2018 | 03:17

The reports quote Rogozin's televised comments that there were several attempts at drilling, the drill had been held by a wavering or faltering hand, and there were traces of the drill sliding along the surface. That's because the hole was made from the inside of the spacecraft, and appears to have been made by a drill. "Flight controllers at their respective Mission Control centers in Houston and Moscow worked together with the crew to effect a fix option in which Soyuz commander Sergey ...

by | September 05, 2018 | 02:15

More than 2000 delegates from 196 countries joined the six-day talks at the United Nations compound in Bangkok focused on implementing guidelines of the Paris Agreement . Moreover, Endalew called negotiators to focus on climate finance, a sticking point during the Bonn talks. Both the United Nations agency and non-governmental organisations have also urged developed countries to play a bigger role in tackling climate change .

by | September 04, 2018 | 08:59

This is due to it having reached it's farthest distance away in its orbit. It's the opposite of a super moon, when the moon orbits closest to Earth. The Strawberry Moon rises at twilight, and will share the sky with Saturn . Other names for the first full moon is June are Rose Moon and Flower Moon.

by | September 04, 2018 | 02:23

The storm was expected to strengthen over the Gulf of Mexico, and reach the central Gulf Coast states of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana late on Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said. There were no immediate indications that the storm had so far affected energy operations in the Gulf of Mexico area. The storm may gain strength as it crosses the warm waters in the Gulf, Stewart said.