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After the hurricane comes the deluge on SC coast

After the hurricane comes the deluge on SC coast Thousands of coastal residents remained on edge on Sunday, told they may need to leave their homes because rivers are still rising more than a week after Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas. On Monday, Republican education leaders in North Carolina announced planned legislation to assure teachers at still-shuttered schools that they will get paid without using vacation time. [Full Article...]

Trump tours Carolinas as death toll from Florence rises

Trump tours Carolinas as death toll from Florence rises North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler, who conducted an aerial survey of damage on Tuesday, said the flooding has affected the top six agricultural counties in the state. As environmental worries mount, Duke Energy said a dam containing a large lake at Wilmington power plant had been breached by floodwaters, and it was possible that coal ash from an adjacent dump was flowing into t... [Full Article...]

Seal slaps man in the face with an octopus

Mulinder is momentarily taken aback by the attack before shouting out in surprise. "I don't think the seal knew I was there", Mr Mulinder said. Meanwhile, the seal chose to call it quits and swam off to find a different meal. The area where the video was shot is known as a great place to see New Zealand fur seals , which have external ears and are more closely related to sea lions than to t... [Full Article...]

Kirk returns as tropical storm, other disturbances in Atlantic

Kirk returns as tropical storm, other disturbances in Atlantic The center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located 595 miles east-southeast of Martinique. Tropical Storm Kirk gained strength on Wednesday and could potentially see some additional strengthening in the coming hours, according to the National Hurricane Center's 5:00 p.m. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Kirk intensifies as it nears Barbados

Aside from the warnings, a tropical storm watch is in effect for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. According to the NOAA , a Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours. [Full Article...]

Mathematician Claims to Have Found Solution for 160-Year-Old Riemann Hypothesis

Mathematician Claims to Have Found Solution for 160-Year-Old Riemann Hypothesis The 90-year-old expert described the solution as "simple", but said that he expects some scepticism from fellow mathematicians. Bernhard Riemann made a massive breakthrough in prime number theory with an 8-page paper published in 1859. If this hypothesis is proved correct it could provide a neat way for mathematicians to find new prime numbers. Then, he can go ahead and claim the prize money f... [Full Article...]

Grizzlies get back US protections, Rockies hunts blocked

Grizzlies get back US protections, Rockies hunts blocked A key argument made by Preso and his colleagues is that as an island population of grizzlies, isolated and cut off from other clusters of bears, the Yellowstone bruins face ongoing challenges. US law prohibits hunting altogether inside the park, and Montana had decided against a grizzly hunt, citing its concerns about long-term recovery of a bear population that is arguably one of the most celebra... [Full Article...]

U.K.’s Labour opposition party set to vote against Brexit deal

Starmer told BBC television. The motion's wording was agreed on Monday after five hours of intense talks and it disappointed many party members, who had hoped for a firm commitment to a second vote on a final Brexit deal , including the option to remain in the EU. [Full Article...]

Beluga whale spotted in the Thames - London shock at rare sighting

Beluga whale spotted in the Thames - London shock at rare sighting British officials are checking out reports that a beluga whale is swimming in the River Thames. Aspiring marine biologist Beth Clyne, 20, of East Yorkshire, tweeted: 'I'm freaking out about this beluga in the River Thames! "He or she is obviously very lost and quite possibly in trouble". [Full Article...]

Town flooded with dead fish after Hurricane Florence water recedes

Town flooded with dead fish after Hurricane Florence water recedes She said she stocked a warehouse - which she is now converting into a state-approved animal shelter - with animal crates, food, and other pet supplies. "There were many preventable deaths". Turbert shared a photo of a young pig, who he said "desperately needs medical attention", before revealing that his rescue team was unable to save the injured animal as farmers descended after the storm to retu... [Full Article...]

Judge Restores Federal Protections for Grizzly Bears; Hunts Blocked

Today U.S. District Court Judge Dana Christensen in Missoula vacated U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's June 30 removal of Yellowstone grizzlies from Endangered Species Act protections. "The Service appropriately recognized that the population's genetic health is a significant factor demanding consideration", Christensen wrote. "Putting the blinders on to everything other than Yellowstone griz... [Full Article...]

Tornado touches down in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que

Tornado touches down in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que Two days after a powerful twister tore through the rural Ottawa community of Dunrobin, residents got their first chance Sunday to return to their tornado-ravaged homes and assess the damage. A key power station was knocked out by the tornadoes, and Conrad said it looked it was bombed. Tregunna said she had plenty of help in her Good Samaritan efforts with "tons of volunteers, lots of donation of... [Full Article...]

Hayabusa 2: Japan's mission to land rovers on asteroid Ryugu

Hayabusa 2: Japan's mission to land rovers on asteroid Ryugu The two tiny rovers, designated Rover-1A and Rover-1B, are part of the second MIcro Nano Experimental Robot Vehicle for Asteroid (MINERVA-II) project. The MINERVA-II1B rover captured this view of asteroid Ryugu on September 21, 2018 shortly after separating from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hayabusa2 spacecraft. [Full Article...]

Japan makes history by landing two space rovers on an asteroid

Japan makes history by landing two space rovers on an asteroid Beneath their desolate surfaces, asteroids are believed to contain a rich treasure-trove of information about the formation of the solar system billions of years ago. From this crater, the probe will collect "fresh" materials unexposed to millennia of wind and radiation, hoping for answers to some fundamental questions about life and the universe, including whether elements from space helped give ... [Full Article...]

Trinidad prepares for possible Tropical Storm Kirk impact

Trinidad prepares for possible Tropical Storm Kirk impact The system became what the weather folks call a "remnant low" and was written off by the Hurricane Center as of its 11 a.m. advisory. Up Next: An approaching cold front has stalled to our north and west, keeping us in a wet weather pattern over the next several days. [Full Article...]

The British learned to catch space debris network

On September 16th, the group began to proceed with in-space testing. The harpoon is supposed to hit a 10x10 cm (4x4 inches) target from 1.5 meters (5 feet) away, while the drag sail, once attached to the target, is meant to allow the satellite to de-orbit quicker and burn up faster in the Earth's atmosphere. [Full Article...]

Japan space probe drops two hopping rovers towards asteroid

Japan space probe drops two hopping rovers towards asteroid The pair of cylindrical Minerva-II rovers were basically flung off the Japanese Space Agency's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft on Thursday. The main focus of this JAXA scientific mission is to violently throw a projectile at asteroid Ryugu to cause a shock on the surface and collect the dust thrown by the impact. [Full Article...]

Dam breach at Duke Energy plant in North Carolina

Dam breach at Duke Energy plant in North Carolina FILE - A pipe from the Dan River Power Plant where coal ash spilled is seen along the Dan River in Eden, N.C., February 5, 2014. Gray material the company characterized as "coal combustion byproducts" could be seen floating in the lake and river. [Full Article...]

Florence death toll rises to 23 in Carolinas

Florence death toll rises to 23 in Carolinas The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff's van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with thousands of evacuees not to return home just yet. [Full Article...]

1.7 million chickens drowned in Florence flooding

1.7 million chickens drowned in Florence flooding More than 1,100 roads were still closed across North Carolina, Cooper said, including several portions of interstates 40 and 95. The Cape Fear River was expected to crest at 61.5 feet, four times its normal height, on Wednesday in Fayetteville, a city of 200,000 near the Fort Bragg army base in the southern part of the state, according to the National Weather Service. [Full Article...]


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