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President Trump to visit Cherry Point as part of Florence tour

President Trump to visit Cherry Point as part of Florence tour

At least 44 people have died since the hurricane slammed into the coast last week. The footprint of flooding from this storm covers much of the same area hit by flooding from Hurricane Matt...

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Sonoco Donates $50,000 to Hurricane Florence Relief NYSE:SON

Sonoco Donates $50,000 to Hurricane Florence Relief NYSE:SON

They are now working in many jobs from running shelters to distributing food to victims of Hurricane Florence . Your support is critical to make sure that help gets to the many people who need it. ...

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Japanese billionaire will be the first tourist of the Moon

Japanese billionaire will be the first tourist of the Moon

Maezawa's identity was revealed at an event held Monday night at SpaceX headquarters and the rocket plant in Hawthorne, a suburb of Los Angeles. One downside is that Musk's Big Falcon Rocket is no...

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Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

The spider web appeared in Aitoliko, a city in western Greece. The giant webs are spun by a very small spider of the Tetragnatha genus ― it's just 0.7 inches long, according to Inside Edition...

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The Air Force Wants More Planes - and a Lot More Money

The Air Force Wants More Planes - and a Lot More Money

The main driver behind the creation of a Space Force is the idea that the U.S. Air Force is unable to provide as much capability in space as an independent and specialized service would provide. The ...

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Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit

Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit

Florence is blamed for at least 42 deaths in the Carolinas and Virginia, including that of an 81-year-old whose body was found in a submerged pickup truck in SC. That's what happened in Wilmington, N...

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Spiders Take Over Greek Beach, With Vast Web Spanning 1,000 Feet

The area has been identified as the town of Aitoliko in western Greece by media reports, with the phenomenon attributed to mating spiders . "The spiders are taking advantage of these conditions, ...

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After Florence flooding, I-95 reopens Friday

After Florence flooding, I-95 reopens Friday

One person was killed during a tornado in Virginia, which was part of the Florence storm system. Flooding could begin early next week, officials said during a community meeting on Thursday. "W...

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Spiders build 1000-foot web shrouding entire lagoon in silk

According to local experts, its a seasonal phenomenon caused by Tetrahnatha spiders , which build large nests for mating in during the warmer weather. "These spiders are not risky for humans and wi...

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A Giant Spider-Web Covers An Entire Shoreline In Aitoliko, Greece

Locals said the sudden rise in spiders had come with the arrival of mosquitoes in the town. While they may be horrifying, these "long-jawed orb weavers" are completely harmless to humans. "These ...

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SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

He further added that the rocket will have to be tested numerous times before a human passenger is launched. He wondered on stage what John Lennon, Coco Chanel, Michael Jackson or Andy Warhol woul...

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Poultry and pork industry hit by Hurricane Florence

Poultry and pork industry hit by Hurricane Florence

The hurricane swept through the USA east coast, causing more than 40 deaths and more than US$22bn worth of damage to the region. North Carolina's hog industry, among the nation's largest, absorbed...

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NASA's TESS shares first science image in hunt to find new worlds

NASA's TESS shares first science image in hunt to find new worlds

Now, in a demonstration of its power, NASA is showing off the first science image the satellite has captured, and boy is it a beauty. The latest image is the product of a 30-minute exposure us...

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Trump gets firsthand look at Hurricane Florence distress

Trump gets firsthand look at Hurricane Florence distress

Among the dead were two detainees who died in a Horry County Sheriff's Office transportation van in SC floodwaters. The investigation has been handed over to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Div...

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SpaceX name FIRST PERSON it will take around the Moon

SpaceX name FIRST PERSON it will take around the Moon

Elon Musk has revealed the first SpaceX passenger to travel around the moon: Japanese entrepreneur and art collector , Yusaku Maezawa . On Monday, Mr Musk unveiled new artist impressions of...

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Photos and videos show Hurricane Florence's terrifying aftermath

Photos and videos show Hurricane Florence's terrifying aftermath

The death toll rose to at least 16 in North and SC, where roads were treacherous and even the most stately trees were falling. At least 32 people have been killed since Florence came ashore as a hur...

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Tesla Said to Be Facing Criminal Probe Over Elon Musk Statements

Tesla Said to Be Facing Criminal Probe Over Elon Musk Statements

Tesla stock soared after Musk's tweet , growing the company's market cap by almost $4 billion until trading was temporarily halted. Tesla has not had an easy time lately, it was recently reporte...

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Flooding in Fayetteville: Cape Fear River rising

Flooding in Fayetteville: Cape Fear River rising

Over 450,000 homes and businesses in North and SC were still without power on Monday evening, down from a peak of almost 1 million outages. Florence was causing severe weather over Virginia as it ...

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USA coast swamped by heavy rain as Florence hangs over Carolinas

USA coast swamped by heavy rain as Florence hangs over Carolinas

Roy Cooper said. The Navy says nearly 30 Virginia-based ships and 128 aircraft sent away from their bases in the Hampton Roads-area because of now-Tropical Storm Florence has been given the go-ahead...

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Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks — WHAT’S HAPPENING

Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks — WHAT’S HAPPENING

In Fayetteville , a North Carolina city of about 210,000 people about 90 miles inland, authorities told thousands of residents near the Cape Fear River and Little River to get out of their homes by...

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NASA counts down to launch of laser study of ice sheets

NASA counts down to launch of laser study of ice sheets

United Launch Alliance will use the last of its Delta II rockets to put NASA's ICESat-2, an earth-observation satellite, into orbit in a mission scheduled to lift off before dawn Saturday. The ICESat-...

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SpaceX is flying a Japanese billionaire to the moon in 2023

SpaceX is flying a Japanese billionaire to the moon in 2023

Last week, SpaceX announced it had signed up its first passenger for a trip to the moon . He has accused, without proof, one of the cave divers who participated in the rescue of a Thai youth footba...

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Swollen Rivers Near Record Levels as Florence Floodwaters Rise

The three-month-old child died when a large pine tree fell across a mobile home in Gaston County, North Carolina , police said. In New Bern , a riverfront city near the North Carolina coast that s...

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Severe flooding after Hurricane Florence makes landfall

Severe flooding after Hurricane Florence makes landfall

While the amount is unofficial, it would shatter the old record of 24 inches - set near Wilmington during Hurricane Floyd in 1999. They later clarified those deaths were not related to Florence ....

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'Time running out' for residents to escape Hurricane Florence

'Time running out' for residents to escape Hurricane Florence

Adding to concerns, forecasters warned the larger and slow-moving storm could linger for days around the coast, leaving many without power and supplies. Tropical Storm Olivia has made landfall in the ...

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Typhoon Mangkhut: Deadly typhoon lands in south China

Typhoon Mangkhut: Deadly typhoon lands in south China

Parts of Hong Kong and Macau were severely flooded, though there were no immediate reports of any fatalities. On Sept. 15-Mangkhut made landfall on the northeastern tip of Luzon island in the Phi...

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Hurricane Florence: Warnings of ‘catastrophic’ flash flooding

Hurricane Florence: Warnings of ‘catastrophic’ flash flooding

The city of New Bern , North Carolina, reported more than 1,200 911 calls in a 12-hour span, and roughly 4,300 residences and 300 commercial buildings damaged. "In addition to the ongoing, unsafe st...

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Ken Starr: Manafort plea means 'we're much closer to getting the truth'

Ken Starr: Manafort plea means 'we're much closer to getting the truth'

Manafort was scheduled to go on trial this month on charges tied to Ukrainian political consulting work. Manafort was convicted last month of eight financial crimes in a separate trial in Virginia ...

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California governor: Trump a 'fool' on climate legacy

California governor: Trump a 'fool' on climate legacy

The remarks echoed a pledge the Governor made almost two years ago at a scientific gathering in the face of potential cuts to federal satellite and climate monitoring programs under President Donald ...

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Water - not wind - is the deadliest storm hazard

Water - not wind - is the deadliest storm hazard

The forward speed of Florence has dropped from 17 miles per hour on Wednesday to 12 miles per hour on Thursday. When Hurricane Floyd attacked North Carolina in 1999, it didn't stall; Floyd was a fas...

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