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Air Pollution: Majority of children breathe toxic air

Air Pollution: Majority of children breathe toxic air

These particulate matters are so tiny that they can enter the bloodstream and cause damage. Tragically, many of these children die, with as many as six lakh estimated to have perished in 2016 alone ...

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Oscar Strengthens As Its Central Pressure Drops

Oscar Strengthens As Its Central Pressure Drops

Oscar, which became a tropical storm Saturday, is strengthening and expected to become a hurricane later Sunday but land isn't threatened, according to the National Hurricane Center. It was moving sou...

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Cuadrilla Pauses Lancashire Fracking After 17th Earthquake In 9 Days

Cuadrilla Pauses Lancashire Fracking After 17th Earthquake In 9 Days

The seismic activity was detected by the British Geological Survey (BGS) at about 12:36 BST and is classed as a "red" event on the traffic light monitoring system regulated by the Oil and Gas Authorit...

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Oscar strengthens into Atlantic season’s 8th hurricane, no threat to land

Oscar strengthens into Atlantic season’s 8th hurricane, no threat to land

Additional strengthening is possible as well due to the warm waters and low wind shear directly above the storm. Storms become hurricanes at 74 miles per hour. Tropical Storm Oscar formed in the Atl...

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Get out and see the 'Hunter's Moon' rising tonight

Get out and see the 'Hunter's Moon' rising tonight

At this point in the year, sunset and moon rise are closer together than normal and it's this light that traditionally made October the best time to hunt. Now, these names are not random, rather the...

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FORECAST: Chance of rain, cloudy & cool

FORECAST: Chance of rain, cloudy & cool

Highs will remain below average in the upper 50s on Friday . Saturday will be a bit warmer in the middle 60s. SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. Low: 50. THURSDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and chilly t...

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Federal carbon tax rebate a 'vote-buying scheme:' Saskatchewan premier

Federal carbon tax rebate a 'vote-buying scheme:' Saskatchewan premier

The federal government will return 90 per cent of all the money it collects from a carbon price directly to the Canadians who pay it. But what many don't know is this new federal carbon tax will s...

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Pence Says U.S. Aims To Create New Space Force By 2020

Pence Says U.S. Aims To Create New Space Force By 2020

Pence said the 1967 treaty "does ban weapons of mass destruction in space, but it doesn't ban military activity". Later Tuesday, the National Space Council, convened by the White House and chaired b...

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Stephen Hawking’s wheelchair, thesis for sale

Stephen Hawking’s wheelchair, thesis for sale

Hawking" signature. Proceeds from the sale of the wheelchair, which has a pre-sale estimate of £10,000 to £15,000, will benefit the Stephen Hawking Foundation and the Motor Neurone Disease Associ...

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Willa weakens as it moves inland from Mexico’s Pacific coast

Willa weakens as it moves inland from Mexico’s Pacific coast

Willa is headed toward a Tuesday afternoon collision with a stretch of Mexico's Pacific coast, its strong winds and high waves threatening high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages. Will...

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This rectangular iceberg in Antarctica is near ideal

This rectangular iceberg in Antarctica is near ideal

They added: "These flights will provide a yearly, multi-instrument look at the behaviour of the rapidly changing features of the Greenland and Antarctic ice". This particular 'berg came from the crumb...

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NASA astronaut describes close call following failed launch

NASA astronaut describes close call following failed launch

The Soyuz-FG rocket was on the top of the Soyuz MS-10 spaceship and on the launch day, approximately two minutes after the liftoff, the mission was aborted due to an anomaly experienced by the launch ...

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NOAA’s winter forecast for JH looks warm and dry

NOAA’s winter forecast for JH looks warm and dry

Around 75 percent of the United States is more likely to be warmer than average, and no part of the U.S.is favored to see below-average temperatures for the winter, NOAA added. This change in sea su...

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Antarctic ice shelf sings as winds whip across its surface

Antarctic ice shelf sings as winds whip across its surface

To better understand the physical properties of the Ross Ice Shelf, researchers buried 34 extremely sensitive seismic sensors under its snowy surface. "And its impact on the ice shelf". Chaput tol...

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Chinese City Wants to Replace Streetlights With 'Artificial Moon'

Chinese City Wants to Replace Streetlights With 'Artificial Moon'

The newspaper cited Wu Chunfeng, chairman of the Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System Research Institute Co. The company says it will be launching an "illumination sat...

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Climate Change Could Lead To Global Beer Shortage

Climate Change Could Lead To Global Beer Shortage

Hoping to determine how the grain's outlook might impact beer availability and pricing in the future, an worldwide team of scientists ran a series of computer models in three areas: climate, crops and...

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Donald Trump says he thinks climate change will 'change back again'

Donald Trump says he thinks climate change will 'change back again'

But I don't know that it's man-made. "I don't want to give trillions and trillions of dollars", Trump said. I do not want to lose millions and millions of jobs '. "The climate is changing; man is a...

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Hurricane kills 2, weakens to tropical storm, United States News & Top Stories

Hurricane kills 2, weakens to tropical storm, United States News & Top Stories

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) chief Brock Long said many buildings were not built to withstand a storm above the strength of a Category 3 hurricane. "I just need to know he's OK". Other...

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One dead in landslide as Storm Callum brings floods and downpours

One dead in landslide as Storm Callum brings floods and downpours

The amber warning remains in place until 6pm on Saturday, while the broader yellow rain and wind warnings that include parts of north-west and south-west England, western Scotland and Northern Irela...

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Russian investigators partly identify cause of Soyuz spacecraft's failed launch

Russian investigators partly identify cause of Soyuz spacecraft's failed launch

Russian Federation has continued to rely on Soviet-designed booster rockets to launching commercial satellites, as well as crews and cargo to the International Space Station . In 2013, he joined NA...

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Search teams fan out to reach Hurricane Michael’s victims

Search teams fan out to reach Hurricane Michael’s victims

Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico , Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of more than 249 km/h Wednesday, splintering homes and submer...

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Catastrophic Destruction by Michael, Millions Without Power, Towns Destroyed

Catastrophic Destruction by Michael, Millions Without Power, Towns Destroyed

Michael, the third most powerful hurricane ever to hit the US mainland, weakened overnight to a tropical storm but marched northeast on Thursday, toppling trees with 50 miles per hour (80 kph) winds...

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Two, including a child, killed in Hurricane Michael; Florida witnesses 'worst' storm

Two, including a child, killed in Hurricane Michael; Florida witnesses 'worst' storm

Hurricane Michael , the third-most powerful storm to ever hit the USA mainland, slammed into the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm on Wednesday. The latest advisory said Michael was located 18...

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U.S., Russian astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails

U.S., Russian astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails

Video footage from the launch at the Baikonur Cosmodrome shows a large plume of smoke coming from the rocket at the moment it failed and footage from inside the capsule shows the two astronauts be...

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Virgin Galactic is weeks away from reaching space, CEO Richard Branson says

Virgin Galactic is weeks away from reaching space, CEO Richard Branson says

When asked about consumer demand for space travel , he told CNBC: "I think the market for people who would love to become astronauts and go to space is very big". But while Sir Richard believes Mus...

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Hurricane Michael upgraded to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm

Hurricane Michael upgraded to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm

Data from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds have increased to near 125 miles per hour (205 km/h) with higher gusts. "It's very, very scary". "We haven't seen h...

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Soyuz rocket carrying crew to ISS malfunctions during launch

Soyuz rocket carrying crew to ISS malfunctions during launch

The rocket was launched from the Soviet-era cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan . NASA said it has been informed by Russian space officials that the crew has made an emergency landing at an unspec...

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Watch Hurricane Michael make landfall on Florida webcams

Hurricane warnings are in effect for the Florida's panhandle and Big Bend regions, along with parts of southeastern Alabama and southern Georgia, affecting about 3.7 million people, per CNN. Presiden...

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Monster Hurricane Michael brings 'unimaginable devastation' as it slams Florida

Monster Hurricane Michael brings 'unimaginable devastation' as it slams Florida

Hurricane Michael , the fiercest storm to hit Florida in more than 80 years and the third-most powerful ever to strike the USA mainland, battered the state's Gulf coast on Wednesday with roof-shredd...

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'Worst on record': Hurricane Michael slams Florida with winds up to 250kmh

'Worst on record': Hurricane Michael slams Florida with winds up to 250kmh

Emergency Management Agency director Travis Brooks told WGXA-TV that a child in Seminole County, Ga., died as a result of the storm. The Gadsden County Sheriff's office said that a man was found...

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