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YouTube gamer kills himself, a mother and daughter in high-speed crash

YouTube gamer kills himself, a mother and daughter in high-speed crash

According to reports, Heitmann was driving his 2014 McLaren the wrong way on the I-805 interstate freeway in San Diego when he struck the family's Hyundai and set off a crash that involved a total of ...

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MI astronaut to play in tennis match... in space

MI astronaut to play in tennis match... in space

Humans have been operating in the space environment for over 18 years now, and as a result, have provided us with new medical and material technologies. Lawrence between the island of Newfoundland a...

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ESA's new Aeolus satellite will measure winds worldwide

ESA's new Aeolus satellite will measure winds worldwide

For one hour and 10 minutes after lift-off, there is no possibility for us to command the satellite - it is purely in the "hands" of the launcher itself, explained ESA's spacecraft operations manager ...

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Scientists have recognized lazy

Scientists have recognized lazy "main engine" of evolution

The researchers examined the metabolic rates of 299 extinct and living bivalve and gastropod species dating back five million years to the present. "It turned out that the extinct invertebrates, on ...

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Fossil shows 'strange' turtle from 228 million years ago had no shell

Fossil shows 'strange' turtle from 228 million years ago had no shell

Another early turtle-this one with a partial shell, but no beak-has long stumped scientists, who were unsure of where the turtle-esque creature fits into the reptile family tree. Eorhynchochelys , f...

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1,400 a Year At Risk From Trump's Coal Plant Plan

1,400 a Year At Risk From Trump's Coal Plant Plan

Critics say the new plan would allow utilities to run older, dirtier power plants more often and extend the plants' overall operating life, undercutting potential environmental benefits. The federal...

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A new type of aurora is not an aurora at all

A new type of aurora is not an aurora at all

The ribbons of purple and white were fascinating enough to experts, they earned their own nickname: Steve. The researchers gave it a new name, calling it "skyglow", although STEVE is still appropria...

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Never wash contact lenses down the drain!

Never wash contact lenses down the drain!

Until researchers are able to come up with a contact lens that is "inert during use but labile and degradable when escaping into the environment", or until every optometrist and contact lens dispenser...

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Hawaii residents on alert as Hurricane Lane gathers strength

Hawaii residents on alert as Hurricane Lane gathers strength

The National Weather Service issued a hurricane warning Tuesday evening for the Big Island ( Hawaii island). In the images from space you can see the hurricane's cotton-like tendrils sprawl from th...

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Hurricane Lane: Holiday hotspot braced for LIFE THREATENING conditions

Hurricane Lane: Holiday hotspot braced for LIFE THREATENING conditions

Hurricanes rarely make landfall in Hawaii , as the Central Pacific does not see as many storms as the Atlantic or Eastern Pacific, and the Hawaiian Islands present a small target in the vast Pacif...

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Jury convicts Manafort of tax fraud

Jury convicts Manafort of tax fraud

Mueller III as he continues to investigate the president's associates. Judge T.S. Ellis declared a mistrial on those counts. The news came at the same time Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen w...

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Hurricane Lane, a risky Category 4 storm, headed toward Hawaii

Hurricane Lane, a risky Category 4 storm, headed toward Hawaii

A statement added: "Large swells generated by Lane will impact the Hawaiian Islands this week". A watch is typically issued 48 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force win...

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Hurricane Lane Heads Over Pacific, Could Get Close to Hawaii

Hurricane Lane Heads Over Pacific, Could Get Close to Hawaii

Monday. "After this point, the track and intensity forecast become increasingly uncertain, as a bulk of the model guidance is depicting interaction between Lane and the terrain of the islands". Gusty ...

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EPA Proposal to Boost Coal Power Plants Signed

EPA Proposal to Boost Coal Power Plants Signed

Despite the departure of Trump's EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, a notorious anti-environmental crusader who resigned in July amid repeated accusations of graft and public corruption, there is no in...

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S$1.8b to Aussie farmers to help them through drought

S$1.8b to Aussie farmers to help them through drought

During the video clip, Keith, 51, said: 'We wish we could be with you today but I'm on tour, but it's very important for us to be a part of this today and do our bit for the farmers'. Turnbull ann...

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People grab ramen, water as hurricane moves toward Hawaii

These swells will produce large and potentially damaging surf along exposed south and west facing shorelines. As of Monday, the storm is about 600 miles (966 kilometers) southeast of Hilo on the Big...

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Australian ministers resign after leader survives challenge

Australian ministers resign after leader survives challenge

Treasurer Scott Morrison will act as home affairs minister. Despite his party's lead in opinion polls, Shorten has consistently trailed Turnbull as preferred prime minister. Turnbull addressed media...

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99-Million-Year-Old Beetle Found Trapped In Amber

99-Million-Year-Old Beetle Found Trapped In Amber

The really interesting bit about this fossil, however, is more subtle. Earlier in the Crimea, found the remains of an ancient whale that had lain in the earth for ten million years. Pollination of p...

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Tropical Storm Ernesto forms in Atlantic: NHC

The system should merge with a frontal zone this weekend and bring some wind and rain to the UK. Harvey would regenerate in the western Gulf of Mexico four days later, slamming into the Texas coast ...

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Subtropical Storm Ernesto forms over the Atlantic Ocean

Subtropical Storm Ernesto forms over the Atlantic Ocean

The subtropical ridge to the north of Lane is forecast to weaken slightly over the next few days, which will likely steer the cyclone to the west or west-northwest throughout the period. Remember, the...

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Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance

Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance

Trump's actions have been widely condemned, including by respected former admiral William McRaven, the commander of the US Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden . There has been speculation, ...

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More storms possible this afternoon in Boulder

More storms possible this afternoon in Boulder

However, when the skies do open up, it can rain hard given the high humidity and the high amount of moisture that's in the air. CT residents can expect heavy rain and stormy weather to continue as t...

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Storm Ernesto to unleash heavy rain this weekend

Storm Ernesto to unleash heavy rain this weekend

Weather reporter Sarah Keith-Lucas told BBC Breakfast the weekend would start of wet and windy for most, with her warning: "To start of your Saturday, we've got a bit of rain around parts of Norther...

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Florida Declares State of Emergency Over Red Tide

Florida Declares State of Emergency Over Red Tide

A detail photo taken through a microscope of Karenia brevis (red tide) cells during water sampling processing in this photo taken July 7, 2011. For humans, exposure can cause respiratory difficult...

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Gaganyaan to Take Indian Astronaut to Space by 2022: PM Modi

Gaganyaan to Take Indian Astronaut to Space by 2022: PM Modi

India can potentially be the fourth country to send a man to space, after erstwhile USSR, the United States, and China. "We are in the process of developing the life support system for the astrona...

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NASA Launches Spacecraft Toward The Sun

NASA Launches Spacecraft Toward The Sun

The Earth is 93 million miles away from the sun, and the Parker Probe will eventually get within 3.8 million miles of its surface, staying comfortably cool despite the extreme heat and radiation , ...

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Solar eclipse this weekend

Solar eclipse this weekend

He said the Partial Solar eclipse tomorrow starts at 13:32 hours and end at 17:00 hours as Per Indian Standard Time (IST) but it's visible only in the region covering Northernmost Canada, Greenland,...

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NASA launched a probe to 'touch the sun'

NASA launched a probe to 'touch the sun'

The probe launched aboard the Delta IV-Heavy rocket will, over the next seven years, come within 6.16 million kms (3.83 mn miles) of the sun, the closest a spacecraft has ever gotten to the star. "A...

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Hope for clear skies in Cumbria for glimpse of meteor shower

Hope for clear skies in Cumbria for glimpse of meteor shower

Associate Teaching Professor of Physics and Astronomy at UOIT Dr. Rupinder Brar says the annual Perseid meteor shower will be visible Saturday night, early Sunday morning and Sunday night. They can re...

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Nasa spacecraft heads to sun for closest look yet

Nasa spacecraft heads to sun for closest look yet

The launch was originally set for Saturday morning, but was scrubbed at the last minute due to technical glitches. This followed earlier trouble in the countdown. It has been outfitted with a heat shi...

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