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Air leaking from Russian side of International Space Station

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Thursday morning, the crew taped over the hole, slowing the leak. Here's the scary part - even though the leak is on 2mm, if NASA hadn't spotted it the crew would have run out of air in just 18 days. Officials continue to monitor the situation as the crew works through its troubleshooting procedures. NASA has three members now aboard the station, Europe has one, and Russian Federation two. Read More »

Tropical Storm Gordon expected to move into the gulf

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Gulf Coast. Geo Rodriguez made a decision to go for a walk on Hollywood Beach, north of Miami, on Monday morning and got caught in the storm. The forecast brings the storms through the Gulf over the next 24-36hrs before making landfall somewhere in Louisiana, Mississippi, or Alabama. Read More »

Astronauts deal with air leak on Worldwide Area Station

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The hole in question was only two millimetres in diameter, but could have caused serious consequences for the crew if left unfixed. Flight controllers determined there was no immediate danger to the crew overnight. "All station systems are stable, and the crew is in no danger as the work to develop a long-term fix continues". "As the teams were discussing options, flight controllers in Moscow performed a partial increase of the station's atmosphere using the ISS Progress 70 cargo ship's ... Read More »

Calif. Senate approves net neutrality rules, sends bill to governor

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Dozens of other states are looking to pull this end run around the FCC and the Trump administration by legislating net neutrality and making it a state law. Kevin de Leon is close to being shelved in the state Assembly. In a statement from the state Senate's most recent analysis, Calderon said the state needs to create an environment that encourages entrepreneurs and innovators to develop around blockchain if it is to continue to be a "global leader in fostering innovation and new ... Read More »

Images From John McCain's Capitol Memorial

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To stand up and to embrace the cause of his life". At North Phoenix Baptist church, an estimated 3,500 mourners, including family, friends, 24 Senate colleagues, Arizona athletes and other dignitaries celebrated the life of a man who was a Vietnam prisoner of war, a United States representative, a six-term senator and a two-time presidential candidate. Read More »

Tropical waves increase rain chances as early as late weekend

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It remains disorganized, and the model forecasts do not indicate much development to occur. The system is then expected to move away from the islands and intensify into a hurricane by the middle of next week. They claim that the storm is likely to form over the next 14 days with a central pressure as strong 943mb. The initial reports stemmed from a satellite image posted online, an image depicting a tropical storm, reportedly "stronger than Ophelia", that was set for the Northern ... Read More »

Russia: Space station air pressure restored after leak

But for now, the makeshift repairs have stabilised the situation, officials said. Astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station learned of the leak, which is not life-threatening, early this morning. Here's the scary part - even though the leak is on 2mm, if NASA hadn't spotted it the crew would have run out of air in just 18 days. "Our obligations under the NASA contract to deliver American astronauts to and from the ISS end with the Soyuz-MS landing in April", Russia's ... Read More »

Blow for French president as Nicolas Hulot quits live on air

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A decision by Government to relax hunting legislation in a "victory for lobbyists" is understood to have been the last straw for the minister. Those include the government's recent moves toward relaxing hunting regulations, as well as its apparent reluctance to fulfill a pledge to slash the share of nuclear power in France's electricity supply to 50 percent by 2025. Read More »

Goats prefer happy people

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Be that as it may, this new investigation proposes that, regardless of living on the edges of human culture, goats have a remarkable capacity with respect to recognizing, at any rate, some essential human feelings. Scientists showed 20 goats unfamiliar photos of the same human face looking happy or angry. Researchers believe that, because goats have been domesticated by humans for thousands of years, they could have heightened sensitivity to the range of human emotions. Read More »

Tropical Storm Florence developing in Atlantic

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It was located 1,230 miles east-southeast of Hilo and was moving west at 13 mph. A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours. Most models keep this system out to sea and not a threat to the United States. Once this tropical wave passes Southwest Florida and moves into the Gulf of Mexico, the environment could become more favorable for development, so it's still one we want to track closely in the NBC2 First ... Read More »

California Becomes the First State to Officially Eliminate Cash Bail

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Gov. Gavin Newsom said in a statement . "Setting such a bold and aspirational goal for California, the world's fifth largest economy, would catalyze the research and investment needed to achieve a clean, carbon-free electricity system and help create a blueprint for others to follow", they wrote . Read More »

Ancient Fossil Had Mixed Parentage: Neanderthal Mom And Denisovan Dad

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But finding an actual offspring of the two groups - which are more different from each other than any two present-day human groups - seemed like a rare stroke of luck, Paabo said . It proves that Neanderthals migrated eastward for tens of thousands of years before he died, so they had a chance to meet with the denisovans and early man. Read More »

YouTuber McSkillet among three killed in supercar crash

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The McLaren driver, a 43-year-old woman driving the Hyundai and 12- year-old girl riding in the Hyundai died at the scene, according to the Medical Examiner's Office. "At the time of the crash, he could have been going over 100 miles per hour", CHP Officer Jake Sanchez told the newspaper. In December, he posted a video of the McLaren he bought, explaining that he used funds from skin trading and monetizing YouTube videos. Read More »

Powerful Hurricane Lane lumbers toward Hawaii as residents prepare

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A wind gust of 67 miles per hour (107 kph) was recorded at Kohala Ranch on the northern side of the Big Island. The last major storm to hit was Iniki in 1992. The biggest hotels were confident they could keep their guests safe as long as they stay inside, said Mufi Hannemann, CEO of Hawaii Tourism and Lodging Association. Read More »

Hurricane Lane strengthens to Category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii

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Hurricane Lane is set to strike Hawaii from the southeast as a Category 4 storm , most directly threatening the Big Island. The Category 4 storm's risky center could make landfall this week, but even if it doesn't, it should draw close to the islands Thursday through Saturday, bringing destructive winds and as many as 20 inches of rain onshore, forecasters said. Read More »

Governor Ige Signs Emergency Proclamation in Anticipation of Hurricane Lane

The hurricane was expected to bring 160mph (260km/h) winds to Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday with gusts capable of damaging roofs and knocking out power, the NHC warned. Officials have encouraged residents to stock up on supplies and prepare their homes for the storm, creating scenes more familiar in southeastern USA states. Read More »

Paul Manafort Jury Deadlocked on Ten Counts, Has Verdict on 8

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Manafort was found guilty on 5 tax fraud charges, one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts and two counts of bank fraud. "You know, they're still looking for the collusion", Trump said at the rally. Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying he and Trump arranged the payment of hush money to porn actress Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the election. Read More »

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

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Wind speeds reached a howling 155mph (249kmh) as the hurricane moved westward at 9mph, said the US National Hurricane Centre at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ) in an update at around 5am local time. After hitting the Big Island, the storm is expected to move north over the islands of Maui, Lanai and Moloka'i, which were all under hurricane and flash flood watches. Read More »

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Wins Leadership Challenge

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Drum told reporters of Mr. Abbott . Labor wasted no time in moving a no-confidence motion against Turnbull in parliament, which could have triggered an election if successful. Under the Australian system, as in the United Kingdom, the prime minister is not directly elected by voters but is the leader of the party or coalition that can command a majority in parliament. Read More »

How the Trump administration is rolling back plans for clean power

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The ACE rule would reduce the regulatory compliance burden by up to $400 million per year compared to the CPP. Under President Trump's planned deregulation, individual states will now be allowed to decide whether to curb emissions. John Barrasso from the coal state of Wyoming welcomed the overhaul of the Obama administration's 2015 regulations, called the Clean Power Plan. The EPA is not altering its landmark 2009 conclusion that greenhouse gases threaten health and human welfare - a ... Read More »

Turnbull holds off Dutton challenge - for now - by 48-35

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He later returned the favour and stormed back to power in 2013 shortly before losing the election to Tony Abbott's Liberal/National coalition. The change would have followed on from a string of changes at the top of Aussie politics, which began when Julia Gillard ousted Kevin Rudd as leader of the Labor party in 2010. Read More »

Subtropical Depression Five forms in Atlantic Ocean, no threat to land

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Forecasters say it is likely to strengthen into a Category 3 hurricane by Friday night. The fifth named storm of the system formed Wednesday but poses no threat to land. Also of note, is smoke from the California wildfires can be seen surrounding Subtropical Depression Five. Debby was also classified as a Subtropical Storm. Read More »

Bruce Ohr is a disgrace and disqualifying for Mueller

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President Donald Trump says he expects to "quickly" revoke the security clearance for the Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved in producing the dossier on Trump's ties to Russian Federation. Trump has ordered a review for nine others who have security clearances. "I don't know McRaven", Trump said. "There are few, if any, who have a more impressive record of service", Hayden said. Read More »

Florida Declares Emergency As Red Tide Blooms

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A scientist from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) sampled coastal waters west of Ft. As a result, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was forced to release massive amounts of nutrient-laden water from Lake Okeechobee to prevent the over-topping of the Hoover Dike. Read More »

NASA Launches Probe to Go Deep into Sun's Scorching Atmosphere

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NASA launched the Parker Solar probe from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday on a mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any has ever been before. "The Parker Solar Probe is going to be the first piece of human engineering to get that close to the sun". It will study temperatures and the flow of solar wind. Read More »

NASA launches solar probe

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The probe has started its journey to the Sun's fiery corona amidst brutal heat and radiation conditions. Probe Parker must investigate the solar atmosphere and solar wind. Parker was even there to see the launch - his first one ever. Also, the spacecraft is created to autonomously keep itself safe and on track to the Sun as several sensors are attached to its body along the edge of the shadow from the heat shield . Read More »

NASA probe launches into space to study the sun

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Space agency Nasa postponed the launch of a satellite set to fly into the sun's atmosphere, or corona. The launch of the Parker Solar Probe will set it on a journey all the way to the Sun's atmosphere, or corona - closer to the Sun than any spacecraft in history. Read More »

Partial solar eclipse set to happen on August 11

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Most of all, the influence of the Eclipse will feel the people with endocrine and cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure and sensitive to the weather. The point at which the sun is totally blocked is called totality, and that can last from around 30 seconds to seven minutes. There, the moon took a much smaller bite out of the sun's disk, covering only about 3-4 percent of it during its maximum at 9:40 a.m. Read More »