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Hurricane Lane Strengthens to Cat 5, Turns Towards Hawaii, Swell Shifting South

Hurricane Lane Strengthens to Cat 5, Turns Towards Hawaii, Swell Shifting South

The center of the Category 4 storm was predicted to move close to or over portions of the main islands later Thursday or Friday, bringing risky surf of 20 feet (6 meters) and a storm surge of up to 4 feet (1 meter), forecasters said . Some Hawaii public schools will be closed until further notice as a hurricane heads toward the state. Unlike Florida or Texas, where residents can get in their cars and drive hundreds of miles to safety, people in Hawaii are confined to the islands and can't ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Florence expected to become 'major hurricane' Monday

Florence expected to become 'major hurricane' Monday

The exact timing, location and magnitude of the storm's impacts on the US southeast coast is not yet clear but forecast tracks show it could make landfall along the Carolinas and southeast Georgia. By Saturday morning Florence was located 835 miles southeast of Bermuda, and had winds of 65 mph. It was about 1,500 miles from the easternmost Caribbean islands on Sunday and could become a hurricane later in the day. Consulte Mais Informação

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Space Station leak probe

Space Station leak probe

Authorities said last week that the leak had led to a small drop in cabin pressure, but that the six astronauts who are now on board the ISS were at no point in real danger. The International Space Station is leaking, and Russian Federation knows what happened. "There is another version that we are not ruling out; that this was done deliberately in space", Russian news agency RIA Novosti quoted Rogozin saying. Consulte Mais Informação

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Could Florence threaten Cape Cod as a hurricane?

Could Florence threaten Cape Cod as a hurricane?

The executive order will help gather and move crops in and through the state more easily and quickly in response to problems that could be caused by Tropical Storm Florence in North Carolina and along the East Coast. Weatherman Jason Caterina from Pinpoint weather warned that Hurricane Florence , now downgraded to a tropical storm , could make landfall as a hurricane over North Carolina next week. Consulte Mais Informação

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Norman Now Cat 2, Moving NW

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles from the storm's center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles from the center. A High Surf Warning is in effect for the east facing shores of Maui and Molokaʻi through 6 a.m. on Friday, with surf expected to be 12 to 18 feet along affected Maui shores and 10 to 15 feet along east facing shores of Molokaʻi. Consulte Mais Informação

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The bonnethead is the first known plant-eating shark, scientists say

The bonnethead is the first known plant-eating shark, scientists say

Over the course of three weeks, the team conducted a series of lab-based trials in which they fed bonnethead sharks a diet of 90 per cent seagrass and 10 per cent squid. The research was published Wednesday in Proceedings of the Royal Society B . The findings were also presented at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology's annual meeting in January . Consulte Mais Informação

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Kavanaugh hearing: Cory Booker's dramatic release of confidential documents

Kavanaugh hearing: Cory Booker's dramatic release of confidential documents

Bush . The article contained a blanket statement about the abortion rights decision that Kavanaugh , who faced his third day of grilling at a confirmation hearing Thursday, took exception to. In it, Kavanaugh discussed his opposition to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, saying it sets a precedent for states to exclude voters from elections based on race. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russia says air leak at space station caused by drill hole

Russia says air leak at space station caused by drill hole

On one occasion, a technician accidentally drilled through the hull of a re-entry module and tried to cover it up by sealing the hole with epoxy-he was found out, though, and sacked. In the morning, astronauts traced the leak to a small hole inside the Russian spacecraft docked to the orbital outpost. The plug held, and flight controllers boosted cabin air pressure back to normal levels. Consulte Mais Informação

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More protesters disrupt Kavanaugh confirmation hearing

More protesters disrupt Kavanaugh confirmation hearing

Addressing some of those concerns, Kavanaugh said that "the first thing that makes a good judge is independence, not being swayed by political or public pressure", He cited historic court cases including Brown v. "I live in the real world". Kavanaugh, who Democrats have suggested could be a threat to reproductive rights, said his decision would be compelled by "precedent" - not personal views. Consulte Mais Informação

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Booker says effort to question Kavanaugh on race hampered by GOP

On abortion, Mr Kavanaugh said he understood people's strong feelings and he described Roe v Wade as "an important precedent of the Supreme Court that has been reaffirmed many times". Democrats signaled that they would press Kavanaugh in depth on abortion and gun rights, among other issues, when they get to question the nominee. "As a matter of the canons of judicial independence, I can't give you an answer to that hypothetical question", he responded. Consulte Mais Informação

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