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Judge Kavanaugh Says His Loyalty Is to the Constitution, Not Trump

Some Democrats, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT, "selecting a justice on the Supreme Court who potentially will cast a decisive vote in his own case". Mueller has not subpoenaed Trump, but it remains an option in his ongoing criminal investigation of Russian meddling in the election two years ago.

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Tropical Storm Gordon lashing Panhandle, expected to become hurricane before landfall

The NHC's hurricane warning covers all of coastal MS and Alabama, with a tropical storm warning reaching to Morgan City, Alabama, and Florida's Okaloosa-Walton County Line. "We're expecting an increase in winds", Miller said in a phone interview. The center will release its next Gordon update at 3 p.m. EDT today here.

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Gordon intensifies pulling away from Florida

High pressure of the Appalachians will help to guide the storm further to our west, which is great news for us here in Middle Georgia, but bad news in coastal Louisiana and Mississippi. Paulina Dedaj is a writer/ reporter for Fox News. Gordon is expected to dissipate by Saturday somewhere in the central U.S. Miami Beach Police said via Twitter that the Labor Day holiday was "NOT a beach day", with rough surf and potential rip currents.

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Tropical Storm Gordon Develops Monday Morning

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for portions of the central Gulf Coast from the Alabama-Florida border westward. A tropical storm warning and a storm surge watch are in effect for Harrison, Hancock and Jackson counties and parishes in southeast Louisiana, according to the National Weather Service in New Orleans .

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Small leak in International Space Station fixed

So for now it looks like the Expedition 56 crew are probably safe, although flight controllers are continuing to monitor the pressure, just in case something does go wrong. Earlier, flight controllers tapped into the oxygen supply of a Russian cargo capsule to partially replenish the atmosphere in the station. There are five astronauts now stationed on the ISS: three Americans, two Russians and one German.

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Tropics get busy, forecast to make it a rainy weekend in Florida

The potential cyclone is now located east of the Cabo Verde Islands, according to the NHC, and is moving in a west/northwesterly direction. Right now, current trends bring deeper, tropical moisture into the Gulf of Mexico for the Labor Day weekend as this tropical wave continues to move in from the southeast.

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Plenty of blame in Trans Mountain fiasco

Like a sports team riding an improbable winning streak, the Trans Mountain pipeline's run of 16 straight legal victories ended in stunning fashion Thursday when the Federal Court of Appeal quashed the federal government's approval of the project.

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Forecasters tracking tropical system off Africa that could be next named storm

MEXICO CITY Tropical Storm Norman has formed in the eastern Pacific Ocean and forecasters say it could become a hurricane today. The government of the Cabo Verde Islands issued tropical storm warnings for Santiago, Fogo and Brava. The system was moving west at about 12 miles per hour. "As things stand right now, this looks to be a disturbance that will simply enhance daily rainfall coverage across Florida around Labor Day - an outcome that could lead to localized flooding in spots thanks ...

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Bill to make California first state to end bail before trial

Brown honored the pledge he made previous year to work with the Democrat-controlled legislature and Supreme Court Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye to pass the reform before leaving office in January, according to the Los Angeles Times . If the bill is signed into law, California would become the second state, after Hawaii , to authorize a 100-percent renewable energy law. Advocates of abolishing bail contend that too many defendants remain stuck in custody because they can not afford to ...

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Hawaii residents hunker down as Hurricane Lane approaches

This is a historic storm . #HurricaneLane is the strongest hurricane to ever threaten Hawaii , and the first Category 5 on record to come this close to the islands. The National Weather Service issued severe weather warnings for Northern Utah and Southwest Wyoming on Wednesday morning as flooding in Southern Utah continues.

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

So far, the Atlantic hurricane season has been relatively inactive in terms of major storms and hurricanes. By the end of this week, the third subtropical storm of the year could be named Ernesto. A faster northeastward motion is forecast for Thursday and Friday, meteorologists said. "Let's not let our guards down though. hurricane season reaches its climatological peak next month".

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Former Intel Chiefs: White House Using Security Clearances As A 'Political Tool'

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders announced Wednesday Brennan's security clearance had been revoked . "I think Bruce Ohr is a disgrace", he said. "I know I've gotten tremendous response from having done that, because security clearances are very important to me", he said. The extreme action of revoking security clearances is one more instance of Donald Trump undertaking measures that no other president has done, leaving legal analysts in question about whether the action is ...

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State of emergency declared in Florida due to toxic red tide

A portion of emergency funding ordered by the governor is earmarked for assessing impacts on that fish. FWC's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and Mote are working together to monitor Karenia brevis - the organism that creates the harmful algal blooms that multiply to higher-than-normal concentrations, known as red tide .

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NASA Launched Parker Solar Probe On Voyage to Touch the Sun

In 2017, the mission was renamed for Eugene Parker , the S Chandrasekhar Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Chicago. Yet the inside of the spacecraft should stay at just 85 degrees Fahrenheit. "We've looked at it. We at NASA and the Launch Services Program are thrilled to be part of this mission".

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SpaceFlight Insider’s Parker Solar Probe launch highlights

NASA on Sunday launched its Parker Solar probe in order to study the Sun's atmosphere, also known as the corona. NASA hopes the findings will enable scientists to forecast changes in Earth's space environment. Astrophysicist Dr Eugene Parker with a model of the Parker Solar Probe that he inspired. As you might guess, NASA is relying on automation to make this work.

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After technical delay, Nasa to try again launching Sun probe

And so, these are sort of the three fundamental questions we want to address: "the speed of the solar wind, this eruptive phenomena, solar storms, and how is the corona heated?" As soon as this fall, the Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the wispy edges of the sun's corona, or outer atmosphere, that was visible during last August's total solar eclipse.

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Experts Oppose EPA's Proposal to Rollback Clean Car Standards

An analysis by the Trump Administration, published jointly by the EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSB), estimates that halting fuel efficiency targets at 2020 levels could save $500 billion in "societal costs", avoid thousands of highway fatalities, and save Americans approximately $2,340 on the cost of each new auto.

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NASA names crews and dates for first US commercial missions

SpaceX and Boeing have been working on their space taxi programs for almost four years, with the aim of transporting astronauts to and from the space station for NASA . Boeing's and SpaceX's commercial spacecraft may also open the space station - and more broadly, Earth orbit - to more privately-funded visitors and spaceflight participants from countries that do not have their own domestic crewed spacecraft and rockets.

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‘Blood moon’, longest lunar eclipse of the century will fall this week

The good part is that for viewers in India, both partial and total eclipses will be visible in its entirety from all parts of the country. Lunar eclipses generally last much longer than their solar counterpart. The planet Mars is shown May 12, 2016 in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope view when it was 50 million miles from Earth. The partial eclipse begins at 18:24 UTC (Universal Time), the total eclipse begins at 19:30 UTC, and the greatest eclipse will be at 20:22 UTC.

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Outrage after cruise guard shoots polar bear

The injured employee was taken by helicopter to the town of Longyearbyen with injuries that are not life-threatening. As the cruise line explained via a statement on their Facebook page , "A polar bear guard - an expert employed by the cruise line - was attacked on land by a polar bear".

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Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century

Before and after this total eclipse phase, the Moon passes into a transitional phase called penumbra: the total duration of these three phases (penumbra, total, penumbra) varies from place to place. Millions of stargazers around the world have caught a glimpse of the rare lunar eclipse - the longest one of the 21st century. Astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted: "A partially eclipsed Moon, with our neighbouring planet in the background, just before diving into Earth's atmosphere".

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Underground lake found on Mars by Italian researchers

Lake Whillans is buried some 800m below the ice in West Antarctica. That it was teeming with microbial life . On Earth, places like these are home to bacteria adapted to the extreme conditions of sub-glacial, briny lakes. But until now evidence from the Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding instrument, MARSIS, the first radar sounder ever to orbit another planet, remained inconclusive.

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When, how and where to watch the total lunar eclipse in India

A total lunar eclipse occurs when the sun , Earth and moon line up perfectly, casting Earth's shadow on the moon. This happens when the Earth passes between the Sun and the Moon. "The total lunar eclipse will be fully visible in Thiruvananthapuram ". There is no need to wear goggles or filters to watch a blood moon as is necessary with solar eclipses, it's completely safe to view with the naked eye.

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How to watch the longest 'blood moon' eclipse of the century

Mums and dads, total lunar eclipses are spectacular events and are easy to see with the naked eye. Moon has no light of its own. The total eclipse will begin at 1 am (July 28) and soon the moon will appear to turn red, looking the darkest at 01.52 am.

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Astronomers Find a Staggering 12 New Moons Orbiting Jupiter

Sheppard said these moons were probably objects that formed near Jupiter during the early days of the solar system and were "captured" by the planet's strong gravitational pull. The smallest moon is just over a half-mile across, while the largest is about three miles in diameter. The researchers proposed naming the unique find Valetudo after the Roman god Jupiter's great-grandaughter.