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States Declare Emergencies Ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto

The hurricane center said Sunday that a tropical storm warning was in effect from Bonita Beach, Florida, to the Mississippi-Alabama border. With a tropical ...


Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86

In later life he became an accomplished artist, producing paintings that were inspired by space. Bean served as a test pilot in the U.S. Navy, and was among 1...


B.C. files constitutional challenge of Alberta’s fuel restriction law

Premier John Horgan says Rachel Notley's refusal to take part hasn't kept him and other western leaders from having good discussions about national pharmacar...


The Atmosphere is Full of Carbon Because of the Asteroid Impact

A birdwatcher straining to see a tiny tuft of feathers hopping in the treetops may find it hard to believe the bird's ancient ancestors lived on the ground. "...


Rice Could Lose Its Nutritional Value Due to Rising CO2 Levels

This aligns with similar studies that found that higher levels of carbon dioxide can result in reduced amounts of protein, iron and zinc in rice . Current le...


Tropical depression development now expected with low heading toward Gulf of Mexico

Subtropical Storm Alberto formed in the western Caribbean this morning. Alberto is forecast to make landfall somewhere along the north central Gulf Coast fr...


Alberto, first Atlantic storm of 2018, will head for the U.S

However it is not expected to become a hurricane. This low is expected to move northward affecting only the central and eastern Gulf coast. Forecasters expect...


NDP, Tories tied at 37 per cent support, new poll suggests

Kathleen Wynne's Liberals are said to be down to 23 per cent, while the Greens under Mike Schreiner stand at four per cent support according to Poll Tracker. He...


SpaceX launches five Iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft

Iridium CEO Matt Desch told investors last month that the majority of his network's traffic is now running on the 50 new satellites SpaceX has launched sin...


An Amazon Echo Recorded A Conversation, Then Sent It As A Message

According to a report by KIRO 7 , the Portland family received a phone call from their Seattle contact two weeks ago telling them that their conversations we...


Stacey Abrams: First Black Woman Ever Nominated for Governor by Major Party

Democrats across the country are absolutely thrilled Stacey Abrams is their candidate for governor in Georgia this November. Stacey Abrams won the pa...


A Chabad house in Long Island becomes fulcrum in Mueller probe

Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen was secretly paid at least $400,000 to set up a White House meeting between his boss and the Ukrainian president,...


Battlefield V Release Date, Trailer, Gameplay, Modes, Open Beta, and Editions Revealed

This could end up getting revealed at E3 to shock everyone, but there wasn't much time given to any of the multiplayer modes coming in BFV apart from co-op. I...


Anti-sterlite protest turns violent in Tamil Nadu 20 hurt

Sterlite Copper is a unit of Vedanta Limited which operates a 400,000-tonne per annum capacity plant in Tuticorin . "Entering the collector's office and (...


Former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by anti-graft agency

However, US investigators say associates of Najib stole and laundered the money from the state investment fund through US bank accounts, some of which allegedly...


Pope Francis: Like Mary, the Church is a mother

If reported accurately, the pope's comments mark a distinct break from over 2,000 years of Catholic teaching, which considers homosexuality "objectively dis...


Justify Wins Muddy, Foggy Preakness Stakes

Justify , whose five races have come in 91 days, showed no ill effects from a bruise to the colt's left hind heel, likely incurred while racing on the wet surfa...


Venezuela accuses USA of sabotaging election with new sanctions

The US has applied every effort ahead of the May 20 elections to taint the reputation of Maduro and the ruling Socialist Party. Its president, Juan Manuel Sa...


Ubisoft Set to Announce New Franchise Title This Year

People loved Assassin's Creed: Black Flag sailing so much they requested a separate game just for the sailing and Ubisoft brought that reality to life. The Di...


Amazon and Google lead global smart speaker market: Strategy Analytics

Apple shares opened lower in the US Friday as a new report places its HomePod in fourth place in the still small - but growing - smart speaker market. But...