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Andrew Wheeler to head EPA after Pruitt resignation

Andrew Wheeler to head EPA after Pruitt resignation

The move left Wheeler to assume his duties. "Administrator Pruitt, through his own actions, lost that trust". Senior White House advisor Stephen Miller has also been confronted by protesters, incl...

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Starbucks Eliminating Plastic Straws from All Stores by 2020

Get direct access to our top weekly content, contests, and perks. . Today the company announced that it is getting rid of plastic straws everywhere by a certain date. Starbucks predicts that it wi...

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Storm Strengthening To Hurricane Off Carolinas As Puerto Rico Faces Storm Beryl

Storm Strengthening To Hurricane Off Carolinas As Puerto Rico Faces Storm Beryl

Any of these passing showers or storms will be capable of producing periods of heavy downpours, rumbles of thunder and lightning and gusty winds up to 30-40 miles per hour. A tropical storm warning is...

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Tropical Storm Chris forms off the Carolinas, generating risky surf

Tropical Storm Chris forms off the Carolinas, generating risky surf

The storm was expected to strengthen to a hurricane by about 8 a.m. on Monday. "Swells generated by Chris are expected to increase and affect portions of the coasts of North Carolina and the mid-Atl...

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Alleged rhino poachers mauled to death by lions in South Africa

Alleged rhino poachers mauled to death by lions in South Africa

Fair game? Hunting hunters for Rhinos died for hunting and ate by lions Men entered the Sibuya Game Reserve on the armed southeast coast with a high powered rifle and an ax in the early hours of M...

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American border patrol agents stopping and boarding Canadian vessels - spokesman

American border patrol agents stopping and boarding Canadian vessels - spokesman

Mr Cook said the agents told him they were looking for illegal immigrants. Laurence Cook, chairman of the fishermen's association, wrote on Facebook that the fisherman, Nick Brown, informed US Bor...

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NASA Kepler spacecraft very low on fuel, put into hibernation mode

Since May 12, Kepler has been on its 18th observation campaign, staring at a patch of sky towards the constellation of Cancer it previously studied in 2015. The Kepler space telescope, which is now ...

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Scattered thunderstorms hit GTA, much of southern Ontario

Scattered thunderstorms hit GTA, much of southern Ontario

After a week of intense heat, the GTA and much of southern Ontario could be in for a drenching this evening. Conditions are favourable for the development of risky thunderstorms that may be capable ...

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Death toll from Canada heat wave rises to 33

Death toll from Canada heat wave rises to 33

Despite a decrease in humidity, the level of danger remains high. "My thoughts are with the loved ones of those who have died in Quebec during this heat wave", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on ...

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Tiny Hurricane Beryl continues west; Tropical Depression Three forms off east coast

Tiny Hurricane Beryl continues west; Tropical Depression Three forms off east coast

A hurricane watch has been issued for the island of Barbados and a tropical storm watch has been posted for Martinique, Guadeloupe, St. Martin and St. These shearing winds should weaken this system as...

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Hawaii bans certain sunscreens to protect coral reefs

Hawaii bans certain sunscreens to protect coral reefs

But did you know that some sun protection products contain ingredients that can damage and kill coral reef? Lim and other critics say people would be discouraged from wearing sunscreen altogether an...

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'Blood moon' to grace Nigerian skies on July 27

Towards the end of this month, there will be a lunar eclipse, the longest one of this century along with a blood moon . A lunar eclipse is when the sun, Earth, and moon align and the planet's shado...

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White House Says 'Great Momentum' on North Korea; Intel Indicates Not

White House Says 'Great Momentum' on North Korea; Intel Indicates Not

The White House has expressed its positivity over USA and North Korea's future proceedings, but has not commented on recent USA intelligence leaks, which have discovered that Kim Jong-un had been act...

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EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns, Trump Tweets

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns, Trump Tweets

Andrew Wheeler, Pruitt's deputy, will take over as acting administrator Monday, Trump said in the tweets . "I have no doubt that Andy will continue on with our great and lasting EPA agenda", Trum...

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SOUTH AFRICA: Lions Eat Three Rhino Poachers

SOUTH AFRICA: Lions Eat Three Rhino Poachers

Police spokesperson Captain Mali Govender said: "A riffle and an axe were found at the scene". The dog heard something and attempted to alert its handler, who brushed it off as the usual sound lions m...

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Doug Ford halts Ontario anti-ticket scalping law

Doug Ford halts Ontario anti-ticket scalping law

Today we are keeping that promise", Ford said. Ford said the province will nonetheless honour contracts and orders that have already been signed for projects funded by cap and trade, such as energy ...

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Astronomers Reveal 1st Image of a Planet Being Formed

Astronomers Reveal 1st Image of a Planet Being Formed

According to Scientists , PDS 70b is bigger than Jupiter and now has a surface temperature of 1,000 degrees Celsius. That's depending on the name of the star in its orbit, PDS 70. While scientist...

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NASA Will Test Supersonic Flights Over Texas

NASA Will Test Supersonic Flights Over Texas

Virgin Galactic and Boom Technology are working together to build a supersonic jet capable of flying at twice the speed of sound - about 1,451 mph (2,335 km/h) - to cut the travel time from New Yo...

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Air pollution contributes significantly to diabetes globally

Air pollution contributes significantly to diabetes globally

After controlling for known causes of diabetes, researchers measured study participants' exposure to air pollution levels documented by the EPA and NASA. "Our research shows a significant link b...

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Australian supermarkets work to prevent 'bag rage' as plastic ban takes effect

Australian supermarkets work to prevent 'bag rage' as plastic ban takes effect

A federal parliamentary committee report has also recommended banning single-use plastics including cups, straws and balloons by 2023. But their employees' union -Shop, Distributive and Allied Emplo...

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This is the First Confirmed Picture of a Newborn Planet

Surprisingly, the team also suggests the baby planet itself is surrounded by its own disk of material (called a circumplanetary disk), though this is much more hard to verify. The planet PDS 70b sits ...

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NASA Spacecraft Gets Breathtakingly Close to Dwarf Planet

NASA Spacecraft Gets Breathtakingly Close to Dwarf Planet

The bright deposits are made of sodium carbonate and are the largest observed outside of Earth. The photos taken during the flyby show a strong contrast between the dark and bright materials on the ...

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Southern Ontario still under extreme heat warning

Southern Ontario still under extreme heat warning

High heat and humidity will return for Tuesday. The area, along with much of southern Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada, is experiencing what Environment Canada has called the "most significant...

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Longest lunar eclipse of the century happening in July

UTC (4:22 p.m. "The previous total lunar eclipse on January 31, 2018 , didn't last as long (1 hour and 16 minutes) because the moon passed to the south of shadow's center; and the next total lunar...

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Scott Pruitt becomes latest Trump official to be harassed at a restaurant

Scott Pruitt becomes latest Trump official to be harassed at a restaurant

Video of the incident was posted on Facebook, showing the woman, who identifies herself on her Facebook profile as Kristin Mink , criticizing Pruitt for decisions he has made at the EPA, and accu...

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Astronomers capture first ever pictures of a planet being born

Astronomers capture first ever pictures of a planet being born

The startling snapshot shows a bright blob - the nascent planet - travelling through the dust and gas surrounding a young star, known as PDS70, thought to be about 370 light years from Earth. 'The pro...

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President Trump talks to 4 possible court nominees as interviews begin

President Trump talks to 4 possible court nominees as interviews begin

Wade and eviscerate affordable access to health care for millions of Americans", senior Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer wrote in a New York Times op-ed Monday, laying down the party's strategy for t...

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Trump considering two women for Supreme Court

Trump considering two women for Supreme Court

Aboard Air Force One on the way to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, the president also said it was inappropriate to discuss whether he was looking for a justice who would be willing to overtur...

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Start planning now for longest lunar eclipse of the century

Mars is now slowly moving towards opposition, an orbital point where it sits directly opposite the sun from Earth's point of view. Because Mars and Earth orbit the sun at different speeds and distan...

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Astronomers captured the first image of a baby planet

Of course, the center isn't naturally this dark. Its star, PDS 70, is located 370 light-years from Earth and is 5.4 billion years old . The observations revealed the presence of a newborn gas giant...

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