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The father was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment, where no update was provided on his condition. The Duplin County Sheriff's Office confirmed the three people died in separate cars and incidents. At least 12,000 people have taken refuge in 126 emergency shelters, Cooper said, with more facilities being opened. Winds bent trees toward the ground and raindrops flew sideways as Florence moved in for an extended stay, with enough of its killer winds swirling ...
  • Hawaii Braces For Hurricane Lane, Now A Category 5

    Hawaii Braces For Hurricane Lane, Now A Category 5

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    And prevailing winds in the tropics flow west. But forecast models are indicating that Lane will turn in a more northerly direction by late Tuesday and Wednesday, which could put it on track to bring significant impacts to the islands. Hurricane Lane is poised to give Hawaii an unusually major encounter with a major cyclone - and could batter the Big Island with rain and tropical storm force winds as early as Wednesday night .
  • Florida Governor Declares Emergency Over Red Tide For 7 Counties

    Florida Governor Declares Emergency Over Red Tide For 7 Counties

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    This year's red tide crisis has attracted national attention. The Governor of Florida issued a state of emergency in response to this year's excessive red tide, the toxic algae bloom spreading across the West Coast of the Sunshine State and leaving beaches covered with piles of dead marine wildlife.
  • Subtropical storm Debby forms in the deep Atlantic

    Subtropical storm Debby forms in the deep Atlantic

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    Debby is forecast to dissipate in a couple of days. Hurricane Hector is tracking for a close call with Hawaii's Big Island, parts of which are still coping with destruction from the ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano. Hurricane Hector, with 130 mph winds , is about 540 miles east-southeast of Hilo. Subtropical storms usually have winds that are spread out farther from the center, and they are often asymmetric.
  • The toxic red tide that’s decimating Florida’s marine life

    The toxic red tide that’s decimating Florida’s marine life

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    With red tide, the water might be a little discolored with a hint of red or brown but it's not always visible. Red tide, which refers to higher than normal algae blooms of the organism Karenia brevis, happens nearly annually and has been a natural occurrence for centuries.
  • NASA names new crews for space travel

    NASA names new crews for space travel

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    Nine astronauts were named to ride the SpaceX Dragon and Boeing Starliner capsules _ five on the first crew flights and four on the second round of missions to the International Space Station . NASA has spent billions developing the Space Launch System and its first flight, scheduled for 2020, will send an uncrewed capsule around the moon and back.
  • Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years

    Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years

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    Mars will shine bright and look bigger between now and Tuesday. Mars will rise in the southeast around sunset and slowly track across the sky throughout the night before setting to the southwest around sunrise, local time. This means you can see it with the naked eye. Mars can be seen near Capricornus. A massive dust storm that has engulfed the planet will make viewing surface details more hard than it typically would be for those using a telescope, but the dust also reflects the sun's ...
  • Total Eclipse of the Moon on 27 July 2018

    Total Eclipse of the Moon on 27 July 2018

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    It has astronomers across the nation excited. Stardome Observatory astronomy educator Josh Kirkley said New Zealanders wanting to see the blood moon should get a clear view of the western horizon and keep their eyes peeled from 6.25am until the moon sets at 7.20am.
  • Latest Blue Origin Launch Tests Space Exploration Technologies

    Latest Blue Origin Launch Tests Space Exploration Technologies

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    The New Shepard reusable rocket lifted off from the Washington-based company's suborbital facility in Van Horn, Texas , about 10 a.m. During that test, the spacecraft's emergency motor was sacked 45 seconds into the flight, at an altitude of 16,000 feet (4,876 meters), slamming the rocket booster with 70,000 pounds of thrust and forceful exhaust.
  • First Atlantic hurricane puts Dominica on alert

    First Atlantic hurricane puts Dominica on alert

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    National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory . It was predicted to pass south of Puerto Rico on Monday as a tropical depression, but forecasters warned that the storm-wracked USA territory could see up to 30 miles per hour winds and heavy rains that could cause flooding and mudslides.
  • Railroad unloading oil from cars after Iowa derailment

    Railroad unloading oil from cars after Iowa derailment

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    BNSF railroad spokesman Andy Williams said workers have unloaded oil from 10 of the oil tank cars that didn't leak after Friday's derailment about 15 miles south of the Minnesota border. The train was carrying tar sands oil from Canada to Oklahoma for ConocoPhillips. The derailment of 32 oil tanker cars Friday just south of Doon has caused concern for towns and cities downstream, as far south as Omaha, Nebraska, about 150 miles from the derailment site.
  • U.S. states declare emergency ahead of subtropical storm

    U.S. states declare emergency ahead of subtropical storm

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    The hurricane center said a tropical storm warning was in effect from the Suwannee River in Florida to the Alabama-Florida state line. A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm conditions are expected with winds sustained at 39 miles per hour or greater.
  • OnePlus 6 unboxing and first look

    OnePlus 6 unboxing and first look

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    What helps trim those bezels down is the notch , a cutout at the top of the phone housing the camera and the earpiece. Another Apple inspiration for OnePlus would be iPhone X-like gestures on OnePlus 6 . After clicking, you can speak commands for playing music, getting weather info and things like that. The device is powered by Android 8 .1 Oreo with the latest Oxygen OS on top of it.
  • Jupiter's Moon Europa Shoots Water Into Space, New Research Suggests

    Jupiter's Moon Europa Shoots Water Into Space, New Research Suggests

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    Galileo recorded tons of data in the seven plus years it orbiting Jupiter . But the probe never directly encountered any of that water - or so scientists thought at the time. Today, NASA unveiled the salty plumes of Jupiter's moon Europa , but Texas Representative John Culberson beat them to it last week. They analyzed and modeled the data to explain this discrepancy.
  • Xiaomi planning separate camera division for its smartphones

    Xiaomi planning separate camera division for its smartphones

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    After launching the Redmi S2 smartphone in China , Xiaomi looks all set to introduce the handset in the Indian market. The device is expected to launch in May and we can expect the teaser in the next few days. It may be recalled that the Redmi S2 was launched in China this month. According to some earlier reports, the company to call the device as Xiaomi Mi 8, as it comes out as the 8th-anniversary edition smartphone of Xiaomi.
  • Google I/O : Don't miss the impressive new features arriving to Google Assistant

    Google I/O : Don't miss the impressive new features arriving to Google Assistant

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    Next, tap on the menu icon in the top left corner of the display, locate the Google Assistant subheading, and then select More settings . Owners of Google's own Pixel phones will get the updates most quickly. "It's made us even more reflective of our responsibilities", Pichai said at the annual Google I/O developers conference in California . Android phones constitute round about 85 percent of the world's phones according to IDC which means Google's adjustment to its operating ...
  • Opp attacks CM Manohar Lal over foreign visit

    Opp attacks CM Manohar Lal over foreign visit

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    People in our country have been praying in public for centuries so why is this being brought up now? Jalaluddin, a Haryana Waqf Board officer, told PTI, "Waqf Board has written a letter to Gurgaon district administration with the lists of encroached land near mosques and asked the officers concerned to remove encroachment so that the Muslim people can use it for offering namaz (prayer)".
  • Nintendo Hiring Level Designer for The Legend of Zelda Game Series

    Nintendo Hiring Level Designer for The Legend of Zelda Game Series

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    You'll be expected to communicate in Japanese, so that could be a stumbling block for many of us. According to the information contained in the job announcement, the level designer in question should deal with dungeons, scenarios, management of events and enemies, obviously with a view to a new project dedicated to the series of The Legend of Zelda .
  • NASA's newest Mars lander to study quakes on Red Planet

    NASA's newest Mars lander to study quakes on Red Planet

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    Another is a seismometer that will be placed on the surface by the lander's robotic arm. Mars doesn't have plate tectonics. It also will study how meteorites have impacted the planet. Originally scheduled for 2016, the discovery of several flaws in one of the instruments forced NASA to postpone the mission. For planetary missions, NASA needs the orbits of Earth and its target to line up just right.
  • Facebook Announces Expansion of AR Across its Apps at F8 2018

    Facebook Announces Expansion of AR Across its Apps at F8 2018

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    At its F8 developer conference, Facebook announced the launch of AR integration and M translations for Messenger. The news comes as WhatsApp - Facebook's other, more popular messaging platform - continues to struggle with balancing monetization efforts with its stronger commitment to user privacy .
  • Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps

    Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps

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    Oh, and stickers are coming if you're interested in that sort of thing. In other Instagram news, the company is also making it easier for you to share content from other apps . Using this feature will not display posts from the selected profiles until, of course, you choose to unmute. 'That means you turn any video into a National Basketball Association dunkcam or add a cloud of hearts and Pomeranians to fluff up your photo, ' Instagram says.
  • IPhone SE 2 gets leaked on video with glass back, headphone jack

    IPhone SE 2 gets leaked on video with glass back, headphone jack

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    Strangely past reports claim that the SE2 would follow in the footsteps of older iPhone models and ditch the headphone jack entirely. So, if an updated iPhone SE is in development, what new features could we expect? - The leaked images shared by letemsvetemapplem.eu suggest that unlike its predecessor, which comes with an aluminium back design, iPhone SE 2 is likely to sport a full glass back design.
  • Apple called the new 2 reasons to switch from Android to iPhone

    Apple called the new 2 reasons to switch from Android to iPhone

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    Apple has released iOS 11.3.1 to address problems with touch input caused by third-party screen repairs. According to a report by ArsTechnica , this new update fixes two security vulnerabilities addressing a privilege elevation attack and how macOS High Sierra handles URLs.
  • Fortnite could get more than 100 players per match says Epic Games

    Fortnite could get more than 100 players per match says Epic Games

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    You've got a who's who of great weapons to choose from in Fortnite , and chances are you can shop for a good amount of them in the nearby Vending Machine that recently popped up in the game . If player count does happen to increase in the future, we could be looking at some more hilarious gameplay [VIDEO ] in " Fortnite ". As players know, completing Battle Pass Challenges allows gamers to move up the tiers and earn new gear.
  • Revenue Estimates Analysis: Amazon.com, Inc

    Revenue Estimates Analysis: Amazon.com, Inc

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    It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Presently, analysts polled by Zacks Research have set a consensus target price of $1681.1 on shares of Amazon .com, Inc. Glg Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 20,146 shares or 1.69% of its portfolio. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its position in Amazon.com by 1,045.8% during the second quarter.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

    Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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    Castine Capital Management Llc acquired 67,722 shares as Tristate Cap Hldgs Inc (TSC)'s stock declined 3.38%. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. now owns 1,764,878 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $131,466,000 after acquiring an additional 27,962 shares during the last quarter.