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The EU intends to ban disposable tableware, plastic

EU First Vice-President Frans Timmermans explained the rationale behind the measure saying , "Today's proposals will reduce single-use plastics on our supe...


Canada to Buy Kinder Morgan Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

In an extraordinary move aimed at boosting Canada's tar sands industry in the wake of sharp environmental opposition, the Canadian government said Tuesday tha...


The real story behind that melted camera

Bill Ingalls , the space and aeronautics agency's photographer, is the one who was tasked that day with capturing the launch. Oddly enough, this camera was th...


Canada To Buy Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Expansion Project

The federal Liberal government plans to spend $4.5 billion to buy Kinder Morgan Canada's existing Trans Mountain pipeline and its troubled expansion project, wh...


Canada purchases Trans Mountain pipeline project for $4.5B

Kinder Morgan Canada will continue to own the remaining assets, including crude storage, rail terminals and a condensate pipeline, and look to expand, he said. ...


Ottawa buying Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline, terminal for $4.5 billion

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau updates the media on the talks involving the plans for Trans Mountain pipeline extension during a briefing in Toronto on T...


Oldest known case of dandruff found in 125m-year-old dinosaur

This discovery gave the scientists involved in the research an idea of how these reptile species shed their skin. The microraptor's dandruff is significant be...


Alberto forecast: More rain to hit South Florida Monday night

The storm continued churning north through the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday and is scheduled to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle early Monday morning, reports...


Breezy, warm, humid this Memorial Day

A tropical storm watch is in effect for parts of MS and Alabama , meaning the conditions for a full storm are possible in the next 48 hours. A pocket of moist ...


Weird 'Wolf-Like Creature' Found In Montana Is Baffling Experts

Usually interbreeding is done in captivity, because although the species can interbreed in the wild, wolves are highly territorial and will usually kill an unfa...


Florida Panhandle Braces For Impact As Alberto Approaches

In our area, the primary threat from Alberto is flooding from heavy rainfall. Over 350mm of rain is possible along the coast, which in the long term will be...


Alberto storm 2018: mass evacuations ordered as millions brace for horror cyclone

A storm surge watch is in effect for coastal Citrus and Levy counties. "Hazardous storm surge is possible along portions of the central and eastern Gulf Coast b...


NOAA Expects Hurricane Season For 2018 To Be Near Or Above Normal

The NOAA predicted a 70 percent likelihood of 10 to 16 named storms , storms that have winds of 39 miles per hour or higher. "We're not expecting it to be th...


Dead, 58 Sick in Ebola Outbreak: 3 Patients Then Escape Hospital

A wave of panic briefly hit Kinshasa on Wednesday after rumors spread that an Ebola case had been admitted to the Kinshasa General Hospital. Two of the three ...


Corbyn to call for return of British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference

Corbyn was due to evoke the spirit of the 1998 agreement that largely ended 30 years of sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland in which over 3,000 people died. ...


NASA photographer's camera meets fiery demise during rocket launch

If you look at the image below, which the camera snapped before it met its maker, you'll notice it's some considerable distance away from the launch pad. "The f...


Astronaut Alan Bean, fourth man on the moon, dies at 86

His death followed his suddenly falling ill while on travel in Fort Wayne, Indiana two weeks before. He flew twice into space, first on Apollo 12 as the lun...


Three Massive Canyons Discovered in Antarctica

Scientists with the European Space Agency's PolarGAP project have mapped for the first time three giant canyons and mountain ranges under the ice in West Ant...


The Asteroid that Killed Dinosaurs Also Caused Global Warming

On the Yucatan Peninsula and the Gulf of Mexico has always been discovered the remains of a crater with a width of 200 km. Scientists have long theorized that a...


SwRI scientists introduce cosmochemical model for Pluto formation

The scarcity of prehistoric carbon monoxide gas, the scientists assume, is since it's buried deep in Pluto's surface area ices, or it was ruined when liquid wat...