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Hurricane watch posted as Lane approaches

A hurricane watch is in effect for Hawaii County, also known as Big Island, where the Kilauea volcano has spent recent months swamping the east side with molt...


Trump Eases Coal-Pollution Curbs in Unwinding More Obama Rules

Trump's regulations have to go through a 60-day public comment period before they are finalized. Environment groups are likely to mount a court fight against ...


Australia’s Turnbull survives leadership vote

It came after a sharp fall in opinion poll ratings and talk of an imminent challenge, which in turn has raised the possibility of an early election. Before th...


'Mortally wounded': Australian PM survives leadership challenge but threat remains

Kevin Rudd regained his old job in June 2013 following his second challenge against Julia Gillard, who was struggling in every opinion poll following her broken...


Aussie gov't boosts drought relief funding to 1.3 billion Dollars

Retired Major General Stephen Day has been appointed national drought co-ordinator. "All measures that recognise farmers are business people are welcome". F...


Some of the universe's earliest galaxies circle the Milky Way

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. The research group gave to the world their findings , and apparently, Ursa Major I, Bootes I, Segue-1 and T...


New Arctic Lakes Could Soon Be a Major Source of Atmospheric Methane

Also germane to the discussion is the fact that this region under the Arctic landscape contains a huge reserve of organic carbon that has, until recently, been ...


Judge Orders Trump to Reinstate Waters of the US Rule

Just when farmers thought they had some time for the Trump Administration to save the day and fix the Obama-written Waters of the USA rule, a SC judge comes i...


Lane rapidly strengthens to Category 2 hurricane

Hurricane Lane is the sixth hurricane of the 2018 Pacific season and is projected to cross into the central Pacific on Saturday. Hurricane Lane maintained its...


Beetle preserved in amber reveals first insect-pollinated plant

But before angiosperms, animals like the 160-million-year-old Lichnomesopsyche gloriae , an extinct scorpionfly, used its 10-millimeter-long proboscis as a s...


Storm Ernesto Is Headed For Ireland This Weekend

Very humid and close with lows of 14 to 17 degrees Celsius. However, Sunday in Blackpool will then see heavy rain return from early morning to early in the af...


'Storm Ernesto' looks set to hit Ireland this weekend

Chances for development will wane over the weekend when unfavorable environmental conditions will greet it in the Caribbean Sea, but the system is still expecte...


Brace for extra-warm weather through 2022: study :: Kenya

The next four years will be "anomalously warm" as temperatures increase on top of the global warming trend, researchers have warned. "There is a high possibil...


Manned space mission by 2022: PM Modi during Independence Day speech

The conservative prime minister said that India would be only the fourth country - after Russian Federation, the United States and China - to launch its own m...


Subtropical Storm 'Not A Threat To Bermuda'

The term "subtropical" means the system now lacks the symmetrical characteristics of most tropical storms. But, it is forecast to become post-tropical by Friday...


NASA launched a new probe to study the Sun

It will fly directly through the Sun's atmosphere, as close as 3,8-million miles from its surface, closer to the surface than any spacecraft before it. So how d...


Florida Gov. Rick Scott declares state of emergency over red tide algae

The governor also includes Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, even though so far the Red Tide has not put in a confirmed appearance in either location. Part ...


NASA Launches Spacecraft for Closest-Ever Journey to the Sun

The probe is created to study the sun's ultra-hot outer atmosphere, called the corona , among other mysteries of our star. The mission had been expected to l...


Dolphins Wash Up Dead Off Florida Coast

Yes, but dont let Fido play with any dead fish or foam on the beach, and give him a thorough rinse with freshwater when hes done — before he gets in your auto, ...


Green Lights Captured Shooting Across The Sky During Meteor Shower

EST on August 12 (today) until 4 a.m. EST on August 13 (Monday). He said: "This year the moon will be near new moon, it will be a crescent, which means it wil...