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Hurricanes Isaac and Florence continue to pose problems for Caribbean countries

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It is now blowing with 130 miles per hour winds. In the mesmerising satellite footage, the storm whips up more power the unsafe weather system sweeps across the Atlantic. That means high rainfall totals and consequent inland flooding could become a huge concern. Several of the schools appeared to be publicly in agreement on the need for schedule changes due to Florence, though East Carolina's decision not to travel to Blacksburg nixed Saturday's game. Read More »

Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in North Carolina

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It was crawling west-southwest at 3 mph, lifting huge amounts of ocean moisture and dumping it far from the coast. In its 1200 GMT advisory, the center said Florence was packing winds of 90 miles per hour (150 kph) and moving northwest at six miles per hour (10 kilometers per hour). Read More »

More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts

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Based on the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center , the earliest reasonable arrival of tropical storm force winds in SC is Thursday afternoon. "Even the rescuers can not stay there", he said. A tornado watch was also in effect for parts of North Carolina. His remarks fell flat in Puerto Rico where islanders are continuing to struggle to recover a year after the Category 4 storm . Read More »

Florence’s onslaught could cue disaster in North Carolina

Florence is expected to arrive in southeast North Carolina on Friday morning before drifting south into SC. Though Florence won't be making landfall until Friday, tropical-storm-force winds - 39 to 73 miles per hour (63 to 117 km/h) - will begin whipping through coastal regions as early as tomorrow, making it exceptionally risky to be outside, Graham said. Read More »

Wind approaches outer banks of North Carolina

Roy Cooper said Thursday morning. That puts it at the upper range of Category 2 storms , which have winds from 96 to 110 miles per hour. "I ask all Georgians to join me in praying for the safety of our people and all those in the path of Hurricane Florence ", Mr Deal said. Read More »

Gov. Northam issues mandatory evacuation for portion of Hampton Roads, Eastern Shore

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The National Hurricane Center downgraded Isaac to a tropical storm overnight but said Tuesday that it could be "at or near hurricane levels" on Thursday, when it approaches the Lesser Antilles Islands. In this September 12, 2018 photo provided by NASA, hurricane Florence churns over the Atlantic Ocean heading for the US east coast as seen from the International Space Station. Read More »

Florence weakens to Category 2 hurricane but still life-threatening: NHC

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Michael Mann, a climate scientist at Pennsylvania State University, said the politicians behind the North Carolina law are placing their constituents in harm's way. "You have water coming onshore and you can rainfall coming down that's trying to move out", he said. The projected path shows the storm moving from near Wilmington, North Carolina to near Columbia, South Carolina . Read More »

Hurricane Florence Poised to Hit, Sit on US East Coast

The storm surge could rise up to 13 feet - that's water inundating homes up to the first-floor ceiling, the National Hurricane Center said . All that said, a saturated ground, even with tropical storm-force winds, will uproot trees. The storm surge could reach up to more than 3.9m, if the maximum surge coincides with high tide. The biggest surge should occur just to the north of where the eye of the storm comes ashore, which the Hurricane Center projects in southeastern North Carolina. Read More »

Million Evacuated as North Carolina Prepares for Hurricane Florence

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The National Hurricane Center's projected track had Florence hovering off the southern North Carolina coast from Thursday night (Friday NZT) until landfall Saturday morning (Sunday NZT) or so, about a day later than previously expected. "We could get some rain and gusty winds". North and SC and Virginia declared emergencies earlier in the week. Hurricane Isaac is now moving through the western tropical Atlantic Ocean but will likely bring heavy rain and damaging winds to parts of the ... Read More »

Hurricane Florence's winds and rain begin lashing Carolinas

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Florence could bring life-threatening storm surges , up to 13 feet. Forecasters say that the same type of storm surge expected earlier should still be expected. He said that people living near rivers, streams and lowland areas in the region must flee. "If they're telling you to leave, you have to leave", Graham said. Read More »

5 choses qu’Apple n’a pas précisées durant sa keynote

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L'iPhone XS Max est l'équivalent du modèle "Plus ". Mais dans le même temps on les a vus ramener le moins cher de la famille iPhone 10 à 749 dollars(l'iPhone XR de 6,1 pouces (15,5 cm) fabriqué en aluminium, ndlr), ce qui est encore cher mais un peu plus raisonnable. Read More »

NASA Releases Footage Of Hurricane Florence And Her 'Mike Tyson Punch'

As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, Florence was 435 miles from Wilmington, N.C., moving northwest at 16 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center . "This is not just a coastal event". Livestock, including the hogs that make up the state's massive pork industry, have been moved to higher ground and some animals have "gone into the market to lessen the probability of them being in harm's way", said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. Read More »

Leur future présentation a fuité — Nouveaux iPhone

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Il peut être considéré comme son successeur. Côté photos, peu d'évolutions, du moins sur la fiche technique. Exit l'iPhone XS Plus et l'iPhone XC. Car non, l'iPhone Xr n'est pas le nouvel iPhone 5c, à savoir un smartphone low-cost en inadéquation avec l'image de marque de l'entreprise. Après plus d'une heure de présentation, Phil Schiller , vice-président de la marque a présenté le dernier iPhone de la soirée: l'iPhone Xr . Read More »

IPhone : les noms des nouveaux smartphone d'Apple fuitent

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Du côté de l'autonomie, Apple annonce une durée de fonctionnement supérieure de 1h30 par rapport à l'iPhone X . Ce n'est pas pour autant que l'iPhon XR serait à la ramasse sur ce terrain. Une fonctionnalité annoncée comme une première, mais qu'on trouvait, peut être dans une version moins performante, sur les derniers smartphones de Huawei . Read More »

Why Hurricane Florence Is So Dangerous

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The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Florence had racked up winds of 130mph and is on a trajectory which suggests its centre is most likely to hit the south coast of North Carolina by Friday . While impacts across western North Carolina, including Charlotte, remain uncertain, the potential for heavy rain, inland flooding , and gusty winds still exists. Read More »

Florence shifts, could stall along Carolina coast

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Hurricane Florence is expected to reach the Carolinas' coast by Friday, but tropical storm force winds will come a day earlier. Hurricane Florence's size is "staggering", National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham warned. More than a million people are expected to flee low-lying areas, as SC and Virginia ordered mandatory evacuations of coastal areas starting on Tuesday. Read More »

Hurricane Florence Tracker: Warnings Sent Out for North, South Carolina

But MSNBC Meteorologist Bill Karins said latest weather charts reveal a change in the path of the "monster" storm, which is threatening to swerve towards the USA state of Georgia. Unfortunately, the forecast is for the storm to stall out and drop a ton of rain in the Carolinas. State and federal officials have frequently urged residents in the target zone to evacuate but there was resistance along the coast. Read More »

The force of Hurricane Florence | Register

Communities in Florence's path could be without electricity for weeks due to downed power lines and flooded equipment, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long said . "The school's closed until Friday, so there's no reason to stay, really". Michael Kennedy, an engineer at Boeing, said he planned to leave on Tuesday for his parents' home in Atlanta, Georgia. Read More »

Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here

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Over in the Pacific, this storm is still moving toward Hawaii, where tropical storm warnings and watches have been issued, the hurricane center said . Major US military installments may be in the path of the Florence, including the largest Marine base at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina and the world's biggest Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia. Read More »

Trump urges ‘incredible’ people in Carolinas to take precautions for Hurricane Florence

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Hurricane Florence is expected to grow into an "extremely dangerous" hurricane by Monday as it approaches the US East Coast , the National Hurricane Center said , urging residents to make preparations. Only ten hurricane have made landfall on the Southeast coast since 1851, and if Florence hits North Carolina as a Category 4 it will be the strongest storm to ever come ashore that far north. Read More »

Hurricane Lane grows to category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii

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Even if the centre of Lane doesn't make landfall , the islands could be walloped with rain and wind. The service warned that the hurricane is still forecast to be extremely unsafe as it gets closer to the islands. The weather service says that in a Category 5 hurricane, a high percentage of framed homes will be destroyed. So far, American Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines are still running flights into Hawaii, but are issuing travel advisories to passengers. Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Day 2

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In releasing the documents , Booker decried the entire confirmation process as a "sham" and said that there was no reason that these documents should have ever been marked "Committee Confidential". Wade as the "settled law of the land", pointing out that some legal experts don't think the 1970s case legalizing abortion is totally settled. In a footnote to a 2009 law review article, Kavanaugh wrote that "a serious constitutional question exists regarding whether a President can be ... Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court nominee, sidesteps subpoena question

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While Kavanaugh's record has antagonised conservatives at times , his position on executive authority may have endeared him to Trump . Democratic Senator Cory Booker focused on an email he said described Kavanaugh's views as a Bush White House aide on the use of "racial profiling" in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States by the al Qaeda Islamist militant group. Read More »

Tropical Storm Gordon blew tree onto mobile home, killing child inside

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However, this morning (Sept. 5) it has weakened to a tropical depression, according to a public advisory from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Hurricane Center (NHC). Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production. Edwards also activated 350 National Guard members. But authorities issued a voluntary evacuation order for areas outside the city's levee protection system, including the Venetian Isles, Lake Saint Catherine and Irish Bayou areas. Read More »

Tillis delivers opening statement at Supreme Court Hearing

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In response to the exchange and the accusations levied against Kavanaugh by Leahy, several progressive watchdog groups-namely Demand Justice, MoveOn, and NARAL Pro-Choice America-jointly called on Senate Democrats to "unilaterally release records that are now in their possession", those marked "committee confidential", that might be able to confirm whether or not Kavanaugh lied under oath. Read More »

Democrats Held Kavanaugh's Feet to the Fire. It Probably Won't Matter

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Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of IL asked Kavanaugh if he would seek a delay in his hearing so the paper trail could be vetted. Tillis said, "We have had almost every member in the minority on this committee either publicly state or participate in a press conference that they were going to vote against Judge Kavanaugh, with majority announcing it within the first 24 hours". Read More »

Watch Brett Kavanaugh’s Surpreme Court Confirmation Hearing Live

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Trump, could face a subpoena in the case, and the top Democrat on the committee, Sen. "I can't give you an answer on that hypothetical question", he said . Trump picked Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement on June 27. It's La Domanda di Tutti Domande when it comes to Supreme Court confirmation hearings: Will you overturn Roe? He said his views did shift after the September 11, 2001, attacks but his ideas about revisiting the special counsel ... Read More »

Hurricane spares Hawaii, downgraded to tropical storm

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The CoreLogic data includes only single-family residential properties likely to be impacted by a lower category storm. "It's still a risky storm, and it's not even close to being done yet". "It's not just providing food and water". The island is the first in the wake of the monster storm Lane, though at this point it appears the storm will not hit this island directly. Read More »

Hurricane Lane drops more than 30 inches of rain on Big Island

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Forecasters said the centre of the storm will move close to or over parts of Hawaii's main islands late Friday, bringing risky surf of six meters. It's the most populated of the islands, and home to the state capital of Honolulu . The biggest hotels were confident they could keep their guests safe as long as they stay inside, said Mufi Hannemann, CEO of Hawaii Tourism and Lodging Association. Read More »

US Plan for Coal Power Deregulation Could Cause More Deaths

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While coal accounts for about one-third of U.S. electricity production, the power industry has already in recent years shifted from coal to cleaner natural gas and renewables due to cheaper prices. In a statement Tuesday, Bill Wehrum, assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, said, "EPA has an important role when it comes to addressing the Carbon dioxide from our nation's power plants". Read More »