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Search after ‘illegal’ boat runs aground in croc-infested waters

It said those detained were well dressed and in good health. A boat carrying Vietnamese migrants ran aground in western Australia, and up to 3...

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Sex-deprived dolphin Zafar terrorises tourists at French beach

In other instances, the dolphin prevented a female swimmer from returning to shore (she was later rescued by boat) and lifted another woman out ...

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California governor signs landmark bill to eliminate cash bail

Judy Woodruff interviews Marisa Lagos of public television station KQED, which has covered the story. As the US' most populous state, just ove...

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Greater Toronto Area under heat warning with hot, humid conditions until Wednesday

Dew point temperatures will stay in the lower 70s all week which will definitely feel miserable. The heat index is expected to climb into the ...

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Arizona star pro athletes to participate in John McCain's funeral

At the same time, the White House released a statement from the president in which Trump said that, despite differences on policy and politi...

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John McCain funeral: Hollywood star Warren Beatty to be pallbearer

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) gave a heartfelt farewell address to his friend Sen. "This is a question of making sure that however John is hono...

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Hawaii residents flee both flood and flames as hurricane threat fades

Lane had been a Category 5 hurricane just a few days ago but has been steadily weakening as it neared the islands. Here's hoping the storm doe...

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Travel to Space with NASA’s New Apps

The app is called NASA Selfies and can be downloaded in App Store and Play Market. "There are now 30 eye-catching images to choose from, all...

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Parts of Hawaii under water after storm dumps one metre of rain

A tropical storm south of Honolulu continues to wreak havoc at sea and on land across Hawaii. Rain began falling several days ago on the Bi...

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Hurricane Floods Stir Rain-Hardened Hilo Residents

Suzanne Demerais said a tiny waterfall and small stream were flowing near the home when she first arrived with four friends from the Los Angeles...

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CS:GO YouTuber killed while driving 100mph against traffic

California Highway Patrol told the Los Angeles Times that the accident involved nearly a dozen vehicles and shut down traffic on the northboun...

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Swiss satellite tech to improve weather forecasting from space

Chelmsford-based e2v supplied a unique Charge Coupled Device (CCD) type detector specifically for the mission. And another launch brings the t...

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New Research Suggests Laziness Was An Effective Strategy In Survival And Evolution

U.S. ecologist Professor Bruce Lieberman, who co-led the University of Kansas team, said: "Maybe in the long term the best evolutionary strate...

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Water Ice Confirmed on Moon's Surface for First Time, NASA Says

To show that there definitely is ice at the poles, scientists utilized data from NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper , M3, which launched in 2008 a...

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Scramble for food and water as Hurricane Lane approaches Hawaii

President Donald J. Trump issued a disaster declaration Wednesday, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Man...

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The Arctic's oldest, thickest ice is breaking up

The ice has remained whole at least since scientists started keeping satellite records of it in the 1970s, but an unusually warm and windy year ...

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Hurricane Lane threatens direct hit on Hawaiian Islands; Trump approves emergency

Camera IconThe storm boasts winds of 250km/h. President Donald Trump issued a disaster declaration on Wednesday, authorising the Department ...

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US plan for coal power deregulation could cause more deaths

The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled a new rule that will replace Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan (CPP) and give states the chance...

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Flushed contact lenses are big source of microplastic pollution

The researchers discovered that when plastics used in contact lenses are exposed to microorganisms present at wastewater treatment facilities,...

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Don't flush contact lenses after use - bad for environment

The study, presented at an American Chemical Society meeting in Boston, was inspired by personal experience. The lenses are very hard to spot ...

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STEVE is Not an Aurora at All

Instead, STEVE is an entirely new celestial phenomenon that's still largely a mystery in and beyond the scientific community, according to a ...

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Hawaiʻi Island and Maui County UH campuses closed due to hurricane

A flash flood watch is expected to be posted tomorrow at 6 a.m., according to the National Weather Service . Lane is only one of two categ...

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Hurricane Lane a powerful Category 3 storm

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles, forecasters s...

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Tracking Lane: Major hurricane targets Hawaiian Islands

Video taken on Monday from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft shows the moment scientists enter t...

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Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort guilty on 8 charges

A judge declared a mistrial on 10 other counts after jurors failed to reach a unanimous verdict. Manafort appeared jovial earlier in the day...

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Hawaiian Islands on alert for possible Hurricane Lane impacts

Another hurricane is threatening to impact Hawaii this week, as unsafe Category 4 Hurricane Lane approaches the Central Pacific island chain...

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Australian prime minister survives no-confidence motion

The PM won by just 13 votes - 48 to 35 - meaning 42 percent of his partyroom voted against him, and only seven votes would need to switch for hi...

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Cotton Applauds Trump Administration’s Rollback of Obama Climate Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Tuesday it would deregulate carbon emissions coming from coal power plants and allow st...

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Turnbull remains Liberal leader, holding off challenge from Peter Dutton

Losing Tuesday's ballot doesn't mean Dutton's leadership ambitions are totally thwarted. He called a surprise snap leadership vote on Tuesday, b...

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Hurricane Lane rapidly strengthens into major Category 3 storm

The term "subtropical" means the system now lacks the symmetrical characteristics of most tropical storms. I still expect a good amount of sca...

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