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Jeff Bezos is donating money to fix a problem his company perpetuates

Jeff Bezos, Chairman and CEO of Amazon , speaks at the George W. Bush Presidential Center's Forum on Leadership in Dallas, Texas, U.S., April 2...

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Man-made climate change is boosting Hurricane Florence's predicted rainfall by 50 percent

Surges as high as 9-to-13 feet are now forecast from Cape Fear to Cape Lookout. Although the suggestive graphic was presumably an accident, it...

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Time almost up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast - Story | WFLD

Images captured by Associated Press journalists show the angst of evacuation and solitary beachgoers finding moments of calm before the storm. O...

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States Prepare for ‘Storm of a Lifetime’ as Hurricane Florence Looms

The hurricane is now a Category 4 storm, which could prove catastrophic. The majority of the storm surge and rainfall issues are expected to r...

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Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING

More than 10 million people are under watches and warnings, the Associated Press reported. The slow forward motion means Florence will batter...

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California governor signs law for clean energy by 2045

This marks California as the second state to strive for a carbon-free, fossil fuel-free environment, second to Hawaii. Senate Bill 100 , auth...

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Hurricane Florence: Residents told to 'heed the warnings'

And the more it hovers just off shore - a distinct possibility - the more potentially deadly storm surge it pushes on-shore. NHC Director ...

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Hurricane Florence evacuations expand, with ‘disaster at doorstep’

Florence exploded into a potentially catastrophic hurricane Monday as it closed in on North and SC, carrying winds up to 140 miles per hour (220...

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Hurricane Florence still poses grave threat despite weakened winds

National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham said damaging winds and rain could begin hitting the coast late Thursday, pushing a storm surge...

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NASA showed how it looks from space a hurricane "Florence"

A three-minute video that NASA published Wednesday morning shows Hurricane Florence from a space-station's-eye view, as a camera some 250 m...

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'Monster' Hurricane Florence Barrels Toward the Carolinas

Florence's winds in the afternoon were down slightly to 125 miles per hour (205 kph), from a high of 140 miles per hour, and the Category 4 sto...

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Hurricane Florence shifts south as Georgia and Carolinas hunker down

Ahead of what is projected to be massive devastation for several Southeast states, NASA has released high-definition footage of the storm as v...

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Airlines Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Florence

A satellite image shows Hurricane Florence looming in the Atlantic Ocean as the sun rises over the U.S. Florence is expected to bring tropical...

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(Updated) Delaware, Maryland officials eye path of Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence , which was upgraded to a Category 4 storm Monday, is expected to make landfall somewhere near North Carolina and SC lat...

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Hurricane Florence: 624 flights grounded, airlines issuing waivers

The NHC said Florence is expected to be an "extremely unsafe major hurricane " when it makes landfall in the Carolinas late Thursday or e...

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Susan Collins Crowdpac campaign for Brett Kavanaugh 'no' vote tops $800,000

Senate as soon as this Thursday, September 13-and votes to either confirm or reject Kavanaugh's nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court will no do...

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Florence Moves Toward the Carolinas

To hasten evacuations from coastal SC, officials reversed the flow of traffic on some highways so all major roads led away from shore. Cooper,...

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One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in

The southern East Coast of the United States is bracing itself for the arrival of Hurricane Florence . The eastbound lanes of several maj...

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket to launch powerful telecom satellite

The rocket's first stage landed successfully on the drone ship " Of Course I Still Love You " and will be recovered for the next mission. S...

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Florence projected to become hurricane Sunday, then threaten southeast US coast

Historically, hurricanes that approach the East Coast have been driven away by the jet stream that stretches across the northern United States a...

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Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas

Warm Atlantic Ocean waters are adding to Florence's strength, and computer models predict that the storm will make landfall Thursday in North...

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Florence could reach Category 5 strength Tuesday; NC prepares

Experts say the East Coast should prepare for a blow by the middle of the week as the hurricane rapidly intensifies. Navy ships off Virginia's...

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CATEGORY 4: Hurricane Florence Rapidly Intensifies Into Major Hurricane

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's office predicted "catastrophic inland flooding, high winds and possible widespread power outages", cautioning...

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Florence to become major hurricane by Monday

And the impact won't just be along the coasts of SC and North Carolina, where the storm is expected to make landfall. The governors of North a...

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Hurricane Florence: South Carolina evacuation before storm hits US

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 10 miles from the center and tropical-storm force winds extend outward up to 45 miles, the NHC said. ...

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Hurricane Florence strengthens as residents warned to prepare

The new forecast track doesn't show any major changes for Florence with models continuing to show the hurricane expected to make landfall Thur...

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Tropical storm's remnants to bring heavy rains

Southern Ontario is expected to be under a little water over the next two days as the last vestiges of Tropical Storm Gordon , which now has...

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Evacuations Ordered as Hurricane Florence Becomes Category 4 Storm

The storm is already 500 miles wide - meaning a large area will be at risk when it nears land. In addition, more than 750 South Carolina Gua...

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Another hurricane is barreling toward Hawaii

The current forecast track for Hurricane Olivia shows it starting to impact the state on Tuesday. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 3...

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Tropical storm Florence likely to become a hurricane, forecasters say

The governors of North and SC and Virginia declared states of emergency . Tropical Storm Florence is expected to become a hurricane S...

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