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The law would be the strictest for internet providers in the United States, and put California at odds with the federal government. It would reinstate protections that are similar to those that were rescinded nationally by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) previous year.
  • Hurricane lane can cover Hawaii next week

    Hurricane lane can cover Hawaii next week

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    The National Weather Service says that Hurricane Lane headed toward Hawaii has been is now a Category 4 hurricane and that some weakening of the storm is forecast over the next two days. Torrential rains associated with Lane is expected to affect portions of the state late Wednesday into the weekend. In this scenario, 10 to 15 inches of rain would be possible over the island chain, with 20 inches or more not out of the question in the mountains.
  • Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

    Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

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    Southern and southeastern areas of the island can also expect similar wind conditions as the leeward areas, however, rainfall could total more than 2 feet in areas of Ka'u. Hawaii-based Navy aircraft will be secured in hangars or flown to other airfields to avoid the effects of the hurricane. NOAA's Hurricane Hunters are flying into the storm regularly and are giving residents an incredible view of the powerful storm .
  • Tracking Lane: Major hurricane targets Hawaiian Islands

    Tracking Lane: Major hurricane targets Hawaiian Islands

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    A watch is typically issued 48 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical storm-force winds. The waters in the central Pacific tend to be warmer as you go further south, with sea surface temperatures near the Hawaiian Islands, especially to the east of the chain, tending to hover in the low-to-mid 20s - a bit on the chilly side to support strong tropical systems.
  • Cotton Applauds Trump Administration’s Rollback of Obama Climate Rule

    Cotton Applauds Trump Administration’s Rollback of Obama Climate Rule

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    The new EPA policy has no national emissions reduction target and barely mentions climate change . Anything that enhances government control of the energy economy and punishes fossil fuels is seen as virtuous, while solutions. Since his days campaigning for president, Trump has promised to revive the failing coal industry-telling miners in West Virginia two years ago to get ready to start "working your asses off"-and ignored the well documented consequences for human health and the planet".
  • Weather warning issued ahead Storm Ernesto's arrival this weekend and ugh

    Weather warning issued ahead Storm Ernesto's arrival this weekend and ugh

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    MET Éireann is warning of heavy rainfall as Storm Ernesto is set to pass over Ireland at the weekend. The weather warning was issued on Friday , August 17 at 12:00pm. "But it will bring some rain overnight Saturday night, and an increase in wind". Harvey would regenerate in the western Gulf of Mexico four days later, slamming into the Texas coast just north of Corpus Christi as a Category 4 hurricane the night of August 25, then hovering for days across southeast Texas and leading to ...
  • Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

    Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

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    Two of the signees - Clapper and former CIA Director Michael Hayden - have appeared on a White House list of people who may also have their security clearances revoked . Eventually, Hemmer brought up the Trump-world talking point that Brennan was responsible for the secret investigations into the Trump campaign in 2016.
  • NASA postpones launch of spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’

    NASA postpones launch of spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’

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    It hurls powerful plasma and energetic particles that can unleash geomagnetic space storms and disrupt Earth's power grid. " Parker Solar Probe would be just 4cm away from the Sun", explained Dr Nicky Fox, the British-born project scientist who is affiliated to the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.
  • Nasa spacecraft heads for the Sun

    Nasa spacecraft heads for the Sun

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    Learning more about the solar wind also will help scientists better predict the effects of solar storms and the impact of the solar wind on Earth's magnetic field, wreaking havoc with communications, power grids and navigation. The cup will glow red when the probe makes its closest approach to the sun, sampling the solar wind and effectively touching the sun . "We need more understanding to predict these flares and coronal mass ejections as they produce space weather which could affect ...
  • Medication given to sick killer whale at sea to save her

    Medication given to sick killer whale at sea to save her

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    The female orca - known as J35 - has been clinging to her calf since it died on July 24, an image of grief that has struck an emotional chord worldwide. "I think it could have gone a little bit better and I would try things a little bit differently based on what we found", Haulena said. The idea is to do a trial run with live salmon, releasing the fish through a chute about 50 to 100 yards in front of the orca.
  • Launch of NASA's Parker Solar Probe a success — LIFT OFF

    Launch of NASA's Parker Solar Probe a success — LIFT OFF

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    Speechless is not a word typically used to describe Nicky Fox, mission scientist for the Parker Solar Probe at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. And the mystery is profound. The Delta 4 climbs away from pad 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. These events can affect satellites and astronauts as well as the Earth - including power grids and radiation exposure on airline flights, NASA said.