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If a plane does try to take off beyond its temperature threshold, it may keep racing down the runway and not get up in time and have to abort. As temperatures increase, more people turn on air conditioners, which use a lot of electricity and can strain the power system.
  • Tropical Storm Cindy Expected To Impact Pittsburgh-Area

    Tropical Storm Cindy Expected To Impact Pittsburgh-Area

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    Previous report: As the potential tropical storm likely to be named Cindy approaches the Texas-Louisiana coasts, forecasters are closer to determining the storm potential impact. New Orleans could see about four to six inches. That much rain could lead to potentially life-threatening flash flooding, the NHC warned. As of Wednesday afternoon, the governors of Louisiana and Alabama had already declared a state of emergency because of the looming threat of risky flash flooding along their ...
  • Senate Bill Repeals Most Obamacare Taxes, Keeps Subsidies for Low Income

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    The No. 3 Senate GOP leader, John Thune of South Dakota, said Republicans were moving toward phasing out Obama's enlargement of Medicaid to additional low-income people over five or six years. Sen. Rob Portman , R-Ohio, and other GOP senators from states that expanded Medicaid were still battling to prolong the phase-out of that money to seven years.
  • Bill Cosby Jury Breaks for the Night Without Reaching a Verdict

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    One slunk down in his seat, looking angry. Gianna Constand , the accuser's fiercely protective mother, testified that Cosby apologized over the phone to her and her daughter and offered to pay for her schooling. On Wednesday morning, the panel resumed talks. In her essay, Fowler wrote that she was propositioned by her manager on her first day with an engineering team.
  • Ronaldo summoned to court; Mourinho accused of tax fraud

    Ronaldo summoned to court; Mourinho accused of tax fraud

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    Florentino Perez has rejected claims that Manchester United and Real Madrid have agreed terms on a deal that would see Alvaro Morata leave for the Premier League. This news as expected, has created a media circus around the world as there has been speculation that Ronaldo might make an unprecedented return to Manchester United with others linking the Madrid star to PSG , the MLS as well as China.
  • Fake Quake: Report of Major California Temblor a False Alarm

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    HST. USGS geophysicist Rafael Abreu says researchers were working on the 1925 quake when the mistaken alert went out. But suspiciously there were no tweets or posts from anyone having felt the temblor, which usually precede the official alerts and come in big numbers.
  • China tour agency says won't take more U.S. tourists to NKorea

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    He was imprisoned for 17 months before being returned to the United States, comatose, on June 13. The death of USA student Otto Warmbier following his incarceration in North Korea has shaken tour companies catering to thrill seekers, with several reconsidering whether to take Americans to the reclusive state.
  • Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'

    Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'

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    Fred Warmbier called the North Korean regime "a pariah" and "terroristic" while addressing the media for about 10 minutes Thursday. North Korean officials charged Warmbier with " hostile acts against the state". At the Otto Warmbier press conference given by his father, Fred, it was revealed that the Warmbiers don't believe North Korea's explanation of how their son ended up in a coma .
  • Neighbors Call GOP Shooter a 'Radical Nut' Who Was 'Reckless' with Firearms

    Neighbors Call GOP Shooter a 'Radical Nut' Who Was 'Reckless' with Firearms

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    He died at a local hospital. It was only more recently that he turned his anger toward President Donald Trump. Press Secretary Sean Spicer describes the scene in the intensive care unit as "emotional". "Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society, and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms". Scalise, 51, was in dire condition when he was first shot, but internal bleeding is under control and the prognosis is positive.
  • USA president confirms he is under FBI investigation

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    But Rosenstein is not now heading the FBI's probe into the Trump campaign's possible collusion with a Russian campaign that US intelligence officials have said was seeking to tilt the outcome of the 2016 election in Trump's favor. Rosenstein wrote a memo indicating that the FBI is unlikely to regain the trust of the public and Congress until it has a Director who understands the gravity and pledges no to repeat Comey's mistakes in handling the investigation into Hillary Clinton's ...