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Tropical Depression Strengthens Into Tropical Storm Beryl

It's moving west at 15 mph and located about 1,045 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles. On Saturday, Beryl will enter into an environment of much stro...


Tropical Depression Three joins Hurricane Beryl in the Atlantic

It was centred 780 miles (1260 kilometres) east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles and was moving west at 14 mph (22 kph). The storm is heading west-northwestwa...


Doug Ford halts Ontario anti-ticket scalping law

However, it leaves businesses that bought C$2.8 billion ($2.1 billion) worth of allowances in limbo. "We are getting Ontario out of the carbon tax business", ...


'Maria' to usher in total lunar eclipse

Lunar eclipse will occur on July 27, Khidir Mikayilov, Deputy Director of Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory named after Nasiraddin Tusi for Scientific Affairs ...


Mike Pompeo heading to North Korea for nuclear talks

North Korea agreed at the summit to "work towards denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula", but the joint statement signed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...


Hawaii bans sale of sunscreens that harm coral

However, critics say there is not enough evidence to support the claim that the chemicals are bad for coral reefs. Gov. David Ige signed SB 2571 , Act 104-...


Scientists create embryos in hope to save near-extinct rhino

Najin (R) and her daughter Fatou (L), the last two northern white rhino females, graze alongside Ndauwo (C), a southern white rhino near their enclosure at th...


USA border agents approached Canada fishermen in disputed waters

US Border Patrol agents have been stopping and questioning Canadian fishermen in disputed waters about unauthorized immigrants. Border agents are operating ...


What policy impact does Scott Pruitt leave at EPA?

The former Oklahoma attorney general, who sued the agency more than a dozen times before running it, had been expected to return to electoral politics and run...


Lions devour gang of rhino poachers

Poachers have broken into the popular 30-square-mile reserve in the Eastern Cape before. In a stunning instance of the animal kingdom taking karma into its ow...


Planet’s birth captured on camera for the first time

Astronomers have captured the first ever confirmed image of a newborn planet forming around a young dwarf star-an ambitious task that has previously proved elus...


Longest lunar eclipse of the century happening in July

The eclipse will be visible in two parts, the first one being a total lunar eclipse that would last an hour and 43 minutes followed by a partial eclipse that ...


Greenpeace crash drone into French nuclear plant to highlight security issues

The group said the stunt was to highlight the lack of security around the facility, adding that "at no time was the drone intercepted or even anxious about". ED...


NASA Gets A Closer Look At A Weird White Spot on Ceres

Ceres' white spots shone brightly with reflected sunlight in the pictures that Dawn took from millions of miles away, leading some to dub them "alien headligh...


NASA to test ‘quiet’ supersonic flights over Texas

This experimental project was formerly called X-plane (like in Star Wars) or "Low-Flight Flight Demonstrator". The Gulf Coast city was chosen because it was n...


Air pollution linked to 3.2 million new diabetes cases in one year

It's alarming that air pollution , even at safe and permissible levels, contributed to 14% of the total diabetes cases globally. Among Americans, 150,000 n...


Heat warning still in effect but the end is in sight

The heat warning extends throughout the GTA and most of southern Ontario, including Hamilton, Waterloo and Barrie. "We are going to see a attractive weekend c...


Century’s longest total lunar eclipse on July 27

While many people will be able to see partial views of the eclipse, areas in eastern Africa, the Middle East and some parts of Europe and Asia will have some of...


Scott Pruitt Asked Aides To Find His Wife A $200,000 Job

Mink's comments came a day after she shared a video of a confrontation with Pruitt while he was eating lunch in downtown Washington , D.C. Samantha Dravis,...


This is the first photo of a planet being born

The coronagraph, which appears as a dark circle in the middle of the VLT image, works to block out the bright light of the host star - emissions that would ot...