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Brazil elects far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro to presidency

Brazil elects far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro to presidency

However, polls published late Saturday from Brazil's two biggest surveying firms showed momentum shifting toward Haddad , though he still trails Bolsonaro by a solid margin. Bolsonaro last visited Taiwan in March as a member of the Brazilian Congress "to get a first-hand understanding of the country's economic, trade, science and education development", ministry spokesman Andrew Lee (李憲章) said. Read More

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Michael leaves a trail of destruction

Michael leaves a trail of destruction

Entire blocks of homes near the beach were obliterated, reduced to concrete slabs in the sand. In Port Condition Yankee, the tropical storm force winds are anticipated within 24 hours and the affected ports are closed to inbound vessel traffic greater than 500 gross tons. Read More

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Hurricane Michael in US kills 11

Hurricane Michael in US kills 11

Hurricane Michael , a ferocious and historic storm, has killed 11 people, including an 11-year-old girl, and left a trail of destruction across Florida , Georgia and the Carolinas. Boston-based Karen Clark & Company released that estimate Thursday, which includes privately insured wind and storm surge damage to residential, commercial and industrial properties and vehicles. Read More

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Evacuations ordered as Hurricane Michael speeds toward Florida

Evacuations ordered as Hurricane Michael speeds toward Florida

In neighboring Alabama, Governor Kay Ivey declared an emergency for the entire state on Monday in anticipation of wind damage, heavy rains and power outages. Speaking alongside emergency officials in Pasco County, Scott said Monday he's waiving tolls. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement's (FDLE) Mutual Aid team is communicating with law enforcement partners and participating in regular conference calls with the State Emergency Operations Center. Read More

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Hurricane Michael expected to rapidly intensify; Tropical Storm Watch for Mississippi

Hurricane Michael expected to rapidly intensify; Tropical Storm Watch for Mississippi

In the small Panhandle city of Apalachicola, Mayor Van Johnson Sr said the 2300 residents were frantically preparing for what could be a strike unlike any seen there in decades. In Florida, state offices, schools and universities were set to close on Tuesday through the end of the week in panhandle counties. Lines at gasoline stations were growing as people prepared to leave. Read More

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First suspected 'exomoon' discovered 8,000 light-years away

First suspected 'exomoon' discovered 8,000 light-years away

Jupiter itself has over 70 known moons , and four of these are comparable in size to our own, so multiple moon signals are not unexpected from exoplanet systems. But Kepler didn't find any other planets around this star. "It was a shocking moment to see that light curve, my heart started beating a little faster and I just kept looking at that signature". Read More

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Florence's drenching rains kill 23 in the Carolinas

Florence's drenching rains kill 23 in the Carolinas

Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours on Sunday, cutting off the coastal city of Wilmington , damaging tens of thousands of homes and threatening worse flooding as rivers fill to the bursting point. local time on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service is now forecasting between 1 and 2 inches for this region, with locally higher amounts from Monday afternoon into Tuesday evening. Read More

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Destructive Hurricane Florence to batter the Carolinas for days

Destructive Hurricane Florence to batter the Carolinas for days

North Carolina activated 2,800 National Guard personnel, and SC called up 2,100 of its National Guard soldiers to be ready to aid in recovery efforts once the storm has passed. Florence had been a Category 3 hurricane with 120 miles per hour winds on Thursday but dropped to Category 1 before coming ashore. Forecasters continue to warn of storm surges, excessive rainfall and catastrophic flash flooding. Read More

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX signs up first passenger for round-the-moon trip

Elon Musk’s SpaceX signs up first passenger for round-the-moon trip

If all goes well, this unnamed passenger will be the first person to visit the moon since NASA's Apollo mission in 1972. The hard-charging rocket firm, run by billionaire Elon Musk, announced the news from its official Twitter handle. Its design was first presented almost a year ago, and the concept boasted a single system that included a booster and a ship that could travel to the moon and Mars. Read More

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Unbelievable images of Hurricane Florence captured from ISS as storm nears coast

Unbelievable images of Hurricane Florence captured from ISS as storm nears coast

Despite the county remaining in a state of emergency , Hurricane Florence is beginning to track more northwest, which means the community will feel fewer effects from the storm, according to the National Weather Service . In fact, Florence itself is larger than North Carolina itself. North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler said crops such as tobacco and corn are in midharvest while sweet potatoes, peanuts, soybeans and cotton are still in the field. Read More

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Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare'

Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare'

From his orbiting perch, Gerst offered Earthlings yet another warning about the hurricane's dangers: "Get prepared on the East Coast, this is a no-kidding nightmare coming for you". In addition to the wide shots, some of Gerst's photos are zoomed-in views showing a look nearly directly down into Florence's giant eye. They have warned the hurricane could bring life-threatening coastal storm surges and the potential to being destruction further inland for a days. Read More

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Here’s why Hurricane Florence is a ‘nightmare’ for meteorologists to track

Here’s why Hurricane Florence is a ‘nightmare’ for meteorologists to track

Forecasts showed the storm lingering near the coast of the Carolinas , carrying days of heavy rains that could bring intense inland flooding from SC to Virginia. NHC Director Ken Graham warned that rivers up to 60km inland may flood. Eventually, Florence will veer north into the Appalachian Mountains, bringing soaking rains to Virginia and western North Carolina, before sputtering out late next week near DE and Maryland, the FWS reported. Read More

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The Atlantic ocean looks insane right now: 3 Hurricanes at once

The Atlantic ocean looks insane right now: 3 Hurricanes at once

Only ten hurricane have made landfall on the Southeast coast since 1851, and if Florence hits North Carolina as a Category 4 it will be the strongest storm to ever come ashore that far north. Forecasters said parts of North Carolina could get 20 inches of rain, if not more, with as much as 10 inches elsewhere in the state and in Virginia, parts of Maryland and Washington, D.C. Read More

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Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here

Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here

The storm was upgraded Monday morning to a Category 3 hurricane, but grew to Category 4 a short time later, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest update Monday. At this height of the Atlantic hurricane season , Florence was being trailed on east-to-west paths by two other hurricanes, Helene and Isaac. SC coastal areas can expect tropical storm force winds by Thursday morning on the storm's latest track, according to John Quagliariello from the National Weather Service in ... Read More

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How will Tropical Storm Gordon impact North Texas? | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

How will Tropical Storm Gordon impact North Texas? | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Laura Cunningham, 10, left, Hunter Shows, centre, and Brandon Perry, 10, right, watch the waves crash from Tropical Storm Gordon on September 4, 2018 in Dauphin Island, Ala . More than 35,000 homes and businesses in Alabama and MS were without electricity early yesterday, Poweroutage.us reported. But the storm's impact could have been worse: Gordon gave only a glancing blow to New Orleans , where Mayor LaToya Cantrell said the city now has "the pumps and the power" needed to protect ... Read More

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Tropical storm Gordon moving quickly across eastern Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Tropical storm Gordon moving quickly across eastern Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Paulina Dedaj is a writer/ reporter for Fox News. The area has already been heavily impacted by this summer's so-called "red tide"- massive algae blooms that have caused waves of dead marine life to wash up along the coast. A Hurricane Watch is in effect from the Mouth of the Pearl River to the Alabama-Florida Border. NOAA's GOES-East satellite images show Tropical Storm Gordon over South Florida, valid as of 9 a.m. Read More

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Tropical Storm Gordon Develops Monday Morning

Tropical Storm Gordon Develops Monday Morning

The storm is expected to reach hurricane strength when it hits the Gulf Coast, including coastal MS, by late Tuesday. A tropical storm warning was also in effect from the Okaloosa-Walton County border west to Morgan City, Louisiana. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says a new tropical storm in the eastern Atlantic will strengthen throughout the weekend but does not now threaten land. Read More

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Forecasters eyeing tropical system headed into Gulf

Forecasters eyeing tropical system headed into Gulf

Storm Ophelia brought the country to a standstill past year as average wind speeds of between 65 and 80km/h with some gusts of 110 to 130km/h struck the emerald isle. Potential Tropical Cyclone Six continues to slowly organize in the eastern Atlantic and is on track to become a tropical storm later Friday. Friday's forecast will be muggy, with some afternoon storms. Read More

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YouTube star McSkillet believed killed in San Diego motorway crash

YouTube star McSkillet believed killed in San Diego motorway crash

Heitmann's classmates also identified him to Fox San Diego as the driver who caused the crash . According to KSWB , Heitmann rose to prominence as a "skins trader" in the video game " Counter Strike: Global Offensive ". Thirty minutes before the crash, Heitmann crashed thrugh the gates of a Carmel Valley elementary school, the station reported . Trevor had a skin estimate that was worth around $100, 000, according to the Mirror , but other sales and the large audience of his ... Read More

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