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Research Category 1 Hurricane Chris Moves Northeastward
Author: 0 Category 1 Hurricane Chris Moves Northeastward

High surf and risky rip currents are expected to spread from the North Carolina coast to New England for several days. Hurricane Chris is now about 205 miles off the coast of Cape Hatteras, with sustained maximum wind speeds of 85 mph extending at least 15 miles from the center.

Research Starbucks Is Removing Plastic Straws From All Stores
Author: 0 Starbucks Is Removing Plastic Straws From All Stores

The strawless lid for Starbucks's iced beverages is not unlike the standard hot coffee cup lid caffeine drinkers are already familiar with. Starting this fall Starbucks customers in Seattle and Vancouver will be the first to receive the strawless lids, with phased rollouts in the USA and Canada coming in fiscal year 2019.

Research Tropical Depression Two become Beryl in the Atlantic
Author: 0 Tropical Depression Two become Beryl in the Atlantic

Beryl weakened to a tropical storm Saturday morning and continued losing strength into the afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center . Dominica was among the islands struck by exceptionally powerful storms in 2017, and recovery efforts across the region are still ongoing in several countries.

Research EPA administrator Scott Pruitt resigns
Author: 0 EPA administrator Scott Pruitt resigns

Faegre Baker Daniels hired Wheeler from the Senate committee in 2009 and he lobbied on behalf of clients to slash environmental regulations and push for greater federal support for the fossil fuels industry. Emails obtained by the Sierra Club environmental group showed Pruitt had an aide contact the chief executive of a fast-food chain about his wife becoming a franchise owner.

Research EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid ethics scandals
Author: 0 EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid ethics scandals

Pruitt made no mention of the various ethics complaints in his resignation letter , instead praising Trump for having "blessed me personally and enabled me to advance your agenda beyond what anyone anticipated". So, who is Andrew Wheeler? Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, said the EPA will continue to put the health of American families in jeopardy under Wheeler's leadership.

Research Ontario Government Suspends Price Caps On Secondary Ticketing
Author: 0 Ontario Government Suspends Price Caps On Secondary Ticketing

The PC Party won a majority government after campaigning on axing cap-and-trade, which forced large companies to buy allowances for their carbon emissions. A spokesman for Ford said the ministers' offices are not now staffed and requests for comment should go to the premier's office. On Tuesday afternoon, the federal government was already criticizing the change in direction at Queen's Park.

Research Embattled Scott Pruitt out as head of Environmental Protection Agency
Author: 0 Embattled Scott Pruitt out as head of Environmental Protection Agency

Pruitt's decision to resign came as several investigations - including from the EPA's Office of Inspector General, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - focused on his controversies. While serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, Pruitt was one of the chief architects of the legal battle against Obama's climate change policies and repeatedly sued the agency.

Research Three suspected poachers mauled to death by lions in Eastern Cape
Author: 0 Three suspected poachers mauled to death by lions in Eastern Cape

The next morning, warden guides found at least three sets of human remains near a high-powered rifle, gloves, wire cutters and survival equipment, tools generally associated with rhinoceros poaching activity. Nine rhinos were killed by poachers in Eastern Cape province, where the reserve is located, this year alone. The popular game reserve, which covers 30 square miles, is also home to the rest of Africa's big five - elephant, buffalo and leopard.

Research SpaceX rocket carrying AI research blasts off for space station
Author: 0 SpaceX rocket carrying AI research blasts off for space station

A former astronaut helped arrange the delivery for the space station's Serena Aunon-Chancellor, a coffee lover. The shipment - packed into a Dragon capsule that's also recycled - should reach the station Monday. "And while you're speaking, you can tell you're being understood", said Bret Greenstein with IBM. Next year, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be Cimon's orbital master.

Research High Heat and Humidity Through the 4th of July
Author: 0 High Heat and Humidity Through the 4th of July

The heat index should approach 100 on Friday afternoon and could get as high at 110 on Saturday afternoon. Gusty winds, low relative humidity and high heat will bring the next round of high fire conditions across parts of Northern California and Utah.

Research Blood Moon to bring the longest lunar eclipse in a century
Author: 0 Blood Moon to bring the longest lunar eclipse in a century

The whole eclipse from start to finish will endure for almost four hours. The entire eclipse will be visible from Africa, the Middle East and countries in central Asia. Meanwhile, only parts of South America will get to witness the final stages of the eclipse, and North America, the Arctic, and numerous fish in the Pacific Ocean won't get to see it at all.

Research In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule
Author: 0 In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

None of them were accompanied by minors or family members. She came under fire late last month for a social media post with her young son, both in pajamas, cuddling in the days after the policy of separating children from their parents at the border came to light.

Research Which team has won the most World Cup titles?
Author: 0 Which team has won the most World Cup titles?

Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro with three separate letters that Cordeiro showed to delegates, containing guarantees from Trump that any immigration policies relating to predominantly Muslim countries would impose no restriction affecting the tournament.

Research Russian Federation stun Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener
Author: 0 Russian Federation stun Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

The United bid won by a 134-65 margin, with one vote for "neither" host. Argentina legend Diego Maradona says he does not like the decision to have Mexico, Canada and the United States host the 2026 World Cup, decrying the countries' lack of success and passion for the sport.

Research FIFA World Cup 2026 to be held in USA, Canada and Mexico
Author: 0 FIFA World Cup 2026 to be held in USA, Canada and Mexico

The North American bid beat competition from Morocco , which was hoping to become just the second African country to host soccer's biggest worldwide tournament. The congress was presided over by Fifa's head Gianni Infantino while it was opened by Russian president Vladimir Putin, who received a standing ovation from attendees at Moscow's Expocentre.

Research NASA prepares big announcement on new find by Mars Curiosity Rover
Author: 0 NASA prepares big announcement on new find by Mars Curiosity Rover

The organic molecules, discovered in three-billion-year-old sedimentary rocks near the surface, contain carbon and hydrogen, and might also include oxygen and nitrogen. She pointed out that the surface of Mars is regularly exposed to space radiation, and that radiation and chemicals typically break down organic matter.

Research SpaceX postpones the Falcon 9 rocket launch to June 4
Author: 0 SpaceX postpones the Falcon 9 rocket launch to June 4

Space Exploration Technologies launched a satellite for long-time customer SES of Luxembourg early Monday, marking the company's 11th mission of the year. The older Block 4 model has been limited to two flights and is not being recovered to make room for the new rockets. "And satellite is one of the (ways) - and sometimes the only way - to connect.to those markets".

Research Canadian Government Buys Trans Mountain Expansion Project
Author: 0 Canadian Government Buys Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Trudeau dispatched Morneau to negotiate a deal with Kinder Morgan in mid-April, a week after the company halted all non-essential spending on the $7.4-billion pipeline pending reassurances from Ottawa that opposition to the project was not going to prevent it from being completed.