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Pruitt aides reveal new details of spending at EPA

Pruitt aides reveal new details of spending at EPA

Pruitt has been embroiled in a series of controversies since being appointed to lead the agency in 2017, with CNN reporting Monday that he had kept "secret" calendars to shield controversial meeting...

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See the Longest Lunar Eclipse of This Century

The Moon and Mars will be putting on a show this July, even if New Zealand doesn't get to see all of the event being dubbed the longest lunar eclipse of the century. Mars close approaches happen abo...

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Prez Trump to move quickly on SC nominee

Prez Trump to move quickly on SC nominee

Both Connecticut's US senators are urging Democrats to resist the appointment of a new Supreme Court justice until after November's elections. They include judges Amy Coney Barrett, 46, the most ...

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Longest lunar eclipse of the century happening in July

EDT. The Moon and Mars will be putting on a show this July, even if New Zealand doesn't get to see all of the event being dubbed the longest lunar eclipse of the century. Earth and Mars orbit the ...

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First confirmed image of a newborn planet revealed

First confirmed image of a newborn planet revealed

Until now, it had proven impossible to capture the birth of a planet as it is usually obscured by dust, but now they've finally managed to get shots of a planet breaking out of a "disc" from which it ...

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In Supreme Court pick, Trump can push conservative social agenda

In Supreme Court pick, Trump can push conservative social agenda

He said Kennedy understood his role as a swing vote: "The justice knew that on many controversial issues he could tip the court and I think he appreciated that, and sought to create balance in the ...

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Astronomers Capture the First Image of a Planet Being Born

To the right of the black circle at the center of the image, the round bright planet can be seen within the disk of gas and dust around the young dwarf star PDS 70. 'The problem is that until now, mos...

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Scientists capture first ever image of newborn planet

Astronomers have captured stunning images showing the birth of a planet. The image was produced by an advanced piece of equipment within the Very Large Telescope array at the European Southern Obs...

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Stephen Hawking Dead at 76

Stephen Hawking Dead at 76

Hawking may not necessarily match up with Einstein in terms of physics achievement, but his book has ignited the curiosity of numerous juveniles, which prevents physics from being marginalised. Hawk...

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Trump plans to announce Supreme Court pick July 9

In the same interview, which was taped Friday at the White House , the president said that he has been advised not to ask potential nominees about where they stand on Roe v. Though Trump is known fo...

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Upstate NY under hot weather alert for 'prolonged heat wave'

Upstate NY under hot weather alert for 'prolonged heat wave'

Evanego said today will be the start of the warmup with some patchy fog in the morning. Highs will remain in the upper 80s to around 90. With the humidity, it will feel around 105 degrees. There wil...

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The heat is on this Canada Day weekend: forecasters

The heat is on this Canada Day weekend: forecasters

Environment Canada advises that there is still uncertainty regarding when the heat event will come to an end, as current indications suggest the heat could continue into the middle of next week. The ...

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The Milky Way Is Full Of Toxic Space Grease, Research Finds

The Milky Way Is Full Of Toxic Space Grease, Research Finds

The research, conducted by scientists from UNSW and Ege University in Turkey, set out to uncover how much organic matter (carbon-based substances that are among the building blocks of life) can be fou...

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Early morning SpaceX launch leaves dazzling display in sky

Early morning SpaceX launch leaves dazzling display in sky

According to NASASpaceFlight.com, CIMON features ultrasonic sensors for collision detection as well as various cameras and microphones to help it maneuver around the spacecraft and interact with spa...

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Could Roberts become swing vote on Supreme Court?

Could Roberts become swing vote on Supreme Court?

A key Democratic senator is encouraging President Donald Trump not to pick a Supreme Court nominee who's openly interested in overturning Roe v. Wade . the first Monday in October". "He's an outs...

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Government put on notice on climate change failures

Government put on notice on climate change failures

In particular, the chair of the CCC Lord Debon, is anxious by the government's decision to ban subsidies for onshore wind, even though experts have warned that the move could make energy bills more ex...

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Roberts may hold key vote as Supreme Court moves right

Roberts may hold key vote as Supreme Court moves right

Wade , the landmark case establishing the right to abortion access, was "doomed". Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, and Susan Collins , Maine, will nearly certainly be needed for Trump's eventual nominee t...

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India's Mission For Trillion-Dollar Atomic Fuel On Moon: Remote Media

India's Mission For Trillion-Dollar Atomic Fuel On Moon: Remote Media

The moon has a lot more of it. However, it is not the only country that plans that, as China has already sent a space probe on the Moon's surface and plans on sending another with the same missi...

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What Justice Kennedy's Retirement Means For Abortion Rights

What Justice Kennedy's Retirement Means For Abortion Rights

Despite speculation that he will pick a judge based on their stance on abortion , the president said "it was inappropriate to discuss whether he was looking for a justice who would be willing to over...

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Trump to move quickly on Supreme Court nominee

Trump to move quickly on Supreme Court nominee

He said that he has "narrowed to about five" potential nominees, including two women, according to the White House pool report. He said Democratic senators running for reelection in conservative s...

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SwRI scientists find evidence of complex organic molecules from Enceladus

SwRI scientists find evidence of complex organic molecules from Enceladus

Earlier this month, researchers reported that NASA's Curiosity rover had found complex organic molecules - essential components of the chemistry that powers all cells on Earth - in Martian rocks f...

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See the Strawberry Full Moon Tonight

See the Strawberry Full Moon Tonight

The Farmer's Almanac says that during opposition, when the planet is opposite the sun in the sky, Saturn is closer to Earth than at any other time of year. The planet will be visible even without a t...

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Environment Canada issues Special Weather Statement for Montreal

Environment Canada issues Special Weather Statement for Montreal

Overnight low temperatures are only expected to drop to the mid-twenties. Environment Canada says this will likely be the most significant heat wave of the season thus far. Environment Canada says i...

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Asteroid explorer Hayabusa2 spacecraft reaches its destination

Asteroid explorer Hayabusa2 spacecraft reaches its destination

As soon as it "wakes up", the spacecraft will then proceed with deploying more tiny rovers including a copper projectile that will create a crater on the asteroid from where samples will be collecte...

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How to see the next blood moon

How to see the next blood moon

According to experts at EarthSky , Britons will be able to see the blood moon from 7.30pm until 9.13pm. To recall, a " blood moon " entails a dark red color adjustment during an eclipse on the...

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Coldest Place on Earth Is Colder Than We Knew

Coldest Place on Earth Is Colder Than We Knew

The coldest place on Earth is known to be on the East Antarctic Plateau , located between Dome Argus and Dome Fuji. The East Antarctic Plateau is a windswept desolate expanse the size off Austral...

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Strawberry Full Moon: How and when to see it

Strawberry Full Moon: How and when to see it

Here's a good astronomy tip from the Farmers' Almanac: If you're looking at the full moon Friday night and you spot a small object that appears to be a bright star with a yellow-white glow , shinin...

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Blood Moon to bring the longest lunar eclipse in a century

Blood Moon to bring the longest lunar eclipse in a century

This particular eclipse will last so long because the moon will pass directly into the darkest region of Earth's shadow, known as the umbra, which will also give the moon a reddish " blood moon " ...

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Saturn Opposition 2018: Witness The Allure Of Ringed Planet In Next Week

Saturn Opposition 2018: Witness The Allure Of Ringed Planet In Next Week

The full Moon is always a attractive sight in the night sky, but this month it is particularly useful as well. Should you miss Wednesday's night-sky show, a almost full moon may cast a strawberry hu...

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SpaceX wins $130 million Air Force contract

SpaceX wins $130 million Air Force contract

The launch will cost the United States government about $130 million, according to a statement by the USAF. As CNN points out, only two proposals were submitted for this mission - SpaceX and ULA...

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Massive Martian dust storm has now swallowed the entire planet

Massive Martian dust storm has now swallowed the entire planet

NASA has reportedly unveiled a picture of a "blue dune" on the Red Planet. In the photo, which was done on 24 January, the model shows the field of Martian dunes. For the researchers of NASA, Curio...

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Thaw of Antarctic ice lifts up land, might slow sea level rise

Although there is a growing concern that the West Antarctica ice sheet will eventually collapse, a new study has some good news about the situation. Usually, however, it does this very slowly; for e...

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BNSF: Estimated 230000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

BNSF: Estimated 230000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

Williams says "ongoing monitoring is occurring for any potential conditions that could impact workers and the community and, so far, have found no levels of concern". ConocoPhillips spokesman Daren Be...

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First satellite to collect space junk set deployed from ISS

On Wednesday, the new garbage-collecting satellite RemoveDebris has been pushed out of International Space Station . The mission was envisioned and put together by scientists and engineers at the Un...

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Mars rover still silent as red planet dust storm goes global

Mars rover still silent as red planet dust storm goes global

NASA said Wednesday the storm now encircles the red planet, with only tall volcano peaks and the poles exposed to the sun. The space agency says the Martian dust storm has "blotted" out the view of...

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Scientists have confirmed the theory of relativity in intergalactic scale

Scientists have confirmed the theory of relativity in intergalactic scale

Located some 500 million light-years from Earth, this galaxy is known as a "gravitational lens" - an object that helps researchers observe gravitational lensing , an effect of gravitation associated ...

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Solar energy investors expected to snub Ontario after Ford’s environment decisions

Solar energy investors expected to snub Ontario after Ford’s environment decisions

This is going to be an exciting story to follow, not only as it applies to the expansion of solar energy in Alberta, but also in how Ontario is going to fare under the leadership of Doug Ford. Both th...

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Province set to announce plans on fish farm tenures Wednesday

Province set to announce plans on fish farm tenures Wednesday

Although the science on the impact of fish farms on wild salmon is inconclusive, Agriculture Minister Lana Popham told a news conference that finfish aquaculture is one of the factors contributing to ...

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Children exposed to 30% more air pollution than adults, says charity

Children exposed to 30% more air pollution than adults, says charity

People across the region are being encouraged to make a long-term pledge to change their travel habits for the second Greater Manchester Clean Air Day . He also joined the council's air quality team ...

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USA stepping up Earth´s protection from asteroids

USA stepping up Earth´s protection from asteroids

In a 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT) teleconference today, NASA scientists will roll out a new report on the space agency's strategy for tracking, and potentially deflecting, near-Earth asteroids that might one...

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