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Hurricane Florence is producing waves as high as 83 feet

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Storm -surge warning: South Santee River South Carolina to Duck North Carolina and Albemarle and Pamlico sounds, including the Neuse and Pamlico rivers as of 2 a.m. Florence exploded into a potentially catastrophic hurricane Monday as it closed in on North and SC, carrying winds up to 140 miles per hour (220 kph) and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week. Read More »

UAE embassy issues weather warning to Emiratis in US

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The threat for life-threatening conditions from Hurricane Florence in North Carolina is increasing. The Center also warned that "Florence is expected to be an extremely risky major hurricane through Thursday". I say "active" hurricanes because there are more storms out there that could mature into a hurricane. "We live paycheck to paycheck, being a military family, and it's four days until payday". Read More »

Protesters continue to interrupt Kavanaugh hearings

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Republicans had deemed that email , as well as almost 190,000 other documents from Kavanaugh's time in the Bush White House, "committee confidential", meaning they could only be viewed by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in private. Read More »

Tillis delivers opening statement at Supreme Court Hearing

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Fred Guttenberg (left), the father of Parkland shooting victim Jaime Guttenberg, attempts to shake hands with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at Tuesday's hearing in a moment that was widely shared on social media. "I'm asking you a very direct question", she said, but she still couldn't get an answer. Grassley noted that despite his staff being available around the clock to help Democrats access records, not a single Democratic senator showed up. Read More »

Capitol Police arrest 70 on first day of Kavanaugh hearings

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But Republican Senator Orrin Hatch dismissed the concerns raised about the judge as "ridiculous". Barring a surprise, Republicans appear on track to confirm Kavanaugh's nomination, perhaps in time for the first day of the new term, October 1, which is little more than a month before congressional elections. Read More »

Kavanaugh Hearing Interrupted by Protesters, Dems Call for DELAY — COURT CHAOS

With impeachment on the minds of many Democrats, some have expressed concerns that Judge Kavanaugh would abuse his position on the Supreme Court to protect the president. Trump jumped into the fray late in the day, saying on Twitter that Democrats were "looking to inflict pain and embarrassment" on Kavanaugh. He also accused them of obstruction. Read More »

Trump's failures on McCain show his true self

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Rep. John Shadegg. In a statement posted by the Coyotes , Doan said in part, "Senator McCain was a shining example of what a modern leader should be". During the 2016 campaign, Mr. Trump mocked McCain's war service. Thursday's ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. ET at North Phoenix Baptist Church in Phoenix. Read More »

Trump's clean energy plan lowers costs for all Americans: EPA's Andrew Wheeler

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And a new report by West Virginia University forecasts coal production in the state will level out during the next two years and decline sharply during the next two decades. Indiana Coal Council President Bruce Stevens says more efficient plants often run longer - and that could be a game-changer for Indiana utilities that are planning to shutter their coal plants . Read More »

Loesch Slams Dems for 'Shameless Fearmongering' About Trump SCOTUS Pick

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Collins said Kavanaugh is qualified for the job, "but there are other issues involving judicial temperament and his political, or rather, his judicial philosophy that also will play into my decision". Alaska is more for legal abortion than the U.S. as a whole, in the 2014 PRRI Atlas, with 56% of respondents saying they support legal abortions. Read More »

What happens at the Supreme Court after Kennedy retires?

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Kennedy's retirement is likely to elevate the issue of the Supreme Court in the November 6 midterm elections, in which Democrats are seeking to wrest the House and Senate from Republican control. The politics of the replacement of Kennedy began immediately . Jerry Johnson , president of National Religious Broadcasters, joined many in noting the importance of Kennedy's replacement. Read More »

4 reasons why Neymar will win with Brazil

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So who will deliver on those expectations, and who will go back to their home country completely empty handed? However, to nearly the entire rest of the planet, football means soccer and it's truly the world's game. It seems more of a stretch that Portugal's Rui Patricio will walk away with the Golden Glove. It was a high scoring game that produced six goals . Read More »

India to join Clean Sea Campaign: PM Narendra Modi

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The Congress also took to Twitter , pledging to protect and preserve the Environment, saying, "the Earth doesn't belong to us but, we belong to the Earth". In conjunction with the Day, UN Environment (UNEP), on Monday, launched the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), also known as the Renewables 2018 Global Status Report . Read More »

Someone put the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion on sale on Craigslist

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Canada's government said Tuesday it will take over a controversial pipeline expansion project to ensure it gets built over the fierce opposition of environmental activists and a regional government. Any money put toward construction would be converted into an equity stake in the federal project, she said. "Indeed, we question (parent company) Kinder Morgan Inc .'s willingness to retain Kinder Morgan Canada longer term as it only contributes about two per cent of EBITDA (earnings before ... Read More »

Canada Buys Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline, To Ensure It Gets Expanded

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Shopping for a buyer. Under the plan, revealed Tuesday by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Kinder Morgan will go ahead with its original plan to twin the pipeline this summer while the sale is finalized. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly said that the pipeline will get built, and now it's entirely on him to get the job done. But the Liberal government has cash, jurisdictional sovereignty (probably), limited Crown immunity, buildings full of lawyers, and the benefit of a ... Read More »

Google Drive changes to Google One, with extra paid options

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In addition to that, you will also get access to Google Experts customer support for any of the paid tiers. If you use Google services, chances are you use the company's storage, too. Google also informs me it'll roll out a brand new Android program to help users handle their programs (not their documents). Google will reportedly debut a new US$2.99/month plan for 200GB storage, plus a US$9.99/month 2TB plan. Read More »

Facebook says it has suspended 200 apps for possible misuse of data

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The blog post also gave a somewhat detailed explanation of how the investigation process for each app will work. The controversial political consultancy stands accused of commissioning a Cambridge University researcher to harvest tens of millions of users' data through a personality quiz app . Read More »

RAGE 2 announced with teaser trailer, gameplay trailer arrives tomorrow

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Before you do that, though, check out the announcement trailer for RAGE 2! Anyone uploading mirrors of the trailer to Youtube is having them taken offline, so for now we're relying on offscreen recordings uploaded to Twitter . It seems that the Walmart Canada pre-order listing leak from last week was at least correct regarding one of the games . It was a first-person shooter with seriously satisfying gunplay and its enemy AI was genuinely clever. Read More »

Songs that make you want to hug your mom on Mother's Day

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According to Exodus 2:2-9 she loved her baby so much that she defied the Egyptian king's order and kept Moses alive for 3 months. She never married or had children, later spearheaded a letter-writing campaign to newspaper and politicians in her quest ti gain recognition for the accomplishments of women. Read More »

Google Duplex sounds human when it, um, calls to book appointments

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Google Photos is also getting a variety of useful tools, like suggested actions that give you the option to brighten, share rotate or archive a photo. He noted that Google Cloud is a $1 billion-a-quarter business. This will bring a new future of wearables. A lot of these features, unsurprisingly, revolve around the Google Assistant . Read More »

Google Assistant iOS app update coming this year

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It has rolled out starting 10 May and will be available to everyone on Android , iOS and the web in 127 countries by next week. Over the past two years, researchers have begun demonstrating that they can send hidden commands that are undetectable to the human ear to Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant . Read More »

Google's new Android TV dongle is for developers only

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Android's newly unveiled Dashboard app breaks down all the dirty details of your bad phone habits. When in app switcher, you will also be able to copy and paste from one app to the other. The same sorts of inputs will be used in Maps' new match score, which will predict how much you will like a particular destination and is created to help make picking between multiple destinations easier. Read More »

Europeans scramble to save Iran deal after Trump reneges

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A recent revelation from the Israeli government showed that Iran still harboured plans and intentions to keep their nuclear weapons program . Former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper has added his name to a full-page ad in the New York Times with a message to U.S. Read More »

Google rolls out new voices for Assistant in US

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I'm not sure yet. "That was a real call you just heard". The Google I/O developer conference is Google's biggest event where the company shows off its new products and exciting features . Google said the updates are part of a broader new digital well-being initiative that's just beginning. As more and more phones come with tall, full-screen displays, this feature will allow users to make complete use of the screen as well as making one-handed use easier. Read More »