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If emissions continue at the current rate, temperatures will bust the Paris agreement limits by the year 2040. Scientists say that urgent steps need to be taken now to keep global warming from exceeding 1.5C and causing a "climate catastrophe".
  • Two scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

    Two scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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    Immunotherapy unleashes the body's immune system to target cancerous tumor cells and has fewer devastating side effects compared to chemotherapy. The institute added that therapies based on Prof Honjo's discovery "proved to be strikingly effective in the fight against cancer".
  • Elon Musk Reveals First SpaceX Passenger for Trip Around the Moon

    Elon Musk Reveals First SpaceX Passenger for Trip Around the Moon

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    He added he was excited, honored and grateful. Maezawa also said he would invite six to eight artists from around the world to join him on the trip as a creative project. The customer will fly on the Big Falcon Rocket, or BFR, a new spaceship system that SpaceX is building. As Reuters reports , the actual cost of the trip hasn't been revealed , but Maezawa noted that the journey will set him back significantly more than his art purchases.
  • IOS 12 ya está disponible para descargar y esto es lo nuevo

    IOS 12 ya está disponible para descargar y esto es lo nuevo

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    En este último caso quizás ya lo tengan hecho, solo verifiquen que sea actual y no un respaldo viejo. - Apenas el pasado miércoles la firma con sede en Cupertino presentó los nuevos modelos de su teléfono insignia el iPhone X, los nuevos iPhone Xs y iPhone X Max, y dio a conocer la cuarta generación de su Apple Watch, el Serie 4, con nuevas funcionalidades enfocadas al monitoreo de salud.
  • Facebook lanza nueva herramienta de citas

    Facebook lanza nueva herramienta de citas

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    Además, a diferencia de Tinder , se podrá enviar un mensaje a cualquier persona, sin tener necesariamente que haya un " match " entre las partes involucradas. La idea de este proyecto, es que los usuarios no sólo platiquen con gente que tiene sus mismos intereses , sino que también puedan formar una relación duradera y amorosa con alguno de ellos.
  • Florence rainfall totals for North Carolina: 8 trillion gallons

    Florence rainfall totals for North Carolina: 8 trillion gallons

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    More than a dozen rivers across North Carolina were at major flood stage on Monday or threatening to rise to critical levels. His disaster response operation under scrutiny, President Donald Trump pledged complete federal assistance Wednesday to areas of the Carolinas hit hard by floods after Hurricane Florence .
  • Storm-Ravaged Carolinas Brace for More Flooding From Hurricane Florence

    Storm-Ravaged Carolinas Brace for More Flooding From Hurricane Florence

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    Thousands of homes and roadways in the region remain underwater less than a week after the storm made landfall. Numerous smaller roads had restricted access, but it was easy to see the devastation Florence had wrought on the area. Trump also rightfully thanked FEMA, the US Coast Guard, local law enforcement officials and the military for their incredible efforts. "It is compelling and sobering to see these storms come in back-to-back seasons", said Jim Kossin, an atmospheric research ...
  • Trump tours Carolinas as death toll from Florence rises

    Trump tours Carolinas as death toll from Florence rises

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    At his later stop in Conway, near Myrtle Beach, Trump greeted people as he walked along a flooded street. "It's going to get rough for SC", he told them . And they're my friends and they have gone through the tough stuff. The Coast Guard has over 3,000 personnel in 27 helicopters, 11 fixed wing aircraft, 14 cutters, and 35 shallow-water craft.
  • Watch SpaceX reveal BFR mystery moon passenger

    Watch SpaceX reveal BFR mystery moon passenger

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    At a SpaceX event on Monday in Los Angeles, Musk did not clarify how much Maezawa would pay for the journey, according to TechCrunch . On Monday, Mr Musk unveiled new artist impressions of the BFR and the spaceship which will carry passengers around the Moon .
  • It’s Interstate 40’. Flooding from Florence keeps North Carolina highways at standstill

    It’s Interstate 40’. Flooding from Florence keeps North Carolina highways at standstill

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    The Hornets and National Basketball Association merchandising partner Fanatics have also designed a special T-shirt featuring the Hornets logo in the middle of the states of North and SC surrounded by the words "Carolina Strong". "It is ridiculous that we don't have enough fuel supplies back in this area", Stephanie Schauer, 39, a contractor, said as she waited her turn at the gas pump.
  • Deadly Florence Wreaks Havoc in Carolinas as Death Toll Rises

    Deadly Florence Wreaks Havoc in Carolinas as Death Toll Rises

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    As of today, 356 primary roads are closed in North Carolina , up from 108 on Sunday, said Secretary of Transportation Jim Trogdon. In Wilmington, North Carolina, one of the worst affected areas, abandoned cars were left to float in the rising waters on Saturday as residents fled and tried to ride out the worst of the hurricane.
  • Florence death toll rises to 25 as flooding continues

    Florence death toll rises to 25 as flooding continues

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    Parts of the Mid-Atlantic as far north as southern NY and New England are set to receive additional rainfall, and a few tornadoes are possible in the region stretching from northeastern SC to southern Pennsylvania on Monday. As the remnants of Florence continues to dump inches of rain, still-rising floodwaters are prompting emergency situations across the Carolinas. More than a dozen rivers across North Carolina were at major flood stage on Monday or threatening to rise to critical levels.
  • North Carolina still bracing for Florence disasters

    North Carolina still bracing for Florence disasters

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    Six people died in SC, including four in auto accidents and two from carbon monoxide from a portable generator. These nine aircraft will be deployed to Myrtle Beach to begin operating in affected areas of North Carolina Sunday. Some of the heavier bands have shifted toward Fayetteville, Charlotte and Raleigh. A portion of the region's major highway, Interstate 95, was shut down from exit 65 to exit 81.
  • North Carolina devastated as floodwaters rise from deadly storm Florence

    North Carolina devastated as floodwaters rise from deadly storm Florence

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    The slow-moving storm, a hurricane when it hit the North Carolina coast, has dumped up to 36 inches (91 cm) of rain on the state since Thursday, displacing thousands. In Leland, a low-lying city north of Wilmington , homes and local businesses were engulfed by water yesterday. Conway city officials also expressed concerns with the county and state's flood-mitigation plan on the U.S.
  • 4 killed, 3.11 million evacuated as Typhoon Mangkhut lashes China

    4 killed, 3.11 million evacuated as Typhoon Mangkhut lashes China

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    In Hong Kong, a video posted online by residents showed the top corner of an old building break and fall off while in another video, a tall building swayed as strong winds blew. Roughly 15,000 people are in shelters across North Carolina, according to The Greenville News , and The State reports more than 4,000 people remain in shelters in SC.
  • Losing Speed, Tropical Storm Florence Will Continue Slowly Through The Carolinas

    Losing Speed, Tropical Storm Florence Will Continue Slowly Through The Carolinas

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    More than 2 feet (60 centimeters) of rain had fallen in places, and the drenching went on and on, with forecasters saying there could be an additional 1½ feet (45 centimeters) before Sunday is out. The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump had spoken with state and local officials, assuring them the federal government was prepared to help.
  • At least 4 dead as Florence downgraded to Tropical Storm

    At least 4 dead as Florence downgraded to Tropical Storm

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    Although Hurricane Florence has made landfall in North Carolina, deadly and unsafe storm surge will plague the region for at least the next day or two. Since barreling into North Carolina on Friday morning with gusts of up to 112 miles per hour, Hurricane Florence has already submerged homes, left almost 700,000 households without power, and killed at least five people.
  • Florence disaster declared in North Carolina as flooding threat grows

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    The Navy says nearly 30 Virginia-based ships and 128 aircraft sent away from their bases in the Hampton Roads-area because of now-Tropical Storm Florence have been given the go-ahead to return. Lumber River was rising faster than officials expected. It was expected to reach 24 feet by midday Sunday. The fear of sudden, massive river flooding isn't limited to Lumberton.
  • In the U.S. there were the first victims of the hurricane

    In the U.S. there were the first victims of the hurricane "Florence"

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    The storm's first casualties, which included a mother and her baby killed when a tree fell on their brick house in Wilmington, North Carolina , were announced about eight hours after Florence came ashore. More than 60 people had to be rescued in another town as a cinderblock motel collapsed at the height of the storm's fury. "Trees are blowing down in the wind".
  • Before-And-After Photos Show How Florence Flooding Has Left Areas Unrecognizable

    Before-And-After Photos Show How Florence Flooding Has Left Areas Unrecognizable

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    The storm originally made landfall at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina , on Friday as a category one hurricane. The enormous storm crept at a 6 miles per hour pace, making it clear that the trouble was just beginning. Sunday. The storm made landfall on Friday near Wilmington, a city of about 120,000 squeezed between North Carolina's Atlantic coastline and the Cape Fear River.
  • Storm now a Category 2, still unsafe

    Storm now a Category 2, still unsafe

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    He said they have been preparing with their natural gas unit. Enough rain could fall to break North Carolina's record for a tropical storm - 24 inches - set near Wilmington during Hurricane Floyd in 1999, said Greg Carbin, chief of forecast operations at the Weather Service's national prediction center.
  • SC governor gives update on Florence response at 2:30 PM

    SC governor gives update on Florence response at 2:30 PM

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    Four weather-related deaths have been reported in North Carolina. Florence flattened trees, damaged buildings and crumpled roads. But it continued to warn of "catastrophic" flooding from excessive rainfall . Parts of southern North Carolina and northeastern SC could see another foot or more of rain over the weekend, according to National Weather Service.
  • Florence weakens but could linger for longer

    Florence weakens but could linger for longer

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    BMW of North America has a plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina , almost 300 miles (483 km) inland from the life-threatening hurricane's projected point of landfall on Friday, and automobile shipments were diverted. After appearing headed toward the North Carolina-Virginia border at one point, Florence shifted south and is now taking aim at the Carolinas . The country's No.
  • Slow-Moving Florence Causing Major Flooding As It Swirls Over Carolinas

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    Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. "It's making it hard for us to move valuable resources to areas in need". Florence flattened trees, buckled buildings and crumpled roads. They had heeded officials' warnings that the storm was treacherous, with record-setting rains and storm surges not seen in North Carolina in decades.
  • Hurricane Florence weakens, to restring late Tuesday: NHC

    Hurricane Florence weakens, to restring late Tuesday: NHC

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    Storm over the Atlantic ocean "looks very bad", wrote in his Twitter the President of the United States Donald trump . " Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months". Some tourists and residents were still outside enjoying pleasant weather as forecasters said computer models narrowed the grim target with clearer consensus.
  • Hurricane Florence lashes US with rain and wind

    Hurricane Florence lashes US with rain and wind

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    Rainfall of up to 40 inches could occur in isolated areas of North and SC. "A turn toward the west-northwest and west at a slow forward speed is expected through Friday, followed by a slow west-southwestward motion Friday night and Saturday", the NHC said.
  • Storm Florence: The impact in numbers

    Storm Florence: The impact in numbers

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    He estimated a total of 18 trillion gallons will fall on all affected states. Forecasters say the combination of a life-threatening storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline.
  • Tropical Storm Isaac moves into Caribbean with 45-mph winds

    Tropical Storm Isaac moves into Caribbean with 45-mph winds

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    Still closer to Africa than North America, Hurricane Helene is predicted to head northeast in the Atlantic, then veer toward Europe, the center said . Sept 12 . Meteorologist Ryan Maue of weathermodels.com said Florence could dump a staggering 18 trillion gallons of rain over a week on North Carolina, South Carolinas, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland.
  • More than 400k evacuate SC as Florence approaches

    More than 400k evacuate SC as Florence approaches

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    Because most are managed as wild animals, numerous horses will be left to fend for themselves, said Paula Gillikin of the North Carolina Coastal Reserve. Based on the current forecast track, here is what to expect... Tonight, we see some areas of patchy fog with temperatures slipping to near 60. More impactful weather will arrive through the day Friday and into the weekend.
  • Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 1; still a unsafe storm

    Hurricane Florence downgraded to Category 1; still a unsafe storm

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    In New Bern, on the Neuse River, a CNN team had to keep shifting position in a park as the water kept rising until it was too unsafe to stay in the area. "And you don't need power to sling booze", said owner Eli Ellsworth. She retreated and was eventually rescued by a boat crew. Cramer said the police chief informed him that as of this morning, the only people in sight were "two or three stragglers".
  • Shelters Fill Up As Hurricane Florence Bears Down

    Shelters Fill Up As Hurricane Florence Bears Down

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    As we speak, my wife is battening down everything we can, boarding the windows". "Once that water comes up to three feet, you can see it would be coming up my shins up towards my waist". Accuweather hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski said the worst is far from over. Top winds were holding at 90 miles per hour - that's just a Category 1 hurricane - but some communities were already submerged in more than six feet of water as the storm drenched the coast.
  • Hurricane Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

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    Coastal streets in the Carolinas flowed with frothy ocean water, and at least 510,000 homes and businesses were without power, almost all of them in North Carolina, according to poweroutage.us, which tracks the nation's electrical grid. The water was clearly several feet high and had, according to Johnson, "busted open" several doors. (National Hurricane Center) A map shows projected rainfall brought by Hurricane Florence across the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic, from the National Hurricane ...
  • UNC, NC State cancel football games due to Hurricane Florence

    UNC, NC State cancel football games due to Hurricane Florence

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    Mandatory evacuations are underway in coastal areas of several states in Hurricane Florence's path. So we should all be even more appreciative than usual this week for their hard work and professionalism. During a press conference update on the state's ongoing preparations for Hurricane Florence , Governor Henry McMaster says he and state officials continue to make adjustments to their plans.
  • Everything you need to know about Hurricane Florence

    Everything you need to know about Hurricane Florence

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    The trend is "exceptionally bad news", said University of Miami hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy, since it "smears a landfall out over hundreds of miles of coastline, most notably the storm surge ". According to radar images as of 7 a.m., the storm's eye was drawing near the New Hanover-Pender County line. More than 485,000 homes and businesses were without power in North and SC early on Friday, utility officials said.
  • Huntington Coast Guard rescue team traveling to North Carolina for support

    Huntington Coast Guard rescue team traveling to North Carolina for support

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    Florence is moving toward the northwest near 6 miles per hour. "This general motion, accompanied by a gradual decrease in forward speed, is expected through today". "Everyone should remain out of the water", said an advisory from the National Weather Service. "We're about to be in the thick of it". The winds of Hurricane Florence weakened as the storm prepared to hit the U.S.