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Death toll rises to 31 as Hurricane Florence continues to RAVAGE US

Members of the Coast Guard help a stranded motorist in the flood waters caused by Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina , Sept. 16, 2018. Joseph Eu...


Dozens Missing in Philippines After Landslide Triggered by Mangkhut

More than 1,400 flights had been cancelled across the region, according to Flight Aware. A fallen tree caused by typhoon Mangkhut lies at a street in Ho...


Wilmington cut off from North Carolina by Florence flooding

In the town of Trenton, North Carolina , the Trent River surpassed its flooding record of 28.42 feet, also set during Hurricane Floyd. In Wilmington, North C...


Florence causes near-record rain totals, river flooding in NC

A rural street in Newport, North Carolina, is pictured before Florence hit on Friday and afterwards, on Saturday, as a member of the US Coast Guard looked for...


China braces for Typhoon after wreckage in Hong Kong

Both Vietnamese and worldwide weather stations have predicted that the storm turned depression will directly affect the northern and northern central regions ....


SpaceX's first private passenger is Japanese fashion magnate Maezawa

The rocket will loop around the Moon before returning to Earth in a journey that is expected to take about six days. The rocket dubbed BFR has not been built ...


SpaceX gets first private passenger for moon trip

In answer to a query about whether Musk himself would be the passenger, he tweeted an emoji of a Japanese flag. While the trip to the moon is, in and of its...


Toll in USA storm increases to 13

Two elderly men passed away as a result of the storm . Scores of residents had to be rescued from flooding by emergency responders and volunteers in New B...


Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into Hong Kong, and the scenes were apocalyptic

The Pacific storm Mangkhut , which left a trail of death and destruction in its path from the Philippines to southern China , has been downgraded from a t...


ULA launches final Delta II rocket with NASA's ICESat-2

EDT, 1246 GMT) and last for 2 hours and 34 minutes. The rocket's primary payload is NASA's Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2 - or ICESat-2. The data...


Killer storm Florence turning into 'flood event'

In New Bern , a riverfront city near the North Carolina coast that saw storm surges of up to 10 feet (three meters), residents took stock of the damage aft...


Looters arrested as Florence wreaks havoc in North Carolina

In Pender County, a woman died of a heart attack; paramedics trying to reach her were blocked by debris. A severe inland flood threat is emerging as remnants ...


Florence likely to expose gaps in flood insurance

The spreading disaster claimed additional lives Sunday, with at least 17 people confirmed dead, and the nation's top emergency official said other states were i...


Deadly Typhoon Mangkhut shakes Hong Kong buildings as it moves into China

Mangkhut, the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit, was expected to skirt 100 km (62 miles) south of Hong Kong and veer west towards the coast of C...


Florence hovers over coastal states, raising fears of epic flooding

Florence made landfall on Friday as a Category 1 hurricane but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm, even as it continued to wreak havoc along the Ea...


Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises

On Friday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper called Florence an "uninvited brute who doesn't want to leave", warning it could wipe out entire communities as it...


Observatory on Federal Bureau of Investigation lockdown sparks claims of alien life

Since last Thursday, FBI officials have closed the Sunspot Solar Observatory in a hurry after they received the order to investigate an undisclosed "security is...


'Historic storm' lashes Carolinas with heavy rain, floods

But that, combined with the storm's slowing forward movement and heavy rains, had Gov. Roy Cooper warning of an impending disaster. "High winds and severe flo...


Five dead in Carolinas as Florence brings ´epic´ floods

The Wilmington Police Department confirmed the deadly incident on Twitter, mentioning that the father is being hospitalized for injuries he suffered when the la...


Russia, US discuss flights of ISS worldwide crews

Cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, the commander of the Soyuz, later patched the small hole in the upper orbital module of the Soyuz. Russian Federation on Wednesd...


Trump expected to visit areas hit by Hurricane Florence

Officials say two people died in Lenoir County. "In addition to the ongoing, unsafe storm surge and flash flooding, will be a long-term river flood threat WEL...


Orca "J50" in poor health despite treatment

J50 is the sick whale that a team of experts are hoping to save by giving her antibiotics or feeding her live salmon at sea. The orcas have struggled with pollu...


North Carolina senator: Damage from Florence 'in the billions of dollars'

The child´s injured father was taken to a hospital. A woman died in SC when her vehicle hit a fallen tree. Three died in one inland county, Duplin, because of...


Hurricane Florence moving slowly, but ‘wreaking havoc’ across Carolinas ZlotoNews

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles. The National Hurricane Cent...


NASA video shows Hurricane Florence from space as it makes landfall

As of 1 p.m. ET, more than a foot of rain had fallen in many towns in southeastern North Carolina. The Wilmington Police Department confirms Hurricane Flo...


Tips for Travelers Affected by Hurricane Florence ZlotoNews

Barnes. While a tropical storm watch is in effect for St. Kitts and Nevis, at Pond Hill, Nevis, forecaster Harry W. Hallstrom said, "Isaac is getting ripped a...


Five Killed as Florence Hammers the Carolinas

Florence will unload up to 40 inches of rain in parts of North Carolina. The outer bands of Hurricane Florence, a large and unsafe Category 2 storm and one of...


Florence weakens but could linger for longer

About 10 million people could be affected by the storm and more than 1 million had been ordered to evacuate the coasts of the Carolinas and Virginia, jamming ...


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

Tropical Storm Florence hit the United States mid-Atlantic coast on Friday, triggering risky flooding, knocking out power in almost 900,000 homes and business...


Brazil meeting votes to protect world's whale population

Grettel Delgadillo, deputy director of HSI-Latin America, says: "It's a bitter disappointment that the proposal for a South Atlantic whale sanctuary has once ag...