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by | September 26, 2018 | 19:59

In all, hundreds of homes in the Ottawa were either partially damaged or c Nicole Lowden was out collecting personal items blown away by the tornado that touched down in Dunrobin on Friday. As of late Friday night, outages are affecting more than 147,000 customers across the city. He told CTV News channel that both his family and his brother's family are homeless after their homes were destroyed.

by | September 26, 2018 | 16:07

Work decimalise from YaPONSKOGO Kosmonova probe "Hayabusa-2", 21 September. Japanese probe "Hayabusa-2" ("Sokol-2") on Saturday successfully landed on the asteroid , the Ryuga, which is 280 million km from Earth. What makes the rovers particularly interesting is that they're nothing like the kind of robotic vehicles that you're used to seeing on Mars. Caption and Image credit: JAXA .

by | September 26, 2018 | 14:56

Beluga whales are identified by distinctive white markings and are typically found farther north, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation group said. The British Divers Marine Line Rescue urged people not to get too close and to only watch the creature from shore - and the BBC started a live stream to help folks do just that.

by | September 24, 2018 | 03:37

Space probe Hayabusa2 arrived near the 900-metre-wide asteroid known as Ryugu in late June after a three-and-a-half-year trip, with the rovers among its cargo, Japan's space agency said on Friday. "We don't have confirmation yet, but we are very, very hopeful", Yuichi Tsuda, JAXA project manager, told reporters. The two rovers , each about the size of a cookie can, are to capture images of the asteroid and measure surface temperatures before a larger rover and a lander are released ...

by | September 23, 2018 | 19:39

As Florence was bearing down on the Carolinas last week, Trump reignited the controversy over his handling of Maria by disputing the official death toll of 2,975 in the US territory, which was compiled by public health experts at George Washington University.

by | September 23, 2018 | 18:42

Subtropical Storm Leslie formed Sunday, the hurricane center said, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. Some strengthening is forecast during the next day or two, but it will stay a tropical storm. At that time, the system will be moving westward and then northwestward over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean, according to the center. The system will likely dissipate later today or early Monday before reaching the Lesser Antilles.

by | September 23, 2018 | 17:57

In front of a packed house at the company's headquarters Monday, Musk introduced his newest partner in space exploration. The 42-year-old Maezawa is one of Japan's most colorful executives and is a regular fixture in the country's gossipy weeklies with his collection of foreign and Japanese art, fast cars and celebrity girlfriend.

by | September 23, 2018 | 15:53

Local man Giannis Giannakopoulos shared images of a "huge veil" of spider webs - saying that the spiders seemed to be catching and eating a lot of mosquitoes . Tetragnatha spiders , Live Science reports , are known for their long, ovular bodies, even dubbed as "stretch spiders " because of it. The extreme web-spinning happens during mating season for the spiders , molecular biologist Maria Chatzaki from the Democritus University of Thrace in Greece told Newsit.gr.

by | September 23, 2018 | 04:56

Col. Bill Matheny, who is with the South Carolina National Guard. The #CAREolina t-shirts are available for purchase at careolinas.com and will be available at the Panthers team store and stadium merchandise locations. For example, the Cape Fear River in North Carolina crested at 61.6 feet on Wednesday - more than 25 feet above flood stage and 7 feet below the all-time record.

by | September 22, 2018 | 10:30

On Tuesday, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture issued the mortality totals of livestock as the Department of Environmental Quality says that a dam in Duplin County was breached and numerous state's 16 rivers were at major flood stages.

by | September 21, 2018 | 20:10

According to arachnologist Maria Chatzaki, they're always from the same type of spider: the Tetragnatha genus, a tiny critter no longer than 2 centimeters, or 0.7 inches. According to British newspaper The Guardian , Prof Chatzaki said: "The spiders are taking advantage of these conditions, and are having a kind of a party".

by | September 21, 2018 | 12:00

Now the Elon Musk show returned to the sprawling SpaceX headquarters outside Los Angeles, where the company will - whether intentionally or not - provide a prime-time diversion to the troubles surrounding its celebrity chief executive by providing details about its long-anticipated moon shot.

by | September 20, 2018 | 17:15

Eight others died in SC, and an additional person was killed in a storm-related tornado in Virginia. Eager to show heart in a moment of crisis, U.S. Cooper said more than 1,100 roads remained closed Tuesday, including Interstates 95 and 40 and other major routes. "There was something missing from what President Trump said ...

by | September 20, 2018 | 15:56

There were still flashes of Trump's outsized persona and unconventional style - he asked about the status of Lake Norman, where he owns a golf club, telling officials, "I can't tell you why, but I love that area". Trump pledged to provide that support. A Philippine police officer says residents of a mining camp in a mountain village refused to leave ahead of the powerful typhoon, believing their chapel and nearby bunkhouses were on stable ground.

by | September 19, 2018 | 18:13

Thousands of people are still in shelters in North Carolina anxiously waiting to find out if they have a home to go back to. The company added: "In addition, approximately thirty farms, housing approximately 211,000 chickens per farm, in the Lumberton, North Carolina, area are isolated by flood waters and the Company is unable to reach those farms with feed trucks.

by | September 19, 2018 | 12:41

He's the founder of Japan's largest online clothing retailer, Zozotown , and also has his own clothing brand call Zozo . The BFR is SpaceX's next generation spacecraft and launch vehicle system, set to be used along with the company's current suite of hardware like the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy.

by | September 19, 2018 | 02:12

In the port city of Wilmington , residents awoke to the sound of power transformers blowing up, plunging homes into darkness as Hurricane Florence's howling winds whipped through the streets sending metal signs, water and debris flying.

by | September 18, 2018 | 17:30

Most volunteers from Iowa have been sent to help throughout North Carolina . "To help those affected, Apple is donating $1m to the American Red Cross ". For monetary donations , you can help by going to their website , calling 1-800-RED CROSS or texting FLORENCE to 90999 to make a $10 donation. The organization urges eligible donors to donate blood in unaffected places.

by | September 18, 2018 | 15:07

In some places, the rain finally stopped, and the sun peeked through, but North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper warned that dangerously high water would persist for days. But it's not for residents to use to return. "The neighbors told us our home was fine apart from a few branches down, so that's a relief at least", he added.

by | September 18, 2018 | 15:07

Even though rain has started to let up in the Fayetteville area, floodwaters continue to rise as the region drains. All of that rain is swelling streams and rivers and creating what the National Hurricane Center called "prolonged significant river flooding".