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Huge dust storm engulfs parts of Australia following bushfire and drought devastation

Huge dust storm engulfs parts of Australia following bushfire and drought devastation As of Monday, there are still over 80 blazes burning in the New South Wales and Victoria states in the southeastern part of the country. Last week, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison prepared to complete the AU $ 2 billion ($ 1.37 billion) plan to replenish the wildfire , which was hit by the devastating flames. [Full Article...]

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft faces another perilous test: getting back to Earth

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft faces another perilous test: getting back to Earth The capsule was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 6:36 a.m. without any problems. US aircraft giant Boeing said Saturday its Starliner spacecraft will return to Earth on Sunday morning after it went off course in orbit and scrapped the plan to dock with the International Space Station (ISS ). [Full Article...]

Tom Brady isn’t a Pro Bowl selection for first time since 2008

Tom Brady isn’t a Pro Bowl selection for first time since 2008 Here are the most egregious omissions in the 2019 voting, with thought on which players these unfortunate snubs should replace. In that four-game span, Brady hasn't completed more than 52.8% of his passes in a game. Just to name a few receivers he's shut down this year: Amari Cooper, DeAndre Hopkins, Odell Beckham Jr., and JuJu Smith-Schuster. However, they will have to do better than the first ti... [Full Article...]

Cheops satellite lifts off to study planets beyond solar system

Cheops satellite lifts off to study planets beyond solar system You possibly can watch it stay on the E.S.A. web site. The launcher also delivered an Italian Earth-observing satellite into orbit. The Hubble Space Telescope , by comparison, orbits about 350 miles above the surface, moving from west to east. [Full Article...]

Scrooge council blasted for putting up 'half a Christmas tree'

Scrooge council blasted for putting up 'half a Christmas tree' Many tree farms went out of business about a decade ago. Zittel's even sold trees before they officially started for the season. He says folks are also straying from the popular fur tree to accommodate smaller spaces and condos. Winter Wonderland Tree Farm offers hayrides, hot chocolate, a gift shop along with other family fun activities. A tree can stay wrapped in the garage or basement. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Starship Prototype Suffers Massive Failure, Partially Explodes

SpaceX Starship Prototype Suffers Massive Failure, Partially Explodes SpaceX , however, said before Wednesday's test not to fly the Mark 1 " test article." . Musk also confirmed future Starship models, including Mk3 specifically, will have a different flight design from what was seen with Mk1. Citing information provided by SpaceX representatives earlier this year, the news outlet reported that the final, operational version of Starship could be lau... [Full Article...]

Marvel's What If...? Art Reveals Zombie Captain America And Iron Cap

Marvel's What If...? Art Reveals Zombie Captain America And Iron Cap It's almost here - but the Disney Plus launch time isn't midnight on November 12. "We're unmatched in quality and appeal across our four-quadrant audience spanning a variety of genres, formats and arenas, and will continue to build on that year after year", said Ricky Strauss, president of content and marketing for Disney +. [Full Article...]

How to safely watch Mercury's 5-hour transit across the sun

How to safely watch Mercury's 5-hour transit across the sun Thankfully, this transit will last nearly six hours, so there will be plenty of time to catch the show. Mercury and Venus are the only planets that can appear to pass in front of, or transit, the sun as seen from Earth. "That is truly near the cutoff of what you can see", he said recently. 'So Mercury's going to probably be too small'. We'll be updating this throughout the transit, so check back... [Full Article...]

US formally begins to leave the Paris climate agreement

US formally begins to leave the Paris climate agreement Despite Trump's announcement in 2017 a formal move to withdraw from the 2015 pact had to wait till this year because of a provision in the Paris Agreement . The Paris agreement committed the USA and 187 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures below 2C above pre-industrial levels and attempting to limit them even more, to 1.5C. [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh Steelers Shock the Indianapolis Colts

Pittsburgh Steelers Shock the Indianapolis Colts Hilton, who didn't play due to his lingering calf injury. Hoyer also drove the Colts from their own 15 to the Pittsburgh 25 - with the assist of a 40-yard pass interference penalty against Steelers cornerback Steven Nelson - before Vinatieri walked on for the potential game-winner. [Full Article...]

Tropical storm warnings issued for Gulf Coast states

Tropical storm warnings issued for Gulf Coast states It does not look like we will have enough instability to create a tornado threat. The National Hurricane Center has noted that surge-related flooding can vary greatly over short distances. Forecasters say rain is in store for all of North Carolina as a tropical storm is forecast to move over the state this weekend. Risky rip currents and high surf will be a threat at all area beaches th... [Full Article...]

500 new cases per year: Raising awareness for breast cancer

500 new cases per year: Raising awareness for breast cancer Take off the rose-coloured glasses, become aware of and talk about how our environments are contributing to the majority of breast cancers, and let's hold our governments accountable for their role in our future health and measures for prevention. [Full Article...]