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Today, scientists are announcing they've discovered conclusive evidence that several organic compounds are indeed found on the Red Planet. Methane previously had been detected in Mars' atmosphere in large, unpredictable plumes. This is all written down: the Union Aerospace Corporation went digging around Mars-quite possibly lured in by the discovery of ancient organic material-one thing led to another, and they opened a portal to Hell.
  • Canada's Dirty $20-Billion Pipeline Bailout

    Canada's Dirty $20-Billion Pipeline Bailout

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    Finance Minister Bill Morneau believes Canada's authority to build the pipeline will be able to overcome any resistance, be it from protesters or the B.C. Green Party leader and MLA for Saanich-Gulf Islands Elizabeth May said Kinder Morgan was "laughing all the way to the bank". Kinder Morgan Canada will continue to hold an integrated network of crude tank storage and rail terminals in Alberta, the company said.
  • Canada To Buy Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Expansion Project

    Canada To Buy Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Expansion Project

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    The Canadian government said on Tuesday that it would buy a pipeline that has been the focus of widespread protests by environmentalists and some Indigenous groups, putting the government squarely on the side of the country's oil industry. When the sale is finished, Canada will continue construction on its own, with plans to eventually sell it all in the future once market conditions improve.
  • Florida declares state of emergency over Subtropical Storm Alberto

    Florida declares state of emergency over Subtropical Storm Alberto

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    Jeffrey Medlin, meteorologist in charge in Mobile, says even after the storm moves north there will still be swells coming up from the south. Alberto is expected to travel across the eastern Gulf of Mexico Saturday night through Monday and approach the northern part of the Gulf where it could make landfall Monday night.
  • Storm in the US

    Storm in the US

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    A fisherman casts his line from the storm wall along Pascagoula Bay in Pascagoula, Miss., Sunday, May 27, 2018. Little change in strength is expected before Alberto reaches the northern Gulf Coast later today. The NHC defines subtropical storm as a "subtropical cyclone" in which the maximum sustained wind speed - using the USA one-minute average - is 39 miles per hour or higher.
  • Thousands evacuate as Alberto bears down on northern Gulf Coast

    Thousands evacuate as Alberto bears down on northern Gulf Coast

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    A 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is forecast for Wednesday , which should be cloudy with a high near 87. Alberto is expected to produce heavy rainfall and flooding over western Cuba , South Florida and the Florida Keys, the National Hurricane Centre said on Sunday .
  • Alan Bean, U.S. astronaut and moonwalker, dies in Houston at 86

    Alan Bean, U.S. astronaut and moonwalker, dies in Houston at 86

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    Bean was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 12, which made the second moon landing in 1969. After Apollo , Bean commanded the second crewed flight to the United States' first space station, Skylab , in 1973. Bean, a former U.S. Navy test pilot who was part of NASA's third-ever group of astronauts, twice flew to space. He was 86 years old. "I think a lot of it just had to do with it looked exciting".
  • Subtropical storm Alberto enters the Gulf of Mexico

    Subtropical storm Alberto enters the Gulf of Mexico

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    Florida Gov. Scott said the Florida National Guard has 5,500 guard members available for deployment if needed. Alberto is holding steady with max winds of 40 miles per hour and is moving to the north at 13 miles per hour. Locally HIGHER amounts are possible. It will dump significant amounts of rain across parts of the Yucatan and Cuba, with 10-15 inches possible. The service warns of a high risk of rip currents for beaches along the Florida coast.
  • CO2 lowers rice quality, study says

    CO2 lowers rice quality, study says

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    As global temperatures rise in response to ever greater levels of Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, harvests of all the staple cereals could in any case decline - sometimes as a response to ever wilder extremes of heat, rain and windstorm - by between 20 and 40%.
  • Subtropical Storm Alberto forms near Cozumel

    Subtropical Storm Alberto forms near Cozumel

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    Subtropical Storm Alberto developed Friday morning and is located about 55 miles south of Cozumel, Mexico. Currently, maximum sustained winds are near 40 miles per hour with higher gusts. The hurricane season officially runs from June 1 to November 30. The 1 p.m. update on Subtropical Storm Alberto from the National Hurricane Center says the story is still almost stationary .
  • SpaceX is about to launch 2 NASA satellites into orbit

    SpaceX is about to launch 2 NASA satellites into orbit

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    This is SpaceX's ninth Falcon 9 launch of 2018, and 10th launch including the debut of their Falcon Heavy, which puts the company well on pace to beat its 2017 record of 18 launches. The McLean, Virginia, company now has 55 Iridium NEXT satellites in orbit. When complete, the Iridium Next constellation will include 75 satellites - 66 operational satellites and nine spares.
  • Tropical Storm Watch & Storm Surge Watch issued for MS Gulf Coast

    Tropical Storm Watch & Storm Surge Watch issued for MS Gulf Coast

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    The first named tropical weather system of the 2018 hurricane season has formed. Given how wet it has been, any areas that can pick up another 1"-2" of rain between now and Saturday morning will be at a high risk for flash flooding. The hurricane center said up to 12 inches of rain was possible across the Florida Keys and southern and southwestern Florida. "Its mostly looking like a heavy rain event", National Weather Service meteorologist John McMichael said.
  • More accusations expected to fly in Ontario election campaign

    More accusations expected to fly in Ontario election campaign

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    It's hard to believe Mr. Ford is actually concerned about the ongoing allegations of data theft, ballot-stuffing, fake IDs and bogus memberships at PC nomination meetings if he himself took part in dubious activities on behalf of PC candidate Kinga Surma in 2016, long before he became party leader.
  • Michael Cohen's Business Partner Agrees to Cooperate as Part of Plea Deal

    Michael Cohen's Business Partner Agrees to Cooperate as Part of Plea Deal

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    If anybody knows where the taxi medallion bodies are buried, it is surely New York's taxi king, whom prosecutors gave a PRETTY SWEET DEAL - five years of probation when he was facing 100 years of hard time for felony tax fraud. Material seized in those searches is being processed by a special master to prevent the disclosure of information covered by attorney-client privilege.
  • Profits dive 62pc at M&S

    Profits dive 62pc at M&S

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    The group plans to move about a third of its sales online and reduce the floor space devoted to its struggling clothing and home division. When Archie Norman was brought in as chairman in September, he said bluntly that "M&S has been drifting and under-fulfilling its promise not for five, 10 but for 15 years".