Canadian court blocks controversial oil pipeline project

The court also concludes that the federal government failed in its duty to engage in meaningful consultations with First Nations before giving the green light to the project. "It is time for the prime minister to do the right thing", said Khelsilem. ... More..

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Tropical storm Miriam could become hurricane, move near Hawaii
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Tropical storm Miriam could become hurricane, move near Hawaii

The storm named Lane was barrelling toward the Hawaiian Islands as a powerful Category 5 hurricane in the middle of the week. The whole of Hawaii was on a flash-flood watch for the duration of Lane, and sch...More..

French President Macron: Europe can not depend on United States for security
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

French President Macron: Europe can not depend on United States for security

Nicolas Hulot, an environmentalist and former TV personality, announced on a radio breakfast show that he was leaving the government over "an accumulation of disappointments " with the half-heartedness and i...More..

by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Goats prefer happy people who smile at them, study says

About 52 percent of the goats studied went to the happy face and about 30 percent first looked at the angry faces and some didn't choose either expression. "We already knew that goats are very attuned to human ...More..

California Abolishes Cash Bail Despite Criticism From Left and Right
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

California Abolishes Cash Bail Despite Criticism From Left and Right

Judy Woodruff interviews Marisa Lagos of public television station KQED, which has covered the story. The state assembly passed the bill on Tuesday and it now awaits Gov. Bob Hertzberg, Democrat-Van Nuys, w...More..

Migrants on the run after boat sinks in croc-infested Queensland waters
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Migrants on the run after boat sinks in croc-infested Queensland waters

Home affairs minister Peter Dutton said the partially sunk vessel had come from Vietnam and was the first boat of asylum-seekers to reach the country since 2014. Even if found to be genuine refugees, they are a...More..

Graham Shares What He Learned From John McCain
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Graham Shares What He Learned From John McCain

John McCain's death then raised back up on Monday in keeping with the USA flag code but to an outcry from the media and others who felt a flag proclamation from President Trump was in order. "We weake...More..

Warnings dropped as tropical storm turns away from Hawaii
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Warnings dropped as tropical storm turns away from Hawaii

In Honolulu, where the storm deposited only a few inches of rain, shopkeepers removed plywood from their windows and reopened for business. Winds ultimately caused the demise of Lane, National Weather Servic...More..

As Hurricane Lane Approaches Hawaii, the Flooding Begins
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

As Hurricane Lane Approaches Hawaii, the Flooding Begins

Lane first approached the islands earlier this week as a Category 5 hurricane, meaning it was likely to cause catastrophic damage with winds of 157 miles per hour (252 kph) or above. And inside grocery stores a...More..

Subtropical Storm Ernesto develops in Atlantic
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Subtropical Storm Ernesto develops in Atlantic

A subtropical storm is a hybrid cyclone. The term "subtropical" means the system now lacks the symmetrical characteristics of most tropical storms. Another subtropical cyclone formed today marking the fourt...More..

Some Delawareans Concerned About Repeal of Clean Power Plan
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Some Delawareans Concerned About Repeal of Clean Power Plan

His evening MAGA-themed event took place hours after the EPA rolled out its replacement to former President Barack Obama's "Clean Power Plan" . Clarification: This story has been clarified to reflect that Ro...More..

Arizona volunteers travel to Hawaii to help residents prepare for hurricane
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Arizona volunteers travel to Hawaii to help residents prepare for hurricane

NASA's Ricky Arnold took this photo of Hurricane Lane as it approached Hawaii. The center of the storm is expected to move very close to the main islands or cross into land Thursday through Friday , for...More..

Hawaii hit by tropical cylone as Hurricane Lane reaches land today
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Hawaii hit by tropical cylone as Hurricane Lane reaches land today

Also on Twitter, FEMA strategic planner Michael Lowry said the current forecast for Lane would bring it closer to Oahu than any other hurricane on record. National Weather Service computer models were showing u...More..

Hurricane watch issued for Hawaii, Maui counties as Lane nears state
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hurricane watch issued for Hawaii, Maui counties as Lane nears state

Although weather officials expect Lane to continue on a westward track today, they forecast the storm to take a turn toward the west-northwest late Tuesday with some weakening around the same time. "In this sce...More..

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership challenge as rival Peter Dutton resigns
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership challenge as rival Peter Dutton resigns

Embattled Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge from within his own party on Tuesday as discontent with his rule boiled over less than a year before national elections. ...More..

Hurricane watch posted as Lane approaches
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hurricane watch posted as Lane approaches

At 5:00 AM Wednesday, Lane weakened slightly - becoming a Category 4 storm, and has a maximum sustained winds near 155 miles per hour with higher gusts. Typically, the high will be strong enough to deflect t...More..

Trump campaign chief Manafort found guilty
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Trump campaign chief Manafort found guilty

The jury in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has reached a verdict on eight counts, but can not reach consensus on 10 others, they told Judge T.S. I shared with them my hope that they...More..

Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

The powerful Category 4 is marching toward the state, and is forecast to bring torrential rains, high winds and monster surf as early as Wednesday. The long and short of it: It's still too soon to know the ...More..

EPA plans to roll back emissions standards on power plants
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

EPA plans to roll back emissions standards on power plants

Tuesday's move opens a public-comment period on the proposal before any final administration action. Earthjustice president Trip Van Noppen-whose group is defending the Obama plan against lawsuits brought b...More..

Peter Dutton Resigns From Cabinet After His Failed Effort to Knife Turnbull
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Peter Dutton Resigns From Cabinet After His Failed Effort to Knife Turnbull

Dutton has consistently shied away from admitting his desire to take on Turnbull, with Liberal MP Christopher Pyne telling Sunrise host Kochie just hours before the party room voted, that Dutton remained lo...More..

New study finds glyphosate in kids' cereals and snack bars
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

New study finds glyphosate in kids' cereals and snack bars

To add some more confusion to the fire, the National Institute of Health and the Environmental Protection Agency both recently stated that the weed-killing poison was not likely to cause cancer in humans. N...More..

Storm Ernesto Set To Unleash Heavy Rain And Strong Winds
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Storm Ernesto Set To Unleash Heavy Rain And Strong Winds

This places Ernesto west of the United Kingdom and means Ireland and Northern Ireland will be hit first when the storm makes land. "On the forecast track, Ernesto will approach Ireland and the United Kingdo...More..

Are man-made pollutants a 'booster shot' for Florida's toxic red tide?
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Are man-made pollutants a 'booster shot' for Florida's toxic red tide?

It is the second emergency order issued by Scott this summer. The red tide has made breathing hard for locals, scared away tourists, and strewn popular beaches with the stinking carcasses of fish, eels, por...More..

As Monsanto Pays $289 Million to Cancer Victim, Bayer Shares Plunge
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

As Monsanto Pays $289 Million to Cancer Victim, Bayer Shares Plunge

In 2015, the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer said the key ingredient in Roundup, glyphosate, is "probably carcinogenic to humans". Germany and France have meanwhile tak...More..

NASA launches mission to fly closer to the Sun than ever before
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NASA launches mission to fly closer to the Sun than ever before

This will be within 6 million kilometres of the sun's surface, closer than any other spacecraft has been before. "The launch energy to reach the Sun is 55 times that required to get to Mars, and two times t...More..