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GOP senators condemn 'vulgar' messages directed at Collins over Kavanaugh vote

GOP senators condemn 'vulgar' messages directed at Collins over Kavanaugh vote For what it's worth, one Democratic challenger and one Republican challenger have announced intentions to run against Collins in 2020. Activists trying to block Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are threatening to make a hefty donation to Sen. [Full Article...]

Residents told to 'get out now' as Florence takes aim at Carolinas

Residents told to 'get out now' as Florence takes aim at Carolinas Florence exploded into a potentially catastrophic hurricane Monday as it closed in on North and SC, carrying winds up to 140 miles per hour (220 kph) and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week. [Full Article...]

Ce qu'il faut retenir des annonces d'Apple — Nouvel iPhone

Ce qu'il faut retenir des annonces d'Apple — Nouvel iPhone L'iPhone XS Max aura lui droit à 90 minutes de batterie supplémentaires, avec la plus grosse batterie jamais installée par Apple sur l'un de ses smartphones . Les modèles accueils de 38 et 42 millimètres sont remplacés par des versions de 40 et 44 millimètres et ce sans que la taille globale du boîtier ne change . [Full Article...]

Major hurricane heading towards the US

Major hurricane heading towards the US Florence , the most intense of the three has reached Category 4 status and will likely continue to strengthen as it moves over the warm waters heading for landfall on the East Coast later this week. Helene is a Category 2 hurricane that's blowing winds between 96-110 miles per hour. A "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft recorded maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Atlantic Hurricane Season: From Zero to 2017 with Florence, More

Atlantic Hurricane Season: From Zero to 2017 with Florence, More South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster ordered residents in zones along the coast to begin evacuating no later than noon. North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland governors have declared states of emergency. Helene is moving toward the west-northwest near 17 miles per hour (28 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue for another couple of days. The hurricane could remain power... [Full Article...]

Doug Ford Overrules Provincial Judge Over Toronto Council Size

Doug Ford Overrules Provincial Judge Over Toronto Council Size The judge said Bill 5 "substantially interfered with both the candidate's and the voter's right to freedom of expression " guaranteed by the Charter. Bill 5 also cancelled planned elections for the head of council position in the regional municipalities of Muskoka, Peel, York and Niagara, turning them into appointed roles. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Now Cat 4 Storm, Carolinas Bracing For The Worst

Isaac strengthened into the fifth hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season on Sunday, the NHC said , and as of early Monday, it was about 1,230 miles east 1,305 miles (1,985 km) east of the Windward Islands with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph). [Full Article...]

Thousands march in Paris against climate change

Thousands march in Paris against climate change The march was organised to take place ahead of the September 12-14 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, in which political, social and business leaders from around the world will meet to discuss worldwide commitments to fight climate change. [Full Article...]

Un quart des utilisateurs de Facebook ont supprimé l'application — USA

Un quart des utilisateurs de Facebook ont supprimé l'application — USA Il ressortirait que 26% d'entre eux ont supprimé l'application de leur smartphone depuis une année, même si le communiqué précise bien que supprimer l'application ne signifie pas forcément se désabonner. Ils ont effectué lopération de téléchargement de données personnelles facilitée par la mise à jour des paramètres de confidentialité effectuée à la suite des révélations concernant laffaire Cambr... [Full Article...]

Flash flood watch in effect for mid-Missouri counties

Flash flood watch in effect for mid-Missouri counties Rain could fall at rates exceeding 2 inches per hour, potentially leading to flash flooding - especially in urban areas, they warned. Weather forecasts have much of the central part of the state dealing with Gordon's rain until the weekend. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast

Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast Florence is expected to become a "major hurricane" by Monday, the National Hurricane Center said. Although it is quite a distance away, swells generated by Florence will begin to affect Bermuda Saturday, and Florida along with most of the East Coast of the US will see increasing waves and rip currents this weekend. [Full Article...]

Florence becomes a hurricane, takes aim at US Southeast

Florence becomes a hurricane, takes aim at US Southeast It was on track to move between Bermuda and the Bahamas on Wednesday, the NHC said . "I can't find another example of a hurricane/typhoon nearing Guam, Hawaii & the eastern United States at nearly exactly the same time (days ~ 4,5,6 respectively)". [Full Article...]

Carlsberg scraps plastic rings for recyclable glue

Carlsberg scraps plastic rings for recyclable glue The plastic pack rings, known in the industry as hi-cones or yokes, are used to hold together multi-packs of canned drinks. The Snap Pack is one of the sustainable packaging innovations announced by Carlsberg this morning. Obviously, if this new system is as good as Carlsberg says it is, you'd think they'd want to introduce it everywhere they can. Vice president of product development at the... [Full Article...]

IPhone XS : le prix du prochain bijou Apple, dévoilé ?

IPhone XS : le prix du prochain bijou Apple, dévoilé ? L'iPhone 9, le modèle abordable à écran LCD de 6,1 pouces doté d'une encoche avec simple capteur photo serait vendu à partir de 799 euros en Allemagne, soit le prix de l'actuel iPhone 8. La version 256 Go devrait donc coûter 170 euros de plus que la version de base à 64 Go. Espérons alors un effort de la part de Tim Cook sur ce point, car bien que je sois fan des produits Apple , je n'ai pas céd... [Full Article...]

Harris puts Kavanaugh on edge with Mueller question

Harris puts Kavanaugh on edge with Mueller question The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing has strong political overtones ahead of the November congressional elections, but as a practical matter Democrats lack the votes to block Kavanaugh's confirmation. In his opening remarks, Kavanaugh vowed to uphold the attributes of an ideal judge and remain "a neutral and impartial arbiter who favours no litigant or policy". [Full Article...]

Cory Booker Releases Racial Profiling Information on Brett Kavanaugh

Cory Booker Releases Racial Profiling Information on Brett Kavanaugh One by one, Democrats, including Kamala Harris of California, Cory Booker of New Jersey and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, all potential presidential contenders, demanded that Republicans delay the hearing. "That is irresponsible and conduct unbecoming a senator", he said. Booker aligned with other Senate Democrats last month in demanding a release of 141,000 documents that had been marked com... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall, weakens to depression

Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall, weakens to depression With memories of the August 2016 floods fresh in mind, local business owners are keeping a close eye on and bracing for Tropical Storm Gordon, which is forecast to make landfall tonight as a Category 1 hurricane . A turn toward the north-northwest and north is forecast to occur on Friday . Associated Press contributors include Stacey Plaisance in Gulfport, Miss; Kevin McGill in Bay St. [Full Article...]

Cory Booker: I'm Breaking Senate Rules on Brett Kavanaugh

Cory Booker: I'm Breaking Senate Rules on Brett Kavanaugh But Democrats refused the request on Wednesday as they upped their opposition to Kavanaugh , forcing Republicans to adjourn early. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on Thursday, Kavanaugh explained he was simply summarizing views of legal scholars, not offering his own view. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court nominee, sidesteps subpoena question

Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court nominee, sidesteps subpoena question If confirmed, Kavanaugh is expected to move the court, which already had a conservative majority, further to the right. At age 53, Kavanaugh could serve on the court for decades. Democratic senators plan to press Kavanaugh on abortion and gun rights, among other issues. "The American Bar Association, whose assessment Democratic leaders have called the "gold standard" of judicial evaluations, rat... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Gordon triggers hurricane watch from Florida Panhandle to Louisiana

Tropical Storm Gordon triggers hurricane watch from Florida Panhandle to Louisiana Florence will rotate harmlessly in the central Atlantic this week but could pose a threat to Bermuda and/or the U.S. East Coast in the next six to 12 days, according to Weather Underground meteorologist Bob Henson. At 500 p.m. EDT (2100 UTC), the disturbance was centered near latitude 22.7 north, longitude 77.3 west. Once it is in the Gulf, there is a 80 percent chance of tropical development ... [Full Article...]


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