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1.7 million chickens drown as North Carolina rivers swollen by Florence

1.7 million chickens drown as North Carolina rivers swollen by Florence Authorities say two female inmates being transported to a mental health facility in SC drowned in rising flood waters after the van they were in was swept away. That has hampered efforts to restore power, clear roads and allow residents to homes. Sixteen rivers in the state have reached major flood stages, with three more expected to peak in the next two days, he said. [Full Article...]

SpaceX name FIRST PERSON it will take around the Moon

SpaceX name FIRST PERSON it will take around the Moon Maezawa revealed that he has purchased all seats on the first crewed flight of SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket - a new launch system that's being created to colonize Mars . SpaceX said past year that it planned to send two private citizens around the moon in a Dragon crew capsule to be launched by a Falcon Heavy rocket. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Statement On Taking Tesla Private Being Probed

Elon Musk Statement On Taking Tesla Private Being Probed Nearly a week later, Musk said the basis for his statement was conversations with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, which first expressed interest in helping take the company private in early 2017. CNN has reached out for comment to the USA attorney's office in San Francisco , which is leading the probe, according to the Bloomberg report . [Full Article...]

Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge

Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge The 55-year-old Jordan still has family and friends in coastal North Carolina. Authorities in Virginia said one person was dead after an apparent tornado. "The floodwaters were rising so I figured I better get out of there", he said. Incredible footage shows the moment rescuers freed six dogs locked up in an outdoor cage in North Carolina during Hurricane Florence, as the water level began rap... [Full Article...]

Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US

Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US He said 23 truckloads made it into Wilmington this morning. "We're still struggling to get access to all areas of those counties", Trogdon said. The largest amount so far was in Elizabethtown, which has received 35.93 inches (0.91 meters). [Full Article...]

Japanese billionaire businessman is SpaceX's Moon tourist

Japanese billionaire businessman is SpaceX's Moon tourist Maezawa is chief executive of Japan's largest online fashion mall, and is the 18th richest person in Japan with a fortune of $3 billion, according to the business magazine Forbes. SpaceX plans a lunar orbit mission. The Apollo 13 planned moon landing was diverted due to an explosion on the spacecraft, and the three crew members were forced to instead fly by their intended target and return home. [Full Article...]

SpaceX set to identify first paying passenger for trip aroound the moon

And earlier this month, a video of Musk smoking marijuana and drinking whiskey on a popular podcast circulated on social media. His tweet of a Japanese flag emoji, fueled speculation that the mystery passenger is a Japanese businessperson. [Full Article...]

Florence disaster declared in North Carolina as flooding threat grows

Florence disaster declared in North Carolina as flooding threat grows New Bern spokeswoman Colleen Roberts said 455 people in all were rescued in the town of 30,000 residents without any serious injuries or deaths. Another 78-year-old man was found dead at his home. A nuclear power plant in Brunswick, NC, shut down operations Friday. More than two feet of rain had fallen in places, and the drenching went on and on, with forecasters saying there could be ... [Full Article...]

NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss With more than a century of combined heritage, United Launch Alliance is the nation's most experienced and reliable launch service provider. The weather forecast was 100 per cent favourable for the 40-minute launch window opening at 8.46am yesterday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. [Full Article...]

Facing hurricane floodwaters, USA town takes lessons

Facing hurricane floodwaters, USA town takes lessons Record flooding recorded in several areas. "BREAKING. We've observed a one-minute period of sunshine at the NWS Raleigh office", the NWS said on Twitter . The port town of Wilmington woke Friday to the noise of exploding electric transformers with powerful gusts tossing highway signals as well as other particles along with water in virtually all directions, based on an AFP reporter at the sit... [Full Article...]

Millions face Florence floods after 'epic' rainfall in Carolinas

In Swansboro, North Carolina, almost 34 inches of rain had fallen by Sunday afternoon and 20 other places in North Carolina had at least 20 inches, according to the National Weather Service . state of North Carolina have warned residents that flooding could get worse. Five people were arrested for breaking into a Dollar General Store, said the police department in Wilmington , which has impose... [Full Article...]

‘Worst is yet to come’ as Florence continues to flood Carolinas

Another, odder and more risky aviation problem: Officials begged the public to stop flying drones, which they said threatened rescue flights by the North Carolina National Guard as well as 10 other states that lent military helicopters for emergency service. [Full Article...]

Tropical storm Florence dumps metres of rain on Carolinas

Volunteers from all over North Carolina help rescue residents and their pets from their flooded homes during Hurricane Florence September 14, 2018 in New Bern, United States. Another individual's death was reported Friday in coastal Pender County though few details are known. The storm's death toll climbed to 15 when a pickup truck ran off Interstate 20 in SC and struck an overpass support, ki... [Full Article...]

Flights cancelled in the US Southeast as Hurricane Florence approaches

Flights cancelled in the US Southeast as Hurricane Florence approaches Bertha Bradley said she has never favored evacuating ahead of hurricanes. At 2300 EDT (0300 GMT), the NHC said Florence had maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 km), and was slowly drifting westward over SC. Airlines cancelled almost 1,000 flights and counting. Home Depot and Lowe's activated emergency response centres to get generators, trash bags and bottled water to stores befor... [Full Article...]

Photos Of Typhoon Mangkhut Show Damage It's Wreaking On Philippines, China

Photos Of Typhoon Mangkhut Show Damage It's Wreaking On Philippines, China Officials say that two first responders reported on Saturday to have been killed in a landslide in Cordillera province have been accounted for. Aerial shot of flooded rice and corn fields due to heavy rains brought about by Typhoon Mangkhut near Alcala, Cagayan province, on September 16, 2018. [Full Article...]

At Least 5 Dead from Hurricane Florence

At Least 5 Dead from Hurricane Florence Four deaths were confirmed by officials as U.S. media reported another. Utility officials say almost 900,000 homes and businesses were without power in the Carolinas on Friday and more were expected to lose power. In New Bern , population 29,000, flooding on the Neuse River trapped about 200 people. More than 100 people died as a result of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. [Full Article...]

Ken Starr: Manafort deal with Mueller 'really good for the country'

Ken Starr: Manafort deal with Mueller 'really good for the country' A White House spokeswoman quickly sought to distance Trump from the plea deal , saying Manafort's admission of guilt was "totally unrelated" to Trump. Initially, Long attempted to deflect, claiming the president was "taken out of context" when he said there were no lessons to learn from the response in Puerto Rico and blamed the local government and the private sector for the botched response... [Full Article...]

Protests Disrupt Global Climate Action Summit

Protests Disrupt Global Climate Action Summit Transportation is the largest contributor to California's greenhouse gas emissions at about 50 percent and accounts for about 80 percent of smog-causing pollution. It can't officially negotiate at the United Nations as part of the Paris agreement process, which is still seen as the backbone of global climate action. [Full Article...]

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas An American Red Cross aid worker walks through the cafeteria at Conway High School which is being used as a Hurricane Florence evacuation shelter at Conway High School on September 13, 2018 in Conway, South Carolina . The Charlotte campus serves many students, Richards said, including those who study on campus and take classes online. The storm, which was downgraded to a Category Two on Thurs... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence's catastrophic flooding is a sign of what's to come

Hurricane Florence's catastrophic flooding is a sign of what's to come Governor Roy Cooper's office said he died while plugging in a generator. Some areas are grappling with intense flooding, while many in the city of New Bern required rescue in the early hours of the day. The storm has already had an impact on scores of residents, Cooper said. Power outages increased throughout Friday. About 20,000 people sought sanctuary in 157 shelters. [Full Article...]


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