• Tropical storm Cindy makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana- NHC
Tropical storm Cindy makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana- NHC

NEW ORLEANS - Tropical Storm Cindy sent drenching rain bands over the north Gulf Coast on Wednesday, swamping low-lying coastal roads and pushing a waterspout ashore in one beachfront community as residents from east Texas to the Florida Panhandle warily eyed the storm's slow crawl toward land.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in Louisiana
Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in Louisiana

That means there is still a threat associated with water that has flooded some areas, he said. Rising tides in the wake of Tropical Depression Cindy have prompted the mayor of a low-lying coastal Louisiana town to urge an evacuation. Even though Thursday is shaping up to be a lovely summer day in New Jersey, forecasters say Friday and ear...

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  • Rare US total solar eclipse excites Americans coast-to-coast
Rare US total solar eclipse excites Americans coast-to-coast

Canadian astrophysicist Jesse Rogerson, of the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, says it'll be an "unprecedented" opportunity for North American skywatchers to catch a glimpse of this rare occurrence, which hasn't occurred over the US since 1918.

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  • Trump gives up on Chinese help on reining in North Korea
Trump gives up on Chinese help on reining in North Korea

This did not have to happen and should never happen again". The result would have been a lot different. Trump tweeted a somewhat conciliatory sounding message to Beijing , saying "while I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out".

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  • Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw
Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw

Cameroon's players celebrate at the end of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Cameroon and Ghana in Franceville on 2 February, 2017. "We are searching", Broos insisted, three times, in French. "If we stay true to ourselves and our structure early on, then things will go a lot smoother".

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  • Oil Firms Risk Trillions if Climate Targets Reached
Oil Firms Risk Trillions if Climate Targets Reached

The move towards corporate transparency around climate issues extends beyond the fossil fuel industry. Though that was the misleading headline from the right-wing Daily Caller on Tuesday after it was reported that a plan by the Climate Leadership Council (CLC ) to create a tax on carbon emissions would receive endorsement from ExxonMobil ...

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  • Sears at RI Mall scheduled to close in mid-September
Sears at RI Mall scheduled to close in mid-September

Others in NY, according to Business Insider , include one in East Northport and one in Johnson City. The company said the store was closing because it was "unprofitable". The Colonie Center store has downsized over the past few years, with Whole Foods leasing space. It also closed the store's auto fix center past year.

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  • Ronaldo will repay the debt to the tax service of Spain
Ronaldo will repay the debt to the tax service of Spain

Ronaldo was accused of four crimes against the tax authorities in Spain . Gestifute, the agency that represents Mourinho , said on Tuesday that neither Spain's tax agency nor the prosecution have contacted him regarding the allegations.

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  • US Vice President Hires Lawyer For Russia Probes
US Vice President Hires Lawyer For Russia Probes

Writer and researcher Sarah Kendzior in late May wrote that Pence "lied about whether Trump had said more countries should have nuclear weapons" and "lied about Trump saying he wanted to punish women who had abortions". Mike Pence will be making sure Mike Pence is protected, thank you very much. On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported t...

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  • More Phoenix Flights Canceled Because Of Heat
More Phoenix Flights Canceled Because Of Heat

Dangerously high temperatures kept planes from flying in Arizona, prompted an electricity conservation alert in California and tied the record high temperature Tuesday in Las Vegas. 134 highest on record in the world, at Death Valley, Calif., on July 10, 1913. Visitors should be aware of a little-known fact about the temperatures in the g...

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  • Valve Provides Details on Upcoming Knuckles Vive Controllers
Valve Provides Details on Upcoming Knuckles Vive Controllers

The controller has face buttons and a trackpad for your thumb on the top, a trigger for your index finger beneath that, and then three capacitive sensors on the grip for your middle, ring, and little fingers. These sensors can "detect the state of the user's hands". SteamVR Home has already been made compatible with the Knuckles controllers so ...

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  • Frank Kush, who built ASU into a powerhouse, dies at 88
Frank Kush, who built ASU into a powerhouse, dies at 88

Kush was the Walter Camp Coach of the Year and AFCA Coach of the Year in 1975, when ASU finished No. 2 in the nation. In 1970, Arizona State went 11-0 and capped off its season winning the Peach Bowl. He remains Arizona State's all-time winningest coach, with 176 victories, and was named to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1995. He later coac...

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  • Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup
Portugal sidesteps Ronaldo's legal woes at Confed Cup

We played against an opponent playing at home with a home crowd, a team which pressured us, but we were better. New Zealand's skipper wasn't going to waste this golden chance to score in Sochi. But it was Wood who finally broke the deadlock three minutes before the break when midfielder Clayton Lewis turned the ball around the corner to put him t...

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  • China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea
China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

But in a tweet Tuesday, Trump suggested those efforts had failed. A full investigation into the drone's wreckage discovered its planned itinerary and confirmed that it had taken off from the North before capturing more than 500 photos of the South's territory, the defence ministry said.

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  • Mourinho tells Manchester United he prefers Neymar to Ronaldo
Mourinho tells Manchester United he prefers Neymar to Ronaldo

Ronaldo is now on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2. According to Spanish prosecutor files, seen by the BBC and Reuters , he is accused of two counts of defrauding Spain out of a total of €3.3 million (£2.9 million, $3.6 million) in taxes between 2011 and 2012.

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  • Amazon's new Echo will let you see who's at your front door
Amazon's new Echo will let you see who's at your front door

In addition, the company is announcing a Smart Home Skill API that developers will be able to use to integrate other connected cameras with Alexa devices. And Arlo by Netgear, which makes a line of wireless, weatherproof smart security cameras, notes that the new integrations can be used to see inside your house, too.

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  • Merkel says EU future more important than Brexit talks
Merkel says EU future more important than Brexit talks

The talks are scheduled to take place for one week each month until an agreement is reached. As with Monday's seven hours of meetings between Barnier, Davis and their teams, her emphasis is expected to be on easing tensions that have seen some spiky exchanges in recent months.

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  • Skull and Bones Will Also Have a Single-Player Campaign
Skull and Bones Will Also Have a Single-Player Campaign

Ubisoft's E3 2017 press conference was an exciting one as the company announced many titles including the new IP, Skull And Bones , a Blck Flag inspired game which will take players on adventures at the sea. Skull and Bones seems to have very similar mechanics and world, just with a more realistic art style. There are additional details coming...

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  • Why the Queen Didn't Wear Her Crown at the Queen's Speech Today
Why the Queen Didn't Wear Her Crown at the Queen's Speech Today

Stay informed: Sign up to our free weekly e-newsletter Subscribe to access all our online articles and receive our printed monthly newspaper The Connexion at your home. Prince Philip , the husband of the queen, didn't attend after being hospitalized for an infection. "That was a failure of the state, local, and national, to help people when t...

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  • UK competition watchdog clears Standard Life-Aberdeen deal
UK competition watchdog clears Standard Life-Aberdeen deal

On Monday, Standard Life had said its shareholders voted to approve its merger with Aberdeen. Just shy of 99% of Standard Life investors backed the deal, while 94.6% agreed with the planned directors' remuneration policy. Patrick Connolly, Chartered financial planner at Chase de Vere, said: "Standard Life and Aberdeen have strength in different...

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