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Super Typhoon Goni explodes into 2020’s strongest storm on Earth, moves toward Philippines

The storm in the western Pacific saw its peak winds increase 80 mph in 24 hours, to more than 175 mph.
Tags: Earth, Philippines, Pacific, Goni


Australia to spend $500 million on COVID-19 vaccines for Southeast Asian and Pacific neighbours

Australia plans to spend an additional $500 million on COVID-19 vaccines to help its regional neighbours recover from the pandemic.
Tags: Australia, Pacific


Inmates to get $1200 stimulus, Honolulu maintains existing COVID-19 restrictions, coffee leaf rust hits two islands, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii jail dorm ©2020 All Hawaii News Hawaii Inmates Can Now File For $1200 Federal Stimulus Checks. A federal court in California has ruled that prison and jail inmates are eligible to receive federal stimulus payments under the $2.2 trillion federal CARES Act, and Hawaii corrections officials are now distributing forms for prisoners to use to file for the payments. Civil Beat.CARES Act Funding Lifted Hawaii Residents’ Incomes. The state Council on Revenues projects total personal i...
Tags: Travel, California, Hawaii, Pacific, Hawaii Island, North Shore, Kauai, Maui, Josh Green, Honolulu, Brown, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Garden Island, Hilo, Wailuku Maui


Neu auf Netflix: Auf diese Serien & Filme kannst du dich im November freuen

Winter is coming, und seien wir ehrlich: Es wird durch die zweite Corona-Welle eine gefühlt besonders lange kalte Jahreszeit werden. Aber hey, viel Zeit zu Hause bedeutet natürlich auch viel Zeit für neue Filme und Serien!Hast du die letzten Monate dementsprechend schon gut genutzt, dürfte deine "Später ansehen"-Liste inzwischen ordentlich geschrumpft sein. Aber keine Sorge – ein neuer Monat bedeutet immer neuen Nachschub, und insbesondere der November bringt jede Menge davon. Du wartest schon s...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Isis, Supreme Court, Virginia, New York City, Nigeria, Los Angeles, Earth, Netflix, House, New York Times, Dolly Parton, Italy, Argentina, Ferguson


Humans Have Been Living In Space For 20 Years Straight

Since 2000, there have always been humans living and working on the International Space Station -- and the streak could just be getting started. National Geographic reports: On Halloween in the year 2000, a Russian Soyuz rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and flew into the history books, carrying one U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts to the nascent International Space Station (ISS). The crew arrived two days later, and the space station has been continuously occup...
Tags: Tech, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Kazakhstan, Iss, Pacific, National Geographic, Scott Kelly, Mir, David Nixon, Kenny Todd


California Set To Change Clocks Again Despite Voters Approving Permanent Daylight Saving Time

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Tags: Politics, News, California, Senate, California News, Sacramento, Pacific, Assembly, KPIX, Daylight Saving Time, Senate Energy Committee, Sacramento News, Assemblymember Kansen Chu D San Jose


How a Pacific missile test site is keeping up with challenging tests in a pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic hasn't derailed testing at the U.S. Army-managed remote missile test site in the Kwajalein Atoll.
Tags: News, Pacific, U S Army


Hundreds of shelter dogs, cats flown across the Pacific

More than 600 dogs and cats flew across the Pacific Ocean from crowded Hawaii shelters to Washington state, Oregon, Idaho and Montana, where there's more space for them to await adoption — a charity operation that organizers said is the largest pet rescue flight. The rescue flight was necessary because the coronavirus pandemic has led to overcrowding in Hawaii pet shelters. “Lots of kittens,” said Douglas Carroll, spokesman for the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, which helped coordinate th...
Tags: News, Montana, Washington, Hawaii, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Oregon Idaho, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, Douglas Carroll


Apple Reports 4Q 2020 Results: $12.7B Profit on $64.7B Revenue

Apple today announced financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2020, which corresponds to the third calendar quarter of the year. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $64.7 billion and net quarterly profit of $12.7 billion, or $0.73 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $64.0 billion and net quarterly profit of $13.7 billion, or $0.76 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Apple set a new record for September quarter revenue, as well as all-time quarterly records for Serv...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Tim Cook, Earnings, Pacific, COVID, No AMP


'Moderate to strong' La Niña weather event develops in the Pacific

The phenomenon results in the large scale cooling of ocean surface temperature.
Tags: News, Pacific, La Niña


2020 likely to be warmest year on record despite La Niña

Climate crisis exacerbates extreme weather during natural events, say expertsLa Niña climate event is under way, heralding a colder and stormier winter than usual across the northern hemisphere, but 2020 remains likely to be one of the warmest years on record.The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has declared La Niña event – a cooling of surface ocean water along the Pacific coast of the South American tropics – to help governments and humanitarian agencies plan for extreme weather events ...
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Australia news, Pacific, UK Weather, El Niño southern oscillation, Australia Weather, La Niña, World Meteorological Organization WMO


2020 likely to be one of warmest years on record despite La Niña

Climate crisis exacerbates extreme weather during natural events, say expertsLa Niña climate event is under way, heralding a colder and stormier winter than usual across the northern hemisphere, but 2020 remains likely to be one of the warmest years on record.The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has declared La Niña event – a cooling of surface ocean water along the Pacific coast of the South American tropics – to help governments and humanitarian agencies plan for extreme weather events ...
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Australia news, Pacific, UK Weather, El Niño southern oscillation, Australia Weather, La Niña, World Meteorological Organization WMO


Remote Marshall Islands records its first coronavirus cases

Pacific nation was one of the last on Earth without a single confirmed Covid-19 infectionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne of the last coronavirus-free sanctuaries in the world has been breached, with the US military importing two cases of Covid-19 into the remote Marshall Islands.The Marshalls had been one of the last nations on Earth – most of which are in the Pacific – without a single confirmed case of Covid-19. Continue reading...
Tags: US, World news, Earth, Asia Pacific, Pacific, Marshall Islands, Tonga, Pacific Islands, Palau, Guam, French Polynesia, COVID


Japan and China both claim these islands as their own. Now the US is showing Tokyo how it can help defend them

Tens of thousands of US and Japanese troops will begin a massive island-landing exercise in the Pacific this week as part of joint military operations seen as a warning to China that Washington backs Tokyo over Beijing's claim to Japanese-controlled islands.
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, Washington, China, US, Beijing, Tokyo, Pacific


LIVE: PG&E Provides Update On Power Shutoffs

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Tags: News, Sacramento, Solano County, Electric, Pacific, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Suisun City, Northern California, Placer County, Public Safety Power Shutoff, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, Scott Strenfel, Mark Quinlan


End gerrymandering? Here’s a radical solution

Slicing up the country in 10 strips of equal population produces two bizarre maps.Seattle is the biggest city in the emptiest longitudinal band, San Antonio rules the largest north-south slice.Curiously, six cities are the 'capitals' of both their horizontal and vertical deciles. Sweeping re-alignments One way for a political party to manipulate the outcome of elections is to 'gerrymander' electoral districts: manipulate their boundaries to increase the likelihood of a favorable outcome (see ...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Maps, California, Democracy, France, Government, New York City, America, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, History, Chicago, Vienna, Atlantic, United States


Darwin's Atolls - Beneath The Idyll

 I've expanded on the link I posted last week on Darwin's Atolls. A beautiful theory has been undone by ugly facts...well, let's just say facts. How do coral atolls, those shimmering ring shaped islands set against the blue tropical ocean, form? Charles Darwin had pondered this question on the H.M.S. Beagle as she sailed across the Pacific and Indian Oceans in the early 1830s. He famously reasoned that coral colonies begin growing in the shallow waters surrounding oceanic volcanoes. Eventually t...
Tags: Climate Change, Seo, Charles Darwin, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Coral Reefs, Darwin, Indian Ocean, Sea-levels, Carbonates, Suvrat Kher, André Droxler, Stéphan Jorry, Indian Ocean Notice, Pliocene, Rainforest Media


Pacific Countries: From the Highs to the Lows, Where Does Performance Stand Now?

Countries across the world have seen various levels of impact over the last seven months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. So where exactly do Pacific countries stand now? We look at how performance has changed over the course of the pandemic.
Tags: Travel, Pacific


Japan and China both claim these islands as their own. Now the US is showing Tokyo how it can help defend them

Tens of thousands of US and Japanese troops will begin a massive island-landing exercise in the Pacific this week as part of joint military operations seen as a warning to China that Washington backs Tokyo over Beijing's claim to Japanese-controlled islands.
Tags: Japan, Washington, China, US, Cnn, Beijing, Tokyo, Pacific


Japan and China both claim these islands. Now the US is showing Tokyo how it can help defend them

Tens of thousands of US and Japanese troops will begin a massive island-landing exercise in the Pacific later this week as part of joint military operations seen as a warning to China that Washington backs Tokyo over Beijing's claim to Japanese-controlled islands.
Tags: Japan, News, Washington, China, US, Beijing, Stories, Tokyo, Pacific


Japanese, US troops begin joint military exercises seen as deterrent to China's island claims

Tens of thousands of US and Japanese troops will begin a massive island-landing exercise in the Pacific later this week as part of joint military operations seen as a warning to China that Washington backs Tokyo over Beijing's claim to Japanese-controlled islands.
Tags: Washington, China, US, Cnn, Beijing, Tokyo, Pacific


LIVE: PG&E Provides Update On Power Shutoffs

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Tags: News, California, Sacramento, Electric, Pacific, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Northern California, CBS13 AP, Public Safety Power Shutoff, Public Safety Power Shutoffs


More than 1 million Vietnam residents to evacuate ahead of Typhoon Molave

Typhoon Molave displaced more than 100,000 in the Philippines over the weekend as it lashed the country with fierce winds and torrential rain. Now, the storm is following a path that has been forged by numerous storms before and is tracking toward areas in Vietnam that have faced three named tropical systems already this month. As the storm traverses the South China Sea over the next few days, it will be located in an area of low wind shear. And despite the numerous storms that have tracked ove...
Tags: News, Atlantic, Philippines, Associated Press, Vietnam, Pacific, Reuters, South China Sea, Indochina, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Nicholls, east Pacific, CIRA, Molave, Japanese Meteorological Agency, DirecTV Frontier


Plan to release Fukushima water into Pacific provokes furious reaction

The Japanese government has reportedly decided to pump highly radioactive cooling water from the Fukushima plant into the Pacific Ocean....
Tags: Fukushima, Pacific


LA Rams, Fanatics and Postmates coordinate on an on-demand pop-up

Postmates, now a division of Uber, is diving deeper into the world of on-demand retail and its partnership with the National Football League. The company, working alongside Fanatics and the Los Angeles Rams is launching a pop-up shop Monday for fans to buy gear directly through the delivery service. The store is coordinated with the first Monday Night Football game being played at the Rams SoFi stadium. Postmates will be delivering Rams merchandise through the collaboration with Fanatics s...
Tags: Travel, Food, TC, Uber, California, NFL, Los Angeles, United States, National Football League, Pacific, Postmates, Partner, Online Food Ordering, Los Angeles Rams, Los Feliz, Asamoah


Colombian rebel leader Uriel killed by security forces, president says

Commander of the ELN guerrillas known for media appearances and online videos is described as criminal by president Iván DuqueColombian security forces have killed a rebel commander known best by his nom de guerre Uriel, during an operation in the coastal Pacific province of Choco, president Iván Duque has said.Uriel, whose real name was Andres Felipe Vanegas Londono, was a leader in the National Liberation Army (ELN) and was known for his media appearances, online videos and a Twitter account. ...
Tags: Americas, Colombia, Pacific, Uriel, Choco, ELN, National Liberation Army ELN, Ivan Duque, Iván DuqueColombian, Andres Felipe Vanegas Londono


The Marines Corps is rolling out a 'subversive' new strategy to take on China

US Marines conduct a simulated amphibious assault during exercise Talisman Sabre 19 in Bowen, Australia, July 22, 2019. US Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Tanner D. Lambert In August 2019, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger published his Commandant's Planning Guidance, detailing a dramatic shift in the Marine Corps' force structure. It positions the Marines to take on China, but it also makes a subversive proposal to take on a sophisticated rival with cheaper capabilities than what the othe...
Tags: Asia, Australia, Navy, China, US, Trends, Afghanistan, Marine, United States, Philippines, Hawaii, Middle East, Korea, Marine Corps, Marines, Pentagon


PG&E Initiates Shutoffs Expected To Impact Over 360,000 Customers Across 36 Counties

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Tags: National Weather Service, News, Sacramento, Pacific, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Sierra, Northern California, Valley, Yuba, Public Safety Power Shutoff, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, CBS Sacramento News


U.S., India Expected to Sign Military Pact as China Prompts Closer Ties

The military deal is part of a U.S. effort to bolster cooperation in the Pacific and Indian oceans and counter China.
Tags: China, Pacific, U S India Expected


Widespread PG&E Shutoffs To Begin As Early As Sunday Morning Due To Dangerous Fire Weather

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Tags: National Weather Service, News, Sacramento, Electric, Pacific, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Sierra, Northern California, Valley, Yuba, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, CBS Sacramento News