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Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN | Associated Press NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Isaias was forecast to strike land as a minimal hurricane on Monday in the Carolinas, where coastal residents braced for possible storm surge and flooding rains. The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf City, North Carolina. A tropical storm warning was extended northward up the U.S. East Coast all the way to mouth of the Merrimack River in New Hampshire. ...
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Tropical Storm Isaias Strengthens As It Moves Up The East Coast

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bands of heavy rain from Isaias lashed Florida’s east coast Sunday, with the tropical storm strengthening slightly and forecast to be near hurricane strength by the time it reaches the Carolinas. Officials dealing with surging cases of the coronavirus in Florida kept a close watch on the storm that was weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm Saturday afternoon, but still brought heavy rain and flooding to Florida’s Atlantic coast. The National Hurricane Center ad...
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A weakened Tropical Storm Isaias lashes virus-hit Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Bands of heavy rain from Isaias lashed Florida’s east coast Sunday while officials dealing with surging cases of the coronavirus kept a close watch on the weakened tropical storm. Isaias was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm Saturday afternoon, but was still expected to bring heavy rain and flooding as it crawled just off Florida’s Atlantic coast. “Don’t be fooled by the downgrade,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis warned at a news conference after the storm spent h...
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The CDC highlighted five states, along with Puerto Rico, where new deaths are likely to increase

The US has reported more deaths linked to coronavirus than anywhere else in the world and updated models show 20,000 more Americans could die in just the next three weeks.
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SpaceX has a 'go' from NASA to return 2 astronauts to Earth on Sunday as Hurricane Isaias threatens several Florida splashdown locations

NASA on Saturday gave SpaceX a "go" to undock the company's first crewed space mission, called Demo-2, and land it on Sunday evening. Hurricane Isaias complicated original plans to return two astronauts to Earth aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship in the Atlantic Ocean. Elon Musk's aerospace company wants astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to splash down in the Gulf of Mexico. At least two out of seven total planned landing sites must have good weather conditions, and NASA can still cal...
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Hurricane Heads for Florida—Just as Coronavirus Deaths Hit New Record

As Florida struggles to contain the coronavirus pandemic that has killed at least 7,000 residents, state officials are now scrambling to deal with another dueling disaster gaining momentum: Hurricane Isaias. “It’s just another thing to add to the torture,” Inez Cruz, a teacher in Palm Beach County, told the Washington Post. “It’s another worry on top of what we already had.”The National Hurricane Center estimated Isaias will make landfall in southeast Florida late Saturday or early Sunday as a ...
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Knife Rights Teams Up with U.S. LawShield – Protect Yourself!

Knife Rights Teams Up with U.S. LawShield – Protect Yourself! U.S.A. –-(  Knife Rights, America's foremost advocacy organization for knife owners, is proud to team up with U.S. LawShield which offers legal defense protection for those who have a justified self-defense incident regardless of the legal weapon used; knife, gun, club or any other. What if you used your knife for self-defense instead of, or back-up to, a firearm? What if a knife was the only legal choice available to...
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Barack Obama’s Eulogy for John Lewis

At John Lewis’s funeral yesterday, Barack Obama delivered a eulogy for his friend and mentor, praising him for his achievements in the struggle for civil rights. He also took the opportunity to suggest what politicians might do to honor Lewis and to continue his struggle, beyond just words. From the text of his speech: If politicians want to honor John, and I’m so grateful for the legacy of work of all the Congressional leaders who are here, but there’s a better way than a statement calling...
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Hurricane Isaias Is the First Hurricane to Hit Bahamas Since Destructive Dorian

The last time a hurricane struck the Bahamas, the impacts were catastrophic. Hurricane Dorian stalled over the islands as a Category 5 monster that killed dozens and unleashed a toxic oil spill. Now, the islands are bracing for another hurricane not even a year later as Hurricane Isaias careens toward them.Read more...
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Hurricane Isaias heads toward Florida after battering Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic as a tropical storm

Hurricane Isaias is heading toward the Bahamas and Florida on Friday morning -- and may eventually have much of the US East Coast in its sights.
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Hurricane Isaias slams Puerto Rico, could hit Florida on weekend

The storm will bring “potentially life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides” to Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the Caribbean, forecasters said.
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Tropical Storm Isaias sets a new hurricane-season record as it triggers blackouts and flooding in Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm Isaias caused power outages and flooding in Puerto Rico. It's headed toward southern Florida.
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Isaias forecast to become hurricane Friday; Tropical storm watch issued for Florida

Tropical Storm Isaias, now lashing Puerto Rico with wind and rain, is forecast to be a hurricane as it approaches Florida's coast.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tropical Storm Isaias set to hit Florida as state struggles to contain coronavirus

Tropical storm Isaias is expected to sweep through Florida this weekend as the state continues to grapple with a surge in coronavirus deaths.The storm, which has caused life-threatening flash flooding and high winds in Puerto Rico, could be felt in parts of Florida as early as Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Centre (NHC).
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Massive Tropical Storm Isaias may reach parts of Florida by this weekend

Tropical Storm Isaias, now lashing Puerto Rico with wind and rain, is expected to be near hurricane strength as it approaches Florida's coast.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tropical Storm Isaias strengthens as it hits Puerto Rico; most of Florida in forecast path

The official forecast for Isaias shows peak winds of 70 mph when the storm is near the coast of Florida. High wind and heavy rain has hit Puerto Rico.         [Author: Treasure Coast Newspapers]
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Conservative Judges Doing Law All the Way down are Politicians in Robes

For the Symposium on Mark Tushnet, Taking Back the Constitution: Activist Judges and the Next Age of American Law (Yale University Press 2020).Aaron Belkin I was honored to be asked to review Mark Tushnet’s Taking Back the Constitution, a brilliant and well-written book that I enjoyed reading. His crystal-clear mapping of the damage that conservative justices have wreaked over the past generation, his sober and troubling assessment of where a modern, conservative Supreme Court might take us next...
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100,000 without power as storm barrels through Caribbean

A powerful storm is barreling through the Caribbean tonight prompting warnings in the U.S. Virgins Islands and Puerto Rico where about 100,000 are already without power.
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Frumpy Middle-aged Mom: There are very few skeletons in the airport

I just want to tell you this story about my late mother, if you’ll indulge me for a few minutes, which I presume you have available since you’re probably reading this on Sunday morning and can’t go to church. Unless you are zooming church, which I haven’t tried but just seems weird. I tried zooming Weight Watchers and the big leader in the sky just didn’t have the same moxy on video as if I was sitting directly in front of him with a week’s worth of bad food sins heavy on my conscience. “And the...
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Google is preparing for an antitrust grilling over its search and ads dominance, and the past few weeks have given its interrogators plenty of ammo. Here are the big things to look out for. (GOOG, GOOGL)

On Wednesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify alongside the chiefs of Apple, Amazon, and Facebook as part of an investigation into the growing power of Big Tech. For Google, it's just one of several antitrust probes it's currently facing. The past few weeks have given its interrogators plenty of ammo come Wednesday. But expect a few surprises too. Here are the things to look out for on Wednesday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. We're on the eve of a historic hearing ...
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Burbank Airport gets $900,000 federal grant to replace rescue vehicle

BURBANK — Hollywood Burbank Airport is receiving a $900,000 grant through the Federal Aviation Administration to purchase an aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle, officials said Tuesday. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the grant, part of more than $273 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants to 41 states and the District of Columbia, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, Palau, and Puerto Rico. “This $273 million federal ...
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Tropical storm warnings issued for Puerto Rico as the record-breaking hurricane season continues

The National Hurricane Center believes Isaias -- the ninth named storm of 2020 -- will form in the Atlantic by the end of the day Wednesday.
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Tropical Storm Isaias likely to form in Atlantic; warnings issued for Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

A tropical cyclone brewing in the Atlantic is likely to become Tropical Storm Isaias this week and it would affect Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands         [Author: USA TODAY]
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HBO Fall 2020 Titles Includes His Dark Materials Season 2 & More

HBO Fall 2020 Titles Includes His Dark Materials Season 2 & More HBO and HBO Max have unveiled their fall 2020 titles, providing viewers an overview of what to expect in the months ahead, including His Dark Materials Season 2, Lovecraft Country, and more. You can check out the full list of fall programming below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; adm...
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Allen Amsbaugh writes (originally for NASA’s ASRS Directline) about “an intriguing intersection of aviation and language which shows just how important it is to consider the human factor, even for something simple like naming airspace fixes”: Over the years, the ASRS has received many reports regarding navigational identifiers that sound similar to other fixes, or are not spelled in a logical fashion. Two caught my eye recently and were the impetus for this article. The first incident was report...
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FEMA acknowledges Puerto Rico lacks rebuilt homes and a hospital to survive COVID-19

FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor responded to concerns about why thousands still lack a safe home and why Vieques has no hospital since Hurricane Maria.
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Take a closer look at the $12,000 electric surfboard a sunscreen-covered Mark Zuckerberg rode in Hawaii: the Lift efoil (FB)

Photos of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg surfing in Hawaii went viral last weekend. He was riding a Lift Foils efoil electric surfboard, which sells for $12,000. One spokesperson said he has a reputation for being "pretty decent." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg can't seem to go outside without being turned into a meme. Last week, he was photographed on an electric surfboard off the coast of Hawaii. The surfboard was the $12,000 efoil board from...
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Morning Headlines: Statewide Mask Order Begins; White House to Send Federal Agents to Cleveland

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, July 23: Masks must be worn statewide starting today Dewine issues travel advisory for nine states and Puerto Rico Coronavirus cases in Ohio up to third highest in single-day White House to send federal agents to Cleveland House Speaker Householder so far refuses to step down Ohio governor supports nuclear bailout law despite scandal Bipartisan support from Ohio lawmakers for repeal of House Bill 6 FirstEnergy stocks continue to plummet High school f...
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High-altitude balloons are bringing internet to remote regions of Africa

Each week, we spotlight a cool innovation recommended by some of the industry's top tech writers. This week's pick is a fleet of high-altitude balloons.Google's new "fleet of high-altitude balloons" is bringing internet service to one of the remotest regions of Africa, said Abdi Latif Dahir in The New York Times. Acting as "floating cell towers," the balloons began providing 4G LTE network connections last week across a nearly 31,000-square-mile area of central and western Kenya.(Cou...
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Visitante, half of Calle 13, is no more. Meet Cabra.

NEW YORK — Calle 13's Eduardo Cabra is shedding his Visitante persona in a graphic new video that serves as a launch for his solo career and new record label.The artist will now be known simply as Cabra. The debut is not without some bloodshed.In “La Cabra Jala Pal Monte,” filmed pre-pandemic in Argentina and released Friday, a man dressed in black from head to toe and with his face covered cuts Visitante’s throat before taking off his hood to reveal his identity: Cabra himself.“Without Cab...
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