• Hawaii Governor David Ige Signs Sunscreen Ban
Hawaii Governor David Ige Signs Sunscreen Ban

Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed legislation which makes Hawaii the first US state to enact a ban on oxybenzone and octinoxate. "This new law is just one step toward protecting the health and resiliency of Hawaii's coral reefs", David Ige, the Hawaiian Governor, said as he signed the bill bringing the proposed ban into law.

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  • Scientists hope test-tube embryos can save near-extinct white rhino
Scientists hope test-tube embryos can save near-extinct white rhino

The Chicago Tribune's Frank Jordans writes that scientists' long-term goal is to harvest eggs from Najin and Fatu, thereby enabling them to create wholly northern rhino embryos . Although such hybrid embryos are not pure northern white rhinoceros, the researchers were able to show for the first time that the creation of such embryos is possible.

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  • EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns
EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns

Green groups expressed the same sentiment in response to Pruitt's resignation on Thursday. "That was the position he was originally interested in". Despite the drumbeat of unfavorable publicity concerning Pruitt's personal conduct, Trump admired the job EPA was doing taking apart environmental regulations.

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  • SOUTH AFRICA: Lions Eat Three Rhino Poachers
SOUTH AFRICA: Lions Eat Three Rhino Poachers

Fox said he suspected more than one person was attacked by the lions - based on the evidence found on the scene. When members of the anti-poaching unit investigated, they recovered human remains, a high-powered rifle with a silencer, wire cutters, an axe and three pairs of shoes.

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  • Birth of a Planet Spotted for First Time by Scientists
Birth of a Planet Spotted for First Time by Scientists

The surface of the planet has a temperature of about 1000 ° C and the study of its spectrum reveals the presence of a turbid atmosphere encircling it. "After more than a decade of enormous efforts to build this high-tech machine, now SPHERE enables us to reap the harvest with the discovery of baby planets!" More studies are going on for analysing...

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  • This month's 'blood moon' eclipse to be the longest of the century
This month's 'blood moon' eclipse to be the longest of the century

This phenomena usually happens when the Sun, the Earth and the Moon line up impeccably, throwing Earth's shadow on the moon. This eclipse will last one hour and 43 minutes - almost 40 minutes longer than the January 31 Super Blue Blood Moon combo.

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  • Greenpeace stunt highlights gaps in French nuclear safety
Greenpeace stunt highlights gaps in French nuclear safety

It said the drone struck a storage pool for spent nuclear fuel next to a reactor, one of the most radioactive areas at the site. Greenpeace said the spent-fuel buildings have not been created to withstand outside attacks and are the most vulnerable part of French nuclear plants.

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  • NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes a close-up of Ceres' brightest spot
NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes a close-up of Ceres' brightest spot

The latest images released by NASA depict the 92-kilometer-wide Occator Crater of Ceres. A dwarf planet, Ceres has always been the subject of astronomers' interest. However, it still goes a question that where did that water came from? Hopefully, the NASA's scientists will eventually find what is dwarf planet Ceres "hiding" before the NASA'...

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  • NASA plans to publicly test its quiet supersonic technology this year
NASA plans to publicly test its quiet supersonic technology this year

Sometime then, an F/A-18 fighter jet will conduct a series of maneuvers, those designed to create both very loud sonic booms and somewhat more muted ones. NASA recently awarded Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company a United States dollars 247.5 million contract to build a faster-than-sound X-plane - official designated X-59 "QueSST" - that will...

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  • Air pollution contributes to diabetes
Air pollution contributes to diabetes

Results of the study found that in 2016 alone, air pollution has contributed to about 3.2 million new cases of diabetes worldwide. Philip J. Landrigan, pediatrician, epidemiologist and dean for global health at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, said,"The team in St.

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  • Trump's Supreme Court search begins, with youth a key factor
Trump's Supreme Court search begins, with youth a key factor

Of the 25 names Trump has listed as potential nominees to the Court, Collins has supported all of the candidates nominated to a court during her time in the Senate except one, Judge William Pryor of the Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

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  • Hot and humid weekend on the way
Hot and humid weekend on the way

While this morning might have felt slightly cooler, daytime highs in the low thirties will continue for a few more days and with the humidex Torontonians should expect it to feel more like "mid to high thirties today, and near low forties for Wednesday and Thursday".

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  • Another Administration Official Is Confronted By a Leftist While Dining Out
Another Administration Official Is Confronted By a Leftist While Dining Out

Dravis said she declined his request, saying she was anxious the call would violate the Hatch Act and that she wanted to avoid potential conflicts of interest. "Here's the man who's literally sacrificing our children's future for short-term personal gain", she said on MSNBC. "This is evident by him listening to her comments and going on to thank he...

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  • This is the first time we've ever seen a newborn planet
This is the first time we've ever seen a newborn planet

The last step is to combine all the images and filter out all the parts that do not appear to move - blocking out signals that don't originate from the planet itself. The planet is blanketed in thick clouds, the team explained, and its surface is now revolving around a crisp 1000°C (1832°F), which is much hotter than any planet in the Solar System.

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  • Trump Predicts
Trump Predicts "Smooth" Confirmation Process For New Supreme Court Justice

The 81-year-old justice was appointed in 1988 by then-president Ronald Reagan. Trump told reporters at the White House on July 2 that he interviewed four candidates. Senators Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska have voiced support for the legality of abortion, with Collins saying that she would find any nominee who opposes the Roe...

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  • Mars Shows Off This Month Before Blood Moon Eclipse
Mars Shows Off This Month Before Blood Moon Eclipse

While people in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, New Zealand and South America will be able to enjoy the eclipse, those in North America won't be so lucky. During a total lunar eclipse, the Moon's disk can take on a dramatically colourful appearance from bright orange to blood red and more rarely dark brown to very dark gray, depending upon the par...

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  • In Supreme Court pick, Trump can push conservative social agenda
In Supreme Court pick, Trump can push conservative social agenda

Supreme Court could overturn the constitutional right to abortion", she said. They include judges Amy Coney Barrett, 46, the most talked-about woman on the list; Thomas Hardiman, 52, the runner-up to Gorsuch previous year; Raymond Kethledge, 51, another former Kennedy clerk; and Amul Thapar, 49, a favorite of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCo...

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  • Stephen Hawking, one of the world's most brilliant people, has died
Stephen Hawking, one of the world's most brilliant people, has died

Remembering the brilliant personality, here are some facts about him to know the person more deeply. With Hawking, his work was too complicated for most people, but they understood that what he was trying to figure out was basic, even primal.

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  • President Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick On July 9
President Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick On July 9

Trump picked Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia for a lifetime job on the Supreme Court in January 2017, and now must nominate someone to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy . When Trump campaigned for the presidency, he was adamant about his stance on abortion rights. "A big week, especially with our numerous victories in...

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  • NYC excessive heat warning goes to early Monday
NYC excessive heat warning goes to early Monday

There are excessive heat warnings from the midwest to east coast due to high humidity levels. Excessive Heat Warning is still in effect through 8 PM Sunday for the northern third of Indiana. TAKE IT EASY: If you can and avoid being outside during the middle of the day! As quick as these storms came in, they moved out and the clearing began...

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