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Flood watch issued in South Florida for all of Memorial Day weekend

Flood watch issued in South Florida for all of Memorial Day weekend

The National Weather Service said a flash flood watch will be in effect fro, Saturday evening until Tuesday evening for southwestern Alabama, southeastern MS, and the western Florida Panhandle. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, but like this system, some develop outside of that period.


SpaceX launches for two customers, misses a fairing recovery

SpaceX launches for two customers, misses a fairing recovery

SpaceX will reuse a rocket booster today to continue a globe-spanning technology upgrade in space, and also launch a pair of satellites to precisely measure shifts in the earth's mass. Iridium's Dnepr launch of two satellites was supposed to occur in 2015; GRACE-FO was to launch in 2017. This boat will seek to "catch" the fairing before it falls into the ocean.


Tropical storm watches issued ahead of Alberto

Tropical storm watches issued ahead of Alberto

Forecasters expect Suptropical Storm Alberto to move into the Gulf and toward the Gulf Coast this weekend. Depending on the exact track and strength, while it's not expected to become a hurricane, we could see tropical storm force winds in spots, minor storm surge and even some severe thunderstorms.


Doug Ford accused of selling 'bogus' party memberships

Doug Ford accused of selling 'bogus' party memberships

The Liberals played the tape that they say will "implicate" Ford in "another nomination and membership controversy", this morning at the party's headquarters in Downtown Toronto. Paulette Simmons, a small business owner, called the Liberal claims "nothing but mud-slinging from a desperate party". Ford stuck to his usual talking points, slamming the Liberals and the NDP and promising to reduce hydro rates, which got the loudest cheers from the crowd.


Michael Cohen's business partner may flip under plea deal

Michael Cohen's business partner may flip under plea deal

Further, Cohen was not a registered as an agent for Ukraine , which would have been required by USA law. The Ukrainian leader reportedly needed the meeting with Trump to look more like "talks" rather than a simple meet-and-greet with the US president, and he was attempting to create a backchannel to Trump.


Profit before tax at Marks and Spencer plummets 62.1%

Profit before tax at Marks and Spencer plummets 62.1%

After taking account of adjusted items of 514.1 million pounds, including the charge relating to store closures, pretax profit was 66.8 million pounds, a 62 percent fall. "The new organisation will largely be in place by July and the team is now tackling transforming our culture to make M&S a faster, lower cost, more commercial, more digital business", said Chief Executive Steve Rowe .