• Chris expected to create rip currents at Jersey Shore
Chris expected to create rip currents at Jersey Shore

An Air Force hurricane hunter aircraft dispatched into the center of the storm found that sustained winds are near 60 mph, and extend up to 70 miles from the center of the tropical system. A new tropical storm, Chris , formed off the coast of North Carolina coast early on Sunday. The Canadian Hurricane Centre will begin to issue regular bullet...

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  • Tropical Storm Chris forms off North Carolina; Beryl forecast to weaken
Tropical Storm Chris forms off North Carolina; Beryl forecast to weaken

A tropical storm watch remains in effect as Beryl churns some 240 miles or 380 kilometres east of Barbados. Because the storm is so small - hurricane force winds extend just 10 miles from the storm's center - forecasters said it's too soon to tell what islands may get hit.

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  • EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid various ethics scandals
EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid various ethics scandals

President Trump announced Pruitt's resignation via Twitter. A longtime Inhofe staffer, Andrew Wheeler , was tapped to take over for Pruitt as acting head of the agency. Mr Pruitt is the subject of at least a dozen investigations into his conduct. My desire in service to you has always been to bless you as you make important decisions for the A...

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