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More fallout is expected from the international community today following U.S. cruise missile strikes against Syria in retaliation for the chemical weapons attack that killed 86 people earlier this week. Fired from the destroyers USS Porter and Ross in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, the 59 missiles were the first conventional assault on another country ordered by President Trump and targeted the airfield where Syria based the warplanes used in the chemical attack. Iran and Russia — two of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s strongest supporters — condemned the airstrikes.
The long fight over who will take the seat on the Supreme Court that opened up when Justice Antonin Scalia died could be over. The Senate will likely confirm President Trump’s nominee Neil Gorsuch today.
Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth, appearing brighter tonight than at any other time this year. The massive planet will be visible with the naked eye as it rises in the east at sunset and climbs high through the sky all night, before setting in the west as the sun rises Saturday morning. Using binoculars, you’ll be able to spot four bright moons on both sides of Jupiter.
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An unusually strong storm is headed for the Pacific Northwest. There is a High Wind Warning on the coast from 11am to 11pm today. Gusts could reach 60-65 miles per hour. There is a High Wind Watch for the Puget Sound region, with winds gusting to 40-45 miles per hour.