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These maps show record high temperatures in June, as scientists predict July could be the hottest month ever recorded on Earth

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The average temperature in June soared to its highest level on record, and experts predict that July could follow the same pattern.  Several reports released this week confirmed that June was the hottest month on record.  Climate experts have predicted that based on the data, July could also break global heat records.  On Thursday, the US National Weather Service issued a national advisory warning that dangerous heat and humidity was to be expected across the country.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

The average temperature in June soared to its highest level on record, and experts predict that July could follow the same pattern. 

Global land and sea temperatures were 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit higher than the 20th century average of 59.9 degrees Fahrenheit, and they were the warmest ever recorded in June since records began in the 1800s, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said in a report on Thursday. 

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Sunday DOLPHINS (+6½) over Bills: We’re handed projections of highs in the mid-70s in South Florida on Sunday, and we’re supposed to even consider the Bills ATS, given the sustained ascending form of home side QB Ryan Fitzpatrick? Not on your life. Seasonal Miami offensive averages underrate potentials, given current realities. Jets (+1¹/₂) over REDSKINS:...
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New York Post
How FedEx Cut Its Tax Bill to $0
The company, like much of corporate America, has not made good on its promised investment surge from President Trump’s 2017 tax cuts.
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The New York Times