Hawaii State News, 04 August 2018

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“Honolulu Star Advertiser”, late Friday evening, 03 August 2018.

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Here are today’s top Hawaii State news stories from the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.


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Emotional Shane Victorino retires from baseball as a member of the Phillies

PHILADELPHIA >> Shane Victorino vowed he would be brief. He made no such promises about not getting emotional. And so, as the former Phillies centerfielder wrapped up his short speech tonight at Citizens Bank Park, part of a touching pregame ceremony to announce his retirement from baseball, he broke down in tears when he uttered his final words. “This is not goodbye. This is just the next chapte


Las Vegas gunman became unstable but didn’t raise suspicions

LAS VEGAS >> In the months before unleashing a hail of bullets into a Las Vegas concert crowd, Stephen Paddock burned through more than $1.5 million, became obsessed with guns and increasingly unstable, and distanced himself from his girlfriend and family, according to an investigative report released today. With those revelations, police announced they were closing their 10-month investigation w
Westbound lanes of Farrington Highway closed at Hakimo Road due to brush fire

The westbound lanes of Farrington Highway are closed at Hakimo Road in Nanakuli due to a brush fire. Traffic is being routed onto Hakimo Road. Eastbound lanes remain open.
North Korea hasn’t stopped nuke and missile programs, U.N. experts report

UNITED NATIONS >> North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating U.N. sanctions including by “a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products,” U.N. experts said in a new report. A summary of the report by experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against North Korea, which was sent to the Security Council tonight and obtained by The Associated Pr
VIDEO: Cool costumes spotted during Comic Con Honolulu at Hawaii Convention Center

Today was the first day of the three-day Comic Con Honolulu giving comic, sci-fi, television, movie and gaming fans the perfect excuse to dress up as their favorite costumed characters. Local residents and visitors gathered at the Hawaii Convention Center to geek out with like-minded people. On their bucket list: Attend panels, meet local artists and vendors, collect autographs from the stars and
U.S. warns Russia, others on enforcing North Korea sanctions

SINGAPORE >> U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia, China and other countries on Saturday against any violation of international sanctions on North Korea that could reduce pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Speaking on the sidelines of an Asian security forum in Singapore, Pompeo told reporters that the U.S. has new, credible reports that Russia is violating U.N. sa
Judge upholds order for Trump administration to restore DACA

A federal judge today upheld his previous order to revive an Obama-era program that shields some 700,000 young immigrants from deportation, saying that the Trump administration had failed to justify eliminating it. Judge John D. Bates of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia gave the government 20 days to appeal his decision. But his ruling could conflict with another decision on t
Hawaii joins list of states suing to stop online plans for 3D-printed guns

SEATTLE >> More states are suing the Trump administration to dissolve a settlement it reached with a company that wants to post instructions online for making 3D-printed firearms that are hard to trace and detect. Mostly Democratic attorneys general from 19 states, plus the District of Columbia, filed an amended complaint today asking a judge make it illegal to share plans on creating printable p
Christopher Robin’s BFF: a bear, fuzzy and funny

“Christopher Robin” Two and a half stars (PG, 1:44) Oh, bother. The misfortune of “Christopher Robin” is not only that it comes a year after “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” an earnest if sentimental tale about Winnie-the-Pooh
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