Hawaii State News/National News, 15 September 2018

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“Hawaii News Now”, 15 September 2018.

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Here are some of the top Hawaii State and National news stories for Saturday, 15 September 2018, from “Hawaii News Now.”  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.






Hurricane damage to county infrastructure totals about $20M

A Hawaii county official says damage to county facilities from the flooding caused by Hurricane Lane’s torrential rains totaled about $20 million.
72-year-old motorcyclist killed in Kailua crash

The man was ejected from his motorcycle on to the roadway, and another motorcyclist collided with him.
Police: Man dies after shark attack off Cape Cod

Police say a man has died after being attacked by a shark off a beach on Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
Death toll rises to 7 as Florence pours on the rain

Nearly nonstop rain, surging seas and howling winds from Florence already have proven deadly, and the threat is days away from ending as floodwaters rise.
Iranian Embassy in Paris damaged; Tehran knocks police work

Iran’s official IRNA news agency reports that the Foreign Ministry says protesters tried to attack and damage the Iranian Embassy in Paris.
Police: Capital murder charges likely in Texas cop’s death

Authorities say two men arrested in the fatal shooting of a North Texas undercover police officer during a bar robbery will face capital murder charges.
Couple accused of leaving 5-year-old in woods as punishment

A man and woman in southern Minnesota are accused of dropping off a 5-year-old boy in the woods as punishment for wetting himself.
Researchers find 1906 shipwreck in Lake Huron’s Georgian Bay

An international team of divers has discovered the wreckage of a ship that disappeared more than 100 years ago during a storm on Lake Huron.
Experts disagree on whether Dallas officer could be credible

Experts on police training and psychology are split on whether a Dallas police officer’s explanation of why she shot a black man in his own apartment can be considered credible based on what’s known so far.
Egypt court returns ex-president Mubarak’s 2 sons to prison

Egyptian court sends Mubarak’s 2 sons back to prison in with inside trading charges.
American professor detained by Israel in West Bank scuffle

A 66-year-old American law professor has been detained by Israel for allegedly trying to disrupt the work of security forces in a West Bank village slated for demolition.
Envoy: US willing to consider further lethal aid to Ukraine

The United States special envoy for Ukraine says Washington will consider providing more armaments for the country, whose army is fighting with Russia-backed separatist rebels in the east.
US-backed forces storm IS-held village in east Syria

A U.S.-backed Syrian group says its fighters have entered an eastern village held by the Islamic State group where intense clashes are ongoing.
UN condemns ‘direct attack’ on peacekeepers in South Sudan

UN condemns ‘direct attack’ on peacekeepers in South Sudan by government soldier.
Russia’s biggest war games include submarine hunt in Pacific

Russian naval forces have conducted a submarine search using an anti-submarine ship and a helicopter in the Sea of Okhotsk as part of Russia’s largest-ever military exercises.
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