Hawaii State News 06/30/2019


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At DMZ, step into history for Trump as he offers hand to Kim

With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone on Sunday and agreed to revive talks on the pariah nation’s nuclear program. Trump, pressing his bid for a legacy-defining deal, became the first sitting American leader to step into North Korea. Read more

50 years of LGBTQ pride showcased in protests and parades

Five decades of LGBTQ pride was celebrated as crowds gathered outside New York’s historic Stonewall Inn to mark the 50th anniversary of the police raid that sparked the modern-day gay rights movement, as other cities throughout the country planned massive parades. Read more

Navy SEAL trial exposes divide in normally secretive force

It was called the “The Sewing Circle,” an unlikely name for a secret subsect of Navy SEALs. Its purpose was even more improbable: A chat forum to discuss alleged war crimes they said their chief, a decorated sniper and medic, committed on a recent tour of duty in Iraq. Read more