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Accessed on 14 July 2019, 2355 UTC, Post 19196.
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The Honolulu Fire Department is responding to a brush fire along Kaukonahua Road in Wahiawa. Read more
A search has resumed this morning for a swimmer who went missing Saturday at Green Sands Beach on Hawaii island. Read more
A high surf warning is in effect for south-facing shores of all the Hawaiian Islands until 6 a.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu. Read more
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Chairwoman Colette Machado and OHA Trustee Dan Ahuna are demanding a halt to construction of the long-stalled Thirty Meter Telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea “to avoid harm to Native Hawaiians” and ensure public safety. Read more
President Donald Trump assailed a group of Democratic congresswomen of color as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came,” ignoring the fact that the women are American citizens and all but one was born in the U.S. Read more
Passengers on a flight from Canada to Australia said they had no warning about turbulence that suddenly slammed people into the ceiling of the plane and injured more than three dozen — a phenomenon experts say can be nearly impossible for pilots to see coming. Read more
For nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer traded the lead, playing on and on and on until an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker was required to settle their memorable Wimbledon final. Read more
Residents of a city in Siberia don’t need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise waters. Read more
Tropical Storm Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states, appearing to spare New Orleans a direct hit, but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, uprooted trees, and prolonged power outages. Read more
“Spider-Man: Far From Home” is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at the box office. Read more
Dozens of people opposed to dog meat consumption, including American actress Kim Basinger, rallied near the National Assembly in Seoul on Friday on one of three “dog meat days” in South Korea. Read more
A healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia even if you have genes that raise your risk for these mind-destroying diseases, a large study has found. Read more
President Donald Trump is defending conditions at the border detention facilities visited by his vice president, painting a rosier picture than Mike Pence encountered. Read more
A bull broke from the pack and gored two Australians and a Spaniard during the final bull run of this year’s San Fermin festival, health officials from the northern Spanish city of Pamplona said. Read more
Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the border in India and Bangladesh, officials said. Read more
A strong, shallow earthquake struck eastern Indonesia, damaging some homes and causing panicked residents to flee to temporary shelters. There were no immediate reports of casualties, and authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami.Read more
Protesters demanding the resignation of Hong Kong’s chief executive and an investigation into alleged police violence filled the streets of a northern town on Sunday, adding to an outpouring of grievances against the Chinese territory’s leaders. Read more
Power went out early this evening at much of Rockefeller Center and reached the Upper West Side. Read more
Funeral services in Chapman’s home state of Colorado were being livestreamed today. Read more
The suspect allegedly used his hands to restrict the woman’s airway at 11:40 p.m., police said.Read more
A man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early this morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. Read more