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Accessed on 26 August 2019, 0020 UTC, Post 19421.
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The Central Maui baseball team ended its magical run at the Little League World Series today with a 5-0 consolation game loss to Japan at Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa. Read more
Louisiana claimed its first Little League World Series title as pitcher Egan Prather threw a two-hit shutout to lead his team from River Ridge past Curacao, 8-0. Read more
EMS said the man suffered a puncture wound to the right lower torso and was taken to the hospital in serious condition. Read more
A 72-year-old man has been charged with abusing his girlfriend with a stick in Kaneohe, police said. Read more
A 25-year-old man was in custody today after he struck a man with a bat in Waikiki, police said. Read more
A 21-year-old man was arrested Saturday night after he robbed another man with a knife in Kalihi, police said. Read more
Thirty Meter Telescope officials acknowledge that their backup site atop a peak on the Spanish Canary island of La Palma is a comparable observatory location, but Hawaii has advantages that scientists say make it slightly better. Read more
Pope Francis said the Amazon forest is vital for our Earth and urged prayers that fires there are quickly controlled even as Brazil sent tens of thousands of soldiers out to confront the crisis. Read more
When Andrew Luck thought another long, laborious comeback journey jeopardized his future plans, he believed walking away from the sport and potentially hundreds of millions of dollars was the only logical choice. Read more
Two unidentified drones killed two Iraqi members of an Iran-backed paramilitary force near Iraq’s border with Syria. Read more
A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit to the G-7 summit and headed straight to where leaders of the world’s major democracies have been debating how to handle that country’s nuclear ambitions. Read more
“Angel Has Fallen” easily topped the box office with a $21.3 million debut according to studio estimates, as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to find modest success in the often quiet late summer. Read more
A Los Angeles County deputy lied when he said he was shot in the shoulder while standing in a sheriff’s station parking lot last week and will face a criminal investigation, authorities said. Read more
A large crowd gathered at the musician’s Sunday Service event in a park in Dayton. The event featured choir singers and was also attended by comedian Dave Chappelle. Read more
A powerful natural gas explosion has badly damaged an office complex and shopping center in Maryland, officials said. Read more
The Democratic presidential field is shrinking but not quickly enough to ward off the prospect of a long, bruising fight for the nomination. Read more
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged the prospect of a Brexit deal was “touch and go,” as other European Union capitals grasp the problems Britain has with the withdrawal agreement. Read more
Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is unfit for office. Read more
A dumpster caught fire at Mililani Uka Elementary school and damaged a small part of the exterior of the school’s cafeteria. Read more
UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton says he has fully recovered from nerve damage in his injured leg, sharing more updates on his remarkable recovery during an appearance on ESPN’s College GameDay broadcast. Read more