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Accessed on 15 October 2019, 2330 UTC, Post 19684.
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Opponents of the Na Pua Makani project blocked workers who drove their vehicles in the direction of protesters Monday night. Read more
Rachelle Bergeron was from Wisconsin and first moved to Yap in 2015 to take a job as assistant attorney general. Read more
Three, non-aggressive sandbar sharks were spotted near the Waimea Bay jump rock about 100 yards off shore. Read more
The accident, which occured before 10:30 a.m., briefly delayed the closing of the Zipper Lane. Read more
State Sen. Kai Kahele says the people of Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district need a representative who will work for them full-time and come back to Hawaii for town halls. Read more
Trump showed no signs of backing down. Read more
Hunter Biden recently said he would step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm because his service had become a “distraction.” Read more
The Pixel 4 phone promises to respond to AI queries even faster than before, while a home Wi-Fi system is getting the AI features for the first time. Read more
The biggest driver of the cost over the four-year period is the unrealized lifetime earnings of those who died from the drugs, followed by health care costs. Read more
The Las Vegas-based company announced Tuesday it’s sold the Circus Circus hotel-casino for $825 million to Treasure Island casino owner Phil Ruffin. Read more
After being recognized by Time magazine for one of 2018’s inventions of the year, iRobot Corp. says it’s no accident that rival SharkNinja Operating LLC came out with a similar device a year later. Read more
The event, hosted by CNN and The New York Times, will be held in Ohio, a state that has long helped decide presidential elections but has drifted away from Democrats in recent years. Read more
The company told community members in the Puna district on the east side of the Big Island this month that the work is expected to be completed by mid-January. Read more
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere … except in China, because that’s where LeBron James sells truckloads of jerseys and shoes. Read more
Violent clashes erupted for a second night in Barcelona between police and protesters angry about the conviction of a dozen Catalan separatist leaders, as Spain launched an investigation into an activist group organizing the demonstrations. Read more
The developments came as a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition said its forces, which include French and British soldiers, have left the formerly Kurdish-held town of Manbij. Read more
The U.S. between 1945 and 1992 conducted more than 1,000 nuclear weapons tests, nearly 200 in the atmosphere, mostly in Western states or Pacific islands. Read more
A federal judge in Boston sentenced Huffman last month to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year’s probation. Read more
One man died and another was injured by the gunfire. Read more
A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door was charged with murder tonight after resigning from the force. Read more
Hawaii dropping a road volleyball match last week led to the Rainbow Wahine dropping three spots in this week’s Top 25. Read more
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