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The House Judiciary Committee held open the possibility today of recommending additional articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as it pressed anew for the testimony of former White House counsel Don McGahn. Read more
In the latest charge, Franklin was accused of leaving a roadway, traveling onto a sidewalk and hitting a 12-year-old boy in an apartment complex in Des Moines. Read more
The accident occurred just before midnight Monday on a winding road in South Sumatra province’s Pagaralam district. Read more
A 60-year-old man from Virginia died at Poipu Beach this afternoon while in the middle of a surf lesson. Read more
Central Florida is best known for a high-powered offense, but the Knights are capable of big plays on defense, too. Read more
America’s last prolonged look at Chief Justice John Roberts came 14 years ago, when he told senators during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing that judges should be like baseball umpires, impartially calling balls and strikes. Read more
Clouds and showers are forecast for Christmas Eve over Kauai and Oahu, according to forecasters, with scattered showers expected to spread to the eastern isles on Christmas Day. Read more
Benjamin “Benny” Rapoza was last seen at a residence in the 2100 block of Kalanianaole Avenue in Keaukaha at about 3 p.m. Friday. Read more
Maui Land & Pineapple Co. has reached an agreement with Hawaii Water Service to sell MLP’s Kapalua Water Co. and Kapalua Waste Treatment Co. regulated utility assets in the Kapalua Resort. Read more
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is demanding witnesses who refused to appear during House committee hearings, including acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and former national security adviser John Bolton. Read more
The gender of the chicks have not been determined yet. Read more
The company’s board said a change in leadership was needed to restore confidence in Boeing as it works to repair relationships with regulators and others in the wake of two 737 Max crashes that killed 346 people in all. Read more
President Donald Trump has signed a measure that extends federal grant programs aimed at preserving indigenous languages and expands eligibility so more tribes can participate. Read more
Leaders from China, Japan and South Korea were meeting Tuesday against the backdrop of increasing threats from North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. Read more
Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday after stocks closed modestly higher on Wall Street, extending the major indexes’ milestone-shattering run. Read more
The proposal to a group of experts is the first time the ministry has narrowed down the various options available to those choices. Read more
A 27-year-old visitor drowned in waters off Hanakapiai Beach in Haena Sunday. Read more
Navy ships named USS Arizona and USS Oklahoma will return to active duty with the announcement today by Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly that two new Virginia-class attack submarines will be named after American heroes of the greatest generation who perished on the famed Pearl Harbor battleships. Read more
The Riyadh criminal court found another three people guilty of covering up the crime. Read more
She was taken in critical condition to Wilcox Medical Center. Read more
Cincinnati Bell Inc., parent company of Hawaiian Telcom, said today that it is being acquired by Brookfield Infrastructure for $10.50 a share, or about $2.6 billion. Read more
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