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Top Story: The father of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson dies at age 75.
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Accessed on 16 January 2020, 1405 UTC, Post 20132.
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Rocky “Soulman” Johnson, a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler who became better known as the father of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has died. He was 75. Read more
It took jurors a little over a day to deliberate the fate of Sorensen, who was convicted of firing a single shot that killed Jacob Feliciano during a botched robbery on Sept. 29, 2018. Read more
Over 100 people attended the Ho’ola Na Pua Walk and Fair at the state Capitol this afternoon to recognize January as National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Read more
U.S. Navy personnel responded to a wastewater spill resulting from three overflowing manholes at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam this morning. Read more
Nissan is recalling nearly 346,000 vehicles worldwide to replace dangerous Takata air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel. Read more
Hundreds of thousands of common murres, a fast-flying seabird, died from starvation four winters ago in the North Pacific, and a new research paper attempts to explain why. Read more
Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said today. Read more
Quan worked for seven years at KITV as a sports anchor and reporter before moving to San Francisco. Read more
The postcards will be part of a series of election-related mail to inform the public. Read more
The suspected gunman fled in a black Toyota Tacoma truck. Read more
The helicopter did not have flight tracking equipment onboard, so its exact flight path remains unknown. Read more
Trump complained anew it was all a “hoax,” even as fresh details emerged about his efforts in Ukraine. Read more
A brawl on the left might ultimately push undecided voters to more moderate candidates. Read more
About 350 activists joined in protocols of hula, chant and prayer that began at 8 a.m. today at the Capitol, imitating the daily ceremony and dance of the Mauna Kea protests Read more
3 detained, training mortar round found after suspicious driver prompts brief lockdown of Pearl Harbor
When the gate guard requested the driver to turn around, the guard noticed the smell of marijuana and saw potential ordnance in plain sight in the car. Read more
Health care stocks accounted for much of the market’s gains today. Read more
The award is for last season, when the Rainbow Warriors set a program record for wins (28) and consecutive sets won (74) en route to a Big West tournament championship and a runner-up finish in the NCAA championship game. Read more
A high surf advisory remains in place as a cold front making its way toward the Hawaiian islands is expected to arrive Thursday. Read more
Tadashi Yanai’s gift is the largest from an individual donor in the history of UCLA’s humanities division, according to the school. Read more
The joint venture includes private-equity and real estate company Blackstone Group and MGM Growth Properties LLC. Read more
The unclothed human body accounts for the bulk of the material Facebook removes from its service and activists, sex therapists, artists and sex educators say the company is unfairly censoring their work. Read more
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