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Top Story: Buckingham Palace has announced that Prince Harry and Megan Markle will surrender their royal titles and will repay taxpayers’ money spent on renovating their home.
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Accessed on 18 January 2020, 2315 UTC, Post 20144.
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to no longer use their HRH titles and will repay £2.4 million of taxpayer’s money spent on renovating their Berkshire home, Buckingham Palace announced today. Read more
A 23-year-old man died Thursday after sustaining a traumatic injury while being held at a state jail. Read more
Johnson senior, a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, died at the age of 75 on Jan. 15. Read more
Federal authorities take over investigation of man arrested in connection with 7-Eleven robberies, carjacking
A surveillance video released by police showed the suspect entering the store at 4805 Bougainville Drive at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday carrying a knife. Read more
Board of Water Supply crews are repairing a 12-inch watermain break near the intersection of Liliha and Kuakini Streets. Read more
Gov. Bill Lee will introduce legislation this year that would amend a law requiring Tennessee to honor Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan. Read more
Marches were scheduled today in more than 180 cities. Read more
Police were still trying to piece together who’s who and what happened leading up to Friday night’s shooting in Granstville. Read more
Iran will send the black box flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner that it accidentally shot down last week to Ukraine for further analysis, an Iranian official said today. Read more
Adm. Chester W. Nimitz personally presented the Navy Cross to Miller on board the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise in Pearl Harbor on May 27, 1942. Read more
What is provoking their anger in this once reliably conservative state is the new Democratic majority leadership and its plans to enact a slew of gun restrictions. Read more
The No. 1 Hawaii men’s volleyball team dropped its first set of the year, then responded to defeat No. 5 Lewis 20-25, 25-23, 26-24, 25-23 tonight in Romeoville, Ill. Read more
Former state Sen. Jon Yoshimura was charged Thursday with driving under the influence of an intoxicant, a petty misdemeanor. Read more
If Republicans push to hear testimony from Hunter Biden, “we will object,” Hirono said. Read more
A 90-year-old driver went off a roadway, landing 6 to 7 feet below the road, near a home this afternoon in Manoa. Read more
Kauai police arrested 10 people recently in a warrant sweep that resulted in a combined total bail of $127,150. Read more
The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation said renovations to the public restrooms, and repaving of the parking lots are expected to be done by the end of this month. Read more
President Donald Trump has assembled a made-for-TV legal team for his Senate trial that includes household names like Ken Starr, the prosecutor whose investigation two decades ago resulted in the impeachment of Bill Clinton. Read more
The Tennessee Titans benched Marcus Mariota for Ryan Tannehill in mid-October after a 2-4 start. Finding the No. 2 pick overall from the 2015 draft isn’t that hard during their amazing playoff run. Read more
Sunny skies, with breezy, northeast winds, are expected this weekend and into early next week. Read more
A 31-year-old Pahoa man befriended a Canadian couple on Hawaii island and offered them a place to stay only to rob them at knife point, Hawaii island police said. Read more
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