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Top Story: With 97% of the votes counted in the Iowa Democratic Primary, Buttigieg and Sanders are nearly tied as the final ballots are totaled.
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Accessed on 06 February 2020, 1430 UTC, Post 20236.
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The deadlocked contest gives both Buttigieg and Sanders a burst of momentum as they seek to pull away from the crowded field. Read more
The World Health Organization has asked for $675 million to help countries address the expected spread of the virus. Read more
President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal today in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history. Read more
U.S. Army Hawaii said it found out Jan. 23 that the state intended to end the lease early and vacate Dillingham Airfield by June 30. Read more
Ten more people who tested positive for coronavirus were removed from a quarantined cruise ship docked in Japan today, a passenger said. Read more
A cold front is expected to sweep from Kauai to the rest of the Hawaiian Islands, bringing wet weather down the isle chain, and reaching Hawaii island by late Thursday. Read more
Honolulu police said $400,000 to $500,000 was taken from an armored vehicle at Ala Moana Center on Monday morning. Read more
A 51-year-old man died from his injuries on Tuesday after he was apparently assaulted in Lahaina over the weekend. Read more
Hawaiian Ethos LLC has opened its second retail center at Uilani Plaza in Waimea. Read more
Actor Kirk Douglas died Wednesday, Feb. 5, at age 103. Read more
Pacific Links International said commercial real estate brokerage firm CBRE will explore “all strategic options.” Read more
The Americans were evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is at the center of the new virus outbreak. Read more
Officials are asking oceangoers to steer clear of the area between Keawakapu Beach and White Rock Beach in the Wailea district after heading back out, and spotting several sharks. Read more
Now, she’s leading House Democrats out of impeachment’s shadow, through regular legislative business and toward Election Day in November. Read more
Former University of Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald has been invited to compete at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Read more
The Storm Prediction Center said storms that could generate hail, 60 mph winds and twisters were possible across much of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Read more
The nightly closures are necessary for sign installations, and will last through mid-February. Read more
A Turkish airliner skidded off a runway and broke apart as it tried to land in bad weather in Istanbul, killing one person and injuring dozens more. Passengers had to scramble through the split fuselage to escape. Read more
He dismissed the argument of Trump’s defenders that the Senate should acquit the president and leave the judgment to voters in November. Read more
If there was any doubt where she stood, Hawaii U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono put it to rest with a speech on the Senate floor this morning in which she said President Donald Trump is a danger to the nation. Read more
The Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office filed a written complaint Monday charging Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman’s daughter with two counts of harassment. Read more
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