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Top Story: Honolulu police officers have arrested three persons in an Ewa Beach beating that went viral on the internet.
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Accessed on 09 March 2020, 0025 UTC, Post 20388.
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Honolulu police arrested three suspects involved in the beating of a 21-year-old man in a community park near James Campbell High School in January. Read more
Two men were arrested in Chinatown after a 29-year-old woman reported to police she was threatened and held against her will. Read more
The Regal Princess cruise ship was held off Florida’s coast while awaiting test results on whether two crew members have contracted the new coronavirus, authorities said. Read more
A man in his 50s tested positive for coronavirus — the first presumptively confirmed case in the nation’s capital — and another person who traveled through the city has also tested positive in Maryland, officials said. Read more
As the coronavirus hits more states, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Sunday his campaign is gauging when it may become necessary to cancel the large campaign rallies that public health experts say could be breeding grounds to spread the potentially deadly illness. Read more
Gov. Gavin Newsom warned that more closures are likely around the state as the virus spreads. Read more
Italy took a page from China’s playbook, locking down around 16 million people — more than a quarter of its population — for nearly a month to halt the relentless march of the new coronavirus across Europe. Read more
When events do go ahead, fans and athletes are taking new precautions. Read more
China’s exports fell by double digits in January and February as anti-virus controls closed factories, while imports sank by a smaller margin. Read more
The response in stock markets to the growing risk from the coronavirus has been swift and fierce. But a better gauge of fear on Wall Street may be the bond market, where the moves over the past few weeks have been even more breathtaking. Read more
Kamala Harris endorsed Joe Biden today and said she would “do everything in my power” to help elect him, becoming the latest dropout from the Democratic race for president to line up behind the former vice president in his battle with Bernie Sanders for the nomination. Read more
President Donald Trump is skipping an annual bipartisan luncheon with House and Senate lawmakers celebrating the ties that bind the U.S. and Ireland, a White House spokesman said. Read more
North American audiences are not staying away from theaters amid virus concerns, according to the weekend’s box office numbers. Read more
From the streets of Manila to a school in East London, people around the world marked International Women’s Day on Sunday with calls to end exploitation and increase equality. Read more
Woody Allen’s publisher has decided to cancel the planned release of his memoir “Apropos of Nothing.” Read more
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman was shown in state media in apparent good health and working, just days after the arrest of two senior princes triggered speculation about a possible coup attempt or a sudden deterioration in the king’s health. Read more
A cruise ship that was hit by the new coronavirus is headed to the port of Oakland, California, the captain told passengers tonight. Read more
The number of deaths linked to coronavirus in Washington state has reached 16, officials said today, but even more might be attributed based on figures released by the nursing home at the center of the outbreak. Read more
Lamine Diane scored 34 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lift Cal State Northridge to an 86-82 basketball victory over Hawaii tonight in the Matadome on the CSUN campus. Eddie Stansberry scored 31 for the Rainbows. Read more
Senior Julissa Tago scored 19 points to reach the 1,000-point career milestone and the Hawaii women’s basketball team sent off its three outgoing players with a 75-58 win over Cal Poly in the 2019-20 home finale tonight. Read more
A 28-year-old Lihue motorcyclist lost control and struck a utility pole on Laukona Street in Hanamaulu, Kauai police said. Read more