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                                This graphic shows the projected path and intensity of Hurricane Madeline

Madeline could come ‘dangerously close’ to Hawaii island

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                                This graphic shows the projected path and intensity of Hurricane Madeline

Updated on  August 29, 2016 at 5:17 pm
The National Weather Service posted a hurricane watch for Hawaii island as Madeline strengthened into a major category 3 storm that could come “dangerously close” to the Big Island Wednesday. Read More
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                                Carter Cabral loaded four cases of bottled water he bought at Target in Kailua in preparation for Tropical Storm Darby.

What you need to know to prepare for a storm

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                                Carter Cabral loaded four cases of bottled water he bought at Target in Kailua in preparation for Tropical Storm Darby.

Updated on  August 29, 2016 at 1:06 pm
Here are recommendations on how to prepare for a storm and emergency contacts. Read More
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                                Actor Gene Wilder listened as he was introduced to receive the Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Culture and Tourism at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. in April 2008. Wilder, who starred in such film classics as “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Young Frankenstein” has died. He was 83.

Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

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                                Actor Gene Wilder listened as he was introduced to receive the Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Culture and Tourism at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. in April 2008. Wilder, who starred in such film classics as “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Young Frankenstein” has died. He was 83.

Updated on  August 29, 2016 at 3:27 pm
Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in “The Producers” and the deranged animator of “Young Frankenstein,” has died. He was 83. Read More
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                                Maui Memorial Medical Center in Wailuku in July 2015. Kaiser Permanente now says it will wait until July 1 to take over three Maui County medical facilities, a decision that means further delays for the largest privatization effort in state history.

Kaiser’s takeover of Maui hospitals delayed to July

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                                Maui Memorial Medical Center in Wailuku in July 2015. Kaiser Permanente now says it will wait until July 1 to take over three Maui County medical facilities, a decision that means further delays for the largest privatization effort in state history.

Updated on  August 29, 2016 at 11:41 am
Kaiser Permanente now says it will wait until July 1 to take over three Maui County medical facilities, a decision that means further delays for the largest privatization effort in state history. Read More
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                                In this photo taken Nov. 30, 2015, President Barack Obama meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Le Bourget, France.

Obama to juggle security, climate, rights on final Asia trip

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                                In this photo taken Nov. 30, 2015, President Barack Obama meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Le Bourget, France.
President Barack Obama faces thorny talks about the fight against the Islamic State group, climate change and human rights when he sets off this week across the Pacific for an eight-day valedictory tour through Asia. Read More
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                                Huma Abedin, alongside her husband, then-New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, spoke during a July 2013 news conference in New York.

Clinton aide Abedin dumps husband Weiner over new scandal

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                                Huma Abedin, alongside her husband, then-New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, spoke during a July 2013 news conference in New York.

Updated on  August 29, 2016 at 11:44 am
Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said today that she is separating from her husband, Anthony Weiner, after the former congressman was accused in yet another sexting scandal. Read More
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                                The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers breached the election systems of a pair of states.

FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks

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                                The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers breached the election systems of a pair of states.

Updated on  August 29, 2016 at 3:32 pm
The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states. Read More

Court settlement boosts Hawaii’s funding for foster care

Foster parents will see an increase in the amount the state pays them to care for foster children under a settlement announced today that’s expected to resolve a federal class action lawsuit and related case filed in state court in which parents claimed that state stipends were woefully inadequate to cover the basic expenses of the foster children they were caring for. Read More
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                                Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke on Aug. 27 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Suddenly unsure on immigration, Trump trying to clear it up

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                                Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke on Aug. 27 in Des Moines, Iowa.
It’s been the driving issue of Donald Trump’s campaign. Build a wall along the southern border. Make Mexico pay for it. And expel everyone living in the U.S. illegally with the help of a “deportation force.” Read More
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                                Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport were delayed.

Airport scare hard to avoid with cascade of false reports

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                                Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport were delayed.
In the moments before reports of gunshots created a panic at the Los Angeles airport, police with weapons drawn had confronted a masked man outside a terminal who was carrying a plastic sword and dressed like Zorro. Read More
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                                Migrants, most of them from Eritrea, jumped into the water from a crowded wooden boat as they were helped by members of an NGO during a rescue operation at the Mediterranean sea, about 13 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, today.

European ships rescue thousands of migrants off Libyan coast

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                                Migrants, most of them from Eritrea, jumped into the water from a crowded wooden boat as they were helped by members of an NGO during a rescue operation at the Mediterranean sea, about 13 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, today.
Italian naval ships and vessels from non-government groups rescued thousands of migrants off the Libyan coast today, the latest surge in desperate attempts to flee to Europe driven by war, poverty, and human traffickers. Read More
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                                About 210,000 owners of Volkswagens with 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests have registered to settle with the company under the terms of a June 2016 court agreement.

Over 40 percent of VW owners seek emissions cheating settlement

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                                About 210,000 owners of Volkswagens with 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests have registered to settle with the company under the terms of a June 2016 court agreement.

Updated on  August 29, 2016 at 12:06 pm
About 210,000 owners of Volkswagens with 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests have registered to settle with the company under the terms of a June court agreement. Read More
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                                Hawaii setter Norene Iosia (10) serves during the final game of the 2016 Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational women’s college volleyball tournament on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.

Rainbow Wahine drop to No. 15 in AVCA poll

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii setter Norene Iosia (10) serves during the final game of the 2016 Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational women’s college volleyball tournament on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.
Hawaii’s national ranking took a hit on Monday as the Rainbow Wahine (1-2) dropped from preseason No. 6 to 15th in the AVCA Coaches Top 25. Read More
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                                A police officer stood guard as passengers waited in line at Terminal 7 in Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday.

Police detain man dressed as Zorro just before LAX panic

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                                A police officer stood guard as passengers waited in line at Terminal 7 in Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday.
A false report of gunshots that sent panicked travelers fleeing from Los Angeles International Airport came right after officers with weapons drawn detained a masked man dressed in black and possibly carrying a plastic sword, officials said. Read More

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