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FEMA postpones nationwide test of wireless ‘Presidential Alert’ system

The message will be identified as a “Presidential Alert” and according to FEMA it will contain the text: “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.” Read More

Leaked documents show bid by WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange to obtain Russian visa

According to a cache of internal WikiLeaks files obtained by the Associated Press, Assange sought a Russian visa and staffers at his radical transparency group discussed having him skip bail and escape Britain as authorities closed in on him in late 2010. Read More
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Public hearing scheduled for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and accuser

Republicans today abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent the allegation from sinking his nomination to the Supreme Court. Read More

Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after plowing into China

Mangkhut weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm as it moved deeper into southern China on Monday, leaving death and destruction from Hong Kong to the Philippines. Read More

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handed out in isolated North Carolina city

With one of North Carolina’s largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighborhoods. Read More

Work furlough inmate fails to return to Laumaka

The Hawaii Department of Safety is asking for the public’s help in locating a 38-year-old work furlough inmate who failed to return to the Laumaka Work Furlough Center this morning. Read More

Highway 11 reopened following Big Island crash

Hawaii island police said Highway 11 near Manuku has been fully reopened following a crash that closed part of the road for about three hours. Read More

Swollen North Carolina rivers swamp dumps, raising water pollution fears

As rain from Florence continued to lash the Carolinas, the region’s swollen rivers were beginning to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising concerns about water pollution. Read More

Vikings, Packers tie after 2 missed field goals in OT

Daniel Carlson missed two field goals in overtime, including one from 35 yards as time expired, and the Minnesota Vikings had to settle for a 29-29 tie with the Green Bay Packers after rallying from a late 13-point deficit. Read More

Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks

Storm winds might be dropping, but rivers are rising and the next few days could bring the most destructive round of flooding in North Carolina history. Read More

‘Midway’ filming to close Kaukonahua Road in Wahiawa

Travel lanes near the top of Kaukonahua Road between Wilikina Drive and Kamananui Road will be closed from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to accommodate filming for the movie “Midway.” Read More

Woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct comes forward

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil today after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly for the first time. Read More

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