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  • Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

    Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:46:10 GMT
    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week.More >>
    Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the...More >>
  • China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

    China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:46:56 GMT
    China's official news agency says authorities plan to revoke two crucial publication licenses for web giant Sina.com because pornographic content was found on its sites.More >>
    China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-pornography crackdown, state media said Thursday.More >>
  • Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

    Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:46:06 GMT
    The Costa Rican government says it's still waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it launched the secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite...More >>
    The Costa Rican government says it's waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it improperly devised a secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite warnings in...More >>
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  • Gas supplies interrupted by Wyoming plant blast

    Gas supplies interrupted by Wyoming plant blast

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:55:42 GMT
    Residents and emergency crews were waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming.More >>
    It remains to be seen just how much of a lasting natural gas-price spike people in the West will feel after a dramatic explosion and fire at a major gas processing plant in western Wyoming.More >>
  • Major oil and gas firm to list drilling chemicals

    Major oil and gas firm to list drilling chemicals

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:46:47 GMT
    A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets. The move by Baker Hughes of Houston...More >>
    A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets. The move by Baker Hughes of Houston is a...More >>
  • Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:34:54 GMT
    Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that...More >>
    Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of...More >>
  • SportsMore>>

  • Moore repeats as champ at Rip Curl Pro

    Moore repeats as champ at Rip Curl Pro

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:55:12 GMT
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    (Bells Beach, Australia) - Hawaii's Carissa Moore has won the Rip Curl Pro in excellent surf at Bells Beach defeating Australia's Tyler Wright in a history repeating performance from last year's final. OnMore >>
    Hawaii's Carissa Moore has won the Rip Curl Pro in excellent surf at Bells Beach defeating Australia's Tyler Wright in a history repeating performance from last year's final.More >>
  • Iosefa ready to rumble in 2014

    Iosefa ready to rumble in 2014

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:02 AM EDT2014-04-21 08:02:24 GMT
    What weighs 245 pounds and runs with as much force as a Mack truck? If you guessed a small bull you'd be half-correct, but the full answer would be Rainbow Warriors running back, Joey Iosefa.  Of allMore >>
    What weighs 245 pounds and runs with as much force as a Mack truck? If you guessed a small bull you'd be half-correct, but the full answer would be Rainbow Warriors running back, Joey Iosefa.  Of allMore >>
  • John John reels off perfect 10 at Rip Curl Pro

    John John reels off perfect 10 at Rip Curl Pro

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:53 AM EDT2014-04-21 07:53:23 GMT
    It seems that Bells Beach in Australia can temporarily be considered Hawaiian waters. Haleiwa John John Florence wowed judges Monday morning after carving himself a perfect 10 ride in round four of theMore >>
    It seems that Bells Beach in Australia can temporarily be considered Hawaiian waters. Haleiwa John John Florence wowed judges Monday morning after carving himself a perfect 10 ride in round four of theMore >>
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  • Merrie Monarch 2014: Event Schedule

    Merrie Monarch 2014: Event Schedule

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-24 19:25:41 GMT
    The week-long Merrie Monarch Festival runs through April 26. The following is a calendar list of specific events.  Free Mid-day Entertainment Daily (Monday through Friday) Entertainment at the Hawaiʻi
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    The week-long Merrie Monarch Festival runs through April 26. The following is a calendar list of specific events. 
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  • Teen missed Africa, had no clue he was in Maui

    Teen missed Africa, had no clue he was in Maui

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:42 AM EDT2014-04-24 07:42:35 GMT
    [Update 4/23/14 at 9:00 p.m.]  The 15-year-old who hitched a ride on a Hawaiian Airlines 767 told San Jose authorities that he ran away because he was trying to find his mother in a refugee camp in Somalia.More >>
    The 15-year old who hitched a ride on a Hawaiian Airlines 767 told San Jose authorities that he ran away because he was trying to find his mother in a refugee camp in Somalia.More >>
  • Big Island taser death ruled homicide

    Big Island taser death ruled homicide

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:28:08 GMT
    Big Island Police last week said Randall Hatori died as a result of cardiac arrest not because he was tased. But an independent autopsy obtained by Hawaii News Now said the 39-year-old Kona man's deathMore >>
    Big Island Police last week said Randall Hatori died as a result of cardiac arrest not because he was tased. But an independent autopsy obtained by Hawaii News Now said the 39-year-old Kona man's deathMore >>