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HAPPENING TODAY: High Surf, Red Flag Warning, & Traffic Trouble

We're monitoring any sign of Severe Weather with Oahu under a high surf advisory and a red flag warning. Dan Cooke will be bringing us weather updates every ten minutes on Sunrise with live pictures of the incoming swell.

Right now crews are still working to repair a water main break at the intersection of Campbell and Monsarrat in Diamond Head. Traffic could be slow in that area, so be sure to check in with Sunrise's Taizo Braden this morning for the very latest.

While you were sleeping three U.S.-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics for a study of exploding stars that discovered that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.

It's been three weeks since President Obama's American Jobs act was sent to Congress, yet there's still no word on approval. We're tracking any developments.

Amanda Knox is expected to fly back to the U-S today, after spending four years in an Italian prison. Monday, she broke down into tears after an appeals court overturned her conviction for the 2007 murder of her British roommate.

Jury selection begins today in the trial of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab. The Nigerian man is accused of trying to bring down a Detroit bound airliner on Christmas Day in 2009. Abdulmutallab has legal assistance but is acting as his own lawyer.

Apple is expected to announce a new, more powerful version of its popular smartphone today. It's been 15 months since it unveiled the iPhone 4. The event at Apple's California headquarters will be the first major product unveiling in years that won't be led by Steve Jobs, who resigned as CEO in August.

Those are just some of the reasons you don't want to miss Sunrise today seen only on KGMB, KHNL, & KFVE.

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