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Clinton In Libya, High Surf, Overnight Search

New this morning, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is offering new assistance to Libya's provisional leadership. She's on an unannounced visit to the Libyan capital.

Today on Sunrise Dan Cooke will be talking about the high surf advisory for east shores, plus the return of the box jellyfish.

Breaking news, Philippine troops are battling Muslim guerrillas. There is fierce fighting in a volatile southern province that has killed at least 15 combatants. We're monitoring our international sources and will have the very latest on Sunrise.

While you were sleeping, the search for a missing fisherman continued through the night. A coast guard cutter and airplane are looking for 53-year old Kon Wai Young of Wailupe Valley.

New overnight, freed Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit has arrived at an air base in central Israel for an eagerly awaited reunion with his family. His parents, Noam and Aviva, have led an emotional campaign to win their son's release for the past five years. This morning, Hamas militants in Gaza freed Schalit in a swap for more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners.

And did you know there is an actual skateboarding school in Afghanistan? No joke. There's a documentary about it at the Hawaii International Film Festival. We'll talk to filmmaker Nadia Henrich about her project "Skateistan."

Have Great Tuesday!

Steve

 

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