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Hawaii junior middle Patrick Gasman today was named the Big West’s defensive player of the week in men’s volleyball.

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Hawaii island police have charged a Puna man with terroristic threatening following an incident that occurred at a Hawaiian Acres residence in early February.

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MIAMI >> Jeremy Lin is on the move again, with the veteran guard getting waived by the Atlanta Hawks and intending to sign later this week playoff-contending Toronto Raptors.

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CLEVELAND >> The Cleveland Browns’ signing of Kareem Hunt once again shines a spotlight somewhere other than the team’s on-field performance.

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LONDON >> When mysterious operatives lured two cybersecurity researchers to meetings at luxury hotels over the past two months, it was an apparent bid to discredit their research about an Israeli company that makes smartphone hacking technology used by some governments to spy on their citizens. The...

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As Hawaii recovers from numerous downed trees and power outages, the strong winds, surf and rain brought by a low-pressure system is expected to lift northeast and away from the state over the next couple of days.

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Budget talks resume amid pessimism over border differences

WASHINGTON >> Politically freighted border security negotiations are teetering just days before a potential new government shutdown. The turmoil is testing the changed balance of power in Washington, with lawmakers engaged in a sparring match over immigration policy that is challenging their ability...

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Macedonia prepares for name change by removing signs

SKOPJE, Macedonia >> Macedonian authorities began today removing official signs from government buildings to prepare for the country’s new name: North Macedonia.

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Military helicopter crashes in Istanbul: 4 soldiers killed

ISTANBUL >> A military helicopter crashed today in a residential area of Istanbul while trying to make an emergency landing, killing four soldiers on board, Turkish officials said.

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Israel wants Dutch case against ex-army chief dropped

JERUSALEM >> The Israeli Justice Ministry today said the government has asked a Dutch court to dismiss war crimes allegations against Benny Gantz, an ex-military chief who is challenging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections.

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Honolulu Zoo reopens this morning, still searching for rare missing bird

The Honolulu Zoo in Waikiki reopened today at 9:30 a.m., city officials announced. The zoo closed Sunday at 11:35 a.m. due to falling branches.

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Cyprus, Egypt, Greece say gas search in sea won’t be stopped

NICOSIA, Cyprus >> The speaker of Egypt’s parliament appeared to push back today at Turkey’s opposition to offshore drilling operations that Turkey isn’t part of, saying cooperation between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece sent a message to any countries that tried to stop them.

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Not a rom-com: Mom scouting date for son draws campus ire

TOWSON, Md. >> It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and at Towson University in Maryland a mother has been trying so hard to find a date for her son that police are concerned.

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Man with gunshot wound drives himself to Aina Haina parking lot, dials 911

Police have opened an attempted murder investigation after a 42-year-old man with a gunshot wound in his leg drove himself to the Aina Haina Longs Drugs parking lot and called 911 early this morning.

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