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Workers were making repairs to the roof of Notre Dame on a fine April day. A fire broke out, too high to be quickly doused with water, and onlookers could only stare in disbelief as the building was consumed by flames.

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L.A. Kings hire former Sharks, Oilers coach Todd McLellan

LOS ANGELES >> Todd McLellan was hired as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Kings today, taking over a two-time Stanley Cup-winning franchise that slumped to the NHL’s second-worst record this season.

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YouTube fact-checks the fire at Notre-Dame with facts about … 9/11

It was designed to fight misinformation, but a relatively new fact-checking feature on YouTube sputtered Monday as it displayed information about the Sept. 11 attacks alongside livestreams of the fire that ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral.

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What you won’t see in the Mueller report

WASHINGTON >> The special counsel’s Trump-Russia report will be out on Thursday for all to see. But not all of it.

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Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

SAN FRANCISCO >> Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet.

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Elton John biopic ‘Rocketman’ to premiere at Cannes

NEW YORK >> The Elton John biopic “Rocketman” will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next month.

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Sprint, T-Mobile shares dive after WSJ casts doubt on deal

NEW YORK >> Sprint and T-Mobile shares fell after a Wall Street Journal report cast doubt on the likelihood of government approval of the companies’ $26.5 billion merger.

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Fire department responding to report of downed helicopter by Sacred Falls

Honolulu firefighters are responding to a report of a downed helicopter in the area of Sacred Falls in Hauula.

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Mapunapuna road closed after repaired water main breaks again

A Mapunapuna water main that was repaired Monday broke again this morning, forcing the closure of Ahua Street, officials said.

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Hawaiian Airlines hiring on Maui as competition with Southwest looms

Hawaiian Airlines is beefing up staff in Kahului, Maui, one of the destinations where it will compete on interisland service with Southwest Airlines, a newcomer to the Hawaii market.

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Cosby’s insurer settles L.A. accuser’s suit before deposition

PHILADELPHIA >> Bill Cosby’s insurance company has settled another lawsuit filed by a female accuser a week before the imprisoned comedian was set to give a deposition in the case, prompting Cosby to call the insurer “complicit” in a scheme to destroy him.

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‘Game of Thrones’ premiere sets viewership record for HBO

NEW YORK >> HBO’s “Game of Thrones” lived up to the hype. This past weekend’s season premiere stands as the most-watched one-day event in the history of the cable network that began in 1978.

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Fox draws nearly 2.6M viewers for Bernie Sanders town hall

NEW YORK >> Sen. Bernie Sanders took heat from some Democrats for holding a town hall on Fox News Channel but there’s one result hard to argue with: it was the most-watched candidate event in the election campaign so far.

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Columbine survivors face new pain sending kids to school

DENVER >> Dropping her kids off at school used to be the hardest part of Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson’s day. She would cry most mornings as they left the car, and relied on texted photos from their teachers to make it through the day.

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Suspected East Oahu kidnapper sexually assaulted, choked and nearly drowned woman, police say

A 23-year-old man accused in the April 3 kidnapping of a 22-year-old woman in East Oahu allegedly wielded a knife at her, held her against her will and sexually assaulted her, according to court documents.

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New Samsung smartphone: Innovation hinges on folding screen

LONDON >> When Samsung said this year it would launch a smartphone with a folding screen, the big question was whether the innovation was something people actually wanted or needed.

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Marine running marathon for fallen friends crawls to finish

A Marine veteran said all he was thinking about as he crawled to the finish of the Boston Marathon was the men who died after an attack on their convoy in Afghanistan nine years ago.

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Big Island beach closing for 2 days to protect spawning coral

Hawaii County officials are closing Kahaluu Beach Park in Kailua-Kona on May 20 and 21 to protect the reef during coral spawning events.

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Man, 43, dies after being found unconscious off Kahe Point

A 43-year-old man died after he was found unconscious in the ocean along the Kahe Point shoreline in Leeward Oahu Monday afternoon, police said.

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