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Israeli premier, Hamas declare victory in Gaza war

August 27, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Both Israel's prime minister and Hamas declared victory Wednesday in the Gaza war, though their competing claims left questions over future terms of their uneasy peace still... more »»

Battle for Ukraine's southeast coast heats up

August 27, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine's strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their... more »»

US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worse

August 27, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping... more »»

Israeli leader declares victory in Gaza war

August 27, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has declared victory in the Gaza war against Hamas, saying a cease-fire deal gave nothing to the Islamic militant group. more »»

Battle for key southeast coast heats up in Ukraine

August 27, 2014

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — The battle for Ukraine's strategic coastline heated up Wednesday as a local mayor reported that pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town in southeast Ukraine after... more »»

Keaton hailed in Venice Film Fest opener 'Birdman'

August 27, 2014

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Well before the turn of the millennium, Michael Keaton was the first 21st-century superher. more »»

Image of Asia: Starting the hajj in Kashmir

August 27, 2014

In this photo by Dar Yasin, a Muslim in Indian-ruled Kashmir is hugged by her relative before leaving on the hajj to Mecca. more »»

Spanish chain pulls kids' shirt after outcry

August 27, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Spanish fashion retailer Inditex said Wednesday it has withdrawn a children's shirt that triggered an outcry from people who said it was reminiscent of the clothes Jews were made to... more »»

Syrian rebels seize border crossing with Israel

August 27, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels, including fighters from an al-Qaida-linked group, seized control of a frontier crossing with Israel in the Golan Heights on Wednesday after heavy clashes with... more »»

3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

August 27, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also... more »»

Muslims react with outrage at UK sex abuse report

August 27, 2014

ROTHERHAM, England (AP) — Members of Britain's Pakistani community reacted with outrage Wednesday amid reports that officials failed to act on sex abuse cases because of concerns about racism in... more »»

Finland, Sweden increase ties to NATO

August 27, 2014

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland and Sweden plan to work more closely with NATO by signing a pact that allows assistance from alliance troops in the Nordic countries in emergency situations, officials sai... more »»

UN scientist with Ebola in Germany for treatment

August 27, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A scientist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone began receiving treatment Wednesday in a Hamburg hospital after being flown... more »»

Afghan presidential candidates pull out of audit

August 27, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's troubled presidential election was rocked by more turmoil on Wednesday as both candidates vying to succeed Hamed Karzai pulled their observers out of a... more »»

Earthquakes rock Iceland volcano

August 27, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Earthquakes are rocking Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, adding to concerns that magma movements may trigger an eruption that could hinder air traffic. more »»

Germany plans to tighten EU migration rules

August 27, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — The German government proposed measures Wednesday to tighten migration regulations for citizens from elsewhere in the European Union amid accusations of welfare abuse by poor... more »»

Bulgarian poet Valeri Petrov dies

August 27, 2014

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Valeri Petrov, Bulgaria's most prominent contemporary poet, who translated the complete works of Shakespeare, has died at age 94. more »»

Mayor: Rebels enter key southeast Ukrainian town

August 27, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) —

The mayor of a town in southeastern Ukraine that has been under heavy shelling for three days says rebel forces have entered the town. more »»

Experts find 283 DNA samples from MH17 site

August 27, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Experts working to identify the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have gathered DNA samples from 283 people and have positively identified 17. more »»

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

August 27, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as... more »»


Kahului Maui Airport Lions Club August 27, 2014

5:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays of month, Wailuku Church of God, 2123 Kahookele St.; visitors welcome. Call Cecilia Hoopai, 633-0319. more »


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