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US sailor kills 2, then himself in attack at Pearl Harbor shipyard

The Associated Press PEARL HARBOR — An active duty U.S. sailor whose submarine was docked at Pearl Harbor opened fire on three civilian employees Wednesday, killing two and then taking his own life just days before dignitaries and veterans descend on the base for the 78th anniversary of the ...

Europeans rap Iran for work on nuclear-capable missiles

The Associated Press UNITED NATIONS — France, Germany and the United Kingdom say “Iran’s developments of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles” go against a U.N. Security Council resolution calling on Tehran not to undertake any activity related to such missiles. Ambassadors from the ...

Former regent sues state over UH board’s downsizing

HONOLULU (AP) — A former University of Hawaii Board of Regents member has sued the state over a bill that reduced the size of the board. Jeff Portnoy filed a lawsuit over the bill signed earlier this year by Democratic Gov. David Ige to reduce the board from 15 to 11 members, The Honolulu ...

Te‘o returns to Saints for high-stakes tilt vs. 49ers

The Associated Press METAIRIE, La. — Manti Te‘o has a new perspective on life and football. The New Orleans Saints could find out Sunday how Te‘o’s outlook affects his performance in a high-stakes clash with San Francisco that will decide who has the inside track to the No. 1 seed ...

‘Serious misconduct’ by Trump takes center stage at hearing

AssociaThe ted Press WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee is moving swiftly to weigh findings by fellow lawmakers that President Donald Trump misused the power of his office for personal political gain and then obstructed Congress’ investigation as possible grounds for ...

UH-Manoa graduation rates continue climb

HONOLULU (AP) — The on-time graduation rate for University of Hawaii at Manoa students has doubled in the last decade, officials said. The school’s graduation rate now matches the national average for public universities, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday. The four-year ...

Top teams remain the same in penultimate CFP rankings

The Associated Press Ohio State will go into championship weekend as the top team in the College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings, followed by LSU, Clemson and Georgia. Utah, Oklahoma and Baylor are on deck, and that could turn out to be the great debate by Saturday ...

Panthers fire Rivera amid four-game losing streak

The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Panthers owner David Tepper said he would have preferred to wait until after the season to make a coaching change. Tepper ultimately decided he wanted to get a jumpstart on his search for a new coach, so he fired Ron Rivera, the franchise’s ...

Walker, Spurs top Rockets 135-133 in 2OT despite Harden’s 50 points

The Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — James Harden had a slam dunk waved off by officials, the first sign that it might not be the Houston Rockets’ night. Lonnie Walker IV helped make sure of that. Walker had a career-high 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame Harden’s 50 points ...

Congress pushes ahead on Trump impeachment with nation split

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The House is plunging into a landmark impeachment week, with Democrats who once hoped to sway Republicans now facing the prospect of an ever-hardening partisan split over the historic question of removing President Donald Trump from office. Lawmakers were ...

Kaiser executive says insurer losing money every year

HONOLULU (AP) — The president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals of Hawaii told employees in a memo that the health plan is losing money and has no sustainable growth plan. Ron Vance detailed the troubles facing Kaiser Permanente Hawaii as the state’s second-largest medical ...

Governor backs pay hikes for teachers

HONOLULU (AP) — The governor plans to announce support for pay increases to help recruit and retain teachers in special education, rural schools and Hawaiian language immersion, officials said. Democratic Gov. David Ige scheduled a public announcement today to express his support for pay ...

Is the Trump impeachment simply an exercise in futility?

WASHINGTON — Now that Democrats have built a very strong factual case to impeach President Trump on abuse of Congress and of presidential power, it seems certain the House of Representatives will vote to impeach him. But then, just as certainly, the Republican-controlled Senate will acquit ...

Seahawks take 1st in NFC West, top Vikings

The Associated Press SEATTLE — By the time the playoffs arrive, the Seattle Seahawks are going to feel just fine in a close, tight game. Even when they’re comfortably ahead, the Seahawks have a way of making the final minutes more than a little unnerving. “Close games are cool, ...

UFC’s toughest ‘Cowboy’ set for career fight vs. McGregor

The Associated Press Donald Cerrone posted a booze-fueled photo to hype his anticipated fight against Conor McGregor: A bottle of Cerrone’s preferred cheap American-style beer vs. the Irish fighter’s own whiskey. Cerrone has eschewed McGregor’s Proper No. Twelve whiskey, but the ...

UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change

The Associated Press MADRID — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.” Speaking before the start today of a ...

Deadly storm moves cross country taking aim at US Northeast

The Associated Press NEW YORK — Hundreds of flights were canceled and thousands delayed for travelers heading home after the Thanksgiving holiday as a deadly winter storm moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice. The National Weather Service predicted more ...

Jackson, Ravens edge 49ers for 8th straight win

The Associated Press BALTIMORE — Neither rain, wind nor the San Francisco 49ers’ top-ranked defense could prevent Lamar Jackson from guiding the Baltimore Ravens to their franchise-record eighth straight win. Jackson weathered miserable conditions to run for 101 yards and Justin Tucker ...

Hawaii health officials investigate unlicensed care homes

HONOLULU — Hawaii state health officials have investigated dozens of adult residential care homes statewide after receiving reports that the facilities were operating without licenses, officials said. The state Department of Health has received 114 complaints about unlicensed homes, 74 ...

UK police: Bridge attacker had been jailed six years for terror crimes

LONDON — A man imprisoned six years for terrorism offenses before his release last year stabbed several people in London on Friday, two fatally, before being tackled by members of the public and then fatally shot by officers on London Bridge. Neil Basu, Londonís police counterterrorism ...