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  1. Sessions: More violence around pot than ‘one would think’

    02.28 / 00:41 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    WASHINGTON >> The Justice Department will try to adopt “responsible policies” for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday, adding that he believes violence surrounds sales and use of the drug in the…
  2. Hawaiian Airlines joins international climate change study

    02.27 / 23:32 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    Hawaiian Airlines says it’s become the first U.S. airline to join an international research project on climate change and air…
  3. VA pledges more inspections, drug tests to stem opioid theft

    02.27 / 23:32 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    WASHINGTON >> The Department of Veterans Affairs said today it would boost employee drug testing and inspections amid rising cases of opioid theft and missing prescriptions, acknowledging gaps that had allowed thousands of doctors, nurses and other staff to go unchecked for signs of illicit drug…
  4. SpaceX says it will fly 2 people to moon next year

    02.27 / 23:32 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. >> SpaceX said Monday it will fly two people to the moon next year, a feat not attempted since NASA’s Apollo heyday close to half a century…
  5. Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress

    02.27 / 23:32 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress gives him a welcome opportunity to refocus his young administration on the core economic issues that helped him get elected — and, his allies hope, to move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that have roiled his White…
  6. Wanderlust Oahu at Turtle Bay Resort

    02.27 / 22:23 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
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  7. Takata pleads guilty in air bag scandal, agrees to pay $1B

    02.27 / 22:23 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    DETROIT >> Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud today and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for concealing a deadly air bag defect blamed for at least 16 deaths, most of them in the…
  8. Rising tensions loom as U.S., Asian powers discuss N. Korea

    02.27 / 22:23 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump met China’s top foreign policy adviser Monday, and U.S. officials huddled with key Asian powers to discuss tensions with North Korea, which have been stoked by a recent missile test and an airport killing officials believe was ordered by…
  9. Pressure on GOP to revamp health law grows, along with rifts

    02.27 / 21:21 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump declared Monday that “Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated.” Yet the opposite has long been painfully obvious for top congressional Republicans, who face mounting pressure to scrap the law even as problems grow longer and…
  10. U.S. stock indexes veer higher in afternoon trading; oil rises

    02.27 / 21:21 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    The major U.S. stock indexes drifted slightly higher in late-afternoon trading Monday after spending much of the morning wavering between small gains and losses. Investors were looking ahead to President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress on Tuesday for details of promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending. Energy stocks led the gainers as the price of crude rose. Phone companies lagged the…
  11. 911 call: Kansas bar shooting suspect said he’d killed ‘Iranians’

    02.27 / 21:21 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    OLATHE, Kan. >> A bartender at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week for an apparently racially motivated bar shooting in Kansas told a 911 dispatcher that the man admitted shooting two Iranians and needed a place to stay for a couple of…
  12. Class rings from West Point grads are melted for new rings

    02.27 / 21:21 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. >> A Rhode Island refinery melted class rings donated by U.S. Military Academy graduates on Monday in an annual tradition, so the gold can be used for new class…
  13. Trump warns health care system will “implode” unless fixed

    02.27 / 20:09 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump warned Monday that the nation’s health care system was in danger of imploding and said Congress must make fundamental changes to the sweeping health law passed by his…
  14. Doctors warn against teen pot use amid looser marijuana laws

    02.27 / 20:09 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    CHICAGO >> An influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana’s potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot…
  15. House Intel chair: Trump-Russia ties can’t become witch hunt

    02.27 / 20:09 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    WASHINGTON >> House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes said Monday that Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports that a few Americans with ties to President Donald Trump had contacted Russians during the 2016 presidential…
  16. Oscars mistake puts consulting firm’s reputation in jeopardy

    02.27 / 20:09 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    LONDON >> For 82 years, accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy…
  17. Harvey wonders whether Beatty will need security, like he did after Miss Universe gaffe

    02.27 / 20:09 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    Today is a great day to be Steve Harvey — even if Jimmy Kimmel did blame him last night for the Oscars’ huge best picture…
  18. Man arrested in domestic assault in Waipahu

    02.27 / 19:05 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    A 39-year-old Waipahu woman told police that her 37-year-old boyfriend choked her during an argument Sunday…
  19. ‘Eddie’ holding period ending

    02.27 / 19:05 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    The three-month waiting period for the 2016/17 Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational will end at 4 p.m. Tuesday, the World Surf League announced…
  20. Flash flood watch issued for all islands

    02.27 / 19:05 staradvertiser.com Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii
    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for all islands from noon today through Wednesday…