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HONOLULU (AP) — Former Lt. Gov. James R. “Duke” Aiona on Saturday won the Republican primary for Hawaii governor, defeating mixed martial arts championship fighter B.J. Penn and Honolulu City Councilperson Heidi Tsuneyoshi. Aiona served as lieutenant governor during former Gov. Linda Lingle’s administration from 2002 to 2010. He ran for governor once before, 12 years ago, when he secured his party’s nomination but lost to Democrat Neil Abercrombie. Aiona earlier served as a Family Court judge an
Weeks after followers of an influential cleric stormed parliament, Iraq’s political crisis shows no signs of abating, despite rising public anger over a debilitating gridlock that has further weakened the country's caretaker government and its ability to provide basic services. Iraq's two rival Shiite political camps remain locked in a zero-sum competition, and the lone voice potentially able to end the rift — the revered Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani — has been conspicuously silent. For now, hundreds of supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr, a firebrand Shiite cleric, are still camped outside the legislative building in Baghdad, ready to escalate if their demands are not met.
High up in the Tian Shan mountains of Kyrgyzstan, the season for making the fermented drink known as kumis is in full swing. Connoisseurs of kumis, an important part of nomadic tribes’ diets for untold centuries, say the Suusamyr valley is home to the best version of the drink. The milk then is left to ferment, or sometimes churned to promote fermentation, until it becomes mildly alcoholic.
The United Nations-chartered ship MV Brave Commander will depart Ukraine for Africa in coming days after it finishes loading more than 23,0000 tons of wheat in the Ukrainian port of Pivdennyi, a U.N. official said. The ship, which arrived in the port near Odesa, will sail to Ethiopia via a grain corridor through the Black Sea brokered by the United Nations and Turkey in late July. It will be the first humanitarian food aid cargo bound for Africa since Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24.
SATURDAY PM: Refresh for chart Sony’s Bullet Train will have a softer second weekend ease than expected at -56% with $13.3M at No 1 in a low wattage August frame that is around $64M for all movies, -2% off of the same weekend a year ago. Even worse, this is the lowest grossing weekend of summer 2022 so […]
Cooper Rush, Jalen Tolbert and Tyler Smith have rough outings in Cowboys preseason loss to Broncos
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Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking a cross-section of women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period – and we're tracking every last penny.This week: "I’m a 25-year-old primary school teacher living on the south coast of England. I’ve been teaching for three years and live with my partner, A, who has also been teaching for three years so we earn the exact same salary. This makes budg
Let's be honest — no one wants to smell like everyone else. However, lately there has been one exception.Maison Francis Kurkdjian's Baccarat Rouge 540, once the best kept secret in beauty, is now the favourite perfume on TikTok and, well, everywhere else. That includes Rihanna's dressing table. The timeless scent strikes the perfect balance between warm, woody and sweet. Boasting notes of jasmine (a syrupy floral), saffron (earthy), ambergris (musky with hits of tobacco) and cedar (nice and cool
The Chagossians were forced from their archipelago in the 1970s. Philippe Sands relates the wider tragedy of the scandal with nerve and precision
As the midterms approach, Biden’s climate success and Trump’s legal troubles could offer Democrats unexpected hope
Sent to capture a shop display, the famed photographer focused instead on a man sleeping on the pavement
Reissues of novels by Natalia Ginzburg and Emeric Pressburger show off their skills at characterisation and narrative drive
Community members who kept to their own homes out of fear of a serial killer face possibility that killings may have been committed by one of their own
Analysis shows half of the most-deprived areas in England have not benefited from investment
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From tennis courts to Ambridge, the debate rages about when to give up work… and why
West Ham become the first team in over 20 years to experience a Premier League atmosphere at the City Ground later today. While David Moyes’ side should be favourites for the clash against a newly-promoted side, the prospect of a home game will be hugely exciting for Nottingham Forest. One of the most iconic grounds in England, Forest’s home form will be key in their survival bid and Steve Cooper must harness its power.
After reaching four straight NCHSAA state championship games, Chambers High returns many key players. Is that enough to top the preseason Sweet 16?
India Day returning to Downtown Greenville