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During a change of shift an employee at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency pressed the wrong button, causing the alert to be spread far and wide. "I'm just sitting there with tears pouring out of my eyes and I'm thinking there's nothing I can do", Nebelski told us. It was corrected by email 18 minutes later but there was no follow-up mobile text for 38 minutes, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports.
  • Colombia's ELN rebels must halt attacks, restart talks

    Colombia's ELN rebels must halt attacks, restart talks

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    The delegation of former FARC guerrillas and community leaders insisted on the general feeling of uncertainty that affected the former rebel group, as over 2,500 ex-fighters had still not received the credentials required so they could access various social and economic benefits included in the peace accord signed with the government.
  • Australian Open shaping up as survival of fittest

    Australian Open shaping up as survival of fittest

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    Nadal will make his return to action for the first time since pulling out of the ATP Finals in London back in November of past year when he takes on Victor Estrella Burgos in his opening match on Monday (15 January). Roger Federer does not believe he should be the favourite to win the Australian Open . "With age, I feel like I play down my chances just because I don't think a 36-year-old should be a favourite of a tournament, it should not be the case", the world number two said Sunday.
  • Cold weather hangs on with some mid-week snow possible

    Cold weather hangs on with some mid-week snow possible

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    SUNSHINE RETURNS: Sunny skies return Wednesday , and we keep the sunshine rolling until Sunday afternoon. After a mild day, changes will move into Colorado tonight . After a frigid Saturday night, temperatures will only make it to the upper teens on Sunday . Heading out the door Tuesday morning, air temperatures will be near zero, if not a few degrees below zero.
  • Trump tweet: DACA deal

    Trump tweet: DACA deal "probably dead" because of Democrats

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    Trump has now changed the game by playing on that hope, daring the Democrats to refuse to vote for a short term spending deal over DREAMers and suffer the electoral consquences. But that agreement was cast into doubt the same day when a firestorm erupted after reports surfaced that President Trump, during a meeting with lawmakers over an immigration bill, asked why the USA was accepting immigrants from "shithole countries" referring reportedly to immigrants from Haiti and Africa.
  • Europe fight back to keep EurAsia Cup title

    Europe fight back to keep EurAsia Cup title

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    Team Europe put on a strong challenge in the final round of the 2018 EurAsia Cup and comfortably outclassed Team Asia at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club, here today. Belgian Pieters raced to a 4-up lead against An but the South Korean fought back to level the match. Pieters had gone 4-up in his match and, despite An drawing level, he holed a seven-foot putt at the 15th to regain the lead and then won the next hole to secure the trophy.
  • South Africa: ANC new president demands unity

    South Africa: ANC new president demands unity

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    This is one of the key conditions that Zuma has put down during behind-the-scenes negotiations now taking place with newly elected ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa , in exchange for his resignation, according to a Mail & Guardian report. Zuma, 75, sat alongside Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to hear Ramaphosa speak and was booed on several occasions during Saturday's anniversary celebrations.
  • Iraq PM vows to lead diverse coalition in May election

    Iraq PM vows to lead diverse coalition in May election

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    Abadi on January 14 said he will seek to form a new coalition - dubbed Victory and Reform - and field candidates in all Iraqi provinces. Abadi gained popularity riding on his success in defeating the radical Islamist group, which ruled over a third of Iraq since 2014, and for rebuilding the Iraqi Army.
  • 50 people forced to jump ship after casino shuttle boat catches fire

    50 people forced to jump ship after casino shuttle boat catches fire

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    Coast Guard also responded to the scene. The massive fire broke out on the coldest day of the year in Port Richey, which is near Tampa. The New Port Richey Police Department eventually released a video of the fire on social media. Officials said two deputies who first arrived jumped into the water and began rescuing passengers. The shuttle boat takes people some three miles out to the casino boat in worldwide waters, officials said.
  • Dennis Rodman arrested on suspicion of DUI in California

    Dennis Rodman arrested on suspicion of DUI in California

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    Saturday. On the first two trips, Rodman met personally with dictator Kim Jong Un and described him as a "friend for life". Rodman was cooperative with authorities as he was being arrested. "Dennis is taking this seriously, and will take positive steps to address his personal issues", Rodman's lawyer, Paul S. Meyer, said in a statement to the New York Daily News.