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A man reads a news paper with headlines comment on American President Barrack Obama announcement on sending troops to fight the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Liberia's president called Wednesday on the world to do more to end a spiraling Ebola outbreak, saying "Liberia cannot defeat Ebola alone." President Barrack Obama announced Tuesday that he will order 3,000 military personnel to West Africa to help contain the dreaded disease, which has killed at least 2,400 people. The U.S. is also planning on delivering 17 treatment centers with 100 beds each to Liberia, which has been hardest hit by the outbreak.  (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
UK nurse who survived Ebola to help US patientUK nurse who survived Ebola flown to US to donate blood in attempt to help American patient
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In this undated photo provided by the Pennsylvania State Police, Eric Frein is shown.  Frein, the suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks belonged to a "military simulation unit" whose members play the role of soldiers from eastern Europe, police said Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Pennsylvania State Police)
Police trooper killed in ambush to be laid to restTrooper killed in ambush outside barracks to be laid to rest as search goes on for his killer
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Family members of Hannah Witheridge, one of two slain British tourists, cry at the Royal Thai Police Headquarters before meeting with Thai police in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Police in Thailand said Wednesday that DNA samples from the bodies of two British tourists found bludgeoned on a resort island did not match any collected from 12 people who were among those in the area.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thai military ruler apologizes for bikini commentThai military ruler apologizes for suggesting bikini-clad tourists unsafe after killings
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Indian policemen detain a Tibetan youth activist during a protest near the Taj Hotel where the visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping is staying in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The protest was held against alleged human rights abuses of Tibetans by the Chinese government. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
India, China vow cooperation as troops face offIndia, China leaders discuss economic cooperation as troops face off along border
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Police: Officers fatally shoot man near St. LouisOfficers fatally shoot man who pointed rifle in suburban St. Louis near site of Brown shooting
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An abandoned dog and cat seen in front of a damaged house, after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Ukraine and the Russian-backed separatists inked a cease-fire agreement Sept. 5, though the deal has been violated repeatedly. On Wednesday, shelling in rebel-held parts of the east killed at least 12 civilians, as a top leader of pro-Russian rebels rejected Ukrainian legislation meant to end the unrest by granting self-rule to large swaths of the east. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Ukraine reports sporadic violations of cease-fireEast Ukraine cease-fire appears to largely hold despite sporadic violations
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Police remove a sword as part of evidence found at a residential property in the suburb of Marsfield, in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Police said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group, by detaining 15 people and raiding more than a dozen properties across Sydney. (AP Photo/AAP Image, Paul Miller) AUSTRALIA OUT, NEW ZEALAND OUT, PAPUA NEW GUINEA OUT, SOUTH PACIFIC OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVES
Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plotAustralian leader says intelligence of beheading plot led to Sydney police raids
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FILE - In this March 12, 2009 file photo, Peanut Corporation of America's president Stewart Parnell, arrives a federal court in Lynchburg, Va. A jury weighing criminal charges Thursday Sept. 18, 2014 against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak five years ago will decide the case without hearing one fact _ that nine people died after eating the company's tainted peanut butter.  (AP Photo/Don Petersen, File)
Jury won't consider deaths in Ga. salmonella trialJury won't consider 9 deaths linked to salmonella in Geogia trial of peanut plant owner
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Bayer to split off polymer division with IPOGerman pharma and chemicals company Bayer to split off polymer division with IPO
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  • 2 pedestrians killed on Oahu roads identified

    Robert Kapopolu Jr., 58, of Waianae died of multiple blunt forces injuries Tuesday at the Waianae Comprehensive Health Center where he was taken in extremely critical condition. Emergency Medical Services said the 58-year-old man was found lying on Farrington Highway near Kaupuni Street near the Waianae Taco Bell after an apparent hit-and-run accident. The Honolulu Advertiser, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 02:02 PM
  • Police chief cancels meeting with women's legislative caucus

    Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha has called off a meeting set for Thursday with several members of the Hawaii Women's Legislative Caucus and three women members of the Honolulu City Council. The group called for the meeting in response to the release of a surveillance video last week that showed a Honolulu Police Department sergeant allegedly brutally beating his girlfriend in a Waipahu restaurant. The Honolulu Advertiser, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 02:27 AM
  • 3 Honolulu officers injured after car chase into Mililani

    Three Honolulu police officers were injured in the process of a takedown that led them from Wahiawa to Mililani Wednesday. Danger, drama... And damage in a police takedown that didn't come easily today... Three Honolulu Police officers were hurt in the process .... KITV4's Brenton Awa was on hand as things unfolded today .. KITV-TV, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 01:20 AM
  • Ex-PACOM worker gets 7 years for divulging secrets to Chinese girlfriend

    The home of civilian defense contractor Benjamin Pierce Bishop in Kapolei, Hawaii, on March 18, 2013. Bishop was charged with giving national security secrets to a 27-year-old Chinese woman he was dating. Stars and Stripes, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 08:35 PM
  • Crimestoppers seeking help to locate Waikiki robbery suspect

    Crimestoppers and Honolulu Police are asking for help to find an unknown suspect who robbed a man earlier this month in Waikiki. The incident took place on Kalia Road around 6 p.m. on Sept. The Honolulu Advertiser, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 08:26 PM
  • Transition into fall with the latest fashions

    Tyson Joines is a local designer that will be featured during a fashion show there -- good morning. morning. KITV-TV, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 03:50 PM
  • Sidewalk crackdown may expand on Oahu

    In addition to Bill 42, the so-called sit-lie bill for Waikiki, Caldwell on Tuesday signed Bill 43, prohibiting urinating and defecating in public places in Waikiki. He also signed Bill 46, which bans urinating and defecating in public in all other parts of Oahu except the downtown-Chinatown area, which is covered by a state law. The Honolulu Advertiser, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 06:46 AM
  • Corrections and Clarifications

    The Honolulu Star-Advertiser strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Ed Lynch, managing editor/news, at 529-4758. The Honolulu Advertiser, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 04:32 AM
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