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  • HONOLULU— It has become clear that the Honolulu rail project's cost moving forward will not be as low as expected in 2015, officials said. The authority on Thursday approved a $16 million increase to the firm, San Francisco- based PGH Wong Engineering, and expects to pay it even more. The $16 million is expected to last through June 2018.

  • PARIS— Dries Van Noten went 80 s, Rick Owens dabbled in abstract musing while sweltering celebrity guests such as model-actress Naomi Campbell got an exotic taste of wanderlust from Louis Vuitton. The sun beat down on VIP guests attending Louis Vuitton's open air show inside the storied Palais Royal gardens. Designer Kim Jones channeled wanderlust and the...

  • PARIS, June 17- CFM International said on Saturday it was confident of meeting a target of 500 deliveries of LEAP engines by the end of the year despite a recent quality flaw with a component. Boeing earlier this year briefly suspended 737 MAX test flights while CFM, co-owned by Safran and General Electric, conducted checks after a problem was found in a turbine...

  • Sailors walk past the US Navy's new guided missile destroyer DDG 1000 USS Zumwalt in Baltimore, Maryland. The Zumwalt is the lead ship of a class of next-generation multi-mission surface combatants.

    A U.S. Navy ship collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan.

  • A diminished supply of available homes is swelling prices in large U.S. metro areas from New York to Miami to Los Angeles, squeezing out would-be buyers and pushing up rents as more people are forced to remain tenants. The trend is pressuring Americans' budgets, with about one-third of households spending more than 30 percent of their gross income on housing as of...

  • Honolulu, Hawaii

    One state representative in Hawaii is pushing the state toward adopting a universal basic income.

  • The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

    President Donald Trump is set to attend the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday for the investiture of new Justice Neil Gorsuch.

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- The Trump administration on Wednesday moved to amend the starting date of its proposed 90- day travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries in a bid to keep its legal battle alive. A memo issued by the White House, as the Supreme Court considered two challenges to the ban, said parts of the order put on hold...

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- The Trump administration on Wednesday moved to amend the starting date of its proposed 90- day travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries in a bid to keep its legal battle alive. A memo issued by the White House, as the Supreme Court considered two challenges to the ban, said parts of the order put on hold...

  • President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on Monday, leaving Iraq off the list of targeted countries, at the Pentagon in Washington.

    An entry on the Supreme Court docket said that the administration can file its new brief on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. Hawaii, which challenged the ban and won in the appeals court, is permitted to file its own brief...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The Trump administration on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court for more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. In a letter, Acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall said a ruling on Monday by the 9th U.S. Circuit...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The Trump administration on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court for more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. Federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii blocked Trump's 90- day ban on travelers from Libya,...

  • *White House expresses confidence of win at Supreme Court. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Monday as a second federal appeals court refused to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority nations in a dispute headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Monday as a second federal appeals court refused to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority nations in a dispute headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The San Francisco- based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals used narrow grounds to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 12- A California- based federal appeals court on Monday dealt President Donald Trump another setback, refusing to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority nations in a dispute headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco largely left in place a...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. Trump's administration on June 1 filed emergency...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. Trump's administration on June 1 filed emergency...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. In deciding whether to allow the ban to go into effect, the...

  • Hawaii has become the first state in the U.S. to enact legislation implementing parts of the Paris Agreement.