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  • Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    WAIALUA, Hawaii— You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii. Kauai and Hawaii counties have moved in the past several months to regulate genetically modified organisms and the pesticides the farms use.

  • *Canadian company ready to mine off Papua New Guinea. NEWCASTLE, England/ LONDON, April 18- The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea- when a wrangle over terms is solved. The world waits for the judgement of a United Nations agency based in Jamaica.

  • Hawaii lawmakers still at odds on minimum wage Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:49 PM ET

    In the new proposal presented to a conference committee of Senate and House members, employers with fewer than 100 employees— most employers in the state— would not have to pay $10 an hour until 2019, phasing in the increase over five years. Clayton Hee, chairman of the Senate contingent of the conference committee.

  • Man details abuse claims against 'X-Men' director Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:48 AM ET

    He told of being plied with drugs and promises of Hollywood fame while also enduring threats and sexual abuse in Hawaii and Los Angeles over several years. Egan and his attorney said at a news conference that the alleged abuse was reported by Egan's mother to the FBI and Los Angeles police and that interviews were conducted.

  • April 15- For business flyers like Adam Kubryk, who is on the road about 200 days a year, one of the perks of flying often and using the same airline regularly is getting upgraded from coach to business class when a seat is available. The issue: in March, the airline stopped offering upgrades for flights between New York and Los Angeles, San Francisco or Seattle.

  • American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye woes Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    PAGO PAGO, American Samoa— Public schools in American Samoa fully reopened Monday after some 3,000 students and teachers contracted pink eye, an outbreak that prompted tourism officials to warn cruise passengers heading to the group of islands in the South Pacific.

  • Fliers' thoughts, from 'no fear' to 'it's scarier' Saturday, 12 Apr 2014 | 1:50 AM ET

    "I never worried like this before what happened with the missing Malaysia Airlines plane," Yulveri, who like many Indonesians uses only a single name, said at Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.

  • Senators urge DOJ to intervene in GM civil suits Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    General Motors headquarters in Detroit

    Five Senate Democrats urged the Justice Department to oppose efforts by GM to skirt financial responsibility on its recall.

  • WASHINGTON, April 11- A group of U.S. senators on Friday urged the Department of Justice to oppose any efforts by General Motors Co to skirt financial responsibility related to the company's failure to promptly recall vehicles with ignition switch problems linked to 13 deaths.

  • Safety ruling clears Philippines to add US flights Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 1:02 AM ET

    MANILA, Philippines— American aviation authorities cleared Philippine airlines to increase flights to the United States after safety standards improved and the European Union opened its skies to the Southeast Asian country's main budget carrier.

  • David Byrne tweaks his disco show 'Here Lies Love' Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    NEW YORK— David Byrne has been thinking a lot about numbers recently. The Talking Heads frontman's preoccupation has been triggered by the reopening of his immersive show "Here Lies Love," which returns this month to the Public Theater downtown.

  • High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 1:59 AM ET

    SANDS POINT, N.Y.— Tanisha Verdejo loves to surf the Internet for online shopping deals. She chats on Facebook, learns about new recipes and enjoys sending emails to friends and family.

  • SANTIAGO, April 2- Chilean authorities on Wednesday were assessing the damage from a massive earthquake that struck off the northern coast, causing a small tsunami, but the impact was mostly limited, according to early indications.

  • SANTIAGO, April 2- Thousands of people who evacuated Chile's low-lying coastal areas returned home on Wednesday morning after authorities called off a tsunami alarm as damage from a massive overnight earthquake seemed mostly limited.

  • *Epicenter of quake off Chile's northwest coast. SANTIAGO, April 1- A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday, causing five deaths and triggering a tsunami that pounded the shore with 2- meter-tall waves.

  • *Epicenter of quake off Chile's northwest coast. SANTIAGO, April 1- A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday, causing five deaths and triggering a tsunami that pounded the shore with 2- meter-tall waves.

  • TSUNAMI ADVISORY ISSUED FOR HAWAII DUE TO EARTHQUAKE OFF COAST OF CHILE, WARNING CENTER SAYS.

  • China has also put its own military build-up on full display, including dedicating high-resolution satellites and advanced warships to the hunt for the jetliner. But Malaysian authorities face heavy criticism, particularly from China, for mismanaging the effort, now in its fourth week, and holding back information.

  • April 1- A tsunami warning could be issued for Hawaii due to a magnitude 8.0 earthquake that struck on Tuesday off the coast of Chile, U.S. officials said. If tsunami waves reach Hawaii they would strike at 3:24 a.m. local time on Wednesday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement.

  • *10 planes, nine ships resume hunt west of Perth. Painstaking analysis of radar data and limited satellite information has focused the search on a vast, inhospitable swathe of the southern Indian Ocean west of the Australian city of Perth, but has so far failed to spot any sign of it.

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