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  • As Trump tours Asia, he's expected to try to reaffirm American leadership in a region beset by North Korea and China tensions.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017.

    Senior military leaders of Japan, South Korea and the U.S. met at the U.S. Pacific Command in Hawaii.

  • PHOENIX, Arizona, Oct 26- In 2008, a thriving company named Science Care Inc developed a 55- page national expansion plan. Science Care founder Jim Rogers aimed to provide customers with the same cuts from cadavers no matter which Science Care branch handled the order. When you get a Big Mac, its going to taste like a Big Mac, whether youre in Louisiana or San...

  • LAS VEGAS, Oct 24- The company stacked brochures in funeral parlors around Sin City. On the cover: a couple clasping hands. Above the image, a promise: Providing Options in Your Time of Need.

  • Regions and cities in 43 U.S. states from Maine to Alaska, as well as Washington, D.C., submitted bids by the Oct. 19 deadline, Amazon said. The states that did not bid were Arkansas, Hawaii, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont and Wyoming. Canadian bids came from the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.

  • MORGANTOWN, West Virginia, Oct 20- A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time. It faces a $40 million deficit this year as it struggles with fewer privately insured patients, cuts in government reimbursement and higher labor costs to attract a shrinking pool of nurses.

  • MORGANTOWN, West Virginia, Oct 20- A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time. It faces a $40 million deficit this year as it struggles with fewer privately insured patients, cuts in government reimbursement and higher labor costs to attract a shrinking pool of nurses.

  • Hawaiian Airlines CEO: We have the right product for this marketplace

    Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian Airlines CEO, discusses how Southwest flying to Hawaii impacts his airline.

  • U.S. District Court Judge Theodore Chuang in Maryland on Monday heard arguments for and against President Donald Trump's new travel ban, announced on Sept. 24 that is set to take effect on Wednesday. It indefinitely limits travel from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea. All of those countries except Chad, North Korea and Venezuela were included...

  • Oct 12- Hyatt Hotels Corp said on Thursday it had discovered unauthorized access to payment card information at certain Hyatt-managed locations worldwide between March 18, 2017 and July 2, 2017. The owner of Andaz, Park Hyatt and Grand Hyatt chain of hotels said a total of 41 properties were affected in 11 countries, with China accounting for 18 properties, the...

  • A Southwest Airlines airplane departs Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington.

    Southwest Airlines announced late Wednesday that it would start selling tickets to Hawaii.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that struck down President Donald Trump's previous temporary travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority nations countries that has now expired. The expired ban had targeted people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan. The new open-ended ban, scheduled to take...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that struck down President Donald Trump's previous temporary travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority nations countries that has now expired. The court acted in one of two cases pending involving a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, which had sued to...

  • SUPREME COURT DOES NOT ACT ON SEPARATE HAWAII CASE INVOLVING CHALLENGE TO 120- DAY REFUGEE BAN.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- Challengers to President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to decide the policy's legality even though it has been replaced with a revised plan. In separate letters to the court, the American Civil Liberties Union and the state of Hawaii said the justices should...

  • HAWAII SAYS IN LETTER TO SUPREME COURT THAT IT WILL CHALLENGE TRUMP'S NEW TRAVEL BAN.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- The Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday it believes that extending its 10- day waiver on shipping limitations to Puerto Rico is not needed to support relief efforts for the hurricane-ravaged island. Homeland issued the waiver of the Jones Act on Sept. 28, which runs out on Sunday, after a request by Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo...

  • Trump's three successive moves to block entry into the United States by people from several predominantly Muslim countries have been among his most contentious acts since taking office in January. That ban had targeted people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan. The new open-ended ban announced in a presidential proclamation on Sept. 24 removed...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- Challengers to President Donald Trump's travel restrictions targeting several Muslim-majority countries on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to dismiss a major case on the legality of the action even though he has issued a new policy to replace it. The expired ban had targeted people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan.

  • SALINAS, Puerto Rico/ NEW YORK, Oct 4- In the rural village of Salinas in southern Puerto Rico, frayed electric lines hanging from a utility pole blew in the breeze last week near the town square. It will be much harder for the chronically underfunded Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, which went bankrupt in July amid mounting maintenance problems, years-long...