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State acknowledges failures after dangerous patient escapes

Nov 16 2017 - 12:06am || Comments

HONOLULU — A dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient who escaped a state hospital and flew to California before being captured Wednesday has prompted an investigation into why employees appeared to fail to do their jobs.

  • | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — A dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient who escaped a state hospital and flew to California before being captured Wednesday has prompted an investigation into why employees appeared to fail to do their jobs.

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    Senator’s bribery trial ends with hung jury

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    WASHINGTON — Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of Americans’ business and personal income taxes through the U.S. House Thursday, edging the nation toward its biggest rewrite in three decades and President Donald Trump and the GOP toward their first major legislative triumph after 10 bumpy months of controlling government.

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Ever defiant, Republican Roy Moore’s campaign on Thursday lashed out at the women accusing him of sexual misconduct, declaring “let the battle begin.” Women’s advocates decried the talk as worn intimidation tactics in a desperate attempt to keep his imperiled Senate bid alive.

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    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A newly discovered object from another star system that’s passing through ours is shaped like a giant pink fire extinguisher.

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    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A newly discovered object from another star system that’s passing through ours is shaped like a giant pink fire extinguisher.

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    WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday and faced a likely Senate ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour. Fellow Democrats as well as Republican colleagues called for an investigation.

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    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump dodged questions about the turmoil in the Alabama Senate race on Wednesday, declining to join national Republicans who called for Roy Moore to abandon the race amid allegations of sexual impropriety with teenage girls. Far from surrendering, Moore’s camp challenged the credibility of one of the accusers.

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    1st GOP senator opposes tax bill

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    A coalition of a dozen national and Midwestern agricultural groups sued on Wednesday to overturn a California decision that could force the popular weed-killer Roundup to carry warning labels that it can cause cancer.

  • | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — A dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient who escaped a state hospital and flew to California before being captured Wednesday has prompted an investigation into why employees appeared to fail to do their jobs.

  • | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — A dangerous Hawaii psychiatric patient who escaped a state hospital and flew to California before being captured Wednesday has prompted an investigation into why employees appeared to fail to do their jobs.

  • | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:05am

    SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — Three thousand people on Wednesday mourned eight members of a family who were among the more than two dozen killed in a shooting at a small Texas church before the funeral procession headed to a cemetery near the site of the massacre.

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    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. and China agree that North Korea cannot just freeze its nuclear weapons program in exchange for concessions and that it must eliminate its arsenal.

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    RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. — A day after a California gunman killed five people in the country’s latest shooting rampage, police faced accusations of having previously turned a blind eye to the troubled shooter who was known for firing off guns despite a court order that barred him from owning firearms.