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The Lost and Long-Gone Graveyards of Los Angeles

Join writer and Field Agent Hadley Meares as we tour the sites of LA's forgotten burial grounds.<p>Learn about life, death, demographics, and …

Los Angeles

The US government shutdown, by the numbers

The U.S. government shutdown is slated to come to an end on Monday, as lawmakers in the Senate voted in favor of a short-term funding deal that would …

Kirsten Gillibrand

Congressional Letter: Kona Resident Funnels Russian Millions to Sierra Club

...Russian money flowing to Greenpeace, the Sierra Club, 350.org, the Center for Biological Diversity, WildEarth Guardians, the Rainforest Action …

Climate

3 Lava Rock Sites You Should Visit on The Big Island, Hawaii

If you are heading to Pahoa, on the East coast of the Big Island, there are 3 lava rock sites that will blow your mind. We strongly recommend …

Hawaii

Top 13 Experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Hawaii’s Big Island is amazingly diverse with active volcanoes, tropical rainforests, sandy beaches and snow capped peaks. Hawai’i, aka the Big …

Hawaii

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Was a Nuclear Missile Attack on Hawaii Thwarted by a Secret Space Program?

On Saturday morning January 13, residents of the Hawaiian Islands received an emergency alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile and …

Star Wars’ Yoda is Hawaiian, according to linguistics professor

<b>Forget a galaxy far, far away: turns out Yoda’s from Hawaii.</b><p>It’s the latest academic revelation from the field of linguistics: a professor has been …

Star Wars

The Mount Royal Times

Breaking News headlines from around the entireworld for Politics, Disasters, Terrorism, War, Markets, Economies, Technology, Opinions, Analysis, …

Terrorism

US military teams up with Silicon Valley to revolutionize the battlefield

The U.S. military is partnering with Silicon Valley to step up its game on the battlefield.<p>The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUX), which is part of the Department of Defense, is connecting the U.S. military with companies developing leading-edge technology that would help it carry out …

Silicon Valley

The Los Angeles Times Votes To Unionize

Los Angeles Times staffers have voted to unionize, defying pressure from the newspaper’s leaders to abandon the effort.<p>The newsroom held a vote to join the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America in the first week of January, and the National Labor Relations Board tallied the results on Friday. …

Los Angeles

Hawaii Governor Learned Missile Alert Was False Within Two Minutes

The leader of the Hawaii National Guard told state lawmakers on Friday that he informed the governor that a panic-inducing missile alert was a false alarm two minutes after it had been sent to cellphones statewide.<p>The leader, Maj. Gen. Arthur J. Logan, made the revelation about the Jan. 13 episode …

Hawaii

As the Shutdown Loomed, Trump Reached Out to Schumer

WASHINGTON — In the White House briefing room on Friday, Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s top budget official, predicted a government shutdown and mockingly named it “the Schumer Shutdown,” after the Senate’s top Democrat, Chuck Schumer of New York.<p>But hours before the briefing, in another part of …

Donald Trump

Government enters partial shutdown mode after Congress fails to agree on spending bill

WASHINGTON — The federal government ceased all non-essential functions Saturday morning, as President Trump failed to reach a deal with Senate Democrats to keep the government open exactly one year into his presidency.<p>The cause: An impasse over Trump's border and immigration policies, a key …

Mick Mulvaney

Blockchain: The New Technology of Trust | Need to Know | OZY

Chapter 01 What is Blockchain?<p>Chapter 01<p>What is Blockchain?<p>01<p>Blockchain technology was originally developed as part of the digital currency Bitcoin. …

Bitcoin

Is the Public Well-Informed Enough to Be Trusted With Democracy?

<i>OZY’s electrifying prime-time TV show, Third Rail With OZY, is continuing to serve up provocative questions each week, and we want you to weigh in</i> …

Democracy

Trump at one year: From ‘hopeful’ to ‘disgusted’

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>WASHINGTON — It’s almost fitting that, on the final day of President Trump’s first year in office, Washington is facing the real possibility of a partial …

Elections

The Island Paradise Where The U.S. Tests Missiles to Neutralize The North Korean Threat

The Olympic pause on the Korean Peninsula is a good sign. But in the meantime, in Hawaii, the U.S. is developing and deploying weapons meant to block …

North Korea

Majority of 2017 extremist murders in US were committed by right-wingers: Report

A new report states that right-wing extremists were responsible for the majority of extremist murders in the U.S. in 2017.<p>Jewish group the …

Racism

The World Has Never Seen an Oil Spill Like This

A tanker that sank off the Chinese coast was carrying “condensate,” a mix of molecules with radically different properties than crude.<p>Over the last two weeks, the maritime world has watched with horror as a tragedy has unfolded in the East China Sea. A massive Iranian tanker, the Sanchi, collided …

Oil Spills

Nasa removes US astronaut from ISS mission

<b>The US astronaut Jeanette Epps has been removed from her upcoming mission to the International Space Station (ISS) just months before launch.</b><p>Dr Epps was to have been the first African-American astronaut assigned to the space station crew.<p>She would have flown aboard a Russian Soyuz flight in June …

NASA

Stormy Daniels on Trump: pajamas, unprotected sex and … scary sharks

The porn actor, real name Stephanie Clifford, reveals details of her relationship with the future president in full text of 2011 interview<p>The magazine InTouch published on Friday its full interview with a pornographic actor who claims she had an extramarital affair with Donald Trump, years before …

Donald Trump

​Police found 745 kilos of cocaine stashed inside fresh pineapples

A major bust in Europe

Crime

I was in Hawaii when an alert warned of an impending missile attack — here's what it was like in those 38 minutes of fear

• <b>I was in Hawaii on a family holiday on the day of the ballistic missile threat.</b>• <b><br>The alert interrupted our breakfast at Denny’s and we returned to chaos in our hotel, where we were advised to shelter in the bathroom.</b>• <b><br>I started writing a message to loved ones which I was about to send when it was</b> …

Coast Guard

Why willpower is overrated

Psychologists increasingly think effortful restraint is not the key to the good life. So what is?<p>People with a lot of self-control — people who, when they happen upon a delicious food they don’t think they should eat, seemingly grin and bear the temptation until it passes — have it easy.<p>But why? …

Psychology

Dow jumps 323 points, closes above 26,000 for first time in its 121-year history

The Dow closed above 26,000 for the first time Wednesday, continuing an early-year stock surge that has pushed the U.S. market to fresh records.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average rose 322.79 points, or 1.3%, to a record 26,115.65. It was the Dow's best one-day point gain in 14 months, or since the …

Markets

Is America's Spy Plane Back — and Hypersonic?

The SR-71 Blackbird spy plane may be back and faster than ever.<p>Or maybe not. Ambiguous wording at an aerospace-conference presentation last week …

Aerospace