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Take Trumps Travel Ban Back to Court

The blockbuster case of the decision, after joining the majority opinion removing the lower court’s block on the travel ban, Kennedy said the lower court “could still consider whether it was proper to look for religious animus ‘in light of the substantial deference’ due to the president.” And I explained that “because the case was before the Supreme Court as the result of a preliminary injunction, not after a trial, it is still theoretically possible for the lower courts to hold a trial to consider further evidence of presidential bias.”…

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Helicopter Captures Terrifying Fissure Eruptions in Hawaii from Above

Last Thursday on Hawaii’s Big Island, Kilauea, the island’s most active volcano erupted; spewing lava hundreds of feet into the air, causing earthquakes and forming over 10 volcanic fissure eruptions where lava literally spews out of ground that has been ripped apart. The fissures are forming along a northeast-southwest line in the rift zone, and not all of the older fissures are actively spewing lava, said Wendy Stovall, a volcanologist with the USGS. The video was captured by Mick Kalber on a flight with Paradise Helicopters, which was skilfully piloted…

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LOL: Guy in Hawaii who panicked everyone with missile alert has been ‘reassigned,’ not fired

Honest question here: WTF do you have to do wrong in a government job to get fired? Apparently, accidentally telling your state that a ballistic missile is on the way is not on that list: Administrator just told me: The person in #Hawaii's Emergency Management agency Warning Point who sent out the inbound #missile message to the public has been "reassigned" during an investigation but not relieved of duty. — Sara Sidner (@sarasidnerCNN) January 15, 2018 The Hawaii Emergency worker who “pressed the wrong button” warning of an inbound missile…

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Jim Carrey calls false alarm in Hawaii ‘a real psychic warning’ about Trump and the GOP Congress

We had thought that Jamie Lee Curtis had the award wrapped up for stupidest celebrity tweet about that false ballistic missile alarm that sent Hawaii into a panic Saturday. “YOU DID THIS,” Curtis tweeted, laying the blame firmly on President Trump, even though it turned out someone just hit the wrong button during a shift change. Hawaii officials say missile threat alert was sent when someone pushed wrong button during routine procedure that occurs as workers change shifts https://t.co/3RpNEW21Bf — ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) January 13, 2018 Curtis has a…

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HAHA! Greg Gutfeld SLAMS Jamie Lee Curtis’ Trump bashing over false missile alert

This Hawaii missle scare is on YOU Mr. Trump. The real FEAR that mothers & fathers & children felt is on YOU. It is on YOUR ARROGANCE. HUBRIS. NARCISSISM. RAGE. EGO. IMMATURITY and your UNSTABLE IDIOCY. Shame on your hate filled self. YOU DID THIS! — Jamie Lee Curtis (@jamieleecurtis) January 13, 2018 Oh, Jamie, Jamie, Jamie. Comparing President Donald Trump’s personality to that of a ballistic missile is just downright stupid. Just because you don’t agree with his politics doesn’t mean that he instills the same level of fear…

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Typhoon Lan Poses a $35 Billion Threat to Japan in Worst Case

Typhoon Lan, which is forecast to strike near Tokyo early Monday morning, may cause an estimated $25 billion to $35 billion in damage, said Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler with Enki Research in Georgia. Lan is about 1,169 miles (1,881 kilometers) south of Tokyo with top winds of almost 150 miles per hour. That would make it the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, according to the

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Honolulu fire: three dead after blaze breaks out in high-rise building

More than 60 firefighters tackle the incident at Marco Polo apartments in the Hawaiian capital At least three people have been killed after a fire broke out in a high-rise apartment building in Honolulu, Hawaii. The blaze started on the 26th floor of the Marco Polo apartments and spread at least one floor higher and through several units, said Honolulu fire department spokesman David Jenkins. At least three people were dead, the department said. Paramedics treated several others. MikeG-SportsPhotog (@Mike_Goodlander) 60+ firefighters battling a 5-alarm fire in a residential condo…

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Air Force fighter jets scrambled after disturbance on American Airlines flight

A passenger reportedly tried to force his way into the cockpit of the Honolulu-bound flight from Los Angeles The US military on Friday scrambled two Air Force fighter jets to escort an American Airlines flight into Honolulu international airport after a disturbance was reported on board, a Pacific Command spokesman said. Neither the military nor American Airlines immediately disclosed the nature of the disturbance, but local news media reported that a passenger had tried to force his way into the cockpit of the Honolulu-bound flight from Los Angeles. HawaiiNewsNow said…

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