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Hurricane hunters offer incredible view of ferocious Hurricane Lane

Hurricane hunters offer incredible view of ferocious Hurricane Lane

Video taken on Monday from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft shows the moment scientists enter the eye of the storm when it reached Category 5 intensity with winds of 160 miles per hour. Those in the Hawaiian Islands should keep a vigilant eye on Lane and follow the Central Pacific Hurricane Center for the latest details on the protection of life and property.


'Potentially devastating': Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii

'Potentially devastating': Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii

Earlier Tuesday, the weather service issued a hurricane warning for Hawaii island and a hurricane watch for Oahu, Maui and other smaller islands, meaning tropical storm-force winds, excessive rain and large swells could arrive starting Wednesday.


Australian prime minister survives no-confidence motion

Australian prime minister survives no-confidence motion

The last time an Australian Prime Minister held the top job for more than three years was John Howard . Malcolm Turnbull has been mortally wounded as Prime Minister after barely surviving a leadership vote against Peter Dutton this morning.


Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

As of 11 p.m. Tuesday, Lane was a Category 5 hurricane circulating 160 mph winds some 360 miles south-southeast of Kailua-Kona and 300 miles south-southeast of South Point, according to Honolulu-based Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasters.


Paul Manafort guilty on eight counts

Paul Manafort guilty on eight counts

Manafort was also found guilty of failure to file reports of foreign bank or financial accounts, a charge that carries a maximum five years in prison, as well as two counts of bank fraud. He has yet to go to trial for the D.C. -based indictment. Other questions included clarification of the requirements for U.S. citizens to report financial interests in foreign bank accounts and what a shell company is, since Manafort allegedly used such an entity to accept payments and move money into ...


Governor issues emergency proclamation as Lane churns toward Hawaii

Governor issues emergency proclamation as Lane churns toward Hawaii

This NASA file image obtained August 20, 2018 shows Hurricane Lane when NASAs Aqua satellite passed overhead in mid-August 2018. Hurricane Lane has grown to a category 5 storm as it approaches Hawaii with potential for torrential rain, flash flooding and landslides, forecasters said.