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Hawaii volcano threatens power plant, evacuations possible

Hawaii volcano threatens power plant, evacuations possible

Hawaii Governor David Ige set up an emergency task force to remove the pentane used in the power plant's turbines.

Hawaii volcano destroys over two dozen homes

Hawaii volcano destroys over two dozen homes

Evacuation orders remained in place on Monday for hundreds of residents of the Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens areas in the eastern part of Hawaii's Big Island.

Lava razes 26 homes after volcanic eruptions on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava razes 26 homes after volcanic eruptions on Hawaii's Big Island

At least 26 homes were destroyed as 10 fissures opened up due to ongoing volcanic activity on Hawaii's Big Island, local authorities said late Sunday.

Hawaii on high alert after day of earthquakes, more lava fissures

Hawaii on high alert after day of earthquakes, more lava fissures

Hawaii's Big Island was on high alert on Friday evening after the Kilauea volcano spent a day spewing lava into residential areas, forcing hundreds to evacuate, and a series of earthquakes, included a powerful tremor, shook the island.

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano erupts, forcing evacuations

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano erupts, forcing evacuations

The US state of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, causing lava to spew out of ground fissures in residential areas and prompting thousands of people to flee.

Magnitude 7.9 quake off Alaska prompts tsunami warning

Magnitude 7.9 quake off Alaska prompts tsunami warning

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the Gulf of Alaska in the early hours of Tuesday, prompting warnings of a possible tsunami down the Canadian and US west coast and as far away as Hawaii.

Hawaii panics after false alert of incoming missile

Hawaii panics after false alert of incoming missile

An alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile aimed at Hawaii was sent in error Saturday, sowing panic and confusion across the US state -- which is already on edge over the risk of attack -- before officials dubbed it a "false alarm."

US judge narrows travel ban in defeat for Trump

US judge narrows travel ban in defeat for Trump

President Donald Trump's temporary ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries cannot stop grandparents and other relatives of United States citizens from entering the country, a US judge said on Thursday.

US may need stronger defense against N. Korea missiles -admiral

US may need stronger defense against N. Korea missiles -admiral

The United States may need to strengthen its missile defenses, particularly in Hawaii, given the advancing threat from North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons programs, the top US commander in the Pacific told Congress on Wednesday.

UAE airlines to accept passengers after travel ban blocked

UAE airlines to accept passengers after travel ban blocked

Passengers from six mainly Muslim countries who would have been barred from the United States under President Donald Trump's latest travel order will be allowed to board US-bound flights on Emirates and Etihad Airways.

US states discussing lawsuit over Trump immigration order

US states discussing lawsuit over Trump immigration order

A group of state attorneys general are discussing whether to file their own court challenge against President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries entering the United States, officials in three states told Reuters.

Chile orders coast evacuations after strong quake

Chile orders coast evacuations after strong quake

Thousands of people were evacuated from coastal areas in southern Chile on Sunday following a powerful Christmas Day earthquake that initially triggered a tsunami alert, later eased by officials.