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Macaw poses in man’s mug shot after unlucky court appearance

| | Dec 9 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 4-year-old macaw named “Bird” is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner.

  1. | Posted: Nov 28 2016 - 12:05am

    There are no statues of Fidel Castro in Cuba. No school, street, government building or city bears his name. And while his likeness stares back from billboards and official portraits, it is absent from pesos and postage stamps.

  2. | Posted: Nov 28 2016 - 12:05am

    JOHANNESBURG — A new vaccine against HIV, to be tested in a trial to be launched in South Africa Wednesday, could be “the final nail in the coffin” for the disease if it is successful, scientists say.

  3. Posted: Nov 28 2016 - 12:05am

    Trump assails recount push, claims millions voted illegally

  4. | Posted: Nov 28 2016 - 12:05am

    HOUSTON — The U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation’s busiest state for capital punishment is trying to put to death a convicted killer who’s intellectually disabled, which would make him ineligible for execution under the court’s current guidance.

  5. | Posted: Nov 28 2016 - 12:05am

    If you’re getting a Christmas tree at Hooluana Tree Farm this season, be sure to bring your boots.

  6. | Posted: Nov 28 2016 - 12:05am

    The closet has been cleared out and the boxes of donated clothes dropped off at Goodwill Hawaii will be sorted and sold at one of the organization’s two stores on the island.

  7. Posted: Nov 27 2016 - 4:40pm

    No one was injured when a single-story unpermitted structure burned in Ocean View Saturday afternoon.

  8. | Posted: Nov 27 2016 - 12:05am

    The fired former warden of Kulani Correctional Facility is suing the state Department of Public Safety, claiming she was wrongfully terminated from the position.

  9. | Posted: Nov 27 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Every few minutes, a new crowd of bikers came roaring into the parking lot at the Old Kona Airport Makaeo Event Pavilion.

  10. | Posted: Nov 27 2016 - 12:05am

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday condemned a growing push to force recounts in three states pivotal to his Nov. 8 victory, confronting the Green Party-backed effort for the first time even as he worked to address key Cabinet vacancies.

  11. | Posted: Nov 27 2016 - 12:05am

    HILO — It’s not the kind of project that inspires a community celebration, but a $100 million-plus upgrade to the Kealakehe sewer plant could help the environment while sending treated wastewater to thirsty North Kona landscapes.

  12. | Posted: Nov 27 2016 - 12:05am

    Thane Hancock desperately wants to protect pregnant women and their babies from an insidious attacker — the Zika virus.

  13. | Posted: Nov 27 2016 - 12:05am

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada would like the world to know that he was rather fond of Fidel Castro. Or at least, that is the message that many people took from his unusually warm statement on the death of the Cuban dictator, whom he hailed on Saturday as “a remarkable leader.”

  14. | Posted: Nov 26 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — At 5:30 Thanksgiving evening, some Big Islanders were probably sleeping off their yearly dose of tryptophan after indulging in the biggest meal of the year.

  15. | Posted: Nov 26 2016 - 12:05am

    TBILISI, Georgia — Jobless and with graduation looming, a computer science student at the premier university in the nation of Georgia decided early this year that money could be made from America’s voracious appetite for passionately partisan political news. He set up a website, posted gushing stories about Hillary Clinton and waited for ad sales to soar.