Hawaii Governor David Ige announced his support of the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope and believes the project may proceed with construction. He also laid out his plan for future development on Mauna Kea, calling on the University of Hawai‘i to be better stewards of the land. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports on reaction to the Governor’s remarks. Governor Ige's prepared comments on Mauna Kea: Gov. Ige's Remarks on Mauna Kea
Seven top FIFA officials were arrested this morning at a luxury hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, where soccers international governing body was gathering for its annual meeting.The arrests, on charges of accepting bribes and kickbacks dating back many years, were made at the request of the U.S. Department of Justice.Also today, Swiss federal prosecutors announced that they have opened an investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, which went to Russia and Qatar...
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