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Tsunami hits Hawaii after quake in Canada

Hawaii has been hit by a tsunami, prompting the authorities to order at least 100,000 people on the island to move to higher ground.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said the first wave was feet hi

Dalai Lama eyes reform in China, fearing 'revolution'


The Dalai Lama said on Monday there are hopeful signs that China will push through political reforms in China and Tibet in order to avoid another 'cultural revolution.'

But the exiled Tibetan leader

Japan tsunami debris spreading across Pacific


Lumber, boats and other debris ripped from Japanese coastal towns by tsunamis last year have spread across some 3,000 miles (4,828 kilometers) of the northern Pacific, where they could wash ashore on

Michelle gives kids Santa trek updates


US First Lady Michelle Obama surprised excited kids on Saturday, by answering an air defence hotline set up to track Santa’s Christmas Eve trek around the globe with Rudolph and his reindeers.

US Army tests hypersonic weapon over the Pacific

The Army conducted its first flight test of a new weapon capable of travelling five times the speed of sound.

The Army launched the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon from the military's Pacific Missile Ran

Singer crashes Obama summit with 'Occupy' song


A popular Hawaiian recording artist turned a top-security dinner of Pacific Rim leaders hosted by President Barack Obama into a subtle protest with a song in support of the 'Occupy' movement.


Clinton presses China on Tibet, blind lawyer


US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday voiced alarm about Beijing's treatment of Tibetans and a blind rights activist as she prepared for talks with her Chinese counterpart.

In Honolulu fo

Asia's policy dilemma: Pause or pre-emptive strike?


Asian central bankers have two main choices for coping with Europe's debt crisis: Wait it out and hope for a safe resolution, or take out an insurance policy in the form of an interest rate cut.


Hawaii scrambles to evacuate coast in tsunami alert

Hawaii scrambled to evacuate locals and tourists from the coastline late on Thursday after a massive earthquake off Japan triggered a tsunami alert, officials on the Pacific island state said.

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