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The last time Hawaii County's rate was 2.3 percent was in December 2006, before the start of the Great Recession. State and local unemployment rates are at their lowest levels in almost two decades. Private sector jobs decreased by 1,700 from the previous month. In addition to Nebraska, 10 other states saw their unemployment rates drop during the month.
  • The Cavaliers trade veteran Richard Jefferson to the Atlanta Hawks

    The Cavaliers trade veteran Richard Jefferson to the Atlanta Hawks

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    As teams look to finalize their rosters before the start of the season, the Cleveland Cavaliers had some tough decisions to make. The 37-year-old forward was recently waived by the Atlanta Hawks following a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers in what was clearly a salary-dump move by the latter.
  • Firefighters battle raging fires in Napa, Calistoga

    Firefighters battle raging fires in Napa, Calistoga

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    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday issued an emergency proclamation for Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties after wildfires damaged infrastructure, threatened homes and spurred evacuations. In recent memory, there hasn't been anything like the wildfires now burning in these relatively densely populated areas of the North Bay, and several cities and towns are likely to be assessing damages for weeks to come, and rebuilding for years to come, including Santa Rosa and Glen Ellen.
  • Jack Butland to start for England against Lithuania

    Jack Butland to start for England against Lithuania

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    ENGLAND arrived in Lithuania ahead of their last World Cup qualifier match and got a feel for the pitch during a training session on Saturday night. "We are a country that has high expectations and you have to keep delivering", Southgate said . I see Harry being one of the best in the world in terms of form.
  • Musk, Trump May Come To Puerto Rico's Rescue With Solar, Debt Relief

    Musk, Trump May Come To Puerto Rico's Rescue With Solar, Debt Relief

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    Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) is stepping up with an offer that could help save Puerto Rico's power grid, which was obliterated by deadly Hurricane Maria a couple of weeks ago. Some estimates have said that a full restoration of power may not return to Puerto Rico for as long as six months. With Puerto Rico now relying on half its energy from importing and burning oil, while the rest comes from natural gas and coal, its inhabitants are having to pay high monthly bills for the utility.
  • Solar power a clear leader, IEA report finds

    Solar power a clear leader, IEA report finds

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    The growth of solar energy continues to outpace forecasts and this growth, according to a report published Wednesday by the International Energy Agency , (IEA) "is a China story". Globally, electricity consumed by EVs - including cars, two- and-three wheelers, and buses - is expected to double by 2022 but will still account for less than 1% of total electricity generation.
  • Nigel Farage Tells LBC New Leader Henry Bolton Gives Ukip

    Nigel Farage Tells LBC New Leader Henry Bolton Gives Ukip "Hope"

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    Based in Folkestone, the former soldier and police officer was considered to be a front-runner in the contest and had seen the odds on him winning fall dramatically in recent weeks. "Brexit is our core task", Bolton announced. "If you look at the things I've done, you'll see a certain degree of endurance there, both physical, emotional and political", he said.
  • Worldwide airport chaos after computer check-in systems crash

    Worldwide airport chaos after computer check-in systems crash

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    Airports across the world have faced massive disruption after check-in systems crashed. "They are using Altea software, and there are several airlines that use the same software for check-in, and it's that which is affected". The outage, which was caused by an unspecified "network problem", has now been resolved, but not before causing some delays at airports and problems for customers wanting to check bookings.
  • Roku IPO Priced at $14, Values Firm at $1.3B

    Roku IPO Priced at $14, Values Firm at $1.3B

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    In addition to calling advertising the "break and butter" of Roku's business, he also pointed out that 80% of gross profit comes from Roku's Platforms business, which includes the advertising component. Roku does make money by sharing advertising revenue with some of the apps it carries. Roku earlier this month broke the news of its IPO in an SEC filing detailing the process.
  • China tells Japan not to abandon dialogue over North Korea

    China tells Japan not to abandon dialogue over North Korea

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    A magnitude 3.5 quake struck at 4:29 a.m. ET Saturday 22 kilometers ( more than 13 miles) east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea, the US Geological Survey said . The move escalated tensions with the US and North Korea's neighbors, and this week its foreign minister said the regime's options included testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Photos of Mahira, Ranbir sharing a smoke ignite social media debate

    Photos of Mahira, Ranbir sharing a smoke ignite social media debate

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    The grapevine is abuzz with dating rumours of Ranbir Kapoor and Mahira Khan ever since their pictures were leaked while hanging out on the streets of New York City. The celebrities were spotted chilling together outside a hotel in NY. After seeing all the hatred coming Mahira's way, Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar wrote a note in her defence to remind people that every woman has the right to make her own choices in life just like men do.