Lawyer who aided Trump subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee

WASHINGTON — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol has issued a subpoena to a former Justice Department lawyer who positioned himself as an ally of Donald Trump and aided the Republican president’s efforts to challenge the results of the 2020 election.

Trump campaign, others: Dominion worker suit is groundless

DENVER — Attorneys for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, its onetime attorney Rudy Giuliani and conservative media figures asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a defamation lawsuit by a former employee of Dominion Voting Systems who argues he lost his job after being named in false charges as trying to rig the 2020 election.

Biden tries to tame inflation by having LA port open 24/7

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden tried to reassure Americans on Wednesday that he can tame high inflation, announcing a deal to expand operations at the Port of Los Angeles as prices keep climbing and container ships wait to dock in a traffic jam threatening the U.S. economy and holiday shopping.

Taiwan tensions raise fears of US-China conflict in Asia

BANGKOK — After sending a record number of military aircraft to harass Taiwan over China’s National Day holiday, Beijing has toned down the saber rattling but tensions remain high, with the rhetoric and reasoning behind the exercises unchanged.

No rain during Bikes on Rice

No, there was no rain when Bikes on Rice was scheduled to start Tuesday from the Lihu‘e Civic Center Mo‘ikeha Building parking lot.

Ard release-case continued

LIHU‘E — Proceedings in the case of Raymond Earl Ard, who murdered a Waimea Valley man in 2005 but was acquitted by reason of insanity, have been delayed for the second time in the last two months.

Photographer complies with DLNR

LIHU‘E — A commercial wedding photography company previously called out for its practice of allegedly taking photos without necessary permits has removed photos from its website taken within closed areas without proper permitting at the behest of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.

12U Titans hang on to tie Colts

KAPA‘A — Kekaha Titan’s Kaiea Kinoshita plucked a Hanapepe Colts ball Saturday during the Kaua‘i Pop Warner Football League games at the stadium in the Mayor Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex.