Zelenskyy questions why Russia still has a place at UN

NEW YORK — Days before potentially crossing paths with Russia’s top diplomat at the United Nations, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy suggested Monday that the world body needs to answer for allowing his country’s invader a seat at the tables of power.

Canada expels Indian diplomat as it probes Sikh’s slaying

NEW DELHI — Canada expelled a top Indian diplomat as it investigates what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called credible allegations its government may have had links to the assassination in Canada of a Sikh activist, an accusation that India rejected as “absurd” on Tuesday.

Iran’s president denies sending drones to Russia

NEW YORK — Iran’s president on Monday denied his country had sent drones to Russia for use in the war in Ukraine, even as the United States accuses Iran of not only providing the weapons but helping Russia build a plant to manufacture them.

Make A Splash a unique learning experience

LIHU‘E — Nearly 600 fifth grade students got a unique and fun water education during the Make A Splash with Project WET (Water Education Today) at the Vidinha Stadium soccer fields on Friday.

Voyagers outlast Raiders in girls volleyball

PUHI — The Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation hosted just one set of girls volleyball games on Friday night after a series that was supposed to be played at Clem Gomes Gym in Waimea was “rescheduled” due to a lockdown stemming from a search for a wanted man by the Kauai Police Department.

Kaua‘i boys lead KIF bowling

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i High School girls bowler Mikayla Pacheco-Villanueva, rolling a 191 total in the third set on Thursday, led the Red Raider ladies to the top of three teams during the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation, week two results.

Births for Monday, September 18, 2023

• Hana Toshie Bennington • Ryzen Diana Nohelani Rapozo • Kairen Kamakana Kaleiolani Ragsac • Keona Pelenalehua Koslowski • Roman Rey Rivera • Nova Lee Tavish Nagahisa • Ava Toshiko Hesapene • Fiona Wren Lilly • Elijah Yasuo Kaimaluho‘ikaika Yamamoto • Kaeson Maverick Kala‘i Hsu