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Jason Momoa at the UN: Humanity Is a Disease that Is Infecting our Planet

About a week ago, actor Jason Momoa gave a speech to the United Nations (UN).

On September 27, he went one step further in condemning climate action and its consequences, BGNES wrote. The Hawaii-born actor, best known for his role as Aquaman, "condemns" not only world leaders but all of humanity, saying it is "a disease that is infecting our planet."

Hawaiian Airplane Fills with Smoke Shortly before Landing, Seven Passenger Are Injured

Seven passengers were injured in a Hawaiian Airlines plane crash in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Airbus 321 operated a flight from California to Hawaii. It had 184 passengers on board and seven crew members, NOVA TV reported.

20 minutes before landing, the cabin and cargo compartment of the liner filled with smoke. After landing, passengers were evacuated by emergency ramps.

Dwayne Johnson - Officially off the Market, Marries Longtime Girlfriend

Actor Dwayne Johnson - The Rock married his longtime partner Lauren Hashian in Hawaii on Sunday, Contact Music reported, quoted by BTA.

The two have been together since 2007 and have two daughters - 3-year-old Jasmine and 15-month-old Tiana. They had scheduled their wedding for 2018, but postponed it when Lauren got pregnant. Johnson shared photos of the ceremony on Instagram.

Pitino leaves Greece, seeking return to the NBA

Rick Pitino is leaving Panathinaikos, the team he coached to a Greek League championship this season, he told ESPN on Friday.

The Hall of Famer said he turned down an offer to return as the franchise's president and head coach in order to pursue a job in the NBA, either in coaching or in a player personnel or advisory role.

Lithuania Bans Use Of Phones In Streets

Lithuania's phone-addicted pedestrians will have to do without mobile devices when they cross streets under a new regulation approved on Wednesday as the Baltic country seeks to curb traffic deaths.

"Pedestrians must not use mobile devices before stepping onto the street or walking across it," Transport Minister Rokas Masiulis told a cabinet meeting that was broadcast live.

Lava Bomb Hits Hawaiian Tour Boat Near Kilauea Volcano

A Hawaiian tour boat was hit by a lava bomb—lava. bomb.—on Monday morning, and at least 22 passengers were injured after at least one hunk of lava smashed a hole in the vessel's roof, according to Hawaii's Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). Most passengers had minor burns and one woman suffered a broken leg, according to the state agency.

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Starts Raining Green Gems

The scene around Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano, now in its fifth week of intense eruption, has taken a turn for the surreal. Amid the ash-gray skies and flame-streaked lava spilling from the volcano's fissures, tiny, glittering green gems are appearing — at times even raining from the sky. These tiny gems are not unexpected during such an eruption, but they're nice to look at anyway.

 

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