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The Wall Street Journal: Hawaii officials stir panic with ‘false alarm’ about missile threat

An emergency alert sent to Hawaiians on Saturday warning that a “ballistic missile threat” was “inbound to Hawaii” was a false alarm, according to the state’s Office of Emergency Management......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Emergency-alert system under review after Hawaii debacle

Federal and local officials are reviewing the U.S. wireless emergency alert system after a false warning over an incoming ballistic missile rattled Hawaii on Saturday, exposing what officials say are troubling shortcomings in the network......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Hawaii false alarm an ‘unfortunate situation’ Homeland Security chief says

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen cautioned Sunday that Americans should not react to Saturday’s false alarm in Hawaii, warning of a nonexistent ballistic missile attack, by disregarding emergency warnings in the future......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Hawaii adopts emergency plan for North Korea missile attack

Hawaiian officials adopt the motto of better safe than sorry when it comes to the threat of a nuclear weapons attack......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 21st, 2017

The false Hawaii missile alert was caused by an employee pushing the wrong button, governor says

Twitter/@rveIvts A false alarm was broadcast to Hawaii on Saturday warning of an inbound ballistic missile, causing widespread panic. Officials quickly confirmed afterward that the alert was a f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

White House says false ballistic missile threat was "purely a state exercise" in Hawaii

An emergency alert went out Saturday morning warning Hawaii of an incoming ballistic missile threat. The alert turned out to be a false alarm. As state officials quickly worked to address the mistake, the White House released a statement in which it appea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Panic ensues after false alarm warns of incoming ballistic missile threat to Hawaii

Panic ensues after false alarm warns of incoming ballistic missile threat to Hawaii.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Hawaii Missile Threat Alert Was a False Alarm, Officials Say

There’s no missile headed for Hawaii. Alerts advising Hawaiians to "seek immediate shelt.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Hawaii to test missile-warning siren after latest North Korean launch

As North Korea launched a new missile test after a brief hiatus, officials in Hawaii said the state will resume testing a Cold War-era nuclear warning siren this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2017

Is Broadcom's $117 Billion Pursuit of Qualcomm a National Security Threat? - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIs Broadcom's $117 Billion Pursuit of Qualcomm a National Security Threat?Wall Street JournalA Qualcomm display booth at the 2017 Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing. U.S. officials fear China ma.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 5th, 2018

Hawaii worker who sent false missile alarm thought the threat was real, FCC says

The Federal Communications Commission said on Tuesday that the Hawaii public employee who sent a message to everyone in the state warning of a b.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 30th, 2018

Hawaii Missile T-Shirts Go On Sale Days After False Alarm Sparks Mass Panic

Been there, got the T-shirt......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 15th, 2018

Hawaii Missile Scare: Federal Officials to Probe False Attack Alert That Caused Mass Panic

“Emergency alerts are meant to keep us and our families safe, not to create false panic. We must investigate and we must do better,” tweeted FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 14th, 2018

Hawaii panics after inbound missile alert goes off in error

A ballistic missile warning system alert in Hawaii went off erroneously on Sunday creating panic among the islanders, even as the officials dubbed it a “false alarm.” At around 8.07 am local Hawaii........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 14th, 2018

Hawaii Missile-Attack False Alarm Triggered by Clicking Wrong Button

The false alert of a ballistic missile attack that unleashed panic across Hawaii was triggered when a state employee accidentally hit the wrong button on a computer, an official said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 13th, 2018

News anchor posts terrified texts she received after a false alarm about an impending ballistic missile threat in Hawaii

News anchor posts terrified texts she received after a false alarm about an impending ballistic missile threat in Hawaii.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Hawaii news anchor posts terrified texts she received after a false alarm about an impending ballistic missile threat

Hawaii news anchor posts terrified texts she received after a false alarm about an impending ballistic missile threat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Hawaii officials take 38 minutes to cancel false incoming ballistic alert

It took Hawaii officials more than 30 minutes to correct as a “false alarm” sent to mobile phones Saturday morning warning that a ballistic missile was headed for the Islands. The statewide alert was sent shortly after at 8 a.m., causing panic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2018

Video shows the horrifying moment when a false ballistic missile threat alert interrupted a soccer game on TV in Hawaii

Michael Hight/US Navy via Getty People in Hawaii woke up to a frightening emergency alert Saturday morning which warned of an impending missile targeting the state. It was a false alarm.   The aler.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Hawaii receives "false alarm" about ballistic-missile threat that sends residents scrambling for shelter

A scary mess.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Pentagon moves to develop banned intermediate missile

The U.S. is laying the groundwork to build a type of missile banned by a Cold War-era pact unless Russia abandons its own pursuit of the weapons, U.S. officials said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 17th, 2017