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the latest: hawaii governor says mistake can't happen again


honolulu — the latest on a missile threat mistakenly sent by hawaii officials (all times local):9:45 a.m.hawaii gov. david ige (ig'-eh) says he's meeting with officials this morning to find out what happened after an alert was mistakenly sent to residents saying a ballistic missile was inbound for hawaii.the missile threat was a false alarm.ige says he's meeting with the state defense and emergency management officials to not only find out how this could occur, but to make sure it doesn't happen again.ige says, "the public must have confidence in our emergency alert system."__9:15 a.m.hawaii sen. brian schatz says a false alarm about a missile threat was based on "human error" and was "totally inexcusable."schatz went on his twitter account after emergency management officials confirmed th






hawaii missile alert: false alarm sparks panic in us state


image copyrighttwitterimage caption the message hawaiians saw on their phones an incoming missile alert plunged residents of hawaii into panic on saturday morning before it was declared a false alarm.mobile phone users received a message saying: "ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill."state governor david ige apologised and said it was caused by an employee pressing the wrong button. the us government announced there would be a full investigation. an alert system is in place because of the potential proximity of hawaii to north korean missiles.in december, the state tested its nuclear warning siren for the first time since the end of the cold war.media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captionone man told us broadcaster cbs that h






hawaii officials say inbound ballistic missile alert was a mistake


a mobile push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic saturday was a mistake, state emergency officials said.the emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones, typed in all caps, "ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill."hawaii emergency management agency spokesman richard repoza said it was a false alarm and the agency is trying to determine what happened.the alert caused a tizzy on the island and across social media.jamie malapit, owner of a honolulu hair salon, texted his clients that he was cancelling their appointments and was closing his shop for the day. he said he was still in bed when the phone started going off "like crazy." he thought it was a tsunami warning at first.






hawaii missile-attack false alarm triggered by clicking wrong button, official s


the false alert of a ballistic missile attack that unleashed panic across hawaii on saturday morning was triggered when a state employee accidentally hit the wrong button on a computer, a state official said. hawaii residents received an alert at 8:07 a.m. local time that read “ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill.”richard...






hawaii officials say missile alert was a mistake


hawaii gov. david ige said he was meeting with state officials saturday morning to find out how an alert was mistakenly sent to residents warning that a ballistic missile was bound for hawaii.the missile warning, broadcast to hawaiians’ cellphones, was a false alarm.ige said he was meeting with defense and emergency management officials to not only find out how the false alarm occurred, but also to make sure it doesn't happen again."the public must have confidence in our emergency alert system," ige said.hawaii sen. brian schatz said the false alarm was caused by "human error" and was "totally inexcusable."schatz took to twitter after emergency management officials confirmed that the alert was a mistake, calling for accountability and an alert process that is foolproof.the alert warned of






hawaii officials say missile alert was a mistake


a push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic saturday was a mistake, state emergency officials said.the emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones, said in all-capital letters, "ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill."hawaii emergency management agency spokesman richard repoza said it was not immediately known what caused the false alarm but that the agency was trying to determine what happened.the alert set off panic among many residents, as well as across social media.jamie malapit, owner of a honolulu hair salon, texted his clients that he was canceling their appointments and closing his shop for the day. he said he was still in bed when the phone started going off "like






false alert of missile attack sparks panic in hawaii: 'we thought it was the rea


it was a beautiful morning on the big island of hawaii as kevin and pamela spitze drove to an art show in hilo when the alert suddenly came on kevin’s smartphone screen:“ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill.”the spitzes, who recently moved from los angeles to hawaii’s big island, said they were already living on edge in paradise because of all the recent inflammatory bluster between the united states and north korea over nuclear weapons and threats of attack.“we have such a barrage of negative stuff that has been happening that our senses have been heightened,” said pamela spitze, 64, a retired community college training program staffer. “we thought it was the real thing. we are very concerned.”for 40 nail-biting minutes, the spitzes and m






hawaii emergency officials say alert of ballistic missile threat was mistake


an alert caused a panic when it went to people's cellphones saturday morning about a missile strike, but shortly after, authorities said it was a mistake. photo credit: edwin lim by the associated pressupdated january 13, 2018 3:30 pm print see commentsshare share tweet share emailhonolulu - a push alert that warned of a ballistic missile heading straight for hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic saturday was issued by mistake, state emergency officials said.the emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones just before 8:10 a.m., said in all caps, "ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill." the hawaii emergency management agency tweeted that there was threat about 10 minutes later. but a revised push alert stating there was no thre






hawaii mistakenly alerts residents of inbound ballistic missile


a push alert that warned of a ballistic missile heading straight for hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic saturday was issued by mistake, state emergency officials said.the emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones just before 8:10 a.m., said in all caps, "ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill." the hawaii emergency management agency tweeted that there was no threat about 10 minutes later. but a revised push alert stating there was no threat went out sometime after that.agency spokesman richard repoza confirmed it was a false alarm and the agency is trying to determine what happened.the incident prompted defense agencies including the pentagon and the u.s. pacific command to issue the same statement, that they had "detected






hawaii officials apologize for 'mistake' after false emergency missile alert


a false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for hawaii sent the islands into a panic saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake.hawaii officials apologized repeatedly and said the alert was sent when someone hit the wrong button during a shift change. they vowed to ensure it would never happen again."we made a mistake," said hawaii emergency management agency administrator vern miyagi.for nearly 40 minutes, it seemed like the world was about to end in hawaii, an island paradise already jittery over the threat of nuclear-tipped missiles from north korea.the emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones statewide just before 8:10 a.m., said: "ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii






hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile


by audrey mcavoy and jennifer kelleherhonolulu (ap) — a push alert that warned of a ballistic missile heading straight for hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic saturday was issued by mistake, state emergency officials said.the emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones just before 8:10 a.m., said in all caps, “ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill.” the hawaii emergency management agency tweeted that there was no threat about 10 minutes later. but a revised push alert stating there was no threat went out sometime after that.agency spokesman richard repoza confirmed it was a false alarm and the agency is trying to determine what happened.the incident prompted defense agencies including the pentagon and the u.s. pacific comman






hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile


honolulu — a push alert that warned of ballistic missile heading straight for hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic saturday was a mistake, state emergency officials said.the emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones shortly after 8 a.m, said in all caps, "ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill."hawaii emergency management agency spokesman richard repoza said it was a false alarm and the agency is trying to determine what happened.the incident prompted defense agencies including the pentagon and the u.s. pacific command to issue the same statement, that they had "detected no ballistic missile threat to hawaii."michael kucharek, spokesman for the north american aerospace defense command in colorado springs, colorado, said nora






hawaii sends out missile alert by mistake


image copyrighttwitterimage caption the message hawaiians saw on their phones people across the us state of hawaii received a text on saturday morning, warning of an impending missile strike. it was declared a false alarm shortly afterwards, but not before panic started to spread. "ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill," read the message, all in capital letters. hawaii emergency management agency later confirmed there was no threat. in an online statement, honolulu police department said: "state warning point has issued a missile alert in error! there is no threat to the state of hawaii!" the honolulu star-advertiser said emergency officials had mistakenly sent the message out by text at 08:07 (18:07 gmt) before correcting the error by emai






false alarm on missile creates uneasy moment at sony open


honolulu (ap) — charles howell iii was eating breakfast in his hotel when the restaurant at the kahala started buzzing.everyone had their phones. everyone received the same push alert.“ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill.”“all the alarms went off at the same time,” howell said. “it got everyone’s attention. i didn’t know what to do. we all stared at each other. it kind of shows you the world we live in now. your whole life can change in a second.”most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.the push alert turned out to be a mistake.the scare lasted only about 10 minutes, a little longer depending on the source of information.some players at least knew about rep. tulsi gabbard of hawaii, whose tweet that it was a false alarm m






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hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile


honolulu — a false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for hawaii sent the islands into a panic saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake.it wasn't clear exactly what happened — house speaker scott saiki said someone pushed the wrong button, and the white house said the episode was "purely a state exercise."but for nearly 40 minutes, it seemed like the world was about to end in hawaii, an island paradise already jittery over the threat of nuclear-tipped missiles from north korea.the emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones statewide just before 8:10 a.m., said: "ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill."on the h-3, a major highway






rancho santa fe residents bound in home-invasion robbery


residents were bound while gunmen ransacked their rancho santa fe home late friday in a robbery, sheriff’s officials said.the home invasion was reported about 11 p.m. on stonebridge lane, a dead-end road off of el camino real. it is a gated community of about two-dozen mansions with pools and tennis courts.the four armed men wearing masks entered the home, bound the victims and ransacked the home before leaving.authorities on saturday did not give the home’s specific address or provide other details, including the number of victims, how they were bound, if anyone was injured or what was stolen.a detailed description of the robbers was also not given.false alert of missile attack sparks panic in hawaii: 'we thought it was the real thing'fbi knew las vegas gunman had large caches of guns and






man dead following dispute in east village, wife in custody


a man was dead and his wife was in custody on saturday morning after she called to report her husband was on the floor bleeding from a head wound, san diego police reported.the 911 call came shortly before 9:30 a.m. from a single-room-occupancy apartment building in the east village.the wife stated she and her husband had been fighting the previous night about 11 p.m., and that he “was on the floor laying down, not responsive,” said officer tony martinez. the incident took place inside their room at the 300-unit peach tree inn on f street near ninth avenue.homicide investigators were on the scene. the woman, who is in her 50s, was arrested as a suspect in the death. neither of their names have been released pending notification of family.false alert of missile attack sparks panic in hawaii






false ballistic missile alert rattles hawaii


the warning read, "ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill."        






‘inexcusable’ false ballistic missile alert in hawaii was caused by human error


hawaiian residents were briefly but intensely disturbed this morning by a state-wide alert via tv and phone warning of an incoming ballistic missile. it was, however, shortly afterwards confirmed to be a mistake caused by “human error.” hawaiian senator brian schatz called the false alarm “inexcusable” and said to expect “tough and quick accountability and a fixed process.”the alert went out at a little after 8 am hawaiian time, appearing on phones as an emergency services popup and broadcast on tv as a detailed warning of how to seek shelter. “this is not a drill,” it concluded.authorities quickly issued followups to calm the no doubt panicking populace, but i imagine it’s hard to do that properly when you’ve just told everyone in the state to seek shelter and lie on the floor.given the c






38 minutes of fear in hawaii


in 1938, orson welles panicked the nation with a false alarm about a martian invasion in the radio broadcast “the war of the worlds.” that was far-fetched, of course. but what happened on saturday, sadly, was not so hard to imagine … or believe.authorities sent an emergency alert to hawaiians’ cellphones: “ballistic missile threat inbound to hawaii. seek immediate shelter. this is not a drill.”the possibility that a missile or missiles would land hung in the air for 38 minutes. that’s 38 long minutes while people sought shelter and reached out to relatives. we imagine some wondered if they’d ever hear the voices of their loved ones again.thankfully, it was a false alarm.in calmer times, such an alert might have been shrugged off by many people as a relic of the cold war. someone pushed the






false alert of missile attack sparks panic in hawaii


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hawaii residents tweet about hiding and crying after false missile warning


a false emergency message warning hawaii residents of an incoming ballistic missile sent people scrambling in panic saturday.the alert, which was sent to cellphones and appeared on television, asked people to "seek immediate shelter" and added, “this is not a drill.”reaction quickly spread across social media, with people seeking answers to what state emergency officials declared was a false alarm.captionillinois sen. richard durbin, the senate’s second-ranking democrat, said president trump “said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist” during a meeting on thursday . illinois sen. richard durbin, the senate’s second-ranking democrat, said president trump “said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist” during a meeting on thursday .captionillinois sen. richard durbin, the sena






hawaii residents tweet about hiding and crying after false missile warning – la


the alert, which was sent to cellphones and appeared on television, asked people to "seek immediate shelter" and added, "this is not a drill."






siren will wail in hawaii test for possible nuclear attack


honolulu — just days after north korea tested its most powerful missile yet, hawaii is dusting off a relic not heard on the islands since the end of the cold war.the monthly test of hawaii's siren warning system for tsunamis and other natural disasters will have an added tone when it sounds friday — one designed to alert residents of an impending nuclear attack."we believe that it is imperative that we be prepared for every disaster, and in today's world, that includes a nuclear attack," hawaii gov. david ige said, adding that the possibility is remote.ige said the new test will ensure the public knows what they should do in case of an imminent attack. if a missile is launched, residents and tourists would have less than 20 minutes to take shelter, officials said."there needs to be differe






report of major california earthquake was false alarm


los angeles — a report of a major earthquake off the california coast has turned out to be a false alarm based on a quake that happened in 1925.the us geological survey sent out an email alert wednesday afternoon saying a magnitude 6.8 quake had struck in the pacific ocean 10 miles west of santa barbara.the report cause huge ripples on twitter and in newsrooms across the country, but suspiciously no reports of anyone having felt the temblor.usgs geophysicist rafael abreu says researchers were working on the 1925 earthquake when the mistaken alert went out.






report of major california earthquake was false alarm


los angeles (ap) — a report of a major earthquake off the california coast has turned out to be a false alarm based on a quake that happened in 1925.the us geological survey sent out an email alert wednesday afternoon saying a magnitude 6.8 quake had struck in the pacific ocean 10 miles west of santa barbara.the report cause huge ripples on twitter and in newsrooms across the country, but suspiciously no reports of anyone having felt the temblor.usgs geophysicist rafael abreu says researchers were working on the 1925 earthquake when the mistaken alert went out.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.






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missile defense agency: u.s. warship successfully shoots down missile in test of


it marked the second time an sm-6 missile has successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile in a test.        






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