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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

Residents "Crying And Screaming" After False "ICBM Threat" Alert Rattles Hawaii; Gabbard Slams Trump

Update 2: More details are coming out surrounding just how this terrifying false alert impacted Hawaii's citizens.   NBC News reports that the ballistic missile threat left people "crying and screaming" in Hawaii on Saturday, the state's .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 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 Missile Alert Was Sent in Error, Triggering Panic and Exposing Flaws

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 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

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

A scary mess.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2018

Commodities Corner: Why the oil market shrugs at Trump’s warning to Iran

The White House put Iran “on notice” after Tehran conducted a ballistic missile test launch, but the oil markets haven’t shown any reaction to the threat on one of the world’s largest crude producers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 3rd, 2017

North Korea mocks US "nuclear-phobia" after Hawaii ballistic missile scare, Michigan meteor sighting

Korean Central News Agency North Korean state media has issued a release mocking the US for having "nuclear-phobia" after several coincidental news stories h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2018

I was in Hawaii when an alert warned of an impending missile attack — here"s what it was like in those 38 minutes of fear

Sarah Kimmorley I was in Hawaii on a family holiday on the day of the ballistic missile threat. The alert interrupted our breakfast at Denny&rsqu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2018

Saturday"s false missile alert was a "wake-up call" for Hawaii tourism stakeholders

While Hawaii’s tourism industry has not yet seen a negative effect from the false missile alert, state agencies and stakeholders are busy at work trying to keep it that way......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2018

U.S. Reviews Emergency-Alert System After Hawaii Mishap

A false warning over an incoming ballistic missile rattled Hawaii on Saturday, exposing what officials say are troubling shortcomings in the network......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 15th, 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

Hawaii panics after alert about incoming ballistic missile is sent in error

While the cellphone alerting system is in state authorities' hands, the detection of missile launches is the responsibility of the United States Strategic Command and Northern Command.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 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

People in Hawaii thought they would be hit by a missile attack: Here"s why

US Pacific Command in a separate statement said it detected no ballistic missile threat to Hawaii. Earlier message was sent in error, it said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 14th, 2018

38 minutes of panic: Here"s how people in Hawaii reacted to a false ballistic missile alert

38 minutes of panic: Here"s how people in Hawaii reacted to a false ballistic missile alert.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

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

Hawaii lawmakers say false alarm of inbound ballistic missile was "totally unacceptable"

Twitter/@michellebvd A fal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018