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

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    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 appeared to distance itself from the situation in Hawaii.
    The White House appeared to distance itself from a colossal mix-up that resulted in a false alert being sent out in Hawaii warning of an impending ballistic missile threat.
    President Donald Trump was on his golf course at the Mar-a-Lago luxury resort in Florida when the situation...
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  • Hawaii Missile Threat Alert Was a False Alarm, Officials Say

    Hawaii Missile Threat Alert Was a False Alarm, Officials Say

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    There's no missile headed for Hawaii, Representative Tulsi Gabbard said, after residents in the state received emergency alerts on their mobile phones advising them to "seek immediate shelter" from an inbound ballistic missile.
    "Hawaii - this is a false alarm," the Democrat said on Twitter. "I have confirmed with officials there is no incoming missile."
    The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency also said on its Twitter account that there is "NO missile threat to Hawaii."
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  • Hawaii emergency officials: Alert of ballistic missile threat was mistake

    6 monthes ago - By ABC

    Hawaii emergency officials say an alert of a ballistic missile headed toward Hawaii was a false alarm.
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  • 'Ballistic missile threat' warning in Hawaii a false alarm

    6 monthes ago - By NBC News

    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, tweeted Saturday morning that 'this is a false alarm. There is no incoming missile to Hawaii.'
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  • Alert About Missile Bound for Hawaii Was Sent in Error, Officials Say

    6 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The alert appeared on cellphones warning people to “seek immediate shelter,” and said, “This is not a drill.” The authorities said it was a false alarm.
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  • ‘This Is Not a Drill.' Hawaii Just Sent Out an Incoming Missile Alert. It Was a Mistake

    6 monthes ago - By Time

    On Saturday afternoon, the internet seemed abuzz with reports that people had received alerts of a missile threat in Hawaii. But authorities said the report was false.
    The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency quickly doused cold water on the alerts. “NO missile threat to Hawaii,” the agency tweeted Saturday afternoon Eastern Time. The tweet was quickly retweeted by Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono.
    NO missile threat to Hawaii.
    - Hawaii EMA January 13, 2018
    Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said on Twitter the alert was a false alarm, and she had confirmed with officials there was no missile...
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  • 'Ballistic missile threat inbound': Hawaii residents hit with false alarm

    6 monthes ago - By Politico

    An emergency alert stating Hawaii was at imminent risk of a ballistic missile attack caused confusion and panic Saturday, at a time of escalating nuclear tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. Multiple users on Twitter about 1:10 p.m. posted screenshots of an alert message that read: BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL." However, the alert was false, according to multiple officials. "NO missile threat to Hawaii," the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard wrote on Twitter that the alert was a "false alarm...
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  • Emergency alert warned of ballistic missile ‘inbound to Hawaii' - but it was a mistake

    6 monthes ago - By National Post

    HAWAII - THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED WITH OFFICIALS THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE. pic.twitter.com/DxfTXIDOQs
    - Tulsi Gabbard January 13, 2018
    Hawaii emergency officials say an alert of a ballistic missile threat is a false alarm.
    The alert stated there was a threat “inbound to Hawaii” and for residents to seek shelter and that “this is not a drill.”
    The alert caused a panic when it went to people's cellphones Saturday morning but, shortly after, authorities said it was a mistake.
    Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesman Richard Rapoza...
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  • Missile Threat Alert to Hawaii is `False Alarm,' Gabbard Says

    6 monthes ago - By Bloomberg

    There's no missile headed for Hawaii, Representative Tulsi Gabbard said, after residents in the state received emergency alerts on their mobile phones advising them to “seek immediate shelter” from an inbound ballistic missile.
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