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Trump Ignores Chaos In Hawaii To Tweet About “Fake News” Instead

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After Hawaii was sent into panic early Saturday morning by a false alert stating that a nuclear missile had been launched in the state's direction and that residents should seek refuge, the first tweet any person other than Donald Trump would have published after the incident would have been addressing what happened. Instead, Trump completely...
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Panic in the Pacific: How those in Hawaii reacted to missile threat

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Scenes of panic and worry played out across Hawaii Saturday as many residents and visitors to the islands tried to determine if the threat was genuine.
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The false Hawaii missile alert was caused by an employee pushing the wrong button, governor says

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

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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 false alarm and had been sent out by mistake.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige said the alert was caused by an employee pushing the wrong button by accident.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Saturday that a false alarm warning the entire state of an inbound ballistic missile earlier that day occurred because someone accidentally "pressed the wrong button" during an employee shift change.
"It was a mistake made during a standard...
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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

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A local news anchor in Hawaii posted a screenshot showing several frightened text messages she received after a false emergency alert went out warning of an impending ballistic missile threat to the state.
The anchor, Sara Donchey, said on Twitter that her family also lived in the state.
"They were hiding in the garage," Donchey tweeted. "My mom and sister were crying. It was a false alarm, but betting a lot of people are shaken."
Sara Donchey, an anchor at local NBC affiliate KPRC2 in Honolulu, Hawaii, woke up to a string of terrified texts after an emergency alert went out about an...
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White House says false ballistic missile threat was 'purely a state exercise' in Hawaii

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

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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 North Korea Missile False Alarm: Former US UN Spokesman Says It Should Speed Up Talks

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A former spokesman for the American mission to the United Nations said Saturday that he hopes the false alarm of an impending missile strike on Hawaii will spur accelerated talks with North Korea.
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False ballistic missile alarm sends Hawaii into panic

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An emergency alert in Hawaii warned cell phone users that a ballistic missile was about the hit the state.
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Hawaiians wake up to false alarm of imminent ballistic missile attack

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Hawaiians woke up to emergency alerts on their mobile phones today about an imminent ballistic missile attack. But U.S. officials said it was a false alarm.
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'Ballistic missile threat' warning in Hawaii a false alarm

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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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Short lived panic breaks out after false alarm tells people in Hawaii that a missile was coming

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Hawaii was momentarily startled on Saturday after a false alarm claimed a missile was heading for the island.
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Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

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An emergency alert notification sent out on Saturday claiming a “ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii” was a false alarm, according to the Hawaii Office of Emergency Management and a tweet from one of the state's Democratic congresswomen.
“BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL,” the emergency alert read.
While the message caused concern on social media, the Hawaii Office of Emergency Management quickly responded on Twitter, saying, “NO missile threat to Hawaii.”
JUST IN: Officials say an alert sent to people in Hawaii about an...
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Hawaii emergency officials: Alert of ballistic missile threat was mistake

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Hawaii emergency officials say an alert of a ballistic missile headed toward Hawaii was a false alarm.
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Emergency alert warned of ballistic missile threat ‘inbound to Hawaii' - but it was a mistake

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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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'Ballistic missile threat inbound': Hawaii residents hit with false alarm

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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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