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False Tsunami Warning Scares the Shit Out of People Across the Country...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/us
At approximately 8:30am today, the National Weather Service sent a test tsunami warning to an unknown number of people. It was not immediately obvious to some that the alert of an impending, destructive force of nature was a test—and at least one-th
By viper1 on 2018-02-06 16:09 UTC
Ex-Hawaii employee who sent missile alert says he's devastated for causing panic, but he believed it was real attack...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/us/hi/, /contrib/us
Ex-Hawaii employee who sent missile alert says he's devastated for causing panic, but he believed it was real attack
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-03 00:52 UTC
Trump 'supports the idea' of a nationwide internet sales tax, Treasury Secretary says...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/us
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Tuesday that President Trump would be in favor of the idea of a national internet sales tax, throwing the White House's weight behind a controversial pro...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 05:58 UTC
Xerox Is No More, Will Now Merge Into Japan's Fujifilm...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/, /contrib/us
Xerox, the brand that dominated the printing hardware market for decades to the point that it became a verb, has lost its independence and will now be managed by Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 05:58 UTC
Judges order Las Vegas shooting records unsealed...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/us, /contrib/las_vegas
Search warrant and autopsy records related to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history to be released
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 21:28 UTC
US releases footage of Russian jet flying close to American plane...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/us, /contrib/russia
The video shows the Russian jet flying into the American EP-3 Aries aircraft's flight path, causing the EP-3 to have to fly through the Russ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:36 UTC
National I.D. By Any Other Name Still Stinks...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/us
A patchwork of state-level systems accomplishes what Americans have specifically rejected, and perhaps far more.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:18 UTC
Russian Fighter Jet Flies Within 5 Feet Of US Spy Plane, Causing "Violent Turbulence"...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/russia, /contrib/us
In the latest attempt to recreate Top Gun in real life, a Russian Su-27 fighter jet reportedly performed an "unsafe intercept of a US Navy P-3 Orion surveillance plane" while it was flying in international airspace next to Russia, over the the Bla
By rjx32 on 2018-01-29 21:45 UTC
Hawaii missile alert employee not co-operating in probe...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/us, /contrib/us/hi/
The Hawaii state employee who mistakenly sent an alert warning of a ballistic missile attack has refused to co-operate with federal and state investigators, a US official has said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-26 18:50 UTC
Gulf of Alaska earthquake had a ripple effect (literally) as far off as Florida...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/us, /contrib/earthquake
Tuesday's fluctuations in Florida were likely triggered by seismic waves, USGS officials reported.
By viper1 on 2018-01-25 17:38 UTC
Hawaiian Emergency Management Officials Hold Interview Have Post-It Notes of Legible Passwords on Their Computer Screens...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/us/hi/, /contrib/US/
The Boston Herald interviewed the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency in July 2017 on incoming threats. The report included several photos from inside the operations room. Wong and the operators in the room forgot to take down the sticky notes with the passwords on the screens.
By rjx32 on 2018-01-15 21:43 UTC
E. coli outbreak in US, Canada may be linked to romaine lettuce...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/health/
Health officials are warning the public about a dangerous strain of e-coli that may be linked to romaine lettuce.
By viper1 on 2018-01-04 21:36 UTC
Houston police arrest drunk man with guns in hotel hosting New Year's party...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/new_years, /contrib/US/
Houston police said they had yet to determine whether the man had any ill intent. The “drunk, belligerent suspect.” was so intoxicated that police were not immediately able to interview him.
By viper1 on 2017-12-31 18:17 UTC, Edited: 2017-12-31 18:24 UTC
Texas church gunman threatened in-laws in texts before shooting: authorities...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/us/tx/
The suspect in the shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs Texas reportedly sent what an official has described as threatening text messages to his in-laws before the attack.
By viper1 on 2017-11-06 17:49 UTC
Texas attack may have been motivated by 'domestic' situation: officials...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/us/tx/
The Texas church shooter who killed more than two dozen people may have been motivated by a domestic situation, authorities said Monday.
By viper1 on 2017-11-06 17:48 UTC
'I Just Acted': Citizen Hero Recounts Chase After Texas Church Massacre...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/us/tx/
One of the heroes who emerged out of the mass shooting that occurred at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church on Sunday recounted exchanging fire with the shooter as well as the chase that followed.
By viper1 on 2017-11-06 17:48 UTC
HIV-infected school aide accused of sexually victimizing 42 children in Maryland...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/
A former Maryland school aide and track coach accused of sexually assaulting several male students while he was HIV positive was indicted Friday on more charges as the amount of victims has nearly doubled.
By ceres on 2017-10-24 18:49 UTC
Air Force Denies That US Nuclear Bombers Are Being Put Back On 24-Hour Alert...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/
There were many unanswered questions following last night's story from Defense One , according to which the US Air Force would put nuclear bombers on high, 24-hour alert for the first time since the end of the cold war in 1991. There may be even more
By lucyb on 2017-10-24 00:26 UTC
Air Force Ready To Put US Nuclear Bombers On Alert Status Not Seen Since Cold War...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/foreign_policy, /contrib/US/
The U.S. Air Force is preparing to put America's strategic nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert to counter emerging threats, according to an exclusive report.
By earlybird on 2017-10-23 05:47 UTC
Engulfed in flames: What we know about wildfires burning the Northwest...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/
More than two dozen wildfires are burning hundreds of thousands of acres across Oregon and Washington.
By aphrodite on 2017-09-07 04:04 UTC
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