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Breaking! “January 13, 2018, a Day that Will Not Live in Infamy”

A major “Oopsie Daisy” out in Hawaii today:

A false ballistic missile threat alert was sent to Hawaii phones on Saturday morning, sending the state into a panic.

It took about 15 minutes for officials to confirm that the alert was a mistake, but the cause of the error was not immediately clear.

But it took emergency management officials nearly 40 minutes to send out a “false alarm” alert to cell phones using the same mechanism that sent out the emergency warning in the first place.


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