Ballistic missile warning sent in error by Hawaii authorities

HONOLULU (Reuters) – An emergency alert was sent mistakenly on Saturday to Hawaii’s residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack when an employee at the state emergency management agency pushed the “wrong button,” Hawaii’s governor said. Reuters: U.S.  More...

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By admin On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Flooding at JFK airport adds to misery after flight delays

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Flooding from a water main break forced the temporary suspension of some flights at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday, adding to the misery of travelers More...

By admin On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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U.S. Northeast digs out of blizzard as brutal cold bears down

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Street crews in the U.S. Northeast raced through the night into Friday to clear snow-clogged streets after a powerful blizzard and restore power to homes ahead of a brutal cold More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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U.S. airport immigration computers go down temporarily: agency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Immigration desk computers at various airports went down for about two hours on Monday, causing long lines for travelers entering the United States after year-end holidays, according More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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Former Trump campaign manager Lewandowski accused of sexual harassment

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has been accused by a singer of slapping her buttocks without her consent at a party in November. Reuters: U.S.  More...

By admin On Monday, December 25th, 2017
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Trump’s Christmas wish: ‘We’ve got prosperity. Now we want peace’

PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – On Christmas Eve, U.S. President Donald Trump took calls from children, asking them what they wanted most from Santa, and revealing what was on his own wish list. Reuters: More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Passenger train on new route derails in Washington state, killing at least three

DUPONT, Wash. (Reuters) – An Amtrak train derailed on Monday during its inaugural run on a faster route from Seattle to Portland, Oregon, sending passenger cars tumbling from a bridge onto a major highway, More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Democrat Jones wins U.S. Senate seat in Alabama in blow to Trump

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Reuters) – Democrat Doug Jones won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat in deeply conservative Alabama on Tuesday, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump in a race marked by More...

By admin On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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Crews battling California wildfires gird for return of high winds

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) – Santa Ana winds that have stoked wildfires across Southern California, destroying hundreds of buildings and forcing evacuations of some 200,000 people, are expected to return in More...

By admin On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Exclusive: U.N. watchdogs call for probe of Taser assaults in U.S. jails

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. special rapporteur on torture urged U.S. authorities to investigate and weigh criminal charges against jail officials in Ohio, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Arkansas for the “clearly More...