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Hawaii Missile Alert Wasn’t Accidental, Officials Say, Blaming Worker

The state report was more critical of the employee, who it said had been fired. The investigation found that he had been a “source of concern” for 10 years and had twice before confused drills with real-world events. In a ...

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Hawaii worker 'temporarily reassigned' after missile false alarm

The employee responsible for inspiring mass panic with Hawaii’s missile alert misfire has been “temporarily reassigned” pending an internal investigation of the blunder, officials said Sunday. The longtime Hawaii Emergency Management Agency worker pressed the wrong button — twice — ...

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False ballistic missile alarm sends Hawaii into panic

This is only a test. A frightening false alarm warning of a missile strike scared Hawaiians on Saturday morning as cell phones across the state advised that the alert was “not a drill.” “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK ...

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North Koreans celebrate successful launch of new Hwasong-15 missile

North Koreans celebrate successful launch of new Hwasong-15 missile Earlier this week, North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-15 missile, deemed more powerful than anything ever built before. The news was met with celebrations in North Korea and ...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile capable of reaching U.S.

North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Tuesday that experts fear could have had the range to reach the East Coast of the U.S., reigniting a potentially devastating conflict after two months of calm. The missile was launched from a ...

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Saudi Arabia shoots down missile aimed at Riyadh airport

The Saudi Arabian air defense Saturday confirmed it intercepted a missile aimed at a Riyadh airport, according to local reports. Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the attack, writing on social media that they launched the long-range explosive — which ...

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British plane narrowly dodged missile over Egypt

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, November 7, 2015, 8:54 AM DAVID HERRAEZ CALZADA/iStockPhoto A rocket came within 1,000 feet of a Thomson Airways plane flying over Egypt in August. A missile whizzed by a British plane packed with vacationers, coming ...

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