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  • Officer Who Pushed False Hawaii Missile Alert Believed It Was Real

    Officer Who Pushed False Hawaii Missile Alert Believed It Was Real

    Somehow, FCC attorney James Wiley says, the duty warning officer misheard the recording. " According to a written statement from the day shift warning officer who initiated the alert, as relayed to the Bureau by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency , the day shift warning officer heard " this is not a drill " but did not hear 'exercise, exercise, exercise , ' " the FCC reported .

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  • Yemen Separatists Seize Southern Military Base

    Yemen Separatists Seize Southern Military Base

    Bin Daghar and Yemen's president-in-exile, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, have described the violence as a coup against the country's proper authorities. Hadi refused and banned public gatherings in response. On Tuesday, coalition members projected a united front. Saudi Arabia supports Hadi's government and has led a coalition of eight Arab countries to restore him to power.

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  • SpaceX Announces Falcon Heavy Launch Date

    SpaceX Announces Falcon Heavy Launch Date

    The first flight of the Falcon Heavy comes after a successful engine firing test last week that ignited the rocket's main engines. During its lift off from the launch pad, the Falcon Heavy rocket will generate around 4.7 million pounds of thrust and thrust is way higher than the current leader the European Ariane 5 launcher, which produces around 2.9 million pounds of thrust.

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  • Triple Talaq Bill, poor farmers top agenda, says Modi

    Triple Talaq Bill, poor farmers top agenda, says Modi

    BJP MP Varun Gandhi has written to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to start what he termed would be a "movement" to encourage the rich Lok Sabha members to forego their salaries for the remaining term. The Opposition has also asked the government to address these issues during the session. The Prime Minister's appeal came during the all party meeting convened by the government ahead of Budget session of Parliament Sunday evening.

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  • AG will investigate MSU's role in Nassar complaints

    AG will investigate MSU's role in Nassar complaints

    These accusations were reported as early as the year 1997 and all the way up until Nassar, a doctor at the university, was sacked in 2016. A public report will be available after the investigation. Hours later, the university named its vice president to serve as acting president after the departure of President Lou Anna Simon. In her resignation letter, Simon blamed the "politicized" tragedy for her ouster.

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  • European Intelligence Sources: North Korea Illegally Shipped Coal to Russian Federation

    European Intelligence Sources: North Korea Illegally Shipped Coal to Russian Federation

    The members of the youth national team are likely to participate in the training, the South's Korea Ski Association said, instead of athletes directly competing at the Winter Games. Abe reiterated his intention to attend the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 9. Heightening the tension in the region, all the signs are that Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, is planning...

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  • Danish spies shared intel on Russian hackers

    Danish spies shared intel on Russian hackers

    President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said he had yet to see any official comment from the Dutch intelligence services on the matter. The United States suspects a hacking group with ties to Russian Federation, known as Cozy Bear , of leaking hacked Democratic Party emails during the 2016 presidential campaign.

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  • Syrian Opposition Boycotts Sochi Congress

    Syrian Opposition Boycotts Sochi Congress

    The guarantor countries Russia, Iran and Turkey, had agreed to gather for Syrian peace talks in southern Russian city of Sochi on January 29-30. In addition to the United Nations sessions, Russia, Iran, and Turkey have been sponsoring parallel peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, dealing more with battlefield issues and have led to the establishment of four "de-escalation zones" in Syria past year.

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  • Maroubra police stabbing: Man shot dead after attacking officer near pub

    Maroubra police stabbing: Man shot dead after attacking officer near pub

    Dramatic video shot by a witness at the scene showed officers with guns draw at a back entrance to the pub, before entering in combat stance. 'Our friends were inside and we heard the shots so we hurried to see what was going on. Noel Whelan is staying at the pub, and was nearby at the time of the incident. 'I knew something was wrong when the police came pouring in. Witnesses Mackenzie Gibbs and John Mackawski were walking to the Maroubra Junction Hotel, dressed in Australia Day ...

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  • President Trump Offers Citizenship Path for Dreamers - with a Few Conditions

    President Trump Offers Citizenship Path for Dreamers - with a Few Conditions

    The deal also was panned by both pro-immigration groups, who called the proposal a bad trade-off, and conservative groups, who criticized the expansion of "amnesty" for illegal immigrants. In a Friday morning appearance on FoxNews, Champaign County GOP Rep. Jim Jordan said he "has some concerns" about the focus of Trump's proposal. The plan calls for a reallocation of the green card lottery visas to help expedite processing, but immigration skeptics warn that it could be a decade or more ...

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  • Rowan Professor on Why Upcoming Super Blue Blood Moon Is So Super

    Rowan Professor on Why Upcoming Super Blue Blood Moon Is So Super

    This year the moon appears Super blue blood moon . Because of its proximity, the moon will appear to be 14% bigger and 30% brighter. This shadow gradually will become noticeable as the moon penetrates deeper into the penumbra.At 4:48 a.m., the fun really begins as the moon begins to enter Earth's umbra, the dark circular shadow of Earth's spherical shape projected by more exact alignment of sun, Earth and moon.

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  • Three killed, dozens injured in train derailment near Milan

    Three killed, dozens injured in train derailment near Milan

    Firefighters worked for hours on the scene to try to free passengers trapped in the debris, and all rescue operations were completed at around 10 a.m., the Fire Corp stated on Twitter. Local media quote officials as saying 4 people are confirmed dead and the number of injured could top 100. A problem with the coupling between carriages is being investigated as a possible cause of the accident.

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  • Swiss mummy is UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's 'great-grandmummy'

    Swiss mummy is UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's 'great-grandmummy'

    While there was no gravestone to identify her, and her coffin was unmarked, she was buried in front of the altar, which is a symbol of great importance, and was wearing good quality clothes. Genealogists were able to trace Anna Catharina's descendants through birth, marriage, and death records. Anna Catharina was born in Basel in 1719 and spent most of her adult life in the French city of Strasbourg.

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  • Zille takes charge of Western Cape's #WaterCrisis

    Zille takes charge of Western Cape's #WaterCrisis

    Levels of usable water in the dams surrounding Cape Town have been dropping by 1.4 per cent a day, and now stand at around 17.2 per cent. Authorities believe that " day zero " for the water situation will be 12 April. "Well‚ if they warned us then and it's their mandate to supply water‚ why didn't they do it?" said Zille. California public health officials estimate that regardless of years of trying to reduce water use, state residents still consume an average of 88 gallons a day.

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  • Pak: Serial killer in Kasur, city grieves for its girls

    Pak: Serial killer in Kasur, city grieves for its girls

    There has been no immediate comment either from the accused or his lawyers. The committee had also passed a resolution strongly condemning abductions, rapes and murders of innocent minor children across Pakistan and condemned the murder of Zainab in Kasur and Asma in Mardan.

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