US Homeland Security Chief Vows to Correct Hawaii’s Missile Alert System

US Homeland Security Chief Vows to Correct Hawaii’s Missile Alert System incoming missile in Hawaii, but said authorities are “all working to make sure it doesn’t happen again.” Officials continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding the Saturday incident in which residents of the western-most U.S. state in the… Please follow and like us:

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Hawaii: False ballistic missile alert sparks panic

A false alarm has put the people of Hawaii through a terrifying ordeal. A ballistic missile was heading their way, according to an urgent message sent to their mobile phones on Saturday morning local time. TV and radio also carried the warning. North Korea however hadn’t fired anything. It was a case of human error by… Please follow and like us:

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US, Japan Hold Joint Military Drill Amid Korea Tensions

American and Japanese military forces have launched joint exercises amid tensions with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The 13th annual Iron Fist exercises kicked off Friday in the U.S. western state of California and will continue through February 12. More than 500 U.S. Marines and sailors are partnering with about 350 members… Please follow and like us:

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EU – IRAN – EU powers urge Trump to back Iran nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany made a joint plea to Donald Trump on Thursday to endorse a key nuclear deal with Iran as the US president mulls reimposing sanctions on Tehran. “The deal is working, it is delivering on its main goal, which means keeping the Iranian nuclear programme in check,” said EU foreign policy chief Federica… Please follow and like us:

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North Korea Leader Warns US of Reality of its Nuclear Program

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the United States must realize that the North’s nuclear program is a reality. In his annual New Year’s address Monday, Kim warned that he has a nuclear button on his desk. “The entire area of the U.S. mainland is within our nuclear strike range,” Kim said. “The United States… Please follow and like us:

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U.S. Air Force Ready To Strike North Korea

The U.S. Air Force’s most advanced fighters jets are ready to strike North Korea as tensions rose to even higher levels after Pyongyang’s latest ballistic missile test last week. “We are ready to go right now. Hundred percent,” Col. Scott Jobe, commander of the 35th Fighter Wing, told CBS News during a recent exercise at the… Please follow and like us:

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Red Line for North Korea Questioned Amid Massive War Games

As the United States and South Korean air forces on Monday launched their largest ever joint drills, questions are being raised whether North Korea’s missile test has shown it has already crossed what Seoul deems a “red line” – having a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile –and what can be done about it. The five-day annual Vigilant… Please follow and like us:

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Yemen’s Houthi: Ali Abdulla Saleh killed for ‘treason’

The leader of Yemen’s Houthi rebels has praised the death of Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country’s ousted president, as a victory against a Saudi-led military coalition it has been battling. Saleh’s party has confirmed reports that he was killed in a roadside ambush on Monday outside the capital Sanaa after switching sides in the civil war,… Please follow and like us:

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Saudi alliance bombs Sanaa airport, blocking aid access

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have accused the Saudi-led coalition of bombing the country’s main international airport, destroying a navigation station that is critical to receiving already limited aid shipments. Houthi officials told Al Jazeera two air strikes targeted Sanaa’s international airport in the rebel-held capital early on Tuesday, making it unusable for aid flights and further complicating… Please follow and like us:

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US, Allied Warplanes Stage Live-fire Exercise Over Korean Peninsula

Almost a dozen U.S., Japanese and South Korean warplanes armed with live weapons flew over the Korean peninsula in what the U.S. military is describing as a “sequenced bilateral show of force” in response to North Korea’s latest missile launch. The Pentagon said the aircraft practiced their attack capabilities by releasing live weapons at a training… Please follow and like us:

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Equities drop after N.Korea’s latest nuclear test

Stock markets in Asia and Europe slid Monday as investors sought safer bets after North Korea claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb, one week after firing a ballistic missile over Japan. Pyongyang on Sunday conducted its sixth nuclear test — sparking further condemnation and a warning from US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis of a “massive… Please follow and like us:

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North Korea Tests Missiles After South Suspends Anti-Missile System

North Korea test fired another missile, just one day after South Korea suspended the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system. The early morning launch occurred Thursday from the coastal city of Wonsan. “Multiple projectiles that appear to be short-range, land-to-ship cruise missiles” were fired and flew about 200 kilometers before… Please follow and like us:

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North Korea Declares Latest Missile Test a Success

North Korea’s state-run news agency said Tuesday the country’s latest ballistic missile test was a success and involved a new precision guidance system. In neighboring South Korea, the military said Monday’s test involved a Scud-type missile that landed about 450 kilometers off North Korea’s east coast in the Sea of Japan. The U.S. Pacific Command said… Please follow and like us:

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