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What If Hawaii’s False Missile Alert Had Been Real? Here’s What Would Happen Next

WorldNews Sunday, 14 January 2018
What If Hawaii’s False Missile Alert Had Been Real? Here’s What Would Happen NextHawaii’s false ballistic missile alert was the latest reminder of the nuclear threat that North Korea poses to the U.S. amid the rising tensions and war of words between the two nation’s leaders. “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL,” said the emergency system alert pushed to people’s smartphones statewide. It was until a second message popped up 38 minutes later that people learned the missile alert was a mistake, later blamed on someone pushing the wrong button. But had the alert been real, a series of high-level assessments and decisions would have been made during that time in quick succession, perhaps with...
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News video: After Sending False Missile Alert, Hawaii Emergency Worker Reassigned

▶ After Sending False Missile Alert, Hawaii Emergency Worker Reassigned 01:56

The worker in Hawaii who sent out the false alert of a ballistic missile strike over the weekend has been re-assigned within the emergency operations center. CBS 2's David Begnaud went inside the command center where the error was made.

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