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

U.S. Homeland Security Chief Kirstjen Nielsen said Sunday it was “unfortunate” there was a false emergency alarm about an 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 Central Pacific were erroneously sent emergency alerts on television, radio, email and mobile devices that warned: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Just a few weeks ago, Hawaii reinstated its Cold War-era alarm sirens amid growing

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