Missile threat alert for Hawaii a false alarm; officials blame employee who pushed ‘wrong button’

January 16, 2018

Washington (CNN)An emergency alert notification sent out on Saturday claiming a “ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii” was a false alarm, according to state leaders and emergency officials, who blamed it on an employee who “pushed the wrong button.” “It was a mistake made during a standard procedure at the change over of a shift, and an employee pushed the wrong button,” he said. The warning went out to television and radio as well as cell …

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What I Expect To See From Politicians Come 2018

January 1, 2018

As 2017 draws to a close I find myself frustrated and angry daily with what we as a country have had to endure in our political spectrum for the past 2+ years. In an era with information and personal interaction more readily available than ever before in history, we as Americans have been continually fed clichés and bullshit by those who should be leading with clarity and respect for those they serve. I’m not talking about President Trump when I relay my sentiments of anguish over …

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Heather Heyer’s Mom: I Have To Hide Her Grave From The Nazis

December 31, 2017

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VirginiaHeather Heyers ashes are interred in a safe place, says her mother Susan Bro, at an unmarked, undisclosed, completely protected location. This site cannot be publicly known because of all those extremists who profess their hatred for Heyer and Bro, and who convey their continued threats of violence toward Bro and others of Heyers family. The location is also secret to protect those who work there, says Bro. She visits Heyer there in peace, and other members of the …

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Whats Its Like To Be An INFJ, In Other Words, A Living Paradox

December 28, 2017

Mohammed Metri If you’re at all into learning more about personality types, you’ve probably run across descriptions of the INFJ before. INFJs are touted as the rarest personality type of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, but what does it actually mean to be an INFJ? INFJs are often labeled as “The Protector,” “The Empath,” “The Advocate” and “The Counselor.” This type stands for “Introversion (I), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), …

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Twitter suspends Britain First leaders

December 28, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said it had been “wrong for the president to have done this”. Twitter’s hate speech rules are expanded Why is Britain First big online? Russia ‘meddled on Twitter’ after UK terror attacks Facebook and Twitter: Nine Russian Brexit ads found by inquiries Ms Fransen and Mr Golding were arrested earlier this week over separate behaviour relating to Northern Ireland. Restricted swastikas Twitter announced in …

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15 real ways to thank black women for carrying the country on their backs.

December 23, 2017

After an intense, widely watched campaign, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s open seat in the U.S. Senate. It’s the first time a Democrat has held the spot in more than 20 years, and the victory cost Republicans a desperately needed seat just as the fight to pass major items on the GOP’s agenda has become particularly heated. Doug Jones’ win was huge for Alabama — and the nation too — but as the exit poll data has emerged, it’s very clear who pushed …

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Paul Ryan Wants You To Have More Babies, While He Makes It Harder To Have Babies

December 18, 2017

The race to finalize tax reform before Christmas continues, which is obviously stressing Republicans TF out. That’s the only possible explanation for what happened at House Speaker Paul Ryan’s weekly press conference on Thursday, Dec. 14. While Ryan waxed poetic about everything from tax reform to Rep. Blake Farenthold’s impending retirement, he also had an interesting take on what will help tax reform succeed. Ryan said that Americans need to have more babies in order to …

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Democrat Doug Jones Defeats GOPs Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

December 14, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones delivered a stunning upset defeat to Republican Roy Moore in a U.S. Senate race in deep-red Alabama that had split the GOP even before its controversial nominee was accused of inappropriate conduct with teenage girls. Jones won with 49.9 percent of the vote to Moore’s 48.4 percent, with all precincts reporting, the Associated Press said. Moore, however, didn’t immediately concede and his campaign manager, Bill Armistead, said the results were too close to …

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