The administrator of Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency has resigned and an officer with a track record of "poor performance" has been fired after triggering mass panic with a false alert of a ballistic missile headed for the Pacific islands, officials said Tuesday.
X The sole-source contract announced Wednesday extends Boeing's management role for six more years, through 2023, and brings its total contract to $12.6 billion. Here it is from me one last time: Know where to go, what to do, and when to do it. CIA Director Mike Pompeo has ominously predicted that the continental US could be within North Korean range "in a handful of months".
Branding North Korea's leadership as "depraved", U.S. President Donald Trump told Americans on Tuesday that Pyongyang's pursuit of nuclear missiles could "very soon threaten our homeland" and vowed a continued campaign of maximum pressure to keep that from happening.
The Pentagon released an initial $213.8 million Wednesday as a modification to Boeing's current $6.14 billion management, development and sustainment contract, which expires this year.
A combination photograph shows screenshots from a cellphone displaying an alert for a ballistic missile launch and the subsequent false alarm message in Hawaii on January 13. Boeing also will oversee development and integration of an upgraded warhead known as the "Redesigned Kill Vehicle".
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Reports indicate that in December 2017, Samsung inked a deal with Russian based bitcoin miner, Baikal, to supply ASICs. The spike in prices of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies over the past year has driven up interest in mining them.
Rival sworn in as 'people's president' of Kenya as political stand-off continues
It followed an August election declared "null and void" by Kenya's Supreme Court over voting irregularities. Since independence in 1963, Kenya has been ruled only by leaders from the Kikuyu and Kalenjin groups.
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Phone GPS coordinates aren't terribly accurate but collect enough data points and you can assemble a map of anything, eventually. And while the locations of some of these bases are well known in war zones such as Syria and Iraq , many are also unknown.
The worker who then sent the emergency alert failed to hear the "exercise" portion of the message and acted upon the "This is not a drill" part of the message that should not have been included, according to the report.
Laura Grego, senior scientist for the Global Security Program of the Union of Concerned Scientists, questioned even that carefully hedged formulation. That's a tough sell for costly systems that have proven little success.
The sanctions include drastically lowering limits on North Korea's oil imports. The third test in November demonstrated North Korea's theoretical ability to hit a target anywhere in the continental U.S.