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'This is not a drill': Hawaii gets false alert of missile attack from 'wrong button'

'This is not a drill': Hawaii gets false alert of missile attack from 'wrong button'

World
People in Hawaii woke up Saturday to emergency alerts sent to their mobile phones and broadcast on radio and TV warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack. The alert turned out to be false and the result of human error. But for the more than 30 minutes it took before a corrected message was broadcast, the alert caused panic around the state. Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii wrote on Twitter that "the whole state was terrified." The false emergency alert apparently happened because "the wrong button was pushed," Hawaii House Speaker Scott Saiki said in a statement. "This system we have been told to rely upon failed and failed miserably today," Saiki said. "I am deeply troubled by this misstep that could have had dire consequences." He added, "Apparently, the wrong button was pushed a...
'This is his season to be fit' – Andy Carroll faces a make-or-break season at West Ham according to Slaven Bilic

'This is his season to be fit' – Andy Carroll faces a make-or-break season at West Ham according to Slaven Bilic

Sports
Injury-plagued striker Andy Carroll faces a make-or-break season at West Ham.The 28-year-old has two years left on his current contract, but he needs to stay fit to stand a chance of earning a new one.Otherwise West Ham may cut their losses on their one-time record signing next summer, rather than risk him leaving for nothing 12 months later.Carroll, who cost £15million from Liverpool, has missed 114 matches through a catalogue of injuries since he signed for the Hammers in 2012.He is currently fit, however, and poised to lead the line in Saturday's lunchtime London derby against Tottenham.Manager Slaven Bilic said: "He's got two years and this is, to be fair, his season to be fit, to stay fit."Because if we are talking about his contract, the question mark about him is his fitness, about
Emmy nod for NBC's 'This Is Us' revoked

Emmy nod for NBC's 'This Is Us' revoked

Entertainment
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The Television Academy said it has revoked an Emmy nomination for the NBC drama This Is Us in the contemporary costume category because the episode submitted did not meet the criteria for the category.In order to qualify for consideration in the "outstanding contemporary costume" category, a show must spend at least 51 percent of screen time set in modern times, defined as the last 25 years. This Is Us relies heavily on flashbacks to tell the story of an ensemble cast that all share the same birthday.The academy said the episode submitted for consideration, "Moonshadow" was "predominantly period" and set in the 1970s, thus making it ineligible, Variety reported.This Is Us received 10 other Emmy nominations. Costume designer Hala Bahmet, assistant costume designer Marina Ray...

NBC announces return dates for 'This is Us,' 'Will & Grace'

Entertainment
June 19 (UPI) -- Season 2 of the celebrated, family drama This is Us is to premiere on NBC Sept. 26.Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders will begin airing that evening, as well.The network announced the debuts along with the rest of its fall schedule Monday.The new edition of The Voice will begin Sept. 25, the same night the Anne Heche-Mike Vogel thriller The Brave starts.Sept. 27 will see the returns of Law & Order: SVU and Chicago P.D.Will & Grace is back after an 11-year hiatus, joining the sitcom lineup of Superstore, The Good Place and Great News, on Sept. 28.The Blacklist will kick off its new season on Oct. 4 and Blindspot will resume Oct. 27.Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com