US Ports May Be Open to Cyberthreats

According to a report written by Cmdr. Joseph Kramek, who serves in the Coast Guard Office of Congressional Affairs, US ports are wide open to a cyberattack. Read more »

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US withholds $65 million from Palestinian aid programs

The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination," the State Department said.
13 hours 15 min ago

Hawaii legislators aim to avert future false alarms

House Speaker Scott Saiki is tearing up and rewriting portions of his opening-day speech at Hawaii's Legislature to urge his colleagues to focus more attention on public safety and disaster preparedness in the wake of Saturday’s missile scare.
13 hours 57 min ago

New SM-3 Block IIA missile set for testing on Kauai might lend better defense

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency is expected to fire a Raytheon SM-3 Block IIA, an enhanced-capability missile co-developed with Japan, from the Aegis Ashore test facility at the Pacific Missile Range Facility.
14 hours 1 min ago

Hawaii alert-button pusher 'not doing well' under multiple death threats

The state “warning officer” at the center of Saturday’s bogus alert of an imminent missile attack that triggered widespread panic is a 10-year veteran and nonunion, exempt employee who has received “dozens of death threats by fax, telephone, social media.”
14 hours 10 min ago

There were over 12,000 poison control calls for people eating laundry pods last year

Tide Pods are the internet's breakout meme of early 2018. For those of you not in the know, the joke is that brightly colored laundry detergent pods look like delicious fruity candy so maybe we should, you know, eat them. To be clear, you should not eat them.
14 hours 14 min ago

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Air Force announces the assignments of the following general officers:Brig. Gen.
14 hours 34 min ago
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