Report: Hawaii wasn’t prepared to respond to nuclear attack last month

Hawaii wasn’t prepared to respond to a nuclear attack last month when it sent out a test notification for its alert system, according to a new report released on Tuesday. As The New York Times reported, the Hawaii Department of Defense released an internal review that looked into the incident last month, after an alert […]

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Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

WASHINGTON — A former senior adviser to President Donald Trump’s election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges, saying he will now cooperate in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. The plea by Rick Gates revealed that he will help special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in “any and all matters” as prosecutors continue […]

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New video shows how filtering graphic movies could protect children and families from real-life violence

SALT LAKE CITY — The Protect Family Rights Coalition released a new video Thursday that pointed to how movie-filtering could reduce graphic violence and protect children and families. The PFRC said the new video “serves as an example of how movie filtering can reduce graphic violence in movies aimed at teens.” The video, which you […]

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Here’s how much value Snapchat lost thanks to Kylie Jenner’s tweet

Kylie Jenner ruined Snap’s market value with one thing … a tweet. Jenner tweeted on Wednesday that she disliked Snapchat’s redesign. Her followers then joined her in criticizing the app, leading to Wall Street analysts to lower Snap’s market value, according to Bloomberg. Snap, the company that owns Snapchat, then saw its shares drop 6.1 […]

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EU official says UK seems delusional over post-Brexit ties

BRUSSELS — A top European Union official says Britain’s view of its future ties with the EU after Brexit seems delusional. European Council President Donald Tusk said Friday that “if the media reports are correct, I am afraid that the U.K. position today is based on pure illusion.” He spoke after an EU leaders’ summit. […]

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Protesters want Nevada to enforce gun background check law

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada judge is due to hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit seeking enforcement of a voter-approved gun background-check law that has not been enforced since it passed in November 2016. The measure sought to close a legal loophole that proponents said let people skip background screening when buying guns from another […]

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Archaeologists may have just found Prophet Isaiah’s ‘signature’ on an artifact

Archaeologists in Israel announced this week that they may have found what they believe to be the signature of the Prophet Isaiah, according to Fox News. Researchers found a clay seal stamp on an artifact that is about 2,700 years old. The discovery came as a team excavated the southern wall of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. […]

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Trump calls for arming many teachers, more guards at schools

WASHINGTON — Urging the arming of many teachers and school security guards, President Donald Trump said Friday the armed officer who didn’t stop the gunman who carried out last week’s Florida massacre was either a “coward” or “didn’t react properly under pressure.” Departing the White House for the Conservative Political Action Conference, Trump told reporters […]

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Russia’s Oscar hopeful gains attention as US ties worsen

MOSCOW — For the second time in four years, Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev is on the shortlist for a foreign-film Oscar, this time for “Loveless,” a grueling examination of adults’ misguided search for satisfaction and the child who suffers from their disappointment. In an interview with The Associated Press, Zvyagintsev resisted being seen as a […]

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