Alert About Missile Bound for Hawaii Was Sent in Error, Officials Say – New York Times

New York Times Alert About Missile Bound for Hawaii Was Sent in Error, Officials SayNew York TimesAn early-morning emergency alert mistakenly warning of an incoming ballistic missile attack was dispatched to cellphones across Hawaii early Saturday morning, setting off widespread panic in a state that was already extremely anxious because of …Hawaii officials say 'NO(…)

Another Trump campaign aide acknowledges meeting senior Russian officials in mid-2016

Former Trump campaign foreign policy advisor Carter Page told congressional investigators that he spoke privately with Russia’s deputy prime minister and several legislators during a campaign-approved trip to Moscow in July 2016, the latest member of the Trump team to belatedly acknowledge contacts… – Los Angeles Times

German Customs Officials Seized 35 Metric Tons of Fidget Spinners in May

An airport in Germany has taken a strong anti-fidget spinner stance by stopping 35 metric tons of the toys from entering the country in May. Customs officials at an airport in Frankfurt said children could potentially choke on pieces that might detach from the whirling contraptions, and that they planned to destroy the seized toys,(…)

Afghan Officials Say 100 Casualties in Attack on Afghanistan Military Compound

(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Authorities on Saturday raised the casualty toll to 100 in an attack on a military compound in northern Afghanistan a day earlier by gunmen and suicide bombers wearing army uniforms. Gen. Daulat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense, said the attack Friday on a compound of the 209th Corps of(…)

1 Dead After Shooting Near Upscale Shopping Mall in South Florida: Officials

(CORAL GABLES, Fla.) — Officials say one person is dead after shooting near upscale shopping mall in South Florida. Alvaro Zabaleta of the Miami-Dade Police Department says detectives have responded to the scene of the shooting in Coral Gables that resulted in one death. Zabaleta says the location of the shooting was along South Lejeune(…)

Trump’s Senior Adviser Jared Kushner Is in Iraq, Officials Say

(NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is in Iraq. A senior administration official says Kushner is traveling in the Middle East with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford. Other details about the trip are not being released. The official isn’t authorized to speak about(…)