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‘Won’t happen again’: Hawaii officials apologize, blame missile warning fiasco on ‘human error’

Faced with a public outcry following a false missile alert, Hawaiian officials apologized, saying an automated method of retracting warnings will be introduced and two employees, instead of one, will handle it in the future. “We did everything that we can, immediately, to ensure that it will never happen again… so a single person will not be able to make ...

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Scrapping Iran deal could prove a grave error in US foreign policy – Moscow

Russia has lambasted the apparent US intention to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and scrap the agreement. Such a move could be one of Washington’s grave foreign policy mistakes, Russia’s deputy foreign minister said. Read more Moscow believes that Washington has either already made or is close to making a decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan ...

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Apple says iCloud China data migration notice sent to some users in error

Apple says that an email sent to users with Apple IDs with locations not set to China that their iCloud data was being moved to a Chinese company’s servers was done so accidentally. The Cupertino tech giant had announced Wednesday that next month it will begin the process of moving Chinese users’ iCloud data to servers hosted in China by ...

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‘A horrible error has been made’ – Israeli security services blasted for coercing false confession

A panel of Israeli judges has blasted the country’s counterterrorism agency Shin Bet, accusing it of dubious interrogation practices and evidence-gathering that led to an innocent man spending two years behind bars. Last month, 23-year-old Khalil Nimri, of East Jerusalem, was acquitted of plotting a bomb attack against a hotel in the southern resort city of Eilat, known to be ...

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Twitter blames human error after blocking a New York Times account over the weekend

Over the holiday weekend, The New York Times found that one of its Twitter accounts had been locked. @nytimesworld was frozen for a full 24 hours over an innocuous tweet about a story in which Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized for the country’s treatment of indigenous school children. Twitter restored the account Sunday afternoon, apologizing to The Times “for ...

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Fat finger error locks up $280 million worth of popular cryptocurrency

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 10:13 Ethereum valued at $ 280 million has been frozen after someone made a mistake. An unknown user deleted the code library of Parity Technologies, a large provider of cryptocurrency wallets. The code gives access to wallets. Read more As the company reported in a security advisory, no funds can be moved out of the ...

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Twitter says it removed a search for “bisexual” in photos and news in error

Quite afewpeople were upset upon discovering Twitter had blocked the search for the word “bisexual” in photos and news earlier today. However, Twitter says the removal of search results for certain terms were “an error.” We’ve identified an error with search results for certain terms. We apologize for this. We’re working quickly to resolve & will update soon. — Twitter Support ...

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Trump Twitter account taken down due to employee ‘error’

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 00:16 Edited time: 3 Nov, 2017 01:01 A Twitter employee deactivated President Donald Trump’s personal account, before it was brought back online 11 minutes later, the social media company said. Twitter said the incident, which occurred around 7:00pm Eastern time, was caused by “human error.” “We are continuing to investigate and are taking steps to ...

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Red Sox lose to Indians on walk-off error, lead Yankees by 4.5

CLEVELAND — Brandon Guyer scored when first baseman Brock Holt threw away Roberto Perez’s bunt in the ninth inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Monday night in a matchup of first-place teams. After Guyer’s leadoff double against Brandon Workman (0-1), Holt fielded the bunted ball and tried to throw out Guyer at third. Guyer ...

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Error leads to Brooklyn DA's name being left off party ballot

Whoops! Registered Brooklyn voters of the Working Families Party won’t have a District Attorney candidate to vote for on Primary Day. The Daily News has learned that although the WFP has proudly endorsed Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez for the seat, someone dropped the ball and forgot to fill out paperwork to get his name listed on their ballot. ...

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