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False Tsunami Warnings Sent Over Phones Spook Americans

False tsunami warnings flashed on cellphones along the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts on Tuesday morning when a U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) systems test went awry, unnerving Americans from Maine to Texas. The false alerts appeared to have been sent by the private forecasting company AccuWeather, according to cellphone images posted on social media. AccuWeather pointed the finger at the NWS. "Yikes!" Trish Milburn, a writer of romance novels who lives on Florida's Gulf...

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