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Trump on Hawaii false weapon alerting: ‘They made a mistake’

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Washington( CNN) President Donald Trump made his first commentaries about the false ballistic missile alert sent out by Hawaiian authorities, more than a day after the mistaken alert sent residents into a panic.

“Well, that was a nation thing, but we’re going to now get involved with them. I love that they took responsibility, they took total responsibility, but we’re going to get involved, ” he said. “Their attitude and what they want to do, I think it’s terrific. They took responsibility, they made a mistake.”

Asked what will be done to make sure that doesn’t happen again, Trump said: “Well, we hope it won’t happen again, but part of it is that people are on edge, and maybe eventually we’ll solve the problem and they won’t have to be so on edge.”

‘Shrouded in shame’: the young women on either side of Ireland’s abortion debate

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Anti-abortion and pro-choice activists are gearing up for a hard-fought referendum in which the youth vote could prove key

Guy Takes Amazing Selfies With Wild Animals From All Around The World( Photos)

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We’ve all watched our fair share of impressive travelling photos on social media.

But when it comes to slaying the selfie game on Instagram , no one does it better than Allan Dixon.

Dixon is an adventurous 29 -year-old from Ireland whois basically an animal whisperer with a serious lawsuit of wanderlust.

Therefore, it should come as no surprise Dixon manages to capture all sorts of adorable selfies with wild animals as he travels to a variety of stunning placesacross the world.

Yep, it’s not hard to see Dixon has his animal selfies down to a seriously cute science.

He recently talked toBored Pandaabout the process of scoring one of these badass pics. He told,

[ A selfie takes] anywhere between five minutes to three hours of being in the animal’s presence. It depends on the animal and how safe it feels.

He continued,

What the photos dont show is the amount of dirt that objective up on my clothes because of being on the ground. But the results are worth it.

Take a look at the pictures below to watch his amazing photos.

Meet Allan Dixon.

Dixon isn’t your ordinary 29 -year-old dude from Ireland.

This guy has a serious gift for taking selfies as he travels across the world.

Animal selfies, to be exact.

Yep, many people consider Dixon to be a modern-day Dr. Dolittle…

…thanks to all the impressive animal selfies he posts on his epic Instagram account.

When he’s not horsing around on his journeys abroad…

Or busy recreating scenes from “Lady and the Tramp” with his feathered friends…

You can find him get down with the local wildlife…

…and persuading all sorts of cute critters to smile for the camera.

So far, we’ve seen this guy conquer everything from kangaroo selfies…

And photos with delighted donkeys…

To snapshots with cheerful, little quokkas…

Gleeful-looking goats…

…and even animal photos from under the sea.

If you’re trying to get in on the animal-selfie action, Dixon told Bored Panda, Gain the animals trust in a pacify, relaxed way and research results will be golden.”

And, most importantly, he said, “Make sure its not a crocodile.

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Great Ryburgh dig detects 81 ‘rare’ Anglo-Saxon coffins – BBC News

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Image copyright MOLA Image caption Historic England believes the discoveries will “advance our understanding of Middle-Saxon religious beliefs”

Archaeologists have discovered 81 “extremely rare” tree-trunk coffins at a “previously unknown” early Christian Anglo-Saxon community’s cemetery.

Found at Great Ryburgh in Norfolk, their “remarkable preservation” was due to the waterlogged conditions of the river valley.

The Historic England excavation was carried out ahead of the construction of a pond and inundation defence system.

Chief executive Duncan Wilson said the tombs were “a significant discovery”.

Image copyright Matt Champion Image caption The determines astonished archaeologists because all evidence indicated the field had never been developed

Anglo-Saxon coffins seldom survive because wood decays over time.

James Fairclough, an archaeologist from the Museum of London Archaeology which led the dig, said: “The combination of acidic sand and alkaline water generated the perfect conditions for the skeletons and wooden tombs to survive, revealing remarkable details of Christian Anglo-Saxon burial practices.”

Image copyright Matt Champion Image caption The dug-out coffins were made of oak trees split in two length-ways and hollowed out

Archaeologist Matt Champion made the initial discovery.

Landowner Gary Boyce had asked him to put in trial trenches ahead of the planning application for the pond and inundation defense system. These exposed high status Anglo-Saxon pottery and Roman Samian Ware.

He said it was all the more remarkable because prior to the excavation “all the evidence suggested the field had never been developed”.

Image copyright MOLA Image caption Matt Champion believes they have stumbled upon an Anglo-Saxon “monasteria” – a forerunner of a monastic settlement, which doubled as a civic community
Image copyright Matt Champion Image caption No grave goods were discovered in the excavate but the surrounding region was full of artefacts

They decided to carry out a full excavation in January – and within an hour find the first of over 80 human burials. The dig was completed in June but its findings have only just been released to the press.

Historic England told other important determines included six “very rare” plank-lined tombs “believed to be the earliest known instances in Britain” and evidence of a timber structure thought to be a church.

Image copyright Matt Champion Image caption Plank-lined tombs were dug into the ground, lined with hewn lumber timbers and the body placed inside
Image copyright Matt Champion Image caption Norwich Castle Museum curator Tim Pestell said the find would “refine our knowledge of this fascinating period when Christianity and the church were developing”

Historic England believes the burials date from between the 7th and 9th Centuries AD and were “the final resting place for a community of early Christians”.

Research is continuing to find out where the bodies came from, how they were related and what their diet and health was like.

Some of the detects will go on display at Norwich Castle Museum.

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