• The US government is going to test a new 'Presidential alert' that will go to all citizens' smartphones

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The Trump administration will send a test message to all US cellphones on Thursday to test a new alert system.
    The new system was ordered by former President Barack Obama to alert citizens about extreme weather events and terrorism.
    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration will send a test message to all US cellphones on Thursday for a new alert system that aims to warn the public about national emergencies.
    The messages will bear the headline "Presidential Alert", the Federal Emergency Management Agency , which will send the message, said in a statement earlier this...
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