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October 6, 2018

7:07 AM

6 October 2018

7:07 AM

presidential alerts

An illustration shows a smart phone atop newspapers displaying a “Presidential alert” in Washington, DC October 3, 2018. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 2:18 pm Eastern Time tested for the first time the nationwide Presidential Level Emergency Alert System (EAS), to include the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system. The test is meant to assess the operational readiness of the wireless infrastructure for distribution of a national message. (Photo by Eva HAMBACH / AFP) (Photo credit should read EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images)


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