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President Trump to declare 'National Emergency' over COVID-19

Washington - President Donald Trump plans to declare a national emergency on Friday over the coronavirus outbreak, invoking the Stafford Act to open the door to more federal aid for states and municipalities, according to reports.

Locust outbreak in East Africa spreads to South Sudan

The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years has reached South Sudan, a country where roughly half the population already faces hunger after years of civil war, officials announced Tuesday.

Federal judge blocks use of military funds for Trump border wall

A California federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from using $1 billion diverted from military accounts, including pay and pension funds, to begin border wall construction.

Op-Ed: We have a 'national emergency' alright — It's Trump

Washington - Yes, we do have a national emergency. Its name is Donald Trump, and it is a force of mindless, pointless disruption bordering on constitutional vandalism and abuse of power. For those of you who don't get it, you are seeing the start of a dictatorship.

Canada's oil industry declares national emergency as prices drop

Alberta - The Canadian crude oil industry has declared a national emergency after prices plunged to record lows. On Thursday, the price of Western Canadian Select closed at a record low just under $14 a barrel.

Trump promises 'a very, very big statement' on opioid crisis

President Trump went off-script this week, promising to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency next week. However, administration officials are now scrambling to come up with some kind of plan to implement Trump's promise.

AG unveils data analytics platform to combat opioid crisis

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today the agency is going to be using a data analytics platform to target pharmacists and doctors involved in the illegal opioid trade.

U.S. citizens must be better prepared for household emergencies

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has conducted a review to see how well equipped U.S. households are for emergency situations. It seems that too few people are ready for the next disaster.

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Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O Shaughnessy  commander of U.S. Northern Command and North American Aero...
Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy, commander of U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command, discusses the Defense Department deployment to the Southwest border during a joint news conference in Washington, Oct. 29, 2018.
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