U.S. pushes back national wireless alert test to Oct. 3. The Trump administration has delayed until next month plans to send a message to all U.S. cellphones testing a previously unused presidential alert system that aims to warn the public about national emergencies, officials said on Monday. The test message was originally scheduled for 2:18 p.m. EDT (1818 GMT)on Thursday but is being pushed back to the same time on Oct. 3 because of response efforts to Tropical Depression Florence, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said in a statement.
‘Presidential Alert’: FEMA to test emergency alert system next week
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Washington (CNN)You’ll soon be getting a message on your phone from the President of the United States — whether you are a supporter or not.
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