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16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a statement Monday saying the suit alleges ...

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White House defends Trump’s emergency declarations amid lawsuits, political battles

WASHINGTON – The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border and sought to clarify his contradictory statements about its necessity, marking the start of what’s expected to be a drawn-out ...

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Emergency home heating help available

Eligible low-income New Yorkers who are in danger of having their heat shut off or running out of fuel can now apply for emergency Home Energy Assistance Program benefits. The program, which is overseen by the state Office of Temporary ...

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Report: Emergency SCOTUS terrorism plan needed

An emergency Supreme Court, made up of justices selected and confirmed ahead of time, should be created so that the Court will be able to function should four or more justices be killed in a terror attack, according to a new report by government continuity experts.

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Poll: Most consumers short on emergency savings

CHICAGO — Even after the jolt of the Great Recession, a new study finds that most Americans are not financially prepared for an emergency. A survey released Monday by financial data publisher Bankrate.com found that only 24 percent of consumers ...

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Erie bar creates succession registry

A succession registry is being created for attorneys to designate who should be contacted to handle legal matters in the event of an emergency. The Erie County Bar Foundation ...

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