Times Square reacts to new presidential alert system


People in New York’s Time Square had mixed reactions to the new presidential alert system sent out nationwide.

“THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed,” the “presidential alert,” managed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, appeared on smartphones at 2:18 p.m. EDT.

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