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# NATIONAL EMERGENCY

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Johnson invites opposition leaders to 'work together' as death toll rises by 708 in just one day in UK
A leading pandemic modeller in the UK has said Britain had “painted itself into a corner” with no clear exit strategy from the coronavirus crisis.
Some US Republicans side with Democrats to block Trump declaring a border emergency
Trump tweeted “VETO” this evening in response to the vote.
16 states sue Trump administration for declaring national emergency to fund Mexico border wall
The case could work its way to the Supreme Court for a showdown on the separation of powers.
Trump declares national emergency to build wall, Democrats vow to fight the 'power grab'
The move will allow him to spend more money to erect barriers on the US-Mexico border.
US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits
No end in sight as federal workers prepare for fourth week of US government shutdown.
Trump warns that murderers and gangsters would spread across America if wall isn't built
In other Trump news, his former lawyer Michael Cohen is set to testify to Congress next month.
Micheál Martin says Budget 2019 must prioritise the homeless crisis
Martin said the government has failed to grapple with the issue, which continues to get worse.
'Out of control': National day of protest against housing and homelessness crisis to be held in April
Stakeholders have urged everyone to get involved in the demonstration next year.
'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden
The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.