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Donald Trump threatens imposition of national emergency over border wall issue

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose a national emergency which will empower him to go ahead with his plan to construct a barrier, concrete or steel, along the southern border with Mexico to prevent flow of illegal immigrants into the country.

Trump Wednesday said imposing a national emergency is the last option and threatened to use it if the Democrats do not allocate USD 5.7 billion funding for his controversial US-Mexico border wall plan.He argued that the current situation, wherein people are entering the country illegally and there is a massive smuggling of drugs, poses a national security threat."I have the absolute right to impose national emergency if I want," Trump said. 

10 dead in car bombing at police academy in Colombia capital Bogota

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Trump nominates 3 Indian Americans to key administration posts

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Indian-American Raja Krishnamoorthi appointed to key US House committee

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