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Albanian National Sentenced to 16 Years for Attempting to Support Terrorism

New York, NY, 8/14/2015: Agron Hasbajrami, 31, an Albanian citizen and resident of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced to 16 years in prison for attempting and conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.  Pursuant to the terms of his plea agreement, Hasbajrami will be removed from the United States at…
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2 Former New York Students Indicted on Islamic State Terror Charges

US authorities said two former New York City college students were indicted on terror charges accusing them of plotting to help the Islamic State group. Munther Omar Saleh and Fareed Mumuni have been in custody since June. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn announced on Tuesday a grand jury had returned an…
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Do You Take Hurricane Evacuation Orders Seriously ? 286 Sandy Deaths !

  Do You Take Hurricane Evacuation Orders Seriously ?    Nearly half of the drowning deaths from 2012 Hurricane Superstorm Sandy were people in mandatory evacuation zones who died in their homes. “A lot of the drowning occurred in the evacuation zones, and so that just reminds us how important…
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How Vulnerable are the US Stock Markets to Hackers?

When the New York Stock Exchange halted trading for nearly four hours on July 8, it raised an important question: How vulnerable are the markets to hackers? That morning, United Continental had grounded flights due to a computer error and the Wall Street Journal's website went down, fueling theories that…
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NYPD to Hunt for Drones During Pope Francis’ Visit in Fall

Part of the plan to keep Pope Francis safe during his New York City visit is to create a safety net so tight that hundreds of thousands of rush-hour commuters might need divine intervention to get home. Counter-sniper teams, frozen zones for cars and pedestrians and radiation detectors are expected.…
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3RD PERSON DIES FROM LEGIONNAIRES’ DISEASE; TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES RISES TO 57 IN SOUTH BRONX

NY: A third death and 11 more cases of Legionnaire's disease have been reported in the South Bronx section of New York City Friday. Health officials said the third death involved a person with underlying medial problems. There is now a total of 57 confirmed cases of the disease. A third…
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OUTBREAK OF LEGIONNAIRE’S DISEASE REPORTED IN THE SOUTH BRONX

SOUTH BRONX (WABC) -- The New York City Health Department is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the South Bronx. Thirty-one cases have been reported since July 10, including two possible deaths. Health officials say they are actively trying to determine if the deaths are related to the outbreak.…
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New York Man Arrested and Charged with Attempting to Provide Support to ISIL

Arafat M. Nagi, 42, of Lackawanna, New York, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with attempting to provide material support and resources, namely personnel, to a foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).  The charge carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison…
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