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Mayor de Blasio, Commissioner O’Neill Deliver Remarks at the NYPD Police Memorial Day Ceremony

Mayor Bill de Blasio deliver remarks during the NYPD Police Memorial Day ceremony at One Police Plaza on Friday, May 10, 2019. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography. Mayor Bill de Blasio: Thank you. Everyone, when we see those floral tributes I think it’s one of those moments that brings home the greatness of…
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NYPD Commissioner Urges Congress to Help Officers, First Responders Still Dying from 9/11

NYPD Police Memorial Day ceremony at One Police Plaza on Friday, May 10, 2019. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography May 10, 2019 Op-Ed by City of New York Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill On Friday, May 10, the NYPD will add the names of 47 of our fallen heroes to the Police…
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Mayor de Blasio, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, and NYCHA Interim Chair and CEO Kathryn Garcia Hold Media Availability to Provide Update on Fire at Frederick E. Samuel Houses

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro visit the scene of a tragic fire in an apartment at the Fred Samuels Houses in Harlem, which killed 6 people, including 4 children, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography NEW YORK CITY STRONG - Office of the Mayor…
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Resiliency Plan announced to Protect Lower Manhattan From Climate Change

Comprehensive resiliency plan advances $500 million in capital projects and interim measures that will protect up to 70% of Lower Manhattan; for remaining 30%, recommends extending the shoreline into East River to protect Seaport & FiDi Mayor Bill de Blasio announces $500 million resiliency plan to protect Lower Manhattan from…
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MAIL BOMBS – FBI Director Christopher Wray’s Remarks Regarding Arrest of Cesar Sayoc in Suspicious Package Investigation

As the attorney general has confirmed, we have arrested Cesar Sayoc in connection with this investigation. As our investigation is still ongoing, I may not be able to answer questions about his background or about his motive. What I can say is that this was a nationwide investigation of enormous…
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Rockland County Man Charged With Manufacturing An Explosive Device And Transporting Explosives Across State Lines

Paul M. Rosenfeld planned to detonate explosive device on the National Mall on Election Day to attract support for “Sortition” New York, NY: Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office…
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Upstate Limo Disaster – Governor “the worst traffic accidents in the history of the state of New York”

Governor Cuomo: Sad news, we had a terrible traffic fatality in the Capital Region. Over 20 people deceased. It's one of the worst traffic accidents in the history of the state of New York. It is really tragic. It reminds us all that every day is precious. We take it for…
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Department of Homeland Security Launches First National Awareness Day

WASHINGTON— Today, the Department of Homeland Security will proudly host the national “If You See Something, Say Something®” Awareness Day. The “If You See Something, Say Something®” campaign is calling on citizens and national public and private-sector partners to participate in activities related to the campaign, including: Learning what suspicious…
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Presidential Notice Regarding the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Certain Terrorist Attacks

Washington, DC: from the President of the United States, Donald Trump.  Consistent with section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act, 50 1622(d), I am continuing for 1 year the national emergency previously declared on September 14, 2001, in Proclamation 7463, with respect to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001,…
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NATIONAL GATEWAY – Superstorm Sandy Coast Guard cuts ribbon on state-of-the-art facility at Station Sandy Hook

NEW YORK – Capt. Tim Heitsch, commander, Coast Guard Base Boston, and Mrs. Linda Papp observe damage to Station Sandy Hook housing, , Nov. 9, 2012. Papp met with members from Station Sandy Hook and toured the unit and housing, which sustained damage from Hurricane Sandy. Coast Guard photo by…
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Illegal Immigration Crisis – DHS Secretary Nielsen’s Remarks

WASHINGTON - Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen delivered remarks at the White House Press Briefing on the illegal immigration crisis at the southern border: SECRETARY NIELSEN: Good afternoon. It is my pleasure to be here because I would love to see if I can help explain some of…
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