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Obama to Lay Wreath at Ground Zero Thursday

Support for the president is up after the death of Osama bin Laden, a new poll shows.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal, AirTrain Risk Terror Attacks, Says Report

Millions who travel via the Port Authority Bus Terminal and AirTrain are vulnerable to attacks, says a report.

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NYPD Conducts 'Dirty Bomb' Drills on East Side

Hundreds of NYPD officers participated in emergency response drills that simulated a terrorist attack on Tuesday.

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Wall Street Banks Beef Up Security in Face of Al Qaeda Threats, Report Says

Security officials have reportedly been briefing Wall Street executives about a possible al Qaeda attack.

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Bloomberg Splits With Peter King Over Muslim 'Radicalization' Hearings

Rep. Peter King said in an op-ed he is planning hearings on the “radicalization of the American Muslim community.”

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PATH Tunnels Under Hudson Reinforced With Steel in Anti-Terrorism Project

The tunnels are being lined with inch-thick plates and will have flood-gates at either end, according to the Post.

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First Guantanamo Detainee Tried in Civilian Court Cleared on 284 Counts, Guilty on 1

A former Gitmo detainee who participated in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa was cleared of 284 charges.

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'Merchant of Death,' Viktor Bout, Extradited to New York City

Viktor Bout, a notorious arms trafficker, has been extradited to New York City to face terrorism charges.

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NYPD Program To Deter Terrorism Hit By Budget Cuts

Operation Atlas, which deploys heavily armed police officers to deter terrorists, can no longer hire overtime workers.

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'Terror Mom' Aafia Siddiqui Gets 86 Years in Prison for Shooting at Americans

Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui was sentenced to 86 years in prison on Thursday for attempted murder.

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Feds to Provide $18.5M for NYC Dirty Bomb Detection Program

The Manhattan program, which has been criticized as ineffective, is the nation's only dirty bomb detection system.

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'Ring of Steel' Wraps Big Apple Up in Surveillance Web

The city began monitoring an additional 500 Midtown surveillance cameras Monday, bringing the total to 1,159.

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Long Island Man Charged With Helping Finance Times Square Bomb Plot

Prosecutors say Mohammad Younis was one of several accomplices who helped funnel money to Faisal Shahzad.

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Ex-Bin Laden Aid Gets Life in Prison for Stabbing Jail Guard

Mamdouh Mahmud Salim received a life sentence in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday.

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Ground Zero Mosque Fires Twitter Team Over 'Anti-Semitic' Tweet

Organizers got rid of their Twitter team following a seemingly anti-Semitic posting.

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