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Dr. James Melius, advocate for workers’ health, dies at 69

James Melius, a  doctor who advised the sponsors of the Zadroga Act and assisted in the start of the World Trade Center health monitoring program, died on January 1, 2018 of a heart attack. Dr. Melius was 69, reports Richard Sandomir of the New York Times. Dr. Melius graduated from Brown University and the University of Illinois […]

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Homeless man hailed a hero after Manchester bombing admits he stole from victims 

Chris Parker, a homeless man lauded for helping victims of last year’s Manchester Arena bombing has admitted that he stole from them, reports Caitlyn Hitt in the New York Daily News. Parker stole a handbag belonging to Pauline Healey, who lost her granddaughter and was seriously injured by the bomb. His rifling through the bag was […]

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‘ISIS selfie’ at Met stirs NYPD probe

The NYPD is looking into the appearance on social media of men wearing ISIS logos taking selfies not far from both the Metropolitan Museum and One World Trade Center, reports John Annese in the New York Daily News.  Spokespeople for the NYPD said no credible terror threats relating to New York City exist at present.

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