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Saudi government inks more lobbyists as Congress could revisit 9/11 bill in lame duck

The Saudi Arabian government has increased its lobbyists to oppose the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) reports Catherine Ho in the Washington Post. The Saudis have hired Rick Hohlt, Flywheel Government Solutions and Qorvis MSL Group, in addition to Hogan Lovells, the Podesta Group, Brownstein Hyatt and former senators John Breaux and Trent Lott, who now lobby with Squire […]

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Bokoshe Fire Dept. plans to turn fire truck into traveling 9/11 memorial

Members of the Bokoshe (Oklahoma) Fire Department are planning to turn a 1969 Ford F-1000 Super Cab fire truck into a traveling 9/11 memorial, reports Zuzanna Sitek of KFSM. It will be called the 9/11 Memorial Fire Truck Engine 343. Three hundred and forty-three FDNY firefighters were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The […]

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City launches new website to inform residents about terror strikes

A new website aims to inform New York City residents of potential terrorist attacks and other emergencies and teach them to plan for their safety, reports Paul Liotta in the Staten Island Advance. PlanNowNYC is a joint project of the City’s Emergency Management Office, the FDNY, the NYPD, the MTA and the Health Department.

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