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Charlie Hebdo: what next for magazine one year after attack?

“A year on from the Charlie Hebdo attack, the satirical magazine’s circulation has risen tenfold but surviving staff are haunted by trauma, plagued by death threats and divided by internal squabbles,” writes David Chazan of the Telegraph on January 3 2016. The article discusses the surviving members of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, who were attacked by terrorists […]

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Retired FDNY fireboat “Fire Fighter” reborn as floating museum

Jim Merritt wrote in the January 2, 2016 edition Newsday about the retired FDNY fireboat Fire Fighter’s rebirth as a museum. Fire Fighter relocated from New York City to Greenport after its retirement in 2010. The boat, which was state-of-the-art in 1938, pumped water onto the burning World Trade Center during the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

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T.S.A. Moves Closer to Rejecting Some State Driver’s Licenses for Travel

“As soon as next year, a driver’s license may no longer be enough for airline passengers to clear security in some states, if the Department of Homeland Security has its way,” writes Jad Mouawad in the December 28, 2015 New York Times. Federal officials say they will soon decide whether Transportation Security Administration agents would start enforcing a 10-year-old […]

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