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New York emergency preparedness better than U.S. average

New York State ranks fifth in readiness for emergencies, states the National Health Security Preparedness Index. The five-year-old Index scores states ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a variety of disasters, from terrorism to natural disasters, to health security, and antibiotic resistance, writes Joe Dziemianowicz for the New York Daily News. Taken into account are […]

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TSA bomb-sniffing dogs, which are critical to the city’s safety, should remain, Schumer says

The Transportation Security Administration (the TSA) has suggested that local and state governments should pay for explosive detection dogs, as the TSA is underfunded, reports Alison Fox for AMNY. Senator Chuck Schumer and Governor Andrew Cuomo have criticized the proposal. There are 31 canine explosives teams in the U.S.; the largest one is New York City’s, […]

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Saudi Arabia must face U.S. lawsuits over September 11 attacks

U.S. District Judge George Daniels has rejected Saudi Arabia’s attempt to dismiss the lawsuits brought against its government by a number of September 11th family members in the case In re: Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 03-md-01570, reports Jonathan Stempel for Reuters. Judge Daniels said that he found […]

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