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In Wake of Global Warnings, NYPD Boosts Local Security

Additional officers around iconic locations, worship sites.
Amid global travel warnings issued by the U.S. State Department and the closure of several embassies in the Muslim world, the New York Police Department has heightened security around the city. Additional officers have been assigned to patrol houses of worship, as well as iconic local sites, including the Empire State Building and the World Trade Center, according to the Associated Press.