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Hundreds Bid Final Farewell To Hero 9/11 First Responder Ray Pfeifer

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A funeral was held on Long Island Friday for retired FDNY firefighter Ray Pfeifer, who died Sunday of 9/11-related cancer at age 59. 599 more words

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Sept. 11 Families Sue Saudi Arabia Over 9/11 Attacks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Hundreds of relatives of those killed on Sept. 11 have sued Saudi Arabia, joining many others who have tried to hold the kingdom responsible for the attacks. 222 more words

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What Dedicated Broadband Can Do For Public Safety

Fifteen years after 9/11, America’s first responders continue to be hampered by wireless communications systems that are incompatible and unreliable. As a result, they are often unable to share critical information. 987 more words

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Congress Overrides Obama's Veto Of Bill Allowing 9/11 Families To Sue Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged backing of the attackers, handing Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency. 1,264 more words

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A look back at the September 11th attacks

A look back at some of the defining images from the attacks on September 11, 2001. 8 more words

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Suspect in Florida mosque fire made anti-Islamic Facebook posts

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – About two months before Joseph Michael Schreiber allegedly tried to burn down a mosque sometimes attended by Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, he posted on Facebook that “All Islam is radical” and that all Muslims should be treated as terrorists and criminals. 838 more words

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