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Imam behind New York City Islamic center avoiding New York, getting protection over security concerns
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The imam behind the proposed Islamic center and mosque near ground zero is largely avoiding New York City because of security concerns and is receiving protection from the New York Police Department, according to those close to the imam. More

Ontario to probe 'secret law,' G20 police powers
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A former Ontario chief justice will investigate the controversial law the province amended before the G20 — one whose amendment wasn't publicized and which police led the public to believe gave them extra powers to enforce security around the summit's perimeter in downtown Toronto. More

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Gainesville, Fla., charges Quran-burning pastor $200,000
for security costs

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Gainesville, Fla., will charge the Quran-burning pastor at least $200,000 for security costs, ABC News reports. And Pastor Terry Jones never even burned the book! The city says it was forced to provide direct services to the church. More

Real-time security cameras link New York City subway hubs
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About 500 cameras installed in New York City's busiest transit hubs are now feeding real-time images to the police department's security network. The transit cameras installed in Pennsylvania Station, Times Square and Grand Central station will be used to combat subway crime, search for suspicious activity and guard against terrorist attacks. More

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Bomb at Iranian parade kills at least 12
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Iranian authorities say a bomb exploded at a military parade in the northwest and has killed at least 12 people, wounding 70 others. Reports from Mahabad say most of the victims are women and children. The wives of two military officers are said to be among those killed. More

Keeping hospitals safe
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The natural question after Dr. David Cohen was shot by the disgruntled son of patient was how the man was able to bring a handgun into the hospital in the first place. And the answer is something the thousands of people who work at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore — and most any other big hospital — are all too aware of: There are no metal detectors, and the screening of patients and visitors is generally cursory at best. More

New York City women on edge after pair of ATM muggings
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In the city that never sleeps, detectives were investigating a pair of robberies at ATMs in busy locations in broad daylight. And now they have an image of someone to work with. More

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