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New York mourns police officers as officials try to knit the city together
New York mourns police officers as officials try to knit the city together

New Yorkers continued to mourn two slain police officers Tuesday as officials pressed the divided city to come together in their memory. “Please embrace those around you as a symbol of our belief that we will move forward together,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said before observing a moment of silence at 2:47 p.m., the time the officers were shot in an ambush Saturday. He repeated his calls for the city to focus on the officers’ families and called the slayings an attack on democracy and on every New Yorker. Earlier, De Blasio and his wife spent several minutes at the memorial that has sprung up at the Brooklyn site where Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were...

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