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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo: 'Time for a societal deep breath' after cop slayings
N.Y. Gov. Cuomo: 'Time for a societal deep breath' after cop slayings

Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined calls Monday for a halt to angry rhetoric in the wake of the weekend slayings of two policemen by a gunman whose actions have threatened to derail progress toward mending relations among police, politicians and activists demanding law enforcement reforms. "I think it's time for a societal deep breath," Cuomo told WNYC radio. He did not specifically urge a halt to activists' demonstrations alleging police brutality, but his message indicated that protests should be put on hold at least through the end of the week, as should provocative statements from leaders on all sides of the issue. "Let's bring a moment of peace and calm,"...

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