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After New York police officers' killings, mayor seeks halt to protests
After New York police officers' killings, mayor seeks halt to protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio, trying to stanch the bitter fallout from the slayings of two policemen, called Monday for an end to angry rhetoric and protests alleging police brutality as all sides work to “knit our city together.” His appeal was one in a string of high-profile calls for calm following Saturday’s slayings of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, whose deaths have angered police union leaders and cast a shadow over a civilian-led movement pressing for police reforms. Investigators said the officers’ killer, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, apparently acted alone. New York Police Department Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce described Brinsley, 28, as “a very...

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