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Posted: February 20, 2014 at 5:22 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “There are some who suggest that only federal agencies should handle terrorism cases, or that the terrorism threat from radicalized citizens is, perhaps, overstated. I strongly disagree.” Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., after a man accused of building bombs to wage holy war in New York City pleaded guilty to a rare state level terrorism charge

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