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Mourners, members of the media and other gather at a memorial Dec 21, 2014, near the spot where two New York Police Department officers, sitting inside a patrol car the previous day, were shot by an armed man, killing them both. The assailant then went into a nearby subway station and committed suicide, police said. Photo: AP
Police officers and other mourners stand in silence, Dec 21, 2014, during a candlelight vigil near the spot where two New York Police Department officers, sitting inside a patrol car the previous day, were shot by an armed man, killing them both. Photo: AP
An NYPD arm patch rests with candles and flowers Dec 21, 2014, at a memorial near the spot where two New York Police Department officers, sitting inside a patrol car the previous day, were shot by an armed man, killing them both. Photo: AP
A look at the 2 NYC officers killed in ambush

A look at the 2 NYC officers killed in ambush

NEW YORK — Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were in their marked New York Police Department cruiser on a Brooklyn street when a gunman opened fire on them, then fled to a...

Pope Francis turns peacemaker

Pope Francis turns peacemaker

When Pope John Paul II arrived at the airport in Havana in 1998 for a first-ever papal visit, he said: “May Cuba, with all its magnificent potential, open itself up to the world...

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