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Birds fatally crashing into glass railing at World Trade Center’s Liberty Park

New York Post 12 May 2021
Migratory birds keep smacking into a glass railing at the World Trade Center’s elevated park and dying, according to wildlife advocates ... Others said a reflective glass building nearby, 4 World Trade Center, is also a glimmering hazard for their feathered friends.
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Former AFL-CIO official tapped to lead Labor Department division

The Hill 10 May 2021
... the North American Free Trade Agreement ADVERTISEMENT ... I look forward to supporting the administration’s ambitious efforts to define and build out a “worker-centered trade and foreign policy,” Lee said ... The journal also noted that EPI is a frequent critic of free trade policies.
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Afghanistan: Pentagon deploys extra warplanes amid pullout

Webdunia 07 May 2021
The US military is sending additional warplanes to Afghanistan to protect American and NATO coalition forces, the US Department of Defense said Thursday ... The US military invaded Afghanistan shortly following the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, which primarily targeted New York City’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon building in Virginia ... .
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Muslim group releases bullying survey, gives recommendations

Gloucester Times 04 May 2021
And about 17% reported other forms of physical harassment, including having their hijab pulled on ... A 13-year-old Boston-area Muslim student cited in the report said during a class assignment about building types, one of his classmates drew a picture of the World Trade Center towers and depicted him as one of the terrorists ... .
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60% of Muslim Youths in U.S. Survey Harassed

Kayhan 04 May 2021
The Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization said about one-third of students also altered their appearance, behavior, or names to hide the fact that they are Muslim ... said during a class assignment about building types, one of his classmates drew a picture of the World Trade Center towers and depicted him as one of the terrorists ... ....
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State survey: 60 percent of Muslim teens mocked, bullied or abused

The Salem News 04 May 2021
And about 17% reported other forms of physical harassment, including having their hijab pulled on ... A 13-year-old Boston-area Muslim student cited in the report said during a class assignment about building types, one of his classmates drew a picture of the World Trade Center towers and depicted him as one of the terrorists ... .
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How this 100-year-old agency shaped and at times disgraced the region

NJ dot com 01 May 2021
Its most iconic buildings were the World Trade Center Twin Towers and tower that replaced them after the Sept ... Funding to build the World Trade Center transit hub, to repair and make infrastructure more resilient since Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and some federal coronavirus funds for airports are among the few times the authority turned to outside aid.
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Port Authority commemorates 100 years with tiny time capsule, soaring infrastructure

NJ dot com 30 Apr 2021
Bi-state residents of the next century might better judge the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey by the World Trade Center campus buildings around the monument, and other new construction, which by the authority’s 200th anniversary, may be historic icons ... arts center.
photo: USMC / Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
File -  U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment run toward a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462 in Gurjat, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 28, 2013.
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Al Qaeda promises 'war on all fronts' against America as Biden pulls out of Afghanistan

CNN 30 Apr 2021
Thick smoke rises over the New York City skyline after the World Trade Center towers were downed by terrorists on September 11, 2001 ... It was the first plane that hit the World Trade Center ... Marcy Borders stands covered in dust as she takes refuge in an office building after one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed.
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Ten years later, Obama and McRaven discuss the meaning of the mission to kill bin Laden

Stars and Stripes 30 Apr 2021
Earlier this week, the two men at the center of ordering and overseeing the raid — former president Barack Obama and Ret ... In the days after the raid, Obama recalled meeting with a 14-year-old girl who had lost her father in the World Trade Center attack when she was 4.
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Empire State Building, a symbol of optimism and resilience, turns 90

The Leader 29 Apr 2021
Everyone wanted to build the World's Tallest Building ... It was superseded in 1971 by the World Trade Center, temporarily regained its title as New York's tallest in 2001 when the towers fell, and has been since topped by the new One World Trade Center, and by dozens of other buildings from Dubai to Mecca.
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German foreign minister assures Kabul of support after troops leave

Ghana News Agency 29 Apr 2021
"Germany remains a reliable partner on the side of the people in Afghanistan," Maas said after his arrival ... The United States as the largest troop provider had previously decided bring its soldiers home by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon building ... GNA. .
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Do you know the real names of these famous landmarks?

RTE 28 Apr 2021
They say that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, which is just as well, because many of world’s premier marvels have official titles you may not even have heard of ... The Willis Tower in Chicago was the tallest building in the world on completion in 1973, beating out New York-based compatriot The World Trade Center.
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This week in history

The Philadelphia Tribune 27 Apr 2021
... World Trade Center in New York City ... The unfinished One World Trade Center overtakes the Empire State building to become the tallest building in New York.
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Port Authority is still losing big money due to COVID, but there are some signs of hope

NJ dot com 22 Apr 2021
There’s some light at the end of the tunnel for Port Authority’s recovery this year from the passenger and traffic declines caused by the coronavirus ... Traditionally, the Port Authority has been self-sustaining, receiving federal aid only for Hurricane Sandy resiliency projects and to build the World Trade Center transportation hub ... 2020 ... .
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