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NYC beefs up protection after London bombing

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 LONDON (AP) --
   
The New York Police Department says it's moved extra officers, bomb-detection dogs and heavy weapons teams into the city's transit system as a precaution following the London subway bombing.
   
Department spokesman J. Peter Donald said Friday that the NYPD also is monitoring intelligence through a joint terrorism task force.
   
Commissioner James O'Neill said Friday there've been no direct threats to New York City -- but he says people should always be vigilant and aware of their surroundings.
   
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, says he's directed state law enforcement to increase transportation security at airports, bridges, tunnels and mass transit systems across New York.
 

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