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    New York City Beefs Up New Year’s Security

    They’re resolved to keep everyone safe. With Berlin’s recent truck attack on a Christmas market on everyone’s mind, the NYPD’s protecting against copycats with 65 sand-filled garbage trucks serving as barriers around crowded areas and thousands of officers set to patrol. Police say there’s been no specific threat, but that 2 million people are expected at Times Square festivities. Meanwhile, Australian police arrested a man when he got off a flight from London and charged him with making threats against Sydney’s New Year’s celebrations via social media.

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