- Associated Press - Friday, September 15, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says it has 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 is monitoring intelligence through a joint terrorism task force.

Commissioner James O’Neill says there have been no direct threats to New York City, but people should always be vigilant and aware of their surroundings.

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Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s directed state law enforcement to increase transportation security at airports, bridges, tunnels and mass transit systems across New York.

In London, a homemade bomb exploded on a packed subway train during Friday morning’s rush, leaving more than 20 people injured.

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