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Governor: NYC blast has no ties to terrorist group

Police and military troops will fan across New York City this week in a show of force after the explosion that injured 29 people, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday, adding that New Yorkers and visitors will see “a very substiantal NYPD presence this week — bigger than ever.”

The heightened alert comes both as a result of Saturday’s explosion and because world leaders are gathering here on Monday for the United Nations General Assembly.

President Obama is expected to attend the annual meeting on Tuesday, the last during his eight-year tenure.

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