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2 NYPD Officers "Assassinated" in Brooklyn Ambush

A gunman who apparently revealed his intent to "take 2 of theirs" on a social media site, ambushed and fatally shot two NYPD officers in their squad car Saturday, investigators said. Police Commissioner William Bratton condemned attack as an "assassination." The shooter, identified by police as 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, approached the patrol car at 2:47 p.m., took a shooter's stance, and fired several shots through the passenger side front window, the commissioner said. After firing on the officers, Beinsley shot and killed himself in a nearby subway station. Investigators believe Brinsley shot and injured his ex-girlfriend in Baltimore before coming to New York, Bratton said. The killings come at a time the NYPD faces scathing criticism for their tactics, and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has come under fire from the city's largest police union for what they see as the mayor's lack of support for the police department. Read »
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Imagine if producers and distributors and others start engaging in self-censorship because they don't want to offend the sensibilities of somebody whose sensibilities probably need to be offended.  

— President Barack Obama during his final press conference of 2014, in which he said Sony Entertainment made a mistake when it cancelled the December release of “The Interview” after hackers, believed to be at the behest of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, threatened the company and moviegoers.
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