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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon officials say they believe a top bomb-maker for a cell of al-Qaida jihadists was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria earlier this summer. The death of David Drugeon (dah-VEED' droo-ZHAHN'), a French-born member of the Khorasan group of al-Qaida veterans, would be a significant setback for the organization.

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the threat of terrorism is worse today than it was 14 years ago on 9/11. Cuomo marked the anniversary of the terrorist attacks at a memorial motorcycle ride kickoff at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. Cuomo says: "Don't kid yourself that the threat is gone. ... The threat is not over."

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — A local government official familiar with the investigation into the shooting death of a northern Illinois police officer says the officer was hit twice: once in his protective vest and once at an angle that allowed the bullet to enter his chest. Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Gliniewicz (GLIHN'-uh-wihts) was killed Sept. 1. Authorities are searching for three men.

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have released hotel surveillance footage that shows a police officer tackling former tennis star James Blake outside the door of a hotel in midtown Manhattan. Blake was mistaken for an identity-theft suspect that Police Commissioner William Bratton says looked like Blake's "twin." Bratton apologized to Blake, whose lawyer has a copy of the footage.

NEW YORK (AP) — CVS says investigators have confirmed that the company that manages their photo website was hacked this summer, possibly resulting in the theft of some CVS customer information. The drugstore chain's photo website has been shut down since July after the breach was detected. The photo sites of Rite Aid, Costco and Wal-Mart Canada also were affected.

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