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NYC official says tourney not targeted

Updated: July 16, 2014, 3:47 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- A top New York City police official said Wednesday there are no credible terror threats for the upcoming US Open despite the tournament being named a potential target by an al-Qaeda group.

Rebecca Weiner, the NYPD's director of intelligence analysis, said at a briefing that the Queens venue was suggested as a target in the most recent edition of Inspire magazine. That's the English-language online publication of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

Weiner said the magazine ...

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