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NYPD officer killed by friendly fire is hailed as a hero

Oct. 4, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

MONROE, N.Y. (AP) — With bagpipers marching silently to the beat of a somber drum, a New York City police officer killed by friendly fire was honored at his funeral Friday as a hero and a dedicated, compassionate professional who put his heart into his work. Officer Brian Mulkeen, who was hit Sunday by two...

The Latest: NYPD commissioner chokes back emotion at funeral

Oct. 4, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

MONROE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of a New York police officer (all times local): 1:20 p.m. A hero's farewell has been given to a New York City police officer killed by friendly fire during a struggle with an armed man. Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill choked back emotion as he addressed...

For the 2nd time this year, NYPD gunfire kills 1 of its own

Sep. 30, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second time this year, a New York City police officer has been killed by friendly fire. Officer Brian Mulkeen was fatally struck by two police bullets while struggling with an armed man after chasing and shooting at him Sunday in the Bronx, Police commissioner James O'Neill said....

Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets US allies, too

Sep. 11, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has risked turmoil in the financial markets and damage to the U.S. economy in waging his trade war with China, America's top strategic rival. But Trump hasn't exactly gone easy on America's friends, either. From Europe to Japan, the president has stirred up...