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The US Postal Service has reportedly used outdated systems for years that left the agency vulnerable to hackers and a potential $1 billion loss

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A person drops a letter into a USPS mailbox during Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus on September 7, 2020 in New York City.
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The US Postal Service has reportedly used outdated IT systems for years that could have opened up the agency to hackers and a "potential financial impact of over $1 billion," per a Motherboard report.
A memo released by the agency in July detailed the discovery, including that of "significant vulnerabilities that increase the risk of disclosure of sensitive information and potential impact to...
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US Navy scraps plan to fly fighter jet over New York City on 9/11 anniversary after it sparked outrage

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A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter participates in Rim of the Pacific 2010. RIMPAC is a biennial, multinational exercise designed to strengthen regional partnerships and improve interoperability.
US Navy Photo by Master Sgt. Cohen Young
The US Navy was forced to cancel flight training over New York City that it had planned for Friday, the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
New York City Emergency Management announced Thursday that a Navy F/A-18 fighter would be conducting a relatively low-altitude flyover of the Hudson River Friday afternoon.
The announcement...
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150 of New York's biggest businesses send letter to Mayor de Blasio urging him to take action to reopen the city

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a face shield as he speaks to the media during a visit to the Brooklyn Navy Yard where local industrial firms have begun manufacturing Personal Protective Equipment
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The letter, which includes companies like Warby Parker, Lyft, and Mastercard are calling on Mayor de Blasio to take action to reopen the city, stating that there is widespread anxiety over public safety, cleanliness and other quality of life issues."
The letter also included an action plan that was first released in July.
New York City will soon allow...
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