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Terror threat against NYC credible

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NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a terror threat against the city is credible but not corroborated.

U.S. officials said Thursday they were investigating a detailed al-Qaida car bomb plot aimed at bridges or tunnels in New York or Washington.

Bloomberg says the New York Police Department is deploying additional resources to keep residents safe ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks on Sunday. He says the city's 9/11 observance will go ahead as planned.

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says he's increasing the towing of illegally parked cars.

Law enforcement officials in Washington say they are working to corroborate a terrorism threat against the city.

James McJunkin, the assistant director in charge of the FBI's Washington field office, said that his agents aren't seeking any particular individuals.

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