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President Obama pays tribute to NY policeman

US President Barack Obama has paid tribute to a New York police officer who has died after being shot in the head.

Brian Moore, 25, had been in an unmarked car on Saturday, when he attempted to question a suspect who then shot him.

President Obama said "New York's finest had lost one of its own" and that officers like Mr Moore "deserved gratitude for a doing tough job".

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