Trump marks 9/11 with threat to 'savage killers'

Trump marks 9/11 with threat to ‘savage killers

President Trump and First Lady Melania stood for a moment of silence outside the White House in a ceremony commemorating the moment of 9/11 terror attacks.

Reflecting on a tragedy that still feels immediate to them, victims' relatives thanked first responders and the military, anxious for people affected by Hurricane Irma as it continued its destructive path as a tropical storm and pleaded for a return to the sense of cohesiveness that followed the attacks.

A JNF monument in Arazim Valley near Jerusalem, called the 9/11 Living Memorial, is the only monument outside of the United States that lists the names of all the victims.

Following the moment of silence at Ground Zero in NY, family members of the almost 3,000 people killed 16 years ago began reading out the names of those who died in the attacks.

Trump also offered words of comfort the many whose loved ones perished in the attacks.

"Our country came together that day", she said, the AP added.

The ceremony on the National Sept. 11 Memorial plaza in NY strives to be apolitical, allowing politicians to attend but not to speak. Said Trump, "Boy, would you have to take a hard line on this".

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump observe a moment of silence on September 11, 2017, at the White House during the 16th anniversary of 9/11.

Once again this year, Missoula is marking the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

And as devastating hurricanes dominate the news amid this year's 9/11 remembrances, one heartening byproduct is how citizens of every race and religion have helped each other in the recovery process - just as they did on September 11, 2001, and the weeks and months afterward.

Vice President Mike Pence is addressing the family and friends of the victims of United Flight 93 and the hundreds of citizens attending the somber ritual in Pennsylvania. "It's where I get my strength".

Delaney Colaio read names in honor of the three relatives she lost: her father, Mark Joseph Colaio, and her uncles, Stephen Colaio and Thomas Pedicini.



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