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N.Y. pleads for extra funds to bolster terror defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing extra police costs of nearly $1 million a day, New York City officials are pushing the White House for a new homeland security spending formula that would get them more of the $900 million they're seeking.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg met Wednesday with President Bush and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, arguing the city has gotten only a fraction of the money it needs to protect what is arguably the country's most high-profile target for terrorism.