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NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu is being laid to rest Sunday. Liu and his partner were killed last month. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with WNYC's Stephen Nessen from the scene about what mourners are saying.
The officer and his partner, Rafael Ramos, were gunned down in an unprovoked attack on Dec. 20.
The statement by an unnamed foreign ministry official in Pyongyang comes two days after President Obama slapped new sanctions on the hard-line regime.
Search-and-rescue teams have recovered another four bodies from the Java Sea, bringing the number to 34 from the crash of Flight QZ8501, which was carrying 162 passengers went it went down a week ago.
NYPD officer Wenjian Liu will be laid to rest Sunday. Liu and his partner were killed last month. Cops from around the U.S. will attend, and questions remain about how they'll greet Mayor de Blasio.