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For much of the morning, all trains, buses and traffic were disrupted; service around the Times Square area was shut down in the wake of the incident, which occurred around 7:20 a.m., just as the commute kicked up. He said there was "no credible and specific threat directed at New York City right now". Shortly after the attack took place , police descended on at least three south Brooklyn addresses connected to the suspect or his relatives.
  • Morning commutes could be 'treacherous' after snowfall

    Morning commutes could be 'treacherous' after snowfall

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    Plan ahead by allowing for extra travel time, and consider using public transportation and telework options. Winter Storm Chloe will spread snow across Pennsylvania, far southern New York and West Virginia into parts of New Jersey, Long Island and coastal southern New England through early Thursday , including the Philadelphia metro and New York City Tri-State area.
  • BLM Activist DeRay Mckesson Sues Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro for Defamation

    BLM Activist DeRay Mckesson Sues Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro for Defamation

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    McKesson had attended a protest against the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling , a Black man, on July 5, 2016, where he and several others were arrested. After the judge had tossed out the lawsuit, Pirro attacked Mckesson on her show. "I was found not guilty & I didn't direct any violence". But Mckesson says she wrongly described them as "facts".
  • Somalia's Shabaab kill 13 police in academy bombing

    Somalia's Shabaab kill 13 police in academy bombing

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    Al-Shabaab carries out frequent bombings in Mogadishu and other towns. According to a Reuters report, the bomber was in police uniform and blew himself up inside the training camp. The strike is part of a ramp up of activity in Somalia against the al Qaeda-linked militants, as well as Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters.
  • No consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pak tells ICJ

    No consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pak tells ICJ

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    Pakistan on Wednesday rejected India's plea for consular access to death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav at the ICJ , claiming that New Delhi wants to get the information gathered by its "spy". The Indian authorities had also been communicated in this regard, he added. The reply also states that Jadhav, who is a serving officer of the Indian Navy, does not fall into the purview of the Vienna Convention.
  • Scotland's weather: forecasters warn of ice and snow for the west

    Scotland's weather: forecasters warn of ice and snow for the west

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    Temperatures today will still be below average for the time of year - 3C (37F) in Edinburgh, 5C (41F) in London and 6C (43F) in Cardiff - but there will be a fair bit of sunshine in eastern and central England. STV's weather presenter Sean Batty said: "On Thursday morning there is a risk of a more prolonged spell of rain and snow affecting west central Scotland".
  • Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli relationship

    Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli relationship

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    In case you missed it, the subtle yet classic invitation came with a small sapling and I don't know about you but I'm sold at its sight. Our heartiest congratulations to Anushka & Virat. "We are truly blessed to share the news with you", Sharma and Kohli said on Twitter, posting pictures of the wedding ceremony. The couple will be hosting a reception in New Delhi for their relatives on 21 December, which will be followed by a reception for industry friends and cricketers in Mumbai on ...
  • Window falls from US Marines helicopter onto school grounds in Japan's Okinawa

    Window falls from US Marines helicopter onto school grounds in Japan's Okinawa

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    Tens of thousands are stationed on Okinawa - a relatively small island - and occasional crimes and bad behaviour by USA military personnel and workers have led to tension. "Just going outside makes me feel anxious". Takehiro Kamiya, the nursery school's principal, said Tuesday, "I don't want the prefectural and central governments to accept without question what the USA military says".
  • PM Modi must apologise, Manmohan reiterates this time in a video

    PM Modi must apologise, Manmohan reiterates this time in a video

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    Singh and Modi ran into each other earlier today at an event to pay homage to the victims of the 2001 Parliament attack , and greeted each other briefly. Meanwhile, Modi addressed another election rally in Ahmedabad on Monday, when his focus had curiously travelled from Pakistan to America, England before sermonised Gujarati voters the efficacy of Yoga while also invoking Kumbh Mela and EVM.
  • Botnet Creators Who Took Down The Internet Plead Guilty

    Botnet Creators Who Took Down The Internet Plead Guilty

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    Last week, Paras Jha and Dalton Norman, both 21, as well as 20-year-old Josiah White signed plea agreements with a U.S. district court in Alaska . One of the most notorious attacks came in 2016, after the botnet - Mirai's army of hijacked machines - set its targets on Dyn, an internet management company based in New Hampshire.
  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Not as cold tonight; cloudy skies through the weekend

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Not as cold tonight; cloudy skies through the weekend

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    It will be another cold night as temperatures drop into the upper 20s through the overnight hours under mostly clear skies. The high Sunday will be in the upper 60s. Temperatures on Saturday will be in the low 60s in the afternoon. There is a chance for rain in the morning on Monday , it will be cloudy, and we reach a bit above average into the low 50s.