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The blast - which took place at about 7am yesterday (8pm Singapore time) in the station at the Port Authority bus terminal, not far from New York's iconic Times Square - sparked commuter panic and travel disruptions. It serves more than 65 million people per year. The New York Police Department's bomb squad was deployed to the scene.
Authorities evacuated the Port Authority Bus Terminal after the explosion, snarling morning commutes and throwing Manhattan's midtown into disarray. "It was two distinct explosions seconds from each other".
Addressing the press on the matter, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the man acted alone and no other incidents have been reported.
A pedestrian named Antonio told Xinhua that he was really concerned that such incident might seriously affect tourism in New York City because people will be anxious about their safety and choose to travel to other places.
He added that there are no additional known incidents or activities at this time. "They yearn to attack New York City".
Authorities think Ullah intentionally detonated a pipe bomb-based device that was strapped to his body with Velcro and zip ties during rush hour, NBC News reported.
Alicja Wlodkowski, 51, said that she had been in a restaurant inside the Port Authority when she suddenly saw a crowd of people running.
WABC reported the suspect was in his 20s and that he has been in the United States for seven years and has an address in New York's Brooklyn borough.
Police respond to a report of an explosion near Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in NY. On a typical weekday, about 220,000 passengers arrive or depart on more than 7,000 buses.
At the White House, spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters, "This attack underscores the need for Congress to work with the president on immigration reforms that enhance our national security and public safety".
Greyhound and Airport service remains suspended out of Port Authority.
THURSDAY: Temperatures will take another 5°-10° dip across eastern NM, although, most of us will still be left with 50s and 60s. We stay seasonable with morning lows in the upper 30s and afternoons in the lower 60s through the beginning of the weekend .
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It's doubtful that LiAngelo Ball can land a big contract in Europe, but there might be some teams willing to sign him. It appears the main one of those options is to prepare the player for June's National Basketball Association draft.
Some of those details include lewd acts, including sexually explicit pictures, and even physical restraint. The suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday, Dec. 11, implicates current and former employees.
Verizon operates Yahoo , as well as AOL , which it purchased in 2015, through its Oath Inc. digital subdivision. Verizon has global distribution rights to the on-demand content, while the live games are USA -only.
However, Trump and LaVar Ball engaged in a war of words after Trump demanded that the players thank him for his help. A professional team in Lithuania has offered the Ball Brothers a job, but not the one they are looking for.
Dorsey essentially lost a power struggle with Reid. "All the people I talk to about Hue, they love Hue", Dorsey said Friday. That arrangement, while not uncommon, can cause problems when things aren't going well , as the Browns know all too tell.
There had been suggestions beforehand that such a punishment might lead to a wholesale Russian boycott of the Winter Olympics. The IOC sanctioned the country for running a state-sponsored doping system, one which undermined the 2014 Sochi Olympics .
"He has not been informed by them of the nature of the complaint and what it involves, Rush's lawyer told The Daily Mail ". For 35 years, Academy-award victor Geoffrey Rush has regularly performed at the Sydney Theatre Company (STC) in Australia.
Google pulls YouTube from Amazon TV boxes amid bitter feud
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Students shot at United States high school
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Russian parliament to bar all US media from accessing it
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Manufacturing growth hits highest level in 18 years
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Meat-loving Arby's buying Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.4B
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