Four people have been injured after a Bangladeshi man with a homemade bomb strapped to his body set off an explosion at a commuter hub during rush hour in NY. It serves more than 65 million people per year. Police spoke with Ullah's family in the borough's Flatlands section, CBS New York's Marcia Kramer reported. Fire officials said the report of an explosion came in around 7:19 AM. "They yearn to attack New York City".
"There are no known additional incidents or activities", he said, adding that police will be on high alert.
The incident occurred less than two months after an Uzbek immigrant killed eight people by speeding a rental truck down a New York City bike path, in an attack for which Islamic State claimed responsibility.
The bus terminal where the attack took place is the busiest in the USA, according to the Port Authority. "Everybody was scared and running and shouting".
Bus service to and from the bus terminal is being diverted to Secaucus and Newark Penn Station, where riders can catch trains. "A woman fell. No one even went to stop and help her because the panic was so scary".
Another New York police source says a man in custody may have set off a device, injuring himself.
The suspect, 27-year-old Akayed Ullah who had been living in Brooklyn, suffered burns to his hands and abdomen, and was in a serious condition at Bellevue Hospital Center. On a typical weekday, about 220,000 passengers arrive or depart on more than 7,000 buses.
In a tweet, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said President Donald Trump, too, had been briefed.
On the West Coast, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation authority asked law enforcement for heightened security along bus and rail lines as a precaution.
Trent Franks , R-Ariz., is expected to announce his resignation Thursday evening, multiple Republican sources told NBC News. Some people in Washington reportedly knew as far back as 2012, when Franks was mulling a run for the Senate.
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Germany and France were were also hit by snow, and flurries were even seen as far south as Venice in northern Italy. Planes have been grounded at Heathrow as heavy snow across the United Kingdom causes travel chaos.
Texas Democrats said Thursday that they won't give back campaign money generated from a fundraiser headlined by disgraced Sen. Senate came on the heels of yet another accuser coming forward with charges of untoward sexual conduct.
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John Mayer underwent an emergency appendectomy Tuesday morning, forcing the rocker to postpone a New Orleans Dead & Company show. People magazine reported that Mayer, 40, has been touring with the band, an offshoot of the Grateful Dead , this fall.
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Swann's wife reportedly ran from the auto and Swann emerged to follow her while yelling for his wife to return to the vehicle . WWE and 205 Live star Rich Swann has been arrested by police and suspended by the WWE after an altercation with his wife.
Yankees, Marlins in trade
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Trump said the United States has "thousands of people right now under surveillance", without offering more details. A large number of Alabama residents were in the audience at Trump's rally at the packed Pensacola Bay Center.
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