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Bomb scare shuts down New York's George Washington Bridge, triggers transit collapse

26 days ago   |   By RT

The iconic George Washington Bridge in New York City has been briefly shut down on both levels and in both directions, triggering serious traffic jams, as authorities rushed to investigate reports of a “suspicious object.”
Police closed down the upper level of the double-decked suspension bridge spanning the Hudson River shortly after 9pm following reports of a strange object found on the New Jersey side of the bridge. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department called in the Bergen County Bomb Squad to investigate the matter.
Update: Upper and lower levels of the GWB are...
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George Washington Bridge shut down after report of pipe bomb

George Washington Bridge shut down after report of pipe bomb

26 days ago   |   By New York Post

A report of a pipe bomb shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge in both directions on Thursday evening, authorities said. The pipe bomb was reported to be on the New Jersey side of the bridge soon after 9 p.m., cops said. Bergen County Police and the Port Authority Police were investigating...
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Maine mother rubbed drugs on daughter's gums before her death, court...

Maine mother rubbed drugs on daughter's gums before her death, court documents say

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Hospice nurse accused of stealing morphine from dying veterans

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Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

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President Trump reveals new national security advisor choice

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A company will pay a Stephen King fan $1,300 to watch 13 of his scariest...

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Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child pornography investigation...

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Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

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Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

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Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

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