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Cops converge on lower Manhattan train station after two suspicious ‘pressure cookers' found

2 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

Police converged on a lower Manhattan subway station Friday after two suspicious packages were found there, officials said. The items, which police said appeared to be pressure cookers, were found at the Fulton St. station near Williams St. about 7:30 a.m. Members of the NYPD Bomb Squad investigated...
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Lower Manhattan subway station evacuated; cops probe reports of 2 pressure or rice cookers

2 days ago   |   By CNBC

A report of the items at the Fulton Street station in the area of Fulton and William streets came in around 7:30 a.m. Friday
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Pair of pressure cookers shut down Lower Manhattan subway station

Pair of pressure cookers shut down Lower Manhattan subway station

2 days ago   |   By New York Post

A pair of suspicious pressure cookers shut down a subway station in lower Manhattan on Friday morning, according to sources and police. Authorities urged straphangers to avoid the Fulton Street subway station because of the suspicious packages, which were reported by a 911 caller. The station was evacuated out of “an abundance of caution,” a...
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state. Read more ...

Nearly 4 tons of marijuana discovered inside shipment of jalapeños

Nearly 4 tons of marijuana discovered inside shipment of jalapeños

A shipment of jalapeños from Mexico to the U.S. proved to be carrying more than just a spicy kick when Border Patrol agents found nearly 4 tons of marijuana hidden in the cargo. Read more ...

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

The 20-year-old was arrested after reportedly posting a video of a man shooting a gun on an Instagram account with a disturbing caption, police said. Read more ...

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

AUSTIN - Former Bears running back Cedric Benson has passed away at the age of 36, according to multiple reports. BREAKING: Former UT and NFL football player Cedric Benson... Read more ...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63 people killed

At least 63 people were killed and 182 injured after a suicide bomb blast at a wedding in the Afghan capital. Read more ...

Protesters set fire to town hall amid chaos in Indonesia's West Papua

Protesters set fire to town hall amid chaos in Indonesia's West Papua

Protests sweeping Indonesia's West Papua province have plunged its capital into chaos, with angry demonstrators setting the local parliament alight. Violence erupted after... Read more ...

Jets' Adam Gase takes blame for Avery Williamson calamity

Jets' Adam Gase takes blame for Avery Williamson calamity

Jets head coach Adam Gase admitted he made a bad decision. In Thursday night's preseason matchup with the Falcons, linebacker Avery Williamson was still playing late into the... Read more ...

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border

That's some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment of jalapeños, officials said... Read more ...

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The... Read more ...

Jets won't play Le'Veon Bell the rest of preseason

Jets won't play Le'Veon Bell the rest of preseason

Jets fans will have to wait until the regular season to see new running back Le'Veon Bell in action. Coach Adam Gase said Sunday night that Bell will not play in the preseason... Read more ...