A jihadist plot to attack New York City including Times Square and the subway system was foiled with the help of an undercover FBI agent, officials say.
One man in the US and two others in Pakistan and the Philippines are under arrest and face charges of plotting the attacks which they hoped to carry out in the name of the Islamic State group.
One of the suspects allegedly said he wanted to create “the next 9/11”.
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Selena Gomez and The Weeknd have a longstanding tradition of wearing matching outfits, and they kept it up during a date in New York City on Saturday. The two were spotted strolling through Soho in black shirts and jackets.
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As someone who has watched two seasons of House of Cards, I understand that much of politics is sycophantic glad-handing with the enemy next to a tray of lightly sweating cheese cubes, carefully wheedling one another over low orchestral music and the tinkle of ice cubes in Scotch glasses. If it’s going well, there’s some elbow grabbing. If it’s going really well, some literal back-patting. Everyone hates each other.
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The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.
The FBI and the Justice Department obtained the warrant targeting Carter Page’s communications after convincing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge that there was probable cause to believe Page was acting as an agent of a foreign power, in this case Russia, according to the officials.
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For as long as New York City’s affordability crisis persists, potential affordable housing solutions will always be needed. In one of their latest competitions, Bee Breeders challenged architects and designers worldwide to submit their most innovative housing ideas in the New York Affordable Housing Challenge.
“This competition recognizes the responsibility of architecture and its discipline in a systemic issue entwined between the built environment, policy, economics, and culture,” Bee Breeders writes.
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Surfing is a freaking way of life. If you’ve ever met a hardcore surfer, odds are you wanted to swap lives with him, or at the very least become his BFF. That’s because these guys and gals live and breathe the lifestyle— from the way they style (or don’t style) their hair, to the beach “shacks” they call home.
And there’s an important lesson we can take from watching them live: All we really need to survive is a passion and a cozy shack to call home.
That’s the reason we love Surf Shacks ($60), a new book put together by the surf-centric blog Indoek and publisher Gestalten that chronicles some of the most visually pleasing homes of legendary surfers.
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Candice Swanepoel posted a sweet Instagram photo on Wednesday of herself cradling her five-month-old son Anacã.
The first-time mother stood on a New York City sidewalk fringed with snow after a storm that, according to the New York Times, left seven inches on the town.
Her baby looked cozy, though somewhat confused, in a white bear outfit, and Swanepoel smiled lovingly at him as she held him with one arm.
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