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Jury Convicts Bosnia-Born Muslim in Plot to Bomb New York Subway

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A federal jury has convicted a Bosnian-born man of attempting to bomb New York City’s subway in 2009 for al-Qaida. Adis Medunjanin faces life in prison when he is sentenced on September 7. The jury found him guilty of nine counts of terrorism, including plotting to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan and consorting with al-Qaida. […]

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Jury Convicts Bosnia-Born Muslim in Plot to Bomb New York Subway

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A federal jury has convicted a Bosnian-born man of attempting to bomb the New York City subway in 2009. Adis Medunjanin could spend the rest of his life in prison when he is sentenced in September. The jury found him guilty of all nine counts of terrorism. Medunjanin’s attorneys told the court that he backed […]

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London Subway Strike Frustrates Boxing Day Shoppers

Posted December 26th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Subway drivers in London are staging a 24-hour walkout, making it difficult for thousands of shoppers out to take advantage of the traditional post-Christmas Day sales. The London Underground train drivers’ union is seeking higher wages for the drivers. They are angry that they have not been given extra pay and a day off for […]

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12 Punished in China Subway Crash

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese investigators say human error caused a subway train crash last month in Shanghai and 12 people have been punished in connection with the wreck. News reports from China say the government dismissed the chief dispatcher at the Shanghai Metro Line 10, on which the accident occurred. Eleven other managers and workers of the operation […]

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Wary Riders Return to Shanghai Subway

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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Nervous commuters returned to Shanghai’s subway system Wednesday, one day after a wreck that sent more than 270 people to hospitals. Transport officials in the Chinese city say a panel has been set up to thoroughly investigate the cause of the accident, and that outside experts will be consulted. They blamed the rear-end crash on […]

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More than 270 Injured in China Subway Crash

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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China says two subway trains have crashed at a station in Shanghai, injuring more than 270 passengers. The official Xinhua news agency said a train slammed into the back of another after a mid-afternoon signal equipment failure at a station. The report said most of the injured sustained bone fractures and head trauma, and said […]

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More than 270 Injured in China Subway Crash

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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China says two subway trains have crashed at a station in Shanghai, injuring more than 270 passengers. The official Xinhua news agency said one train slammed into the back of another after a mid-afternoon signal equipment failure at a station. The report said most of the injured sustained bone fractures and head trauma. Twenty people […]

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More than 200 Injured in China Subway Crash

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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China says two subway trains have crashed at a station in Shanghai, injuring more than 200 passengers. The official Xinhua news agency said one train slammed into the back of another after a mid-afternoon signal equipment failure at a station. The report said most of the 245 injured sustained bone fractures and head trauma and […]

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Shanghai Subway Crash Leaves Dozens of Passengers Injured, Bloodied

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese state media say two subway trains have crashed in Shanghai, injuring dozens of passengers. The official Xinhua news agency said one train slammed into the back of another as a result of an equipment failure shortly before 3 p.m. The subway operator, the Shanghai Shentang Metro Group, said more than 40 people were injured […]

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Shanghai Subway Crash Leaves Passengers Injured, Bloodied

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese state media say two subway trains have collided in Shanghai, injuring a number of passengers. The official Xinhua news agency said one train slammed into the back of another as a result of equipment failures. Photos of bleeding and apparently unconscious passengers were posted on Internet microblogging sites. There were no immediate reports on […]

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