2017 New York City attempted bombing
An attempted terrorist attack occurs when a homemade pipe bomb worn by a man exploded near New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal. Three people, as well as the attacker, are injured. The suspect, identified as Akayed Ullah, is in custody.
A suspect was in custody after a blast forced evacuations of the Port Authority and the Port Authority and Times Square subway stations.
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A fire breaks out at the 50th floor of the New York Trump Tower, killing one resident and injuring four firefighters. According to the New York City Fire Department, the building had no sprinklers. 2018-04-7 (Context: New York City)
A passenger jet suffers an uncontained engine failure during a flight from LaGuardia Airport in New York City to Dallas Love Field in Dallas, Texas. One passenger is killed. The aircraft diverts to Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2018-04-17 (Context: New York City)
Prominent New York LGBT and environmental lawyer David Buckel commits suicide by setting himself on fire with petrol in Prospect Park. He leaves and circulates a suicide note indicating his death is in protest against the use of fossil fuels. 2018-04-15 (Context: New York City)
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Celebrities Alyssa Milano, Michael Moore and Mark Ruffalo organize a "People's State of the Union"-themed concert on Monday in New York City. Common and Andra Day are scheduled to perform. 2018-01-26 (Context: New York City)