Suspicious package investigated in NY's Times Square

NEW YORK Mon May 2, 2011 3:51pm EDT

New York City mounted police look over pedestrians in New York's Times Square as police investigated a suspicious package on 43rd street May 2, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

New York City mounted police look over pedestrians in New York's Times Square as police investigated a suspicious package on 43rd street May 2, 2011.

Credit: Reuters/Mike Segar

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City authorities briefly shut down a street in Times Square after investigating a suspicious package on Monday which turned out not to be dangerous, the city's fire department said.

The city is on high security alert after the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan on Monday.

(Reporting by Michelle Nichols, editing by Sandra Maler)

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MajorVariola wrote:
Wait a few days.

Do you think UBL is Steve Jobs?
AlQ can’t work without him?

Folks in glass empires ought not fly drones

May 02, 2011 4:11pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
blakeman wrote:
Sure, AlQ can work without him. Historically, the Japanese worked without Admiral Tojo. Then they worked without Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Eventually, they found there work very unrewarding.

May 02, 2011 4:54pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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