A Bangladeshi man with a homemade bomb strapped to his body set off an explosion at a New York commuter hub during rush hour, wounding himself and three others in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called an attempted terrorist attack.
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U.S. military must accept transgender recruits by Jan. 1, judge rules
Transgender recruits will be able to join the U.S. military as of Jan. 1, a federal judge ruled on Monday, denying a request by President Donald Trump's administration to enforce his ban on transgender troops while the government appeals an order blocking it.
Nuclear plan backer denies Inauguration Day text with top Trump aide
A company promoting a plan for the United States and Russia to jointly build nuclear reactors in the Middle East denied in a letter made public on Monday that its director received an Inauguration Day text message from incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn saying the project was "good to go."
California wildfire rages, threatens communities
Crews battling a massive wind-driven California wildfire that has torched nearly 1,000 buildings and charred an area larger than New York City on Monday struggled to protect communities menaced by flames along the state's scenic coastline.
Chef Batali exits company, TV show after sex harassment accusations
Celebrity chef Mario Batali said on Monday that he has stepped away from his restaurant company and ABC said it asked him to step aside as co-host of a daytime food and talk show after he was accused of sexual harassment in a report by an online food trade publication.
Verizon to pay $2.25 billion to NFL for five-year streaming deal: source
Verizon Communications Inc will pay around $2.25 billion for a five-year partnership with the National Football League that allows users to stream games on its Yahoo and go90 platforms as well as on mobile devices, a source told Reuters on Monday.
Hackers hit U.S., Russian banks in ATM robbery scam: report
A previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly $10 million from at least 18 mostly U.S. and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said on Monday.
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