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Queens man gets 30 years for trying to bomb Federal Reserve Bank
Queens man gets 30 years for trying to bomb Federal Reserve Bank
Police Cristabelle Tumola 8/09/2013 at 3:32PM

A Queens man who pleaded guilty to attempting to bomb the New York Federal Reserve Bank was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday. Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, a 22-year-old Bangladeshi national, first came to the U.S. in January 2012 on a student visa, residing in Jamaica. But his real intentions, according to authorities, were [...]

Chancellor to overhaul middle schools
Chancellor to overhaul middle schools
Education & Kids Billy Rennison 9/27/2011 at 9:08PM

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott announced recently his intention to open 50 new middle schools while phasing out failing institutions. “If a school is failing its students, we will take action and phase it out,” the Chancellor said at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development on Tuesday, September 20. “We cannot afford [...]