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Terrorist plot may affect student visa program
Central Alexa Altman 10/25/2012 at 4:53PM

The foiled terrorist plot to bomb the New York Federal Reserve Bank by a Bangladeshi national, living in Queens under a student visa, could extinguish the opportunity for future foreign students to attend school in the United States. Senator Charles Schumer called for the immediate passage of legislation increasing the oversight of student visa programs [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/19/2012 at 7:04AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 73. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Friday night: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to [...]

Neighbor of Federal Reserve bomb suspect speaks
Neighbor of Federal Reserve bomb suspect speaks
News Maggie Hayes 10/18/2012 at 2:10PM

The day after a Queens man was arrested for allegedly attempting to detonate what he believed to be a real bomb at the New York Federal Reserve Bank in lower Manhattan, a neighbor spoke out, saying he had no idea what was being plotted, just downstairs. The FBI said that Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/18/2012 at 8:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Thursday night: Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. EVENT of the DAY: Screening of [...]