Baby girl born at World Trade Center transportation hub

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A baby has been born at the World Trade Center's transportation hub in Lower Manhattan. Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman says the girl is the first baby born at the transportation center's new grand hall, called the Oculus (AH'-kyoo-luhs). She was delivered late Wednesday by Port Authority Police Officer Brian McGraw, who's a trained emergency medical technician. In August 2015, McGraw delivered another baby girl at the World Trade Center PATH station. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Teenager Pleads Not Guilty to Carrying Out London Bomb Attack

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LONDON (Reuters) - A teenager who is accused of planting an improvised bomb on a London commuter train which injured 30 people pleaded not guilty to the charges of attempted murder and causing an explosion on Friday.


Panda-themed Adventure World express debuts in Osaka

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OSAKA – A Kuroshio limited express train led by a car with a panda face debuted Saturday in Osaka to lure tourists to Adventure World, the giant wildlife theme park in Wakayama Prefecture where the popular animals are on show. "I'm about to board the train and I'm excited," said Wakayama Gov. Yoshinobu Nisaka, who attended the celebration ceremony at JR Tennoji Station in the city of Osaka. The train's interior is decked out in a panda theme that's visible on its seats, doors and other areas, while the exteriors of some of the cars are covered with big images of the crowd-pleasing animals. The special train, which will officially enter service on Sunday, is scheduled to run until around November 2019. Adventure World is in the town of Shirahama and has five giant pandas in its animal collection, which includes sea life as well.


Philippine Ferry Capsizes With 251 Aboard

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MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine ferry with 251 people on board capsized during bad weather on Thursday off an island near the capital, Manila, a coastguard spokesman said, and media reported four people had been killed and 140 rescued.


Airbus Damaged by Artillery Fire During Clashes in Tripoli

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A Reuters reporter saw the plane, which was empty at the time it was hit, sitting in a hangar with a hole in its roof. Two other passenger jets operated by Libyan Wings airline suffered minor damage from gunfire during the clashes, which caused the airport to shut earlier on Monday.