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Dec 12, 2017

Crikey Worm: would-be terrorist bungles attack in New York

Good morning, early birds. A 27-year-old man has botched a planned terror attack in New York City overnight. Plus, the Prime Minister goes on a year-end whirlwind media tour. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Max Chalmers

Freelance journalist

Good morning, early birds. A 27-year-old man has botched a planned terror attack in New York City overnight. Plus, the Prime Minister goes on a year-end whirlwind media tour. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

FAILED ATTACK IN NEW YORK

A 27-year-old man is talking to police after attempting to set off a bomb in the New York subway. Akayed Ullah, who migrated from Bangladesh to the US, detonated what New York police described as an "improvised, low-tech" device near Times Square, injuring four people.

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