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Terrorists Are Still Obsessed With New York City

One person is in custody after Monday’s explosion. Three people suffered minor injuries.
Source: Edward Tobin / Reuters

Updated at 11:07 a.m. ET

A man wearing an improvised explosive device caused an explosion Monday in a New York subway tunnel near Times Square, authorities said. The state’s governor told New Yorkers what they already know: attacks like this one are inevitable in a city that is a permanent target for anti-American terrorists.

“This is New York,” Andrew Cuomo, the New York state governor, said Monday. “The reality is that we are a target by many who would like to make a statement against democracy, against freedom. We have the Statue of Liberty in our

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