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NYC Boosts Subway Security, Cites 'Specific Threat'

New York City is increasing security on its subways after receiving what Mayor Mike Bloomberg calls a specific threat to mass transit in the coming days. At a press conference Thursday, he made note of an unusual "level of specificity" and said the threat originated overseas.

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Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.
Robert Smith is a host for NPR's Planet Money where he tells stories about how the global economy is affecting our lives.
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