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Soldier survives head-on hit by subway train in St. Petersburg (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A soldier has miraculously survived a head-on collision with a subway train in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, sustaining only minor injuries and bruises after crashing into the train so hard that its windshield cracked. The bizarre incident occurred on Sunday afternoon, briefly disrupting St. Petersburg’s subway services. Footage and photos from the scene show a bloodied man in ...

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Japan executes ex-leader of cult behind subway sarin attack that killed 13 – reports

The former leader of Aum Shinrikyo, a doomsday cult that killed 13 people in a 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway, has been executed, Japanese media report. He is the first of 13 people set to be hanged for the attack. Shoko Asahara, 63, was executed on Friday, Mainichi Shimbun reported, citing government sources. Asahara, who was born ...

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Google’s Area 120 incubator aims to improve your NYC subway commute with Pigeon

There’s a new app coming out of Google’s Area 120 incubator that could help New York City subway commuters navigate the ever-growing number of delays. While the Pigeon app is already live on the Apple App store, it currently requires an invite code to access, so I wasn’t able to try it out myself. However, the Pigeon website describes it ...

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The cheek! Commuters bare bottoms for ‘No Pants Subway Ride’ (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 12:57 Hundreds of people braved wintery conditions on Sunday to celebrate the ‘No Pants Subway Ride,’ a yearly event which sees commuters forgo trousers on public transport. The comical event, which first began in the US, saw scores of people jettison trousers, skirts and shorts in favor of simply wearing underpants on their lower half ...

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‘Manspreading’ passenger punches woman on New York subway

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 18:15 Edited time: 17 Nov, 2017 18:18 A woman was reportedly punched in the face after complaining to a man who was “manspreading” on the subway. Sam Saia said she was on the N train on her way to work when a man sat next to her and spread his legs open. “He proceeded to ...

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New York subway ditches ‘ladies and gentlemen’ for gender neutral announcements

Published time: 11 Nov, 2017 20:58 New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority is replacing all “ladies and gentleman” references in its announcements with gender-neutral phrases. Passengers on New York’s subway and buses will now hear terms such as “passengers,”“everyone,” and “riders” in announcements and pre-recorded messages. “We’re fundamentally changing the way we talk with riders to give them better and ...

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Subway service from upper Manhattan, Bronx disrupted by debris

Furious commuters slammed the MTA Thursday morning after debris on the subway tracks slowed the commute from upper Manhattan and the Bronx, the MTA said. There were no trains on the 1, 2 and 3 lines between W. 96th St. and W. 42nd St. because of debris blocking the tracks at W. 50th St., officials said. “This is unacceptable,” commuter ...

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Man slashed in subway station was cut by same assailant in past

The victim of a razor attack in a Brooklyn subway station was slashed by the same assailant 10 years ago, police sources said Wednesday. The 27-year-old victim told cops he was entering the Nevin St. station in Downtown Brooklyn about 3:20 p.m. Tuesday when he spotted a man who slashed him a decade ago coming up the stairs toward him. ...

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Woman, 70, smacked in face twice on Upper East Side subway train

An elderly straphanger was twice slapped in the face on an Upper East Side subway after moving away from a stranger who elbowed her, cops said Saturday. The bizarre incident was set in motion Friday afternoon when the unidentified attacker boarded a northbound No. 6 train at the E. 68th St.-Hunter College station and sat beside the female victim. The ...

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Teen who lied about anti-Muslim attack on subway pleads guilty

The Muslim college student who lied to cops about getting attacked on the subway by drunken Trump supporters took a plea deal on Friday. Yasmin Seweid, 19, copped to falsely reporting an incident and disorderly conduct for the bogus claim. Seweid, of New Hyde Park, L.I., said hate-filled white men harassed her and tried to snatch the hijab off her ...

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