New Jersey Train Crash in Station Kills One, Injures More Than 100

Onlookers view a New Jersey Transit train that derailed and crashed through the station in Hoboken, New Jersey,

A commuter train plowed into a station in New Jersey at the height of Thursday’s morning rush hour, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others as it brought down part of the roof and scattered debris over the concourse.

Witnesses described terrifying scenes as the front of the train smashed through the track stop in Hoboken station at high speed and into the terminal, toppling support columns and creating chaos at one of the busiest transit hubs in the New York City area.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told a news conference in Hoboken that one person was killed on the platform by debris from the crash, and he said 108 people were injured.

Israel’s Elder Statesman, Shimon Peres, Dies at 93

Shimon Peres in May 2012 / REUTERS

Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres, a joint winner of the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize and an influential figure in Israeli politics for 70 years, died in a hospital on Wednesday aged 93, two weeks after suffering a massive stroke.

Trump Tells Netanyahu He Would Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu departs after meeting with Republican presidential nominee Trump at Trump Tower in New York

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if elected, the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the campaign said, marking a potential dramatic shift in U.S. policy on the issue.

U.S. Investigators Seek Motive for NY, NJ Weekend Attacks

A still image captured from a video from WABC television shows a conscious man believed to be New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami being loaded into an ambulance after a shoot-out with police in Linden

LINDEN, N.J., Sept 20 (Reuters) – Investigators were searching on Tuesday for clues to the motive behind the bombings and attempted bombings in New York and New Jersey over the weekend and to determine whether the Afghanistan-born suspect had accomplices or was radicalized overseas.

New York Bombing Suspect Rahami Captured After New Jersey Shootout

FBI officials stand amid site of explosion in New YorkFBI officials stand amid site of explosion in New York

ELIZABETH, N.J. (Reuters) – An Afghanistan-born American suspected of carrying out the weekend bombing in New York City that wounded 29 people and planting other bombs in New York City and New Jersey was in custody after a gun battle with police on Monday.