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Americans Set to Ring in New Year on High Alert

Americans will ring in the New Year on Wednesday with celebrations from New York’s Times Square to the Strip in Las Vegas as warplanes patrol overhead due to increased fears of terror attacks. Crowds of about 750,000 will watch the traditional ball drop at midnight in midtown Manhattan and a throng of more than 350,000 were expected in the heart of America’s gambling capital as the nation is on a heightened security alert. The skies above New York and Las Vegas will be patrolled by warplanes after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security raised the nation’s terror alert to its second highest level 10 days ago. And New York, Las Vegas, Chicago and Washington are also subject to flight restrictions. Full Story

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