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President Barack Obama claps during a press conference to nominate Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Native Janet Yellen Confirmed As Fed Chair

The Senate has easily approved Brooklyn native Janet Yellen’s nomination to head the Federal Reserve.

01/06/2014

The booking photo of Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis. (credit: Handout)

Quazi Nafis Gets 30 Years In Prison For Federal Reserve Bank Bomb Plot Case

Federal prosecutors said the Bangladesh native was in the process of trying to detonate what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb packed into a van parked on Liberty Street near the building.

08/09/2013

The booking photo of Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis. (credit: Handout)

Quazi Nafis Pleads Guilty In Federal Reserve Bank Bomb Plot Case

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, apologized, saying ” I no longer support violent Jihad. I deeply and sincerely regret my involvement with this case.”

02/07/2013

Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Economic Growth Expected To Continue This Year In Connecticut

A continued economic recovery for 2013 has been forecast for Connecticut by a Federal Reserve Bank economist who spoke to businesspeople in Stamford Friday.

01/12/2013

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Federal Reserve Bank Bomb Plot Suspect Indicted

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis is charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

11/15/2012

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Prosecutor: Nafis Sought To Attack U.S. Even Before Leaving Bangladesh

Just who is Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, the suspect in the bomb plot targeting the Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan? Prosecutors said he formed his plan to attack the U.S. even before he left Bangladesh.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis (inset) is accused of plotting to bomb to the Federal Reserve Bank in New York City. (credit: Personal Photo | Getty Images)

FBI: Federal Reserve Bank Suspect Inspired By U.S.-Born Cleric Al-Awlaki

Sources said officials want to question several people, including a co-conspirator Nafis talked to about the plot. That person was arrested Wednesday in San Diego on unrelated child porn charges.

10/18/2012

Sen. Charles Schumer holding up GAO report on "sham universities" that issue student visas Oct. 18, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Calls For More Oversight Of Student Visas In Wake Of Foiled Terror Plot

Schumer said the student visa Nafis obtained from a Missouri university is legitimate, but said his quick transfer to a university in the city should have raised a red flag.

10/18/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Terror Plot Is Reminder That ‘Freedom Is Fragile’

Bloomberg said this incident should remind New Yorkers to not become complacent.

10/18/2012

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis (inset) is accused of plotting to bomb to the Federal Reserve Bank in New York City. (credit: Personal Photo | Getty Images)

Authorities Paint Disturbing Picture Of Federal Reserve Bank Suspect

According to a federal complaint, Quazi Nafis was aware a bomb planted outside the Federal Reserve Bank would likely cause the deaths of many people, including women and children.

10/17/2012

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly

Kelly: Terror Threat Will Be ‘With Us For A Long Time’

While giving the FBI and other law enforcement agencies credit for thwarting a bomb plot against the Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the threat of terrorism will be “with us for a long time.”

CBS New York–10/17/2012