Hawke's Bay Today
A Bangladeshi immigrant has been convicted of setting off a pipe bomb in New York City’s busiest subway station, disputing in court that he was supporting Isis (Islamic State) and saying he was instead motivated by anger at President Donald Trump. Akayed Ullah was convicted of supporting the terrorist group. The defence maintained he intended to kill only himself last December 11. His pipe bomb barely exploded but burned him in a corridor beneath Times Square and the Port Authority bus terminal. Sentencing is set for April.