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Trump vows to terminate US green card lottery after New York attack

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would end the popular US green card lottery after a radicalized Uzbek man who entered the country under the program killed eight people in New York. "I am starting the process of terminating the diversity lottery program," Trump told reporters. "We have to do what's right to protect our citizens," he told reporters. "We will get rid of this lottery program as soon as possible." The 1990 program awards US permanent resident visas to around 50,000 applicants…

New York attacker linked to IS, ‘radicalized domestically’

NEW YORK: The pickup truck driver who plowed down a New York cycle path, killing eight people, in the city's worst attack since September 11, was associated with the Islamic State group but "radicalized domestically," the state's governor said on Wednesday. The driver, identified as Uzbek national named Sayfullo Saipov, mowed down pedestrians and cyclists over a mile-long stretch of the bike path Tuesday in an exclusive neighborhood of Lower's Manhattan's West Side, where children and their parents were preparing to…