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Thursday, 31 December 2015 - 9:16
US warily eyes New Year's threats in cities abroad
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US authorities are monitoring investigations overseas of alleged plots by Islamic State operatives or sympathizers to launch attacks over the New Year's holiday period.

Officials at the Department of Homeland Security and other US agencies, however, said they were unaware of any imminent or credible threats by Islamic State or other militants to attack inside the United State or hit American targets overseas.

In New York City, traditionally the site of the nation's largest New Year's Eve celebration, police have seen no credible threat at this time.

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