Paramedic Shawn Daniel lied about Boston Marathon bombing heroics

Shawn Daniel, a St. Louis paramedic who claimed he saved people during the Boston Marathon bombing, has been found to have been lying, report Eric Rasmussen and Erin Smith of WFXT FOX25.

Daniel’s story was that he rushed to the scene of the 2013 attacks to save victims. He showed a photo of someone helping the injured and claimed to be the hero in the photo.

The St. Louis Fire Department has given FOX25 Investigates a letter confirming that Daniel’s story was a hoax. He was not present at the Boston attack and helped no one there. The photo he tried to deceive people with was of a Boston firefighter.

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Spotify moving headquarters to 4 World Trade Center

The music-streaming company Spotify will move its headquarters to the ten top floors of 4 World Trade Center, reports Irene Plagianos in DNAInfo.

Floors 62 to 72 will be home to the company, doubling its current space at 620 Sixth Avenue. Approximately 1,000 new jobs will open up due to the move.

Spotify will receive up to $11 million in World Trade Center Rent Reduction Program credits for the move.

4 World Trade Center is now the first building on the World Trade Center site to be fully leased. It opened in 2013.

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Falling glass from hotel window shatters on Financial District sidewalk

Glass from a 23rd-story window in Lower Manhattan’s Millenium Hilton fell to the street on Monday morning, report Ben Fractenberg and Aidan Gardiner of DNA Info. No one was injured.

The sidewalk on Dey Street has been cordoned off in case of more falling glass.

An investigation has begun, but so far, the Department of Buildings did not name a cause.

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