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Breaking News: More Arrests In Times Square Bombing Attempt

The FBI is conducting raids in New York and Massachusetts, apparently in connection to the failed Times Square bombing. The Boston Herald is reporting that two people have been taken into custody and plenty of potential evidence taken from a home in Watertown (a suburb of Boston). They've also been spotted at two gas stations in Brookline (another suburb), The Herald reports that the stations are owned by one Elias Audy,

Fox News is reporting that the raids are not following the operational part of the would-be bombing, but the "money trail" that supported Faisal Shahzad. Further, Fox says that the authorities were seeking seven differnet people -- four of which have been captured.

It's also being reported that the arrestees are being held under "administrative charges," which means that the authorities are interrogating them without their having been read their Miranda rights.

One of those detained has been charged with overstaying his visa; another for remaining in the country after being ordered to leave.

It is not clear at this point what ties these suspects have to the Tea Party movement, but the story is still breaking. I'm quite certain that that will be revealed in due course.


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Comments (7)

"One of those detained has ... (Below threshold)
ODA315:

"One of those detained has been charged with overstaying his visa; another for remaining in the country after being ordered to leave"

Quick, time to boycott Massachusetts.

Obamas thugz waterboard wit... (Below threshold)
914:

Obamas thugz waterboard with the best of them! 'Get em' Barry', You only wish you could do this to the Tea Partiers..

Ha hahahahaah!

That shoots down "Walks On ... (Below threshold)
Stan:

That shoots down "Walks On Water's" and the drive by media's lone white male nutjob setting up the Times Square bombing charge.

Does anybody REALLY think h... (Below threshold)
Constitution First:

Does anybody REALLY think he was a lone whack-job? Anyone? Bueller?

Has anyone else noticed The Anointed One has that "sharks circling his inflatable raft" look lately? ;-)

Racist bastards! Bet they ... (Below threshold)
GarandFan:

Racist bastards! Bet they were PROFILING! When do the boycotts of Massachusetts and New York begin?

LA? San Francisco? You going to put up with this? Maybe you should extend your "Sanctuary Cities" to Muslim terrorists. Your citizens are sure to get a BANG out of it!

Oh c'mon. They are just mo... (Below threshold)
epador:

Oh c'mon. They are just more disgruntled folks with bones to pick about health care or defaulted mortgages. Its suppression of free speech time. Or is it oppression? I can never remember.

Get Real, will ya!

"One of those deta... (Below threshold)
Marc:
"One of those detained has been charged with overstaying his visa; another for remaining in the country after being ordered to leave"
All Pakistanis... sounds an awful lot like profiling- by the immigration dept. - to me.



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