Los Angeles Times, former Beijing bureau chief; author Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

In wake of bombing, New Yorkers are increasingly seeing threats in the trash left on the street

latimes.com — One of the suspicious objects turned out to be a typewriter. Another was a bundle of cardboard tubes from rolls of paper towels. There was a battery charger. A discarded modem. A stool. An empty suitcase. Then there was the strange object found on 27th Street that was made out of a pressure cooker.

New York bombing suspect was at home in the American melting pot - until he met a girl named Maria

latimes.com — Ahmad Rahami 's troubles with his family and his identity may have begun when he met a girl named Maria. The 28-year-old suspect in a string of bombings grew up in a perfect corner of the American melting pot. Elmora Avenue was awash in languages and cultures.

Darkened Screen: Constraints on Foreign Journalists in China

pen.org — Join PEN America, the Overseas Press Club, and former China news correspondents for an illuminating conversation about the challenges - from intimidation of sources to withheld visas - facing foreign correspondents and their media organizations trying to report from inside the world's most populous country.

Homeless and jobless - and a hero for discovering a bomb

latimes.com — Homeless and jobless, 50-year-old Lee Tyrone Parker thought he had finally stumbled onto a bit of luck when he and a friend, Ivan White, found a new backpack sitting on top of a garbage can. It was Sunday night during halftime of the National Football League game.

Suspect in NY-area bombings had traveled to Afghanistan and Pakistan

stripes.com — NEW YORK (Tribune News Service) - The suspect in a series of bombs planted in New York and New Jersey was arrested after a dramatic shootout Monday, as investigators sought to understand how the 28-year-old Afghanistan native was radicalized and whether authorities should have been more alert to the threat he posed.

Ahmad Khan Rahami's Pakistani wife intercepted in United Arab Emirates

bostonherald.com — NEW YORK - The suspect in a series of bombs planted in New York and New Jersey was arrested after a dramatic shootout Monday, as investigators sought to understand how the 28-year-old Afghanistan native was radicalized and whether authorities should have been more alert to the threat he posed.

Suspect in NY-area bombings had traveled to Afghanistan and Pakistan

annistonstar.com — NEW YORK - The suspect in a series of bombs planted in New York and New Jersey was arrested after a dramatic shootout Monday, as investigators sought to understand how the 28-year-old Afghanistan native was radicalized and whether authorities should have been more alert to the threat he posed.

Man arrested in New York and New Jersey bombings after a shootout with police - SentinelSource.com: Mcclatchy

sentinelsource.com — Two officers were shot, one in the vest and one in the hand, Bollwage said. He did not have more details about their condition. "They have apprehended him," Linden Mayor Derek Armstead said in a brief interview with a WABC-TV reporter. "He has been injured.

Attacks in 3 States Stir Debate About the Semantics of 'Terrorism'

governing.com — A series of seemingly random, mostly amateurish attacks in New York and Minnesota caused mostly minor injuries over the weekend, but may have added new strains to the country's political fabric. The most serious incident took place in a shopping mall in St.

Photographer who found bomb: 'You see a lot of junk on the street in New York'

latimes.com — Jane Schreibman got a telephone call about 10 p.m. Saturday asking whether she was all right. Until then, the photographer hadn't realized that a bomb had exploded on 23rd Street, just four blocks from her apartment, so she bolted downstairs to take a look at what was going on.
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Sep 29, 2016

This app fuels the illicit trade of dumplings and pork knuckles in Southern California LAT  http://bit.ly/2dGtp1E 

Sep 28, 2016

Psychology of terror-- New Yorkers seeing bombs, real and imagined, in the shadows and inundating 911 with calls LAT  http://fw.to/C7HR1cO 

Sep 28, 2016

RT @KagroX: I didn't pay taxes because you would have squandered it. https://t.co/bMcyXlnHcC

Sep 27, 2016

Did Trump really suggest that China should invade North Korea?  http://wapo.st/2d6Tkg5 

Sep 27, 2016

RT @RadioFreeTom: He could have freaked out and praised Satan in Aramaic and it wouldn't matter to his "target audience." https://t.co/xv9tM12fKB

Sep 25, 2016

Anarchists, Puerto Ricans, Croatians Too: Nearly Everyone’s Attacked NYC  http://thebea.st/2ctwDQV  via @thedailybeast

Sep 25, 2016

RT @eosnos: Debate q idea, inspired by Gary Johnson’s encounter with Aleppo: “Mr. Trump, many people r wondering: what will you do about the Rohingya?”

Sep 25, 2016

New York bombing suspect was at home in the American melting pot – until he met a girl named Maria LAT  http://fw.to/GVzFg1F 


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