The final prosecution witness in the so-called Chelsea bomber trial tearfully took the stand to recount being stopped at a red light when the West 27th Street bomb detonated shattered the windows of the car she was riding in. Tsitsi Merritt began crying as the jury was shown a video of the white Toyota Prius that Merritt, her son and friend were in as the bomb went off on Sept. 17, 2016 after, prosecutors say, Ahmad Rahimi, 29, placed a series of bombs in Chelsea and in Seaside, NJ.
In a dramatic two-and-a-half-hour closing argument, a federal prosecutor told jurors of accused “Chelsea bomber” Ahmad Rahimi, “He built these bombs for months with guidance from terror organizations…it is nothing short of a miracle that no one died in this attack.”“Who did these things? This man did these things, the defendant Ahmad Khan Rahimi conducted these bombings… with evil in his heart,” assistant US attorney Emil Bove said standing mere inches from Rahimi.
A federal judge in New Jersey will consider whether to dismiss corruption charges against Sen. Bob Menendez after prosecutors likely rest their case Wednesday. Defense lawyers filed a motion over the summer arguing that charges should be dropped against the Democrat on the grounds of a 2016 Supreme Court ruling that narrowed the legal definition of “official act” when it comes to corruption charges.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".