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good morning, america. breaking news. for our viewers in the west. a massive manhunt underway for this suspect. linked to the bombings overnight in new york and new jersey. a backpack with five devices discovered near the tracks, authorities detain five people during a traffic stop at a new york city bridge. millions of commuters on edge. >> this is the nightmare scenario. >> the fbi and homeland security now investigating after a weekend of terror. >> explosion from a garbage pail. >> that blast on a crowded manhattan street injuring dozens. >> it was big, black clouds, like, smoke. >> another bomb going off at a charity race for the military in new jersey. and isis claiming credit for a knife attack in a minnesota mall. the candidates weigh in. >> we better get very, very tough, folks.
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>> we have to let the investigation unfold. >> as president obama and world leaders descend on new york for a meeting at the u.n. this morning. >> you will see a lot of police presence. >> 1,000 additional officers and national guard deployed. a city and a nation on high alert. and good morning, america. we are live for our viewers in the west with the manhunt going on right now for this suspect. 28-year-old ahmad khan ramami. this is the scene in elizabeth, new jersey right now. the fbi searching his home. he is believed to be the person seen in that surveillance video. that was chelsea on saturday night, and look at that scene now. an active crime scene in new york city. >> we also know at least four bombs were discovered in new
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jersey and new york since saturday. since the blast in chelsea injuring dozens and overnight, at least five people detained in new york who may be relatives of the suspect. the president has been briefed and is expected to speak sometime today. >> look at the live view of penn station right now. a lot of nervous people commuting this morning, and police here are on high alert. >> so many powerful people here in new york city right now. we have team coverage across the country. minnesota as well on saturday night. we begin with the latest on that suspect right there. abc's linsey davis is on the scene. good morning, >> reporter: lots of police involvement and activity still right here in this immediate vicinity. last night, the two men who found the backpack with the five explosives in the trash can, they said they initially thought
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fbi agents behind me. >> reporter: this morning, the fbi has identified this man. a 28-year-old naturalized u.s. citizen. people say he should be considered armed and dangerous. this on the heels of the latest finding of a backpack in elizabeth, new jersey, containing five suspicious devices. it exploded. around 8:30 sunday night, two men found a backpack stuffed with a wire in a trash can. just 15 miles outside of new york city. police say when the men noticed the wires in the bag, they immediately turned it over to authorities. and as police attempted to disarm one of the five devices in the bag, this happened.
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>> the exam by the robot, there is no electronic devices attached to the bomb or the suspected bomb i should say at this point. we cannot see under the package. but it does not expect at this time there are any electronic devices attached to it. >> reporter: the scare caused major delays for trains across the northeast. one amtrak train on its way to manhattan, delayed, stuck near trenton for hours. >> we're into hour four of a -- sitting amtrak train. relatively good spirits, i think, considering the situation. >> reporter: this as, at the same time, just 12 miles away, five people were taken into custody on the verrazano bridge. this was sunday night during a traffic stop, trying to drive from staten island from brooklyn. those five were potentially related to the bombing saturday night in manhattan. >> shut down the run. get them out of the boardwalk. >> reporter: and police in seaside park, new jersey, are still desperately searching for the person who left a pipe bomb
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to explode next to a charity race packed with over 1,000 runners over the weekend. >> i got some type of explosion in a garbage can. >> the race was delayed. due to a massive turnout, and the pre-timed bomb went off before the runners took off. fortunately, no one was hurt. authorities are in the process of removing a car from this location, and authorities are also saying that they believe that rahami may be related to those people taken into custody. robin. >> these breaks are coming after an extensive 48-hour investigation. brian ross is here with the manhunt for that suspect. good morning, brian. >> cameras and cell phones were used to identify the suspect. the search could not be more urgent to make sure what happened over the weekend does not happen again. >> reporter: the upper third of this surveillance video shows the moment of the blast. the smoke billowing out.
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the impact seen here from inside the lobby of a fitness club. >> explosion from a garbage pail. >> reporter: pedestrians fled the scene as police moved in. then just four blocks away, what this morning appears to have been a major break in the case. based on a tip from a local resident, police discovered a second, unexploded device. build authorities say, just like the one that did go off, a pressure cooker with wires and a cell phone attached. >> i walked right by here. there's a pot on the street with wires sticking out of it. and i think it's probably a kid's science experiment. >> reporter: the bomb squad used a robot to remove the device so they could examine it for fingerprints, dna and most importantly, the registration number of the cell phone, which officials say then led them to the suspect's father. >> right now, that's evidence for us. could be crucial to our case. >> reporter: today, police and federal as will be tracking all calls made through the cell phone towers near the blast site. >> off the cell tower, you can get information as to who called. and see who, you know, who may be calling each other.
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that sort of thing. it's going to be very, very important. >> reporter: also important, efforts today to collect additional videos from the dozens of surveillance cameras in place on this block. agents already have been studying the videos of residents walking calmly just before the blast. and then running for their lives afterwards. on the chance the bomber might be among them. authorities tell abc news one video in their possession shows a man leaving an object near the dumpster, which was the scene of the first blast. then that same man is seen at the site of the second bomb. >> it was intentional. it was a violent act. it was certainly a criminal act. it was a bombing. >> reporter: officials say they are also investigating whether that bombing ten hours earlier at a race in new jersey has any connections or similarities to the new york attack. the new jersey bomb, hidden in a garbage bin, was also triggered by a flip phone. like the ones in new york. although the bomb was constructed with led pipes, not a pressure cooker. >> what more can you tell us about the suspect can and the five people taken into custody? >> they are looking to be
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relatives of rahami, and they are being questioned by the fbi. where might he have fled? that's important information. they are not suspects themselves, but they will know about where this young man could be. >> they want to talk to him. >> detained, but not arrested. >> that's right. >> this whole city on high alert this morning. president obama is here, and mayor bill de blasio stepping up security as the world gathers for the general assembly. linzie janis is on the scene. good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, george. the blast site behind me still very much an active crime scene this morning. fbi investigators scouring it for clues. the mayor saying, there will be heightened security. and the mayor telling new yorkers to look out, expect armed officers across the city from the transit systems to the u.n. this morning, new york city on
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high alert. 1,000 additional law enforcement personnel deployed across the region. citizens urged to stay vigilant. counterterrorism officers, state and local police, and the national guard patrolling major transit hubs. >> we'll be doing enhanced bag checks. throughout the city. >> reporter: saturday night's blast caught on this surveillance video circulating online. sending pedestrians running and ducking for cover. >> a bomb just went off in new york. >> reporter: the 23rd street location, a bustling center of restaurants and night life. this surveillance video from a fitness club across the street, capturing the chaos. watch again as the force of the blast rocks the camera. >> there was big black clouds of like smoke. >> all of a sudden, we hear, boom! [ explosion ] >> reporter: so strong, it blew out windows of adjacent buildings and cars, sending shrapnel and glass flying. this woman bloodied and dazed. helped by a bystander. >> come with me. i'm holding you. okay? come with me. you okay? nothing's going to happen. >> reporter: first responders leading the injured, 29 in total, into ambulances.
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most of them going to hospitals. but all of them released by sunday. among the injured, brenda abero leaving the hospital. the pregnant woman says the blast lifted the car she and her fiance were driving from the street, causing him to black out. >> the baby's fine. everything is fine with the baby. a mild concussion i have. >> reporter: new york governor andrew cuomo surveyed the scene on sunday. he said there's extensive damage. it is very lucky no one died in this attack. george? >> it sure is. linzie, thanks very much. and joining us now, new york city mayor, bill de blasio. thank you for joining us. a terrifying weekend here in new york and new jersey. as we come on the air this monday morning, is the threat contained? >> george, at this point, look, i want to be clear. nypd is in a very high state of vigilance. we have beefed up our presence all over this city. as you heard, people have bags
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checked in subways, and you will see a lot of nypd presence at key sites across the city. i'm confident about what the nypd has out on the vestreets o new york city today. i think in the coming hours, we'll be able to say a lot more about what happened here specifically. we know a lot more than we did just 24 hours ago. it's certainly leaning more in the direction that this was a specific act of terror. and i think we're going to have a lot more to share with the people. what i can say right now is we need the people's help. anyone who has information about that situation, we need it now. >> and the new york police department from my understanding is putting up a be on the lookout alert, and they want to release a most wanted poster for this 28-year-old man. what more can you tell us about the suspect? >> we're going to have a lot more to say on that soon. but we want to public's help and as we're going to be able to fill in the blanks about what we know, it is going to provide the public some information that will allow them to help us a lot more.
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the important thing here, again, thank you god no one was seriously gy seriously injured on saturday. and, people, i think, were wonderful in response to the crisis that happened on 23rd street. people helped each other out. our first responders did an amazing job. in the coming hours, as we're able to put out more information, it's important for the public to fully participate in helping us find out what we need to know. >> we did have some people who were paying attention in new jersey last night, that were able to identify that bomb. yesterday, you were reluctant to call it an act of terrorism. are you prepared now to say it was? >> we'll say more in the next few hours, but it's definitely leaning in that direction, the more we know. >> what can you tell us about the five individuals detained apparently on the verrazano-narrows bridge last night? heading to maybe kennedy airport? >> there was a car that came to the interest of the nypd. that car was followed. they were pulled over. those individuals have been questioned. i'm not going to go into more
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detail than that. there's definitely a situation there where we're learning more information. >> and as we said, as well, you talked about the preparation because of the u.n. general assembly. you have president obama here today. you have got world leaders gathering, and a lot of nervous new yorkers. the police out in force. but let me go back to the original question. do you believe that there are more attacks possibly coming, or do you believe the threat is contained? >> i believe a couple of things. first, the amount of anti-terror capacity we have on the streets is extraordinary. we have the largest anti-terror capacity of any force in the country. you're going to see it. that is one of the ways to make sure there are no further situations. i think until we have pulled all the of the pieces of the case together, it's premature to say what might happen next. i do feel that we're getting information literally hour by hour. this situation is speeding up. i'm very confident we're going to find the individual or individuals involved based on
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what i have heard in the last hours. but i think we have more work to do. >> involved in chelsea, elizabeth, and seaside? >> that's an open question. but one, again, that a lot more information is coming in. it's still premature to say if there's a connection. in the coming hours, we'll be able to tell you more. >> mr. mayor, thank you for your time this morning. officials believe he was connected to all of bombings. >> that's right. we turn to pierre thomas. and former nypd commissioner ray kelly who is here in the studio with us. want to talk more about the investigation. pierre, what is the status right now on the investigation? >> reporter: good morning, robin. there's a growing belief of the bombings in seaside and chelsea are connected. here's what sources are telling many e. all three bombs used flip phones to detonate. there were some differences in design. the seaside explosive device involved pipe bombs tied together.
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a source tells me it was designed to detonate when the race began. the two bombs in chelsea on 23rd and 27th streets have signatures we have seen from bombmaking designs posted online, including in an al qaeda-inspired magazine. both chelsea bombs used christmas lights for wiring, and one of the bombs had a label on it for tannerite. that can be used and bought in sporting goods stores. that pressure cooker bomb was described as being extremely heavy, containing shrapnel to maximize injuries. >> the way you describe those bombs like that, that's how you are able to determine who could be behind it. >> reporter: exactly. the leading theory is this is a serial bomber beginning to work, but also some investigators believe he had to have help. >> ray, you ran the nypd for
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many years. what are you hearing about the investigation? >> i think they're getting close. we think we're going to get a conclusion very soon. the key is the cell phone that did not explode on 27th street. cell phones have a lot of data in them, and they will trace it back a new jersey, and perhaps it will be him or a member of his family. that led to the identification of rahami, and that will be leading to an apprehension very soon. >> is there anything we can do to stay safe? >> it's a bustling city, and it's a target. a terrorist target, and we want the public to be aware. anything of untoward nature, that woman on 27th street, she helped solve this case. if you see something, say something. >> absolute i. >> can't forget that.
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thank you very >> hillary clinton and donald trump both here today as well. of course, this is 50 days before the election. both are weighing in on the tax. abc's tom llamas has the latest on that. >> reporter: before officials even declared that explosion in new york city a bombing, donald trump had heard enough. >> just before i got off the plane, a bomb went off in new york. and nobody knows exactly what's going on. >> reporter: trump, preaching vigilance. >> we better get very, very tough. just happened. so we'll find out. but it's -- it's a terrible thing that's going on. >> reporter: hillary clinton, who arrived in new york the night of the attack, also calling it a bombing before the official word was out. >> i've been briefed about the bombings in new york and new jersey and the attack in minnesota. obviously, we need to do everything we can to support our first responders. >> reporter: clinton later calling them apparent terrorist attacks. but striking a much different tone than trump. >> i think it's -- always wiser
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to wait until you have information before making conclusions. >> reporter: and trump's running mate, mike pence, seeming to agree with clinton on at least this subject. >> it would not be appropriate for me to comment on an ongoing investigation other than to say we are thankful in our hearts that there was no loss of life. >> reporter: both hillary and trump did tweet out condolence messages. but trump also sent this out. let's put it up on the screen. this happened last night. under the leadership of obama and clinton, americans have experienced more attacks at home than victories abroad. time to change the playbook. trump clearly trying to seize the moment. >> we'll hear from president obama later today. let's go the ginger. >> reporter: more than 2,200 acres burning. they have it 0% contained and really bad fire danger. let's get to the select cities now, brought to you by pronamel
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we welcome you back to "gma." we're live with breaking news. that is that explosion overnight in new jersey. a backpack discovered near a train station in elizabeth with explosives inside. the fourth bomb discovered in the new york area in the past two days. and then happening just moments ago, police releasing this image. a 28-year-old suspect. the man they're looking for right now believed to be linked to the bombings. and look at this. that's a home in elizabeth, new jersey. fbi currently searching it. they believe it's connected to the five people detained on the verrazano bridge here in new york that appeared to be headed to the airport. they are beg questioned right now. and take a look at the chelsea area of new york city. you're looking live at a very active crime scene after the bomb that went off saturday night injuring 29 people, and a
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second device was discovered just blocks away. first we want to get right to penn station where the commute is under way. the morning commute. a lot of people, as you can imagine, are on edge. security is stepping up here in new york city. let's go to amy on the scene there at penn station. good morning. >> reporter: that's right, good morning, guys. you all know this one is of the busiest train stations in the country. millions of commuters coming in and out of here trying to get to work. we just went inside. and there are a lot of people standing around. a lot of delays inside penn station this morning. and a huge show of military force. big throngs of men and women dressed in fatigues, armed with weapons, ready to protect those commuters who are coming in and out of penn station this morning. and that is all part of a big initiative officials are put into place here in new york city. bringing in 1,000 extranational guard officers, local
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and state police, to guard train stations like penn station. bus stations. subway stations. airports across the tri-state area as folks try to safely make their way to work this morning. and i mentioned the delay signs. you look at the board, it's delay, delay, delay, delay. that's what officials are telling commuters trying to get into new york city this morning. to bring your patience and stand guard. be vigilant. it was pretty alarming. we saw here coming across eighth avenue, a military-style vehicle. a humvee, armored humvee. something you would expect to see in a war zone. not in the streets of new york city. but it is certainly a sign of the times. this is not your average monday. as an all-out manhunt continues for those responsible for planting explosive devices around this area. back to you, robin and george. >> a lot of tension here in new york city. we want to go to minnesota to get the latest on the terrorist attack at a mall on saturday night. isis is claiming responsibility for the stabbing rampage that left nine people with wounds before an off-duty officer shot and killed the attacker. abc's eva pilgrim is on the scene in st. cloud, minnesota. good morning, eva.
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>> reporter: gorge, this is where the attack started, here at the entrance to the mall. a man with a small knife of sorts stabbing people as he went through. those in his path telling us this morning, it was clear. this was a man on a mission. this morning, the fbi investigating if the man who went on a stabbing rampage at a minnesota mall had ties to terrorism. >> it was absolute chaos. >> reporter: 18-year-old ryan says he was walking into the mall when he came face to face with the attacker. >> he started striking one in the back of the head. i was just a roadblock. i was just a speed bump in his way. it was just one hit. that was it. continued on to whatever his objective was. >> reporter: in total, nine people stabbed, and officials say the knife-wielding attacker, dahir adan, was dressed in is security guard's uniform, and referring to allah in his spree. >> one victim was asked if they were muslim. >> reporter: after five minutes of terror, an off-duty police officer shooting and killing the suspect.
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overnight, the suspect's father speaking through a translator. >> yeah, he died at a mall. >> reporter: confirming his son died during the rampage. >> are you aware that isis is saying he was a soldier? [ speaking foreign language ] >> translator: nothing, nothing. >> reporter: saying he wasn't aware his son was involved with isis. this, as the terrorist organization claims to have inspired the attack, saying adan was a soldier of the islamic state, acting as a target to call to those citizens. target the citizens. authorities are scrubbing his devices trying to figure out what motivated to come to this mall and hurt nine people. george? >> okay, eva, thank you. i'm here with a former fbi investigator, brad garrett. our consultant on terror and security issues. and brad, this man, adan, isis claims responsibility, but he
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was almost certainly inspired, not directed. >> i think that's right. he doesn't have a footprint, as far as talking to isis, going on their websites. he's another kid that's been self-radicalized. >> in the meantime, here in new york, a far more sophisticated attack than we saw in minnesota. we heard mayor de blasio talking about how fast this is moving. a lot of clues on the ground here in new york and new jersey. york and new jersey. >> that's right. you have the luxury of a lot of surveillance cameras and a lot of witnesses. and the combination of the two, and i think they have gotten lucky on a car and a tag number and put it together very quickly. >> some of the cell phones are intact, and that could yield a lot of information. >> absolutely. that will give you a lot of clues. the more important question, george, are they connected to other people? and are there other bombs planted? >> what do you make of the sophistication of this overall attack? these are -- we have seen pressure cooker bombs before. they were at the boston marathon. there are pipe bombs at seaside. >> it's one of those things you
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and i could learn online in a couple of hours, in reality. we would make a couple of mistakes. the bottom line is, people can build bombs today because there's ready, available formulas for them and the ingredients are out there. >> brad garrett, thank you. we're going to go over to michael now and see what's on the big board. >> thank you, robin. coming up on the big board. donald trump is weighing in on the attacks moments ago. we'll have the very latest on what he's saying about the attacks. plus, the national anthem protests that are growing in the nfl. what you can expect tonight in the monday night game. we'll have that in just two minutes with our big board panel. there they are. have that in just two minutes with our big board panel. there they are.
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this, but how will this impact the race? >> it's incredibly important. it will come up at the debate in one week. donald trump just moments ago made news on this. he is calling for more profiling when it comes to people like this who are potentially terrorists. he just said this moments ago. when you look at the approaches between hillary clinton and donald trump, they're starkly different. hillary clinton, much more measured in her words. donald trump likes to get out there aggressively. sometimes it gets him in trouble. like it did in orlando when he tweeted out a congrats for himself. but other times, it has helped him. after san bernardino, and after paris, his polling numbers on the muslim ban went up amongst b republican voters, so that's his approach and he is sticking to it. >> how does this affect past races? have we seen anything like this before? >> right now, it's unprecedented. we haven't seen these terrorist attacks in the past like this or abroad. this is whole new territory for us. terrorism, according to the last national poll, is the second most important issue facing americans after the economy. and right now, according to that poll, hillary clinton and donald trump are pretty much in a dead heat.
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>> like you said with the debates coming up, sure to be -- >> no doubt in the forefront. >> thank you, tom. next up, the latest on protests in the nfl. the philadelphia eagles will take the field later on for some "monday night football." some players plan to kneel for the national anthem. this as colin kaepernick and other players continue to protest during the game on sunday and espn games. espn's jamele hill joins us live. how are you, my dear? >> i'm well. how are you? >> i'm doing very well, and america is on -- very high alert with the possible terror attacks, and sporting events are targets. does this cause a greater sense of concern for everybody? >> well, it should for sure. as you mentioned, sporting events are often targets and often considered symbols of american freedom. so when you have a situation like you have in miami, where the police are actively saying they don't want to protect certain football players because they're taking part in this protest, it just seems hugely counterproductive.
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>> can i ask you? i'm sitting next to a hall of famer. sorry, tom. i'm talking about mike here. >> i thought you meant tom. >> give me some time. i have a couple good years in me. >> it's an honor to be in the pro football hall of fame. and darren sharper has been nominated. a lot of people are raising eyebrows. yeah, he is a five-time pro bowl safety. but he's serving 18 years in prison right now. for multiple attacks on women. how does this happen? how does someone like this get nominated for the hall? >> we're both wondering that by the way. >> yeah, everybody is wondering that. because the nfl fan base right now is 45% female. and moms as we know, with the issues with concussions, will be a huge part of the conversation about whether or not their sons participate in football going forward. the nfl has done a lot to try to convince women that they are doing something about violence against women. you can't talk out of both sides of your neck. and have you say one thing on one end and then on the other end, you have someone like
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darren sharper allowed on the ballot. who decided to put sharper on the ballot is what i want to know. >> a lot of people want to know. it only takes one. >> i think it only takes one. the hall of fame is separate from the nfl per se. both separate things. just to make that clear. >> but still, does not look good. jamele, thank you. >> i agree. more bad news for the world's largest smartphone manufacturer. a new lawsuit filed by a florida man after his samsung galaxy note 7 phone allegedly explodes in his pocket. our tech expert becky worley is on the job. what are you hearing? >> the note 7 phone. we've been talking about that with battery problems. the message not getting to people. a florida man, jonathan strobel, shopping at costco, feels the phone getting hot in his pocket. not surprising, it's summer and in florida in kocostco. we tell people, but -- it exploded in his pocket, resulting in second degree burns on his leg and his hands, trying to get the phone away from his body. the pictures are horrific. samsung being direct. issuing a warning, if you have a
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note 7, turn it off immediately. contact them about an exchange. call them with someone else's phone, robin. >> there's a recall. the florida man did file a lawsuit. so just how big is this? it seems like he has a pretty good case. >> the note -- it was released just in august. it sold more than 2.5 million units worldwide. 1 million in the u.s. what we know, michael, 26 people being burned, including a 6-year-old child. 55 instances of property damage. the faa banning the use of the phone in flight. there's a mandatory consumer product safety commission recall on the note. samsung says they'll have replacement phones available by wednesday of this week. in my almost 20 years of tech reporting, i have never seen a consumer recall on a tech product like this. it's big. a behemoth like samsung is struggling. they are wobbling. they're trying to manage the billion dollars this is going to cost them, robin. >> before my flight to san fran, they made a big announcement saying, if you have one of those phones, do not turn it on on the flight. >> which is really scary, because you see so many people
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on the phone and on the plane. now they say put it on airplane mode. i don't know how many people do that. thank you three. thank you becky, jamele, and tom. >> future hall of famer. >> give him some time. coming up, lara joins us live from los angeles with all the action at the emmys. jimmy kimmel hosted last night. great show. >> see her on the red carpet though? she looked good. >> she has all-access. we have that coming up in two minutes.
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legalzoom. legal help is here. back now with the biggest night for television, the emmy awards. our lara spencer was there. she had all-access and she joins us live from l.a. good morning, lara. >> good morning, michael and robin and george. what a night. in fact, it's still going on. jimmy kimmel, rave reviews. as the host for the 68th annual emmy awards here no downtown
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l.a., the favorites, "game of thrones," "veep," and "the people v. o.j." all of them delivered. bringing home their fair share of trophies, but there were big surprises. take a look. >> reporter: host jimmy kimmel set the tone for the night straight out of the gate. >> if your show doesn't have a dragon or a white bronco in it, go home now. >> "the people v. o.j. simpson." "the people v. o.j. simpson:american crime story." >> reporter: the simpson docudrama led the way with five emmys. including best actor for a limited series or movie, for courtney b. vance playing johnny cochran. what was it like to hear your name called? >> you listen to the first syllable. k -- k --. that's all i listened to, and i knew it was me this time. >> reporter: and in the same category for actresses, it was
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sarah paulson who brought a very special date. her real-life alterego. >> sarah paulson who played marcia clark and actually brought marcia clark with her tonight. [ cheers and applause ] because, everyone in l.a. knows if you want to win, sit next to marcia clark. [ laughter ] >> i loved the moment. the big hug that you gave marcia clark when you heard your name. tell me about that. >> it was very meaningful to have her here. >> reporter: "game of thrones." led the way in with 23 nominations, but lost out in the major acting awards. john snow, frozen out, an and "snl's" kate mckinnon, best supporting actress in a comedy. >> thank you, hillary clinton. [ applause ] >> reporter: and the candidate she frequently impersonates sending out this tweet congratulating kate. and "veep" brought home the best comedy series. as its star, julia louis-dreyfus made history. winning her fifth consecutive emmy for the same role. >> i think that "veep" has torn down the wall between comedy and politics. [ laughter ]
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our show started out as a political satire, but it now feels more like a sobering documentary. [ laughter ] so, i certainly do promise to rebuild that wall and make mexico pay for it. >> reporter: what a speech. and then, julia louis-dreyfus also paid an emotional tribute to her father who died just three days ago, saying she was so glad he liked the job she was doing on "veep." with this win, now tied with candace bergen for the most emmys for playing the same role. of course, bergen for murphy brown. and guys, there's a fun fact for you. there is also a guy who has that honor. don knotts for bernie fife. also a five-timer. on "the andy griffith show." >> oh, my god. >> how were those french fries last night? i saw you posting that.
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you treated yourself. >> uh huh. you know me, robin. i was like, sprinting to the room. the robe went on, the fries went in. >> looking good then, looking good now. and we're going to have much more with lara in the next hour. >> we'll have more coming up. >> oh, yeah, you were all over the place. so a lot more on the emmys. lara sharing the best moments backstage. we'll stay on top of the breaking news. a lot of people on the search now for a suspect in the bombing in new york and new jersey. we'll have all the latest in our next hour. next hour. 'll have all the latest in our next hour.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking for our viewers in the west. massive manhunt for this suspect. linked to the bombs in new jersey and new york. up to five people in fbi custody right now after a bomb blast at a new jersey train station overnight. millions on edge. also a new medical alert more parents. codeine used in kids can be deadly. dr. besser here to break et down. family, food and fame. what's life like off the court for steph? that controversial tweet and why she doesn't consider herself a basketball wife. her secret gameday dish for her hubby, and wait until you see what riley is up to.
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day with the curries. and it's the emmys. with all the big winners. the moment us didn't see on tv and all the hottest looks right off the red carpet. "gma" there for every single moment. right as we say -- >> good morning, america. >> good morning, america. >> a lot of news to get to. 38 people were injured in the attacks. >> that includes the bombing in manhattan and the stabbing in the mall, and isis is taking credit for that. the suspect was killed, and at least five people have been detained in new york overnight. police released this image of a 28-year-old man, ahmad, khan rahami. i'm here with brian ross. 28 years old and connected to all the bombings. >> he is connected to all the
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bombings. the jersey race, the train station and two planted here in new york city. they are now searching for him. he is a bomber on the loose, and the fbi says he is considered armed and dangerous. if he is seen he should be detained if approach him with caution and call police. >> the bridge overnight connected to him as well. >> they are family members, and they crossed the bridge and thought they were headed to the airport. they pulled them over for questioning. they are not suspects, but they want to know more has been the 28-year-old son. >> a lot of information on the cell phone. >> exactly. the cell phone that was found in the unexploded bomb led them to the suspect in elizabeth, and that's what they are searching looking for more devices there. >> all of us in new york got these alerts just a few minutes ago saying this man was being looked for. >> everybody, like, looking at their phones in the audience, and upstairs as well. appreciate it. let's go to linsey davis just 15 miles outside of new
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york city. the fbi on the scene after that backpack bomb was discovered near a stratrain station. linsey? >> reporter: a very act everybody scene here, and several blocks remain blocked. the department above the fried chicken business is the last known address. they say he is connected with all the explosive devices we have seen in new york and new jersey over the weekend. fbi agents continue to go in and out of this building. they are in the process of also taking a car away from the scene. fbi officials have identified 28-year-old ahmad khan rahami as a suspect wanted for questioning over saturday's blast in the chelsea area of new york city. he is a naturalized citizen from afghanistan. police say he should be considered armed and very dangerous. there's an active scene near the train station where two men found a backpack in a trash can containing five suspicious
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devices and as they tried to disarm one, it exploded. it may be related to the five people taken into questioning for the bombing. >> a very, very tense weekend. let's go to amy for the rest of the headlines. >> good morning, and authorities are investigating the motive behind the rampage at a mall. nine people were injured before an off-duty officer killed the attacker, who was reportedly asking if people were muslim. a somali man says it was his son. but he didn't know he was part of isis. donald trump says police are too often afraid to track potential suspects, and as for hillary clinton, she says, building more trust is crucial. >> the recruitment and radicalization that goes on online has to be much more vigorously intercepted and prevented.
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i have been saying this -- >> reporter: clinton called for a closer partnership for intelligence efforts. well, the fragile cease fire in syria has expired with no talk of intention. rebels hit the area on sunday, after one raid by the u.s. coalition. the u.n. will try to tackle the refugee crisis at a summit this week. a close call on a racetrack after a formula one race. take a look. the worker on the track. did not realize the race was restarting and understandably ran for his life as cars came zooming by. he was picking up debris and had been told it was safe on the track. one day earlier in singapore, look at this. a giant lifzard interrupted it. neither human nor lizard were injured. let's go to l.a., with "pop news" from
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>> thank you so much, george. yeah, downtown l.a. missing you very much. want to tell you about the incredible time we had after the pre-emmy red carpet show. i got to go behind the scene and get you all some inside scoop from some of your favorite stars. one of the biggest winners of the night reminded me that years ago i guest-starred with him in a sitcom where i played a minister. guess i forget about that one. unfortunately, he didn't. check it out. it's always one of my favorite award show moments when stars collide. >> reporter: like this unexpected red carpet moment, amy schumer and the travoltas. >> i'm a huge fan of both of theirs. and couldn't have loved the show more. >> she's genius. >> do you guys mind if we have the floor for a moment? >> not at all. >> i want to be left alone. >> this is the best two on one date ever. >> you're nominated for "the people v. o.j." >> did you see that? >> yeah. and it turns out it looks like he did it. a spoiler. >> reporter: and two of its stars, sterling k. brown and sarah paulson. each taking home an emmy for
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playing chris darden and marcia clark. i see somebody you know. >> i'm sitting there taking a load off of them feet. >> your speech was so lovely. sterling was flattered. >> sterling k. brown, if i had more time, i would never stop extolling your virtues. suffice it to say, i am holding this because of you. i think the story speaks for itself. at the end of the day, it was entertaining. but there are two people whose lives were snuffed out way before their time. >> reporter: and travolta says he was staying alive all night to celebrate with his with the people v. o.j. simpson" co-stars. >> we promised we would stay up all night. we promised we would have drinks and have fun. this level of success rarely happens. >> yep. >> and i -- i want to take advantage of -- from now until 6:00 a.m., i'm taking advantage of it. >> partying. >> yes, absolutely. >> i love that.
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>> reporter: with binge-watching changing the way we watch tv, i couldn't help but know all the favorites of the night's winners. >> "the great british bakeoff." i gotta tell you. it's a great show. >> "master of none." >> all of "downton abbey." i did like six seasons. >> getting into "stranger things." >> reporter: in a strange twist of fate, turns out keegan michael key and i go way back to penn state. i was the year before. >> you were the year before me. i told everybody, lara was the year before me. and we were on a tv show together. >> yes. and i played the weirdest pastor ever. >> the weirdest pastor. >> just so i know for later. where's the bar? >> came in at the strangest time. >> i'm not an actress. i played like a pastor or something. >> you were marrying me and niecy nash. >> i know. >> we were a couple. >> this is my wedding day, curtis. >> so, i can now say, in all honesty, i've been in a sitcom with an emmy-winner, keegan, and an emmy nominee, niecy nash. if any casting agents are out
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there, run. far, far away. quickly, you know how hard we work. get over here. this is how it all came together. look at this. get over here. the dream team. i just want you to see. >> there you go. >> you know how it happens. this is kelly and sabrina made those pieces happen. i wanted to give them a big thank you for keeping me awake. >> they're like, thanks, lara. thank you. >> lara is using them to get us off the fact that you played a paster in a sitcom years ago. what was that about? >> you know, it was type-casting, george. i'm a very pius woman. >> the girls are under your arms like, i cannot believe she pulled us up here in our sweats. but -- >> you look great. >> great job, lara. great job, ladies. coming you, we have a big parenting alert. the mu medic the new medical alert about codeine and your kids.
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♪ welcome to my house and welcome back to "gma." there's robin at home with the currys. cooking up a nice meal. we're going to have a lot more on that coming up. but first, a new medical warning for parents. the american academy of pediatrics is now urging doctors to not prescribe pain medication with codeine for kids. dr. richard besser is here. and when we were growing up, it seemed like all the cough syrups had it in there. >> codeine is used as a cough suppressant. and a pain medication. used by dentists after dental procedures. codeine itself has no effect. it has to go through the liver
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and be converted to morphine. a very strong drug. some people convert it quickly. some slowly. if you convert a lot and very quickly, it can suppress your breathing and in some children, be deadly. >> what should parents do? >> they're saying to doctors, think twice, three times about using it. think about something else. as a parent, if your child is ever prescribed an opioid or narcotic, ask if there's anything else that would have the effect. it could be safer. >> always a last resort. >> exactly. coming up, robin goes two on one with the currys. they talk food, family, faith, and basketball. ♪ we don't have to go out kids don't play with the scorpion. honey we're out of... coffee! got it. ♪
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tuma. another warm one out there. 74 the high in san francisco, to 80 in oakland, 89 in san jose. inland back into the 90s. 95 in concord and in antioch. the accuweather seven-day forecast, cooling off mid-week just in time for the fall arrival on thursday. but then if you are not a fan of the heat with you won't like the we ♪ welcome to my house i wondered what that noise was. it was a basketball. dribbling. i was like, what is that up there? life with the currys. that's what's up. the superstar family making a name on and off the basketball court. stephen becoming the first ever unanimous nba mvp. and his wife, ayesha, a star in her own right with amazing dishes. how do i know? because i had a chance to visit with them at their home outside of san francisco to see what's cooking. >> ayesha here. >> reporter: food, family, and faith. ayesha curry's ingredients. for living her best life. >> welcome to little lights of mine. >> reporter: she's a self-taught food maven.
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whose recipes and lifestyle hacks gained her over 4 million social media followers. and frequent appearances on "rachael ray" and "chopped jr." >> this is phenomenal. >> reporter: at home, her nba superstar husband, stephen, and two daughters, riley and ryan, are very happy to be her taste testers. it's obvious, your passion for food, for cooking. tell us where that all stems from. >> it stems from family. growing up i just remember always being in the kitchen. i feel like food gets people talking. it makes people feel things. that's why i love it so much. have about half cup of milk here. it was stephen who one day said, -- this is an abc news special report. now reporting, george stephanopoulos. >> we're coming on the air because president obama is about to speak in new york city about this spaight of bombings over the weekend.
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a bomb in chelsea, new york and seaside, new jersey sunday morning, and detonated by officials. a suspect is being searched for. the man seen on this surveillance video. that's the video of the explosion on saturday night in chelsea, but the man seen on the surveillance video, dropping packages in that neighborhood. ahmad rahami. 28 years old, born in afghanistan. naturalized u.s. citizen and being hunted. i'm here with brian ross, and brian, officials now believe this man is connected to all the bombings over the the weekend. >> that's right. all four bomb experiences. the attack on the charity race for marines in new jersey, the bombs down the overnight at the train station in new jersey and the two bombs here in new york. the surveillance video in new york indicated they saw him at both sites, plantdiing a bomb, leaving the bag. they tracked a cell phone that the bomb did not explode, had a
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cell phone attached to it, and they exploited the the information on it, that tracked him to his father and led them to the suspect. >> police have been able to identify his car. a blue honda civic, and they spoke with his family members. >> there were five family members. the fbi was following them, and as they crossed the bridge into new york city, they believe they might be heading to the kennedy airport, and they pulled them over. they are in custody being questioned about the whereabouts about their 28-year-old son. >> pierre thomas is on this. they wanted to get the word out. i want to stop you there, because we are seeing president obama. let's listen here in new york. >> talking about the explosions that happened here in new york city and new jersey. and the other device that had been found in new jersey. i have been monitoring the situation closely, and receiving frequent updates from my team,
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and i have just been briefed again by fbi director comey. in addition, i have had a chance to speak with governors cuomo and christie, as well as mayor de blasio. we have seen what seems like a pipe bomb go off in new jersey, in seaside park that could have injured our marines and spectato spectators that were there for a race. and the bombing in chelsea, new york injured more than two dozen people. we are extremely fortunate and grateful no one was killed, and our prayers go out to those who were injured and we hope for a speedy recovery. i want to commend the outstanding police and first responders in both new york city and new jersey for their extraordinary professionalism and quick response which surely prevented even more people from being hurt, and ensured that people got assistance quickly. the investigation is moving
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rapidly, and as is my practice, i'm going to leave it to the fbi and law enforcement to provide details. everybody is aware at this point that there is a person of interest who is the focus of the investigation, and the fbi can give you further details in terms of how that is proceeding. i told governors cuomo and christie and mayor de blasio that they and their teams will continue to have all federal support as they move ahead with their investigations. in tracking down every lead and working to keep the people of this city and of this region safe. law enforcement is asking for the help of the community, and so to everybody in this region, i want to repeat what we have said before. if you see something suspicious, you need to say something. contact local law enforcement. interce in the meantime, i would ask that the press would refrain
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from getting out ahead of the investigation. i am extraordinarily happy with the cooperation that has been talking place between the fbi and state and local law enforcement officials. they are moving smartly on this investigation. it does not help if false reports or incomplete information is out there. so try to, as much as possible, stick to what our investigators say because they actually know what they are talking about. meanwhile, i know that the united nations meetings here every year already create an additional workload for new york. but given the u.n. meetings, we also have a particularly high level of federal resources so help as needed. we will make sure everybody is working together seamlessly as one team to get to the bottom of what happened to find those responsible and to make sure that justice is done.
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meanwhile, while all this is going on in new york and new jersey, we're also focused on the stabbing attack at the shopping mall in minnesota. at this point, we see no connection between that incident and what happened here in new york and new jersey. our attention there is on the people who were injured, and again, we are very grateful that no one lost their life. thanks to the quick action of a brave off-duty police officer, the suspect was killed, and we avoided more people being hurt. i had a chance also to speak with governor dayton this morning. i assured him we'll provide all the assistance he needs in the investigation. the fbi is investigating the minnesota incident as a potential act of terrorism. we'll direct the full resources of the government to make sure that the investigation goes forward aggressively. and finally, i want to take this opportunity to reassure the people in this city, this region
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and americans across our country that our counterterrorism and law enforcement professionals at every level, federal, state and local are working together around the clock to prevent attacks and to keep us safe. they are the best of the best. over the years, they have thwarted many plots and saved many lives and we are grateful for their service today and every single day. we'll continue on the coalition to destroy isil which is instigating a lot of people over the internet to carry out attacks. we are going to continue to go after them. we are going to take out their leaders, we're going to take out their infrastructure. they are continuing to lose ground in iraq and in syria, and later today, i will be meeting with prime minister abadi of iraq to discuss the need to sustain that momentum. as we take away more of their
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territory, it exposes isil as the failed cause that it is, and undermines their ideology which will stop inspiring people to violence. and we'll talk to tech and religious leaders to push back on online extremist content and all messages of hate. moments like that, i think it's important to remember what terrorists and violent extremists are trying to do. they are trying to hurt innocent people, but they also want to inspire fear in all of us. and disrupt the way they live. to undermine our values. and so even as we have to be vigilant and aggressive, both in preventing senseless acts of violence, but also making sure that we find those who carry out such acts and bring them to justice, we all have a role to play as citizens.
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in making sure that we don't succumb to that fear, and there's no better example of that than the people of new york and new jersey. when i was speaking to governor cuomo and governor christie, and mayor de blasio, the one point they all made is, folks around here, you know, they don't get scared. they are tough, they are resilient. they go about their business every single day. and that kind of toughness and resoluteness and recognition that neither individuals nor organizations like isil can ultimately undermine our way of life. that's the kind of strength that makes me so proud to be an american, and that's the kind of strength that is going to be absolutely critical. not just in the days to come, but in the years to come.
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by showing those who want to do us harm that they will never beat us, by showing the entire world that as americans, we do not and never will give in to fear, that's the most important ingredient in us defeating those who would carry out terrorist acts against us. thank you very much, everybody, and as i said, you will be receiving i'm sure, ongoing briefings from both the fbi and local law enforcement in terms of the details of the investigation. >> president obama wrapping up, and that new information is coming in as the president was speaking. we have learned that the suspect, ahmad rahami is in custody. he was taken in new jersey. i want to put up the photo. he was apparently shot by police, we're told and he is on his by to the hospital. i'm here with brian ross. this information just coming in. >> just coming in now. confirmed by a federal and local law enforcement officials. to abc news that he was taken
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into custody in the last half hour in new jersey, in what was described to us as an active shooter situation. we don't know the details, but according to police, he is in custody, and he is taken alive. he was being tracked in a blue honda car about a few miles from his home. >> earlier when i was speaking to the mayor, he sounded confident that they had a lead op th on this man, and brad garrett, our former fbi man, what do you think? >> he didn't want to die. he sets the bombs off and goes on the run. over the weekend, it was at least three different locations. the idea he got in a shootout doesn't surprise me, but that he also survived doesn't surprise me. >> we have video coming in, and it's video of him in the ambulance being taken into the hospital right now. you see that is the scene near linden, new jersey. that was the short ride.
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several miles from elizabeth, new jersey where his family members had a home. i want to go to linsey davis who has been in elizabeth where the f fbi was searching that home. >> reporter: that's right. we see an active scene here. the roads for several blocks are blocked off. you have fbi agents who continue to go in and out of the apartment just above the first american fried chicken. we have learned that apparently, his father owns this fried chicken business. he is said to have lived above -- the suspect was said to have lived above it in the apartment. that was his last known address. apparently, from time to time, he worked aftt this fried chick business. and a few miles away, remains the train station where you had the two men that found the backpack with the five devices inside. >> thank you. i want to put that video back up of the ambulance. just a few moments ago in new jersey. there you see the suspect right
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there. apparently conscious. strapped in to that stretcher, but of course, the fact that he is now in custody does not mean that this is over. >> not by any means. there are questions about whether he had accomplices, and they are searching through his social media to see what contacts he had in this country and overseas. >> pierre, what do you have? >> they are happy that this arrest has been made, but they emphasized whenever this man was caught, a lot of work had to be done. some sources felt he had some kind of support. they are looking at his entire background, and also looking very closely at his internet activity, social media footprint because one of the things they want to know is was he directed to do this or inspired by some organization like isis to do something like this, george? the key here is that right now, they want the public to continue to help them pursue this case.
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>> and brad garrett, as this information is coming in, we know that his family members were detained on the verrazano-narrows bridge. but they have not been arrested. >> correct. that would tell us there's no immediate or direct connection between the family, him and these bombings. it remains to be seen what they know or don't know about his behavior, but no charge yet. >> brian ross, this is getting to the heart of so many of these recent shootings where you see people inspired, not necessarily, connected to others, but we can't make that determination here yet. but it appears that the stabbing was not directed by isis. >> isis claimed he was a soldier for hem, athem, and the break cd that had a cell phone attached to it, and by 3:00 early sunday morning, they had that cell phone, and tracked the number.
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it went back to rahami's father and that put him on the target list. he became a person of interest. they were watching him all day, and within a matter of 12 to 14 hours, they had a good idea who the suspect was, and as they looked at surveillance videos, they saw him not only at both sites in new york, but they believe they see him on incompetent. s -- although they are grainy, at the marine charity run. >> he was covering a fair amount of ground, but we don't have the evidence of the kind of network we have seen on the attacks in europe. >> no. and he is another example i believe to either be a lone wolf or one or two other people with him, but this is a guy that maybe has some direct or indirect connection to isis. my guess is he planned this himself and launched it. >> he was able to construct several different explosive devices. >> but, george, that's not that difficult to do.
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every one of the bombs, at least that have been described, you can find online, and within a few hours, we could do it. >> you, not me. >> perhaps. but the idea of being -- this is just not that difficult to do. if you are willing to take the risk to do it, and look at what they did. he dropped bombs, walked away, and didn't drop them in highly populated or places that people gather regularly. new york is a highly populated place. is. >> they were random places. >> and in my view, odd places. why next to a dumpster, knowing that lodgicalllogically, the du will absorb it? amate amate amate amateur. >> these were classic bombs, and there was a precise set of instructions online, and how the seniors and tsarnaev brothers
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built their bombs and that was used in this case. one didn't go off for whatever reason, and that was the big break in the case because with an unexploded bomb, they can look for friningerprints, dna, now the question is are there other devices he may have planted elsewhere? or where they left behind? >> and at the scene of where he was taken down. we're joined by john cohen a former fbi agent. this comes at a time when new york city on the highest state of alert because of these world leaders here for the general assembly, including president obama. >> that's right, george. when the u.n. general assembly takes place, police are all hands on deck. you have a heavy security presence. so it's interesting that they would pick to -- that time period to do these types of attacks. >> some speculation that perhaps
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mr. rahami was trying to get rid of the bomb, when one was found in elizabeth heading into new york. >> that would make sense. obviously, he had to feel that investigators were beginning to close in. they had acquired more skpef lo -- evidence andi looking at video and he dumped the bombs is and was trying to get away. >> this fits a pattern we have seen here in the united states over the last year. as brad garrett was talking about, individuals acting on their own, maybe with one partner. no sign yet of a broad network. >> exactly. increasingly, law enforcement authorities have become even more concerned about the threat posed by individuals who are inspired by what they see on social media and on the internet, informed on how to carry out attacks by what they see, and acting out for
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terrorist organizations. difficult to deal with for law enforcement, and we have to think about how we investigate tips and leads coming in to law enforcement about people who may pose a threat. >> and chances this problem could get worse, even as, you know, you heard president obama just a minute ago talk about the progress being made against isis on the battlefields of iraq and syria, but that could create more problems in europe as fighters flow out of iraq and syria and into the united states. >> that has been the concern that more fighters have gone to syria and back and come armed and ready to take action. in many cases, isis sends notes to its sympathizers. stay where you are. attack where you are. that will do us more good. there's no indication or allegiance that rahami, if he is the suspect had, but it's still of great concern. we are told they are looking at and as pierre alluded to, his
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social media contacts. he knew people in pakistan. >> isis is sending out broad messages to try to get people excited and take matters into their own hands. >> absolutely, george, and we're hearing from the sources that charges could be levied as early as today. they have enough evidence to bring charges and it could come today. you're right. if you put in perspective what just happened in minnesota with the stabbing, this case, the fbi and law enforcement in this country right now, they are under tremendous pressure. we don't know if this case in the new jersey area is tied to isis, but there are more than 800 different suspects that the fbi has identified as to sympathizing with isis, and there are various levels of investigation in all 50 states. think about that, and what the fbi director has said over and over again, it's the people they may not have come across that would be the biggest threat.
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so far, we have no indication that the suspect was on the fbi's radar. we'll be digging into that as the day goes on. >> that's the question i wanted to follow up on. this did not turn up on any kind of fbi or intelligence chatter. this incident or the one in minnesota on saturday night. >> well, again, that's the early guidance. the first rush suggests that, but again, they will be going through computer files, checking with different agencies to make sure nothing was missed. sometimes, they will turn up something that they didn't know was there, but that is the early indication that these people were not on the radar, which is again, the threat that looms large going forward. >> okay, pierre, thomas, brad garrett, and brian ross. linsey davis, and once again, the suspect in the bombings here in new york and new jersey has been taken into custody, and has been shot. now in the hospital in new jersey. federal charges expected to be filed today. we will be back at 12:30 when the mayor and governor of new
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york and police commissioner will police commissioner will be giving us the latest on the investigation. i'm george stephanopoulos from new york. >> announcer: this has been a special report from abc news.
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