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**BREAKING** Officials: Substantial Progress In Boston Bombings Inestigation

Caught on department store camera.

by Anonymousreply 40304/20/2013

ID'd suspect!

Lord & Taylor department store cameras.

by Anonymousreply 104/17/2013

The guy looks like Blake Shelton.

by Anonymousreply 204/17/2013

Dark skinned individual! Well, Tea Party lives another day.

by Anonymousreply 304/17/2013

Ex-FBI official: The bombings have "both domestic and international" hallmarks. What hallmarks?

by Anonymousreply 404/17/2013

International = the type of bomb

Domestic = the projectiles used

by Anonymousreply 504/17/2013

R3, where are you seeing this?

by Anonymousreply 604/17/2013

They can see the prick planting shit. It's in the same bags the bombs were in. They now have a clear facial photo that's going to go out.

Lord & Taylor must be cumming over this.

by Anonymousreply 704/17/2013

r6, CNN.

by Anonymousreply 804/17/2013

where? link please!

by Anonymousreply 904/17/2013

The suspect was captured on camera taking the security tags off of Marc Jacobs scrunchies and a pair of cashmere socks!

by Anonymousreply 1004/17/2013

r9, turn on your tv.

by Anonymousreply 1104/17/2013

I am at work, I have no TV. Help me!

by Anonymousreply 1204/17/2013

R11, thank you! I see it now, WOW, great news.

by Anonymousreply 1304/17/2013

BREAKING NEWS: Boston Globe Source: Authorities have an image of a suspect carrying, and perhaps dropping, a black bag at the second bombing scene.

by Anonymousreply 1404/17/2013

r12, we'll keep you updated. Go on Twitter. It'll be updated in real-time.

by Anonymousreply 1504/17/2013

R12, they have the suspect on camera placing the package, they say "dark skin" individual, they will have a briefing at 5pm.

by Anonymousreply 1604/17/2013

Some cunt just got arrested for killing the DAs in TX. She was the wife of a justice of the peace. lmao.

by Anonymousreply 1704/17/2013

God, they're arresting everyone today.

by Anonymousreply 1804/17/2013

Everyone has camera phones. They had CCTVs. I wonder how fast those other crimes: Oklahoma City, Atlanta, Unibomber, would have been solved today.

by Anonymousreply 1904/17/2013

Tea Party cheers! DL'er who swore and cursed out anyone who dare say that it may not be a Tea Partier is on suicide watch.

by Anonymousreply 2004/17/2013

Reddit has posted pictures of suspect.

He's white.

by Anonymousreply 2104/17/2013

CNN's John King said the suspect is a "dark-skinned man."

by Anonymousreply 2204/17/2013

Jon King on CNN said his source used other identifying characteristics in addition to "dark skinned" but King won't repeat them until the FBI makes a statement because they might be inflammatory.

by Anonymousreply 2304/17/2013

So why is Reddit showing the white guy?

by Anonymousreply 2404/17/2013

and r23, he keeps repeating it.

by Anonymousreply 2504/17/2013

yes, they said they saw him planting the package at the 2nd location of the explosion. They said footage from Lord and taylors.

by Anonymousreply 2604/17/2013

Reddit has nothing.

by Anonymousreply 2704/17/2013

Old white guy!

by Anonymousreply 2804/17/2013

R21, are those the pictures they've been showing on the news? He doesn't look dark skinned. Strange.

Unless there are multiple people involved.

by Anonymousreply 2904/17/2013

Reddit is doing it's own investigating. None of this is official.

by Anonymousreply 3004/17/2013

r26, we know.

by Anonymousreply 3104/17/2013

If Reddit's photo was real, it looks like a Freeper. They're fat, white, and look unkempt.

by Anonymousreply 3204/17/2013

Reddit's photos are pretty interesting. But yeah. If King is saying dark-skin....

by Anonymousreply 3304/17/2013

r29, they're not showing any photos. That's Reddit's own investigation -- guesswork.

by Anonymousreply 3404/17/2013

[quote] So why is Reddit showing the white guy?

Because it's not the right pictures. This is pic that has been posted over the past 2 days of "disappearing backpack" and not the same person.

by Anonymousreply 3504/17/2013

So - WTF? Is it a dark skinned individual or the white guy at R21?

If that white guy at R21 is just some guy with a backpack full of water and snacks, he's gonna be pissed as fuck.

by Anonymousreply 3604/17/2013

Reddit's dark skinned suspect.

They're just looking at backpacks in the crowd.

by Anonymousreply 3704/17/2013

R21, i think those pictures are just people with black backpacks etc, I will wait for FBI's briefing at 5pm and I hope they show us the video footage!

by Anonymousreply 3804/17/2013

4chan has it all.

by Anonymousreply 3904/17/2013

this is the guy who did it

he looks like ted kuzinski

by Anonymousreply 4004/17/2013

R17, no shit? That's crazy ... wtf?

by Anonymousreply 4104/17/2013

r38, I doubt there will be footage. I do wonder if they'll put out a suspect photo.

by Anonymousreply 4204/17/2013

r40, he's ONE suspect. Check out r39. All of this comes from 4chan and Reddit.

by Anonymousreply 4304/17/2013

I'm not familiar with Reddit but I don't think it's very wise to post some guys picture online and accuse him of possibly being the bomber unless they have good reason.

by Anonymousreply 4404/17/2013

r39, WOW, GREAT LINK! i see a dark skinned guy, he definitely looks like he was on a mission and there's another light skinned guy dressed similarly...

by Anonymousreply 4504/17/2013

I can't believe they're waiting until 5PM.

Okay, now they're saying it was in a black plastic bag.

by Anonymousreply 4604/17/2013

Debka identified the guys who did yesterday, three Saudi nationals living in Revere, one of them was the guy with the burned hands.

by Anonymousreply 4704/17/2013

We need to know if it's a dark-skinned individual so we can justify beating the shit out of innocent dark-skinned individuals, unlike when it's a white guy, then other white guys are still safe!

by Anonymousreply 4804/17/2013

Judging by 4chan's pics, it's more than one person.

by Anonymousreply 4904/17/2013

[quote]Debka identified the guys who did yesterday, three Saudi nationals living in Revere, one of them was the guy with the burned hands.

wat?

by Anonymousreply 5004/17/2013

That's an interesting link R39 and I kind of thought it was probably more than one person.

by Anonymousreply 5104/17/2013

This makes me want to put cameras all over all public streets - like London.

by Anonymousreply 5204/17/2013

Debka is a right-wing Israeli website. Yesterday, it reported that the investigation has "homed in on a suspected terror cell of three Saudi nationals, very possibly tied to Al Qaeda."

by Anonymousreply 5304/17/2013

If it's more than one guy, then Republicans will start blaming Obama for not knowing about it beforehand. It's going to be months and months of hearings.

by Anonymousreply 5404/17/2013

Since they're Saudi, that means we gotta attack Iran!

by Anonymousreply 5504/17/2013

R47, that guy was ruled out.

by Anonymousreply 5604/17/2013

[quote]'m not familiar with Reddit but I don't think it's very wise to post some guys picture online and accuse him of possibly being the bomber unless they have good reason.

Exactly. If it's not him, I hope he has a great lawyer.

by Anonymousreply 5704/17/2013

These guys from r39's link look like they could be military, don't they? Anyway they seem the most suspicious to me but who knows, we're just projecting here.

by Anonymousreply 5804/17/2013

An arrest has been made!!!!!!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 5904/17/2013

[quote]If that white guy at [R21] is just some guy with a backpack full of water and snacks, he's gonna be pissed as fuck.

No shit!! Fuck that. Makes me not want to go anywhere. We're all suspects and our photos can be tossed around the web willy nilly as if we are guilty. What a load of shit.

by Anonymousreply 6004/17/2013

ARREST HAS BEEN MADE!

by Anonymousreply 6104/17/2013

Just a minute ago, WTOP in DC is reporting via AP that not only has a suspect been identified, but will be brought in shortly.

Surely, that can't be right?

by Anonymousreply 6204/17/2013

Arrested.

by Anonymousreply 6304/17/2013

WHO IS IT?>>>>

by Anonymousreply 6404/17/2013

CNN now has breaking news: arrest made.

by Anonymousreply 6504/17/2013

Debka is a front for Mossad

by Anonymousreply 6604/17/2013

where did you read about the arrest?

by Anonymousreply 6704/17/2013

It's a dark skinned male. there will be a public briefing soon.

by Anonymousreply 6804/17/2013

Has there been an arrest?

by Anonymousreply 6904/17/2013

If anyone should be arrested in a department store-related incident, it's Jeremy Piven.

by Anonymousreply 7004/17/2013

How is that this happens and at the same time you have ricin in letters?

by Anonymousreply 7104/17/2013

They had 2 different videos of the suspect.

by Anonymousreply 7204/17/2013

[quote] where did you read about the arrest?

It's a Breaking news banner on CNN.com

by Anonymousreply 7304/17/2013

Yes.

by Anonymousreply 7404/17/2013

R70, haha.

by Anonymousreply 7504/17/2013

R37, those people look creepy.

by Anonymousreply 7604/17/2013

I want to know WHO it is!!!

by Anonymousreply 7704/17/2013

It's been 2 days.

Why wouldn't the suspect have fled Boston by now?

by Anonymousreply 7804/17/2013

"Wherever we find Americans we will kill them, but we don't have any connection with the Boston Explosions," Ihsan said.

by Anonymousreply 7904/17/2013

Do you think it's R37?

by Anonymousreply 8004/17/2013

CNN is reporting that an arrest has been made. King's local and federal's sources confirmed this. Identification was based on 2 videos.

by Anonymousreply 8104/17/2013

What did Piven do?

by Anonymousreply 8204/17/2013

Arrest made!

by Anonymousreply 8304/17/2013

BUMP!! SO WHAT'S THE LATEST?

by Anonymousreply 8404/17/2013

[quote]How is that this happens and at the same time you have ricin in letters?

Um, because there's a gun debate happening, and the letter was read. It's all about the gun vote.

by Anonymousreply 8504/17/2013

Freepers are so happy.

by Anonymousreply 8604/17/2013

MSNBC just reporting arrest HASN'T been made. Can't these fuckers wait until they know the facts?

by Anonymousreply 8704/17/2013

Lord & Taylor has also arrested two women for pooping in the dressing rooms. It was all caught on video and they have DNA poop evidence.

by Anonymousreply 8804/17/2013

Any more news? Based on some of these pics, and what I've seen online - everyone pointing to the "man in blue robe" - look at the similarity of backpack.

by Anonymousreply 8904/17/2013

I have a hard time believing Danielle Jonas had anythng to do with this. ...she does seem a little unstable, but really just kind of neurotic, not psychotic.

by Anonymousreply 9004/17/2013

...again, why would the person have stuck around Boston and therefore be so easy for the authorities to find and arrest? Why not get out of the country, or at least the state of MA?

by Anonymousreply 9104/17/2013

[quote]MSNBC just reporting arrest HASN'T been made.

Why would anyone trust MSNBC? They can't report for shit.

by Anonymousreply 9204/17/2013

r89, it's the internet.

by Anonymousreply 9304/17/2013

Oh for fuck sake, R37, I see a lot of people looking in that direction with the same look on their face.

by Anonymousreply 9504/17/2013

[quote]Why would anyone trust MSNBC? They can't report for shit.

And while they reported Obama won the election, Fox news showed Carl Rove having a meltdown insisting they were wrong.

by Anonymousreply 9604/17/2013

[quote]I'm not familiar with Reddit but I don't think it's very wise to post some guys picture online and accuse him of possibly being the bomber unless they have good reason.

Why not?

by Anonymousreply 9704/17/2013

CNN seems to be sure of it

by Anonymousreply 9804/17/2013

How many lawsuits are there going to be with these pics posted online?!??! Or, because they are out in the open/public place it doesn't count?

by Anonymousreply 9904/17/2013

R78 Because he lives in the area. People tend to feel more confident and safe (from detection) in places in which they are familiar. Remember that they were screening people at AMTRAK and Logan directly after. And the Oklahoma case? Guy was pulled over for routine traffic stop due to license plate issue. There is probably a logic to heading home and pretending all is normal.

by Anonymousreply 10004/17/2013

Not the blue robe guy, he's suing the fuck out of reddit as we speak.

by Anonymousreply 10104/17/2013

I hate waiting! I want to know WHO and WHY!!!

Dark-skin?

Al Quada?

Dark-skinned teabagger?

Lunatic wearing blackface?

WHAT!!!????

by Anonymousreply 10204/17/2013

The living in the area is a guess btw.

by Anonymousreply 10304/17/2013

My guess is that the suspect arrested was already in the database, which is how they ID'd him. Not just some generic guy.

by Anonymousreply 10404/17/2013

AP says "suspect in custody".

by Anonymousreply 10504/17/2013

Upon conviction, what to do with the fucker(s) that did this.

Giving them the needle isn't good enough.

I think we should either

1. Boil them alive - feet first into the pot 2. Feet first into a wood chipper 3. burned at the stake, but slow burn 4. drawn and quartered.

by Anonymousreply 10604/17/2013

I hear he was photographed placing it and then calling to detonate the device from his cell phone..

by Anonymousreply 10704/17/2013

BOSTON (AP) -- A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation says a suspect has been taken into custody in the Boston Marathon bombings.

The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday. The official was not authorized to divulge details of the investigation.

by Anonymousreply 10804/17/2013

Thank goodness for Hurricane Sandy or those bombs may have gone off at the NYC marathon.

by Anonymousreply 10904/17/2013

R106: aren't those plot points from Game of Thrones?

by Anonymousreply 11004/17/2013

Maybe he's Iraqi...

by Anonymousreply 11104/17/2013

CNN reports arrest. I'm so excited.

by Anonymousreply 11204/17/2013

Those two guys look suspicious to me. The guy in the white baseball cap and the guy standing next to him in the blue shirt. Both had bags and the white baseball cap guy seems to be missing his bag in later photos.

by Anonymousreply 11304/17/2013

I take it R106 has never heard of the Eighth Ammendment.

by Anonymousreply 11404/17/2013

[quote]My guess is that the suspect arrested was already in the database, which is how they ID'd him. Not just some generic guy.

That makes sense.

by Anonymousreply 11604/17/2013

Fox reports two arrests have been made.

by Anonymousreply 11704/17/2013

"Dark skinned" doesn't necessarily mean foreign, morons.

by Anonymousreply 11804/17/2013

Now they're reporting there is NO ARREST.

by Anonymousreply 11904/17/2013

Oh dear, someone is going to have egg on their face.

NBC is reporting that there are leads but conflicting reports about an arrest and they cannot confirm anything.

AP is reporting that an arrest has been made.

That's a huge gap.

by Anonymousreply 12004/17/2013

"All we can say for certain, is that all of our sources say no arrest." -@PeteWilliamsNBC #bostonmarathon

by Anonymousreply 12104/17/2013

I care about one thing and one thing only.

Please don't let him be black, please don't let him be black, please don't let him be black...

by Anonymousreply 12204/17/2013

[quote]What did Piven do?

Tune in Sunday nights at 9 on PBS for evidence of his crimes.

by Anonymousreply 12304/17/2013

Meanwhile... Letter sent to Obama tests positive for poison ricin.

by Anonymousreply 12404/17/2013

What does the N Y Post say? They have the best sources.

by Anonymousreply 12504/17/2013

So who was the white guy who was seen running away?

by Anonymousreply 12604/17/2013

There won't be any lawsuits. They're just posting photos of people in a public place. They happen to have backpacks. None of the backpack people have been falsely charged with a crime. You can't sue just because someone circled your backpack in a photo of a crowd. It's not like the boss of blue robe man has fired him, or his house has been set on fire and his dog shot because there were pictures of him at the marathon on the net.

by Anonymousreply 12704/17/2013

has been an arrest

by Anonymousreply 12804/17/2013

I haven't found any website or written info that states the words "dark skinned" where are you people getting this information from ?

If they have a pic it would be all over the internet. Why isn't that posted?

by Anonymousreply 12904/17/2013

Some of you guys who bitch about how the media sucks are such sheep. You go right back to believing anything they tell you. Tools.

by Anonymousreply 13004/17/2013

Looks like one of the bombs wasn't in a backpack at all but was in a brown bag

by Anonymousreply 13104/17/2013

[quote]All of this comes from 4chan and Reddit.

Oh boy, most childish and racist sites on the internet. I'm certain they will get to the un-biased truth.

by Anonymousreply 13204/17/2013

[quote]What did Piven do?

He's the title character in the ITV series "Mr Selfridge," about the founder of Selfridges department store in the UK. It's currently being broadcast in the US on PBS as part of "Masterpiece." It's not very good.

by Anonymousreply 13304/17/2013

Both AP and CNN says arrest was made.

by Anonymousreply 13404/17/2013

He's going to appear in court soon. So yes, an arrest has been made. You can stop going back and forth on that now....

by Anonymousreply 13504/17/2013

"NBC insistent about no arrest, saying press (Read: CNN) is just running with arrest story"

NBC's reluctance to report an arrest is a big thing on Twitter at the moment.

by Anonymousreply 13604/17/2013

Here we go again. They're just blurting out anything in an effort to be the first to break the story.

by Anonymousreply 13704/17/2013

CNN is still saying an arrest has been made

by Anonymousreply 13804/17/2013

Boston Globe source reports suspect being taken to US District Court in South Boston.

by Anonymousreply 13904/17/2013

Sam Stein ‏@samsteinhp 1m

RT @JesseRodriguez: NBC News: A senior Boston Police Dept official involved in the investigation confirms "no arrest" has been made

by Anonymousreply 14004/17/2013

Mike barnacle works for NBC. I'm sure e would be one of the first people to know if an arrest has been made.

by Anonymousreply 14104/17/2013

Al Jazeera has it

by Anonymousreply 14204/17/2013

CNN right now SIOURCES:ARREST IN BOSTON BOMBINGS Law Enforcement Sources Briefing @ 5:00pm

is on the screen BUT they are talking about no arrest.

by Anonymousreply 14304/17/2013

the boston globe trumps any other news source in my opinion.

by Anonymousreply 14404/17/2013

I had to chuckle at Brian Williams basically saying CNN was jumping to conclusions.

by Anonymousreply 14504/17/2013

WHOOPS! Now CNN is saying "no arrest" !!

by Anonymousreply 14604/17/2013

CNN currently eating crow = maybe NO arrest.

by Anonymousreply 14704/17/2013

[bold]Boston Marathon bomb suspect 'in custody'[/bold] Investigation sources say suspect expected to appear in federal court after Boston bombings probe breakthrough.

A Boston Marathon bombings suspect is in custody, according to a law enforcement source briefed on the investigation.

The official, who spoke to The Associated Press news agency on condition of anonymity on Wednesday, said that the suspect was due to appear in federal court.

US law enforcement sources said earlier investigators of the Boston Marathon bombings believed they had identified a suspect in the Boston marathon bombing from security video.

An official announcement on the issue is expected at 5pm (2100 GMT) on Wednesday.

US media reports said that a suspect had been identified in a surveillance video from a department store near the explosion.

Authorities have an image of a suspect carrying a black bag at the second bomb site, they added without providing further details about the suspect.

Investigators of the bombings searched thousands of pieces of evidence from cell phone pictures to shrapnel shards pulled from victims' legs.

Based on shards of metal, fabric, wires and a battery recovered at the scene, the focus turned to whoever may have made bombs in pressure cooker pots and taken them in heavy black nylon bags to the finish line of the world-famous race watched by crowds of spectators.

The blasts at the finish line of Monday's race injured 176 people and killed three: an 8-year old boy, Martin Richard, a 29-year-old woman, Krystle Campbell and a Boston University graduate student who was a Chinese citizen.

Boston University identified the student as Lu Lingzi.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

by Anonymousreply 14804/17/2013

If you think about it, who ever did this is rather stupid. There are cameras everywhere at the Boston Marathon. You can't even pick your nose without someone somewhere catching it.

by Anonymousreply 14904/17/2013

It's like watching "Newsroom" live on HBO!

by Anonymousreply 15004/17/2013

CNN Tom Fuentes just said two sources say NO ARREST.

by Anonymousreply 15104/17/2013

CNN does it again!

by Anonymousreply 15204/17/2013

CNN now backpedaling furiously. LOL. No arrest? Wha?!

by Anonymousreply 15304/17/2013

Here's the thing: an arrest was EVENTUALLY going to be made. So, CNN jumped the gun, knowing that when it all came out in the wash they will have gotten credit for being first. No one will remember the details in two days time.

by Anonymousreply 15404/17/2013

Just like to remind people who use CNN as their source:

by Anonymousreply 15504/17/2013

The woman with Chris and AC on CNN was saying all along that it was best not to make these claims that someone was arrested. Anderson was saying not to go down the road of speculation. Chris was hoping there was, he was jumping the gun.

by Anonymousreply 15604/17/2013

CNN should be embarrassed; if he had any dignity left, Anderson should resign on the spot.

by Anonymousreply 15704/17/2013

LOL, CNN now says "There's been a misunderstanding"

by Anonymousreply 15804/17/2013

Shut up R157, it's NOT Anderson, it's Chris Cuomo who is jumping the gun and fucking up.

by Anonymousreply 15904/17/2013

I see no change from AP news, still "OFFICIAL: SUSPECT IN CUSTODY IN BOSTON BOMBINGS".

by Anonymousreply 16004/17/2013

R157 I didn't see Anderson making the claims it was the other guy talking with Wolf Blitzer.

by Anonymousreply 16104/17/2013

If CNN is this confused about the story, perhaps King was wrong about the dark-skinned comment?

by Anonymousreply 16204/17/2013

CNN BREAKING NEWS - SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN OBAMACARE!

by Anonymousreply 16304/17/2013

CNN: reported supreme court stuck down HCR.

Fox: three words: Paris Business Review

by Anonymousreply 16404/17/2013

TwitterBoston Police Dept. @Boston_Police Despite reports to the contrary there has not been an arrest in the Marathon attack.

by Anonymousreply 16504/17/2013

false alarms all around.

by Anonymousreply 16604/17/2013

Mike Barnicle's gonna be pissed if CNN scoops him via the Boston police department

by Anonymousreply 16704/17/2013

OK, so this is simply the fact that the suspect IS in custody but hasn't officially been arrested yet?

by Anonymousreply 16804/17/2013

This is such a pressure cooker of a situation.

by Anonymousreply 16904/17/2013

FBI is in charge of this investigation. Boston PD may not know all. It won't be the first time FBI hasn't shared all the info...

by Anonymousreply 17004/17/2013

If you're using John King as your source for info, you're an idiot. I wouldn't trust him to tell me shit that didn't involve vermouth.

by Anonymousreply 17104/17/2013

Calm yer tits, r159/r161; I never said Anderson made the claims. I said he should resign (to distance himself from that sinking ship that is CNN) to keep his dignity.

by Anonymousreply 17204/17/2013

[quote/]Just a minute ago, WTOP in DC is reporting via AP that not only has a suspect been identified, but will be brought in shortly.

Surely, that can't be right?

Yep too good to be true.

You would hope CNN would be chastened enough by this faceplant to not jump the gun again, but you know as soon as the next big story hits, they'll do it again.

I'm a self-admitted internet junkie, but the online all breaking news all the time news cycle has really dumbed down the reporting business.

Kudos to Pete Williams and NBC.

by Anonymousreply 17304/17/2013

Well I agree with THAT R172!

by Anonymousreply 17404/17/2013

How interesting that they have been researching every inch with a fine-tuned comb yet sent the debris from the WTC out to China ASAP!

by Anonymousreply 17504/17/2013

"Maybe he's Iraqi..."

We need him to be Syrian.. or North Korean.

by Anonymousreply 17604/17/2013

Well, THIS is embarrassing..

by Anonymousreply 17704/17/2013

Ugh, Chris Cuomo is ridiculous.

by Anonymousreply 17804/17/2013

US Attorney’s office: No suspect in custody, no arrests

by Anonymousreply 17904/17/2013

I wouldn't be surprised if the 'dark-skinned' thing came from the BPD. I mean, c'mon, it's Boston.

by Anonymousreply 18004/17/2013

Joe Johns on CNN is sick of Cuomo asking him additional questions about an arrest. NO ARREST.

by Anonymousreply 18104/17/2013

[quote]How interesting that they have been researching every inch with a fine-tuned comb yet sent the debris from the WTC out to China ASAP!

You're a fucking idiot.

by Anonymousreply 18204/17/2013

I hate Chris Cuomo, he seems to be the overbearing type.

by Anonymousreply 18304/17/2013

CNN: best improv troupe ever.

by Anonymousreply 18404/17/2013

[quote]OK, so this is simply the fact that the suspect IS in custody but hasn't officially been arrested yet?

..."In custody" means arrested, doesn't it?

by Anonymousreply 18504/17/2013

What difference would it make to anyone if we found out a suspect had been arrested in the newspaper tomorrow morning than RIGHT NOW!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 18604/17/2013

Maybe not, r185

by Anonymousreply 18704/17/2013

Looks like SNL has their opening sketch.

by Anonymousreply 18804/17/2013

why is Chris Cuomo fighting with everyone on CNN. He talks over the woman, corrects everything anyone says.

by Anonymousreply 18904/17/2013

Eric Stonestreet ‏@ericstonestreet 7m CNN: best improv troupe ever.

by Anonymousreply 19004/17/2013

CNN reporting that LeBron James is quitting basketball to become president of Candy Land effective immediately..

by Anonymousreply 19104/17/2013

SNL needs to have Jimmy Fallon and Rachel Dratch do that Boston couple this weekend, at least.

by Anonymousreply 19204/17/2013

CBS NEWS JUST IN: Man sought as possible suspect is WHITE MALE, wearing white baseball cap on backwards, gray hoodie and black jacket.

by Anonymousreply 19304/17/2013

Finally, AP makes an update: Federal officials DENY that suspect is in custody.

by Anonymousreply 19404/17/2013

Chris is obviously trying to turn Boston into his "BIG MOMENT" and he's screwing up big time.

by Anonymousreply 19504/17/2013

[quote] Kudos to Pete Williams and NBC

Pete Williams is CIA. He was a higher up in the Bush administration, a PNAC-loving neocon. Yes, he's gay, but he's a disgrace. He's Dick Cheney, Jr.

by Anonymousreply 19604/17/2013

BOSTON (AP) — Federal officials deny that Boston Marathon bombing suspect is in custody.

by Anonymousreply 19704/17/2013

Jeff Zucker was so busy hiring/firing "talent" that he never thought hire actual journalists.

by Anonymousreply 19804/17/2013

Ugh, R196. I never knew he worked for Cheney. I just looked up his wiki. Repulsive!

by Anonymousreply 19904/17/2013

BOSTON (AP) — Federal officials are denying that a suspect is in custody in the Boston Marathon bombings.

A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press on Wednesday a suspect was in custody.

But the FBI and the U.S. attorney's office in Boston dispute that.

The official who spoke to The Associated Press did so on condition of anonymity and stood by the information even after it was disputed.

The official was not authorized to divulge details of the investigation. The official had said the suspect was expected in federal court in Boston.

Reporters and police have converged at the courthouse.

by Anonymousreply 20004/17/2013

No, Pete is not a neocon. He's smart, sweet and gentle. I don't know where you got that about Cheney. He's a far from Cheney as possible - except on marriage equality.

by Anonymousreply 20104/17/2013

[quote]Federal officials are denying that a suspect is in custody in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Why would we trust what the Feds say?

by Anonymousreply 20204/17/2013

[quote]The official was not authorized to divulge details of the investigation.

Gossipy queen!

by Anonymousreply 20304/17/2013

Why do people still flock to CNN for breaking news? I abandoned that ship a long time ago.

Is it out of forced habit? or are people just hoping that CNN would return to its former glory as an actual news organization?

by Anonymousreply 20404/17/2013

R201, this is what wikipedia says about Pete Williams:

Prior to joining NBC, Williams served as a press aide on Capitol Hill and at the Pentagon for a number of years. In 1986 he joined the Washington, D.C. staff of then Congressman Dick Cheney as press secretary and legislative assistant. In 1989, when Cheney was named Secretary of Defense, Williams was appointed Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, and served as Pentagon Press Secretary.

by Anonymousreply 20504/17/2013

What's up with the whistle blower email in that 4chan image? Something about pinning the event on a mentally unstable guy?

by Anonymousreply 20604/17/2013

One of these days CNN's jumping the gun will cost actual lives.

by Anonymousreply 20704/17/2013

Same here, R204.

I used to watch them religiously, then went to CNNI for a bit, but now I haven't watched CNN in maybe 5-7 years.

by Anonymousreply 20804/17/2013

sorry for posting that an arrest had been made--shouldn't have relied on CNN.

by Anonymousreply 20904/17/2013

Boston courthouse has been cleared. Staff and media told to leave.

by Anonymousreply 21004/17/2013

I'm flipping between CNN and MSNBC right now. They're literally spinning their wheels, having nothing new to actually discuss. Rehashing the exact details of WHEN the FBI got the Lord and Taylor video.

I think I'm going to be sick.

by Anonymousreply 21104/17/2013

[quote]Boston courthouse has been cleared. Staff and media told to leave.

Was Ina Garten in the vicinity?

by Anonymousreply 21204/17/2013

This is truly a bizarre day for cable news...

by Anonymousreply 21304/17/2013

The guy in the CNN photo has pale skin and dark hair. It's hard to tell what nationality he is. He looks like he's college-aged. I wouldn't be surprised if it's some wacko college student living in Boston.

by Anonymousreply 21404/17/2013

THanks CNN, now a mob has gathered outside the courthouse.

by Anonymousreply 21504/17/2013

[quote]No, Pete is not a neocon. He's smart, sweet and gentle. I don't know where you got that about Cheney. He's a far from Cheney as possible - except on marriage equality

Isn't Pete Williams openly gay?

by Anonymousreply 21604/17/2013

^Never mind, I finally woke up and realized what you were saying. Please disregard.

by Anonymousreply 21704/17/2013

Now Kathy Griffin is on CNN with Anderson! Kathy just dropped to her knees like she's trying to give him a blowjob, and she joked that Ryan Seacrest is a suspect.

by Anonymousreply 21804/17/2013

Didn't CNN pull the same shit when the Supreme Court ruled on Obamacare last year? They immediately reported that it was struck down, BEFORE reading through the whole decision.

The whole operation needs to be burned down.

by Anonymousreply 21904/17/2013

Well, to be fair r219, if Fox News hasn't been shut down because they been wrong so many times, why should CNN??

by Anonymousreply 22004/17/2013

R216: Which would only further confirm that he's a neo con. Probably log cabinette trash.

by Anonymousreply 22104/17/2013

I'm trying to work from home but can't stop watching the news today. yes I have on CNN. r218 made me laugh out loud.

by Anonymousreply 22204/17/2013

Everyone needs to calm down, I need to as well. I need a tramadol. I hate Cuomo but at the same time want to eat his ass, but I need to know more about this suspect...too many conflicting emotions.

by Anonymousreply 22304/17/2013

He worked at the Defence Department as well, I think he was press secretary. I have never heard he was a neocon, yes he is opening gay and has been so for years. If you have real evidence he's a neocon, not just that he was an aide to Cheney please post it.

by Anonymousreply 22404/17/2013

He was quite prominent (and much thinner and twinkier) during the first Gulf War back in 1990. Those of you who aren't familiar with him are making me feel old.

by Anonymousreply 22504/17/2013

[quote]The guy in the CNN photo ..

What photo?

by Anonymousreply 22604/17/2013

All of the news networks have been known to jump the gun in the pursuit of ratings. It's really pathetic.

Remember Richard Jewell? He was painted(by CBS, NBC, etc )as a revengeful wannabe cop who was bitter at being a nobody, and who was most assuredly the Atlanta olympic bomber.

Turned out he was quite innocent

by Anonymousreply 22804/17/2013

Williams appearances on 30 Rock give me the impression he has a sense of humor, something neo-cons typically lack.

by Anonymousreply 22904/17/2013

I want to see Anderson, Kathy Griffin and Poppy Harlowe covering this together. And they should have Candy Crowley doing remotes around Boston in her search to find the city's best Boston Cream Pie.

by Anonymousreply 23004/17/2013

R229, are you talking about Brian Williams? We're talking about the defense correspondent Pete Williams.

by Anonymousreply 23104/17/2013

Anderson is downplaying the bomb threat at the courthouse: "these things happen all the time".

He's a real piece of work. At least Erin Burnett is honest about being a corporate whore.

by Anonymousreply 23204/17/2013

And I was so sure it would turn out to be a pissed off non-qualifier.

by Anonymousreply 23304/17/2013

Imagine Cuomo fingering Candy's pussy.

by Anonymousreply 23404/17/2013

U.S. Marshals have just requested local law enforcement assistance in preparation of moving federal vehicles from the John J. Moakley U.S. Federal Courthouse in Boston.

Source: via live radio traffic.

Where the not arrested suspect is not being held this afternoon

by Anonymousreply 23504/17/2013

The accusations destroyed Richard Jewell's life and health. The Justice Dept. leaked his name (and Janet Reno later apologized for it) and he had a true "trial by media."

by Anonymousreply 23604/17/2013

I do all the time r234

by Anonymousreply 23704/17/2013

Lol r237

by Anonymousreply 23804/17/2013

I hope a Muslim or North Korean isn't responsible. My vote is on crazy white guy. I think the ricin letters are connected to the bombing. I have a hunch that it is the work of an anti-government radical right faction

by Anonymousreply 23904/17/2013

[quote] No, Pete is not a neocon. He's smart, sweet and gentle. I don't know where you got that about Cheney. He's a far from Cheney as possible - except on marriage equality.

Those who ignore history are condemned to repeat it.

Prior to joining NBC, Williams served as a press aide on Capitol Hill and at the Pentagon for a number of years. In 1986 he joined the Washington, D.C. staff of then Congressman Dick Cheney as press secretary and legislative assistant.

In 1989, when Cheney was named Secretary of Defense, Williams was appointed Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, and served as Pentagon Press Secretary during the Gulf War (while gays and lesbians were being tossed out of the military).

While serving as a Pentagon spokesperson, some in the press accused him of allegedly working to conceal certain military activities during the invasion of Panama and successful extradition of Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, which was later featured in the documentary The Panama Deception.

He was outed by Michelangelo signorile in 1991 in The Advocate.

During the Plame investigation, Williams repeatedly reported on the investigation and brought into question facts that reporters had uncovered, asking who should be believed -- three reporters or the vice president's chief of staff? Of course, he never disclosed that he had worked for the vice president while he pretended to be a fair and balanced reporter.

by Anonymousreply 24004/17/2013

thank you r240.

by Anonymousreply 24104/17/2013

Some drunken old queen is confusing Brian Williams with Pete Williams.

by Anonymousreply 24204/17/2013

Because of CNN and (Fox which also reported the same bad info but doesn't get the flack CNN does) they had a large crowd in front of that courthouse. Some idiot probably saw that and decided to call in that bomb threat. The media is stirring people up . What were all those people gathered in front of the courthouse going to do if they really had bought in some suspect.

by Anonymousreply 24304/17/2013

[quote]Of course, he never disclosed that he had worked for the vice president while he pretended to be a fair and balanced reporter.

Why should he be any different from any of the other "journalists" on the national stage, virtually all of whom work for undisclosed interests?

by Anonymousreply 24404/17/2013

R243, people just expect it from Fox at this point.

by Anonymousreply 24504/17/2013

[quote]I think I'm going to be sick.

MARY!

by Anonymousreply 24604/17/2013

The worse part of CNN reporting was that one reporter insisting the suspect was a dark skinned man.

by Anonymousreply 24704/17/2013

How big is Williams' peter?

by Anonymousreply 24804/17/2013

CNN is the laughing stock of the world now and I hope Cuomo gets it in the neck as a result.

by Anonymousreply 24904/17/2013

I call bullshit.

Nothing to report people,

FREEPERS and thier ilk on 4chan and reddit are spreading the bullshit about a "dark-skinned" suspect. News outlets jumped the gun.

In reality we have NO IDEA who the suspect(s) is and are.

by Anonymousreply 25004/17/2013

OMG! Uncle Eddie!!

by Anonymousreply 25104/17/2013

Calm down Andy (r249), you will still get replaced. It happens.

by Anonymousreply 25204/17/2013

I go with (MS)NBC. I go with the WBZ/CBS local Boston station. I can't stand CNN unless there is a natural disaster. Floods, hurricanes, earthquakes. They can do that. Blizzards and massive traffic accidents. Busses that flip over, avalanches, tsunamis. Like that. Otherwise they are useless. They are an embarrassment.If Ted Turner were dead he'd be rolling over in his grave. I hate Wolf Blitzer. Hate.

by Anonymousreply 25304/17/2013

Erin Burnette and Cuomo are HORRIBLE.

by Anonymousreply 25404/17/2013

Since the bombings, MSNBC is getting destroyed in the ratings.

Fox 1st, CNN a somewhat close 2nd, and then there's MSNBC.... who's barely in the picture.

by Anonymousreply 25504/17/2013

[quote] researching every inch with a fine-tuned comb

Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 25604/17/2013

Well the hell is Poppy Harlowe?

by Anonymousreply 25704/17/2013

R255 your point is....?

by Anonymousreply 25804/17/2013

In his defense, a comb *can* be turned into a musical instrument.

by Anonymousreply 25904/17/2013

MSNBC needs to get a stronger presence when something like this happens. CNN still dominates on big news stories.

by Anonymousreply 26004/17/2013

We get the media we deserve.

by Anonymousreply 26104/17/2013

Someone needs to be fired over this mistake, Cuomo should be forced to spread his ass for all of America. For at least half an hour.

by Anonymousreply 26204/17/2013

Seems like MSNBC is the laughing stock when a major crisis hits.

People are tuning in elsewhere.

by Anonymousreply 26304/17/2013

I love R256 and always look for his/her OH DEAR comments wherever they may be posted. I always go back and find that I've sloppily misread something. Kisses to R256. Now, can I fuck you up against a wall?

by Anonymousreply 26404/17/2013

Brian Williams is a dyed in the wool liberal Democrat, thank god. Can you bitches please calm yourselves to keep from confusing everyone.

by Anonymousreply 26504/17/2013

I thought msnbc was alright, although I only watched for short intervals.

by Anonymousreply 26604/17/2013

The major network reporters on the scene of major events always seem to be polished and dependable.

The cable news reporters (and anchors)are horrible on the fly. Stumbling and unprepared during any broadcast at any time of the day.

by Anonymousreply 26704/17/2013

FBI press conference has been postponed

by Anonymousreply 26804/17/2013

According to Cuomo carpenters nails are now "instruments of death".

by Anonymousreply 26904/17/2013

In fairness, R267, their jobs are apples and oranges. Network reporters have 30 minutes to fill. Cable has 24 hours. Not to excuse them, but still.

by Anonymousreply 27004/17/2013

Wonder what Cuomos pits smell like.

by Anonymousreply 27104/17/2013

Fascinating afternoon of television. They literally started reporting on their own errors and the effects of those errors. Like watching a snake eat its own tail.

by Anonymousreply 27204/17/2013

Why does MSNBC keep showing the slowmo video of the cute guy with torn off clothes running away from the blast site?

by Anonymousreply 27304/17/2013

Breaking News: The Lord & Taylor security cameras were trained on the women's dressing room. The bomb was contained in a pair of summer wedge espadrilles!

by Anonymousreply 27404/17/2013

[quote] Brian Williams is a dyed in the wool liberal Democrat, thank god. Can you bitches please calm yourselves to keep from confusing everyone.

We weren't talking about Brian Williams, we were talking about neocon tool and pentagon plant Pete Williams who is reporting the story for NBC news.

by Anonymousreply 27504/17/2013

The guy is Asian. Is this a gift from N. Korea?

by Anonymousreply 27604/17/2013

[quote]Brian Williams is a dyed in the wool liberal Democrat

Proof. Thanks.

by Anonymousreply 27704/17/2013

[quote]According to Cuomo carpenters nails are now "instruments of death".

Going into your tender flesh at 200 mph from the result of an explosion, that sounds pretty accurate to me.

by Anonymousreply 27804/17/2013

4chan's photo analyses, which are pretty convincing, seem to show white and Middle Eastern types.

by Anonymousreply 27904/17/2013

they cancelled the briefing that was supposed to begin now...

i would guess they are trying to hunt down more than one person.

by Anonymousreply 28004/17/2013

Two out of three of those guys are white.

by Anonymousreply 28104/17/2013

4 chan is showing guys with backpacks when one if the bombs appears to have been in a large brown bag/sack, not a backpack.

by Anonymousreply 28204/17/2013

Hobo bomber chic.

by Anonymousreply 28304/17/2013

Nothing's going to happen to Chris Cuomo. His brother, Andrew Ratface Cuomo, is governor of NY. He won't allow it.

by Anonymousreply 28404/17/2013

I wonder why poster view some of this as network "news" ratings contest. If you want reliable intelligent news, watch for the most part, News Hour, BBC or follow the NY Times on line. The rest is junk more or less- rather, the ratings game you all seem to be falling for as somehow important.

by Anonymousreply 28504/17/2013

Wow. People in Boston love their backpacks, don't they? if you showed pics of a crowd at the NYC marathon, you wouldn't see nearly that number of backpacks.

by Anonymousreply 28604/17/2013

The 5 pm press conference was supposed to be at the Federal Courthouse. It was delayed due to a bomb threat. It's still expected later today.

by Anonymousreply 28704/17/2013

That 4 chan analysis is very interesting.

by Anonymousreply 28804/17/2013

Will CNN ever apologize for its circus-like operations?

by Anonymousreply 28904/17/2013

The 4chan analysis seems to have pointed out two undercover cops (brown-skinned, as it happens), rather than a possible murderer.

Unless I am misunderstanding the red circles and arrows?

The men that then remain after the undercover cops are discounted seem to be the straggly white guy and ... who else?

by Anonymousreply 29004/17/2013

Traces of poison ivy have been found in my garden. Let's go to a commercial break right now. More when we return.

by Anonymousreply 29104/17/2013

Will John King be fired? The boy from Boston got the wrong info from source?

by Anonymousreply 29204/17/2013

I think the guy/s in the military fatigues look too conspicuous. I'd think they want to blend in a bit more. However, I do think that could be the dark skinned man with the black backpack some witnesses described as trying to enter an area off-limits to the public.

by Anonymousreply 29304/17/2013

There's a whole generation brought up with 24/hr cable news. It's always been infotainment to them.

They don't remember when news was confined to certain times of the day with a once an hour, minute-long "news update." And when I was young, we didn't even have the once-an-hour news updates. The hourly updates were introduced during the Iran hostage crisis and the networks decided to keep them after the crisis ended. News updates also gave us the very latest obituaries.

by Anonymousreply 29404/17/2013

"The sources identified the person as a man wearing a white baseball cap. One of the sources added that the cap was on backwards..."

Well this will be impossible then. Most of the str8 guys in Boston dress like this. It truly is a city of wall-to-wall straight douchebags.

by Anonymousreply 29504/17/2013

Not the media's finest hour. Again.

They are wrong so often on breaking news that they should stop giving a priority to being first. Who cares who is first with a false story.

by Anonymousreply 29604/17/2013

Police are circulating 2 photos of "persons of interest"...they are seen carrying the bags.

by Anonymousreply 29704/17/2013

Can you link the photos, R297?

by Anonymousreply 29804/17/2013

Unfortunately, there are no concrete consequences when these networks screw up. The goal isn't to be factual, its to get ratings. If being first gets higher ratings, or better yet making a mistake and getting press over it gets higher ratings out of curiosity than being cautious and responsible, they don't hesitate.

Look at Fox. Nothing but mistakes and they haven't been sunk. Its so quaint that people still think CNN is in the news business. They even hired an NBC exec to run the place!

by Anonymousreply 29904/17/2013

R298, I saw that info on TV but they weren't showing pictures, they said they will wait for the FBI briefing.

by Anonymousreply 30004/17/2013

They said that each bomb weighed about 40 lbs., so it's unlikely that only one person was involved. One guy couldn't have lugged around 80 lbs. worth of bombs by himself without being noticed.

by Anonymousreply 30104/17/2013

How can they be circulating two photos if no one is allowed to see them?

by Anonymousreply 30204/17/2013

R302, i think they are circulating the photos among themselves. The suspect was on the cell phone and they used the time-stamp on the video to trace all calls made within that area...

by Anonymousreply 30304/17/2013

301, if planned properly it could be done. One at a time.

by Anonymousreply 30404/17/2013

[quote]According to Cuomo carpenters nails are now "instruments of death".

Seriously?

by Anonymousreply 30504/17/2013

I think the law enforcement people are all in a big argument as to whether or not to release the photo.

by Anonymousreply 30604/17/2013

So what does this mean for Wicked Single?

by Anonymousreply 30704/17/2013

They're waiting for Jessica Fletcher to arrive from Cabot Cove. Apparently, she had to finish solving the poisoning death of a Cabot Cove town councilman before she could fly to Boston.

by Anonymousreply 30804/17/2013

Cycle, surely. The weather's better and she's a hearty New Englander.

by Anonymousreply 30904/17/2013

‏@NBCNews 27m BREAKING: Arrest made in ricin mailings, federal officials say; suspect IDed as Kenneth Curtis of Tupelo, Miss.

by Anonymousreply 31004/17/2013

MISSISSIPPI

by Anonymousreply 31104/17/2013

R310, nutjob did sign off with K.C. however, i doubt they are related, but who knows??

by Anonymousreply 31204/17/2013

Faux News link

by Anonymousreply 31304/17/2013

Debka is a Mossad arm, but they are often right about these things.

My concern is that domestic/foreign forces are combining for this. That's happening more often in the criminal world in general.

Although the "domestic and foreign" elements could simply mean Islamists who are converts or Arab-Americans.

by Anonymousreply 31404/17/2013

video released

by Anonymousreply 31504/17/2013

Soooo... No photos, no arrest.

by Anonymousreply 31604/17/2013

Is this him?

by Anonymousreply 31704/17/2013

R317, Maybe but that's only one of them.

by Anonymousreply 31804/17/2013

What if the phone he, or any hypothetical bomber, was using was a burner?

by Anonymousreply 31904/17/2013

I think they could still use telemetry from the cell towers to localize where the call came from and where it pinged to. Thing is there were tons of calls at the time. Process of elimination? If they match up where the signals bounced from/to and where some suspicious figures are standing...? I'm more than speculating here.

by Anonymousreply 32004/17/2013

They got the name wrong. The ricin arrest is for Paul Kevin Curtis. Several sites point to a facebook page for a Kevin Curtis of Mississippi that has in brackets elvisguy. He's some kind of impersonator. He also has the same line on his facebook that was found in the ricin letters.

This guy lists on his FB as independent. But he has a photo where he's giving a thumbs up to a bumper sticker that says christian and Democrat. The right blogs are running with that photo.

by Anonymousreply 32104/17/2013

r319, it doesn't matter.

The NSA has it recorded already. They just have to go through the datastream for it.

by Anonymousreply 32204/17/2013

I'm right on top of that, Rose.

by Anonymousreply 32304/17/2013

The news reports I saw earlier today ndicated that each bomb weighed approxiamtely 20 pounds and that combined they were 40 pounds. I think it was probably more than one guy, but I don't think it was more than two or three. I am wondering how they were detonated. Was there enough time lapsed, for example, if it was by telephone, for one person to trigger first one bomb, then the other?

by Anonymousreply 32404/17/2013

I'm also thinking more than one because if there were two men and two bombs then if something went wrong with one, at least the other would work according to their plan.

These guys are probably students. Foreigners in here on student visas. They are probably internationals, and probably did this on their own. No big international conspiracy. Maybe they were pissed off about Git'mo or Syria, or WTF ever.

by Anonymousreply 32504/17/2013

I partially agree, r325.

I don't think it's a large, coordinated group like the core of the traditional Al Quaeda.

The domestic angle is possible given all the significant times and dates around this week.

I also think that LEOs and the government know that if it is the Angry Right Wing White Male bomber, they've looking at serious public, political reaction. They want to get their shit together.

They did let them get away once (OKC), though I'd like to think things have changed.

by Anonymousreply 32704/17/2013

R325 I think you could be right, Boston is a college town and it's easy to get a student visa. They are sympathizers of bin laden or they hate USA or who the fuck knows really. I've seen the pictures posted online of those in the crowd and 2 men stood out to me and they look like they could be in their 20s. White cap like they said. We'll see what the FBI says tomorrow.

by Anonymousreply 32804/17/2013

There is no doubt in my mind that a white man did this. I know good and damn well that if he was Arab, Black, Hispanic, or Korean the FBI would have his suspected photo blasted all across the damn media.Once they had a suspect in the DC sniper case, they released those photos before an arrest was made so why not now? The reason they haven't made an arrest yet is because they are getting his story ready for the media. You know the usual 'he had a troubled childhood, he had no friends, he was teased and is mentally unstable' sob story.

by Anonymousreply 32904/17/2013

[quote]I am wondering how they were detonated.

On the news this morning, they said it was timers. OTOH, the news people haven't been right about a lot of things today.

by Anonymousreply 33104/17/2013

Thanks r330.

I just burst out laughing in a café.

Thankfully, one of the staff is doing an atrocious hipster version of Suzanne, so no one heard me.

They apparently are short of musicians for this week.

by Anonymousreply 33204/17/2013

If this is as R325 and others speculate,that this is perhaps the work of the pissed off why would this be a surprise?

We have killed and maimed tens upon tens of thousands,perhaps hundreds of thousands of innocent people in the Middle East over the past 20 years and the chickens may be coming home to roost.

We were warned decades ago about our cavalier dismissal of "collateral damage" and the consequences of fucking with Revenge based societies.(Sounds just like us,right?)

As was pointed out by many Middle Eastern observers when we shoot up some family at a check point or turn yet another wedding reception into hamburger meat - someone or group of someones or survivors from that family,tribe or town will be delegated to get to North America,strap a bomb on and get on a bus,or else plant a bomb and hightail it out of Dodge.

It doesn't matter if it takes 40 years - that is now their sacred duty. There are consequences to our smash and grab foreign policies.

And BTW, even a slice of rye bread,wheat flour or even the chemicals used in the production of some paper products can give false Ricin readings.

I trust the "ricin" terrorist was not chewing on a pastrami on rye when he posted his letters.

If he was,we'll never hear about it.

by Anonymousreply 33304/17/2013

So MSNBC was right all along. No arrest.

by Anonymousreply 33404/17/2013

Damn. Charlie Rose has a guest from CBS talking about the clusterfuck media reportage today and Daily Show opened with a sketch on the conflicting media reports on suspects/arrests,

by Anonymousreply 33504/17/2013

They sure are deporting that Saudi right quick.

by Anonymousreply 33604/17/2013

damn

by Anonymousreply 33704/18/2013

Gurl I feel like I'm playin' Where's mothafuckin' Waldo with this shit.

by Anonymousreply 33804/18/2013

[quote] Gurl I feel like I'm playin' Where's mothafuckin' Waldo with this shit.

How do you think WE feel?

by Anonymousreply 33904/18/2013

How did Chris Cuomo do this morning?

by Anonymousreply 34004/18/2013

So why didn't they release the photo or video like they said they were going to do almost 24 hours ago?

by Anonymousreply 34104/18/2013

Where are the photos?

by Anonymousreply 34204/18/2013

Do you think they will finally release them at today's FBI briefing at 5 est?

by Anonymousreply 34304/18/2013

[quote]Do you think they will finally release them at today's FBI briefing at 5 est?

Yes, because the NY Post ran a front page cover story with a picture with two guys from one of the links above who have been cleared.

They don't want tensions with the Muslim community to heat up.

Since it's two white guys.

They will release them today.

by Anonymousreply 34404/18/2013

NPR News just announced that they will be releasing photos later today.

by Anonymousreply 34504/18/2013

Yeah they said that yesterday.

by Anonymousreply 34604/18/2013

On now??

by Anonymousreply 34704/18/2013

Just starting...minute or two

by Anonymousreply 34804/18/2013

Eighteen minutes late and counting ...

by Anonymousreply 34904/18/2013

Okay, those backpacks don't look like they weigh 40lbs. Just sayin'.

by Anonymousreply 35004/18/2013

So, it's not the 17 year old in the bright blue jacket after all. Poor kid.

by Anonymousreply 35104/18/2013

If you were gonna set off a bomb, wouldn't you put your cap on the correct way in order to conceal your face a bit more??

by Anonymousreply 35204/18/2013

photos of suspects

released by FBI

by Anonymousreply 35304/18/2013

video

by Anonymousreply 35404/18/2013

They're long gone.

by Anonymousreply 35604/18/2013

[quote]So, it's not the 17 year old in the bright blue jacket after all. Poor kid.

Yes, poor kid. He's a high school kid and now worried some gun nut is going to harm him or his family.

by Anonymousreply 35704/18/2013

Where's the geeky Asian guy who massages the images and blows them up to where the detectives can read the luggage tag? He's on all the TV cop shows.

by Anonymousreply 35804/18/2013

LOL, R358!

by Anonymousreply 35904/18/2013

Tea Party?

by Anonymousreply 36004/18/2013

[quote]Yes, poor kid. He's a high school kid and now worried some gun nut is going to harm him or his family.

Am I the only one who read the Daily Mail article and wondered about the kid's relationship with the 24 year old track coach?

by Anonymousreply 36104/18/2013

[quote]They're long gone.

These pics are going all over the world. Where they gonna hide?

by Anonymousreply 36204/18/2013

You see those dots in the background? When I zero in on them, I can clearly see that is the constellation Orion which was in that sky position at 8:48 pm last night. The murders took place at approximately 9:25. He couldn't possibly be the killer. Detective Briscoe has the wrong man... again!

by Anonymousreply 36304/18/2013

I guess the video is clearer than most but why are all of these security cameras so bad? Even shots of bank robbers inside banks are crappy.

by Anonymousreply 36404/18/2013

Everyone on the street either had on a backpack or carried a duffle bag...why in the world would I believe these guys are the ONES!

It's stupid, for all I know, these guys could have been injured and their bags were blown up?

Our government is trying to play us again. It always works, as long as they convince the stupid talking heads.

by Anonymousreply 36504/18/2013

[quote].why in the world would I believe these guys are the ONES!

Because the tape shows them dropping the bags and leaving, perhaps...

by Anonymousreply 36604/18/2013

Bullshit...if that were true, they would be showing it. These guys did nothing and as usual, our government will pin it on the wrong people. They don't care about justice.

It obviously is a Branch Dividian, McVeigh thing.

by Anonymousreply 36704/18/2013

It's all so obvious to you, isn't it?

by Anonymousreply 36804/18/2013

[quote]Everyone on the street either had on a backpack or carried a duffle bag...why in the world would I believe these guys are the ONES!

Since they know the color of the backpacks (and I would assume the brand and model), and since said backpacks had to be the proper size and shape to carry a 2 liter pressure cooker fulled with explosives, I don't think we're dealing with as many potential suspects as you imagine.

by Anonymousreply 37004/18/2013

They aren't R336. Fox/Hannity get it wrong again by relying on an expert who mixed up this Saudi's name with someone other Saudi's name. The kid who was injured in the blast isn't being deported.

by Anonymousreply 37104/18/2013

[quote]Our government is trying to play us again. It always works, as long as they convince the stupid talking heads.

You poor, demented little man.

by Anonymousreply 37204/18/2013

They have clear video of the guy in the white hat actually placing the bomb.

by Anonymousreply 37304/18/2013

where is the "clear video" r373? i haven't seen it, so where did YOU see it?

by Anonymousreply 37404/19/2013

R374 - We understand that you are too feeble-minded and do not understand the issues of "discovery" and evidence in courts of law.

Perhaps your unschooled Dominionist Mind might be persuaded by the fact that the video of said suspect would likely be a key piece of evidence in a prosecution and should not be tainted by release to the un-abating, clamoring, and unhinged masses you represent. If evidence is tainted by your kind, it becomes inadmissible in a court of law. It's just a matter of protecting evidence from violation by anything, including your type, R374. The ignoramuses who love being such and revel in their grotesqueness and unkindness. And lack of love for civil law.

by Anonymousreply 37504/19/2013

What happened to the other thread discussing the photos? Was it getting too speculative?

by Anonymousreply 37604/19/2013

Threads get deleted when armchair detectives post names and identifying information of people who may or may not have anything to do with terrorist attacks.

by Anonymousreply 37704/19/2013

new FBI photos

by Anonymousreply 37804/19/2013

Creepy

by Anonymousreply 37904/19/2013

They look so young, like mid 20s at most.

by Anonymousreply 38004/19/2013

CNN is reporting a second person has been brought in by police.

by Anonymousreply 38104/19/2013

Names of those 2 were posted on twitter and 1 of them was the missing brown student, not sure if the info is legit though...

by Anonymousreply 38204/19/2013

Suspect 1: Mike Mulugeta Suspect 2: Sunil Tripathi. Suspect 2 was a missing Brown student.

by Anonymousreply 38304/19/2013

Quick, turn to DNN (Datalounge News Network)!

by Anonymousreply 38404/19/2013

WATCH LIVE: One suspect dead, another on the run in Boston Marathon case

Watch the feed!

by Anonymousreply 38504/19/2013

So clearly middle eastern and going OTT in trying to look all american. The backward cap is the tell. Too much. No one ever told them less is more.

by Anonymousreply 38604/19/2013

[quote]So clearly middle eastern and going OTT in trying to look all american. The backward cap is the tell. Too much. No one ever told them less is more.

You're a fucking idiot.

by Anonymousreply 38704/19/2013

THIS IS SO EXCITING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 38804/19/2013

[quote] So clearly middle eastern . . .

R387, Let me second your most appropriate reaction to R386.

R386, you're a fucking idiot.

Personally, I think it could be something personal to the older brother rather than a real political reason.

He may be feeling like a loser in life for some reason and this is his way of feeling like a man. If so, what a shame he had to involve his kid brother.

by Anonymousreply 38904/19/2013

3 friends of suspect arrested in New Bedford, including his gf

by Anonymousreply 39004/19/2013

mother of two bombers saiys they were framed, that FBI knew her older son....had counseled him over last 3 years

by Anonymousreply 39104/19/2013

Could have been one of those situations where the FBI trolled for crazy Muslims and give them instructions on how to make bombs so that the FBI could step in and "prevent another 9/11." Except they got their schedules confused.

by Anonymousreply 39204/19/2013

His mussy lives to see another day. God is good!

by Anonymousreply 39304/19/2013

[quote]mother of two bombers saiys they were framed, that FBI knew her older son....had counseled him over last 3 years

If there is any truth to this, expect Mom is be silenced, quickly.

by Anonymousreply 39404/19/2013

Counseled in that they probably realised he was a nut job and wanted to get him to spill his plans before he did something. Unfortunately, it didn't work.

by Anonymousreply 39504/19/2013

agree Ciaran

I'm sure that there are many people monitored in such ways by the FBI...jihadist and terrorist linked sites are watched and the older brother was probably on many of them consistently

what more can be done than visiting and questioning him....if no law was broken that's all that can be done

by Anonymousreply 39604/19/2013

So, a 19 year-old kid held the entire city of Boston hostage for 24 hours.

The terrorists have won, right?

by Anonymousreply 39704/19/2013

R397 Yes a 19 year old kid with bombs, guns and demonstrated willingness to use them.

Now if that is hard for you maybe next time you could go walk around and find one dangerous guy in a city for us.

Oh btw do you take off your cape when posting or is that thing on all the time.

by Anonymousreply 39804/19/2013

R398 - you forgot to add "USA! USA! U-S-A!!!"

by Anonymousreply 39904/19/2013

I heard on faux news channel, no choice but this is what they put on at work, that a certain country gave the dead brother's name to the FBI 2 or 3 yrs, to watch out for him etc so the FBI knows about the dead brother. I'm guessing that the FBI looked into him at the time but he wasn't doing anything then...I mean what can they do, arrest him for his political leanings? not in USA.

by Anonymousreply 40004/20/2013

[quote]So clearly middle eastern . . .

Actually, they are actual Caucasians.

by Anonymousreply 40104/20/2013

r400, the country was Russia most security experts have said.

What they could do would depend on what they were told and what exactly the Russians were asking the US gov to do.

by Anonymousreply 40204/20/2013

r391, I'd take that with a grain of salt, but it wouldn't be the first time the FBI recruited someone and it went South.

by Anonymousreply 40304/20/2013
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