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1M Nissans Recalled Over Airbag Issue

Software problem may prevent inflation

(Newser) - Nissan is calling back about a million of its 2013 and 2014 vehicles: Thanks to a software issue, the passenger airbag may not expand during an accident. The problem is related to the car not recognizing that there is a passenger in the seat, the Los Angeles Times explains. Affected... More »

Shahzad Did Dry Run for Times Square Attack

Times Square suspect bought gun, weak fireworks in months before attack

(Newser) - Faisal Shahzad did a practice run to Times Square in the SUV he used for last weekend's attempted car bombing, according to law enforcement officials unraveling the terror suspect's movements. Shahzad drove to Times Square in the SUV three days before the attack and returned two days later to drop... More »

What We Know About the Times Square Bomb Suspect

Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad 'seemed like a nice guy'

(Newser) - Details are starting to emerge on the man suspected of driving an explosive-laden SUV into Times Square, who will appear in court later today on as-yet-unknown charges. Faisal Shahzad, 30, is a naturalized US citizen born in Pakistan who had been raising a family in Bridgeport, Conn., for years before... More »

Times Square SUV Was Bought for Cash

Buyer in Connecticut sale was Hispanic or Middle Eastern: seller

(Newser) - The Nissan Pathfinder used in the failed Times Square bombing changed hands just 3 weeks ago for $1,800, and no paperwork was done, CNN reports. The buyer was Hispanic or Middle Eastern, but the seller doesn't remember his or her name, a source tells the New York Times . The... More »

Cops Find Owner of Explosives-Laden SUV

But he's not considered a suspect in the bombing

(Newser) - Police have found the owner of the black Nissan SUV that was found filled with explosives in Time Square on Saturday, but after speaking with him, they have ruled him out as a suspect. Still, the discovery is considered a significant breakthrough, and authorities remain optimistic, the New York Times... More »

Video Aids NYPD Manhunt

Surveillance tapes help probe of failed Times Square car bomb

(Newser) - Clues continue to emerge in last night's failed Times Square car bombing , with surveillance video showing a 40-something white man leaving the scene. The owner of the explosives-packed Nissan Pathfinder has been identified but not named publicly, reports the New York Times . "In my judgment, it would have caused... More »

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