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FBI examining bomb suspect's foreign travel

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>> Investigators on Tuesday looking into the possible motive and networks of a man suspected in a series of bombings in New York and New Jersey. 28 year old Ahmad Khan Rahami is under arrest and in critical, but stable condition, in a Newark hospital after he was shot in a gunfight with police.
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The Afghan born, naturalized American's foreign trips now under scrutiny. He reportedly traveled to Afghanistan and Pakistan several times. US security confirming Rahami underwent extra screening after returning from abroad. He was cleared on every occasion. Investigators are also examining shrapnel from the blasts and several unexploded bombs for signs whether Rahami had received help crafting the explosives.
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FBI agents on Monday scoured Rahami's residence in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where he lived with his family above a fried chicken restaurant the family operated. Rahami was apprehended later by police in Linden, New Jersey, who found him sleeping against the door of a bar. New York City Police Commissioner, James O'Neill, telling CBS this morning, he's encouraged Rahami was found alone.
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>> I think it's a good sign that we found him in a doorway, that he was found in a doorway. Hopefully that means he had nowhere to go, so that's a pretty good sign.>> Investigators are also looking in to reports Rahami's wife left the US a few days before the bombing.
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It appears they married in Pakistan. And in 2014 Rahami sought help from his Congressman in bringing his pregnant wife to America. Rahami is currently facing five charges of attempted murder related to a shootout with police.