Three pipe bombs found in New Jersey and two IEDs that terrorized New York City all have one thing in common - cell phones.Each bomb had an old-school flip phone as a detonation timer.
An undetonated pressure-cooker explosive had a cell phone attached to it and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the device was similar to the one that exploded in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea.
No one was injured in the New Jersey explosion and approximately 29 people were hurt after the explosion in Manhattan.
Seaside Park is approximately an hour and a half south of Chelsea in Manhattan.
The suspect who went on a stabbing spree in a Minnesota mall on Saturday night was identified by his father as Dahir Adan, a 22-year-old college student.
While police have not confirmed the alleged attacker, his father Ahmed Adan told the Star Tribune his son, who was born in Africa and moved to the US 15 years ago, studied at St Cloud Technical and Community College.
Isis released a statement today claiming responsibility for the rampage (inset) at Crossroads Center Mall in St Cloud (left), which left seven men, a woman and a 15-year-old girl injured before Dahir was shot dead by off-duty Avon officer Jason Falconer (right).
The assailant, who reportedly made references to Allah, asked people if they were Muslim before stabbing those who did not align themselves with the religion, CBS reported .
Many voters turned to the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (Af D), which with 13 per cent of the vote will enter the German capital's parliament for the first time, according to initial projections.
Harris Gordon (left), 22, was on his way back from dinner with three friends (pictured upper right with gordon, first from left) when they heard a loud bang, not long before pm. Me and my friends turned around and ran,' he told the Daily