Would-be suicide bomber in New York City faces court hearing

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Police officers patrol in the passageway connecting New York City’s Port Authority bus terminal and the Times Square subway station Tuesday near the site of Monday’s explosion.

NEW YORK — In less than 24 hours, authorities say a would-be suicide bomber’s botched attack on a Manhattan transportation hub underneath Times Square became an open-and-shut case after a search of his apartment and hearing the suspect’s his own words.