The man detained after driving a flatbed truck down a bike lane in Lower Manhattan, N.Y.— killing at least eight and injuring nearly 12—has been identified as 29-year-old Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov.
According to NBC New York, the Uzbek national who lives in News Jersey and drove for Uber left a note in the truck claiming the attack was committed for ISIS. He is thought to be a “lone actor.” Saipov— who, according to Uber, passed a background test to drive for the service— has been banned from accessing the app after the attack. The company is also reportedly reviewing Saipov’s history and cooperating with the FBI.
Meanwhile, Trump has called for Homeland Security to implement stronger “Extreme Vetting.”
“Another attack by a very sick and deranged person,” he tweeted on Tuesday. “We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere.”
Could Colin Kaepernick’s dry spell be over? Mark Geragos, Kaepernick’s attorney, seems to think so—and he believes it could happen in as little as 10 days.
“I think within the next 10 days somebody will sign him,” Geragos said during a recent appearance on The Adam Corolla show. “I think somebody’s gonna sign him. I think the NFL has to come to their senses, and realize every day that goes by just proves the collusion case even more.” No further details were provided, however.
ICYMI: Kaepernick recently filed a grievance against the NFL for collusion.
In more ’bout-damn-time news, fans seem to think there’s new N.E.R.D. music on the way. The group’s name has been spotted in billboards across Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival in California. Pharrell also wants everyone to tune into Beats1 on Wednesday at 12 p.m. EST for an undisclosed reason. Things that make you go “hmmm…”
*Birdman hand rub*
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