2 men arrested in New York City with bomb-making material: NY Times

NEW YORK CITY (REUTERS) - The authorities arrested two people in New York City on Thursday (Feb 15) and planned to charge to them with building an explosive device after what they described a federal terrorism investigation, the New York Times reported, citing an unnamed law enforcement official.

Federal charges were being prepared against the two, who were arrested in the city's Bronx borough and were in possession of materials to build such a device, the official was quoted as saying.

An 8pm (9am, Friday, Singapore time) news conference was scheduled with the police and Federal Bureau of Investigation.