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ZZ Top, KISS, Jerry Garcia Featured on Limited-Edition Line of NFL T-Shirts

Courtesy of TeespringAre you ready for some music-themed football T-shirts? The NFL has teamed up with online custom-apparel retailer Teespring.com on a new line of limited-edition T-shirts that combine a football team’s logo with a design created or inspired by a music artist that hails from the team’s city.

Among the artists represented on the T-shirts are ZZ Top, KISS, late Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia and Frank Sinatra. ZZ Top is paired with the Houston Texans, KISS with the New York Jets, Garcia with the San Francisco 49ers and Ol’ Blues Eyes with Big Blue — the New York Giants.

The collaboration is called #MyTeamMyCity, and the shirts are on sale now until October 13 at Teespring.com for $25 apiece. Billboard reports that the artists will receive a cut of each sale, with some choosing to donate the profits to charitable causes.

“We want to give all NFL fans — including those who are musicians and entertainers — the opportunity to express their team pride creatively,” says Teespring CEO Walker Williams of the T-shirt line. “By collaborating with the NFL and top music artists we’re innovating in officially licensed apparel and helping fans engage with their teams and local communities in a new way.”

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Prince Movie Collection to Arrive in October

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Home VideoFans of “The Purple One” will be in luck on October 4, as the commemorative Prince Movie Collection will be released that day

The Blu-ray disc set will include the three feature films that starred Prince — 1984’s Purple Rain, with newly remastered audio and video; 1986’s Under a Cherry Moon; and Purple Rain‘s unofficial 1990 sequel, Graffiti Bridge.   

Purple Rain featured Prince in his first starring role in a movie, as “The Kid.” The movie included his hits “Let’s Go Crazy,” “When Doves Cry,” “I Would Die 4 U”  and, of course, the title track.

The Prince Movie Collection will be available for purchase in stores and from digital retailers at the retail price of $24.98, with each individual film selling for $14.97. Appropriately, the case housing the special Blu-ray disc set will be the color purple. 

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2017 Experience Hendrix Tour, Featuring Billy Cox, Buddy Guy & More, Kicking Off in February

Courtesy of Experience Hendrix LLCDetails have been announced for the 2017 installment of the Experience Hendrix Tour, which is scheduled to kick off on February 17 in Portland, Oregon, and is plotted out through a March 26 show in Prior Lake, Minnesota. The U.S. trek, which features features a variety of respected musicians celebrating the music and legacy of the late Jimi Hendrix, will visit nearly 30 cities in the West and Midwest.

As has become tradition, this year’s lineup will be anchored by former Jimi Hendrix Experience and Band of Gypsys bassist Billy Cox. The latest edition of the tour also will feature blues legend Buddy Guy, Black Label Society frontman and ex-Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde, Double Trouble drummer Chris Layton, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, Keb’ Mo’ and Beth Hart, among others.

Guy, who was a personal friend of Hendrix, says of the influential musician, “He was so creative, especially everything he did with the special effects. He took it all to this other place, and he could really play. He was one of a kind.”

Fans purchasing a pair of tickets to select Experience Hendrix Tour dates will receive a free CD copy of the new archival album Machine Gun: The Fillmore East First Show 12/31/69. The record, which will be released this Friday, September 30, captures a concert Hendrix and his backing group the Band of Gypsys played at the historic New York City venue.

For more information about the trek, visit ExperienceHendrixTour.com.

Here are all of the confirmed dates for the 2017 edition of the tour:

2/17 — Portland, OR, Schnitzer Hall
2/18 — Airway Heights, WA, Northern Quest Theater
2/19 — Seattle, WA, Paramount Theater
2/20 — Eugene, OR, Hult Center
2/22 — Davis, CA, Mondavi Center
2/23 — Santa Rosa, CA, Luther Burbank Center
2/24 — Oakland, CA, Fox Theater
2/25 — Reno, NV, Silver Legacy Casino
2/28 — Mesa, AZ, Ikeda Theater
3/1 — Los Angeles, CA, Wiltern
3/3 — Indio, CA, Fantasy Springs Casino
3/4 — Valley Center, CA, Harrahs Events Center
3/6 — Salt Lake City, UT, Eccles Theatre
3/7 — Denver, CO, Paramount Theater
3/9 — Grand Prairie, TX, Verizon Theatre
3/10 — Jackson, MS, Thalia Mara Hall
3/11 — Houston, TX, Revention Music Center
3/12 — San Antonio, TX, Majestic Theater
3/15 — New Orleans, LA, Saenger Theater
3/16 — Memphis, TN, Orpheum Theater
3/17 — Tulsa, OK, Hard Rock Casino
3/18 — St. Louis, MO, Peabody Opera House
3/19 — Louisville, KY, The Palace Theater
3/21 — Cincinnati, OH, Taft Theater
3/22 — Indianapolis, IN, Murat Theatre
3/23 — Detroit, MI, Fox Theatre
3/25 — Chicago, IL, Chicago Theatre
3/26 — Prior Lake, MN, Mystic Lake Casino

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Whom Does Tom Brady Likes More: Ben Affleck or Matt Damon?

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(BOSTON) — To Bostonians like Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is as close to a deity as one can be on this spiritual plane.  Now a new charity experience from Omaze.comwill let one lucky fan find out which film star Brady likes more — which for Pats fans is akin to learning the secret of life itself.  

In a video debuting exclusively on Good Morning America Thursday to promote the campaign, Affleck and Damon have an “argument” over which of them the NFL quarterback likes better.

The argument — conducted over video call — is interrupted when Brady himself calls in.

The Omaze campaign offers one person and a guest the chance to win a night out in Boston with Brady, Affleck and Damon for as little as $10. The funds raised will support the stars’ individual charity initiatives: Affleck’s Eastern Congo Initiative, Damon’s Water.org, and Tom Brady’s TB12 Foundation.

At the end of the video, Brady invites people to visit Omaze.com/Boston to enter, then adds: “I can’t wait to meet you and tell you which one of these guys I actually like better.”

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“Mrs. Doubtfire” Home on the Market

Vince Valdes(SAN FRANCISCO) — Almost 25 years after Mrs. Doubtfire was filmed, the home used in the famed Robin Williams comedy is on the market for $4.45 million.

The four-bedroom, 3,300-square foot home, located in San Francisco, was used by Williams’ character, Mrs. Doubtfire, so that he could be close to his kids during a tumultuous divorce.

The listing, by realtor Steve Gothelf, features plenty of pics and exclusive looks from the inside of the house.

It’s changed a bit, of course, since the film’s 1993 release, with a “remodeled kitchen” and “lower-level family room or office with hardwood floors and remodeled full bath with shower”

Williams committed suicide in 2014.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Sings with a Rock Legend Onstage

Marvel Studios(LONDON) — Who knew Doctor Strange could sing?

Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays the title character in Marvel’s forthcoming Doctor Strange, joined rock legend Dave Gilmour onstage last night at London, England’s Royal Albert Hall.  

Cumberbatch helped out the former Pink Floyd member by singing part of “Comfortably Numb,” off the classic Pink Floyd album The Wall.

Photos and video of the performance quickly made its way onto social media.

Gilmour is currently in the middle of a five-show run at the Royal Albert Hall.

Marvel’s Doctor Strange opens November 4.  Marvel is owned by Disney, the parent company of ABC News.

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NATIONAL NEWS

US Tried Twice to Deport Man Killed by Police in California: Officials

El Cajon Police(EL CAJON, Calif.) — Federal officials tried twice to deport Alfred Olango, a 38-year-old man who was shot by police in Southern California on Tuesday. But his native country of Uganda refused to take him back, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Olango’s history with federal immigration authorities came to light in the wake of his being killed Tuesday by an El Cajon police officer after emergency dispatchers received a 911 call from his sister saying that he was “not acting like himself.”

The shooting spurred protests Tuesday and Wednesday nights in El Cajon, about 16 miles northwest of San Diego.

Olango arrived in the U.S. in 1991 as a refugee from Uganda, but was ordered to be deported after he was convicted for transporting and selling narcotics, the U.S. immigration agency’s western regional communications director, Virginia Kice, told ABC News in a statement. He was later released from immigration custody in 2003 after multiple requests were to the Ugandan government to obtain travel documents for Olango.

Olango was then placed under an order of supervision, directing him to report to the agency on a regular basis, the immigration agency said. He was placed in immigration custody again in 2009 after serving prison time for a firearms charge conviction in Colorado. ICE tried again to obtain travel documents from Uganda for Olango, but their attempts were again “unsuccessful,” Kice said.

He was released from custody for a second time and reported to the agency as required until February 2015. He has not been in the contact with the agency since then, Kice said.

On Tuesday night, the caller to 911 in El Cajon said Olango was walking in traffic, endangering himself and motorists, according to police.

When police arrived, Olango refused multiple instructions to remove his hand from his pocket, causing one officer to draw his firearm, police said. At one point, Olango “rapidly drew an object from his front pants pockets, placed both hands together and extended them rapidly toward the officer, taking up what appeared to be a shooting stance,” police said Tuesday.

The El Cajon Police Department disclosed Wednesday evening that the object Olango pulled from his pants pocket was a vape smoking device.

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Dispatch Calls Reveal NJ Train Crash Horror as It Unfolded

Pancho Bernasconi/Getty Images(HOBOKEN, N.J.) — Internal police and EMS calls reveal the horror at the scene of Thursday morning’s train crash at Hoboken Terminal in northern New Jersey that killed one woman and seriously injured dozens more.

“We have a train that has gone through the station,” according to one dispatch between New Jersey State Police and Warren County Fire and EMS. “Hoboken Terminal, we will be checking for injuries.”

Officials scrambled for backup after realizing the magnitude of the situation. “All units, Hoboken track number 5,” a dispatcher said.

The New Jersey Transit commuter train carrying 250 people crashed into Hoboken’s historic train station a little after 8:30 a.m., according to authorities.

“We need electricians here as well, at this time we’re not sure if anything is still alive,” a dispatcher said.

“We’ve got multiple walking wounded, we’ve got serious structural damage here in Hoboken Terminal,” according to another dispatch. “I need you to contact rail operations. We need no further trains to Hoboken Terminal. Hold everything at Secaucus.”

Dispatchers went on to say they have “PD, FD, EMS, and ALS responding” to the scene.

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Fire Chief Describes How SC Firefighter Took Down Suspected Gunman

iStock/Thinkstock(TOWNVILLE, S.C.) — The fire chief of Townville Volunteer Fire Department in Townville, South Carolina, described to ABC News Thursday how a veteran volunteer firefighter heroically took down the suspected teen gunman who opened fire at Townville Elementary School’s playground during recess on Wednesday.

Fire Chief Billy McAdams said he was in his personal vehicle with 30-year veteran firefighter Jamie Brock when they heard the call about shots fired at the school. The chief was especially concerned because he had a son at the school, he said.

After arriving at the scene, the two split up, McAdams told ABC News Thursday. Brock went off to look for the shooter despite being unarmed, while McAdams tended to a seriously wounded child.

Brock was able to tackle the 14-year-old suspected shooter, who was armed with a handgun, McAdams said. Meanwhile, the fire chief said he had been applying a tourniquet to stop the bleeding in the wounded child’s leg.

The suspected teen gunman was taken into custody with incident at the school, officials said at a news conference on Wednesday. A county EMS official noted that Brock wanted to remain humble and quiet.

It was not immediately clear how the suspected teen shooter got into the school on Wednesday, according to officials. They did note, however, that all schools in the district have undergone active shooter training.

Three people were injured in the shooting — including a student shot in the leg, another student shot in the foot and a teacher shot in the shoulder — officials said.

The suspect, who officials did not identify by name, was described at the news conference as the son of 47-year-old Jeffery Dewitt Osborne, who was found dead in his home on the same day of the shooting.

Authorities said that the suspected teen shooter’s grandparents received a phone call from the teen early afternoon. The shooter was crying and upset, according to the grandparents, who then went to the home of their son, Jeffery Dewitt Osborne. The grandparents found the teen’s father dead and called 911.

An autopsy is expected to be conducted on Osborne Thursday, according to officials.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley asked on Wednesday “that everyone across South Carolina join” her and her husband, Michael Haley, “in praying for the entire Townville Elementary School family and those touched by today’s tragedy” as “we work together with law enforcement to make sure they have the support they need to investigate what happened.”

The family of the suspected teen shooter said in a statement Thursday that they “were absolutely shocked and saddened by the senseless actions of our son.”

They added that they were praying for “the two precious children who were wounded” and for “their courageous teacher.”

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SPORTS NEWS

Obama Honors Team USA for Its Medals, Diversity

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden welcomed Team USA — about 600 Olympians and Paralympians — to the White House Thursday, congratulating them not only for their gold, silver and bronze medals but also for their representation of a diverse set of ideals that inspired Americans during the Rio summer games.

The event started with a picture of Mrs. Obama towering over gold medal gymnast Simone Biles, posing with her elbow over Biles’ head.

President Obama joked that he was going to begin the ceremony with a floor routine but he decided against that because he can’t even touch his toes.

The president emphasized that it wasn’t just high scores or fast times that made Team USA Olympic champions, it was also the team’s diversity.

“Everybody’s from all different kinds of backgrounds,” he said, adding they are all “very good looking” with white teeth and shiny eyes, prompting the first lady to shout out “fruits and vegetables!”

“We’ve become something more than just the sum of our parts. We’ve become Americans, together. And there’s something special about that — all races, all faiths, all traditions, all orientations, all marching together under that same proud flag, not bound by a creed or a color, but by our devotion to an enduring set of ideals — that we’re all created equal, that we can think, and worship and love as we please, and that we can pursue our own version of happiness. That’s a great gift, that’s what makes us strong,” President Obama said.

The president also recognized Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who’s black power salute on the podium created controversy in 1968.

“Their powerful, silent protest in the 1968 games was controversial but it woke folks up and created greater opportunity for those that followed,” he said.

Obama then recounted Jesse Owens, whose family was in attendance, for his performance “under the gaze of Adolf Hitler” in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin but “whooped” the competition.

The president said he continues “to be inspired by paralympians” and stressed that the Rio Olympics “belonged to America’s women Olympians.”

“As father of two young women, for [Malia and Sasha] to have that example of health, drive, competition, persistence and strength, it makes me really proud,” Obama said.

The president recognized several individual Olympians, including Katie Ledecky.

“I was nervous if she was going to ask me to hold all her medals while I was speaking or something,” he joked.

Obama called Michael Phelps “the greatest Olympian of all-time” — remarking that breaking a 2,000 year record was “pretty impressive” given you have to “go back to the Greeks” to find the previous record holder.

The president also singled out Sam Kendricks, the Army reservist participating in the pole vault who gained national respect when he abandoned an attempt to stand at attention for the national anthem playing on the other side of the venue.

Obama was presented with two surfboards, which Biles explained — at the president’s urging — represented that surfing will be an Olympic sport in the 2020 summer games.

“I’m going to have a lot of time to surf next year,” Obama quipped.

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Whom Does Tom Brady Like More: Ben Affleck or Matt Damon?

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — To Bostonians like Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is as close to a deity as one can be on this spiritual plane. Now, a new charity experience from Omaze.com will let one lucky fan find out which film star Brady likes more.

In a video that aired exclusively on ABC News’ Good Morning America Thursday to promote the campaign, Affleck and Damon have an “argument” over which of them the NFL quarterback likes better.

The argument — conducted over video call — is interrupted when Brady himself calls in.

The Omaze campaign offers one person and a guest the chance to win a night out in Boston with Brady, Affleck and Damon for as little as $10. The funds raised will support the stars’ individual charity initiatives: Affleck’s Eastern Congo Initiative, Damon’s Water.org and Tom Brady’s TB12 Foundation.

At the end of the video, Brady invites people to visit Omaze.com/Boston to enter, then adds: “I can’t wait to meet you and tell you which one of these guys I actually like better.”

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Scoreboard Roundup — 9/28/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE

Texas 8, Milwaukee 5

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Chi White Sox 1, Tampa Bay 0
L.A. Angels 8, Oakland 6
Seattle 12, Houston 4
N-Y Yankees 5, Boston 3
Baltimore 3, Toronto 2
Kansas City 5, Minnesota 2
Detroit 6, Cleveland 3, 5 Innings

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Pittsburgh 8, Chi Cubs 4
San Diego 6, L.A. Dodgers 5
Colorado 2 San Francisco 0
Arizona 3, Washington 0, 6 Innings
N-Y Mets 5, Miami 2
Atlanta 12, Philadelphia 2
Cincinnati 2, St. Louis 1

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WORLD NEWS

Syrian Military Video Shows Destruction of Aleppo as City Awaits Aid

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — A new video shows parts of Aleppo in ruins, as humanitarian organizations call for an end to the Syrian government’s recent offensive on the eastern part of the city.

In the video, released by the Syrian military, Syrian soldiers are walking around damaged areas and aiming with guns. Buildings in the neighborhood have been reduced to rubble.

Meanwhile, the besieged part of eastern Aleppo is still waiting for humanitarian assistance amid an upsurge of violence. For weeks, the United Nations has had aid loaded on vehicles parked by the Turkish border waiting for a green light to enter the besieged city, where up to 275,000 people are in need of food, water, shelter and medical supplies, according to the U.N.

Initially, 40 aid trucks were ready to enter — but due to increased violence and an attack on an aid convoy, the aid was suspended. Only 20 of the 40 trucks now remain at the border, according to the U.N. The other 20 had to move to make room for other traffic. The aid will instead be distributed in other places inside Syria.

“Obviously, the humanitarian situation inside east Aleppo is going from bad to worse,” David Swanson, spokesman for the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, told ABC News. “The situation even before this recent upsurge in violence was dire with many people lacking access to food, health, shelter and water. Between 250,000 and 275,000 people are now living without proper access to running drinking water. Right now, 20 trucks are standby and ready to enter as soon as the latest round of violence improves.”

Airstrikes intensified after the Syrian military declared an offensive against eastern Aleppo on Sept. 22 — a few days after announcing that a U.S.-Russia-brokered cease-fire had ended.

On Tuesday, a girl was rescued from under the rubble of a destroyed building in east Aleppo’s al-Shaar neighborhood. It took four hours to get her out of the building and she was the only survivor, according to the White Helmets, a group of unarmed, nonpartisan rescue workers in Syria. At least 24 people were killed and 15 wounded, said the White Helmets. Activists said the girl lost 16 members of her family in the attack.

Thursday morning, warplanes dropped bombs on the only bakery in the town of Anadan in the northern countryside of Aleppo. The bakery is now out of service, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Most of the residents have already left the town due to persistent government airstrikes, the observatory said.

On Wednesday, two major hospitals in east Aleppo were attacked and are now out of service, including the besieged area’s largest trauma and ICU center.

“Let us be clear. Those using ever more destructive weapons know exactly what they are doing. They know they are committing war crimes,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a speech Wednesday. “Imagine the destruction. People with limbs blown off. Children in terrible pain with no relief. Infected. Suffering. Dying, with nowhere to go and no end in sight. Imagine a slaughterhouse. This is worse. Even a slaughterhouse is more humane. Hospitals, clinics, ambulances and medical staff in Aleppo are under attack around the clock.”

According to Physicians for Human Rights, 95 percent of medical personnel who were in Aleppo before the war have fled, been detained, or were killed. Only some 30 doctors are believed to be left in the rebel-held part of Aleppo.

“Attacking hospitals, aid convoys, and rescue workers is beyond horrific,” said Zaher Sahloul, a doctor and founder of the American Relief Coalition for Syria, a coalition of humanitarian organizations that provide assistance in Syria. “Every day brings new levels of horror for the people of Aleppo. By standing by and letting these attacks continue, it tells us the world has lost its moral compass.”

Activists say that government and Russian forces have used bunker-buster bombs to target people sheltering underground and cluster bombs to maximize the number of injured and killed in Aleppo.

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Princess Charlotte Walks, Talks at Military Children’s Party in Canada

Samir Hussein/WireImage(VICTORIA, British Columbia) — Prince George and Princess Charlotte made their second appearance of their family’s eight-day tour of Canada Thursday at a children’s party for military families.

The 3-year-old prince and 16-month-old princess could hardly contain their excitement at the party, where Charlotte was seen walking and talking for the first time in public. The toddler exclaimed, “Pop!,” as she hugged a balloon arch on the ground and later called her father, “Dada.” Charlotte also excitedly bounded towards a dog named Moose while she and her big brother, George, played with a bubble squirt gun.

George and Charlotte were accompanied by their parents, Princess Kate and Prince William, at the event held at Government House in Victoria, British Columbia.

George, who seemed a bit subdued next to his boisterous sister, climbed aboard a pony with the help of his parents and hugged his baby sitter while they examined the balloons. When Kate took Charlotte to have a balloon animal made, George, who was playing with a rabbit, quickly ran over saying, “But I want one. Can I have one?”

Charlotte wore a Pepa company blue smocked dress, which retails for $100, and a tiny blue sweater with a tiny blue bow holding back her brown hair. George was in his trademark shorts in maroon with a blue sweater.

Government House has been the family’s main base since arriving in Canada last Saturday. George and Charlotte have stayed there in Victoria with their nanny, Maria Teresa Borallo, while their parents traveled to different cities nearby for engagements.

William and Kate’s whirlwind tour of Canada has seen them dazzle at a diplomatic reception at Government House and travel to Vancouver and Bella Bella, British Columbia. They also traveled to Kelowna, in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, where they met with University of British Columbia students and sampled local delicacies at the “Taste of British Columbia” festival at a local winery.

Charlotte and George stole the show in their only prior appearance in Canada, when the family arrived in Victoria on Saturday. Charlotte, on her first royal tour, was carried down the plane’s steps by her mother, while George, on his second royal tour, walked on his own, holding his parents’ hands and watching the planes and gathered crowd in awe.

The family will depart from Canada on Saturday. They visited the country on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and at the invitation of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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NYC Bombing Suspect’s Mom, Brother Released from Afghan Jail

WABC-TV(NEW YORK) — The mother and brother of New York City bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami spent two nights in an Afghan jail before being released, though they have not been allowed to leave the country, Rahami’s father told ABC News Thursday.

The father, Mohammad Rahami, had said in an interview Tuesday that his wife Rajiba and son Qassim had been pulled off of a flight in Dubai, questioned for 16 hours and then sent against their wishes to Kabul, Afghanistan. The mother and son had been attempting to return to the U.S.

“Why send my son back to Afghanistan? He is a U.S. citizen,” Mohammad Rahami told ABC News then in his first in-depth broadcast interview. “You have any questions? Bring him home. [Don’t] send him to a different country.”

The elder Rahami denied that anyone else in his family had anything to do with his other son Ahmad Rahami’s alleged bombings in New York and New Jersey on Sept. 17, which injured 29 people.

The Rahami family is originally from Afghanistan. Ahmad came to the U.S. in 1995, got his Green Card in 2000 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2011, Mohammad said.

Ahmad has been receiving treatment at a New Jersey hospital since he was shot seven times in a shootout with police two days after the bombings. He has been charged with a litany of crimes connected to the bombings, some other unexploded devices and the gun fight with police.

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