Texas: Irving 9th-grader Ahmed Mohamed arrested after taking homemade clock to school

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    Irving 9th-grader arrested after taking homemade clock to school

    Ahmed Mohamed — who makes his own radios and repairs his own go-kart — hoped to impress his teachers when he brought a homemade clock to MacArthur High on Monday. Instead, the school phoned police about Ahmed’s circuit-stuffed pencil case. So the 14-year-old missed the student council meeting and took a trip in handcuffs to juvenile detention. His clock now sits in an evidence room. Police say they may yet charge him with making a hoax bomb — though they acknowledge he told everyone who would listen that it’s a clock. In the meantime, Ahmed’s been suspended, his father is ...


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    Irving ninth-grader arrested after taking homemade clock to school

    The teacher kept the clock. When the principal and a police officer ... who directs the council’s North Texas chapter and has spoken to lawyers about Ahmed’s arrest. “We’re still investigating,” she said, “but it seems pretty egregious.”


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    Irving 9th-grader arrested after taking homemade clock to school: 'So you tried to make a bomb?'

    The teacher kept the clock. When the principal and a police officer ... who directs the council’s North Texas chapter and has spoken to lawyers about Ahmed’s arrest. “We’re still investigating,” she said, “but it seems pretty egregious.”


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    Texas Teenager Arrested When Teachers, Police Decide His Homemade Clock is a "Hoax Bomb"

    Ahmed Mohamed, 14, was arrested at his school in Irving, Texas when teachers and police thought his homemade clock could be dangerous. A teenager in Irving, Texas was arrested Monday when he brought a homemade clock to class and was accused of building a ...


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    Social media world explodes after Irving student’s arrest for taking homemade clock to school

    Almost as soon as Avi Selk’s eye-popping story — about Irving 9th-grader Ahmed Mohamed’s arrest after teachers mistook his homemade clock for a bomb — posted Tuesday night, national media figures started weighing in. Jamelle Bouie, Slate’s chief ...


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    How to Make Your Own Homemade Clock That Isn’t a Bomb

    A perfect shitstorm of Islamophobia and technophobia appears to have congealed outside Dallas in the case of a ninth grader arrested after he brought a ... he told the Morning News. Instead, a teacher decided a circuit board plus wires must equal one ...


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