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You knew the NYC bomber was arrested before Obama did

Welcome to the 21st century, where owning a cell phone means you can get news before even the president.

When President Obama stepped up to the cameras Monday morning to make a statement about the bombings in New York and New Jersey over the weekend, he did so just as the primary suspect in the case was being arrested:

There certainly aren't many times the American public learns something as important as this before the president does — so soak this moment up. He'll be told soon.